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Kasey Kahne

1980-04-10 (age 42)


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Kasey Kahne announces 2019 racing plans

After retiring from full-time NASCAR Cup Series racing after 15 years, the 18-time Cup Series race winner will return to his roots on dirt in the World of Outlaws next year.

Kasey Kahne will not return due to health concerns

Kasey Kahne’s Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series career is effectively over.

Kasey Kahne to continue to sit out at least the next three Cup races

Kasey Kahne will sit out the next three Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series races as he continues to deal with issues around heat exhaustion.

Kasey Kahne on health: “It’s just better off for me to stay home"

Kasey Kahne said he’s been dealing with heat exhaustion issues at the end of the NASCAR races since last season but last weekend’s race at Darlington (S.C.) Raceway “was the worst that it’s been.”

Kasey Kahne to miss Brickyard 400 due to extreme heat exhaustion

Kasey Kahne will not have the opportunity to defend his 2017 Brickyard 400 victory this weekend.

Kasey Kahne no longer "completely committed 100 percent" to NASCAR

Kasey Kahne’s decision to step away from fulltime NASCAR competition at season’s end didn’t come lightly or quickly.

Kasey Kahne declined chance to discuss ride at Stewart-Haas Racing

Just how serious is Kasey Kahne about stepping away from NASCAR? Apparently, very.

Kahne to retire from NASCAR after turning down '19 offer

Kasey Kahne will retire from full-time NASCAR competition at the end of the year, having turned down an option to continue racing with Cup series outfit Leavine Racing in 2019.

Kahne ends up short of the win, but "we had a really good shot at it”

Kasey Kahne leads laps, comes home fourth at Daytona International Speedway for his first top-five finish with Leavine Family Racing.

Kahne's former crew chief "didn't see eye to eye" with team owner

Kasey Kahne says he was not behind the recent change of his crew chief in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series.

Could a change of crew chiefs also change Kasey Kahne’s fortunes?

Kasey Kahne’s new crew chief, Jon Leonard, is ready to “compete with the big boys” and it starts this weekend.

Kasey Kahne explains early season struggles

Kasey Kahne says that he and Leavine Racing’s inability to get their Chevrolet Camaro up to speed early in 2018 NASCAR Cup series races are hurting their results.

Strong NASCAR presence at this year’s Chili Bowl Nationals

There’s no doubt, Christopher Bell had a career year in 2017.

Kahne returns to Chili Bowl, plans to do more sprint car races

After a missing last year's Chili Bowl Nationals, Kasey Kahne is thrilled to be heading to Tulsa again.

Kasey Kahne ready for "a fresh start" at Leavine Family Racing

Kasey Kahne has run the gamut on many of NASCAR’s top teams throughout this Monster Energy Cup Series career, so he has no aversions to a completely fresh start.

Kahne and Earnhardt lead final practice at Talladega

The Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolets of Kasey Kahne, Dale Earnhardt Jr., and Chase Elliott posted three of the top-five single-lap speeds in final practice on Friday.

Dover did little to alter the playoff picture

Sunday’s Apache Warrior 400 at Dover (Del.) International Raceway didn’t alter the playoff picture in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series.

NASCAR playoffs: Handicapping the bottom feeders at Dover

On the eve of elimination from the 2017 Monster Energy Cup Series Playoffs, 21 points separate the bottom five drivers entering Dover International Speedway.

NASCAR Roundtable: Which playoff drivers will be eliminated at Dover?

Also discussed this week are should post-race celebrations be limited in NASCAR to guard against any possible rules violations?

Kasey Kahne lands ride for 2018 with Leavine Family Racing

Kasey Kahne will pilot the No. 95 Chevrolet for Leavine Family Racing for the 2018 Monster Energy Cup Series season.

Grubb to take over as Kasey Kahne's crew chief, effective immediately

Darian Grubb will take over crew chief duties for the No. 5 Hendrick Motorsports team and Kasey Kahne effective immediately.

Which playoff driver will prevail at Chicagoland?

The first race of the first round kicks off at Chicagoland Speedway on Sunday.

Leavine Family Racing still exploring driver options for 2018

Leavine Family Racing owner Bob Leavine said Friday his organization is “50-50” on whether it will expand to a two-car team in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series next season.

A look at Kasey Kahne's options for 2018

When Kasey Kahne tweeted about enjoying Smithfield bacon, some fans didn’t know how to take the sentiment.

Hendrick Motorsports to change car numbers for 2018 season

Drivers won’t be the only new look at Hendrick Motorsports next season.

NASCAR Roundtable - Which bubble driver could win at Bristol?

Our NASCAR team takes on some of the most pressing questions in NASCAR this week in the NASCAR Roundtable.

Kasey Kahne: "I really want to still be in the Cup Series" in 2018

Kasey Kahne isn’t ready to hang up his helmet just yet.

Keselowski leads final practice; Johnson and Kahne find the wall

Polesitter Brad Keselowski led Happy Hour at his hometown track on Saturday.

William Byron knows move to Cup will be "challenging"

Rick Hendrick made William Byron an offer he couldn’t refuse.

William Byron to replace Kahne at Hendrick Motorsports in 2018

William Byron’s meteoric rise in NASCAR will continue to the Monster Energy Cup Series next season, Motorsport.com has learned.

Youth is being served in NASCAR - at a much lower price

As a driver and a team owner, Dale Earnhardt Jr. understands the economics of the NASCAR racing.

Kasey Kahne released from final year of Hendrick contract

Kasey Kahne has been released from the final year of his contract with Hendrick Motorsports and will become a free agent at the conclusion of the 2017 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series season.

NASCAR Mailbag - Dale Jr.'s chances of making the playoffs

Also, did NASCAR hesitate on throwing the caution at Indy and can Regan Smith land another Cup ride, just some of the questions this week.

Kahne hopes Indy win helps secure his future: "I want to race"

Kasey Kahne is facing an uncertain future at Hendrick Motorsports, but after a spectacular win in one of NASCAR's crown jewel events, he's making a case for why he should remain behind the wheel of the No. 5.

NASCAR Roundtable: Why was the Brickyard 400 so chaotic?

Our NASCAR team tackles the hottest topics in NASCAR this week.

Facing an uncertain future, Kahne makes big statement with Indy win

While it may be lonely at the top, being the fourth driver in NASCAR’s top organization might be the loneliest place of all.

Kasey Kahne takes thrilling win in chaotic Brickyard 400

Following a three-year drought, Kasey Kahne returned to Victory Lane as darkness set in on the Indianapolis Motor Speedway on Sunday.

Johnson weighs in on the best candidates for Hendrick Motorsports

Jimmie Johnson understands the next drivers to join Hendrick Motorsports will shape the future of NASCAR’s most successful operation for years to come.

Rico Abreu looks to build Boys & Girls Club Dirt Classic

Rico Abreu will race for a cause at Calistoga Speedway on Saturday.

NASCAR Roundtable: Will Dale Jr. score a win in his final season?

The Motorsport.com NASCAR team weighs in on the hottest topics in stock car racing this week.

Inspection issues cause several drivers to miss Kansas qualifying

Qualifying at Kansas Speedway proved to be more of a challenge in inspection than on the race track on Friday.

A new winner could come out of Bristol

The top five Monster Energy Cup drivers with the Best 10 Consecutive Lap Averages in Happy Hour at Bristol Motor Speedway have yet to win on NASCAR’s top tour in 2017.

NASCAR Roundtable: Who will come out on top at Bristol?

Following Easter break, the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series and NASCAR Xfinity Series return to action this weekend at Bristol Motor Speedway.

Will Hendrick build on Texas success at Bristol?

Jimmie Johnson’s triumph at Texas Motor Speedway signaled a sea change for Hendrick Motorsports after a slow start to 2017.

The longest winless streaks in NASCAR today

For all former NASCAR winners experiencing a drought, Ryan Newman proved there’s still hope.

Kasey Kahne leaves Atlanta as the top-finishing Hendrick driver

Kasey Kahne wasn’t a player in the Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500 until the closing laps at Atlanta Motor Speedway.

Kahne believes he can end winless drought in 2017

The curse of the No. 5 Hendrick Motorsports Chevy lives on.

Dale Jr. and Kasey Kahne to make Xfinity Series appearances in 2017

Dale Earnhardt Jr. and Kasey Kahne will each make two starts in fifth JR Motorsports entry

Kasey Kahne confident his team is "moving in the right direction"

Kasey Kahne is performing of late like he could contend for the Sprint Cup Series championship – if only he hadn't missed the cut for the Chase.

Hendrick Motorsports extends deal with Great Clips

Hendrick Motorsports announced a two-year extension with Great Clips for the No. 5 team and Kasey Kahne.

Analysis: The final race to make the Chase

Four positions are still up for grabs in the 2016 Chase for the Sprint Cup.

Five things to watch out for in Darlington's throwback race

Points leader Kevin Harvick will start Sunday's Darlington throwback race from pole position – but what are his chances?

Hendrick Motorsports finds some much-needed speed at Michigan

Rick Hendrick vowed at Bristol Motor Speedway he would turn things around at Hendrick Motorsports.

How the 2016 Chase grid looks with four races to go

We're breaking down how the Chase grid looks with just four races remaining in the regular season.

Five winless drivers who could punch their ticket to the Chase

Now that the “Smoke” has cleared from Sonoma Raceway — and from the fireworks that followed — consider this: Tony Stewart’s win on Sunday has eliminated an opportunity for one driver to qualify for the Chase on points.

NASCAR driver Kasey Kahne to compete at Ohsweken in July

Ohsweken Speedway officials are pleased to announce that NASCAR Sprint Cup competitor Kasey Kahne will compete in two events at the track this season.

Harvick: "Out of control rumor mill" sparked meeting with Kahne

Kevin Harvick reiterated Friday that he always had an automatic contract extension in place to remain at Stewart-Haas Racing.

Kahne's No. 5 Hendrick team hit with fine, loss of points

A P3 level penalty has been assessed to Kasey Kahne and the No. 5 Hendrick Motorsports Sprint Cup team.

NASCAR Sprint Cup drivers praise Watkins Glen repave during tire test

Five NASCAR Sprint Cup teams got the first look at the brand new surface at Watkins Glen International this week.