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Scott Wimmer Shifts Into Survival Mode
Thursday, 9 Apr, 2009 – 8:52 | One Comment
Scott Wimmer Shifts Into Survival Mode

By Rick Minter | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
Fame and good fortune can be fleeting things, especially in racing. Scott Wimmer knows all about that. He’s shown flashes of brilliance behind the wheel in NASCAR’s top divisions, but he can’t seem to capitalize on them.
It’s been that way for years. In the fall of 2000, Wimmer came to [...]

Daytona Survivor Sheltra Is Driving Again
Thursday, 9 Apr, 2009 – 8:50 | One Comment
Daytona Survivor Sheltra Is Driving Again

By Rick Minter | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
Some comeback stories are almost too good to be true. Patrick Sheltra’s falls in to that category.
His saga begins at Daytona International Speedway back in February, where he competed in the 200-mile ARCA race.
ARCA races at Daytona can be risky ventures as relatively inexperienced drivers take on one the fastest [...]

Keller Likes Racing, Loves Winning
Tuesday, 7 Apr, 2009 – 10:15 | Comments Off
Keller Likes Racing, Loves Winning

 
By Larry Woody | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
NASHVILLE – Jason Keller has made more starts than any other driver in the history of the Busch/Nationwide Series.
Big deal, he says.
“I don’t want to be known as just the guy who started the most races,” Keller says. “I want to win races and compete for championships.”
But to win he [...]

Kyle Busch Dominates Texas Nationwide Race
Saturday, 4 Apr, 2009 – 18:49 | Comments Off
Kyle Busch Dominates Texas Nationwide Race

 
By John Sturbin |Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
Fort Worth, Texas – Kyle Busch was “bad fast” Saturday afternoon at Texas Motor Speedway, and the Nationwide Series record book took a beating because of it.
Busch won the O’Reilly 300 in dominating fashion, leading an event- record 178 of 200 laps around the 1.5-mile TMS quadoval en route to victory [...]

Busch Breezes To Nationwide Pole In Texas
Thursday, 2 Apr, 2009 – 21:15 | One Comment
Busch Breezes To Nationwide Pole In Texas

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
Fort Worth, Texas – Kyle Busch will bid for an unprecedented third consecutive NASCAR Nationwide Series victory at Texas Motor Speedway Saturday from the best seat in the house, and with a double shot at history.
On a day when high wind warnings and occasional gusts from 50 to 60 mph [...]

Menard and Cook Fast At Texas
Thursday, 2 Apr, 2009 – 16:28 | Comments Off

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Fort Worth, Texas – Terry Cook and Paul Menard paced the opening two practices Friday for the O’Reilly 300 NASCAR Nationwide Series race at Texas Motor Speedway.
Cook, driver of the No. 91 MSRP Motorsports Chevrolet, led the opening session at 185.995 mph. He was followed by David Ragan (184.426 mph) and Tony Stewart (183.492 mph). [...]

Spring Break
Tuesday, 24 Mar, 2009 – 19:42 | Comments Off
Spring Break

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For Nationwide Series competitors, March has been similar to spring break. This weekend will be the third open week for the series this year, and all three have come during March. 
Las Vegas Motor Speedway and Bristol have been the two tracks that have hosted races this month. So competitors better enjoy this weekend; it will [...]

Earnhardt Family Reunion
Tuesday, 24 Mar, 2009 – 19:35 | One Comment
Earnhardt Family Reunion

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Kerry and Jeffrey Earnhardt have joined Rick Ware Racing in the NASCAR Nationwide Series.
Kerry will debut with the organization April 4 at Texas Motor Speedway in the No. 31 Chevrolet. His son Jeffrey, 19, is scheduled to make his NASCAR Nationwide Series debut at Dover International Speedway May 30.
Kerry, son of the legendary seven-time [...]

Two for the Show
Monday, 23 Mar, 2009 – 19:22 | Comments Off
Two for the Show

 

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
Predicting the outcome of the Nationwide series points battle is fairly easy to figure these days. You find out which Sprint Cup regulars are going to race full time in the Nationwide and that’s where you find your favorites.
This year’s favorites heading into the season were Carl Edwards and Kyle [...]