It’s race week at Kansas Speedway.
There is a post-race concert on Oct. 4 with Sevendust and on Oct. 6, Everclear will perform a pre-race concert at Kansas Speedway.
• Two-time Kansas Speedway winner Jimmie Johnson won at Dover yesterday. With the win, Johnson moved to within eight points of Cup Series point leader Matt Kenseth. Kyle Busch is third in the point standings, 12 points behind Kenseth.
• Clint Bowyer is eighth in the point standings and Carl Edwards is 11th.
• Joey Logano won the NASCAR Nationwide Series race at Dover this past weekend, his fourth consecutive series victory at Dover.
• Sam Hornish Jr. continues to lead the Nationwide Series point standings, but Austin Dillon moved to within four points of Hornish after finishing sixth at Dover.
• Timothy Peters won the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race this past weekend at Las Vegas.
• Matt Crafton, who won the SFP 250 at Kansas Speedway this year, leads the Truck Series point standings by 41 over James Buescher.
• Jordan Taylor and Max Angelelli won the final race of the season in the Rolex Sports Car Series, their third consecutive victory since winning the inaugural SFP GRAND Prix on Aug. 17. The duo also captured the Series championship.
• Matt Plumb and Nick Longhi won their second consecutive championship in the GRAND-AM Continental Tire Sports Car Challenge this past weekend.
• Frank Kimmel will secure his 10th ARCA Racing Series championship on Friday, by attempting to qualify for the Kansas Lottery 98.9 on Oct. 4. If Kimmel can win the Kansas Lottery 98.9, he will become the first driver to win four races (3 ARCA, 1 Winston West) at Kansas Speedway.
• Matt Kenseth has won the last two NASCAR Sprint Cup Series races at Kansas Speedway, becoming only the second driver to win back-to-back Cup races (Jeff Gordon was the other, 2001-2002) at the facility. Kenseth will attempt to win his third straight on Oct. 6 in the Hollywood Casino 400.
- from Kelly Hale, Kansas Speedway