Tag Archives: Benny Gordon

Benny Gordon Lands Daytona XFINITY Ride

Benny Gordon will compete in the season-opening PowerShares QQQ 300 at Daytona International Speedway in the NASCAR XFINITY Series. Gordon, an auto racing veteran with 23 starts in the series since 2009, will drive the No. 14 for TriStar Motorsports in the race, held this Saturday, Feb. 20. The No. …

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Nationwide Series Breakdown: 2009 Virginia 529 College Savings 250 at Richmond

All day at Richmond, through coverage of practice and qualifying, the hype was all over Kevin Harvick's No. 33 car and how he finally had the horses to run with Kyle Busch. There was also plenty of press regarding the charity competition within Joe Gibbs Racing between Busch and Denny Hamlin. Meanwhile, Carl Edwards only qualified 39th, made his way forward all night long, took the lead on lap 227 and never looked back, taking a win that few expected him to contend for with a broken foot and being relegated to a last-place start after suffering from spark plug issues.

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Nationwide Series Breakdown: 2009 U.S. Cellular 250 at Iowa

If there is one thing that has kept Brad Keselowski from challenging Kyle Busch for the Nationwide title in 2009, it has been an inability to keep up on the short run. The No. 88 car has been among the fastest after a few laps…but that’s all it’s been taking for the No. 18 to pull away. That all changed on Saturday. Despite having two fresh right side tires on his Toyota, Busch found himself unable to fend off Brad Keselowski who, after leading the most laps, stormed to the point with eight to go after mounting a furious charge from the exit of turn 3 all the way down the frontstretch.

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In Case You Missed It: Friday, April 24, 2009

Key Motorsports Cancels Full-Time Schedule For Mike Bliss Key Motorsports, owner of the No. 40 Chevrolet driven by Mike Bliss in the Camping World Truck Series, has announced that they will cancel plans to have Bliss run full time in pursuit of a championship. The team will run a part …

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In Case You Missed It: Friday, March 27, 2009

Hendrick Expresses Confidence In Earnhardt-Eury Team As doubts grow about the pairing of Dale Earnhardt, Jr. with longtime crew chief and cousin Tony Eury, Jr., Rick Hendrick stated that he is “100 percent” behind the team as it is with no plans to make any changes. “[T]hese guys are working …

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Mirror Driving: Final Thoughts On The New Bristol And Digesting The New Top 35

*It's clear that 18 months after repaving, this isn't the same old Bristol. That's led to some mixed reviews from fans -- but is the new Bristol a classic or a total flop?* Amy: Personally, I like it. Fewer wrecks… but still some good passing. Mike N.: Most of the fans I have talked to are not liking it at all … but I personally like the new Bristol. I find it to be better racing with actual passing instead of bumping people out of the way.

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