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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 [...]

Lucas Replaces Ratcliff at JGR
Wednesday, 11 Jan, 2012 – 16:22 | Comments Off
Lucas Replaces Ratcliff at JGR

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Joe Gibbs Racing announced today that Matt Lucas has been named crew chief for the No. 18 Nationwide Series Toyota team.
Lucas, who has spent the past two seasons as the race engineer for the No. 18 team, replaces Jason Ratcliff, who was named crew chief for JGR’s No. 20 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series team last [...]

Kurt Busch To Drive NNS For Phoenix
Monday, 9 Jan, 2012 – 9:25 | Comments Off
Kurt Busch To Drive NNS For Phoenix

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Phoenix Racing announced Monday that in addition to running the complete NASCAR Sprint Cup Series schedule with Kurt Busch, they will field the No. 1 Chevrolet in a limited amount of NASCAR Nationwide Series races.
The first of those races will be in February at Daytona.
The team plans on running all major events and are looking [...]

Mark Martin To Drive For Gibbs In NNS
Friday, 6 Jan, 2012 – 17:05 | Comments Off
Mark Martin To Drive For Gibbs In NNS

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Joe Gibbs Racing announced today that Mark Martin will drive the Interstate Batteries Toyota Camry in the 2012 NASCAR Nationwide Series race in Las Vegas in March.
“We’ve always hoped to have the opportunity for Mark to drive for us and to have him behind the wheel of our Interstate Batteries Toyota for the Nationwide race [...]

Rusty Wallace Racing NNS Team To Go On “Hiatus”
Friday, 6 Jan, 2012 – 16:36 | Comments Off
Rusty Wallace Racing NNS Team To Go On “Hiatus”

The  economy of racing apparently has claimed another victim as former NASCAR champion Rusty Wallace has decided to temporarily shut down his two-car Nationwide Series team.
A press released stated that, “While the organization’s day-to-day competition activities will temporarily cease, key elements of RWR’s business staff will remain in place to continue development of future opportunities.
“The [...]

Whitt To Drive For Earnhardt
Wednesday, 4 Jan, 2012 – 15:41 | Comments Off
Whitt To Drive For Earnhardt

JR Motorsports announced Wednesday that Cole Whitt has been tabbed to drive the company’s Nationwide Series No. 88 Chevrolet in 2012.
Whitt, a 20-year-old native of Alpine, Calif., will also compete for Sunoco Rookie-of-the-Year honors. He comes to JR Motorsports from the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series, where he finished ninth in last year’s championship standings [...]

Kahne, Sweet To Drive For Turner
Monday, 2 Jan, 2012 – 15:02 | Comments Off
Kahne, Sweet To Drive For Turner

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Turner Motorsports, along with Great Clips, Inc., announced Monday that Kasey Kahne will increase his time behind the wheel of the No. 38 Great Clips Chevrolet in 2012 to compete in 15 NASCAR Nationwide Series events.
Brad Sweet, who has competed on a limited basis in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series for the last two [...]