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Late Contact Spoils Top-10 Run for Sweet

  Brad Sweet’s handling issues were similar to that of his JR Motorsports teammate. The Great Clips team also took full advantage of a two-tire pit stop to crack the top-10 by lap 68. Over the next 30 laps, Sweet patiently settled into a position among the top-15. After a spin on lap 112, following […]

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20th-place Finish at Chicagoland for Sweet

A day of great promise turned to disappointment for Brad Sweet and the No. 5 CorvetteParts.net team. Sweet was on pace for a top-five qualifying run when his car bottomed out severely dropping him to a 12th-place starting position. From the drop of the green flag, Sweet worked his way to as high as eighth […]

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15th-place Finish for Great Clips Team in Iowa

  Loose, loose, loose was the story of Brad Sweet’s day and night at Iowa Speedway. From the drop of the green flag, Sweet radioed crew chief Mike Bumgarner that his No. 5 Great Clips Chevrolet was too free, particularly on entry to turn three. The condition prohibited Sweet’s advances through the field as he […]

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Sweet Comes Home Ninth in Chicago

Brad Sweet led JR Motorsports’ two-car effort in Sunday afternoon’s STP 300 at Chicagoland Speedway with a ninth-place finish. Regan Smith battled an ill-handling car throughout the 200-lap event for a 13th-place result, dropping him to second in the NASCAR Nationwide Series standings for the first time since late April. Sweet earned his second top-10 […]

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Late Contact Relegates Sweet to 28th-place Finish at Daytona

Brad Sweet patiently found a spot among the mid-pack early on with the No. 5 Great Clips Chevrolet. Once there, Sweet struggled to find a competitive drafting partner – as he did for most of the race – but still managed to claw his way to 15th for the green-white-checkered restart. When the field raced […]

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Sweet Finishes 14th at Rain-Shortened Kentucky

    Rain shortened Friday night’s Feed the Children 300 at Kentucky Speedway. For JR Motorsports teammates Regan Smith and Brad Sweet, the rain brought an end to a challenging night on the track. Sweet led the team with a 14th-place finish after recovering from a spin and Smith saw his points lead dwindle to […]

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Kentucky Preview NNS

EVENT: Feed the Children 300 (200 laps / 300 miles) TRACK: Kentucky Speedway LENGTH: 1.5-mile tri-oval DATE: Friday, June 28, 2013 TV: ESPN (Coverage begins at 7:30 p.m. EST) RADIO: PRN (7:30 p.m. EST BRAD SWEET “I was really proud of everyone on our Great Clips team with the way we ran at Michigan a […]

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Impressive Run for Sweet in Michigan

Brad Sweet drove what many considered to be his most impressive stock car race to date en route to tying his career-best finish of sixth. Sweet raced among the top-10 cars for much of the day and remained level-headed despite running out of fuel at lap 40 and falling a lap down. With help from […]

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Michigan Preview NNS

EVENT: Alliance Truck Parts 250 (125 laps / 250 miles) TRACK: Michigan International Speedway LENGTH: 2-mile oval DATE: Saturday, June 15, 2013 TV: ABC (Coverage begins at 2 p.m. EST) RADIO: MRN (1:45 p.m. EST) Brad Sweet “It’s a whole new week for us. We can put last weekend behind us and just move on. […]

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Early Contact Ends Sweet’s Day Early in Iowa

After posting solid times in the final practice on Friday, Brad Sweet’s high hopes for the Great Clips Chevrolet fizzled quickly. On only the race’s second circuit, the No. 44 of Cole Whitt made contact with Sweet, sending the No. 5 backing into the outside retaining wall and bringing out the race’s first caution. The […]

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