Super Start Batteries 400 Tag

By Luis Torres, Staff Writer William Byron may have wound up 10th after what looked like a banner night was in store, but Thursday’s Super Start Batteries 400 at Kansas Speedway played a big role on the top-16 playoff grid. Going into the 267-lap race, Byron was only a mere two points behind his Hendrick Motorsports teammate Jimmie Johnson for the 16th and final playoff spot and was ahead of 18th place points man Tyler Reddick by 12 points. However, things looked different on top of the No. 24 Axalta pitRead More
By Reid Spencer, NASCAR Wire Service In what could be a sneak preview of the Championship 4 race later this year, Denny Hamlin outdueled Kevin Harvick, Brad Keselowski and Martin Truex Jr. to win the Super Start Batteries 400 presented by O’Reilly Auto Parts Thursday night at Kansas Speedway. After a wild restart on Lap 246, Hamlin passed Harvick for the lead on Lap 255 of 267 and held off a late charge from Keselowski to score his NASCAR Cup Series-best fifth victory of the season, his third at KansasRead More
By Luis Torres, Staff Writer Kevin Harvick and the entire Stewart-Haas Racing squad turned a rather mediocre race by their standards into a respectable outing after finishing fourth in Thursday’s Super Start Batteries 400 at Kansas Speedway, extending his top-five streak to six consecutive races. For much of the race, Harvick’s No. 4 Busch Light Apple Ford Mustang couldn’t match the tremendous pace from Joe Gibbs Racing and Team Penske drivers. It showed with a seventh and eighth place result during the first two stages. The final stage is when HarvickRead More