Articles in NASCAR - Nationwide Series
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
Larry Woody | Senior Writer
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 [...]
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 [...]
By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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 [...]
By Rick Minter | Senior Writer
I read on the Internet yesterday that National Speed Sport News was ceasing publication. I guess I’m just like most everybody else these days. I get my racing news online for free, but I also wonder when the point will come where those who gather the racing news just can’t [...]
In racin’ news today, Monday, March 21:
(This package contains items on Tony Kanaan signing with KV; Jennifer Jo Cobb signing with new team; Paul Tracy getting ride for 500; Townsend Bell getting ride at Sam Schmidt; Bryan Herta adding new driver.)
Tony Kanaan’s offseason of discontent is over.
Kanaan, the 2004 IZOD IndyCar Series champion, will run [...]
Kyle Busch was, well, Kyle Busch at Bristol Motor Speedway on Saturday as he won the Nationwide Series race with relative ease.
Busch, who swept three races in one weekend at Bristol last year, beat Kasey Kahne to the finish line by .5 seconds in the Scotts Easy Seed 300 Saturday.
He led 266 laps in getting [...]
By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
Not all the action was on the race track at Las Vegas Motor Speedway last weekend. And some action which took place in the garages may find its way into a courtroom.
The non-racing action involved drivers Robby Gordon and Kevin Conway. The two reportedly had angry words and much more [...]