David Ragan – Kansas Advance

David Ragan – NSCS ADVANCE

Team:          No. 6 UPS Ford Fusion

Crew Chief:  Drew Blickensderfer

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Chassis:      Primary: RK-730 Last ran Vegas – finished 22nd    

Backup: RK-695 Last ran Phoenix in 2010 as the No. 99 – finished first          

Ragan on racing at Kansas Speedway : “It will be interesting to go out to Kansas this time of year since we typically go in the fall when it’s a little cooler. We’ve got some good notes from Charlotte and Texas that we can use this weekend at Kansas to be competitive.  I think we can continue our 1.5-mile success and have another strong run with our UPS Ford.”   

Crew chief Drew Blickensderfer on racing at Kansas Speedway: “Kansas is a lot like Texas, so we’ll run similar stuff since Texas was a good track for us.  Coming off a Showdown win and a second-place finish at a 1.5-mile track we feel like we have some momentum going into this weekend.  We are looking to improve our points position with a good strong run at Kansas.”

FAST FACTS     

* Ragan has four prior Sprint Cup starts at Kansas Speedway.  With those four starts Ragan has an average starting position of 16.2 and finishing position of 18.8.     

* Ragan has two prior Nationwide starts at Kansas Speedway.  His best finish came in the fall of 2008 where he qualified ninth and finished third.     

* Ragan has one prior Camping World Truck Series start at Kansas Speedway.  In 2006 he qualified third and finished sixth.     

* UPS employee, John Scherf, will serve as an honorary member of the UPS team this weekend in Kansas. A mechanic from Dubuque, Iowa, Scherf was chosen for his tremendous work ethic and for his attention to detail within his center. Scherf will have his name featured on the C-Post of David Ragan’s UPS Ford.

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