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Overtime battle between Busch brothers decides Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Quaker State 400

The next time Kentucky Speedway celebrates a milestone anniversary, the finish of the 2019 Quaker State 400 presented by Walmart will be a no-brainer to include in any highlight reel. July 13, 2019: #1: Kurt Busch, Chip Ganassi Racing, Chevrolet Camaro Monster Energy during the Quaker State 400 at Kentucky Speedway in Sparta. (HHP/Harold Hinson) A late caution pushed Saturday’s Monster Energy...

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...