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Stenhouse Wins Again At Iowa
Sunday, 20 May, 2012 – 16:28 | Comments Off
Stenhouse Wins Again At Iowa

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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 [...]

Logano Wins Darlington Nationwide Race
Friday, 11 May, 2012 – 20:44 | Comments Off
Logano Wins Darlington Nationwide Race

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, [...]

The Woman In Green Meets The Lady In Black
Friday, 11 May, 2012 – 15:30 | Comments Off
The Woman In Green Meets The Lady In Black

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
RacinToday.com
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 [...]

Don’t Expect Patrick To Get Parked For Darlington
Tuesday, 8 May, 2012 – 8:33 | 2 Comments
Don’t Expect Patrick To Get Parked For Darlington

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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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 [...]

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 [...]