Tag Archive: Nationwide Series

Jul 21

Carpentier on World RX: “Rallycross is for me”

World RX of Canada is the seventh round of the season and will take place at Trois-Rivieres from 7-8 August.

  Marklund Motorsport Volkswagen Polo Supercar - Patrick Carpentier The FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy has attracted a host of stars from a variety of motorsport disciplines including drivers from F1, WRC, DTM, Formula Drift, BTCC and X Games. 

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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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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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Mar 31

Mechanical problems for Alex Guénette at Martinsville

Montreal-based Alex Guenette will run in three NCWTS races this season

Alex Guénette - Martinsville Montreal driver Alex Guenette was in Martinsville (VA) for his first race of 2014 in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS).

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Oct 05

Sticky: No NAPA Auto Parts 200 Presented by Dodge in 2013 in Montreal

The promoter did not renew its agreement with NASCAR

Groupe de course Octane Racing Group2012-08-18_0052Octane Management inc. confirmed today that it has relinquished its rights to organize and promote a round of the NASCAR Nationwide series in Montreal in 2013. Consequently, the event known as the NAPA Auto Parts 200 presented by Dodge is not scheduled for presentation at Circuit Gilles Villeneuve, next summer. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 01

Domination at Dover

Logano dominates for second win at Dover

Dover International SpeedwayNASCAR Nationwide SeriesJoey Logano leads 184 of 200 laps in winning his seventh Nationwide Series race of the season and completing the season sweep at Dover.

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Aug 01

Marilou will be singing the national anthems at the NAPA Auto Parts 200 presented by Dodge

The singer will also meet and greet race car fans during « Discovery Day »

Marilou Image MOV.Still001NAPAPiecesdAuto200Octane Management inc., promoter of the NAPA auto parts 200 presented by Dodge and FLAIR Management, Image, Conseil, are happy to announce today that the young and talented singer from Quebec, Marilou, has been given the responsibility to sing both the Canadian and American national anthems during the ceremonies preceding the NASCAR’s Nationwide series race, on August 18th at the Gilles-Villeneuve circuit.

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Mar 15

Lennox to be Co-Primary Sponsor on Penske Racing #22 Nationwide Series car for Bristol

Lennox has been a sponsor of Penske Racing since 1998.

Penske Racing 22 1Penske Racing 22 2This association will be on full display this weekend as the logo will not only be on the No. 22 Sprint Cup Series car but will also be on the No. 22 Nationwide Series entry. In this fifteenth year, as a symbol of appreciation, Penske Racing will place the Lennox logo on the hood and rear deck lid of the No. 22 car for the Bristol Nationwide Series race on Saturday, March 17.

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Nov 02

Double duty for DJ Kennington at Pheonix

DJ Kennington will join forces fellow Canadian Randy MacDonald to compete in the Nationwide Series

DJ Kennington2011-08-06_0403NASCAR Canadian Tire Series Champion DJ Kennington isn’t ready to conclude his racing season just yet.  Kennington is once again teaming with two successful race teams for the upcoming NASCAR race weekend at Phoenix International Raceway.

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Oct 19

NASCAR returns to Montréal August 17-18 , 2012

Octane Management is the new promoter of the event

2011-08-20_09292011-08-18_0424François Dumontier, President of Octane Management, is pleased to announce that his company will become the new promoter of the NAPA Auto Parts 200, presented by Dodge on August 17-18, 2012 at Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve in Montréal.

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Aug 20

If at first you don’t succeed …

Well-traveled Ambrose finally wins at Montreal

2011-08-20_12952011-08-20_0172Four years ago, Marcos Ambrose came all the way from Australia. Saturday morning, he came all the way from Michigan where he is competing in the Sprint Cup Series this weekend. Then, in the afternoon, on Circuit Gilles Villeneuve, Ambrose came all the way from the back of the pack to finally win the NAPA Auto Parts 200 in the Nationwide Series.

(Flagworld’s photo album)

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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 17

Ranger, Tagliani, Villeneuve and Dufault to drive Dodge cars this weekend

More than thirty Dodge cars to compete in NASCAR racing at Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve

Dodge logo2011-08-17_0024Dodge drivers include: Andrew Ranger, Alex Tagliani, Jacques Villeneuve and Maryeve Dufault. Dodge Red will be the dominant colour both on the track and off at the Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve in Montréal this weekend. A total of 30 Dodge race cars are entered in the two NASCAR Series races.

(Flagworld’s photo album)

 

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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 »

Jul 22

Ford sticking with Fusion brand for new Cup car

With NASCAR going to a new version of its Sprint Cup car in 2013

Ford Racing logoNASCAR - Spcint Cup - Frank Stoddard 32 FordFord officials had originally expected to switch from the Fusion to the Mustang after a successful roll out in the Nationwide Series.But they recently switched gears and have opted to continue with the Fusion, which Ford it has raced in Sprint Cup since 2006. 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 26

Busch goes wire to wire for victory at Phoenix (+result)

Leads every lap, becoming first since 2003 to lead every lap in a race

NASCAR Nationwide SeriesKyle Bush Victory Nationwide PhoenixKyle Busch held off a frenetic challenge from Carl Edwards in the closing laps of Saturday’s Bashas’ Supermarkets 200 at Phoenix International Raceway and collected his 44th Nationwide Series victory, four behind career series leader Mark Martin. 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 »

Feb 19

Sticky: Tony Stewart wins the Drive4COPD 300 in Daytona (+result & photos)

Canadian JR Fitzpatrick did not last long

2011-02-19_10192011-02-19_1017Tony Stewart is the winner of the race by a slim margin of 0.007 second ahead of Clint Bowyer who started from pole position in the 120 laps Nationwide Series race this afternoon at the Daytona International Speedway.

Daytona 500 photos albums here

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Feb 19

The Nationwide Series race is set to start in Daytona…(+grid & photos)

Clint Bowyer has won the pole for the Nationwide Series race at Daytona International Speedway

Clint Bowyer-Childress-TW2011-02-19_0177Bowyer’s lap of 180.821 mph in Friday’s qualifying session knocked Landon Cassill off the front starting spot, moments after he had knocked Danica Patrick from the top position.

Daytona 500 photos albums here

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Feb 14

J.R. Fitzpatrick set for Daytona NASCAR Nationwide Series start

Sole Canadian in Saturday’s ‘DRIVE4COPD 300’

2008-06-01_170JR FitzpatrickJ.R. Fitzpatrick’s 2011 race season kicks off this week with the 2010 NASCAR Canadian Tire Series Runner-Up confirming Monday his participation in Saturday’s opening round of the NASCAR Nationwide Series at Daytona International Speedway, the ‘DRIVE4COPD 300’, 19th February 2011. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 25

Busch makes history with impressive win at Dover (+results)

Leads 192 of 200 laps to surpass record set by himself and Ard

Kyle Busch has set a single-season record for wins in the Nationwide Series, taking the checkered flag for the 11th time in only 23 races Saturday at Dover International Speedway. Busch was tied with Sam Ard for the previous record with 10 wins. Busch also won 10 races in 2008, matching the record Ard set in NASCAR’s second-tier series in 1983. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 11

Edwards continues strong run with Richmond pole (+results both Series)

For a man who didn’t believe in momentum
In Nationwide: Harvick held off Keselowski to win at Richmond

Carl Edwards continued to build toward the Chase for the Sprint Cup with a pole-winning run Friday at Richmond International Raceway. Edwards will start from the top spot in Saturday’s Air Guard 400, the final race before the Chase begins at New Hampshire Motor Speedway. With a lap at 127.762 mph (21.133 seconds), Edwards edged Juan Montoya (127.455 mph) in winning his first pole at the three-quarters-mile short track. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 29

NAPA 200: Boris Said holds on to win first career Nationwide race

Jacques Villeneuve pleased the fans with a third place finish

At long last, road-course ace Boris Said is a winner in the Nationwide Series. Said won Sunday’s NAPA Auto Parts 200 at Circuit Gilles Villeneuve when — with the two strongest cars out of contention — the always unpredictable event ended with Said beating Max Papis in a drag race to the finish. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 03

Earnhardt Jr. drives the No. 3 to Victory Lane at Daytona

Driving the No. 3 Wrangler Chevrolet in honor of his late father

Dale Earnhardt Jr. broke a Nationwide Series drought of almost four years in winning Friday’s Subway Jalapeno 250 Nationwide Series race at Daytona International Speedway. Earnhardt’s emotional win was the result of a collaboration between owner Richard Childress, Teresa Earnhardt, JR Motorsports and Hendrick Motorsports, which supplied the engine for the No. 3 car. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 25

Patrick “nervous” about NASCAR return

 Danica Patrick gets back in the NASCAR saddle this weekend

Danica Patrick is looking forward to her NASCAR return at New Hampshire Speedway this weekend, although she admits to being nervous about this weekend after being away from the Nationwide Series for more than three months. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 13

NASCAR: Harvick continues feud with Loganos

Kevin Harvick criticized Joey Logano for his racing etiquette

Also the driver’s father for getting too involved in his son’s racing issues, as the feud between the two drivers continued. Speaking at Michigan International Speedway, the current NASCAR Sprint Cup Series points leader reviewed a series of incidents that started in a Nationwide Series event at Bristol back in March, a clash that went beyond an on-track exchange and involved Logano’s father in the aftermath. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 29

Brad Keselowski and Justin Allgaier in Montreal to talk about their NASCAR Nationwide Series Championship hopes (+photos)

Penske Racing drivers to compete at the NAPA Auto Parts 200, Presented by Dodge August 28-29

2010-04-29_0043Exactly four months prior to the start of the fourth running of the NAPA Auto Parts 200, Presented by Dodge, NASCAR Nationwide Series drivers Brad Keselowski and Justin Allgaier were in Montreal to meet with the press on Thursday at Circuit Gilles Villeneuve.

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Dec 26

NASCAR Nationwide Series to race Road America in 2010

The Nationwide Road America 200 will run on Saturday, June 19

Road America and NASCAR have announced that the Nationwide Series will headline a four-day race weekend, at the legendary road course, June 17-20, 2010. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 20

Nearly unanimous

Busch earns the nod as Nationwide Series’ DOY

Staff members have chosen their driver of the year for the three national series as well as NASCAR Driver of the Year. The four-part series continues with the Nationwide Series. Read the rest of this entry »

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