Articles in NASCAR - Nationwide Series
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 [...]
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 [...]
By Jeff Hood | Senior Writer
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 [...]