Kasey Kahne Spotted At IndyCar Season Finale In Sonoma

SONOMA, Calif – Kasey Kahne will miss his second consecutive Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race this weekend while battling dehydration problems. It all surfaced following the Southern 500 on Labor Day weekend where the Leavine Family Racing driver said he struggled to finish the final 100 laps. He’d sit out last weeks Brickyard 400 and announced this past week that he’ll miss at least the next three races as well. While his plans are to return to his No. 95 Chevrolet at some point this fall, his driving days in…

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Kahne To Miss At Least Next 3 Races, Regan Smith To Sub

Leavine Family Racing announced on the week leading up to the Brickyard 400 that due to lingering effects from his heat exhaustion that was suffered during the Southern 500 that Kasey Kahne would miss the upcoming race at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. On Tuesday, LFR sent out another release that Kahne will miss at least the next three weeks due to this. Regan Smith subbed for him in Indianapolis and brought the No. 95 Chevrolet home 20th in his first Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series start in well over a…

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Kahne Opens Up On Why He’s Getting Out Of His Seat For Indy, Says He Could Barely Keep His Eyes Open At Darlington

INDIANAPOLIS – On Thursday evening, Leavine Family Racing announced that Kasey Kahne would be held out of racing for Sunday’s 25th Running of the Brickyard 400 (2:30 p.m. ET/NBCSN/IMS Radio Network/SiriusXM NASCAR Radio) and that Regan Smith would replace him in the No. 95 Chevrolet. Kahne, was still dealing with lingering effects of heat exhaustion suffered during last weekend’s race at the Darlington Raceway. On Friday, Kahne held a teleconference and explained what exactly is going on with his body. Last Sunday’s Southern 500 wasn’t the first time that the Washington …

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Defending Brickyard 400 Champion Kasey Kahne To Miss Race On Sunday, Regan Smith To Sub

Kasey Kahne hopped out of his car after last Sunday’s Southern 500 at the Darlington Raceway and immediately went to the infield care center. He was treated to heat exhaustion. Unfortunately, due to still feeling the effects of that illness, Kahne will not be able to defend his 2017 Brickyard 400 win this weekend. Leavine Family Racing announced the move Thursday evening, namin Regan Smith as the No. 95 Chevrolet’s replacement driver for Sunday’s Big Machine Vodka 400 at the Brickyard (2 p.m. ET/NBCSN/IMS Radio Network/SiriusXM NASCAR Radio).

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Don’t Be Surprised If Kahne Tries Indy 500 In The Future, What He Said

INDIANAPOLIS – Kasey Kahne announced his retirement from NASCAR on Thursday morning saying that the 2018 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series season would be his last. But, like Fernando Alonso and Tony Stewart, Kahne isn’t ruling out racing in other series’. Here are his words on that. “I’m not sure what the future holds for me, but I know I’m at ease with the decision that I have made,” he tweeted on Thursday. “The highs didn’t outweigh the lows and the grueling schedule takes a toll on your quality of life.…

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After The 2018 Season Is Done, Kahne To Step Away From NASCAR On A Full Time Basis

For the second time in as many days, another NASCAR driver announced his retirement from the series on Thursday morning. About 24 hours after Elliott Sadler’s announcement that the 2018 NASCAR XFINITY Series season would be his 21st and final full year in NASCAR, Kasey Kahne made a surprising announcement that the 2018 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series season would be his last. Kahne, 38, currently drives for Leavine Family Racing and there were recent reports that the two sides were working on a contract extension to keep the Washington…

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Kahne, Both JTG Daugherty Cars Land In Unlikely Top 5 Finishing Positions In Coke Zero Sugar 400 at Daytona

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla – When you see several big crashes throughout the entire Coke Zero Sugar 400 at the Daytona International Speedway, you get unlikely drivers finishing in the top spots. Kyle Busch, Denny Hamlin, Brad Keselowski, Joey Logano, Ryan Blaney, Kevin Harvick, Kurt Busch, Aric Almirola, Clint Bowyer, Kyle Larson, Chase Elliott and others were all involved in crashes that ended their nights early on Saturday night. When those heavy hitters don’t finish, that leaves some good finishing positions open for the taking. 

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Kasey Kahne Looking To Play Sleeper Role This Weekend In Sonoma

The Stewart-Haas Racing camp are obviously the favorites heading into Sunday’s Toyota/Save Mart 350 (3 p.m. ET/FS1/PRN/SiriusXM NASCAR Radio). They have won seven of the first 15 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series races in 2018 including the last one two weeks ago in Michigan. They’d finish 1-2-3 that day. Plus, they’ve also reached victory lane in the last two races in Sonoma. But, I have my eye on a sleeper per say for this weekend’s race. No, I’m not talking about AJ Allmendinger. I’m talking about Kasey Kahne. While he’s…

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Front Row Motorsports, Leavine Family Racing Legit Sleepers This Weekend in Bristol

We have definitely seen a few Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series drivers separate themselves from the pack as favorites. Kyle Busch, Kurt Busch, Ricky Stenhouse Jr. and a few others come to mind. But, there are some solid sleeper picks out there, a few have inched closer to the favorite rankings. Both Front Row Motorsports cars as well as Leavine Family Racing’s Kasey Kahne are there. Yes, they’re the top sleepers and this isn’t on a restrictor plate track. Lets start with FRM. 

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Kasey Kahne Sleeper to Watch Sunday In Atlanta, Outperforming All Hendrick Cars

HAMPTON, Ga – After six rather disappointing seasons with Hendrick Motorsports, Kasey Kahne was left with a new team for the 2018 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series season. Kahne, in some peoples mind, took a step back from a team with unlimited resources like Hendrick has down to a team with Leavine Family Racing now. Nothing against LFR, but their equipment isn’t like Hendrick’s is. In six years in his No. 5 Chevrolet with HMS, Kahne reached victory lane just six total times. That’s the same amount of wins that he…

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