Tag Archive: NASCAR Nationwide Series

Oct 01

NASCAR National Series News & Notes + Fast Facts

Now Starting…Round No. 2…The Contender Round…Round No. 2

NASCAR logo Twelve drivers persevered through a Challenger Round that tested the versatility of the world’s best drivers. Four failed to navigate through the early gauntlet. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 09

NASCAR National Series News & Notes + Fast Facts

White hot Team Penske enters Chase as Championship threat

NASCAR logo Brad Keselowski has bounced back in a big way this year. After failing to defend his 2012 Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup title in a disappointing 2013 campaign when he missed the postseason entirely, the Team Penske driver has notched a series-leading four wins to enter this season’s Chase as its No. 1 seed. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 04

NASCAR National Series News & Notes + Fast Facts

Last Call: Sense of urgency reaches boiling point at Richmond

NASCAR logoA numbers game will play out under the lights at Richmond International Raceway on Saturday night. There will be winners. And losers. With way more hopes popped than champagne bottles. But for the few who do earn a spot in this thrilling new playoff – the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup – they know this: After a grueling 26-race regular season … they have earned it. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 03

Nascar and Comcast reach 10-year series entitlement agreement

Matches longest single series title sponsorship pact in the sport’s history

NASCAR logoBeginning January 1, 2015, the property will be known as the NASCAR XFINITY Series. Comcast’s XFINITY Brand to Become Only Third Title Sponsor of the Series ‘Where Names Are Made’. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 28

NASCAR National Series News & Notes + Fast Facts

Bowyer, Biffle, Larson On Chase Hot Seats With Two To Go

NASCAR logo Clint Bowyer, Greg Biffle and Kyle Larson are playing a high stakes musical chairs game of sorts. At the moment, Bowyer and Biffle sit in the final two seats to qualify for the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup with Larson standing on the outside looking in at 17th on the current Chase Grid. Read the rest of this entry »

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 »

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