Articles in NASCAR - Nationwide Series
By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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 [...]
By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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. [...]
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 [...]
Fort Worth, Texas – Justin Allgaier’s once-promising NASCAR Nationwide Series career at Penske Racing apparently will continue at Turner Motorsports in 2011.
Turner Motorsports, which acquired Braun Racing late last month, has scheduled a news conference Friday afternoon at Texas Motor Speedway, reportedly to introduce Allgaier as part of its expanding driver lineup for next season.
There’s an old saying that good things come to he who waits. Well, Roger Penske has waited and waited and waited for a NASCAR championship.
Twenty-seven years The Captain has waited. But, thanks to Brad Keselowski, it appears the wait is over.
Keselowski goes into Saturday’s Nationwide Series race at Texas with an insurmountable 485-point lead over [...]
It kind of slipped under the radar, but an honest-to-gosh good ‘ol NASCAR boy from Spartanburg, S.C., scored his first-ever top-10 in the Nationwide Series on Saturday in the final race at Gateway International Speedway.
Jeremy Clements, who comes from a long line of NASCAR racers, finished 10th in the No. 04 Boudreaux’s Butt Paste Chevy [...]
Brad Keselowski passed Mike Bliss for the lead at the whitle flag and went on to win the 5-Hour Energy 250 Nationwide Series race at Gateway International Raceway on Saturday afternoon.
The victory was the sixth of the season for Keselowski, who is the series’ points leader.
Bliss, driving a Kevin Harvick Inc. car, was second – [...]
By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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. [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]