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Articles tagged ‘Kentucky Speedway’

Sep 21
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Ryan Reed Finishes 11th at Kentucky Speedway

Ryan Reed (Photo Credit: Brian Lawdermilk / Getty Images) SPARTA, Ky. (Sept. 20, 2014) – Roush Fenway Racing rookie of the year contender Ryan Reed ran a solid race Saturday evening at Kentucky Speedway, improving five positions in the closing 30 laps of the race to cross the finish line 11th in the No. 16 American Diabetes Association Drive to Stop DiabetesSM presented by Lilly Diabetes Ford Mustang. “This team battled hard all day,” said Reed. “We were definitely stronger on the shorter run, so the late race cautions played into our favor. The team worked hard all night, and we had solid pit stops. I was driving as hard as I could to try and get a top-10, but we’ll take 11th.” After a ... FULL STORY »

Ben Rhodes Comes Up Just Short of Victory in Kentucky Speedway Debut

Ben Rhodes (Photo Credit: Todd Warshaw / Getty Images) LOUISVILLE, KY (September 20th, 2014) – In his debut on the 1.5-mile Kentucky Speedway on Friday, September 19th, 17-year-old Louisville, Kentucky, native Ben Rhodes drove his No. 41 Alpha Energy Solutions Chevrolet with Turner Scott Motorsports to the top spot ... FULL STORY »

Thrilling restart gives Brendan Gaughan Nationwide win at Kentucky

Brendan Gaughan, driver of the #62 South Point Chevrolet, celebrates in victory lane after winning the NASCAR Nationwide Series VisitMyrtleBeach.com 300 at Kentucky Speedway on September 20, 2014 in Sparta, Kentucky. - Photo Credit: Daniel Shirey/Getty Images SPARTA, Kentucky - - Brendan Gaughan capitalized on the opportunity to utilize the high line on the final restart of Saturday night’s VisitMyrtleBeach.com 300 at Kentucky Speedway to win his second NASCAR Nationwide Series race of the season. Gaughan, with a ... FULL STORY »

2014 NNS VisitMyrtleBeach.com 300 Race Results & Point Standings

Brendan Gaughan, driver of the #62 South Point Chevrolet, takes the checkered flag to win the NSACAR Nationwide Series VisitMyrtleBeach.com 300 at Kentucky Speedway on September 20, 2014 in Sparta, Kentucky. - Photo Credit: Andy Lyons/Getty Images In the closing laps of Saturday night's NASCAR Nationwide Series (NNS) VisitMyrtleBeach.com 300 at Kentucky Speedway, it was Brendan Gaughan taking the highline to pass the leaders, and keeping the lead at the drop of the checkered flag. This was Gaughan's ... FULL STORY »

2014 NNS VisitMyrtleBeach.com 300 Starting Lineup

2014 NNS Driver Ty Dillon on track in the No. 3 Bass Pro Shops/Tracker Boats Chevrolet Camaro - Photo Credit: Daniel Shirey/Getty Images NASCAR Nationwide Series (NNS) Rookie of the Year (ROTY) candidate, Ty Dillon - with a qualifying lap speed of 175.690mph, captured the pole for tonight's VisitMyrtleBeach.com 300 at Kentucky Speedway. This was Dillon's second series pole of the 2014 season, his ... FULL STORY »

Late-Race Incident Relegates Ben Rhodes to a 27th-Place Finish

Ben Rhodes (Photo Credit: Todd Warshaw / Getty Images) SPARTA, Ky. (September 20, 2014) - In his second-career ARCA Racing Series start, and first race at Kentucky Speedway, Ben Rhodes and the No. 41 Alpha Energy Solutions team showed early speed. After laying down the sixth-quickest lap in ... FULL STORY »

Cody Coughlin Posts His Best Finish in ARCA’s ZLOOP 150 at Kentucky

Cody Coughlin Joe Gibbs Development Driver Finishes Fourth in his 10th Start (SPARTA, KY - September 20, 2014) - Cody Coughlin posted his best finish to date in the ARCA Racing Series on Friday night with a fourth place finish in the ... FULL STORY »



Brennan Poole Wins At Kentucky Speedway (Photo Credit: ARCA)
Brennan Poole Takes Victory In ARCA Racing Series Race At Kentucky Speedway
Posted 09.19.14
Brennan Poole’s ARCA Racing Series victory Friday night at Kentucky Speedway was special. After struggling with the handling of the No. 15 Zaxby’s Toyota Camry during the day, pit strategy proved to be his saving grace that earned The Woodlands, Texas native his sixth career ARCA Racing Series presented by ...FULL STORY »
2014 NNS Driver Cale Conley - Photo Credit: Rainier Ehrhardt/Getty Images
2014 NNS VisitMyrtleBeach.com 300 Final Practice Session Speeds
Posted 09.19.14
Cale Conley finished out the day Friday in the NASCAR Nationwide Series (NNS) at Kentucky Speedway with the fastest lap speed of 175.404mph, during the final practice session for Saturday night's VisitMyrtleBeach.com 300. Second fastest with a lap speed of 175.239mph, was Trevor Bayne, and he was followed by Brian Scott ...FULL STORY »
2014 NNS Driver Chris Buescher - Photo Credit: Jonathan Moore/Getty Images
2014 NNS VisitMyrtleBeach.com 300 First Practice Session Speeds
Posted 09.19.14
NASCAR Nationwide Series (NNS) Rookie of the Year (ROTY) candidate, Chris Buescher, with a lap speed of 174.701mph, was the quickest during Friday's first VisitMyrtleBeach.com 300 practice session at Kentucky Speedway. Brian Scott was second quickest in the session with a lap speed of 173.980mph, and was followed by Brendan Gaughan ...FULL STORY »
Justin Allison
Justin Allison 2014 ARCA Kentucky 150 Race Preview
Posted 09.18.14
Team BCR Racing: Kentucky Post Test and Pre-Race Notes and Quotes: Justin Allison… Driver of the No. 88 HaVACoSales.com Ford Fusion for Team BCR Racing turned his first laps at Kentucky Speedway yesterday during the ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards open test. The test marks the first time Allison has been ...FULL STORY »
Carlos Contreras (Photo Credit: Jerry Markland / Getty Images)
Carlos Contreras; Rick Ware Racing Continue Bid To 100 At Kentucky Speedway
Posted 09.18.14
SPARTA, Kentucky (September 18, 2014) - - Carlos Contreras, the first Hispanic-born NASCAR driver continues his bid towards 100 career National Series starts this weekend at Kentucky Speedway in Saturday night’s VisitMyrtleBeach.com 300. Contreras returns to Rick Ware Racing for the ninth time this season, following his last race at ...FULL STORY »
2014 NNS Driver Jeffrey Earnhardt (JD Motorsports) - Photo Credit: Brian Lawdermilk/Getty Images
Jeffrey Earnhardt Back In Kentucky
Posted 09.18.14
SPARTA, Ky. – Jeffrey Earnhardt returns to Kentucky Speedway this weekend hoping to improve on his finish in the Nationwide Series race earlier this year. Earnhardt finished 23rd in June at Kentucky. “It’s a track I like,” Earnhardt said of the 1.5-mile facility. “We ran well there in June but didn’t ...FULL STORY »
Landon Cassill (Photo Credit: Jerry Markland / Getty Images)
Landon Cassill Rolls Into Kentucky Speedway
Posted 09.18.14
SPARTA, Ky. – Landon Cassill will look to continue his strong recent runs in the Nationwide Series in Saturday’s VisitMyrtleBeach.com 300 at Kentucky Speedway. Cassill has finished in the top 16 in seven of the past 10 Nationwide races. He was 16th last week at Chicagoland Speedway. Earlier this season, Cassill scored ...FULL STORY »
Grant Enfinger
Grant Enfinger 2014 ARCA Kentucky 150 Race Preview
Posted 09.18.14
Grant Enfinger No. 90 Motor Honey / Casite / Allegiant Travel Chevrolet This Week's GMS Racing’s Chevrolet at Kentucky Speedway ... Grant Enfinger will pilot chassis No. 200 in the ZLOOP 150 at Kentucky Speedway. This GMS Racing chassis has unloaded three times this season for GMS Racing: at Michigan International ...FULL STORY »
Frank Kimmel (Photo Credit: Automobile Racing Club of America)
Frank Kimmel 2014 ARCA Kentucky 150 Race Preview
Posted 09.18.14
FRANK KIMMEL NO. 44 ANSELL-MENARDS TOYOTA CAMRY ARCA RACING SERIES PRESENTED BY MENARDS KENTUCKY SPEEDWAY FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 19, 2014 KIMMEL AT KENTUCKY: Friday’s ZLOOP 150 will mark Frank Kimmel’s 21st career ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards start at Kentucky Speedway. In his previous 20 starts, Kimmel has recorded 4 wins (’01-’02, ’05), 11 ...FULL STORY »


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