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Busch Wins “A Pretty Big One” At Bristol
Saturday, 27 Aug, 2011 – 6:28 | Comments Off
Busch Wins “A Pretty Big One” At Bristol

By Deb Williams | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
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 [...]

Riggs Keeps Swinging Away At His Dreams
Friday, 26 Aug, 2011 – 13:38 | 3 Comments
Riggs Keeps Swinging Away At His Dreams

By Rick Minter | Senior Writer
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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 [...]

Waltrip, Crew Chief Apologize To Steve Wallace
Monday, 22 Aug, 2011 – 13:29 | Comments Off
Waltrip, Crew Chief Apologize To Steve Wallace

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 [...]

Ambrose Wins In Montreal
Saturday, 20 Aug, 2011 – 16:46 | One Comment
Ambrose Wins In Montreal

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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 [...]

Kurt Busch Beats Jimmie At The Glen
Saturday, 13 Aug, 2011 – 16:04 | Comments Off
Kurt Busch Beats Jimmie At The Glen

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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 wins NNS Pole
Saturday, 13 Aug, 2011 – 9:54 | Comments Off
Kurt Busch wins NNS Pole

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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 [...]

Racin’ News: Busch To Sub For Keselowski; Pocono to 400 Miles
Wednesday, 10 Aug, 2011 – 15:57 | Comments Off
Racin’ News: Busch To Sub For Keselowski; Pocono to 400 Miles

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 [...]

Pedley: NASCAR Should Take Its Show On Road
Wednesday, 10 Aug, 2011 – 8:50 | 2 Comments
Pedley: NASCAR Should Take Its Show On Road

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
RacinToday.com
Newton, Iowa – Some final thoughts from Iowa Speedway:
Another NASCAR race at Iowa Speedway and another enthusiastic sellout crowd. That’s three this year alone – a Camping World race, two Nationwide Series races.
It just may be time to take the track’s request for hosting a Sprint Cup race seriously.
The place [...]

NASCAR Penalizes Sauter, Stenhouse’s Crew Chief
Tuesday, 9 Aug, 2011 – 16:54 | Comments Off
NASCAR Penalizes Sauter, Stenhouse’s Crew Chief

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The No. 13 ThorSport team that competes in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series and the No. 6 and 14 teams that compete in the NASCAR Nationwide Series were penalized Tuesday as a result of rules violations committed this past weekend.
The No. 13 truck, which is driven by Johnny Sauter, was found to be in [...]

NASCAR Keeping Nashville Options Open
Monday, 8 Aug, 2011 – 8:33 | Comments Off
NASCAR Keeping Nashville Options Open

By Larry Woody | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
Nashville – The apparent demise of Nashville Superspeedway might open the door to bringing back NASCAR racing to historical old Fairgrounds Speedway.
The Supespeedway, located 40 miles east of Nashville, will seek no NASCAR sanctions next year, owner Dover Motorsports announced last week. The 11-year-old track, valued at around $50 million, [...]