Articles tagged ‘NNS’

Oct 04

Kyle Busch breaks jinx with NASCAR Nationwide Series win at Kansas Speedway

Kyle Busch, driver of the #54 Monster Energy Toyota, celebrates in victory lane after winning during the NASCAR Nationwide Series Kansas Lottery 300 at Kansas Speedway on October 4, 2014 in Kansas City, Kansas. - Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images KANSAS CITY, Kan.— Kyle Busch won the lottery on Saturday afternoon—the Kansas Lottery 300, to be precise. But it must have seemed like a huge jackpot for the driver of the No. 54 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota, who won a NASCAR Nationwide Series race at Kansas Speedway for the first time since 2007. “Whoo! We won at Kansas,” Busch radioed as he crossed the finish line, with as much relief as elation in his voice. It took Busch 19 circuits after a restart on Lap 161 to catch and pass runner-up Kevin Harvick. On Lap 180, Busch ducked down to the apron near the start/finish line and powered past Harvick into the lead. From that point, Busch pulled away for his sixth Nationwide Series ... FULL STORY »

Dismal Day For Regan Smith; Title Hopes In Jeopardy Following Kansas Race

No. 7 Hunt Brothers Pizza Chevrolet Camaro (Photo Credit: Robert Laberge / Getty Images) Regan Smith said that his JR Motorsports team had to be great at Kansas Speedway this weekend to continue to stay in the hunt for the NASCAR Nationwide Series championship. But, his team was anything but, after Smith encountered problems before ... FULL STORY »

2014 NNS Kansas Lottery 300 Race Results & Point Standings

Kyle Busch, driver of the #54 Monster Energy Toyota, races during the NASCAR Nationwide Series Kansas Lottery 300 at Kansas Speedway on October 4, 2014 in Kansas City, Kansas. - Photo Credit: Robert Laberge/Getty Images Kyle Busch won early Saturday evening in the NASCAR Nationwide Series (NNS) at Kansas Speedway, as Busch took over the lead from Kevin Harvick - with 20-laps remaining - and never looked back on his way to victory in the Kansas Lottery 300. This was Busch's ... FULL STORY »

Milka Duno Done Early At Kansas Speedway

Milka Duno (Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton / Getty Images) After failing to qualify for her first two NASCAR Nationwide Series races at Bristol (Tenn.) Motor Speedway and last weekend at Dover (Del.) International Speedway, Milka Duno successful qualified 34th Saturday morning at Kansas Speedway for her NASCAR debut. Unfortunately, ... 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 »

Jeffrey Earnhardt Tackles Kansas Speedway

2014 NNS Driver Jeffrey Earnhardt in car - Photo Credit: Brian Lawdermilk/Getty Images KANSAS CITY, Kan. – Jeffrey Earnhardt could use a little luck of the lottery in Saturday’s Kansas Lottery 300 Nationwide Series race at Kansas Speedway. Earnhardt, running his first full season in the Nationwide Series, will be racing at the ... FULL STORY »

Retro Infinity And Rick Ware Racing To Support Timmy Hill In Sprint Cup Series At Kansas Speedway

Timmy Hill (Photo Credit: Kena Krutsinger  / Getty Images) KANSAS CITY, Kansas (October 4, 2014) - - Rick Ware Racing announced today that their NASCAR Nationwide Series marketing partner Retro Infinity Inc., will support their driver Timmy Hill in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series’ Hollywood Casino 400 at ... FULL STORY »

Dale Earnhardt Jr., driver of the #88 National Guard Chevrolet, left, talks with crew chief Steve Letarte in the garage area during practice - Photo Credit: Andy Lyons/Getty Images
Dale Earnhardt Jr. enjoys family ties with Royals manager Ned Yost; Plus Friday Kansas Notebook
Posted 10.04.14
KANSAS CITY, Kan.— The Kansas City Royals Major League Baseball team may have taken the city by storm this season, but Dale Earnhardt Jr. has a connection to the American League wild-card winner that pre-dates the recent success. The late Dale Earnhardt Sr. got to know Royals manager Ned Yost when ...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 »
JR Motorsports
Attention Grows For JR Motorsports As Potential Championship Nears
Posted 10.03.14
Amidst chasing his first NASCAR Sprint Cup Series championship, Dale Earnhardt Jr. is keeping close taps on his JR Motorsports NASCAR Nationwide Series team. Of course, overall, it’s been a great season for Earnhardt Jr., on both sides of the fence. The 39-year old gave an early indication of potential paramount ...FULL STORY »
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Smokey Mountain Herbal Snuff and Pouches Adds Shawn Michaels As Spokesperson
Posted 10.03.14
Influential Icon Stands Behind Personal Mission KANSAS CITY, Kansas (October 3, 2014) - - Smokey Mountain Chew Inc., the world’s largest tobacco-free smokeless company announced today they have partnered with iconic wrestler Shawn Michaels as a spokesperson for their Smokey Mountain Herbal Snuff brand. Michaels, a 2011 WWE Hall of Fame ...FULL STORY »
Jeremy Clements Racing
Jeremy Clements Racing honors memory of local fan who died from ALS
Posted 10.03.14
Spartanburg, SC– This weekend, Jeremy Clements will honor the memory of a Spartanburg, SC fan, Wayne Chapman, who passed away earlier this year from amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). In August, Jacob Chapman, Wayne's son, emailed Jeremy Clements Racing, asking for their help in honoring his father and helping to ...FULL STORY »
JGL Racing
JGL Racing 2014 NNS Kansas Lottery 300 Race Preview
Posted 10.02.14
JGL Racing Pre Race Notes and Quotes: Kansas Speedway: Event / Date: Kansas Lottery 300 (October 4th) Track: Kansas Speedway (Kansas City, KS) Track Length: 1.5 miles Race Distance: 300 miles (200 laps) Tune In: ESPN at 3:30pm It's off too Kansas Speedway this weekend for the NASCAR Nationwide Series. JGL Racing driver JJ ...FULL STORY »
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Landon Cassill Rolls Into Kansas Speedway
Posted 10.02.14
KANSAS CITY, Kan. – Landon Cassill will look to add to his seasonal accomplishments this weekend at Kansas Speedway, a track where he has a wealth of experience. Cassill will drive the Chevrolet in Saturday’s Kansas Lottery 300 at the track. Cassill has raced eight times in Sprint Cup events at ...FULL STORY »
Kyle and Samantha Busch with "Project Pink Champions" at last year's Nationwide Series race at Charlotte Motor Speedway
Kyle Busch Foundation Announces Plans for Second Annual Project Pink: Protect Your Pair Initiative
Posted 10.01.14
Mooresville, N.C. (Oct. 1, 2014) - As part of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, the Kyle Busch Foundation (KBF) announced today plans for its Second Annual Project Pink: Protect Your Pair initiative, which will help raise money and awareness for breast cancer patients undergoing treatment in North Carolina. With nearly ...FULL STORY »
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Charlotte Motor Speedway and Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina Team Up to Fight Breast Cancer
Posted 10.01.14
Drive for the Cure 300 Presented by Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina Scheduled for Friday, Oct. 10 CONCORD, N.C. (Oct. 1, 2014) – Both known for innovation and being at the forefront of their respective industries, officials from Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina (BCBSNC) and ...FULL STORY »

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