NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Race Information, Links and News

THE RACE: AAA Texas 500

TRACK: Texas Motor Speedway

NASCAR Sprint Cup Race #34 of 36 for the 2014 season
Chase for the Sprint Cup race #8 of 10

Updated: often, leading up to the race

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Race: Sunday, November 2, 2014 in Fort Worth, TX

Title Sponsor: AAA

Scheduled Green Flag (approx): 3:18pm/et


Television Coverage/Re-air/TV Team


Radio Coverage


EVENT SCHEDULE
(Sprint Cup Series)

Times are local to the Track

Thursday, October 30
6:00 pm NSCS Haulers Enter

Friday, October 31
7:00 am NSCS Garage Opens & Inspections Begins
12:00 - 1:30 pm NSCS Practice
5:45 pm NSCS Qualifying
7:30 pm NSCS Garage Closes

Saturday, November 1
8:30 am NSCS Garage Opens
10:00 - 10:50 am NSCS Practice
1:00 - 1:50 pm NSCS Final Practice
4:00 pm NSCS Garage Closes

Sunday, November 2
8:00 am NSCS Garage Opens
2:00 pm NSCS AAA Texas 500 race

NSCS = Sprint Cup Series
SUBJECT TO CHANGE

All times above are listed in LOCAL Time


PRACTICE & QUALIFYING
Dates / Times / TV coverage

(times in eastern time)
  • Practices:
    Friday, October 31, 1:00 - 2:30 pm/et, TV-FS1
    Saturday, November 1, 11:00 - 11:50 am/et, TV-FS1

  • Happy Hour 'Final' practice: Saturday, November 1, 2:00 - 2:50 pm/et, TV-FS2

  • Qualifying: group qualifying for positions 1-36, Friday, October 31 at 6:45 pm/et, TV-ESPN2, no re-air scheduled.


PURSE/RACE AWARD

2014: $7,062,794
2013: $7,039,782
2012: $6,969,209
2011: $6,857,822
2010: $6,998,905
2009: $7,359,286
2008: $7,319,807
2007: $7,253,642
2006: $7,139,515
2005: $6,815,880


TRACK/RACE NEWS

  • Track Specifications:
    Track/Race Length: 1.5-mile quad oval, 334 laps, 501 miles
    Track Size: 1.5 miles
    Race: 334 laps, 501 miles
    Width: 58 feet (minimum)
    Turns: 750-foot radius
    Degree of Banking: Turns: 24 degrees
    Straightaways/dogleg: Banking: 5 degrees;
    Straights: Front Straight - 2250 feet; Back Stretch - 1330 feet
    Front Straightaway Grandstand: 66 rows, 112,522. Includes: PSL seats (36,000 w/armrests); and Handicapped Seating (1,595 - Row 28 at portal entrances)
    Back Straightaway Grandstand: 12 rows, 9,855
    Luxury Suites: 144 with seating for 9,992
    Victory Lane Club Suites: 50 with seating for 3,152
    Condominium Seating: 2,571
    Infield Capacity: Approx. 53,000
    Grandstand Seating: 122,377
    Total Permanent Seating: 138,122
    Total Estimated Capacity: 191,122 Pit Road: 45 pit stalls for NASCAR Sprint Cup Series
    Pit Road Speed: 45mph
    Pace Car Speed: 55mph
    Opened: 1997

  • Race Festivities/Officials:
    Grand Marshal: Harlem Globetrotters
    Command to start engines: Harlem Globetrotters
    Honorary Starter/Wave Green Flag: David Tiger, AAA Texas
    Honorary Pace Car Driver: Texas Rangers pitcher Derek Holland
    Presentation of Colors: Sheppard Air Force Base 82nd Training Wing Honor Guard
    Invocation: Dr. Roger Marsh, Texas Alliance Raceway Ministries
    National Anthem: Air National Guard - Band of the Southwest
    Flyover: C-47 and four T-6's from Cavanaugh Flight Museum

  • Track Websites & Social Media:
    Texas Motor Speedway
    Speedway Motorsports
    Texas Motor Speedway - Facebook
    Texas Motor Speedway - Twitter
    Texas Motor Speedway - MySpace

  • April 2014: see the Texas Race Info page

  • November 2013: see the Texas Race Info page

  • April 2014 Race Winner: #22-Joey Logano, 134.191mph, started 10th

  • November 2013 Race Winner: #48-Jimmie Johnson, 151.754mph, started 3rd

  • Track Race Record: Greg Biffle, April 2012, 160.577mph

  • Slowest Race Record: Jeff Burton, 1997, 125.102mph

  • Oldest Race Winner: Dale Jarrett, 44 years, 4 months, 6 days, 4/1/2001

  • Youngest Race Winner: Joey Logano, 23 years, 10 months, and 13 days, 4/7/2014

  • April 2014 Pole Winner: #14-Tony Stewart, 195.454mph, finished 10th

  • November 2013 Pole Winner: #99-Carl Edwards, 196.114mph, finished 12th

  • Track Qualifying Record: #4-Kevin Harvick, 198.282, 4/5/2014 (1st round qualifying)

  • Oldest Pole Winner: Bill Elliott, 46 years, 6 months, 0 days, 4/08/2002

  • Youngest Pole Winner: Brian Vickers, 23 years, 0 months, 12 days, 11/05/2006

  • NASCAR Numbers:
    33: Kevin Harvick's point deficit to Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup leader Jeff Gordon after contact from Matt Kenseth rocketed Harvick into the outside wall on Lap 228 at Martinsville. Last in the Chase standings, Harvick likely faces a must-win scenario at Texas or Phoenix to keep his title hopes alive.
    10: The number of top-five finishes recorded by Chase driver Joey Logano in the last 14 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series races. During that stretch, Logano has won twice in the Chase and earned four other top fives in seven Chase races. His worst finish in the last 14 races was 14th at Atlanta.
    4: The number of NASCAR Sprint Cup Series victories recorded this season by Dale Earnhardt Jr., the first time Earnhardt has won more than one race in a year since collecting a career-best six victories in 2004. Earnhardt added to his stellar year on Sunday with his first career win at Martinsville.
    4: The finishing position of Tony Stewart in the Goody's Headache Relief Shot 500 on Sunday at Martinsville. Staying out on old tires for a restart with five laps left, Stewart surrendered the lead on Lap 497 of 500 but held fourth at the finish for his best result since March at Bristol.
    5: The current number of consecutive top-10 finishes posted by Chase driver Ryan Newman, who has remained in contention for the championship with solid, consistent performances. Newman has run eighth, sixth, seventh, fifth and third in the last five Chase races.(NASCAR Wire Service)(10-28-2014)

  • Top 10 Driver Ratings at Texas:
    #20-Matt Kenseth 106.1
    #48-Jimmie Johnson 103.6
    #16-Greg Biffle 102.2
    #18-Kyle Busch. 102.2
    #14-Tony Stewart 99.2
    #99-Carl Edwards 96.9
    #11-Denny Hamlin 93.8
    #15-Clint Bowyer 92.7
    #24-Jeff Gordon 92.3
    #88-Dale Earnhardt Jr. 90.4
    Note: Driver Ratings compiled from 2005-2014 races (19 total) among active drivers at Texas Motor Speedway.
    Formula combining the following categories: Win, Finish, Top-15 Finish, Average Running Position while on Lead Lap, Average Speed Under Green, Fastest Lap, Led Most Laps, Lead-Lap Finish. Maximum: 150 points per race.
    See an explanation how the Driver Rating is calculated at NASCAR.com.(NASCAR)

  • Texas Notes & Facts - Thursday - history:
    " Construction on Texas Motor Speedway began in 1995.
    " The first NASCAR national series race at TMS was a NASCAR Nationwide Series event on April 5, 1997 - won by Mark Martin.
    " The first NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race was on April 6, 1997 - won by Jeff Burton.
    " The track underwent a repave between the 2001 and 2002 seasons.
    " In 2011, the spring NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race was moved from Sunday to Saturday night under the lights at Texas Motor Speedway.
    " Texas Motor Speedway hosted its first Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race on November 6, 2005 - won by Carl Edwards.
    (NASCAR)(10-30-2014)

  • Texas Notes & Facts - Friday - poles:
    " Jeremy Mayfield was the first Coors Light pole winner, in 1998 with a speed of 185.906 mph. The inaugural Coors Light pole at Texas Motor Speedway in 1997 was cancelled due to weather conditions.
    " 19 drivers have Coors Light poles at Texas, led by Dale Earnhardt Jr., Jeff Gordon, Ryan Newman and Martin Truex Jr. with two each.
    " Two drivers have won consecutive Coors Light poles at Texas Motor Speedway: Bobby Labonte (2003 and 2004) and Ryan Newman (2005 sweep).
    " Three of the 27 (11.1%) NASCAR Sprint Cup Series races at Texas Motor Speedway have been won from the Coors Light pole; Kasey Kahne (2006), Jimmie Johnson (2012) and Kyle Busch (2013).
    " The third-place starting position is the most proficient starting spot in the field at Texas Motor Speedway, producing more wins than any other starting position (five) - most recent: Jimmie Johnson (fall 2013).
    " Six of the 27 (22.2%) NASCAR Sprint Cup Series races at Texas Motor Speedway have been won from the front row: three from the pole and three from second-place.
    " 21 of the 27 (77.7%) NASCAR Sprint Cup races at Texas Motor Speedway have been won from a top-10 starting position.
    " Four of the 27 (14.8%) NASCAR Sprint Cup Series races at Texas Motor Speedway have been won from a starting position outside the top 20.
    " Qualifying has been cancelled due to weather conditions twice in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series at Texas Motor Speedway; the inaugural event in 1997 and spring 2007. The race has never been rain shortened.
    " David Ragan (4/09/2011) and Martin Truex Jr. (11/04/2007) posted their first NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Coors Light poles at Texas Motor Speedway.
    (NASCAR)(10-31-2014)

  • Texas Notes & Facts - Saturday - drivers:
    " 138 drivers have competed in at least one NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Texas; 111 in more than one.
    " Jeff Gordon is the only drive to have made all 27 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series starts at Texas Motor Speedway.
    " Jimmie Johnson leads the series in runner-up finishes at Texas Motor Speedway with five; followed by Matt Kenseth with four.
    " Matt Kenseth leads the series in top-five finishes at Texas Motor Speedway with 13; followed by Jimmie Johnson with 10.
    " Matt Kenseth leads the series lead in top-10 finishes at Texas Motor Speedway with 17; followed by Jimmie Johnson with 16 and Dale Earnhardt Jr. with 13.
    " Jimmie Johnson leads all active drivers in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series in average starting position at Texas Motor Speedway with an 8.818. Johnson is the only active driver with an average starting position at Texas in the top 10.
    " Two active drivers have a NASCAR Sprint Cup Series average finish in the top 10 at Texas: Matt Kenseth (8.250) and Jimmie Johnson (9.455).
    " Tony Stewart leads the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series in Laps Led at Texas Motor Speedway with 801 laps led in 24 starts.
    " Jeff Gordon leads all active NASCAR Sprint Cup drivers in Laps Completed at Texas Motor Speedway with 7,990 laps.
    " One NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver has won at Texas Motor Speedway in two different manufacturers: Jeff Burton (1997 - Ford; 2007 - Chevrolet)
    " Two female drivers have made NSCS starts at Texas Motor Speedway: Shawna Robinson and Danica Patrick.
    " 2012 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion Brad Keselowski (11/02/2008) and Trevor Bayne (11/07/2010) made their first NASCAR Sprint Cup Series career starts at Texas Motor Speedway.
    " Two NASCAR Sprint Cup Series drivers have posted consecutive wins at Texas Motor Speedway: Carl Edwards (2008 sweep) and Denny Hamlin (2010 sweep).
    " 11 of the 12 active NASCAR Sprint Cup Series drivers who have won at Texas Motor Speedway participated in at least two or more races before visiting Victory Lane. Dale Earnhardt Jr. won at Texas in his first appearance; Carl Edwards and Ryan Newman won in their second appearance at TMS.
    " Jeff Gordon competed at Texas Motor Speedway 16 times before winning in the spring of 2009; the longest span of any the 12 active NASCAR Sprint Cup Series winners.
    " Only three of the 12 winning drivers have made 10 or more attempts before their first win at Texas Motor Speedway: Jeff Gordon (16) Kyle Busch (15) and Kurt Busch (13).
    " Kevin Harvick and Joe Nemechek lead the series among active drivers with the most NASCAR Sprint Cup Series starts at Texas Motor Speedway without visiting Victory Lane at 23 each.
    " Casey Mears has participated in the most NASCAR Sprint Cup Series races at Texas Motor Speedway without posting a DNF (20).
    " Jeff Burton (4/06/1997) and Dale Earnhardt Jr. (4/02/2000) won their first NASCAR Sprint Cup Series career race at Texas Motor Speedway.
    (NASCAR)(11-1-2014)

  • Texas Notes & Facts - Sunday - race:
    " There have been 27 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series races at Texas Motor Speedway, one NSCS event from 1997 - 2004 and two races per year since 2005.
    " 18 different drivers have won at Texas Motor Speedway, led by Carl Edwards and Jimmie Johnson with three each.
    " Seven drivers have multiple wins at Texas Motor Speedway: Carl Edwards (three), Jimmie Johnson (three), Greg Biffle, Jeff Burton, Denny Hamlin, Matt Kenseth and Tony Stewart each have two.
    " Roush Fenway Racing leads the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series in wins at Texas Motor Speedway with nine; followed by Hendrick Motorsports with five and Joe Gibbs Racing with four.
    " The deepest in the field that a race winner has started at Texas Motor Speedway is 31st, by Matt Kenseth in 2002.
    " There have been three NSCS green-white-checkered finishes at Texas Motor Speedway: fall 2006 (334/339), spring 2008 (334/339), and fall 2012 (334/335).
    " Since the advent of electronic scoring the closest margin of victory in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series at Texas Motor Speedway was the (4/4/2004) race won by Elliott Sadler with a MOV of 0.028 second ahead of Kasey Kahne.
    (NASCAR)(11-2-2014)

  • For news, stats, records and more about this race track, see: Jayski.com's Texas Motor Speedway Track News/Rumors/Links page


RACE RUNDOWN....news and links

  • Johnson wins at Texas: #48-Jimmie Johnson won the AAA Texas 500 Sprint Cup Series race at Texas Motor Speedway for his 4th win of the season, 4th at Texas and his 70th career win. It is the third straight November win at Texas for Johnson. The race featured two Green-White-Checkered finishes. #24-Gordon had a decent lead with 4 laps to go when #15-Bowyer smacked the wall, setting up the first G-W-C. On the first G-W-C Gordon chose the outside lane with #48-Johnson next tow him on the inside and #2-Keselowski in third. On the green flag the #24 and #48 separated a bit and the #2 went between the two cars, with #24 and #2 cars making contact, causing a tire to go down on the #24, which sent the #24 scraping the wall bring out the 13th record breaking caution. Gordon lost a lap pitting to get tires. Johnson led on the restart and kept the lead to the checkered flag. Harvick was able to pass Keselowski and take 2nd. Gordon was relegated to 29th.
    #4-Harvick 2nd followed by #2-Keselowski, #18-Busch, #1-McMurray, #88-Earnhardt Jr., #42.Larson, #41-Busch, #99-Edwards (was two laps down at one point) and #11-Hamlin.
    Polesitter #20-Kenseth finished 25th after having a tire rub late in the race.
    After the race, #24-Gordon stopped his car next the Keselowski's, got out and headed around the car to confront Keselowski. The two drivers were yelling back and forth when Harvick pushed Keselowski, which then set up a mini brawl that left both Gordon and Keselowski with blood on their faces.
    There were 23 lead changes among 7 drivers. There were a record 13 cautions for 61 yellow flag laps.
    The average speed was 132.239mph.
    See unofficial race results, awards, money won, laps led, cautions and more on the Unofficial Race Results page (pdf) and check out the Penalty Report (pdf) and Lap Summary Report (pdf).
    (11-2-2014)

  • Where the 2014 Sprint Cup Chase Drivers finished at Texas:
    [listed by driver chase points position before the race](started)
    1) #24-Jeff Gordon, 29th(2)
    2) #31-Ryan Newman, 15th (7)
    3) #22-Joey Logano, 12th (10)
    4) #20-Matt Kenseth, 25th (1)
    5) #11-Denny Hamlin, 10th (20)
    6) #99-Carl Edwards, 9th (11)
    7) #2-Brad Keselowski, 3rd (26)
    8) #4-Kevin Harvick, 2nd (5)
    (11-2-2014)

  • Race Fast Facts - Texas:
    #48-Jimmie Johnson won the 10th Annual AAA Texas 500, his 70th victory in 469 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series races.
    This is his fourth victory and 19th top-10 finish in 2014.
    This is his track-record fourth victory and 17th top-10 finish in 23 races at Texas Motor Speedway. Johnson had previously been in a tie with Carl Edwards for the all-time wins lead at Texas.
    This is Johnson's 25th victory during the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup.
    #4-Kevin Harvick (second) posted his 12th top-10 finish in 24 races at Texas Motor Speedway. It is his 18th top-10 finish in 2014.
    #2-Brad Keselowski (third) posted his fourth top-10 finish in 13 races at Texas Motor Speedway.
    #42-Kyle Larson (seventh) was the highest finishing rookie.(NASCAR Integrated Sports Marketing)(11-2-2014)

  • Sprint Cup Driver Chase Standings:
    [after Texas, race 34 of 36]
    drivers who win in round 3 automatically advance to the Championship race at Homestead
    1) #22-Joey Logano [5 wins] 4072 [+13]
    2) #11-Denny Hamlin [1 win] 4072 [+13]
    3) #31-Ryan Newman, 4070, -2 [+11]
    4) #24-Jeff Gordon [4 wins] 4060, -12 [1 points ahead of 4th]
    5) #20-Matt Kenseth, 4059, -13 [1 points out of 4th]
    6) #99-Carl Edwards [2 wins] 4059, -13 [-1]
    7) #2-Brad Keselowski [6 wins], 4055, -37 [-5]
    8) #4-Kevin Harvick [3 wins] 4054, -38 [-6]
    Chase drivers eliminated in the first 2 rounds:
    9) #18-Kyle Busch [1 win] 2270
    10) #88-Dale Earnhardt Jr. [4 wins], 2234
    11) #48-Jimmie Johnson [4 wins], 2234
    12) #47-AJ Allmendinger [1 win], 2228
    13) #16-Greg Biffle [1 win], 2209
    14) #41-Kurt Busch [1 win], 2192
    15) #5-Kasey Kahne [1 win], 2179
    16) #43-Aric Almirola [1 win], 2144
    (ties are broken by wins, 2nds, 3rds, etc, with in that round of the Chase)
    See UNOFFICIAL drivers championship points standings on the Unofficial Drivers Points Standings (pdf).
    See the UNOFFICIAL owner points standings on the Unofficial Owners Points Standings page (pdf).
    (11-2-2014)

  • Unofficial Chase Standings using 2013 Sprint Cup Chase rules:
    [after Texas, race 34 of 36]
    1) #22-Joey Logano [5 wins] 2329
    2) #4-Kevin Harvick [3 wins] 2294, -35
    3) #2-Brad Keselowski [6 wins], 2280, -49
    4) #31-Ryan Newman, 2278, -51
    5) #24-Jeff Gordon [4 wins] 2270, -59
    6) #18-Kyle Busch [1 win] 2267, -62
    7) #20-Matt Kenseth, 2255, -74
    8) #99-Carl Edwards [2 wins] 2249, -80
    9) #88-Dale Earnhardt Jr. [4 wins], 2234, -95
    10) #48-Jimmie Johnson [4 wins], 2234, -95
    11) #16-Greg Biffle [1 win], 2209, -120
    12) #5-Kasey Kahne [1 win], 2176, -153
    (11-2-2014)

  • Unofficial Top 25 in 2014 Sprint Cup Driver Points Standings (not the Chase):
    [after Texas, race 34 of 36]
    (using current points system, but not the Chase rules, unofficial)
    1) #24-Jeff Gordon(C4), 1175
    2) #22-Joey Logano(C1), 1149, -26
    3) #88-Dale Earnhardt Jr.(EC), 1108, -67
    4) #2-Brad Keselowski(C7), 1098, -77
    5) #4-Kevin Harvick(C8), 1076, -99
    6) #31-Ryan Newman(C3), 1060, -115
    7) #20-Matt Kenseth(C5), 1052, -123
    8) #48-Jimmie Johnson(EC), 1027, -148
    9) #99-Carl Edwards(C6), 1020, -155
    10) #42-Kyle Larson, 1018, -157
    11) #16-Greg Biffle(EC), 962, -213
    12) #18-Kyle Busch(EC), 954, -221
    13) #1-Jamie McMurray, 945, -230
    14) #15-Clint Bowyer, 939, -236
    15) #3-Austin Dillon, 933, -242
    16) #5-Kasey Kahne(EC), 911, -264
    17) #11-Denny Hamlin(C2), 909, -266
    18) #27-Paul Menard, 883, -292
    19) #55-Brian Vickers, 875, -300
    20) #41-Kurt Busch(EC), 840, -335
    21) #47-AJ Allmendinger(EC), 836, -339
    22) #9-Marcos Ambrose, 821, -354
    23) #78-Martin Truex Jr., 798, -377
    24) #14-Tony Stewart, 774, -401
    25) #43-Aric Almirola(EC), 769, -406
    (C# is chase driver and current Chase position)
    (EC is chase driver that has been eliminated from the Chase)
    (11-2-2014)

  • Texas Rookie of the Year Race Results & Points:
    #42-Larson, finished 7th, 15 rookie points
    #51-Allgaier 20th, 10
    #3-Dillon, 21st, 9
    #7-Annett, 22nd, 8
    #26-Whitt, 26th, 7
    #23-Bowman, 42nd, 6
    Truex, Did Not Race
    Kligerman, Did Not Race
    See the 2014 Rookie of the Year page for rules, standings and more.(11-2-2014)

  • Lucky Dogs - Who got a lap back on each caution at Texas: (and their finish)
    Caution 1: #7-Annett, 22nd
    Caution 2: #55-Vickers, 16th
    Caution 3: #1-McMurray, 5th
    Caution 4: #42-Larson, 7th
    Caution 5: #47-Allmendinger, 14th
    Caution 6: #9-Ambrose, 27th
    Caution 7: #18-Busch, 4th
    Caution 8: #99-Edwards, 9th
    Caution 9: #13-Mears, 18th
    Caution 10: #51-Allgaier, 20th
    Caution 11: #17-Stenhouse Jr., 23rd
    Caution 12: #43-Almirola, 24th
    Caution 13: #26-Whitt, 26th
    (11-2-2014)


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  • Race Coverage of the AAA Texas 500 Sprint Cup Series race at Texas Motor Speedway is scheduled for Sunday, November 2, 2014.
    Television (TV): ESPN at 3:00 pm/et; Pre-Race show at 2:00pm/et; green flag approx. 3:18pm/et
    Radio: Performance Racing Network (PRN) and Sirius XM Satellite NASCAR Radio 90
    Scheduled Race Re-Airs: Monday, November 3, 1:30am/et, ESPN2

  • Pit Stall Selections: The selections of pit stalls for the AAA Texas 500 Sprint Cup Series race at Texas Motor Speedway have been made.
    Pole sitter #20-Kenseth chose pit stall 1 [as do most pole sitters].
    Outside pole sitter #24-Gordon took pit stall 14, the first pit stall with an opening in front of it.
    #48-Johnson, who starts 3rd took the 43th and final pit stall
    To see where the drivers/teams pit stall is, see the pit selection chart on the Pit Stall Selection chart.(10-31-2014)

  • Links to results, practices, qualifying PDF's: (will be added as available)
    Official Race & Points Report
    Race Results
    Drivers Points
    Owners Points
    Lap Summary Report
    Penalty Report
    Happy Hour Practice Speeds
    Practice 2 Speeds
    Pitstalls
    Starting Lineup
    Qualifying Results
    Practice 1 Speeds
    Qualifying Order
    Entry List Preliminary 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.

  • See Jayski's - 2014 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 and practice speeds 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 AAA Texas 500 Sprint Cup Series race at Texas Motor Speedway is over, after 50 scheduled minutes, the top-five, slowest and notes:
    #48-Johnson 193.791
    #31-Newman 193.771
    #27-Menard 193.597
    #22-Logano 193.396
    #88-Earnhardt Jr. 192.954
    slowest: #66-Moffitt 181.714 and #32-Gase 183.107
    See fastest speeds, laps run on the Texas Happy Hour Practice Speeds page (pdf).(11-1-2014)

  • Saturday 1st practice for the AAA Texas 500 Sprint Cup Series race at Texas Motor Speedway is over, after 50 scheduled minutes, the top-five, slowest and notes:
    #99-Edwards 196.342
    #48-Johnson 195.822
    #14-Stewart 195.115
    #78-Truex Jr. 194.918
    #9-Ambrose 194.714
    slowest: #32-Gase 184.376 and #83-Yeley 184.735
    no speed: #33-Hill
    See fastest speeds, laps run on the Texas Practice 2 Speeds page (pdf).(11-1-2014)

  • Kenseth wins Texas pole: #20-Matt Kenseth won the Coors Light pole for the AAA Texas 500 Sprint Cup Series race at Texas Motor Speedway with speed of 199.299mph for his 2nd pole of 2014, 1st at Texas and 13th of his career.
    #24-Gordon is on the outside pole, followed by #48-Johnson, #41-Busch, #4-Harvick, #14-Stewart, #31-Newman, #78-Truex, Jr., #18-Busch, #22-Logano, #99-Edwards, and #88-Earnhardt, Jr.
    #14-Stewart broke the track record in the second round with a speed of 200.111mph. It's the fastest qualifying lap ever recorded on a 1.5 mile track.
    Missing the race were: none, only 43 cars entered.
    See the Starting lineup, round by round qualifying results, notes and links on Jayski.com's Texas Starting Lineup / Qualifying Page.(10-31-2014)

  • Where the 2014 Sprint Cup Chase Drivers will start at Texas:
    [listed by current driver chase points position]
    1) #24-Jeff Gordon, 2nd
    2) #31-Ryan Newman, 7th
    3) #22-Joey Logano, 10th
    4) #20-Matt Kenseth, 1st
    5) #11-Denny Hamlin, 20th
    6) #99-Carl Edwards, 11th
    7) #2-Brad Keselowski, 26th
    8) #4-Kevin Harvick, 5th
    (10-31-2014)

  • Qualifying Fast Facts - Texas:
    Matt Kenseth won the Coors Light Pole Award for the 10th Annual AAA Texas 500 with a lap of 27.095 seconds, 199.299 mph.
    This is his 13th pole in 542 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series races.
    This is his second pole and 10th top-10 start in 2014.
    This is his first pole in 25 races at Texas Motor Speedway.
    Tony Stewart set the track qualifying record with a lap of 200.111 mph, breaking the previous record of 198.282 mph, set by Kevin Harvick in April of 2014. It was the first 200 mph qualifying lap at a 1.5-mile track in NASCAR Sprint Cup Series history. It is the 22nd qualifying record set in 2014.
    Jeff Gordon (second) posted his 22nd top-10 start of 2014 and his 15th in 28 races at Texas Motor Speedway.
    Jimmie Johnson (third) posted his 15th top-10 start at Texas Motor Speedway. It is his 19th in 34 races this season.
    (NASCAR Statistics)(10-31-2014)

  • Second Round of Qualifying for the AAA Texas 500 Sprint Cup Series race at Texas Motor Speedway is over after 10 scheduled minutes.
    #14-Stewart 200.111
    #31-Newman 199.748
    #24-Gordon 199.689
    #18-Busch 199.623
    #4-Harvick 199.593
    the rest of the top 12: 20 88 99 22 48 78;
    out of the top 12 and not advancing to round 3: 55 5 27 9 42 17 16 11 1 43 47 15
    (10-31-2014)

  • First Round of Qualifying for the AAA Texas 500 Sprint Cup Series race at Texas Motor Speedway is over, after 25 scheduled minutes.
    #48-Johnson 199.734
    #4-Harvick 199.682
    #22-Logano 199.490
    #24-Gordon 199.424
    #43-Almirola 199.284
    the rest of the top 24: 14 20 42 41 55 16 17 99 11 1 5 9 78 18 88 47 31 27 15;
    out of the top 24 and not advancing to round 2: 21 2 10 95 3 51 38 36 7 40 23 98 34 13 83 26 66 33 32
    Driver who will miss the race: none.
    (10-31-2014)

  • Rookie of the Year Candidates Qualifying Results:
    #3-Austin Dillon, starts 29th
    #7-Michael Annett, 33rd
    #23-Alex Bowman, 35th
    #26-Cole Whitt, 40th
    #42-Kyle Larson, 17th
    #51-Justin Allgaier, 30th
    Ryan Truex, Did not race
    Parker Kligerman, Did not race

  • Coverage of Qualifying for the AAA Texas 500 Sprint Cup Series race at Texas Motor Speedway is scheduled for Friday, October 31, 2014 at 6:40pm/et.
    Television (TV): ESPN2, 6:30pm/et
    Radio: Live online at Performance Racing Network (PRN)
    Scheduled Qualifying Re-Air: none

  • Qualifying Order for the AAA Texas 500 Sprint Cup Series race at Texas Motor Speedway is posted. 43 cars/drivers are listed.
    The first of the drivers scheduled to go out is #22-Logano.
    The final driver scheduled to go out is #43-Aric Almirola.
    Qualifying order is set by a random draw, held about an hour before the first practice.
    See the full qualifying order on Jayski.com's Texas Qualifying Page.(10-31-2014)

  • Friday practice for the AAA Texas 500 Sprint Cup Series race at Texas Motor Speedway is over, after 90 scheduled minutes, the top-five, slowest and notes:
    #55-Vickers 199.218
    #4-Harvick 198.990
    #14-Stewart 198.866
    #78-Truex Jr. 198.617
    #24-Gordon 198.581
    slowest: #33-Hill 186.709 and #32-Gase 187.156
    notes: in the unlikely event that rain cancels qualifying [0% chance of rain], the starting lineup will be set by these practice speeds.
    See fastest speeds, laps run on the Texas Practice 1 Speeds page (pdf).(10-31-2014)

  • Updated Entry List for the AAA Texas 500 Sprint Cup Series race at Texas Motor Speedway is posted, 43 teams/drivers [for 43 spots] are listed, including: #21-Bayne, #32-Gase, #33-Timmy Hill (not Stremme), #66-Moffitt, #83-Yeley, #95-McDowell.
    Since only 43 cars are entered, all drivers will make the race.
    See the full entry list at my Jayski.com's Texas Entry List

  • For the new group qualifying rules and format, see my Qualifying Rules page

  • How to Calculate Track Speeds: use the formula Speed = Distance divided by Time. Distance is Track Length, and Lap Time into Hours. Once hour is 3600 seconds, so the calculation for a 48 second lap at Daytona(2.5 miles) would be: Speed = 2.5 x (3600/48), = 2.5 x 75 = 187.500mph. For a 19 second lap at Bristol(.533 miles): Speed = .533 x (3600/19), = .533 x 189.474 = a speed of 100.990mph

  • Sprint Cup Driver Chase Standings:
    [after Martinsville, race 33 of 36]
    drivers who win in round 3 automatically advance to the Championship race at Homestead
    1) #24-Jeff Gordon [4 wins] 4044 [+7]
    2) #31-Ryan Newman, 4041, -3 [+4]
    3) #22-Joey Logano [5 wins] 4040, -4 [+3]
    4) #20-Matt Kenseth, 4039, -5 [2 points ahead of 4th]
    5) #11-Denny Hamlin [1 win] 4037, -7 [2 points behind 4th]
    6) #99-Carl Edwards [2 wins] 4024, -20 [-16]
    7) #2-Brad Keselowski [6 wins], 4013, -31 [-27]
    8) #4-Kevin Harvick [3 wins] 4011, -33 [-29]
    Chase drivers eliminated in the first 2 rounds:
    9) #18-Kyle Busch [1 win] 2230
    10) #47-AJ Allmendinger [1 win], 2198
    11) #88-Dale Earnhardt Jr. [4 wins], 2196
    12) #48-Jimmie Johnson [3 wins], 2186
    13) #16-Greg Biffle [1 win], 2178
    14) #5-Kasey Kahne [1 win], 2173
    15) #41-Kurt Busch [1 win], 2155
    16) #43-Aric Almirola [1 win], 2124
    (ties are broken by wins, 2nds, 3rds, etc, with in that round of the Chase)
    See UNOFFICIAL drivers championship points standings on the Unofficial Drivers Points Standings (pdf).
    See the UNOFFICIAL owner points standings on the Unofficial Owners Points Standings page (pdf).
    See OFFICIAL race results & points standings on the Official Race & Points Report (pdf).(10-26-2014)

  • Unofficial Top 25 in 2014 Sprint Cup Driver Points Standings (not the Chase):
    [after Martinsville, race 33 of 36]
    (using current points system, but not the Chase rules, unofficial)
    1) #24-Jeff Gordon(C1), 1159
    2) #22-Joey Logano(C3), 1117, -42
    3) #88-Dale Earnhardt Jr.(EC), 1070, -89
    4) #2-Brad Keselowski(C7), 1056, -103
    5) #4-Kevin Harvick(C8), 1033, -126
    6) #20-Matt Kenseth(C4), 1032, -127
    7) #31-Ryan Newman(C2), 1031, -128
    8) #99-Carl Edwards(C6), 985, -174
    9) #42-Kyle Larson, 981, -178
    10) #48-Jimmie Johnson(EC), 979, -180
    11) #16-Greg Biffle(EC), 931, -228
    12) #15-Clint Bowyer, 923, -236
    13) #18-Kyle Busch(EC), 914, -245
    14) #3-Austin Dillon, 910, -249
    15) #1-Jamie McMurray, 906, -253
    16) #5-Kasey Kahne(EC), 905, -254
    17) #11-Denny Hamlin(C5), 874, -285
    18) #27-Paul Menard, 856, -303
    19) #55-Brian Vickers, 847, -312
    20) #47-AJ Allmendinger(EC), 806, -353
    21) #41-Kurt Busch(EC), 803, -356
    22) #9-Marcos Ambrose, 802, -357
    23) #78-Martin Truex Jr., 773, -386
    24) #43-Aric Almirola(EC), 749, -410
    25) #14-Tony Stewart Mears, 741, -418
    (C# is chase driver and current Chase position)
    (EC is chase driver that has been eliminated from the Chase)
    (10-26-2014)


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Some Chassis Selections and Notes by Teams for this race

  • Chassis selections for this weeks race: see the list of many teams [that report or post them] and what chassis were selected by the team to run in AAA Texas 500 Sprint Cup Series race at Texas Motor Speedway:

    #1-Jamie McMurray: chassis not reported on race preview.
    #2-Brad Keselowski: will drive Primary Chassis PRS-918 at Texas, which last raced at Bristol in August, finishing 2nd. The Backup Chassis is PRS-902 which was last used as a backup at Kansas in October and last ran at Sonoma as the #22 car, finishing 16th.
    #3-Austin Dillon will pilot Chassis No. 475 in the AAA Texas 500 at Texas. This is the same Dow Chevy that Dillon raced to an eighth-place finish at Kansas in October, and a 15th-place finish at Pocono in August. He also utilized this Chevrolet SS at Michigan in June, where he ran in the top 10 for a majority of the event before making two unscheduled pit stops in the closing laps, resulting in a 30th-place finish. Dillon has three NASCAR Sprint Cup Series starts to his credit at Texas finishing 33rd and 22nd in 2013, and 21st in April 2014.
    #4-Kevin Harvick will pilot Chassis No. 884 in Sunday's race at Texas. Harvick has competed in this car three times so far this year: In July, he scored the pole award and finished eighth at Indianapolis. In August, he scored the pole award, led 195 laps and finished 19th after getting caught up in a late-race accident at Atlanta. Earlier this month, Harvick started seventh, led 162 laps and drove this car to Victory Circle at Charlotte. Harvick has 23 previous starts at Texas. He has earned three top fives and 11 top-10 finishes. He also has an average start of 20.3 and an average finish of 13.6 at the 1.5-mile track.
    #5-Kasey Kahne: Crew chief Kenny Francis has selected Hendrick Motorsports Chassis No. 5-888 for Sunday's race at Texas. Kahne led 70 laps and finished sixth driving this chassis at Indianapolis in July and raced it at Pocono in August, where he started 12th and finished 10th. He also drove this chassis to a 16th-place finish at Michigan in August. Most recently, Kahne raced with this chassis at Kansas in October. Kahne went to Victory Lane at Texas on April 9, 2006, after starting from the pole position and leading 63 laps. Three of the 27 (11.1 percent) NASCAR Sprint Cup Series races at Texas have been won from the pole position, which includes Kahne (2006). The driver of the #5 Chevrolet SS has five top-five finishes and six top-10s and has led a total of 218 laps in 20 Cup starts at the Fort Worth, Texas, oval. A year ago in this race, Kahne scored a fifth-place result. Most recently, he started 32nd and finished 11th.
    #7-Michael Annett chassis not reported on race preview.
    #9-Marcos Ambrose: chassis not reported on race preview.
    #10-Danica Patrick: will drive Chassis No. 10-748 which debuted in October 2012 at Charlotte with former Stewart-Haas Racing driver Ryan Newman at the controls and Tony Gibson as crew chief. Newman started third but fell to 20th in the race. Newman and crew chief Matt Borland took the car to Texas in November 2012 and started 36th, but led six laps and rallied to 12th. Newman and Borland used it five times in 2013 and earned top-10 finishes at Auto Club Speedway, as well as Texas, Charlotte and Atlanta. In 2014, Kurt Busch and crew chief Daniel Knost raced it at Fontana and Chicago, finishing third and eighth, respectively. Backup Chassis No. 10-828 was first used at Homestead-Miami Speedway in November 2013, when Patrick started 24th and finished 20th. It was then put to use in March at Las Vegas where she started 22nd and finished 21st. The last time it was used was in late March at Auto Club Speedway, where she started 27th and finished 14th. It was a backup car at Pocono, Michigan, Bristol, Atlanta, Chicago and Dover.
    #11-Denny Hamlin: chassis not reported on race preview.
    #13-Casey Mears: chassis not reported on race preview.
    #14-Tony Stewart: Chassis No. 14-827 debuted in July during the Brickyard 400 at Indianapolis. Stewart used it to qualify sixth, but in the race the car was persistently loose and it finished 17th. It was a reversal of fortune for the car, for in its lone test prior to Indianapolis it excelled, as Kevin Harvick drove it to the fastest speed of anyone participating in the Dec. 9, 2013 test session at Charlotte. Chassis No. 14-827 next raced at Chicago, where it had a quiet weekend, qualifying 22nd and finishing 18th. The car returned to Charlotte in October where it made its third career start, qualifying a strong fourth but finishing 21st, bedeviled by a tight-handling condition. Chassis No. 14-827 is back in action this weekend at Texas.
    #15-Clint Bowyer: Chassis No. 813 serves as the primary chassis for Bowyer at Texas. This chassis raced at Dover in September (9th) Michigan in August (6th), June (10th) and Charlotte in May (17th). Chassis No. 800 serves as the back-up chassis and raced at Bristol in August (17th), Kentucky in July (23rd) and Dover in June (4th). Bowyer has three top-five and 10 top-10 finishes in 17 starts at Texas with an average start 15.0 and average finish 12.5.
    #16-Greg Biffle: will drive primary chassis RK-930 which was brand new in Kansas where Biffle earned a 15th-place finish. The Backup Chassis is RK-890 which last ran Pocono and finished fifth. In his 21 career Cup Series starts at the 1.5-mile track, Biffle has two wins, eight top-five and 12 top-10 finishes. His average starting position is 12.3 with an average finishing position of 14.7. Ortho will make its final of three appearances of the season on the #16 Ford this weekend at Texas. Ortho was on the hood for a 10th-place finish at Atlanta and a 16th-place finish at Loudon.
    #17-Ricky Stenhouse Jr.: primary chassis RK-929 is the same chassis that the #17 team raced at Chicago leading the Roush Fenway Racing efforts with his 17th-place finish after a competitor made contact with his Ford with ten laps remaining. The backup chassis, RK-877, last ran at New Hampshire and finished ninth. Stenhouse has three Sprint Cup career starts with an average starting position of 19.0 and average finishing position of 27.3.
    #18-Kyle Busch: chassis not reported on race preview.
    #19-Carl Edwards: oops, not until next season.
    #20-Matt Kenseth: chassis not reported on race preview.
    #22-Joey Logano: will drive Primary Chassis PRS-917 at Texas, which last ran at Bristol in August and won. The backup chassis is PRS-903 which last raced at Richmond in September and finished 6th.
    #24-Jeff Gordon: crew chief Alan Gustafson has selected Hendrick Motorsports Chassis No. 24-907 for this Sunday's race. This chassis has been raced twice previously with Gordon posting runner-up finishes at Chicago in September and Charlotte in October. Gordon has one win, two pole positions, nine top-five finishes and 12 top-10s in 27 Sprint Cup starts at Texas. The 43-year-old driver is the only individual to compete in every Sprint Cup event at Texas. On April 5, 2009, Gordon led 105 laps en route to his lone victory in The Lone-Star State. That win was his 82nd career victory in NASCAR's premier division.
    #27-Paul Menard will utilize chassis No. 487 during the 334-lap event at Texas. This Richmond/Menards Chevy has seen racing action at Kansas last month where Menard started 13th and finished ninth. Menard has 16 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series starts at the 1.5-mile track. He has three top-five starts and earned one top-five and three top-10 finishes. He has completed 96.5% of the laps with two laps led in competition.
    #31-Ryan Newman will drive chassis No. 491 on Sunday at Texas. This is a new Caterpillar Chevy being utilized under race conditions for the first time this weekend. Newman is looking to capture his second-career victory at the 1.5-mile oval when he makes his 23rd NASCAR Sprint Cup Series start at Texas. His win came in the spring of 2003 making him the youngest Texas winner at 25 years, 3 months and 22 days. The Rocket Man also won the pole for both Sprint Cup Series events in 2005 to complete the sweep. In total, he owns three top-five and five top-10 finishes. Newman has an average start of 16.6 and average finish of 19.1. HOLT CAT and Warren CATwill be featured on the #31 Caterpillar Chevy this weekend at Texas.
    #34-David Regan chassis not reported on race preview.
    #36-Reed Sorenson chassis not reported on race preview.
    #38-David Gilliland chassis not reported on race preview.
    #41-Kurt Busch: will pilot Chassis No. 839 at Texas. Formerly a #10 chassis for Stewart-Haas Racing (SHR) teammate Danica Patrick, Chassis No. 839 was used in May at Charlotte, where Patrick started fourth, but an engine failure caused her to finish 39th in the Coca-Cola 600. The #10 team then raced Chassis No. 839 at both events at Michigan, where Patrick finished 17th and 18th, respectively. Most recently, Chassis No. 839 was raced at New Hampshire where Patrick finished 19th. The AAA Texas 500 will mark Busch's 24th career Sprint Cup start at Texas. Busch has one win, three top-five finishes and 12 top-10s at the 1.5-mile oval. Additionally, the 36-year-old driver has led 235 laps, has an average starting position of 16.1, an average finish of 16.3, and has completed 98 percent (7,542 of 7,699) of the laps he's contested there.
    #42-Kyle Larson: chassis not reported on race preview.
    #43-Aric Almirola: chassis not reported on race preview.
    #47-A.J. Allmendinger chassis not reported on race preview.
    #48-Jimmie Johnson: Crew chief Chad Knaus has selected Hendrick Motorsports Chassis No. 48-910 for this weekend's event in Texas. This car most recently finished third in Dover in September. The backup car is Chassis No. 48-799, which was last raced at Kansas in September when Johnson finished 40th. Johnson has three wins, 10 top five-finishes, 16 top 10s and one pole at Texas. In the last 19 races at the track, he has a series-high 522 fastest laps run and the second-best average driver rating of 103.6. Johnson is the defending winner of this race. He leads the series in runner-up finishes at Texas Motor Speedway with five and also leads all active drivers in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series with an average starting position at Texas Motor Speedway of 8.818. Johnson is the only active driver with an average starting position at Texas in the top 10.
    #51-Justin Allgaier chassis not reported on race preview.
    #55-Brian Vickers: will drive primary chassis 815 which finished 15th at Atlanta & 10th at Kansas. The backup chassis is 797 finished 7th at California, 6th at Charlotte in May, 26th at Kentucky & 21st at Bristol in August.
    #78-Martin Truex Jr.: chassis not reported on race preview.
    #88-Dale Earnhardt Jr.: This weekend at Texas, crew chief Steve Letarte will unload Hendrick Motorsports Chassis No. 88-810. Earnhardt drove this chassis to Victory Lane at both Pocono races this season. He most recently raced this chassis at Kansas Speedway earlier this month. In 24 Sprint Cup starts at Texas, Earnhardt has scored one win, two pole positions, four top-five finishes and 13 top-10s. He has an average starting position of 11.6, which is his second-best at all tracks. He has led at least one lap in 13 of those starts for a total of 448 laps.
    #99-Carl Edwards the #99 Aflac team will unload primary chassis RK-927 which was last run at Kansas, starting in the 12th spot and finishing 5th and at the second Michigan race, starting in the 19th spot and finishing 10th. Backup chassis RK-897 was Backup for second Charlotte race. Edwards has three wins at Texas in the Sprint Cup Series to include 2005 and a sweep in 2008. Edwards has 19 Sprint Cup starts at Texas with an average start of 12.9 and an average finish of 15.5.
    (from numerous team PR's/sites)(10-30-2014)


Goodyear Tires Notes / Fast Facts

  • Tire: Goodyear Eagle Speedway Radials:

    Set limits:
    Sprint Cup: 5 sets for practice/qualifying and 11 sets for the race;
    Nationwide: 7 sets for the event;
    Camping World Truck: 6 sets for the event

    Tire Codes: Left-side -- D-4392; Right-side -- D-4618

    Tire Circumference: Left-side -- 87.40 in. (2,220 mm); Right-side -- 88.46 in. (2,247 mm)

    Technical Inspection Inflation:
    Left Front -- 30 psi; Left Rear -- 30 psi
    Right Front -- 50 psi; Right Rear -- 47 psi

    Minimum Recommended Inflation:
    Left Front -- 23 psi; Left Rear -- 21 psi
    ; Right Front -- 53 psi; Right Rear -- 49 psi

    Notes: Teams in all three NASCAR series in action at Texas this weekend will run the same tire set-up . . . this is the same combination of left- and right-side tires that these teams ran at Texas earlier this season -- Sprint Cup and Nationwide in April and Camping World Truck in June . . . the only change from this spring is that the minimum recommended inflation on both right-side tires has been raised by two psi . . . this left-side tire code (D-4392) has been run by NASCAR teams at Texas since 2011 . . . this right-side tire code (D-4618) was introduced at this track for 2014. . . this right-side employs Goodyear's multi-zone tread technology, which combines two distinct tread compounds on the same tire -- the outside 10 inches of the tread features a compound that is designed for grip, while the inside two inches of the tread is toughened to enhance durability on the part of the tire sees the most heat and takes the most abuse . . . as on all NASCAR ovals greater than one mile in length, teams are required to run inner liners in all four tire positions at Texas . . . air pressure in those inner liners should be 12-25 psi greater than that of the outer tire.


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