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NASCAR announced today the 2011 schedule for its three national series, highlighted by several key changes for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series.
“The adjustments and realignment of the 2011 NASCAR Sprint Cup schedule will make for an exciting race season next year,” said NASCAR Chairman and CEO Brian France. “The revised schedule provides better situated dates [...]
By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
NASCAR Nationwide Series driver Robert Richardson Jr. has scheduled a follow-up visit with a physician in Texas early this week after briefly blacking-out during a crash with 13 laps remaining in Saturday’s Carfax 250 at Michigan International Speedway.
A 28-year-old native of McKinney, Texas, Richardson was involved in a crash with [...]
By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
Cage-match, fists dipped in broken glass-style feud? What cage match, fists dipped in broken glass-style feud?
Brad Keselowski and Carl Edwards played nice on the race track in the Nationwide Series Carfax 250 on Saturday. And then, after Keselowski creamed Edwards on a restart with nine laps to go and went [...]
Brad Keselowski won the pole on Saturday morning for Saturday afternoon’s Carfax Nationwide Series race at Michigan International Speedway.
Keselowski, the series’ runaway points leader, posted a fast lap of 179.556 mph in his Penske Racing Dodge.
The pole was the fourth of the season in the series for Keselowski, who also has three victories.
Eighteen-year-old Ryan Truex, making [...]
By Jeff Hood | Senior Writer
Brooklyn, Mich. – The sights and sounds of the new Nationwide Series cars filled the air at Michigan International Speedway on Thursday during a six-hour practice session on the 2-mile, D-shaped oval.
The new car, which debuted last month during Dale Earnhardt Jr.’s victory at Daytona, will see action for the [...]
Marcos Ambrose made the tough Watkins Glen International road course look easy Saturday as he won the Nationwide Series race.
The victory in the Zippo 200 was the third straight in the series at The Glen for Ambrose.
“Just huge for us,” Ambrose said. “This is really sweet.”
Joey Logano was second and Kevin Harvick was third.
“He’s the [...]
Marcos Ambrose on Saturday morning won the pole for Saturday’s afternoon Nationwide Series race at Watkins Glen International.
His fast lap was at 122.410 mph, a new track record.
Joey Logano was second fastest while Kevin Harvick was third at the eight-turn road course.
Carl Edwards was fourth fastest and Kyle Busch was fifth.
Kyle Busch passed Kevin Harvick for the lead with 24 laps to go and went on to win the U.S. Cellular 250 Nationwide Series race at Iowa Speedway on Saturday night.
Busch led 183 of the first 250 laps but surrendered the lead to Harvick on a pit stop with about 50 laps to go. Havrick [...]
By Jeff Hood | Senior Writer
Newton, Iowa – Iowa Speedway has not formally requested a second Nationwide Series date in 2011.
But officials at the 7/8-mile oval that plays host to the second annual U.S. Cellular 250 tonight in front of a sold out crowd will gladly listen if NASCAR is willing to offer.
“We’re confident we’ll [...]
In racin’ news today:
Elliott Sadler held off Kasey Kahne after the second of two green-white-checkered restarts to win the Pocono Mountains 125 Camping World Truck Series race at Pocono Raceway Saturday afternoon.
The victory was Sadler’s first in the truck series.
Kahne finished second and Matt Crafton was third.
Sadler has now won races in all three of [...]