Mik Maq Racer writes:
"2012 Sprint Cup Series Forecast - Part 3"
Posted by Mik Maq racer83 on January 12, 2012
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Up Next - Kasey Kahne
Kasey Kahne- Rasing Kahne!
What could be said of Kasey Kahne? Well He has a winning smile, a winning personality, A large female fan base, and now a opportunity of a lifetime to drive for motorsports giant Hendrick Motorpsorts. You're now thinking what more could a gifted driver ask for? For one Kahne surely hopes to find consistency with his new team. The last 2 seasons have been marred with inconsistency,Driving for two organizations in absolute disarray. Good news- He gets a fresh start with Hendrick, bad news if any -He will be judged based upon his week to week performance, since he will be driving for the powerhouse that is Hendrick motorsports. Kahne has waited patiently for the last 2 season to get behind the wheel of the 5 car. We expect him to be ready to rise to the occasion. Kudos to Mr. Hendrick for keeping the Kahne/Francis duo together. Having worked together since 2006 brings that familarity to the table which could potentially be the key to both finding success at Hendrick. Once the face of Evernmham Motorsports where he was the team leader. Kahne now finds himself surrounded by an all star cast of temmates who could aide him in finding greater success on track. Kahne ended his one year marriage with Red Bull Racing on a high note winning the second to last race of the 2011 season at Phoenix. Not to mention ol blue eyes was one of if not best driver (chase driver's-Non Chase driver's) during last seasons 10 race chase. If that momentum carries over into 2012 Kahne could be well on his way to returning to the 10 race chase at the end of the season.
The Skinny - Forecasted outlook for 2012
Wins - Yes - 2 - Likely destinations- Richmond,Atlanta, Charlotte,
Top 5's - Yes
Top 10's - Yes
Will make the chase - Yes
Projected points finish- 6th
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