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Jun 29
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Ford Racing 2014 NSCS Quaker State 400 Post-Race Recaps

Ford Racing Logo ARIC ALMIROLA – No. 43 Eckrich Ford Fusion – “The first wreck one of those lapped cars spun in front of us and when he spun he lit up his rear tires and made a huge smoke cloud.  My spotter, Tyler, was telling me to go high and I was kind of in the middle of the race track to see what he was gonna do and at the last minute he was like, ‘Go high, go high,’ so I veered high and McMurray was out there.  I honestly had no idea he was out there and I ran into him, so I feel horrible because our Eckrich Ford Fusion was decent.  We weren’t where we wanted to be, but we were a solid ... FULL STORY »

Toyota Racing 2014 NSCS Quaker State 400 Post-Race Recaps

Toyota Racing Logo Kyle Busch (second) was the first Toyota driver to the finish line in Saturday night’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) race at Kentucky Speedway. Brad Keselowski was the race-winner in the 267 lap, 400 mile event at the 1.5-mile oval in the ‘Bluegrass ... FULL STORY »

Team Chevy 2014 NSCS Quaker State 400 Post-Race Recaps

Team Chevy RYAN NEWMAN, NO. 31 CATERPILLAR CHEVROLET SS – FINISHED 3RD THIS IS YOUR BEST RUN OF THE YEAR. KNOW YOU WANTED TO WIN THIS THING, BUT DOES 3RD PLACE PUT A SMILE ON YOUR FACE AT THE END OF THE NIGHT? “It’s a ... FULL STORY »

2014 NSCS Quaker State 400 Race Results & Point Standings

Brad Keselowski, driver of the #2 Miller Lite Ford, leads a pack of cars during the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Quaker State 400 presented by Advance Auto Parts at Kentucky Speedway on June 28, 2014 in Sparta, Kentucky. - Photo Credit: Rainier Ehrhardt/Getty Images Brad Keselowski may have come up short Thursday night and Friday night at Kentucky Speedway in the NASCAR Camping World Truck & Nationwide Series races, but that wasn't the case in Saturday night's NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) Quaker State ... FULL STORY »

Austin Dillon’s Late Race Surge to a Top-10 Finish

2014 NSCS Driver Austin Dillon - Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images Kernersville, NC (June 28th, 2014) Austin Dillon and the No.20 Qore-24 Antibacterial Hand Purifier Chevrolet team worked together with one common goal in Thursday night's UNOH 225 at Kentucky Speedway. When the NASCAR Camping World Truck series took to ... FULL STORY »

Winless Matt Kenseth Hopes To Defend Kentucky Title; Plus Saturday Kentucky Notebook

Matt Kenseth, driver of the #20 Dollar General Toyota, left, talks with crew chief Jason Ratcliff in the garage area - Photo Credit: Jeff Curry/Getty Images Saturday Kentucky Speedway Notebook Winless Matt Kenseth Hopes To Defend Kentucky Title: It’s hard to imagine that Joe Gibbs Racing’s Matt Kenseth enters tonight’s Quaker State 400 presented by Advance Auto Parts winless. At this point last year, the driver of the ... FULL STORY »

Frustrating Night Still Ends in Top-10 Finish for Kyle Larson

2014 NNS Driver Kyle Larson - Photo Credit: Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images SPARTA, Ky. (June 28, 2014) - In his third-career NASCAR Nationwide Series (NNS) start at Kentucky Speedway, Kyle Larson brought home a top-10 finish in his No. 42 Cartwheel Chevrolet after battling handling issues throughout the 200-lap race. Larson's night ... FULL STORY »



NASCAR Driver Trevor Bayne (AdvoCare) - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images
Trevor Bayne Records Sixth-Straight Top-15 Finish At Kentucky
Posted 06.28.14
SPARTA, KY. (June 27, 2014) – Trevor Bayne, driver of the No. 6 AdvoCare Ford Mustang earned his sixth-consecutive Kentucky Speedway finish inside the top 15 on Friday evening in the NASCAR Nationwide Series (NNS) event, coming home in the 15th position. The night wasn’t incident free however; as contact ...FULL STORY »
2014 NNS Driver Ryan Reed - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images
Ryan Reed Finishes 17th in First Start at Kentucky Speedway
Posted 06.28.14
SPARTA, Ky. (June 28, 2014) – Roush Fenway Racing rookie Ryan Reed made his first NASCAR Nationwide Series (NNS) start at Kentucky Speedway Friday night under the lights. The driver of the No. 16 American Diabetes Association Drive to Stop DiabetesSM presented by Lilly Diabetes Ford Mustang had a ...FULL STORY »
Chase Pistone
Engine Woes End Night Early in the Bluegrass State for Chase Pistone
Posted 06.28.14
Kernersville, N.C. (June 27, 2014) - With two runs under his belt in 2014 with NTS Motorsports in the No.9 Chevrolet Silverado in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series, Chase Pistone looked to make his first ever start on a mile and a half racetrack at Kentucky Speedway in ...FULL STORY »
Dylan Kwasniewski
Dylan Kwasniewski Impressive in His Kentucky Debut
Posted 06.28.14
SPARTA, Ky. (June 28, 2014) - Coming into the race on Friday night, Dylan Kwasniewski wanted to learn his way around the bumpy Kentucky Speedway and come home with good finish. Kwasniewski and his Rockstar Energy Drink team did just that, finishing 11th for Turner Scott Motorsports (TSM) at the ...FULL STORY »
Jeb Burton (Photo Credit: Robert Laberge / Getty Images)
Racing Incident Leads To 27th-Place Finish For Jeb Burton In Kentucky
Posted 06.28.14
Sparta, KY. (June 26, 2014) - Jeb Burton and the No. 13 Estes team were confident entering Thursday night's UNOH 225 at Kentucky Speedway following two top-10 runs in the dual NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) practice sessions and a track-best third-place qualifying effort. Unfortunately, the ThorSport Racing driver ...FULL STORY »
Brian Scott (Photo Credit: Christian Petersen / Getty Images)
Brian Scott Collects Seventh Top-10 Finish of Season at Kentucky Speedway
Posted 06.28.14
Brian Scott and the No. 2 Shore Lodge Chevrolet Camaro team started the John R. Elliott Hero Campaign 300 presented by Driver Sober or Get Pulled Over in the fifth position at Kentucky Speedway. In the opening laps of the 300-mile race, Scott struggled to find front grip on his ...FULL STORY »
Ty Dillon (Photo Credit: Sean Gardner / Getty Images)
Ty Dillon Finishes Seventh at Kentucky Speedway
Posted 06.28.14
Ty Dillon drove the No. 3 Alsco / Red Kap Chevrolet Camaro to a seventh-place finish Friday night in the John R. Elliott Hero Campaign 300, recording the team's 11th top-10 finish of the season. Dillon, who qualified eighth earlier in the afternoon, gave his team confidence by running inside ...FULL STORY »
Paul Menard (Photo Credit: Sean Gardner / Getty Images)
Paul Menard Finishes Fourth at Kentucky Speedway
Posted 06.28.14
Paul Menard drove Richard Childress Racing's No. 33 Libman / Menards Chevrolet Camaro to a fourth-place finish in Friday's 300-mile event at Kentucky Speedway. The Eau Claire, Wis., driver started third and raced in the top three for 81 laps of competition. During the second caution of the night, Nick ...FULL STORY »
James Buescher, No. 99 Toyota Motor Manufacturing, Kentucky Inc. Toyota Camry
James Buescher Used Pit-Strategy En route to 14th-Place Finish at Kentucky Speedway
Posted 06.28.14
SPARTA, Ky. (June 28, 2014)- The RAB Racing No. 99 Toyota Motor Manufacturing, Kentucky Inc. (TMMK) team came into Friday night's race at Kentucky Speedway with a little extra motivation to perform in front of many Georgetown, Kentucky's Toyota team members. James Buescher placed the No. 99 TMMK Camry ...FULL STORY »


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