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Keselowski Wins At Dover
Saturday, 30 May, 2009 – 16:09 | Comments Off
Keselowski Wins At Dover

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Brad Keselowski went from third to first in the first turn of the penultimate lap on a green-white-checkered restart, and scored the win in Saturday’s Heluva! Good 200 Nationwide race. 
Polesitter Joey Logano and his teammate Kyle Busch had dominated the event until the final restart, and were one two, when Busch, who was the race [...]

Logano On Pole For Nationwide Race
Saturday, 30 May, 2009 – 10:59 | Comments Off
Logano On Pole For Nationwide Race

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Joey Logano won the pole Saturday morning for the Heluva Good! 200 Nationwide race.  
Logano set a Nationwide track record, circling the concrete one mile oval at 155.959 MPH, more than two tenths of a second ahead of David Ragan, who qualified second. 
Logano made his Nationwide series debut one year ago this weekend at Dover, [...]

Jeffrey Earnhardt To Make Nationwide Debut At Dover
Tuesday, 26 May, 2009 – 15:44 | Comments Off
Jeffrey Earnhardt To Make Nationwide Debut At Dover

By Rick Minter | Senior Writer
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Concord, N.C. – There may be a bright future for Dale Earnhardt Inc. after all, thanks to a sometimes overlooked branch of the famous family.
Last week at the unveiling of the Walk of Fame in downtown Mooresville, Teresa Earnhardt represented her late husband Dale Earnhardt Sr. and was flanked by [...]

Bliss Wins Rain-Shortened Nationwide Race
Saturday, 23 May, 2009 – 22:40 | Comments Off
Bliss Wins Rain-Shortened Nationwide Race

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Yellow flags and rain fell at just the right times for Mike Bliss Saturday night at Lowe’s Motor Speedway and the result was his first Nationwide Series victory in 83 races.
The final batch of rain began to fall with 32 laps to go in the race. Two laps later, NASCAR officials brought the field into [...]

Edwards Tops Nationwide Qualifying
Saturday, 23 May, 2009 – 17:20 | Comments Off
Edwards Tops Nationwide Qualifying

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Carl Edwards will start Saturday night’s Nationwide Series race from the pole as a result of posting the fastest qualifying run earlier on Saturday.
Edwards did a qualifying lap at 183.175 mph at Lowe’s Motor Speedway.
Starting second tonight will be Kyle Busch, who is the series points leader. Busch enters the race 37 points ahead of [...]

Fitzpatrick, KHI Reach New Deal
Thursday, 21 May, 2009 – 9:15 | Comments Off
Fitzpatrick, KHI Reach New Deal

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Kevin Harvick Inc. (KHI) announced today that J.R. Fitzpatrick will compete for the team in selected events in both the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series and the NASCAR Nationwide Series throughout the remainder of the 2009 season.
 The Cambridge, Ontario, Canada native will pilot a KHI entry in eight NASCAR Camping World Truck Series events, beginning [...]

Nationwide Crew Chief Fined
Wednesday, 13 May, 2009 – 11:08 | Comments Off

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NASCAR announced that Michael Allen, crew chief for the No. 91 Chevrolet driven by Terry Cook in the NASCAR Nationwide Series, has been fined due to rule violations during this past Friday’s event at Darlington Raceway.
Allen was fined $2,500 for violating Section 12-1 (actions detrimental to stock car racing); 12-4-1 (any determination by NASCAR officials [...]

RCR Makes Nationwide Crew Chief Change
Tuesday, 12 May, 2009 – 15:00 | Comments Off
RCR Makes Nationwide Crew Chief Change

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Richard Childress Racing has made changes to the crew chief positions of the No. 29 Holiday Inn/Holiday Inn Express team and No. 2 Chevrolet team.
Doug Randolph will assume the crew chief duties for RCR’s No. 29 Holiday Inn/Holiday Inn Express Chevrolet while Dan Deeringhoff, who led Clint Bowyer to the 2008 NASCAR Nationwide Series championship, [...]

Reality Pays Visit To NASCAR Nation
Monday, 11 May, 2009 – 15:50 | One Comment
Reality Pays Visit To NASCAR Nation

By Larry Woody | Senior Writer
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I met Kevin Grubb only a couple of times but I was impressed by what a nice guy he seemed to be.
He was always open and friendly, smiling and outgoing even as the first dark clouds began to rumble over his racing career.
In 2004 Grubb was suspended by NASCAR for [...]

Kenseth Captures Nationwide Win at Darlington
Friday, 8 May, 2009 – 20:30 | Comments Off
Kenseth Captures Nationwide Win at Darlington

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Darlington Raceway actually looked pretty easy to tame for Kyle Busch Friday night. Until two laps to go, at least.
Busch, who led all but 10 laps in the  Diamond Hill Plywood 200 Nationwide Series race at Darlington, suffered a flat tire and had to pit under caution while having the fastest car and while leading [...]