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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
RacinToday.com
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. [...]

Edwards The Lone Star In TMS Nationwide Race
Friday, 8 Apr, 2011 – 21:50 | Comments Off
Edwards The Lone Star In TMS Nationwide Race

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Carl Edwards dominated the O’Reilly Auto Parts 300 Nationwide Series race at Texas Motor Speedway on Friday night as he led 169 laps en route to the victory.
The victory was Edwards’ first of the year in the series. It was the first for the Ford Mustang in the series.
“This is a huge night for Mustang [...]

Edwards On NNS Pole At TMS
Friday, 8 Apr, 2011 – 17:02 | Comments Off
Edwards On NNS Pole At TMS

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Carl Edwards won the pole for Friday night’s Nationwide Series race at Texas Motor Speedway on Friday afternoon.
Edwards turned a fast lap at 178.938 mph in his Roush Fenway Racing Ford Fusion.
Second fastest was Brad Keselowski, the defending series champion, in a Penske Racing Dodge. His top lap was at 178.743 mph.
Starting third tonight will [...]

New NASCAR Team Bound For Nashville?
Wednesday, 6 Apr, 2011 – 8:24 | Comments Off
New NASCAR Team Bound For Nashville?

Nashville, Tenn. – A Canadian businessman has purchased some of the assets of Baker Curb Racing and reportedly plans to locate a new NASCAR team in Nashville, with aspirations to eventually compete in the Sprint Cup Series.
Sources say Go Canada Racing, owned by Toronto millionaire Steve Meehan, will make its debut in the April 23 [...]

Surprise! Nationwide Leader Likes New System
Wednesday, 6 Apr, 2011 – 6:34 | Comments Off
Surprise! Nationwide Leader Likes New System

Larry Woody | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
Nashville, Tenn. – You figure you already know the answer when you ask Ricky Stenhouse Jr. the question:
How does he like the new NASCAR rule that prevents full-time Sprint Cup drivers from competing for the second-tier Nationwide Series championship?
“It’s cool,” said Stenhouse. “I like it just fine.”
No wonder; thanks to the [...]

Racin News: Reutimann To Sub For Injured Truex
Thursday, 31 Mar, 2011 – 17:01 | Comments Off
Racin News: Reutimann To Sub For Injured Truex

In racin’ news today, Thursday, March 31:
Pastrana-Waltrip Racing announced that David Reutimann will drive the No. 99 Toyota Camry in the April 8 Nationwide race at Texas Motor Speedway while Ryan Truex recovers from wrist surgery.
Reutimann replaces rookie points leader Truex, who underwent corrective surgery this week to repair a fractured right wrist.
“I hurt my [...]

Kyle Busch ‘Steals’ A Nationwide Victory
Saturday, 26 Mar, 2011 – 18:59 | Comments Off
Kyle Busch ‘Steals’ A Nationwide Victory

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Kyle Busch said he did not win Saturday’s Nationwide Series race. He said that his crew chief, Jason Ratcliff, did.
And truth be told, Busch had a great point.
On Ratcliff’s orders, Busch took just two tires on his Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota during a green flag pit stop with 13 laps [...]