NXS: Ryan’s Redemption; One Week After Indianapolis Heartbreak, Blaney Dominates for Iowa Win

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NEWTON, Iowa — Recap by Race Chaser Online Managing Editor Jacob Seelman — Brian Lawdermilk/NASCAR via Getty Images photo — Ryan Blaney pulled off a pretty good imitation of his Team Penske stablemate Joey Logano on Saturday night at Iowa Speedway. Blaney hung on through two green-white-checkered attempts, running away from first Brendan Gaughan and then Regan Smith over the final …

NXS: Suarez Sizzles in Iowa; Scores XFINITY Pole Ahead of U.S. Cellular 250

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NEWTON, Iowa — Report by Race Chaser Online Managing Editor Jacob Seelman — Jeff Curry/Getty Images North America photo — Daniel Suarez just continues to get better and better, just like his car did on Saturday during NASCAR XFINITY Series pole qualifying. Suarez, from Monterrey, Mexico, outgunned Team Penske’s Ryan Blaney in the final knockout round by 0.012 seconds in the …

NXS: Kenny Wallace to Make Final NASCAR Start Driving for Joe Gibbs Racing at Iowa

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HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. – official release — NASCAR photo — Kenny Wallace has announced that he will make his final NASCAR start during the NASCAR XFINITY Series U.S. Cellular 250 at Iowa Speedway on Aug. 1. Wallace will drive the No. 20 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota with sponsorship from U.S. Cellular in the event. “To me, this isn’t a sad moment. …

NNS: Keselowski Dominates to Repeat in Iowa

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NEWTON, Iowa — official release — NASCAR photo — The well-worn script read something like this: Brad Keselowski swoops in from the sky. The 2012 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion snares a second straight win in the NASCARNationwide Series U.S. Cellular 250 at Iowa Speedway, then hops a jet back to Pocono Raceway and competes in Sunday’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Series event at Long Pond, Pennsylvania. Simple. Neat. …

NNS: Bayne Outduels Keselowski; Bolts to Coors Light Pole at Iowa

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NEWTON, Iowa — official release — NASCAR photo — Trevor Bayne powered to the Coors Light Pole Award in the NASCAR Nationwide Series on Saturday afternoon, emerging atop the qualifying leaderboard at Iowa Speedway. Bayne, driving the Roush Fenway Racing No. 6 Ford, turned a fast lap of 133.713 mph to secure his first pole position of the season, seventh of his Nationwide Series career and second …