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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 [...]

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 [...]