Tag Archive: Elliott Sadler

Feb 07

NASCAR Acceleration Weekend 2013 previews new season

NASCAR Hall of Fame Induction, Driver Appearances, Q&As, Gen-6 Car Featured

NASCAR logoA long winter’s wait is over. NASCAR Acceleration Weekend 2013 rolls into Charlotte, N.C. Friday through Sunday signaling the beginning of the new season. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 17

Seven NASCAR Sprint Cup Champions headline NASCAR preview 2013

NASCAR Hall of Fame induction, autographs, Gen-6 Car part of season kickoff

NASCAR Hall of Fame2010-09-19-dimanche-FrancoisGobeil.zipReigning NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion Brad Keselowski and fellow titleholders Tony Stewart, Jimmie Johnson, Kurt Busch, Matt Kenseth, Jeff Gordon and Bobby Labonte are among more than 60 drivers from three NASCAR national series set to participate in NASCAR Preview 2013 on Saturday, Feb. 9.

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Oct 22

Sprint Cup: Kenseth determined to finish tenure at Roush Fenway Racing on a high note (+results)

Nationwide: Stenhouse rallies for improbable win at Kansas  (+results)

NASCAR logoKansas SpeedwayFolks who use the words “lame” or “duck” in any sentences around the driver of crew of the No. 17 Ford team these days better be prepared to duck themselves. Ricky Stenhouse rallied from two laps down to win Saturday’s Kansas Lottery 300 at Kansas Speedway and tighten the battle for the series championship. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 13

Admission-Free Thursday August 16 at Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve (+photos)

Free Admittance at Circuit Gilles Villeneuve with Gates Opening at 9:00 am

2011-08-18_03942011-08-18_0364Ten Québec drivers to meet their fans this Thursday August 16 at the NAPA Auto Parts 200 Presented by Dodge “Discovery Day”

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Jul 15

Opportunistic Keselowski grabs first NHMS victory

His second of the season and the 19th of his career

Brad Keselowski Loudon - photo © Jeff Zelevansky -Getty ImagesNHMS LogoPole-sitter Brad Keselowski took advantage of an opportune moment late in Saturday’s F.W. Webb 200 Nationwide Series race and held off Kevin Harvick in the closing laps to claim his first victory at New Hampshire Motor Speedway, his second of the season and the 19th of his career. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 11

Stenhouse keeps Martin out of Vegas Victory Lane (+result)

Driver of the No. 6 easily wins his first at the 1.5-mile track and third in the series

Ricky Stenhouse Jr -Tom Pennington -Getty ImagesNASCAR Nationwide SeriesRicky Stenhouse Jr. dominated the last 50 laps of Saturday’s Sam’s Town 300 Nationwide Series race at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, pulling away from Mark Martin during a 39-lap green flag run the finish. The victory was Stenhouse’s first of the season and third in the series — and his first on a 1.5-mile intermediate speedway, the staple of NASCAR’s top three touring series. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 30

Stenhouse turns NNS upside down

 Youthful driver earns vindication, confirmation with surprising championship
 
Ricky Stenhouse Jr.NASCAR Nationwide SeriesWhen the 2011 Nationwide Series season began, the talk in the garage was all about the veterans. The assumption was that someone like Elliott Sadler, Reed Sorenson or Jason Leffler would take home the championship trophy. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 06

NAPA Auto Parts 200 Presented by Dodge at Circuit Gilles Villeneuve named top race of the year

In the NASCAR Nationwide Series

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Circuit Gilles Villeneuve 001-2010Remember standing at the ice cream counter as a kid? So many great flavors to choose from that sometimes you gave in to a double or triple scoop? That’s the way the 2011 NASCAR Nationwide Series season ended up – so many great stories were told.

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Aug 18

Nationwide series driver to sign autographs for fans on Saturday

Fellows, Leffler, Patrick and Villeneuve weadline the Nationwide Series Driver Autograph Session

NAPAPiecesdAuto2002011-08-17_0029Today the promoters of the NAPA Auto Parts 200 presented by Dodge announced that for the first time ever, 14 drivers competing in the NASCAR Nationwide Series will take part in a one hour autograph session this Saturday.

Flagworld’s photo album

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Aug 15

Twelve Québec Stars will meet the fans at Circuit Gilles Villeneuve

Save the date on Thursday August 18, from 1 to 2 p.m. at Circuit Gilles Villeneuve

Patrick Carpentier - Jacques VilleneuveNAPAPiecesdAuto200Twelve “Québec Stars” will meet with race fans on the NAPA Auto Parts 200 Presented by Dodge “Discovery Day”. Today the promoters of the NAPA Auto Parts 200 presented by Dodge released the list of 12 drivers that will take part in the annual “Québec Stars” autograph session on “Discovery Day” at Circuit Gilles Villeneuve.

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Aug 13

Kurt Busch wins brotherly battle at Watkins Glen (+result)

Subbing for Penske Racing teammate Brad Keselowski
Ron Fellows finished 7th, Andrew Ranger:  DNF

Kurt Bush burnout Nationwide Glen NASCAR Nationwide SeriesKurt Busch won Saturday’s Zippo 200 Nationwide Series race at Watkins Glen International in an event in which Busch and his brother, Kyle Busch, combined to lead every lap. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 12

Marcos Ambrose and Robbie Gordon to compete in the NAPA 200 at Circuit Gilles Villeneuve

Both drivers talk about their fondness for the Montréal event

François Dumontier - Marcos AmbroseIMG_0181While Marcos Ambrose is planning his flights to and from Michigan, Robbie Gordon announces his return to the NAPA Auto Parts 200 Presented by Dodge. The event promoter learned today that fan favourite Robbie Gordon will enter the upcoming NAPA Auto Parts 200 presented by Dodge which will be held August 19-20 at Circuit Gilles Villeneuve.

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Aug 03

A record number of Canadian Tire Series entries at Circuit Gilles Villeneuve

Since 2007, Montréal has greeted an ever increasing number of competitors

2010-08-29_00082010-08-28_0397Thirty-seven, a record number of entries for the NASCAR Canadian Tire Series at the next NAPA Auto Parts 200 Presented by Dodge.

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Jul 19

Jacques Villeneuve will meet all the Villeneuves

Attending the NAPA Auto Parts 200, Presented by Dodge

2011-06-09_03352011-06-25-035The surname Villeneuve can be found in all corners of Quebec, in some parts of Eastern Ontario and of the Northern bordering states, and among them, you will find many race fans with a patronym related to one of the most recognized names in motorsports. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 07

NASCAR Nationwide points leader to compete in Montréal

Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve is still an enigma for Reed Sorenson, only a few weeks away from his first NAPA Auto Parts 200 Presented by Dodge

François Dumontier - Reed Sorenson DaytonaNAPAPiecesdAuto200Caught in a battle to the finish with Elliott Sadler for the 2011 NASCAR Nationwide Series Driver title, Reed Sorenson from Georgia is intrigued by Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve where, at the NAPA Auto Parts 200 Presented by Dodge, he will be challenged for the first time by the famed road course. During the August 19-20 event, the eight-year series veteran will be discovering the Montréal track at the wheel of his Turner Racing #32 Chevrolet.

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May 11

Montreal Nationwide race to sponsor the Procam Super Truck Series

Season opener next Saturday at Autodrome Montmagny

Challenge Procam Super TruckNAPAPiecesdAuto200The NAPA Auto Parts 200, Presented by Dodge named the Official Presenting Sponsor of the 2011 Procam Super Truck Challenge. Stock-Car Montréal, promoter of the NAPA Auto Parts 200, presented by Dodge, is proud to announce it has entered into a partnership agreement with the Quebec-based Procam Super Truck Challenge. Read the rest of this entry »

May 07

Busch wins first Nationwide race at Darlington (+result)

Kyle moves within one victory of tying Martin for most in Nationwide history

Kyle Bush wins DarlingtonNASCAR Nationwide SeriesWith a convincing victory in Friday night’s Royal Purple 200 at Darlington Raceway, Kyle Busch scored his fifth Nationwide Series win of the season and the 48th of his career, leaving him one behind Mark Martin for the career victory lead in the series. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 16

Kyle Busch scores his first Nationwide ‘Dega victory (+result)

Out front thanks to push from Logano when Wallace goes airborne

Kyle Busch podium TalladegaNASCAR Nationwide SeriesOn the radio before the final restart of Saturday’s Aaron’s 312 Nationwide Series race at Talladega Superspeedway, Busch pointed out to crew chief Jason Ratcliff that the fastest car — not the prettiest — got to go to Victory Lane. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 09

Edwards drives new Mustang to victory at Texas (+result)

The victory was Edwards’ second at Texas

Carl Edwards Texas Victory 2011-04-08NASCAR Nationwide SeriesCarl Edwards held off tenacious Brad Keselowski to win Friday night’s O’Reilly Auto Parts 300 at Texas Motor Speedway. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 23

New points system tested by Bayne win

Trevor Bayne won the Daytona 500 and grabs all the headlines

2011-02-20_0692NASCARBut look at the NASCAR points standings and he’s dead last…NASCAR woke up with two headaches this morning: one thanks to the post-race celebrations for winner Trevor Bayne, and the other from looking at the odd state of the Sprint Cup points table the morning after the race before, which needed some explaining. Read the rest of this entry »

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