NXS: Buescher Shakes Thoughts of Sophomore Slump; Leads XFINITY Series Standings After Atlanta

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HAMPTON, Ga. and CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Story by Race Chaser Online Mid-Atlantic Correspondent Marshall Gabell – Kevin Cox/Getty Images North America photo – What a difference a season makes. For sophomore driver Chris Buescher, that difference has been huge in his developing career with Roush Fenway Racing in the NASCAR XFINITY Series. Buescher, 22, entered his first full-time season in …

NXS: What to Watch For — Hisense 250

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ATLANTA, GA and CHARLOTTE N.C. — Preview by Race Chaser Online New England Correspondent Kyle Souza — Dave Tulis/AP photo — After Ryan Reed stormed to the win on the final lap last Saturday at Daytona, the NASCAR Xfinity Series will debut their new name at a 1.5 mile track for the first time today at Atlanta Motor Speedway. This race …

NASCAR Media Tour Day 3: Roush Fenway Laughs It Up At Morning’s First Presser

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Story and photo by Race Chaser Online Senior Editor Tom Baker — Humor and optimism were the main themes of Roush Fenway Racing’s press conference as day three of the 2015 NASCAR Media Tour presented by Technocom got underway at the Charlotte Convention Center in the heart of NASCAR Country. RFR President Steve Newmark opened the event …

Kyle’s Corner Blog: 2014 — The Year in Stats

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STATE COLLEGE, Pa. — Blog and photo by Race Chaser Online Associate Editor Kyle Magda — As I learned in the journalism business, many writers don’t like to deal with numbers. I’m one of the exceptions because I like crunching numbers and statistics in the sports world. 2014 was another big year in racing. NASCAR used its knockout Chase for …

NASCAR: Roush-Fenway Racing Announces 2015 Crew Chief Lineup

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CONCORD, N.C. — official team release — Todd Warshaw/Getty Images North America photo — Roush Fenway Racing has announced its 2015 crew chief lineup. The lineup features the return of Bob Osborne atop the pit box as the crew chief of Trevor Bayne and the No. 6 AdvoCare Ford, which makes its return to the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS). …

NNS PRACTICE: Rookie Stripes No Problem; Chris Buescher Leads the Pack in Nationwide Happy Hour at Dover

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DOVER, Del. — Report by Associate Editor Kyle Magda for Race Chaser Online — Andy Lyons/Getty Images North America photo — For a track that’s unforgiving to first-year drivers, rookie Chris Buescher was able to tame the ‘Monster Mile’ on Friday afternoon. Buescher topped the leaderboard for NASCAR Nationwide Series final practice in his No. 60 Roush Fenway Racing Ford Mustang …

Prak Attack Blog: Roush Fenway Racing Building Foundation for Future Success

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PHOENIX, Ariz. — Blog by Race Chaser Online West Coast Correspondent Ryan O’Hara — Getty Images photo — Over the past several years, much has been made regarding the decline of Roush Fenway Racing due to lack its lack of competitiveness, loss of sponsorship, and the loss of two of the organization’s finest talents, Carl Edwards and Matt Kenseth. While I …

NNS: Buescher’s Breakout; Chris Buescher Coasts Home to Score Upset Nationwide Win at Mid-Ohio

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LEXINGTON, Ohio — official release — Sarah Glenn/Getty Images photo — The math didn’t add up. Crew chief Scott Graves was in NASCAR Nationwide Series rookie Chris Buescher’s ear, telling him he was two laps shy of making the finish. The thing was Buescher was in the lead by more than two seconds when he got the news. “Not going to lie. Scott about …

NNS: Will the Next Contender Please Stand Up?

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WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. — official release — Sean Gardner/NASCAR via Getty Images photo — While in recent weeks this year’s title chase has focused on the top five in points, this time around we’d like to take an in-depth look at the drivers from sixth – 10th in the driver standings. Sixth – Brian Scott – in his second full-season with …

NNS: Welcome To The Big Leagues; Rookies’ Stamina To Be Tried

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DAYTONA BEACH, FL — official release — Drew Hallowell/NASCAR via Getty Images photo — This season’s Sunoco Rookie of the Year class has been one of the best the NASCAR Nationwide Series has ever seen. So as the series hits the brakes this weekend, let’s take a look at some quick highlights from the top three in the Sunoco Rookie standings …