NASCAR Nuggets from the Net: January 4, 2013

January 4, 2013

January 4, 2013

Today’s NASCAR Nuggets from the Net includes some great information from NASCAR about the 2013 Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony and NASCAR Acceleration events taking place Feb 8th and 9th, respectively. 

There are more nuggets after NASCAR’s rather large press release – including a chance for two lucky fans to be special guest at the 2013 Hall of Fame Induction – so, be sure to check them out as well. Thanks! Continue reading

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Buescher Back in Trucks for 2013

James Buescher celebrates in victory lanePhoto - Getty Images

James Buescher celebrates in victory lane
Photo – Getty Images

Last season’s Camping World Truck Series champion, James Buescher, will return to the Truck Series to try and defend his title in 2013.

James Buescher and Turner Motorsports made it official that Buescher will be back and primed up for another championship run in 2013. Buescher will still be driving the No.31 with the same sponsors from last season. Continue reading

Brian Keselowski Attempting Daytona 500

Brian Keselowski, Sprint Cup champion Brad Keselowski‘s older brother, will attempt to make the Daytona 500 in February. Brian will try to make the “Great American Race” in the No. 92 Toyota.

Brian Keselowski signs autographs for fans at Phoenix in 2011Photo - Todd Warshaw/Getty Images

Brian Keselowski signs autographs for fans at Phoenix in 2011
Photo – Todd Warshaw/Getty Images

Recently, Brian Keselowski moved his team to Huntersville, NC in hopes of leading to more success and opportunities. One opportunity Keselowski hopes becomes a reality, is making the Daytona 500. He made the Daytona 500 in 2011 and has experience to lean on, but Keselowski hopes his team’s new location will also lead to a better result in 2013. Continue reading

Kahne and Sweet to Share a Ride at JR Motorsports

One Nationwide team has announced part of its line-up this year, while leaving more unanswered questions for another NNS team.

Kasey Kahne and Brad Sweet will share NNS No. 5 Great Clips car at JR Motorsports Photo - JR Motorsports

Kasey Kahne and Brad Sweet will share NNS No. 5 Great Clips car at JR Motorsports
Photo – JR Motorsports

2013 will see another pair of drivers at a new home. Kasey Kahne and Brad Sweet, who shared a Nationwide Series ride in the no. 38 Great Clips car, during the 2012 season for Turner Motorsports, will be with a new NNS team this season at JR Motorsports. Continue reading