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Hood: Serving Up Multiple Helpings Of Thanks
Thursday, 25 Nov, 2010 – 8:13 | One Comment
Hood: Serving Up Multiple Helpings Of Thanks

By Jeff Hood | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
Before carving the turkey, let’s take a moment and reflect on the just-completed NASCAR season:
I’m thankful for Jamie McMurray winning the Daytona 500, just a few months after it appeared he was headed for the unemployment line.
I’m thankful Brad Keselowski wasn’t injured after Carl Edwards decided to retaliate at 190 miles [...]

Hood: A Long, Awarding Season
Sunday, 21 Nov, 2010 – 7:31 | One Comment
Hood: A Long, Awarding Season

By Jeff Hood | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
The longest season in all of sports concludes on today when the checkered flag waves over the Ford 400 at Homestead-Miami Speedway.
Today, all eyes in the motorsports world will be focused on Denny Hamlin, Kevin Harvick and Jimmie Johnson as they battle for the Sprint Cup trophy.
The champions in NASCAR’s Nationwide and Camping [...]

Busch Wins Homestead NNS Race
Saturday, 20 Nov, 2010 – 19:30 | Comments Off
Busch Wins Homestead NNS Race

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Kyle Busch put himself in contention for a final-weekend-of-the-NASCAR-season sweep Saturday night when he won the Ford 300 Nationwide Series race at Homestead-Miami Speedway.
Busch, who won Friday night’s Ford 200 Camping World Truck Series race at Homestead and will be in Sunday’s Ford 400 Sprint Cup race, took the lead from Kevin Harvick with 22 [...]

Logano On NNS Pole
Saturday, 20 Nov, 2010 – 13:05 | Comments Off
Logano On NNS Pole

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Joey Logano will start Saturday afternoon’s Ford 300 Nationwide Series from the pole.
Logano won the pole with a qualifying lap at 171.499 mph earlier on Saturday. It was the eighth pole of the season for Logano. He also has two victories.
Kyle Busch, Logano’s Joe Gibbs Racing teammate, was second fastest in qualifying session with a [...]

Edwards Wins NNS Race At PIR
Saturday, 13 Nov, 2010 – 18:38 | Comments Off
Edwards Wins NNS Race At PIR

Carl Edwards made it two Nationwide Series victories in a row Saturday afternoon when he won the Wypall 200 at Phoenix International Raceway.
Edwards, who won last weekend at Texas Motor Speedway, led a race-best 153 laps.
To get the victory, his fourth of the season, he had to hold off  Kevin Harvick over the final 25 [...]

Logano To Start From Pole In NNS
Saturday, 13 Nov, 2010 – 13:44 | Comments Off
Logano To Start From Pole In NNS

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Joey Logano captured the pole for Saturday afternoon’s Nationwide Series race at Phoenix International Raceway. The Joe Gibbs Racing driver set a new track record with his run.
Carl Edwards of Roush Fenway Racing will start the race second.
Third was Justin Allgaier in a Penske Racing Dodge.
Kevin Harvick and Kyle Busch were fourth and fifth respectively.
The [...]

Cup Notes: Cupcake Eating Needs Attention
Wednesday, 10 Nov, 2010 – 7:01 | 2 Comments
Cup Notes: Cupcake Eating Needs Attention

Brad Keselowski’s clinching of the 2010 Nationwide Series championship, the first ever in NASCAR for him and his car owner Roger Penske, came on the same Saturday afternoon that the University of Georgia stomped a small-school Football Championship Subdivision opponent, Idaho State, in college football and Auburn beat up on an undermanned Chattanooga team.
The three [...]

Scott Moving To Gibbs
Saturday, 6 Nov, 2010 – 17:03 | Comments Off
Scott Moving To Gibbs

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Fort Worth, Texas – Joe Gibbs Racing will add Brian Scott to its already formidable NASCAR Nationwide Series lineup in 2011 with a simple directive.
“We’re looking forward to running for a driver’s championship next year with Brian,” J.D Gibbs, president of JGR, said during a news conference announcing the deal [...]

Keselowski Finds Nice Gift For Wealthy Owner
Saturday, 6 Nov, 2010 – 14:21 | Comments Off
Keselowski Finds Nice Gift For Wealthy Owner

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Fort Worth, Texas – Brad Keselowski clinched his first NASCAR Nationwide Series championship Saturday afternoon at Texas Motor Speedway, and in the process posed a timely answer to one life’s enduring mysteries.
“It’s hard to give a billionaire something, you know?” said Keselowski, referring to team-owner and motorsports mogul Roger Penske. [...]

Buescher P1 In NNS At TMS
Friday, 5 Nov, 2010 – 19:03 | Comments Off
Buescher P1 In NNS At TMS

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Texas native James Buescher claimed the pole for Saturday’s Nationwide Series race at Texas Motor Speedway with a lap at 189.281 mph on Friday evening.
Buescher, from nearby Plano, knocked Kevin Harvick off the pole late in the session.
Harvick’s fast lap was at 189.069 mph.
Carl Edwards will start third in the O’Reilly Auto Parts Challenge as [...]