Articles tagged ‘Kentucky Speedway’

Sep 22

Frank Kimmel Leaves Kentucky with 11th-Place Finish

Frank Kimmel (Photo Credit: Automobile Racing Club of America) SPARTA, Ky. (September 22, 2014) – With just two ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards races left on the 2014 schedule and a battle for third-place in the championship point standings, Frank Kimmel and his Win-Tron Racing team looked to Friday night’s race at Kentucky Speedway to make up ground and points on their competition. After a full day of practice and qualifying at the 1.5-mile oval, the Ansell-Menards Toyota never quite had enough speed and Kimmel crossed the finish line in the 11th position. “My Win-Tron Racing team worked hard all day,” said Kimmel after the race. “Our Ansell-Menards Toyota was actually pretty good during the race, a little tight at times. We just didn’t seem to have ... FULL STORY »

Sam Hornish Jr. and Monster Energy 30th at Kentucky Speedway

2014 NNS Driver Sam Hornish Jr (Monster) - Photo Credit: Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images Late-Race Accident Sidelines Joe Gibbs Racing No. 54 Team Date: September 20, 2014 Event: 300, Race 27 of 33 Series: NASCAR Nationwide ... FULL STORY »

Trevor Bayne Gets Top-15 Finish In Kentucky

Trevor Bayne (Photo Credit: Jerry Markland / Getty Images) SPARTA, Ky. (September 20, 2014) – Trevor Bayne, driver of the No. 6 AdvoCare Ford Mustang, was battling for position inside the top 10 late in Saturday evening’s NASCAR Nationwide Series (NNS) event at Kentucky Speedway before sustaining damage ... FULL STORY »

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 ... 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 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 300 at Kentucky Speedway to win his second NASCAR Nationwide Series race of the season. Gaughan, with a ... FULL STORY »

2014 NNS 300 Race Results & Point Standings

Brendan Gaughan, driver of the #62 South Point Chevrolet, takes the checkered flag to win the NSACAR Nationwide Series 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) 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 Driver Ty Dillon on track in the No. 3 Bass Pro Shops/Tracker Boats Chevrolet Camaro - Photo Credit: Daniel Shirey/Getty Images
2014 NNS 300 Starting Lineup
Posted 09.20.14
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 300 at Kentucky Speedway. This was Dillon's second series pole of the 2014 season, his second series career pole and his first series pole at ...FULL STORY »
Ben Rhodes (Photo Credit: Todd Warshaw / Getty Images)
Late-Race Incident Relegates Ben Rhodes to a 27th-Place Finish
Posted 09.20.14
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 the day's only practice session, the 17-year-old qualified 5th for ...FULL STORY »
Cody Coughlin
Cody Coughlin Posts His Best Finish in ARCA’s ZLOOP 150 at Kentucky
Posted 09.20.14
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 ZLOOP 150 at Kentucky Speedway in Sparta, Kentucky. He ...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 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 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 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 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 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 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 »

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