Articles in NASCAR - Nationwide Series
By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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 [...]
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 [...]
The starting grid for Saturday afternoon’s Nationwide Series race at Dover International Speedway will feature an all Joe Gibbs Racing front row.
Joey Logano will be on the pole for the Dover 200 and Kyle Busch will be in P2.
Logano’s fast lap was at 154.308 mph. Busch had a lap at 154.143 mph.
Logano will be going [...]
Kevin Harvick managed hold off Brad Keselowski over the final laps of Friday night’s Nationwide Series Race at Richmond International Raceway and escape with the victory.
The margin of victory for Harvick over points-leader Keselowski was .2 seconds.
Harvick, who won the pole for the race earlier in the day, led a race-best 170 laps.
The victory was [...]
Kevin Harvick on Friday afternoon won the pole for Friday night’s Nationwide Series race at Richmond International Raceway.
Harvick’s fast lap was at 123.990 mph.
Second fastest was Clint Bowyer, Harvick’s Sprint Cup teammate at Richard Childress Racing.
Bowyer turned a fast lap at 123.88 7 mph.
Brad Keselowski of Penske Racing, the series points leader, qualified third fastest.
By Jeff Hood | Senior Writer
Richmond, Va. – The NASCAR Nationwide Series’ new car made its short track debut during a six-hour test at Richmond International Raceway on Thursday.
The new vehicle, which has a distinctive showroom look on the nose and tailpiece, has already seen action at Daytona and Michigan this season.
It will be in competition for [...]
By Rick Minter | Senior Writer
Hampton, Ga. – Two entities that have been beaten down in recent times emerged victorious on Saturday night at Atlanta Motor Speedway.
Jamie McMurray, the driver Roush Fenway Racing decided to put on the street to meet NASCAR’s limit of four drivers per race team, outran the Nationwide Series’ best drivers [...]
Kasey Kahne was fastest at Atlanta Motor Speedway, grabbing the Coors Light Pole for the Nationwide series Great Clips 300. Kyle Busch will start second, with Reed Sorenson, Ryan Newman and Carl Edwards filling the other top five spots.
By Jeff Hood | Senior Writer
Hampton, Ga. – Jeff Gordon reminisced Saturday morning about his role in what is arguably the most-famous finish in the 50-year history of Atlanta Motor Speedway.
Just weeks following the death of Dale Earnhardt, Kevin Harvick pulled off an improbable victory after edging Gordon by inches at the 1.54-mile oval in [...]
There’s no Camping World Truck Series race at the Atlanta Motor Speedway this weekend, but Max Papis, a recent convert to driving full time in the trucks, will be there nevertheless.
Four years after he began walking the paddocks in search of a way to the winner’s circle in NASCAR, Papis once again will be working [...]