When: Saturday, July 14, 2018
Where: Kentucky Speedway, Sparta, Kentucky
Defending Champion: Martin Truex Jr..
Kentucky Speedway will prepare for your NASCAR Quaker State 400 Presented by Advance Auto Parts which will take place on July 14, 2018. The track is located about halfway between Cincinnati and Louisville, just south of the Ohio border.
Kentucky Speedway has long been used as a testing course for NASCAR, and a number of the game's biggest stars have had success at the course previously, such as Joey Logano, who won three consecutive Nationwide Series races there, along with former Nationwide and ARCA race champions Kyle Busch, Greg Biffle, Carl Edwards and Kevin Harvick.
Though Kentucky Speedway is a relative newcomer when it comes to hosting a Dragon Energy NASCAR Cup Series race, the track has had its share of big events before, including NASCAR Xfinity Series races, NASCAR Camping World Truck Series races and races in the IndyCar Series.
Last year, Martin Truex Jr. led 152 laps en route to winning the NASCAR Cup Series Quaker State 400 at Kentucky Speedway on Saturday night for his third victory of the year.
Truex Jr., got the jump over Kyle Busch, who had pitted for two new tires while Truex did not, and pulled out to secure the triumph.
Two motorists who have won five of the six races have dominated this race. While Kyle Busch includes 2 brad Keselowski has three wins. Team Penske and joe Gibbs Racing have three team wins in the race.
While Ford has just two wins toyota has won this race three times and Dodge has one.
Quaker State 400 Race Prediction
To the relief of several last week's crash festival in Daytona is currently getting more distant at the rear-view mirror. It didn't take long for the majority of the best motorists to be wrecked from this Coke Zero Sugar 400. The 200 mph demolition derby has been a reminder about restrictor plate racing's power ball lottery impact. Or to paraphrase Tony Stewart why plate racing isn't real racing. The Dragon Energy NASCAR Cup Series returns in reality this Saturday. Not to mention racing. Kentucky Speedway will host the Quaker State 400 Presented. And while some complain about set races as numerous deride"cookie cutter" mile and a half tracks. Nevertheless Kentucky is unique in that it has distinct banking throughout the track. The capacity for an outstanding race is there. Continue…
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There are generally 36 Monster Energy Nascar Cup Series races and 33 Xfinity Series races per season, while Formula One generally runs 17-19 races.
This means that there are a lot more car racing gambling opportunities in NASCAR, along with better rivalry deep into the year.
Even though Kentucky Speedway is still a newcomer when it comes to hosting a NASCAR Sprint Cup race, the track has had its share of large events in the past, including the NASCAR Nationwide Series, NASCAR Camping World Truck Series and IRL IndyCar Series.
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