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Stenhouse Jr. Cashes In With Victory In Las Vegas
Saturday, 10 Mar, 2012 – 19:47 | Comments Off
Stenhouse Jr. Cashes In With Victory In Las Vegas

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Ricky Stenhouse Jr. held off Mark Martin on a restart with 39 laps to go and went on to easily win the NASCAR Nationwide Series race at Las Vegas Motor Speedway on Saturday afternoon.
The margin of victory for the 21-year-old defending series champion over second-place Martin was over 5 seconds.
“That was a serious beat-down that Stenhouse [...]

NASCAR Notes: Team Owner In Different Kind Of Ring
Wednesday, 7 Mar, 2012 – 8:08 | Comments Off
NASCAR Notes: Team Owner In Different Kind Of Ring

By Jeff Hood | Senior Writer
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NASCAR team owner Robby Benton has decided to throw his hat into the political arena.
The 32-year-old Benton, who fields the No. 09 Toyotas in the NASCAR Nationwide and Camping World Truck Series, is one of five Republican candidates vying for the District 41 state Senate seat in North Carolina.
The election [...]

Sadler Wins Nationwide Race At Phoenix
Saturday, 3 Mar, 2012 – 18:29 | Comments Off
Sadler Wins Nationwide Race At Phoenix

Elliott Sadler passed Brad Keselowski with 26 laps to go and when on to win the Bashas’ 200 NASCAR Nationwide Series race at Phoenix International Raceway on Saturday afternoon.
The victory was the first for Sadler, who was driving a Richard Childress Racing Chevrolet, since 1998. It was the sixth of his career.
Keselowski hung on to [...]

Hamlin Wins NNS Pole
Saturday, 3 Mar, 2012 – 14:17 | Comments Off
Hamlin Wins NNS Pole

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Denny Hamlin of Joe Gibbs Racing won the pole for Saturday afternoon’s NASCAR Nationwide Series race at Phoenix International Raceway.
Hamlin’s pole-winning lap at the 1-mile PIR oval was 139.979 mph.
Second fastest was defending series champion Ricky Stenhouse Jr. of Roush Fenway Racing. His fast lap was a 139.920 mph.
Third was Kenny Wallace. He was followed [...]

Flat Spot On: Patrick And The Nega-Tweeters
Saturday, 25 Feb, 2012 – 19:25 | 2 Comments
Flat Spot On: Patrick And The Nega-Tweeters

By Jonathan Ingram | Senior Writer
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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – So the great Danica Patrick debate is on and the tweets are in.
There’s no escaping the question: Does she belong or is she just another pretty face?
It’s even become a mainstream question, which is always an accomplishment for motor racing. Patrick’s arrival in the Daytona 500 [...]

Buescher Wins Wild Nationwide Race At Daytona
Saturday, 25 Feb, 2012 – 16:08 | Comments Off
Buescher Wins Wild Nationwide Race At Daytona

James Buescher emerged from a big wreck which took out the pack leaders on the final turn of the final lap and won the Drive4COPD 300 NASCAR Nationwide Series race at Daytona International Speedway on Saturday.
The final lap was the only lap that Buescher had led on the day. He was in 11th place when [...]

Danica Patrick Wins Pole For Nationwide Race At Daytona
Friday, 24 Feb, 2012 – 16:53 | Comments Off
Danica Patrick Wins Pole For Nationwide Race At Daytona

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Danica Patrick won her first NASCAR pole on Friday when she laid down the fastest lap in qualifying for Saturday night’s Drive4COPD 300 Nationwide Series race at Daytona International Speedway.
Patrick posted a speed of 182.741 mph in the qualifying session.
That beat defending Daytona 500 winner Trevor Bayne by one-thousandths of a second.
Shawna Robinson was the only [...]

JD Motorsports Adds Second NNS Car
Wednesday, 8 Feb, 2012 – 17:39 | Comments Off
JD Motorsports Adds Second NNS Car

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JD Motorsports announced Wednesday that it will field a second car for the 2012 NASCAR Nationwide Series season.
Johnny Davis, owner of JD Motorsports, will field the No. 4 Chevrolet to double their efforts on the track this season.
Mike Wallace will continue to drive the No. 01 Chevrolet for JD Motorsports on a full-time basis with [...]

Busch Brothers Team Up
Friday, 20 Jan, 2012 – 8:57 | Comments Off
Busch Brothers Team Up

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NASCAR’s Busch brothers will spend the 2012 Nationwide Series season as teammates.
Kyle Busch Motorsports announced that it has signed a multi-year agreement with Monster Energy Company as primary sponsor of the team’s No. 54 Monster Energy Camry in the NASCAR Nationwide Series. Team owner Kyle Busch, will share driving duties with his brother Kurt Busch, [...]

Earnhardt Jr. Is Proud Of His Star-Making Role
Thursday, 12 Jan, 2012 – 16:10 | Comments Off
Earnhardt Jr. Is Proud Of His Star-Making Role

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – Dale Earnhardt Jr. is probably still a little young to be considering what will eventually be his legacy in NASCAR. But a big part of it undoubtedly will involve his role as a car owner who was passionate about giving young drivers a chance at stardom.
Earnhardt’s latest pick to drive his [...]