KASEY KAHNE NEWS

Kasey Kahne reveals biggest surprise of parenthood

Since becoming a first-time father back in October, Kasey Kahne has been learning the ropes of parenthood.So far, so good for the Hendrick Motorsports driver whose girlfriend, Sam, gave birth to a son, Tanner.In fact, you might even say that Kahne's biggest parenting surprise has been the lack of surprises."It's just, I think, how quickly you learn it," he said on the recent Sprint...
Via Fox Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

NSCS: WIX Filters becomes technical partner of Hendrick Motorsports

CONCORD, N.C. — WIX Filters has joined Hendrick Motorsports as a key technical partner with an agreement that will supply innovative filtration products and provide critical development support to the 11-time NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champions through 2019. With a four-year pact, WIX’s air and oil filters will be used in competition by the four Sprint Cup Series teams of Hendrick...
Via On Pit Road
19 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL playoffs put NASCAR types on emotional roller coaster

The NASCAR Twitterverse came alive Sunday as the Carolina Panthers' NFL playoff game against the Seattle Seahawks began to unfold.With so many NASCAR teams and drivers located in the Charlotte, North Carolina area, home of the Panthers, emotions ran high. But not everyone was a Panthers' fan, as Hendrick Motorsports driver and noted Seahawk fan Kasey Kahne readily attested. From...
Via Fox Sports
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Ride along with Kasey Kahne - literally - at the Chili Bowl

Among the biggest names participating in this week's 30th annual Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Nationals in Tulsa, Oklahoma is Hendrick Motorsports driver Kasey Kahne.And thanks to Kahne, a 17-time Sprint Cup race winner, we all get to experience exactly what it's like to be behind the wheel of midget car at the wildly popular dirt-track race that attracts some 300 participants.Sit back...
Via Fox Sports
22 days ago  |  Discuss

NSCS: Mountain Dew extends Hendrick Motorsports relationship with three-driver lineup

CONCORD, N.C. — Fans will be seeing a lot more Mountain Dew at the racetrack starting this season. Thanks to a three-year extension of PepsiCo’s longstanding partnership with 11-time Sprint Cup Series champions Hendrick Motorsports, Mountain Dew is continuing as a primary sponsor of Dale Earnhardt Jr. and welcoming drivers Kasey Kahne and Chase Elliott to its lineup beginning...
Via On Pit Road
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Kasey Kahne shows off new Quicken Loans firesuit and paint scheme

The new paint schemes just keeping rolling in for Kasey Kahne.A day after Hendrick Motorsports officials revealed the paint scheme for new Kahne sponsor Panasonic Toughbook, officials from Quicken Loans unveiled their 2016 paint scheme and firesuit for the driver and his No. 5 car.As previously announced, Quicken Loans is ending a four-year association with Ryan Newman to be the...
Via Fox Sports
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Primary sponsor leaves No. 24 team for Kasey Kahne

Longtime Hendrick Motorsports sponsor Panasonic Toughbook will remain with the organization for the 2016 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season.The nearly decade-long relationship will continue with a different Hendrick driver and team, however.Hendrick officials have announced that Panasonic Toughbook -- a primary sponsor of the No. 24 car, driven last year by Jeff Gordon and soon-to-be...
Via Fox Sports
25 days ago  |  Discuss

NSCS: Panasonic Toughbook continues partnership, shifts to Kahne’s No. 5 team in 2016

CONCORD, N.C. – Panasonic Toughbook will become a primary sponsor of the No. 5 Chevrolet SS team of driver Kasey Kahne in 2016, continuing its nearly decade-long relationship with 11-time NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champions Hendrick Motorsports. This season, Panasonic will be featured as a No. 5 team primary sponsor in two Sprint Cup races — Feb. 28 at Atlanta Motor Speedway and...
Via On Pit Road
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Wild-card weekend leaves Kahne happy, Earnhardt Jr. sad

There is a reason it is called the NFL's wild-card weekend.It's because it can leave the fans of the respective teams involved in wildly different moods when it is over -- and so it was for Hendrick Motorsports teammates Kasey Kahne and Dale Earnhardt Jr.Kahne, a fan of the Seattle Seahawks, was happy when his team advanced in the NFL playoffs (even though it took the Minnesota Vikings...
Via Fox Sports
27 days ago  |  Discuss

#Winter Heat: Danny Lasoski Dominates In The Finale

There were two faces familiar to Winter Heat Sprint Car Showdown Victory Lane that stood atop the podium on Saturday during the 2nd edition of the marquee event at Cocopah Speedway. Danny Lasoski, who captured the inaugural title in 2015, led the final 29 laps of the race, and dominated the field, to score his first victory of the year. Meanwhile, Shane Stewart, who won back-to-back...
Via Rubbings Racing
28 days ago  |  Discuss

NSCS: NASCAR Star Kasey Kahne Attends Phoenix Suns Game

Driver exchanges jerseys with P.J. Tucker, participates in “Twitter Takeover” to promote Good Sam 500 PHOENIX – NASCAR star Kasey Kahne, driver of the No. 5 Great Clips Chevy SS for Hendrick Motorsports, attendedWednesday’s Phoenix Suns home game versus theCharlotte Hornets at Talking Stick Resort Arena. Kahne was in the Phoenix area to promote the start of the 2016 NASCAR...
Via On Pit Road
January 07, 2016  |  Discuss

Kasey Kahne sits courtside for Suns/Hornets NBA game

Kasey Kahne was courtside for Wednesday night's NBA game between the Phoenix Suns and the Charlotte Hornets. The driver of the Hendrick Motorsports No. 5 Chevrolet SS was in Arizona to help promote the March Sprint Cup Series race (Good Sam 500) at Phoenix International Raceway. He signed autographs, swapped jerseys with Phoenix forward P.J. Tucker and even got on the Jumbotron. What a night. 
Via Fox Sports
January 07, 2016  |  Discuss

Drivers who took scary rides react to Pocono Raceway's newly extended pit wall

Remember last August when three different drivers spun off Turn 3 at Pocono Raceway and clobbered the inside pit wall in the same weekend?The eerily similar incidents raised eyebrows and suggestions that officials with the triangular-shaped Pennsylvania track extend its outer pit wall to avoid situations where those working on or near pit road could be injured.Kasey Kahne, the last...
Via Fox Sports
January 06, 2016  |  Discuss

Year in review: Kasey Kahne's frustrating 2015 season

During the late stages of the 2014 season, Kasey Kahne was able to come to life, win at Atlanta Motor Speedway and lock himself into the 16-driver Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup field.However, the Hendrick Motorsports driver would have no such luck during his 2015 Sprint Cup campaign.After starting the year off strong with a ninth-place finish in the season-opening Daytona 500,...
Via Fox Sports
December 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Darlington Raceway named recipient of prestigious Myers Brothers Award

In recognition of its wildly successful "throwback" weekend, Darlington Raceway has been named the recipient of the 2015 Myers Brothers Award.Voted upon by the National Motorsports Press Association and named after pioneer NASCAR competitors Billy and Bobby Myers, the 58-year-old award is an esteemed accolade recognizing those who have made outstanding contributions to stock-car...
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December 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Kasey Kahne takes selfie with REALLY excited window washer

NASCAR fans are everywhere.As Kasey Kahne found out on Thursday, they're even hanging outside the windown of your Las Vegas hotel room ... 25 floors up. This could be the selfie of the year. 
Via Fox Sports
December 04, 2015  |  Discuss

NSCS: Quicken Loans to join Hendrick Motorsports, Kasey Kahne in 2016

DETROIT – Detroit-based Quicken Loans, the nation’s second largest retail mortgage lender, today announced it will partner with Hendrick Motorsports in 2016, serving as a three-race primary sponsor of the No. 5 Quicken Loans Chevrolet SS driven by Kasey Kahne in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series. The company will be an associate sponsor for all remaining races. “We are excited to...
Via On Pit Road
December 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Primary sponsor leaves Ryan Newman, RCR for Kasey Kahne, Hendrick

Quicken Loans, which has been a primary season for Ryan Newman the past two years at Richard Childress Racing, has joined the No. 5 team of Kasey Kahne for the 2016 season.Hendrick Motorsports made the announcement in a team release on Tuesday morning when it was revealed that the nation's second largest retail mortgage lender will be Kahne's primary backer for three races and be...
Via Fox Sports
December 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Kasey Kahne, Russell Wilson raise $400,000 for Children's Hospital

Hendrick Motorsports driver Kasey Kahne and Seattle Seahawks QB Russell Wilson helped raise $400,000 for Seattle Children's Hospital and its Strong Against Cancer initiative. Wilson presented the donation to the hospital on Tuesday. The money was raised thanks to this summer's two-day "The DRIVE" charity event co-hosted by Wilson and Kahne. "I always enjoy coming home to Washington...
Via Fox Sports
November 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Kahne talks parenthood, tattoos and waffle toppings during Q&A

Kasey Kahne took over the Twitter account for sponsor Great Clips on Wednesday for a question and answer session with his fans.The driver of the No. 5 Chevrolet SS for Hendrick Motorsports talked about everything from parenthood, to tattoos, to his all-time favorite win ... even his favorite waffle toppings. Here are some highlights. 
Via Fox Sports
November 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Winners And Losers – Kansas Edition

(HHP/Harold Hinson) Posted by Brandon Whitton – follow on twitter @whittonbm Hollywood Casino 400 at Kansas Speedway Winners: Joey Logano – Logano took his fifth checkered flag of the season, and second consecutive, in somewhat controversial fashion. With five laps remaining in the Hollywood Casino 400, Logano spun the No. 20 of Matt Kenseth entering turn one after repeated...
Via Motor Racing Digest
October 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Kasey Kahne shares first picture of newborn son Tanner

Kasey Kahne became a first-time father this week.On Thursday, the Hendrick Motorsports driver used his Instagram account to post a picture of Tanner Lee Kahne.Little Tanner is the latest in the NASCAR baby boom of 2015, joining Brexton Busch and Scarlett Keselowski as potential members of the "NASCAR Next" class of 2033. 
Via Fox Sports
October 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Kasey Kahne becomes a dad for the first time

Kasey Kahne has joined the growing fraternity of Sprint Cup Series drivers who are fathers.The Hendrick Motorsports driver tweeted the good news on Tuesday morning, after he and girlfriend Sam Sheets welcomed a baby boy into the world.From Kahne's Twitter post, all seems to be going well so far.The NASCAR Sprint Cup garage has seen something of a baby boom in the last year or so...
Via Fox Sports
October 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Kasey Kahne to Kyle Busch: Don't let feud carry over to Cup race

Kasey Kahne and Kyle Busch just didn't play nice with each other during last Friday night's XFINITY race at Charlotte Motor Speedway. There is just no other way to put it. Busch got angry with Kahne, apparently after first getting a little upset with his own teammate. Then Kahne took offense to Busch bumping him around a little and, well, Kahne eventually appeared to deliberately...
Via Fox Sports
October 11, 2015  |  Discuss

6-year-old cancer patient serving as honorary Kahne crew chief

The NASCAR media center can often be an intimidating place. Writers on deadline are pounding out stories, carefully transcribing audio and intensely following the on-track action.However, during NASCAR XFINITY Series final practice on Thursday the Charlotte Motor Speedway media center came to a halt for one special visitor.Six-year-old Braylon Beam sat where race-winning drivers...
Via Fox Sports
October 08, 2015  |  Discuss
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