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New Crew Chief For Stenhouse
Tuesday, 13 Apr, 2010 – 15:40 | Comments Off

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Roush Fenway Racing has named veteran Mike Kelley as crew chief of the No. 6 Nationwide team with driver Ricky Stenhouse Jr. effective immediately. Kelley joined Roush Fenway in 2002 as car chief of the No. 97 team under Jimmy Fennig and has since gone on to contribute to Roush Fenway’s 2004 Sprint Cup [...]

McMurray In, Bires Out At JRM
Tuesday, 13 Apr, 2010 – 12:42 | Comments Off
McMurray In, Bires Out At JRM

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Kelly Bires is out and Jamie McMurray is in as driver of the No. 88 Nationwide car at JR Motorsports the team revealed today.
The move is effective immediately and McMurray will be in the car this coming weekend at Texas Motor Speedway, general manager and co-owner Kelley Earnhardt said.
Also officially announced Tuesday was news that Johnny [...]

Kyle Busch Wins Nationwide Race
Friday, 9 Apr, 2010 – 23:18 | One Comment
Kyle Busch Wins Nationwide Race

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Kyle Busch passed Brad Keselowski for the lead with five laps to go and hung on to win the Bashas’ Supermarkets 300 Nationwide Series race Friday night at Phoenix International Raceway.
Kevin Harvick also got by Keselowski late in the race to finish second.
Keselowski finished third but took the series points lead away from Carl Edwards.
Busch got [...]

NASCAR Penalizes Leffler
Tuesday, 6 Apr, 2010 – 16:37 | Comments Off
NASCAR Penalizes Leffler

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NASCAR has placed Jason Leffler, driver of the No. 38 car in the NASCAR Nationwide Series, on probation for the next three NASCAR Nationwide Series events for a rule violation he committed during the race at Nashville Superspeedway on April 3.
Leffler’s probation will run until April 28 of this year.
Officially, Leffler was found to have [...]

Harvick Remembers Way To Victory Circle
Saturday, 3 Apr, 2010 – 18:13 | 2 Comments
Harvick Remembers Way To Victory Circle

Larry Woody | Senior Writer
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Gladeville, Tenn. – It had been four years since Kevin Harvick’s last visit to Nashville Superspeedway, and he said he had a little trouble finding his way through the garage area.
But Harvick remembered the way to Victory Circle – last visited by him here in 2006 – after sailing to a [...]

Nashville Notes: Logano Steamed
Friday, 2 Apr, 2010 – 18:09 | Comments Off
Nashville Notes: Logano Steamed

By Jeff Hood | Senior Writer
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Gladeville, Tenn. – The final laps of Nationwide Series races at Auto Club Speedway and Bristol Motor Speedway this season weren’t kind to Joey Logano.
The 19-year-old driver was on the receiving end of contact from fellow competitors at the conclusion of each event.
When asked if the 1.33-mile Nashville Superspeedway is [...]

Allgaier Adjusting Well To Life As NASCAR winner
Friday, 2 Apr, 2010 – 16:39 | Comments Off
Allgaier Adjusting Well To Life As NASCAR winner

By Jeff Hood | Senior Writer
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Gladeville, Tenn. – There’s been little downtime over the past two weeks for Justin Allgaier, the newest first-time winner in NASCAR’s Nationwide Series.
Following his dramatic victory at Bristol Motor Speedway last month, the second-year driver known as “Little Gator” has been on a whirlwind schedule during the days leading up [...]

Lagasse Challenges Cup Raiders
Friday, 2 Apr, 2010 – 6:31 | Comments Off
Lagasse Challenges Cup Raiders

Nashville – With eight Sprint Cup drivers in the field along with at least two more former big-leaguers, Saturday’s Nationwide race at Nashville Superspeedway has the strongest lineup in its 10-year history.
But one Nationwide-only driver, Scott Lagasse, had this to say about that:
“Bring ‘em on.”
“Personally I look forward to racing against the Cup drivers,” said [...]

Mikey Kile Gets His Big Break
Thursday, 25 Mar, 2010 – 6:59 | Comments Off
Mikey Kile Gets His Big  Break

By Jeff Hood | Senior Writer
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Talladega, Ala. – Mikey Kile had plenty of reasons to be ecstatic on Wednesday at Talladega Superspeedway.
The 27-year-old Louisiana native set fast time during the morning session of the ARCA Racing Series presented by RE/MAX and Menards test at the mammoth 2.66-mile tri-oval.
Kile was also beaming over the announcement that he’ll [...]

Allgaier Captures First Nationwide Victory
Saturday, 20 Mar, 2010 – 16:08 | One Comment
Allgaier Captures First Nationwide Victory

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Justin Allgaier held off Penske Racing teammate Brad Keselowski to win the Scotts Turf Builder 300 at Bristol Motor Speedway on Saturday.
The victory was the first of Allgaier’s Nationwide Series career.
“Couldn’t be happier to be here. Unbelievable,” Allgaier said. “I hope this is the first of many.”
Keselowski, who had won the pole for the [...]