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Jun 28
Saturday

Winless Matt Kenseth Hopes To Defend Kentucky Title; Plus Saturday Kentucky Notebook

Matt Kenseth, driver of the #20 Dollar General Toyota, left, talks with crew chief Jason Ratcliff in the garage area - Photo Credit: Jeff Curry/Getty Images Saturday Kentucky Speedway Notebook Winless Matt Kenseth Hopes To Defend Kentucky Title: It’s hard to imagine that Joe Gibbs Racing’s Matt Kenseth enters tonight’s Quaker State 400 presented by Advance Auto Parts winless. At this point last year, the driver of the No. 20 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota Camry had won three times in his first season with the organization. In 2013, he became the third different driver to win at the 1.5-mile oval in as many years, scoring his fourth of a career-high seven triumphs en-route to a runner-up spot in the championship standings. This year, the JGR team led by crew chief Jason Ratcliff have struggled somewhat on tracks that they dominated in 2013. At Kansas Speedway, a track with ... FULL STORY »

Third-Place for Kyle Busch and Monster Energy at Kentucky Event

Kyle Busch (Photo Credit: Jerry Markland / Getty Images) Late Race Caution Hinders No. 54 Team Victory in Bluegrass State Date: June 27, 2014 Event: ... FULL STORY »

Strong Run for Darrell Wallace Jr. with Second-Place Finish at Kentucky Speedway

Darrell Wallace Jr. (Photo Credit: Sean Gardner / Getty Images) Box Score Info: RACE: UNOH 225 TRACK: Kentucky Speedway DRIVER: Darrell Wallace Jr. TRUCK: No. 54 Made In America Toyota Tundra START: 2nd FINISH: 2nd LAPS: 150 / 150 LAPS LED: 1 Time for 34 Laps POINTS POSITION: 8th (36 points out of ... FULL STORY »

2014 NNS John R. Elliott HERO Campaign 300 First Practice Session Speeds

2014 NNS Driver Kurt Busch in the No. 54 Monster Energy Toyota Camry - Photo Credit: Will Schneekloth/Getty Images Thursday evening at Kentucky Speedway, Kyle Busch, with a lap speed of 174.729 m.p.h., was the fastest during the first NASCAR Nationwide Series (NNS) practice session for Friday night's John R. Elliott HERO Campaign 300. Ryan Blaney was second fastest with ... FULL STORY »

2014 NCWTS John R. Elliott HERO 300 Q&A with Driver Elliott Sadler

2014 NNS Driver Elliott Sadler (OneMain Financial) - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images TOYOTA NASCAR Nationwide Series Elliott Sadler -- Notes & Quotes Kentucky Speedway – June 26, 2014 ELLIOTT SADLER, No. 11 One Main Financial Toyota Camry, Joe Gibbs Racing How was the test session yesterday?: “We’re always looking forward to coming to Kentucky -- it’s a ... FULL STORY »

Darrell Wallace Jr. Will Drive the No. 20 ‘Share a Coke’ Toyota Camry at Daytona International Speedway

Darrell Wallace Jr. (Photo Credit: Jeff Zelevansky / Getty Images) Huntersville, NC (June 26, 2014) – Joe Gibbs Racing (JGR) announces today that Darrell Wallace, Jr. will pilot the No. 20 ‘Share a Coke’ Toyota Camry in the NASCAR Nationwide Series (NNS) race at Daytona International Speedway on Friday, ... FULL STORY »

Darrell Wallace Jr. 2014 NCWTS UNOH 225 Race Preview

Darrell Wallace Jr. (Photo Credit: Brian Lawdermilk / Getty Images) Darrell Wallace Jr. / No. 54 Made In America Toyota Tundra Preview: UNOH 225 at Kentucky Speedway: No. 54 Made In America Toyota Tundra News and Notes: · REDEMPTION TIME AT KENTUCKY SPEEDWAY: When Darrell ... FULL STORY »



Kyle Busch, driver of the #18 M&M's Toyota, sits in the garage area during qualifying for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series STP 500 at Martinsville Speedway on March 28, 2014 in Martinsville, Virginia. - Photo Credit: Matt Sullivan/Getty Images
Kyle Busch – Winning Pedigree at Kentucky
Posted 06.24.14
HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. (June 24, 2014) – While Saturday night’s Quaker State 400 is only the fourth-ever NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race in the history of Kentucky Speedway in Sparta, Kyle Busch and his crew chief Dave Rogers have a winning pedigree at the 1.5-mile oval that dates back much further than ...FULL STORY »
Matt Kenseth, driver of the #20 Dollar General Toyota, looks on during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Auto Club 400 at Auto Club Speedway on March 21, 2014 in Fontana, California. - Photo Credit: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images
Matt Kenseth 2014 NSCS Quaker State 400 Race Preive
Posted 06.24.14
  Matt Kenseth/No. 20 Dollar General Toyota Preview Quaker State 400 at Kentucky Speedway No. 20 Dollar General Toyota News and Notes: KENSETH BY THE NUMBERS: Kenseth has made only three Sprint Cup Series career starts at Kentucky Speedway and has completed all 801 laps he’s raced.  Kenseth has an average starting position of 16.3 ...FULL STORY »
2014 NNS Driver Elliott Sadler (OneMain Financial) - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images
Elliott Sadler 2014 NNS John R. Elliott HERO Campaign 300 Race Preview
Posted 06.24.14
Elliott Sadler - No. 11 OneMain Financial Toyota Preview John R. Elliott Hero Campaign at Kentucky Speedway TIME TO HEAT UP IN KENTUCKY: Elliott Sadler and the No. 11 OneMain Financial team travel to Sparta, Kentucky this weekend to compete in the NASCAR Nationwide Series event at Kentucky Speedway. In his ...FULL STORY »
2013 NSCS Driver Matt Kenseth (Reser's) - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images
Matt Kenseth 2014 NNS John R. Elliott HERO Campaign 300 Race Preview
Posted 06.24.14
Matt Kenseth, No. 20 Reser’s Fine Foods Toyota Preview John R. Elliott HERO Campaign 300 at Kentucky Speedway No. 20 Reser’s Toyota News & Notes: JGR AT KENTUCKY: Joe Gibbs Racing has 34 Nationwide Series starts at Kentucky Speedway including three wins, 13 top-five, and 18 top-ten finishes. The organization has ...FULL STORY »
Kyle Busch (Photo Credit: Jerry Markland / Getty Images)
Kyle Busch 2014 NNS John R. Elliott HERO Campaign 300 Race Preview
Posted 06.23.14
MOORESVILLE, N.C. (June 23, 2014) – This will be a busy weekend for veteran Kyle Busch who once again is entered in all three NASCAR series events at Kentucky Speedway in Sparta, a 1.5-mile oval where the 29-year-old driver has seen much success. Busch has accomplished three victories at ...FULL STORY »
2014 NNS Driver Sam Hornish Jr (Monster) - Photo Credit: Patrick Smith/Getty Images
Sam Hornish Jr.; No. 54 Monster Energy Team 12th at Road America
Posted 06.22.14
Strong Start Wipes Away with Rain-Dampened Event Date: June 21, 2014 Event: Gardner Denver 200 fired up by Johnsonville, Race 14 of 33 Series: NASCAR Nationwide Series Location: Road America in Elkhart Lake, Wisc. (4.048-mile road course) Start / Finish: 4th / 12th (Completed 53 of 53 laps) Winner: ...FULL STORY »
2014 NNS Driver Sam Hornish Jr (Monster) - Photo Credit: Patrick Smith/Getty Images
2014 NNS Gardner Denver 200 Final Practice Session Speeds
Posted 06.20.14
Early Friday morning rain at Road America (a road course at Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin) forced the NASCAR Nationwide Series (NNS) teams to go from two Gardner Denver 200 practice sessions to only one 2-hour practice session. And, at the top of the speed chart at the end of the session, it ...FULL STORY »
Erik Jones (Photo Credit: Jonathan Ferrey / Getty Images)
Erik Jones to Drive Three NASCAR Nationwide Series Races for Joe Gibbs Racing
Posted 06.19.14
Will Pilot JGR’s No. 20 Toyota in Chicago, Bristol, and Phoenix Huntersville, NC (June 19, 2014) – Joe Gibbs Racing announces today that 18-year-old Erik Jones will pilot the No. 20 Toyota in three NASCAR Nationwide Series races this season. Jones will make his debut behind the wheel of the ...FULL STORY »
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Kenny Habul Jr. 2014 NNS Gardner Denver 200 Race Preview
Posted 06.18.14
Kenny Habul Jr. No. 20 SunEnergy1 Toyota Preview Gardner Denver 200 Fired Up by Johnsonville at Road America No. 20 SunEnergy1 Toyota News and Notes: HABUL TO PILOT SUNENERGY1 NO. 20 TOYOTA AT ROAD AMERICA: This weekend SunEnergy1 CEO and accomplished road racer Kenny Habul will make his 2014 NASCAR Nationwide ...FULL STORY »


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