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Ricky Stenhouse Jr. Captures Nationwide Pole for Saturday’s Top Gear 300 at Charlotte Motor Speedway

May 28, 2011 1 Comment

Ricky Stenhouse Jr. won the pole for Saturday’s Top Gear 300 at Charlotte Motor Speedway. Stenhouse Jr.’s third career Nationwide pole comes just one week after his first career win at Iowa Speedway and just days after the announcement of his first career Sprint Cup start. Stenhouse Jr. ran a lap of 186.994 mph (28.878) […]

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Brad Keselowski Wins Pole for Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway

May 26, 2011 No Comments

Brad Keselowski won the pole for Sunday’s Coca-Cola 600 with a lap of 192.089 mph, earning him his second pole of his Sprint Cup career. Keselowski will start the 600 mile race sitting 24th in the points, with only one top 10 finish in the 2011 season (3rd at Darlington Raceway). “Every week we just […]

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Trevor Bayne Will Make NASCAR Return at Chicagoland, Stenhouse Jr. to Make Sprint Cup Debut in No. 21 Wood Brothers Ford Fusion

May 25, 2011 No Comments

2010 Nationwide rookie of the year and last week’s winner, Ricky Stenhouse Jr. will make his Sprint Cup debut this weekend at Charlotte Motor Speedway in the Coca-Cola 600. Stenhouse Jr. will fill in for teammate Trevor Bayne, driving the No. 21 for Wood Brothers Racing just one week after earning his first career Nationwide […]

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Kyle Busch Cited for Careless and Reckless Driving After Clocked at 128 MPH in a 45 MPH Zone

May 24, 2011 No Comments

Just days after winning the North Carolina Education Lottery 200 and finishing second in the All-Star race at Charlotte Motor Speedway, Busch now finds himself in trouble with the law. The Statesville Record-Landmark reported that Busch was pulled over by the Iredell County Sheriff’s department for going 128 mph in a 45-mph zone, near the […]

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Ricky Stenhouse Jr. Captures First Career Nationwide Victory, Becomes First Nationwide Regular to Win Since March 2010

May 22, 2011 No Comments

Ricky Stenhouse Jr. won the standalone race at Iowa Speedway on Sunday, earning his first career Nationwide victory. The victory was sweet revenge from last year’s race, where he crashed in practice, qualifying and the race itself. “Iowa definitely wasn’t my favorite place, but it is now,” said Stenhouse. “We crashed, I think, three cars […]

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Iowa Speedway: Qualifying Rained Out/Starting Lineup Set by Owners Points

May 21, 2011 No Comments

Qualifying for Sunday’s Nationwide race at Iowa Speedway was rained out. The field will be set by owners points. Here is the starting lineup for the John Deere Dealers 250 at Iowa Speedway: 1. Drew Herring 2. Michael McDowell 3. Austin Dillon 4. Carl Edwards 5. Reed Sorenson 6. Elliott Sadler 7. Jason Leffler 8. […]

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Kyle Busch Wins Truck Race at Charlotte, Kimi Raikkonen With a Strong Finish in NASCAR Debut

May 20, 2011 1 Comment

The debut of F-1 champion, Kimi Raikkonen, was overshadowed by car owner and teammate Kyle Busch. Raikkonen found himself dipping in and out of the top 10 in Friday’s truck race, but the late surge by Busch was the reason for celebration at Kyle Busch Motorsports (KBM). Busch only led seven of the 134 laps […]

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Kyle Busch Wins Pole for 2011 Sprint All-Star Race/Starting Lineup *UPDATED*

May 20, 2011 No Comments

Kyle Busch was the last to qualify on Friday for the Sprint All-Star race and edged Clint Bowyer to take over the top spot, earning him his second career Sprint All-Star race pole (Busch won the pole in 2008). The unique qualifying format for the All-Star race consists of a two lap qualifying circuit, followed […]

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