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Rockwell Tools to sponsor Kasey Kahne at Darlington

Release by Hendrick Motorsports (May 4, 2012). CONCORD, N.C. – Through its Rockwell Tools brand, Positec Tool Corp., a global company that manufactures and markets power tools and lawn and garden equipment, will serve as primary sponsor of the No. 5 Chevrolet driven by Kasey Kahne for the May 12 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race […]


Hamlin earns second win of 2012

By NASCAR Wire Service (NASCAR.COM, April 22, 2012). KANSAS CITY, Kan. — It was Denny Hamlin’s day in the sun. Taking advantage of changing conditions Sunday at Kansas Speedway, Denny Hamlin held off Martin Truex Jr. the final 30 laps to win the STP 400, his second victory of the season, his first at the […]

Hamlin steps up to stand down cystic fibrosis

By Paul Woody (Richmond Times-Dispatch, April 19, 2012). Before he even knew why, Denny Hamlin’s go-karts and stock cars carried a bumper sticker supporting the search for a cure for cystic fibrosis. Now that he knows why — his cousin Kevin Jones, 33, suffered from cystic fibrosis until he had a double lung transplant — […]

Kahne gets redemption at The Rock

By Ryan McGee (ESPN.com, April 15, 2012). ROCKINGHAM, N.C. — Just call it Second Chance Sunday. Nearly nine years later — eight years and 53 days to be exact — a whole lot of people eagerly seized that rarest of opportunities. A shot at redemption that not so long ago felt as if it was […]

Wallace wins sixth career K&N race

By Shon Sbarra (NASCAR.com, March 31, 2012). GREENVILLE, S.C. – Darrell Wallace Jr. won the Kevin Whitaker Chevrolet 150 in NASCAR K&N Pro Series East action on Saturday night at Greenville Pickens Speedway. Wallace, out of Mobile, Ala., led every lap but one on the way to his first win of the 2012 season and […]

Sweet fired up for home debut at Fontana

By Dave Rodman  (NASCAR.COM, Mar. 20, 2012). Northern California native Brad Sweet, who was an up-and-coming short-track open-wheel racer before connecting with NASCAR standout Kasey Kahne several years ago, is on the verge of his latest career milestone this weekend. Sweet, 26, from Grass Valley, Calif., will make his second career Nationwide start but his […]

Hendrick move gives Kahne shot at glory

By  Holly Cain (Foxsports.com, Feb. 14, 2012). A note of apology hung on a sign inside the front door of the Kasey Kahne Racing complex here last month. The souvenir store was closed, it explained, still awaiting its 2012 inventory. The truckload of brand-new merchandise bearing the No. 5 Farmer’s Insurance Chevrolet that Kahne will […]

NASCAR Dads: Jamie McMurray’s No. 1 Team

By Eve White with photos by Becca Bond (Charlotte Parent, Jan. 2012). Racing to fatherhood…Jamie McMurray and the No. 1 NASCAR Team are enjoying a baby boom. Nine members, seven pregnancies and five babies born in the last eight months, with the sixth baby due in November. These days they’re not only changing tires … […]