Articles in NASCAR - Nationwide Series
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 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 [...]
By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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 [...]
By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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 [...]
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 [...]
By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
By Deb Williams | Senior Writer
BRISTOL, Tenn. – Elliott Sadler isn’t shy about letting people know Bristol Motor Speedway is his favorite track; that he loves it and its race dates are always circled on his calendar.
Saturday the high-banked, half-mile speedway became a little more special to the Virginia native as he collected his [...]
Elliott Sadler took the lead by not pitting when a caution came out with 40 laps to go and went on to win Saturday’s Ford EcoBoost 200 NASCAR Nationwide Race at Bristol Motor Speedway.
The victory was the second of the season for Sadler and his Richard Childress Racing team as they also won at Phoenix [...]