2013 NASCAR Nationwide Series

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2013 NASCAR Nationwide Series season
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Champions | Seasons
Austin Dillon, the 2013 NASCAR Nationwide Series Champion
Sam Hornish, Jr. finished as runner-up, three points behind Dillon
Regan Smith finished third, 72 points behind Dillon
Kyle Larson won the Rookie of the Year award in the No. 32 entry

The 2013 NASCAR Nationwide Series was the 32nd season of semi-professional stock car racing in the United States. The season was contested over thirty-three races and started on February 23, 2013 at Daytona International Speedway, with the DRIVE4COPD 300,[1] and ended on November 16 with the Ford EcoBoost 300 at Homestead-Miami Speedway. Austin Dillon of Richard Childress Racing won the Drivers' Championship, becoming the first driver in the three major NASCAR series to do so without recording a win. The No. 22 entry of Penske Racing won the Owners' Championship, while Ford won the Manufacturers' Championship.

Teams and drivers[edit]

Complete schedule[edit]

Team Manufacturer No. Race Driver Crew Chief
Go Green Racing Ford 79[2] Jeffrey Earnhardt (R)17[3] Mark Durgin
Ben Leslie
Paulie Harraka1
Joey Gase2
Kyle Fowler7
Bryan Silas4
Maryeve Dufault1
T. J. Duke1
Harmon-Novak Racing Dodge12
Chevrolet21
74 Mike Harmon9 Dave Fuge, Jr.
Gregg Mixon
Carl Long
Dave Goulet
Mike Harmon
Kevin Lepage6
Juan Carlos Blum (R)4
Danny Efland2
Kevin O'Connell2
Carl Long8
JD Motorsports Chevrolet 01 Mike Wallace[4] Marc Browning[5]
Johnny Davis
Dave Fuge
4 Danny Efland2 [6] Dave Smith[5]
Johnny Davis
Kertus Davis
Marc Browning
Patrick Magee
Carl Harr
Clinton Cram
Daryl Harr5
Landon Cassill24
Kevin Lepage2
Jeremy Clements Racing Chevrolet 51 Jeremy Clements31 Nick Harrison
Ricky Pearson
Eddie Pearson
Ryan Sieg2
Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota 11 Elliott Sadler[7] Chris Gayle[8]
20 Brian Vickers[9]30 Kevin Kidd[10]
Denny Hamlin1
Drew Herring5
54 Adam Stevens
Kyle Busch26[11]
Joey Coulter2
Owen Kelly2
JR Motorsports Chevrolet 5 Kasey Kahne11[12] Mike Bumgarner[13]
Jimmie Johnson1[14]
Brad Sweet17[12]
Jeffrey Earnhardt (R)1
Johnny O'Connell1
Ron Fellows1
Jamie McMurray1
7 Regan Smith[15] Greg Ives
Kyle Busch Motorsports Toyota 77 Parker Kligerman[16] Eric Phillips[17]
ML Motorsports Chevrolet 70 Johanna Long20[18] Mark Gutekunst
NEMCO-JRR[19]
Creation-Cope Racing
Toyota
Chevrolet
Brad Teague3 Mark Gutekunst
Jay Robinson
Tony Raines7
Jeff Green1
Tomy Drissi1
Derrike Cope1
87 Joe Nemechek28 Steven Gray
Kevin Lepage1
Kyle Kelley3
Travis Sauter1
Penske Racing Ford 12 Sam Hornish, Jr.[20] Greg Erwin[21]
22 Brad Keselowski15[22] Jeremy Bullins[23]
Joey Logano14
Ryan Blaney2
A. J. Allmendinger2
RAB Racing Toyota 99 Alex Bowman (R)32[24] Chris Rice
Blake Koch1
Richard Childress Racing Chevrolet 2 Brian Scott[25] Phil Gould[25]
3 Austin Dillon[26] Danny Stockman[27]
33 Tony Stewart1[28] Ernie Cope
Nick Harrison[29]
Kevin Harvick10[30]
Ty Dillon9[30]
Dakoda Armstrong1
Max Papis3
Paul Menard4
Matt Crafton3
Ryan Gifford1
Brendan Gaughan1
Richard Petty Motorsports Ford 43 Michael Annett25[31] Philippe Lopez
Aric Almirola1
Reed Sorenson7
Rick Ware Racing Ford 23 Harrison Rhodes7 Sterling Laughlin
George Church
Carl Long1
Scott Riggs1
Stanton Barrett2
Richard Harriman1
Anthony Gandon2
Juan Carlos Blum1
Donnie Neuenberger1
Jennifer Jo Cobb1
Timmy Hill2
R3 Motorsports Chevrolet Robert Richardson, Jr.14 Walter Giles
Ben Leslie
Tony Eury, Sr.
Roush Fenway Racing Ford 6 Trevor Bayne[32] Mike Kelley
Seth Barbour
60 Travis Pastrana[33] Chad Norris
SR² Motorsports[34] Toyota 24 Blake Koch10[35] Benny Gordon
Chris Wright
John Monsam
Bobby Burrell
Jason White4
Bryan Silas1
Ken Butler III6
Derek White2
Brett Butler3
Alex Kennedy1
Ryan Ellis5
Kelly Admiraal1
The Motorsports Group Chevrolet 40 Reed Sorenson20[36] Curtis Key, Sr.
Gary Showalter[36]
Josh Wise7
T. J. Bell6
TriStar Motorsports Toyota 14 Eric McClure26[37] John Monsam
Todd Myers
Jeff Green7
19 Mike Bliss Paul Clapprood
Dakoda Armstrong1
44 Hal Martin (R)12[38] Greg Conner
Randy Cox
Cole Whitt14
Chad Hackenbracht7
Turner Scott Motorsports Chevrolet 30 Nelson Piquet, Jr. (R)[39] Chris Carrier[40]
Pat Tryson
31 Justin Allgaier[41] Scott Zipadelli[42]
32 Kyle Larson (R)[43] Trent Owens
Source:[44]

Limited schedule[edit]

Team Manufacturer No. Race Driver Crew Chief Rounds
Biagi-DenBeste Racing Ford 98 Kevin Swindell (R)[45] Jon Hanson 15
Creation-Cope Racing Chevrolet 73 Derrike Cope Jacob Richardson 4
Alx Danielsson 1
Deware Racing Group Ford 86 Tim Cowen Larry Balsitis 1
Chevrolet Kevin Lepage 1
Ricky Erghott Rick Markle 1
DGM Racing Chevrolet 90 Martin Roy Mario Gosselin 1
Gerhart Racing Chevrolet 85 Bobby Gerhart Billy Gerhart
Mark Skibo
3
Hamilton Means Racing Toyota
Chevrolet
52 Joey Gase[46] Timothy Brown 25
Derek Thorn 1
Donnie Neuenberger 1
Kevin Lepage 1
Tim Schendel 1
Ryan Ellis 1
Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota 18 Matt Kenseth[47] Matt Lucas[47] 16
Michael McDowell 2
Drew Herring 1
Joey Coulter 1
JR Motorsports Chevrolet 88 Dale Earnhardt, Jr. Ryan Pemberton
Steve Letarte
4
KH Motorsports Ford 92 Dexter Stacey (R)[48] George Ingram 21
Tim Andrews 2
Leavine Family Racing Ford 95 Reed Sorenson Wally Rogers 1
MAKE Motorsports Chevrolet 50 Danny Efland Perry Mitchell 6
NDS Motorsports Dodge 53 Andrew Ranger Zach D'Ambra
Michael Sibley
3
Penske Racing Ford 48 Joey Logano Kevin Buskirk 1
Ryan Blaney 1
Brad Keselowski 1
Phoenix Racing Chevrolet 1 Kurt Busch Nick Harrison 3
RAB Racing Toyota 29 Kenny Wallace Robby Benton
Keith Hinkein
7
Richard Childress Racing Chevrolet 21 Brendan Gaughan Shane Wilson
Marcus Richmond
3
Dakoda Armstrong[49] 4
Kevin Harvick 1
Richard Petty Motorsports Ford 9 Marcos Ambrose Seth Barbour 1
Corey LaJoie Mike Shiplett 1
Rick Ware Racing Ford 15 Juan Carlos Blum (R) George Church
Sterling Laughlin
Stephen Steffy
Gordon Austin
5
Scott Riggs 1
Stanton Barrett 3
Carl Long 6
Chase Miller 2
Roush Fenway Racing Ford 16 Chris Buescher Seth Barbour
Robbie Reiser
7
Ryan Reed[50] 6
Billy Johnson 2
Ricky Stenhouse, Jr. 1
RSS Racing Chevrolet 39 Ryan Sieg Kevin Starland 2
Rusty Wallace Racing[51] Ford 66 Steve Wallace[51] Blake Bainbridge 1
Shepherd Racing Ventures Dodge
Chevrolet
89 Morgan Shepherd[52] Lucas Bowman
Mike Malamphy
Claude Townsend
17
SR² Motorsports Toyota 00 Jason White[53] Jamie Lathrop
Newt Moore[54]
Kevin Eagle
J.C. Hall
5
Blake Koch 17
Bryan Silas 1
Ken Butler III 2
David Green 1
Brett Butler 1
Michael McDowell 5
27 Kevin Eagle
Jason White 1
SunEnergy1 Racing Toyota 75 Kenny Habul Bryan Berry
Matt Lucas
3
TeamSLR
Tommy Baldwin Racing
Chevrolet 8 Scott Lagasse, Jr.[55] Brad Parrott 3
Ryan Preece Zach McGowan 1
The Motorsports Group Chevrolet 42 Josh Wise Curtis Key, Sr.
Mike Sroufe
16
J. J. Yeley 6
T. J. Bell 5
Chase Miller Steven Maynard
Mike Sroufe
Derek Seyerle
7
46
J. J. Yeley David Jones 11
T. J. Bell 1
Dexter Stacey (R) 1
Matt DiBenedetto 1
Tim Schendel 1
Jason Bowles Derek Seyerle 2
47 Steven Maynard 2
Scott Riggs 2
TriStar Motorsports Toyota 10 Jeff Green Todd Myers
Greg Conner
Blake Climo
Larry Wilcox
Randy Cox
24
Chase Miller 3
Cole Whitt 1
Mike Bliss 1
Michael McDowell 1
91 Todd Myers 1
Chase Miller Blake Climo 1
Turner Scott Motorsports Chevrolet 34 Danica Patrick[56] Mike Greci 2
James Buescher Michael Shelton 4
Jeb Burton Mike Hillman, Jr. 1
Venturini Motorsports[57] Toyota 25 John Wes Townley[58] Dan Deeringhoff 3
Vision Racing Toyota
Chevrolet
Dodge
17 Tanner Berryhill Dave Goulet
Benny Gordon
6
David Starr 1
Dodge 37 Matt DiBenedetto Dave Goulet
Benny Gordon
Adrian Berryhill
7
Tanner Berryhill 1
Viva Motorsports with Frank Cicci Chevrolet 55 Jamie Dick Jason Miller 17
David Starr 2
Young Racing Dodge 26 John Young Ed Ash 1
Source:[44]

Driver changes[edit]

The 2013 season sees significant driver changes. With Nationwide champion Ricky Stenhouse, Jr. moving to the Sprint Cup Series with Roush Fenway Racing, Trevor Bayne, who ran a partial Nationwide schedule with Roush, inherited the No. 6 Ford for 2013. Runner-up Elliott Sadler announced his departure from Richard Childress Racing in 2012, and signed to drive for Joe Gibbs Racing full-time in the No. 11 Toyota. In addition to Sadler, Brian Vickers, after running a partial Cup schedule, return to the Nationwide Series full-time for the first time since his championship season in 2003. JGR's former driver Brian Scott took over Elliott Sadler's old No. 2 ride at RCR, signing a multi-year deal with the team. Truck Series driver Parker Kligerman signed with Kyle Busch Motorsports for 2013, driving the No. 77 Toyota for the season. Former Sprint Cup driver Regan Smith drove the full season for JR Motorsports in the No. 7, replacing Danica Patrick. Kasey Kahne and his USAC driver Brad Sweet also moved from Turner Motorsports to JRM, sharing the No. 5 Camaro for the season. TriStar Motorsports fielded a car for Louisiana native Hal Martin, running for Rookie of the Year. Jeffrey Earnhardt, after driving a limited schedule, drove the full season with Go Green Racing.

Schedule[edit]

The final calendar was released on November 13, 2012, containing 33 races.[1]

No. Race Title Track Date
1 DRIVE4COPD 300 Daytona International Speedway, Daytona Beach February 23
2 Dollar General 200 Phoenix International Raceway, Avondale March 2
3 Sam's Town 300 Las Vegas Motor Speedway, Las Vegas March 9
4 Jeff Foxworthy's Grit Chips 300 Bristol Motor Speedway, Bristol March 16
5 Royal Purple 300 Auto Club Speedway, Fontana March 23
6 O'Reilly Auto Parts 300 Texas Motor Speedway, Fort Worth April 12
7 Toyota Care 250 Richmond International Raceway, Richmond April 26
8 Aaron's 312 Talladega Superspeedway, Talladega May 4
9 VFW Sport Clips Help a Hero 200 Darlington Raceway, Darlington May 10
10 History 300 Charlotte Motor Speedway, Concord May 25
11 5-hour Energy 200 Dover International Speedway, Dover June 1
12 DuPont Pioneer 250 Iowa Speedway, Newton June 9†
13 Alliance Truck Parts 250 Michigan International Speedway, Brooklyn June 15
14 Johnsonville Sausage 200 Road America, Elkhart Lake June 22
15 Feed the Children 300 Kentucky Speedway, Sparta June 28
16 Subway Firecracker 250 Daytona International Speedway, Daytona Beach July 5
17 CNBC Prime's "The Profit" 200 New Hampshire Motor Speedway, Loudon July 13
18 STP 300 Chicagoland Speedway, Joliet July 21
19 Indiana 250 Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Speedway July 27
20 U.S. Cellular 250 Iowa Speedway, Newton August 3
21 Zippo 200 at the Glen Watkins Glen International, Watkins Glen August 10
22 Nationwide Children's Hospital 200 Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course, Lexington August 17
23 Food City 250 Bristol Motor Speedway, Bristol August 23
24 Great Clips / Grit Chips 300 Atlanta Motor Speedway, Hampton August 31
25 Virginia 529 College Savings 250 Richmond International Raceway, Richmond September 6
26 Dollar General 300 Chicagoland Speedway, Joliet September 14
27 Kentucky 300 Kentucky Speedway, Sparta September 21
28 5-hour Energy 200 Dover International Speedway, Dover September 28
29 Kansas Lottery 300 Kansas Speedway, Kansas City October 5
30 Dollar General 300 Charlotte Motor Speedway, Concord October 11
31 O'Reilly Auto Parts Challenge Texas Motor Speedway, Fort Worth November 2
32 ServiceMaster 200 Phoenix International Raceway, Avondale November 9
33 Ford EcoBoost 300 Homestead-Miami Speedway, Homestead November 16
†: The DuPont Pioneer 250 was postponed a day because of persistent rain.[59]
Source:[1]

Schedule changes[edit]

On October 5, 2012, Circuit Gilles Villeneuve's promoter Francois Dumontier announced that the series would not return to the circuit for the 2013 season.[60] The event was later replaced by Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course located in Lexington, Ohio.[1]

Changes[edit]

Rule changes[edit]

After banning all testing on tracks where any of the three premier series sanction races in 2008, NASCAR announced on September 29, 2012, that they will implement limited testing at tracks which sanction a race on the schedule. However, NASCAR stated that each team would only be allowed to test two different times, with each test at a different track.[61] Rookie of the Year participants will also be allowed one extra test session, while NASCAR will choose two other events for extra testing during the race weekend.[61] NASCAR also announced that the Nationwide Series's grid would decrease from 43 cars to 40.[61]

Season summary[edit]

The Nationwide Series kicked off the 2013 season at Daytona International Speedway in the DRIVE4COPD 300. Following a big crash with 14 laps to go that resulted in a red flag, Regan Smith took the lead, attempting to take his second consecutive win. On the final lap, Smith attempted to block a pass attempt by Brad Keselowski and Smith was turned into the outside wall, causing a huge crash behind. Stewart drove to the inside and won his seventh career Daytona Nationwide race. However, the win was overshadowed by the last lap crash involving Kyle Larson, whose car lifted off the ground and slammed into the safety fence. The car's engine and front wheels landed in the grandstands, injuring 33 fans (all of whom survived).[62]

The series moved out west to Phoenix International Raceway. The race would be dominated by Joe Gibbs Racing drivers Kyle Busch, Matt Kenseth, and Brian Vickers. While Kenseth and Vickers had separate incidents taking them out of contention, Busch rallied from an early speeding penalty and drove to his first Nationwide win since 2011. The series made its lone stop at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway the following week. With Cup contenders Keselowski and Dale Earnhardt, Jr. having multiple issues throughout the day, Nationwide regular Sam Hornish, Jr. pulled away from Kyle Busch in the closing laps to capture his first win of the season. Heading to the first short track of the season at Bristol, Kyle Busch once again dominated the race, leading 156 laps and holding off rookie Kyle Larson on the last lap for his second win of the season. Heading out west to the Auto Club Speedway, Kyle Busch would once again dominate the race weekend from the pole, easily winning his second consecutive race of the season and JGR's 9th consecutive win at ACS.

Following another off week, the Nationwide Series rolled into Texas Motor Speedway. Nationwide points leader Sam Hornish, Jr. had the fastest car of the night, but contact with Jeremy Clements took Hornish out of contention. Kyle Busch took over the lead and easily won his third consecutive race of the season. The following week at Richmond International Raceway, the race would be dominated by Cup regulars Kevin Harvick, Kyle Busch, and polesitter Brad Keselowski. The three swapped the lead throughout the night, with Busch and Harvick's cars fading in the closing laps. Keselowski made a late pass on Harvick and went on to capture his first win of the 2013 season. The teams then headed south to Talladega Superspeedway. Joey Logano would dominate the race and looked set to win another plate race. With the race cut to 110 laps due to impending darkness, Regan Smith, with help from JR Motorsports teammate Kasey Kahne, stormed past Logano in a three wide finish on the final lap. Though Kahne beat Smith to the start finish line, Smith was ahead of his teammate at the scoring loop, handing him his first win of the season as well as the points lead. The night race at Darlington Raceway would be dominated by JGR. Pole winner Kyle Busch dominated the race, leading 107 laps and holding off teammates Elliott Sadler and Brian Vickers to take his 5th win of the season. Austin Dillon started on pole for the History 300 at Charlotte Motor Speedway, but Kyle Busch once again dominated. Busch led the most laps and took his 2nd consecutive win (his 6th of the season).

Starting field in Turn 5 at Road America

At Dover International Speedway, Kyle Busch once again dominated the race, looking for his 7th win of the season. A call for four tires late in the race proved to be his undoing and sent him outside the top-10. Joey Logano, who had won the previous year's race with Joe Gibbs Racing, inherited the lead and went on to win. The first stand-alone weekend for the Nationwide Series came at Iowa Speedway. Polesitter Austin Dillon dominated the race that had been pushed back from Saturday to Sunday and interrupted due to rain. However, Trevor Bayne would chase down Dillon and pass him before the race was declared official on lap 207, handing Bayne his first win of the season. The Nationwide Series headed north to Michigan International Speedway. Fuel mileage was key to winning the race, and points leader Regan Smith would take the lead over Parker Kligerman with 13 laps to go, and held off rookie Kyle Larson to take his second win of the season. Heading to the first road course of the season at Road America, polesitter A. J. Allmendinger would dominate most of the race, holding off Justin Allgaier on a green-white-checkered finish to earn his first win in NASCAR. The following week at Kentucky Speedway, the race would be dominated by Cup regulars Kyle Busch and Brad Keselowski. Though Busch would lead the most laps, Keselowski emerged with the dominant car of the night, being declared the race winner after the race was called due to rain on lap 170. The Nationwide Series made its return to Daytona the following week. The Penske duo of Sam Hornish and Joey Logano would be dominant throughout most of the race. However, Sprint Cup regular Matt Kenseth, with help from James Buescher, worked his way to the front and held off the field for the win.

At Loudon, Kyle Busch would once again dominate the race, but would have to survive a late red flag, as well as three green-white-checkered finishes to return to victory lane. At Chicagoland, defending winner Elliott Sadler had the dominant car, looking to turn his season around. However, Sam Hornish, Jr. would rally from an early speeding penalty to take the lead from Sadler, only to be passed by teammate Joey Logano, who held on to take his second win of the season. At Indianapolis, pole-sitter Kyle Busch dominated the race, leading 92 of 100 laps and holding off Brian Scott to win his eighth race of the year.[63] The series then returned to Iowa. Despite polesitter Austin Dillon dominating the race, Cup driver Brad Keselowski would rally twice in the race, first from a pit road penalty, then an overheating issue. Though both Dillon and Keselowski took four tires during the final round of pitstops at lap 200, Keselowski would charge through the field and take his third win of the season. At Watkins Glen, Keselowski and Penske Racing teammate Sam Hornish, Jr. dominated the race, and Keselowski won his second consecutive Nationwide race.

September 2013 5-hour Energy 200 at Dover International Speedway

At Bristol, Kyle Busch started from the pole, and led 228 of 250 laps to win.[64] Kevin Harvick held off Kyle Busch to win at Atlanta the following week. The Nationwide Series made its return to Richmond for its 1,000th race.[65] Polesitter Brian Scott dominated the field, leading 239 of 250 laps. However, on the final restart, Scott spun his tires, handing the lead over to Brad Keselowski who held him and Regan Smith off for the win, as well as the 19th consecutive time that Cup regulars had won at Richmond. The series then returned to Chicagoland Speedway, where Kyle Busch led 195 of 200 laps to take his tenth win of the season.

The Nationwide Series then held its final stand alone race of the year at Kentucky. Truck series regular Ryan Blaney would dominate the field, easily taking his first career win. Returning to Dover, multiple pit strategies were the order of the day. While Trevor Bayne decided to pit on lap 25 Joey Logano and others decided to pit on lap 40. Kyle Busch, who was taken out of contention due to pit strategy, decided to max out his cars fuel mileage to lap 86. However, he was forced to pit under the green flag, costing him the win. Logano would take back the lead from Busch on lap 142 and would win his fourth consecutive Dover Nationwide race. The series made the final Midwestern stop at Kansas Speedway, where the race would be dominated by Regan Smith, hoping to put himself back in the championship hunt. However, Matt Kenseth's team would make a late call to pit for two tires, forcing him to conserve fuel. However, contact between Kyle Busch and Brad Keselowski, whose respective cars were fighting for the owner's championship, late in the race caused a caution. On the following restart, Kenseth pulled away for his second Nationwide win of the year. The teams then headed home to Charlotte Motor Speedway. Championship contender Sam Hornish, Jr. dominated the early stages of the race with a fast car. Despite an early two-tire stop by Matt Kenseth, Hornish returned to the lead until the middle stages of the race, when Regan Smith took the lead after a round of pit stops. Rookie Kyle Larson used the outside lane to pass Smith and lead until lap 163. A slow stop by Larson's crew handed the lead to polesitter Kyle Busch. Despite Hornish reeling in Busch after the restart, his car faded over the long run, allowing Busch to retake the lead with seven laps to go and sail to his eleventh win of the season.

Results and standings[edit]

Races[edit]

No. Race Pole position Most laps led Winning driver Winning manufacturer
1 DRIVE4COPD 300 Trevor Bayne Regan Smith Tony Stewart Chevrolet
2 Dollar General 200 Kyle Busch Kyle Busch Kyle Busch Toyota
3 Sam's Town 300 Brian Vickers Sam Hornish, Jr. Sam Hornish, Jr. Ford
4 Jeff Foxworthy's Grit Chips 300 Justin Allgaier Kyle Busch Kyle Busch Toyota
5 Royal Purple 300 Kyle Busch Kyle Busch Kyle Busch Toyota
6 O'Reilly Auto Parts 300 Alex Bowman Kyle Busch Kyle Busch Toyota
7 Toyota Care 250 Brad Keselowski Kevin Harvick Brad Keselowski Ford
8 Aaron's 312 Travis Pastrana Joey Logano Regan Smith Chevrolet
9 VFW Sport Clips Help a Hero 200 Kyle Busch Kyle Busch Kyle Busch Toyota
10 History 300 Austin Dillon Kyle Busch Kyle Busch Toyota
11 5-hour Energy 200 Austin Dillon Kyle Busch Joey Logano Ford
12 DuPont Pioneer 250 Austin Dillon Austin Dillon Trevor Bayne Ford
13 Alliance Truck Parts 250 Austin Dillon Austin Dillon Regan Smith Chevrolet
14 Johnsonville Sausage 200 A. J. Allmendinger A. J. Allmendinger A. J. Allmendinger Ford
15 Feed the Children 300 Austin Dillon Kyle Busch Brad Keselowski Ford
16 Subway Firecracker 250 Austin Dillon Sam Hornish, Jr. Matt Kenseth Toyota
17 CNBC Prime's "The Profit" 200 Kyle Busch Kyle Busch Kyle Busch Toyota
18 STP 300 Sam Hornish, Jr. Elliott Sadler Joey Logano Ford
19 Indiana 250 Kyle Busch Kyle Busch Kyle Busch Toyota
20 U.S. Cellular 250 Drew Herring Austin Dillon Brad Keselowski Ford
21 Zippo 200 at the Glen Sam Hornish, Jr. Brad Keselowski Brad Keselowski Ford
22 Nationwide Children's Hospital 200 Michael McDowell A. J. Allmendinger A. J. Allmendinger Ford
23 Food City 250 Kyle Busch Kyle Busch Kyle Busch Toyota
24 Great Clips / Grit Chips 300 Kyle Busch Kevin Harvick Kevin Harvick Chevrolet
25 Virginia 529 College Savings 250 Brian Scott Brian Scott Brad Keselowski Ford
26 Dollar General 300 Kyle Busch Kyle Busch Kyle Busch Toyota
27 Kentucky 300 Sam Hornish, Jr. Ryan Blaney Ryan Blaney Ford
28 5-hour Energy 200 Joey Logano Joey Logano Joey Logano Ford
29 Kansas Lottery 300 Austin Dillon Regan Smith Matt Kenseth Toyota
30 Dollar General 300 Kyle Busch Sam Hornish, Jr. Kyle Busch Toyota
31 O'Reilly Auto Parts Challenge Alex Bowman Brad Keselowski Brad Keselowski Ford
32 ServiceMaster 200 Kyle Busch Kyle Busch Kyle Busch Toyota
33 Ford EcoBoost 300 Sam Hornish, Jr. Kyle Larson Brad Keselowski Ford

Drivers[edit]

(key) Bold - Pole position awarded by time. Italics - Pole position set by final practice results or rainout. * – Most laps led.

Pos Driver DAY PHO LVS BRI CAL TXS RCH TAL DAR CLT DOV IOW MCH ROA KEN DAY NHA CHI IND IOW GLN MOH BRI ATL RCH CHI KEN DOV KAN CLT TEX PHO HOM Points
1 Austin Dillon 21 6 6 11 5 3 35 10 11 14 8 2* 20* 10 6 5 3 3 12 4* 12 21 3 8 12 4 2 6 6 2 5 3 12 1180
2 Sam Hornish, Jr. 2 7 1* 4 2 34 7 25 8 12 7 4 32 5 9 7* 7 2 34 2 2 3 12 3 6 3 4 17 17 3* 3 5 8 1177
3 Regan Smith 14* 11 7 6 3 7 5 1 7 10 9 7 1 32 30 8 8 13 19 11 4 15 21 9 3 13 12 15 3* 19 6 4 29 1108
4 Elliott Sadler 15 5 5 36 7 13 6 11 2 13 28 3 8 9 2 3 18 4* 13 8 5 6 10 18 8 19 14 5 10 36 7 8 16 1090
5 Justin Allgaier 7 3 15 8 11 10 31 5 10 7 12 8 12 2 13 12 13 8 33 17 7 8 4 11 11 12 17 12 5 6 19 2 19 1090
6 Trevor Bayne 31 4 4 12 9 26 12 28 32 6 4 1 5 30 12 10 6 7 16 10 10 9 6 7 5 15 15 9 9 8 11 7 5 1086
7 Brian Scott 6 10 9 10 8 11 20 27 14 15 14 6 10 20 17 17 4 11 2 13 11 12 9 10 2* 14 11 11 18 12 8 13 32 1053
8 Kyle Larson (R) 13 13 32 2 6 32 8 38 6 4 10 5 2 7 7 6 14 12 11 5 30 14 5 5 14 32 33 2 30 13 9 32 2* 995
9 Parker Kligerman 5 19 30 9 4 12 11 6 15 9 11 14 25 3 16 18 20 6 18 16 6 13 35 16 36 8 29 7 7 9 13 12 7 993
10 Brian Vickers 19 17 3 3 34 9 4 15 3 11 2 29 33 6 4 13 2 5 4 3 3 5 34 15 7 6 7 4 29 31 INJ INJ INJ 970
11 Alex Bowman (R) 3 31 8 14 12 14 27 13 17 20 17 22 14 24 10 20 10 31 15 7 13 11 33 34 15 11 5 18 11 18 18 11 884
12 Nelson Piquet, Jr. (R) 11 15 13 34 16 18 14 29 16 16 20 25 9 21 8 21 12 17 14 14 9 27 24 12 21 10 27 24 20 25 15 18 10 861
13 Mike Bliss 23 14 17 13 18 20 13 14 19 19 18 10 21 33 19 14 17 19 36 18 27 17 17 22 18 23 26 10 13 15 23 17 37 814
14 Travis Pastrana 10 28 10 16 13 33 9 36 28 33 15 32 17 16 15 34 16 18 10 27 15 31 13 17 20 27 34 22 14 24 31 21 18 751
15 Michael Annett 26 INJ INJ INJ INJ INJ INJ INJ INJ 17 13 30 19 35 18 15 5 16 9 12 22 22 11 14 13 18 10 14 12 10 14 14 17 696
16 Jeremy Clements 33 33 21 35 37 9 20 22 19 17 13 23 25 22 23 25 35 21 20 10 22 23 26 24 20 20 36 20 22 26 30 638
17 Mike Wallace 34 32 34 23 23 21 33 7 25 24 31 20 16 13 21 37 28 24 22 24 40 33 27 27 24 28 22 21 31 22 25 25 28 609
18 Reed Sorenson 30 18 16 18 17 15 10 22 18 37 29 15 24 37 22 39 34 30 28 31 16 36 28 21 27 33 21 37 524
19 Joe Nemechek 18 36 27 24 14 19 23 37 24 32 33 QL 29 33 19 22 23 23 18 24 29 30 23 23 25 23 33 30 26 513
20 Eric McClure 8 29 40 21 27 30 26 23 26 30 24 18 28 27 23 24 31 28 31 23 28 INJ INJ INJ INJ 25 24 26 27 33 INJ 27 INJ 482
21 Cole Whitt 16 16 15 8 31 16 17 20 8 14 20 9 16 20 9 426
22 Brad Sweet 12 22 22 34 6 14 28 9 15 20 30 13 8 26 10 28 31 420
23 Johanna Long 27 40 19 27 15 26 36 12 18 20 20 27 19 19 26 16 24 17 37 21 414
24 Landon Cassill QL 362 192 172 232 21 22 26 39 36 23 30 21 25 17 23 19 23 22 19 22 32 24 33 359
25 Blake Koch 38 16 21 25 32 24 25 33 22 40 36 22 34 DNQ 37 27 38 36 40 31 40 38 39 30 37 38 36 38 11 349
26 Kevin Swindell DNQ 10 16 18 18 28 11 26 8 25 16 16 16 34 35 342
27 Jeffrey Earnhardt (R) 22 20 26 32 22 17 16 21 31 26 33 25 18 28 25 30 20 339
28 Jamie Dick 29 35 22 35 25 25 DNQ 12 34 27 25 35 32 25 28 35 22 25 277
29 Jeff Green 40 37 38 37 37 40 40 40 37 35 40 36 40 40 30 40 37 40 40 37 24 16 29 22 40 40 35 40 40 27 40 20 274
30 Dexter Stacey (R) DNQ 24 23 26 26 23 38 INJ 30 27 25 21 39 25 DNQ 38 26 29 DNQ DNQ 391 DNQ 27 257
31 Joey Gase DNQ 30 33 Wth 40 DNQ 30 34 27 27 32 36 33 40 DNQ 26 33 DNQ 31 32 35 31 29 DNQ DNQ 30 29 242
32 Robert Richardson, Jr. 9 29 27 31 32 20 40 32 30 30 25 34 27 28 222
33 Josh Wise 38 25 19 20 37 34 18 21 38 37 38 38 39 39 40 39 38 DNQ 38 39 DNQ 38 39 39 217
34 Chris Buescher 7 17 12 38 7 QL 13 16 199
35 Hal Martin (R) 28 23 24 31 24 38 24 34 29 23 30 35 186
36 Drew Herring 11 6 36 6 16 15 175
37 Ryan Reed 16 26 9 14 15 13 171
38 Kenny Wallace 36 29 13 22 19 17 17 155
39 Kevin Lepage 36 28 35 19 33 32 20 DNQ 36 19 34 148
40 Juan Carlos Blum (R) 37 26 28 29 29 29 28 35 30 29 140
41 Jason White 24 22 35 30 33 DNQ 8 39 32 35 138
42 Carl Long 30 38 35 28 35 DNQ 36 31 DNQ DNQ DNQ 37 31 34 34 36 DNQ 123
43 Kyle Fowler 34 26 26 20 28 29 26 119
44 Mike Harmon 17 27 QL 28 31 32 31 DNQ DNQ 37 106
45 T. J. Bell 37 36 37 38 DNQ 38 28 33 28 32 37 38 102
46 Ken Butler III 26 34 24 38 32 28 32 39 99
47 Daryl Harr 34 31 28 24 25 33 89
48 Max Papis 31 17 4 81
49 Harrison Rhodes 253 313 26 23 29 32 32 78
50 Danny Efland 25 DNQ 27 27 34 35 DNQ DNQ 39 DNQ 78
51 Tony Raines DNQ 33 30 38 QL 29 29 30 76
52 Morgan Shepherd DNQ DNQ DNQ 35 36 DNQ 35 40 DNQ DNQ 35 351 DNQ 36 DNQ DNQ 27 DNQ DNQ 64
53 Owen Kelly 4 23 62
54 Billy Johnson 15 15 59
55 Ryan Ellis 38 31 35 32 35 36 57
56 Kenny Habul 18 34 26 54
57 Scott Lagasse, Jr. 39 20 21 52
58 Tanner Berryhill 28 40 DNQ 34 291 37 29 52
59 Stanton Barrett DNQ DNQ 19 27 35 51
60 Kyle Kelley 31 19 32 50
61 Chase Miller 39 39 39 DNQ DNQ DNQ 39 39 39 38 39 37 DNQ 48
62 Brad Teague 29 32 33 38
63 Ryan Gifford 9 35
64 Donnie Neuenberger 19 34 35
65 Johnny O'Connell 12 32
66 Kevin O'Connell 22 34 32
67 Matt DiBenedetto DNQ 391 39 DNQ 37 33 371 36 31
68 Brett Butler 36 33 DNQ 34 29
69 Anthony Gandon 32 28 28
70 Bobby Gerhart DNQ 31 29 28
71 Derek White 36 25 27
72 Ryan Preece 24 20
73 Steve Wallace 25 19
74 T. J. Duke 25 19
75 Andrew Ranger 291 26 161 18
76 John Young 28 16
77 Richard Harriman 29 15
78 Tim Andrews 30 14
79 Travis Sauter 30 14
80 Derrike Cope DNQ 39 DNQ DNQ 35 14
81 Maryeve Dufault 31 13
82 Kelly Admiraal 31 13
83 Tim Schendel 33 DNQ 11
84 Corey LaJoie 34 10
85 Paulie Harraka 35 9
86 Alx Danielsson 37 7
87 David Green 38 6
88 Jason Bowles DNQ DNQ 391 39 QL 5
Derek Thorn DNQ 0
Tim Cowen DNQ 0
Martin Roy DNQ 0
Ineligible for Nationwide Series points
Pos Driver DAY PHO LVS BRI CAL TXS RCH TAL DAR CLT DOV IOW MCH ROA KEN DAY NHA CHI IND IOW GLN MOH BRI ATL RCH CHI KEN DOV KAN CLT TEX PHO HOM Points
Kyle Busch 32 1* 2 1* 1* 1* 3 1* 1* 5* 4 5* 11 1* 1* 24 1* 2 4 1* 8 4 1 26 1* 3  –
Brad Keselowski 12 2 37 15 19 2 1 1 1 1* 2 1 28 1* 19 1  –
Joey Logano 2* 4 3 1 QL 11 9 11 1 3 21 6 2 1* 7 6  –
Matt Kenseth 16 8 6 5 8 3 1 9 7 35 7 1 5 4 6 4  –
A. J. Allmendinger 1* 1*  –
Kevin Harvick 33 5 5 2* 5 5 1* 9 3 4 9  –
Ryan Blaney 9 1* 10  –
Tony Stewart 1  –
Kasey Kahne 20 8 3 9 2 6 19 26 18 8 4  –
Paul Menard 3 32 6 2  –
James Buescher 14 2 15 11  –
Michael McDowell Wth Wth 40 36 DNQ 22 34 2 DNQ 40 40  –
Denny Hamlin 2  –
Matt Crafton 3 10 3  –
Dale Earnhardt, Jr. 4 14 4 5  –
Kurt Busch 35 4 4  –
Ty Dillon 11 24 13 23 27 7 16 12 14  –
Marcos Ambrose 7  –
Jeb Burton 8  –
Aric Almirola 9  –
Jamie McMurray 10  –
Brendan Gaughan DNQ 11 14 15  –
Jimmie Johnson 12  –
Dakoda Armstrong 15 31 15 13 19 24  –
Joey Coulter 21 14 18  –
John Wes Townley 17 DNQ 35  –
Ricky Stenhouse, Jr. 17  –
Ryan Sieg 21 18 24 21  –
Tomy Drissi 19  –
Chad Hackenbracht 21 22 30 20 21 21 24  –
Scott Riggs 20 39 DNQ 23  –
David Starr 21 DNQ 21  –
Bryan Silas 36 DNQ 26 23 23 29 22  –
Timmy Hill 23 23  –
Ron Fellows 25  –
Jennifer Jo Cobb 26  –
Alex Kennedy 29  –
Ricky Ehrgott 33  –
J. J. Yeley QL 38 38 39 39 38 DNQ 37 38 37 39 37 38 40 39 36 38 DNQ  –
Danica Patrick 36 39  –
Ryan Truex QL  –
  • 1 – Post entry, driver and owner did not score points.
  • 2 – Landon Cassill started receiving Nationwide points at Charlotte.
  • 3 – Harrison Rhodes started receiving Nationwide points at Dover.

Manufacturer[edit]

Penske Racing's No. 22 entry won the 2013 owners' championship; Ford won the manufacturer's championship
Pos Manufacturer Wins Points
1 Ford 15 223
2 Toyota 14 220
3 Chevrolet 4 184
4 Dodge 0 54

See also[edit]

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