Brad Sweet and the No. 49 NAPA AUTO PARTS/Sage Fruit/ASE team continued their impressive start of the season, capturing two more top-five finishes over the weekend. In the last eight races, the team has earned seven top-5 finishes.
On Friday, April 7, the team earned their third consecutive quick time during qualifying at Cocopah Speedway. The track took rubber during the feature, making it hard to pass. The caution flag flew with only five laps to go, allowing Brad to move from fourth to third position as the checkered flag fell.
On Saturday, the World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series stopped at Arizona Speedway in Queen Creek, Ariz. Qualifying seventh, Brad and the team also started seventh in the 30-lap feature which went caution free. Brad was able to work traffic and advance to fourth on the final lap.
Start / Finish: Cocopah Speedway 5 / 3; Arizona Speedway 7 / 4
Points Standing / Total: 3rd / 1,914
Next Race: Gator Speedway, Willis, Texas, 4/13
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Kasey Kahne Racing (KKR), located in Mooresville, NC, was formed in 2005 and employs more than ten people dedicated to sprint car racing. The organization fields two entries in the World of Outlaw Sprint Car Series; Brad Sweet (NAPA No.49) and former NASCAR Cup Series driver Kasey Kahne (No.9). Collectively, KKR has 5 World of Outlaws Championships (Daryn Pittman in '13 and Brad Sweet in '19,'20,'21 &'22). Since the team's inception, KKR has amassed over 211 World of Outlaws wins.