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Oct 04
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2014 NSCS Hollywood Casino 400 Final Practice Session Speeds

Kyle Larson, driver of the #42 Target Chevrolet, prepares to drive during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Hollywood Casino 400 at Kansas Speedway in Kansas City, Kansas. - Photo Credit: Sarah Glenn/Getty Images Saturday afternoon it was NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) Rookie of the Year (ROTY) contender, Kyle Larson - with a lap speed of 190.295mph - showing the fastest way around Kansas Speedway during the final Hollywood Casino 400 practice session. Sunday's pole-sitter, Kevin Harvick, was second fastest with a lap speed of 189.607mph, and he was followed by Kasey Kahne (189.215mph) who was third, Ryan Newman (189.102) fourth and Kyle Busch (189.069) was fifth. Rounding out the top-ten fastest drivers in the "Happy Hour" (fina) practice were Clint Bowyer (189.016mph) who was sixth, AJ Allmendinger (188.890) seventh, Jeff Gordon (188.818) eighth, Joey Logano (188.805) ninth, and Martin Truex, Jr. (188.712) tenth  fastest (Note: Carl Edwards has the identical speed as Truex and was ... FULL STORY »

2014 NNS Kansas Lottery 300 Starting Lineup

Ty Dillon, driver of the #3 Bass Pro Shops Chevrolet - Photo Credit: Jonathan Moore/Getty Images NASCAR Nationwide Series (NNS) Rookie of the Year (ROTY) candidate, Ty Dillon - with a qualifying lap speed of 183.943mph - captured the pole for today's Kansas Lottery 300 at Kansas Speedway. This was Dillon's third series pole of the 2014 ... FULL STORY »

2014 NSCS Hollywood Casino 400 Second Practice Session Speeds

Marcos Ambrose, driver of the #9 Stanley Ford, walks in the garage area during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Hollywood Casino 400 at Kansas Speedway in Kansas City, Kansas. - Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images Marcos Ambrose, with a lap speed of 191.652mph, was the quickest Saturday morning during the second NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) practice session for Sunday's Hollywood Casino 400 at Kansas Speedway. Second quickest was Jamie McMurray with a lap speed of ... FULL STORY »

Harvick Captures Eighth NASCAR Sprint Cup Pole of the Season

Kevin Harvick, driver of the #4 Budweiser Chevrolet, celebrates after qualifying on the pole following qualifying for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Hollywood Casino 400 at Kansas Speedway on October 3, 2014 in Kansas City, Kansas. - Photo Credit: Sean Gardner/Getty Images Five Chevrolet SS Race Cars Will Start in Top 12 at Kansas KANSAS CITY, Kan. – (October 3, 2014)  - Kevin Harvick broke his own track record at Kansas Speedway and captured his eighth pole position of the 2014 NASCAR Sprint Cup ... FULL STORY »

Toyota Racing 2014 NSCS Hollywood Casino 400 Post-Qualifying Recaps

Toyota Racing Logo BRIAN VICKERS, No. 55 Aaron's Dream Machine Toyota Camry, Michael Waltrip Racing Starting Position: 2nd Did you expect your qualifying lap to be that fast? "It's fast -- wow.  A 27.50 (second lap) around here, that was a fun lap.  All the ... FULL STORY »

Ford Racing 2014 NSCS Hollywood Casino 400 Post-Qualifying Recaps

Ford Racing Logo ARIC ALMIROLA, No. 43 Farmland Ford Fusion – “That was really important for us. Even though we are out of it we still want to compete like we are in the Chase. Prove we are capable of doing it and ... FULL STORY »

Team Chevy 2014 Hollywood Casino 400 Post-Qualifying Recaps

Team Chevy Logo KEVIN HARVICK, NO. 4 BUDWEISER CHEVROLET SS – POLE WINNER SPEED HAS NOT BEEN A PROBLEM FOR YOU GUYS ALL YEAR LONG IN MAY YOU SET THE TRACK RECORD FIVE MONTHS LATER YOU COME BACK HERE AND CRUSH IT.  TELL US ... FULL STORY »



Kevin Harvick, driver of the #4 Budweiser Chevrolet, stands in the garage for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Hollywood Casino 400 at Kansas Speedway on October 3, 2014 in Kansas City, Kansas. - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images
2014 NSCS Hollywood Casino 400 Starting Lineup
Posted 10.03.14
Kevin Harvick, in the second round of qualifying Friday afternoon at Kansas Speedway - and with a lap speed of 197.773mph - shattered the previous NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) qualifying track record speed of 194.658mph, which he set this past May. But, it was in the final round of qualifying ...FULL STORY »
NNS Driver Ryan Blaney (SKF/Discount Auto) - Photo Credit: Rainier Ehrhardt/Getty Images
2014 NNS Kansas Lottery 300 Final Practice Session Speeds
Posted 10.03.14
After rain canceled the morning practice for the NASCAR Nationwide Series (NNS) Kansas Lottery 300 at Kansas Speedway, the series was regulated to one (final) session. And, at the end of the session, it was Ryan Blaney - with a lap speed of 180.048mph - at the top of the ...FULL STORY »
Carl Edwards, driver of the #99 Fastenal Ford, stands in the garage area during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series MyAFibStory.com 400 at Chicagoland Speedway on September 13, 2014 in Joliet, Illinois. - Photo Credit: Sarah Glenn/Getty Images
2014 NSCS Hollywood Casino 400 Q&A with Carl Edwards
Posted 10.03.14
Carl Edwards, driver of the No. 99 Fastenal Ford Fusion, returns to his hometown track looking to secure his first win. Edwards is not shy about how important a win at Kansas Speedway would be and discussed the added importance to securing that win in the Contender Round of the ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Jeff Gordon (AARP Drive to End Hunger) - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images
2014 NSCS Hollywood Casino 400 First Practice Session Speeds
Posted 10.03.14
Friday afternoon at Kansas Speedway, Jeff Gordon - with a lap speed of 196.257mph - was the quickest during the first NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) practice session for Sunday's Hollywood Casino 400. Kevin Harvick was second quickest with a lap speed of 196.178mph, and he was followed by Greg Biffle ...FULL STORY »
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Lionel and Motorsports Authentics Partner With Living Beyond Breast Cancer
Posted 10.03.14
Join Forces to "Paint the Track Pink" CONCORD, NC. (October 3, 2014) – Lionel Racing and Motorsports Authentics, two of NASCAR’s largest licensing partners, are joining forces to make a difference in the lives of those who have been diagnosed with breast cancer. As part of the month-long Paint the Track Pink™ ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Jimmie Johnson (Lowe's) - Photo Credit: Robert Laberge/Getty Images
2014 NSCS Hollywood Casino 400 Q&A with Jimmie Johnson
Posted 10.03.14
JIMMIE JOHNSON, NO. 48 LOWE’S CHEVROLET SS met with media and discussed is view of the three races in the ‘Contender’ round of the Chase, the importance of winning prior to Talladega, his expectations of the race track at Kansas, the importance of track position, and more. WHAT ARE YOUR THOUGHT ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Clint Bowyer in car - Photo Credit: Sean Gardner/Getty Images
2014 NSCS Hollywood Casino 400 Q&A with Clint Bowyer
Posted 10.03.14
CLINT BOWYER, No. 15 Pink Lemonade 5-hour ENERGY benefitting LBBC Toyota Camry, Michael Waltrip Racing What has it been like to become a father? "First of all, just so happy and proud.  What a wild experience -- all your friends and family, peers and everybody is trying to warn you and tell ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Dale Jr (Diet Mtn Dew) - Photo Credit: Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images
2014 NSCS Hollywood Casino 400 Q&A with Dale Earnhardt Jr
Posted 10.03.14
DALE EARNHARDT, JR., NO. 88 DIET MOUNTAIN DEW CHEVROLET SS, met with members of the media at Kansas Speedway and discussed turning 40 years old next week, his relationship with Ned Yost, his current position in the NASCAR Chase for the Sprint Cup and many other topics.  CAN YOU REFLECT A ...FULL STORY »
Betty Jane France Humanitarian Award
Finalists Announced For 4th Annual Betty Jane France Humanitarian Award
Posted 10.03.14
Voting Open, Winner To Be Announced At NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Awards DAYTONA BEACH, FLA. (Oct. 3, 2014) – The national finalists for the Fourth Annual Betty Jane France Humanitarian Award were announced today at Kansas Speedway by The NASCAR Foundation, kicking off  the voting process for fans at www.NASCAR.com/award. The Betty ...FULL STORY »


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