Schmidt Says: NASCAR’s New Aero Package Was A Massive Success!

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SPARTA, Ky. — Column by Race Chaser Online Mid-South Correspondent Brandon Schmidt — NASCAR photo — All the way back in August of 2014, drivers said they wanted a low downforce setup and a soft tire. Finally, on Saturday night, NASCAR delivered that request. The Sprint Cup Series debuted the new downforce package at Kentucky Speedway, one of the bumpiest …

NSCS: Bluegrass Bandit; Kyle Busch Storms to Second Cup Win of 2015 at Kentucky

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SPARTA, Ky. — Report by Race Chaser Online Managing Editor Jacob Seelman — Sarah Crabill/Getty Images North America photo — Any doubts about Kyle Busch’s ability to give himself the best possible chance to qualify for the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup were erased Saturday night at Kentucky Speedway. The younger Busch brother, who missed the first 11 events of …

NSCS: Fast Again; Larson Paces Final Kentucky Practice

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SPARTA, Ky. — Report by Race Chaser Online Associate Editor Kyle Magda — Ryan Kent photo — The number one spot on the scoring pylon at Kentucky Speedway didn’t change through either of the two NASCAR Sprint Cup Series practices Friday. Not only did Kyle Larson post the fastest mock qualifying run in first practice, he backed it up by …

NSCS: Fast Off the Truck; Rain Puts Larson First in Saturday’s Quaker State 400

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SPARTA, Ky. — Report by Race Chaser Online Associate Editor Kyle Magda –Daniel Shirey/Getty Images North America photo — Once the Sprint Cup Series cars got on track Friday morning, Kyle Larson turned laps at Kentucky Speedway before setting the quickest time of the practice at 29.583 seconds (182.537 mph) Shortly thereafter, the rains returned and Mother Nature prevailed, forcing …

NSCS: Sprint Cup Cars Get on Track; Larson Leads Abbreviated Kentucky Practice

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SPARTA, Ky. — Report by Race Chaser Online Associate Editor Kyle Magda — Sarah Crabill/Getty Images North America photo — The rain held off enough Friday morning for NASCAR Sprint Cup Series drivers to turn some laps around the 1.5-mile Kentucky Speedway with the new rules package. When it was all said and done, sophomore driver Kyle Larson put up …