Buescher to drive two Nationwide races

NASCAR Camping World Truck Series regular James Buescher will drive the Braun Racing No. 11 Nationwide Series entry at the upcoming pair of races.

Buescher's car, like that of teammate Jason Leffler, will be carry the Great Clips logos at Kansas Speedway. He will also drive the entry at the following race at Auto Club Speedway in California.

Braun was recently acquired by Turner Motorsports, owner of Buescher's truck.

The Plano, Texas, native has 10 starts in the Nationwide Series this season, all for Phoenix Racing. He has one top-10 finish in that stretch, an eighth-place finish in the season-opening race at Daytona International Speedway.

He made six starts for Braun in 2008, earning a pole position and one top-10 finish. Buescher, 20, is 13th in the Truck standings with eight top-10 finishes, six of them top fives.

Buescher will be paired with veteran crew chief Stewart Cooper in the Nationwide races.