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Time to rethink Cup at Kentucky?

Time to rethink Cup at Kentucky?

June 29, 2014 No Comments

Brian Wiggins, Senior Writer  There may be no event on the Sprint Cup schedule that has had more issues in recent years than Kentucky Speedway. From the overall debacle that was the inaugural race in 2011 to Saturday night’s lack-luster crowd, it hasn’t been easy for Kentucky Speedway in their short tenure on the schedule. […]

Keselowski dominates Quaker State 400

Keselowski dominates Quaker State 400

June 28, 2014 No Comments

Brian Wiggins, Senior Writer If you wanted a chance to win Saturday night’s Quaker State 400 at Kentucky Speedway, you better have been driving a Team Penske Ford. The night started out with an all Team Penske front row, with Brad Keselowski on the pole and Joey Logano starting alongside. From the outset of the […]

Harvick wins Kentucky Nationwide race

Harvick wins Kentucky Nationwide race

June 27, 2014 No Comments

Brian Wiggins, Senior Writer  Kevin Harvick referred to Kentucky Speedway as a “frustrating place to race” in his post-race interview after Friday night’s Nationwide race. Maybe that’s because he hasn’t won at the track since the inaugural Nationwide race at the track in June,2001 or maybe it was because of the long night he had […]

Keselowski wins Kentucky pole, crushes track record

Keselowski wins Kentucky pole, crushes track record

June 27, 2014 No Comments

Brian Wiggins, Senior Writer  Since NASCAR introduced the new “knockout qualifying” format this season, seemingly no team has figured it out better than Team Penske. Both Brad Keselowski and Joey Logano have been among the best qualifiers in the Cup Series thus far, with Keselowski leading the series in most front-row starts. It was no […]

Kyle Busch remains undefeated in trucks

Kyle Busch remains undefeated in trucks

June 26, 2014 No Comments

Brian Wiggins, Senior Writer  Rinse, lather, and repeat. That’s been the routine for Kyle Busch whenever he jumps behind the wheel of his No.51 Toyota Tundra in the Camping World Truck Series. Entering Thursday night’s race at Kentucky Speedway, Busch had won all four races he had attempted this season in trucks. After winning the […]

Fantasy Preview: Quaker State 400

Fantasy Preview: Quaker State 400

June 25, 2014 No Comments

Brian Wiggins, Senior Writer  After a detour through the wine country of Sonoma,California, NASCAR hits back to their roots of the 1.5-mile Kentucky Speedway. While some may see Kentucky as another cookie-cutter, it’s far from that. With minimal banking and extremely rough pavement, it provides a unique challenge to both teams and drivers throughout the […]