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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
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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 [...]

Hamlin Dominates, Wins at Richmond
Friday, 29 Apr, 2011 – 20:35 | Comments Off
Hamlin Dominates, Wins at Richmond

Denny Hamlin won the Bubba Burgers 250 Nationwide Series race at Richmond International Raceway on Friday night when his closest pursuers began running out of fuel with less than 10 laps to go.
Hamlin, who led 199 of 251 laps, had the victory sealed for him when, a lap after a restart with two laps to [...]

Edwards Wins Richmond NNS Pole
Friday, 29 Apr, 2011 – 15:52 | Comments Off
Edwards Wins Richmond NNS Pole

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Carl Edwards won the pole for Friday night’s Bubba Burger 250 Nationwide Series race at Richmond International Raceway on Friday afternoon.
Edwards’ pole-winning lap was at 125.046 mph.  It is his fourth pole of the season.
Edwards, in a Roush Fenway Racing Ford, has two victories in the series this season. He has 31 victories in his [...]

Minter: Top Drivers Not Putting Up Top Numbers
Friday, 29 Apr, 2011 – 6:37 | Comments Off
Minter: Top Drivers Not Putting Up Top Numbers

A few random observations on a sunny morning in Georgia after a night of scary storms, one of which hit awfully close to Atlanta Motor Speedway, a track that was devastated by a tornado back in 2005.
The new rules that prevents drivers from competing for points in more than one division has put some new [...]

New ‘Go Canada’ Nationwide Team Is On The Go
Sunday, 24 Apr, 2011 – 7:07 | 2 Comments
New ‘Go Canada’ Nationwide Team Is On The Go

Larry Woody | Senior Writer
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Nashville, Tenn. – Go Canada Racing, a new NASCAR team owned by a Canadian businessman and based in Nashville, made its debut in Saturday’s Nationwide race at Nashville Superspeedway and announced big plans for the future.
Team owner Steve Meehan said his plan is to run “about’’ 10 Nationwide races and two [...]

Busch Wins ‘Crazy’ Talladega Nationwide Series race
Saturday, 16 Apr, 2011 – 17:18 | 3 Comments
Busch Wins ‘Crazy’ Talladega Nationwide Series race

Kyle Busch won the Aaron’s 312 Nationwide Series race at Talladega Superspeedway on Saturday afternoon and in restrictor-plate racing 2011 style, got essential help from drafting partner  Joey Logano.
Logano finished second.
Joe Nemechek finished third and Brad Keselowski was fourth.
Elliott Sadler, the polesitter, was fifth and Daytona 500 winner Trevor Bayne was sixth.
The race was wild [...]

Sadler Leads NNS Qualifying
Friday, 15 Apr, 2011 – 12:43 | Comments Off
Sadler Leads NNS Qualifying

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Elliott Sadler won the pole for Saturday’s Nationwide Series race at Talladega Superspeedway on Friday afternoon.
Driving a Kevin Harvick Inc. Chevrolet, Sadler’s fast lap in qualifying for the Aaron’s 312 was at 170.558 mph.
Second fastest was Clint Bowyer in a Richard Childress Racing Chey. Bowyer laid down a fast lap at 179.373 mph.
Dale Earnhardt Jr. [...]