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Pastrana Takes Big Step Up In Quest For Respect
Friday, 3 May, 2013 – 15:41 | Comments Off
Pastrana Takes Big Step Up In Quest For Respect

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
RacinToday.com
Novelty-item drivers have come and gone in NASCAR over the years. Many of those who follow the sport may have thought that X-Games star Travis Pastrana would be just another one of those when he announced his intentions to cross over to NASCAR a couple years back.
On Friday afternoon at [...]

Keselowski Gets First NNS Win Of Season
Saturday, 27 Apr, 2013 – 7:23 | Comments Off
Keselowski Gets First NNS Win Of Season

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Brad Keselowski held off Kevin Harvick in a 12-lap run to the finish to win Friday night’s ToyotaCare 250 NASCAR Nationwide Race at Richmond International Raceway.
Keselowski passed Kyle Busch to the lead with nine laps left, with Harvick following into second place a lap later. Keselowski crossed the finish line .718 seconds ahead of Harvick [...]

Kyle Busch Wins No. 6 At Texas Motor Speedway
Saturday, 13 Apr, 2013 – 7:26 | Comments Off
Kyle Busch Wins No. 6 At Texas Motor Speedway

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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FORT WORTH, Texas – Kyle Busch rushed through his NASCAR Sprint Cup Series pole-award winning duties, changed uniforms at warp speed and wolfed down a meal before settling into his office for Friday night’s Nationwide Series race at Texas Motor Speedway.
The harried result? A record-setting sixth series victory in the [...]

Kyle Busch Easy Winner In Fontana
Saturday, 23 Mar, 2013 – 20:15 | Comments Off
Kyle Busch Easy Winner In Fontana

Kyle Busch’s ran away to victory in Saturday’s NASCAR Nationwide Series race at Auto Club Speedway in Fontana, Calif.
Busch finished .834 seconds ahead of points leader Sam Hornish Jr. to claim his sixth win at the two-mile track and the ninth straight for Joe Gibbs Racing, extending the record for consecutive victories for a Nationwide [...]

Kyle Busch Holds Off Rookie To Win Bristol
Saturday, 16 Mar, 2013 – 18:08 | Comments Off
Kyle Busch Holds Off Rookie To Win Bristol

Kyle Busch won Saturday’s Jeff Foxworthy’s Grit Chips 300 Nationwide Series race at Bristol Motor Speedway.
“Busch had to hold off 20-year-old NASCAR Drive for Diversity graduate Kyle Larson at the start/finish line to get the victory.
Larson, making his fourth NNS start, trailed Busch by five car lengths with 10 laps to go but went high [...]

Hornish Rolls To Win In Vegas
Saturday, 9 Mar, 2013 – 21:15 | Comments Off
Hornish Rolls To Win In Vegas

Sam Hornish Jr. won the Sam’s Town 300 NASCAR Nationwide Series race at Las Vegas Motor Speedway on Saturday.
The win was Hornish’s second in NASCAR’s Nationwide Series and his first since Nov. 12, 2011 at Phoenix. It was the first Las Vegas victory for Penske Racing in any NASCAR series and the first Nationwide triumph [...]

This Georgia Driver Didn’t Have To Fake Success
Saturday, 9 Mar, 2013 – 11:00 | 3 Comments
This Georgia Driver Didn’t Have To Fake Success

When the press releases and news reports about Tia Norfleet planning to be the first black female to race in NASCAR’s Nationwide Series came out, long-time followers of the Georgia short track scene likely thought: “Here we go again.”
Back around 2000, Norfleet’s father Bobby Norfleet showed up for Speedweeks at Daytona International Speedway with similar [...]

Kyle Busch Ends NNS Drought, Wins At PIR
Saturday, 2 Mar, 2013 – 20:04 | Comments Off
Kyle Busch Ends NNS Drought, Wins At PIR

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Kyle Busch drove to Victory Lane on Saturday at Phoenix International Raceway.
Busch, who won the pole in a laydown earlier in the day, overcame a speeding penalty that dropped him to 22nd position for a restart on Lap 44.
He worked his way through traffic in short order, however. Busch passed Joe Gibbs Racing teammate Matt [...]

Fans Injured As Car Slams Fence At Daytona
Saturday, 23 Feb, 2013 – 18:32 | One Comment
Fans Injured As Car Slams Fence At Daytona

Tony Stewart was in no mood to celebrate after he won Saturday’s DRIVE4COPD 300 Nationwide Series race at Daytona International Speedway. Not with 14 fans injured and being transported to medical centers as a result of a last lap crash that sent the car of Kyle Larson flying into the catchfence near the start/finish line.
The [...]

Pastrana To Take Run At Nationwide Championship
Thursday, 3 Jan, 2013 – 12:40 | One Comment
Pastrana To Take Run At Nationwide Championship

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
RacinToday.com
News and notes from the first week of 2013:
Travis Pastrana will make the move to full-time NASCAR racing in 2013, driving Roush Fenway Racing’s No. 60 Ford Mustang in all 33 events on the NASCAR Nationwide Series schedule.
“I am extremely excited about making the move into full-time NASCAR competition in [...]