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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

RacinToday.com
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 [...]

Stewart Heads RacinToday.com 2011 All Pro Team
Monday, 2 Jan, 2012 – 13:12 | One Comment
Stewart Heads RacinToday.com 2011 All Pro Team

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
RacinToday.com
It wasn’t so much that Tony Stewart won the 2011 Sprint Cup championship which made his season so remarkable. It was how he did it – with a walk-off victory over second-place Carl Edwards in the final race of the year.
Dramatic much?
For both what and how he won his third [...]

Gaughan To Drive For Childress
Thursday, 8 Dec, 2011 – 19:28 | Comments Off
Gaughan To Drive For Childress

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Brendan Gaughan will drive the No. 33 Chevrolet of Richard Childress Racing in 10 races on the 2012 NASCAR Nationwide Series schedule. Gaughan will also drive in eight races on the 2012 Camping World Truck Series schedule, driving RCR’s No. 2 Chevrolet Silverado.
Gaughan, 36, is the 2002 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Rookie of the [...]

Stenhouse Jr. Is Your Nationwide Series Champion
Saturday, 19 Nov, 2011 – 19:21 | One Comment
Stenhouse Jr. Is Your Nationwide Series Champion

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
RacinToday.com
Ricky Stenhouse finished second in  the Ford 300 season-ending NASCAR Nationwide race Saturday at Homestead-Miami Speedway and that was plenty good enough to secure him the 2011 series championship.
Had the race gone another lap, he might have capped off his championship-securing run with a race victory.
Instead, Brad Keselowski held Stenhouse [...]

Pedley: Stenhouse Jr. Gets Chance, Cashes In
Thursday, 17 Nov, 2011 – 9:00 | Comments Off
Pedley: Stenhouse Jr. Gets Chance, Cashes In

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
RacinToday.com
Ricky Stenhouse Jr. makes me wonder – wonder about things like potential, late bloomers, the economics of racing, luck and rapidly closing windows of opportunity.
Stenhouse heads to NASCAR’s season-ending weekend at Homestead-Miami Speedway this week needing, basically, just to roll out of bed on Saturday morning to collect the Nationwide [...]

Hornish Wins Race; Stenhouse Closes In On Title
Saturday, 12 Nov, 2011 – 19:02 | Comments Off
Hornish Wins Race; Stenhouse Closes In On Title

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Sam Hornish Jr., a three-time IndyCar Series champion, won his first NASCAR race on Saturday.
The victory for Hornish, who has also won the Indianapolis 500, came in the Nationwide Series race at Phoenix International Raceway.
“I won so much over there (Indy car racing) that I didn’t know how much to appreciate it at the time,” [...]

RCR Gives Fans 3 Reasons To Support Dillon
Thursday, 10 Nov, 2011 – 7:43 | Comments Off
RCR Gives Fans 3 Reasons To Support Dillon

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
FORT WORTH, Texas – Austin Dillon will graduate into NASCAR’s Nationwide Series in 2012 as the future of Richard Childress Racing, albeit with a bow to the organization’s legendary past.
Dillon and Richard Childress Racing will campaign the “stylized” No. 3 – the number forever synonymous with seven-time NASCAR champion Dale [...]

Bayne Adds Nationwide Victory To Resume
Saturday, 5 Nov, 2011 – 14:48 | Comments Off
Bayne Adds Nationwide Victory To Resume

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Trevor Bayne got his first victory in NASCAR’s Nationwide Series Saturday when he won at Texas Motor Speedway.
Bayne passed Roush Fenway teammate Carl Edwards after a restart on lap 194 of 200 and held then held off Denny Hamlin for the win in the O’Reilly Auto Parts Challenge.
“This is just as surreal as the 500,” [...]

NASCAR Parks Kyle Busch For Weekend At TMS
Saturday, 5 Nov, 2011 – 8:52 | Comments Off
NASCAR Parks Kyle Busch For Weekend At TMS

FORT WORTH, Texas – NASCAR officials came down hard on Kyle Busch on Saturday morning for his part in an ugly incident which occurred during Friday night’s Camping World race at Texas Motor
Speedway.
Busch’s weekend is over. He will be parked for Sunday’s Sprint Cup Series race, today’s practices and also for Saturday’s Nationwide race, NASCAR [...]