Tony Stewart wins race at Martinsville

MARTINSVILLE, Va., April 2 (UPI) -- Tony Stewart captured Sunday's DirecTV 500 Nextel Cup race at the Martinsville (Va.) Speedway.

Jimmie Johnson claims pole at Martinsville

MARTINSVILLE, Va., March 31 (UPI) -- Jimmie Johnson claimed the pole position Friday for the DirecTV 500 at the Martinsville (Va.) Speedway on Sunday.

Kahne wins rain-delayed Golden Corral 500

HAMPTON, Ga., March 20 (UPI) -- Kasey Kahne won Monday's rain-delayed Golden Corral 500 at the Atlanta Motor Speedway by finishing 1.928 seconds ahead of runnerup Mark Martin.

Rain delays Golden Corral 500

HAMPTON, Ga., March 19 (UPI) -- The Nextel Cup's Golden Corral 500 Sunday was delayed by rain at Atlanta Speedway.

Burton wins Busch race in Atlanta

HAMPTON, Ga., March 18 (UPI) -- Jeff Burton won Saturday's Nicorette 300 Busch Series race at the Atlanta Motor Speedway, finishing 1.420 seconds ahead of runner-up Kasey Kahne.

Lester makes Nextel Cup history at Atlanta

HAMPTON, Ga., March 18 (UPI) -- Bill Lester will be the first African-American in a Nextel Cup race since 1986 when he runs in the Golden Corral 500 at the Atlanta Motor Speedway.

Jimmie Johnson wins again

LAS VEGAS, March 12 (UPI) -- Jimmie Johnson edged Matt Kenseth to win Sunday's UAW-DaimlerChrysler 400 at the Las Vegas (Nev.) Motor Speedway.

Daytona testing begins

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., Jan. 9 (UPI) -- Practice began bright and early Monday for the 2006 NASCAR Nextel Cup season with an eight-hour session at the Daytona International Speedway.

NASCAR gives fines, penalties for Sylvania

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., Sept. 19 (UPI) -- NASCAR issued fines and penalties Monday to four Nextel Cup Series teams because of rule violations this past weekend at the Sylvania 300.

Stewart wins Allstate 400 at The Brickyard

INDIANAPOLIS, Aug. 7 (UPI) -- Tony Stewart captured Sunday's Allstate 400.

Tony Stewart wins race at Loudon

LOUDON, N.H., July 17 (UPI) -- Tony Stewart led 232 of 300 laps Sunday and captured the New England 300 at the New Hampshire International Speedway.

Report: Driver Kasey Kahne being sued

DETROIT, May 29 (UPI) -- Nextel Cup driver Kasey Kahne is being sued by Ford Motor Co. for breach of contract.

Kyle Busch gets sixth Busch victory

CONCORD, N.C., May 28 (UPI) -- Kyle Busch won Saturday night's Carquest Auto Parts 300 at the Lowe's Motor Speedway by finishing 0.503 seconds ahead of runnerup Sterling Marlin.

Newman wins pole for Coca Cola 600

CONCORD, N.C., May 26 (UPI) -- Ryan Newman, one of the best qualifying drivers in the history of NASCAR, won the pole Thursday for Sunday night's running of the Coca Cola 600.

Kasey Kahne wins NASCAR race at Richmond

RICHMOND, Va., May 14 (UPI) -- Kasey Kahne finally made a break though on the NASCAR circuit.
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Kasey Kahne
Race car driver Kasey Kahne walks down pit road before the NASCAR Coca-Cola 600 Race at Lowe's Motor Speedway in Concord, North Carolina on May 24, 2009. (UPI Photo/Nell Redmond)

Kasey Kenneth Kahne (pronounced /ˈkeɪn/; born April 10, 1980) is a full-time NASCAR driver. He participates in the Sprint Cup Series, NASCAR Nationwide Series and the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour. He is the driver of the #4 Red Bull Toyota Camry for Red Bull Racing Team. Kahne also drives the Nationwide Series #38 Great Clips Chevy Impala for Turner Motorsports.

Off the track, Kahne is active in charitable work and is a member of the President's Council on Service and Civic Participation. He also owns his own race team, Kasey Kahne Racing, that competes in the World of Outlaws series, fielding two cars, one for Joey Saldana, and the other for Cody Darrah. His team also fields a car in the USAC Sprint Car Series for Brady Bacon, and in USAC midgets for Brad Sweet. Kahne is a two-time Skagit Speedway winner of the Annual Jim Raper memorial Dirt Cup (2002 and 2003), and holds the current record for the fastest lap at Skagit.

Kahne began racing open wheel sprint cars at Deming Speedway at 17 in Deming, Washington, before moving up to Skagit speedway in Alger, Washington, and then he moved to USAC. In 2001, Kahne made a trip to Pennsylvania where he won the season opener at the historic Williams Grove Speedway. He was hired by Steve Lewis, who had also employed future NASCAR drivers Jeff Gordon, Jason Leffler, Tony Stewart, and Kenny Irwin, Jr. In his first year on the circuit, he was named Rookie of the Year, as well as winning the national midget championship. He continued to run USAC, as well as the Toyota Atlantic Series and the World of Outlaws.

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