Kasey Kahne joins World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series full-time in 2022
Kasey Kahne will race with the World of Outlaws Sprint Automobile series full-time in the No. 9 Kasey Kahne Racing (KKR) automobile in 2022, signing up with three-time protecting champ Brad Sugary food in the two-car group. All 3 of Sugary food’s champions came with KKR.
This will be the very first time Kahne has actually raced full-time with the Outlaws and it begins the heels of his busiest season with that series. In 2015, Kahne was pushed into service in the Roth Motorsports No. 83 after that group and Aaron Reutzel parted methods.
In 2021, while likewise fielding the championship-winning automobile for Sugary food, Kahne scored his 3rd profession top-five and 11 top-10s in 32 starts of the 77-race season.
“I’ve realized through my commitments as a team owner that I still want to race and challenge myself at this level,” Kahne stated in a release. “I am grateful to have propelled into the NASCAR ranks as quickly as I did, but sprint car racing has been a dream of mine since I was a kid, and this is the first chance I’ve had to dedicate myself to it full-time.”
Prior to signing up with Yates Racing in what was then the Busch Grand National Series in 2002, Kahne ran 27 Hooligans races in 1999 and 17 in 2001. The 2002 season was likewise when he scored his very first Hooligan top-five in the 19th yearly Kings Royal.
Among Kahne’s 2 top-five surfaces with the series in 2021 was available in the No. 9 at Magnolia Motor Speedway in Columbus, Miss. when he subbed for novice competitor James McFadden, who quickly went back to his native Australia for the birth of his kid.
Kahne made his very first Hooligans begin in 1997 at the age of 17 and practically split the leading 10 in his 3rd start with an 11th-place surface at Grays Harbor Raceway in Elma, Wash.
He released his sprint automobile group in 2005 and KKR made the 2013 champion with Daryn Pittman behind the wheel.
“The World of Outlaws puts the top competitors in the sport with the most grueling schedule; traveling to tracks nationwide, night-in and night-out,” Kahne stated. “A lot of people don’t realize this is one of the toughest series in the world, and I’m excited to finally be a part of it as a driver.”
More than 85 races are set up for the World of Outlaws Sprint Vehicle Series in 2022.
Karavan Trailers will return as a main sponsor on the No. 9.
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