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2014 Nationwide Series
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Duration February 22 to November 15
Broadcasters ABC/ESPN/ESPN2
Season statistics
No. of races 33
No. of teams 35 (full-time)
21 (part-time)
First race DRIVE4COPD 300
Last race Ford EcoBoost 300
Champion Chase Elliott
Runner-up Regan Smith
Rookie of the Year Chase Elliott
Most Popular Driver Chase Elliott

The 2014 Nationwide Series was the 33rd season of the NASCAR Nationwide Series. The season began with the DRIVE4COPD 300 at Daytona International Speedway on February 22 and ended with the Ford EcoBoost 300 at the Homestead-Miami Speedway on November 15.

It was the final year of Nationwide being title sponsor and the final year of ESPN being exclusive broadcaster.




Teams and driversEdit

Full-time teamsEdit

Team Car No. Sponsor Driver Crew chief
JD Motorsports Chevrolet 01 Flex Seal/G&K Services Landon Cassill Dave Fuge
4 Flex Seal Jeffrey Earnhardt Ricky Viers
Randy MacDonald
87 Macworld iWorld Daryl Harr/Kevin Lepage Rick Markle
NEMCO-Jay Robinson Racing Toyota Pellett Grill USA Joe Nemechek Steve Gray
Richard Childress Racing Chevrolet 2 Shore Lodge/Whitetail Club Brian Scott Phil Gould
3 Bass Pro Shops/WESCO Ty Dillon (R) Danny Stockman, Jr.
62 South Point Brendan Gaughan Shane Wilson
Roush Fenway Racing Ford 6 Advocare Trevor Bayne Chad Norris
16 American Diabetes Association Ryan Reed Seth Barbour
60 Roush Performance Chris Buescher (R) Scott Graves
JR Motorsports Chevrolet 7 TaxSlayer/Unilever Regan Smith Ryan Pemberton
9 NAPA Auto Parts Chase Elliott (R) Greg Ives
TriStar Motorsports Toyota 10 SupportMilitary.org Blake Koch/Jeff Green Todd Myers
14 Hefty Hefty/Reynolds Wrap Eric McClure/Jeff Green Wes Ward
19 Tweaker Energy Shot Mike Bliss Paul Clapprood
44 Ingersoll Rand Will Kimmel/Blake Koch Greg Conner
Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota 11 OneMain Financial Elliott Sadler Chris Gayle
20 Reser's Fine Foods/GameStop Matt Kenseth/Drew Herring Kevin Kidd
54 Monster Energy Drink Kyle Busch/Sam Hornish, Jr Adam Stevens
Vision Racing Dodge 17 BWP Bats/National Cash Lenders Tanner Berryhill (R) Benny Gordon
Team Penske Ford 22 Discount Tire Brad Keselowski/Ryan Blaney Jeremy Bullins
R3 Motorsports Chevrolet 23 Cornboard Robert Richardson, Jr. Greg Conner
Rick Ware Racing Ford Willbros Group Carlos Contreras/Josh Reaume George Church
JGL Racing Dodge 28 Unker's Mike Wallace/J.J. Yeley Dave Goulet
93 Guardian Digital Forensics/Old Dominion Truck Leasing J.J. Yeley/Mike Wallace Steve Plattenberger
Turner Scott Motorsports Chevrolet 31 Rockstar Energy Drink Dylan Kwasniewski (R) Pat Tryson
42 Cartwheel Kyle Larson Scott Zipadelli
RSS Racing Chevrolet 39 RSS Racing Ryan Sieg (R) Kevin Starland
The Motorsports Group Chevrolet 40 The Motorsports Group Josh Wise Gary Showalter
Richard Petty Motorsports Ford 43 WinField Dakoda Armstrong (R) Philippe Lopez
Jeremy Clements Racing Chevrolet 51 RepairableVehicles.com Jeremy Clements Ricky Pearson
Jimmy Means Racing Chevrolet
Toyota
52 DB Sales Company/Donate Life Joey Gase Tim Brown
Viva Motorsports Chevrolet 55 Viva Auto Group Jamie Dick/Jimmy Weller III Bill Henderson
Derrike Cope Racing Chevrolet 70 Charlie's Soap/Youtheory Derrike Cope Fred Wanke/Elaine Hughes
Mike Harmon Racing Chevrolet 74 WCIParts.com Mike Harmon/Kevin Lepage Harry McMullen/Gary Ritter
Martins Motorsports Dodge
Ford
76 Diamond Gusset Jeans/Cross Concrete Willie Allen/Tommy Joe Martins (R) Todd Perryman/Joey Jones
RAB Racing Toyota 99 Rheem James Buescher (R) Chris Rice

Part-time teamsEdit

Team Car No. Sponsor Driver Crew chief
SR² Motorsports Toyota 00 Police Sunglasses/Friday Night Tykes Jason White David Jones
24 Hoodz Ruben Garcia, Jr./Ryan Ellis Tony Furr/George White, Jr.
JR Motorsports Chevrolet 5 Hunt Brothers Pizza/Armour and Company Kevin Harvick/Kasey Kahne Ernie Cope
88 TaxSlayer/Great Clips Dale Earnhardt, Jr./Kevin Harvick Ernie Cope/Mike Bumgarner
JGL Racing Toyota 13 JGL Racing Derek White/Matt Carter Kevin Eagle
Rick Ware Racing Ford 15 RaceTrac Carlos Contreras Jeff Spraker
RAB Racing Toyota 29 Alert Today Alive Tomorrow/Swan Rentals Scott Lagasse, Jr/Kelly Admiraal Matt Lucas
Turner Scott Motorsports Chevrolet 30 Florida Lottery Danica Patrick Mike Greci
Richard Childress Racing Chevrolet 33 Menards/Okuma Matt Crafton/Cale Conley Nick Harrison
Tommy Baldwin Racing Chevrolet 36 East West Marine Ryan Preece TBA
Vision Racing Dodge 37 National Cash Lenders Matt DiBenedetto Adrian Berryhill
The Motorsports Group Chevrolet 46 Curtis Key Plumbing Matt DiBenedetto Mike Stroufe
Martins Motorsports Dodge 67 Martins Motorsports Clay Greenfield Chuck Moore
Jimmy Means Racing Toyota 79 Jimmy Means Racing Carl Long Jimmy Means
Hattori Racing Enterprises Toyota 80 Goodyear Johnny Sauter Bruce Cook
Billy Boat Motorsports Chevrolet 84 CorvetteParts.net/Red Fest Music Festival Chad Boat (R) Dan Deeringhoff
Gerhart Racing Chevrolet 85 Lucas Oil Bobby Gerhart Billy Gerhart
DRG Motorsports Chevrolet 86 Bubba Foods Joe Nemechek TBA
DGM Racing Chevrolet 90 Gamache Truck Center Martin Roy Mario Gosselin
TriStar Motorsports Toyota 91 SupportMilitary.org Jeff Green Josh Reaume
Biagi-DenBeste Racing Ford 98 Carroll Shelby Engine Co./Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers David Ragan/Ryan Gifford Jon Hanson

ScheduleEdit

Race
No.
Date Event Track Pole Winner Race Winner
Driver Car no.- Team Driver Car no.- Team
1 February 22 DRIVE4COPD 300 Daytona International Speedway Dylan Kwasniewski #31 - Turner Scott Motorsports Regan Smith #7 - JR Motorsports
2 March 1 Blue Jeans Go Green 200 Phoenix International Raceway Brad Keselowski #22 - Team Penske Kyle Busch #54 - Joe Gibbs Racing
3 March 8 Boyd Gaming 300 Las Vegas Motor Speedway Ty Dillon #3 - Richard Childress Racing Brad Keselowski #22 - Team Penske
4 March 15 Drive to Stop Diabetes 300 Bristol Motor Speedway Kyle Larson #42 - Turner Scott Motorsports Kyle Busch #54 - Joe Gibbs Racing
5 March 22 Treatmyclot.com 300 Auto Club Speedway Elliott Sadler #11 - Joe Gibbs Racing Kyle Larson #42 - Turner Scott Motorsports
6 April 4 O'Reilly Auto Parts 300 Texas Motor Speedway Kevin Harvick #5 - JR Motorsports Chase Elliott #9 - JR Motorsports
7 April 11 VFW Sport Clips Help a Hero 200 Darlington Raceway Kyle Busch #54 - Joe Gibbs Racing Chase Elliott #9 - JR Motorsports
8 April 25 ToyotaCare 250 Richmond International Raceway Brian Scott #2 - Richard Childress Racing Kevin Harvick #5 - JR Motorsports
9 May 3 Aaron's 312 Talladega Superspeedway Sam Hornish, Jr #54 - Joe Gibbs Racing Elliott Sadler #11 - Joe Gibbs Racing
10 May 18 Get To Know Newton 250 Iowa Speedway Ryan Blaney #22 - Team Penske Sam Hornish, Jr. #54 - Joe Gibbs Racing
11 May 24 History 300 Charlotte Motor Speedway Kyle Busch #54 - Joe Gibbs Racing Kyle Larson #42 - Turner Scott Motorsports
12 May 31 Buckle Up 200 Dover International Speedway Joey Logano #22 - Team Penske Kyle Busch #54 - Joe Gibbs Racing
13 June 14 Ollie's Bargain Outlet 250 Michigan International Speedway Kyle Busch #54 - Joe Gibbs Racing Paul Menard #33 - Richard Childress Racing
14 June 21 Gardner Denver 200 Road America Alex Tagliani #22 - Team Penske Brendan Gaughan #62 - Richard Childress Racing
15 June 27 John R. Elliott HERO Campaign 300 Kentucky Speedway Brad Keselowski #22 - Team Penske Kevin Harvick #5 - JR Motorsports
16 July 4 Subway Firecracker 250 Daytona International Speedway Dakoda Armstrong #43 - Richard Petty Motorsports Kasey Kahne #5 - JR Motorsports
17 July 12 Sta-Green 200 New Hampshire Motor Speedway Kyle Busch #54 - Joe Gibbs Racing Brad Keselowski #22 - Team Penske
18 July 19 EnjoyIllinois.com 300 Chicagoland Speedway Brian Scott #2 - Richard Childress Racing Chase Elliott #9 - JR Motorsports
19 July 26 Lilly Diabetes 250 Indianapolis Motor Speedway Kyle Busch #54 - Joe Gibbs Racing Ty Dillon #3 - Richard Childress Racing
20 August 2 U.S. Cellular 250 Iowa Speedway Trevor Bayne #6 - Roush Fenway Racing Brad Keselowski #22 - Team Penske
21 August 9 Zippo 200 at the Glen Watkins Glen International Brad Keselowski #22 - Team Penske Marcos Ambrose #09 - Richard Petty Motorsports
22 August 16 Nationwide Children's Hospital 200 Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course Sam Hornish Jr. #54 - Joe Gibbs Racing Chris Buescher #60 - Roush Fenway Racing
23 August 23 Food City 300 Bristol Motor Speedway Kyle Busch #54 - Joe Gibbs Racing Ryan Blaney #22 - Team Penske
24 August 30 Great Clips 300 to benefit Feed the Children Atlanta Motor Speedway Chase Elliott #9 - JR Motorsports Kevin Harvick #5 - JR Motorsports
25 September 5 Virginia 529 College Savings 250 Richmond International Raceway Kyle Busch #54 - Joe Gibbs Racing Kyle Busch #54 - Joe Gibbs Racing
26 September 13 Jimmy John's Freaky Fast 300 Chicagoland Speedway Brian Scott #2 - Richard Childress Racing Kevin Harvick #5 - JR Motorsports
27 September 20 VisitMyrtleBeach.com 300 Kentucky Speedway Ty Dillon #3 - Richard Childress Racing Brendan Gaughan #62 - Richard Childress Racing
28 September 27 Dover 200 Dover International Speedway Joey Logano #22 - Team Penske Kyle Busch #54 - Joe Gibbs Racing
29 October 4 Kansas Lottery 300 Kansas Speedway Ty Dillon #3 - Richard Childress Racing Kyle Busch #54 - Joe Gibbs Racing
30 October 10 Drive for the Cure 300 Charlotte Motor Speedway Chase Elliott #9 - JR Motorsports Brad Keselowski #22 - Team Penske
31 November 1 O'Reilly Auto Parts Challenge Texas Motor Speedway Joey Logano #22 - Team Penske Kyle Busch #54 - Joe Gibbs Racing
32 November 8 DAV 200 Phoenix International Raceway Kyle Busch #54 - Joe Gibbs Racing Brad Keselowski #22 - Team Penske
33 November 15 Ford EcoBoost 300 Homestead-Miami Speedway Brad Keselowski #22 - Team Penske Matt Kenseth #20 - Joe Gibbs Racing
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