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Harvick Puts Beating On Texas Nationwide Field
Sunday, 4 Nov, 2012 – 6:42 | Comments Off
Harvick Puts Beating On Texas Nationwide Field

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Kevin Harvick easily won Saturday night’s O’Reilly Auto Parts Challenge NASCAR Nationwide Series race at Texas Motor Speedway.
The Richard Childress Racing driver crossed the finish line 1.628 seconds ahead of 18-year-old Ryan Blaney, who made the most of a pit stop for tires on Lap 178 of the 200-lap event.
Polesitter Kyle Busch finished third.
Ricky Stenhouse [...]

Texas Is Big For NNS Driver Ricky Stenhouse Jr.
Thursday, 1 Nov, 2012 – 7:09 | Comments Off
Texas Is Big For NNS Driver Ricky Stenhouse Jr.

Reigning NASCAR Nationwide Series champion Ricky Stenhouse Jr. currently is second in the point standings, six behind leader Elliott Sadler of Richard Childress Racing.
Stenhouse padded his NNS points lead with a sixth-place finish last November for Roush Fenway Racing at the 1.5-mile Texas Motor Speedway in Fort Worth, site of Saturday night’s O’Reilly Auto Parts [...]

Regan Smith Signs With JR Motorsports
Wednesday, 24 Oct, 2012 – 12:43 | Comments Off
Regan Smith Signs With JR Motorsports

JR Motorsports announced it has reached an agreement with Regan Smith to drive the team’s No. 5 NASCAR Nationwide Series entry full time in 2013.
General Manager Kelley Earnhardt Miller said Smith will make his JRM debut this year, as the company will field three teams for the Nov. 17 race at Homestead-Miami Speedway. Smith [...]

Stenhouse Jr. Wins Kansas
Saturday, 20 Oct, 2012 – 18:39 | Comments Off
Stenhouse Jr. Wins Kansas

KANSAS CITY, Kan. – Ricky Stenhouse Jr. blew past Kyle Busch’s fuel-spent Toyota Camry for the lead as the two drivers headed for the checkered flag and went on to win Saturday’s Kansas Lottery 300 NASCAR Nationwide Series race at Kansas Speedway.
The last-lap pass capped a wild comeback for Stenhouse, who had to come from [...]

NASCAR Announces Major Format Changes
Tuesday, 16 Oct, 2012 – 11:39 | One Comment
NASCAR Announces Major Format Changes

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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NASCAR officials on Tuesday unveiled a number of competition changes for the 2013 season, the most significant of which is a new qualifying format in the Sprint Cup Series.
That new format marks a return to the past as automatic entry into race fields by the top 35 cars in owner [...]

Logano Gets NNS Win At CMS
Saturday, 13 Oct, 2012 – 7:50 | Comments Off
Logano Gets NNS Win At CMS

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Joey Logano easily won Friday night’s Dollar General 300 at Charlotte Motor Speedway, to get his eighth Nationwide Series race of the season in 18 starts.
Logano beat Kevin Harvick to the finish line by 2.760 seconds to win for the first time at Charlotte and the 17th time in his career. Series leader Elliott Sadler [...]

NNS Looking Like Redux With A Rookie Tossed In
Saturday, 13 Oct, 2012 – 7:38 | Comments Off
NNS Looking Like Redux With A Rookie Tossed In

By Deb Williams | Senior Writer
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CONCORD, N.C. – Elliott Sadler vs. Ricky Stenhouse Jr.
Sound familiar? It should because this year’s NASCAR Nationwide Series championship battle involves the same players as last season’s with a rookie named Austin Dillon thrown into the mix.
With only four races remaining, Sadler possesses a 13-point lead over Stenhouse, the [...]

Kansas Going Extra Miles To Ready New Pavement
Wednesday, 10 Oct, 2012 – 15:08 | Comments Off
Kansas Going Extra Miles To Ready New Pavement

KANSAS CITY, Kan. – Veteran NASCAR driver David Green said he was concerned when he arrived at Homestead-Miami Speedway for the first NASCAR event after that oval was repaved and reconfigured with variable banking in 2003. He figured there would be substantial growing pains.
His concerns were allayed, however, as soon as his Nationwide Series car hit [...]

NASCAR Mexico Series Coming North For Big Race
Tuesday, 2 Oct, 2012 – 19:18 | 2 Comments
NASCAR Mexico Series Coming North For Big Race

By Mark Armijo | Senior Correspondent
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PHOENIX – The NASCAR Mexico Toyota Series doesn’t have a Daytona 500. It might now.
Thanks to an agreement announced Monday, the stock car series will make its U.S. debut March 1 at Phoenix International Raceway in conjunction with Sprint Cup and Nationwide Series races at the Avondale 1-mile oval.
“History is [...]

Logano Completes Dover Sweep
Saturday, 29 Sep, 2012 – 18:08 | Comments Off
Logano Completes Dover Sweep

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Joey Logano led 184 of the 200 laps, to win the NASCAR Nationwide Series race Saturday at Dover.
The Joe Gibbs Racing driver picked up his seventh win of the NNS season and his second of the year at Dover, becoming the third driver in as many years to sweep both races at the Monster Mile. [...]