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NASCAR At Kansas Speedway: Martin Truex Jr. Leads STP 400 Early Over Kevin Harvick

The 2012 racing season has already been kind to Martin Truex Jr. but it’s clear that his momentum is continuing strong early in the STP 400 racing right now at Kansas Speedway. After 83 laps, Truex is in the lead over Kevin Harvick and Kasey Kahne in the early running of today’s Sprint Cup race.

Denny Hamlin is the only other driver to lead at any point in the race thus far, and Truex looks to improve on his current fourth place position in the Sprint Cup standings. Greg Biffle is currently leading the season’s standings with 273 points.

Before the race, Truex said Kansas would be a tough place to be, but apparently that’s not an issue so far

“Kansas is a tough track for me to get a hold of. It will be another good place to really gauge the strength of our team. The key to Kansas is finding the right balance especially over the tar strips. There’s about five of them and when the sun is out, the strips make it extremely slick out there. It’s one of the toughest tracks for me so it will be nice to work with Mark (Martin) and Clint (Bowyer) as they’ve had strong runs at Kansas and their input will be a big help."

Of course, there’s a lot of racing left at Kansas. Stay posted here for all race details.