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Edwards On NNS Pole in Las Vegas
Saturday, 5 Mar, 2011 – 13:16 | Comments Off
Edwards On NNS Pole in Las Vegas

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Carl Edwards won the pole for Saturday’s Sam’s Town 300 Nationwide Series race at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
Edwards posted a lap at 181.824 mph in qualifying Saturday morning in his Roush Fenway Racing Ford.
Kyle Busch, the winner of last weekend’s NNS race at Las Vegas, was second fastest in a Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota.
Third was [...]

Kyle Busch Wins NNS Race; Moves In On Desert Sweep
Saturday, 26 Feb, 2011 – 19:33 | Comments Off
Kyle Busch Wins NNS Race; Moves In On Desert Sweep

Kyle Busch won the Bashas’ Supermarkets 200 Nationwide Series race at Phoenix International Raceway on Saturday night, giving himself a shot at earning a NASCAR weekend sweep.
Busch, who won Friday’s Camping World Truck Series race, can complete the three-race sweep with a victory in Sunday’s Sprint Cup race.
In the Nationwide race, Busch led every one [...]

Busch Nabs NNS Pole
Saturday, 26 Feb, 2011 – 15:23 | Comments Off
Busch Nabs NNS Pole

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Kyle Busch, who won Friday night’s Camping World Truck Series race at Phoenix International Raceway, won the pole for Saturday’s Nationwide Series race at PIR.
Busch posted a lap at 134.298 mph, which set the track record.
Carl Edwards was second fastest in qualifying for the race, which is scheduled to begin at 2 p.m. Eastern on [...]

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
RacinToday.com
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 [...]