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Matt Kenseth Wins Ford EcoBoost 300 to End NASCAR Nationwide Series Era
November 15th, 2014 at 10:17 PM
In what was the last NASCAR Nationwide Series race ever, Matt Kenseth beat out Kyle Larson on a green-white-checkered finish Saturday, to score the victory in the Ford EcoBoost 300 at Homestead Miami Speedway. XFINITY will become the new title sponsor of NASCAR's second series next season. ***PHOTO1*** For Kenseth, it was...

Chase Elliott Youngest NASCAR Champion Ever; Brad Keselowski Steals Phoenix Nationwide Win from Kyle Busch
November 8th, 2014 at 7:59 PM
Chase Elliott made NASCAR national series history Saturday by clinching the 2014 NASCAR Nationwide Series championship. At the age of 18, Elliott became the youngest NASCAR champion, and also is the first rookie to ever win a championship in one of NASCAR's top three levels. ***PHOTO1*** Elliott only needed to finish ahead...

Kyle Busch Gives Joe Gibbs Racing Its 100th NASCAR Nationwide Series Victory
November 1st, 2014 at 7:12 PM
By winning the O'Reilly Auto Parts Challenge at Texas Motor Speedway on Saturday, Kyle Busch gave Joe Gibbs Racing the organization's 100th NASCAR Nationwide Series competition. Busch has been behind the wheel for 58 of those wins and Saturday's win was the seventh of the 2014 season for Busch. ***PHOTO1*** The 29-year-old...

Elliott Sadler and OneMain Financial Sign with Roush Fenway Racing for 2015 NASCAR XFINITY Series
October 31st, 2014 at 9:23 PM
OneMain Financial and Roush Fenway Racing announced on Thursday that Elliott Sadler will drive the No. 1 OneMain Financial Ford in the 2015 NASCAR XFINITY Series season. Sadler is a 10-time winner in what is currently the NASCAR Nationwide Series. ***PHOTO1*** In 2013 and 2014, Sadler has driven the No. 11 OneMain...

Mackena Bell Set for Nationwide Debut; Alex Bowman and Scott Lagasse Jr Pick up Rides
October 30th, 2014 at 1:15 AM
News was breaking on Wednesday in the NASCAR Nationwide Series on many fronts. Mackena Bell is set to make her NASCAR national series debut and Alex Bowman and Scott Lagasse Jr have picked up rides with big time Nationwide Series teams to close out the 2014 season. ***PHOTO1*** Mackena Bell, a 24-year-old...

Brendan Gaughan Will Return to Richard Childress Racing for 2015 NASCAR XFINITY Series
October 24th, 2014 at 12:53 AM
Richard Childress Racing announced on Thursday that Brendan Gaughan will return to the team driving the No. 62 South Point Hotel & Casino Chevrolet in the NASCAR XFINITY Series. The 39-year-old veteran NASCAR driver is wrapping up his first full season with RCR in what is currently called the NASCAR...

Brad Keselowski Picks up 31st Career NASCAR Nationwide Series Victory Friday Night at Charlotte
October 12th, 2014 at 11:43 PM
Brad Keselowski led the final 14 laps of Friday night's Drive for the Cure 300 at Charlotte Motor Speedway to pick up his fourth NASCAR Nationwide Series victory of 2014 and the 31st of his career. Keselowski moved into a tie for fifth all-time with NASCAR Hall of Famer Jack...

Ryan Reed Extended at Roush Fenway Racing in the NASCAR Nationwide Series
October 9th, 2014 at 10:00 AM
On Wednesday Roush Fenway Racing announced that they have resigned Ryan Reed to a multi-year deal to drive the No. 16 Drive to Stop Diabetes Ford in the NASCAR Nationwide Series. During the 2014 season, which has been Reed's rookie campaign in the Nationwide Series, the 21-year-old from Bakersfield, California...

Kyle Busch Wins Kansas Lottery 300 for Sixth NASCAR Nationwide Series Win of Season
October 4th, 2014 at 7:21 PM
Kyle Busch found victory lane for the 69th time in his NASCAR Nationwide Series career and for the sixth time this season in the No. 54 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota in the Kansas Lottery 300 at Kansas Speedway on Saturday afternoon. Busch passed Kevin Harvick with 21 laps to go...

Regan Smith Staying with JR Motorsports for 2015 Season
October 2nd, 2014 at 10:30 AM
On Wednesday Dale Earnhardt Jr and Regan Smith took to Twitter to announce that Smith would remain at JR Motorsports in the newly named NASCAR Xfinity Series for the 2015 season. Smith will remain in the No. 7 Chevrolet after being a title contender in the NASCAR Nationwide Series the...

Corey LaJoie Will Drive Four of Final Five NASCAR Nationwide Series Races This Season
October 1st, 2014 at 8:51 PM
On Tuesday Richard Petty Motorsports and Biagi-DenBeste Racing reached an agreement to field the No. 98 Ford for Corey LaJoie in four of the final five NASCAR Nationwide Series races on the 2014 schedule. The first race is Saturday at Kansas Speedway. ***PHOTO1*** The other three races will also be at 1.5...

Kyle Busch Wins NASCAR Nationwide Series Dover 200
September 27th, 2014 at 6:21 PM
Kyle Busch's Joe Gibbs Racing team handed him the lead on a pit stop just before the halfway mark in Saturday's NASCAR Nationwide Series race at Dover International Speedway and Busch led every lap from there to score the victory in the Dover 200. The win marked a season sweep...

Brendan Gaughan Wins VisitMyrtleBeach.com 300 at Kentucky Speedway in Dramatic Fashion
September 20th, 2014 at 11:14 PM
It came down to a late race restart in the closing laps of the VisitMyrtleBeach.com 300 at Kentucky Speedway Saturday night and Brendan Gaughan passed teammate Ty Dillon and Chase Elliott to win his second career NASCAR Nationwide Series race. It's Gaughan first career Nationwide Series victory on an oval...

Ty Dillon Wins Pole for VisitMyrtleBeach.com 300 at Kentucky Speedway
September 20th, 2014 at 6:15 PM
Ty Dillon won the pole for Saturday night's VisitMyrtleBeach.com 300 at Kentucky Speedway. It's Dillon's second career NASCAR Nationwide Series pole. Dillon took the pole at a speed of 175.690 mph. Starting alongside Dillon on row one will be Sam Hornish Jr. ***PHOTO1*** Starting in row two is a pair of Richard...

Joe Gibbs Racing Announces Additions of Stanley and DeWalt Along with Justin Boston’s Nationwide Debut
September 17th, 2014 at 9:52 PM
On Wednesday Joe Gibbs Racing announced the additions of Stanley and DeWalt to their sponsorship lineup for the 2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series and also announced that Justin Boston will drive two NASCAR Nationwide Series race for the team. ***PHOTO1*** Stanley will sponsor the No. 19 Toyota of Carl Edwards for 12...

Kevin Harvick Wins Jimmy John’s Freaky Fast 300 NASCAR Nationwide Series Race at Chicagoland Speedway
September 13th, 2014 at 7:08 PM
In his JR Motorsports No. 5 Jimmy John's Chevrolet Kevin Harvick won the Jimmy John's Freaky Fast 300 at Chicagoland Speedway on Saturday. Kyle Busch dominated until the final pit stop put him back in 16th for a restart with 41 laps to go and Harvick took advantage to score...

Daniel Suarez to Race for RAB Racing at Chicagoland Then for Venturini Motorsports at Kentucky
September 11th, 2014 at 11:10 PM
Joe Gibbs Racing announced that 22-year-old Mexico native Daniel Suarez will drive full-time for the team in the NASCAR Xfinity (Nationwide) Series in 2015 back in August and this week Suarez has picked up more rides to end the 2014 season. ***PHOTO1*** On Wednesday RAB Racing announced that Suarez will drive their...

Ty Dillon Finishing up 2014 Season in Impressive Fashion
September 9th, 2014 at 6:57 AM
Ty Dillon's 2014 season got off to a rough start. He was out of the championship race early and many thought it was a disappointing start for the North Carolina native. ***PHOTO1*** Dillon's 2014 season was a struggle early on. In his first 17 races Dillon failed to record a top five...

Kyle Busch Dominates and Wins Virginia 529 College Savings 250 at Richmond International Raceway
September 5th, 2014 at 10:46 PM
Kyle Busch dominated the Virginia 529 College Savings 250 at Richmond International Raceway Friday night, leading every single lap of the 250 lap event in route to his 67th career NASCAR Nationwide Series victory. It's Busch's fourth NASCAR Nationwide Series victory of the 2014 season. ***PHOTO1*** Busch had the dominate car all...

Kyle Busch Wins Pole for the Virginia 529 College Savings 250 at Richmond International Raceway
September 5th, 2014 at 5:20 PM
Kyle Busch won the pole for Friday's Virginia 529 College Savings 250 at Richmond International Raceway. It's Busch's 42nd career NASCAR Nationwide Series pole and the sixth of his 2014 season. Ryan Blaney will start in the second position. ***PHOTO1*** The qualifying was delayed and shortened twice due to rain and NASCAR...