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NASCAR Nationwide Series News And Notes-Series-Only Regulars Rule At Kentucky Speedway

Over the last three years, David Gilliland (2006), Stephen Leicht (No. 29 Holiday Inn Chevrolet) and Joey Logano (No. 20 GameStop Toyota) have all won at the 1.5-mile track, overcoming fields that included nearly six double-duty drivers on average.

A Piece of the Rock and Roll

You really have to hand it to Kyle Busch. The most exciting young racer to come along in many years, he has demonstrated his determination to the world by tackling pretty much every racing series you can think of, and beating all of them at their own game.

Knaus’ Questions Provide Winning Answers for Johnson

Certainly, Knaus has paid his dues and climbed the NASCAR ladder steadily to get to his current spot on the top rung. From 1993 to 1997, he worked with Ray Evernham on Jeff Gordon’s No. 24 team at Hendrick Motorsports before leaving to take a job at (then) Dale Earnhardt, Inc.

Week 15: The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Top 12 – And Beyond

A look at the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series top 12, along with other notable drivers, going into the LifeLock 400 at Michigan International Speedway on June 14.

NASCAR Camping World Truck Series News And Notes - Michigan

NASCAR Camping World Truck Series points leader, Matt Crafton, is one of the series’ most consistent drivers, having completed each of the eight races’ 1,254 laps. He’s finished among the top 10 in seven of eight races and no worse than 11th.

Tony Stewart Wins Pocono 500

What was amazing was that Stewart could even manage a celebration at all, after using every trick in the book — including shutting down his engine entering Turn 1 at the 2.5-mile triangular track — to save enough fuel to win the Pocono 500.

Practice crash sends Stewart to the rear

Forced to go to a backup car for Sunday’s race, Stewart must drop to the rear before the field takes the green flag. The backup car is chassis No. 450, which Stewart drove to a 26th-place finish (his worst of the year) at Las Vegas.

Kyle Busch a smashing success at Nashville

Kyle Busch led four times for 173 of the 225 laps around the 1.33-mile concrete track, giving up the lead only for pit stops. He led the final 24 laps and beat Brad Keselowski by 0.891 seconds.

NCWS West Recap: Holmes dominates at Douglas

Eric Holmes’ third win of the season increased his series points lead to 36 points over Jason Bowles, who finished second. David Mayhew was third, followed by Mike David and Moses Smith.

Rainout in qualifying puts Stewart on NASCAR Cup Series Pocono Pole

Thanks to a qualifying rainout Friday at Pocono Raceway, Tony Stewart will start on the pole for a NASCAR Sprint Cup race for the first time since Oct, 23, 2005, at Martinsville.

NASCAR CWTS Recap: Todd Bodine wins for fifth time at Texas

Todd Bodine became the first driver in the history of the series to have five victories at one track, Texas Motor Speedway. They’ve all been accomplished in a Toyota for Germain Racing. It was Bodine’s 17th career victory in trucks, also all with Germain.

Logano, Said early entries for West race at Infineon

The annual NASCAR Camping World Series West race is a companion event as part of the big NASCAR weekend with the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series at the road course in Sonoma, Calif.

Sauter to start from the pole at Texas in Camping World Truck Series race

Johnny Sauter nabbed the top spot in Keystone Light qualifying on Thursday and will lead the field to the start of the Winstar World Casino 400 at Texas Motor Speedway.

Sauter to start from the pole at Texas in Camping World Truck Series race

Johnny Sauter nabbed the top spot in Keystone Light qualifying on Thursday and will lead the field to the start of the Winstar World Casino 400 at Texas Motor Speedway.

NASCAR Announces “Double-File Restarts – Shootout Style” For The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series

NASCAR recently used the “double-file” format for its non-points NASCAR Sprint All-Star Race, which produced an unpredictable finish. The format will be adapted for the NASCAR Nationwide Series and NASCAR Camping World Truck Series in the near future.

Tony Stewart Brings Historic Point Lead To Pocono Raceway

Tony Stewart is the first owner-driver in the series to lead the series championship standings in 17 years. The last time an owner-driver led the series points was on November 15, 1992, when Alan Kulwicki won the series championship over Bill Elliott.

Series-Only Regulars Ride Hot Streak Into NASCAR Nationwide Series Stand-Alone Season

Stand-alone races offer series-only regulars a prime opportunity to shine — and win — since the majority of double-duty drivers who would race at combo events don’t make the back-and-forth trips to the different tracks.

Analyzing The Pocono 500 At Pocono Raceway

All NASCAR Sprint Cup races at Pocono have been scheduled for 500 miles. By design, the inaugural race was run to a length of 480 miles due to the energy crisis.

NASCAR Camping World Truck Series News And Notes - Texas

After an early season that saw six races stretched over nearly three months, NASCAR Camping World Truck Series teams head to Texas Motor Speedway for the second race of a five-weekend swing that takes teams from Dover, Del., to Texas, Michigan, Wisconsin and Tennessee.

NASCAR Camping World Series West News & Notes - Roseburg, Ore.

Bill McAnally Racing’s brightly-colored blue and yellow car, adorned with a giant NAPA logo on the hood, has been in Victory Lane in five of seven annual visits to the Roseburg, Ore., track since 2002.

Week 14: The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Top 12 – And Beyond

A look at the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series top 12, along with other notable drivers, going into the Pocono 500 at Pocono Raceway on June 7.

Johnson Bests Stewart And The Monster In Dover

Restarting eighth on Lap 374 of 400, after NASCAR called the 10th caution of the race for David Stremme’s hard crash on the frontsretch, Jimmie Johnson atoned for a slow pit stop and charged through the field to run down Greg Biffle and Tony Stewart and win his fourth Sprint Cup race at Dover, his second of the 2009 season and the 42nd of his career.

Idaho’s Brian Scott Wins NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Event At Dover

In his 39th start on the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series, Boise, Idaho native Brian Scott played a strategy game to perfection and guided his No. 16 Albertson’s Toyota Tundra to victory.

Keselowski Capitalizes On Busch’s Misfortune To Win Nationwide Series Race At Dover

Brad Keselowski took the lead for the first time on the next-to-last lap of the NASCAR Nationwide Series race after Joey Logano ran into the back of Kyle Busch, his teammate at Joe Gibbs Racing, moments after a restart on Lap 199.

Changes for Earnhardt will not ease the pressure

With Thursday’s announcement that Tony Eury Jr. was being replaced as crew chief for NASCAR’s most popular driver, Dale Earnhardt Jr., pressure and scrunity will be upon the third-generation driver heading to this week’s Cup stop at Dover.

What If NASCAR’s Legends Return to Racing?

My most recent dose of racing perspective came to us courtesy of the NFL. Here’s what happened.

Tony Stewart: Fiery, fast and fearless

The best story of the past several weeks — of the entire season, if you ask me — can be summed up in two words: Tony Stewart.

NASCAR Sprint Cup Series News And Notes - Dover

Tommy Baldwin Racing has announced a driver change in its No. 36 Toyota beginning with this week’s Dover race. Scott Riggs, who qualified the car for eight of the season’s first 12 races, is being replaced by a trio of drivers – Mike Skinner, Patrick Carpentier and Brian Simo.

NASCAR Nationwide Series News And Notes - Dover

Kevin Harvick Inc. newcomer J.R. Fitzpatrick (No. 4 KHI Chevrolet) will be looking to repeat what his boss accomplished in 2000 — win a pole, lead several laps and earn a top 10 finish in his first start at Dover. Fitzpatrick, who has competed in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series this season, has only experienced Dover on racing simulators.

Truck Series Raybestos Rookies Have The Foot To The Floor

The two top drivers in 2008’s Raybestos Rookie of the Year class, Washington state native, Tayler Malsam (No. 81 One Eighty Toyota) and James Buescher (No. 10 International MAXX Force Diesel Ford), are continuing to impress out of the gate.