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By Carol Einarsson | 10/07/2011
Category: Friday's Top 10
 

10 ARCA races have been run at Kansas, but none have ever before been run under the lights as they will this weekend! Frank Kimmel is the only driver to win more than one ARCA race here. Last year's ARCA race was won by Richard "Hold My Watch" Childress' grandson, Ty Dillon.

9th spot on the starting grid has never produced a winner at Kansas in the Cup, Nationwide, Truck, ARCA, or even IndyCar series. No series at this race track, in its entire history has ever produced a winner that started 9th.

8 different drivers have won at Kansas, and all will be in the field for Sunday's race. Tony Stewart, Jeff Gordon, and Greg Biffle are the only two-time winners.

7 p.m. Friday night on SPEED (Eastern, of course), tune in to see Steve Byrnes return to Trackside!

6 a.m. is what time the parking lots open this weekend at Kansas.

5th starting spot has produced the last two October race winners at Kansas, with Tony winning from 5th in 2009, and Biffle winning from the same starting spot last year. Who'll qualify in 5th this week?

4th in points, Kurt Busch, has never won at Kansas, but earlier this year, his teammate Brad Keselowski took Dodge to Victory Lane for the first time since 2003, and if Kurt can win this Sunday, it'll be a Penske sweep at Kansas!

3 drivers, Jeff, Joe, and Jimmie have something more in common than just their first initial. Gordon, Nemechek, and Johnson are the only three to win a Kansas Cup race from a front row starting position.

2 wins have been claimed by Greg Biffle, and if you want him to go out and start his car to prove there's still fuel in the tank, he'll do it!

1 Kansas race was won by Joe Nemechek, and it was in 2004 when he swept the weekend, winning also the Nationwide race on Saturday. That Cup race he won was from the pole!

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