BUSCH: Kansas: Kenny Wallace preview

Kenny Wallace on Kansas Speedway... "I am really excited about going back to the Kansas Speedway. My wife Kim and I are going to St. Louis and will be driving over to the racetrack. I love going to Kansas because it is close to my hometown ...

Kenny Wallace on Kansas Speedway...

"I am really excited about going back to the Kansas Speedway. My wife Kim and I are going to St. Louis and will be driving over to the racetrack. I love going to Kansas because it is close to my hometown of St. Louis, and it feels like I am back at home.

"The Kansas Speedway is an amazing facility. It is very fan-friendly, and I really think it is the nicest track on the circuit.

"My team needed a week off to recover from our disappointment at Dover International Speedway. I am real proud of my boys. We had a car that was fast all day long, and we took a chance to go to victory lane and came up a little short. You can never fault a team for wanting to win, and I know that my guys at Bill Davis Racing want to each and every week.

"I am excited about taking the Stacker 2®/YJ Stinger® Chevy to Kansas Speedway. I know our intermediate equipment is top-notch, and I am looking forward to being in contention for the win at the end of the day. The high banks make the track very quick, but it is very smooth all the way through the corner. I think this year the second groove will really come in, and there will be some really good side-by-side racing."

Kenny Wallace Happenings ...

Wallace is excited about the fall leg of the YJ Stinger's Race to Bee Safe program. The program took the summer off, but Kansas will be the second stop on the fall leg of the tour. Wallace will visit seven schools during the final eight race weekends of the season to talk to young drivers about the importance of safe driving. This is the second year of the program, which has been well-received by both the NASCAR community and the local markets to which Wallace and the program has visited.

Wallace will visit Piper High School in Kansas City, Kan., to talk to the students about the responsibility of being behind the wheel of a car. The program has an added bonus this year: One student will win a $20,000 scholarship by writing an essay about what the program meant to them.

Get to Know Jack...One-year-old Jack Sable suffers from a chromosome disorder that affects many people in the United States. When Stacker 2® heard about Jack and his condition, it took the family under its wing. For every lap Wallace and the Stacker 2®/YJ Stinger® team completes this year, NVE Pharmaceuticals, the parent company of Stacker 2®, will donate $1 to the Sable family to help pay for Jack's medical costs. So far this season, the Stacker 2®/YJ Stinger® team has raised $4,946 to help Jack and his family.

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Series NASCAR XFINITY
Drivers Kenny Wallace
Teams Bill Davis Racing