2008 NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series

The 2008 NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series was the fourteenth season of the Craftsman Truck Series, the third highest stock car racing series sanctioned by NASCAR in the United States. It was contested over twenty-five races, beginning with the Chevy Silverado HD 250 at Daytona International Speedway and ending with the Ford 200 at Homestead-Miami Speedway. Johnny Benson of Bill Davis Racing was crowned champion. The season was also the last under the Craftsman sponsorship banner. Sears Holdings Corporation, the owners of the Craftsman brand name of tools, withdrew sponsorship at the end of the season. On October 23, NASCAR officials confirmed that Camping World would become the title sponsor beginning with the 2009 season.[1]

14th season of third-tier NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series
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Champions | Seasons
Johnny Benson‘s championship-winning No. 23 truck, shown here in 2007.
Ron Hornaday, Jr came in second behind Benson Jr. by just 7 points.
Todd Bodine finished third in the championship.

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Manufacturer Team


Driver(s) Crew chief
Chevrolet Kevin Harvick, Inc. 2 Jack Sprague20 Ernie Cope
Kevin Harvick3
Ryan Newman1
Cale Gale1
33 Ron Hornaday Jr. Rick Ren
Key Motorsports 40 Chad Chaffin14 Gary Showalter
Paul Poulter2
Jeff Green8
Mike Bliss1
Morgan-Dollar Motorsports12
Randy Moss Motorsports13
Erin Crocker2 Eric Phillips
Scott Speed(R)2
Landon Cassill7
Aric Almirola1
Regan Smith1
Willie Allen3
Jimmie Johnson1
Marc Davis1
Donny Lia(R)7
MRD Motorsports 8 Chad McCumbee Steve Genenbacher 2
Dave Wachtel 1
Randy Dean 22
ThorSport Racing 13 Shelby Howard Lance Hooper
88 Matt Crafton Bud Haefele
TRG Motorsports 7 Andy Lally(R)8 Butch Hylton
T. J. Bell17
Dodge Bobby Hamilton Racing-Virginia 18 Dennis Setzer Marcus Richmond
SS-Green Light Racing 08 Jason White23 Doug Howe 17
Bobby Dotter8
Bobby Dotter1
Ryan Lawler1
Ford Circle Bar Racing 10 Brendan Gaughan Bryan Berry
14 Rick Crawford Kevin Starland
Roush Fenway Racing 09 Joey Clanton1 John Quinn 3
Chad Norris 22
Travis Kvapil9
Bobby East8
John Wes Townley7
Jamie McMurray1
6 Colin Braun(R) Mike Beam
99 Erik Darnell Matt Puccia
Wood Brothers Racing 21 Jon Wood17 John Monsam 21
Mike Smith 2
Gere Kennon Jr. 2
Keven Wood8
Toyota Bill Davis Racing 5 Mike Skinner Jeff Hensley11
Joe Lax 6
Doug Richert7
22 Phillip McGilton(R)4 Doug Wolcott
Scott Speed(R)14
Michael Annett(R)7
23 Johnny Benson Tripp Bruce
Billy Ballew Motorsports 51 Kyle Busch18 Richie Wauters
Shane Sieg6
Mike Bliss1
Germain Racing 9 Justin Marks(R)18 Jason Overstreet
David Reutimann1
Mike Wallace1
Sean Caisse1
Chrissy Wallace1
Paul Tracy1
Michael Annett(R)1
30 Todd Bodine Mike Hillman Jr.
HT Motorsports 59 Ted Musgrave18 Danny Rollins
Stacy Compton1
Joey Logano1
Terry Cook5
Red Horse Racing 11 David Starr Jamie Jones
Wyler Racing 60 Terry Cook20 George Church 4
John Quinn 21
Jack Sprague5
Billy Ballew Motorsports 15 Marc Mitchell(R)13 Doug George
Denny Hamlin2
Shane Sieg1
David Stremme2
Jason White2
John Andretti2
Ryan Lawler1
Kenny Wallace1
James Buescher1
SS-Green Light Racing 07 Shane Sieg2 Bobby Dotter12
Mike Davis 5
Doug Howe 2
Butch Miller4
Mike Abner 2
Mike Bliss1
Ryan Lawler6
John Mickel1
Sean Murphy6
J. C. Stout1
Brandon Knupp1
Chris Jones1
Butch Miller2
Johnny Sauter1
Max Papis2
Johnny Chapman1
Xpress Motorsports 16 Brian Scott(R) Dave Fuge 17
Dave McCarty 1
Jeff Hensley7

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