Originally written on Start 'N' Park Blog  |  Last updated 11/9/14

LOUDON, NH - JUNE 27: Elliott Sadler, driver of the #19 Best Buy Dodge, sits in his car during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series LENOX Industrial Tools 301 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway on June 27, 2009 in Loudon, New Hampshire. (Photo by Chris Trotman/Getty Images)

Elliott Sadler and the No. 2 OneMain Financial team earned their sixth top-five of the 2012 NASCAR Nationwide Series season at Charlotte Motor Speedway on Saturday afternoon.. Starting from the sixth position, the Richard Childress Racing Chevrolet was shuffled back in traffic early in the race, but settled into the 10th position by lap 10. Working his way up to seventh place, Sadler reported to the crew that the No. 2 Chevrolet was lacking side bite, and under caution on lap 54, the Emporia, Va., native brought the car down pit road for four tires, fuel and an air pressure adjustment.

After completing their pit stop, the OneMain Financial Chevrolet was blocked in their pit box by another competitor, losing 10 positions for the restart, but the team continued to battle for each position. As the laps ticked down, Sadler methodically worked his way back into the top-10 into the sixth position. Coming to the white flag, Sadler moved up to the fifth position, where he would take the checkered flag. Sadler remains in the second position in the Nationwide Series driver championship point standings, 13 points behind the leader.

Start – 6                       Finish – 5                   Laps Led – 0                            Points – 2 

Elliott Sadler on his race: “Today was a good points day for our team. Our OneMain Financial guys never give up, and we were able to walk away with a top-five finish. We gained 21 points in the [Nationwide Series driver championship] points standings, so I’m really looking forward to keeping our momentum next week in Dover.”


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