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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
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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
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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 [...]

Sadler Claims NNS Pole
Friday, 4 Nov, 2011 – 19:30 | Comments Off
Sadler Claims NNS Pole

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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 [...]

Kyle Busch’s Team Going Nationwide Racing
Friday, 21 Oct, 2011 – 15:24 | Comments Off
Kyle Busch’s Team Going Nationwide Racing

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 [...]

Edwards Slams Wall, Busch At Charlotte
Friday, 14 Oct, 2011 – 21:06 | Comments Off
Edwards Slams Wall, Busch At Charlotte

By Deb Williams | Senior Writer
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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 [...]

Sadler Shows His True Colors In Charlotte
Friday, 14 Oct, 2011 – 20:41 | Comments Off
Sadler Shows His True Colors In Charlotte

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 [...]

Keselowski Breezes To Easy Kansas NNS Victory
Saturday, 8 Oct, 2011 – 17:12 | Comments Off
Keselowski Breezes To Easy Kansas NNS Victory

KANSAS CITY, Kan. –Brad Keselowski won the Kansas Lottery 300 Nationwide Series race at Kansas Speedway on Saturday afternoon and won it with ease.
The Penske Racing driver led all but 29 laps of the 200-lap race. It was his fourth victory of the season in the series.
Carl Edwards of Roush Fenway Racing finished second – a [...]