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Kasey Kahne Must Wait to Drive for Hendrick, So What’s He to Do Next Season?

The opportunity came knocking, and Kasey Kahne answered. His future is set, and he's excited about where he's heading. There's only one problem: it's not his immediate future. Kahne is stepping into the No. 5 car in 2012. His contract at Richard Petty Motorsports ends following the 2010 season. What is Kahne going to do when the 2011 season begins? This is a unique situation for everyone involved. Kahne already wanted out of his deal with RPM. So, when talks with Hendrick Motorsports were occurring, the team knew they wanted Kahne on their roster. When the deal was signed, Kahne was forced to wait to drive for his new team. The reason: Mark Martin already signed a contract extension last year, keeping him in the No. 5 through 2011. Rick Hen...

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