NASCAR Mayfield Will Drive In NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series

NASCAR Jeremy MayfieldNASCAR Jeremy Mayfield will return to NASCAR competition for the first time since being fired last month by Nextel Cup team owner Ray Evernham.

Smith’s Las Vegas 350-kilometer NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series race Sept. 23 will see Mayfield, who lost his Evernham Motorsports Nextel Cup ride, compete on the newly upgraded 1.5 mile Las Vegas Motor Speedway real estate.

Jeremy Mayfield will be driving No. 15 Chevrolet truck in the Las Vegas NASCAR race, confirmed by Billy Balley, which Balley’s team had won previously with Shane Hmiel.

NASCARBalley said he also plans for Mayfield to drive the truck at a race in Atlanta, Phoenix and the Miami finale. Las Vegas native NASCAR Kyle Busch will drive the truck Saturday in Loudon, N.H., trying to win his second race in four starts with the team this year.

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Kyle Busch Earns Top 10 For The Chase Of The Nextel Cup

Kyle Busch NASCAR Kyle Busch pulls ahead at saturday night’s Sharpie 500. It was supposed to be the race that put Kurt Busch, ultra fast in both practice and qualifying, back in contention for the Chase of the Nextel Cup.

Instead, it was brother Kyle’s night to further solidify his spot in NASCAR’s postseason party while Kurt was mathematically eliminated from the dance.

After a runner-up finish to race winner Matt Kenseth, Las Vegas Kyle Busch gained two spots in the championship standings, climbing to fourth. He said it was the culmination of a plan that finally came together.

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