NASCAR NNS: Busch Wins Bristol

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By Reid Spencer – NASCAR Wire Service   BRISTOL, Tenn.—Friday night’s Food City 250 wasn’t exactly a battle royal, as far as the outcome was concerned.   Heck, it wasn’t even a food fight.   In fact, when Kyle Busch wins the Coors Light Pole for a NASCAR Nationwide Series race, as he did Friday afternoon at Bristol Motor Speedway, …

NASCAR NNS: Kyle Busch saves fuel, wins 58th career Nationwide race at Loudon

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By Reid Spencer – NASCAR Wire Service LOUDON, N.H.–Despite a snafu in the pits that cost him six positions–temporarily–Kyle Busch steamrolled the field in Saturday’s CNBC Prime The Profit 200 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway. Never mind that it took the maximum three attempts at green-white-checkered-flag finishes before the issue was decided, and never mind that the extra laps left …

Brad Keselowski wins rain-shortened Nationwide race at Kentucky

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June 28, 2013 – By Reid Spencer – NASCAR Wire Service SPARTA, Ky.—When you win a rain-shortened race, you can’t do a burnout – but Brad Keselowski certainly tried. After being declared the winner of Friday night’s Feed the Children 300 NASCAR Nationwide Series race at Kentucky Speedway, 30 laps short of the scheduled finish, Keselowski did donuts on the …

NASCAR NNS: A.J. Allmendinger Wins First Career NASCAR Race!

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By Jerry Bonkowski – Special to NASCAR Wire Service ELKHART LAKE, Wisc. – How do you find just the right gift to say “thank you” to a man who seemingly has everything? That’s the dilemma A.J. Allmendinger has faced since billionaire team owner Roger Penske gave him a second chance to redeem himself following last year’s embarrassing suspension for violating …

Bayne, Kelley Starting To Make Strides Together

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– NASCAR Wire Service (June 12, 2013) Stepping into the No. 6 Roush Fenway Racing Ford this season, Trevor Bayne knew there was going to be a lot of pressure on him to perform. He took over the seat vacated by two-time NASCAR Nationwide Series champion Ricky Stenhouse Jr., who posted a combined eight victories in 2011 and 2012 en …

NASCAR National Series Scattered Across The Country This Weekend

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– NASCAR Wire Service- NASCAR’s national series teams scatter to the four winds this week. Well, to the three winds to be exact – Pennsylvania, Iowa and Texas – the only time in 2013 each series assembles at a different site on the same weekend. The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series visits Pocono Raceway for the first of two 400-mile events …

NASCAR NNS: Pit Stop Strategy Gives Logano First Win For Penske

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By Reid Spencer – NASCAR Wire ServiceDOVER, Del. — In a race that was won by a choice on pit road, rather than by speed on the race track, Joey Logano parlayed a strategic late-race call into victory in Saturday’s 5-Hour Energy 200 Nationwide Series race at Dover International Speedway. Logano trailed race leader Kyle Busch by five seconds with …

AUDIO – NASCAR NNS Rookie Harrison Rhodes Preparing For Dover

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When 19-year-old NASCAR Nationwide Series rookie Harrison Rhodes woke up on New Year’s Day, the last thing he expected was that he would soon be preparing to go to Phoenix International Raceway to race a car for Rick Ware Racing.  He was planning an aggressive K&N East Series schedule when a call from his father revealed some newly opened doors …

Kyle Busch Makes “History” In NASCAR Nationwide Series Charlotte Action

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By Reid Spencer – NASCAR Wire Service CONCORD, N.C.–Another race. Another record.  Kyle Busch held off Kasey Kahne during a closing, 13-lap green-flag run to win Saturday’s History 300 Nationwide Series race at Charlotte Motor Speedway and continue his wholesale revision of NASCAR’s record books. Busch beat Kahne to the finish line by .939 seconds to claim a record seventh …

NASCAR NNS: Michael Annett Cleared By Medical Officials To Return at Charlotte

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CONCORD, N.C. (May 21, 2013) – After being sidelined for eight races, Michael Annett will return to the driver’s seat of the No. 43 Pilot Flying J Ford this weekend at the Charlotte (N.C.) Motor Speedway. Annett was medically cleared today after suffering a broken and dislocated sternum after an accident in the season-opening NASCAR Nationwide Series event at Daytona …

Things To Watch This Weekend at Charlotte

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By NASCAR Media Sunday’s Coca-Cola 600 will be as different as night and day.   That’s because the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series’ longest – and, perhaps, most grueling – event begins in the late afternoon heat and ends in darkness. The 600-mile race comprised of 400 laps around Charlotte Motor Speedway’s 1.5-mile layout is an exercise in strategy.   Run …

NASCAR Issues Fines to Crew Chief; Probation to Crew Chief and Car Chief Following Darlington Infractions

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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (May 14, 2013) – NASCAR announced today that NASCAR Nationwide Series crew chief Adam Stevens (No. 54 team) has been fined and placed on probation for violations during this past weekend’s event at Darlington Raceway. In addition, the team’s car chief Christopher Landis has been placed on probation for the remainder of the year. Stevens has been …