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ROCKINGHAM, N.C. — We can have a conversation about NASCAR Sprint Cup carpetbaggers taking wins and prize money from the lower series on another day, at another track.
But Sunday, for NASCAR’s return to Rockingham Speedway, nothing could be better than one of the sport’s heavyweights flying in like Superman and putting on a show.
Kasey Kahne, driver of the No. 4 Rockwell Tools Chevrolet, celebrates after winning the Good Sam Roadside Assistance 200 at Rockingham Speedway on Sunday in Rockingham, N.C. Photo by Rainier Ehrhardt/Getty Images for NASCAR
As Kasey Kahne — whose plane touched down here at 3:15 a.m. after racing at Texas Saturday night — was making his way up front toward an eventual win in Sunday’s inaugural Good Sam Roadside Assistance 200, Denny Hamlin tweeted that he was going to race at Rockingham next year even if he has to build his own truck. (Being good friends with Michael Jordan and this race being less than two hours away from where the Bobcats play, I hav...
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Kasey Kahne celebrated NASCAR's return to Rockingham Speedway with a win Sunday in the Truck Series race.
The track was purchased at auction by Andy Hillenburg, and he successfully brought NASCAR back. The truck race was the first NASCAR-sanctioned event at The Rock since 2004.
Kahne held off James Buescher for the win. Kahne had to start at the back of the field because he...
After traveling overnight from Texas Motor Speedway to Rockingham (N.C.) Speedway for Sunday’s Good Sam Roadside Assistance 200 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race, Kasey Kahne took the checkered flag to give Turner Motorsports its first truck win in the series’ debut at the track. The victory was Kahne’s fourth in five series starts.
“I wasn’t sure,” Kahne said of...
This Sunday meant the return for the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series to a familiar track – Rockingham Speedway. At the end of the race, it was a familiar face in victory lane. Kasey Kahne would lead 46 laps on his way to scoring his fourth truck win in five starts.
Kahne won the event after starting at the back due to having Brad Sweet qualify the truck while he ran the NASCAR...
ROCKINGHAM, N.C. — Kasey Kahne capped a successful weekend of triple-duty Sunday afternoon, winning the Good Sam Roadside Assistance 200 to mark NASCAR’s return to Rockingham Speedway for the first time since 2004. Kahne — who finished seventh in the … Continue reading →
NASCAR fans piled into Rockingham on Sunday for the first time in nearly a decade, pumped up to see some exciting racing. And exciting racing is exactly what they received.
The Camping World Truck Series race started out on a great note with NASCAR legend Donnie Alison waving the green flag to get the race started. Kasey Kahne, racing for Turner Motorsports, was forced to start...
With 46 laps to go, Kahne passed Matt Crafton for the lead and didn’t look back as he led the field off pit road with 26 laps to go after a caution for debris.
Green flag as Nelson Piquet Jr. gets a solid start
Lap 3 Nelson Piquet Jr. leads Jason Leftler, Paulie Harraka, Parker Kligerman, Timothy Peters, Matt Crafton, Todd Bodine
Caution Lap 5 Points Leader John King gets into...
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ROCKINGHAM, N.C. -- Kasey Kahne capped a successful weekend of triple-duty Sunday afternoon, winning the Good Sam Roadside Assistance 200 to mark NASCAR's return to Rockingham Speedway for the first time since 2004.
Kahne -- who finished seventh in the Sprint Cup Series on Saturday and third in the Nationwide Series on Friday at Texas Motor Speedway...
Martin Truex, Jr. won the pole for Saturday night’s Samsung Mobile 500 from Texas with a time of 28.366 seconds. Matt Kenseth, Greg Biffle, Mark Martin, and Kasey Kahne round out the top five starting positions. Other notable qualifying positions … Continue reading →
Nelson Piquet, Jr. won the pole for Sunday’s Good Sam Roadside Assistance 200 from Rockingham with a time of 24.933 seconds. Paulie Harraka, Timothy Peters, Jason Leffler, and Kasey Kahne round out the top five starting positions. Kahne and fellow … Continue reading →