Tag Archive: NASCAR Nationwide Series

Aug 21

NASCAR National Series News & Notes + Fast Facts

Night Riders: Kenseth, Kahne Looking To End 0-fer

NASCAR logo Matt Kenseth and Kasey Kahne waged one of the memorable battles from the 2013 season. For nearly 20 laps, two of NASCAR’s marquee talents ran side-by-side, inches apart, navigating Bristol’s high banks in a thrilling show of expertise and competitive desire. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 17

Tagliani Autosport/Team Penske: Alex Tagliani stellar again at Mid Ohio!

Tagliani with another stellar frive for Team Penske and “The Captain”!

Alex Tagliani - Mid-Ohio Making his second start of the season, Alex Tagliani qualified the No. 22 Discount Tire Ford in the second position for Saturday’s NASCAR Nationwide Series race at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 12

Tagliani Autosport/Team Penske NASCAR Nationwide Series Mid-Ohio race preview

Returning to the 22

Alex Tagliani Ford Mustang Penske Alex Tagliani will return to the seat of the No. 22 Discount Tire Ford Mustang this weekend at Mid-Ohio. After a merry-go-round of Ryan Blaney, Brad Keselowski and Joey Logano, Tagliani will make his second road course start with the No. 22 team since his dramatic second place finish at Road America. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 07

NASCAR National Series News & Notes + Fast Facts

Burning Daylight: Time Dwindling For The Winless

NASCAR logo Five races on five very different tracks.That’s what faces the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series and the 2014 Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup. For 11 drivers, it’s all or nothing Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 30

NASCAR National Series News & Notes + Fast Facts

Kasey hoping to be a Dandy Kahne at Pocono

NASCAR logo Kasey Kahne’s aggravation spilled with every word uttered in his post-race interview on ESPN following Sunday’s race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 21

Elliott wins at Chicagoland, moves into points lead

Rookie earns third win of the season; Brian Scott wins Dash 4 Cash bonus

Chase Elliot - photo © NASCAR Media Accomplishing feats uncharacteristic for a rookie, Chase Elliott won once again, leading 85 of 200 laps en route to his third win of the season in Saturday’s NASCAR Nationwide Series EnjoyIllinois.com 300 at Chicagoland Speedway.

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Jul 09

NASCAR National Series News & Notes + Fast Facts

12-in-12: For Some, Enough Is Enough

NASCAR logo It’s been a nice run. And for the likes of Matt Kenseth and Brian Vickers and Kasey Kahne and a bunch of others, extending the “unique winners” streak at New Hampshire was a blast … at the time.

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Jul 07

Another Tagliani come-back drive to a NCATS Top 5 at ICAR Mirabel!

Mirabel come back drive! 

2014-07-06_0614It was very similar to his inspired drive from the back to come within a lap of winning the recent NASCAR Nationwide Series road course event at Road America, Elkhart Lake! Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 02

NASCAR National Series News & Notes + Fast Facts

Wild Card: Anybody’s Race For A Spot In The Chase

NASCAR logo When NASCAR announced the “win-and-in” format for the Chase, a few tracks were looked at as potential wild cards – Sonoma, Talladega, Watkins Glen, and this one coming up, Daytona International Speedway. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 01

Dates set for NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, NASCAR Nationwide Series and NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Awards

Awards move to Trump National Doral Miami

NASCAR logo NASCAR announced today that the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Awards – the annual culmination of Champion’s Week – will be held on Friday, Dec. 5, at Wynn Las Vegas. This is the sixth year that NASCAR has celebrated Champion’s Week in the city of Las Vegas, a tradition that has featured a bevy of A-list entertainers and fan-friendly activities involving the sport’s biggest stars. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 25

NASCAR National Series News & Notes + Fast Facts

10 To Go: Lots To Decide, Little Time Left

NASCAR logo Ten races at 10 different tracks, all to determine the 16 drivers who will battle for one prize – the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series championship. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 22

The drive of the season for Penske at Road America!

Alex Tagliani come-back drive of the season for Penske at Road americaI 

Alex Tagliani Ford Mustang Penske t was patented edge-of-your-seat entertainment, and easily the come-from-behind drive of the 2014 racing season to date! Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 18

Alex Tagliani set for Penske NASCAR Nationwide Series assignment!

First of two

Penske Ford Mustang no 22 Road America will be Alex Tagliani’s first of two scheduled appearances in the seat of the No. 22 Discount Tire Ford Mustang in 2014. After a merry-go-round of drivers, including Ryan Blaney, Brad Keselowski and Joey Logano, Tagliani will also make an appearance behind the wheel of the No. 22 Mustang at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course in August.

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Jun 18

NASCAR National Series News & Notes + Fast Facts

Johnson’s Rebound Has Hendrick Chasing Record

NASCAR logo Jimmie Johnson’s recent, dramatic turnaround has placed him squarely into the middle of the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series championship discussion, while also fueling yet another run of excellence for Hendrick Motorsports. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 11

NASCAR National Series News & Notes + Fast Facts

Earnhardt earning another round of respect, with victory lane visits

NASCAR logo Consider this: Dale Earnhardt Jr. … finally, a contender. Ok, granted, he has made the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup before, with some fine finishes (third once, fifth three times) in the final series championship standings. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 03

NASCAR National Series News & Notes + Fast Facts

Reversal Of Fortune: Johnson Quickly Causing People To Rethink ‘14

NASCAR logo Having gone from a winless driver to a winner of two races in a row, Jimmie Johnson no longer looks like a struggling reigning series champion. Suddenly, he looks completely capable of winning a record-tying seventh title. Read the rest of this entry »

May 28

NASCAR National Series News & Notes + Fast Facts

Winless streak snapped, Johnson eyes return to championship form

NASCAR logo Well, now that that’s out of the way, we can resume our regularly-scheduled regimen of highlighting races on the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series schedule without talking about Jimmie Johnson being winless in 2014. The six-time series champion became a first time 2014 winner this past Sunday night in the Coca-Cola 600. Read the rest of this entry »

May 20

NASCAR National Series News & Notes + Fast Facts

Coca-Cola 600: Surprise Winners, Glimpses Of Future Greatness

NASCAR logo While perhaps not as inherently unpredictable as a restrictor-plate race, the Coca-Cola 600 nonetheless has a legitimate wild-card reputation. Six times since its 1960 inception, the 600 has provided a driver with his first NASCAR Sprint Cup Series win. Read the rest of this entry »

May 13

NASCAR National Series News & Notes + Fast Facts

Starstruck: 30th Annual NASCAR Sprint All-Star Race Comes To CMS

NASCAR logo From an inauspicious beginning to the current full-bloom Saturday-night spectacle, the NASCAR Sprint All-Star Race always has combined competition and promotion, resulting in three decades of memorable results and, since 2003, million-dollar payouts to the winners. Read the rest of this entry »

May 06

NASCAR National Series News & Notes + Fast Facts

5 Guys: Premier Group Of Drivers Eye Kansas For Breakthrough Win

NASCAR logo From the “Something’s Gotta Give” department …As NASCAR Sprint Cup Series drivers keep winning and virtually assuring themselves spots in the revamped Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup, a number of other drivers remain winless. And outside-looking-in is not where you want to be in 2014 and beyond. Read the rest of this entry »

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