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Rain Forces Changes In Darlington
Friday, 8 May, 2009 – 15:30 | Comments Off

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Rain has forced cancelation of quailfying for the Nationwide Series race at Darlington Raceway and has pushed back qualifying for the Sprint Cup series.
So, in tonight’s Nationwide race, the field will line up according to owner points. Kyle Busch will be on the pole and Ryan Newman will be on the outside of the first [...]

Tonight, It’s The Morgan Shepherd 250
Friday, 8 May, 2009 – 13:20 | Comments Off
Tonight, It’s The Morgan Shepherd 250

By Jeff Hood | Senior Correspondent
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Darlington, S.C. – There’s no stopping 67-year-old Morgan Shepherd, NASCAR’s ageless wonder who is scheduled to make his 250th career start in the Nationwide Series when the green flag waves on tonight’s Diamond Hill Plywood 200 at Darlington Raceway.
 “Keep roller skating, I reckon,” said Shepherd, who is frequently seen scooting [...]

Trent Owens Trades In Wheel For Wrench
Thursday, 7 May, 2009 – 8:32 | One Comment
Trent Owens Trades In Wheel For Wrench

By Rick Minter | Senior Writer
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Trent Owens’ story is a familiar one in the NASCAR garage. The Darlington, S.C. native and nephew of Richard Petty started out with dreams of being a big-time race driver, but that didn’t turn out to be in the cards for him.
So, like many of his peers, he turned his [...]

Johnny Davis is NASCAR’s Past – And Future?
Wednesday, 6 May, 2009 – 17:02 | One Comment
Johnny Davis is NASCAR’s Past – And Future?

By Rick Minter | Senior Writer
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David Green has become a fixture in the NASCAR series now known as Nationwide. Over 19 years, he has nine wins and was the 1994 champion. He’s driven for some of the most powerful teams in the sport, including Hendrick Motorsports.
But last year, when he was about to go a [...]

Nationwide Crew Member Suspended
Tuesday, 5 May, 2009 – 15:48 | Comments Off

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Richard Gray, a licensed crew member for the No. 177 team in the NASCAR Nationwide Series, has been indefinitely suspended from NASCAR for violating the sanctioning body’s substance abuse policy.
On April 30, Gray was found to have violated Sections 12-1 (actions detrimental to stock car racing) and 7-5 (violation of the NASCAR substance abuse policy) [...]

Keller Nationwide Effort Showing Promise
Monday, 4 May, 2009 – 15:55 | Comments Off

By Larry Woody | Senior Writer
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Nashville – It hasn’t won yet, but it’s getting closer.
Nashville-based Baker Curb Racing, with veteran Jason Keller at the wheel, has put together back-to-back top-10 finishes to climb to 7th in the NASCAR Nationwide Series ratings – the highest in the team’s history at this juncture of the season.
“We’re showing [...]

Busch Smokes Edwards In Richmond Nationwide race
Saturday, 2 May, 2009 – 8:57 | Comments Off
Busch Smokes Edwards In Richmond Nationwide race

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Kyle Busch took the lead with 21 laps to go on a restart and held it the rest of the way to win Friday night’s NASCAR Nationwide Series Lipton Tea 250 at Richmond International Raceway.
The victory allowed Busch to pad his points lead over Carl Edwards, who finished second at Richmond.
Busch’s lead is now 82 [...]

Kyle Busch Holds Off Edwards In Nationwide At Richmond
Friday, 1 May, 2009 – 21:08 | Comments Off
Kyle Busch Holds Off Edwards In Nationwide At Richmond

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Kyle Busch took the lead with 21 laps to go on a restart and held it the rest of the way to win Friday night’s NASCAR Nationwide Series Lipton Tea 250 at Richmond International Raceway.
The victory allowed Busch to pad his points lead over Carl Edwards, who finished second at Richmond.
Busch’s lead is now 82 [...]

Kenseth Earns Nationwide Pole
Friday, 1 May, 2009 – 16:17 | Comments Off
Kenseth Earns Nationwide Pole

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Matt Kenseth, winner of the first two Sprint Cup Series races of the season, won the pole for Friday night’s Nationwide Series race.
Kenseth knocked Mike Bliss off the pole at Richmond International Raceway with a lap at 124.821 mph around the .75-mile oval Friday afternoon.
Bliss held on to the outside pole with a lap at [...]

Ragan Victory Came At Right Time, Right Place
Sunday, 26 Apr, 2009 – 17:55 | Comments Off
Ragan Victory Came At Right Time, Right Place

By Rick Minter | Senior Writer
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Talladega, Ala. – David Ragan’s first major NASCAR victory, a last-lap thriller in Saturday’s Nationwide Series race at Talladega, was a long time coming. It followed 185 winless starts in the Sprint Cup, Nationwide and Camping World Truck Series.
It actually was a lot longer than that.
The Ragan family from Unadilla, [...]