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NASCAR Pull Wraps Off 2014 Cup Schedule
Tuesday, 15 Oct, 2013 – 10:47 | One Comment
NASCAR Pull Wraps Off 2014 Cup Schedule

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
RacinToday.com
With the big move concerning the 2014 Sprint Cup schedule have already been made – Kansas Speedway and Darlington Raceway swap spring dates – Tuesday’s official unveiling of the calendar was pretty uneventful.
The only other change is to the spring date at Texas, which will be Sunday afternoon April 6 […]

Notes: Today’s Young Drivers Slower To Develop?
Saturday, 12 Oct, 2013 – 7:35 | One Comment
Notes: Today’s Young Drivers Slower To Develop?

By Deb Williams | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
CONCORD, N.C. – Kevin Harvick doesn’t believe today’s rookies in NASCAR Sprint Cup racing succeed as quickly as those who preceded them about a decade ago because the training ground isn’t as good as it was in that era.
“I think that the Nationwide cars and trucks are so slow,” Harvick […]

Kansas To Host Night Cup Race
Friday, 11 Oct, 2013 – 9:12 | Comments Off on Kansas To Host Night Cup Race
Kansas To Host Night Cup Race

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
RacinToday.com
KANSAS CITY, Kan. – Kansas Speedway announced it 2014 schedule Friday and it features a Sprint Cup night race on May 10 and sports car racing on its infield oval June 7.
In addition to the night Sprint Cup Series race, Kansas Speedway race fans will get to see the NASCAR […]

Harvick, RCR Know Cookies Can Taste Quite Good
Thursday, 10 Oct, 2013 – 10:17 | Comments Off on Harvick, RCR Know Cookies Can Taste Quite Good
Harvick, RCR Know Cookies Can Taste Quite Good

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
RacinToday.com
Over the years, NASCAR’s 1.5-mile ovals have been treated by fans and media with the type of disrespect generally accorded to things like rental cars and F-1 races. They’ve been tagged as dull and generic. Cookie-cutters is one of the nicer things the intermediates have been called.
But in the garages […]

Harvick Wins Kansas, Enters The Chase Fray
Sunday, 6 Oct, 2013 – 19:20 | 3 Comments
Harvick Wins Kansas, Enters The Chase Fray

By Reid Spencer
NASCAR Wire Service
KANSAS CITY, Kan.— Kevin Harvick crashed the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup party.
Kyle Busch simply crashed—at a track that continues to bedevil him.
And with a bizarre power failure in the last two laps, Johnson failed to cash in decisively on Matt Kenseth’s skittishness with the new tire combination Goodyear brought […]

Keselowski Makes Kansas Drivers Meeting Interesting
Sunday, 6 Oct, 2013 – 12:31 | Comments Off on Keselowski Makes Kansas Drivers Meeting Interesting
Keselowski Makes Kansas Drivers Meeting Interesting

KANSAS CITY, Kan. – Racing at Kansas Speedway started two hours before the green flag dropped on Sunday. Racing of the between-the-ears variety.
During the drivers meeting at Kansas, all was pro forma until the part at the end where Sprint Cup managing race director David Hoots asks assembled drivers and team members if there are […]

2013 Chase Has Reached Its Most Critical Stage
Sunday, 6 Oct, 2013 – 10:43 | Comments Off on 2013 Chase Has Reached Its Most Critical Stage
2013 Chase Has Reached Its Most Critical Stage

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
RacinToday.com
KANSAS CITY, Kan. – These are the Shake Out Days in the Chase for the Sprint Cup Championship. Three races down, seven to go. Too late in the playoffs to say that everybody still has a chance at the championship, too early to say with any certainty at all who […]

Notes: Chasers Take A Beating In Practice
Saturday, 5 Oct, 2013 – 14:44 | Comments Off on Notes: Chasers Take A Beating In Practice
Notes: Chasers Take A Beating In Practice

KANSAS CITY, Kan. – It was a tough day to be a Chase driver Saturday at Kansas Speedway. It was a really tough day to be a Busch.
The Sprint Cup cars took to the track for practice at 10 a.m. Saturday for the first practice of they. Almost immediately, cars being driven by championship contenders […]

Bowyer Clan Hangs Tough In Wake Of Richmond
Saturday, 5 Oct, 2013 – 13:28 | Comments Off on Bowyer Clan Hangs Tough In Wake Of Richmond
Bowyer Clan Hangs Tough In Wake Of Richmond

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
RacinToday.com
KANSAS CITY, Kan. – Chris Bowyer looks every inch the product of America’s Heartland that he is. The Wrangler jeans are slung low, the hands go in and out of the pockets every three or four steps and the sun-weathered gray hair flops around in the Kansas wind like the […]

Harvick To Start Kansas Race From The Pole
Friday, 4 Oct, 2013 – 17:15 | Comments Off on Harvick To Start Kansas Race From The Pole
Harvick To Start Kansas Race From The Pole

KANSAS CITY, Kan. – Kevin Harvick, who is trying to turn what some consider a three-driver Sprint Cup playoff into a four-driver playoff, won the pole on Friday for Sunday’s Hollywood Casino 400 at Kansas Speedway.
Harvick, who will start Sunday’s race fourth in points – 39 behind leader Matt Kenseth and 27 behind third-place Kyle […]