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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
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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 [...]

Allgaier Returns To Scene Of A Big NNS Victory
Friday, 20 Jul, 2012 – 18:17 | Comments Off
Allgaier Returns To Scene Of A Big NNS Victory

By Jeff Hood | Senior Writer
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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 [...]

Keselowski Wins NNS Race In Loudon
Saturday, 14 Jul, 2012 – 18:05 | Comments Off
Keselowski Wins NNS Race In Loudon

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 [...]

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 [...]