TRAVIS KVAPIL NEWS

Kvapil Continues To Improve at Kentucky

Travis Kvapil, driver of the No. 1 Burnie Grill Chevrolet in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS), races to another top-15 finish tying MAKE’s best finish of 14th.   The No. 1 Burnie Grill Chevrolet did not receive any on track practice or qualifying time due to the rain earlier in the day. In a rare move by NASCAR, the NCWTS lined up by points never taking a single lap...
Via Speedway Digest - Home for NASCAR News
22 days ago  |  Discuss

OnPitRoad.com Pick ‘Em Fantasy Pick Results for UNOH 225

Following a wild ride for Ben Kennedy with five laps to go, NASCAR was forced to call the race as a result of heavy damage to the catchfence of the Kentucky Speedway. As a result, Matt Crafton would take home the victory.   The Picks Jeffrey Breazeale, Ronald Costigan, Ashley McCubbin and Justin Tucker picked Erik Jones and Matt Crafton. Jones finished second. Points: 44+47=91...
Via On Pit Road
25 days ago  |  Discuss

NCWTS: Travis Kvapil Moves to the No. 1 at Kentucky

No. 1 KENTUCKY RACE PREVIEW Travis Kvapil heads to the Bluegrass State with No.1 Back On Track… The NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) returns to the track this weekend in Sparta, Kentucky for the UNOH 225. Travis Kvapil will make his 7th NCWTS start at the Kentucky Speedway. This Week’s Silverado…The No. 1 Burnie Grill Chevrolet will unload a chassis named “Petunia”...
Via On Pit Road
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Kvapil earns MAKE’s best finish at Gateway

Travis Kvapil, driver of the No. 50 Burniegrill.com Chevrolet in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS), raced MAKE’s career best finish at Gateway Motorsports Park after a 14th place finish despite radio and communication issues.   The No. 50 Burniegrill.com Chevrolet was decent in practice only needing minor adjustments. Kvapil started the Drivin’ for Linemen 200 160...
Via Speedway Digest - Home for NASCAR News
June 16, 2015  |  Discuss

NSCS: FedEx 400 benefiting Autism Speaks Preview

The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series heads to the Dover International Speedway for the 46th annual FedEx 400 benefiting Autism Speaks. The race will serve as the 13th stop on the series schedule of the 2015 Sprint Cup Series season. Jimmie Johnson comes into the 1-mile oval track as the defending race winner. A total of 45 drivers are featured on the entry list for the 400-mile race on Sunday...
Via Speedway Digest - Home for NASCAR News
May 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Matt Kenseth wins the Pole at Charlotte Motor Speedway

  Photo Credit: John Harrelson / NKP Posted by: Sandy Terronez, follow @SandyTerronez May 21, 2015 Matt Kenseth won his second Coors Light Pole of the season and puts his No. 20 Dewalt Toyota car on the front row for Sunday’s 56th Annual COCA-COLA 600 Race at Charlotte Motor Speedway. This is Kenseth’s first pole at Charlotte Motor Speedway in 32 starts and the fifteenth pole...
Via Motor Racing Digest
May 21, 2015  |  Discuss

NCWTS: Travis Kvapil to Drive for MAKE Motorsports

MAKE Motorsports announced that Travis Kvapil will drive the No. 50 BURNIE GRILL Chevrolet beginning with this weekend’s Toyota Tundra 250 at Kansas Speedway. Kvapil takes over for Cody Ware, who decided to take a break from racing to focus on college full time as he pursues a pre-medicine degree. “’I’m looking forward to driving the 50 for MAKE Motorsports,” Kvapil said...
Via Rubbings Racing
May 05, 2015  |  Discuss

NCWTS: TRAVIS KVAPIL TO DRIVE THE NO. 50 FOR MAKE

MAY 1ST, 2015 (SHELBY, NC) – TRAVIS KVAPIL, 2003 NASCAR CAMPING WORLD TRUCK SERIES CHAMPION WILL BE TAKING OVER DRIVING DUTIES IN THE NO. 50 BURNIE GRILL CHEVROLET SILVERADO. STARTING AT THE TOYOTA TUNDRA 250 AT KANSAS SPEEDWAY, KVAPIL WILL JOIN THE MAKE OPERATION FILLING THE SEAT THAT WAS FORMLY HELD BY CODY WARE. Travis Kvapil stated, “’I’m looking forward to driving the...
Via On Pit Road
May 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Travis Kvapil to Drive the No. 50 for MAKE

Travis Kvapil, 2003 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Champion will be taking over driving duties in the No. 50 Burnie Grill Chevrolet Silverado. Starting at the Toyota Tundra 250 at Kansas Speedway, Kvapil will join the MAKE operation filling the seat that was formly held by Cody Ware.   Travis Kvapil stated, “'I’m looking forward to driving the 50 for MAKE motorsports. They...
Via Speedway Digest - Home for NASCAR News
May 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Team Xtreme Racing withdraws from Martinsville Sprint Cup event

Team Xtreme Racing has officially withdrawn from this weekend's STP 500 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Martinsville Speedway. "With the threat of rain and our position in the points, we made the decision to channel our resources towards racing at Texas Motor Speedway in two weeks," said team owner John Cohen. "Our crew is hard at work and our focus remains on qualifying into races...
Via Fox Sports
March 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Teams Struggling to Begin the 2015 Sprint Cup Series Season

For some teams, the goal is to win a race, make the Chase for the Sprint Cup, or even compete in the Championship Round at Homestead-Miami Speedway. For others, the goal is to simply make the race every weekend.  RAB Racing and Team XTREME Racing are prime examples of small organizations struggling to make races week-in and week-out.  In 2015, RAB Racing has attempted to qualify...
Via Speedway Digest - Home for NASCAR News
March 26, 2015  |  Discuss

CampingWorld.com 500 at Phoenix International Raceway starting line up

Stewart-Haas Racing's Kevin Harvick continued his strong start to the 2015 season by earning his first career pole at Phoenix International Raceway. Team Penske's Joey Logano was second fastest in Friday's qualifying session. Jamie McMurray, Matt Kenseth and Ryan Newman rounded out the top five.  Tanner Berryhill and Travis Kvapil were the only drivers that failed to qualify for...
Via Fox Sports
March 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Team Xtreme Racing's John Cohen facing arrest warrant of his own

Team Xtreme Racing team owner John Cohen's dealings with lawyers and arrest warrants have taken a new and unexpected twist. Four days after learning an arrest warrant had been issued for a person of interest in the theft of his Sprint Cup Series car, a dually truck and trailer, Cohen was reportedly facing legal issues of his own. According to a report at NJ.com, the Essex County...
Via Fox Sports
March 12, 2015  |  Discuss

NSCS: Arrest Warrant Issued in Theft of Team Xtreme Motorsports Racecar

The Morrow (Ga.) Police Department announced that an arrest warrant has been issued in the theft of Team Xtreme’s No. 44 Sprint Cup Series car. Sgt. Larry Oglesby told NASCAR Talk that they issued the warrant on Friday, and it was for a person of interest in the case who declined to be interviewed. Oglesby says he has talked to the person’s attorney. The racecar, along with...
Via Rubbings Racing
March 10, 2015  |  Discuss

NSCS: Arrest Warrant Issued in Theft of Team Xtreme Motorsports Racecar

The Morrow (Ga.) Police Department announced that an arrest warrant has been issued in the theft of Team Xtreme’s No. 44 Sprint Cup Series car. Sgt. Larry Oglesby told NASCAR Talk that they issued the warrant on Friday, and it was for a person of interest in the case who declined to be interviewed. Oglesby says he has talked to the person’s attorney. The racecar, along with...
Via On Pit Road
March 10, 2015  |  Discuss

NASCAR falls flat in follow-up to Daytona 500

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) NASCAR did not have its finest weekend at Atlanta Motor Speedway, where the follow-up to the Daytona 500 began with the theft of a race car and a parked SUV rolling into Denny Hamlin's motorhome. Qualifying was a debacle for the second week in a row, rain delayed the start of Sunday's race and Jeff Gordon once again managed to crash into a concrete wall that...
Via AP on Fox
March 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Kobalt 400 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway entry list

There are a total of 48 cars on the entry list for this weekend's Kobalt 400 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.  Among those entered include David Ragan, driving Kyle Busch's No. 18 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota; Regan Smith in the No. 41 Stewart-Haas Racing Chevrolet; Ryan Blaney, making his second start of 2015 for Wood Brothers Racing; Ty Dillon in the No. 33...
Via Fox Sports
March 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Kvapil, pilfered car reunited

"Old Faithful" and Travis Kvapil have been reunited. Kvapil's Sprint Cup car, which was stolen from a hotel parking lot Friday morning in Atlanta, was found Saturday morning. Gwinnett County (Ga.) police recovered the race car just outside of Atlanta. A man spotted the Team Xtreme car, valued at $250,000, and called 911, according to Motorsport.com. The reunion between driver...
Via Speedway Digest - Home for NASCAR News
March 01, 2015  |  Discuss

NSCS: Travis Kvapil’s Racecar Located Northwest of Atlanta Following Theft

Early Saturday morning, Travis Kvapil’s Racecar was located after being stolen from outside a motel early Friday morning. Gwinnett County police found the car in Loganville, Georgia, which is located northwest of Atlanta. Officer Jeffrey Richter, a spokesman for the department, said a motorist reported seeing the car sitting on the side of Lenora Road at 2:30 a.m. on Saturday...
Via On Pit Road
February 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Stolen race car returned to shop; Police identify 'person of interest'

The No. 44 race car returned to its NASCAR shop in North Carolina on Saturday after it was recovered along a remote road in suburban Atlanta, apparently abandoned by the thieves who stole it from a hotel parking lot. While the discovery didn't occur in nearly enough time for Team XTREME to compete in this weekend's race at Atlanta Motor Speedway, it was a huge boost for the small...
Via AP on Fox
February 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Lost and found

The No. 44 Team Xtreme Racing Chevrolet, stolen early Friday morning from a hotel parking lot in Morrow, Ga. (south of Atlanta), was recovered by authorities in Gwinnett County (north of Atlanta) on Saturday. Team owner John Cohen already had withdrawn the car, to have been driven by Travis Kvapil, from Sunday's race. The car was in a trailer pulled by a Ford F350 pickup truck when...
Via Speedway Digest - Home for NASCAR News
February 28, 2015  |  Discuss

NASCAR: Qualifying At Atlanta a Mess as 13 Drivers Never Made an Attempt

Hampton, GA- It was by far one of the most bizarre days ever at the Atlanta Motor Speedway on Friday. First, Travis Kvapil’s No. 44 Team Xtreme entry was stolen from their team hotel in the wee hours of Friday morning as they had to withdraw from the race weekend as a result. Then, Denny … Continue reading NASCAR: Qualifying At Atlanta a Mess as 13 Drivers Never Made an Attempt →
Via Race Review Online
February 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Missing NASCAR Race Car Found On Side Of The Road In Georgia

The most bizarre story of this young NASCAR season has somewhat of a happy ending. Travis Kvapil’s No. 44 car went missing Friday after someone stole the team’s hauler from the hotel parking lot just outside Atlanta. The No. 44 team had to withdraw from this weekend’s race at Atlanta because the car wasn’t found before qualifying. The good news, however, is that Gwinnett...
Via NESN.com
February 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Stolen NASCAR found by police in Suburban Atlanta

Police have found Travis Kvapil’s Team Xtreme Sprint Cup car, which was stolen from a hotel parking lot near Atlanta Motor Speedway on Friday. Team XTREME announced on Twitter that the car was discovered early Saturday northwest of Atlanta in Gwinnett County, about 20 miles away from where it was taken. Official Teamxtreme44 @TravisKvapil @NASCAR car found by @Gwinnettcounty...
Via Sports-Glory
February 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Stolen NASCAR Sprint Car found in woods: Report

Police in Georgia found a NASCAR Sprint Cup car that was stolen from a hotel parking lot days before the driver was scheduled to race. Travis Kvapil's No. 44 race car was found today in Loganville, Georgia — not far from where the trailer holding the car was taken — according to Team Xtreme Racing. It had been stolen early Friday morning. Before police found the car...
Via The Other Paper
February 28, 2015  |  Discuss
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