Articles in NASCAR - Nationwide Series
By Rick Minter | Senior Writer
HAMPTON, Ga. – Last week at Bristol Motor Speedway I had the chance to spend some time visiting with two-time Sprint Cup champion Terry Labonte.
Among the things that struck me about that chance meeting was how young and fit Labonte seemed, even though his hair was grayer and his race [...]
Carl Edwards took the lead with 19 laps to go, held off Kyle Busch and got the win in the Great Clips 300 NASCAR Nationwide race at Atlanta Motor Speedway on Saturday night.
The victory was the sixth of the season in the series for Edwards and his Roush Fenway Racing team. Edwards led a race-best [...]
BRISTOL, Tenn. – Based on a sampling of fans outside of Bristol Motor Speedway Friday morning, NASCAR Nation has embraced Danica Patrick’s decision to move to NASCAR on a full-time basis next season.
Art Potter of Grove Port, Ohio was one of a handful of autograph seekers standing next to the fence which surrounds the luxurious [...]
By Deb Williams | Senior Writer
BRISTOL, Tenn. – Joe Gibbs Racing Nationwide Series crew chief Jason Ratcliff knew from the first time he met Kyle Busch the Nevada native would eventually earn a record 50 career victories in the NASCAR series. Busch accomplished the feat Friday night in his 219th race – the Food City [...]
By Rick Minter | Senior Writer
BRISTOL, Tenn. – It seems just a short while ago that Scott Riggs was one of the promising young prospects in the Sprint Cup garage. In 2001, he won five truck series races then moved to the Nationwide Series where he won four times in the next two seasons. From [...]
Apologies were issued Monday for the hairy situation which took place after Saturday’s Nationwide Series race in Montreal.
The apologies came from Michael Waltrip, owner of Pastrana Waltrip Racing, and the crew chief for the team’s No. 99 car.
They stem from an incident in which the crew chief, Jerry Baxter, grabbed and pulled the hair of [...]
Marcos Ambrose probably did not win many friends on Saturday but he did win the NASCAR Nationwide Race at Circuit Gilles Villeneuve in Montreal.
Ambrose, who won last weekend’s Sprint Cup race at the Watkins Glen road course, got the victory Satuday despite being involved in a wreck and payback with local favorite Jacques Villeneuve and [...]
Polesitter Kurt Busch won Saturday’ afternoon’s Zippo 200 NASCAR Nationwide Series race at Watkins Glen International.
Busch, who was substituting for injured Brad Keselowski in the No. 22 Penske Racing Dodge, held off Sprint Cup sparring partner Jimmie Johnson of JR Motorsports after a green/white/checkered restart to get the victory.
“I knew that it was going to [...]
Kurt Busch, substituting for Penske Racing teammate Brad Keselowski, won the pole on Saturday morning for Saturday afternoon’s Nationwide Series race at the Watkins Glen International road course.
Busch’s lap at 123.241 mph was a new track record.
Second fastest was Kyle Busch with a lap at 122.970 mph.
Carl Edwards finished third in qualifying and Elliott Sadler [...]
In Racin’ News Today, Wednesday, August 10:
(In this package: Busch to Sub for Brad; Pocono cutting 100 miles from races; Crew members suspended.)
Kurt Busch will take the place of injured Brad Keselowski in the Nationwide Race Saturday at Watkins Glen International.
Tim Cindric of Penske Racing, the team for which both Busch and Keselowski drive [...]