Articles in NASCAR - Nationwide Series
By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
As far a dreams and aspirations go, Bryan Clauson’s were pretty general. “I just wanted to race for a living,” he says. After that, all options would be considered.
Which is good. Because in these times of an economy in tatters and of automobile racing in a state of flux, all [...]
In a move designed to improve on-track performance, JR Motorsports on Thursday announced a crew chief swap to its No. 88 and No. 5 NASCAR Nationwide Series teams.
Crew chief Bruce Cook has taken over responsibilities for the No. 88 Chevrolets driven by Cole Whitt. Cook has spearheaded the organization’s third team – a part-time entry [...]
Joey Logano took the lead just after a restart with 12 laps to go and went on to win the Royal Purple 300 NASCAR Nationwide Series race at Auto Club Speedway in Fontana, Calif. on Saturday.
The victory was Logano’s second at Auto Club and extended Joe Gibbs Racing’s winning streak at the 2.0-mile oval to eight [...]
By Deb Williams | Senior Writer
BRISTOL, Tenn. – Elliott Sadler isn’t shy about letting people know Bristol Motor Speedway is his favorite track; that he loves it and its race dates are always circled on his calendar.
Saturday the high-banked, half-mile speedway became a little more special to the Virginia native as he collected his [...]
Elliott Sadler took the lead by not pitting when a caution came out with 40 laps to go and went on to win Saturday’s Ford EcoBoost 200 NASCAR Nationwide Race at Bristol Motor Speedway.
The victory was the second of the season for Sadler and his Richard Childress Racing team as they also won at Phoenix [...]
Ricky Stenhouse Jr. held off Mark Martin on a restart with 39 laps to go and went on to easily win the NASCAR Nationwide Series race at Las Vegas Motor Speedway on Saturday afternoon.
The margin of victory for the 21-year-old defending series champion over second-place Martin was over 5 seconds.
“That was a serious beat-down that Stenhouse [...]
By Jeff Hood | Senior Writer
NASCAR team owner Robby Benton has decided to throw his hat into the political arena.
The 32-year-old Benton, who fields the No. 09 Toyotas in the NASCAR Nationwide and Camping World Truck Series, is one of five Republican candidates vying for the District 41 state Senate seat in North Carolina.
The election [...]
Elliott Sadler passed Brad Keselowski with 26 laps to go and when on to win the Bashas’ 200 NASCAR Nationwide Series race at Phoenix International Raceway on Saturday afternoon.
The victory was the first for Sadler, who was driving a Richard Childress Racing Chevrolet, since 1998. It was the sixth of his career.
Keselowski hung on to [...]
Denny Hamlin of Joe Gibbs Racing won the pole for Saturday afternoon’s NASCAR Nationwide Series race at Phoenix International Raceway.
Hamlin’s pole-winning lap at the 1-mile PIR oval was 139.979 mph.
Second fastest was defending series champion Ricky Stenhouse Jr. of Roush Fenway Racing. His fast lap was a 139.920 mph.
Third was Kenny Wallace. He was followed [...]
By Jonathan Ingram | Senior Writer
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – So the great Danica Patrick debate is on and the tweets are in.
There’s no escaping the question: Does she belong or is she just another pretty face?
It’s even become a mainstream question, which is always an accomplishment for motor racing. Patrick’s arrival in the Daytona 500 [...]