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Articles tagged ‘Kansas Speedway’

May 07
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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 (NNS) race.  Both drivers earned their first career victories at the 2.66-mile Alabama superspeedway.  Hamlin was followed to the finish by fellow Camry drivers Clint Bowyer (third) and Brian Vickers (fourth) in the NSCS race while Sadler’s JGR teammate Sam Hornish Jr. finished fifth in his first start behind the wheel of a Toyota. CLINT AT HOME IN KANSAS:  There are few places as special to Camry driver Bowyer as his home state of Kansas.  The Emporia-native began racing motocross in 1985, collecting over 200 wins and several championships, before moving to four ... 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 »

Joey Coulter 2014 NCWTS SFP 250 Race Preview

No. 21 Vertx® Chevrolet Silverado Layout 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, ... FULL STORY »

Johnny Sauter hopes to secure Truck Series lead at Kansas Speedway

Johnny Sauter (Photo Credit: Todd Warshaw / Getty Images) 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. ... FULL STORY »

Greg Biffle 2014 NSCS 5-hour ENERGY 400 Race Preview

2014 NSCS Driver Greg Biffle - Photo Credit: Sean Gardner/Getty Images 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 ... 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 »
2014 NASCAR Driver Matt Crafton - Photo Credit: Robert Laberge/Getty Images
Matt Crafton looks to maintain momentum in Kansas
Posted 05.07.14
SANDUSKY, Ohio (May 6, 2014) -- Matt Crafton's lengthy legacy of excellence in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series came sharply into focus a year ago at Kansas Speedway, site of Friday night's SFP 250 for Crafton and his No. 88 Goof Off / Menards Toyota Tundra team. Crafton won ...FULL STORY »
Germán Quiroga (Photo Credit: Will Schneekloth / Getty Images)
Germán Quiroga 2014 NCWTS SFP 250 Race Preview
Posted 05.07.14
Germán Quiroga No. 77 OtterBox Toyota Tundra This Week's OtterBox Toyota Tundra at Kansas Speedway... Germán Quiroga will be piloting chassis No. 007 this weekend at Kansas Speedway. Quiroga drove this Toyota Tundra in 2013 at Texas Motor Speedway (October) and at the season finale at Homestead-Miami Speedway (November) where he finished ...FULL STORY »
Timothy Peters
Timothy Peters 2014 NCWTS SFP 250 Race Preview
Posted 05.07.14
Timothy Peters No. 17 Red Horse Racing Toyota Tundra This Week's Red Horse Racing Toyota Tundra at Kansas Speedway... Timothy Peters will pilot chassis No. 017 in the SFP 250 this Friday at Kansas Speedway. This 2014 Toyota Tundra is brand new to the Red Horse Racing stable and ...FULL STORY »


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