Race Weekend Central

Kansas TV Ratings Up From Rain Delayed 2015 Race

2016 Kansas I Cup Kyle Busch Kevin Harvick Racing Russell Labounty Nkp

(Photo: Russell LaBounty / NKP)

Following a steady downward trend in TV ratings to begin the 2016 season, the past two races have shown increases. Last week’s Talladega overnight rating pulled even with the 2015 race and the final rating showed a slight increase. Saturday night’s Go Bowling 400 at Kansas Speedway saw an increase in overnight TV ratings during …

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Kyle Busch Snags His First Career Win at Kansas Speedway

Kyle Busch finally beat the beast that’s haunted him for more than 10 years as he emerged victorious in the Go Bowling 400 Saturday night. Going the last 56 laps without pitting, Busch held hard charges from a multitude of drivers through two separate restarts to knock another track off of his winless list, leaving …

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NASCAR Releases 2017 Sprint Cup, XFINITY, Truck Schedules

2016 Talladega I Cup Regan Smith Racing Matthew T. Thacker Nkp

(Photo: Matthew T. Thacker/NKP)

The 2017 schedules for the NASCAR Sprint Cup, XFINITY and Camping World Truck series are here. And if you were expected any major changes to any, well, there’s no need to read further. The schedules, revealed Thursday, May 5, represent an adherence to the status quo as far as recent schedules have gone, particularly the …

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10 Teams Warned After Talladega

2016 Talladega I Cup Pack Racing Logan Whitton Nkp

(Photo: Logan Whitton / NKP)

10 teams between the Sprint Cup and XFINITY series were warned for failing pre-race inspection multiple times during the Talladega race weekend, including the No. 48 of Jimmie Johnson. Johnson’s team failed template inspection three times and in addition to his warning he will lose 15 minutes of practice time this weekend at Kansas Speedway. …

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Entry List: GoBowling.com 400

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(Photo: NASCAR via Getty Images)

Following a wild weekend at Talladega Superspeedway, the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series returns to a mile-and-a-half track for the first time since early April as teams head to Kansas Speedway. This will be the second night race of 2016 and third in the history of the speedway since it installed lights for the 2014 season. After having 41 cars …

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Brad Keselowski Takes Wacky Victory in Talladega

2016 Las Vegas Cup Brad Keselowski Nigel Kinrade Nkp

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade/NKP)

Though the race was marred by three airborne racecars and a big one of more than 15 cars, Brad Keselowski will remember Sunday’s GEICO 500 as a winner after holding off Kyle Busch to win at Talladega Superspeedway. For Keselowski, the win is his second of the 2016 season and fourth at the 2.66-mile track. …

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Chris Buescher Flips in Vicious Multi-Car Crash

Chris Buescher fell victim to a harrowing incident that saw him flip three times during Sunday’s Geico 500 at Talladega Superspeedway. Buescher, the 2015 NASCAR XFINITY Series champion, was running back in the pack on Lap 96 when he fell victim to an incident in front of him. Running for position, Jamie McMurray slid up into …

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