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Sep 12
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Jeb Burton to Make NASCAR Nationwide Series Debut at Kentucky Speedway

2013 NCWTS Driver and Series Sunoco Rookie of the Year Contender, Jeb Burton - Photo Credit: erry Markland/Getty Images MOORESVILLE, N.C. (September 12, 2013) - Jeb Burton will make his NASCAR Nationwide Series (NNS) debut in the No. 34 Arrowhead Camaro at Kentucky Speedway on Saturday, September 21. The driver of the No. 4 Arrowhead Chevrolet Silverado for Turner Scott Motorsports (TSM) is currently competing for the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) championship. A native of South Boston, Virginia, the 21-year-old Sunoco Rookie of the Year contender currently sits fourth highest in the NCWTS Driver Point Standings. In just fifteen starts, Burton's continued to prove himself on the track, earning one win and four Keystone Light Pole Awards so far this season. "I'm really thankful for this opportunity," said Burton. "I can't thank Arrowhead enough for their ... FULL STORY »

Joey Coulter: Hopes dirt track experience will help him “soil” the competition

Joey Coulter (Photo Credit: Jamey Price/ Getty Images North America) MOORESVILLE, N.C. (July 22, 2013) - Joey Coulter, driver of the No. 18 Darrell Gwynn Foundation Toyota Tundra, will make history on Wednesday night when the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) makes its debut on dirt in The ... FULL STORY »

Mike Bliss Hangs on to 19th at Rain Shortened Feed the Children 300

2013 NNS Driver Mike Bliss - Photo Credit: Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images Mooresville, NC (July 1, 2013) – Coming off a discouraging finish at Road America, Mike Bliss and his No. 19 TriStar Motorsports crew worked feverishly at the Bluegrass State’s fastest 1.5-mile oval. At the start of the race Bliss knew ... FULL STORY »

Black Cloud Over Max Gresham at Kentucky Speedway

2013 NCWTS Driver Max Gresham - Photo Credit: Todd Warshaw/Getty Images "A 31st-place Finish in Thursday's UNOH 225 for Gresham" Denver, N.C. (June 30, 2013) - When dark clouds ominously obscured the sky at the Kentucky Speedway on Wednesday afternoon as the Eddie Sharp Racing (ESR) team unloaded the No. 8 Made ... FULL STORY »

Richard Childress Racing 2013 NSCS Quaker State 400 Post-Race Reports

Richard Childress Racing Logo Quaker State 400 Kentucky Speedway Sunday, June 30, 2013 Race Highlights: Richard Childress Racing teammates finished 10th (Kevin Harvick), 19th (Jeff Burton) and 30th (Paul Menard) in the Quaker State 400. Following the event at Kentucky Speedway, Harvick remains fourth in the NASCAR ... FULL STORY »

Late-Race Restart Foils Top-10 Finish for Newman

2013 NSCS Ryan Newman (Quicken Loans) in Car - Photo Credit: Nick Laham/Getty Images Quicken Loans Driver Places 14th at Kentucky Date: June 30, 2013 Event: Kentucky 400 (Round 17 of 36) Series: NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Location: Kentucky Speedway in Sparta (1.5-mile oval) Start/Finish: 7th/14th (Running, completed 267 of 267 laps) Point Standing: 18th (448 points, 162 out of ... FULL STORY »

Stewart Finishes 20th at Kentucky

2013 NSCS Driver Tony Stewart in the garage - Photo Credit Jerry Markland/Getty Images Tony StewarBass Pro Shops/Tracker Boats Driver Endures Up-and-Down Day Date: June 30, 2013 Event: Kentucky 400 (Round 17 of 36) Series: NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Location: Kentucky Speedway in Sparta (1.5-mile oval) Start/Finish: 25th/20th (Running, completed 267 of 267 laps) Point Standing: 16th (457 points, 153 ... FULL STORY »



2013 NSCS Driver Jamie McMurray in the No. 1 Hellmans Chevrolet SS - Photo Credit: Todd Warshaw/Getty Images
Jamie McMurray Leads Team Chevy at Kentucky Speedway
Posted 06.30.13
Five Team Chevy Drivers in the Top-10 SPARTA, Kentucky (June 30, 2013) – Jamie McMurray, No. 1 Hellman’s Chevrolet SS, recovered from early issues to finish second in today’s Quaker State 400 NASCAR Sprint Cup series race at Kentucky Speedway.  McMurray, who rallied from a mid-race tire problem, had one of the ...FULL STORY »
2013 NSCS Driver Kurt Busch inside the No. 78 Furniture Row Chevrolet - Photo Credit: Todd Warshaw/Getty Images
Kurt Busch Rallies to 6th-Place Finish in Kentucky
Posted 06.30.13
SPARTA, Ky. (June 30, 2013) – Another late-race rally by Kurt Busch boosted the Furniture Row Racing driver to a sixth-place finish in Sunday’s rain-delayed Quaker State 400. The Sprint Cup Series race, originally scheduled for Saturday night, was postponed due to wet weather at Kentucky Speedway. The result was Busch’s ...FULL STORY »
2013 NSCS Danica Patrick - Photo Credit: Chris Graythen/Getty Images
Patrick Finishes 23rd at Kentucky Speedway
Posted 06.30.13
GoDaddy Driver Continues Sprint Cup Series Education Date: June 30, 2013 Event: Kentucky 400 (Round 17 of 36) Series: NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Location: Kentucky Speedway in Sparta (1.5-mile oval) Start/Finish: 29th/23rd (Running, completed 267 of 267 laps) Point Standing: 27th (313 points, 297 out of first, 166 behind 10th) Winner: Matt Kenseth of Joe Gibbs Racing ...FULL STORY »
Matt Kenseth, driver of the #20 Dollar General Toyota, celebrates in Victory Lane after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Quaker State 400 at Kentucky Speedway on June 30, 2013 in Sparta, Kentucky. - Photo Credit: Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images
Gutsy Late Pit Stop Fuels Kenseth’s NSCS Quaker State 400 Kentucky Speedway
Posted 06.30.13
SPARTA, Ky. - Matt Kenseth corralled his first Kentucky Speedway NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) victory by gaining the race lead on a fuel-only pit stop with 23 laps remaining and raced away to a 0.699 of a second victory in the Quaker State 400 presented by Advance Auto Parts. Kenseth registers ...FULL STORY »
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Toyota Racing 2013 NSCS Quaker State 400 Post-Race Recaps
Posted 06.30.13
Camry driver Matt Kenseth was victorious in Sunday's rain-delayed NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) race at Kentucky Speedway. The victory is also Kenseth's 28th career win and his fourth of the season -- the most of any driver to date this year. He also won at Las Vegas Motor Speedway (March), Kansas ...FULL STORY »
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Team Chevy 2013 NSCS Quaker State 400 Post-Race Recaps
Posted 06.30.13
JAMIE MCMURRAY, NO. 1 HELLMANN’S CHEVROLET SS – FINISHED SECOND ON HIS RACE AND RUN THAT GOT SECOND PLACE FINISH: "Yes, it was a really good day for us. I wasn't sure after Happy Hour what we had. We've had really quick cars for the last two months, and have not been ...FULL STORY »
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Ford Racing 2013 NSCS Quaker State 400 Post-Race Recaps
Posted 06.30.13
JOEY LOGANO, No. 22 Shell Pennzoil Ford Fusion (Finished 4th) – “I felt like we were good enough to win for a little bit. I thought we were as good as the 20 or even better. It is all about getting the clean air. It was hard to pass out ...FULL STORY »
Matt Kenseth, driver of the #20 Dollar General Toyota, celebrates in Victory Lane after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Quaker State 400 at Kentucky Speedway on June 30, 2013 in Sparta, Kentucky. - Photo Credit: Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images
2013 NSCS Quaker State 400 Race Results
Posted 06.30.13
After a day-delay due to rain on Saturday, the 2013 NSCS Quaker State 400 at Kentucky Speedway got underway on Sunday, and  what was looking to be a dominate day by Jimmie Johnson (who led the most laps - 182 out or 267)  ended with Matt Kenseth becoming the first ...FULL STORY »
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Kentucky Speedway’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Quaker State 400 Postponed to June 30
Posted 06.30.13
SPARTA, Ky. - Kentucky Speedway's NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Quaker State 400 has been postponed to Sunday, June 30 at noon due to unwelcome and persistent rain showers. All tickets, credentials and parking passes will be honored. Parking lots will open at 8 a.m.and all speedway gates will open at 10 a.m. Tickets remain available and will ...FULL STORY »


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