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Ragan Gets A Nationwide Win
Friday, 21 Aug, 2009 – 21:30 | Comments Off
Ragan Gets A Nationwide Win

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David Ragan blew past leader Carl Edwards on a green-white-checkered restart and hung on to win the Nationwide Series race at Bristol Motor Speedway Saturday night.
The victory came with the yellow flag waving as a wreck caused by Steve Wallace prevented a green-flag finish and any hope for an exciting finish.
Brad Keselowski, who was involved [...]

Brian Keselowski Gives Himself The Hook In Nationwide Series
Thursday, 20 Aug, 2009 – 13:17 | One Comment
Brian Keselowski Gives Himself The Hook In Nationwide Series

By Jeff Hood | Senior Writer
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In baseball vernacular, team manager Brian Keselowski walked to the mound and gave himself the hook.
After failing to qualify for last month’s NASCAR Nationwide Series Kroger 200 at O’Reilly Raceway Park in Indianapolis, the 27-year-old driver from Rochester Hills, Mich. made one of the most difficult decisions in his racing career.
After [...]

Keselowski Wins Michigan Wild One
Saturday, 15 Aug, 2009 – 16:50 | Comments Off
Keselowski Wins Michigan Wild One

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Brad Keselowski took advantage of a last-lap on-track battle between Brian Vickers and Kyle Busch – a battle which continued on into the pits after the race – to win Saturday’s Nationwide Series race at Michigan International Speedway.
Afterward, Busch called Vickers stupid, Vickers called Busch a cry baby and Keselowski [...]

Vickers Collects Nationwide Pole
Saturday, 15 Aug, 2009 – 11:45 | Comments Off
Vickers Collects Nationwide Pole

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Brian Vickers is pole perfect at Michigan International Speedway this weekend.
On Saturday morning, Vickers won the pole for the Nationwide series race which will be run later in the afternoon.
That pole victory came a day after Vickers won the pole for Sunday’s Sprint Cup race at MIS in his Red Bull Racing Toyota Camry.
Trevor Bayne [...]

Nationwide’s Matt Carter Is A Driver And A Racer
Wednesday, 12 Aug, 2009 – 8:49 | Comments Off
Nationwide’s Matt Carter Is A Driver And A Racer

By Jeff Hood | Senior Writer
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When Brandon Whitt and Specialty Racing parted ways following the NASCAR Nationwide Series’ visit to The Milwaukee Mile in June, team manager Doug Taylor didn’t have to look very far for a replacement.
For the past two years, Taylor’s Ford Fusions have been housed in Statesville, N.C. in a shop owned [...]

Ambrose Wins Again at Watkins Glen
Saturday, 8 Aug, 2009 – 20:37 | Comments Off
Ambrose Wins Again at Watkins Glen

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Watkins Glen, N.Y. – Marcos Ambrose pulled a fast one on Kyle Busch Saturday at Watkins Glen International, where the Australian road-racing specialist is now a back-to-back NASCAR Nationwide Series winner.
Ambrose took the lead from Busch on Lap 64 of the Zippo 200 with a self-described “bomb” of an inside [...]

Stenhouse Has Found A Home In Nationwide Series
Monday, 3 Aug, 2009 – 12:08 | One Comment
Stenhouse Has Found A Home In Nationwide Series

By Jeff Hood | Senior Writer
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Newton, Ia. – Following a successful rookie campaign last season in the ARCA RE/MAX Series highlighted by victories at Kentucky and Pocono, Roush Fenway Racing driver Ricky Stenhouse Jr. stood at a crossroads.
The former USAC National Sprint and Midget standout lobbied team owner Jack Roush during the offseason for another [...]

Keselowski Beats Back Busch In Iowa
Saturday, 1 Aug, 2009 – 18:25 | Comments Off
Keselowski Beats Back Busch In Iowa

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Brad Keselowski passed Kyle Busch with eight laps to go and hung to win the U.S. Cellular 250 Nationwide Series race at Iowa Speedway Saturday afternoon.
The finished capped an exciting final 50 or so laps which saw Keselowski and Busch exchange the lead a couple of times and attempt to exchanged it many more times.
The [...]

NASCAR Set To Announce Plans For Nationwide COT
Saturday, 1 Aug, 2009 – 7:48 | Comments Off
NASCAR Set To Announce Plans For Nationwide COT

By Jeff Hood | Senior Writer
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Newton, Ia. – NASCAR is expected to notify Nationwide Series teams as soon as next week if the Car of Tomorrow will make its debut on that circuit at Talladega in April or the July race at Daytona next season.
Three days after gathering with Nationwide Series team owners at NASCAR’s R&D [...]

Nationwide Race In Iowa Has Set Rusty’s Tongue To Racing
Friday, 31 Jul, 2009 – 7:56 | One Comment
Nationwide Race In Iowa Has Set Rusty’s Tongue To Racing

By Jeff Hood | Senior Writer
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Newton, Ia. – Rusty Wallace looked like a proud papa Thursday morning moments after landing at the airport overlooking Iowa Speedway.
As 51 teams began preparations for this weekend’s inaugural Nationwide Series race at the .875-mile D-shaped oval, one of Wallace’s first duties was to brag to a group of reporters [...]