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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
RacinToday.com
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 [...]

Dale Jarrett Talks Feuds, Paybacks and Coverage
Thursday, 18 Mar, 2010 – 6:32 | Comments Off
Dale Jarrett Talks Feuds, Paybacks and Coverage

Larry Woody | Senior Writer
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With emotions at a fever pitching heading into this week’s race at Bristol – NASCAR’s most cantankerous track – the media has to walk a fine line between pro wresting and Masterpiece Theater.
That’s the opinion of Dale Jarrett, who will be calling Saturday’s Nationwide race for ESPN, even as all eyes [...]

Harvick Captures Vegas Victory
Saturday, 27 Feb, 2010 – 20:47 | Comments Off
Harvick Captures Vegas Victory

Kevin Harvick snatched the lead away from Denny Hamlin on a restart lap with 25 lapst to go Saturday night, checked out and went on to win the the Sam’s Town 300 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
The margin of victory was just about 1.3 seconds.
“We got in clean air and we were gone,” Harvick’s crew [...]

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 [...]