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For the second straight year, Elliott Sadler would finish second in the NASCAR Nationwide Series standings, unable to take the crown from Ricky Stenhouse Jr.
Sadler was disappointed, though is proud of the positives of the season, including the four wins and four poles.
“I really have a lot of respect for this team,” he added. “We’ve got along so well and probably one of the most fun seasons I’ve ever had as a race car driver. You win some races, you have some peaks and you have some valleys, and we just had a few valleys there coming down the stretch that just kind of took the momentum away from us and where we lost control of the championship.”
Between the two seasons, Sadler added that this one hurt more as Sadler held the points lead for the majority of the season.
For Sadler, the season began to fall off after a controversial call at Indianapolis. Sadler would beat race leader Brad Keselowski to the line on a restart as Keselowski spun his tires. That is illegal and NASCAR had...
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After months of speculation, it is finally official. At 1:45 p.m. Et. on Monday, all of the rumors finally came to an end. Elliott Sadler will be behind the wheel of a Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota for the full NASCAR Nationwide Series season in 2013. Sadler will be joining Brian Vickers as the latest driver [...]
The rumors regarding Elliott Sadler joining Joe Gibbs Racing in 2013 in the NASCAR Nationwide Series are true, Sadler confirmed Monday via Twitter. Sadler spent the last two seasons at Richard Childress Racing in the No.2 One Main Financial Chevrolet. He won four races and finished in the top ten 24 of 33 races in 2012. Sadler [...]
OneMain Financial announced a partnership today with Joe Gibbs Racing to be the primary sponsor of the No.11 OneMain Financial car driven by Elliott Sadler in the NASCAR Nationwide Series in 2013. OneMain Financial will also have associate sponsorship on two additional Joe Gibbs Racing Nationwide Series entries.
Mary McDowell, President and CEO of OneMain Financial stated, “We...
Huntersville, NC — OneMain Financial announced a partnership today with Joe Gibbs Racing to be the primary sponsor of the No.11 OneMain Financial car driven by Elliott Sadler in the NASCAR Nationwide Series in 2013. OneMain Financial will also have associate sponsorship on two additional Joe Gibbs Racing Nationwide Series entries.
Mary McDowell, President and CEO of OneMain Financial...
Elliott Sadler, fresh of his runner-up finish in the NASCAR Nationwide Series, will move to Joe Gibbs Racing in the series next season.
OneMain Financial will sponsor Sadler in the No. 11 entry, as well as have associate sponsorship on two additional Gibbs Nationwide Series entries.
Sadler, most recently competing with Richard Childress Racing, has four wins, nine pole positions...
Richard Childress Racing teammates finished third (Brendan Gaughan), fifth (Austin Dillon), ninth (Elliott Sadler) and 14th (Joey Coulter). Sadler and Dillon concluded the 2012 season second and third, respectively, in the NASCAR Nationwide Series driver championship point standings, 23 (Sadler) and 24 (Dillon) points shy of champion Ricky Stenhouse Jr. RCR’s three full-time Nationwide...