NXS: Bump and Run; Smith Moves Tagliani on Final Lap to Win at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course

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LEXINGTON, Ohio — official series release by Chris Knight, NASCAR Wire Service — Jeff Curry/Getty Images North America photo — What a difference a week makes. After experiencing pure frustration last weekend at Watkins Glen (N.Y.) International, Regan Smith responded in his second road course race of the season with a bump-and-run on leader Alex Tagliani in the second-to-last corner on the …

NXS: Nationwide Children’s Hospital 200 Set to Close Mid-Ohio Season Next Weekend

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LEXINGTON, Ohio – official track release — The Nationwide Children’s Hospital 200 NASCAR XFINITY Series race, the season finale at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course, gets underway on Saturday, Aug. 15. Ten Patients Champions from the renowned Nationwide Children’s Hospital in Columbus will serve as Grand Marshals for the unique event – and all have been paired with NASCAR XFINITY drivers …

NNS: Buescher’s Breakout; Chris Buescher Coasts Home to Score Upset Nationwide Win at Mid-Ohio

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LEXINGTON, Ohio — official release — Sarah Glenn/Getty Images photo — The math didn’t add up. Crew chief Scott Graves was in NASCAR Nationwide Series rookie Chris Buescher’s ear, telling him he was two laps shy of making the finish. The thing was Buescher was in the lead by more than two seconds when he got the news. “Not going to lie. Scott about …

NNS: Hormish Wins Coors Light Pole at Mid-Ohio

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LEXINGTON, Ohio — official release — Nick Laham/Getty Images photo — Sam Hornish Jr. earned the Coors Light Pole Award ahead of the Nationwide Children’s Hospital 200 with a fastest lap of 1 minute, 24.787 seconds. Hornish was fastest in the opening practice session for the weekend, and his speed hasn’t waned since. Alex Tagliani will also start on the front row, with a …