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Alex Bowman Defends Last Season’s Win at Kansas; Chris Buescher Becomes 30th ARCA Racing Series Champion

Alex Bowman wins 2012 ARCA Racing Series Kansas Lottery 98.9 (KANSAS CITY, Kan.) - The scene for the 2012 ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards season finale at Kansas Speedway resembled the setting one year ago at the track, when Alex Bowman won his second career start and Chris Buescher wrapped up the Hoosier Tire Superspeedway Challenge on his way to winning top rookie honors one week later. Tonight, though, the two impressed even further at a year older apiece, with Bowman defending his victory from the pole and Buescher clinching the ARCA Racing Series championship with a conservative eighth-place finish. For Bowman (No. 22 St. Jude Children's Research Hospital Dodge), the win tied him with Buescher at a series-high four each in 2012, and was the sixth of his career. By ... FULL STORY »

Early Reviews are Positive for Kansas Speedway Reconfiguration

Kansas Speedway Logo KANSAS CITY, Kan. (Aug. 28, 2012) – Several NASCAR Sprint Cup Series teams took to the newly reconfigured Kansas Speedway today and the reviews are in – and they have been pretty positive as teams navigate the variable banking for the ... FULL STORY »

Tommy Baldwin Racing, David Reutimann Finish 29th After Transmission Failure at Kansas

Tommy Baldwin Racing Logo The No. 10 Accell Construction Chevrolet is 34th in Owner Points KANSAS CITY, KAN. (April 23, 2012) – Tommy Baldwin Racing (TBR) salvaged a decent points day after the transmission stuck on David Reutimann’s No. 10 Accell Construction Chevrolet at Kansas Speedway. Reutimann ... FULL STORY »

Mears’ Sound Kansas Run Further Solidifies Top-35 Status

2012 NSCS No. 13 GEICO Ford Fusion (Casey Mears) - Photo Credit: Chris Graythen/Getty Images for NASCAR Kansas City, KS (April 22, 2012) – When Casey Mears and the GEICO team unloaded their #13 Ford Fusion at Kansas Speedway for practice on Friday, they quickly found themselves in a battle.  While qualifying also fell short of expectations, Sunday ... FULL STORY »

Allmendinger Locks Up Starting Spot in the 2013 Daytona Shootout

Daytona (Fla.) International Speedway DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – AJ Allmendinger’s first career pole with Penske Racing last weekend at Kansas Speedway earned him his third career starting berth in next year’s Daytona Shootout at Daytona International Speedway. Allmendinger becomes the 17th driver to lock up a ... FULL STORY »

Richard Childress Racing, 2012 NSCS STP 400 Post-Race Notes & Quotes

RCR Post Race Report -- Kansas Speedway NASCAR Sprint Cup Series RACE: STP 400 TRACK: Kansas Speedway DATE: April 22, 2012 Race Highlights: Richard Childress Racing teammates finished sixth(Kevin Harvick), 18th (Paul Menard) and 22nd (Jeff Burton). With 122 passes, Kevin Harvick was scored first in the ... FULL STORY »

Aric Almirola, 2012 NSCS STP 400 Race Recap

Aric Almirola, driver of the No. 43 STP Ford - Photo Credit: John Harrelson/Getty Images for NASCAR Aric Almirola No. 43 STP Ford Fusion Aric Almirola started the 400-mile NASCAR Sprint Cup Series event at Kansas Speedway from the 26th position. Almirola finished the STP 400 as follows: 23rd—Aric Almirola, No.43 STP Ford Fusion After starting in the 26th position, Almirola ... FULL STORY »



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Marcos Ambrose, 2012 NSCS STP 400 Race Recap
Posted 04.22.12
Marcos Ambrose No. 9 DEWALT Ford Fusion Marcos Ambrose started the 400-mile NASCAR Sprint Cup Series event at Kansas Speedway from the 28th position. Ambrose finished the STP 400 as follows: 16th—Marcos Ambrose, No. 9 DEWALT Ford Fusion · Sunday marked Ambrose’s 127th NASCAR Sprint Cup Series start and fifth top-20 finish of the season. · ...FULL STORY »
Joey Logano - Photo Credit: Todd Warshaw/Getty Images
Logano Salvages Top-15 Finish After Starting From Rear at Kansas Speedway
Posted 04.22.12
Post-Race Highlights: Joey Logano qualified a season-best third for Sunday’s STP 400 at Kansas Speedway despite losing an engine and missing the entire first practice session on Friday.  The engine change meant Logano, despite the strong qualifying effort, had to drop to the tail of the field before the green flag and ...FULL STORY »
NSCS Ryan Newman (Haas Automation/Stewart-Haas Racing) - Photo Credit: John Harrelson/Getty Images for NASCAR
Unscheduled Stop Halts Newman’s Solid Run at Kansas
Posted 04.22.12
Haas Automation Driver Salvages Top-20 Finish Date: April 22, 2012 Event: STP 400 (Round 8 of 36) Series: NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Location: Kansas Speedway in Kansas City, Kan. (1.5-mile oval) Start/Finish: 13th/20th (Running, completed 265 of 267 laps) Point Standing: 10th (249 points, 63 out of first) Winner: Denny Hamlin of Joe Gibbs Racing (Toyota) Ryan Newman ...FULL STORY »
Tony Stewart, driver of the No. 14 Office Depot/Mobil 1 Chevrolet, talks with crew chief Steve Addington in the garage - Photo Credit: John Harrelson/Getty Images for NASCAR
Tony Stewart Secures 13th at Kansas
Posted 04.22.12
Office Depot/Mobil 1 Driver Perseveres with Ill-Handling Racecar To Score Fifth Top-15 Finish of 2012 Date: April 22, 2012 Event: STP 400 (Round 8 of 36) Series: NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Location: Kansas Speedway in Kansas City, Kan. (1.5-mile oval) Start/Finish 23rd/13th (Running, completed 267 of 267 laps) Point Standing: 8th (265 points, 47 out of first) Winner: Denny Hamlin ...FULL STORY »
Regan Smith, driver of the No. 78 Furniture Row Chevrolet - Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images for NASCAR
Regan Smith Finishes 24th in Kansas
Posted 04.22.12
KANSAS CITY, Kan. (April 22, 2012) -- Regan Smith battled hard just to finish 24th in Sunday's STP 400 Sprint Cup race at Kansas Speedway. It was Smith's third 24th-place result of the season, his lowest finishing position of the eight races contested in 2012. The Furniture Row/Farm American driver has ...FULL STORY »
Jimmie Johnson, driver of the No. 48 Lowe's Chevrolet, climbs into his car in the garage - Photo Credit: Geoff Burke/Getty Images for NASCAR
Team Chevy Earns Four of The Top-10 Finishing Positions at Kansas
Posted 04.22.12
KANSAS CITY, KS - (April 22, 2012) – Jimmie Johnson led all Team Chevy drivers at Kansas Speedway to bring his No. 48 Lowe’s Chevrolet home in third place in the STP 400, Round 7 on the 2012 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series tour.  Carrying a vintage ‘muscle car’ paint scheme in homage ...FULL STORY »
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Toyota Motorsports, 2012 NSCS STP 400 Post-Race Recaps
Posted 04.22.12
Camry driver Denny Hamlin won his second race of the season in Sunday's NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) race at Kansas Speedway. Hamlin led twice for 32 laps in the 267 lap race. The win marks the first NSCS victory for Toyota at the 1.5-mile track and 41st NSCS win since entering ...FULL STORY »
Kyle Busch, driver of the No. 18 M&M's Toyota, drives on track - Photo Credit: Jamie Squire/Getty Images for NASCAR
Kyle Busch Brings Home Top-10 Finish at Kansas
Posted 04.22.12
M&M’s Driver Climbs 15 Positions in Race, Gains One Spot in Points Date: April 22, 2012 Event: STP 400 (Round 8 of 36) Series: NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Location: Kansas Speedway in Kansas City, Kan. (1.5-mile oval) Start/Finish: 25th/10th (Running, completed 267 of 267 laps) Point Standing: 13th (218 points, 94 out of first) Winner: Denny ...FULL STORY »
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Team Chevy, 2012 NSCS STP 400 Post-Race Recaps
Posted 04.22.12
JIMMIE JOHNSON, NO. 48 LOWE’S CHEVROLET – FINISHED 3RD: IT SOUNDED LIKE ON THE RADIO THAT YOU GUYS REALLY HAD TO CHASE THIS RACE TRACK AND MAKE A LOT OF ADJUSTMENTS “We did. We had good speed and we could run second and third all day long, but to catch the 56 ...FULL STORY »


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