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Jun 29
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Ty Dillon Leads Laps and Earns Top-Five Finish at Kentucky Speedway

Ty Dillon - Photo Credit: Patrick McDermott / Getty Images for NASCAR Ty Dillon and Richard Childress Racing's No. 3 Bass Pro Shops Chevrolet team battled their way through Thursday evening's NASCAR Camping World Truck Series field to finish third in the UNOH 225 at Kentucky Speedway. Although the Sunoco Rookie of the Year contender qualified fourth, the RCR team was forced to change engines during final practice on Thursday afternoon, sending Dillon to the back of the field for the start of the 150-lap race. Dillon took the green-flag from the tail-end of the field and drove into the top 20 within the first 10 laps of the race despite battling a loose-handling condition on the No. 3 Bass Pro Shops Chevrolet. Routine chassis adjustments throughout the event provided little relief ... FULL STORY »

Tim George Jr. Finishes 24th at Kentucky Speedway Following Late Race Incident

Tim George Jr. and the No. 2 Applebee's/Potomac Family Dining Group Chevrolet team settled for a 24th-place finish in the UNOH 225 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at Kentucky Speedway after being involved in a late-race accident Thursday evening. ... FULL STORY »

2012 NSCS Quaker State 400 Q&A with Ford Racing Driver Matt Kenseth

Matt Kenseth - Photo Credit: Geoff Burke/Getty Images for NASCAR Matt Kenseth, driver of the No. 17 Fifth Third Ford Fusion, spoke with members of the media Friday, his first time at a race track since announcing his decision to leave Roush Fenway Racing at the end of the 2012 ... FULL STORY »

2012 NNS Feed the Children 300 Final Practice Session Speeds

Brad Keselowski Driver of the No. 22 Discount Tire Dodge Challenger R/T - Photo Credit: Brad Keselowski Racing The 2010 NASCAR Nationwide Series champion, Brad Keselowski, with a lap speed of 174.295 mph, was the fastest during the final Feed the Children 300 at Kentucky Speedway. Sunoco Rookie of the Year contender, Austin Dillon, with a lap speed of ... FULL STORY »

RAM NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Kentucky Speedway Post Race Notes & Quotes

RAM Logo Thursday, June 28, 2012 RAM PR Kentucky Speedway NASCAR Camping World Truck Series UNOH 225 Post-Race Quotes http://twitter.com/teamdodge www.drivesrt.com Brad Keselowski (No. 19 Brad Keselowski’s Checkered Flag Foundation RAM) Finished 2nd YOU HAD A SPIRITED BATTLE IN THE CLOSING LAPS WITH TY DILLON. “He was doing a good ... FULL STORY »

Buescher Brings the NCWTS Heat in a Convincing UNOH 225 Kentucky Speedway Victory

James Buescher, driver of the #31 Exide Batteries Chevrolet, crosses the finish line to win the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series UNOH 225 at Kentucky Speedway on June 28, 2012 in Sparta, Kentucky. (Photo by Tyler Barrick/Getty Images for NASCAR) Turner Motorsports driver collects his second career Kentucky Speedway victory SPARTA, Ky. – James Buescher brought the heat on a steamy Kentucky Speedway night and scored his first NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) victory at the facility by leading 119 of ... FULL STORY »

Toyota NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Kentucky Speedway Post Race Notes & Quotes

Toyota Motorsports Logo TOYOTA NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) Post-Race Notes & Quotes Kentucky Speedway - June 28, 2012 - Tundra driver Matt Crafton (fourth) was the top-finishing Toyota driver in Thursday evening's NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) race at Kentucky Speedway. - Crafton started ... FULL STORY »



James Buescher in Victory Lane - (Photo by Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images)
2012 NCWTS UNOH 225 Race Results
Posted 06.28.12
James Buescher became the first two-time winner in the 2012 NCWTS season, as he wins the UNOH 225 at Kentucky Speedway on Thursday night. Buescher, who started off the season by winning in the series first race of the season at Daytona, also received his second series career win and was ...FULL STORY »
Ricky Stenhouse Cockpit - Photo Credit: Justin Edmonds / Getty Images for NASCAR
2012 NNS Feed the Children 300 Q&A with Ford Racing Driver Ricky Stenhouse, Jr.
Posted 06.28.12
Ricky Stenhouse Jr. met with media members Thursday afternoon to talk about his crazy week, finding out he would be elevated to a full time Cup ride in 2013. A partial transcript of his media availability, including responses to questions pertaining to his move to Cup racing in 2013 follows: TALK ...FULL STORY »
Kevin Harvick with RCR Team Owner Richard Childress - Photo Credit: Tom Pennington/Getty Images for NASCAR
2012 NSCS Quaker State 400 Q&A with Team Chevy Driver Kevin Harvick
Posted 06.28.12
KEVIN HARVICK, NO. 29 BUDWEISER FOLDS OF HONOR CHEVROLET met with members of the media at Kentucky Speedway and discussed the recent struggles of the No. 29 Chevrolet team, running double duty this weekend and the challenges of practicing during the day; racing at night and other topics.  TALK ABOUT YOUR ...FULL STORY »
2012 NNS Cole Whitt - Photo Credit: Rainier Ehrhardt/Getty Images for NASCAR
2012 NNS Feed the Children 300 First Practice Session Speeds
Posted 06.28.12
NNS Rookie of the Year contender, Cole Whitt, with a lap speed of 170.320 mph, was the fastest during the first Feed the Children 300 practice session at Kentucky Speedway. Second fastest was Kurt Busch with a lap speed of 169.454 mph, and he was followed by Brad Keselowski (169.051 mph) ...FULL STORY »
Denny Hamlin - Photo Credit: Rob Carr/Getty Images for NASCAR
Denny Hamlin 2012 NSCS Quaker State 400 Race Preview
Posted 06.28.12
EXPRESS NOTES: Sonoma Recap: Denny Hamlin finished 35th in Sunday’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race on the road course in Sonoma, Calif., following an on-track incident and broken suspension, forced to retire after 98 of 110 laps in the event won by Clint Bowyer. Hamlin was spun from behind in ...FULL STORY »
Matt Crafton Pole Award - Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images for NASCAR
2012 NCWTS UNOH 225 Starting Lineup
Posted 06.28.12
Matt Crafton, with a qualifying lap speed of 173.288 mph, captured the 2012 NCWTS UNOH 225 Keystone Light Pole Award at Kentucky Speedway. This was Crafton's first series pole of the 2012 season, his seventh series career pole and his first series pole at Kentucky Speedway. Starting on the outside pole in ...FULL STORY »
TMone
Business Process Outsourcing Firm TMone Drives Jobs in the USA with Tommy Baldwin Racing at Kentucky Speedway
Posted 06.28.12
David Reutimann will drive the No. 10 Outsourcing in the USA @TMone Chevrolet in the Quaker State 400 SPARTA, Ky.(June 28, 2012) – TMone, a Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) firm and leader in driving new jobs in South Dakota and Iowa, is jumping on board with Tommy Baldwin Racing (TBR) and ...FULL STORY »
2012 NSCS Brad Keselowski in Car - Photo Credit: Tom Pennington/Getty Images
2012 NSCS Quaker State 400 Q&A with SRT Motorsports (Dodge) Driver Brad Keselowski
Posted 06.28.12
Brad Keselowski (No. 2 Miller Lite Dodge Charger R/T) YOU ARE RUNNING ALL THREE RACES HERE AT KENTUCKY SPEEDWAY THIS WEEKEND. IS THIS THE FIRST TIME YOU’VE DONE THAT? “Second time. I can’t remember where the other place was. You know there certainly would have been easier weekends to do that.” YOU ...FULL STORY »
David Gilliland - Front Row Motorsports
Gilliland Returns to Site of First NASCAR Victory
Posted 06.28.12
Hopes for More Magic at Kentucky Statesville, N.C. (June 28, 2012) -- Few expected David Gilliland to win the NASCAR Nationwide Series race on Saturday, June 17, 2006 at Kentucky Speedway. However, on that historic evening, Gilliland took home a win that forever changed the course of his career. This weekend, ...FULL STORY »


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