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Feb 25
Tuesday

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 was purchased. Veteran racer, Mike Wallace, was hired as the driver for the #28 Dodge and Matt Carter, son of well known, past Cup team owner Travis Carter was hired to pilot the #93. Employees were hired and the mad rush began to get the cars ready to pass inspection for the inaugural NNS 2014 Daytona race. This was a huge undertaking to say the least, yet with plenty of long hours, knowledge, hard work and determination everyone involved banded together ... 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 »

Kyle Busch Attacks Late; Wins Dollar General 300 At Charlotte Motor Speedway

Kyle Busch, driver of the #54 Monster Energy Toyota, celebrates in Victory Lane after winning the NASCAR Nationwide Series Dollar General 300 at Charlotte Motor Speedway on October 11, 2013 in Concord, North Carolina. - Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images Kyle Busch didn’t dominate Friday night’s Dollar General 300 at Charlotte Motor Speedway (CMS), but the pole sitter attacked when it counted and took the lead away from championship contender Sam Hornish Jr. inside the final 10 Laps to score ... FULL STORY »

Kyle Busch holds off Brad Keselowski for 34th Truck Series win

Kyle Busch, driver of the #51 Dollar General Toyota, celebrates in Victory Lane after winning the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series enjoyillinois.com 225 at Chicagoland Speedway on September 13, 2013 in Joliet, Illinois. - Photo Credit: Sean Gardner/Getty Images JOLIET, Ill.-- If Kyle Busch has found a little extra speed he can use down the road in NASCAR’s Camping World Truck Series, second place might be the best his rivals can hope for. Busch held off Brad Keselowski in the ... 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, 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 Holds Off Kasey Kahne For Bristol Win
Posted 08.25.13
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 259 for speeding and then stayed out during the final ...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 »
Kyle Busch, driver of the #51 ToyotaCare Toyota celebrates after winning the NASCAR Camping World UNOH 200 at Bristol Motor Speedway on August 21, 2013 in Bristol, Tennessee. - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images
Kyle Busch Thunders To UNOH 200 Win At Bristol Motor Speedway
Posted 08.22.13
It’s Bristol Baby! Bristol Motor Speedway’s signature trademark lived up to its meaning Wednesday night for the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series’ UNOH 200 as Kyle Busch and Timothy Peters battled it out on the last lap, before Peters slid sideways down the frontstretch as Kyle Busch took his third NCWTS ...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 »
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Brennan Poole Fights Back For ARCA Michigan Win
Posted 06.14.13
Friday afternoon’s ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards race at Michigan International Speedway provided redemption for Brennan Poole. Last June, the driver known as “The Bull” led 59 laps, before blowing a tire while leading which resulted in a 11th place finish. Fast forward, a year later, Poole driver of the ...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 »
David Ragan, driver of the #34 Farm Rich Ford, celebrates in Victory Lane with Miss Sprint Cup Jacklyn Roney and Rich Lamprey, director of sports marketing for Aaron's, after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Aaron's 499 at Talladega Superspeedway on May 5, 2013 in Talladega, Alabama. - Photo Credit: Sean Gardner/Getty Images
He Said, She Said Featuring: Talladega Superspeedway, Brazil and Darlington Raceway
Posted 05.10.13
Welcome to round six 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 »
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 »


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