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Hood: Nationwide Drivers Reap Their Awards
Saturday, 28 Nov, 2009 – 8:29 | One Comment
Hood: Nationwide Drivers Reap Their Awards

By Jeff Hood | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
I wound up attending 33 of this year’s 35 NASCAR Nationwide Series races.
A brief back injury forced me to skip the circuit’s lone stop in, of all places, Las Vegas in February.
I intentionally passed on going across the border later in the year for the road course race in Montreal. I had a [...]

Busch Wins Race, Championship
Saturday, 21 Nov, 2009 – 19:21 | 2 Comments
Busch Wins Race, Championship

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Kyle Busch finished off his Nationwide Series championship with flair Saturday when he won the Ford 300 at Homestead-Miami Speedway.
And NASCAR officials got the victory in the feud between Denny Hamlin and Brad Keselowski.
Busch  got the victory by holding off Carl Edwads –who was on fresher tires after pitting on the final caution – over [...]

Edwards Wins, Busch’s Title On Hold
Saturday, 14 Nov, 2009 – 19:02 | Comments Off
Edwards Wins, Busch’s Title On Hold

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Kyle Busch will have to wait one more week to celebrate his 2009 Nationwide Series championship.
On  Saturday in the Able Body Labor 200 at Phoenix International Raceway, Busch finished ninth and, with Carl Edwards winning and collecting maxmium points, Busch came up two finishing positions short of what he needed to clinch.
As a result, Busch [...]

The News Is Mixed On Fates Of Old Tracks
Thursday, 12 Nov, 2009 – 7:31 | Comments Off
The News Is Mixed On Fates Of Old Tracks

By Rick Minter | Senior Writer
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For many a racing person, old race tracks are like their grandparents’ farm. Even if the crops and cows are gone, they’re still very special places in the heart. That feeling comes to mind these days as the old Nashville Fairgrounds track appears headed for the wrecking ball like the [...]

Two In The Hand for Busch at TMS
Saturday, 7 Nov, 2009 – 15:39 | One Comment
Two In The Hand for Busch at TMS

Fort Worth, Texas – Kyle Busch took another bow at Texas Motor Speedway Saturday afternoon. And on Sunday, he might just thumb his nose at the NASCAR record book.
Busch followed up his win in NASCAR’s Camping World Truck Series Friday night with another Victory Lane visit after dominating the O’Reilly Challenge Nationwide Series event in [...]

Kenseth Claims Nationwide Pole
Friday, 6 Nov, 2009 – 20:11 | Comments Off
Kenseth Claims Nationwide Pole

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Matt Kenseth on Friday won the pole for Saturday’s NASCAR Nationwide Series race at Texas Motor Speedway by turning a lap at 187.201 mph.
Right behind Kenseth was his Roush Fenway Racing teammate, David Ragan, who had a lap at 186.548 mph.
Jason Leffler was third, Kasey Kahne fourth and Kevin Harvick fifth.
Series points-leader Kyle Busch was [...]

Townley Heads To RCR
Friday, 6 Nov, 2009 – 17:11 | Comments Off

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Richard Childress Racing has partnered with Zaxby’s, a southeast favorite for Buffalo wings and chicken fingers, to be the primary sponsor for a NASCAR Nationwide Series team in 2010 with John Wes Townley as their driver.
The fast-casual restaurant chain includes more than 410 restaurants throughout the Southeast.
Townley, 19, is completing his first full season of [...]

Nationwide’s Future Tests Talladega
Monday, 2 Nov, 2009 – 17:49 | Comments Off
Nationwide’s Future Tests Talladega

Talladega, Ala. – Eight drivers got a glimpse at the future of the NASCAR Nationwide Series on Monday during a six-hour test of the circuit’s new car at Talladega Superspeedway.
James Buescher, Jeff Burton, Kevin Harvick and Kelly Bires shook down Chevrolet Impalas as Justin Allgaier logged laps in Dodge’s new Challenger.
Roush Fenway Racing’s Colin Braun [...]

Talladega Notes: Bumping Bumped
Saturday, 31 Oct, 2009 – 17:05 | 2 Comments
Talladega Notes: Bumping Bumped

Drivers get black-flagged by officials in Sprint Cup races for goofy driving all the time. But during practice?
That is exactly what happened at Talladega Superspeedway as NASCAR called Michael Waltrip into the pits during practice.
Officials had warned drivers about dangerous bump-drafting at Talladega prior to the practice and when Waltrip started banging on the rear [...]

Memphis Blues: Track Shuts Down
Friday, 30 Oct, 2009 – 12:19 | 3 Comments
Memphis Blues: Track Shuts Down

Larry Woody | Senior Writer
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Nashville – Dover Motorsports’ surprise announcement on Friday that it is closing Memphis Motorsports Park was bittersweet news for Cliff Hawks.
Hawks is VP/GM of Nashville Superspeedway  – another Dover facility – which will inherit the 2010 NASCAR truck race that had been scheduled at Memphis. While the Nashville track can use [...]