Busch gets 8th Nationwide race this year

DOVER, Del., Sept. 20 (UPI) -- Kyle Busch won Saturday's Camping World RV Sales 200 Nationwide Series race at the Dover International Speedway for his eighth victory this year.

Kyle Busch wins Nationwide Kroger 200

CLERMONT, Ind., July 26 (UPI) -- Kyle Busch won Saturday night's Nationwide Kroger 200 at the O'Reilly Raceway Park at Indianapolis.

Logano wins Nationwide Meijer 300

SPARTA, Ky., June 14 (UPI) -- Joey Logano, 18 years, 21 days old, won Saturday's Meijer 300 at the Kentucky Speedway to become the youngest driver to win a Nationwide Series race.

Busch wins Busch Series 200

PHOENIX, Nov. 10 (UPI) -- Kyle Busch, trying to win three races on the same weekend at Phoenix International Speedway, won No. 2 Saturday in the Busch Series Arizona.Travel 200.

Kyle Busch an easy winner at Richmond

RICHMOND, Va., Sept. 8 (UPI) -- Kyle Busch won Friday night’s Busch Emerson Radio 250 at Richmond, Va., International Raceway by nearly a second over runner-up Carl Edwards.

Edwards wins Dover 200 Busch race

DOVER, Del., June 2 (UPI) -- Carl Edwards led for 122 of 200 laps Saturday to win the Dover 200 at the Dover International Speedway.

Daytona testing begins

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., Jan. 9 (UPI) -- Practice began bright and early Monday for the 2006 NASCAR Nextel Cup season with an eight-hour session at the Daytona International Speedway.

Martin wins MBNA 400 at Dover

DOVER, Del., June 6 (UPI) -- Mark Martin snapped a 73-race winless streak Sunday with a victory in the MBNA 400 NASCAR Nextel Cup race at Dover International Speedway.

Earnhardt Jr. edges Stewart to win Daytona

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., Feb. 15 (UPI) -- Dale Earnhardt Jr. can finally call himself a Daytona 500 champion.

Vickers wins Busch Series Kroger 200

CLERMONT, Ind., Aug. 2 (UPI) -- Brian Vickers captured his first career NASCAR Busch Series victory Saturday night, by leading theg final 20 laps to take the Kroger 200.

Wimmer wins TrimSpa Dream Body 250

FOUNTAIN, Colo., July 26 (UPI) -- Scott Wimmer passed Jason Keller late in Saturday's TrimSpa Dream Body 250 and registered his first NASCAR Busch series win of the season.

Green wins Busch Series New England 200

LOUDON, N.H., July 19 (UPI) -- David Green withstood pressure from pole sitter Kevin Harvick to win Saturday's NASCAR Busch Series New England 200.

Busch Starting Grid

DOVER, Del., May 30 (UPI) -- The starting grid for Saturday's NASCAR Busch Series MBNA Armed Forces 200 at Dover International Speedway:

Busch Starting Grid

CONCORD, N.C., May 23 (UPI) -- The starting grid for Saturday's NASCAR Busch Series Carquest Auto Parts 300 at Lowe's Motor Speedway:

Riggs wins Charter Pipeline 250

MADISON, Ill., May 10 (UPI) -- Mike Bliss' bad luck was Scott Riggs' good fortune Saturday at the NASCAR Busch series Charter Pipeline 250.
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Scott Wimmer
Scott Wimmer goes end over end during the 47th annual Daytona 500 at Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Florida, on February 20, 2005. (UPI Photo/Malcolm Hope)

Scott Wimmer is a NASCAR Nationwide Series driver who was born in Wausau, Wisconsin January 26, 1976. He has a total of 6 wins in the Nationwide Series. His brother Chris Wimmer competed in the Busch Series.

Wimmer competed in the United States National Junior Olympics in downhill and slalom skiing at age 14, and finished 13th of the 150 competitors. His father began as the owner of his uncle Larry Detjens' racing team. Detjens was a champion late model racer who competed at Slinger Super Speedway and Wisconsin International Raceway. Detjens had a race named after him after his death in 1981.

Wimmer started racing at State Park Speedway in Wausau,Wisconsin in 1991 at age 15. He moved up through the ranks, and became a well-known driver in the Midwest. He moved down south, and in 1997 was the Rookie of the Year in the Hooters Cup late model series. He later finished second for the Rookie of the Year in the American Speed Association (ASA) series in 2000. He began the season with no sponsor for his family-owned team, but was able to run the full season after winning the first two races of the year. He also made his Winston Cup debut.

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