STP 400 at Kansas Preview

By Jason Schultz

Race Info

Date- Sunday April 22nd, 2012

Location- Kansas City, KS

Start Time- 1:16 PM EST/ 12:16 PM CT

Distance- 267 Laps/ 400.5 Miles

Broadcast TV- FOX

Broadcast Radio- MRN

Weather Forecast

High- 72 F Low- 49 F

Chance of rain- 0%

Sunny

Past Race Winners

2011- Brad Keselowski

(No Previous Races in Spring Date)

Notables yet to win at track

Kasey Kahne

Denny Hamlin

Clint Bowyer (Kansas Native)

Matt Kenseth

Kyle Busch

Kevin Harvick

Martin Truex Jr.

Dale Earnhardt Jr.

Carl Edwards

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News & Notes

First ever race at Kansas in April

Bard Keselowski looks to remain only winner in Kansas spring race history

Greg Biffle looks for second straight win

Hendrick Motorsports continues to look for historic 200th Sprint Cup Series Win

Jimmie Johnson looks for second straight win at Kansas Speedway

Final race on Kansas Speedway’s original surface

Dale Earnhardt Jr. looks for redemption after last June in Kansas when he finished a close second last year

My Fantasy Racing Picks

Group A- Jimmie Johnson, Matt Kenseth

Group B- Dale Earnhardt Jr., Clint Bowyer, A.J Allmendinger, Kasey Kahne

Group C- Dave Blaney, David Ragan

Event Schedule

Cup Practice- 1:30 PM EST/ 12:30 PM CT Friday on SPEED

Practice- 4:30 PM EST/ 3:30 PM CT Friday on SPEED

Qualifying- 12:00 PM EST/ 11:00 AM CT Saturday on SPEED

Race- 12:30 PM EST/ 11:30 AM CT Sunday on FOX

Next Race- NASCAR Sprint Cup Series 400 @ Richmond International Speedway Richmond, Virginia

Entry List via NASCAR.com

CAR

DRIVER

HOMETOWN

MAKE

SPONSOR

OWNER

1 Jamie McMurray Joplin, MO Chevrolet McDonald’s Felix Sabates
2 Brad Keselowski Rochester Hills, MI Dodge Miller Lite Roger Penske
5 Kasey Kahne Enumclaw, WA Chevrolet Farmers Insurance Linda Hendrick
9 Marcos Ambrose Launceston, Tasmania Ford Dewalt Richard Petty
10 David Reutimann Zephyrhills, FL Chevrolet Accell Construction Tommy Baldwin
11 Denny Hamlin Chesterfield, VA Toyota FedEx Ground J D Gibbs
12 Sam Hornish Jr. Bryan, OH Dodge SKF Roger Penske
13 Casey Mears Bakersfield, CA Ford GEICO Bob Germain
14 Tony Stewart Rushville, IN Chevrolet Office Depot / Mobil 1 Margaret Haas
15 Clint Bowyer Emporia, KS Toyota 5-hour Energy Rob Kauffman
16 Greg Biffle Vancouver, WA Ford 3M Novec 1230 Jack Roush
17 Matt Kenseth Cambridge, WI Ford Ford EcoBoost John Henry
18 Kyle Busch Las Vegas, NV Toyota M&M’s Joe Gibbs
20 Joey Logano Middletown, CT Toyota The Home Depot Joe Gibbs
22 AJ Allmendinger Los Gatos, CA Dodge AAA Walter Czarnecki
23 Scott Riggs Bahama, NC Chevrolet North Texas Pipe Robert Richardson
24 Jeff Gordon Pittsboro, IN Chevrolet Drive to End Hunger Rick Hendrick
26 Josh Wise* Riverside, CA Ford Morristown Driver’s Service Jerry Freeze
27 Paul Menard Eau Claire, WI Chevrolet Zecol / Menards Richard Childress
29 Kevin Harvick Bakersfield, CA Chevrolet Rheem Richard Childress
30 David Stremme South Bend, IN Toyota Inception Motorsports Kevin Buckler
31 Jeff Burton South Boston, VA Chevrolet Caterpillar Richard Childress
32 Reed Sorenson Peachtree City, GA Ford FAS Lane Racing Jack Roush
33 Jeff Green Owensboro, KY Chevrolet TBA Richard Childress
34 David Ragan Unadilla, GA Ford Barrett-Jackson Bob Jenkins
36 Dave Blaney Hartford, OH Chevrolet Tommy Baldwin Racing Allan Heinke
38 David Gilliland Riverside, CA Ford Front Row Motorsports Brad Jenkins
39 Ryan Newman South Bend, IN Chevrolet Haas Automation Tony Stewart
42 Juan Montoya Bogota, Colombia Chevrolet Target Chip Ganassi
43 Aric Almirola Tampa, FL Ford STP Richard Petty
47 Bobby Labonte Corpus Christi, TX Toyota Reese Towpower / Highland Tad Geschickter
48 Jimmie Johnson El Cajon, CA Chevrolet Lowe’s Jeff Gordon
51 Kurt Busch Las Vegas, NV Chevrolet Phoenix Construction Services James Finch
55 Mark Martin Batesville, AR Toyota Aaron’s Dream Machine Bill Jenkins
56 Martin Truex Jr. Mayetta, NJ Toyota NAPA Auto Parts Michael Waltrip
74 Tony Raines La Porte, IN Chevrolet Turn One Racing Vickie Compton
78 Regan Smith Cato, NY Chevrolet Furniture Row / Farm American Barney Visser
83 Landon Cassill Cedar Rapids, IA Toyota BK Strawberry Banana Smoothie / Dr Pepper Thomas Ueberall
87 Joe Nemechek Lakeland, FL Toyota AMFMEnergy.com / Pellet & Wood Stoves Andrea Nemechek
88 Dale Earnhardt Β  Jr. Kannapolis, NC Chevrolet Diet Mountain Dew / National Guard Rick Hendrick
93 Travis Kvapil Janesville, WI Toyota BK Tropical Mango Smoothie / Dr Pepper Thomas Ueberall
98 Michael McDowell Phoenix, AZ Ford Curb Records Mike Curb
99 Carl Edwards Columbia, MO Ford Aflac Jack Roush
19 Mike Bliss Milwaukie, OR Toyota Humphrey Smith Racing Randy Humphrey
79 Tim Andrews Mooresville, NC Ford BBI Waste Industries / Bestway Disposal Archie St. Hilaire
49 J.J. Yeley Phoenix, AZ Toyota JPO Absorbents Jay Robinson

 

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