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Apr 22
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Green Bay Packers Wide Receiver Jordy Nelson Ready to Pace the Field at Kansas Speedway

Green Bay Packers Wide Receiver Jordy Nelson - Photo Credit: Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images KANSAS CITY, Kan. (April 22, 2014) – Catching passes in the NFL, including one for a touchdown in the 2010 Super Bowl, is nothing new for Kansas native Jordy Nelson. But on May 10, Nelson, who is a wide receiver for the Green Bay Packers, will add a new title to his resume – pace car driver. He will drive the Toyota Highlander V^ pace car to start the Kansas 400, Kansas Speedway’s inaugural NASCAR Sprint Cup Series night race, as part of Toyota’s official partnership with Kansas Speedway. “Getting the chance to drive alongside some of the greatest racers in the world is truly a dream come true,” said Nelson. “I couldn’t think of a better place to do it than at ... FULL STORY »

Kansas Speedway Taking Part in Several Special Events This Year

Kansas Speedway Logo KANSAS CITY, Kan. (March 25, 2014) – Kansas Speedway staff will be busy this year taking part in several events throughout the State of Kansas and in the Kansas City-area. After spending this past weekend at the Big 12 Tournament, Kansas Speedway’s ... FULL STORY »

Kwikset to Sponsor Richard Childress Racing Driver Ryan Newman for 2014 Kansas NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Race

Richard Childress Racing Logo Kwikset continues to see value in reaching passionate racing fan base and extends their partnership with RCR for another season LAKE FOREST, Calif. (March 18, 2014) - Kwikset®, a leading brand of the Hardware and Home Improvement (HHI) division of Spectrum Brands ... FULL STORY »

Hometown Drivers Want to Win at Kansas Speedway, Ready for Night Race

Kansas Speedway Logo KANSAS CITY, Kan. (March 11, 2014) – Race fans aren’t the only ones looking forward to the inaugural NASCAR Sprint Cup Series night race at Kansas Speedway on May 10. Hometown drivers Clint Bowyer and Carl Edwards are just two of the ... FULL STORY »

Kansas Speedway Joining in the Fun at the Big 12 Tournament Gameday Experience

Kansas Speedway KANSAS CITY, Kan. (March 5, 2014) – Kansas Speedway staff are heading to downtown Kansas City to join the Big 12 Tournament Gameday Experience and bring some more speed to the tournament. Kansas Speedway will have a booth at the Big 12 ... FULL STORY »

Kansas Speedway Hosting Swap Meet

Kansas Speedway Logo KANSAS CITY, Kan. (March 4, 2014) – Looking for something automotive? Or maybe an antique? Look no further than Kansas Speedway on July 18-19 as the Speedway hosts its first swap meet. The swap meet, which will have over 1200 automotive related spaces, will ... FULL STORY »

Rising Country Artist Brett Eldredge Performing Pre-Race Concert for Kansas 400

Brett Eldredge performs at the Fifth annual New Year's Eve Bash on Broadway on December 31, 2013 in Nashville, Tennessee. - Photo Credit: Terry Wyatt/Getty Images Parking lot and gate opening times set for May 9-10 KANSAS CITY, Kan. (Feb. 4, 2014) – ACM Award New Artist of the Year nominee Brett Eldredge will perform songs from his debut album like, “Raymond,”, “Don’t Ya,” and “It Ain’t Gotta Be ... FULL STORY »



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Team Penske Announces Expanded Schedule for Ryan Blaney in 2014
Posted 01.29.14
MOORESVILLE, N.C. (January 29, 2014) – Team Penske announced today that 20-year-old Ryan Blaney will expand his driving duties for its championship-winning program beginning in 2014. The third-generation driver will compete in 15 NASCAR Nationwide Series (NNS) races with Team Penske in 2014 and will also make his debut in the ...FULL STORY »
Matt Kenseth, driver of the #20 The Home Depot/Husky Toyota, celebrates in Victory Lane after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series STP 400 at Kansas Speedway on April 21, 2013 in Kansas City, Kansas. - Photo Creit: Chris Trotman/Getty Images
He Said, She Said Featuring: Kansas Speedway, Streets of Long Beach and Richmond International Raceway
Posted 04.25.13
Welcome to round four of “He Said, She Said”, where members of the racing community sound off on a variety of topics in the Motorsports community. This year’s panel includes current writers and editors, a current NASCAR Nationwide Series team owner, and a former driver providing a plethora of angles from ...FULL STORY »
Ricky Stenhouse Jr., driver of the #6 Cargill/Sam's Club Ford, celebrates in Victory Lane after winning the NASCAR Nationwide Series Kansas Lottery 300 at Kansas Speedway on October 20, 2012 in Kansas City, Kansas. (Photo by Jerry Markland/Getty Images for NASCAR)
Ricky Stenhouse Jr. Rallies For Sixth Win Of Season In Dramatic Fashion At Kansas Speedway
Posted 10.20.12
Saturday’s running of the Kansas Lottery 300 at the newly repaved Kansas Speedway was fueled by crashes, twists and turns, controversies and of course a winner. Despite losing two laps during the race after contact with Joey Logano, Ricky Stenhouse Jr. surged back to life and in contention when the race ...FULL STORY »
Chad Hackenbracht
Through The Turn With Chad Hackenbracht
Posted 10.04.11
Hello Everyone, It's been a few weeks since the last edition to the blog here, but here comes another blog. Since last time, we’ve been to Salem to race and Kansas to test. Both went fairly well for us. The Salem race I had high expectations of because we ran so ...FULL STORY »
Milka Duno
Milka Duno: Gaining Speed On The Track; Continuing To Make A Difference Off
Posted 06.16.10
Ever since Milka Duno entered the IZOD IndyCar Series in 2007, the Venezuelan has seen her name in the headlines for the right and what some say the wrong reasons. While I have not agreed with a lot of her negative publicity, Duno is gaining speed on and even off ...FULL STORY »
Kevin Hamlin Deserves A Full-Time Shot
Posted 10.25.09
You know the name and you’ve probably seen his face at the tracks of NASCAR throughout the 2009 season but if there’s a guy that eats, breathes and lives racing, Kevin Hamlin’s name ranks at the top of my list. Hamlin, the Snohomish, Washington native has made his fair share ...FULL STORY »
Kevin Conway And Extenze Ink A Multi-Year Deal
Posted 09.29.09
You all have seen this good looking young driver before. He's been behind the wheel of various race cars in last few years in his quest to land a quality ride with just the right team and sponsor. You have also seen him this season in quite a few different ...FULL STORY »


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