STATESVILLE, N.C. – Many variables will factor into the racing product at Kansas Speedway this weekend, but there’s one thing David Ragan thinks you can count on: The Gen-6 car will be fast. The STP 400 race weekend will be the first time the Sprint Cup Series’ new car will race on the recently repaved oval in Kansas City, Kan.
The driver of the No. 34 Front Row Motorsports Ford believes it will take about a day to learn how the new, lighter car reacts to the track, which received a new racing surface last summer. The team hopes to learn enough to earn a solid starting position in Friday afternoon’s qualifying session.
Ragan’s best qualifying effort at Kansas was in 2010 when he started in 10th. His best finish among his eight career starts came in 2008 when he finished eighth.
Comments from Front Row Motorsports team driver David Ragan heading to Kansas: “I guess at Kansas, the unexpected can be expected. I think we had a record number of cautions last year. It will be interesting ...