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.
Kasey Kahne posted a lap of 201.992 mph in the final round of qualification for the Quicken Loans 400 at Michigan International Speedway and will lead the field to green on Sunday.
Kasey Kahne hopes to break a June Pocono Raceway curse this week. His last three Axalta We Paint Winners 400 attempts all ended outside the top 25 with some type of incident. His last three August races ended with a victory, a second-, and a 10th-place finish.
Kasey Kahne kept his Chevrolet in contention in the FedEx 400 benefiting Autism Speaks at Dover International Speedway and took advantage of a two-tire strategy at the end of the race to gain track position. He held off Martin Truex Jr. and the majority of the field to finish fourth.
Kasey Kahne has made six previous starts with Hendrick Motorsports at Dover International Speedway, but he has managed to earn only one top-10 in that span of time. His best result with this team was a ninth in his first attempt back in 2012.
Kasey Kahne posted the quickest average speed in the final practice for the Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway. His average speed of 184.632 mph was set in his first 10 laps on the course during the session.
Sprint Cup regular Kasey Kahne won the North Carolina Education Lottery 200, his fifth victory in six NASCAR Camping World Truck Series races.