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Articles tagged ‘Quaker State 400’

Jul 12
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Jeff Gordon Seventh In Final Kentucky Speedway Start

Jeff Gordon, driver of the #24 Drive To End Hunger Chevrolet, stands on the grid during qualifying for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series GEICO 500 at Talladega Superspeedway on May 2, 2015 in Talladega, Alabama. - Photo Credit: Maddie Meyer/Getty Images SPARTA, Kentucky – Jeff Gordon’s bid to win at every track on the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series tour came up short Saturday night at Kentucky Speedway with a seventh place finish in the Quaker State 400. In a race that debuted the new aerodynamic package in an effort to improve passing, Gordon started third, but struggled to find the ideal setup that allowed the Hendrick Motorsports (HMS) Chevrolet to contend for his first win of the season. “As usual in Kentucky it is never easy,” said Gordon. “The team did a really good job. We had to fight through a few handling issues and some restarts and pit road and a bunch of things, but there at the end everything kind ... FULL STORY »

Danica Patrick Tangles With Dale Earnhardt Jr. In 100th Cup Start

Danica Patrick, driver of the #10 GoDaddy Chevrolet, stands on the grid during qualifying for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Food City 500 at Bristol Motor Speedway on April 17, 2015 in Bristol, Tennessee. - Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images SPARTA, Kentucky – Two of the NASCAR’s biggest stars clashed on Saturday night at Kentucky Speedway in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Quaker State 400. Last week Daytona’s winner Dale Earnhardt Jr. had a miserable night plagued with brake issues ... FULL STORY »

Ford Performance 2015 NSCS Quaker State 400 Post-Race Recaps

Ford Performance Logo BRAD KESELOWSKI – No. 2 Miller Lite Ford Fusion – IT SEEMED THE DIFFERENCE FOR YOU TONIGHT WAS ON PIT ROAD.  “Yeah.  It’s easy to play the Saturday evening quarterback, but it just didn’t come together for us.  There are ... FULL STORY »

Kyle Busch masters new aero package in Sprint Cup win at Kentucky

Kyle Busch, driver of the #18 M&M's Crispy Toyota, celebrates with the checkered flag after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Quaker State 400 presented by Advance Auto Parts at Kentucky Speedway on July 11, 2015 in Sparta, Kentucky. - Photo Credit: Todd Warshaw/Getty Images SPARTA, Ky. – Adapting adroitly to a new competition package for NASCAR Sprint Cup Series cars, Kyle Busch sped to victory in Saturday night’s Quaker State 400 at Kentucky Speedway, taking a giant step toward the Chase for the NASCAR ... FULL STORY »

Jeff Gordon Leads the Way for Team Chevy at Kentucky

Jeff Gordon, driver of the #24 AARP Member Advantages Chevrolet, pits during the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Quaker State 400 presented by Advance Auto Parts at Kentucky Speedway on July 11, 2015 in Sparta, Kentucky. (July 10, 2015 - Source: Sarah Crabill/Getty Images Four Chevy SS Drivers Finish in Top 10 SPARTA, KY – July 11, 2015 –Jeff Gordon led the way for Team Chevy with a seventh-place finish in his No. 24 AARP Member Advantages Chevrolet SS in the Quaker State 400 NASCAR ... FULL STORY »

Toyota Racing 2015 NSCS Quaker State 400 Post-Race Recaps

Toyota Racing Logo Toyota driver Kyle Busch was victorious in Saturday night’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) race at Kentucky Speedway. The Las Vegas-native started ninth and led four times for a race-high 163 laps (of 267) en route to his second victory of ... FULL STORY »

2015 NSCS Quaker State 400 Race Results & Point Standings

Kyle Busch, driver of the #18 M&M's Crispy Toyota, takes the checkered flag to win the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Quaker State 400 presented by Advance Auto Parts at Kentucky Speedway on July 11, 2015 in Sparta, Kentucky. - Photo Credit: Brian Lawdermilk/Getty Images Kyle Busch dominated Saturday night's NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) Quaker State 400, as Busch finished a comfortable 1.594 seconds ahead of Joey Logano to win the series' only race at Kentucky Speedway. Busch, who also led the most laps - ... FULL STORY »



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2015 NSCS Quaker State 400 & NXS Kentucky 300 Starting Lineups
Posted 07.10.15
Rain forced the cancellation of both the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) and the NASCAR XFINITY Series (NXS) qualifying sessions Friday afternoon at Kentucky Speedway. The starting lineups for the Quaker State 400 on Saturday night and the Kentucky 300 tonight, will be based upon the NASCAR rulebook - practice session ...FULL STORY »
2015 NSCS Driver Kyle Larson (Target - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images
2015 NSCS Quaker State 400 Final Practice Session Speeds
Posted 07.10.15
Kyle Larson, with a lap speed of 182.537 MPH, was the quickest in Friday's rain shortened final NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) practice session for Saturday night's Quaker State 400 at Kentucky Speedway. Second quickest in the session with a lap speed of 181.641 MPH was Brad Keselowski, and he was ...FULL STORY »
Brad Keselowski, driver of the #2 Miller Lite "Blue Deuce" Ford, stands in the garage area during qualifying for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Sprint All-Star Race at Charlotte Motor Speedway on May 16, 2015 in Charlotte, North Carolina. - Photo Credit: Brian Lawdermilk/Getty Images
Brad Keselowski is vocal advocate for tailoring competition packages to specific tracks
Posted 07.09.15
SPARTA, Ky. – Brad Keselowski is an avid proponent of different strokes for different tracks—and the logic of his position is impeccable. NASCAR is trying out a new low-downforce aerodynamic configuration for Saturday night’s Quaker State 400 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Kentucky Speedway and plans to repeat the ...FULL STORY »
2015 NSCS Driver, Brad Keselowski (Miller Lite) - Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images
2015 NSCS Quaker State 400 Q&A with Brad Keselowski
Posted 07.09.15
Brad Keselowski, driver of the No. 2 Miller Lite Ford Fusion, has one victory this season and is the defending winner of this weekend’s Quaker State 400.  He visited the infield media center to talk about a variety of issues, including NASCAR’s new rules package that is debuting here at ...FULL STORY »
2015 NSCS Driver, Jamie McMurray (Cessna) - Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images
2015 NSCS Quaker State 400 Q&A with Jamie McMurray
Posted 07.09.15
JAMIE MCMURRAY, NO. 1 CESSNA CHEVROLET SS met with media and discussed the upcoming rules packages, what the goals are to make the racing better, the accident at Daytona, and more. Full Transcript: TALK ABOUT RACING AT KENTUCKY THIS WEEKEND WITH THE NEW RULES PACKAGE AND HOW YOU THINK YOUR CAR ...FULL STORY »
2015 NSCS Driver, Greg Biffle (ORTHO) - Photo Credit: Brian Lawdermilk/Getty Images
2015 NSCS Quaker State 400 Q&A with Greg Biffle
Posted 07.09.15
Greg Biffle, driver of the No. 16 Ortho Ford Fusion, stopped by the Kentucky Speedway infield media center to talk about the new rules package for this weekend’s race and what the cancellation of testing means for Saturday’s race. GREG BIFFLE – No. 16 Ortho Ford Fusion – WHAT ABOUT ...FULL STORY »
2015 NSCS Driver, Justin Allgaier, on track in the No. 51 "Fraternal Order of Eagles" Chevrolet SS - Photo Credit: Justin Edmonds/Getty Images
Justin Allgaier 2015 NSCS Quaker State 400 Race Preview
Posted 07.08.15
Justin Allgaier No. 51 Fraternal Order of Eagles Chevrolet Kentucky Speedway Quaker State 400 | July 11, 2015 Landing in Kentucky...This weekend, the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) makes its only stop of the season at Kentucky Speedway. Justin Allgaier will make his second NSCS start at Kentucky on Saturday night. ...FULL STORY »
2015 NSCS Driver Alex Bowman (Tommy Baldwin Racing) - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images
Alex Bowman 2015 NSCS Quaker State 400 Race Preview
Posted 07.08.15
Alex Bowman No. 7 Advance Auto Parts/Quaker State Chevrolet Kentucky Speedway Quaker State 400 | July 11, 2015 Advance-ing to Kentucky: Tommy Baldwin Racing heads to Kentucky Speedway with a new look on the No. 7 Chevrolet as Advance Auto Parts joins the team. This is the third year that Advance ...FULL STORY »
2015 NSCS Driver, Kevin Harvick (Budweiser/Jimmy Johns) - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images
Kevin Harvick – Opportunity To Clinch Chase for the Sprint Cup Berth at Kentucky
Posted 07.08.15
KANNAPOLIS, N.C. (July 8, 2015) – Kevin Harvick, driver of the No. 4 Budweiser/Jimmy John’s Chevrolet SS for Stewart-Haas Racing (SHR), has an opportunity to become the first driver to officially clinch a berth in the Chase for the Sprint Cup this weekend in the Kentucky 400 NASCAR Sprint Cup ...FULL STORY »


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