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Mustang To Compete in Nationwide Series Next Season
Tuesday, 28 Jul, 2009 – 15:30 | 2 Comments
Mustang To Compete in Nationwide Series Next Season

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Ford Racing announced Tuesday that it will race the Mustang brand in the NASCAR Nationwide Series next season.
It will mark the first time that Mustangs have raced in NASCAR.
Brian Wolfe, director of Ford North America Motorsports, made the announcement that Mustang will debut as part of NASCAR’s “new car” limited rollout in the 2010 Nationwide [...]

Edwards Wins NNS At O’Reilly
Saturday, 25 Jul, 2009 – 20:55 | Comments Off
Edwards Wins NNS At O’Reilly

Carl Edwards started from the back,  battled Kyle Busch  and then lead the final 15 laps at O’Reilly Raceway Park to win the Nationwide Series Kroger 200.
Busch finished second, with Matt Kenseth, Brad Keselowski and Steve Wallace rounding out the top 5.
The win was Edwards’ second in the Nationwide series this year.

Gateway Fails To Hold Back Busch
Sunday, 19 Jul, 2009 – 7:00 | Comments Off
Gateway Fails To Hold Back Busch

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Obliterate the name of Gateway International Raceway from the shrinking list of places which have shut down Kyle Busch on race day. Busch conquered Gateway, which is located just across the Mississippi River from St. Louis, Saturday night when he won the Missouri-Illinois Dodge Dealers 250 Nationwide Series [...]

Drivers Hope To Meet Opportunity In St. Louis
Saturday, 18 Jul, 2009 – 17:30 | Comments Off
Drivers Hope To Meet Opportunity In St. Louis

By Jeff Hood | Senior Correspondent
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Madison, Ill. – Saturday evening’s Missouri-Illinois Dodge Dealers 250 at Gateway International Raceway isn’t considered one of the marquee stops on the 35-race Nationwide Series schedule.
But for several drivers, this weekend’s stand-alone NASCAR event might just be the most important evening of their racing career.
Despite recording a victory at Kentucky [...]

Nationwide Rookie Class Is A Humdinger
Saturday, 18 Jul, 2009 – 8:00 | Comments Off
Nationwide Rookie Class Is A Humdinger

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Driver Jason Keller has been around the Nationwide Series garages for a while now. He’s seen the prospects and the can’t-miss phenoms and the never-will-haves come and go and in some cases, come back again.
Keller has seen the fat years for young drivers and he’s seen the Slim Fast years. [...]

Minter: Has Re-Start Rule Ushered In Era Of Anarchy?
Thursday, 16 Jul, 2009 – 17:06 | One Comment
Minter: Has Re-Start Rule Ushered In Era Of Anarchy?

By Rick Minter | Senior Writer
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Midweek observations:
* NASCAR’s double-file restart rules have added drama – and crashes – to races, and most fans and drivers are supportive of the new rules so far.
But there’s still no solution to the lack of action at the front of the pack once the field sets sail after a [...]

Villeneuve Gets Montreal Nationwide Ride
Tuesday, 14 Jul, 2009 – 10:20 | Comments Off
Villeneuve Gets Montreal Nationwide Ride

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Braun Racing announced that former Formula One World Champion Jacques Villeneuve drive the No. 32 Dollar General Toyota in the NAPA Auto Parts 200 Presented by Dodge at Circuit Gilles Villeneuve in Montreal.
It will be the second career NASCAR Nationwide Series start for Villeneuve at the world renowned road course named after his father, Gilles [...]

Logano Holds Off Busch To Get Nationwide Win
Friday, 10 Jul, 2009 – 21:29 | 2 Comments
Logano Holds Off Busch To Get Nationwide Win

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Joliet, Ill. – It was all Joe Gibbs Racing almost all of the time in Friday night’s Nationwide Series race at Chicagoland Speedway.
JGR driver Joey Logano won the Dollar General 300 and teammate Kyle Busch finished second. Between them, they dominated the laps-led stat.
The victory was third of the season [...]

Edwards On Nationwide Pole
Friday, 10 Jul, 2009 – 16:23 | Comments Off
Edwards On Nationwide Pole

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Joliet, Ill. – Carl Edwards will kick up his quest to deprive Kyle Busch of the 2009 Nationwide Series championship with a pole-position start in Friday night’s race at Chicagoland Speedway.
Edwards won the pole by posting a lap at 176.956 mph in the rain-delayed Friday afternoon qualifying session.
It was the [...]

Nationwide Series at Chicagoland
Friday, 10 Jul, 2009 – 10:44 | One Comment
Nationwide Series at Chicagoland

RacinToday.com’s exclusive video  of Thursday’s NASCAR Nationwide Series action from Chicagoland Speedway in Joliet, Ill.  (Video by reallyreallybig.com)