Articles in NASCAR - Nationwide Series
By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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 [...]
By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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 [...]
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,” [...]
By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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 [...]
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,” [...]
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
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 [...]
Elliott Sadler won the pole for Saturday’s Nationwide Series race at Texas Motor Speedway on Friday.
Trailing leader Ricky Stenhouse Jr. by 15 points in the battle for the series championship, Sadler put his No. 2 Kevin Harvick Inc. Chevrolet on the pole for Saturday’s O’Reilly Auto Parts Challenge with a lap at 186.348 mph.
That was was [...]
At a time when many racing operations are scaling back, Kyle Busch has opted to ramp up as he announced Friday that the team he owns will field a full-time Nationwide Series effort next season.
Busch, whose Kyle Busch Motorsports team has been racing in the Camping World Truck Series the past couple years, made his [...]
By Deb Williams | Senior Writer
CONCORD, N.C. – Carl Edwards’ victory chances in Friday’s Dollar General 300 Miles of Courage appeared to have been extinguished only 32 laps into the event when his Ford pancaked the wall exiting Charlotte Motor Speedway’s fourth turn. However, the Missouri driver envisioned a different ending.
With five laps remaining, Edwards [...]
Concord, N.C. – Pink was the color of the day Friday at Charlotte Motor Speedway as NASCAR, track officials and competitors showed their support of Breast Cancer Awareness month, but for at least three members of the NASCAR community the Dollar General 300 Miles of Courage was more than a Nationwide Series race.
Elliott and Hermie [...]