Dean Jones was watching his son Mike compete in the Halifax Insurance 100 race on June 16, 2018 at a Virginia speedway when Mike’s car hit off a competitor while making a turn, spinning the vehicle out of control, crashing and catching fire.
Former Lee's Summit North and University of Kansas football player T.J. Semke works now as a jackman for Chase Elliott’s No. 9 Napa Auto Parts Chevrolet car. Semke worked the KC Masterpiece 400 for Elliott at Kansas Speedway on May 12, 2018.
Noah Gragson, NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race winner at Kansas Speedway, said he almost puked on the track after the race. Stewart Friesen also tried to apologize to Kyle Busch for running him off the track during the race on May 11, 2018.
Star-Telegram Digital Reporter, Prescotte Stokes III, a novice driver, got behind the wheel of an actual NASCAR team race car in an attempt to hit the car's top speed of 150 miles per hour at the Texas Motor Speedway.
NASCAR driver Ricky Stenhouse Jr. takes on Kansas football coach David Beaty in a throwing competition Wednesday, April 4, 2018, at Memorial Stadium in Lawrence. Stenhouse was in town to promote the upcoming NASCAR race on May 12 at Kansas Speedway.