Kyle Busch claimed his fifth Nationwide Series win of the season by putting on a dominant performance in Friday night's VFW Sports Clips Help a Hero 200 at Darlington Raceway.
Spending the past five seasons in Sprint Cup, Smith returned to Nationwide full-time this year, driving the No. 7 Chevrolet for JR Motorsports, which is co-owned by Dale Earnhardt Jr. Smith won the 2012 Nationwide season-finale at Homestead, Fla. in his stellar debut with JRM. It was also his first win in the series.
Regan Smith charged from seventh to first on the final lap to win Saturday's Aaron's 312 Nationwide Series race at Talladega Superspeedway, an event delayed more than three hours due to rain.
Travis Pastrana won his first pole for a NASCAR national touring race by topping the charts in Friday's Nationwide Series qualifying at Talladega Superspeedway.
The race here two years ago featured a track-record 56-lead changes, 11 cautions and two red flags for extensive cleanup efforts. Kyle Busch was involved in a 21-car accident late in the race, but he somehow bounced back to win it. The event was extended with two green-white-checkered finishes. Busch propelled to the lead on the final lap when Joey Logano bumped him to the front. He remained the leader when the race ended under caution for an accident.
NASCAR suspended and fined two crew members from Richard Childress Racing on Tuesday for their involvement in a physical altercation that occurred after Friday night's Nationwide Series race at Richmond International Raceway.
Two crew members from Richard Childress Racing have been charged with assault after a physical altercation occurred in the driver/owner motorhome lot at Richmond International Raceway following Friday night's Nationwide Series race
Brad Keselowski won Friday night's 250-lap Nationwide Series race at Richmond International Raceway after making a late- race pass on Kyle Busch for the lead.
The 23-year-old Earnhardt is scheduled to make his 16th career Nationwide start but his first for JRM. He has five starts this season, driving the No. 79 Ford for Go Green Racing. His career-best finish in NASCAR's second-tier series is 19th, which came in the July 2011 race at Daytona.