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Kansas City Spotlight


Who doesn’t love delicious barbecue? Kansas City is home to the largest barbecue competition in the world at the The American Royal World Series of Barbecue. The event is a long standing tradition in the city with more than six hundred teams from around the world competing to be crowned the grand champion.

This year’s massive barbecue runs from Sept 13 – 16 at the Kansas Speedway, featuring great food, live music and activities for the kids. With all of the mouth-watering barbecue to fill your stomach, GasBuddy’s got the top-rated pit stops in Kansas City to fill your car, too!


Phillips 66 gas station in Kansas City
Minit Mart/Phillips 66
Just a ten minute drive from the speedway, this Minit Mart/Phillips 66 station is noted for its clean, spacious restrooms. There’s also a restaurant attached, just in case you’re feeling a little hungry on the ride home.

Address: 10303 Leavenworth Rd, Kansas City
GasBuddy rating: 4.6 stars

Casey’s General Store
This 24/7 Casey’s station is rated highly for their great customer service and convenient location. With it being only 10 minutes away from the speedway, we have to agree! And if you’re looking to change things up from the barbecue, GasBuddies have enjoyed their pizza. 🍕

Address: 13000 State Ave, Kansas City
GasBuddy rating: 4.5 stars

Phillips 66 gas station in Kansas City, Kansas
Phillips 66/7-Eleven
From a car wash to air for the tires, this gas station has everything you need to make sure your car is in great shape. GasBuddies rate this station highly on its convenient location and helpful employees.

Address: 10950 Parallel Pkwy, Kansas City
GasBuddy rating: 4.2 stars

QuikTrip gas station in Kansas City
This QuikTrip location is HUGE! Whether you’ve got a car or a big truck, there’s plenty of space to stretch and relax. Reviewers are big fans of this pit stop’s clean and well-lit facilities.

Address: 4202 Kansas Ave, Kansas City
GasBuddy rating: 4.0 stars

Sinclair gas station in Kansas City
Friendly staff ✓ Plenty of parking ✓ Clean gas station ✓ As GasBuddy user Treerex says, “I’ve never seen a station as clean [as this one]”.

Address: 886 S 7th Street Trafficway, Kansas City
GasBuddy rating: 4.0 stars

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Kansas City Spotlight