Posted October 04, 2011 on AP on Fox
Turner Motorsports has released Nationwide Series championship contender Reed Sorenson. Sorenson is currently third in the Nationwide standings with five races remaining this season. He trails leader Ricky Stenhouse by 27 points. The team says Brian Vickers will drive the No. 32 at Kansas and Charlotte instead of Sorenson. The driver of the final three races has yet to be announced. Team owner Steve Turner gave no clear reason for Sorenson's release in Tuesday's statement. He says the team is evaluating its programs with a focus on 2012. Sorenson had one win this year and 18 top-10 finishes. He also led the points for three weeks.

Sorenson loses Nationwide ride

Turner Motorsports announced today that Reed Sorenson, who is currently third in the Nationwide Series standings, is out as driver of the No. 32 Dollar General Chevrolet. Brian Vickers will assume driving duties from Sorenson beginning this weekend at Kansas Speedway. Vickers, the 2003 NASCAR Nationwide Series Champion, who has a long-standing relationship with the team, will also...

Brian Vickers takes over Reed Sorenson’s ride

Brian Vickers again will drive the 32 car for Turner Motorsports. With primary sponsor Dollar General parting ways with the team at seasons end the team thought now as a good time to part ways with Sorenson who was currently third in the Nationwide standings 49 back of first. Sorenson has w0n one race this season at Elkhart Lake following an odd chain of events when teammate Justin...

Turner Motorsports releases Reed Sorenson (AP)

Turner Motorsports has released Nationwide Series championship contender Reed Sorenson.

Turner releases Nationwide contender Sorenson

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) -- Turner Motorsports has released Nationwide Series championship contender Reed Sorenson, and said it has advised employees the team might downsize at the end of the season.

Sorenson out at Turner Motorsports, team may downsize

Reed Sorenson has been removed from his Nationwide Series ride at Turner Motorsports and will be replaced by Brian Vickers for the next two races. Sorenson is running for the Nationwide and is currently 49 points behind points leader Ricky Stenhouse Jr. As of now, Sorenson does not have a ride for Kansas Speedway. "We are continuing to evaluate our racing program as we look...

Reed Sorenson out at Turner Motorsports; Brian Vickers in

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