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Restarts Give Elliott Fits At CMS
Saturday, 11 Oct, 2014 – 6:27 | Comments Off
Restarts Give Elliott Fits At CMS

CONCORD, N.C. – After 18 straight weeks of racing, NASCAR’s Nationwide Series teams now have a two-week break before the final three events, but standings leader Chase Elliott doesn’t plan on taking a vacation.
“I’m going to try to find as many short-track races to run as I can,” said Elliott, who possesses a 42-point [...]

Keselowski Wins NNS Race At Charlotte
Saturday, 11 Oct, 2014 – 6:17 | Comments Off
Keselowski Wins NNS Race At Charlotte

RacinToday.com
Brad Keselowski came on strong at the end to win the Drive for the Cure 300 presented by Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina NASCAR Nationwide Series race Friday at Charlotte Motor Speedway.
Keselowski outlasted a charge by Kyle Busch in the closing laps to get his third Nationwide Series win at Charlotte.
“Winning a Nationwide [...]

Kyle Busch Completes NNS Sweep At Dover
Saturday, 27 Sep, 2014 – 18:56 | Comments Off
Kyle Busch Completes NNS Sweep At Dover

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Kyle Busch beat Joey Logano out of the pits while under caution near the midpoint of the NASCAR Nationwide Series race at Dover International Speedway and led the rest of the way..
Busch took the checkered flag 2.545 seconds ahead of second-place Logano of Team Penske.
Chase Elliott finished third and increased his series lead to [...]

Gaughan’s Late Pass Nets NNS Win In Kentucky
Sunday, 21 Sep, 2014 – 7:17 | Comments Off
Gaughan’s Late Pass Nets NNS Win In Kentucky

Brendan Gaughan secured his second NASCAR Nationwide Series race of the season Saturday night when he won at Kentucky Speedway.
Gaughan passed Chase Elliott and Ty Dillon for the lead on the final restart of the night to get the win.
“I love my restarts,” said Gaughan. “It was an awesome restart. Shane (Wilson, crew chief) kept [...]

Pit Call Gives Harvick NNS Win
Sunday, 14 Sep, 2014 – 9:19 | Comments Off
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 | Comments Off
Kyle Busch Leads Flag To Flag In Richmond NNS Race

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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 | Comments Off
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 [...]