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  • Edwards Gets First Nationwide Win of Season

    WEST ALLIS, Wis. — Carl Edwards made the trip from Infineon Raceway in California worthwhile on Saturday night, winning the Nationwide Series race at the Milwaukee Mile. Edwards left Infineon earlier in the day, where he practiced his NASCAR Sprint Cup Series car, to race at Milwaukee. Having to start at the rear of the

  • Hornaday Takes Milwaukee Truck Race

    WEST ALLIS, Wis. — Ron Hornaday Jr. dominated the rescheduled Camping World Truck Series race to win on his 51st birthday, Saturday at the Milwaukee Mile. Top 10 leaders after 10 of 25: 1. Hornaday-1,518, 2. Crafton-1,482, 3. Bodine-1,430, 4. Skinner-1,429, 5. Starr-1,317, 6. Malsam-1,303, 7. Scott-1,293, 8. Cook-1,291, 9. Crawford-1,267, 10. Setzer-1,261. For more

  • Weekend Racing Schedule for June 19 – 21, 2009

    The Camping World Trucks and Nationwide teams will be at the Milwaukee Mile in West Allis, Mich. The Cup teams travel west to Infineon Raceway in Sonoma, Calif., for their first road course event of the year. Friday, June 19 Camping World RV Sales 200, race 10 of 25; Starting time: 8:30 p.m. (EDT); TV:

  • Braun Takes Truck Race

    BROOKLYN, Mich. — Colin Braun took advantage of a mistake by Kyle Busch, Saturday at Michigan to win his first NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race and Roush Fenway Racing’s 50th in the series. Top 10 points leaders after 9 of 25: 1. Crafton-1,362, 2. Hornaday-1,323, 3. Skinner-1,318, 4. Bodine-1,265, 5. Kyle Busch-1,180, 6. Starr-1,179,

  • Logano Wins at Kentucky

    SPARTA, Ky. — Joey Logano pulled away from Joe Gibbs Racing teammate Kyle Busch with 10 laps to go and won the Meijer 300 NASCAR Nationwide Series race for the second year in a row at Kentucky Speedway. Top 10 points leaders after 14 of 35: 1. Kyle Busch-2,211, 2. Edwards-2,074, 3. Keselowski-2,003, 4. Leffler-1,993,

  • Fuel Issues Help Martin Rally for Michigan Victory

    BROOKLYN, Mich. — Mark Martin was third with two laps to go in Sunday’s Sprint Cup LifeLock 400, behind the leader, Jimmie Johnson, and the second-place driver, Greg Biffle. Johnson, Martin’s Hendrick Motorsports teammate, was the first to go. He ran out of fuel as the cars took the white flag, signifying one lap to

  • On The Road Review: Nissan Frontier King Cab

    Thirty-five years ago the best-selling Nissan in America was a Datsun pickup truck. Strange irony now that the vehicle that put Nissan on the map in North America is no longer “what Americans want to drive,” according to the folks in Washington, D.C., currently running GM and Chrysler — two damaged domestic automakers that have

  • Bodine Gets Fifth Texas Win

    FORT WORTH, Tx. — Todd Bodine won his fifth NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race Friday at Texas Motor Speedway, finishing 1.321 seconds in front of runner-up Matt Crafton in the WinStar World Casino 400. Bodine became the first driver in the history of the series to have five victories at one track. They’ve all

  • Kyle Busch Wins Nationwide Race

    LEBANON, Tn. — Kyle Busch celebrated his win in the Nationwide Series Federated Auto Parts 300 at Nashville Superspeedway by smashing the Gibson Guitar given him for winning. Busch said he made a promise to his team members last year that if he ever won a race at Nashville, he would give them each a