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Richard Childress Pulls Out Of Nationwide Series

Lee Montgomery of NNSRacing.com is reporting that Richard Childress Racing is done with the Nationwide Series.

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That’s troubling news for the series, given RCR has won three driver championships and two owner titles in Nationwide competition.

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Just a few years ago, RCR dominated the then-Busch Series like the Joe Gibbs Racing cars do these days.

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And now? Though RCR signed John Wes Townley to begin the season (along with sponsor Zaxby’s), it booted Townley out of his seat after only a few races, then couldn’t find sponsorship to fill the non-Zaxby’s events.

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Instead, Childress will field two Truck Series teams for his grandsons (one of them, Austin Dillon, has already won a race in the series).

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