Race week at the Kansas Speedway is underway, with a NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at 7:30 p.m. Friday and a Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race at 6:30 p.m. Saturday.
Some of the biggest names in racing are scheduled to compete in Friday and Saturday night’s races at Kansas Speedway in Kansas City, Kansas.
A pre-race concert by Parmalee is scheduled on Saturday at 4:45 p.m., and also scheduled is a flyover before Saturday’s race from Whiteman Air Force Base.
On the Go Bowling 400 Monster Energy Cup Series race entry list as of May 8 were 40 entries, including Jamie McMurray, Brad Keselowski, Austin Dillon, Kevin Harvick, Kasey Kahne, Trevor Bayne, Danica Patrick, Denny Hamlin, Ty Dillon, Clint Bowyer, Kyle Busch, Matt Kenseth, Joey Logano, Kurt Busch, Aric Almirola, Jimmie Johnson and many others.
As of May 8, there were 31 trucks entered in Friday night’s race. Local favorite Jennifer Jo Cobb, who is from Kansas City, Kansas, is on the truck entry list with a Chevrolet sponsored by Mark One Electric. Also competing in the truck race will be Ryan Truex, Johnny Sauter, Kyle Busch, Matt Crafton and many others.
The race schedule includes:
Friday, May 12
10:30 a.m. Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series practice
12:30 p.m. Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series final practice
3:35 p.m. NASCAR Camping World Truck Series qualifying
5:45 p.m. Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series qualifying
7 p.m. NASCAR Camping World Truck Series driver introduction
7:30 p.m. Toyota Tundra 250
Saturday, May 13
Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Go Bowling 400
4:45 p.m. Parmalee pre-race concert
5:50 p.m. Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series driver introductions
6:30 p.m. Go Bowling 400
The schedules are subject to change. The races will be broadcast on FS1 and MRN.
For ticket information, visit www.kansasspeedway.com.