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May 08
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2014 NCWTS SFP 250 First Practice Session Speeds

2014 NCWTS/ThorSport Racing Driver Jeb Burton - Photo Credit: Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images After being idle for over a month, the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) teams returned to action Thursday afternoon at Kansas Speedway for their first SFP 250 practice session. And, with a lap speed of 175.530 m.p.h., it was Jeb Burton at the top of the scoring pylon at the end of the session. Ryan Blaney, with a lap speed of 175.165 m.p.h., was second quickest, and he was followed by Brian Ickler (174.820 m.p.h.) who was third, Matt Crafton (174.769) fourth and series Rookie of the Year (ROTY) candidate, Ben Kennedy (174.735) was fifth. Rounding out the top-ten quickest drivers in the session were Kyle Busch (174.689 m.p.h.) who was sixth, Joey Logano (174.627) seventh, Darrell Wallace, Jr. (174.312) eighth, ... FULL STORY »

BK Racing Announces Primary Sponsorship from the Iowa Chop House for No. 26 at Kansas

2014 NSCS No 26 Iowa Chop House Toyota Camry STATESVILLE, N.C. (May 8, 2014) - BK Racing's newest driver Cole Whitt will have a new look for this weekend's first-ever night race at the Kansas Speedway. The No.26 team welcome's The Iowa Chop House on-board it's Toyota Camry. Opening in ... FULL STORY »

2014 NCWTS SFP 250 Q&A with Driver Matt Crafton

2014 NASCAR Driver Matt Crafton - Photo Credit: Robert Laberge/Getty Images TOYOTA NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) Matt Crafton -- Notes & Quotes Kansas Speedway – May 8, 2014 MATT CRAFTON, No. 88 Goof-off / Menards Toyota Tundra, ThorSport Racing Are you looking forward to getting back on the race track here at ... FULL STORY »

MAKE Motorsports Reenergizes For Kansas Speedway

MAKE Motorsports Logo MAKE Motorsports heads to Kansas dedicated to linemen with TJ Bell’s return Shelby, NC (May 8, 2014) – Today, MAKE Motorsports announces they will be honoring the dedicated men and women that are electrical linemen and keep America's power ... FULL STORY »

Carsforsale.com Expands Partnership with Hillman Racing and Landon Cassill

2014 NSCS Driver Landon Cassill on track in the No. 40 Carforsale.com Chevrolet SS - Photo Credit: Brian Lawdermilk/Getty Images Three-race Primary Sponsorship Includes Kansas, Indianapolis, and Talladega  MOORESVILLE, N.C. (May 8, 2014) – Carsforsale.com, one of the fastest-growing online automotive websites, announced today a three-race NASCAR Sprint Cup Series partnership with driver Landon Cassill and Hillman Racing as primary sponsor of the No. 40 Chevrolet SS ... FULL STORY »

Ryan Blaney 2014 NCWTS SFP 250 Race Preview

2014 NCWTS Driver Ryan Blaney (Cooper Standard) - Photo Credit: Sean Gardner/Getty Images BRAD KESELOWSKI RACING KANSAS PREVIEW Kansas SPEEDWAY SFP 250 Friday, May 9, 2014 | 8:30 PM ET MEDIA SCHEDULE Qualifying (Friday, May 9th): 4:40 PM ET (FOX Sports 1) NCWTS Pre-Race (Friday, May 9th): 08:00 PM ET (FOX Sports 1) Race (Friday, May 9th): ... FULL STORY »

Joey Logano 2014 NCWTS SFP 250 Race Preview

Joey Logano (Jerry Markland / Getty Images( BRAD KESELOWSKI RACING KANSAS PREVIEW Kansas SPEEDWAY SFP 250 Friday, May 9, 2014 | 8:30 PM ET MEDIA SCHEDULE Qualifying (Friday, May 9th): 4:40 PM ET (FOX Sports 1) NCWTS Pre-Race (Friday, May 9th): 08:00 PM ET (FOX Sports 1) Race (Friday, May 9th): ... FULL STORY »



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Justin Jennings 2014 NCWTS SFP 250 Race Preview
Posted 05.07.14
'Doug George Reunites With MB Motorsports' MB Motorsports heads to Kansas Speedway with crew chief Doug George atop the pit box. "Mike [Mittler] and I go way back," says George. "I drove for the team back in '98 and now I'm here as crew chief. I have to ...FULL STORY »
Mason Mingus, driver of the No. 35 Call 811 Before You Dig Toyota Tundra in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) for Win-Tron Racing
Mason Mingus; Win-Tron Racing Looks To Kansas For A Change Of Luck
Posted 05.07.14
KANSAS CITY, Kansas (May 7, 2014) - - While Win-Tron Racing and NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Sunoco rookie of the year candidate Mason Mingus (@Mason_Mingus) have shown speed in the first two races of the season, they turn to Friday night’s SFP 250 at Kansas Speedway in hopes ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Tony Stewart (Bass Pro Shops/Mobil 1) - Photo Credit: Christian Petersen/Getty Images
Tony Stewart – Progressive Rock
Posted 05.07.14
KANNAPOLIS, N.C., (May 7, 2014) – Tony Stewart is a fan of progressive rock, be it of the powerhouse band “Kansas” that was formed in Topeka in the early 1970s, to the rock that was unearthed at Kansas Speedway in Kansas City back in 2012 to make way for progressive ...FULL STORY »
Carl Edwards, driver of the #99 Subway Ford, prepares to drive during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Auto Club 400 at Auto Club Speedway on March 22, 2014 in Fontana, California. - Photo Credit: Harry How/Getty Images
Carl Edwards 2014 NSCS 5-hour ENERGY 400 Race Preview
Posted 05.07.14
Carl Edwards – 5-HOUR ENERGY 400 Team: No. 99 Aflac Ford Fusion Crew Chief: Jimmy Fennig Primary Chassis: RK-897 Backup Chassis: RK-880 Twitter: @99_RFRracing ADVANCE NOTES     Edwards at Kansas Speedway o   Edwards is looking for win number one at his hometown track. His best finish came in 2008 when he took the runner-up spot. o   Edwards has an average start of ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Michael Annett (Accell Construction) - Photo Credit: Christian Petersen/Getty Images
Michael Annett 2014 NSCS 5-hour ENERGY 400 Race Preview
Posted 05.07.14
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 ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Danica Patrick (GoDaddy) - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images
Danica Patrick – Kansas, Here I Come
Posted 05.07.14
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 better in all but one start. She qualified third in ...FULL STORY »
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Goodyear Racing 2014 Kansas Speedway May NASCAR Tires Fast Facts
Posted 05.07.14
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 the raceTire Codes: Left-side -- D-4604; Right-side -- D-4586Tire Circumference: ...FULL STORY »
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Toyota NASCAR Tidbits – May 5 – 11, 2014
Posted 05.07.14
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 ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Denny Hamlin (FedEx Freight) - Photo Credit: Will Schneekloth/Getty Images
Denny Hamlin 2014 NSCS 5-hour ENERGY 400 Race Preview
Posted 05.07.14
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.) Superspeedway in his 300th-career start in the #11 FedEx Express ...FULL STORY »


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