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Hornish Calls Out Danica
Saturday, 5 May, 2012 – 18:43 | 4 Comments
Hornish Calls Out Danica

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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, [...]

Late Pass Gives Logano The Talladega Nationwide Victory
Saturday, 5 May, 2012 – 17:39 | Comments Off
Late Pass Gives Logano The Talladega Nationwide Victory

Joey Logano passed Kyle Busch for the lead a couple of hundred yards from the finish line and went on to win the Aaron’s 312 NASCAR Nationwide Series race at Talladega Superspeedway on Saturday.
The victory came after a second green/white/checkred restart.
Busch finished second in his Kyle Busch Racing Toyota, next to Logano’s Joe Gibbs Racing [...]

Not All Say This Is Earnhardt Jr.’s Weekend To Win
Friday, 4 May, 2012 – 14:19 | Comments Off
Not All Say This Is Earnhardt Jr.’s Weekend To Win

TALLADEGA, Ala. – Conventional wisdom would indicate Sunday’s Aaron’s 499 at Talladega Superspeedway is the perfect weekend for Dale Earnhardt Jr. to snap a 138-race winless streak.
But his Hendrick Motorsports teammate, Jimmie Johnson, takes a different stance on the driver who has scored five of his 18 career wins at the 2.66-mile trioval.
“I think (Earnhardt’s) [...]

Kurt Busch Gets Kyle Busch His First NNS Victory
Friday, 27 Apr, 2012 – 20:38 | Comments Off
Kurt Busch Gets Kyle Busch His First NNS Victory

Kurt Busch banged doors with Denny Hamlin for the lead over the final lap and slid across the finish line first by inches to win the Virginia 529 College Savings 250 NASCAR Nationwide Series race at Richmond International Raceway Friday night.
Busch’s victory was his first of the season and the first ever for a Kyle [...]

Many Hope Pastrana Can Bring Action To NASCAR
Friday, 27 Apr, 2012 – 9:18 | Comments Off
Many Hope Pastrana Can Bring Action To NASCAR

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Travis Pastrana’s career has been based upon his ability to execute amazing, high-flying jumps. This weekend, he will attempt to stick the landing on what may be the most important jump of his career: The much-anticipated, long-delayed jump into NASCAR’s big time.
The action-sports star is scheduled to drive in theVirginia 529 [...]

Busch Brothers Have New Owner, Driver At TMS
Friday, 13 Apr, 2012 – 17:01 | Comments Off
Busch Brothers Have New Owner, Driver At TMS

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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FORT WORTH, Texas – In what might prove to be a landmark case study in sibling anger management, NASCAR’s Busch Brothers are collaborating as owner/driver for Friday night’s Nationwide Series race at Texas Motor Speedway.
Kurt Busch will make his series debut for Kyle Busch Motorsports in the No. 54 Monster [...]

WOODY: Atwood Gets Back On Track
Friday, 13 Apr, 2012 – 7:06 | 5 Comments
WOODY: Atwood Gets Back On Track

Nashville’s Casey Atwood, once billed as NASCAR’s next Jeff Gordon, is back where he started over a decade ago: running Saturday night fender-benders at Fairgrounds Speedway.
“I haven’t been in a race car for about three years now, and I’ve missed it,” says Atwood, 31, who will buckle in for Saturday night’s season opener at the [...]

Clauson Flexible Enough To Survive Twists Of Fate
Friday, 6 Apr, 2012 – 7:40 | One Comment
Clauson Flexible Enough To Survive Twists Of Fate

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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As far a dreams and aspirations go, Bryan Clauson’s were pretty general. “I just wanted to race for a living,” he says. After that, all options would be considered.
Which is good. Because in these times of an economy in tatters and of automobile racing in a state of flux, all [...]

Earnhardt Changes NNS Crew Chiefs
Thursday, 5 Apr, 2012 – 10:14 | One Comment
Earnhardt Changes NNS Crew Chiefs

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In a move designed to improve on-track performance, JR Motorsports on Thursday announced a crew chief swap to its No. 88 and No. 5 NASCAR Nationwide Series teams.
Crew chief Bruce Cook has taken over responsibilities for the No. 88 Chevrolets driven by Cole Whitt. Cook has spearheaded the organization’s third team – a part-time entry [...]

Logano Wins Nationwide Series Race In Fontana
Saturday, 24 Mar, 2012 – 18:58 | Comments Off
Logano Wins Nationwide Series Race In Fontana

Joey Logano took the lead just after a restart with 12 laps to go and went on to win the Royal Purple 300 NASCAR Nationwide Series race at Auto Club Speedway in Fontana, Calif. on Saturday.
The victory was Logano’s second at Auto Club and extended Joe Gibbs Racing’s winning streak at the 2.0-mile oval to eight [...]