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Oct 04
Friday

2013 NSCS Hollywood Casino 400 Starting Lineup

Kevin Harvick, driver of the #29 Budweiser Chevrolet, stands on the grid during qualifying for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series 13th Annual Hollywood Casino 400 at Kansas Speedway on October 4, 2013 in Kansas City, Kansas. - Photo Credit: Tom Pennington/Getty Images Friday evening at Kansas Speedway, NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) driver, Kevin Harvick, with a qualifying lap speed of 187.526 m.p.h., captured the 2013 Hollywood Casino 400 Coors Light Pole Award. Harvick, who broke a 256-race pole drought - where his last series pole came at New Hampshire in 2006, received his first series pole of the 2013 season, his sixth series career pole and his first series pole at Kansas Speedway. Starting second on the outside pole with a qualifying lap speed of 187.480 m.p.h., will be series Sunoco Rookie of the Year (ROTY) contender, Ricky Stenhouse, Jr., and he will be followed by Jimmie Johnson (187.162 m.p.h.) starting third, Brad Keselowski (186.233) fourth and Joey Logano (186.168) starts fifth. Rounding out ... FULL STORY »

2013 NSCS Hollywood Casino 400 Q&A with Driver Danica Patrick

Danica Patrick drives the #10 GoDaddy.org "Pink for a Cause" Chevrolet SS during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series 13th Annual Hollywood Casino 400 at Kansas Speedway on October 4, 2013 in Kansas City, Kansas. - Photo Credit: Tom Pennington/Getty Images DANICA PATRICK, NO. 10 GODADDY CHEVROLET SS  met with media and discussed the new tire, her expectations for the end of the season, doing a music video with Colt Ford, and more.  HOW WAS PRACTICE TODAY? “I feel like our practice today ... FULL STORY »

2013 NNS Kansas Lottery 300 Final Practice Session Speeds

2013 NNS Driver Regan Smith - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images During the final NASCAR Nationwide Series (NNS) Kansas Lottery 300 practice session late Friday afternoon, it was Regan Smith, with a lap speed of 179.617 m.p.h., showing the fastest way around Kansas Speedway. Second fastest with a lap speed of 179.146 ... FULL STORY »

2013 NSCS Hollywood Casino 400 Q&A with Driver Greg Biffle

Greg Biffle inside the No, 16 3M/Sherwin Williams Ford Fusion - Photo Credit: John Harrelson/Getty Images Greg Biffle, driver of the No. 16 Sherwin Williams Ford Fusion, doesn’t want to hear that it is a three-man race for the Sprint Cup championship and he isn’t one of the three. Biffle, who brings two career wins and ... FULL STORY »

2013 NNS Kansas Lottery 300 First Practice Session Speeds

2013 NNS Driver Alex Bowman - Photo Credit: Robert Laberge/Getty Images NASCAR Nationwide Series (NNS) Sunoco Rookie of the Year (ROTY) contender, Alex Bowman, with a lap speed of 177.223 m.p.h., was the quickest Friday afternoon during the first NNS Kansas Lottery 300 practice session at Kansas Speedway. Regan Smith, with a ... FULL STORY »

2013 NSCS Hollywood Casino 400 Q&A with Driver Jimmie Johnson

Jimmie Johnson, driver of the #48 Lowe's Chevrolet, sits in his car - Photo Credit: Jamey Price/Getty Images JIMMIE JOHNSON, NO. 48 LOWE’S CHEVROLET SS met with media and discussed racing at Kansas, the new tire, engine wear, keeping an eye on the competition, and more.  ON RACING AT KANSAS THIS WEEKEND “It’s always nice to come back to the ... FULL STORY »

2013 NSCS Hollywood Casino 400 Q&A with Driver Jamie McMurray

2013 NSCS Driver Jamie McMurray - Photo Credit: Todd Warshaw/Getty Images JAMIE MCMURRAY, NO. 1 CESSNA CHEVROLET SS, met with members of the media at Kansas Speedway and discussed racing at Kansas, recent success and other topics. TALK ABOUT BEING IN KANSAS THIS WEEKEND:  “It’s always fun to come back here.  My mom ... FULL STORY »



2013 NSCS Driver Jeff Gordon (Axalta) - Photo Credit: Rob Carr/Getty Images
2013 NSCS Hollywood Casino 400 Q&A with Driver Jeff Gordon
Posted 10.03.13
JEFF GORDON, NO. 24 AXALTA CHEVROLET SS, met with members of the media at Kansas Speedway after the open test day on Thursday where competitors tested a new tire.  He discussed his opinion of the new tire, the status of his team in the Chase and other topics. HOW DID IT GO FOR ...FULL STORY »
NSCS Driver Matt Kenseth (Dollar General)
2013 NSCS Hollywood Casino 400 Q&A with Driver Matt Kenseth
Posted 10.03.13
MATT KENSETH, No. 20 Dollar General Toyota Camry, Joe Gibbs Racing How was the track today? "I think the track was fine. We were just kind of off most of the day, so I thought it was in good shape. It seemed like they tried to put rubber down on ...FULL STORY »
2013 NSCS Driver Carl Edwards (Fastenal) - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images
2013 NSCS Hollywood Casino 400 Q&A with Driver Carl Edwards
Posted 10.03.13
Carl Edwards, driver of the No. 99 Fastenal Ford Fusion, is looking to bounce back from last weekend’s 35th-place finish at Dover with his first NASCAR Sprint Cup Series victory at his home track – Kansas Speedway. Edwards participated in a Q&A session this afternoon following a test session and discussed ...FULL STORY »
Frank Kimmel
Frank Kimmel set to celebrate 10th ARCA title in Kansas
Posted 10.03.13
SANDUSKY, Ohio (Oct. 2, 2013) -- Frank Kimmel's favorite intermediate racetrack just might be Kansas Speedway, judging by his record there. But when Kimmel makes his first lap of practice Friday morning on the 1.5-mile midwest showplace in his No. 44 Ansell / Menards Toyota, thereby clinching his 10th ARCA Racing ...FULL STORY »
Jimmie Johnson - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland, Getty Images for NASCAR
2013 NSCS Hollywood Casino 400 First Test/Practice Session Speeds
Posted 10.03.13
The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) teams with the new Gen-6 car, received an extra test/practice session for the Hollywood Casino 400 Thursday afternoon at Kansas Speedway. And, at the end of the 3-hour session it was, Jimmie Johnson, with a lap speed of 182.648 m.p.h., on top of the speed chart. Second ...FULL STORY »
No 36 Accell Construction Chevrolet
JJ Yeley and Accell Construction Ready for Kansas Speedway
Posted 10.03.13
Event/Date: Hollywood Casino 400 (October 6, 2013) Track: Kansas Speedway (KS) Track Length: 1.5 miles Race Distance: 400 miles (267 laps) Tune in: NASCAR on ESPN at 2:00 p.m. (ET) With just seven races remaining in the 2013 Sprint Cup season, JJ Yeley and the No. 36 Accell Construction team head to Kansas Speedway for ...FULL STORY »
2013 NSCS Driver Mark Martin (No. 14 Bass Pro Shops/Mobil 1 Chevrolet SS) - Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images
Mark Martin – The Cornucopia of October
Posted 10.03.13
KANNAPOLIS, N.C., (Oct. 2, 2013) – By the time the calendar is flipped to the month of October, the sports world is humming. The NFL season is in full swing. Pre-season NBA games are ready for tip off. The first puck is dropped in hockey. Major League Baseball teams are ...FULL STORY »
TriStar Motorsports
TriStar Motorsports 2013 NNS (Mike Bliss / Jeff Green / Hal Martin / Eric McClure) Kansas Lottery 300 Race Previews
Posted 10.02.13
TriStar Motorsports Team Report DRIVERS: Mike Bliss, Jeff Green, Hal Martin and Eric McClure CARS: No. 10 TriStar Motorsports Toyota Camry ...FULL STORY »
JR Motorsports
JR Motorsports Joins “Paint the Track Pink” Program
Posted 10.02.13
"Regan Smith & Brad Sweet to drive pink cars at Kansas Speedway" MOORESVILLE, N.C. (Oct. 2, 2013) – JR Motorsports will “go pink” this weekend at Kansas Speedway, as Regan Smith’s No. 7 Fire Alarm Services Chevrolet and Brad Sweet’s No. 5 Great Clips Chevrolet will feature bright pink paint ...FULL STORY »


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