Articles in NASCAR - Nationwide Series
By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
By Jeff Hood | Senior Writer
JOLIET, Ill. – Justin Allgaier’s second career victory in the Nationwide Series came in spectacular fashion here during last season’s STP 400 at Chicagoland Speedway when the Riverton, Illinois native streaked past Carl Edwards on the final lap after Edwards No. 60 Ford ran out of fuel with the checkered [...]
Pole-sitter Brad Keselowski won Saturday’s F.W. Webb 200 Nationwide Series race at New Hampshire Motor Speedway.
The Penske Racing driver took advantage of trouble Kevin Harvick with lapped traffic in the closing laps to claim his second of the season and the 19th of his career.
Race runner-up Harvick, who finished .717 seconds back, expressed his displeasure [...]
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 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 [...]
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 [...]
By Jeff Hood | Senior Writer
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 [...]