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Articles tagged ‘Kentucky Speedway’

Jun 30
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Kentucky Speedway Put Joey Coulter through his Paces Finishing in 12th place

Joey Coulter (Photo Credit: Sean Gardner / Getty Images) After competing in the top ten for the majority of the UNOH 225 at Kentucky Speedway on June 26, Joey Coulter drove the GMS Racing No. 21 Allegiant Travel / Vertx Chevrolet Silverado to a 12th-place finish at the 1.5-mile speedway. Coulter started the No. 21 Allegiant Travel / Vertx Chevrolet Silverado from the ninth position and charged to the seventh spot by Lap 20 before settling in to that position. Coulter focused on hitting his marks and keeping the team informed of how his No. 21 Silverado was handling - reporting that the track was greasy. The six caution periods throughout the 150-lap event prevented the 24-year-old driver from advancing through the ranks as the truck suffered in traffic ... FULL STORY »

Max Gresham Captures 11th place Finish at Kentucky Speedway

No. 23 AmWINS Group Inc. Chevrolet Silverado (Photo Credit: Christian Petersen / Getty Images) Max Gresham, driver of the No. 23 AmWINS Group Inc. Chevrolet Silverado, scored an 11th place finish in Thursday night's UNOH 225 at Kentucky Speedway in his second start for GMS Racing this season. Gresham started 13th and had his ... FULL STORY »

Eric McClure Posts 24th-place Finish at Kentucky Speedway

Eric McClure (Photo Credit: Getty Images) Sparta, KY (June 27, 2014)- Coming off a 20th-place finish at Road America, Eric McClure and the No. 14 Hefty®/Reynolds Wrap® team headed to Kentucky Speedway to compete in Friday night's John R. Elliott HERO Campaign 300. Despite qualifying 31st, ... FULL STORY »

TriStar Motorsports (Mike Bliss / Blake Koch / Eric McClure) 2014 NNS John R. Elliott HERO Campaign 300 Post Race Reports

TriStar Motorsports Sparta, KY (June 28, 2014) - The TriStar Motorsports teams are heading home after a long, successful week at Kentucky Speedway. All three teams took part in the NASCAR Nationwide Series test session on Wednesday. Below are the post ... FULL STORY »

Brad Keselowski wins from the pole at Kentucky Speedway

Brad Keselowski, driver of the #2 Miller Lite Ford, celebrates in Victory Lane after winning 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: Sean Gardner/Getty Images Sometimes the fastest car doesn’t always win. Tonight, at Kentucky Speedway, it did. Battling back from varying pit stop strategies, Brad Keselowski climbed six positions over the final 47 laps to pick up his second win of the season in dominating ... FULL STORY »

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 ... 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
Team Chevy 2014 NSCS Quaker State 400 Post-Race Recaps
Posted 06.29.14
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 big gain for us and our Caterpillar Chevrolet. All the ...FULL STORY »
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
2014 NSCS Quaker State 400 Race Results & Point Standings
Posted 06.28.14
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 400. Keselowski, who started on the pole, led a dominant ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Austin Dillon - Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images
Austin Dillon’s Late Race Surge to a Top-10 Finish
Posted 06.28.14
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 the track for opening practice on Thursday morning, Austin Dillon ...FULL STORY »
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
Winless Matt Kenseth Hopes To Defend Kentucky Title; Plus Saturday Kentucky Notebook
Posted 06.28.14
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 No. 20 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota Camry had won three ...FULL STORY »
2014 NNS Driver Kyle Larson - Photo Credit: Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images
Frustrating Night Still Ends in Top-10 Finish for Kyle Larson
Posted 06.28.14
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 got started in the right way, as the California native ...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 »


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