Bristol II: Kasey Kahne preview

KASEY KAHNE QUOTES "This race is critical for all the drivers battling to make the Chase. There were probably 10 drivers with a shot at five spots prior to Michigan. Now, it may be down to no more than six or seven drivers for those five spots.

KASEY KAHNE QUOTES

"This race is critical for all the drivers battling to make the Chase. There were probably 10 drivers with a shot at five spots prior to Michigan. Now, it may be down to no more than six or seven drivers for those five spots. There are three races left to decide the Chase field. A problem in one race could eliminate that team for making the Chase.

"Bristol is unpredictable. It's so fast, there's no margin for error. Bumping is part of racing at Bristol, but a bump in the wrong place can put you in the wall or into a big wreck. If you have a little luck, stay clean and keep it on the track for 500 laps, you can have a good finish. Having a car that handles well is certainly a good start. We raced this car at Bristol earlier this year and finished 10th. That's what we need, a solid run up front."

KASEY KAHNE FAST FACTS

In five races at Bristol Motor Speedway, Kahne has two top-five and four top-10 starts.

Kahne's best finish at Bristol is a 10th and came in the spring race this year. He has been involved in two mishaps in his five previous starts.

Kahne's average start at Bristol is 9th.

Kahne, along with teammates Scott Riggs and Elliott Sadler, participated in Evernham Motorsports' Sponsor Summit on Tuesday and Wednesday in Charlotte, giving partners of the company a ride-along in a Richard Petty Driving Experience Dodge at the Lowe's Motor Speedway.

-credit: evernham motorsports

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Series Monster Energy NASCAR Cup
Drivers Scott Riggs , Richard Petty , Kasey Kahne , Elliott Sadler