KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) - There have been 399 starts. And 399 checkered flags.
Chris Showalter has been there for all of them. On Saturday at Kansas Speedway, he'll be there when the green flag drops for the 400th NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race.
Showalter, the truck chief for Travis Kvapil's No. 5 Toyota, is the only person to be involved in every race on the circuit.
``It's been a very cool run to be here for 16 years and 400 races,'' Showalter says.
Over those 16 years, the series has evolved into a proving ground for Nationwide and Sprint Cup drivers - some of whom still race trucks from time to time - as well as raising its own crop of veterans.

Recent NASCAR Discussions


No NASCAR odds found

Nascar Top Stories

Thumbnail Fred's 250 Picks The NASCAR Camping World Truck Seriesopens up the racing weekend today with the Fred’s 250. Here are some drivers we like to contend for the win.
Thumbnail Fred's 250 Odds The NASCAR Camping World Truck Seriesgets back into action this weekend for the Fred’s 250. Here is a look at the odds to win this race.
Thumbnail Hellmann's 500 Odds The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series closes out the second stage of the Chase this Sunday when drivers compete in the Hellmann’s 500. Here is a look at the odds.
Thumbnail Hollywood Casino 400 Picks The NASCAR Sprint Cup field is set to compete at Kansas today for the Hollywood Casino 400. Here are some drivers we like to...
Thumbnail Kansas Lottery 300 Picks The NASCAR Xfinity Series gets back into action this afternoon for the running of the Kansas Lottery 300. Here is a look at the odds to win this...
More inNASCAR Articles