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Hollywod Casino 400 Fact Sheet
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Track facts for Kansas Speedway:

   

  • Number of previous races: 13.
  • First Sprint Cup race: September 30, 2001, won by Jeff Gordon.
  • Last Sprint Cup race: April 22, 2012, won by Denny Hamlin.
  • Won from pole: 2, last time by Jimmie Johnson in 2008.
  • Won from top-5 starting position: 6 times in 13 races (46%).
  • Won from top-10 starting position: 8 times (62%).
  • Won from 21st or worse starting position: 2 times (15%).
  • Worst starting spot for race winner: 25th, by Brad Keselowski in 2011.
  • Most laps led: 197, by Jimmie Johnson in 2011.
  • Fewest laps led by a race winner: 5, by Tony Stewart in 2006.

  • Track records:

    • Fastest race: 144.122 mph by Denny Hamlin in 2012.
    • Fastest qualifying speed: 180.856 mph by Matt Kenseth in 2004.
    • Most lead changes: 26 in 2009.
    • Closest finish: Joe Nemechek's .081 second margin over Ricky Rudd in 2004.
    • Most caution flags: 13 in 2001.

  • From 2007-2012 a typical Kansas race had 18.3 lead changes, 6.3 cautions for 27.3 laps, and an average green-flag run of 31.9 laps.

Manufacturers / Owners:

  • Victories by manufacturer: Chevrolet 7, Ford 3, Dodge 2, Toyota 1.

  • Victories by owner: Rick Hendrick 4, Jack Roush 3, Roger Penske 2, Joe Gibbs 2, Nelson Bowers 1, Stewart-Haas Racing 1.

Driver Notes:

  • The most Kansas races without a:

     Active DriversAll-Time
    Win: Six drivers (13 races)
    Top 5: Kurt Busch, Bobby Labonte (13)
    Top 10: Bobby Labonte (13)
    Pole: Six drivers (13)
    Lap led: Robby Gordon (8)
    Lead-lap finish: David Gilliland (7)


  • Top career marks at Kansas:
  •  Active DriversAll-Time
    Races: Ten drivers (13)
    Wins: Greg Biffle, Jeff Gordon, Jimmie Johnson, Tony Stewart (2)
    Top 5s: Jeff Gordon (8)
    Top 10s: Jimmie Johnson (10)
    Poles: Jimmie Johnson (3)
    Laps: Mark Martin (3,388)
    Laps led: Jimmie Johnson (503)
    Lead-lap finishes: Greg Biffle, Tony Stewart (11)


  • Best average finish among active drivers at Kansas (3 or more starts):

    1. Jimmie Johnson (7.9)
    2. Greg Biffle (8.0)
    3. Brad Keselowski (10.2)
    4. Carl Edwards (10.5)
    5. Jeff Gordon (11.1)
    6. Tony Stewart (12.2)
    7. Kevin Harvick (13.0)
    8. Denny Hamlin (14.1)
    9. Mark Martin (14.6)
    10. Clint Bowyer (15.0)


  • Worst average finish among active drivers at Kansas (3 or more starts):

    1. Michael McDowell (40.0)
    2. J.J. Yeley (34.8)
    3. Mike Skinner (33.7)
    4. Scott Riggs (32.9)
    5. Michael Waltrip (32.4)
    6. Landon Cassill (32.2)
    7. Mike Bliss (31.5)
    8. David Stremme (30.8)
    9. Bobby Labonte (29.5)
    10. Tony Raines (29.2)


    'Chase' drivers at Kansas:

    DriverRacesWinT5T10PoleLapsLedAvStAvFnRating
    Brad Keselowski 5 1 2 2 0 1339 17 15.4 10.2 90.7
    Jimmie Johnson 12 2 5 10 3 3123 503 10.9 7.9 120.7
    Denny Hamlin 9 1 3 3 0 2347 68 14.1 14.1 89.9
    Clint Bowyer 8 0 1 3 0 1940 43 16.8 15.0 85.7
    Kasey Kahne 10 0 1 4 2 2565 77 12.0 16.1 86.9
    Greg Biffle 12 2 7 9 1 2959 346 15.6 8.0 116.3
    Martin Truex, Jr. 8 0 1 1 0 1979 205 13.1 23.2 88.4
    Jeff Gordon 13 2 8 9 0 3379 206 11.1 11.1 102.2
    Tony Stewart 13 2 5 8 0 3376 152 17.0 12.2 102.9
    Kevin Harvick 13 0 1 6 0 3309 83 20.7 13.0 92.1
    Matt Kenseth 13 0 4 7 1 3205 238 13.8 16.9 102.4
    Dale Earnhardt, Jr. 13 0 1 6 1 3342 81 13.5 16.5 86.4

    Driver Rating is based on a formula developed by NASCAR which combines "loop data" elements such as average running position, average speed under green, number of fastest laps, etc. There is a maximum of 150 points that a driver can earn for each race. Driver Rating is not available for races prior to 2005.

    Other notable Driver Ratings at Kansas: Carl Edwards (96.2), Mark Martin (91.9), Kurt Busch (90.3), Kyle Busch (83.3).