KAHNE AND CREW DID EVERYTHING RIGHT

Kasey Kahne scored his first Sprint Cup victory in more than a year by employing a pit strategy that got him to the front of the pack at the end of the race. Both Kahne and second-place finisher Tony Stewart wisely used a planned pit model and then raced each other to the end. The racing was enhanced by NASCAR’s new double-file restart procedure.    Because of the length of time it takes to make a lap around the Infineon Raceway, many teams relied on their own fuel mileage a ...

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KASEY KAHNE WINS AT SONOMA

Kasey Kahne held off a hard-charging Tony Stewart to drive under the checkers for his first road course victory and tenth career win today at the Toyota/SaveMart 350.  The win was the first for the newly-formed Richard Petty Motorsports.  The first half of the race was pretty dull, following the examples set at Pocono and Michigan.  The TNT team calling the race tried to spice things up by uttering breathless gasps and grunts whenever a car sent up the tiniest puff of dust.&nbs ...

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