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Hollywood Casino 400 Fact Sheet
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Track facts for Kansas Speedway:

   

  • Number of previous races: 15.
  • First Sprint Cup race: September 30, 2001, won by Jeff Gordon.
  • Last Sprint Cup race: April 21, 2013, won by Matt Kenseth.
  • Won from pole: 3, last time by Matt Kenseth in 2013.
  • Won from top-5 starting position: 7 times in 15 races (47%).
  • Won from top-10 starting position: 9 times (60%).
  • Won from 21st or worse starting position: 2 times (13%).
  • 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: 191.864 mph by Matt Kenseth in 2013.
    • Most lead changes: 26 in 2009.
    • Closest finish: Joe Nemechek's .081 second margin over Ricky Rudd in 2004.
    • Most caution flags: 14 in 2012.

  • From 2008-2013 a typical Kansas race had 17.6 lead changes, 6.8 cautions for 30.4 laps, and an average green-flag run of 30.7 laps.

Manufacturers / Owners:

  • Victories by manufacturer: Chevrolet 7, Ford 4, Dodge 2, Toyota 2.

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

Driver Notes:

  • The most Kansas races without a:

     Active DriversAll-Time
    Win: Jeff Burton, Kurt Busch, Kevin Harvick, Bobby Labonte (15 races)
    Top 5: Kurt Busch, Bobby Labonte (15)
    Top 10: Bobby Labonte (15)
    Pole: Six drivers (15)
    Lap led: David Ragan (9)
    Lead-lap finish: David Gilliland (9)


  • Top career marks at Kansas:
  •  Active DriversAll-Time
    Races: Nine drivers (15)
    Wins: Greg Biffle, Jeff Gordon, Jimmie Johnson, Matt Kenseth, Tony Stewart (2)
    Top 5s: Jeff Gordon (8)
    Top 10s: Jimmie Johnson (12)
    Poles: Jimmie Johnson, Kasey Kahne (3)
    Laps: Mark Martin (3,921)
    Laps led: Jimmie Johnson (556)
    Lead-lap finishes: Greg Biffle, Jeff Gordon, Jimmie Johnson, Tony Stewart (12)


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

    1. Jimmie Johnson (7.6)
    2. Brad Keselowski (9.3)
    3. Greg Biffle (10.1)
    4. Jeff Gordon (11.1)
    5. Carl Edwards (11.3)
    6. Tony Stewart (12.3)
    7. Kevin Harvick (12.8)
    8. CLint Bowyer (13.1)
    9. Kasey Kahne (13.9)
    10. Denny Hamlin (14.0)


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

    1. Michael McDowell (40.8)
    2. J.J. Yeley (35.8)
    3. Mike Bliss (33.8)
    4. Scott Riggs (32.9)
    5. Michael Waltrip (32.4)
    6. David Stremme (31.0)
    7. Dave Blaney (29.9)
    8. Reed Sorenson (29.9)
    9. Bobby Labonte (29.3)
    10. Landon Cassill (29.3)


    'Chase' drivers at Kansas:

    DriverRacesWinT5T10PoleLapsLedAvStAvFnRating
    Matt Kenseth 15 2 6 9 2 3739 479 12.9 14.8 110.0
    Jimmie Johnson 14 2 6 12 3 3657 556 11.4 7.6 119.1
    Kyle Busch 12 0 0 2 0 2722 84 16.3 22.4 79.0
    Jeff Gordon 15 2 8 10 0 3913 208 13.7 11.1 99.0
    Kevin Harvick 15 0 1 6 0 3843 83 19.7 12.8 92.0
    Greg Biffle 14 2 7 9 1 3453 346 14.9 10.1 110.1
    Ryan Newman 15 1 3 4 0 3724 122 13.9 18.1 68.7
    Clint Bowyer 10 0 2 5 0 2474 48 14.7 13.1 91.0
    Kurt Busch 15 0 0 3 1 3799 239 18.5 17.9 87.8
    Dale Earnhardt, Jr. 14 0 1 6 1 3609 82 14.2 16.4 86.8
    Carl Edwards 12 0 4 8 0 3123 91 17.2 11.3 96.1
    Joey Logano 8 0 0 0 0 1967 0 13.5 26.1 60.6
    Kasey Kahne 12 0 3 6 3 3099 78 12.3 13.9 91.9

    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: Tony Stewart (97.5), Martin Truex, Jr. (93.4), Mark Martin (91.0), Denny Hamlin (89.8), Aric Almirola (89.4), Brad Keselowski (89.1).