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Austin Dillon, Ty Dillon in title battles...
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Things might be tense in the Dillon household this weekend.
Friday night, Ty Dillon is battling for the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series title. He enters the race third in the standings, 12 points behind leader James Buescher.
Saturday, Austin Dillon will vie for the NASCAR Nationwide Series title. He also enters his race third in the standings, 25 points behind Ricky Stenhouse...
Richard Childress Racing's Austin Dillon was officially named the 2012 NASCAR Nationwide Series Sunoco Rookie of the Year on Saturday at Homestead-Miami Speedway.
Dillon joins his younger brother, Ty Dillon, as a 2012 Sunoco Rookie of the Year. The younger Dillon clinched the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series version of the award on Friday evening.
Austin Dillon culminated...
Richard Childress Racing's Ty Dillon was officially named the 2012 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Sunoco Rookie of the Year on Friday at Homestead-Miami Speedway.
The 20-year-old grandson of Richard Childress claimed the Sunoco rookie honors with his 25-place finish at the Homestead, Fla., facility following a season-long battle with two other drivers. Dillon entered the...
By Anthony Caruso III
The Capital Sports Report
Owner/Managing Editor/Sr. Writer
Austin Dillon has won the 2012 Sunoco Rookie of the Year. Austin Dillon
He won the Rookie of the Year for the NASCAR Nationwide Series. He is the driver of the No. 3 Chevrolet.
He finished the season with two wins and three poles. He also had 16 top fives and 27 top ten finishes.
He finished third...
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.
Austin Dillon led the way with a lap of 32.292 seconds in the final practice for the Ford EcoBoost 300 from Homestead. Rounding out the top five was Joey Coulter, Mike Bliss, Regan Smith, and Danica Patrick. Championship leader Ricky Stenhouse, Jr. posted the 15th best time, 0.554 seconds off the lap of Dillon.