NNS: Three Races Remain, Three Points Separate Three Drivers Battling For Third

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FORT WORTH, Texas — official release — Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images North America photo –While Chase Elliott’s lead in the NASCAR Nationwide Series driver standings has grown to a hefty 42 points over second-place Regan Smith, the battle between third, fourth and fifth is separated by a mere three points with three races remaining. Richard Childress Racing’s Brian Scott, currently …

NNS: NASCAR R&D Center to Review Busch, Sadler Nationwide Tires

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KANSAS CITY, Kan. — staff report — NASCAR photo — Following Saturday’s NASCAR Nationwide Series Kansas Lottery 300 at Kansas Speedway, the Goodyear tires from the Joe Gibbs Racing No. 54 and No. 11 cars have been taken back to the NASCAR Research & Development Center in Concord, North Carolina. It’s an action periodically taken by the sanctioning body. Kyle Busch won the race in the No. 54 …

NNS: For Third Through Sixth, Title Aspirations Are Not Lost Yet

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JOLIET, Ill. — official release — Brian Lawdermilk/Getty Images North America photo — One thing is for certain in racing, you can count on the uncertainty. All it takes is a bad part, a bad shift on a restart or being collected in a multi-car accident and – poof – that comfortable points lead that was supposed to carry you to a …

NNS: Pressure Packed Championship Run Continues for Smith and Sadler

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DAYTONA BEACH, FL — official release — Will Schneekloth/Getty Images photo — Heading into an open week, series standings leader Regan Smith and second-place Elliott Sadler will have a chance to catch their breath before embarking on the longest stretch of the schedule. After 12 races, Smith and Sadler are only separated by four points in the NASCAR Nationwide Series championship standings. …

NNS: Championship Contenders Share Common Thread — Winning

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DAYTONA BEACH, FL — official release — Christian Petersen/Getty Images photo — Showcasing the exceptional talents of this season’s championship contenders on one of NASCAR’s most competitive stages has looked almost artless for the top three in the standings. Chase Elliott, Elliott Sadler and Regan Smith have all posted wins, are only separated by three points in the standings and each have an …

NNS: Sadler Storms to Nationwide Win at Talladega

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May 3, 2014 — official release — NASCAR via Getty Images photo — TALLADEGA, AL — Elliott Sadler stormed to victory Saturday afternoon in the NASCAR Nationwide Series’ Aaron’s 312, fending off his challengers after a late-race restart at Talladega Superspeedway. The win was Sadler’s 10th in the series, first of the season and first on the 2.66-mile track. He led nine times for …

NNS: Sadler Reinforces JGR’s Reign at Fontana; Scores Nationwide Series Coors Light Pole

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March 22, 2014 — NASCAR Via Getty Images photo — FONTANA, CA — Elliott Sadler won the Coors Light Pole Award for the Treatmyclot.com 300 with his qualifying speed of 176.991 mph in the final round of the knockout-style qualifying. This is the Sadler’s first Coors Light Pole Award of the season and his first since October of 2012 at Charlotte. Kyle …

NNS: Rarefied Air; Joe Gibbs Racing Goes For Unprecedented Record

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March 20, 2014 — photo courtesy Todd Warshaw/NASCAR via Getty Images — FONTANA, CA — In Saturday’s NASCAR Nationwide Series TreatMyClot.com 300 at Auto Club Speedway, Kyle Busch, Matt Kenseth and Elliott Sadler have the opportunity to reach double digits – that is, win Joe Gibbs Racing’s 10th consecutive race at ACS. In February 2008, Tony Stewart, in his final season with …

NNS: Three Nationwide Series Teams Penalized Following Las Vegas Event

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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Mar. 12, 2014) — Three NASCAR Nationwide Series teams have been penalized as a result of rules violations committed at the recently completed event at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. During opening day inspection on March 6, the No. 11 car violated Sections 12-4.3 (P3 penalty) and 20A-2.3A (weight attached in unapproved location) of the 2014 NASCAR rule book. As a …

NASCAR PRESEASON THUNDER: Kwasniewski impresses; tops charts in first Nationwide session

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January 11, 2014 — Report by Jacob Seelman for Race Chaser Online — NASCAR via Getty Images photo — DAYTONA BEACH, FL — When you find a gold mine, you want to utilize it for all it’s worth. And Turner-Scott Motorsports may well have found their gold mine. Their young charge, 18-year-old Dylan Kwasniewski, rocketed to the top of the charts …