NSCS: Federated Auto Parts 400

 

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Race Info

Date- Saturday September 8th, 2012

Location- Richmond, Virginia

Start time- 7:43 PM EST

Distance- 400 Laps, 300 Miles

Broadcast TV- ABC

Broadcast Radio- MRN

Weather Forecast

High 89 F Low 60 F

Chance of rain- 50%

PM Thunder Storms

Past Race Winners

2011- Kevin Harvick

2010- Denny Hamlin

2009- Denny Hamlin

2008- Jimmie Johnson

2007- Jimmie Johnson

Notables yet to win the Federated Auto Parts 400

Brad Keselowski

Kasey Kahne

Greg Biffle

Kyle Busch

Martin Truex Jr

Dale Earnhardt Jr

Carl Edwards

News & Notes

This is the final race before the Chase for the Sprint Cup

Kevin Harvick and Martin Truex Jr look for their first wins of the season so they can have bonus points going into the Chase

Tony Stewart is currently the only driver inside the top ten in points who is not locked into the Chase, he is guaranteed a Chase bid however

Kasey Kahne looks to keep hold of the No.1 Wild Card Spot

Carl Edwards needs to win the race and other drives need have difficulties for Edwards’s to make the Chase

Marcos Ambrose, Ryan Newman and Joey Logano all need to win to make the Chase

If Kyle Busch finishes inside the top ten he should be in the Chase. Busch can also win and make the Chase

Jeff Gordon needs to win or Kyle Busch needs to have difficulties for Gordon to make the Chase

Denny Hamlin looks to win three races in a row

My Fantasy Racing Picks

Group A- Kyle Busch, Kevin Harvick

Group B- Marcos Ambrose, Ryan Newman, Clint Bowyer, Kasey Kahne

Group C- Aric Almirola, Bobby Labonte

Event Schedule

Sprint Cup Practice 12:00 PM EST Friday on ESPN2

Sprint Cup Practice 2:30 PM EST Friday on ESPN2

Sprint Cup Qualifying 5:30 PM EST Friday on ESPN2

Sprint Cup Race, Federated Auto Parts 400, 7:00 PM EST on ABC

Next Race- GIECO 400 at the Chicagoland Speedway in Joliet, Illinois

Entry List via Nascar.com

CAR

DRIVER

HOMETOWN

MAKE

SPONSOR

OWNER

0 Mark Green Owensboro, KY Toyota Blue Ox Steven Scharr
1 Jamie McMurray Joplin, MO Chevrolet Bass Pro Shops / Allstate Felix Sabates
2 Brad Keselowski Rochester Hills, MI Dodge Miller Lite Roger Penske
5 Kasey Kahne Enumclaw, WA Chevrolet Quaker State Linda Hendrick
9 Marcos Ambrose Launceston, Tasmania Ford Mac Tools Richard Petty
10 David Reutimann Zephyrhills, FL Chevrolet TMone.com Tommy Baldwin
11 Denny Hamlin Chesterfield, VA Toyota FedEx Express J D Gibbs
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 / Owens-Minor Jack Roush
17 Matt Kenseth Cambridge, WI Ford Best Buy 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 Sam Hornish Jr. Bryan, OH Dodge Shell / Pennzoil 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 MDS Transport Jerry Freeze
27 Paul Menard Eau Claire, WI Chevrolet Menards / Moen Richard Childress
29 Kevin Harvick Bakersfield, CA Chevrolet Budweiser Richard Childress
30 David Stremme South Bend, IN Toyota Inception Motorsports Kevin Buckler
31 Jeff Burton South Boston, VA Chevrolet Caterpillar Richard Childress
32 Ken Schrader Fenton, MO Ford Federated Auto Parts Jack Roush
33 Stephen Leicht* Asheville, NC Chevrolet Little Joes
Autos.com
Richard Childress
34 David Ragan Unadilla, GA Ford Taco Bell Bob Jenkins
36 Dave Blaney Hartford, OH Chevrolet Tommy Baldwin Racing Allan Heinke
37 J.J. Yeley Phoenix, AZ Chevrolet MaxQworkforce
.com
Larry Gunselman
38 David Gilliland Riverside, CA Ford Mossy Oak / Pursuit Channel Brad Jenkins
39 Ryan Newman South Bend, IN Chevrolet QuickenΒ Loans Tony Stewart
42 Juan Montoya Bogota, Colombia Chevrolet Target Chip Ganassi
43 Aric Almirola Tampa, FL Ford Smithfield Richard Petty
47 Bobby Labonte Corpus Christi, TX Toyota Bush’s Baked Beans Tad Geschickter
48 Jimmie Johnson El Cajon, CA Chevrolet Lowe’s Jeff Gordon
51 Kurt Busch Las Vegas, NV Chevrolet HendrickCars.com 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
78 Regan Smith Cato, NY Chevrolet Furniture Row / Farm American Barney Visser
83 Landon Cassill Cedar Rapids, IA Toyota Burger King Thomas Ueberall
87 Joe Nemechek Lakeland, FL Toyota AM / FM Energy Wood & Pellet Stoves Andrea Nemechek
88 Dale Earnhardt Jr. Kannapolis, NC Chevrolet Diet Mountain Dew / National Guard Rick Hendrick
93 Travis Kvapil Janesville, WI Toyota Burger King Thomas Ueberall
98 Michael McDowell Phoenix, AZ Ford Phil Parsons Racing Mike Curb
99 Carl Edwards Columbia, MO Ford Kellogg’s Jack Roush
119 Mike Bliss Milwaukie, OR Toyota Plinker Tactical Randy Humphrey
191 Reed Sorenson Peachtree City, GA Chevrolet Plinker Tactical Mark Smith

 

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