Sweet Captures Two Podiums in Three California World of Outlaws Races
Brad Sweet and the NAPA AUTO PARTS World of Outlaws Sprint Car team continued their strong California run over the past week, completing a three-race stretch with two podium finishes as the series closed out its first west coast swing of the year.
The Third-Annual Brad Sweet Placerville Short Track Showdown was held on Wednesday night in Placerville, Calif. As promoter of the event, Sweet brought the Outlaws back to his home track in 2014; the mid-week event is one of the most popular with fans on the schedule. Sweet and team finished a strong third in the race.
On Friday, the series stopped in Hanford, Calif., at Keller Auto Speedway. The No. 49 team captured quick time in qualifying, but had some bad luck during the event as Brad got into the outside wall, damaging the right rear of the car. Crew chief Kale Kahne and the team weren’t able to get the car back on the track.
The following night, the team stopped in Perris, Calif., at Perris Auto Speedway. Brad set quick time for the second night in a row, battled hard for the race win and came home second in the 35-lap feature.
Start / Finish: Placerville 7 / 3; Hanford 7 / 26; Perris 1 / 2
Points Standing / Total: 3rd / 1628
Next Race: Cocopah Speedway, Somerton, Ariz. 4/7
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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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