Elliott Sadler is the latest winner in the Nationwide Series, but the Cup veteran isn't the only story as the series takes a break. It has really been a wide-open free-for-all this season, writes Brant James.
From near-tragedy at the beginning to near-travesty at the finish, the Nationwide Series proved again in 2013 that NASCAR's second-tier national touring series is never boring.
Elliott Sadler is still stinging over his late-race run-in with Regan Smith at New Hampshire. What else is on Sadler's mind as the Nationwide Series prepares for Chicago? Plenty.
Joe Gibbs Racing has won an astounding eight consecutive Nationwide Series races at Auto Club Speedway. With Kyle Busch in JGR's corner, No. 9 is a real possibility.
The Nationwide Series hits its stride Saturday at Las Vegas as contenders such as Elliott Sadler run a 1.5-mile track for the first time this season and Cup drivers try to swoop in to steal the glory.
Danica Patrick makes up six spots in the final three-lap segment of the race and finishes 10th at Phoenix, her fourth top 10 of the year.