- Kyle Busch swept the NASCAR Nationwide Series and NASCAR Sprint Cup Series races at Texas this past weekend.
- Carl Edwards’ third-place finish has surely given him some added confidence as he returns to his home track this week looking for his first Cup win at Kansas Speedway. Edwards is currently fifth in the point standings.
- Clint Bowyer finished 15th and Jamie McMurray finished 16th at Texas. Bowyer is eighth in the point standings and McMurray is 13th, currently just two points behind Kevin Harvick for the final Chase spot seven races into the season.
- Bowyer is honoring victims of the Boston Marathon bombing with a sign on his car this weekend.
- Jimmie Johnson leads the NASCAR Sprint Cup point standings by nine over defending Cup champion Brad Keselowski. Both drivers have visited Victory Lane at Kansas Speedway, where the series heads this week.
- Sam Hornish Jr. leads the Nationwide Series points by two over Regan Smith. Austin Dillon is third, eight points behind Hornish.
- Kyle Larson won his first career race in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series yesterday at Rockingham.
- Johnny Sauter leads the Truck Series point standings by 16 over rookie Jeb Burton as the series heads to Kansas Speedway this weekend.
- The NASCAR Nationwide Series is off this weekend.
Kansas Speedway tickets:
Season tickets are currently on sale and start at $159 and include both NASCAR Sprint Cup Series races, the NASCAR Nationwide Series race and the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race. Season tickets also include a Track Pass for each Sunday event that allows fans up close access to driver introductions and the pre-race concert. Season tickets can be purchased by calling 866.460.RACE (7223) or logging onto www.kansasspeedway.com. Fans can also purchase tickets at the Kansas Speedway ticket office Mon-Fri. between 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Individual race tickets are currently on sale and can be purchased by calling 866.460.RACE (7223) or logging onto www.kansasspeedway.com. Fans can also purchase tickets at the Kansas Speedway ticket office Mon – Fri. between 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Kansas Speedway schedule:
April 20 – SFP 250, NASCAR Camping World Truck Series, SPEED
April 21 – STP 400, NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, FOX
Aug. 16-17 – GRAND-AM (NEW EVENTS!), SPEED
Oct. 4 – Kansas Lottery 98.9, ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards, SPEED
Oct. 5 – Kansas Lottery 300, NASCAR Nationwide Series, ESPN2
Oct. 6 – Hollywood Casino 400, NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, ESPN
*races can also be heard on local MRN affiliates, check local listings
For more information, visit www.kansasspeedway.com.