Articles tagged ‘Kansas Speedway’

Oct 03

Team Chevy 2014 Hollywood Casino 400 Post-Qualifying Recaps

Team Chevy Logo KEVIN HARVICK, NO. 4 BUDWEISER CHEVROLET SS – POLE WINNER SPEED HAS NOT BEEN A PROBLEM FOR YOU GUYS ALL YEAR LONG IN MAY YOU SET THE TRACK RECORD FIVE MONTHS LATER YOU COME BACK HERE AND CRUSH IT.  TELL US ABOUT IT: “I’m just really proud of everybody on our Budweiser team.  We’ve been dealt some bad luck throughout the year, but it hasn’t fazed them in continuing to work on the cars and the speed.  The first three weeks we have led a bunch of laps and qualified well.  Last week had them covered and a valve stem got knocked off by a lugnut.  Keep doing the things that you are doing and that luck will all come full circle ... FULL STORY »

2014 NSCS Hollywood Casino 400 Starting Lineup

Kevin Harvick, driver of the #4 Budweiser Chevrolet, stands in the garage for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Hollywood Casino 400 at Kansas Speedway on October 3, 2014 in Kansas City, Kansas. - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images Kevin Harvick, in the second round of qualifying Friday afternoon at Kansas Speedway - and with a lap speed of 197.773mph - shattered the previous NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) qualifying track record speed of 194.658mph, which he set this past ... FULL STORY »

2014 NNS Kansas Lottery 300 Final Practice Session Speeds

NNS Driver Ryan Blaney (SKF/Discount Auto) - Photo Credit: Rainier Ehrhardt/Getty Images After rain canceled the morning practice for the NASCAR Nationwide Series (NNS) Kansas Lottery 300 at Kansas Speedway, the series was regulated to one (final) session. And, at the end of the session, it was Ryan Blaney - with a ... FULL STORY »

Attention Grows For JR Motorsports As Potential Championship Nears

JR Motorsports Amidst chasing his first NASCAR Sprint Cup Series championship, Dale Earnhardt Jr. is keeping close taps on his JR Motorsports NASCAR Nationwide Series team. Of course, overall, it’s been a great season for Earnhardt Jr., on both sides of the fence. ... FULL STORY »

2014 NSCS Hollywood Casino 400 Q&A with Carl Edwards

Carl Edwards, driver of the #99 Fastenal Ford, stands in the garage area during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series 400 at Chicagoland Speedway on September 13, 2014 in Joliet, Illinois. - Photo Credit: Sarah Glenn/Getty Images Carl Edwards, driver of the No. 99 Fastenal Ford Fusion, returns to his hometown track looking to secure his first win. Edwards is not shy about how important a win at Kansas Speedway would be and discussed the added importance ... FULL STORY »

2014 NSCS Hollywood Casino 400 First Practice Session Speeds

2014 NSCS Driver Jeff Gordon (AARP Drive to End Hunger) - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images Friday afternoon at Kansas Speedway, Jeff Gordon - with a lap speed of 196.257mph - was the quickest during the first NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) practice session for Sunday's Hollywood Casino 400. Kevin Harvick was second quickest with a lap ... FULL STORY »

2014 NSCS Hollywood Casino 400 Q&A with Jimmie Johnson

2014 NSCS Driver Jimmie Johnson (Lowe's) - Photo Credit: Robert Laberge/Getty Images JIMMIE JOHNSON, NO. 48 LOWE’S CHEVROLET SS met with media and discussed is view of the three races in the ‘Contender’ round of the Chase, the importance of winning prior to Talladega, his expectations of the race track at Kansas, ... FULL STORY »

2014 NSCS Driver Clint Bowyer in car - Photo Credit: Sean Gardner/Getty Images
2014 NSCS Hollywood Casino 400 Q&A with Clint Bowyer
Posted 10.03.14
CLINT BOWYER, No. 15 Pink Lemonade 5-hour ENERGY benefitting LBBC Toyota Camry, Michael Waltrip Racing What has it been like to become a father? "First of all, just so happy and proud.  What a wild experience -- all your friends and family, peers and everybody is trying to warn you and tell ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Dale Jr (Diet Mtn Dew) - Photo Credit: Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images
2014 NSCS Hollywood Casino 400 Q&A with Dale Earnhardt Jr
Posted 10.03.14
DALE EARNHARDT, JR., NO. 88 DIET MOUNTAIN DEW CHEVROLET SS, met with members of the media at Kansas Speedway and discussed turning 40 years old next week, his relationship with Ned Yost, his current position in the NASCAR Chase for the Sprint Cup and many other topics.  CAN YOU REFLECT A ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS No 26 Moen Toyota Camry
BK Racing and Moen Announce Partnership for Kansas
Posted 10.03.14
STATESVILLE, N.C. (October 3, 2014) - BK Racing is pleased to announce today a partnership with Moen for the upcoming NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Kansas Speedway on October 5. Moen will ride-along with the No.26 Toyota Camry driven by Sunoco Rookie of the Year contender Cole Whitt. As the No. ...FULL STORY »
Jeremy Clements Racing
Jeremy Clements Racing honors memory of local fan who died from ALS
Posted 10.03.14
Spartanburg, SC– This weekend, Jeremy Clements will honor the memory of a Spartanburg, SC fan, Wayne Chapman, who passed away earlier this year from amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). In August, Jacob Chapman, Wayne's son, emailed Jeremy Clements Racing, asking for their help in honoring his father and helping to ...FULL STORY »
Shawna Robinson
ARCA Teams Carrying Special Decal in Honor of Shawna Robinson
Posted 10.03.14
"The Women’s Auxiliary of Motorsports Makes $500 Donation" CONCORD, N.C. (October 3, 2014) – With the beginning of October signifying the start of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, the Women’s Auxiliary of Motorsports (WAM) is pleased to announce drivers in the ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards will carry a special pink ...FULL STORY »
JGL Racing
JGL Racing 2014 NNS Kansas Lottery 300 Race Preview
Posted 10.02.14
JGL Racing Pre Race Notes and Quotes: Kansas Speedway: Event / Date: Kansas Lottery 300 (October 4th) Track: Kansas Speedway (Kansas City, KS) Track Length: 1.5 miles Race Distance: 300 miles (200 laps) Tune In: ESPN at 3:30pm It's off too Kansas Speedway this weekend for the NASCAR Nationwide Series. JGL Racing driver JJ ...FULL STORY »
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Venturini Motorsports Aiming for Sixth Season Victory in ARCA Finale
Posted 10.02.14
Crew Member, David “Lightning” Smith Goes Pink for Breast Cancer Awareness Month October 2, 2014 (Kansas City, KS) – As the ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards 2014 Season comes to a close Friday night with the ARCA 98.9 from Kansas Speedway it also completes the 32nd year of series competition ...FULL STORY »
Justin Allgaier, driver of the #51 Brandt Professional Agriculture Chevrolet, speaks with a crew member - Photo Credit: Jeff Currly/Getty Images
Justin Allgaier 2014 NSCS Hollywood Casino 400 Race Preview
Posted 10.01.14
Justin Allgaier No. 51 BRANDT Professional Agriculture Chevrolet Kansas Speedway Hollywood Casino 400 | October 5, 2014 Returning to the Midwest...Justin Allgaier will make his third NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) start at Kansas Speedway on Sunday. In addition to racing there in April, Kansas is one of four tracks where ...FULL STORY »
Trevor Bayne (Photo Credit: Jerry Markland / Getty Images)
Trevor Bayne 2014 NNS Kansas Lottery 300 Race Preview
Posted 10.01.14
Trevor Bayne – Kansas Advance: Team: No. 6 AdvoCare Ford Mustang Crew Chief: Chad Norris Chassis: RK-811 Twitter: @Tbayne21, @RFR6PR and @RoushFenway ...FULL STORY »

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