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Loudon Notes: Keselowski On NNS Pole
Friday, 25 Jun, 2010 – 18:01 | One Comment
Loudon Notes: Keselowski On NNS Pole

By Jeff Hood | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
Loudon, N.H. – Points leader Brad Keselowski captured the pole for this afternoon’s New England 200 Nationwide Series race with a speed of 129.657 mph during qualifying Saturday morning at New Hampshire Motor Speedway.
It was the sixth series pole for Keselowski, who has three victories this season.
Carl Edwards, the winner of [...]

Patrick Brings Momentum To Loudon
Wednesday, 23 Jun, 2010 – 16:48 | 8 Comments
Patrick Brings Momentum To Loudon

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
RacinToday.com
When Danica Patrick returns to NASCAR this weekend at New Hampshire Motor Speedway, she won’t be alone. Coming with her is a healthy does of momentum.
Will it help?
Good question, she said this week. And the answer? Tune in on Saturday.
“It’s still a whole new weekend with expectation levels and people [...]

NASCAR Braces For Another Bout Of Danicamania
Wednesday, 23 Jun, 2010 – 6:52 | 3 Comments
NASCAR Braces For Another Bout Of Danicamania

By Mike Harris | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
Here we go again. It’s time for Danica Patrick’s return to her stock car apprenticeship after spending four months in her full-time ride in the IZOD IndyCar Series.
The open-wheel glamour queen precipitated a major case of DanicaMania at the beginning of the season when she finished sixth in an ARCA race, [...]

Hood: Some Ramblings From Road America
Saturday, 19 Jun, 2010 – 20:04 | 2 Comments
Hood: Some Ramblings From Road America

By Jeff Hood | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
Elkhart Lake, Wis. – If you’ve ever had an opportunity to meet me, you likely know my passions are (in no particular order) racing, racing and…racing.
So when duty called at 5:30 a.m. today, hitting the snooze button on the alarm clock following four hours of sleep at my home near [...]

Edwards Gets First Victory Of The Season
Saturday, 19 Jun, 2010 – 18:25 | 3 Comments
Edwards Gets First Victory Of The Season

Carl Edwards passed Jacques Villeneuve for the lead in Turn One on a restart with nine laps to go and went on to win the Bucyrus 200 Nationwide series race at Road America in Elkhart Lake, Wis. on Saturday afternoon.
Edwards, who had started from the pole and dominated the race at the 4.048-mile road course [...]

Villeneuve: Road America One Of World’s Best
Saturday, 19 Jun, 2010 – 6:14 | 2 Comments
Villeneuve: Road America One Of World’s Best

Some NASCAR fans shook their heads sideways when it was announced that the Nationwide Series race which had been held at the Milwaukee Mile oval was being moved to 14-turn, 4.048-mile Road America.
Not Jacques Villeneuve. He nodded his head up and down.
“It’s always been one of my favorite tracks,” Villeneuve said in a phone [...]

Minter: Fans Used To Flock To See The Flocks
Friday, 18 Jun, 2010 – 6:46 | 2 Comments
Minter: Fans Used To Flock To See The Flocks

By Rick Minter | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
With NASCAR’s return to Road America this weekend for the first time since 1956, maybe there will be some media attention focused on the winner of that long-ago race.
This year’s event is for the second-tier Nationwide Series. The only other NASCAR race at Road America was for the division now [...]

Logano Holds Off Edwards To Win At Kentucky
Saturday, 12 Jun, 2010 – 22:03 | Comments Off
Logano Holds Off Edwards To Win At Kentucky

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Joey Logano made headlines Saturday night for the right reasons.
Logano won his first Nationwide Series race of the season Friday night when he captured the Meijer 300 at Kentucky Speedway.
The victory was the seventh of Logano’s career in the series. It was his third from the pole at Kentucky.
It came a weekend after he was [...]

Nationwide Notes: They Going For The Bonus, Baby
Friday, 11 Jun, 2010 – 16:56 | 2 Comments
Nationwide Notes: They Going For The Bonus, Baby

Sparta, Ky. – Saturday night’s Meijer 300 at Kentucky Speedway is the second of four Nationwide Insurance “Dash 4 Cash” bonus events that pays an extra $25,000 to the race winner.
Kevin Harvick captured a $25,000 bonus from Nationwide Insurance by winning at Nashville Superspeedway in April.
There’s a good chance the bonus will be distributed again this weekend.
Two-time defending race champion [...]

Colin Braun Back In No. 16
Wednesday, 9 Jun, 2010 – 18:00 | One Comment
Colin Braun Back In No. 16

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Colin Braun will make his return to the No. 16 Con-way Freight Ford this weekend at Kentucky Speedway after giving way to new teammate Brian Ickler for two races.
This is Braun’s first time back in the car after a 10th-place finish at Dover International Speedway three weeks ago, his highest finish of the season. Last weekend, Braun practiced the [...]