Nationwide Series

Jul 20

Dead Battery Derails Top 20 finish for John Wes Townley at Chicagoland

John Wes Townley (Photo Credit: Sean Gardner / Getty Images) ‘Townley Posts 27th after an Alternator Issue in No. 25 Zaxby's 'The Identical' Toyota Camry’ Joliet, Il (July 20, 2014) John Wes Townley posted a 27th-place finish piloting the No. 25 Zaxby's 'The Identical' ( in the 300 NASCAR Nationwide Series race Saturday after an alternator issue. Townley placed the Athenian Motorsports entry in the 23rd-place on the starting grid for the 200 lap, 350 mile race. Townley was running in the 20th-place position when the volt meter went dead forcing the No. 25 Zaxby's / Identical Movie driver to come down pit road under the green flag on lap 115 to change the battery. The Athenian crew worked diligently to change the battery but it was ... FULL STORY »

Landon Cassill 21st At Chicagoland Speedway

2014 NSCS Driver Landon Cassill (Hillman Racing) - Photo Credit: Drew Hallowell/Getty Images JOLIET, Ill. – Landon Cassill finished 21st Saturday night in the 300 Nationwide Series race at Chicagoland Speedway. The finish kept Cassill in 11th place in Nationwide driver standings. Cassill qualified 24th in the Gerber Collision and Glass Chevrolet fielded by ... FULL STORY »

Jeffrey Earnhardt Rolls Home 24th At Chicagoland Speedway

2014 NNS Driver Jeffrey Earnhardt in car - Photo Credit: Brian Lawdermilk/Getty Images JOLIET, Ill. – Jeffrey Earnhardt drove the S&R Environmental Chevrolet to a 24th-place finish in Saturday night’s 300 at Chicagoland Speedway. Driving the track for the first time, Earnhardt started 29th. Twenty-one-year-old driver Harrison Rhodes finished the race for ... FULL STORY »

Brian Scott Collects $100,000 Dash4Cash Bonus at Chicagoland Speedway

2014 NNS Driver Brian Scott in car (Shore Lodge) - Photo Credit: Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images ABrian Scott started the weekend off right at Chicagoland Speedway by collecting his fourth career NASCAR Nationwide Series pole and second at the 1.5-mile speedway for the 300. Scott would lead the opening 20 laps before reporting his Shore ... FULL STORY »

Ty Dillon notches first top-five of season at Chicagoland Speedway

Ty Dillon (Photo Credit: Sean Gardner / Getty Images) Ty Dillon drove the No. 3 Red Kap Chevrolet Camaro to its first top-five finish of the season Saturday night at Chicagoland Speedway, finishing fifth in the 300. Dillon, who qualified second to teammate Brian Scott, raced inside the ... FULL STORY »

Cale Conley Earns a 12th-Place Finish at Chicagoland Speedway

Cale Conley, driver of the #33 IAVA Chevrolet, walks on pit road - Photo Credit: Patrick Smith/Getty Images Cale Conley earned a 12th-place finish in his 1.5-mile debut at Chicagoland Speedway in the 300. The Vienna, W. VA native took the green flag from the 10th position in the Saturday evening Nationwide Series stand-alone event. Conley battled ... FULL STORY »

Brendan Gaughan Muscles his way to an 11th-place finish at Chicagoland Speedway

Brendan Gaughan (Photo Credit: Jerry Markland / Getty Images) After an eventful qualifying session for Brendan Gaughan and the No. 62 South Point Hotel & Casino Chevrolet, the team was forced to relegate its ninth-place starting spot to the tail of the field after contact with the wall forced ... FULL STORY »

TriStar Motorsports
TriStar Motorsports (Mike Bliss / Eric McClure / David Starr) 2014 NNS 300 Post Race Report
Posted 07.20.14
Mooresville, NC (July 20, 2014) - The 300 is complete at Chicagoland Speedway. The 300-mile race had three cautions for a total of 13 laps and had 17 lead changes. Below are TriStar Motorsports Post-Race notes: Mike Bliss and the No. 19 TriStar Motorsports Camry Finished 19th: After qualifying 22nd ...FULL STORY »
Chris Buescher (Photo Credit: Rainier Ehrhardt / Getty Images)
Chris Buescher Drives EcoBoost Mustang to Top Ten Finish at Chicago
Posted 07.20.14
JOLIET, Ill. (July 19, 2014) – Chris Buescher headed to Chicagoland Speedway for the first time in his NASCAR Nationwide Series (NNS) career this Saturday. After qualifying in 13th the No.60 Ford EcoBoost Mustang started off slightly loose but tightened up as the race went on and gained significant speed ...FULL STORY »
2014 NNS Driver Sam Hornish Jr (Monster) - Photo Credit: Patrick Smith/Getty Images
Expired Motor Ends Race Early for Sam Hornish Jr. 54 Team at Chicagoland Speedway
Posted 07.20.14
Date: July 19, 2014 Event: 300 (Race 18 of 33) Series: NASCAR Nationwide Series Location: Chicagoland Speedway in Joliet, Ill. (1.5-mile oval) Start / Finish: Qualified 6th / 36th (Completed 7 of 200 laps; Engine) Winner: Chase Elliott of JR Motorsports (Chevrolet) In his fourth attempt this year with the No. 54 Monster Energy ...FULL STORY »
2014 NNS Driver Trevor Bayne (AdvoCare) - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images
Trevor Bayne Earns Second Runner-Up Result Of 2014 In Chicago
Posted 07.20.14
JOLIET, Ill. (July 18, 2014) – Trevor Bayne, driver of the No. 6 AdvoCare Ford Mustang recorded his second runner-up result of the 2014 NASCAR Nationwide Series (NNS) season on Saturday evening at Chicagoland Speedway, coming home in second. “What a great finish tonight,” said Bayne after the race. “It ...FULL STORY »
Chase Elliott, driver of the #9 Napa Auto Parts Chevrolet, wins the 300 race at Chicagoland Speedway on July 19, 2014 in Joliet, Illinois. - Photo Credit: Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images
Rookie Chase Elliott nabs third win of the season at Chicagoland
Posted 07.20.14
Accomplishing feats uncharacteristic for a rookie, Chase Elliott won again, leading 85 of 200 laps en route to his third win of the season in Saturday's 300 NASCAR Nationwide Series race at Chicagoland Speedway. Elliott took the lead for the fourth and final time on Lap 177 and held on ...FULL STORY »
Chicagoland Speedway Saturday Notebook Featuring Trevor Bayne, Brian Scott and Mason Mitchell
Posted 07.20.14
Chicagoland Speedway NASCAR Nationwide Series Saturday Notebook: Trevor Bayne Matches Best Finish Of Season: Trevor Bayne didn’t have a second-place car at Chicagoland Speedway Saturday night, but utilizing strategy, Bayne and his Roush Fenway Racing matched their best-finish of the season in the 300. He also finished second at Dover International ...FULL STORY »
2014 NNS Driver Chase Elliott inside (INAPA car - Photo Credit: Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images
2014 NNS 300 Race Results & Point Standings
Posted 07.19.14
NASCAR Nationwide Series (NNS) Rookie of the Year (ROTY) contender, Chase Elliott, was the driver to beat Saturday night at Chicagoland Speedway, as no one was able to track him down and keep him from finding victory lane in the 300. Elliott, who led the most laps - 85 out ...FULL STORY »
2014 NNS Driver Brian Scott in car (Shore Lodge) - Photo Credit: Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images
2014 NNS 300 Starting Lineup
Posted 07.19.14
Early Saturday evening at Chicagoland Speedway, it was Brian Scott - with a qualifying lap speed of 177.807mph - capturing the pole for tonight's NASCAR Nationwide Series (NNS) 300. This was Scott's second series pole of the 2014 season, his fourth series career pole and his second series pole at ...FULL STORY »
Cale Conley, driver of the #33 IAVA Chevrolet, walks on pit road - Photo Credit: Patrick Smith/Getty Images
2014 NNS 300 Final Practice Session Speeds
Posted 07.18.14
Driving for Richard Childress Racing this weekend at Chicagoland Speedway, Cale Conley - with a lap speed of 175.262mph - was the quickest in the final NASCAR Nationwide Series (NNS) 300 practice session Friday evening. Brendan Gaughan was second quickest in the session with a lap speed of 174.961mph, and ...FULL STORY »

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