Carl Long hits weight dropped from another car in practice

Friday's opening NASCAR XFINITY Series practice at Dover International Speedway came to an end under yellow conditions when the No. 13 Dodge of Carl Long hit the outside wall before sliding back down and hitting the inside wall. Before climbing from the wrecked race car, Long told the team he hit a piece of weight that fell off another car. "It hit me," he said. "Knocked me straight...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

NXS: Mark Thompson to Drive for MB Motorsports at Talladega Superspeedway

MB Motorsports announced on Monday, April 20 that Mark Thompson will drive the No. 13 Dodge at Talladega Superspeedway on May 2nd. “I am looking forward to Mark’s first Xfinity race,” Carl Long said. “He knows more about what air does than most all of us other race drivers combined. The mental side of driving these cars at superspeedways with Marks ability and Penske power...
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April 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Analysis: RCR penalty means NASCAR won't tolerate tire trickery

If you needed any proof just how serious NASCAR takes tire violations, that proof was delivered late Tuesday afternoon, when the sanctioning body dropped the hammer on the Richard Childress Racing No. 31 team and driver Ryan Newman. Newman was fined 75 points -- the equivalent of nearly two full races -- and his crew chief Luke Lambert was fined $125,000 and suspended for six races...
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March 31, 2015  |  Discuss

NXS: Hisense 250 Race Preview

JOPLIN, Mo. - The NASCAR XFINITY Series will leave Daytona and head to the Atlanta Motor Speedway for the 24th annual Hisense 250. The race marks the second stop on the series calendar in 2015. Kevin Harvick, who will pilot the No. 88 Chevrolet for JR Motorsports, will come into the race as the defending winner. A total of 40 entries make up the Hisense 250 entry list for Saturday’s...
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February 27, 2015  |  Discuss

NXS: MBM Motorsports Announces Daytona Plans

MBM Motorsports Partners Carl Long and Derek White are returning this season with the addition of new partners Rick Ware and Curtis Key. Driving in the No. 40 Dodge will be driver and partner Derek White, a resident of the Kahnawake reservation just outside Montreal, Canada. Driving the #13 Chevrolet is Chris Cockrum from Conyers, Georgia. Joining the team for 2015 sponsors are Grafoid...
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February 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Opinion: Talladega Qualifying… NASCAR Debacle or Driver Mistakes?

On September 4, NASCAR announced changes to the qualifying format at Talladega Superspeedway. The first round of qualifying would now be divided into two groups with drivers being selected by random draw. Each group would only have five minutes to complete its run. The reason for this change was to elevate the excitement for fans. “This revision in national series qualifying should...
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October 19, 2014  |  Discuss

NNS: Brian Scott Earns Pole at the Chicagoland Speedway

Brian Scott captured the pole for the Jimmy John's Freaky Fast 300 at the Chicagoland Speedway. Scott posted his fast time with about one minute remaining in the final round with a lap time of 29.767 seconds, 181.409 mph. The run will give the 26-year-old his third pole of the year and the fifth of his NASCAR Nationwide Series career. Starting in the second position will be Ryan...
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September 13, 2014  |  Discuss

NNS: Atlanta Motor Speedway Preview

The NASCAR Nationwide Series will head to the Atlanta Motor Speedway on Saturday for the 23rd annual Great Clips 300. Atlanta will mark stop 24 of the 33 scheduled events here in 2014. This is the one and only stop at the 1.5-mile oval during the year. The entry list features a total of 40 drivers so nobody will be going home following qualifying tomorrow. Some of the drivers you...
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August 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Carl Long and No. 23 of Rick Ware Racing penalized following Iowa NNS race

NASCAR has announced that Carl Long and the No. 23 of Rick Ware Racing have been penalized for a rules infraction that occurred during practice on August 1st at Iowa Speedway. Crew chief Jamse Bell was fined $10,000 and placed on NASCAR probation until December 31st. The infraction was a P3 penalty and violated section 12-1 (Action detrimental to stock car racing) and 12A-2.3A ...
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August 05, 2014  |  Discuss

NNS: Iowa Speedway Fall Race Preview

The NASCAR Nationwide Series will make its 20th stop on the tour Saturday at the Iowa Speedway for the U.S. Cellular 250. This will be the second of two scheduled events this season for the series at the 0.875-mile oval. Brad Keselowski, which is also entered to drive the No. 22 this weekend, comes into the race as the defending race winner. A total of 40 drivers are on the entry...
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August 02, 2014  |  Discuss

NNS: Talladega Race Preview

This weekend the NASCAR Nationwide Series heads off to the Talladega Superspeedway for the 23rd annual Aaron's 312. This weekend will be the ninth stop on the series tour and will be the only race for the series at Talladega this season. Entry list: The entry list this weekend features a total of 42 unique drivers. Two will go home as NASCAR only fields 40 cars in the series. Few...
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May 01, 2014  |  Discuss

NNS: Bristol Motor Speedway Preview

This weekend the NASCAR Nationwide Series will head back East to the Bristol Motor Speedway for the 32nd annual Drive to Stop Diabetes 300. This will be the first of two stops for the series at the 0.533-mile short track oval, located in Tennessee. It will also be the first short track race of the season. Entry List: The entry list for Bristol Motor Speedway currently features a...
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March 13, 2014  |  Discuss

JGL Racing to field to cars at Daytona, Mike Wallace and Matt Carter

Mike Wallace and Matt Carter will compete in the NASCAR Nationwide Series race at Daytona International Speedway on Feb. 22, 2014 for the newly formed JGL Racing. JGL Racing is a joint venture between Gregg Mixon and James Whitner which will field two full-time cars in the Nationwide Series. Wallace will get behind the wheel of the No. 28 Ford Mustang while Matt Carter will drive...
January 31, 2014  |  Discuss
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