The 2012 Camping World Truck Series kicks off Friday night at Daytona, and there are a bunch of familiar faces in new places.
The Truck Series schedule features 22 races -- down from 25 in 2011 -- and includes a trip to Rockingham Speedway, the first time NASCAR has been to the track since 2004. The series makes two trips to Texas, Kentucky, Iowa and Martinsville, and there's a five week break between Daytona and Martinsville, the second race of the season.
The 2011 champion, Austin Dillon, is off to drive the No. 3 in the Nationwide Series for Richard Childress Racing, and he's been replaced in the No. 3 truck by his brother, Ty, who was the 2011 ARCA champion.
With Kevin Harvick Inc.'s departure from the Truck and Nationwide Series, four-time Truck champion Ron Hornaday Jr. is driving the No. 9 for Joe Denette Motorsports. Another former champion, Todd Bodine, is in the No. 11 for Red Horse Racing at Daytona, but not for a full season just yet. That full season is, you guessed it,Read More »from What you need to know: Camping World Truck Series edition