For the first time since 2005, a Nationwide Series regular was crowned a Nationwide Series champion … and he nearly won the race as well.
Brad Keselowski noted that Sam Hornish Jr. “has paid a lot of dues” in NASCAR and it was certainly a well-deserved victory that Hornish claimed this Saturday.
Despite leading a race-high 157 laps, Carl Edwards couldn’t close the deal for the final six.
In leading 173 laps, Brad Keselowski delivered the most dominating performance the Nationwide Series has seen in recent memory, winning at Kansas Saturday.
Carl Edwards powered by polesitter Elliott Sadler on lap 11 and never looked back, leading 179 circuits en route to a commanding win.
One of the fastest races in recent Nationwide Series memory saw Brad Keselowski all but untouchable on Saturday afternoon.
A night that seemed poised to have a dramatic impact on the 2011 Nationwide Series title chase ended up being more of the same: Cup drivers stealing the show.
Despite the best efforts of Kyle Busch to run him down, Carl Edwards topped a dominant evening with his 35th career Nationwide Series win Saturday night.
Kyle Busch scored his 50th career Nationwide Series victory under the lights at Bristol on Friday night (Aug. 27)
The Marcos Ambrose Redemption Tour carried on into Montreal Saturday, with the Tasmanian exorcising his demons on the Circuit Gilles Villeneuve.
Kyle Busch was a few laps short on fuel and forced to pit from the lead 10 miles from the checkered flag, leaving Kurt Busch to drive away from the field.
Carl Edwards slammed into the back of Ricky Stenhouse Jr.’s car and in doing so secured the second career win for the current points leader.