Kasey Kahne finished fourth in the Toyota Owners 400 at Richmond International Raceway to score his first top-five in his last 14 starts. Notably, this was only his second top-five in his last 32 attempts and all three of his recent top-fives were fourth-place finishes.
Kasey Kahne was notably fast in final practice for the Toyota Owners 400 at Richmond International Raceway. His top speed of 120.622 mph was only 0.042 seconds behind teammate Jimmie Johnson.
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Kasey Kahne finished eighth in the Duck Commander 500 at Texas Motor Speedway, which completed a sweep of the top 10 by Hendrick Motorsports. This was the first time since this race last year that all four Hendrick drivers finished among the top 10.
Kasey Kahne started the STP 500 at Martinsville Speedway on the outside pole, but like pole sitter Joey Logano he had the wrong setup on the car at the beginning of the race. Unlike Logano, he could not recover, stayed a lap down to the leaders most of the afternoon, and finished 22nd.
Kasey Kahne posted the fastest single lap in Saturday morning’s practice session with a speed of 96.073 mph.
Kasey Kahne came up two-thousandths of a second slower than Joey Logano in the final round of qualification for the STP 500. He will line up on the outside pole for Sunday’s STP 500 at Martinsville Speedway.
Kasey Kahne has run well on occasion in 2016, but bad luck has kept him from capitalizing very often. In five starts this year, he has earned one top-10 and only one other top-15.
Kasey Kahne has made four previous starts at Auto Club Speedway with his current team. His best finish was a ninth in 2013.
Kasey Kahne had the quickest 10-lap average in final practice for the Good Sam 500 at Phoenix International Raceway. He posted a speed of 135.339 mph early in his run.
Kasey Kahne posted the second-fastest time of 22 cars so far in qualification before his engine began smoking. He pulled off in turn four.
Kasey Kahne finished 10th in the Kobalt 400 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, which was a solid finish for the driver of the No. 5 Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet. He started the race eighth and never fell very far off the pace.
Kasey Kahne (#5 Farmers Insurance Chevrolet SS) has 12 starts at Las Vegas Motor Speedway in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series and has earned three pole awards in that span, with his most recent in 2012.
Kasey Kahne (#5 Panasonic Chevrolet SS) finished 23rd in Sunday's NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Folds Of Honor Quiktrip 500 at Atlanta Motor Speedway.