|Bell receives his Truck Series trophy from Eldora Speedway|
owner Tony Stewart
credit: NASCAR via Getty Images/Sean Gardner
The Camping World Truck Series’ 1-800 CarCash MudSummer Classic was once again one of the best races of the season so far, and it produced a new winner in the series – 20-year-old Christopher Bell, driving for Kyle Busch Motorsports. Learn more about the dirt track star in this week’s Fast Facts.
- Christopher Bell was born Dec. 16, 1994 in Norman, OK. He started racing micro-sprint cars in 2011, winning the 66 Mike Phillips Memorial. In 2012, he finished second in the Short Track Nationals at I-30 Speedway before joining Keith Kunz Racing in 2013, replacing another talented young sprint car driver, Kyle Larson, as well as CH Motorsports in sprint cars; Bell won the 2013 USAC National Midget Championship.
- In 2014, Bell moved into asphalt Super Late Models with KBM, also racing in the World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series and Quarter Midgets; he also picked up a win in the Turkey Night Grand Prix at Perris Auto Speedway in California.
- Bell made his NASCAR debut in 2015, racing the K&N Pro Series West. In June, he made his Camping World Truck Series debut at Iowa with KBM, finishing fifth. In his third Truck Series race with the team, he picked up the checkered flag at Eldora, a track he raced sprint cars at the previous weekend.
- Keep up with Bell at his website, www.christopherbellracing.com.