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Darrell Wallace Jr. Overcomes Struggles, Contact For 7th-Place Showing at Kentucky

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It’s been a difficult few weeks for Darrell Wallace Jr., but he appears to be on the right path again following a wild night at Kentucky Speedway. Wallace, who currently sits sixth in NASCAR Xfinity Series points, came into Kentucky following a 34h-place showing at Daytona International Speedway, his worst finish of the year. The Roush …

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Brad Keselowski Uses Lapped Traffic to Claim 2015 Kentucky 300 Victory

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Running a limited schedule, Brad Keselowski had yet to win in the NASCAR Xfinity Series going into the rainy weekend at Kentucky Speedway. The Michigan native fixed that on Friday night, leading 72 laps – including the final nine – to claim the Kentucky 300, the 50th NXS win for Team Penske. Keselowski was able to …

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Sophomore Star: Kyle Larson Tops Final 2015 Quaker State 400 Practice at Kentucky

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In Friday’s first practice session, Kyle Larson set the quickest time on the session in qualifying trim. In the second session, Larson managed the same feat in race trim. Larson put down a 178.412-mph lap to top Friday’s 90-minute final NASCAR Sprint Cup Series practice before Saturday’s Quaker State 400. Larson, who will start on the pole …

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Starting Lineup: JJ Yeley Rolls Off First in 2015 Kentucky 300

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For the first time in nine years, JJ Yeley will start first in a NASCAR Xfinity Series race. Yeley, 38, will lead the field to green in tonight’s Kentucky 300 at Kentucky Speedway. Yeley inherited the top spot as a result of his top lap in the Xfinity Series’ lone practice session on Thursday. With Friday’s qualifying …

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Rain Cancels 2015 Quaker State 400 Qualifying Sessions at Kentucky, Larson Takes Pole

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For the second straight week, rain has plagued NASCAR, forcing them to cancel qualifying. NASCAR officials announced on Friday afternoon that planned qualifying sessions for both the Xfinity Series and Sprint Cup Series at Kentucky Speedway have been cancelled. JJ Yeley and Kyle Larson are on the poles for tonight’s Xfinity Series race and tomorrow’s Cup …

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Kyle Larson Leads Rain-Shortened 2015 Quaker State 400 Practice at Kentucky

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Nearly 48 hours after their first planned on-track time, the stars of the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series finally made their way onto Kentucky Speedway to test the new low-downforce rules package. 49 minutes later, rain brought the session to an early end. Chip Ganassi Racing driver Kyle Larson laid down a 182.537-mph lap to top …

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Team Penske Drivers on New Rules Package at Kentucky: “They’re a Handful”

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After 49 minutes of practice, Team Penske teammates Brad Keselowski and Joey Logano formed their early opinions on the new, low-downforce NASCAR Sprint Cup Series rules package. Keselowski, the only two-time winner at Kentucky Speedway, and Logano, the Daytona 500 champion, offered their opinions on the car after a rain-shortened practice for Saturday’s Quaker State 500. The …

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Kyle Busch “100%” in the Car After Daytona Crash

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It’s been five months since Kyle Busch‘s vicious crash at Daytona International Speedway, but his injuries still linger. Busch, 30, was out of his car for three months while he recovered from a compound fracture of the right lower leg and a left mid-foot fracture. He returned to his Joe Gibbs Racing M&M’s No. 18 …

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Aric Almirola Discusses Rain, Rules Package at Kentucky Speedway

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With rain threatening Sprint Cup Series practice again, Aric Almirola took the time to discuss how his opinion of the new rules package and lack of practice for this weekend’s Quaker State 400 at Kentucky Speedway. Almirola, who currently sits 16th in the championship points standings, answered questions from the media while announcing new sponsorship …

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Ben Kennedy Goes Airborne Into Catchfence During Truck Series Crash at Kentucky

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For the second straight week, a vehicle has gone up into the catchfence in a NASCAR-sanctioned race. One week after Austin Dillon’s vicious ride into the catchfence at Daytona International Speedway, Ben Kennedy was involved in a wild crash that saw his No. 11 Local Motors Toyota get into the catchfence. Kennedy, 23, was battling …

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Jamie McMurray, Greg Biffle Weigh In on New High-Drag Rule Package

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With the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series test session cancelled, Greg Biffle and Jamie McMurray used their free time to weigh in on NASCAR’s newest announced rule packages. Biffle, 45, and McMurray, 39, each took the time to answer questions about the announced high-drag rule package being ran in NSCS races at Indianapolis Motor Speedway and …

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Brendan Gaughan, Premium Motorsports Part Ways

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Five months after agreeing to a one-year deal to return to the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, Brendan Gaughan is taking a step back. Gaughan and Premium Motorsports (PM) have parted ways, effective immediately, the 39-year-old confirmed in a press conference before a NASCAR Xfinity Series practice session at Kentucky Speedway. Gaughan, a native a Las …

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