Kasey Kahne’s first five races with Hendrick Motorsports at Michigan International Speedway showcased a lot of inconsistency but some solid run. He finished in the 30s twice, top-fives twice, and seventh once. He lost his strength in the past three races, but gained consistency.
Kasey Kahne was hit with a penalty from NASCAR early in the Axalta We Paint Winners 400 at Pocono, but rebounded to finish sixth at Pocono Raceway after starting among the top 12 in 11th. He was one of three Hendrick Motorsports drivers to finish in the top 10.
Kasey Kahne has earned four top-10s this season. His last two successes were fourth-place finishes at Richmond International Raceway and again last week at Dover International Speedway.
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Kasey Kahne entered the AAA 400 Drive for Autism weekend with back-to-back top-10s at Dover International Speedway. Last year he finished fourth in the spring race and was sixth in the fall. He was not around the leaders all afternoon this week, but he surged when it mattered and finished fourth on Sunday.
Kasey Kahne was one of the big names failing to advance to the second round of qualification for the GoBowling.com 400 at Kansas. With a speed of 187.149 mph, he will line up 27th Saturday night.
Kasey Kahne does not have a lot of success in 2016, but what little does have was earned on the similarly-configured, 1.5-mile tracks. He enters the GoBowling.com 400 at Kansas Speedway with back-to-back top-10s at Las Vegas Motor Speedway and Texas Motor Speedway.
When Dale Earnhardt Jr. spun into Kasey Kahne and Michael Annett, he was the first driver to wreck, but was far from the last. By the end of the Geico 500 at Talladega SuperSpeedway, 87.5 percent of the field had been impacted by crash damage.
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.