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John King Stuns Camping World Truck Series With Daytona Win

John King was one of the least known drivers in the NextEra Energy Resources 250, but now the Tennessean is a race winner at Daytona.

King's Red Horse Racing Toyota was ahead of the field when a terrifying crash broke out in trioval that saw Joey Coulter's Chevrolet go flying into the catchfence. The caution flew, freezing the field immediately and ending the race with King ahead in just his eighth start in the Camping World Truck Series.

Timothy Peters finished second, with Travis Kvapil, Jason White, and Todd Bodine rounding out the top-five. Justin Lofton, Ty Dillon, Chris Fontaine, Ward Burton, and Clay Greenfield rounded out the top-10.

Coulter walked away from the accident, the second horrific wreck of the race. He was turned head-on into the wall after being hit by James Buescher's truck which itself had been turned by Ron Hornaday. Coulter's truck lifted into the air and hooked into the fence, desintigrating in the front and the back and catching fire.

Photographs by coka_koehler used in background montage under Creative Commons. Thank you.