NASCAR Weekend at Kentucky Speedway | Dillon; Keselowski; Kenseth in Victory Lane
Sparta, KY (June 28-30) Kentucky Speedway’s NASCAR Camping World Truck Series UNOH 225, NASCAR Nationwide Series Feed The Children 300, and NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Quaker State 400, was a successful weekend for fans with Kentucky Speedway’s management providing multiple cooling zones throughout the facility, a wide variety of music, food and shopping. Rain delayed the Sprint Cup Saturday evening race to a day race Sunday.
Moving from mid-pack, winner of Thursday’s NASCAR Truck Series UNOH 225, Ty Dillon, driving the No. 3 Chevrolet for Richard Childress Racing. Brad Keselowski, driving the No. 19 for Brad Keselowski Racing, finished second, with Kyle Busch, driving the No. 51 for Kyle Busch Motorsports finishing third. Fourth Place finish, James Buescher, Driving No. 31 for Turner Scott Motorsports, and Rookie Ryan Blaney, pole sitter, driving the No. 29, for Brad Keselowski Racing, finished fifth. Camping World Truck Top three Standings: First; Matt Crafton No. 88 Truck, Second; Jeb Burton No. 4 Truck, Third; Ty Dillion No. 3 Truck.
In Victory lane, Kentucky Speedway’s feed the Children 300 Nationwide Series race, Brad Keselowski, driving the No. 22 for Penske Racing. Eliott Sadler, driving the No. 11 for Joe Gibbs Racing finished second, and Matt Crafton, driving the No. 33 for Richard Childress Racing finished third. Brian Vickers, driving the No. 20 for Joe Gibbs Racing, finished fourth, and Kyle Busch driving the No. 54 for Joe Gibbs Racing, finished fifth. Top Three Nationwide Standings: First; Regan Smith No. 7 car, Second; Sam Hornish, Jr. No. 12 car, and Third; Justin Allgaier No. 31 Car.
Kentucky Speedway’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Quaker State 400, presented by Advance Auto Parts, in victory Lane; Matt Kenseth, driving the No. 20 for Joe Gibbs Racing. This was Matt’s first Sprint Cup race win at Kentucky Speedway. Jamie McMurray, driving the No. 1 for Earnhardt Ganassi Racing, finished second. Third place finish, Clint Boyer, driving the No. 15 for Michael Waltrip Racing, and Joey Logano, driving the No. 22 for Penske Racing finished fourth. Kyle Busch, driving the No. 18 for Joe Gibbs Racing finished fifth. Sprint Cup Standings: First; Jimmie Johnson No. 48, Second; Carl Edwards No. 99, Third; Clint Boyer No. 15.
NASCAR Weekend at Kentucky Speedway was action packed. For more information about Kentucky Speedway or to purchase tickets to future races go to http://www.kentuckyspeedway.com or call (859) 578-2300.
Sherri Kirk, Writer
Brenda Hyatt, Co-writer
Scott Voight, Photographer