Articles tagged ‘Kentucky Speedway’

Sep 20

2014 NNS 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 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 Kentucky Speedway. Sam Hornish, Jr., will start on the outside pole in second with a qualifying lap speed of 175.690mph, and he will be followed by Brendan Gaughan (175.097mph) starting third, Cale Conley (175.046) fourth and Brian Scott (174.853) starts fifth. Rookie candidate Chris Buescher (174.791mph) qualified sixth, while Elliott Sadler (174.284) starts seventh, Michael McDowell (174.070) eighth, rookie candidate Chase Elliott (173.930) ninth and Regan Smith (173.600) rounding out the top-ten ... 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 Takes Victory In ARCA Racing Series Race At Kentucky Speedway

Brennan Poole Wins At Kentucky Speedway (Photo Credit: ARCA) 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, ... FULL STORY »

2014 NNS 300 Final Practice Session Speeds

2014 NNS Driver Cale Conley - Photo Credit: Rainier Ehrhardt/Getty Images 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, ... FULL STORY »

2014 NNS 300 First Practice Session Speeds

2014 NNS Driver Chris Buescher - Photo Credit: Jonathan Moore/Getty Images 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 ... FULL STORY »

Justin Allison 2014 ARCA Kentucky 150 Race Preview

Justin Allison 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 ... FULL STORY »

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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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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 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 »
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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 »
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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 »
Justin Boston
Justin Boston Revs Up For Double Duty At Kentucky Speedway
Posted 09.18.14
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (September 18, 2014) – Professional stock car driver Justin Boston (“JBoss”) No. 25: ZLOOP Computer & Electronic Recycling Centers –Toyota Camry for Venturini Motorsports] is gearing up to pull double duty this weekend to compete in both the ARCA Racing Series (presented by Menards) and NASCAR Nationwide ...FULL STORY »
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Will Kimmel tops speed charts in busy ARCA open testing at Kentucky Speedway
Posted 09.17.14
(SPARTA, Ky. - September 17, 2014) - It was a tall order but someone had to do it. And that someone was Sellersburg, Indiana's Will Kimmel who topped the ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards speed charts Wednesday in open testing at Kentucky Speedway. It was no small feat ...FULL STORY »
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Will Kimmel Tops ARCA Racing Series Kentucky Speedway Test Session
Posted 09.17.14
SPARTA, Ky. – Will Kimmel had a busy day at Kentucky Speedway Wednesday, getting behind the wheel of three different cars during the ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards open test. Kimmel piloted one of those machines – the No. 69 Messina / Circle Track Magazine Ford, to the fastest speed ...FULL STORY »
Cody Coughlin
Fast Laps Have Cody Coughlin Primed for Kentucky Success
Posted 09.17.14
Delaware, Ohio Native Has a Solid Test for Friday's Event (SPARTA, KY - September 17, 2014) - Cody Coughlin took his first laps around Kentucky Speedway in Sparta, Kentucky on Wednesday in his Venturini Motorsports-prepared No. 55 JEGS Toyota Camry. Those laps were quick ones, as the 18-year-old Joe Gibbs ...FULL STORY »

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