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Kurt Busch Wins Wild One
Saturday, 7 Jul, 2012 – 6:47 | Comments Off
Kurt Busch Wins Wild One

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With a strong push from defending series champion Ricky Stenhouse Jr., and with the field wrecking behind him, Kurt Busch took the checkered flag in the NASCAR Nationwide Series Race at Daytona International Speedway on Friday night.
Stenhouse came home second, followed by Michael Annett, who was pushing Austin Dillon during a green-white-checkered-flag finish that took [...]

NASCAR Penalizes Dillon
Monday, 2 Jul, 2012 – 17:11 | Comments Off
NASCAR Penalizes Dillon

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NASCAR has penalized driver Austin Dillon because his car failed inspection following his Nationwide Series win at Kentucky.
Dillon had easily won the race and with the victory, had moved into first place in the standings.
The penalty announced Monday docked Dillon six points in the standings and moved him out of the points lead. He goes [...]

Dillon Wins, Then Fails At Kentucky Speedway
Saturday, 30 Jun, 2012 – 6:56 | Comments Off
Dillon Wins, Then Fails At Kentucky Speedway

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Austin Dillon won Friday night’s Feed the Children 300 NASCAR Nationwide Series race at Kentucky Speedway. The bad news was that after the race, Dillon’s Richard Childress Racing Chevrolet failed inspection.
Dillon led 192 of 200 laps at the 1.5-mile track. His margin of victory over runner-up Kurt Busch was 9.828 seconds.
On Lap 106, Dillon put Elliott [...]

Stenhouse’s Current Job: Focus On Current Job
Thursday, 28 Jun, 2012 – 18:38 | Comments Off
Stenhouse’s Current Job: Focus On Current Job

By Jeff Hood | Senior Writer
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SPARTA, Ky. – Ricky Stenhouse Jr. met the media on Thursday two days after Roush Fenway Racing announced the defending Nationwide Series champion will replace 2003 Sprint Cup champ Matt Kenseth beginning next season.
“It was a big week for us,” said Stenhouse, who received the news one week ago via [...]

Piquet Jr. Wins Nationwide Series Race At Road America
Saturday, 23 Jun, 2012 – 17:19 | Comments Off
Piquet Jr. Wins Nationwide Series Race At Road America

Former Formula 1 driver Nelson Piquet Jr. put his road racing skills to good use Saturday as he won the Sargento 200 NASCAR Nationwide Series race at Road America.
The victory came in the Brazilian native’s third career start and first start of the season in the series. Piquet, the son of a three-time F1 World [...]

Logano Wins Again In NNS
Saturday, 16 Jun, 2012 – 17:08 | Comments Off
Logano Wins Again In NNS

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Joey Logano passed Elliott Sadler for the lead with 24 laps to go, survived three late-race restarts and went on to win the Alliance Truck Parts 250 NASCAR Nationwide Series race at Michigan International Speedway on Saturday.
The victory was the fifth of the year for the Joe Gibbs Racing driver and the 14th of his [...]

Kurt, Dude, What The Heck Are You Thinking?
Wednesday, 6 Jun, 2012 – 5:07 | 4 Comments
Kurt, Dude, What The Heck Are You Thinking?

Perhaps the craziest thing about the latest incident involving Kurt Busch is this: It was a great question that the reporter asked. It was an essential question and had Busch answered it, he would be getting ready to head to Pocono today and NASCAR fans would know a lot more about an important subject.
The incident [...]

Kurt Busch Suspended
Monday, 4 Jun, 2012 – 18:17 | 4 Comments
Kurt Busch Suspended

NASCAR on Monday announced it has suspended driver Kurt Busch for verbally berating a reporter over the weekend at Dover International Speedway.
Busch, who drives in the Sprint Cup Series for Phoenix Racing and for his brother’s Kyle Busch Motorsports in the Nationwide Series, has been suspended until June 13 of this year and extended his [...]

Logano Wins NNS Race In Dover
Saturday, 2 Jun, 2012 – 15:14 | Comments Off
Logano Wins NNS Race In Dover

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Joey Logano passed rookie Ryan Truex for the lead with six laps to go and went on to win the NASCAR Nationwide Series race at Dover International Speedway on Saturday.
Truex had a lead of just under a second when he came up on two lapped cars running side by side. By the time he got [...]

Truex On NNS Pole
Saturday, 2 Jun, 2012 – 10:46 | Comments Off
Truex On NNS Pole

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Ryan Truex won the pole on Saturday morning for Saturday afternoon’s NASCAR Nationwide Series race at Dover International Speedway.
Truex, who underwent surgery on his appendix last week, posted a lap at 154.746 mph at the Monster Mile.
Second fastest in qualifying for the 5-Hour Energy 200 was Joey Logano. His lap speed was 154.453 mph. Third [...]