NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Official Race Results – Chicagoland

NASCAR SPRINT CUP SERIES OFFICIAL RACE REPORT No. 27
14TH ANNUAL MYAFIBSTORY.COM “400”
CHICAGOLAND SPEEDWAY

Joliet, IL – September 14, 2014
1.5-Mile Oval
267 Laps – 400.5 Miles Purse: $6,148,103

Fin Str Car Series Bonus Driver Leader
Pos Pos No Driver Team Laps Points Points Rating Winnings Status Times Laps
1 25 2 Brad Keselowski Miller Lite Ford 267 47 4 123.2 $364,473 Running 3 62
2 8 24 Jeff Gordon Drive To End Hunger Chevrolet 267 43 1 129.5 263,641 Running 4 26
3 10 42 Kyle Larson # Target Chevrolet 267 42 1 110.1 225,150 Running 3 20
4 28 22 Joey Logano Shell Pennzoil Ford 267 40 0 94.6 182,346 Running
5 12 4 Kevin Harvick Jimmy John’s Chevrolet 267 41 2 127.5 180,538 Running 3 79
6 24 11 Denny Hamlin FedEx Office Toyota 267 38 0 93.9 131,045 Running
7 1 18 Kyle Busch M&M’s Toyota 267 38 1 111.8 166,611 Running 2 46
8 14 41 Kurt Busch Haas Automation Chevrolet 267 36 0 89.1 114,070 Running
9 11 1 Jamie McMurray McDonald’s Chevrolet 267 36 1 113.5 149,484 Running 3 32
10 5 20 Matt Kenseth Dollar General Toyota 267 34 0 98.9 155,681 Running
11 13 88 Dale Earnhardt Jr National Guard Chevrolet 267 33 0 104.9 116,685 Running
12 7 48 Jimmie Johnson Lowe’s Chevrolet 267 32 0 101.6 156,721 Running
13 19 5 Kasey Kahne Farmers Insurance Chevrolet 267 31 0 77.4 120,685 Running
14 27 78 Martin Truex Jr Furniture Row Chevrolet 267 30 0 69.5 132,818 Running
15 2 31 Ryan Newman Caterpillar Chevrolet 267 29 0 91.7 113,510 Running
16 15 3 Austin Dillon # Dow Chevrolet 267 28 0 77.0 148,046 Running
17 4 17 Ricky Stenhouse Jr Ford EcoBoost Ford 267 27 0 81.5 139,135 Running
18 22 14 Tony Stewart Mobil 1/Bass Pro Shops Chevrolet 267 26 0 67.1 136,268 Running
19 18 10 Danica Patrick GoDaddy Chevrolet 267 25 0 69.2 109,310 Running
20 3 99 Carl Edwards Fastenal Ford 266 24 0 75.4 117,110 Running
21 9 27 Paul Menard Richmond/Menards Chevrolet 266 23 0 68.3 127,224 Running
22 17 47 AJ Allmendinger Kingsford Charcoal Chevrolet 265 22 0 63.2 117,468 Running
23 20 16 Greg Biffle ScotchBlue Ford 265 21 0 59.8 139,660 Running
24 16 55 Brian Vickers Aaron’s/Samsung Partner of the Year Toyota 265 20 0 70.3 130,060 Running
25 21 9 Marcos Ambrose Stanley Ford 265 19 0 57.2 124,230 Running
26 29 13 Casey Mears GEICO Chevrolet 264 18 0 52.1 120,718 Running
27 26 51 Justin Allgaier # Brandt Professional Agriculture Chevrolet 264 17 0 54.0 118,018 Running
28 38 40 Landon Cassill Snap Fitness Chevrolet 263 0 0 41.7 95,160 Running
29 36 36 Reed Sorenson Chevrolet 262 15 0 47.0 106,518 Running
30 33 26 Cole Whitt # Iowa City Capital Partners Toyota 262 14 0 47.7 96,110 Running
31 39 34 David Ragan Dockside Ford 262 13 0 40.1 111,457 Running
32 32 95 Michael McDowell Thrivent Financial Ford 262 12 0 40.0 91,210 Running
33 34 98 Josh Wise Phil Parsons Racing Chevrolet 262 11 0 40.6 91,010 Running
34 30 38 David Gilliland Love’s Travel Stops Ford 261 10 0 34.3 98,810 Running
35 37 23 Alex Bowman # Dr Pepper Toyota 261 9 0 42.9 90,575 Running
36 41 66 Joe Nemechek Royal Teak Toyota 258 0 0 29.5 98,385 Running
37 43 32 Joey Gase Zimmer Ford 257 0 0 27.4 90,156 Running
38 42 33 Travis Kvapil Little Joe’s Autos Chevrolet 256 6 0 30.0 84,465 Running
39 6 15 Clint Bowyer PEAK Radiator Guarantee Toyota 244 5 0 73.5 115,456 Accident
40 35 7 Michael Annett # TMC/Allstate Chevrolet 233 4 0 47.1 76,465 Running
41 23 43 Aric Almirola Eckrich Ford 230 4 1 66.2 109,401 Engine 1 2
42 31 83 Ryan Truex # Burger King Toyota 184 2 0 30.4 68,465 Brakes
43 40 37 Mike Bliss Accell Construction, Inc. Chevrolet 13 0 0 28.3 64,965 Vibration

# Sunoco Rookie of the Year Contender.
Bonus Points: includes winner, lap leader & most laps led points
(i) = Ineligible for driver points in this series

Failed to qualify: n/a
Race Comments: Brad Keselowski won the MyAfibStory.com 400, his 15th NASCAR Sprint Cup Series victory. Prior to the start of the race, the following car dropped to the rear of the field for the reason indicated: No. 42 (back-up car).
TIME OF RACE:2 hours, 48 minutes, 50 seconds       AVERAGE SPEED:142.33 mph      MARGIN OF VICTORY:1.759 second(s)
COORS LIGHT POLE AWARD:  None – due to inclement weather
3M LAP LEADER:  Kevin Harvick (79 Laps)
AMERICAN ETHANOL GREEN FLAG RESTART AWARD:  Jeff Gordon
DURALAST BRAKES “BRAKE IN THE RACE” AWARD:  Jamie McMurray
FREESCALE “WIDE OPEN”:  Kyle Larson
MAHLE CLEVITE ENGINE BUILDER OF THE RACE:  Hendrick Engines (#4)
MOBIL 1 DRIVER OF THE RACE:  Kyle Larson
MOOG STEERING AND SUSPENSION PROBLEM SOLVER OF THE RACE:  Kyle Larson (crew chief Chris Heroy, 0.366 seconds)
NASCAR SPRINT CUP LEADER BONUS:  Brad Keselowski ($10,000 ++)
SHERWIN-WILLIAMS FASTEST LAP AWARD:  Kyle Busch
SUNOCO ROOKIE OF THE RACE:  Kyle Larson
++Rollover money awarded at year’s end, amount not included in race winnings.
Caution Flags: 6 cautions for 28 laps. [Beneficiary in Brackets] 68-72 (Debris Turn 2 [14]); 100-104 (Debris Turn 4 [41]); 182-186 (Debris Turn 3 [5]); 232-237 (Debris Backstretch [78]); 246-249 (Car #15 Accident Turn 2 [10]); 259-261 (Car #17, 10 Accident Frontstretch [31]).
Lap Leaders:  18 lead changes among 7 drivers. Ky. Busch 1-28, J. Gordon 29-39, McMurray 40-44, J. Gordon 45, Keselowski 46-47, McMurray 48-68, J. Gordon 69, Ky. Busch 70-87, J. Gordon 88-100, McMurray 101-106, Keselowski 107-150, Harvick 151-227, Larson 228, Almirola 229-230, Larson 231-248, Harvick 249, Larson 250, Harvick 251, Keselowski 252-267.

NASCAR SPRINT CUP SERIES TOP 16
Driver Points Wins
1 – Brad Keselowski 2059 (5)
2 – Jeff Gordon 2052 (3)
3 – Joey Logano 2049 (3)
4 – Kevin Harvick 2047 (2)
5 – Dale Earnhardt Jr 2042 (3)
6 – Denny Hamlin 2041 (1)
7 – Kyle Busch 2041 (1)
8 – Jimmie Johnson 2041 (3)
9 – Kurt Busch 2039 (1)
10 – Matt Kenseth 2034 (0)
11 – Kasey Kahne 2034 (1)
12 – Carl Edwards 2030 (2)
13 – Ryan Newman 2029 (0)
14 – AJ Allmendinger 2025 (1)
15 – Greg Biffle 2021 (0)
16 – Aric Almirola 2007 (1)

 

COORS LIGHT POLE AWARD
Driver Poles
Brad Keselowski 4
Jeff Gordon 2
Denny Hamlin 2
Kyle Busch 2
Joey Logano 1
Jimmie Johnson 1
Matt Kenseth 1
Kyle Larson # 1
Jamie McMurray 1
Austin Dillon # 1
Tony Stewart 1
David Gilliland 1
Brian Scott 1

 

SUNOCO ROOKIE OF THE YEAR
Driver Points
Kyle Larson 257
Austin Dillon 197
Justin Allgaier 165
Michael Annett 154
Cole Whitt 153
Alex Bowman 138
Ryan Truex 114
Parker Kligerman 41

 

MANUFACTURERS’ CHAMPIONSHIP
Manufacturer Points Wins
Chevrolet 1209 14
Ford 1183 11
Toyota 1085 2

 

3M LAP LEADER AWARD
Car# Points
Kevin Harvick 4 7
Jimmie Johnson 48 4
Jeff Gordon 24 3

 

AMERICAN ETHANOL GREEN FLAG RESTART AWARD AWARD
Car# Points
Brad Keselowski 2 6
Kevin Harvick 4 6
Jimmie Johnson 48 5

 

DURALAST BRAKES “BRAKE IN THE RACE” AWARD AWARD
Car# Points
Joey Logano 22 5
Kevin Harvick 4 5
Brad Keselowski 2 4

 

FREESCALE “WIDE OPEN” AWARD
Car# Points
Matt Kenseth 20 6
Kevin Harvick 4 5
Joey Logano 22 3

 

MAHLE CLEVITE ENGINE BUILDER OF THE YEAR AWARD
Car# Points
Roush/Yates 2 260
Hendrick 24 258
Hendrick 4 246

 

MOBIL 1 DRIVER OF THE YEAR AWARD
Car# Points
Kevin Harvick 4 7
Kyle Busch 18 6
Matt Kenseth 20 3

 

MOOG STEERING AND SUSPENSION PROBLEM SOLVER OF THE YEAR AWARD
Car# Points
Steve Letarte 88 3
Jimmy Fennig 99 3
Todd Gordon 22 2

 

SHERWIN-WILLIAMS FASTEST LAP AWARD AWARD
Car# Points
Clint Bowyer 15 4
Denny Hamlin 11 3
Kyle Busch 18 3

NEXT EVENT: September 21, 2014 – 18th Annual SYLVANIA 300, New Hampshire Motor Speedway, Loudon, NH (317.4 Miles) (300 Laps)
NOTE: The above figures are based upon team winnings and include racing purse and cash contingency awards by participating manufacturers. (9/15/2014)

NASCAR SPRINT CUP SERIES DRIVER LEADERS
Race #27: 14TH ANNUAL MYAFIBSTORY.COM “400” Race Date: 09/14/2014

POS Driver Points Starts Wins Top 5 Top 10 Money Won
1 BRAD KESELOWSKI 2059 27 5 12 14 $6,052,275
2 JEFF GORDON 2052 27 3 10 18 5,660,576
3 JOEY LOGANO 2049 27 3 11 16 5,140,271
4 KEVIN HARVICK 2047 27 2 9 14 5,062,550
5 DALE EARNHARDT JR. 2042 27 3 11 16 5,097,239
8 JIMMIE JOHNSON 2041 27 3 8 16 5,346,981
7 KYLE BUSCH 2041 27 1 6 10 4,857,923
6 DENNY HAMLIN 2041 26 1 6 12 4,578,796
9 KURT BUSCH 2039 27 1 6 8 3,256,439
11 KASEY KAHNE 2034 27 1 3 10 3,698,329
10 MATT KENSETH 2034 27 0 10 17 5,078,525
12 CARL EDWARDS 2030 27 2 6 11 3,969,037
13 RYAN NEWMAN 2029 27 0 2 10 3,347,274
14 A J ALLMENDINGER 2025 27 1 2 4 3,426,320
15 GREG BIFFLE 2021 27 0 3 10 4,287,544
16 ARIC ALMIROLA 2007 27 1 2 6 4,000,662
17 KYLE LARSON 779 27 0 6 12 3,989,435
18 CLINT BOWYER 751 27 0 4 11 4,112,933
19 JAMIE MCMURRAY 742 27 0 3 9 5,030,802
20 AUSTIN DILLON 726 27 0 1 3 4,202,682
21 PAUL MENARD 724 27 0 4 11 4,002,973
22 BRIAN VICKERS 701 27 0 3 7 4,015,658
23 MARCOS AMBROSE 664 27 0 3 5 3,701,115
24 CASEY MEARS 614 27 0 1 2 3,462,658
25 MARTIN TRUEX JR. 610 27 0 0 3 3,602,255
26 TONY STEWART 595 24 0 2 6 3,543,836
27 RICKY STENHOUSE JR. 583 27 0 1 5 3,880,475
28 DANICA PATRICK 553 27 0 0 3 2,990,059
29 JUSTIN ALLGAIER 476 27 0 0 0 3,156,422
30 DAVID GILLILAND 417 27 0 0 0 3,093,744
31 MICHAEL ANNETT 404 27 0 0 0 2,858,338
32 DAVID RAGAN 394 27 0 0 0 3,096,858
33 COLE WHITT 381 27 0 0 0 2,609,670
34 REED SORENSON 370 27 0 0 0 2,727,690
35 JOSH WISE 330 26 0 0 0 2,590,955
36 ALEX BOWMAN 319 27 0 0 0 2,680,298
37 RYAN TRUEX 193 23 0 0 0 1,913,836
38 MICHAEL MCDOWELL 178 13 0 0 1 1,228,084
39 TRAVIS KVAPIL 155 17 0 0 0 1,403,486
40 JEFF BURTON 87 4 0 0 0 471,643
41 TERRY LABONTE 77 3 0 0 0 608,387
42 DAVID STREMME 64 8 0 0 0 666,423
43 BOBBY LABONTE 54 3 0 0 0 569,036
44 PARKER KLIGERMAN 54 8 0 0 0 829,833
45 MICHAEL WALTRIP 48 3 0 0 0 497,773
46 JUAN PABLO MONTOYA 47 2 0 0 0 238,595
47 ALEX KENNEDY 47 5 0 0 0 364,775
48 DAVE BLANEY 46 7 0 0 0 523,972
49 BRETT MOFFITT 44 4 0 0 0 378,625
50 DAVID REUTIMANN 37 3 0 0 0 255,665