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Nashville – The pit-road preacher who gave perhaps the most memorable invocation in NASCAR history will have a chance for an encore performance.
Cliff Hawks, VP/GM of Nashville Superspeedway, says pastor Joe Nelms “will definitely be invited back next year.”
Nelms is minister of Family Baptist Church in Lebanon, Tenn., located a few miles from the Superspeedway [...]
By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
Clermont, Ind. – Brad Keselowski jumped ahead of Rickey Stenhouse Jr. on a green/white/checkered restart and went on to win the Kroger 200 NASCAR Nationwide Series race at Lucas Oil Raceway on Saturday night.
It was the second victory of the season for Keselowski, who won the series championship last season. [...]
Indianapolis – The much awaited Nationwide Series debut of Travis Patrana has been canceled because of an injury he suffered on Thursday night at the X-Games in Los Angeles.
Pastrana suffered a severe injury when a motorcycle trick he was attempting went awry. Pastrana went down and had to be carried off the track.
Michael Waltrip, co-owner [...]
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 [...]