Kasey Kahne crashed in qualification and was forced to roll out a backup car on Sunday for the Goody's Headache Relief Shot 500 at Martinsville Speedway. It seemed unlikely that he would be able to stay on the lead lap after starting shotgun on the field. He not only accomplished that feat, but scored a top-10 with his ninth-place finish.
Kasey Kahne posted a time fast enough to advance to the second round of qualification, but he wheel-hopped his Chevrolet and backed into the wall. He will officially start 24th, but will have to drop to the tail-end of the pack in a backup car.
Kasey Kahne posted a lap of 193.638 mph and will line up to the outside of his teammate Jeff Gordon for the CampingWorld.com 500 at Talladega SuperSpeedway.
Kasey Kahne finished fourth in the Hollywood Casino 400 at Kansas Speedway. It was his first top-five finish in Cup competition during the past 18 weeks.
Kasey Kahne blew a tire and slapped the wall before the 100-lap mark.
For the first time all season, Kasey Kahne earned back-to-back top-10s when he crossed under the checkers sixth in the AAA 400 at Dover International Speedway on the heels of a ninth last week at New Hampshire Motor Speedway.
The Cup drivers got a few minutes of practice in on Saturday morning and after about 25 minutes, Kasey Kahne sat atop the leaderboard with a fastest lap of 160.506 mph. Kahne also posted the quickest 10-lap average with a 158.755 mph run from laps seven through 16.
Kasey Kahne finished ninth in the Sylvania 300 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway to earn his first top-10 in the past 12 races. Previous to this run, he finished eighth at Sonoma Raceway in June.
New Hampshire Motor Speedway is one of 11 tracks where Kahne (No. 5 Farmers Insurance Chevrolet SS) has notched a career victory.
Sprint Cup driver Kasey Kahne (No. 5 Great Clips Chevrolet SS), along with partner Great Clips, will be performing double duty this weekend at Chicagoland Speedway, driving the No. 88 Great Clips Chevrolet Camaro for JR Motorsports.
Kasey Kahne had the best 10-lap consecutive average speed in the final practice for the Jeff Kyle 400 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
Kasey Kahne entered last fall’s Sylvania 300 with a seven-race streak of qualifications among the top 10 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway. He was unable to advance to the final round for that race and slipped to 17th, but he rekindled his form and surged to ninth to start Sunday’s 5-Hour Energy 301.
Kasey Kahne finished eighth in the Toyota / Save Mart 350 at Sonoma Raceway, which was directly behind his teammates Jimmie Johnson in sixth and Dale Earnhardt Jr. in seventh.
Kasey Kahne has only two top-fives to his credit in the first 15 races this season, but he has been consistent. That contributes to his ninth-place spot in the points and has earned fantasy owners a decent amount as well.