Articles in NASCAR - Nationwide Series
By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
The Second Day Lede – A closer look at last weekend’s racin:
As John Force’s 2011 dry spell stretched from spring into summer, he thought he had looked everywhere for its causes. It took Robert Hight, his teammate and company president, to point out one last place where Force had not [...]
Carl Edwards easily overcame an early speeding penalty and went on to win the Nationwide Series race at Nashville Superspeedway Saturday night.
The victory was the second this year for Edwards at the Nashville track. It was the fifth of the season for Edwards and gave him his 10th top-10 finish in NNS.
He led 125 of [...]
Brad Keselowski was quickest in qualifying Saturday afternoon and will start Saturday night’s Nationwide Series race at Nashville Superspeedway from the pole.
Keselowski’s fast lap was at 155.447 mph.
Second will be Steve Wallace while Carl Edwards will start third in the Federated Auto Parts 300.
Austin Dillon, who won Friday night’s Camping World Truck Series race at [...]
Larry Woody | Senior Writer
Gladeville, Tenn. – Talented young Tennessee racer Trevor Bayne says he has had no recurring problems from the mysterious illness that sidelined him earlier in the season.
“I feel fine, no problems at all,” Bayne said Friday at Nashville Superspeedway, where he will compete in Saturday’s Nationwide Series race.
“I’m scheduled to go [...]
Loudon, NH – Mark Martin congratulated Kyle Busch after the younger driver matched his record of 49 career NASCAR Nationwide Series victories Saturday at New Hampshire Motor Speedway.
Then he smiled and, speaking into a microphone that carried his words to the crowd at the track and to those watching the ESPN telecast, said, “And don’t [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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 [...]
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 [...]