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Keselowski On Nationwide Pole
Saturday, 27 Feb, 2010 – 13:35 | Comments Off
Keselowski On Nationwide Pole

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Brad Keselowski broke the track record Saturday en route to earning the pole for the Nationwide Series event at Las Vegas International Speedway.
Keselowski posted a lap at 185.427 mph in the morning qualifier for the afternoon Sam’s Town 300 race.
The previous record for qualifying was 182.451 mph and was set a year ago by Scott [...]

More Changes At Roush
Tuesday, 23 Feb, 2010 – 15:01 | Comments Off

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Roush Fenway Racing announced changes to its Nationwide Series operation on Tuesday.
Drew Blickensderfer will take over as crew chief on the No. 60 Nationwide team with driver Carl Edwards effective immediately. Mike Kelley, who had served in that position, will assume the role of competition director for Roush Fenway’s Nationwide Series effort, and Mike Beam [...]

Kyle Busch Edges Biffle For Exciting NNS Victory
Saturday, 20 Feb, 2010 – 20:07 | Comments Off
Kyle Busch Edges Biffle For Exciting NNS Victory

Kyle Busch passed Greg Biffle for the lead on the final lap and won Saturday’s Stater Bros. 300 Nationwide Series Race at Auto Club Speedway.
The margin of victory .05 seconds.
“That’s crazy,” Busch said. “That’s some racing there.”
Biffle finished second, Brad Keselowski was third and Carl Edwards was fourth.
Joey Logano led 130 of 150 laps but [...]

Logano On NNS Pole; Danica 36th
Saturday, 20 Feb, 2010 – 14:27 | Comments Off
Logano On NNS Pole; Danica 36th

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Joey Logano won the pole for Saturday afternoon’s Stater Brothers 300 Nationwide Series race at Auto Club Speedway with a lap at 181.282 mph.
It was Logano’s eighth career pole.
Logano’s Joe Gibbs Racing teammate, Kyle Busch, qualified second fastest.
Third was  Brian Scott, who had the best qualifying effort of his Nationwide career, while Carl Edwards [...]

Pedley: Danica Earning Her Respect
Friday, 19 Feb, 2010 – 8:29 | One Comment
Pedley: Danica Earning Her Respect

I don’t know Danica Patrick very well at all. I’ve interviewed her a couple of times and have been in on a dozen, maybe 20, group interviews with her. I have interviewed friends and family, been to her hometown in Illinois to poke around and have read a lot about her.
But know her? Very few [...]

Stewart Following The Path Of Earnhardt Sr.
Saturday, 13 Feb, 2010 – 19:05 | Comments Off
Stewart Following The Path Of Earnhardt Sr.

By Mike Harris | Senior Writer
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Daytona Beach, Fla. – Shades of the late, great Dale Earnhardt.
Tony Stewart knows how to win everything at Daytona International Speedway except the big one – the Daytona 500.
Smoke did it again Saturday, holding off fellow Sprint Cup stars Carl Edwards and Kevin Harvick, along with Nationwide Series regular Justin [...]

Harris: Danica Learns Hard Lessons
Saturday, 13 Feb, 2010 – 17:16 | One Comment
Harris: Danica Learns Hard Lessons

Daytona Beach, Fla. – Danica Patrick seems to have as many detractors as fans, and her NASCAR debut in Saturday’s Drive4COPD 300 Nationwide Series race gave both plenty of fodder.
On the minus side, the diminutive IndyCar glamour girl quickly slid from her 15th-place starting position and eventually lost the lead draft. On her second pit [...]

Minter: Money Decides Nationwide Field
Saturday, 13 Feb, 2010 – 12:15 | 2 Comments
Minter: Money Decides Nationwide Field

Daytona Beach, Fla. – Qualifying procedures at Daytona International Speedway can be confusing for sure. The line-up for the Daytona 500 is set by a combination of qualifying results, the finishing order of the 150-mile qualifying races, car owner points and past champion provisionals. Even to many veteran observers, the line-up remains a mystery until [...]

Stock Car Racing A Three-Letter Word For Danica
Thursday, 11 Feb, 2010 – 14:54 | One Comment
Stock Car Racing A Three-Letter Word For Danica

By Mike Harris | Senior Writer
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Daytona Beach, Fla. – As the stock car learning process continues for Danica Patrick, the one word that keeps popping out of her mouth is “fun.’’
“I’m still having fun now,’’ Patrick said Thursday during a press conference in a packed Daytona International Speedway infield media center. “I’m still enjoying it [...]

Danica’s NASCAR Education Begins In Daytona
Wednesday, 10 Feb, 2010 – 18:44 | Comments Off
Danica’s NASCAR Education Begins In Daytona

By Mike Harris | Senior Writer
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Daytona Beach, Fla. – The stock car education of Danica Patrick reached a new level Wednesday in the first NASCAR Nationwide Series practice of the 2010 season.
It didn’t take Patrick long to figure out the difference between the ARCA car she raced to an impressive sixth-place finish last Saturday at [...]