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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 [...]

Deb Williams: Sadler Finds A Home At RCR
Sunday, 18 Mar, 2012 – 7:34 | Comments Off
Deb Williams: Sadler Finds A Home At RCR

By Deb Williams | Senior Writer
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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 [...]

Sadler Wins NNS Race At Bristol
Saturday, 17 Mar, 2012 – 14:59 | Comments Off
Sadler Wins NNS Race At Bristol

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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 [...]

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 [...]