Kasey Kahne Shines
On Sunday, 3 October 2010, Kasey Kahne delivered a breathtaking performance at Kansas Speedway and qualified for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series. He is a driver that everyone has been keeping an eye on since he began his racing career, and many believe that there is still a great future waiting for Kahne. He managed to capture his 19th pole of his career on Sunday, which was also the third pole he had managed to take during the NASCAR Sprint Cup season. This year has not been short of excitement and progress for Kahne.
Born in Enumclaw, in Washington, on 10 April 1980, Kasey Kahne is one of the lucky few who has been able to makes his dreams become reality. While almost every boy dreams of becoming a race car driver during their childhood, it is not often that they get the opportunity to fulfill their aspirations, but Kasey Kahne has done much more than just become a fantastic driver, he contributes to the sport is various ways. He can be seen driving the Budweiser Ford Fusion (#9) in the Sprint Cup Series for Richard Petty Motorsports, as well as the Great Clips Toyota Camry (Braun Racing) in the Nationwide Series. Over and above his driving commitments, Kasey Kahne also has his own racing team, named Kasey Kahne Racing, which fields cars for Brady Bacon (USAC Sprint Car Series), Joey Saldana (World of Outlaws), Brad Sweet (USAC Midgets) and Cody Darrah (World of Outlaws).
Driving for Richard Petty Motorsports, Kahne clocked a speed of 174.644 miles per hour to a lap in his Budweiser Ford Fusion, and took the fastest lap time during the second lap at a speed of 173.433 miles per hour. With so many exciting moments happening in Kahne’s life at present, next year is going to be thrilling. The 2010 racing season will be the last time Kahne will be driving for Richard Petty Motorsport, as it was announced that he will be participating in the 2011 NASCAR Sprint Cup Season for Red Bull Racing, and will then be joining Hendrick Motorsports in 2012. The future looks bright for this thirty-year-old driver, with new adventures waiting around each corner.