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Could NASCAR Soon Do the Twists In Chase?
Monday, 27 Jun, 2011 – 15:39 | Comments Off
Could NASCAR Soon Do the Twists In Chase?

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
RacinToday.com
Could the Chase hit the road? Sounds like the idea was gathering support at Infineon Raceway over the weekend.
Right now, of course, the Sprint Cup playoffs are conducted exclusively on ovals. A variety of ovals, but ovals.
But with Cup drivers getting more and more comfortable on road courses, they seem [...]

Sorenson King Of The Road At Road America
Saturday, 25 Jun, 2011 – 20:22 | One Comment
Sorenson King Of The Road At Road America

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Reed Sorenson won the Bucyrus 200 Nationwide Series race at the Road America road course in Elkhart Lake, Wis.
It was his first victory since 2007.
Ron Fellows second and Jacques Villeneuve was third.
Elliott Sadler was fourth and Mike Wallace fifth.
Rounding out the top 10 were Andrew Ranger, Michael Annett, Ricky Stenhouse Jr., J.R. Fitzpatrick and Timmy [...]

Edwards Opts Out Of NNS Race
Friday, 24 Jun, 2011 – 19:16 | Comments Off
Edwards Opts Out Of NNS Race

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Carl Edwards will not do double driving this weekend afterall.
Roush Fenway Racing has announced that Billy Johnson, who led the first practice session on Friday at Road America, will drive the No. 60 Fastenal Mustang in Saturday’s Bucyrus 200 Nationwide Series road course race.
Edwards, who was originally slated to drive the car at Road America, [...]

Edwards Wins NNS Race In Michigan
Saturday, 18 Jun, 2011 – 16:33 | Comments Off
Edwards Wins NNS Race In Michigan

Carl Edwards got his fourth victory of the season when he won the Alliance Truck Parts 250 Nationwide Series race at Michigan International Speedway on Saturday.
The victory was his second at MIS.
The victory also gave Edwards his fourth straight finish of second or better in the Nationwide Series.
Finishing second was Ricky Stenhouse Jr., who is [...]

Allgaier Collects Win In Chicagoland NNS Race
Saturday, 4 Jun, 2011 – 21:30 | Comments Off
Allgaier Collects Win In Chicagoland NNS Race

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Justin Allgaier won the  STP 300 Nationwide Series race at Chicagoland Speedway on Saturday night.
He got the victory with a Turner Motorsports car that ran out of fuel coming out of the final turn.
He beat Carl Edwards to the checkered flag after Edwards ran out of fuel while leading heading into the final turn.
Finishing third [...]

Late Pass Gives Kenseth Nationwide Victory
Saturday, 28 May, 2011 – 16:03 | Comments Off
Late Pass Gives Kenseth Nationwide Victory

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Matt Kenseth passed Roush Fenway Racing teammate Carl Edwards with three laps to go and went on to win the Top Gear 300 Nationwide Series race at Charlotte Motor Speedway on Saturday afternoon.
The victory was the first of the year for Kenseth, who was named to replace Trevor Bayne in the No. 16 car earlier [...]

Raikkonen Needs To Pay Up To Keep Running, Busch Says
Thursday, 26 May, 2011 – 20:40 | 3 Comments
Raikkonen Needs To Pay Up To Keep Running, Busch Says

Concord, N.C. – One week after Kimi Raikkonen made his NASCAR debut in the Camping World Truck Series, the former Formula One champion set his sights on the Nationwide Series, however, this weekend’s Top Gear 300 could be the Finland native’s last NASCAR event due to non-payment to Kyle Busch Motorsports.
Busch, who originally said Raikkonen [...]

Stenhouse Collects First Win
Sunday, 22 May, 2011 – 15:53 | Comments Off
Stenhouse Collects First Win

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Ricky Stenhouse Jr. held off Carl Edwards to win the John Deere Dealers 250 NASCAR Nationwide Series race at Iowa Speedway on Sunday afternoon.
The victory comes in the Roush Fenway Racing driver’s 51st start in the series.
Edwards led after a restart for a caution with 22 laps to go in the 250-lap race. But on [...]

Edwards Survives Late Metal Storm At Dover
Sunday, 15 May, 2011 – 7:16 | Comments Off
Edwards Survives Late Metal Storm At Dover

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
RacinToday.com
Carl Edwards survived a wild final-lap wreck to win the rain-plagued 5-Hour Energy 200 Nationwide Series race at Dover International Speedway on Saturday afternoon.
It was Edwards’ third victory of the season. It was a victory he was too shook up about to celebrate with his signature back flip.
Kyle Busch finished [...]

Busch Leads JGR 1-2 NNS Finish At Darlington
Friday, 6 May, 2011 – 20:29 | Comments Off
Busch Leads JGR 1-2 NNS Finish At Darlington

Kyle Busch passed Elliott Sadler for the lead with 24 laps to go and went on to win the Royal Purple 200 Nationwide Series race at Darlington Raceway on Friday night.
The victory was Busch’s sixth in the series this season and the 48th of his career. He led 49 of 147 laps.
Denny Hamlin, Busch’s teammate [...]