On the NASCAR Nationwide Series this week, the Sams Town 300 live, which will be on Saturday, March 9th at 4:00PM Eastern. This race is at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway in Nevada on and they will be joining the Sprint Cup as well, who are holding the Kobalt Tools 400. The next event on the Nationwide Series calender is the March 16th Jeff Foxworthy's Grit Chips 300 which is at the Bristol Motor Speedway in Tennessee. After that, the series heads to the Auto Club Speedway in California for the Royal Purple 300.
The most recent Nationwide Series race was held at Saturday, March 2nd at 4:30PM. The first practice session at the Phoenix International Raceway saw Austin Dillon take the race followed by Kyle Busch. Kyle Busch also came out first in the qualifying, and then he was able to take home the race as well. As far as the standings now go, Sam Hornish Jr. is in first place with Penske Racing with 79 points, while Justin Allgaier comes in second with the same amount. Third place is Brian Scott of Richard Childress Racing with 73 points.