Sunday, May 22, 2011

Stenhouse Jr wins at Iowa Speedway

A Nationwide series regular has won for only the second time in the last 50 Nationwide races.  In front of a sold-out crowd of 37,811 fans at Iowa Speedway Ricky Stenhouse Jr finished one spot ahead of his Roush-Fenway teammate Carl Edwards to score the first win of his Nationwide career.  Jack Roush was in attendace, making the overnight trip from Charlotte after celebrating Carl Edwards All-Star race win.

John Deere Dealers 250 results:
1- Ricky Stenhouse Jr
2-Carl Edwards
3-Brad Keselowski
4-Reed Sorenson
5-Elliott Sadler
6-Kenny Wallace
7-Michael McDowell
8-Justin Allgaier
9-James Buescher
10-Austin Dillion

Three Iowa Speedway records were set in this race, the average speed of 106.132 mph and 17 lead changes among 7 different drivers.

Jason and Dean from Speedtalkon1360 radio interviewed numerous drivers after this exciting race including: Kenny Wallace (photo above) after his 500th career Nationwide start, Reed Sorenson, Jennifer Jo Cobb after her career best finish of 26th, early leader Drew Herring who finished 12th and Wisconsin natives Scott Wimmer who got 15th and Tim Schendel who finished 42nd.

Listen to these interviews on "Speedtalk on 1360" Saturday 10-11am on

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