NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Race Information, Links and News

THE RACE: Ford EcoBoost 400

TRACK: Homestead-Miami Speedway

NASCAR Sprint Cup Race #36 of 36 for the 2012 season
Chase for the Sprint Cup race #10 of 10

Updated: often, leading up to the race

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Race: Sunday, November 18, 2012 in Homestead, FL

Title Sponsor: Ford EcoBoost

Scheduled Green Flag (approx): 3:15pm/et


Television Coverage/Re-air/TV Team

  • NASCAR Countdown Pre-race: ESPN - 1:30pm/et

  • Television Race Coverage: ESPN, 3:00pm/et

  • 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

  • SPEED's NASCAR Raceday Pre-Race Show: 11:00 am/et with John Roberts, Kyle Petty, Kenny Wallace

  • Scheduled Race Re-Air Dates/Times:
    Monday, November 19 at 12:30am/et on ESPN2; Wednesday, November 21 at 12:00pm/et on SPEED

  • TV Listings, Links and Info:
    Jayski's TV Listings Page
    ESPN Network Schedules
    SPEED TV Schedule
    NASCAR on TV
    TV Racer


Radio Coverage


EVENT SCHEDULE
(Sprint Cup Series)

Times are local to the Track

Thursday, November 15

6:00 pm NSCS Haulers Enter

Friday, November 16

8:30 am NSCS Garage Opens
10:00 - 10:50 am NNS Practice
11:00 am - 1:00 pm NCWTS Final Practice
12:30 pm NSCS Rookie & Spotter Meeting; Random Drawing
1:30 - 3:00 pm NSCS Practice
3:10 - 4:20 pm NNS Final Practice
4:30 pm NCWTS Qualifying
6:10 pm NSCS Pole Qualifying
8:00 pm NCWTS Ford EcoBoost 200
8:30 pm NSCS Garage Closes

Saturday, November 17

11:00 am NSCS Garage Opens
11:35 am NNS Qualifying
1:00 - 2:00 pm NSCS practice
3:00 - 3:50 pm NSCS final practice
4:30 pm NNS Ford EcoBoost 300
7:00 pm NSCS Garage Closes

Sunday, November 18

9:00 am NSCS Garage Opens
1:00 pm NSCS Driver/Crew Chief Meeting
2:20 pm NSCS Driver Introductions
3:00 pm NSCS Ford EcoBoost 400

NSCS = Sprint Cup Series
SUBJECT TO CHANGE
Times are local to the Track


PRACTICE & QUALIFYING
Dates / Times / TV coverage

(times in eastern time)
  • Practices:
    Friday, November 16, 1:30 - 3:00 pm/et, TV-ESPN2
    Saturday, November 17, 1:00 - 2:00pm/et, TV-none scheduled

  • Happy Hour 'Final' practice: Saturday, November 17, 3:00 - 3:50pm/et, TV-SPEED

  • Qualifying: 2 laps for positions 1-42, Friday, November 16 at 6:10 pm/et, TV-SPEED, no re-air scheduled.


PURSE/RACE AWARD

2012: $5,305,686
2011: $5,194,299
2010: $5,247,828
2009: $5,413,645
2008: $5,374,166
2007: $5,310,336
2006: $5,270,543
2005: $5,174,014
2004: $5,130,338
2003: $4,745,672
2002: $4,215,766
2001: $3,592,785
2000: $3,281,151


TRACK/RACE NEWS

  • Track Specifications:
    Track/Race Length: 1.5 mile oval, 267 laps, 400.5 miles
    Degree of Banking: Turns: Variable 18-19-20 degrees
    Straightaways: Length: 1,760 feet, Width: 50 feet, Banking: 4 degrees
    Pit Road Speed: 45mph
    Pace Car / Caution Speed: 55mph
    Grandstand Seating: 65,000
    Opened: 1995
    OLD LAYOUT 1995-2002
    Degree of Banking: Turns: 6 degrees
    Straightaways: Length: 1,760 feet, Width: 60 feet, Banking: 3 degrees

  • Race Festivities/Officials:
    Grand Marshal: Johnathan Hillstrand, of Discovery's "Deadliest Catch"
    Command to start engines: Johnathan Hillstrand
    Honorary Starter/Wave Green Flag: Dave Mondragon, General Marketing Manager for Ford and Lincoln
    Honorary Race Chairman: Jamie Jones, Senior Vice President of Consumer Sales
    Honorary Race Chairman: Edsel B. Ford III, Board of Directors of Ford Motor Company
    Honorary Pace Car Driver: Kid Rock, Multi-platinum selling American rock star
    Invocation: Pastor Scott Claunch, Calvary Chapel in Kendall, FL
    Pledge of Allegiance: Gary Littrell, Medal of Honor Recipient
    National Anthem: Chris Mann, 2012 Finalist of NBC's "The Voice"
    God Bless America: Chelsea Bain, Rock Ridge Music Recording Artist
    Color Guard: Homestead Air Force Base 482nd Fighter Wing Color Guard
    Military Flyover: F-16C Fighting Falcons, Homestead Air Force Base

  • Track Websites:
    Homestead-Miami Speedway
    ISC Motorsports
    THEChampionshipTrack.com
    Homestead-Miami Speedway - Facebook
    Homestead-Miami Speedway - Twitter

  • November 2011: see my Homestead Race Info page

  • 2011 Race Winner: #14-Tony Stewart, 114.976mph, started 15th
  • Race Record [new layout]: Bobby Labonte, Nov 2003, 116.868mph
  • Race Record [old layout]: Tony Stewart, Nov 1999, 140.335mph
  • Slowest Race Record: Greg Biffle, 2004, 105.623mph [new layout]
  • Oldest Race Winner: Bill Elliott, 46 years, 1 months, 3 days, 11/11/2001
  • Youngest Race Winner: Kurt Busch, 24 years, 3 months, 13 days, 11/17/2002

  • 2011 Pole Sitter: #99-Carl Edwards, 175.467, finished 2nd
  • Track Qualifying Record [new layout]: Jamie McMurray, Nov 2003, 181.111mph
  • Track Qualifying Record [old layout]: Steve Park, Nov 2000, 156.440mph
  • Worst Starting Spot to Win: Denny Hamlin, 2009, started 38th
  • Oldest Pole Winner: Bill Elliott, 46 years, 1 months, 3 days, 11/11/2001
  • Youngest Pole Winner: Kurt Busch, 24 years, 3 months, 13 days, 11/17/2002

  • The Numbers for Homestead and 2012 Caution Update:
    1 - driver winning race and season championship same year (Tony Stewart, 11/20/12)
    1 - fewest laps led by race winner (Bobby Labonte, 11/16/03)
    1 - fewest cautions (11/14/99)
    2 - races won from the pole
    5 - fewest caution laps (11/14/99)
    6 - fewest on lead lap at finish (11/12/00)
    6 - fewest leaders (11/17/02)
    7 - number of jet dryers available for use this weekend
    8 - different race winners
    9 - different pole winners
    9 - races won from a top-10 starting position
    12 - fewest lead changes (11/17/02)
    14 - most cautions (11/21/04)
    15 - most leaders (11/20/11)
    26 - most lead changes (11/20/11)
    29 - most on lead lap (11/22/09)
    31 - fewest running at finish (11/21/10)
    42 - most running at finish (11/11/01)
    79 - most caution laps (11/21/04)
    105 - minutes it takes to dry the 1.5-mile track after a significant rainfall
    214 - most laps led by race winner (Matt Kenseth, 11/18/07)
    2012 Caution Update
    1 - fewest cautions this season (Fontana)
    10 - races extended beyond scheduled distance (Daytona, Martinsville, Talladega, Darlington, Sonoma, Michigan2, Atlanta,Talladega2, Texas2 and Phoenix2)
    14 - most cautions this season (Kansas2)
    213 - number of cautions in the first 35 races of 2012; includes 101 for accidents, 56 for debris and 25 for spins
    1,112 of 10,175 - number of laps under caution in 2012
    1,504.452 of 13,319.176 - miles under caution in the first 34 races
    (Darnell Communications for SRT Motorsports and Dodge)(11-13-2012)

  • Homestead Notes and Facts:
    Groundbreaking for Homestead-Miami Dade Motorsports Complex - as the track was originally named - began Aug. 24, 1993. The first race was a NASCAR Nationwide Series event on Nov. 5, 1995.
    The original configuration was a four-turn, rectangular oval based on Indianapolis Motor Speedway's layout.
    The first NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Homestead was held on Nov. 14, 1999.
    2002 was the first season of the Championship Weekend at Homestead, with all three of NASCAR's national series holding their season finale at the same track.
    Since the inception of the position-based points system in 1975, only four drivers have made up a points deficit in the season finale: Richard Petty in 1979 (made up two points on Darrell Waltrip), Alan Kulwicki in 1992 (made up 30 points on Davey Allison), Jimmie Johnson in 2010 (made up 15 points on Denny Hamlin) and last season Tony Stewart (made up three* points on Carl Edwards).
    (* - Stewart's comeback was under the one-point-per-position format implemented in 2011.)
    There have been 13 NASCAR Sprint Cup races at Homestead, one per season since 1999.
    Four drivers have competed in all 13 races: Jeff Burton, Jeff Gordon, Bobby Labonte, and Tony Stewart.
    David Green won the first pole, in 1999 with a speed of 155.759 mph.
    Tony Stewart won the inaugural race, in 1999 driving for Joe Gibbs Racing.
    There have been nine different pole winners. Kurt Busch, Kasey Kahne and Jimmie Johnson lead all drivers, with two.
    There have been eight different race winners, led by Greg Biffle and Tony Stewart, with three each.
    Jack Roush has won seven races, most among owners. Joe Gibbs has the second most wins with four.
    The race has been won from the pole twice: Bill Elliott (2001) and Kurt Busch (2002).
    The race has been won from a top-10 starting position in nine of 13 races.
    Denny Hamlin won in 2009 from the 38th starting position, the furthest back a race winner has started.
    Two active drivers have averaged a top-10 finish: Carl Edwards (5.3) and Kevin Harvick (7.9).
    Kasey Kahne (7.2) is the only driver to average a starting position in the top-10.
    (NASCAR)(11-13-2012)

  • For news, stats, records and more about this race track, see: Jayski's Homestead-Miami Speedway Track News/Rumors/Links page


RACE RUNDOWN....news and links




    Credit: Chris Trotman/Getty Images for NASCAR
    Brad Keselowski, driver of the #2 Miller Lite Dodge, hoist the series trophy in Champions Victory Lane after winning the series championship and finishing in fifteenth place for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Ford EcoBoost 400 at Homestead-Miami Speedway on November 18, 2012 in Homestead, Florida.


  • Brad Keselowski Wins 2012 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Championship: #2-Brad Keselowski won the 2012 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series championship today at Homestead-Miami Speedway, earning owner Roger Penske's first title in NASCAR's premier series. For owner Penske, the wait that began before Keselowski was born (1984) finally is over. Penske Racing, which entered the NASCAR Sprint Cup races in 1972, ended the longest non-championship streak among current ownership. Penske's best previous finish was second in 1993 with NASCAR Hall of Fame inductee Rusty Wallace. To be the best, Keselowski had to beat the best  #48-Jimmie Johnson. The pair traded the lead of the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup five times, the last on Nov. 11 at Phoenix International Raceway where Keselowski finished sixth and Johnson  the victim of an accident  placed 32nd.
    Keselowski's 15th-place finish in Sunday's Ford EcoBoost 400 at Homestead-Miami Speedway was all it took to apply the finishing touches to a stellar championship season. Keselowski's championship came in his 125th start, the fewest since Jeff Gordon captured his first of four titles in 1995 in 93 starts.
    At age 28, Keselowski is the eighth-youngest competitor to win a first NASCAR Sprint Cup championship. Keselowski previously won the 2010 NASCAR Nationwide Series title, owner Penske's first in NASCAR. He joins Bobby Labonte as the only drivers to win both a NASCAR Nationwide and NASCAR Sprint Cup Series championship. After experiencing mechanical problems in two of the first three regular season races, Keselowski's #2 Penske Racing Dodge won at Bristol Motor Speedway to begin a steady march toward the top 10. Backed by championship crew chief Paul Wolfe, Keselowski won three times during the regular season and entered the Chase seeded fourth. A victory at the Chase-opening Chicagoland Speedway race, followed by another at Dover International Speedway, boosted Keselowski from contender to co-favorite with Johnson. Dodge won its fifth series championship, and first since 1975 with Richard Petty.(NASCAR Integrated Marketing Communications)(11-18-2012)




    Credit: John Harrelson/Getty Images for NASCAR
    Brad Keselowski, driver of the #2 Miller Lite Dodge, celebrates with a burnout after winning the series championship and finishing in fifteenth place for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Ford EcoBoost 400 at Homestead-Miami Speedway on November 18, 2012 in Homestead, Florida


  • Championship Fast Facts:
    Brad Keselowski won his first NASCAR Sprint Cup Series championship. His previous best series points finish was fifth, last season.
    Keselowski is the second driver to win the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series and the NASCAR Nationwide Series championships (Bobby Labonte). Keselowski won the NASCAR Nationwide title in 2010.
    Keselowski needed 125 starts to win his first championship, the fewest starts since Jeff Gordon in 1995 (93).
    Keselowski posted two wins, three top fives and eight top 10s in the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup this season.
    Keselowski finished the 2012 season with five wins, 13 top fives and 23 top 10s
    Owner Champion
    This is Penske Racing's first NASCAR Sprint Cup Series championship.
    Owner Roger Penske's previous best points standings finish was second with NASCAR Hall of Fame inductee Rusty Wallace in 1993.
    Penske has been fielding cars in NASCAR in 1972.
    This is Dodges fifth NASCAR Sprint Cup Series championship, and first since 1975. The other Dodge champions: David Pearson (1966), Bobby Isaac (1970) and Richard Petty (1974-75).
    Penske Racing won its first NASCAR title in 2010, when Keselowski won the NASCAR Nationwide Series championship.
    Crew Chief Champion
    This is Paul Wolfe's first NASCAR Sprint Cup Series championship and second NASCAR national series championship (NNS; 2010)
    Wolfe is the first crew chief to win both the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series and NASCAR Nationwide Series championship
    Wolfe and Keselowski have combined for eight NASCAR Sprint Cup wins  three in 2011 and five in 2012.
    They also won six NASCAR Nationwide races together, all in their championship winning season of 2010.
    (NASCAR Statistics)(11-18-2012)

  • FINAL 2012 Sprint Cup Driver CHASE Championship Points Standings:
    [after Homestead, race 36 of 36]
    1) #2-Brad Keselowski [5 wins], 2400 - The 2012 CHAMP
    2) #15-Clint Bowyer [3 wins], 2361, -394
    3) #48-Jimmie Johnson [5 wins], 2360, -40
    4) #5-Kasey Kahne [2 wins], 2345, -55
    5) #16-Greg Biffle [2 wins], 2332, -68
    6) #11-Denny Hamlin [5 wins], 2329, -71
    7) #17-Matt Kenseth [3 wins], 2324, -76
    8) #29-Kevin Harvick [1 win], 2321, -79
    9) #14-Tony Stewart [3 wins], 2311, -89
    10) #24-Jeff Gordon [2 wins], 2303, -97
    11) #56-Martin Truex Jr. [0 wins], 2299, -101
    12) #88-Dale Earnhardt Jr. [1 win], 2245, -155
    (ties broken by 1sts, 2nds, 3rd, etc)
    See drivers championship points standings on the Drivers Points Standings (pdf) and the owner points standings on the Owners Points Standings page (pdf).

  • Gordon wins at Homestead; Keselowski wins the Championship: #24-Jeff Gordon won the Ford EcoBoost 400 Sprint Cup Series race at Homestead-Miami Speedway for his 2nd win of year, 1st win at Homestead and 87th career win.
    Ironically, #15-Bowyer finished 2nd followed by #39-Newman, #18-Busch [led the most laps again], #16-Biffle, #56-Truex Jr., #43-Almirola, #29-Harvick, #78-Busch and #88-Earnhardt Jr.
    #48-Johnson, who came into the race 20 points behind points leader #2-Keselowski, was leading when he made a pit stop on lap 213, but a lugnut was left off the left rear wheel and Johnson had to pit again, falling to 25th down 1 lap. A few laps later Johnson slowed and headed to pit road, then to the garage with a bad rear gear. That allowed points leader #2-Keselowski to coast and make an extra pit stop to be safe, finishing 15th down a lap. With Johnson falling out, #15-Bowyer, who finished 2nd, moved up to finish 2nd in the points championship. Johnson ended up finishing 36th and 3rd in the points. So #2-Brad Keselowski wins his first NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Championship and the first ever for team owner Roger Penske. It is the first time since 1975 that a Dodge driver won the championship and could be the last since Dodge is leaving the sport after this season.
    #18-Busch led the most laps, but for the 9th time in a row when leading the most laps, failed to win the race.
    There were only 3 cautions for 17 yellow flag laps. There were 19 lead changes among 8 drivers. The average speed was 142.245mph.
    The estimated attendence was 76,000 up from 73,000 last November.
    See race results, awards, money won, laps led, cautions and more on the Homestead Race Results page (pdf).(11-18-2012)

  • Race Fast Facts - Homestead:
    #24-Jeff Gordon won the 14th Annual Ford EcoBoost 400, his 87th victory in 689 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series races.
    This is his second victory and 18th top-10 finish in 2012.
    This is his first victory and 11th top-10 finish in 14 races at Homestead-Miami Speedway.
    Gordon now has at least one win at every active track except Kentucky Speedway. Gordon has two starts at Kentucky.
    This was Hendrick Motorsports' first victory at Homestead-Miami Speedway.
    #15-Clint Bowyer (second) posted his fourth top-10 finish in seven races at Homestead-Miami Speedway. It is his 23rd top-10 finish in 2012.
    #39-Ryan Newman (third) posted his fourth top-10 finish in 11 races at Homestead-Miami Speedway.(NASCAR Integrated Sports Marketing)(11-18-2012)

  • Where did the 12 Chase drivers finish at Homestead?
    [by points standings before the race]
    1) #2-Brad Keselowski 15th - WON the CHAMPIONSHIP
    2) #48-Jimmie Johnson 36th - rear gear
    3) #5-Kasey Kahne 21st, late pit road penalty
    4) #15-Clint Bowyer 2nd
    5) #11-Denny Hamlin 24th
    6) #17-Matt Kenseth 18th
    7) #16-Greg Biffle 5th
    8) #29-Kevin Harvick 8th
    9) #14-Tony Stewart 17th
    10) #56-Martin Truex Jr. 6th
    11) #24-Jeff Gordon WON the race
    12) #88-Dale Earnhardt Jr. 10th
    (11-18-2012)

  • 2012 Sprint Cup Driver Championship Points Standings without Chase:
    (classic system using current points system but NOT the chase system - unofficial)
    [after Homestead, race 36 of 36]
    1) #2-Brad Keselowski(X) [5 wins], 1259
    2) #16-Greg Biffle(X) [2 wins], 1240, -19
    3) #48-Jimmie Johnson(X) [5 wins], 1231, -28
    4) #17-Matt Kenseth(X) [3 wins], 1218, -41
    5) #15-Clint Bowyer(X) [3 wins], 1213, -46
    6) #11-Denny Hamlin(X) [4 wins], 1167, -92
    7) #29-Kevin Harvick(X) [1 win], 1162, -97
    8) #56-Martin Truex Jr.(X) [0 wins], 1161, -98
    9) #88-Dale Earnhardt Jr.(X) [1 win], 1144, -115
    10) #18-Kyle Busch [1 win], 1133, -126
    11) #5-Kasey Kahne(X) [2 wins], 1129, -130
    12) #14-Tony Stewart(X) [3 wins], 1112, -147
    13) #24-Jeff Gordon(X) [2 wins], 1080, -179
    14) #39-Ryan Newman [1 win], 1051, -208
    15) #99-Carl Edwards [0 wins], 1030, -229
    (ties broken by 1sts, 2nds, 3rd, etc)
    (X) = a Chase driver.

  • Lucky Dogs - Who got a lap back on each caution at Homestead: (and their finish)
    Caution 1: #16-Biffle, 5th
    Caution 2: #31-Burton, 19th
    Caution 3: #47-Labonte, 25th
    (11-18-2012)

  • Race Coverage of the Ford EcoBoost 400 Sprint Cup Series race at Homestead-Miami Speedway is scheduled for Sunday, November 18, 2012.
    Television (TV): ESPN at 3:00 pm/et; NASCAR Countdown Pre-Race show at 1:30 pm/et; green flag approx 3:15pm/et
    Radio: Motor Racing Network (MRN) and Sirius XM Satellite NASCAR Radio 90
    Scheduled Race Re-Airs:
    ESPN2, Monday, November 19 at 12:00am/et; SPEED, Wednesday, November 21 at 12:00pm/et

  • Keselowski moves up to pole after Logano crashes in practice: Point leader #2-Brad Keselowski will move onto the front row of Sunday's Sprint Cup finale at Homestead-Miami Speedway thanks to a wreck during Saturday's first practice. Pole-sitter #20-Joey Logano will go to a backup car and start at the back of the field after being involved in an accident with #11-Denny Hamlin and #16-Greg Biffle. When Logano drops back just prior to the start of the race, the inside line will move up and put Keselowski essentially on the pole position. Keselowski qualified third. NASCAR has the discretion of whether to allow the pole-sitter to pick what lane he would have started. Officials opted not to give Logano, who will be Keselowski's teammate at Penske Racing next year, that choice. Keselowski enters the race with a 20-point lead over five-time champion Jimmie Johnson, who will start 10th. Johnson in the outside lane will not move up.
    What happened to cause the wreck? Biffle said he and Hamlin were "running a little hard'' for practice when they got into each other and collected Logano in the process. Logano said there appeared to be confusion among Biffle and Hamlin over whether they were two or three wide. "I was behind the [Biffle], Denny went to the bottom, I went to the top and the 16 was in the middle,'' Logano said. "I wasn't going to stick it three-wide so I stayed back because I figured it was practice, why are we going to do that? Just seemed like Denny was coming up like we were two-wide and the 16 stayed in the middle of the race track like he was three-wide and they ran out of room and I was the innocent bystander once again and drove into it. It's unfortunate."(ESPN)(11-17-2012)

  • Pit Stall Selections: The selections of pit stalls for the Ford EcoBoost 400 Sprint Cup Series race at Homestead-Miami Speedway have been made.
    Pole sitter #20-Logano chose pit stall 1 [as do most pole sitters].
    Outside pole sitter #9-Ambrose took pit stall 4, the first pit stall with opening in front of it.
    #2-Keselowski, who starts 3rd took the 14th pit stall, the 2nd stall with opening in front of it.
    The 43rd and final pit stall was taken by #55-Martin, who starts 9th.
    2nd in points, #48-Johnson took the 33rd stall, 4th with opening behind it.
    To see where the drivers/teams pit stall is, see the pit selection chart on the Pit Stall Selection chart.(11-17-2012)

  • Links to results, practices, qualifying PDF's:
    Race Results
    Drivers Points
    Owners Points
    Pitstalls
    Happy Hour Practice Speeds
    Practice 2 Speeds
    Starting Lineup
    Qualifying Results
    Qualifying Order
    Practice 1 Speeds
    Entry List

  • NASCAR Green-White-Checkered Race Procedure: NASCAR allows a maximum of three restart attempts prior to the White Flag under NASCAR's Green-White-Checkered flag finish. If the leader has taken the White Flag and the caution flag is displayed, the field is frozen and the race will not be restarted. Previously, there was only one restart attempt. The procedure applies to all three national series. See rule and notes on the Green-White-Checker rule page.

  • Wave-around rule: The wave-around rule dictates that cars under penalty at the time of the caution are ineligible for the wave around.

  • See Jayski's - 2012 Sprint Cup Race Results Page for pole winner, race winner with speed and starting/finishing position, links to race results, drivers & owners points, pit stall selections, qualifying results/starting lineup, practice speeds and chase stats as well as link to race track and race information page for each race


QUALIFYING INFO, PRACTICE SPEED and ENTRIES
info, news, speeds and links

  • Happy Hour practice for the Ford EcoBoost 400 Sprint Cup Series race at Homestead-Miami Speedway is over, after 50 scheduled minutes, the top-five, slowest and some notes:
    #18-Busch 168.476
    #56-Treux Jr. 168.182
    #17-Kenseth 168.167
    #2-Keselowski 168.161
    #16-Biffle 167.879 (backup car)
    #48-Johnson (2nd in points) was 18th fastest
    slowest: #32-Schrader 160.800 & #83-Cassill 161.483
    notes: just in to the practice, #98 scraped the wall; midway thru practice #18-Busch, who is fastest in practice, went into the turn 4 wall and scraped the right side of the car. #51-Regan Smith smacked the wall hard and the team is bring out the backup car.
    See speeds, best top-10 average and laps run on the Homestead Happy Hour speeds (pdf). (11-17-2012)

  • Saturday first practice for the Ford EcoBoost 400 Sprint Cup Series race at Homestead-Miami Speedway is over, after 60 scheduled minutes, the top-five, slowest and some notes:
    #17-Kenseth 169.279
    #16-Biffle 168.660
    #55-Martin 168.287
    #18-Busch 168.203
    #24-Gordon 168.125
    #2-Keselowski (points leader) is 15th fastest
    #48-Johnson (2nd in points) is 21st fastest
    slowest: #37-Yeley 161.363 & #19-Bliss 161.430
    notes: #16-Biffle, #11-Hamlin and #20-Logano wrecked coming off turn 4 and the front stretch, all three go to backup cars.
    So with #20-Logano, who was on the pole, falling to the rear of the field on Sunday, #2-Brad Keselowski, who official starts 3rd, now moves up to the pole spot for the start of the race.
    There was NO TV coverage for this practice.
    See speeds, best top-10 average and laps run on the Homestead practice 2 speeds page (pdf). (11-17-2012)

  • Logano wins pole at Homestead: #20-Joey Logano won the pole for the Ford EcoBoost 400 Sprint Cup Series race at Homestead-Miami Speedway with a speed of 176.056mph for his 2nd pole of 2012 and 5nd career pole.
    #9-Ambrose will start 2nd followed by #2-Keselowski, #99-Edwards, #43-Almirola, #15-Bowyer, #56-Truex Jr., #18-Busch, #55-Martin and #48-Johnson.
    The go-or-go homers who made the race (8): #21-Bayne, #30-Stremme, #98-McDowell, #6-Stenhouse Jr., #19-Bliss, #26-Wise #37-Yeley and #23-Riggs.
    The go-or-go homers who failed to qualify for the race (4): #79-Sorenson, #33-Leicht, #91-Leffler and #87-Nemechek.
    See qualifying results & starting lineup below or on the Homestead Qualifying Page.(11-16-2012)

  • Where will the 12 Chase drivers start at Homestead?
    [by points standings before the race]
    1) #2-Brad Keselowski 3rd
    2) #48-Jimmie Johnson 10th
    3) #5-Kasey Kahne 12th
    4) #15-Clint Bowyer 6th
    5) #11-Denny Hamlin 41st
    6) #17-Matt Kenseth 11th
    7) #16-Greg Biffle 13th
    8) #29-Kevin Harvick 23rd
    9) #14-Tony Stewart 35th
    10) #56-Martin Truex Jr. 7th
    11) #24-Jeff Gordon 15th
    12) #88-Dale Earnhardt Jr. 16th
    (11-16-2012)

  • Qualifying Fast Facts - Homestead:
    #20- Joey Logano won the Coors Light Pole Award for the 14th Annual Ford EcoBoost 400 with a lap of 30.672 seconds, 176.056 mph.
    This is his fifth pole in 147 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series races.
    This is his second pole and 16th top-10 start in 2012.
    This is his first pole in four races at Homestead-Miami Speedway.
    #9-Marcos Ambrose (second) posted his 14th top-10 start of 2012 and his second in five races at Homestead-Miami Speedway.
    #2-Brad Keselowski (third) posted his second top-10 start at Homestead-Miami Speedway. It is his 11th in 36 races this season.
    #48-Jimmie Johnson, second in points, qualified 10th.(NASCAR Statistics)(11-16-2012)

  • Coverage of Qualifying for the Ford EcoBoost 400 Sprint Cup Series race at Homestead-Miami Speedway is scheduled for Friday, November 16, 2012 at 6:10pm/et.
    Television (TV): SPEED, 6:00pm/et
    Scheduled Qualifying Re-Air: none

  • Qualifying Order for the Ford EcoBoost 400 Sprint Cup Series race at Homestead-Miami Speedway is posted. 47 cars/drivers are listed.
    The first of the drivers scheduled to go out is #33-Leicht, slowest in practice.
    The final driver scheduled to go out is #20-Logano, who was fastest in first practice.
    Qualifying order is set by the first practice session, with slowest driver going out by speed and the fastest going out last. The non-top 35 drivers are now mixed in with the top-35 in owners points, slowest to fastest.
    See the full qualifying order on the Homestead Qualifying Page.(11-16-2012)

  • Qualifying Order for the Ford EcoBoost 400 Sprint Cup Series race at Homestead-Miami Speedway is posted. 47 cars/drivers are listed.
    The first of the drivers scheduled to go out is #33-Leicht, slowest in practice.
    The final driver scheduled to go out is #20-Logano, who was fastest in first practice.
    Qualifying order is set by the first practice session, with slowest driver going out by speed and the fastest going out last. The non-top 35 drivers are now mixed in with the top-35 in owners points, slowest to fastest.
    See the full qualifying order on the Homestead Qualifying Page.(11-16-2012)

  • Friday practice for the Ford EcoBoost 400 Sprint Cup Series race at Homestead-Miami Speedway is over, after 90 scheduled minutes, the top-five, slowest and some notes:
    #20-Logano 173.066
    #56-Truex Jr. 172.911
    #55-Martin 172.855
    #99-Edwards 172.794
    #43-Almirola 172.745
    #2-Keselowski (points leader) was 21st fastest
    #48-Johnson (2nd in points) was 16th fastest
    slowest: #33-Leicht 167.038 & #23-Riggs 167.079
    notes: #79-Sorenson spun off turn 4 early in practice, but no damage reported.
    This practice will determine the order for this afternoon's qualifying [slowest out first, fastest out last], scheduled for 6:10pm/et, televised on SPEED.
    See speeds, best top-10 average and laps run on the Homestead practice 1 speeds page (pdf). (11-16-2012)

  • Go-or-Go Homers practice at Homestead: how fast/slow were the drivers who are not in the top-35 of owners points and must qualify by speed to make the Ford EcoBoost 400 Sprint Cup Series race at Homestead-Miami Speedway, where they practiced in Friday practice:
    the eight drivers who would make the race if things stayed the same:
    #21-Bayne, 22nd fastest overall
    #98-McDowell, 30th
    #6-Stenhouse, Jr., 32nd
    #19-Bliss, 35th
    #30-Stremme, 36th
    #26-Wise, 37th
    #37-Yeley, 40th
    #91-Leffler, 42nd
    the four drivers who would miss the race if things stayed the same:
    #87-Nemechek, 43rd
    #79-Sorenson, 44th #23-Riggs, 46th
    #33-Leicht, 47th/last
    (11-16-2012)

  • Rain Out Procedures: the rain-out qualifying procedure for all three NASCAR national series is as follows: If first practice is run, but qualifying is unable to take place, the starting lineup will be based on speeds from the car's fastest lap from the first practice, with top-35 cars in owner points no longer segregated from the non-top 35 cars. Previously, the top 35 cars lined up in front of all other eligible car owners.

  • The Entry List for the Ford EcoBoost 400 Sprint Cup Series race at Homestead-Miami Speedway is posted, 47 teams/drivers [for 43 spots] are listed, including:
    Ken Schrader is listed in the #32 Ford; David Reutimann is back in the #10.
    Not in top 35 of owners points:
    #6-Ricky Stenhouse Jr. (46/2)
    #19-Mike Bliss (45/28)
    #21-Trevor Bayne (36/15)
    #23-Scott Riggs (44/30)
    #26-Josh Wise (40/35)
    #30-David Stremme (38/35)
    #33-Stephen Leicht (37/35)
    #37-J.J. Yeley (50/19)
    #79-Reed Sorenson (52/10)
    #87-Joe Nemechek (41/35)
    #91-Reed Sorenson (51/14)
    #98-Michael McDowell (39/35)
    withdrew from the race:
    #44-TBA (56/1)
    In the event that qualifying is cancelled:
    the eight who would make it [8]: #'s 21,33,30,26,98,87,23,19
    missing the race would be [4]: # 37,91,79,6
    See the full entry list at my Jayski's Homestead Entry List

  • Top-35 in Owner Points and guaranteed a starting spot at Homestead:
    #36 remains in 35th and is 90 points ahead of 36th, the #21 team.
    there no chance the top-35 will change the rest of the season.
    Rank) Car#-Driver/Team, owners pts, +/-
    34) #32-TBA/FAS Lane Racing, 486 +161
    35) #36-Blaney/Baldwin, 415 +90 ahead of 36th
    these teams / drivers will need to qualify by speed:
    36) #21-Bayne/Wood Bros., 325, -90pts out of the top 35
    37) #33-Whitt/Childress-Falk, 253, -162
    38) #30-Stremme/Inception, 232, -183
    The teams are NOT locked in past the next race as the owners points change after each race.
    This will not matter in 2013 as the top-35 rules will cease to exist in 2013.
    For the owner points standings, see the Owners Points Standings (pdf).(11-11-2012)

  • 2012 Sprint Cup Driver CHASE Championship Points Standings:
    [after Phoenix, race 35 of 36]
    1) #2-Brad Keselowski [5 wins], 2371
    2) #48-Jimmie Johnson [5 wins], 2351, -20
    Drivers who have been eliminated:
    3) #5-Kasey Kahne [2 wins], 2321, -50
    4) #15-Clint Bowyer [3 wins], 2319, -52
    5) #11-Denny Hamlin [5 wins], 2309, -62
    6) #17-Matt Kenseth [3 wins], 2297, -74
    7) #16-Greg Biffle [2 wins], 2293, -78
    8) #29-Kevin Harvick [1 win], 2285, -86
    9) #14-Tony Stewart [3 wins], 2284, -87
    10) #56-Martin Truex Jr. [0 wins], 2260, -111
    11) #24-Jeff Gordon [1 win], 2256, -115 [after the penalty]
    12) #88-Dale Earnhardt Jr. [1 win], 2211, -160
    (ties broken by 1sts, 2nds, 3rd, etc)
    See drivers championship points standings on the Drivers Points Standings (pdf)

  • 2012 Sprint Cup Driver Championship Points Standings without Chase:
    (classic system using current points system but NOT the chase system)
    [after Phoenix, race 35 of 36]
    1) #2-Brad Keselowski(X) [5 wins], 1230
    2) #48-Jimmie Johnson(X) [5 wins], 1222, -8
    3) #16-Greg Biffle(X) [2 wins], 1201, -29
    4) #17-Matt Kenseth(X) [3 wins], 1191, -39
    5) #15-Clint Bowyer(X) [3 wins], 1171, -59
    6) #11-Denny Hamlin(X) [4 wins], 1147, -83
    7) #29-Kevin Harvick(X) [1 win], 1126, -104
    8) #56-Martin Truex Jr.(X) [0 wins], 1122, -108
    9) #88-Dale Earnhardt Jr.(X) [1 win], 1110, -120
    10) #5-Kasey Kahne(X) [2 wins], 1105, -125
    11) #18-Kyle Busch [1 win], 1091, -139
    12) #14-Tony Stewart(X) [3 wins], 1085, -145
    13) #24-Jeff Gordon(X) [1 win], 1033, -197 [after the penalty]
    14) #39-Ryan Newman [1 win], 1009, -221
    15) #99-Carl Edwards [0 wins], 998, -232
    (ties broken by 1sts, 2nds, 3rd, etc)
    (X) = a Chase driver.


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Some Chassis Selections and Notes by Teams for this race

  • Chassis selections for Homestead: see the list of many teams and what chassis were selected by the team to run at Homestead-Miami Speedway:
    MISSING? why are some teams missing? some teams do not report what chassis in the race previews, press releases of websites.
    #1-Jamie McMurray: Crew Chief Kevin "Bono" Manion and the #1 Bass Pro Shops/ Tracker Boats team will use Chassis #1104 for Homestead. This chassis was previously run at Kansas, Bristol and Dover this season.
    #2-Brad Keselowski: and the #2 Miller Lite Dodge Charger team will race chassis PRS-830 during Sunday's NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) season-finale Ford 400 at Homestead-Miami Speedway (HMS). Keselowski last raced this chassis to an 11th-place finish at Charlotte Motor Speedway last month. By finishing sixth at Phoenix on Sunday, Keselowski recorded his 23rd top-10 finish of 2012. This extended his record for top-10 finishes in a season by a driver of the #2 Miller Lite Dodge. Rusty Wallace previously scored 21 top 10s in the "Blue Deuce" during the 1993 and 1998 seasons. The featured tag line on the rear bumper of the #2 Miller Lite Dodge this weekend at Homestead is "In It 2 Win It." With one race remaining, Keselowski is in prime position to win the first Cup Series title for Penske Racing and the Miller Lite brand.
    . #5-Kasey Kahne: Crew chief Kenny Francis and the #5 team will unload Hendrick Motorsports Chassis No. 5-729. Kahne has raced this car three times this season, notably scoring third-place finish at Michigan in August and a top-10 result at Charlotte in October. In eight Cup starts at Homestead, Kahne has earned one top-five finish, four top-10s and two pole positions. Kahne is the only driver with eight starts or more at Homestead to have an average starting position inside the top-10 (7.2). He enters Sunday's race with back-to-back top-10 finishes at the 1.5-mile oval.
    #9-Marcos Ambrose: the #9 Richard Petty Motorsports Black and Decker team has prepared chassis No. 703 for this weekend's NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Homestead-Miami Speedway. This Black & Decker Ford has not been run previously this season at a race, but was tested in Nashville last month. Ambrose will make his fifth career start at Homestead-Miami Speedway this weekend. His best start (third) came in 2009 and his best finish (26th) came in the 2010. The Australian native was on pace to score his career-best finish at the 1.5-mile track last season until mechanical issues took him out of contention early. Ambrose sits in 18th place in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series point standings heading into Sunday's season finale.
    #10-David Reutimann will pilot chassis No. 356, purchased from Richard Childress Racing in the off-season. He had his best showing in the chassis at Michigan International Speedway where he drove from the 39th starting spot to a 21st-place finish. His best qualifying effort of 16th was at Kansas Speedway.
    #14-Tony Stewart: Chassis No. 14-735 debuted in July in the Brickyard 400 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway where Stewart qualified 28th and rallied to score a finish of 10th. Chassis No. 14-735 made its second career start in October at Kansas Speedway. It was impressive as Stewart used it to overcome a 33rdplace starting spot, a botched pit stop, an incident with Jeff Burton and a lap-166 spin to finish fifth. The car will make its third career start Sunday at Homestead-Miami Speedway.
    #15-Clint Bowyer: Primary chassis No. 738 led five laps finished sixth at Kansas and also raced at Atlanta. Chassis No. 716 is the backup. which raced earlier this season in Las Vegas, Kansas, Charlotte, Kentucky and Indianapolis. Bowyer has one win, three top-five and seven top-10 finishes in nine Chase races. He has an average finish of 10.2 and has averaged a 6.8 qualifying effort. He has collected three bonus points for his win at Charlotte and six bonus points for leading laps in six of the nine races to collect a total of nine bonus points.
    #16-Greg Biffle: and the Matt Puccia led #16 3M / SP Richards Ford Fusion team will bring Primary Chassis RK-814 to Homestead, which last ran at Charlotte and finished 4th. Backup chassis is RK-777 which last ran Pocono and finished 15th. Biffle won three races in a row at Homestead, starting in 2004. Biffle has an average starting position of 16.4 and an average finish of 15.3 at Homestead.
    #17-Matt Kenseth: will run primary chassis RK-826 at Homestead, which last ran at Kansas. Kenseth has an average starting position of 19.6 and an average finishing position of 17.6 at Homestead. Kenseth has achieved one win, three top-five, and five top-10 finishes at Homestead in the Cup series. Kenseth has completed 2,921 of 3,209 laps (91.0 percent) at Homestead and led for a total of 303 laps. This weekend at Homestead, Kenseth will pilot the No. 17 Best Buy Ford Fusion
    #22-Sam Hornish Jr. and his Todd Gordon-led Penske Racing #22 Team will be utilizing the "PRS-823" Shell-Pennzoil Dodge Charger in this weekend's Ford 400 at Homestead-Miami Speedway. This is the chassis that the team raced at Chicagoland Speedway back in September (started 16th and finished 11th). AJ Allmendinger raced it in the June 30 Quaker State 400 at the Kentucky Speedway (started 16th and finished ninth). This car made its debut for the team at Kansas Speedway back in April. Allmendinger won the Coors Light Pole Award and led 44 laps before secondary linkage woes put him 10 laps down and relegated him to a 32nd-place finish. The "PRS-820" will serve as the backup. It was last raced in the September race at New Hampshire (started 10th and finished 21st).
    #27-Paul Menard will pilot Chassis No. 379 from the Richard Childress Racing NASCAR Sprint Cup Series stable in this weekend's race at Homestead. This Duracell/Menards Chevy was last raced at Dover International Speedway in September where Menard finished 22nd. It was also utilized earlier this season at Pocono Raceway in August, where he started third and finished 11th, Charlotte Motor Speedway (May) in the NASCAR Sprint All-Star Race where Menard finished 16th, Kansas Speedway where he finished 18th and Las Vegas Motor Speedway in March where he finished seventh.
    #29-Kevin Harvick: will pilot Chassis No.378 from the Richard Childress Racing NASCAR Sprint Cup Series stable at Homestead. The #29 Budweiser team utilized this car twice during the 2011 season at Chicagoland Speedway in September (started-30th, finished-second) and Kansas Speedway in October (started-14th, finished-sixth). Harvick drove this Chevrolet in 2012 to a sixth-place finish at Kansas Speedway in April, a 10th-place result at Michigan International Speedway in June, fifth-place finish at Atlanta Motor Speedway in September and most recently he finished 11th at Kansas Speedway in October.
    #31-Jeff Burton will race chassis No. 359 from the Richard Childress Racing NASCAR Sprint Cup Series stable at Homestead-Miami Speedway. This #31 Caterpillar Chevy has been utilized three times during the 2012 NSCS season at Bristol Motor Speedway in March where Burton piloted the RCR machine to a top-10 finish (sixth-place), at Indianapolis Motor Speedway where a broken brake rotor late in the race relegating the team to a 32nd-place finish and Charlotte Motor Speedway in October where Burton finished 28th after getting caught up in an early accident.
    #36-Dave Blaney will drive chassis No. 304. The chassis was recently purchased from Richard Childress Racing. Blaney drove the chassis in its TBR debut at Chicagoland Speedway this season.
    #39-Ryan Newman Chassis No. 39-727 will make its third start this season at Homestead-Miami Speedway in Sunday's NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season finale. The chassis made its debut in May in the Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte (N.C.) Motor Speedway. Newman started 16th and struggled with a tight-handling racecar before finishing 14th. Its second start came in June at Michigan International Speedway in Brooklyn. Newman qualified fifth but was forced to start in the back of the field due to an engine issue that required the team to make a change the night before the race. Tire issues at the newly-paved and ultra-fast Michigan racetrack halted Newman's progress and led to a 15th-place finish.
    #42-Juan Pablo Montoya: crew chief Chris "Shine" Heroy and the #42 Target Chevy team are bringing chassis #1221 to Homestead this weekend. This chassis is new and has not seen any track time.
    #43-Aric Almirola:: The #43 Smithfield team has prepared chassis No. 742 for Homestead. This car last ran at Charlotte Motor Speedway in October.
    #48-Jimmie Johnson: Chassis No. 728 serves as the primary for Johnson at Homestead. This chassis last ran at Kansas in October, finishing 9th. Also ran at both Dover races (won in June and 4th in September), Chicago in Sept, finishing 2nd and won at Indy in July. Chassis No. 720 serves as the backup and has won tweo races in 2012: at Texas in November and the All-Star race in May.
    #55-Mark Martin: will drive MWR chassis 732 which finished sixth at Charlotte in October and 34th there in May. In 12 Sprint Cup starts at Homestead Martin owns four top-five finishes and has led 30 laps. Homestead, Indianapolis, Pocono and Kentucky are the only active tracks on the Sprint Cup schedule where Martin has yet to win.
    #88-Dale Earnhardt Jr.: This weekend, crew chief Steve Letarte and the #88 team will unload Hendrick Motorsports Chassis No. 88-716. Regan Smith most recently raced this chassis to a seventh-place finish at the 1.5-mile Kansas Speedway in October. Earnhardt previously raced this chassis to a fourth-place finish at Michigan International Speedway in August. In 12 Sprint Cup starts at Homestead-Miami Speedway, Earnhardt has led 93 laps and recorded three top-15 finishes and five top-20s. He scored his best finish -- 11th -- at Homestead in the 2011 season finale.
    #99-Carl Edwards the #99 Fastenal team will be bringing chassis RK-827 to the track this weekend to Homestead. This car last raced at Kansas last month where Edwards finished 14th. Edwards' average start at Homestead is 11.9, his average finish is 5.2 which is the best of all active drivers. He has also led a total of 560 laps there, the most among active drivers. He has only finished outside the top 10 once in eight starts.
    (from team PR's/sites if reported)(11-14-2012)


Goodyear Tires Notes / Fast Facts

  • Tire:

    Goodyear Eagle Speedway Radials (Sprint Cup & Nationwide);
    Goodyear Wrangler Speedway Radials (Camping World Truck)

    Number of Tires:
    Sprint Cup: Left-side -- 1,350, Right-side -- 1,300;
    Nationwide: Left-side -- 475, Right-side -- 475;
    Camping World Truck: Left-side -- 375, Right-side -- 375

    Set limits:
    Sprint Cup: 5 sets for practice/qualifying and 10 sets for the race;
    Nationwide: 6 sets for the event;
    Camping World Truck: 5 sets for the event

    Tire Codes: Left-side -- D-4392; Right-side -- D-4410

    Tire Circumference: Left-side -- 87.2 in. (2,215 mm); Right-side -- 88.4 in. (2,246 mm)

    Technical Inspection Inflation:
    Left Front -- 30 psi; Left Rear -- 30 psi;
    Right Front -- 48 psi; Right Rear -- 45 psi

    Minimum Recommended Inflation:
    Left Front -- 23 psi; Left Rear -- 21 psi
    ; Right Front -- 47 psi; Right Rear -- 43 psi

    Notes: Teams in all three NASCAR series will run the same tire codes at Homestead this weekend, though the Sprint Cup and Nationwide Series will be branded "Goodyear Eagle," while the Camping World Truck tires will be branded "Goodyear Wrangler" . . . this is the same combination of left- and right-side tires that teams in all three of these series have run at Homestead since 2010 . . . other tracks at which teams have run this exact tire set-up in 2011 and 2012 have been Chicagoland (all three series) and Texas (Sprint Cup and Nationwide only) . . . as on all NASCAR ovals greater than one mile in length, teams are required run inner liners in all four tire positions at Homestead . . . air pressure in those inner liners should be 12-25 psi greater than that of the outer tire.


PAINT SCHEME NEWS

See all Paint Scheme news, links and chart for this race on the:
Paint Schemes Gallery & Race Chart page

The chart was removed from here as it was also posted on the Paint Schemes Gallery page, makes no sense to post the same info in two spots


Race / Cup Odds

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