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Pedley: Farewell, Little Track That Couldn’t
Friday, 22 Oct, 2010 – 19:40 | 2 Comments
Pedley: Farewell, Little Track That Couldn’t

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
RacinToday.com
I thought the parking attendant guy had directed me to major trouble the first time I attended an event at Gateway International Raceway. T-bone trouble. I thought that as I inched my way through the cross-over and across backstretch and could see cars coming out of Turn 2.
But that’s Gateway. [...]

Today In Racin’: Sweet To Debut
Wednesday, 20 Oct, 2010 – 9:29 | Comments Off
Today In Racin’: Sweet To Debut

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News of the Day:
Kasey Kahne Racing driver and USAC open-wheel star, Brad Sweet, will make his Nationwide Series debut this weekend at Gateway International Raceway in the No. 11 Great Clips Camry.
The 24-year-old has made eight NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) starts in the No. 90 Great Clips Toyota Tundra, with one top-10 finish [...]

Keselowski Wins At CMS
Saturday, 16 Oct, 2010 – 7:28 | Comments Off
Keselowski Wins At CMS

Brad Keselowski stretched his Nationwide Series points lead to 450 points Friday night when he won the Dollar General 300 at Charlotte Motor Speedway.
The victory was the fifth of the season for the Penske Racing driver but first ever at the 1.5-mile Charlotte track.
“We had some pit strategy there in the middle of the race [...]

Charlotte Notes: Danica Will Be Back For More
Friday, 15 Oct, 2010 – 13:17 | Comments Off
Charlotte Notes: Danica Will Be Back For More

Concord, N.C. – Danica Patrick officially announced she would be back racing in NASCAR in 2011 on Friday.
During a press conference at the Charlotte Motor Speedway media center, she confirmed that she will drive four Nationwide Series races for JR Motorsports – Daytona, Las Vegas, Phoenix and Bristol.
The rest of her scheduled will be put [...]

Busch Wins His 12th Nationwide Race Of The Season
Saturday, 9 Oct, 2010 – 18:14 | One Comment
Busch Wins His 12th Nationwide Race Of The Season

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Kyle Busch won the Camping World 300 Nationwide Series race at Auto Club Speedway Saturday afternoon.
It was the 12th victory of the season for Busch in 25 starts.
“To get No. 12, it’s awesome,” he said.
The win was the 42nd of Busch’s career and moved him to within six of Mark Martin’s all-time record.
Busch was the [...]

Logano Takes NNS Race At Kansas Speedway
Saturday, 2 Oct, 2010 – 17:22 | One Comment
Logano Takes NNS Race At Kansas Speedway

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
RacinToday.com
Kansas City, Kan. – Joey Logano held off Joe Gibbs Racing teammate Kyle Busch and points leader Brad Keselowski over the final laps to win the Kansas Lottery 300 Nationwide Series race at Kansas Speedway Saturday afternoon.
To victory was the second of the season for Logano and the eighth of his [...]

JGR Rolls On In NNS
Saturday, 2 Oct, 2010 – 12:10 | Comments Off
JGR Rolls On In NNS

Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Joe Gibbs Racing took ownership of the front row for Saturday afternoon’s Kansas Lottery 300 Nationwide Series race at Kansas Speedway as it two drivers qualified first and second fastest on Saturday morning.
Joey Logano put his JGR Toyota on the pole with a speed of 173.645 mph, and teammate Kyle Busch [...]

NASCAR Notes: Buescher To 11, Truex Brother Act
Tuesday, 28 Sep, 2010 – 10:44 | Comments Off
NASCAR Notes: Buescher To 11, Truex Brother Act

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James Buescher will take the wheel of the No. 11 Toyota in this weekend’s Nationwide Series at Kansas Speedway.
He will replace Brian Scott, who, it was announced earlier this week, was let go by the Braun Racing team, which was recently acquired by Turner Motorsports.
Buescher will join teammate, Jason Leffler, who drives the Great Clips-sponsored [...]

Wimmer Wants Another Chance
Tuesday, 28 Sep, 2010 – 10:24 | Comments Off
Wimmer Wants Another Chance

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Scott Wimmer slowly nods along in agreement as it is suggested to him that he must be flattered that his phone rings when big-time race team owners need help launching the careers of people who have more sex appeal than driving chops, or more raw talent than experience.
But then, Wimmer [...]

Busch Wins Dover NNS Race
Saturday, 25 Sep, 2010 – 16:41 | Comments Off
Busch Wins Dover NNS Race

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Kyle Busch dominated Saturday’s Dover 200 Nationwide Series Saturday to get his 11th victory of the season.
The victory total is a new record for a season and Busch did it in just 23 races. Busch passed Sam Ard to get the record.
“Pretty spectacular,” he said of the record.
Busch started from the No. 2 spot but [...]