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Logano is Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series champion; Reddick wins Xfinity, Moffitt truck champ

Following a long and winding road, Joey Logano finally owns the biggest prize in motorsports. Joey Logano, shown here before the 2018 Quaker State 400 at Kentucky Speedway, captured his first Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series championship Sunday at Homestead-Miami Speedway (photo by Mark Hansel). The driver of the No. 22 Team Penske Ford capped off a memorable season in fitting fashion – by capturing...

Truex, Jr. repeats as Quaker State 400 winner at KY Speedway, gains momentum as playoff approaches

By Kevin Kelly Kentucky Speedway The competition tried pit road strategy to get ahead of Martin Truex, Jr. on Saturday at Kentucky Speedway because his car was too fast everywhere else. The ploy worked, but only temporarily. July 14, 2018: Martin Truex Jr wins the Quaker State 400 at Kentucky Speedway in Sparta, KY. (HHP/Ashley R Dickerson) Dominant on 1.5-mile tracks last season, Truex Jr. returned...

NASCAR week at Kentucky Speedway features nonstop action, capped off by the Quaker State 400

By Mark Hansel KyForward managing editor It’s NASCAR week in Northern Kentucky and Kentucky Speedway in Sparta has a full slate of activities planned for its signature Tripleheader Weekend. The Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series (MENCS) Quaker State 400, presented by Walmart, is always a key stop in the race for the chase and this year is no exception. Martin Truex Jr. celebrates on top of the No....