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Late Stenhouse Pass Wins Controversial NNS Race
Sunday, 2 Sep, 2012 – 7:13 | Comments Off
Late Stenhouse Pass Wins Controversial NNS Race

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Ricky Stenhouse Jr. grabbed the lead from Kevin Harvick Harvick on the final lap, held off Brad Keselowski and went on to win the NASCAR Nationwide Series race at Atlanta Motor Speedway Saturday night.
Keselowski, who helped Stenhouse move to the lead by way of a bump from behind, finished second.
Harvick, who dominated the race up [...]

Officials Search For Pilot of Downed Copter
Saturday, 25 Aug, 2012 – 18:15 | Comments Off

By Deb Williams | Senior Writer
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ABINGDON, Va. – FAA investigators were scheduled to arrive Saturday at South Holston Lake where a Food City corporate helicopter crashed after transporting passengers from Bristol Motor Speedway to a residence following Friday night’s Food City 250 NASCAR Nationwide race.
The 1996 Bell 407 helicopter crashed in the lake’s Washington [...]

Old Bristol, Rage Resurface In Nationwide Race
Saturday, 25 Aug, 2012 – 7:40 | Comments Off
Old Bristol, Rage Resurface In Nationwide Race

By Deb Williams | Senior Writer
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BRISTOL, Tenn. – Shades of the old Bristol Motor Speedway that fans loved and most drivers despised reappeared Friday night in the Food City 250 NASCAR Nationwide Series race.
The 250-lap event that was delayed nearly an hour by rain and eventually won by Joey Logano produced nine yellow flags for [...]

The Stories Just Keep Getting More Awesome
Thursday, 23 Aug, 2012 – 9:13 | Comments Off
The Stories Just Keep Getting More Awesome

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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What a week for racing wags, eh? Torn between two stories. Danica runs over a shoe or Jeff Gordon gets mad at Dale Earnhardt Jr. Where to start?
Probably with the end of Hendrick Motorsports as we know it.
It started when Earnhardt dropped low on the track during a restart and [...]

Turner Motorsports Announces Crew Swap
Wednesday, 22 Aug, 2012 – 19:47 | Comments Off
Turner Motorsports Announces Crew Swap

Turner Motorsports owner Steve Turner has announced that his organization’s No. 30 and No. 38 NASCAR Nationwide Series teams immediately will interchange their entire crews – including crew chiefs – in an effort to evaluate performance and prepare for the 2013 season.
Trent Owens, who has led James Buescher and Nelson Piquet Jr. to NNS victories [...]

Allgaier Bumps Way To NNS Win In Montreal
Saturday, 18 Aug, 2012 – 20:42 | Comments Off
Allgaier Bumps Way To NNS Win In Montreal

Justin Allgaier of Turner Motorsports bumped leader Jacques Villeneuve out of the way on the last lap at Circuit Gilles Villeneuve in Montreal and went on to capture his first win of the NASAR Nationwide Series season.
The victory came after a second green/white/checkered restart.
Sam Hornish Jr., Villeneuve’s Penske Racing teammate, overcame a serious mid-race wreck [...]

Tagliani Wins NNS Pole In Montreal
Friday, 17 Aug, 2012 – 19:04 | Comments Off
Tagliani Wins NNS Pole In Montreal

Canadian Alex Tagliani logged a pole-winning lap of 1 minute, 40.865 seconds for a 96.687 mph average at qualifying for Saturday’s Nationwide Series race at Circuit Gilles Villeneunve in Montreal Friday.
The pole was the first in NASCAR for the driver who usually competes in the IndyCar Series.
Sam Hornish Jr. had to settle for the outside of [...]

Edwards Enjoys Reliving Old Times With Old Pals
Sunday, 12 Aug, 2012 – 7:34 | Comments Off
Edwards Enjoys Reliving Old Times With Old Pals

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. – Relegated to the role of spectator, Carl Edwards reported that he was warmly greeted in the NASCAR Nationwide Series garage as the weekend began at Watkins Glen International.
“We haven’t been on the track yet, so they’re all pretty happy to see me. So that’s good,” Edwards [...]

Edwards Gets First NNS Win In First Start of Year
Saturday, 11 Aug, 2012 – 16:29 | Comments Off
Edwards Gets First NNS Win In First Start of Year

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Carl Edwards passed Brad Keselowski after a restart with 10 laps left in Saturday’s Zippo 200 at Watkins Glen International, held the lead on a restart with two laps to and went on to win his first NASCAR Nationwide Series start of the season.
“This win means a lot,” Edwards said. “That was a lot of [...]

Sadler Wins Iowa NNS Race
Sunday, 5 Aug, 2012 – 6:42 | Comments Off
Sadler Wins Iowa NNS Race

Elliott Sadler passed Justin Allgaier with 58 laps remaining and pulled away to win the NASCAR Nationwide Series U.S. Cellular 250 on Saturday night at the 0.875-mile oval. The win was his fourth this season.
Sadler, who increased the one-point season points lead over Austin Dillon to 18, led 60 laps, after surrendering the lead to [...]