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Nationwide Notes: MIS Is New Car Showroom
Friday, 13 Aug, 2010 – 7:00 | One Comment
Nationwide Notes: MIS Is New Car Showroom

By Jeff Hood | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
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 [...]

Ambrose Wins The Glen – Again
Saturday, 7 Aug, 2010 – 16:04 | Comments Off
Ambrose Wins The Glen – Again

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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 [...]

Ambrose Wins NNS Pole
Saturday, 7 Aug, 2010 – 9:40 | Comments Off
Ambrose Wins NNS Pole

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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 Becomes The King Of Corn Country
Saturday, 31 Jul, 2010 – 21:17 | Comments Off
Kyle Busch Becomes The King Of Corn Country

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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 [...]

Iowa Interested In Second Nationwide Date
Saturday, 31 Jul, 2010 – 18:40 | Comments Off
Iowa Interested In Second Nationwide Date

By Jeff Hood | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
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 [...]

Racin’ News Today: Sadler Gets His First Truck Victory
Saturday, 31 Jul, 2010 – 10:28 | Comments Off
Racin’ News Today: Sadler Gets His First Truck Victory

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 [...]

Nashville Will Not Follow Gateway Out The Door
Friday, 30 Jul, 2010 – 14:42 | One Comment
Nashville Will Not Follow Gateway Out The Door

By Larry Woody | Senior Writer
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Dover Motorsports has canceled next year’s NASCAR races at Gateway International Raceway in Madison, Illinois, after closing the company’s Memphis track last year – a dismal reminder about the sport’s financial state of affairs.
However, another Dover track, Nashville Superspeedway, is making plans for the 2011 season and track spokesman Cliff [...]

NNS Notes: Carl On Best Behavior
Sunday, 25 Jul, 2010 – 4:32 | Comments Off
NNS Notes: Carl On Best Behavior

By Jeff Hood | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
Clermont, Ind. – A week after punting Brad Keselowski to win in St. Louis, a gentler and kinder Carl Edwards showed up in the suburbs of Indianapolis Saturday night.
A green-white-checkered finish to the NASCAR Nationwide Series Kroger 200 at O’Reilly Raceway Park gave Edwards an opportunity to line up alongside [...]

Busch wins at ORP
Saturday, 24 Jul, 2010 – 21:10 | Comments Off
Busch wins at ORP

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Kyle Busch held off Carl Edwards  at O’Reilly Raceway Park Saturday night.
His first place finish at the Kroger 200 was his fifth win in his last six starts in the Nationwide series.
Aric Almirola finished third. Trevor Bayne and Reed Sorenson rounded out the top five.

Edwards, Keselowski Stand Their Ground
Friday, 23 Jul, 2010 – 15:19 | Comments Off
Edwards, Keselowski Stand Their Ground

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
RacinToday.com
Indianapolis – Those hoping that five days of reflection would cause Brad Keselowski and Carl Edwards to reinterpret what happened between them on the final lap of last Saturday night’s Nationwide Series race were wasting their hopes.
Friday at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, the two drivers stood fast with their did-not/did too [...]