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Mike Harmon and No. 74 Team Penalized Following 5-Hour Energy 200

NASCAR announced on Tuesday Sept. 30 that the No. 74 team with driver Mike Harmon have been penalized as a result of a rule infraction during practice for the 5-Hour Energy 200 at Dover International Speedway. Crew chief Gary Ritter was fined $10,000 and placed on NASCAR probation until December …

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Nationwide Series Breakdown: 2009 NorthernTool.com 250 at Milwaukee

Déjà vu. Last year, Carl Edwards shook off a disastrous run at Kentucky and a weak start to his defense of the 2007 Nationwide title with a breakthrough win at the Milwaukee Mile. That’s exactly what happened on Saturday night, again. Edwards, who stalked the race leaders for much of the event, finally got past Kyle Busch with 44 laps to go, and never looked back, holding Busch off on two late race restarts to score his first Nationwide win of 2009.

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NASCAR News for Friday, February 20, 2009 – Special “Crime And Punishment” Edition!

Three Nationwide Teams Penalized NASCAR announced Thursday that three Nationwide teams were penalized after Saturday’s race for rule infractions. The No. 09 Ford, driven by John Wes Townley for Jay Robinson Racing, was penalized 100 driver points and 100 owner points for an unacceptable roll cage. Crew chief Blake Bainbridge …

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Nuts for Nationwide: Field-Filling Rearing Its Ugly Head Again

Perhaps one of the best barometers to gauge the health of a racing series is to look the weekly entry list. A once over of the Nationwide Series entry lists so far this season might not seem concerning. Sans the season's second race at Fontana, every race has drawn at least 43 teams to the track, with full fields taking the green flag at six of the series' first seven races. What these lists don't show, however, is that field-filler teams are running rampant in the series, at a level unseen in NASCAR's top tier series since Joe Ruttman took the green flag at Rockingham without a pit crew during a Sprint Cup race in 2004.

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