Kasey Kahne needed to stretch his fuel mileage and get a great restart if he wanted to win the Brickyard 400. He accomplished one of those feats by getting to the checkers in sixth, but he failed to hold off a determined Jeff Gordon on a restart with 16 laps remaining.
Kasey Kahne’s overall results at Indianapolis Motor Speedway have been consistently in the high single digits or teens, but he is capable of rattling off a top-five when the circumstances are perfect. He finished third in this race last year.
Sprint Cup regular Kasey Kahne (No. 5 Chevrolet SS) has the best 10-lap consecutive average speed in the Happy Hour practice for the Nationwide Series enjoyillinois.com 300 at Chicagoland Speedway.
In seven career Nationwide Series starts at Chicagoland Speedway, Kasey Kahne earned one top-five finish.
All of Kasey Kahne’s seven top-10s have come in conjunction with another top-10 finish. He scored back-to-back top-10s at Las Vegas and Bristol, Talladega and Kansas, and had three such finishes in consecutive weeks at Michigan, Sonoma, and Kentucky.
Kasey Kahne’s 11th-place finish in the Camping World RV Sales 301 was not indicative of how he ran for most of Sunday afternoon. He spent approximately 220 laps in the top 10 and scored the ninth-best average running position of 9.125.
Kasey Kahne was one of the top picks at New Hampshire in 2012 with a victory and another top-five. Last year, he failed to crack the top 10 in either race.
Kasey Kahne (No. 5 Great Clips / Shark Week Chevrolet) has one win, three top fives, eight top 10s and an average finish of 17.0 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway.
Sprint Cup regular Kasey Kahne wins the 13th Annual Subway Firecracker 250, his eighth victory in 204 NASCAR Nationwide Series races.
Kasey Kahne finishes 8th in Saturday night's NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Kentucky Speedway in Sparta, KY.
Kasey Kahne (No. 5 Great Clips Chevrolet) has one top five, one top 10 and an average finish of 8.7 at Kentucky Speedway.
Kasey Kahne finishes 6th in Sunday's NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Sonoma (CA) Raceway.
Kasey Kahne (No. 5 Great Clips Chevrolet) has one win, two top fives, three top 10s; two poles and an average finish of 20.4 at Sonoma Raceway.
Kasey Kahne finishes 5th in Sunday's NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Michigan International Speedway.