Articles tagged ‘Kansas Speedway’

May 07

Michael Annett 2014 NSCS 5-hour ENERGY 400 Race Preview

2014 NSCS Driver Michael Annett (Accell Construction) - Photo Credit: Christian Petersen/Getty Images MOORESVILLE, N.C. (May 7, 2014) - Michael Annett and the No. 7 Accell Construction Chevrolet SS team travel to Kansas City this weekend for the 11th race on the 2014 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series schedule at the often-wild Kansas Speedway. The 1.5-mile track saw 37 cautions across the three races since a 2012 repaving. Annett, as a driver in the NASCAR Nationwide Series, has finishes of eighth (in '12) and 12th (in 2013) to his credit on the current Kansas surface. The Cup Series rookie makes his first start there in a Cup car on Saturday night. Kansas will provide a rare instance in which Annett has already driven on the track in a Cup Series racecar, as his team participated in a Goodyear tire ... FULL STORY »

Danica Patrick – Kansas, Here I Come

2014 NSCS Driver Danica Patrick (GoDaddy) - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images KANNAPOLIS, N.C. (May 7, 2014) – Kansas Speedway in Kansas City has been a roller coaster of emotion for Danica Patrick in her career. In 2005, she won her first of three pole positions in the IndyCar Series and finished 11th or ... FULL STORY »

Goodyear Racing 2014 Kansas Speedway May NASCAR Tires Fast Facts

Goodyear Racing Logo GOODYEAR TIRE NOTESNASCAR Sprint Cup Series -- Race No. 11 – 5-Hour Energy 400Kansas Speedway (1.5-mile oval) – Kansas City, Kan.Fast Facts for May 9-10, 2014Tire: Goodyear Eagle Speedway RadialsSet limits: Sprint Cup: 5 sets for practice/qualifying and 10 sets for ... FULL STORY »

Toyota NASCAR Tidbits – May 5 – 11, 2014

Toyota Racing Logo TOYOTA TALLADEGA TRIUMPHS:  Joe Gibbs Racing (JGR) drivers swept the NASCAR race weekend at Talladega Superspeedway with Denny Hamlin winning Sunday’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) race and Elliott Sadler earning his first win behind the wheel of a Camry in Saturday’s NASCAR Nationwide Series ... FULL STORY »

Denny Hamlin 2014 NSCS 5-hour ENERGY 400 Race Preview

2014 NSCS Driver Denny Hamlin (FedEx Freight) - Photo Credit: Will Schneekloth/Getty Images RACE INFO: Event: 5-Hour Energy 400 Date/Time: May 10/6:30 p.m. CT 2013 winner: Matt Kenseth 2013 polesitter: Matt Kenseth Distance: 267 laps/400.5 miles Track Length: 1.5 miles Banking: 14 degrees Track Shape:  Quad-Oval EXPRESS NOTES: Triumph in Talladega: Denny Hamlin captured his first points-paying victory of the 2014 season in Sunday’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Talladega (Ala.) ... FULL STORY »

Clint Bowyer – What a Week to be Home

2014 NSCS Driver Clint Bowyer in car - Photo Credit: Sean Gardner/Getty Images CORNELIUS, N.C. —  To say Clint Bowyer has had an eventful start to his week would seem an understatement. In the span of six hours on Monday, he and new wife Lorra announced they are going to be parents. A few hours ... FULL STORY »

Spencer Gallagher 2014 NCWTS SFP 250 Race Preview

Spencer Gallagher (Photo Credit: Getty Images) SPENCER GALLAGHER NO. 23 ALLEGIANT TRAVEL CHEVROLET SILVERADO NASCAR CAMPING WORLD TRUCK SERIES KANSAS SPEEDWAY FRIDAY, MAY 9, 2014 GALLAGHER AT KANSAS: Although Spencer Gallagher is a newcomer in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series, the 24-year-old has competed in four previous stock car ... FULL STORY »

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Joey Coulter 2014 NCWTS SFP 250 Race Preview
Posted 05.07.14
JOEY COULTER NO. 21 VERTX® CHEVROLET SILVERADO NASCAR CAMPING WORLD TRUCK SERIES KANSAS SPEEDWAY FRIDAY, MAY 9, 2014 KANSAS SUCCESS: Joey Coulter returns to Kansas Speedway for the fourth time in his NASCAR Camping World Truck Series career. In his three previous starts, Coulter has two top-five finishes and completed 99.8% of laps ...FULL STORY »
Johnny Sauter (Photo Credit: Todd Warshaw / Getty Images)
Johnny Sauter hopes to secure Truck Series lead at Kansas Speedway
Posted 05.07.14
SANDUSKY, Ohio (May 7, 2014) -- Johnny Sauter's been down this road before -- leading the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series standings early in the season -- so he knows exactly what he needs to do with his No. 98 Nextant Aerospace / Curb Records Toyota Tundra in Friday ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Greg Biffle - Photo Credit: Sean Gardner/Getty Images
Greg Biffle 2014 NSCS 5-hour ENERGY 400 Race Preview
Posted 05.07.14
Greg Biffle – Kansas Advance Team: No. 16 3M Novec Ford Fusion Crew Chief: Matt Puccia Primary Chassis: RK-896  Last ran Texas – finished 6th Backup Chassis: RK-879  Last ran Las Vegas – finished 22nd ADVANCE NOTES Biffle at Kansas o   Kansas is the track where Biffle holds his best average finish of 10.3 from an average starting position ...FULL STORY »
Kurt Busch, driver of the #41 Haas Automation Chevrolet, sits in the garage during practice - Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images
Kurt Busch – Double Time
Posted 05.07.14
KANNAPOLIS, N.C. (May 7, 2014) – The countdown is on and preparations are in full swing as Kurt Busch prepares for his attempt at “The Double” – racing both the Indianapolis 500 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway and the Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte (N.C.) Motor Speedway on May 25. For the second week ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Martin Truex Jr (Furniture Row) - Photo Credit: Chris Graythen/Getty Images
Kansas Speedway is High on Truex Jr.’s List of Racetracks
Posted 05.07.14
DENVER (May 7, 2014) – For Martin Truex Jr. Kansas Speedway ranks as one of the favorite venues for the Furniture Row Racing driver. In his last four races at the 1.5-mile oval, Truex has garnered three top-fives, including two runner-up results for an average finish of 6.75. He was second ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Justin Allgaier (BRANDT) - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images
Justin Allgaier 2014 NSCS 5-hour ENERGY 400 Race Preview
Posted 05.07.14
Justin Allgaier No. 51 BRANDT Professional Agriculture Chevrolet Kansas Speedway 5-hour ENERGY 400 | May 10, 2014 Land of Oz...Justin Allgaier will be making his second start at Kansas Speedway this weekend in the 5-hour ENERGY 400. Kansas is one of four tracks Allgaier raced the No. 51 BRANDT Chevy at ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Chip Ganassi Racing Drivers Jamie McMurray and Kyle Larson - Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images
Jamie McMurray & Kyle Larson 2014 NSCS 5-hour ENERGY 400 Race Previews
Posted 05.07.14
Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates Advance Notes RACE SETUP Race: 5-hour Energy 400 Benefitting Special Operations Warrior Foundation – 267 Laps Drivers: @jamiemcmurray, @KyleLarsonRacin Cars: No. 1 McDonald’s Chevrolet SS, No. 42 Target Chevrolet SS Track: Kansas Speedway (1.5-mile D-shaped oval) @KansasSpeedway Television:FOX (7:30 p.m. ET) Social: @CGRTeams #TeamGanassi #TeamTarget #TeamMcD I BET YOU DIDN’T KNOW THAT From ...FULL STORY »
John Wes Townley (Photo Credit: Sean Gardner / Getty Images)
John Wes Townley Ready to Take On Kansas with Wauters Motorsports
Posted 05.07.14
Driver & Team Look for Their First Top-Five Finish Kansas City, KS (May 6, 2014)- John Wes Townley will take to the Kansas Speedway for the running of the SFP 250 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series event, Friday, May 9, 2014 piloting the No. 5 Zaxby’s Toyota Tundra. Townley just missed having ...FULL STORY »
Jeb Burton (Photo Credit: Sean Gardner / Getty Images)
Jeb Burton ready for Kansas under the lights in SFP 250
Posted 05.07.14
SANDUSKY, Ohio (May 6, 2014) -- Jeb Burton's still at the phase in his career where every lap's a lesson learned, and that's exactly why he knows his No. 13 Carolina Nut Co. Toyota Tundra can end up in Victory Lane at Kansas Speedway Friday night after the ...FULL STORY »

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