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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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
Ryan Truex will be racing in the Nationwide Series race this weekend a week after having surgery on his appendix.
He answered questions about the situation on Friday at Dover.
DoverHow are you able to race so soon after an appendectomy?
“When I was laying there in the hospital bed, I guess it was last Monday (May 21) [...]
Brad Keselowski held off Denny Hamlin and an emptying fuel tank to win the History 300 NASCAR Nationwide Series race at Charlotte Motor Speedway on Saturday.
The victory was the first of the season in the series for the Penske Racing driver but the 18th of his career. It gave the former series champion his sixth [...]
Ricky Stenhouse Jr. dominated and won Sunday’s NASCAR Nationwide Series race at Iowa Speedway. The victory was his third straight at the track in Newton as he also swept both NNS events there last season.
The defending series champion, who drives for Roush Fenway Racing, led 209 of 250 laps.
“Man, this one was fun,” Stenhouse said [...]
Joey Logano of Joe Gibbs Racing won the Sports Clips 200 NASCAR Nationwide Series race at Darlington Raceway on Friday night.
The victory, which came after a green/white/checkered restart, was the third of the year in the series for Logano and it came in his eighth start. It was his second victory in a row.
“Darlington,” Logano said, [...]
By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
The subject was Danica Patrick’s sheet metal-wadding frustrations after last week’s Nationwide Series race at Talladega. Just wait, a colleague who is a veteran NASCAR beat writer said during a Monday chat on the telephone, until she gets to Darlington.
Patrick got to Darlington, the 1.33-mile South Carolina oval that many regard [...]
By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
Today is Tuesday, the day of the week which has traditionally been used by NASCAR officials to make announcements of penalties stemming from on-track or in-garage incidents from the weekend before.
I really do not expect on this Tuesday to hear that Danica Patrick is being issued any type of penalty [...]
Sam Hornish Jr. had his chances for a good finish and a functioning Dodge race car slammed into the wall at Talladega Superspeedway Saturday afternoon.
The slam came courtesy of Danica Patrick and her JR Motorsports car and it came on the cool-down lap after the Aaron’s 312 Nationwide Series race.
After getting out of his car, [...]