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Pit Call Gives Harvick NNS Win
Sunday, 14 Sep, 2014 – 9:19 | No Comment
Pit Call Gives Harvick NNS Win

By Reid Spencer
NASCAR Wire Service
JOLIET, Ill. — Kevin Harvick got the track position he needed with a two-tire call under caution late in Saturday’s Jimmy John’s Freaky Fast 300.
Then he and crew chief Ernie Cope got the victory they deserved for choosing the right strategy at the right time.
Harvick beat Kyle Larson to the finish [...]

Kyle Busch Leads Flag To Flag In Richmond NNS Race
Saturday, 6 Sep, 2014 – 6:23 | No Comment
Kyle Busch Leads Flag To Flag In Richmond NNS Race

RacinToday.com
Kyle Busch put in another dominating performance in the NASCAR Nationwide Series as he led all 250 laps in winning at Richmond International Raceway.
The victory was the fourth of the season for Busch season and his fifth at the Richmond short track.
It was the second time Busch has led every lap in a Nationwide Series [...]

Earnhardt Jr. Was A Total Wreck
Friday, 5 Sep, 2014 – 20:26 | No Comment
Earnhardt Jr. Was A Total Wreck

RICHMOND, Va. – When it comes to Nationwide Insurance, Dale Earnhardt Jr. isn’t kidding when he talks about his family’s longevity with the company and that includes a time frame when he totaled one of his trucks.
The accident occurred a few years after Earnhardt Jr. graduated from high school and involved a red extended cab [...]

XFINITY To Amp Up Technology For NASCAR Fans
Wednesday, 3 Sep, 2014 – 13:07 | Comments Off
XFINITY To Amp Up Technology For NASCAR Fans

By Deb Williams | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
CHARLOTTE, N.C. – NASCAR’s utilization of technology to attract younger fans received a major boost Wednesday when the sanctioning body announced that Comcast’s XFINITY brand would succeed Nationwide as that series sponsor beginning in 2015.
The 10-year agreement also makes XFINITY an official NASCAR partner in the multichannel video programming distributor [...]

Famed Owner Ed Whitaker Passes Away
Saturday, 23 Aug, 2014 – 7:43 | Comments Off
Famed Owner Ed Whitaker Passes Away

By Deb Williams | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
BRISTOL, Tenn. – Ed Whitaker, one of the most successful Busch Series [now Nationwide] team owners for two decades, died Friday morning. He was 76.
“Ed Whitaker proved you can have big success with a small operation,” said Bristol Motor Speedway General Manager Jerry Caldwell. “The term ‘throwback’ gets used a [...]

Winning Restart Ignites Controversy At Bristol
Saturday, 23 Aug, 2014 – 7:28 | Comments Off
Winning Restart Ignites Controversy At Bristol

By Deb Williams | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
BRISTOL, Tenn. – Ryan Blaney capitalized on the final restart in Friday’s rain delayed Food City 300 at Bristol Motor Speedway, but the maneuver that gave him his first Nationwide Series victory this season wasn’t without controversy.
Kyle Busch, who was leading at the time, criticized the way Blaney handled the [...]

Ambrose Solidifies Ownership Of The Glen With NNS Win
Saturday, 9 Aug, 2014 – 17:48 | Comments Off
Ambrose Solidifies Ownership Of The Glen With NNS Win

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Marcos Ambrose extended his Nationwide Series ownership of Watkins Glen International Saturday when he held of Kyle Busch to win for the fourth time at the venerable old road circuit in Upstate New York.
The victory is the sixth overall in NASCAR for the Richard Petty Motorsports driver at The Glen as he also has two [...]

Keselowski Plows Way To Victory In Iowa
Sunday, 3 Aug, 2014 – 7:08 | Comments Off
Keselowski Plows Way To Victory In Iowa

Brad Keselowski beat back an upset bid by Michael McDowell to win Saturday night’s NASCAR Nationwide Series race at Iowa Speedway.
“A really good battle,” said Keselowski, who led 146 laps and has finished no worse than third in seven Nationwide starts this season. “He (McDowell) had me there for a minute. Somehow I slid back [...]

Ty Dillon Earns NNS Win At Indy
Saturday, 26 Jul, 2014 – 17:40 | Comments Off
Ty Dillon Earns NNS Win At Indy

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Ty Dillon passed Kyle Busch for the lead on a restart with 24 laps to go, led the rest of the way and won Sunday’s Lilly Diabetes 250 NASCAR Nationwide Series race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
The victory was the first of the 22-year-old Richard Childress Racing driver’s NNS career. The 24 laps he led were [...]

Rookie Elliott Wins Third NNS Race Of Season
Sunday, 20 Jul, 2014 – 6:56 | Comments Off
Rookie Elliott Wins Third NNS Race Of Season

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Chase Elliott posted his third NASCAR Nationwide Series victory of the season when he won the EnjoyIllinois.com 300 at Chicagoland Speedway on Saturday night.
Elliott looked nothing like a rookie as he led 85 of 200 laps on the 1.5-mile tri-oval in suburban Joliet.
“This is an unbelievable night,” Elliott said. “We were fortunate enough to be [...]