Stenhouse untouchable in Iowa
Ricky Stenhouse Jr. extended is advantage atop the NASCAR Nationwide Series standings on Sunday (May 20) with a dominant victory at Iowa Speedway.
Sadler minimised Stenhouse's points gainElliott Sadler (Richard Childress-Chevrolet) minimised Stenhouse's points gain by finishing second, with Michael McDowell (Joe Gibbs-Toyota) completing the podium. Top rookie Austin Dillon (Richard Childress-Chevrolet) came home ahead of Busch in fourth. Meanwhile Danica Patrick (JR Motorsport-Chevrolet) started ninth but dropped back to run 16th approaching mid-distance. She crashed heavily into retirement on lap 114 to be classified 30th.
Stenhouse now holds a 28 point championship advantage over long-time rival Sadler. Dillon sits third with Hornish fourth and rookie Cole Whitt fifth. The series' next event is a trip to NASCAR heartland Charlotte on May 26. Watch LIVE NASCAR Nationwide Series action on Motors TV
Published 22/05/2012 09:24
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