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Kansas Sports Car Event A Winner Against All Odds
Wednesday, 11 Jun, 2014 – 12:59 | Comments Off on Kansas Sports Car Event A Winner Against All Odds
Kansas Sports Car Event A Winner Against All Odds

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
RacinToday.com
KANSAS CITY, Kan. – Usually, sports writers ask the questions. Over the weekend at Kansas Speedway, things shifted. It was the competitors asking the questions of a reporter and they wanted to know the same thing: What are we doing here?
At the end of the day , the answer was: […]

Braun Mashes Field At Kansas
Sunday, 8 Jun, 2014 – 1:00 | Comments Off on Braun Mashes Field At Kansas
Braun Mashes Field At Kansas

By Jim Pedley
NASCAR Wire Service
KANSAS CITY, Kan. – A couple of days before Saturday’s Tudor United SportsCar Series’ Kansas Grand Prix, driver Colin Braun was asked about his strategy for the unique/bizarre two-segment format the event featured. Mash the gas and go, Braun said.
Braun executed that strategy with slick precision on race night. The Core […]

Rayhall Says 8Star Ready To Make Its Move
Saturday, 7 Jun, 2014 – 1:14 | Comments Off on Rayhall Says 8Star Ready To Make Its Move
Rayhall Says 8Star Ready To Make Its Move

By Jim Pedley
NASCAR Wire Service
KANSAS CITY, Kan. – Sean Rayhall stood in front of television cameras after his last outing in Prototype Challenge race smiling and talking about positive things. But underneath the smile were teeth biting a tongue.
Yes Rayhall led the race, yes he had a fast car under him and yes a victory […]

Cumming Gives RSR Another Tudor Pole
Saturday, 7 Jun, 2014 – 1:08 | Comments Off on Cumming Gives RSR Another Tudor Pole
Cumming Gives RSR Another Tudor Pole

By Jim Pedley
NASCAR Wire Service
KANSAS CITY, Kan. – Chris Cumming won his first Tudor United SportsCar Series Championship pole Friday night when he had fast lap during qualifying for Sunday’s Kansas Grand Prix at Kansas Speedway’s infield road course.
Cumming, driving the No. 08 entry of RSR Racing, had a fast lap around the 6-turn, 2.37-mile […]

Gentilozzi And Family Have Settled Into Their PC Home
Friday, 6 Jun, 2014 – 8:44 | One Comment
Gentilozzi And Family Have Settled Into Their PC Home

KANSAS CITY, Kan. – The hauler which serves as the at-track office for his race team is smaller than they were for Paul Gentilozzi back in the day. The team is smaller. The budgets are definitely smaller and, quite frankly, the stage on which Gentilozzi and his RSR Racing team performs is much smaller.
What hasn’t […]

Gordon Still Plenty Capable Of Winning Cup No. 5
Wednesday, 14 May, 2014 – 15:41 | Comments Off on Gordon Still Plenty Capable Of Winning Cup No. 5
Gordon Still Plenty Capable Of Winning Cup No. 5

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
RacinToday.com
KANSAS CITY, Kan. – There’s an aura of maturity that surrounds Jeff Gordon these days. Perhaps it’s the result of  20-plus years of assaulting concrete walls at 180 mph or the equally impactful effect of twice becoming a father.
Whatever. But after winning last Saturday’s Sprint Cup race, it became evident […]

Gordon Has A Night To Remember In Kansas
Saturday, 10 May, 2014 – 23:56 | One Comment
Gordon Has A Night To Remember In Kansas

KANSAS CITY, Kan. – Jeff Gordon held off Kevin Harvick over the final laps and went on to win the 5-Hour Energy 400 Sprint Cup Series race at Kansas Speedway on Saturday night.
The victory was by .112 seconds and was the first of the year for the four-time champion and his third at Kansas Speedway.
The […]

Busch Overtakes Kansas Curse; Wins In Truck
Saturday, 10 May, 2014 – 0:20 | Comments Off on Busch Overtakes Kansas Curse; Wins In Truck
Busch Overtakes Kansas Curse; Wins In Truck

By Jim Pedley
NASCAR Wire Service
KANSAS CITY, Kan. – As a Sprint Cup driver, Kyle Busch has been a disaster at Kansas Speedway. As a Camping World Truck Series driver, he has become a winner.
Busch led a race-best 104 laps at the 1.5-mile tri-oval in winning Friday night’s SFP 250 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Race […]

Tires Get Post-Practice OK From Drivers At Kansas
Friday, 9 May, 2014 – 19:49 | Comments Off on Tires Get Post-Practice OK From Drivers At Kansas
Tires Get Post-Practice OK From Drivers At Kansas

By Jim Pedley
NASCAR Wire Service
KANSAS CITY, Kan – Notebook items for the NASCAR weekend at Kansas Speedway:
* Tires get quick endorsement from drivers
* Johnson revisits Talladega incident
* Bowyer feeling his age, with baby on the way
* Allmendinger ‘lobbying’ for Sprint All-Star Race fan vote
TIRES GET QUICK ENDORSEMENT FROM DRIVERS
The two NASCAR Sprint Cup practices are […]

Kansas Cup Race To Feature Plenty Of Speed
Friday, 9 May, 2014 – 19:30 | Comments Off on Kansas Cup Race To Feature Plenty Of Speed
Kansas Cup Race To Feature Plenty Of Speed

KANSAS CITY, Kan.– The fastest field in the 13-year history of Kansas Speedway will usher in the inaugural Sprint Cup race under the lights on the 1.5-mile oval Saturday night.
Less than two years after the first complete repaving job in the history of the facility, more than half of the field shattered Matt Kenseth’s previous […]