Tag Archive: Ricky Stenhouse Jr.

Jul 05

NASCAR National Series News & Notes — Kentucky

Stenhouse Surges To Second Victory

NASCAR logoNASCAR might have a new restrictor-plate ace. Nearly two months after visiting Victory Lane at Talladega, Ricky Stenhouse Jr. surged past David Ragan in overtime of Saturday’s Coke Zero 400 Powered by Coca-Cola at Daytona International Speedway to win his second career race. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 02

Stenhouse avoids crashes, survives in overtime at Daytona

“I kept my Talladega car and told them to build a new one” – Stenhouse

The major story of Saturday night’s Coke Zero 400 Powered by Coca-Cola – Dale Earnhardt Jr.’s final run at his beloved Daytona International Speedway in the No. 88 Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet – turned out to be a footnote to Ricky Stenhouse Jr.’s masterful victory in a war of attrition that produced a race-record 14 cautions. Read the rest of this entry »

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Feb 14

Denny Hamlin wins Sprint Unlimited in overtime finish

Hamlin battles through to win wild Sprint Unlimited

Sprint Unlimited logo Saturday’s Sprint Unlimited at Daytona International Speedway ended with a mere handful of cars undamaged — and race winner Denny Hamlin‘s Toyota wasn’t one of them.
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Feb 05

2015 Sprint Unlimited format set

Fans to join crew chiefs in setting starting grid

Sprint Unlimited logo NASCAR announced today that the season-opening 75-lap Sprint Unlimited at Daytona International Speedway on Saturday, Feb. 14, will be split into two segments. A competition caution at lap 25 will separate the segments in the non-points event, scheduled for an 8:15 p.m. ET start (live on FOX, Motor Racing Network Radio, and SiriusXM NASCAR Radio).

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Feb 21

Danica Patrick, Ricky Stenhouse Jr. headline Sunoco Rookie of the Year Award battle

22 companies to participate in 2013 NASCAR National Series Contingency Awards Program

NASCAR - Danica PatrickNASCAR logoAs teams make final preparations to start the 2013 race season, NASCAR announced the lineup of 2013 Contingency Program sponsors for all three national series. Read the rest of this entry »

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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 »

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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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Jan 08

NASCAR preseason thunder rolls Into Daytona

Sixth-Generation NASCAR Sprint Cup car to make debut at The World Center of Racing

2011-02-18_06472012-02-26NASCAR fans will get their first glimpse of the new sixth-generation NASCAR Sprint Cup Series cars on the storied Daytona International Speedway for three days this week at Preseason Thunder, the unofficial on-track start of the 2013 NASCAR season. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 17

Stenhouse wins at Chicagoland, grabs points lead

Double the fun

NASCAR Nationwide SeriesRicky Stenhouse Jr. used a strong push in the final laps to pull away and win at Chicagoland. Stenhouse also vaulted to the top of the Nationwide standings in the process. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 14

Canadian bands and artist to rock Ford Racing Festival on Crescent Street

The 11th edition of the Ford Racing Festival, presented by Bud Light and sponsored by Ford Fusion

Crescent Street Ford Racing Festival2010-06-10-0095Downtown Montreal’s set to prove its insatiable appetite for festivals and cars with three days of action that includes driver appearances, live shows and race cars on display

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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 »

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May 09

NASCAR National Series news and notes

At Darlington, trouble lurks around avery corner

BojanglesNASCAR logoFrom any angle, whether you’ve been there once or 20 times, Darlington Raceway is a challenge. The racing line is narrow, the asphalt aged and the chassis set-up that works well in one set of turns is a compromise – at best – in the other. Read the rest of this entry »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 13

Canadian Tire 200 at The Glen (+result)

With Seneca Lake in the background, Rolex Series teams begin unloading for Saturday’s Canadian Tire 200

Canadian Tire 200 at The Glen logoGrand-AM-RolexThe GRAND-AM Rolex Sports Car Series presented  by Crown Royal Cask No. 16 hits the home stretch this weekend, beginning a pair of back-to-back two-hour sprints that will play a critical role in determining the 2011 champions. Read the rest of this entry »

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Aug 09

Ford Racing Festival Plans to Rock Crescent Street for its 10th Anniversary

2011 Schedule

Crescent Street Ford Racing FestivalLG Festival Grand Prix sur Crescent par C. Lamoureux et M. DansereauDowntown Montreal’s set to prove its insatiable appetite for festivals and cars with three days of action that includes driver appearances, live shows and racecar show cars on display

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Jul 24

Nationwide: Edwards overcame penalty to win (+result)

Carl Edwards didn’t let a pit lane speeding penalty get in the way of another Nationwide Series win

Carl Edwards KentckyNASCAR Nationwide SeriesHe charged to victory in the Federated Auto Parts 300 at Nashville Superspeedway. There was no NASCAR Cup Series race this weekend and most of the Cup field took the rare mid-season opportunity to take a break from racing and stayed away from the Nationwide Series Federated Auto Parts 300 at Nashville Superspeedway. Read the rest of this entry »

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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 »

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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 »

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