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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
RacinToday.com
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 [...]

Johnson Won At Indy But Did He Win Indianapolis?
Tuesday, 31 Jul, 2012 – 10:43 | One Comment
Johnson Won At Indy But Did He Win Indianapolis?

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
RacinToday.com
A look final look back at a weekend of bricks and brooms:
Jimmie Johnson got his fourth Brickyard 400 victory on Sunday and quite a bit has made about him joining A.J. Foyt, Rick Mears, Al Unser Sr., Michael Schumacher and Jeff Gordon as quadruple Indianapolis winners.
Of course, all the “elite [...]

Penske Cars Sweep Inaugural Indy Nationwide Race
Saturday, 28 Jul, 2012 – 17:51 | Comments Off
Penske Cars Sweep Inaugural Indy Nationwide Race

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Roger Penske’s Indianapolis Motor Speedway magic trickled down to the NASCAR Nationwide Series Saturday as his cars finished first and second in the inaugural NNS race at IMS.
Brad Keselowski won the race and Sam Hornish Jr. finished second in Penske Racing Dodges.
The victory by Keselowski gives Penske his first NASCAR victory at the iconic speedway [...]

Camaro To Run In Nationwide Series
Thursday, 26 Jul, 2012 – 10:22 | Comments Off

Chevrolet announced Thursday that cars carrying its Camaro brand will compete in the NASCAR Nationwide Series in 2013.
“Chevrolet is proud to bring the Camaro to the NASCAR Nationwide Series in 2013,” said Jim Campbell, vice president, Chevrolet Performance Vehicles and Motorsports. “The Camaro Nationwide race car incorporates many of the distinctive styling elements of the [...]

Sadler Holds Off Stenhouse To Win Nationwide Race In Joliet
Sunday, 22 Jul, 2012 – 18:07 | Comments Off
Sadler Holds Off Stenhouse To Win Nationwide Race In Joliet

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Elliott Sadler rallied late to capture Sunday’s STP 300 Nationwide Series race at Chicagoland Speedway.
Sadler, who also won a $100,000 bonus for the victory, won the green-white-checkered extended event by holding off Ricky Stenhouse Jr. over the final laps.
Third-place finisher Justin Allgaier assisted Sadler’s win, as he pushed his fellow Chevrolet driver and then blocked [...]