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Articles tagged ‘U.S. Cellular 250’

Aug 06
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Mike Bliss Fights for 18th at Iowa Speedway

Mike Bliss (Photo Credit: Sean Gardner / Getty Images) Mooresville, N.C. (August 6, 2013) - Earning his season best finish of 10th in the previous race at Iowa Speedway in June, TriStar Motorsports' driver Mike Bliss had high expectations as the NASCAR Nationwide Series returned to "America's Heartland" for Saturday night's US Cellular 250. "I enjoy racing at Iowa," said Bliss. "I think this track fits my driving style really well," he said. Returning to Iowa with sponsorship from Tweaker Energy Shot, Bliss was hoping to top his finish from June, but a loose condition kept him from returning to the top-10 this time around. Starting the 250 lap race from the 24th position, Bliss quickly jumped three spots within the first 15 laps. "I'm ... FULL STORY »

Cole Whitt Hones in on 20th Place Finish at Iowa Speedway

2013 NCWTS Driver Cole Whitt - Photo Credit: Andy Lyons/Getty Images Mooresville, N.C. (August 3, 2013)- Cole Whitt and the No. 44 TriStar Motorsports crew welcomed Ferguson back on board their Toyota Camry at Iowa Speedway. Looking to build on their 16th place finish there in June, it appeared that ... FULL STORY »

Alex Bowman finishes strong in seventh position at Iowa Speedway

2013 NNS Driver Alex Bowman in Car - Photo Credit: Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images RAB Racing and the No. 99 ToyotaCare Camry driven by Alex Bowman came into the Iowa Speedway looking for redemption after a top 10 run at the track in June was cut short by an incident. A track where Bowman ... FULL STORY »

Kenny Wallace finishes 22nd after an unscheduled pit stop

2013 NNS Driver Kenny Wallace - Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images RAB Racing and the No. 29 U.S. Cellular / American Ethanol Toyota Camry driven by Kenny Wallace came into the Iowa Speedway for the U.S. Cellular 250 and Wallace's 896th NASCAR start. This would mark Wallace's fourth start with RAB ... FULL STORY »

Kyle Larson Continues to Roll at Iowa Speedway

Kyle Larson NEWTON, Iowa (August 4, 2013) - In his fourth race at Iowa Speedway, Kyle Larson earned another top-five finish in his No. 32 Eveready Chevrolet, coming home fifth in the U.S. Cellular 250 on Saturday night. In his one other ... FULL STORY »

Nelson Piquet Jr. Earns 14th-Place Finsh at Iowa Speedway

2013 NNS Driver Nelson Piquet Jr - Photo Credit: Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images NEWTON, Iowa. (August 4, 2013) - Making his second career NASCAR Nationwide Series (NNS) start at Iowa Speedway on Saturday night, Nelson Piquet Jr. and his No. 30 WORX Yard Tools team looked to build on what they learned from ... FULL STORY »

Elliott Sadler and the No. 11 Sport Clips Team Finish Eighth at Iowa Speedway

Elliott Sadler (Photo Credit: Todd Warshaw / Getty Images) Box Score Info: RACE: U.S. Cellular 250 TRACK: Iowa Speedway DRIVER: Elliott Sadler CAR: No. 11 Sport Clips Toyota START: 10th FINISH: 8th LAPS: 250 / 250 POINTS POSITION: 4th (19 points out of 1st) Post-Race Highlights: · ... FULL STORY »



2013 NNS Driver Mike Wallace - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images
Mike Wallace Finishes 24th At Iowa Speedway
Posted 08.04.13
NEWTON, Iowa – Mike Wallace rolled home 24th Saturday night in the U.S. Cellular 250 Nationwide Series race at Iowa Speedway. Earlier in the season, in the series’ first visit to the seven-eighths- mile track, Wallace finished 20th. “It wasn’t the finish we were looking for,” Wallace said of Saturday’s race, “but ...FULL STORY »
2013 NNS Driver Drew Herring - Photo Credit: Sean Gardner/Getty Images
Drew Herring and Monster Energy Sixth at Iowa Speedway
Posted 08.04.13
"No. 54 Team Captures Sixth Pole of Season, Maintains Owner’s Championship Points Lead" Date: August 3, 2013 Event: ...FULL STORY »
Brad Keselowski, driver of the #22 Discount Tire Ford, celebrates after winning - Photo Credit: Sean Gardner/Getty Images
2013 NNS U.S. Cellular 250 Race Results
Posted 08.03.13
After recovering from a pit road violation, Brad Keselowski found himself in victory lane Saturday night, as he held off Penske Racing teammate, Sam Hornish, Jr. (by 0.536 seconds) to win the 2013 NASCAR Nationwide Series U.S. Cellular 250 at Iowa Speedway. Keselowski, who took the lead with 35 laps to ...FULL STORY »
2013 NNS Driver Drew Herring - Photo Credit: Sean Gardner/Getty Images
2013 NNS U.S. Cellular 250 Starting Lineup
Posted 08.03.13
Drew Herring, in his 11th NNS start and with a qualifying lap speed of 135.367 mph, won his first series career pole, as he captures the 2013 U.S. Cellular 250 Coors Light Pole Award at Iowa Speedway. Sharing the front row with Herring to start second and with a qualifying lap ...FULL STORY »
Austin Dillon, driver of the #3 AdvoCare Chevrolet, stands by his car during practice for the NASCAR Nationwide Series U.S. Cellular 250 Presented by Enlist Weed Control System at Iowa Speedway on August 2, 2013 in Newton, Iowa. - Photo Credit: Sean Gardner/Getty Images
2013 NNS U.S. Cellular 250 Final Practice Session Speeds
Posted 08.02.13
Once again it was Austin Dillon, with a lap speed of 135.257 mph, showing the fastest way around Iowa Speedway during the final U.S. Cellular 250 practice session held Friday evening. Series Sunoco Rookie of the Year (ROTY) contender, Kyle Larson, with a lap speed of 135.025 mph, was the second ...FULL STORY »
Austin Dillon, driver of the #3 AdvoCare Chevrolet, stands in the garage during practice for the NASCAR Nationwide Series 5-hour ENERGY 200 at Dover International Speedway on May 31, 2013 in Dover, Delaware. - Photo Credit: Geoff Burke/Getty Images
2013 NNS U.S. Cellular 250 First Practice Session Speeds
Posted 08.02.13
Austin Dillon, with a lap speed of 134.765 mph, was the fastest during the first NNS U.S. Cellular 250 practice session at Iowa Speedway. Second fastest with a lap speed of 133.820 mph, was Kenny Wallace, followed by series Sunoco Rookie of the Year (ROTY) contenders, Kyle Larson (133.690 mph) Nelson ...FULL STORY »
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Toyota NASCAR Tidbits – July 29 – August 4, 2013
Posted 07.31.13
KYLE KISSES THE BRICKS: Camry driver Kyle Busch led all but eight laps in the NASCAR Nationwide Series (NNS) race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway last Saturday to capture the checkered flag, marking the first NASCAR win for Toyota at the historic Indianapolis track. Busch started from the pole and led ...FULL STORY »
No. 54 Monster Energy Toyota Camry
Drew Herring Pilots Second Iowa Event in No. 54 Monster Energy Toyota Camry
Posted 07.31.13
MOORESVILLE, N.C. (July 30, 2013) – This week the No. 54 Monster Energy seat will again see 26-year-old Drew Herring in the Joe Gibbs Racing (JGR) eight-time season-winning Camry. Herring, a familiar face at JGR, along with the 2013 winners look forward to week 20 running the U.S. Cellular ...FULL STORY »
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JR Motorsports (Regan Smith / Brad Sweet) 2013 NNS U.S. Cellular 250 Race Preview
Posted 07.30.13
EVENT: U.S. Cellular 250 (250 laps / 218.75 miles) TRACK: Iowa Speedway LENGTH: .875-mile oval DATE: Saturday, Aug. 3, 2013 TV: ESPN2 (Coverage begins at 8 p.m. EST) RADIO: MRN (7:30 p.m. EST) Regan Smith, No. 7 TaxSlayer.com Chevrolet Camaro “Iowa was a decent race for us back in June, but I think we ...FULL STORY »


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