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Qualifying is scheduled to START at approx 5:45pm/et on Friday, October 3, 2014

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  • May 2014 Pole Winner: #4-Kevin Harvick, 194.252mph, finished 2nd

  • October 2013 Pole Winner: #29-Kevin Harvick, 187.526mph, finished 1st

  • Track Qualifying Record [new layout]: Kevin Harvick, 5/9/2014, 194.658mph, during 2nd round of qualifying

  • Track Qualifying Record [old layout 2001 - 4/2012]: Matt Kenseth, 10/8/2005, 180.856mph

  • Oldest Kansas Pole Winner: Mark Martin, 50 years, 8 months, 24 days, 10/2/2009

  • Youngest Pole Winner: Jason Leffler, 26 years, 0 months, 14 days, 9/30/2001

  • Fastest First Practice Speed: #24-Gordon, 196.257 mph


  • Harvick wins Kansas pole: #4-Kevin Harvick won the Coors Light pole for the Hollywood Casino 400 Sprint Cup Series race at Kansas Speedway with a track record speed of 197.773mph [set in 2nd round], Harvick had a speed of 197.621mph to win the pole in the third round. This is Harvick's 8th pole of 2014, 3rd at Kansas, 3rd in a row at Kansas and 14th of his career. Harvick has won four races from the pole out of 13 previous poles.
    #55-Vickers is on the outside pole followed by #43-Almirola, #22-Logano, #24-Gordon. #2-Keselowski, #18-Busch, #88-Earnhardt Jr., #14-Stewart, #5-Kahne, #16-Biffle and #99-Edwards.
    Missing the race were: none, only 43 cars entered.(10-3-2014)

  • Where the 2014 Sprint Cup Chase Drivers will start at Kansas:
    [listed by current driver chase points position]
    1) #2-Brad Keselowski, 6th
    2) #22-Joey Logano, 4th
    3) #4-Kevin Harvick, POLE
    4) #48-Jimmie Johnson, 32nd
    5) #24-Jeff Gordon, 5th
    6) #18-Kyle Busch, 7th
    7) #88-Dale Earnhardt Jr., 8th
    8) #20-Matt Kenseth, 27th
    9) #31-Ryan Newman, 17th
    10) #99-Carl Edwards, 12th
    11) #11-Denny Hamlin, 25th
    12) #5-Kasey Kahne, 10th
    (10-3-2014)

  • Qualifying Fast Facts - Kansas:
    #4-Kevin Harvick won the Coors Light Pole Award for the 14th Annual Hollywood Casino 400 with a lap of 27.325 seconds, 197.621 mph.
    This is his 14th pole in 496 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series races.
    This is his eighth pole and 21st top-10 start in 2014.
    This is his third pole in 18 races at Kansas Speedway.
    #55-Brian Vickers (second) posted his ninth top-10 start of 2014 and his fourth in 11 races at Kansas Speedway.
    #43-Aric Almirola (third) posted his third top-10 start at Kansas Speedway. It is his sixth in 30 races this season.
    #3-Austin Dillon (16th) was the fastest qualifying rookie.
    #4-Kevin Harvick set a new track qualifying record in Round 2 of 3 with a speed of 197.773 mph. The previous record was held by Kevin Harvick (194.252 mph - 5/10/2014).
    Today's track record is the 20th new track qualifying record in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series in 2014.
    This is Kevin Harvick's sixth track qualifying record in 2014 - Texas, Kansas, Michigan, Indianapolis, Bristol and Kansas.
    This is the ninth track qualifying record for Chevrolet in 2014.(NASCAR Statistics)(10-3-2014)

  • Second Round of Qualifying for the Hollywood Casino 400 Sprint Cup Series race at Kansas Speedway is over after 10 scheduled minutes. Eleven drivers ran faster than the track record of 194.252mph.
    #4-Harvick 197.773
    #16-Biffle 196.464 #22-Logano 196.185
    #2-Keselowski 196.064
    #18-Busch 195.050
    the rest of the top 12: 24 43 14 55 88 99 5;
    out of the top 12 and not advancing to the 3rd/final round: 27 1 78 3 31 42 15 47 51 9 17 41;
    (10-3-2014)

  • First Round of Qualifying for the Hollywood Casino 400 Sprint Cup Series race at Kansas Speedway is over, after 25 minutes. 16 cars ran faster than the track record of 194.252mph.
    #2-Keselowski 195.950
    #4-Harvick 195.794
    #99-Edwards 195.688
    #22-Logano 195.419
    #24-Gordon 195.263
    the rest of the top 24: 88 43 14 16 55 5 47 3 1 78 27 9 17 42 41 51 14 18 31;
    out of the top 24 and not advancing to round 2: 11 13 20 95 10 36 38 48 23 98 40 7 34 83 26 33 37 32 66
    Driver who will miss the race: none as only 43 entered.
    (10-3-2014)

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

  • Coverage of Qualifying for the Hollywood Casino 400 Sprint Cup Series race at Kansas Speedway is scheduled for Friday, October 3, 2014 at 5:45pm/et.
    Television (TV): ESPN2, 5:30pm/et
    Radio: Live online at Motor Racing Network (MRN)
    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.
    First Session: #2-Keselowski, 195.950mph, starts 6th
    Second Session: #4-Harvick, 197.773mph, starts 1st [TRACK RECORD]
    Final Session: #4-Harvick, 197.621mph, starts 1st on the pole

  • Rookie of the Year Candidates Qualifying Results:
    #3-Austin Dillon, starts 16th
    #42-Kyle Larson, 18th
    #51-Justin Allgaier, 21st
    #23-Alex Bowman, 33rd
    #7-Michael Annett, 36th
    #26-Cole Whitt, 39th
    Ryan Truex, Did Not Race
    Parker Kligerman, Did Not Race

  • Friday practice for the Hollywood Casino 400 Sprint Cup Series race at Kansas Speedway is over, after 90 scheduled minutes [was extended 10 minutes], the top five, slowest and notes:
    #24-Gordon 196.257
    #4-Harvick 196.178
    #16-Biffle 195.730
    #42-Larson 195.560
    #3-Dillon 195.532
    slowest: #66-Wallace 183.492 #32-Gase 187.201
    notes: in the event that qualifying is cancelled (looks like rain has moved out and will not be a factor the rest of the day), speeds from this practice would set the starting lineup for the race.
    track record speed was set by Harvick in May at 194.658mph.
    See fastest speeds and laps run on the Kansas Practice 1 Speeds page (pdf) .(10-3-2014)

  • 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
Hollywood Casino 400
Kansas Speedway
Provided by NASCAR Statistics

Starting
Position
Car# Driver Sponsor
Manu
Qualifying
Speed
(mph)
Qualifying
Time
(secs)
1 4 Kevin Harvick Chevy 197.621 27.325
2 55 Brian Vickers Toyota 196.307 27.508
3 43 Aric Almirola Ford 196.150 27.530
4 22 Joey Logano Ford 196.050 27.544
5 24 Jeff Gordon (PC6) Chevy 196.050 27.544
6 2 Brad Keselowski (PC2) Ford 196.021 27.548
7 18 Kyle Busch Toyota 195.972 27.555
8 88 Dale Earnhardt Jr. Chevy 195.702 27.593
9 14 Tony Stewart (PC3) Chevy 195.518 27.619
10 5 Kasey Kahne Chevy 195.362 27.641
11 16 Greg Biffle Ford 194.974 27.696
12 99 Carl Edwards Ford 194.721 27.732
13 27 Paul Menard Chevy 195.270 27.654
14 1 Jamie McMurray Chevy 195.164 27.669
15 78 Martin Truex Jr. Chevy 195.080 27.681
16 3 Austin Dillon # Chevy 195.059 27.684
17 31 Ryan Newman Chevy 195.016 27.690
18 42 Kyle Larson # Chevy 194.918 27.704
19 15 Clint Bowyer Toyota 194.868 27.711
20 47 A.J. Allmendinger Chevy 194.833 27.716
21 51 Justin Allgaier # Chevy 194.679 27.738
22 9 Marcos Ambrose Ford 194.609 27.748
23 17 Ricky Stenhouse Jr. Ford 194.259 27.798
24 41 Kurt Busch (PC4) Chevy 194.021 27.832
25 11 Denny Hamlin Toyota 193.736 27.873
26 13 Casey Mears Chevy 193.653 27.885
27 20 Matt Kenseth (PC5) Toyota 193.611 27.891
28 95 Michael McDowell Ford 192.678 28.026
29 10 Danica Patrick Chevy 192.096 28.111
30 36 Reed Sorenson Chevy 191.993 28.126
31 38 David Gilliland Ford 191.198 28.243
32 48 Jimmie Johnson (PC1) Chevy 191.123 28.254
33 23 Alex Bowman # Toyota 190.988 28.274
34 98 Josh Wise Chevy 190.840 28.296
35 40 Landon Cassill(i) Chevy 190.799 28.302
36 7 Michael Annett # Chevy 190.725 28.313
37-OP 34 David Ragan Ford 190.644 28.325
38-OP 83 J.J. Yeley Toyota 189.900 28.436
39-OP 26 Cole Whitt # Toyota 188.917 28.584
40-OP 33 Timmy Hill Chevy 188.547 28.640
41-OP 37 Mike Bliss(i) Chevy 188.416 28.660
42-OP 32 Joey Gase (i) Ford 186.767 28.913
43-OP 66 Mike Wallace(i) Toyota 183.057 29.499

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 Results
Qualifying Round 3
NASCAR Sprint Cup Series
Hollywood Casino 400
Kansas Speedway
Provided by NASCAR Statistics

Rank Car# Driver Manu Qualifying
Speed
(mph)
Qualifying
Time
(secs)
Practice
Speed
Practice
Speed
Rank
Difference from
practice speed
Owners
Points
Rank
1 4 Kevin Harvick Chevy 197.621 27.325 196.178 2 1.443 3
2 55 Brian Vickers Toyota 196.307 27.508 195.044 13 1.263 22
3 43 Aric Almirola Ford 196.150 27.530 195.207 9 0.943 16
4 22 Joey Logano Ford 196.050 27.544 195.101 12 0.949 2
5 24 Jeff Gordon (PC6) Chevy 196.050 27.544 196.257 1 -0.207 5
6 2 Brad Keselowski (PC2) Ford 196.021 27.548 194.553 18 1.468 1
7 18 Kyle Busch Toyota 195.972 27.555 193.757 25 2.215 6
8 88 Dale Earnhardt Jr. Chevy 195.702 27.593 195.263 8 0.439 7
9 14 Tony Stewart (PC3) Chevy 195.518 27.619 194.091 23 1.427 24
10 5 Kasey Kahne Chevy 195.362 27.641 195.348 7 0.014 12
11 16 Greg Biffle Ford 194.974 27.696 195.730 3 -0.756 15
12 99 Carl Edwards Ford 194.721 27.732 194.168 21 0.553 10


Qualifying Results
Qualifying Round 2
NASCAR Sprint Cup Series
Hollywood Casino 400
Kansas Speedway
Provided by NASCAR Statistics

Rank Car# Driver Manu Qualifying
Speed
(mph)
Qualifying
Time
(secs)
Practice
Speed
Practice
Speed
Rank
Difference from
practice speed
Owners
Points
Rank
1 4 Kevin Harvick Chevy 197.773 27.304 196.178 2 1.595 3
2 16 Greg Biffle Ford 196.464 27.486 195.730 3 0.734 15
3 22 Joey Logano Ford 196.185 27.525 195.101 12 1.084 2
4 2 Brad Keselowski (PC2) Ford 196.064 27.542 194.553 18 1.511 1
5 18 Kyle Busch Toyota 196.050 27.544 193.757 25 2.293 6
6 24 Jeff Gordon (PC6) Chevy 195.957 27.557 196.257 1 -0.300 5
7 43 Aric Almirola Ford 195.787 27.581 195.207 9 0.580 16
8 14 Tony Stewart (PC3) Chevy 195.546 27.615 194.091 23 1.455 24
9 55 Brian Vickers Toyota 195.539 27.616 195.044 13 0.495 22
10 88 Dale Earnhardt Jr. Chevy 195.496 27.622 195.263 8 0.233 7
11 99 Carl Edwards Ford 195.489 27.623 194.168 21 1.321 10
12 5 Kasey Kahne Chevy 195.383 27.638 195.348 7 0.035 12
Failed to Advance to 3rd/final round of qualifying
13 27 Paul Menard Chevy 195.270 27.654 195.129 11 0.141 20
14 1 Jamie McMurray Chevy 195.164 27.669 195.489 6 -0.325 19
15 78 Martin Truex Jr. Chevy 195.080 27.681 194.294 20 0.786 25
16 3 Austin Dillon # Chevy 195.059 27.684 195.532 5 -0.473 21
17 31 Ryan Newman Chevy 195.016 27.690 195.164 10 -0.148 9
18 42 Kyle Larson # Chevy 194.918 27.704 195.560 4 -0.642 17
19 15 Clint Bowyer Toyota 194.868 27.711 194.426 19 0.442 18
20 47 A.J. Allmendinger Chevy 194.833 27.716 194.791 15 0.042 13
21 51 Justin Allgaier # Chevy 194.679 27.738 194.553 17 0.126 29
22 9 Marcos Ambrose Ford 194.609 27.748 192.885 29 1.724 23
23 17 Ricky Stenhouse Jr. Ford 194.259 27.798 194.693 16 -0.434 27
24 41 Kurt Busch (PC4) Chevy 194.021 27.832 193.555 27 0.466 14


Qualifying Results
Qualifying Round 1
NASCAR Sprint Cup Series
Hollywood Casino 400
Kansas Speedway
Provided by NASCAR Statistics

Rank Car# Driver Manu Qualifying
Speed
(mph)
Qualifying
Time
(secs)
Practice
Speed
Practice
Speed
Rank
Difference from
practice speed
Owners
Points
Rank
1 2 Brad Keselowski (PC2) Ford 195.95 27.56 194.553 18 1.397 1
2 4 Kevin Harvick Chevy 195.79 27.58 196.178 2 -0.384 3
3 99 Carl Edwards Ford 195.69 27.60 194.168 21 1.520 10
4 22 Joey Logano Ford 195.42 27.63 195.101 12 0.318 2
5 24 Jeff Gordon (PC6) Chevy 195.26 27.66 196.257 1 -0.994 5
6 88 Dale Earnhardt Jr. Chevy 195.21 27.66 195.263 8 -0.049 7
7 43 Aric Almirola Ford 195.17 27.67 195.207 9 -0.036 16
8 14 Tony Stewart (PC3) Chevy 195.15 27.67 194.091 23 1.059 24
9 16 Greg Biffle Ford 195.02 27.69 195.730 3 -0.707 15
10 55 Brian Vickers Toyota 194.82 27.72 195.044 13 -0.225 22
11 5 Kasey Kahne Chevy 194.58 27.75 195.348 7 -0.767 12
12 47 A.J. Allmendinger Chevy 194.57 27.75 194.791 15 -0.217 13
13 3 Austin Dillon # Chevy 194.36 27.78 195.532 5 -1.169 21
14 1 Jamie McMurray Chevy 194.32 27.79 195.489 6 -1.168 19
15 78 Martin Truex Jr. Chevy 194.32 27.79 194.294 20 0.021 25
16 27 Paul Menard Chevy 194.28 27.80 195.129 11 -0.849 20
17 9 Marcos Ambrose Ford 194.15 27.81 192.885 29 1.269 23
18 17 Ricky Stenhouse Jr. Ford 194.13 27.82 194.693 16 -0.560 27
19 42 Kyle Larson # Chevy 194.01 27.83 195.560 4 -1.553 17
20 41 Kurt Busch (PC4) Chevy 193.97 27.84 193.555 27 0.417 14
21 51 Justin Allgaier # Chevy 193.85 27.86 194.553 17 -0.706 29
22 15 Clint Bowyer Toyota 193.79 27.87 194.426 19 -0.641 18
23 18 Kyle Busch Toyota 193.78 27.87 193.757 25 0.021 6
24 31 Ryan Newman Chevy 193.74 27.87 195.164 10 -1.428 9
Failed to Advance to 2nd round of qualifying
25 11 Denny Hamlin Toyota 193.74 27.87 193.687 26 0.049 11
26 13 Casey Mears Chevy 193.65 27.89 193.840 24 -0.187 26
27 20 Matt Kenseth (PC5) Toyota 193.61 27.89 193.264 28 0.347 8
28 95 Michael McDowell Ford 192.68 28.03 192.568 30 0.110 42
29 10 Danica Patrick Chevy 192.10 28.11 194.161 22 -2.065 28
30 36 Reed Sorenson Chevy 191.99 28.13 192.089 31 -0.096 34
31 38 David Gilliland Ford 191.20 28.24 191.721 33 -0.523 30
32 48 Jimmie Johnson (PC1) Chevy 191.12 28.25 194.812 14 -3.689 4
33 23 Alex Bowman # Toyota 190.99 28.27 189.820 39 1.168 36
34 98 Josh Wise Chevy 190.84 28.30 190.396 38 0.444 37
35 40 Landon Cassill(i) Chevy 190.80 28.30 190.766 35 0.033 35
36 7 Michael Annett # Chevy 190.73 28.31 191.782 32 -1.057 31
37 34 David Ragan Ford 190.64 28.33 189.069 40 1.575 32
38 83 J.J. Yeley Toyota 189.90 28.44 190.456 37 -0.556 41
39 26 Cole Whitt # Toyota 188.92 28.58 190.678 36 -1.761 33
40 33 Timmy Hill Chevy 188.55 28.64 187.780 41 0.767 40
41 37 Mike Bliss(i) Chevy 188.42 28.66 191.476 34 -3.060 46
42 32 Joey Gase (i) Ford 186.77 28.91 187.201 42 -0.434 38
43 66 Mike Wallace(i) Toyota 183.06 29.50 183.492 43 -0.435 39

GREEN = Driver in the Chase

RED = Needs 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

Ties are broken as follows:
1) Owners Points
2) Best finishes, most wins, 2nds, 3rds and so on until the tie is broken
3) If tie still remains, then the team with the highest position first breaks the tie
(so if two are ties, both have a win, then the team who won first gets the spot)

Qualifying Results (pdf)


Qualifying Order
NASCAR Sprint Cup Series
Hollywood Casino 400
Kansas 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 66 Mike Wallace(i) Toyota 39 29 183.492 43
2 32 Joey Gase (i) Ford 38 29 187.201 42
3 78 Martin Truex Jr. Chevy 25 29 194.294 20
4 99 Carl Edwards Ford 10 29 194.168 21
5 24 Jeff Gordon (PC6) Chevy 5 29 196.257 1
6 9 Marcos Ambrose Ford 23 29 192.885 29
7 14 Tony Stewart (PC3) Chevy 24 29 194.091 23
8 13 Casey Mears Chevy 26 29 193.840 24
9 18 Kyle Busch Toyota 6 29 193.757 25
10 5 Kasey Kahne Chevy 12 29 195.348 7
11 26 Cole Whitt # Toyota 33 29 190.678 36
12 38 David Gilliland Ford 30 29 191.721 33
13 37 Mike Bliss(i) Chevy 46 8 191.476 34
14 42 Kyle Larson # Chevy 17 29 195.560 4
15 10 Danica Patrick Chevy 28 29 194.161 22
16 11 Denny Hamlin Toyota 11 29 193.687 26
17 36 Reed Sorenson Chevy 34 29 192.089 31
18 4 Kevin Harvick Chevy 3 29 196.178 2
19 98 Josh Wise Chevy 37 29 190.396 38
20 16 Greg Biffle Ford 15 29 195.730 3
21 40 Landon Cassill(i) Chevy 35 29 190.766 35
22 31 Ryan Newman Chevy 9 29 195.164 10
23 48 Jimmie Johnson (PC1) Chevy 4 29 194.812 14
24 55 Brian Vickers Toyota 22 29 195.044 13
25 1 Jamie McMurray Chevy 19 29 195.489 6
26 43 Aric Almirola Ford 16 29 195.207 9
27 88 Dale Earnhardt Jr. Chevy 7 29 195.263 8
28 33 Timmy Hill Chevy 40 29 187.780 41
29 20 Matt Kenseth (PC5) Toyota 8 29 193.264 28
30 23 Alex Bowman # Toyota 36 29 189.820 39
31 41 Kurt Busch (PC4) Chevy 14 29 193.555 27
32 2 Brad Keselowski (PC2) Ford 1 29 194.553 18
33 47 A.J. Allmendinger Chevy 13 29 194.791 15
34 83 J.J. Yeley Toyota 41 29 190.456 37
35 22 Joey Logano Ford 2 29 195.101 12
36 3 Austin Dillon # Chevy 21 29 195.532 5
37 27 Paul Menard Chevy 20 29 195.129 11
38 15 Clint Bowyer Toyota 18 29 194.426 19
39 17 Ricky Stenhouse Jr. Ford 27 29 194.693 16
40 51 Justin Allgaier # Chevy 29 29 194.553 17
41 34 David Ragan Ford 32 29 189.069 40
42 7 Michael Annett # Chevy 31 29 191.782 32
43 95 Michael McDowell Ford 42 16 192.568 30

GREEN = Driver in the Chase

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

OP = made race via owners points / provisional, then starting spot set by speed

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 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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