Kasey Kahne scored his second top-five result in the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup after he finished fifth on Sept. 23 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway. The strong finish allowed Kahne to retain his fifth-place spot in the championship standings, and he trails leader and teammate Jimmie Johnson by 15 markers.
KAHNE AT DOVER: Kahne, driver of the No. 5 Farmers Insurance Chevrolet, has one top-five finish, five top-10s and has led 88 laps in 17 NASCAR Sprint Cup starts at Dover (Del.) International Speedway. He earned his best finish of fourth at the track in this race one year ago and crossed the line ninth in June. Kahne has seven starts inside the top 10 at the one-mile concrete oval.
LOOP DATA: In the last 15 races at Dover, Kahne has run 223 fastest laps, ranking him eighth according to NASCAR loop data. He ranks seventh for green-flag passes with 611.
CHASSIS CHOICE: Crew chief Kenny Francis has selected Hendrick Motorsports Chassis No. 5-717 for Sunday’s race at Dover. Kahne h...