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Pedley: Roush Acts Like Roush After Landmark Win
Saturday, 18 Apr, 2009 – 10:15 | 2 Comments
Pedley: Roush Acts Like Roush After Landmark Win

 
By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Jack Roush is one of those. He is one of those people who simply will not let the emotional wall down so others can get a peek.
Friday night in Phoenix, the emotional masons were out there doing their best to change all that. They were flailing away at the wall [...]

Biffle Gives Roush Victory No. 100 In Nationwide
Friday, 17 Apr, 2009 – 23:06 | Comments Off
Biffle Gives Roush Victory No. 100 In Nationwide

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Greg Biffle held off Jason Leffler on a green-white-checker restart to win the Nationwide Series race at Phoenix International Raceway Friday night.
In getting the victory, Biffle gave team-owner Jack Roush his 100th victory.
Leffler finished second, Brad Keselowski was third and Joey Logano was fourth in the Bashas’ 200.
Kyle Busch took over the series points lead [...]

Edwards On Nationwide Pole, Logano Second
Friday, 17 Apr, 2009 – 18:04 | Comments Off
Edwards On Nationwide Pole, Logano Second

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Carl Edwards was the fastest qualifier in the Nationwide Series Friday afternoon and will start Friday night’s race from the pole.
Edwards is the series points leader.
Qualifying second fastest was Joey Logano, the winner of last weekend’s Nationwide race in Nashville.
Logano was followed by Paul Menard and Greg Biffle.
Kyle Busch, who is second in points, was [...]

Carpentier Signs To Drive Waltrip Nationwide Car
Wednesday, 15 Apr, 2009 – 19:00 | Comments Off
Carpentier Signs To Drive Waltrip Nationwide Car

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NAPA Auto Parts announced that Canadian driver Patrick Carpentier will be a competitor in the NAPA Auto Parts 200 as the NASCAR Nationwide Series crosses the border for the third year in a row to compete at the Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve on Parc Jean Drapeau, Aug. 30. Carpentier and NAPA Auto Parts entered into an agreement [...]

It’s McDowell’s Nationwide Career That Is Rolling Now
Wednesday, 15 Apr, 2009 – 15:22 | One Comment
It’s McDowell’s Nationwide Career That Is Rolling Now

By Rick Minter | Senior Writer
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It was a scene that would make even the most cynical person feel good about the sport of NASCAR racing. Michael McDowell, who lost his Sprint Cup ride last year and is running a partial Nationwide Series schedule this year, had just rolled to a stop after putting his No. [...]

Earnhardt Says Jimmy Means Meant a Lot To Him
Sunday, 12 Apr, 2009 – 20:51 | 9 Comments
Earnhardt Says Jimmy Means Meant a Lot To Him

By Rick Minter | Senior Writer
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Gladeville, Tn. – NASCAR’s biggest star and the people of Huntsville, Ala., have something in common these days. They both recognize Huntsville resident Jimmy Means as a true American hero.
Dale Earnhardt Jr. for years has been vocal and enthusiastic in his support of Means, a journeyman driver in the series [...]

Minter: Road To Nashville Lined With Memories
Sunday, 12 Apr, 2009 – 20:45 | Comments Off
Minter: Road To Nashville Lined With Memories

By Rick Minter | Senior Writer
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For reasons that no one can fully explain, Nashville Superspeedway, one of the finest facilities in motorsports, struggles to attract paying customers. Saturday’s 300-miler was no exception.
But if everyone’s Nashville memories were as cherished as mine, the grandstands would be overflowing.
On two occasions in the past, I’ve chosen Nashville races [...]

Logano Wins, Refuses To Be Busch-Whacked
Sunday, 12 Apr, 2009 – 8:49 | Comments Off
Logano Wins, Refuses To Be Busch-Whacked

By Larry Woody |  Senior Writer
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GLADEVILLE, Tn. – Here’s the setup:
Joey Logano, cool beyond his years (18) peeked in his rear-view mirror during the waning laps of Saturday’s Nationwide 300 and saw temperamental teammate Kyle Busch – the driver who’s most loath to lose – straining to catch up.
Jittery? Not Joey.
“I wasn’t nervous,” said Logano [...]

Nationwide Rolling Toward Tough Times?
Saturday, 11 Apr, 2009 – 20:26 | 5 Comments
Nationwide Rolling Toward Tough Times?

By Larry Woody | Senior Writer
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NASHVILLE  – As Sprint Cup interlopers continue to raid NASCAR’s second-tier Nationwide Series, scooping up prize money and sponsorships, the question arises:
Can the series survive?
“I don’t see the doom and gloom at this juncture, but our antenna is up,” says team owner Gary Baker. “Right now we’re seeing full fields [...]

Nemechek Takes A Costly Tumble
Saturday, 11 Apr, 2009 – 20:22 | 8 Comments
Nemechek Takes A Costly Tumble

By Rick Minter | Senior Writer
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GLADEVILLE, Tn. – As a driver/owner with limited sponsorship in NASCAR’s Nationwide and Sprint Cup series, Joe Nemechek has to watch every dollar that’s spent.
On Lap 216 of Saturday’s Nationwide 300 at Nashville Superspeedway, he saw about 60,000 of them go up in a big cloud of dust and smoke. [...]