Hollywood Casino 400 Tag

By Brian Eberly, Contributing Writer KANSAS CITY, Kan. – Near the mid-point of Sunday’s Hollywood Casino 400 at Kansas Speedway, 11 of the 12 Chase drivers were running in the top-12. That changed for Brad Keselowski at Lap 190 of the 267-lap race when he slid his No. 2 Ford in front of Denny Hamlin’s No. 11 Toyota. Keselowski got loose and a tap from Hamlin sent Keselowsi’s Ford spinning into the infield grass. The spin did a number on the Miller Lite Ford as the front-end looked as ifRead More
By Brian Eberly, Contributing Writer KANSAS CITY, Kan. – Matt Kenseth turned a lap at 192.089 mph in the final round of knockout qualifying to earn the Coors Light Pole Award for Sunday’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Hollywood Casino 400 at Kansas Speedway. The pole was the first of the season for Kenseth and the 18th of his career. Kenseth has two victories at Kansas and will look to clinch his spot in the Round of 8 with a third victory at the 1.5-mile track. “Our cars are pretty fastRead More
By David Morgan, NASCAR Contributor After a weekend at home in Charlotte for the Bank of America 500 that left some Chase contenders scrambling, the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series heads west to America’s Heartland to take on the fast, treacherous 1.5-mile Kansas Speedway for this Sunday’s Hollywood Casino 400, the second race of the Round of 12 in the Chase. First joining the circuit as a relatively tame 1.5 mile track with 15 degree banking in the turns, Kansas underwent a massive reconfiguration in 2012 that transformed it into aRead More
By Seth Eggert, NASCAR Writer As the Round of 12 began at Charlotte Motor Speedway, the 12 remaining Chasers all entered with an equal amount of points after the points reset. One of the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series drivers still in the Chase for the Championship is Kurt Busch. Busch looked like his Bank of America 500 would have promising results after being 10th on the speed charts in the only practice. Qualifying was more disappointing as Busch ended up putting his No. 41 Haas Automation / Monster Energy ChervoletRead More