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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 [...]

Petree Not A Big Fan Of Starting And Parking
Tuesday, 8 Jun, 2010 – 7:03 | 8 Comments
Petree Not A Big Fan Of Starting And Parking

Larry Woody | Senior Writer
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Nashville – ESPN commentator Andy Petree thinks its time for NASCAR to take the “start” out of start-and-park racing.
“I hate it and I don’t think it should be permitted,” Petree said in response to a question about the controversial practice prior to last week’s Nationwide Series race in Nashville.
“I guess if [...]

Practice Makes Perfect For Keselowski
Saturday, 5 Jun, 2010 – 22:15 | Comments Off
Practice Makes Perfect For Keselowski

Larry Woody | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
Gladeville, Tenn. – Extra effort paid off for Brad Keselowski.
Keselowski said coming in for a Friday practice session in preparation for Saturday night’s Nationwide race at Nashville Supespeedway – while two other Sprint Cup double-dippers elected to skip it and remain at Pocono – helped propel him to victory in the [...]

Woody: Nashville Team Smokin’ – For Now
Saturday, 5 Jun, 2010 – 11:09 | One Comment
Woody: Nashville Team Smokin’ – For Now

Larry Woody | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
Nashville – Is a promising season for Baker Curb Racing about to go up in smoke?
Maybe that’s not the correct term, since it’s “smokeless” that’s the issue.
A federal ban on smokeless tobacco advertising by sports teams goes into effect June 22 and will cost the Nashville-based team its Red Man Tobacco [...]

Nationwide Point Standings About To Scramble
Friday, 4 Jun, 2010 – 18:41 | 2 Comments
Nationwide Point Standings About To Scramble

By Jeff Hood | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
Gladeville, Tenn. – Come late Saturday night, look for the NASCAR Nationwide Series driver standings to experience a major shakeup about the same time the Grand Ole Opry closes up shop across town for the umpteenth time.
Four of the top 10 drivers in NASCAR’s junior circuit will skip Saturday evening’s [...]