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Qualifying is scheduled to START at approx 6:40pm/et on Friday, September 12, 2014

THIS IS UNOFFICIAL but usually correct or darn close

  • 2013 Pole Winner: #22-Joey Logano, 189.414mph, finished 37th (engine)

  • Track Qualifying Record: Joey Logano, 189.414mph, 9/13/2013

  • Oldest Pole Winner: Jeff Burton, 39 years, 0 months, 10 days, 7/09/2006

  • Youngest Pole Winner: Joey Logano, 23 years, 3 months, and 19 days, 9/13/2013

  • Worst Starting Spot to Win: Kevin Harvick, started 32nd, 7/2002


  • Qualifying rained out; Kyle Busch on Chicago pole: #18-Kyle Busch will start from the pole for the MyAFibStory.com 400 Sprint Cup Series race at Chicagoland Speedway after rain forced NASCAR to cancel qualifying. The lineup was set according to speeds from the first practice session.
    #31-Newman will start on the outside pole, followed by #99-Edwards, #17-Stenhouse, Jr., #20-Kenseth, #15-Bowyer, #48-Johnson, #24-Gordon, #27-Menard, and #42-Larson.
    Missing the race were: none. Only 43 cars entered.(9-12-2014)

  • Where the 2014 Sprint Cup Chase Drivers will start at Chicago:
    [listed by driver points position]
    1) #2-Brad Keselowski, 25th
    2) #24-Jeff Gordon, 8th
    3) #88-Dale Earnhardt Jr., 13th
    4) #48-Jimmie Johnson, 7th
    5) #22-Joey Logano, 28th
    6) #4-Kevin Harvick, 12th
    7) #99-Carl Edwards, 3rd
    8) #18-Kyle Busch, 1st
    9) #11-Denny Hamlin, 24th
    10) #41-Kurt Busch, 14th
    11) #5-Kasey Kahne, 19th
    12) #43-Aric Almirola, 23rd
    13) #47-A.J. Allmendinger, 17th
    14) #20-Matt Kenseth, 5th
    15) #16-Greg Biffle, 20th
    16) #31-Ryan Newman, 2nd
    (9-12-2014)

  • For the 2014 group qualifying rules and starting procedures, see the Qualifying Rules page

  • Coverage of Qualifying for the MyAFibStory.com 400 Sprint Cup Series race at Chicagoland Speedway is scheduled for Friday, August 22, 2014 at 5:40pm/et.
    Television (TV): TBA, 5:30pm/et
    Radio: Live online at Performance Racing Network (PRN)
    Scheduled Qualifying Re-Air: none

  • Qualifying Progression:
    driver that was fastest after the first session, the second session and the pole winner from the final session of group qualifying.

  • Rookie of the Year Candidates Qualifying Results:
    #3-Austin Dillon, starts 15th
    #7-Michael Annett, 35th
    #23-Alex Bowman, 37th
    #26-Cole Whitt, 33rd
    #30-Parker Kligerman, Did not race
    #42-Kyle Larson, 10th
    #51-Justin Allgaier, 26th
    #83-Ryan Truex, 31st

  • Friday practice for the MyAFibStory.com 400 Sprint Cup Series race at Chicagoland Speedway is over, after 90 scheduled minutes, the top-five, slowest and notes:
    #18-Busch 191.442
    #31-Newman 191.042
    #99-Edwards 191.022
    #17-Stenhouse, Jr. 191.002
    #20-Kenseth 190.900
    slowest: #33-Kvapil 181.659 & #32 Gase 176.956.
    notes: There is an increasing chance of rain this afternoon. If qualifying were to be cancelled (6:45pm/et today on ESPN2), this practice would set the starting lineup.
    See fastest speeds, laps run, best 10 consecutive lap average on the Chicago Practice 1 speeds page (pdf).(9-12-2014)

  • Race info at: Race Info Page

  • Event Entry List

  • Qualifying Rules

  • Past Champions Provisional

  • All Time Sprint Cup Pole Winners

  • 2014 Pole Winners / 2015 Sprint Unlimited


Starting Lineup
NASCAR Sprint Cup Series
MyAFibStory.com 400
Chicagoland Speedway
Provided by NASCAR Statistics

Starting
Position
Car# Driver Sponsor
Manu
Points / Attempts
1 18 Kyle Busch M&M's Toyota 2014 Owner Points 8th
2 31 Ryan Newman Caterpillar Chevy 2014 Owner Points 16th
3 99 Carl Edwards Fastenal Ford 2014 Owner Points 7th
4 17 Ricky Stenhouse Jr. Ford EcoBoost Ford 2014 Owner Points 27th
5 20 Matt Kenseth (PC5) Dollar General Toyota 2014 Owner Points 14th
6 15 Clint Bowyer PEAK Radiator Guarantee Toyota 2014 Owner Points 17th
7 48 Jimmie Johnson (PC1) Lowe's Chevy 2014 Owner Points 4th
8 24 Jeff Gordon (PC6) Drive To End Hunger Chevy 2014 Owner Points 2nd
9 27 Paul Menard Richmond/Menards Chevy 2014 Owner Points 20th
10 42 Kyle Larson # Target Chevy 2014 Owner Points 18th
11 1 Jamie McMurray McDonald's Chevy 2014 Owner Points 19th
12 4 Kevin Harvick Jimmy John's Chevy 2014 Owner Points 6th
13 88 Dale Earnhardt Jr. National Guard Chevy 2014 Owner Points 3rd
14 41 Kurt Busch (PC4) Haas Automation Chevy 2014 Owner Points 10th
15 3 Austin Dillon # Dow Chevy 2014 Owner Points 21st
16 55 Brian Vickers Aaron's/Samsung Partner of the Year Toyota 2014 Owner Points 22nd
17 47 A.J. Allmendinger Kingsford Charcoal Chevy 2014 Owner Points 13th
18 10 Danica Patrick GoDaddy Chevy 2014 Owner Points 28th
19 5 Kasey Kahne Farmers Insurance Chevy 2014 Owner Points 11th
20 16 Greg Biffle ScotchBlue Ford 2014 Owner Points 15th
21 9 Marcos Ambrose Stanley Ford 2014 Owner Points 23rd
22 14 Tony Stewart (PC3) Mobil 1/Bass Pro Shops Chevy 2014 Owner Points 24th
23 43 Aric Almirola Eckrich Ford 2014 Owner Points 12th
24 11 Denny Hamlin FedEx Office Toyota 2014 Owner Points 9th
25 2 Brad Keselowski (PC2) Miller Lite Ford 2014 Owner Points 1st
26 51 Justin Allgaier # Brandt Professional Agriculture Chevy 2014 Owner Points 29th
27 78 Martin Truex Jr. Furniture Row Chevy 2014 Owner Points 26th
28 22 Joey Logano Shell Pennzoil Ford 2014 Owner Points 5th
29 13 Casey Mears GEICO Chevy 2014 Owner Points 25th
30 38 David Gilliland Love's Travel Stops Ford 2014 Owner Points 30th
31 83 Ryan Truex # Burger King Toyota 2014 Owner Attempts - 26
32 95 Michael McDowell Thrivent Financial Ford 2014 Owner Attempts - 15
33 26 Cole Whitt # Iowa City Capital Partners Toyota 2014 Owner Points 33rd
34 98 Josh Wise Phil Parsons Racing Chevy 2014 Owner Points 36th
35 7 Michael Annett # TMC/Allstate Chevy 2014 Owner Points 31st
36 36 Reed Sorenson Chevy 2014 Owner Points 34th
37 23 Alex Bowman # Dr Pepper Toyota 2014 Owner Attempts - 26
38 40 Landon Cassill(i) Snap Fitness Chevy 2014 Owner Points 35th
39 34 David Ragan Dockside Ford 2014 Owner Points 32nd
40 37 Mike Bliss(i) Accell Construction, Inc. Chevy 2014 Owner Attempts - 26
41 66 Joe Nemechek(i) Royal Teak Toyota 2014 Owner Attempts - 26
42 33 Travis Kvapil Little Joe's Autos Chevy 2014 Owner Attempts - 26
43 32 Joey Gase(i) Zimmer Ford 2014 Owner Attempts - 26

GREEN = Driver in the Chase

RED = Needed to qualify by speed, not eligible for a regular provisional, no owners points or too deeply ranked in owners points

PC1 = is the first past champ eligible, PC2 is the 2nd...and so on if more

# Sunoco Rookie of the Year candidate

(i) = driver not running for 2014 Sprint Cup Series Championship Drivers Points

Starting Lineup (pdf)


Qualifying Order
NASCAR Sprint Cup Series
MyAFibStory.com 400
Chicagoland Speedway
Provided by NASCAR Statistics

Sched
Qual
Pos
Car# Driver Sponsor/
Manu
Owners
Points
Rank
Owners
Race
Attempts
First
Practice
Speed
Practice
Speed
Rank
1 16 Greg Biffle ScotchBlue Ford 15 26 189.640 20
2 55 Brian Vickers Aaron's/Samsung Partner of the Year Toyota 22 26 190.328 15
3 24 Jeff Gordon (PC6) Drive To End Hunger Chevy 2 26 190.752 8
4 34 David Ragan Dockside Ford 32 26 184.932 39
5 43 Aric Almirola Eckrich Ford 12 26 189.354 23
6 88 Dale Earnhardt Jr. National Guard Chevy 3 26 190.570 13
7 20 Matt Kenseth (PC5) Dollar General Toyota 14 26 190.900 5
8 40 Landon Cassill(i) Snap Fitness Chevy 35 26 184.982 38
9 5 Kasey Kahne Farmers Insurance Chevy 11 26 189.747 19
10 32 Joey Gase(i) Zimmer Ford 38 26 176.956 43
11 13 Casey Mears GEICO Chevy 25 26 188.422 29
12 18 Kyle Busch M&M's Toyota 8 26 191.442 1
13 23 Alex Bowman # Dr Pepper Toyota 37 26 185.058 37
14 17 Ricky Stenhouse Jr. Ford EcoBoost Ford 27 26 191.002 4
15 9 Marcos Ambrose Stanley Ford 23 26 189.480 21
16 14 Tony Stewart (PC3) Mobil 1/Bass Pro Shops Chevy 24 26 189.440 22
17 10 Danica Patrick GoDaddy Chevy 28 26 189.907 18
18 33 Travis Kvapil Little Joe's Autos Chevy 40 26 181.659 42
19 26 Cole Whitt # Iowa City Capital Partners Toyota 33 26 185.925 33
20 38 David Gilliland Love's Travel Stops Ford 30 26 187.643 30
21 15 Clint Bowyer PEAK Radiator Guarantee Toyota 17 26 190.880 6
22 98 Josh Wise Phil Parsons Racing Chevy 36 26 185.746 34
23 1 Jamie McMurray McDonald's Chevy 19 26 190.604 11
24 31 Ryan Newman Caterpillar Chevy 16 26 191.042 2
25 99 Carl Edwards Fastenal Ford 7 26 191.022 3
26 47 A.J. Allmendinger Kingsford Charcoal Chevy 13 26 190.087 17
27 36 Reed Sorenson Chevy 34 26 185.223 35
28 41 Kurt Busch (PC4) Haas Automation Chevy 10 26 190.456 14
29 95 Michael McDowell Thrivent Financial Ford 42 15 186.200 32
30 51 Justin Allgaier # Brandt Professional Agriculture Chevy 29 26 188.943 26
31 42 Kyle Larson # Target Chevy 18 26 190.604 10
32 37 Mike Bliss(i) Accell Construction, Inc. Chevy 46 6 184.773 40
33 22 Joey Logano Shell Pennzoil Ford 5 26 188.818 28
34 2 Brad Keselowski (PC2) Miller Lite Ford 1 26 189.155 25
35 78 Martin Truex Jr. Furniture Row Chevy 26 26 188.904 27
36 27 Paul Menard Richmond/Menards Chevy 20 26 190.671 9
37 11 Denny Hamlin FedEx Office Toyota 9 26 189.274 24
38 48 Jimmie Johnson (PC1) Lowe's Chevy 4 26 190.813 7
39 3 Austin Dillon # Dow Chevy 21 26 190.328 16
40 4 Kevin Harvick Jimmy John's Chevy 6 26 190.584 12
41 7 Michael Annett # TMC/Allstate Chevy 31 26 185.223 36
42 83 Ryan Truex # Burger King Toyota 41 26 186.451 31
43 66 Joe Nemechek(i) Royal Teak Toyota 39 26 182.205 41

RED = Needs to qualify by speed, not eligible for a regular provisional, no owners points or too deeply ranked in owners points

BLUE = Eligible for a Past Champions Provisional

PC1 = is the first past champ eligible, PC2 is the 2nd...and so on if more

# Sunoco Rookie of the Year candidate

(i) = driver not running for 2014 Sprint Cup Series Championship Drivers Points

Qualifying Order (pdf)


  • For the new 2014 group qualifying rules and starting procedures, see the Qualifying Rules page

  • Qualifying order is by a random draw. Someone from the team draws a bingo like ball just before the first practice of the event.

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