NASCAR Sprint Cup: Gordon Surges to First Win of 2014; Becomes First Three-Time Winner at Kansas

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KANSAS CITY, KS — By Jim Pedley, NASCAR Wire Service — Jared C. Tilton/NASCAR via Getty Images photo — Jeff Gordon held off Kevin Harvick over the final laps and went on to win the 5-Hour Energy 400 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Kansas Speedway on Saturday night. The victory of .112 seconds was the first of the year for the four-time champion and his third at Kansas …

NASCAR Sprint Cup: Harvick Blazes to Kansas Pole

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KANSAS CITY, KS — official release — NASCAR via Getty Images photo — Kevin Harvick capitalized on all the speed to be found during NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Coors Light Pole Award qualifying at Kansas Speedway on Friday. The Stewart-Haas Racing driver smashed the former track qualifying record of 191.864 mph set by defending race winner Matt Kenseth in the second round with a speed of 194.568, …

NASCAR Sprint Cup: Carsforsale.com Extends Partnership with Cassill, Hillman Racing

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MOORESVILLE, N.C. – team release — Hillman Racing image — Carsforsale.com, one of the fastest-growing online automotive websites, announced today a three-race NASCAR Sprint Cup Series partnership with driver Landon Cassill and Hillman Racing as primary sponsor of the No. 40 Chevrolet SS beginning with this weekend’s 5-hour Energy 400 race event under the lights at Kansas Speedway. Building on the success of its sponsorship …

NASCAR Sprint Cup: No Place Like Home For Bowyer’s 300th Career Sprint Cup Start

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KANSAS CITY, KS — official release — photo — Clint Bowyer returns home, flying high and feeling good. On Sunday, he scored his best finish of the 2014 season, a third at Talladega. And on Monday, via Twitter, he announced that he and his wife Lorra were expecting their first child. That same day, Michael Waltrip Racing announced that Bowyer signed …

NASCAR Sprint Cup: Premier Group Of Drivers Eye Kansas For Breakthrough Win

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KANSAS CITY, KS — official release — Jamie Squire/Getty Images for NASCAR photo — From the “Something’s Gotta Give” department… As NASCAR Sprint Cup Series drivers keep winning and virtually assuring themselves spots in the revamped Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup, a number of other drivers remain winless. And outside-looking-in is not where you want to be in 2014 and beyond. …

NASCAR Sprint Cup: 5-Hour Energy to Sponsor Kansas Night Race

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KANSAS CITY, Kan. (April 29, 2014) – Kansas Speedway officials announced today that 5-hour ENERGY®  will sponsor Kansas Speedway’s inaugural NASCAR Sprint Cup Series night race on May 10, naming the race the 5-hour ENERGY® 400 Benefiting Special Operations Warrior Foundation (SOWF). “I’m excited to have 5-hour ENERGY® join with us on our inaugural NASCAR Sprint Cup Series night race,” said Kansas Speedway …