Mooresville, NC (May 7, 2019) - Australian driver James McFadden will fill in for Kasey Kahne in the Wicked Energy Gum No. 9 car for the next several races. McFadden will debut in the No. 9 machine at the World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series Patriot Nationals in Charlotte, NC May 24-25.
Kahne, who is recovering from an injury sustained during a crash at Williams Grove earlier this season, will continue to be hands-on with the car and travel with the team.
An exact return date for Kahne to climb back behind the wheel will be announced at a later date.
We are really glad that Kasey is doing so well and is taking the time to come back fresh! We are equally excited to have the opportunity to watch such a standout driver like James McFadden Racing the # 9 Wicked Energy Gum car for Kasey Kahne Racing!