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Oct 06
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The quick fix for the victims of Kansas? Win at Charlotte

Bank of America 500 KANSAS CITY, Kan.— There’s one gigantic mulligan available on Saturday night at Charlotte Motor Speedway—just one. And three drivers in particular will be fighting tooth-and-nail to take advantage of it. At Kansas Speedway, in Sunday’s Hollywood Casino 400, the Wheel of Ill Fortune landed on “Wipeout” for Jimmie Johnson, Brad Keselowski and Dale Earnhardt Jr. and turned the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup inside-out. Keselowski and Earnhardt finished 36th and 39th, respectively, after blown right front tires sent their cars on a collision course with the outside wall. Earnhardt was leading when he wrecked. Keselowski had just passed Jamie McMurray for fifth place. Running mid-pack early in the race, the result of a poor qualifying effort, Johnson’s No. 48 Chevrolet was collected in ... FULL STORY »

Season Best For Martin Truex Jr. At Kansas Speedway

2014 NSCS Driver Martin Truex Jr - Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images In undoubtedly his best performance of the 2014 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season, Martin Truex Jr. rallied from his 15th-place starting position to finish a season-best fourth in the Hollywood Casino 400 at Kansas Speedway. Before Sunday’s race, Truex Jr. and ... FULL STORY »

Kyle Larson Left To Only Wonder…

2014 NASCAR Driver Kyle Larson - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images 3.25 That’s Kyle Larson’s average finishing position in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series over the last four races. Not bad. But, for the raving Sprint Cup Series rookie, he can only wonder “what if”, as his Chip Ganassi Racing with ... FULL STORY »

Despite late scare, Kyle Busch finally finds his mojo at Kansas; Plus Sunday Notebook

Kyle Busch, driver of the #18 M&M's Toyota - Photo Credit: Matt Sullivan/Getty Images KANSAS CITY, Kan.— In the closing laps of Sunday’s Hollywood Casino 400 at Kansas Speedway, Kyle Busch was getting nervous—very nervous. The engine in his No. 18 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota was running hot, and foul-smelling smoke was starting to fill ... FULL STORY »

Missed Opportunity: Dale Earnhardt Jr. wrecks while leading at Kansas

2014 NSCS Driver Dale Earnhardt Jr (National Guard) - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images KANSAS CITY, Kan. – It was with a sense of renewed hope that Dale Earnhardt Jr. began Sunday’s opening race of the Contender Round of the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup at Kansas Speedway. It was with a feeling ... FULL STORY »

Jimmie Johnson’s championship hopes take hit in Kansas

Jimmie Johnson, driver of the #48 Lowe's/Kobalt Tools Chevrolet, stands in the garage area during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Oral-B USA 500 at Atlanta Motor Speedway on August 29, 2014 in Hampton, Georgia. - Photo Credit: Todd Warshaw/Getty Images KANSAS CITY, Kan. – When Jimmie Johnson emerged from the infield care center about a quarter of the way through Sunday’s Hollywood Casino 400 at Kansas Speedway, there was nothing wrong with him physically. Badly beaten and badly bruised, however, ... FULL STORY »

Ford Racing 2014 NSCS Hollywood Casino 400 Post-Race Recaps

Ford Racing Logo JOEY LOGANO, No. 22 Shell Pennzoil Ford Fusion (Finished 1st) VICTORY LANE INTERVIEW YOU HAVE A FREE PASS INTO THE ELIMINATOR ROUND “I think my fiancée just took the Ice Bucket Challenge right here in victory lane. What a crazy race. ... FULL STORY »



Kyle Larson, driver of the #42 Target Chevrolet, leads Kasey Kahne, driver of the #5 Farmers Insurance Chevrolet, during the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Hollywood Casino 400 at Kansas Speedway on October 5, 2014 in Kansas City, Kansas. - Photo Credit: Sarah Glenn/Getty Images
Chevrolet Rookie-Of-The-Year Contender Kyle Larson Finishes Second at Kansas
Posted 10.05.14
Richard Childress Racing Places All Three Cars in Top-10, Ryan Newman leads Team Chevy Chasers KANSAS CITY, Kan. (October 5, 2014) – Chevrolet Rookie of the Year challenger, Kyle Larson, continued his impressive ways with a second-place finish at that Hollywood Casino 400 NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Kansas Speedway, the first ...FULL STORY »
Joey Logano, driver of the #22 Shell-Pennzoil Ford, celebrates in Victory Lane after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Hollywood Casino 400 at Kansas Speedway on October 5, 2014 in Kansas City, Kansas. - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images
Logano advances with Kansas win, as several Chase favorites falter
Posted 10.05.14
KANSAS CITY, Kan.—In a race that saw Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup favorites Jimmie Johnson, Brad Keselowski and Dale Earnhardt Jr. fall by the wayside, Joey Logano earned a ticket to the Eliminator Round of the Chase with a hard-fought victory in Sunday’s Hollywood Casino 400 at Kansas Speedway. Logano ...FULL STORY »
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Toyota Racing 2014 NSCS Hollywood Casino 400 Post-Race Recaps
Posted 10.05.14
Kyle Busch (third) was the highest-finishing Toyota driver in Sunday's NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) race at Kansas Speedway that was won by Joey Logano. The top-five finish for Busch was his first at the 1.5-mile speedway and now gives the Las Vegas-native a top-five finish at all current NSCS race ...FULL STORY »
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Team Chevy 2014 NSCS Hollywood Casino 400 Post-Race Recaps
Posted 10.05.14
KYLE LARSON, NO. 42 TARGET CHEVROLET SS – FINISHED 2ND WHERE WAS JOEY (LOGANO) JUST A LITTLE BIT BETTER THAN YOU AT THE END? “I don’t know if he was better than us, and I don’t know if we were better than him.  I thought we were pretty equal and were running ...FULL STORY »
Joey Logano, driver of the #22 Shell-Pennzoil Ford, celebrates in Victory Lane after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Hollywood Casino 400 at Kansas Speedway on October 5, 2014 in Kansas City, Kansas. - Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images
2014 NSCS Hollywood Casino 400 Race Results & Point Standings
Posted 10.05.14
Joey Logano secured himself a position in round 3 for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series' (NSCS) "Chase for the Sprint Cup Championship," with his victory in Sunday's Hollywood Casino 400 at Kansas Speedway. Logano, who led the most laps - 122 out of 267, received his fifth series win of the ...FULL STORY »
Kyle Larson, driver of the #42 Target Chevrolet, prepares to drive during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Hollywood Casino 400 at Kansas Speedway in Kansas City, Kansas. - Photo Credit: Sarah Glenn/Getty Images
2014 NSCS Hollywood Casino 400 Final Practice Session Speeds
Posted 10.04.14
Saturday afternoon it was NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) Rookie of the Year (ROTY) contender, Kyle Larson - with a lap speed of 190.295mph - showing the fastest way around Kansas Speedway during the final Hollywood Casino 400 practice session. Sunday's pole-sitter, Kevin Harvick, was second fastest with a lap speed ...FULL STORY »
Marcos Ambrose, driver of the #9 Stanley Ford, walks in the garage area during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Hollywood Casino 400 at Kansas Speedway in Kansas City, Kansas. - Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images
2014 NSCS Hollywood Casino 400 Second Practice Session Speeds
Posted 10.04.14
Marcos Ambrose, with a lap speed of 191.652mph, was the quickest Saturday morning during the second NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) practice session for Sunday's Hollywood Casino 400 at Kansas Speedway. Second quickest was Jamie McMurray with a lap speed of 191.584mph, and he was followed by , series Rookie of ...FULL STORY »
Kevin Harvick, driver of the #4 Budweiser Chevrolet, celebrates after qualifying on the pole following qualifying for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Hollywood Casino 400 at Kansas Speedway on October 3, 2014 in Kansas City, Kansas. - Photo Credit: Sean Gardner/Getty Images
Harvick Captures Eighth NASCAR Sprint Cup Pole of the Season
Posted 10.03.14
Five Chevrolet SS Race Cars Will Start in Top 12 at Kansas KANSAS CITY, Kan. – (October 3, 2014)  - Kevin Harvick broke his own track record at Kansas Speedway and captured his eighth pole position of the 2014 NASCAR Sprint Cup season with a fast lap of 27.325 seconds, 197.621 mph. ...FULL STORY »
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Toyota Racing 2014 NSCS Hollywood Casino 400 Post-Qualifying Recaps
Posted 10.03.14
BRIAN VICKERS, No. 55 Aaron's Dream Machine Toyota Camry, Michael Waltrip Racing Starting Position: 2nd Did you expect your qualifying lap to be that fast? "It's fast -- wow.  A 27.50 (second lap) around here, that was a fun lap.  All the guys on this team did an awesome job with the ...FULL STORY »


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