Ten years later, Vickers returns to defend his Nationwide Series Championship

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Brian Vickers racing for his second NNS championship in 2013
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2013 highlights Brian Vickers return to full-time Nationwide Series competition and marks the ten-year anniversary of Vicker’s first championship, in what was then known as the Busch Series. When Brian won his championship in 2003, he made history by becoming the youngest champion in NASCAR’s Nationwide series’ history.

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Buescher Back in Trucks for 2013

James Buescher celebrates in victory lanePhoto - Getty Images

James Buescher celebrates in victory lane
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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

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

NASCAR Nuggets from the Net: January 2, 2013

January 2, 2013

January 2, 2013

Danica Patrick to drive for Turner

Danica Patrick will drive for Turner Motorsports in her 10-race commitment to this year’s Nationwide Series schedule, sources told espnW.com

Driving for JR Motorsports in her first full-time Nationwide season last year, Patrick produced the highest final points finish – 10th – among women in NASCAR history. She will begin her partial campaign in NASCAR’s second-tier series on Feb 23 at Daytona International Speedway in conjunction with her first full Sprint Cup season with Stewart-Haas Racing the same weekend. Continue reading

Camping World Truck Series Silly Season: New Faces in New Places

CWTSlogoaBy Jason Schultz

Possibly the most exciting part of the off-season is the silly season.

Who will drive where in 2013? What drivers are returning? What drivers are not coming back? Those questions will all be answered by the time Daytona rolls around, but for now I’ll try to answer the questions the best I can. Continue reading