Tag "Kansas Speedway"

Aric Almirola Released From Hospital But Sustains Injury In Kansas Speedway Crash

KANSAS CITY, Kan. – Richard Petty Motorsports’ Aric Almirola sustained a compression fracture to his T5 Vertebra in the Go Bowling 400 at Kansas Speedway on Saturday night. During a crash that brought out a caution on lap 201, a mechanical

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Martin Truex Jr. Capitalizes On Late-Race Restart To Win In Kansas

KANSAS CITY, Kan.– Martin Truex, Jr. dominated on a final restart with two laps remaining to take home his second Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series victory of the 2017 season in Saturday night’s Go Bowling 400 at Kansas Speedway. Truex

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Ben Rhodes’ Motor Blows, Kyle Busch Cruises To Victory In Toyota Tundra 250 At Kansas

KANSAS CITY, Kan. – After Ben Rhodes blew an engine in the closing laps, Kyle Busch cruised to victory in Friday night’s Toyota Tundra 250 at Kansas Speedway. With just seven laps to go, Rhodes’ ThorSport Racing No. 27 Safelite

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2017 ARCA Racing Series Schedule Unveiled

ARCA Racing Series officials have pulled the covers off of their official schedule for the 2017 season on Thursday morning. Similar to the schedules of the last three seasons, the 2017 schedule will feature 20 races on the calendar. Several

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Tire Issues Plague Chase Elliott in Hollywood Casino 400

KANSAS CITY — A potential race-winning run was hamstringed by multiple left rear tire failures for Chase driver Chase Elliott in the Hollywood Casino 400 at Kansas Speedway on Sunday. Leading with 100 laps to go during a late pit cycle,

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Kevin Harvick Hits a Walk-Off Home Run Into the Round of 8

KANSAS CITY — Kevin Harvick entered Sunday’s Chase race at Kansas Speedway needing a strong run to improve his Chase standing. Entering the race as the 12th and final seed, the driver of the No. 4 Outback Steakhouse Chevrolet was eight

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Late-Race Spin Leaves Keselowski in Must-Win Position for Talladega

KANSAS CITY — A Lap 189 spin through the infield grass inflicted massive damage to the front end of Brad Keselowski’s Ford in the Hollywood Casino 400 and leaves the former Sprint Cup champion in a precarious position heading into Talladega

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Kyle Busch Wins 85th Career XFINITY Race in Kansas Lottery 300

KANSAS CITY — Kyle Busch notched his ninth victory of the XFINITY Series season on Saturday afternoon, winning the Kansas Lottery 300 at Kansas Speedway. His 85th career win in the series, Busch won in dominant fashion, leading 150 of 200

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Kurt Busch to Backup Car Following Final Practice Accident

KANSAS CITY — Chase driver Kurt Busch will be up against his share of adversity on Sunday as he will start the Hollywood Casino 400 at Kansas Speedway in a backup car. As final practice concluded for the 267-lap race on

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Chase Briscoe Locks Up ARCA Championship and Kansas Win

KANSAS CITY — Chase Briscoe’s dream season rolled into Kansas Speedway having to just start the engine to lock up the 2016 ARCA Racing Series championship, his finishing position not mattering in the end result. The driver of the No. 77

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Matt Kenseth Captures First Pole of 2016; Joe Gibbs Racing Sweeps The Front Row In Kansas

KANSAS CITY, K.S. – Matt Kenseth captured his first pole of the season on Friday during Coors Light Pole Qualifying at Kansas Speedway. Kenseth, driver of the No. 20 DEWALT FLEXVOLT Toyota Camry clocked a lap of 28.112 seconds at

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Crew Chief Adam Stevens Suspended for Dover Weekend

Adam Stevens, the race-winning crew chief from this past weekend’s Go Bowling 400 at Kansas Speedway, has been suspended for one weekend by NASCAR. Stevens, crew chief of Joe Gibbs Racing’s No. 18 team, was handed a P3 penalty, fined

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Dominant Martin Truex Jr. Derailed by Loose Wheel

KANSAS CITY, Kans. — A dominant run by Martin Truex Jr. in the Go Bowling 400 at Kansas Speedway came undone late in the 267-lap race on Saturday night. Starting from the pole and leading a race-high 172 laps, Truex Jr.’s

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Late-Race Wreck Takes Out Mix of Kansas Contenders

KANSAS CITY, Kans. — With the loss of Martin Truex Jr. from race contention with 55 laps to go at Kansas Speedway on Saturday night, suddenly the Go Bowling 400 was up for grabs. A restart with 28 laps to go became

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