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Peach State Proves a Challenge for Sweet & NAPA No. 49 Team

Brad Sweet NAPA 49 High Limit Racing Golden Isles Speedway 2024

Brad Sweet and the NAPA Auto Parts No. 49 team of Kasey Kahne Racing ventured to Golden Isles Speedway in Waynesville, Georgia, and were met with a challenging weekend of racing. The Deuces Wild event, which featured both the High Limit Racing series and the Lucas Oil Late Model Series, marked the first-ever 410 sprint car races for the track renowned for late model racing.

Brad Sweet NAPA 49 High Limit Racing Golden Isles Speedway 2024

On the first night of competition, Sweet started strong with a fifth-place qualifying effort at a time of 12.992 seconds. After a close, nose-to-nose start in his heat race, the NAPA driver challenged for the lead but came up just short, clinching a second-place finish. From there, the Big Cat transferred directly to the evening’s feature. The five-time World of Outlaws champion climbed from eighth to sixth, demonstrating his ability to navigate through a tricky field in dirty air.

Brad Sweet NAPA 49 High Limit Racing Golden Isles Speedway 2024

The NAPA Auto Parts No. 49 team continued their momentum into the second night of the Deuces Wild, impressing spectators with a fourth-place qualifying run at 13.058 seconds. Sweet held his ground in his heat race, finishing second and securing a solid starting position for the evening’s feature. Despite the intense competition, the NAPA driver showcased his resilience, advancing from seventh to sixth in the main event.

Brad Sweet NAPA 49 High Limit Racing Golden Isles Speedway 2024

The strong performance at Golden Isles puts Sweet and the NAPA team second in the points standings with 225 points, just 18 points shy of High Limit Racing points leader Tyler Courtney. The Kasey Kahne Racing team will take the month of March off from competition to prepare for the remainder of the season before heading to Arkansas and Texas in April.

Start / Finish: 
Thursday, Feb. 22: 8 / 6
Saturday, Feb. 24: 7 / 6
Points Standing / Total: 225 pts. / 2nd (-18)

Next Race: Tuesday, April 9, Riverside International Speedway, West Memphis, Arkansas
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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.

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