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Weekend Preview: Red-Hot Kasey Kahne Ready to ‘Kiss the Bricks’ at Indy

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SPEEDWAY, Ind. (July 23, 2008) – After enjoying a rare non-race NASCAR Sprint Cup Series weekend, the ‘Dodge Boys’ return to action at the hallowed grounds of Indianapolis Motor Speedway for this weekend’s Allstate 400 at The Brickyard.

The 20th event on the Sprint Cup regular-season schedule, the Allstate 400 at The Brickyard is the fourth event in the 10-event “Race to the Chase” which leads into NASCAR’s playoffs – The Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup.

The Indy traditions such as the winner kissing the bricks at the start-finish line and taking a sip of milk in victory lane are…

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Weekend Preview: Red-Hot Kasey Kahne Ready to ‘Kiss the Bricks’ at Indy

Weekend Results: Kasey Kahne Finishes Third At Chicagoland

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JOLIET, Ill. (Saturday, July 11, 2009) – The first 211 laps of Saturday night’s 267-lap LifeLock 400 at Chicagoland Speedway were uneventful with only two cautions for debris disturbing the on-track racing. That changed dramatically during the final 56 circuits with the yellow flag appearing five times, setting up five double-file shootout restarts and a bit of aggressive driving.

Four Dodge drivers were running in the top 20 before the barrage of yellow flags began. By the time the checkered flag appeared, only Kasey Kahne managed to elude the bumping and banging to finish third in the No….

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Weekend Results: Kasey Kahne Finishes Third At Chicagoland

Weekend Preview: Busch, Kahne Inside Top 12 With Eight Races Remaining to Chase for the Championship

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JOLIET, Ill., (July 8, 2009) – The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series heads to the heat and humidity of the Midwest as Chicagoland Speedway hosts Saturday night’s LifeLock.com 400. Sitting nearly 50 miles from the Windy City, Chicagoland represents the start of the second-half of NASCAR’s 36 race regular-season point’s schedule.

Seven Dodge Chargers will compete in the event including Kurt Busch and Kasey Kahne, both of which sit inside the top-12 in the Sprint Cup driver standings with only eight races remaining in the ‘Race to the Chase’.

Dodge has one victory (R. Newman – 2003) in eight races at…

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Weekend Preview: Busch, Kahne Inside Top 12 With Eight Races Remaining to Chase for the Championship