NNS: Back-to-Back; Chase Elliott Thrills Crowd with Last Lap Pass to Win at Darlington

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April 12, 2014 — By Reid Spencer, NASCAR Wire Service — NASCAR Via Getty Images photo — DARLINGTON, S.C. — There’s a new sheriff in town, and he’s barely legal. With a banzai run in a two-lap dash to the finish of Friday night’s NASCAR Nationwide Series race at Darlington Raceway, 18-year-old Chase Elliott muscled his way past Elliott Sadler on the final lap to score his second …

NNS: Kyle Busch Grabs Darlington Coors Light Pole

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April 11, 2014 — staff report — Sean Gardner/NASCAR via Getty Images photo — DARLINGTON, S.C. — Kyle Busch topped the final round of group qualifying to take the Coors Light Pole Award on Friday at Darlington Raceway. Busch snuck ahead of NASCAR Nationwide Series rookie contender and points leader Chase Elliott late with a best speed of 173.681 mph, recorded on his second of two laps around …

NNS: Darlington Will Be A Bumpy Ride For Sunoco Rookie Contenders

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April 11, 2014 — photo courtesy NAPA Auto Parts — DARLINGTON, S.C. — If there is one thing that has been evident through the first six races of 2014 in the NASCAR Nationwide Series, it’s that the future of NASCAR looks bright. At least two Sunoco Rookie of the Year contenders have finished in the top 10 of every race …