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Keselowski Takes Pole For NNS Race
Saturday, 16 Jul, 2011 – 10:29 | Comments Off
Keselowski Takes Pole For NNS Race

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Penske Racing’s Brad Keselowski on Saturday morning won the pole for Saturday afternoon’s New England 200 Nationwide Series race at New Hampshire Motor Speedway.
Keselowski, the defending series champion, turned his fast lap at 129.384 mph.
Kevin Harvick was second at 129.016 mph.
Joey Logano was next at 128.898 mph.
Aric Almirola was fourth.
Logano’s teammate, Kyle Busch was fifth [...]

Keselowski Gets First NNS Victory Of Season
Friday, 8 Jul, 2011 – 21:02 | Comments Off
Keselowski Gets First NNS Victory Of Season

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Brad Keselowski won the Feed the Children 300 Nationwide Series race at Kentucky Speedway on Friday night.
He led 132 laps of the 200-lap race to get his first victory of the season.
“This is a new car,” Keselowski said. “And it hauls ass.”
Kevin Harvick finished second and Kyle Busch, who crashed in qualifying and had to [...]

Sadler Claims NNS Pole
Friday, 8 Jul, 2011 – 15:52 | Comments Off
Sadler Claims NNS Pole

Elliott Sadler will start Friday night’s Feed the Children 300 Nationwide Series race at Kentucky Speedway from the pole after he posted the fastest lap in qualifying for the event on Friday afternoon.
His fast lap around the 1.5-mile oval was at 173.734 mph. The pole was his second of the year.
Carl Edwards was second fastest [...]

Pedley: Super Weekend Creates Some Sadness
Thursday, 7 Jul, 2011 – 8:36 | One Comment
Pedley: Super Weekend Creates Some Sadness

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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As a race fan, I’m happy about Wednesday’s announcement that the Sprint Cup weekend at Indianapolis Motor Speedway will become a quadruple-header in 2012. As a Race Fan, I’m saddened by the announcement.
The announcement, of course, was that the Nationwide Series race which has tradtionally been held at quaint, intimate [...]

Indy Motor Speedway To Host Quadruple-Header in 2012
Wednesday, 6 Jul, 2011 – 17:24 | Comments Off
Indy Motor Speedway To Host Quadruple-Header in 2012

The weekend of next year’s Brickyard 400 Sprint Cup race will be held as part of an Indianapolis Motor Speedway quadruple-header.
On the last weekend of July, the NASCAR Nationwide Series and also the Grand-Am Road Racing will join  Cup Series for four races.
It will be the first time that races will take place on the [...]

Logano Emerges With NNS Win
Friday, 1 Jul, 2011 – 20:48 | Comments Off
Logano Emerges With NNS Win

Joey Logano stayed ahead of a last-lap big wreck and was handed the victory in the Subway Jalapeno 250 Nationwide Series at Daytona International Speedway on Friday night.
The victory was the first of the season for Logano.
“It just feels good to be on this side of it,” Logano said. “Usually, I’m in second – the [...]

KHI Blitzes NNS Qualifying
Friday, 1 Jul, 2011 – 14:39 | Comments Off
KHI Blitzes NNS Qualifying

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Kevin Harvick won the pole Friday afternoon for Friday night’s Subway Jalapeno 250 Nationwide Series race at Daytona International Speedway.
His fast lap was at 181.653 mph.
Harvick was driving a Chevrolet owned by his Kevin Harvick Inc. team. KHI cars driven by Tony Stewart and Clint Bowyer and Eliott Sadler qualified second, third  and fourth respectively.
The [...]

Woody: Carl’s Decision To Stay Single Was Right
Wednesday, 29 Jun, 2011 – 17:49 | One Comment
Woody: Carl’s Decision To Stay Single Was Right

Larry Woody | Senior Writer
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Carl Edwards made a last-minute decision to skip last Saturday’s Nationwide race in Wisconsin to concentrate on dialing in his car for Sunday’s Sprint Cup race in California.
As a result (?) Edwards turned in a strong third-place performance.
The reason for the question mark is because nobody will ever know if the [...]

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
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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 [...]