Regan Smith, right, talks with crew cheif Steve Letarte, left, before practice for Saturday's NASCAR Bank of America 500 Sprint Cup series auto race in Concord, N.C., Thursday, Oct. 11, 2012. Smith is replacing driver Dale Earnhardt Jr, who is sitting out the next two races due to a concussion. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)
In its three years hosting NASCAR Nationwide Series races, Road America has never relinquished a title twice to the same driver.
That short run of un-defended wins at the Elkhart Lake road course could end on Saturday, when two previous years' winners - Nelson Piquet Jr. and Reed Sorenson - try to muscle their way through the Kettle Moraine's rolling hills and Road America's hairpin turn to what would be their second jaunt down victory lane.
But Piquet, who won last year's Sargento 200, and Sorenson, who won the Bucyrus 200 the year before that, can't expect to waltz to first place. They'll share ...