AUDIO: Zipadelli Confirms Stewart will Not Race at Watkins Glen; Regan Smith to Sub

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WATKINS GLEN, NY — Story and Audio By Race Chaser Online New York Correspondent Steven Ovens — Photo By Brad Ovens — After last night’s 360 sprint car crash at Canandaigua Motorsports Park involving Tony Stewart and Kevin Ward, Jr, Greg Zipadelli was the first from the Stewart-Haas Racing camp to speak at Watkins Glen International. Zipadelli along with a …

NNS: New York State of Mind; Elliott and Smith Lead Nationwide Series to Watkins Glen

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WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. — official release — Jonathan Moore/Getty Images photo — North of the bright lights on Broadway and just west of the Finger Lakes in the rolling hills of New York state heads the NASCAR Nationwide Series for its first of back-to-back road courses. First up, Watkins Glen International (Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course is on deck). The challenge …

NNS: Kasey Kahne Edges Regan Smith For Daytona Win

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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – Story By Seth Livingstone / NASCAR Wire Service – Photo Courtesy Getty Images – Kasey Kahne and Ryan Sieg were non-factors for much of Friday night’s Subway Firecracker 250 at Daytona International Speedway. Kahne, sitting 12th for a restart with three laps remaining, hadn’t won a NASCAR Nationwide Series race since August 2007. Sieg, a rookie …

NNS: Smith, Elliott On Tap To Capture JR Motorsport’s Elusive First Title

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BROOKLYN, MI — official release — NAPA photo — Hard to imagine, especially when you hear it for the first time, but: JR Motorsports has yet to win a NASCAR Nationwide Series championship. At first thought, “That can’t be right.” Notables like Brad Keselowski, Aric Almirola, Danica Patrick, Mark Martin, Cole Whitt and many others have driven for car owner Dale …

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: JR Motorsports Continues To Hold On To Standings Lead

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. – NASCAR PR – Getty Images Photo – JR Motorsport’s (JRM) drivers Regan Smith and Chase Elliott are the 1-2 punch combo that has much of the NASCAR Nationwide Series reeling. Smith and Elliott have held the series standings lead the whole season, swapping the points lead twice through 11 races. Call it what you will, but these …

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: Smith Comes to Texas Looking for Opportunity

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April 3, 2014 — team release — photo courtesy AP/Tim Sharp — FORT WORTH, TX — For the first time in JRM’s 10-year history in Nationwide Series competition, the organization will enter four cars in this weekend’s race at Texas Motor Speedway. JRM has fielded three cars in the season’s first five races. However, Texas will mark its first event with …

Daytona 500 Breakdown and Speedweeks Wrap-Up Highlight an All-New Motorsports Madness at 7 PM Eastern

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February 24, 2014 — Jonathan Ferrey/NASCAR via Getty Images photo — CHARLOTTE, N.C. — A full wrap-up of Dale Earnhardt Jr.’s stunning second Daytona 500 triumph and full coverage from Daytona Speedweeks kick-starts an hour of racing news and views as Speed77 Radio/Race Chaser Online co-hosts Jacob Seelman, Tom Baker and James Pike take their group of motorsports insiders through the weekend …

NNS: Regan Smith gets redemption; nips Keselowski to win Nationwide thriller at Daytona

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February 22, 2014 — race report by Managing Editor Jacob Seelman — photo courtesy Jasen Vinlove, USA TODAY Sports — DAYTONA BEACH, FL — Memories of one year ago no doubt invaded Regan Smith’s mind coming off Turn Four on Saturday’s final lap at Daytona. The difference this time was the pusher, and ultimately, the trophy. Thanks to a well-timed push …

NASCAR PRESEASON THUNDER: It’s all in the family; Elliotts top Nationwide speed charts Saturday at Daytona

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January 11, 2014 — Report by Jacob Seelman for Race Chaser Online — Dustin Long photo — DAYTONA BEACH, FL — Like father, like son. The draft has always come easy to drivers with the surname Elliott, and Saturday afternoon during NASCAR Nationwide Series drafting practice, 18-year-old Chase Elliott proved he’s learned a few tricks of the trade from his …