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May 08
Friday

Crafton gets Kansas win on fuel mileage

Matt Crafton, driver of the #88 Slim Jim/Menards Toyota, celebrates in Victory Lane after winning the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Toyota Tundra 250 at Kansas Speedway on May 8, 2015 in Kansas City, Kansas. - Photo Credit: Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images KANSAS CITY, Kan. – Matt Crafton didn’t have the fastest truck in Friday night’s Toyota Tundra 250 at Kansas Speedway, but he had the best feel for fuel mileage and what his crew chief would call their lucky fuel cell. The result was Crafton’s seventh series career victory. With truck after truck pulling to the inside of the 1.5-mile Kansas oval over the last five laps with empty fuel cells, Crafton cruised over the finish line with only a few drops of fuel left in his ThorSport Racing Toyota Tundra. “It was not the winning truck,” Crafton said after getting to Victory Lane. “We were definitely a second-place truck.” The truck that obviously was the fastest was the No. 4 Kyle Busch Motorsports ... FULL STORY »

2015 NCWTS Toyota Tundra 250 Race Results & Point Standings

Matt Crafton, driver of the #88 Slim Jim/Menards Toyota, celebrates in Victory Lane after winning the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Toyota Tundra 250 at Kansas Speedway on May 8, 2015 in Kansas City, Kansas. - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images Matt Crafton capitalized on the misfortune of others running out of gas in the closing laps, and wins Friday night's NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) Toyota Tundra 250 at Kansas Speedway. This was Crafton's second series win and fourth top-10 of ... FULL STORY »

Ford Performance 2015 NSCS SpongeBob SquarePants 400 Post-Qualifying Recaps

Ford Performance Logo JOEY LOGANO POLE WINNER PRESS CONFERENCE JOEY LOGANO, No. 22 AAA Insurance Ford Fusion – WHAT IS YOUR OUTLOOK FOR THE WEEKEND? “Pretty good when you are starting at the front because track position here is key. We have all seen ... FULL STORY »

Toyota Racing 2015 NSCS SpongeBob SquarePants 400 Post-Qualifying Recaps

Toyota Racing Logo CARL EDWARDS, No. 19 Stanley Toyota Camry, Joe Gibbs Racing Starting Position:  5th What would it mean to win the Sprint Cup race at Kansas? “In 2004 I won the Truck race here and it was the only time I was ever able ... FULL STORY »

Team Chevy 2015 NSCS SpongeBob SquarePants 400 Post-Qualifying Recaps

Team Chevy Logo KASEY KAHNE, NO. 5 GREAT CLIPS CHEVROLET SS – QUALIFIED 2nd: YOU ALMOST LOST IT A COUPLE TIMES IN PRACTICE, AND THAT STAYS WITH YOU BUT HOW DO YOU COME OUT HERE AND OVERCOME THAT TO PUT IT ON THE FRONT ... FULL STORY »

2015 NSCS SpongeBob SquarePants 400 Starting Lineup

2015 NSCS Driver, Joey Logano (AAA) at Kansas Speedway - Photo Credit: Jamie Squire/Getty Images Joey Logano, with a qualifying lap speed of 192.397 MPH, captured the pole Friday night at Kansas Speedway for tomorrow night's NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) SpongeBob SquarePants 400. This was Logano's fourth series pole and ninth top-10 start in the 2015 ... FULL STORY »

2015 NCWTS Toyota Tundra 250 Starting Lineup

2015 NCWTS Driver, Erik Jones, sits in his No. 4 Toyota Toyota Tundra - Photo Credit: Jamie Squire/Getty Images NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) Rookie of the Year (ROTY) candidate, Erik Jones, with a new series qualifying track record speed of 179.396 MPH at Kansas Speedway, captured the pole for this evening's NCWTS Toyota Tundra 250. Jones, who broke ... FULL STORY »



Jamie McMurray, driver of the #1 McDonald's Chevrolet, sits in his car in the garage during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series SpongeBob SquarePants 400 at Kansas Speedway on May 8, 2015 in Kansas City, Kansas. - Photo Credit: Jamie Squire/Getty Images
2015 NSCS SpongeBob SquarePants 400 Q&A with Jamie McMurray
Posted 05.08.15
JAMIE MCMURRAY, NO. 1 MCDONALD’S CHEVROLET SS, met with members of the media at Kansas Speedway and discussed what it would mean to win at his ‘home’ track, more females taking on different roles in the sport, and many other topics. TALK ABOUT YOUR CAR THIS WEEKEND AND WHAT YOU NEED ...FULL STORY »
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2015 NSCS SpongeBob SquarePants 400 Q&A with Biffle and McDowell
Posted 05.08.15
As part of Saturday night’s SpongeBob SquarePants 400, several drivers are sporting Sponge Bob character paint schemes in the race, including Ford drivers Michael McDowell and Greg Biffle. The duo were part of a media session to talk about the race and what it is like to represent the iconic ...FULL STORY »
Erik Jones, driver of the #18 M&M's Red Nose Day Toyota, stands in the garage during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series SpongeBob SquarePants 400 at Kansas Speedway on May 8, 2015 in Kansas City, Kansas. - Photo Credit: Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images
2015 NSCS SpongeBob SquarePants 400 Final Practice Session Speeds
Posted 05.08.15
During the final NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) SpongeBob SquarePants 400 practice session held Friday at Kansas Speedway, it was Erik Jones - with a lap speed of 191.306 MPH - showing the fastest way around the track in the practice. Jeff Gordon, with a lap speed of 191.184 MPH MPH ...FULL STORY »
Carl Edwards, driver of the #19 Stanley Toyota, practices for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series SpongeBob SquarePants 400 at Kansas Speedway on May 8, 2015 in Kansas City, Kansas. - Photo Credit: Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images
2015 NSCS SpongeBob SquarePants 400 Q&A with Carl Edwards
Posted 05.08.15
CARL EDWARDS, No. 19 Stanley Tools Toyota Camry, Joe Gibbs Racing What will it take to compete for the win this weekend at Kansas? “We have Stanley on the car this weekend, which is a lot of fun. They’ve been great to work with. We had a really great program in Texas ...FULL STORY »
Taya Kyle, widow of legendary U.S. Navy SEAL Chris Kyle, and Gen. Mark Milley are among those who will be recognized during the Coca-Cola 600 Salute to the Troops pre-race festivities at Charlotte Motor Speedway on Sunday, May 24
Taya Kyle, Gen. Mark Milley Among Those to be Recognized During Coca-Cola 600 Salute to the Troops Pre-Race Festivities
Posted 05.08.15
CONCORD, N.C. (May 8, 2015) – As part of the biggest Memorial Day Weekend celebration on the planet,Charlotte Motor Speedway will honor Taya Kyle with the coveted Stonewall Jackson Award and will welcome Gen. Mark Milley to offer the State of Freedom address during the Coca-Cola 600 pre-race Salute to ...FULL STORY »
2015 NSCS Driver, Kevin Harvick, on track in the No. 4 Jimmy John's/Budweiser Chevrolet SS - Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images
2015 NSCS SpongeBob SquarePants 400 First Practice Session Speeds
Posted 05.08.15
Early Friday afternoon at Kansas Speedway, the current NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) points leader, Kevin Harvick - with a lap speed of 190.772 MPH - was the quickest at the end of the first NSCS SpongeBob SquarePants 400 practice session. Joey Logano, with a lap speed of 190.375 MPH, was second ...FULL STORY »
Dale Earnhardt Jr., driver of the #88 Nationwide Chevrolet, stands in the garage area during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series GEICO 500 at Talladega Superspeedway in Talladega, Alabama. - Photo Credit: Maddie Meyer/Getty Images
2015 NSCS SpongeBob SquarePants 400 Q&A with Dale Earnhardt Jr
Posted 05.08.15
DALE EARNHARDT, JR., NO. 88 NATIONWIDE CHEVROLET SS, met with members of the media at Kansas Speedway and discussed his visit to the Nationwide Children’s Hospital this week, his Dad’s relationship with Kansas City Royal’s coach Ned Yost and many other topics.  YOU HAD A SPECIAL VISIT AFTER YOU WIN AT ...FULL STORY »
Ryan Newman, driver of the #31 Quicken Loans Chevrolet, practices for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series - Photo Credit: Daniel Shirey/Getty Images
2015 NSCS SpongeBob SquarePants 400 Q&A with Ryan Newman
Posted 05.08.15
RYAN NEWMAN, NO. 31 QUICKEN LOANS CHEVROLET SS met with media and discussed the final appellate ruling, the Kansas track, the upcoming All-Star race, the schedule, and more. WHAT WAS YOUR REACTION TO THE FINAL APPELLATE RULING THIS WEEK? “I’m obviously disappointed. I don’t believe at all in the outcome of it, ...FULL STORY »
2015 NSCS Driver Clint Bowyer - Photo Credit: Matt Sullivan/Getty Images
2015 NSCS SpongeBob SquarePants 400 Q&A with Clint Bowyer
Posted 05.08.15
CLINT BOWYER, No. 15 5-hour ENERGY Toyota Camry, Michael Waltrip Racing What was the experience like with the Kansas City Royals this week? “I’m thinking go to the game, tailgate with friends in the parking lot, have a couple beers, take in a ballgame – like everybody else and enjoy the night. ...FULL STORY »


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