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Encyclopedia > Kasey Kahne
Kasey Kenneth Kahne
Born: April 10, 1980 (1980-04-10) (age 28)
Birthplace: Enumclaw, Washington
Awards: 2000 USAC National Midget Series Champion
2004 NASCAR NEXTEL Cup Rookie of the Year
NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Statistics
Car #, Team 9 - Gillett Evernham Motorsports
2007 Sprint Cup Position: 19th
Best Cup Position: 8th - 2006 (NEXTEL Cup)
First Race: 2004 Daytona 500 (Daytona)
First Win: 2005 Chevy American Revolution 400 (Richmond)
Last Win: 2006 Bank of America 500 (Lowe's)
Wins Top Tens Poles
7 53 14
NASCAR Nationwide Series Statistics
Car #, Team 9 - Gillett Evernham Motorsports
2007 NNS Position: 27th
Best NNS Position: 7th - 2003 (Busch Series)
First Race: 2002 1-866RBCTerm.com 200 (North Carolina)
First Win: 2003 Ford 300 (Homestead)
Last Win: 2007 Food City 250 (Bristol)
Wins Top Tens Poles
7 49 6
Statistics current as of March 3, 2008.

Kasey Kenneth Kahne (born April 10, 1980 in Enumclaw, Washington) is a race car driver in NASCAR's Sprint Cup Series. For the 2008 season, he drives the #9 Budweiser / Allstate Dodge Charger for Gillett Evernham Motorsports with teammates Elliott Sadler and Patrick Carpentier‎. Off the track, Kahne is active in charitable work and is a member of the President's Council on Service and Civic Participation. He also owns his own race team Kasey Kahne Racing in the World of Outlaws series, fielding a car for Joey Saldana. Kahne is also a 3-time Skagit Speedway winner of the Annual Jim Raper memorial Dirt Cup, and holds the current record for fastest lap at Skagit. Kasey Kahne's favorite restaurant in his home town of Enumclaw, WA is Mazatalan, a Mexican restaurant famous for its tacos. Kahne prefers Chicken Enchiladas. is the 100th day of the year (101st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 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Racing career

Early career

Kahne began racing open wheel sprint cars at Deming Speedway at 17 in Deming, Washington, before moving up to Skagit speedway in Alger, Washington, then he moved to USAC. He was hired by Steve Lewis, who had also employed future NASCAR drivers Jeff Gordon and Kenny Irwin, Jr.. In his first year on the circuit, he was named Rookie of the Year, as well winning the national midget championship. After that season, he continued to run USAC, as well as the Toyota Atlantic Series and the World of Outlaws. Deming is a census-designated place located in Whatcom County, Washington. ... Alger is a census-designated place located in Skagit County, Washington. ... The United States Automobile Club (USAC) was the primary sanctioning body for open-wheel motor racing in the United States from the mid-1950s until the late 1970s. ... Steve Lewis (March 19, 1896 - c 1941?) was a jazz pianist and composer. ... Jeffery Michael Gordon (born August 4, 1971) is a professional American race car driver. ... Kenny Irwin, Jr. ... The Champ Car Atlantic Championship is an auto racing series with races throughout North America. ... World of Outlaws sprint car World of Outlaws late model The World of Outlaws (often abbreviated WoO) is an American sanctioning body. ...


Kasey Kahne made 20 starts in the Nationwide Series driving the #98 Channellock Ford Taurus for Robert Yates Racing. His best finish was a tenth-place finish at Cabela's 250. In 2003, he moved to the #38 Great Clips Ford for Akins Motorsports. He won his first pole at Michigan International Speedway and his first Nationwide race at the Ford 300. He also made a pair of starts in the Craftsman Truck Series in the #2 Team ASE Racing Dodge Ram for Ultra Motorsports, winning in both starts. The NASCAR Busch Series is a stock car racing series owned and operated by NASCAR. It is NASCARs minor league circuit (often compared to Triple-A baseball), and is a proving ground for drivers who wish to step up to the organizations big league circuit, the Nextel Cup. ... The Ford Taurus is a mid-size, front wheel drive car manufactured by the Ford Motor Company in North America. ... Robert Yates Racing is a NASCAR racing team based in Mooresville, North Carolina, which is near Charlotte. ... The Carfax 250 is a NASCAR Busch Series race that takes place at Michigan International Speedway, sponsored by vehicle history company Carfax. ... The 2003 NASCAR Busch Series Season began February 15 and ended November 15. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Akins Motorsports is a NASCAR team based in Mooresville, North Carolina, which is near Charlotte. ... Michigan International Speedway is a two-mile (3. ... The Ford 300 is a NASCAR Busch Series race that takes place at Homestead-Miami Speedway. ... The NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series is a popular NASCAR racing series that features modified pickup trucks. ... National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) is a professional certification group that certifies professionals in the automotive repair and service industry. ... See also Dodge Ram 50, an unrelated Mitsubishi-produced truck The Ram is a full-size pickup truck from Chrysler LLCs Dodge brand. ... Ultra Motorsports was a NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series racing team. ...


Sprint Cup career

Kahne replaced Bill Elliott in the #9 Dodge at the end of 2003 when Elliott announced a part-time schedule starting with the 2004 season. Due to the fact that Kahne was still under contract with Ford, a lawsuit began when Kahne decided to go to Evernham, driving a car that was being sponsored by Dodge. Ford eventually got money from Kahne, allowing him to go to Dodge. In 2004, Kahne surprised many by nearly winning several races (including five second-place finishes and 13 top-fives), winning four poles and captured the Raybestos Rookie of the Year award. He drove 30 races for Akins in the Busch Series, finishing thirteenth in points. Bill Elliott car that set the record for the fastest recorded time in a stock car - 212. ... For other uses, see Dodge (disambiguation). ...


2005

He scored his first career Sprint Cup victory in his sophomore season of 2005, after a dominating performance in the Chevy American Revolution 400 at Richmond International Raceway. It was also the first victory for the Dodge Charger, which returned to NASCAR in 2005. He also scored two poles in back-to-back weeks at Darlington and Richmond during the same year. He made 22 starts in the Busch Series, splitting time with Akins and Evernham's new #6 team. He won the O'Reilly 300 at Texas Motor Speedway, and the United Way 300 at Kansas Speedway. The 2005 NASCAR Nextel Cup season began on Saturday, February 12. ... The Chevy American Revolution 400 is a NASCAR Nextel Cup stock car race held at the Richmond International Raceway in Richmond, Virginia. ... Richmond International Raceway (RIR) is a A 3/4 mile, D shaped, asphalt race track located outside Richmond, Virginia. ... Darlington Raceway during the 2006 Dodge Charger 500. ... Most recent champion(s) Kevin Harvick The NASCAR Busch Series is a stock car racing series owned and operated by NASCAR. It is NASCARs minor league circuit (often compared to Triple-A baseball), and is a proving ground for drivers who wish to step up to the organizations... The OReilly 300 is a NASCAR Busch Series race that takes place at Texas Motor Speedway. ... Texas Motor Speedway is a superspeedway located in the northernmost portion of the U.S. city of Fort Worth, Texas -- the portion located in Denton County, Texas. ... The Yellow Transportation 300 is the NASCAR Busch Series race that takes place at Kansas Speedway. ... Kansas Speedway is a speedway in Kansas City, in the U.S. state of Kansas. ...


2006

Kasey Kahne races by in the #9 Dodge Charger.
Kasey Kahne races by in the #9 Dodge Charger.

On Monday, March 20, 2006, Kahne won the rain delayed Golden Corral 500 at Atlanta Motor Speedway. Nearly three weeks later, he won the Samsung/Radio Shack 500 at Texas. He won four races after that, among them a season sweep at Lowe's Motor Speedway in the Coca-Cola 600 and the Bank of America 500, holding off Jimmie Johnson, who would go on to finish second in both events. He also won at California and Michigan. Image File history File linksMetadata No higher resolution available. ... Image File history File linksMetadata No higher resolution available. ... The Dodge Charger, in its current incarnation, is a rear-wheel drive full-size automobile built by the Chrysler Group for its North American Dodge brand. ... is the 79th day of the year (80th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2006 (MMVI) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The Golden Corral 500 is a NASCAR Nextel Cup stock car race held at Atlanta Motor Speedway in Hampton, Georgia. ... Atlanta Motor Speedway is a superspeedway in Hampton, Georgia, USA, 20 miles (32 km) south of Atlanta. ... The Samsung/Radio Shack 500 is a NASCAR Nextel Cup stock car race held at the Texas Motor Speedway in Justin, Texas. ... Lowes Motor Speedway (formerly Charlotte Motor Speedway) is a speedway in Concord, North Carolina, north of Charlotte. ... The Coca-Cola 600 (formerly the World 600) is a six hundred mile (966 km) stock car race held annually at Lowes Motor Speedway (formerly Charlotte Motor Speedway) in Charlotte, North Carolina on Memorial Day weekend. ... The Bank of America 500 is a NASCAR race that is hosted annually at Lowes Motor Speedway in the United States. ... This article is about NASCAR driver. ...


On September 9, 2006, Kahne successfully raced his way into the Chase for The Cup by finishing third in Richmond. He was the 10th and last qualifier for the Chase. He edged defending Sprint Cup Champion Tony Stewart out by 16 points, but a disappointing crash at Dover made an impact on Kahne's 8th place finish for the season. Kahne also won 2 Busch Series races in '06. is the 252nd day of the year (253rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2006 (MMVI) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... For other persons named Tony Stewart, see Tony Stewart (disambiguation). ... Dover International Speedway (nickname: The Monster Mile) is a NASCAR race track located near Dover, Delaware. ...


2007

Kasey Kahne in a pit stop during the 2007 Samsung 500 at Texas Motor Speedway.
Kasey Kahne in a pit stop during the 2007 Samsung 500 at Texas Motor Speedway.

During the qualifying for the 2007 Daytona 500, officials found holes in the wheel-wells of his Dodge Charger. A crew member said it was just tape that had fallen off of a hole in the tire. Officials said that the tape had been cut. He was one of the four drivers among Matt Kenseth and his two teammates, Scott Riggs and Elliott Sadler whose cars had been found with aerodynamic-improving modifications. His team was one of the six teams found with illegal modifications in the Daytona festivities. Image File history File linksMetadata Size of this preview: 800 × 293 pixelsFull resolution (3424 × 1256 pixel, file size: 3. ... Image File history File linksMetadata Size of this preview: 800 × 293 pixelsFull resolution (3424 × 1256 pixel, file size: 3. ... The Samsung 500 is a NASCAR NEXTEL Cup race held at the Texas Motor Speedway in Fort Worth, Texas USA. There were 12 different winners in the first 12 races, the longest such streak for any NASCAR track. ... Texas Motor Speedway is a superspeedway located in the northernmost portion of the U.S. city of Fort Worth, Texas -- the portion located in Denton County, Texas. ... The 2007 Daytona 500 event logo. ... The Dodge Charger, in its current incarnation, is a rear-wheel drive full-size automobile built by the Chrysler Group for its North American Dodge brand. ... Matt Kenseths 2004 car being pushed out by his crew 2007 Busch Series car 2007 Cup car 2008 Cup car Matthew Roy Kenseth (born March 10, 1972 in Cambridge, Wisconsin) is a stock car driver. ... Scott Riggs #10 Chevrolet from 2005. ... Elliott Sadler (left) talking with teammate Dale Jarrett. ...


On May 26, 2007 Kahne won the Busch Series CARQUEST Auto Parts 300 race at Lowe's Motor Speedway scoring his first win of 2007. is the 146th day of the year (147th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) was a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar in the 21st century. ... Most recent champion(s) Kevin Harvick The NASCAR Busch Series is a stock car racing series owned and operated by NASCAR. It is NASCARs minor league circuit (often compared to Triple-A baseball), and is a proving ground for drivers who wish to step up to the organizations... The Carquest Auto Parts 300 is a NASCAR Busch Series race that takes place at Lowes Motor Speedway. ... Lowes Motor Speedway (formerly Charlotte Motor Speedway) is a speedway in Concord, North Carolina, north of Charlotte. ...


On August 24, 2007 Kahne won the pole for the Sharpie 500 at Bristol, his second pole of the 2007 Nextel Cup Series. Later that night, during the Busch Series Food City 250, Kahne passed Ryan Newman on the top side in a 3-wide pass that included Jason Leffler on the bottom. He held off the hard charging Leffler to win the Food City 250 for his 7th career Busch Series win and his 2nd of 2007. is the 236th day of the year (237th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) was a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar in the 21st century. ... The Sharpie 500 is a NASCAR Nextel Cup stock car race held at Bristol Motor Speedway in Bristol, Tennessee. ... Grandstand in 2007 Scoring pilon in August 2007 Sign proclaiming the track the Worlds Fastest Half-Mile in 2007 Bristol Motor Speedway, originally known as Bristol International Raceway and Bristol Raceway is a NASCAR short track located in Bristol, Tennessee. ... The 2007 NASCAR NEXTEL Cup season began on February 10, 2007 at Daytona International Speedway with the Budweiser Shootout and will end with the Ford 400 at Homestead-Miami Speedway on November 18 of that same year. ... Most recent champion(s) Kevin Harvick The NASCAR Busch Series is a stock car racing series owned and operated by NASCAR. It is NASCARs minor league circuit (often compared to Triple-A baseball), and is a proving ground for drivers who wish to step up to the organizations... The Food City 250 is a NASCAR Busch Series race that takes place at Bristol Motor Speedway. ... Jason Leffler (born September 16, 1975) is a NASCAR driver from Long Beach, California. ... The Food City 250 is a NASCAR Busch Series race that takes place at Bristol Motor Speedway. ... Most recent champion(s) Kevin Harvick The NASCAR Busch Series is a stock car racing series owned and operated by NASCAR. It is NASCARs minor league circuit (often compared to Triple-A baseball), and is a proving ground for drivers who wish to step up to the organizations...


The next day during the Sharpie 500, Kahne dominated most of the race leading 305 of 500 laps and finished 2nd to Carl Edwards. This was his best finish of the 2007 season. The Sharpie 500 is a NASCAR Nextel Cup stock car race held at Bristol Motor Speedway in Bristol, Tennessee. ... Carl Michael Edwards, II (born August 15, 1979) is a NASCAR NEXTEL Cup Series and Busch Series driver for Roush Fenway Racing. ...

Kasey Kahne practicing for the 2007 Ford 400 at the Homestead-Miami Speedway.
Kasey Kahne practicing for the 2007 Ford 400 at the Homestead-Miami Speedway.

On November 16, 2007 at Homestead-Miami Speedway Kahne was going to the motorhome lot at the track after Friday's practice was over. He was stopped by Archibald Hutchinson a 62 year old track security guard who refused to let him into the lot without credentials (Kahne did not have his credentials at the time since he had just got out of his car and was still in his driver's suit). Kahne tried to go around the guard to his motorhome on his golf cart when he was stopped by Hutchinson. When Kasey was asked for credentials he became agitated and told Hutchinson he didn't need them since he was a driver. The guard blocked him again, Kahne then pushed Hutchinson to the ground, according to a report by the Homestead Police Department. Kahne was then taken into custody shortly but released on the condition he would later appear for his criminal hearing. Hutchinson claims to have major back injuries following the incident. On December 17, 2007, Hutchinson sued Kasey Kahne, who is now charged with one count of misdemeanor battery.[1] is the 320th day of the year (321st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) was a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar in the 21st century. ... Homestead-Miami Speedway is a speedway in Homestead, Florida, USA, southwest of Miami. ... Look up credential in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... December 17 is the 351st day of the year (352nd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) was a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar in the 21st century. ...


After a disappointing 2007 season Kahne finished 19th in points with no wins, 1 top 5, 8 top 10s and an average finish of 22.2. The 2007 NASCAR NEXTEL Cup season began on February 10, 2007 at Daytona International Speedway with the Budweiser Shootout and will end with the Ford 400 at Homestead-Miami Speedway on November 18 of that same year. ...


2008

Kahne's 2008 Sprint Cup Series racecar

With new sponsor Budweiser, Kahne started off the 2008 season strong as he finished in the top 10 in both the Budweiser Shootout and the Gatorade Duel. NASCARs premiere series becomes the Sprint Cup in 2008 as seen in this new logo. ... Budweiser, sometimes referred to as Bud, is a global pale lager brand owned by the St. ...


As a result of a 4th place finish in his duel, Kahne started 10th in the 50th running of the Daytona 500 on February 17, 2008. Kahne finished 7th behind teammate Elliott Sadler in the 2008 Daytona 500, this was a repeat of the 2007 race where Sadler and Kahne also finished 6th and 7th respectively. The Daytona 500 will turn 50 in 2008. ... The Daytona 500 is a 200-lap, 500 mile (805 km) NASCAR NEXTEL Cup Series race held annually at the Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Florida. ... is the 48th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 2008 (MMVIII) is the current year, a leap year that started on Tuesday of the Anno Domini (or common era), in accordance to the Gregorian calendar. ... Elliott Sadler (left) talking with teammate Dale Jarrett. ... The Daytona 500 will turn 50 in 2008. ... The 2007 Daytona 500 event logo. ...


During the early laps of the Auto Club 500 Kahne worked his way from 20th to 14th, but brushed the wall on lap 7. He however went on to finish a strong 9th after the long rain delay the race suffered. Kahne Had a good run in the UAW-Dodge 400 after having to start in the back due to an engine change. He finished the day off with a strong race car and wound up 6th in Las Vegas Motor Speedway. The Auto Club 500 is a NASCAR Nextel Cup stock car race held at the California Speedway in Fontana, California. ... The UAW-Dodge 400 is a NASCAR NEXTEL Cup stock car race held at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway in Las Vegas, Nevada. ... Las Vegas Motor Speedway, located at 7000 Las Vegas Boulevard North in Las Vegas, Nevada, is a 1,200 acre (4. ...


Career NASCAR Statistics

Year Races Wins Poles Top 5 Top 10 DNF Finish Start Winnings Season Rank
2004 36 0 4 13 14 7 16.7 13.6 $4,759,022 13th
2005 36 1 2 5 8 9 21.9 14.8 $4,874,838 23rd
2006 36 6 6 12 19 6 15.5 12.8 $6,204,222 8th
2007 36 0 2 1 8 6 22.2 14.3 $5,148,469 19th
2008 7 0 0 0 4 0 14.1 16.0 $1,058,659 12th
Totals 151 7 14 31 53 28 18.1 14.3 $22,045,210

Data as of Apr 6, 2008 [2]

References

External links

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Sprint Cup Drivers Kasey Kahne (#9) | Patrick Carpentier (#10) | Elliott Sadler (#19)
Nationwide Series Drivers Chase Miller (#9)
Development drivers Kevin Swindell
Partnerships and Affiliations Fitz Motorsports | Petty Enterprises | Robby Gordon Motorsports
Other George N. Gillett Jr. | Ray Evernham | Rodney Childers
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NASCAR Rookie of the year
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Succeeded by
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