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NNS: Elliott Sadler’s team and crew chief fined after Iowa infractions

May 22, 2012 No Comments

For the second time this year, the No. 2 Chevrolet of Elliott Sadler in the Nationwide series has been fined for failing a pre/post race inspection. After the Pioneer Hi-Bred 250 at Iowa Speedway on Sunday, Sadler’s car was determined to be too low in post-race inspection. Previously, the No. 2 car was found to […]

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Three things we learned from the All-Star/Iowa weekend

May 21, 2012 No Comments

  It was a busy week for the three national NASCAR touring series. All three series were racing on the same weekend for the first time since the Texas/Rockingham weekend in the middle of April. The trucks and  cup series returned to Charlotte, where most of the race teams are based from, for the annual […]

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NNS: Stenhouse dominant in third straight win at Iowa

May 20, 2012 No Comments

NEWTON, IA–For the third time in a row, Ricky Stenhouse Jr., and his No. 6 Roush-Fenway Ford was the car that got to pull into victory lane at Iowa Speedway. After sweeping the races last year, Stenhouse was the driver to watch  when the NASCAR Nationwide series moved into the 7/8th mile track in Iowa. […]

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NNS: Iowa Speedway presents new challenges to drivers

May 20, 2012 No Comments

NEWTON, IA–Most weeks, the NASCAR Nationwide Series and Sprint Cup Series race side by side at the same track. However this week is different. Instead of racing and being able to share notes and/ or get help from the cup teams, the NASCAR Nationwide Series teams are on their own. This marks the first of […]

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NNS: Elliott Sadler wins second pole of season at Iowa

May 19, 2012 No Comments

Elliott Sadler once again finds himself on the pole position for a race at Iowa Speedway. With a lap of 23.523 seconds/133.911 mph Sadler was the fastest of all 43 cars that are entered at Iowa for the Sunday race. This is the second time that Sadler has sat on the pole this season. It […]

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NSCS: Allmendinger starts from pole for Sprint Showdown

May 18, 2012 No Comments

A.J. Allmendinger wasn’t quite fast enough in practice to unseat Dale Earnhardt Jr. from the top spot for the Sprint Showdown. But, when it came time to qualify, Allmendinger was able to beat Earnhardt and everyone else to grab the pole for the prelimenary All-Star event on Saturday night. With a lap of 192.47 MPH/28.06 […]

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NNS: Pioneer Hi Bred 250 from Iowa Speedway preview

May 17, 2012 No Comments

Information: Date: Sunday, May 20, 2012 Location: Iowa Speedway, Newton, Iowa Time: 2:00 p.m. EST Distance: 250 laps/ 218.75 miles Broadcast: TV– ESPN with broadcast starting at 1:30 p.m. EST Radio– MRN Analysis:  Last year was the first time that Iowa Speedway held two Nationwide Series races, it was also the first time that a […]

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Three things learned from the Darlington race weekend

May 14, 2012 No Comments

Darlington is known as the track that is “too tough to tame,” but after the race weekend two powerhouses at the track walked away knowing that they tamed the “lady in black.” Joe Gibbs Racing once again concurred the Nationwide series race with Joey Logano winning on Friday night. On Saturday Gibbs followed that up […]

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