Ben Kennedy
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Ben Kennedy

1991-12-26 (age 29)


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Ben Kennedy "possibly" interested in one day being NASCAR CEO

Ben Kennedy, great-grandson of NASCAR founder Bill France Sr., says he could “possibly” be interested in holding the sport’s top job one day.

Despite "difficult" change, Ben Kennedy embracing his new role

Ben Kennedy may not be done racing but his NASCAR career has taken quite a different turn since he competed in the Xfinity Series season finale last November at Homestead- Miami Speedway.

NASCAR makes personnel changes, Ben Kennedy named to leadership role

With its eye on a greater global reach, NASCAR announced Jim Cassidy has been elevated to the new leadership position of Chief International Officer.

NASCAR issues penalties following Tuesday inspections in Concord

Drivers and teams from all three NASCAR national series receive penalties for various infractions following races last weekend at two different race tracks.

Veteran crew chief to field NASCAR K&N team

Veteran crew chief Kevin Manion will make his NASCAR K&N Pro Series debut from the ownership ranks with driver Ben Kennedy.

Five things to watch in the NASCAR Xfinity Series race at Iowa

The NASCAR Xfinity Series makes its first of two stops this season at Iowa Speedway on Saturday night for the American Ethanol E15 150, the series’ 14th race of the 2017 season.

Five things to watch in Saturday's Xfinity race at Charlotte

The NASCAR Xfinity Series returns to action on Saturday at Charlotte Motor Speedway (1 p.m. ET, FS1) for the series’ 10th race of the season and first after a two-week break in the schedule.

Ben Kennedy earns first Xfinity top five in just second career start

Ben Kennedy’s NASCAR season got off to a late start but it turned out to be well worth the wait.

Ben Kennedy more than doubles his 2017 NASCAR Xfinity schedule

Ben Kennedy has greatly expanded his NASCAR Xfinity Series schedule this season.

NASCAR Touring and Weekly notebook

NASCAR K&N Pro Series East Touring Series action gets underway this weekend with the Jet Tools 150

NASCAR Truck Chase: Will experience win out over youth?

Will experience win out over the youth movement in the Chase for the Camping World Truck Series?

NASCAR Truck Chase preview

After a wild night of racing at Chicagoland Speedway last Friday, the inaugural Chase field was set for the Camping World Truck Series.

NASCAR matriarch Betty Jane France passes away

Betty Jane France, founder and chairwoman emeritus of the NASCAR Foundation and wife of former NASCAR Chairman and CEO Bill France Jr., passed away on Monday.

Ben Kennedy: First NASCAR win was "coolest day of my life"

Whether Ben Kennedy’s NASCAR long term future lies in a boardroom or the driver’s seat of a Sprint Cup Series car, his first national series victory will have played an important role.

Kennedy becomes first France family member to win NASCAR race

Ben Kennedy became the first France family member to win a NASCAR national series race in the sport they founded over six decades ago.

Ben Kennedy "pretty comfortable" ahead of Xfinity debut

Most of Ben Kennedy’s NASCAR experience of late has come in the Camping World Truck Series but this weekend at Iowa Speedway, he appears most comfortable in a car.

Byron scores second Truck win in Texas

William Byron came home with his second win in only his eighth NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race, after a great four-way scrap for the lead in the closing stint at Texas Motor Speedway.

RCR brings Hornish, Allmendinger, McDowell, Kennedy into Xfinity lineup

Richard Childress Racing is expanding it NASCAR Xfinity All-Star lineup to include AJ Allmendinger, Sam Hornish Jr., Michael McDowell and Ben Kennedy.

Ben Kennedy lands a new NASCAR Truck series ride

Ben Kennedy, great-grandson of NASCAR founder Bill France Sr., has landed a new ride in the Camping World Truck Series.

Red Horse Racing and Ben Kennedy part ways

Camping World Truck Series team Red Horse Racing and Ben Kennedy have parted ways.

Ben Kennedy loves getting his "hands dirty" in NASCAR

Ben Kennedy may one day enter the administrative side of the family business, but for now he is very happy getting his “hands dirty” in driving and team ownership in NASCAR.

Crafton wins Kentucky, NASCAR ends race after truck damages catch fence

Champ wins for the first time at Kentucky, as great-grandson of series' founder finds himself in the fence.

Crafton dominates Truck race at Atlanta

The two-time and defending series champion was not to be denied today.

Reddick earns first Truck win at Daytona

Tyler Reddick was able to hold his own at the front of the field.

Bigger names bow to Governor's Cup winner Travis Cope

Florida driver makes dramatic late-race charge to win late model showcase.

Matt Crafton becomes first back-to-back champion in NCWTS history

Completing his 14th full season, Crafton, 38, has run his entire NCWTS career for Sandusky.

Wallace wins the finale as Crafton is crowned champion

Matt Crafton has sealed his place in history, becoming the first back-to-back CWTS champion.

Erik Jones repeats in Phoenix truck race as second power failure halts action

Polesitter Erik Jones won Friday night’s Lucas Oil 150 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race.

Exclusive: Jim France talks sports car racing

How he thinks the first year of the merged series has gone, and what to expect next season.

Erik Jones wins Vegas in KBM 1-2 finish

Erik Jones earned his third career Camping World Truck Series victory Saturday night.

Teenager, high school student, and NASCAR champion Ben Rhodes

Ben Rhodes discusses his young career and the fight to make it in the cutthroat sport of NASCAR.

Kyle Busch takes dominating Truck win at Chicagoland

Kyle Busch has won six of the eight CWTS races he's entered in this year.

Did you know the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series has a 'baby brother' in the UK?

The British Pick Up Truck Championship is steadily growing and becoming more popular in the United Kingdom.

Five for five for Busch in trucks

Kyle Busch found the checkered flag in Kentucky, for his fifth win in five starts in 2014.

Kyle Busch wins in dominating fashion at Dover

Kyle Busch was untouchable in the CWTS race at Dover Friday.

Kyle Busch prevails at Kansas after a wild Truck race

Kyle Busch dominated a crash-filled Truck race at Kansas Speedway.

NASCAR and Camping World announce landmark extension

Camping World will be sticking around as the title sponsor of the Camping World Truck Series for at least another eight years.

What is behind NASCAR's meeting with Michelin?

Is Michelin looking to expand its partnership in NASCAR?

Crafton wins Martinsville race in 'overtime'

The reigning series champion sealed the victory on the second attempt at a green-white-checkered-flag finish.

Matt Crafton gets Martinsville victory in 'overtime'

It took two attempts at a green-white-checkered to complete the 250 lap race.

Postponement sets up Sunday doubleheader at Martinsville Speedway

NASCAR plans to run the truck race at approximately 5:30 p.m. Sunday, as soon as possible after the conclusion of the STP 500 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race.

Kyle Busch nips Timothy Peters for Truck Series win at Daytona

Busch's victory was his first at Daytona in the Truck Series and the 36th of his career.

A tail gate party at Daytona

Friday's NASCAR Camping World Truck Series' season opener, the Next Era Energy Resources 250, will be 100 laps/250 miles around Daytona's 2.5 mile tri oval.

Ron Hornaday Jr. to compete in the NCWTS Season Opener for Turner Scott Motorsports

Hornaday to Drive No. 30 Rheem Comfort Products Chevrolet Silverado at Daytona International Speedway.

Turner Scott Motorsports reacts to sponsor's default

The primary sponsor of the No. 4 entry driven by Jeb Burton in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS), has defaulted on payment to the team.

NASCAR Next drivers top charts during Truck test at Daytona

Brand-new Chevrolet, Ford and Toyota trucks made their debuts on Monday at Daytona International Speedway.

Trucks finish up preseason thunder

The world centre of racing closed its doors today after 6 days of stock car testing.

Ben Kennedy to drive for Turner Scott Motorsports in 2014

Kennedy joins growing stable of younger drivers at TSM for full-time ride.

NASCAR Touring Series champions honored in Charlotte

Top performers of 2013 celebrate at NASCAR Hall Of Fame