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Nov 19
Wednesday

Hendrick Motorsports Realigns No. 5 Team Personnel

Hendrick Motorsports Francis Named Technical Director, Rodden Returns as Crew Chief CONCORD, N.C. (Nov. 19, 2014) – In preparation for the 2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season and revised rules that affect race car development and on-track testing, Hendrick Motorsports has named Kenny Francis to the new position of vehicle technical director and Keith Rodden as crew chief of the No. 5 Chevrolet SS team of driver Kasey Kahne. The roles take effect immediately. Francis, 44, will oversee organization-wide car design and development with day-to-day management of Hendrick Motorsports’ chassis, body, research and development, on-track testing, vehicle engineering and simulation programs. Reporting to general manager Doug Duchardt, he will serve as the primary liaison between Hendrick Motorsports’ crew chiefs and its vehicle group. Rodden will ... FULL STORY »

Jeff Gordon Slips Into Eliminator Round

Jeff Gordon, driver of the #24 Drive To End Hunger Chevrolet, prepares to drive in practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Sylvania 300 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway on September 20, 2014 in Loudon, New Hampshire. - Photo Credit: Will Schneekloth/Getty Images Over the last few laps of the GEICO 500, Jeff Gordon’s campaign for a possible fifth NASCAR Sprint Cup Series championship hung by a thread as drivers at Talladega swapped positions. Ultimately, Gordon finished 26th, good enough to keep him in ... FULL STORY »

Hendrick Motorsports’ Big One Comes In Form Of Elimination From Chase

Jimmie Johnson, driver of the #48 Lowe's Chevrolet, leads the field during the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series GEICO 500 at Talladega Superspeedway on October 19, 2014 in Talladega, Alabama. - Photo Credit: Sean Gardner/Getty Images Hendrick Motorsports’ Dale Earnhardt Jr., Jimmie Johnson and Kasey Kahne all won NASCAR Sprint Cup Series races in 2014, but they won’t win the championship, after being eliminated from the Chase following Sunday’s GEICO 500 at Talladega (Ala.) Superspeedway. In a ... FULL STORY »

Short Strokes

Clint Bowyer, driver of the No. 15 Pink Lemonade 5Hr Energy benefiting LBBC Toyota, stands in the garage area during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series GEICO 500 at Talladega Superspeedway on October 17, 2014 in Talladega, Alabama. (Photo Credit: Matt Sullivan / Getty Images) Clint Bowyer was fastest in opening NASCAR Sprint Cup Series practice at Talladega, posting a lap at 200.385 mph in the draft, as drivers prepare for the new split-field, short-session qualifying format that will debut at the 2.66-mile speedway on ... FULL STORY »

2014 NSCS Bank of America 500 Q&A with Kasey Kahne

Kasey Kahne, DRIVER of the #5 Pepsi Chevrolet, speaks with the media after practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Bank of America 500 at Charlotte Motor Speedway on October 9, 2014 in Charlotte, North Carolina. - Photo Credit: Tim Bradbury/Getty Images KASEY KAHNE, NO. 5 PEPSI CHEVROLET SS, met with members of the media at Charlotte Motor Speedway and discussed his chances this weekend at Charlotte Motor Speedway, his thoughts on Danica Patrick’s progress this season and many other topics. TALK ABOUT ... FULL STORY »

JR Motorsports and Pinnacle Foods Extend Sponsorship Agreement

JR Motorsports Armour®, Vlasic® and Wish-Bone® brands to be featured on JRM Chevrolets MOORESVILLE, N.C. (Oct. 8, 2014) – JR Motorsports announced today a multi-year sponsorship extension with Pinnacle Foods Inc. that will start with four NASCAR XFINITY Series races in 2015 ... FULL STORY »

Kahne Helps Promote Breast Cancer Awareness At Martinsville Speedway

Martinsville Speedway Logo MARTINSVILLE, Va. (October 1, 2014) – Kasey Kahne is familiar with the curbs in the turns at Martinsville Speedway. He’s raced around them, and sometimes over them, for a decade. Wednesday he got a different view of those curbs as he ... FULL STORY »



2014 NSCS Driver Kasey Kahne (Farmers Insurance) - Photo Credit: Will Schneekloth/Getty Images
Clutch performance, fortune propels Kasey Kahne into Chase Contender Round
Posted 09.29.14
DOVER, Del.–- Kasey Kahne continues to be at his best with his back to the wall this season. The Hendrick Motorsports driver, whose dramatic victory at Atlanta Motor Speedway propelled him into the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup, rallied from multiple laps down to finish 20th in Sunday’s AAA 400 ...FULL STORY »
With the help of Miss Sprint Cup, (l-r) Kasey Kahne, Joe Lunardi and Dick Vitale play the Chase Grid game at the Hard Rock Café in Boston on Wednesday.
It’s Awesome, Baby! Vitale, Lunardi Talk Chase Grid with Kahne
Posted 09.10.14
Championship contender Kasey Kahne breaks down NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Chase Grid with legendary Dick Vitale and bracketology expert Joe Lunardi in Boston BOSTON, Mass. – It was “NASCAR Madness” at the Hard Rock Café on Wednesday, as legendary commentator Dick Vitale brought his unique brand of energy and charisma to the ...FULL STORY »
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Now that the Chase field is set, it’s time to rate the likely winners
Posted 09.07.14
The 26th race of the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season is over, and the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup field is set. We’re about to get our first look at NASCAR’s new Chase format, which features three elimination rounds and a one-race dash for the title in the season ...FULL STORY »
Kasey Kahne, driver of the #5 Farmers Insurance Chevrolet, celebrates in Victory Lane after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Oral-B USA 500 at Atlanta Motor Speedway on August 31, 2014 in Hampton, Georgia. - Photo Credit: Jonathan Moore/Getty Images
Late-race surge at Atlanta puts Kahne in Victory Lane—and in the Chase
Posted 09.01.14
HAMPTON, Ga. – It was Tony Stewart’s return to racing that dominated the headlines before Sunday night’s Oral-B USA 500 at Atlanta Motor Speedway, but it was Kasey Kahne who stole the show—and a berth in the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup. In a race that went 10 laps beyond ...FULL STORY »
Kasey Kahne, driver of the #5 Farmers Insurance Chevrolet, celebrates with a burnout after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Oral-B USA 500 at Atlanta Motor Speedway on August 31, 2014 in Hampton, Georgia. - Photo Credit: Jonathan Moore/Getty Images
2014 NSCS Oral-B USA 500 Race Results & Point Standings
Posted 09.01.14
After a second attempt at a green-white-checkered (flags) dash to the finish, it was Kasey Kahne holding off Matt Kenseth (by 0.574 seconds) to win Sunday night's NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) Oral-B USA 500 at Atlanta Motor Speedway. Kahne, who clinched a spot in the chase for the NSCS championship with his victory, ...FULL STORY »
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Kahne, Edwards and Ambrose Set to Appear Sunday in The Bog presented by Red Cat
Posted 08.04.14
Carl Edwards, Kasey Kahne and Marcos Ambrose to make special appearances during Cheez-It™ 355 at The Glen weekend WATKINS GLEN, NY (August 4, 2014) – NASCAR Sprint Cup Series fan favorites will appear in The Bog presented by Red Cat, on Sunday during Watkins Glen International’s Cheez-It™ 355 at The Glen weekend. Fans who purchase The ...FULL STORY »
NASCAR Driver Kasey Kahne (Farmers Ins.) - Photo Credit: Sean Gardner/Getty Images
2014 NSCS GoBowling.com 400 Q&A with Kasey Kahne
Posted 08.01.14
KASEY KAHNE, NO. 5 FARMERS INSURANCE CHEVROLET SS, met with members of the media and discussed the first practice session, his overall outlook on his chances to secure a victory this weekend at Pocono and many other topics. TALK ABOUT COMING HERE TO POCONO A PLACE YOU HAVE HAD SUCCESS: “I feel ...FULL STORY »
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Kasey Kahne Firing on All Cylinders for WGI
Posted 07.23.14
Hendrick Motorsports driver promotes Cheez-It™ 355 at The Glen during multiple in-market appearances WATKINS GLEN, NY (July 23, 2014) – Kasey Kahne, driver of the No. 5 Chevrolet SS for Hendrick Motorsports, spent his afternoon in the Buffalo area promoting the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series - Cheez-It™ 355 at The Glen.  Making appearances on behalf ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Kasey Kahne (Great Clips) - Photo Credit: Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images
Kasey Kahne 2014 NNS EnjoyIllinois.com 300 Race Preview
Posted 07.16.14
DRIVER: Kasey Kahne / No. 5 Great Clips Chevrolet RACE: EnjoyIllinois.com 300 (200 laps / 300 miles) TRACK: Chicagoland Speedway DATE: Saturday, July 19, 2014 Quotes | Kasey Kahne: “I don’t have a lot of opportunities to run for JRM this year, so when the Chicagoland race became available, I jumped on it. I have ...FULL STORY »


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