NASCAR Sprint Cup Series — Kansas Entry List & Race Info.

5HE_400_Logo_final_ylwlogo_olTrack Specifications:

  • April 2013 Race Winner: #20-Matt Kenneth, 133.611mph, started 1st
  • October 2013 Race Winner: #29-Kevin Harvick, 114.884mph, started 1st
  • Track Race Record: #16-Greg Biffle, 10/3/2010, 138.077mph
  • Track Race Record: #11-Denny Hamlin, 4/22/2012, 144.122mph
  • Slowest Race Record: #24-Jeff Gordon, Sept 2001, 110.576mph
  • Oldest Winner: Mark Martin, 46 years, 9 months, 0 days, 10/9/2005
  • Youngest Winner: Ryan Newman, 25 years, 9 months, 27 days, 10/5/2003
  • Worst Starting Spot to Win: #2-Brad Keselowski, 6/5/2011, started 25th
  • April 2013 Pole Winner: #20-Matt Kenseth, 191.864mph, finished 1st
  • October 2013 Pole Winner: #29-Kevin Harvick, 187.526mph, finished 1st
  • Track Qualifying Record [new layout]: Matt Kenseth, 4/19/2013, 191.864mph
  • Track Qualifying Record [old layout 2001 – 4/2012]: Matt Kenseth, 10/8/2005, 180.856mph
  • Oldest Kansas Pole Winner: Mark Martin, 50 years, 8 months, 24 days, 10/2/2009
  • Youngest Pole Winner: Jason Leffler, 26 years, 0 months, 14 days, 9/30/2001

EVENT SCHEDULE (Times are local to the Track)

Thursday, May 8
11:30 AM NSCS HAULERS ENTER
1:00 PM NSCS GARAGE OPENS & INSPECTION BEGINS
6:00 PM NSCS GARAGE CLOSES

Friday, May 9
9:00 AM NSCS GARAGE OPENS
10:00 AM NSCS ROOKIE & SPOTTER MEETINGS & RANDOM DRAWING
11:00 AM – 12:30 PM NSCS PRACTICE (Airs On FoxSports1)
1:30 – 2:20 PM NSCS FINAL PRACTICE (Airs On FoxSports1)
5:40 PM NSCS QUALIFYING (Airs On FoxSports1)
7:30 PM NSCS GARAGE CLOSES
7:30 PM NCWTS RACE

Saturday, May 10
1:00 PM NSCS GARAGE OPENS
4:30 PM NSCS DRIVER / CREW CHIEF MEETING
6:00 PM NSCS DRIVERS INTRODUCTIONS
6:30 PM NSCS RACE (Airs On Fox)

Television Coverage/Re-air/TV Team:

  • NASCAR Pre-Race: FOX – 7:00pm/et
  • Television Race Coverage: FoxSports, 7:30pm/et
  • In the Booth: Mike Joy, Darrell Waltrip, Larry McReynolds
  • Pit Reporters: Steve Byrnes, Matt Yocum, Krista Voda
  • Hollywood Hotel: Chris Myers and Michael Waltrip
  • Virtual Garage / Pits: Jeff Hammond
  • In the Booth: Allen Bestwick, Dale Jarrett, Andy Petree
  • Pit Reporters: Dave Burns, Jamie Little, Dr. Jerry Punch, Vince Welch
  •  NASCAR Countdown: Nicole Briscoe, Brad Daugherty, Rusty Wallace, Ray Evernham
  • NASCAR Raceday Pre-Race Show: at 6:00pm/et on FoxSports1 (FS1)
  • NASCAR Raceday Pre-Race Show: TBA on FoxSports1 with John Roberts, Kyle Petty & Kenny Wallace
  • Scheduled Race Re-Air Dates/Times:
    Wednesday, May 14, 7:00am/et on FS2;
    Thursday, May 15 at 7:00pm/et on FS1

Goodyear Tires Notes:

  • Tire: Goodyear Eagle Speedway Radials
  • Set limits:
    Sprint Cup: 5 sets for practice/qualifying and 10 sets for the race
  • Tire Codes:
    Left-side — D-4604; Right-side — D-4586
  • Tire Circumference:
    Left-side — 87.52 in. (2,223 mm);
    Right-side — 88.70 in. (2,253 mm)
  • Technical Inspection Inflation:
    Left Front — 30 psi; Left Rear — 30 psi;
    Right Front — 55 psi; Right Rear — 50 psi
  • Minimum Recommended Inflation:
    Left Front — 30 psi; Left Rear — 30 psi;
    Right Front — 54 psi; Right Rear — 50 psi
  • Notes: While teams in both the NASCAR Sprint Cup and Camping World Truck Series will run the same left-side tire code (D-4604) at Kansas this week, they will run distinct right-side codes . . . in the Sprint Cup Series, this is the same left-side code that teams ran at Kansas lastOctober . . . this is the first time they have run this right-side code (D-4586) . . . this right-side is a single compound tread and features a slight change from what was run on the traction zone of last October’s multi-zone right-side at Kansas . . . this tire set-up came out of a Goodyear tire test at Kansas on April 14 . . . one team per Sprint Cup organization was invited to that test . . . as on all NASCAR ovals greater than one mile in length, teams are required to run inner liners in all four tire positions at Kansas . . . air pressure in those inner liners should be 12-25 psi greater than that of the outer tire.
NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Entry List
5-hour Energy 400 Benefiting Special Operations Warrior Foundation
Kansas Speedway – 5/10/2014
Entry Car # Driver Make Sponsor Owner Points Rank
1 1 Jamie McMurray Chevy McDonald’s 24
2 2 Brad Keselowski  Ford Wurth 12
3 3 Austin Dillon # Chevy Dow 14
4 4 Kevin Harvick Chevy Jimmy John’s 19
5 5 Kasey Kahne Chevy Farmers Insurance / thanksamillionteachers.com 20
6 7 Michael Annett # Chevy Accell Construction 32
7 9 Marcos Ambrose Ford DeWalt 16
8 10 Danica Patrick Chevy GoDaddy Peeker 29
9 11 Denny Hamlin Toyota FedEx Freight 6
10 12 Ryan Blaney (i) Ford SKF 51
11 13 Casey Mears Chevy GEICO 22
12 14 Tony Stewart  Chevy Bass Pro Shops 21
13 15 Clint Bowyer Toyota Cherry 5-Hour Energy for Special Ops Warrior Foundation 18
14 16 Greg Biffle Ford 3M Novec 9
15 17 Ricky Stenhouse Jr Ford Zest 25
16 18 KyleBusch Toyota Snickers 3
17 20 Matt Kenseth  Toyota Dollar General 2
18 22 Joey Logano Ford AAA Insurance 7
19 23 Alex Bowman # Toyota Dr. Pepper 33
20 24 Jeff Gordon  Chevy Axalta Coating 1
21 26 Cole Whitt # Toyota Iowa Chop House 35
22 27 Paul Menard Chevy Menards / Shrock 17
23 31 Ryan Newman Chevy Kwikset 10
24 32 Travis Kvapil Chevy TBA 38
25 33 David Stremme Ford Little Joe’s Autos 41
26 34 David Ragan Chevy Taco Bell 36
27 36 Reed Sorenson Chevy TBA 34
28 38 David Gilliland Chevy Long John Silver’s 31
29 40 Landon Cassill (i) Chevy Carsforsale.com 30
30 41 Kurt Busch Ford Haas Automation 27
31 42 Kyle Larson # Chevy Target 13
32 43 Aric Almirola Chevy Farmland 23
33 44 J.J. Yeley (i) Chevy TBA 43
34 47 AJ Allmendinger Chevy Kingsford Charcoal 15
35 48 Jimmie Johnson  Chevy Lowe’s 8
36 51 Justin Allgaier # Toyota Brandt Professional Agriculture 28
37 55 Brian Vickers Toyota Aaron’s Dream Machine 11
38 66 Joe Nemechek (i) Chevy Furniture Row 29
39 77 Dave Blaney Ford TBA 47
40 78 Martin Truex Jr. Toyota Furniture Row 26
41 83 Ryan Truex # Toyota TBA 40
42 88 Dale Earnhardt Jr Chevy National Guard 4
43 98 Josh Wise Chevy Phil Parsons Racing 37
44 99 Carl Edwards Ford Aflac 5

RED = Needs to qualify by speed, not eligible for a regular provisional, no owners points or too deeply ranked in owners points

BLUE = Eligible for a Past Champions Provisional

# Sunoco Rookie of the Year candidate

(i) = driver not running for 2014 Sprint Cup Series Championship Drivers Points

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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