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Kasey Kahne Racing – Results Recap

Kasey Kahne Racing – Results Recap

KKR Captures Top-Ten Finishes at Knoxville Nationals
Brad Sweet started third and finished fifth in Saturday’s feature.
Daryn Pittman started seventh and finished ninth.
Both cars showed great speed all week, locking into the A-Feature in their qualifying races.
Over 80 guests from NAPA AUTO PARTS attended a private hospitality event with a meet and greet with Brad, Q&A session, lunch and giveaways.
Ollie’s Bargain Outlet returns to the No. 49 for the remaining 31 races on the schedule.
Knoxville was not a points-paying event, the regular Outlaw schedule resumes Friday in Grand Forks, N.D.

Kasey Kahne Racing – Results Recap 8.9.17

Kasey Kahne Racing – Results Recap

Pittman Wins At Pevely
Daryn Pittman picked up his first win of the season Friday night at I-55 Speedway
Pittman was the second-fastest qualifier, and led the entire feature
Brad Sweet finished fifth, tightening the points battle with Donny Schatz
Saturday’s event at Pevely was rained out
The Knoxville Nationals begin Wednesday, and run through Saturday night

Kasey Kahne Racing – Results Recap 7/19/17

Kasey Kahne Racing – Results Recap

Pittman Finishes Second at Don Martin Memorial Silver Cup at Lernerville
Brad Sweet has finished in the top-five in 20 out of the last 22 World of Outlaws Series races.
Daryn Pittman’s top-10 consistency has moved the No. 9 team back into the top-five in points.
The No. 9 Great Clips team is running a special Discovery Channel / Shark Week paint scheme for the month of July.
Pittman was a guest on the World of Outlaws “Open Red” podcast earlier in the week. A link to listen is below.

Kasey Kahne Racing – Results Recap 6/29/17

Kasey Kahne Racing – Results Recap

Sweet’s Top-Five Streak Continues; Pittman Collects Three Top-Tens in a Row
Brad Sweet collected his 14th straight top-five finish Tuesday night at The Dirt Oval at Route 66 Speedway.
Daryn Pittman has collected three-straight top-ten finishes.
With a 38 car field at Beaver Dam, there were two qualifying flights with Daryn Pittman capturing quick time in flight B.

Kasey Kahne Racing – Results Recap 6.21.17

Kasey Kahne Racing – Results Recap

Kahne battles Larson for win in All-Star action; Sweet continues Championship hunt; Pittman caught up in multi-car wreck at River Cities Speedway.
Brad Sweet captured two top-five finishes over the weekend.
Sweet advanced 11 positions Tuesday at Granite City to earn the KSE Hard Charger award.
A steady rain at River Cities caused nearly a three-hour delay on Friday night.
When the race resumed, tricky track conditions caused a multi-car crash that also caught up Daryn and the No. 9 team.
Kasey and the No. 4 iRacing team made a surprise visit Monday at Wayne County Speedway in Ohio. Kahne started 13th and worked his way to second by the end of the feature.

Kasey Kahne Racing – Results Recap 6.15.17

Kasey Kahne Racing – Results Recap

Sweet Wins Friday in Knoxville, Pittman nearly wins at Eagle
Brad Sweet won his fourth race of the year Friday night in Knoxville, Iowa.
Brad moves into second in season point standings.
Daryn Pittman nearly won Tuesday at Eagle Raceway, finishing a close second to NASCAR driver Kyle Larson.
NAPA AUTO PARTS hosted guests with hospitality and a meet and greet from Brad Tuesday at Eagle Raceway. Customers of NAPA including Midas, Tires Plus and Firestone were all on hand for a fun night at the trace track.

Kasey Kahne Racing – Results Recap 5/7/17

Kasey Kahne Racing – Results Recap

Sweet Victorious in Jackson

The Kasey Kahne Racing teams headed to Jackson, Minnesota last week for a three day show at Jackson Motorplex for the 39th annual AGCO Jackson Nationals, one of the year’s biggest events.

Brad Sweet and the No. 49 NAPA AUTO PARTS/Sage Fruit/ASE team were strong all weekend, capturing two third-place finishes and winning the finale on Saturday along with the $25,000 prize.

Daryn Pittman and the No. 9 Great clips/Sage Fruit/ASE team showed consistency and had a very strong weekend of two top-10 finishes on Friday and Saturday after advancing 12 positions from his 24th place starting spot to 12th on Thursday night.

The Outlaws next event is Friday, June 9th at Knoxville Raceway in Knoxville, Iowa.

Kasey Kahne Racing – Results Recap 5/31/17

Kasey Kahne Racing – Results Recap

KKR finishes second and third at Charlotte

The World of Outlaws Series had two stops this past week, the first on Friday at The Dirt Track at Charlotte, and then Monday at Lawrenceburg Speedway in Lawrenceburg, Ind. Both of the teams had strong showings at each of the races.

Sweet and the NAPA Brakes/Sage Fruit/ASE team ran very well at Charlotte, setting quick time, winning the heat, dash and finishing the race in second. The No. 49 team also had a strong run at Lawrenceburg Speedway, collecting another top-five finish.

Daryn Pittman and the Great Clips/Sage Fruit/ASE team also ran well at Charlotte, where he and his team picked up a top-five, finishing third right behind teammate Brad Sweet. The No. 9 team snagged another strong top-ten at Lawrenceburg, winning their heat and finishing the feature in seventh.

This upcoming week the series heads to the 39th Annual AGCO Jackson Nationals at Jackson Motorplex.

Kasey Kahne Racing – Results Recap 5/25/17

Kasey Kahne Racing – Results Recap

Rain, Rain, Go Away

The World of Outlaws Series had five scheduled stops this past week, starting at Lincoln Speedway in Lincoln, Pa. and closing out the week in New Jersey at New Egypt Speedway. We had one rainout this week at Weedsport Speedway, and it’s been rescheduled for October 15th, 2017.

Sweet and the Ollie’s Bargain Outlet/Sage Fruit/ASE team ran well in the events that took place, earning two top-tens at Lincoln Speedway and Williams Grove. Brad also earned two top-fives at Williams Grove and New Egypt Speedway.

Daryn Pittman and the Great Clips/Sage Fruit/ASE team was strong, as he collected one top-15, three top-tens, with two of them being in second.

This upcoming week we are going to be at the Outlaw Showdown at the Dirt Track at Charlotte and the Memorial Day Spectacular at Lawrenceburg Speedway.

Kasey Kahne Racing – Results Recap 5.17.17

Kasey Kahne Racing – Results Recap

Consistency is key

The World of Outlaws Series had four scheduled stops, starting at Missouri State Fair Speedway and ending with the addition of the rescheduled race at Tri-State Speedway. Daryn Pittman and the Great Clips/Sage Fruit/ASE team started off this stint strong with two second-place finishes, and ended the stint with four top tens.

Sweet and the Ollie’s Bargain Outlet/Sage Fruit/ASE team stayed consistent over these five races, earning five top-ten finishes.

This upcoming week we are getting excited to be at the Gettysburg Clash, the Spring Classic, the Morgan Cup, the Empire State Challenge and the Jersey Outlaw Classic as we make our way through Pennsylvania, New York and New Jersey before returning back to North Carolina.

The Outlaws will return to Charlotte for the The Outlaw Showdown at The Dirt Track at Charlotte on Friday May 26th.

Kasey Kahne Racing – Results Recap

Kasey Kahne Racing – Results Recap

Sun on Friday, Rain on Saturday

The World of Outlaws Series stopped by Plymouth Speedway on Friday night in Plymouth, Ind. – a track KKR has ran very well at in the past – for their next stop of their 90-race schedule. Sweet and the Ollie’s Bargain Outlet/Sage Fruit/ASE team finished fifth while Daryn Pittman and the Great Clips/Sage Fruit/ASE team came home in eighth.

The race the following night in Haubstadt, Ind. was called early due to rain. It has been rescheduled for May 14th.

Our next event is Friday May 5 at Missouri State Fair Speedway in Sedalia, Mo.

Kasey Kahne Racing – Results Recap

Kasey Kahne Racing – Results Recap

☔️ Mother Nature Wins Back-To-Back Races ☔️

Heavy rain cancelled both races that were scheduled last weekend – Friday in West Memphis, Ark. (rescheduled for May 3) and Saturday in Pevely, Mo. (cancelled).

The debut of the 2017 Ollie’s Bargain Outlet/Sage Fruit/ASE scheme on Brad Sweet’s No. 49 will have to wait until Friday at Plymouth Speedway in Plymouth, Ind. Brad is the defending race winner of the event.

The upcoming World of Outlaws schedule is a favorite stretch for the KKR teams, Daryn Pittman cut his teeth as a young racer in Pennsylvania and has multiple wins at New Egypt Speedway the last four seasons.

Kasey Kahne Racing – Results Recap 4/19/17

Kasey Kahne Racing – Results Recap

Sweet Wrangles ’em in Texas

Brad Sweet and the No. 49 NAPA AUTO PARTS/Sage Fruit/ASE team picked up win number two on the season on Saturday at Devil’s Bowl Speedway in Mesquite, Texas. The World of Outlaws visited Gator Motorplex on Thursday for a rain make-up date, followed by a two-night show at Devil’s Bowl on Friday and Saturday.

Sweet and company narrowly won on Friday night as well, crossing the start/finish line just 0.138 seconds behind race winner Jason Johnson.

Kasey Kahne debuted the No. 4 iRacing/Sage Fruit/ASE car during the weekend, starting the feature at Gator from the second spot. However a mid-race crash would end the No. 4 teams night early. Daryn Pittman and the No. 9 Great Clips/Sage Fruit/ASE team was caught up in the same multi-car incident.

The series heads to West Memphis, Arkansas on Friday.

acing – Results Recap Sweet rolls off more podiums, Pittman remains fifth in points

Kasey Kahne Racing – Results Recap

Sweet rolls off more podiums, Pittman remains fifth in points

Following the two races in Arizona last week, Brad Sweet and Daryn Pittman continue their fight for the championship. Sweet and the No. 49 NAPA AUTO PARTS/Sage Fruit/ASE team have captured seven top-five finishes in the last eight races.

Daryn Pittman and the No. 9 Great Clips/Sage Fruit/ASE maintain their fifth spot in the standings as we head into three events in Texas this weekend.

Kasey will make his season debut in the No. 4 iRacing/Sage Fruit/ASE car with the Outlaws tomorrow night in Willis, Texas. He’ll also compete Friday and Saturday at Devil’s Bowl Speedway in Mesquite, Texas.

Kasey Kahne Racing – Results Recap 4/5/17

Kasey Kahne Racing – Results Recap

Sweet captures back-to-back quick times, Pittman moves to fifth in standings

The World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series held two races in California last week, closing out a seven-race stretch in the Golden State.

Friday at Keller Auto Speedway in Hanford, Calif. was a tough night for both teams. The No. 49 NAPA AUTO PARTS/Sage Fruit/ASE team caught a rut and got into the wall with the right rear corner of the car during the feature. Crew chief Kale Kahne and team worked to get the car back out on the track, but weren’t quite able to complete repairs in time. Daryn and the No. 9 Great Clips/Sage Fruit/ASE team had a rare “off night,” finishing the feature in 20th.

Both teams rebounded the following night at Perris with Brad capturing another quick time and battling for the win in the feature, eventually coming home second. Daryn ran very strong all night and captured his eighth top-10 of the year finishing seventh, moving the team into the top-5 in the championship standings.

Kasey Kahne Racing – Results Recap 3//30/17

Kasey Kahne Racing – Results Recap

Sweet Wins in Stockton

Brad Sweet and the No. 49 NAPA AUTO PARTS/ASE/Sage Fruit team won their first race of the season, and first in NAPA colors, on Saturday night in Stockton, Calif. Daryn Pittman and the No. 9 Great Clips/ASE/Sage Fruit team didn’t have the qualifying effort they were looking for, but showed championship caliber resiliency and battled back through the heats to earn a 10th-place starting spot in the feature, eventually coming home in sixth when the checkered flags flew in the A-main.

Last night in Placerville, Calif. was the third annual Brad Sweet’s Short Track Showdown at Placerville Speedway in Placerville, Calif. For the past three years, Brad has promoted the race bringing the Outlaws back to his home track. With a sold out crowd, solid car count and great track conditions, it’s been one of the more popular races on the Outlaws schedule.

Brad finished the feature around the 1/4 mile bullring in third, and Daryn came home with another sixth-place finish. The strong runs by the No. 9 team over the past few races have propelled them from sixth to fourth in the point standings.

The KKR teams head to Hanford (Calif.) tomorrow night and then Perris (Calif.) on Saturday.

Kasey Kahne Racing – Results Recap Thunderbowl Raceway

Kasey Kahne Racing – Results Recap

Thunderbowl Raceway

Brad Sweet and the No. 49 NAPA AUTO PARTS team captured a pair of podium finishes in back-to-back nights at Thunderbowl Raceway in Tulare, Calif. last weekend. Daryn Pittman and the No. 9 Great Clips team didn’t have the night they were looking for on Friday with an 11th-place finish, but they came back swinging on Saturday by narrowly winning the feature in a wheel-to-wheel battle with Brad Sweet and Donny Schatz.

The KKR teams head to Stockton Dirt Track this weekend for another two-day show. Friday’s scheduled race at Stockton was cancelled early this morning due to Friday’s weather forecast, but Saturday’s is currently on as scheduled.

Kasey Kahne Racing – Results Recap

Kasey Kahne Racing – Results Recap

Vegas > California

The World of Outlaws Sprint Car series was at the Dirt Track at Las Vegas this weekend for back to back nights on Thursday and Friday. A great crowd, packed pit area, and tough track conditions are the norm for the 1/2 mile track located about 13 miles northeast of downtown Las Vegas.

Both KKR teams battled relentlessly bringing home a pair of top-10 finishes Saturday night. The No. 49 team is currently tied for second in points, and the No. 9 team is sixth.

Kasey Kahne Racing – Results Recap 3/8/17

Kasey Kahne Racing – Results Recap

Quick stop in Texas the headed out west

Just a quick update this week. The Outlaws had two races scheduled in Texas over the weekend: a new track in Kilgore on Friday and then over to Willis on Saturday. Friday was a good night for KKR with both cars qualifying in the top-10. Brad and the No. 49 NAPA AUTO PARTS team finished fourth in the feature and Daryn and the No. 9 Great Clips team came home in 10th. The track took rubber early which made it extremely difficult to pass.

Saturday in Willis was rained out, and rescheduled for April 13.

Kasey Kahne Racing–And here we go…

Kasey Kahne Racing – Results Recap

And here…we…go.

Five races down, 87 to go – the 2017 season has officially kicked off. The Kasey Kahne Racing teams were in Barberville, Florida over the weekend for a five-day show at Volusia Speedway Park.

The Wednesday and Thursday shows were with the Arctic Cat All-Star Circuit of Champions series, with the World of Outlaw series official starting their season on Friday night at Volusia. Continue reading Kasey Kahne Racing–And here we go…