Wednesday, September 23rd, 2009

Kyle Busch Wins the Heluva Good! 200

September 22, 2009 by Warren Hayashi  
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Kyle Busch Wins the Heluva Good! 200

Kyle Busch won his third straight race in the Camping World Truck Series, during only his fifth race of the Camping World Truck Series, on Saturday during the Heluva Good! 200 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway. He didn’t have the fastest running race truck on the track and barely added enough fuel during a quick splash and dash green flag fuel stop on Lap 172, but he still managed to race to a victory. After the quick fuel stop, he was able to get back out on the track ahead of Hornaday, who had a problem with the length of …read more

Kevin Harvick Wins the Degree V12 300

September 8, 2009 by Warren Hayashi  
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Kevin Harvick Wins the Degree V12 300

Pole sitter Dale Earnhardt Jr. ran hard and fast for 193 laps of Saturday night’s Degree V12 300 at Atlanta Motor Speedway and then surrendered the lead to the No 33 Chevrolet of Kevin Harvick. Earnhardt Jr. had pitted for the last time on Lap 125 and then managed his fuel well enough to make it to Lap 193 but lost pace and ground to the front runners in the process. Earnhardt tried to chase after Harvick but the pace of his car was slower than the other front runners and he was eventually passed by Kyle Busch on lap …read more

Edwards Wins the Napa Auto Parts 200

September 1, 2009 by Warren Hayashi  
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Edwards Wins the Napa Auto Parts 200

NASCAR’s Nationwide Series returned to the road on the Circuit Gilles Villeneuve Sunday for the third time in the Napa Auto Parts 200. The first two races on the 2.709-mile road course in Montreal were entertaining affairs that brought out thousands of race fans. Sunday’s road race was no different as Carl Edwards passed Marcos Ambrose on the last corner of the race to win the Nationwide Series Napa Auto Parts 200 by a margin of 0.393 seconds. Carl was able to stay close enough to Ambrose to take advantage of the only lapse in concentration Ambrose had all day …read more

Kyle Busch Wins the EnjoyIllinois.com 225

August 29, 2009 by Warren Hayashi  
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Kyle Busch Wins the EnjoyIllinois.com 225

Kyle Busch is starting to get use to driving a racing truck. On Friday night he won his second consecutive race in the Camping World Truck Series by winning the inaugural EnjoyIllinois.com 225. He passed Todd Bodine with just 19 laps remaining in the competition to take his fourth win of the season in 10 starts in the Billy Ballew Motorsports Toyota. With this win Busch also made Chicagoland the fifth track on which he has won a race in each of NASCAR’s three national series. Busch also won the Sprint Cup and Nationwide races at Chicagoland last season and …read more

David Ragan Wins the Food City 250

August 26, 2009 by Warren Hayashi  
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David Ragan Wins the Food City 250

The lights were shining above David Ragan on Friday night as he held off Roush Fenway Racing teammate Carl Edwards during green-white-checkered-flag finish to take the win in the Food City 250 Nationwide Series race held at Bristol Motor Speedway outside of Bristol, Tennessee.  
Ragan was in the front of the pack for the last 56 laps of the scheduled 250 mile race on the .533-mile surface of Bristol Motor Speedway. He was able to hold off Carl Edwards during the last few laps and pulled ahead of Edwards to stay in the final few corners. Edwards has a lot …read more

Kyle Busch Wins the Sharpie 500

August 25, 2009 by Warren Hayashi  
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Kyle Busch Wins the Sharpie 500

Sitting just out of the race for the Chase Kyle Busch did everything he could Saturday night at Bristol Motor Speedway to get himself in a position to make a run for the Chase in the remaining races before the teams and drivers meet for the showdown. Pole-sitter Mark Martin did his best to keep Busch behind him in the race to the Chase by finishing second in the Sharpie 500. He stayed right on Busch’s tail for the last four laps and tried several times to pass but wasn’t able to find the speed and line to make it …read more

Keselowski Wins Carfax 250

August 16, 2009 by Warren Hayashi  
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Keselowski Wins Carfax 250

Just stay close and you’ll get your chance must have been what hometown boy Brad Keselowski was thinking as he stayed close to the pitch battle occurring between Brian Vickers and Kyle Busch below his car. He stayed out of the way of these dueling racers and when he chance appeared on the last lap he put his foot down and passed the pair using the outside line to take the victory in Saturday’s Carfax 250 Nationwide Series event ahead of two surprised gentlemen-racers. This intelligent-win is an excellent example of using your head on a race track instead of …read more

Ambrose Wins the Zippo 200 at The Glen

August 13, 2009 by Warren Hayashi  
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Ambrose Wins the Zippo 200 at The Glen

Tempers appear to be rising on the NASCAR tracks around the industry today after Marcos Ambrose made a bold move as he and Kyle Busch were approaching the chicane in Saturday’s Zippo 200 at The Glen that allowed Ambrose to pass Busch and eventually win the race. This is the second straight year that Ambrose has won as at The Glen and he appears to have a good understanding of how to race and win in a road race.
Ambrose’s made the pass on Lap 64 in his No. 47 Toyota and then he held on for the last 19 laps …read more

The Chase is Just Around the Corner

August 8, 2009 by Warren Hayashi  
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The Chase is Just Around the Corner

The racers and teams in NASCAR are still trying to solidify their position in the upcoming twelve-man Chase and Juan Montoya and Kasey Kahne managed to finish high enough in Monday’s Sunoco Red Cross Pennsylvania 500 to put them in a good position to make it to the Chase. Clint Bowyer and Brian Vickers finished good enough to-put themselves in position to make it to the Chase if they continue to run fast and finish good. There unfortunately has to be a few frustrating days at every race during the season for every driver and it turned out to be …read more

Keselowski Wins on Iowa Speedway

August 7, 2009 by Warren Hayashi  
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Keselowski Wins on Iowa Speedway

Brad Keselowski had a great Saturday that saw him grab his second win of the 2009 Nationwide Series season by taking the victory in the inaugural Nationwide Series competition on the Iowa Speedway outside of Newton, Iowa. This victory also provides Keselowski with an extra $75,000 through the Nationwide Insurance Dash 4 Cash program, which honors full-time Nationwide Series racers who are able to take the victory in selected races, with this race on the Iowa Speedway being one of the four included. The extra cash will certainly put a smile on his face and it’s a nice accomplishment for …read more

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