Ford NASCAR Performance: Kansas 2 Advance

FORD NASCAR PERFORMANCE: KANSAS ADVANCE

All three main NASCAR series will race this weekend at Kansas Speedway, starting with Friday’s NASCAR Camping World Truck Series first-round final. Two drivers would be eliminated after the event as Ford’s Zane Smith went on to sweep the season after winning in the spring. The NASCAR Xfinity Series has two races remaining in its regular season while the NASCAR Cup Series holds its second postseason event on Sunday.

This Week’s Schedule:

Friday, September 9 – NASCAR Camping World Truck Series, 7:30pm ET (FS1)

Saturday, September 10 – NASCAR Xfinity Series, 3 p.m. ET (USA)

Sunday, September 11 – NASCAR Cup Series, 3pm ET (USA)

FORD IN THE NASCAR CUP SERIES IN KANSAS

  • Ford has nine all-time NASCAR Cup Series wins in Kansas.
  • Kevin Harvick, Brad Keselowski and Joey Logano all have multiple Cup wins in Kansas.
  • Mark Martin registered Ford’s first Cup win in Kansas in 2005.

HALF 16 NCS PLAYOFF STANDING (Top 12 Advance After Bristol)

1st – Joey Logano (+38 over the cut line)

6th – Ryan Blaney (+20)

13th – Austin Cendric (-2 under the cut line)

15th – Chasing Briscoe (-10)

16th – Kevin Harvick (-13)

FORD IN NASCAR XFINITY SERIES IN KANSAS

  • Ford has four NASCAR XFINITY Series wins in Kansas.
  • Jeff Green won the inaugural series race in 2001 while Jeff Burton won the following year.
  • Chase Briscoe takes Ford’s final series win on the track (2020).

FORD IN NASCAR CAMPING WORLD TRUCK SERIES IN KANSAS

  • Ford has six series wins in Kansas.
  • Jon Wood won Ford’s first series race on the track.
  • Zane Smith will sweep the season after winning in the spring.

ALL 10 NCWTS PLAYOFF STANDING (Top 8 Forward After Kansas)

2and – Zane Smith (+46 over the cut line)

SMITH WENT FOR SWEEP KANSAS SEASON

Zane Smith will seek to end the first round of this year’s NASCAR Camping World Truck Series playoffs by sweeping the season at Kansas Speedway. Smith dominated in the spring as he led 108-of-134 laps, including the last 39 to record his third win of the 2022 season. He is currently second in the points table and has a 46-point lead over ninth-place Carson Hocevar.

LOGANO SEEKS FOURTH CAREER KANSAS WIN

Joey Logano will be looking for his fourth career win at Kansas Speedway this weekend, which will be his personal best. Logano currently has three career wins at Kansas, Michigan International Speedway and Talladega Superspeedway. He won for the first time at Kansas in 2014, and then did it again one year later in a well-documented battle with Matt Kenseth that resulted in contact as the two entered turn one with five laps remaining. The controversial finish marked Logano’s second straight win at Chase and carried victory into the Challengers Stage as he picked up the checkered flag the following week at Talladega. His last win in Kansas came in 2020 when he led the final 45 rounds to beat Kevin Harvick at the finish line and clinch a place in Championship 4.

FORD IN THE CUP SERIES PLAYOFF

Ford has won 47 all-time races in the NASCAR Cup Series playoffs and one of the best tracks of this era is Kansas Speedway, where the Blue Oval boasts seven post-season victories. It ranks in a tie for second place on the factory win list with Homestead-Miami and just two behind the Talladega Superspeedway nine.

WINNING PLAYOFF LEADERS ALL FORD?

Joey Logano topped all Ford drivers in career playoff wins with 10. The 2018 NASCAR Cup Series champion has won them all since joining Team Penkse and Ford in the 2013 season. In all, 12 different Ford drivers have registered at least one postseason win with the former. came in the inaugural playoff race at New Hampshire Motor Speedway in 2004 when Kurt Busch took the checkered flag. Here’s a list of Ford’s all-time postseason winners: Joey Logano (10); Carl Edwards (8); Greg Biffle (7); Brad Keselowski (6); Kevin Harvick (5); Matt Kenseth (4); Ryan Blaney (2); Jamie McMurray (1); Kurt Busch (1); Dale Jarrett (1); Mark Martin (1); and Aric Almirola (1).

FORD NASCAR CUP SERIES WINNER IN KANSAS

2005 – Mark Martin

2007 – Greg Biffle

2010 – Greg Biffle

2012 – Matt Kenseth (2)

2014 – Joey Logano (2)

2015 – Joey Logano (2)

2018 – Kevin Harvick (1)

2019 – Brad Keselowski (1)

2020 – Joey Logano (2)

FORD NASCAR XFINITY SERIES WINNER IN KANSAS

2001 – Jeff Green

2002 – Jeff Burton

2012 – Ricky Stenhouse Jr.

2020 – Chasing Briscoe

WINNER FORD NASCAR CAMPING WORLD TRUCK SERIES IN KANSAS

2003 – Jon Wood

2004 – Carl Edwards

2006 – Terry Cook

2007 – Erik Darnell

2020 – Matt Crafton (2)

2022 – Zane Smith

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