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Stewart Dances Way To Nationwide Victory At Daytona
Saturday, 19 Feb, 2011 – 15:59 | One Comment
Stewart Dances Way To Nationwide Victory At Daytona

Tony Stewart won the Nationwide Series race at Daytona International Speedway Saturday afternoon and, of course, it was as a result of another round of Noah’s Ark racing.
Stewart edged Clint Bowyer by inches to get the victory in the Drive4COPD 300.
Landon Cassill, who pushed Stewart from 11th place to the victory over the final laps, [...]

Bowyer On NNS Pole; Danica Fourth
Friday, 18 Feb, 2011 – 17:43 | Comments Off
Bowyer On NNS Pole; Danica Fourth

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Clint Bowyer won the pole of Saturday’s Drive4COPD 300 Nationwide Series race at Daytona International Speedway Friday.
Bowyer, the 2008 Nationwide champion, posted a lap of 180.821 mph in his Richard Childress Racing Chevrolet.
Landon Cassill was second fastest  with a lap of 180.600 mph and will start next to Bowyer on the front row Saturday in [...]

They’re Talking Racin’ At Speedweeks Media Day
Thursday, 10 Feb, 2011 – 10:04 | One Comment
They’re Talking Racin’ At Speedweeks Media Day

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Today, Thursday, Feb. 10, is media day for Speedweeks. All of the top drivers in NASCAR are being paraded into a big tent at Daytona International Speedway to stand before microphones and notebooks.
Some of the words coming out of their mouths are witty, pithy, informative and entertaining. Some words, well, [...]

Danica’s 2011 Schedule Unveiled
Wednesday, 9 Feb, 2011 – 10:57 | 2 Comments
Danica’s 2011 Schedule Unveiled

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Danica Patrick, the 28-year-old racer who transitioned into NASCAR Nationwide Series competition last year with JR Motorsports in the No. 7 GoDaddy.com Chevrolet, has finalized her 2011 Nationwide Series plans. JR Motorsports general manager Kelley Earnhardt, on behalf of the team and primary sponsor GoDaddy.com, announced those plans today.
Patrick’s tour will closely resemble her [...]

Baker Curb Halts Operations
Saturday, 29 Jan, 2011 – 14:25 | Comments Off
Baker Curb Halts Operations

By Larry Woody | Senior Writer
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Nashville – Baker Curb Racing, a veteran Nationwide Series team, has suspended operations indefinitely due to lack of funding RacinToday.com has learned.
Team co-owner Gary Baker said the team has not officially folded. He said it will re-open its doors if and when a sponsor is found. However, with the season [...]

Woody: Single-Title Rule Won’t Cure Nationwide Series’ Woes
Tuesday, 18 Jan, 2011 – 8:06 | 4 Comments
Woody: Single-Title Rule Won’t Cure Nationwide Series’ Woes

By Larry Woody | Senior Writer
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NASCAR deserves credit for its reported change that will limit drivers to one championship a season. It is intended to provide some relief for its second-tier Nationwide Series, in which
Nationwide-only teams are gasping for air.
Unfortunately it probably won’t help.
The new rule will prevent big-league Cup drivers from making off with [...]

Pedley: Double-Dip Ban A Singularly Good Idea
Wednesday, 12 Jan, 2011 – 12:55 | 3 Comments
Pedley: Double-Dip Ban A Singularly Good Idea

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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If media reports from this week prove correct, NASCAR will allow drivers to compete for championship points in only one of its major series at a time. The hope, obviously, is that the move will help pump more life into the Nationwide Series. The question is, will that hope be [...]

Racin’ Notes: Martin To Be A Three-Series Driver
Wednesday, 12 Jan, 2011 – 11:00 | Comments Off
Racin’ Notes: Martin To Be A Three-Series Driver

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Racin’ notes for Wednesday, Jan. 12:
Turner Motorsports announced the addition of Mark Martin, to its 2011 driver line-up.
Martin will pilot the No. 32 Dollar General Impala in NASCAR Nationwide Series events at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, Auto Club Speedway, Michigan International Speedway and Kentucky Speedway with crew chief, Trent Owens, calling the shots. He [...]

To All: A Big Thank You And A Happy New Year
Saturday, 1 Jan, 2011 – 11:48 | 3 Comments
To All: A Big Thank You And A Happy New Year

If you are reading this, then my big hope for 2011 has been realized. And I sincerely thank you.
RacinToday.com is heading into its third year of publication. I guess the cliched thing to say about that is something like, “Gee, we really didn’t think we would make it through one year.”
But we kind of did. [...]

Independent Action: RAB Takes Big Step Forward
Thursday, 30 Dec, 2010 – 8:11 | 2 Comments
Independent Action: RAB Takes Big Step Forward

By Rick Minter | Senior Writer
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For those who would like to see NASCAR’s Nationwide Series be something more than mostly Cup Lite, there was a bit of encouraging news last week.
Independent Nationwide car owners Robby Benton and Brack Maggard, the guys who pulled off a major upset when they won at Montreal this past season [...]