Tag Archive: NASCAR Nationwide Series

Apr 22

NASCAR National Series News & Notes + Fast Facts

Over-Wait: When will Johnson, Kenseth quench wins thirst?

NASCAR logo Here’s a stat that properly illustrates how weird this Jimmie Johnson/Matt Kenseth “drought” is: The last time neither won any of the first eight races, Johnson wasn’t even in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series yet.

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Apr 15

NASCAR National Series News & Notes + Fast Facts

NASCAR’s Spring Break Arrives After Intriguing Start

NASCAR logo The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series has its own version of spring break and it has arrived, with the traditional Easter weekend hiatus. It’s time for a bit of rest, relaxation – and examination regarding the first eight races of the 2014 season.

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Apr 08

NASCAR National Series News & Notes + Fast Facts

New Championship Format Plays No Favorites

NASCAR logo Jimmie Johnson and Matt Kenseth finished 1-2 in last year’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Series championship standings, theoretically establishing them as favorites for the 2014 title. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 01

NASCAR National Series News & Notes + Fast Facts

7’s Up: Will We See Another New Winner?

NASCAR logo Kurt Busch set a Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup era record the moment he hit the finish line to close last Sunday’s race at Martinsville Speedway – six different winners in the first six races. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 26

NASCAR National Series News & Notes + Fast Facts

Hendrick Motorsports is good.

NASCAR logo The NASCAR team is 219 wins good. Eleven NASCAR Sprint Cup Series championships good. Fourteen overall NASCAR national series owner championships good. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 18

NASCAR National Series News & Notes + Fast Facts

Edwards makes It Four-For-Four; is Johnson next?

NASCAR logo It’s win-and-you’re-in … and with his victory at Bristol Motor Speedway on Sunday night, Carl Edwards more than likely locked himself into the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 16

Kyle Busch wins ‘sweet 16th’ at Bristol

Busch wins third straight Bristol Nationwide race

Kyle Busch Bristol Burnout - photo Jared C. Tilton Getty Images Busch holds off Kyle Larson, has 16 wins at Bristol in three national series Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 11

NASCAR National Series News & Notes + Fast Facts

Deuces Wild: Brad K. only the latest to tame Bristol in the ‘2’ 

NASCAR logo Brad Keselowski has won two of the last five NASCAR Sprint Cup Series races at Bristol Motor Speedway, which should surprise absolutely no one.

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Mar 04

NASCAR National Series News & Notes + Fast Facts

2 Down, 14 To Go: Harvick Win Means Chase All But Guaranteed 

NASCAR logo A NASCAR Sprint Cup Series victory? That’s gold, Jerry. Gold. Actually, winning a NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race might be better than gold.

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Feb 25

NASCAR National Series News & Notes + Fast Facts

History at Phoenix tees up Earnhardt for two in a row 

NASCAR logo With an epic Daytona 500 triumph in the books, it’s on to Phoenix International Raceway for Dale Earnhardt Jr., with plenty of historical fodder indicating a second-straight victory not only is possible but somewhat probable considering the inevitable momentum from winning NASCAR’s biggest event. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 12

NASCAR Nationwide Series drivers draft new formulas for Daytona success

Racing’s Up-And-Coming Stars Finish First Tune-Up For 2014 Season, DRIVE4COPD 300

NASCAR Nationwide Series New year. New faces. New sponsors. New rules. All that and more combined to make the NASCAR Nationwide Series Preseason Thunder test a crucial success this weekend at Daytona International Speedway.

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Nov 18

NASCAR Nationwide Series, NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Champions Celebrate In South Beach

Dillon, Crafton, Penske Racing, Kyle Busch Motorsports, Larson & Blaney Honored

NASCAR logoTwo champions, two organizations and two heralded rookies are sharing the South Beach spotlight tonight, at the NASCAR Nationwide and NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Awards, held at the Loews Miami Beach Hotel’s Americana Ballroom. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 12

NASCAR National Series News & Notes + Fast Facts

Johnson’s Sixth Title In View But Not Guaranteed

NASCAR logo For Jimmie Johnson, a sixth NASCAR Sprint Cup Series championship is oh, so close. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 06

NASCAR National Series News & Notes + Fast Facts

Will Five-Time Wear “Penultimate Warrior” Crown?

NASCAR logoWho will blink first? The lead in this season’s Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup™ has changed for the third time. Now it’s Jimmie Johnson’s turn again to head the standings, by seven points over Matt Kenseth. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 29

NASCAR National Series News & Notes + Fast Facts

NASCAR heavyweight slugfest heads to Texas

NASCAR logo Deadlocked.  Through seven rounds of the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup™, two heavyweights have battled to a draw. Matt Kenseth and Jimmie Johnson boast identical point totals – 2,294 – entering Sunday’s AAA Texas 500 at Texas Motor Speedway.

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Oct 22

NASCAR National Series News & Notes + Fast Facts

Martinsville: Home of Eventual Champions

NASCAR logo One word describes Jimmie Johnson’s performance at Martinsville Speedway: Phenomenal. And even that might be understating it. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 18

NASCAR releases 2014 NASCAR Nationwide Series schedule

Return to Nationwide’s ‘Home Track’ Mid-Ohio; Chicagoland back under the lights

NASCAR Nationwide Series NASCAR today announced the 2014 schedule for the NASCAR Nationwide Series, the 33rd season of racing for the second-most popular motorsports series in the United States.

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Oct 15

NASCAR National Series News & Notes + Fast Facts

Champions avoid ’Dega Wild Card Woes

NASCAR logoJeff Gordon has won six times at Talladega Superspeedway, best among active NASCAR Sprint Cup competitors. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 08

NASCAR National Series News & Notes + Fast Facts

Crystal ball foggy as Chase nears mid-point

Charlotte Motor Speedway logoSaturday night’s Bank of America 500 at Charlotte Motor Speedway (7:30 p.m. ET ABC, Performance Racing Network, SiriusXM Satellite Radio) may confirm that the floodgates for this year’s Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup™ truly have been opened.

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Oct 02

NASCAR National Series News & Notes + Fast Facts

Chase leader Kenseth gets second shot at ‘Triple’

NASCAR logoFor Matt Kenseth, the third time was not the charm. The 2003 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion failed last Sunday to fashion a record, third consecutive victory to start the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup™ but finished seventh to maintain his championship lead.

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