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Jul 13
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Clean Sweep: Keselowski KO’s the Competition

Brad Keselowski, driver of the #2 Redds Ford, celebrates in victory lane after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Camping World RV Sales 301 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway on July 13, 2014 in Loudon, New Hampshire. - Photo Credit: Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images He becomes first driver to win Nationwide and Sprint Cup races in one weekend at New Hampshire; becomes 13th different Cup winner to visit victory lane at NHMS since '08 LOUDON, N.H. – After dropping the American flag out of his window during a victory lap in Saturday's Sta-Green 200 NASCAR Nationwide Series race, Brad Keselowski made sure he wouldn't make the same mistake twice on Sunday. The 2012 Sprint Cup Series champion held on tight to Old Glory after making it a clean sweep in the Camping World RV Sales 301. Keselowski led 138 of 305 laps, including the last, to become the first driver in track history to sweep both weekend races. Keselowski's win, his first ever victory in the ... FULL STORY »

JGL Racing with Mike Wallace Finish 13th in the NNS DRIVE4COPD 300 at Daytona

Mike Wallace, driver of the #28 Unker's Dodge, stands on the grid during qualifying for the NASCAR Nationwide Series DRIVE4COPD 300 at Daytona International Speedway on February 21, 2014 in Daytona Beach, Florida. - Photo Credit: Sean Gardner/Getty Images With just a couple of months to prepare for the 2014 NNS season, James Whitener joined forces with former partners Denise and Gregg Mixon to form JGL Racing. Penske Dodges, equipment and everything needed to begin the 2014 NNS season ... FULL STORY »

New NASCAR Nationwide Team, JGL Racing, Brings Renewed Partnership For 2014

Mike Wallace - Photo Credit: Justin Edmonds / Getty Images On Monday, January 20th, James Whitener along with Denise and Gregg Mixon, announced their partnership and the formation of JGL Racing. They were partners in the early 2000's and felt this might be the perfect time for another go around. ... FULL STORY »

Down The Road

2013 NCWTS & NNS Driver Mike Harmon - Photo Credit: Tom Warshaw/Getty Images It's been awhile since I've had the time to write my column and this has been a difficult year, as you may know. I just want to talk to you about some things that I feel has hurt our sport ... FULL STORY »

Johnson Wins AAA Texas 500, Grabs Chase Lead

Jimmie Johnson, driver of the #48 Lowe's Chevrolet, celebrates in victory lane with champagne after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series AAA Texas 500 at Texas Motor Speedway on November 3, 2013 in Fort Worth, Texas. - Photo Credit: Chris Graythen/Getty Images FORT WORTH, Texas (November 3, 2013) - Five-time NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion Jimmie Johnson put on an utterly dominating display to gain control of the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup championship with a victory in Sunday's AAA Texas ... FULL STORY »

Chase Elliott Triumphs North Of The Border Amidst Controversy

Chase Elliott ( r ), driver of the #94 Aaron's Dream Machine/Hendrickcars.com Chevrolet, celebrates in victory lane with his father, Bill ( l ), and mother Cindy ( m ), after winning the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Chevrolet Silverado 250 at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park on September 1, 2013 in Bowmanville, Canada. - Photo Credit: Geoff Burke/Getty Images Oh, Canada. It’s only fitting that a Chevrolet Silverado made its way into Victory Lane Sunday afternoon at Canadian Tire Motorsports Park in the running of the Chevrolet Silverado 250, but it wasn’t the exact way that Chase Elliott wanted to ... FULL STORY »

Matt Kenseth Holds Off Kasey Kahne For Bristol Win

Matt Kenseth, driver of the #20 Dollar General Toyota, celebrates with the trophy in Victory Lane after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series 53rd Annual IRWIN Tools Night Race at Bristol Motor Speedway on August 24, 2013 in Bristol, Tennessee. - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images Matt Kenseth denied Kasey Kahne a season-sweep at Bristol (Tenn.) Motor Speedway Saturday night, claiming his fifth NASCAR Sprint Cup Series win of the season in the 53rd annual IRWIN Tools Night Race. Kenseth overcame a pit road penalty on lap ... FULL STORY »



Kyle Busch, driver of the #54 Monster Energy Toyota, celebrtates in Victory Lane after winning the NASCAR Nationwide Series Food City 250 at Bristol Motor Speedway on August 23, 2013 in Bristol, Tennessee. - Photo Credit: John Harrelson/Getty Images
Two-For-Two This Week For Kyle Busch At Bristol Motor Speedway
Posted 08.23.13
Kyle Busch said Friday afternoon he wasn’t sure if his No. 54 Monster Energy Toyota Camry would qualify well, but he said it would race well. Not only did Busch scored the pole for the Food City 250, but he dominated and scored his ninth win of the year and ...FULL STORY »
Racing into the new season! Part 2
Posted 06.21.13
Greetings from sunny and warm California! I won’t bother to apologize for how long it has taken me to get to this column as the is no excuse! Previously I wrote about not only how much God loves us but I felt like I skirted around how much we are pretty much ...FULL STORY »
Regan Smith, driver of the #7 TaxSlayer.com Chevrolet, celebrates in Victory Lane after winning the NASCAR Nationwide Series Alliance Truck Parts 250 at Michigan International Speedway on June 15, 2013 in Brooklyn, Michigan. - Photo Credit: Todd Warshaw/Getty Images
Nationwide Regulars Dominate At Michigan International Speedway
Posted 06.15.13
Trevor Bayne, Austin Dillon, Parker Kligerman, Kyle Larson and Regan Smith all shined in Saturday afternoon’s Alliance Truck Parts 250 at Michigan International Speedway, but it would be the No. 7 TaxSlayer.com Chevrolet Camaro of Smith that would take the checkered flag first to claim his third career NASCAR Nationwide ...FULL STORY »
Kyle Busch, driver of the #54 Monster Energy Toyota, celebrates in Victory Lane after winning the NASCAR Nationwide Series History 300 at Charlotte Motor Speedway on May 25, 2013 in Concord, North Carolina. - Photo Credit: Streeter Lecka/Getty Images
History Says Kyle Busch Wins Again In Nationwide
Posted 05.25.13
History has said in the NASCAR Nationwide Series (NNS) this season that if Kyle Busch was competing, he would win. That statistic held its value Saturday afternoon at Charlotte (N.C.) Motor Speedway, when Busch on his 10-year NASCAR Nationwide Series debut anniversary weekend scored his seventh NNS victory at the ...FULL STORY »
Kevin Harvick, driver of the #29 Bell Helicopter Chevrolet, celebrates in Victory Lane after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Toyota Owners 400 at Richmond International Raceway on April 27, 2013 in Richmond, Virginia. - Photo Credit: Streeter Lecka/Getty Images
He Said, She Said Featuring: Richmond International Raceway, Talladega Superspeedway and More!
Posted 05.03.13
Welcome to round five of “He Said, She Said”, where members of the racing community sound off on a variety of topics in the Motorsports community. This year’s panel includes current writers and editors, a current NASCAR Nationwide Series team owner, and a former driver providing a plethora of angles from ...FULL STORY »
Racing into the new season!
Posted 04.22.13
It’s 2013, I am 64, God is still on throne and Jesus has not called us home yet! We are here for a reason and it is to follow Jesus and lead others to Him. As I visit with racers at many levels I find that with the “economy” as ...FULL STORY »
Kyle Busch, driver of the #18 Interstate Batteries Toyota, celebrates in Victory Lane after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series NRA 500 at Texas Motor Speedway on April 13, 2013 in Fort Worth, Texas. - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images
He Said, She Said: Featuring Texas Motor Speedway, Rockingham Speedway And Kansas Speedway
Posted 04.18.13
Welcome to round three of “He Said, She Said”, where members of the racing community sound off on a variety of topics in the Motorsports community. This year’s panel includes current writers and editors, a current NASCAR Nationwide Series team owner, and a former driver providing a plethora of angles from ...FULL STORY »
Kyle Larson, driver of the #30 Autism Speaks Chevrolet, celebrates after winning the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Carolina 200 at Rockingham Speedway on April 14, 2013 in Rockingham, North Carolina. - Photo Credit: Streeter Lecka/Getty Images
Kyle Larson Captures First NASCAR Win At Rockingham; Hornaday Jr. And Wallace Jr. Tango
Posted 04.14.13
And no one was sitting. A late-race caution jumbled the field back together under overcast skies at Rockingham (N.C.) Speedway. A potent rookie driver Kyle Larson in complete command of the North Carolina Education Lottery 200 at The Rock presented by Cheerwine, with a former track winner Joey Logano on fresher ...FULL STORY »
North Carolina Education Lottery 200 at The Rock Presented by Cheerwine
Who To Watch At Rockingham
Posted 04.13.13
Walking around the garage area on Saturday at Rockingham (N.C.) Speedway, you could just feel the excitement by the look on everyone’s faces. They are just happy to be at “The Rock.” So am I. The second-annual North Carolina Education Lottery 200 at The Rock presented by Cheerwine is shaping up to ...FULL STORY »


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