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Kyle Busch took the lead coming out of the pits after a caution with with 40 laps to go and went on to win the NASCAR Nationwide Series race at Richmond International Raceway on Friday night.
The victory was the eighth of the season for Busch and the 51st of his career in the series.
Finishing second [...]
Brad Keselowski won the pole for Friday night’s Virginia 529 College Savings 250 NASCAR Nationwide Series race on Friday afternoon at Richmond International Raceway.
Keselowski collected the pole with a lap at 123.757 mph. It was his third pole in the series of the year.
Second fastest was Carl Edwards, whose fastest lap was at 123.170 mph.
Richard Childress Racing and Kevin Harvick Incorporated have reached agreement on a collaborative effort that will have KHI’s current NASCAR Nationwide Series program merge with RCR beginning in 2012.
A statement issued today by RCR said, “The decision is the coming together of the best of the two organizations.”
KHI will continue to be involved on the [...]
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 [...]