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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. [...]

Austin Dillon Wins Again NNS Race In Kentucky
Saturday, 22 Sep, 2012 – 19:55 | Comments Off
Austin Dillon Wins Again NNS Race In Kentucky

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Austin Dillon won Saturday’s NASCAR Nationwide Series race at Kentucky Speedway.
Dillon, who started the race from the pole, dominated en route to his first career Nationwide Series win at Kentucky in late June, leading 192 of the event’s 200 laps. He wasn’t as dominating Saturday, but the most important thing is he took the checkered flag [...]

Eury Jr. Is Out at JR Motorsports
Monday, 17 Sep, 2012 – 14:13 | Comments Off
Eury Jr. Is Out at JR Motorsports

Another change has been made at Dale Earnhardt Jr.’s JR Motorsports as the team announced Monday that Tony Eury Jr. has departed.
The departure of Eury Jr., who has been serving as crew chief for the No. 7 car of Danica Patrick, comes on the heels of news of 10 days ago  that his father has [...]

Stenhouse Jr. Wins, Moves To Points Lead
Saturday, 15 Sep, 2012 – 17:34 | Comments Off
Stenhouse Jr. Wins, Moves To Points Lead

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Ricky Stenhouse Jr., who won Saturday’s Dollar General 300 NASCAR Nationwide Series race at Chicagoland Speedway.
In doing so, he moved past Elliott Sadler and into the points lead.
The victory was Stenhouse’s fifth of the season and the seventh of his career. He crossed the finish line 2.402 seconds ahead of Kyle Busch.
Austin Dillon ran third, [...]

Harvick Cruises To NNS Win
Saturday, 8 Sep, 2012 – 7:29 | Comments Off
Harvick Cruises To NNS Win

Kevin Harvick ended a 30-race NASCAR Nationwide Series drought Friday night when he won at Richmond International Raceway.
The Richard Childress Racing driver beat Roush Fenway Racing’s Ricky Stenhouse Jr. to the finish line by 1.944 seconds.
Kurt Busch of Kyle Busch Racing ran third, followed by Joe Gibbs Racing’s Denny Hamlin and Michael Annett.
“It’s been a [...]

Sadler Steaks Toward Title – And Uncertain Future
Saturday, 8 Sep, 2012 – 7:23 | Comments Off
Sadler Steaks Toward Title – And Uncertain Future

By Deb Williams | Senior Writer
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RICHMOND, Va. – NASCAR Nationwide Series point leader Elliott Sadler credits Richard Childress with resurrecting his career, so to know he won’t be with the team owner next year is a bitter pill to swallow.
“The stars don’t always line up,” Sadler said in explaining his situation Friday at Richmond [...]

JR Motorsports, Eury Sr. Part Ways
Friday, 7 Sep, 2012 – 14:28 | Comments Off
JR Motorsports, Eury Sr. Part Ways

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JR Motorsports and competition director Tony Eury Sr., announced today the decision to amicably part ways, effective immediately.
Eury is a winner of 55 NASCAR races in both the Nationwide and Sprint Cup Series as a crew chief. He has 28 years in the NASCAR industry, the last five of which were served as competition [...]

Late Stenhouse Pass Wins Controversial NNS Race
Sunday, 2 Sep, 2012 – 7:13 | Comments Off
Late Stenhouse Pass Wins Controversial NNS Race

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Ricky Stenhouse Jr. grabbed the lead from Kevin Harvick Harvick on the final lap, held off Brad Keselowski and went on to win the NASCAR Nationwide Series race at Atlanta Motor Speedway Saturday night.
Keselowski, who helped Stenhouse move to the lead by way of a bump from behind, finished second.
Harvick, who dominated the race up [...]

Officials Search For Pilot of Downed Copter
Saturday, 25 Aug, 2012 – 18:15 | Comments Off

By Deb Williams | Senior Writer
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ABINGDON, Va. – FAA investigators were scheduled to arrive Saturday at South Holston Lake where a Food City corporate helicopter crashed after transporting passengers from Bristol Motor Speedway to a residence following Friday night’s Food City 250 NASCAR Nationwide race.
The 1996 Bell 407 helicopter crashed in the lake’s Washington [...]