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Nationwide Series Breakdown: 2009 Kroger on Track for the Cure 250 at Memphis

After a night of domination by Kyle Busch last week at Lowe’s Motor Speedway, the Kroger on Track for the Cure 250 at Memphis Motorsports Park by contrast was a race that several wheelmen could have won as the lead was swapped by an event-record eight drivers. In the last standalone Nationwide event of the …

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Doug Taylor Pressing Forward at Specialty Racing In Wake of Matt Carter’s Departure

Driver Matt Carter left Specialty Racing’s No. 61 Ford team following Friday night’s race at Lowe’s Motor Speedway in which he drove the car to the garage while on the lead lap, claiming repairs were needed to make it competitive. The driver gave his explanation of what happened to Scene Daily on Tuesday, while Frontstretch …

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Nationwide Series Breakdown: 2008 Meijer 300 at Kentucky

Joey Logano, after scoring his second consecutive pole award, scored his first career Nationwide Series win in convincing fashion, leading five times for 76 laps, including the final 54 of the Meijer 300.

Critiquing NASCAR TV: Who’s Turned Things Around In 2008… & Who Hasn’t

As much as ESPN’s NASCAR Now lacked in consistency and substance last year, it has been made up for — and then some — in 2008. Last year’s hosts of the show, with the exception of Ryan Burr, really struggled to even pretend to have a clue about anything in the sport; but things have changed over the course of the past few months. Nicole Manske, Allen Bestwick, and Burr have become the triumvirate of hosts that cycle at the helm of the broadcast, and the talent works to perfection in this case. Bestwick’s experience combined with Manske and Burr’s individual, natural comfort in front of the camera really helps fill the void that the script of the show sometimes lacks.

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