Cole Custer, a Cup Series rookie who entered the weekend 25th in points, won Sunday’s race at Kentucky with a masterful final restart from the fourth position. He muscled his way to the lead while taking the white flag, going four-wide with Kevin Harvick, Ryan Blaney and Martin Truex Jr.
Why did Kentucky lose the Nascar race?
In the end, Kentucky Speedway ultimately succumbed to its inability to bring in enough revenue for its parent company. “This was something, while difficult, it is the right business decision,” Speedway Motorsports CEO Marcus Smith said Wednesday in an interview with Fox Sports’ Bob Pockrass.
What car won the Nascar race today?
Kyle Larson didn’t skip a beat at his hometown track. After sweeping all stages of the Coca-Cola 600 last weekend in Charlotte, he did the same Sunday, winning NASCAR’s Cup race at Sonoma — and all three stages — by leading a race-high 58 laps of 92 total for his third victory this season.
Who’s leading the Nascar race in Kentucky?
Keselowski, Almirola split stage wins at Kentucky
|1||Brad Keselowski||Team Penske|
|2||Ryan Blaney||Team Penske|
|3||Cole Custer||Stewart-Haas Racing|
|4||Joey Logano||Team Penske|
Does Nascar still race at Kentucky?
The Kentucky Speedway will not host the NASCAR Cup series in 2021, according to track Executive Vice President and General Manager Mark Simendinger.In a statement released Tuesday, Simendinger said, “Of course, we’re disappointed the Bluegrass State is not on NASCAR’S schedule for 2021, as the past two decades have …
What is the Nascar track called in Kentucky?
Kentucky Speedway is a 1.5-mile (2.4 km) tri-oval speedway in Sparta, Kentucky, which has hosted ARCA, NASCAR and Indy Racing League racing annually since it opened in 2000.
Who won the Nascar race?
Kyle Larson lands $1 million win in NASCAR All-Star Race at Texas. Your browser does not support the audio element. FORT WORTH, Texas – Kyle Larson earned a $1 million paycheck and his second NASCAR All-Star Race victory in three seasons – putting on a racing master class Sunday evening at Texas Motor Speedway.
Who won the Xfinity race today?
Kyle Busch wins Texas, claims 99th Xfinity Series victory.
Who is the best Nascar driver right now?
The 16 Best NASCAR Drivers Right Now
- 1 – Kyle Busch. It’s hard to deny that Kyle Busch is the best driver in NASCAR right now. …
- 2 – Denny Hamlin. …
- 3 – Joey Logano. …
- 4 – Kurt Busch. …
- 5 – Martin Truex Jr. …
- 6 – Brad Keselowski. …
- 7 – Kevin Harvick. …
- 8 – Ryan Blaney.
Who won the race today 2020?
Chase Elliott, 24, became the youngest NASCAR driver to win a Cup Series championship since Jeff Gordon in 1995. He led 153 of 312 laps at the 2020 title race at Phoenix Raceway, winning his fifth race of the season.
Are they going to run the Nascar race today?
No, there is not a NASCAR race today, nor was there one earlier in the weekend.
Why is Nascar not going to Kentucky in 2021?
NASCAR cuts Kentucky Speedway from 2021 schedule; local economy to lose millions. SPARTA, Ky. (WKRC) – NASCAR left the Kentucky Speedway off its 2021 race schedule. It will cost the local economy millions of dollars.
What time is the Nascar race in Kentucky today?
NASCAR schedule 2020
|Sun., July 12||Kentucky||2:30 p.m. ET|
|Wed., July 15||Bristol (All-Star Race)||8:30 p.m. ET|
|Sun., July 19||Texas||3 p.m. ET|
|Thurs., July 23||Kansas||7:30 p.m. ET|
Where in Kentucky is Sparta?
Sparta is a home rule-class city in Gallatin and Owen counties in the U.S. state of Kentucky. The population was 231 at the 2010 census. Sparta is home to Kentucky Speedway.