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Chris Buescher’s 2018 MENCS Season In Review

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By Anthony Caruso III | Publisher

In this story, we’ll look at Chris Buescher’s 2018 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series season. He did not win a race.

However, he did have two Top Five finishes. One of those races came in the season-opener in the Daytona 500.

Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series driver Chris Buescher leads Ricky Stenhouse Jr. during the Federated Auto Parts 400
Chris Buescher leads Ricky Stenhouse Jr. during the Federated Auto Parts 400 (Getty Images)

Buescher finished fifth at the Daytona 500 on Sunday, February 18th, 2018 at Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Florida. Buescher, the driver of the Kleenex/Cottonelle/Bush’s Beans car, was one of three Chevrolet’s in the Top 5 of the race.

He also received 32 points in the season-opener. Austin Dillon, the driver of the Dow car, won the race with a last-lap pass of Bubba Wallace.

He also finished fifth in the second Daytona race of the season, in the Coke Zero Sugar 400 on Saturday, July 7th, 2018 at Daytona International Speedway.

Buescher, the driver of the Kleenex Wet Wipes/Viva/Ball Park car, received 32 points for this fifth-place finish. Erik Jones, the driver of the buyatoyota.com, won the race.

He had an average start of 21.6. He also had an average finish of 21st. He also had three DNF (Did Not Finish).

He crashed in Week 8 at Bristol when he crashed on Lap 116. He also crashed in Week 12 at Kansas when he was involved in a wreck on Lap 252.

He also left Week 21’s race at Pocono due to a transmission problem. The driver of the Scott Products/Viva/Hidden Valley car, left on Lap 123.

Buescher completed 95.2% of the laps he raced. He completed 9,759 of 10,250 laps. He also led one lap.

That one lap led came in the Geico 500 on Sunday, April 29th, 2018 at Talladega Superspeedway in Talladega, Alabama. He led lap 68, before losing the lead to Matthew DiBenedetto.

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