Articles in NASCAR - Nationwide Series
By Jeff Hood | Senior Writer
The longest season in all of sports concludes on today when the checkered flag waves over the Ford 400 at Homestead-Miami Speedway.
Today, all eyes in the motorsports world will be focused on Denny Hamlin, Kevin Harvick and Jimmie Johnson as they battle for the Sprint Cup trophy.
The champions in NASCAR’s Nationwide and Camping [...]
Kyle Busch put himself in contention for a final-weekend-of-the-NASCAR-season sweep Saturday night when he won the Ford 300 Nationwide Series race at Homestead-Miami Speedway.
Busch, who won Friday night’s Ford 200 Camping World Truck Series race at Homestead and will be in Sunday’s Ford 400 Sprint Cup race, took the lead from Kevin Harvick with 22 [...]
Joey Logano will start Saturday afternoon’s Ford 300 Nationwide Series from the pole.
Logano won the pole with a qualifying lap at 171.499 mph earlier on Saturday. It was the eighth pole of the season for Logano. He also has two victories.
Kyle Busch, Logano’s Joe Gibbs Racing teammate, was second fastest in qualifying session with a [...]
Carl Edwards made it two Nationwide Series victories in a row Saturday afternoon when he won the Wypall 200 at Phoenix International Raceway.
Edwards, who won last weekend at Texas Motor Speedway, led a race-best 153 laps.
To get the victory, his fourth of the season, he had to hold off Kevin Harvick over the final 25 [...]
Joey Logano captured the pole for Saturday afternoon’s Nationwide Series race at Phoenix International Raceway. The Joe Gibbs Racing driver set a new track record with his run.
Carl Edwards of Roush Fenway Racing will start the race second.
Third was Justin Allgaier in a Penske Racing Dodge.
Kevin Harvick and Kyle Busch were fourth and fifth respectively.
Brad Keselowski’s clinching of the 2010 Nationwide Series championship, the first ever in NASCAR for him and his car owner Roger Penske, came on the same Saturday afternoon that the University of Georgia stomped a small-school Football Championship Subdivision opponent, Idaho State, in college football and Auburn beat up on an undermanned Chattanooga team.
The three [...]
By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
Fort Worth, Texas – Joe Gibbs Racing will add Brian Scott to its already formidable NASCAR Nationwide Series lineup in 2011 with a simple directive.
“We’re looking forward to running for a driver’s championship next year with Brian,” J.D Gibbs, president of JGR, said during a news conference announcing the deal [...]
By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
Fort Worth, Texas – Brad Keselowski clinched his first NASCAR Nationwide Series championship Saturday afternoon at Texas Motor Speedway, and in the process posed a timely answer to one life’s enduring mysteries.
“It’s hard to give a billionaire something, you know?” said Keselowski, referring to team-owner and motorsports mogul Roger Penske. [...]
Texas native James Buescher claimed the pole for Saturday’s Nationwide Series race at Texas Motor Speedway with a lap at 189.281 mph on Friday evening.
Buescher, from nearby Plano, knocked Kevin Harvick off the pole late in the session.
Harvick’s fast lap was at 189.069 mph.
Carl Edwards will start third in the O’Reilly Auto Parts Challenge as [...]
Fort Worth, Texas – Justin Allgaier’s once-promising NASCAR Nationwide Series career at Penske Racing apparently will continue at Turner Motorsports in 2011.
Turner Motorsports, which acquired Braun Racing late last month, has scheduled a news conference Friday afternoon at Texas Motor Speedway, reportedly to introduce Allgaier as part of its expanding driver lineup for next season.