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JAYSKI's Semi-Live QUALIFYING/GRID page
for the Banquet 400
at Kansas Speedway


    QUALIFYING is scheduled to START
    at approx 11:30am/et
    on Saturday, October 8th

  • Track Qualifying Record: Jimmie Johnson, 10/2/2003, 180.373mph

  • Last Year's Pole Sitter: Joe Nemechek, 180.156mph, finished 1st

  • Fastest Final Practice Speed: #38-Elliott Sadler 179.372mph (scheduled to go out 34th of 49 drivers)

  • Race info at: Kansas Race Info Page


    THIS IS UNOFFICIAL


  • Kenseth wins pole at Kansas: #17-Matt Kenseth won the Budweiser Pole for the Banquet 400 at Kansas Speedway with a Track Record lap of 180.856mph for his 2nd pole of 2005 and 3rd of his career. THe rest of the top five are: #38-Elliott Sadler, #24-Jeff Gordon, #22-Scott Wimmer and #99-Carl Edwards. The top five all ran faster the the old track record of Jimmie Johnson's 180.373mph, set in Oct 2003. #66-Kevin Lepage ties the track record and will start 6th, the highest non top-35 team, who had to get in based on speed. Points leader #20-Tony Stewart will start 9th. There were two wrecks in qualifying, #9-Kasey Kahne [no speed] and #11-Denny Hamlin [made one lap, was to start 7th], both go to backup cars and will fall to the rear of the field before the drop of the green flag on Sunday. Six drivers failed to make the race: #7-Robby Gordon, #00-Carl Long, #61-Wayne Anderson, #37-Tony Raines, #34-Eric McClure and #13-Greg Sacks.(10-8-2005)

  • Some weather forecast links for the race area:
    Raceweather.net
    The Weather Channel

  • Coverage of Qualifying for the Banquet 400 at Kansas Speedway is scheduled for Saturday, October 8, 2005 at 11:40am/et.
    TV: Speed Channel - 11:30am/et
    Radio: MRN Radio and XM Satellite NASCAR Radio
    Internet: NASCAR.com [Pit Command/Trackside - paid]
    Jayski.com: Jayski's FREE Semi-Live Qualifying Page.
    Qualifying Re-Air: none

  • Pole Progression: (who had the pole first, who got it next and who ended up with it)
    #4-Mike Wallace, 1st out to qualify, 179.301mph, starts 15th
    #22-Scott WImmer, 2nd out, 180.463, starts 4th, Track Record
    #24-Jeff Gordon, 26th out, 180.469, starts 3rd, Track Record
    #38-Elliott Sadler, 34th out, 180.717, starts 2nd, Track Record
    #17-Matt Kenseth, 44th out, 180.856, starts 1st, Track Record
    (10-8-2005)

  • How did the non Top-35 teams do in qualifying?
    Eight in and three out [49 entered for 43 spots]:
    #00-Carl Long, 176.269, DNQ
    #02-Brandon Ash, 179.015, IN
    #4-Mike Wallace, 180.463, IN
    #7-Robby Gordon, 176.783, DNQ
    #13-Greg Sacks, 173.305, DNQ
    #32-Bobby Hamilton Jr., 178.619, IN
    #34-Eric McClure, 175.205, DNQ
    #36-Boris Said, 178.118, IN
    #37-Tony Raines, 175.541, DNQ
    #44-Terry Labonte [CH], 1477.860, IN
    #51-Stuart Kirby, 177.690, IN
    #61-Wayne Anderson, 175.982, DNQ
    #66-Kevin Lepage, 180.373, IN
    #92-P.J. Jones, 178.448, IN
    CH = has a past champ provisional to use if needed
    (10-8-2005)

  • Rookie of the Year Candidates: how fast were they and where do they start:
    #5-Kyle Busch, 178.944, starts 21st
    #77-Travis Kvapil, 177.702, starts 37th
    #34-Eric McClure, 175.205, DNQ
    #95-Stanton Barrett, DNR
    Mike Garvey, DNR
    DNR = Did not race
    DNQ = Did not qualify for race.(10-8-2005)

  • Some Qualifying Notes:
    #9-Kahne wrecked just on his first lap, backing into the turn 4 wall and will go to a backup car.
    #11-Hamlin spun on his 2nd lap and smacked the wall and will go to a backup car.
    (10-8-2005)


    Qualifying is OVER

    starting lineup below qualifying results

    QUALIFYING RESULTS by SPEED

    THIS IS UNOFFICIAL

    Qualifying after 49 of 49 drivers:

    Pos Sched
    Qual
    Pos
    Actual
    Qual
    Pos
    Car# Driver Manu Qual
    Speed
    Qual
    Time
    (secs)
    Last
    Prac
    Speed
    Prac
    Speed
    Rank
    Diff
    Qual vs
    Prac
    Owners
    Point
    Rank
    1 44 44 17 Matt Kenseth Ford 180.856 29.858 179.004 3 1.852 7
    2 34   38 Elliott Sadler Ford 180.717 29.881 179.372 1 1.345 13
    3 26 26 24 Jeff Gordon Chevy 180.469 29.922 178.826 4 1.643 16
    4 2 2 22 Scott Wimmer Dodge 180.463 29.923 177.725 12 2.738 33
    5 19 19 99 Carl Edwards Ford 180.415 29.931 179.319 2 1.096 6
    6 8 8 66 Kevin Lepage Ford 180.373 29.938 177.602 13 2.771 IN
    7 7 7 11 Denny Hamlin Chevy 180.301 29.950 177.486 14 2.815 35
    8 49 49 16 Greg Biffle Ford 179.916 30.014 175.735 31 4.181 5
    9 18 18 20 Tony Stewart Chevy 179.850 30.025 177.067 19 2.783 1
    10 39 39 97 Kurt Busch Ford 179.641 30.060 178.690 5 0.951 10
    11 9 9 12 Ryan Newman Dodge 179.480 30.087 174.769 40 4.711 2
    12 20 20 43 Jeff Green Dodge 179.462 30.090 177.825 9 1.637 27
    13 13 13 40 Sterling Marlin Dodge 179.438 30.094 176.453 23 2.985 25
    14 45 45 19 Jeremy Mayfield Dodge 179.366 30.106 175.764 30 3.602 8
    15 1 1 4 Mike Wallace Chevy 179.301 30.117 176.327 26 2.974 IN
    16 17 17 01 Joe Nemechek Chevy 179.271 30.122 176.039 27 3.232 15
    17 21 21 25 Brian Vickers Chevy 179.021 30.164 177.101 17 1.920 17
    18 4 4 02 Brandon Ash Ford 179.015 30.165 174.098 44 4.917 IN
    19 10 10 6 Mark Martin Ford 178.974 30.172 177.807 10 1.167 9
    20 31 31 29 Kevin Harvick Chevy 178.968 30.173 175.075 35 3.893 11
    21 30 30 5 Kyle Busch # Chevy 178.944 30.177 175.901 29 3.043 19
    22 41 41 48 Jimmie Johnson Chevy 178.855 30.192 176.442 24 2.413 4
    23 40 40 45 Kyle Petty Dodge 178.832 30.196 176.384 25 2.448 29
    24 16 16 49 Ken Schrader Dodge 178.713 30.216 174.227 42 4.486 30
    25 37 37 32 Bobby Hamilton Jr. Chevy 178.619 30.232 176.673 21 1.946 IN
    26 3 3 07 Dave Blaney Chevy 178.512 30.250 173.857 46 4.655 31
    27 33 33 92 P.J. Jones Dodge 178.448 30.261 175.479 32 2.969 IN
    28 25 25 0 Mike Bliss Chevy 178.430 30.264 177.398 15 1.032 28
    29 46 46 21 Ricky Rudd Ford 178.241 30.296 178.089 8 0.152 23
    30 23 23 42 Jamie McMurray Dodge 178.206 30.302 174.803 39 3.403 12
    31 35 35 88 Dale Jarrett Ford 178.118 30.317 174.831 37 3.287 14
    32 43 43 36 Boris Said Chevy 178.118 30.317 177.731 11 0.387 IN
    33 47 47 2 Rusty Wallace Dodge 178.018 30.334 176.615 22 1.403 3
    34 48 48 41 Casey Mears Dodge 178.006 30.336 178.536 7 -0.530 26
    35 22 22 44 Terry Labonte Chevy 177.860 30.361 175.217 34 2.643 IN
    36 27 27 15 Michael Waltrip Chevy 177.737 30.382 174.825 38 2.912 22
    37 15 15 77 Travis Kvapil # Dodge 177.702 30.388 174.944 36 2.758 34
    38 29 29 51 Stuart Kirby Chevy 177.690 30.390 177.090 18 0.600 IN
    39 14 14 8 Dale Earnhardt Jr. Chevy 177.515 30.420 176.777 20 0.738 18
    40 38 38 18 Bobby Labonte Chevy 177.154 30.482 175.999 28 1.155 24
    41 36 36 7 Robby Gordon Chevy 176.783 30.546 177.218 16 -0.435 DNQ
    42 42 42 31 Jeff Burton Chevy 176.511 30.593 175.296 33 1.215 20
    43 32 32 00 Carl Long Dodge 176.269 30.635 173.021 47 3.248 DNQ
    44 11 11 61 Wayne Anderson Dodge 175.982 30.685 174.503 41 1.479 DNQ
    45 28 28 10 Scott Riggs Chevy 175.650 30.743 174.143 43 1.507 32
    46 24 24 37 Tony Raines Dodge 175.541 30.762 173.891 45 1.650 DNQ
    47 5 5 34 Eric McClure # Chevy 175.205 30.821 170.967 49 4.238 DNQ
    48 6 6 13 Greg Sacks Dodge 173.305 31.159 172.073 48 1.232 DNQ
    49 12 12 9 Kasey Kahne Dodge 0.000 wreck 178.601 6 x 21

    'x' in owners ponts pos and RED driver name means that team is NOT in the top 35 and must make the race by speed

    8 teams will get in by speed, 6 will miss the race.


    a GREEN 'IN' means that team/driver have made the race, NOT in the top 35

    a RED 'DNQ' means that team/driver will miss the race, NOT in the top 35

    Speeds shown in GREEN are faster then [or ties] the old track record

    Last driver to make an attempt in BLUE


    STARTING LINEUP

    THIS IS UNOFFICIAL
    Start
    Pos
    Car# Driver Manu Speed
    1 17 Matt Kenseth Ford 180.856
    2 38 Elliott Sadler Ford 180.717
    3 24 Jeff Gordon Chevy 180.469
    4 22 Scott Wimmer Dodge 180.463
    5 99 Carl Edwards Ford 180.415
    6 66 Kevin Lepage Ford 180.373
    7 11 Denny Hamlin Chevy 180.301
    8 16 Greg Biffle Ford 179.916
    9 20 Tony Stewart Chevy 179.850
    10 97 Kurt Busch Ford 179.641
    11 12 Ryan Newman Dodge 179.480
    12 43 Jeff Green Dodge 179.462
    13 40 Sterling Marlin Dodge 179.438
    14 19 Jeremy Mayfield Dodge 179.366
    15 4 Mike Wallace Chevy 179.301
    16 01 Joe Nemechek Chevy 179.271
    17 25 Brian Vickers Chevy 179.021
    18 02 Brandon Ash Ford 179.015
    19 6 Mark Martin Ford 178.974
    20 29 Kevin Harvick Chevy 178.968
    21 5 Kyle Busch # Chevy 178.944
    22 48 Jimmie Johnson Chevy 178.855
    23 45 Kyle Petty Dodge 178.832
    24 49 Ken Schrader Dodge 178.713
    25 32 Bobby Hamilton Jr. Chevy 178.619
    26 07 Dave Blaney Chevy 178.512
    27 92 P.J. Jones Dodge 178.448
    28 0 Mike Bliss Chevy 178.430
    29 21 Ricky Rudd Ford 178.241
    30 42 Jamie McMurray Dodge 178.206
    31 88 Dale Jarrett Ford 178.118
    32 36 Boris Said Chevy 178.118
    33 2 Rusty Wallace Dodge 178.018
    34 41 Casey Mears Dodge 178.006
    35 44 Terry Labonte Chevy 177.860
    36 15 Michael Waltrip Chevy 177.737
    37 77 Travis Kvapil # Dodge 177.702
    38 8 Dale Earnhardt Jr. Chevy 177.515
    39 18 Bobby Labonte Chevy 177.154
    40 31 Jeff Burton Chevy 176.511
    41-OP 10 Scott Riggs Chevy 175.650
    42-OP 9 Kasey Kahne Dodge 0.000
    43 51 Stuart Kirby Chevy 177.690
    DNQ 7 Robby Gordon Chevy 176.783
    DNQ 00 Carl Long Dodge 176.269
    DNQ 61 Wayne Anderson Dodge 175.982
    DNQ 37 Tony Raines Dodge 175.541
    DNQ 34 Eric McClure # Chevy 175.205
    DNQ 13 Greg Sacks Dodge 173.305
    DNQ'd Missed the race
    Not in the Top 35 in 2004 Owners Points
    and not fast enough
    OP = made field by being in the Top 35 in Owners points, not speed
    CH = used a Champions Provisional to make the field


    or see starting lineup at:
    ESPN.com
    NASCAR.com
    Motorsports One


    Happy Hour Practice Speeds, Friday, October 7, 2005

    Rank Car# Driver Manu Speed Laps Run
    1 38 Elliott Sadler Ford 179.372 39
    2 99 Carl Edwards Ford 179.319 30
    3 17 Matt Kenseth Ford 179.004 18
    4 24 Jeff Gordon Chevy 178.826 34
    5 97 Kurt Busch Ford 178.690 24
    6 9 Kasey Kahne Dodge 178.601 34
    7 41 Casey Mears Dodge 178.536 44
    8 21 Ricky Rudd Ford 178.089 20
    9 43 Jeff Green Dodge 177.825 33
    10 6 Mark Martin Ford 177.807 56
    11 36 Boris Said Chevy 177.731 14
    12 22 Scott Wimmer Dodge 177.725 38
    13 66 Kevin Lepage Ford 177.602 14
    14 11 Denny Hamlin Chevy 177.486 41
    15 0 Mike Bliss Chevy 177.398 34
    16 7 Robby Gordon Chevy 177.218 32
    17 25 Brian Vickers Chevy 177.101 41
    18 51 Stuart Kirby Chevy 177.090 19
    19 20 Tony Stewart Chevy 177.067 40
    20 8 Dale Earnhardt Jr. Chevy 176.777 37
    21 32 Bobby Hamilton Jr. Chevy 176.673 21
    22 2 Rusty Wallace Dodge 176.615 37
    23 40 Sterling Marlin Dodge 176.453 34
    24 48 Jimmie Johnson Chevy 176.442 34
    25 45 Kyle Petty Dodge 176.384 41
    26 4 Mike Wallace Chevy 176.327 20
    27 01 Joe Nemechek Chevy 176.039 49
    28 18 Bobby Labonte Chevy 175.999 43
    29 5 Kyle Busch # Chevy 175.901 29
    30 19 Jeremy Mayfield Dodge 175.764 44
    31 16 Greg Biffle Ford 175.735 37
    32 92 P.J. Jones Dodge 175.479 14
    33 31 Jeff Burton Chevy 175.296 35
    34 44 Terry Labonte Chevy 175.217 23
    35 29 Kevin Harvick Chevy 175.075 27
    36 77 Travis Kvapil # Dodge 174.944 37
    37 88 Dale Jarrett Ford 174.831 51
    38 15 Michael Waltrip Chevy 174.825 40
    39 42 Jamie McMurray Dodge 174.803 44
    40 12 Ryan Newman Dodge 174.769 38
    41 61 Wayne Anderson Dodge 174.503 17
    42 49 Ken Schrader Dodge 174.227 35
    43 10 Scott Riggs Chevy 174.143 38
    44 02 Brandon Ash Ford 174.098 26
    45 37 Tony Raines Dodge 173.891 5
    46 07 Dave Blaney Chevy 173.857 30
    47 00 Carl Long Dodge 173.021 10
    48 13 Greg Sacks Dodge 172.073 18
    49 34 Eric McClure # Chevy 170.967 15


    Drivers in RED will be required to qualify on time/speed, not in top 35

    Drivers in MAROON will be required to qualify /or did on time/speed, not in top 35
    BUT have a past champions provisional available if needed, only one is used, so if there are two or more past champs
    the driver who has won the championship most recently, gets the spot.

    Or see Happy Hour Practice Speeds - NASCAR.com.(10-7-2005)


    Friday's First Practice Speeds, October 7, 2005

    Rank Car# Driver Manu Speed Laps Run
    1 22 Scott Wimmer Dodge 178.283 19
    2 97 Kurt Busch Ford 177.649 22
    3 17 Matt Kenseth Ford 177.474 19
    4 99 Carl Edwards Ford 177.096 18
    5 4 Mike Wallace Chevy 177.072 14
    6 7 Robby Gordon Chevy 177.009 13
    7 6 Mark Martin Ford 176.939 22
    8 66 Kevin Lepage Ford 176.922 4
    9 40 Sterling Marlin Dodge 176.898 12
    10 16 Greg Biffle Ford 176.586 23
    11 01 Joe Nemechek Chevy 176.488 17
    12 45 Kyle Petty Dodge 176.459 14
    13 9 Kasey Kahne Dodge 176.413 20
    14 15 Michael Waltrip Chevy 176.304 21
    15 8 Dale Earnhardt Jr. Chevy 176.257 27
    16 5 Kyle Busch # Chevy 176.194 21
    17 29 Kevin Harvick Chevy 176.102 14
    18 48 Jimmie Johnson Chevy 176.068 20
    19 11 Denny Hamlin Chevy 176.033 16
    20 20 Tony Stewart Chevy 175.993 26
    21 38 Elliott Sadler Ford 175.873 22
    22 24 Jeff Gordon Chevy 175.844 24
    23 19 Jeremy Mayfield Dodge 175.787 23
    24 25 Brian Vickers Chevy 175.433 23
    25 44 Terry Labonte Chevy 175.416 6
    26 12 Ryan Newman Dodge 175.319 15
    27 21 Ricky Rudd Ford 175.279 18
    28 88 Dale Jarrett Ford 175.268 19
    29 2 Rusty Wallace Dodge 175.211 12
    30 51 Stuart Kirby Chevy 175.205 14
    31 07 Dave Blaney Chevy 175.200 21
    32 43 Jeff Green Dodge 175.171 16
    33 49 Ken Schrader Dodge 175.041 8
    34 32 Bobby Hamilton Jr. Chevy 174.950 12
    35 31 Jeff Burton Chevy 174.825 27
    36 77 Travis Kvapil # Dodge 174.661 16
    37 00 Carl Long Dodge 174.543 8
    38 41 Casey Mears Dodge 174.447 14
    39 0 Mike Bliss Chevy 174.430 20
    40 42 Jamie McMurray Dodge 174.329 23
    41 18 Bobby Labonte Chevy 174.222 24
    42 10 Scott Riggs Chevy 174.121 11
    43 36 Boris Said Chevy 173.617 24
    44 92 P.J. Jones Dodge 171.821 3
    45 37 Tony Raines Dodge 171.679 3
    46 13 Greg Sacks Dodge 169.956 8
    47 34 Eric McClure # Chevy 169.571 11
    48 02 Brandon Ash Ford 169.025 8
    49 61 Wayne Anderson Dodge 168.739 5


    Drivers in RED will be required to / or did qualify on time/speed, not in top 35

    Drivers in MAROON will be required to qualify on time/speed, not in top 35
    BUT have a past champions provisional available if needed, only one is used, so if there are two or more past champs
    the driver who has won the championship most recently, gets the spot.

    Or see Practice Speeds - NASCAR.com.(10-7-2005)


    Qualifying Order:

    Sched
    Qual
    Pos
    Actual
    Qual
    Pos
    Car# Driver Manu Qual
    Speed
    Qual
    Time
    (secs)
    Last
    Practice
    Speed
    Prac
    Speed
    Rank
    Diff
    Qual vs
    Prac
    Owners
    Points
    Rank
      1   4 Mike Wallace Chevy     176.327 26   36-x
      2   22 Scott Wimmer Dodge     177.725 12   33
      3   07 Dave Blaney Chevy     173.857 46   31
      4   02 Brandon Ash Ford     174.098 44   68-x
      5   34 Eric McClure # Chevy     170.967 49   44-x
      6   13 Greg Sacks Dodge     172.073 48   66-x
      7   11 Denny Hamlin Chevy     177.486 14   35
      8   66 Kevin Lepage Ford     177.602 13   40-x
      9   12 Ryan Newman Dodge     174.769 40   2
      10   6 Mark Martin Ford     177.807 10   9
      11   61 Wayne Anderson Dodge     174.503 41   69-x
      12   9 Kasey Kahne Dodge     178.601 6   21
      13   40 Sterling Marlin Dodge     176.453 23   25
      14   8 Dale Earnhardt Jr. Chevy     176.777 20   18
      15   77 Travis Kvapil # Dodge     174.944 36   34
      16   49 Ken Schrader Dodge     174.227 42   30
      17   01 Joe Nemechek Chevy     176.039 27   15
      18   20 Tony Stewart Chevy     177.067 19   1
      19   99 Carl Edwards Ford     179.319 2   6
      20   43 Jeff Green Dodge     177.825 9   27
      21   25 Brian Vickers Chevy     177.101 17   17
      22   44 Terry Labonte Chevy     175.217 34   48-CH
      23   42 Jamie McMurray Dodge     174.803 39   12
      24   37 Tony Raines Dodge     173.891 45   39-x
      25   0 Mike Bliss Chevy     177.398 15   28
      26   24 Jeff Gordon Chevy     178.826 4   16
      27   15 Michael Waltrip Chevy     174.825 38   22
      28   10 Scott Riggs Chevy     174.143 43   32
      29   51 Stuart Kirby Chevy     177.090 18   54-x
      30   5 Kyle Busch # Chevy     175.901 29   19
      31   29 Kevin Harvick Chevy     175.075 35   11
      32   00 Carl Long Dodge     173.021 47   46-x
      33   92 P.J. Jones Dodge     175.479 32   41-x
      34   38 Elliott Sadler Ford     179.372 1   13
      35   88 Dale Jarrett Ford     174.831 37   14
      36   7 Robby Gordon Chevy     177.218 16   38-x
      37   32 Bobby Hamilton Jr. Chevy     176.673 21   37-x
      38   18 Bobby Labonte Chevy     175.999 28   24
      39   97 Kurt Busch Ford     178.690 5   10
      40   45 Kyle Petty Dodge     176.384 25   29
      41   48 Jimmie Johnson Chevy     176.442 24   4
      42   31 Jeff Burton Chevy     175.296 33   20
      43   36 Boris Said Chevy     177.731 11   43-x
      44   17 Matt Kenseth Ford     179.004 3   7
      45   19 Jeremy Mayfield Dodge     175.764 30   8
      46   21 Ricky Rudd Ford     178.089 8   23
      47   2 Rusty Wallace Dodge     176.615 22   3
      48   41 Casey Mears Dodge     178.536 7   26
      49   16 Greg Biffle Ford     175.735 31   5


    Drivers in RED will be required to qualify on time/speed, not in top 35

    Drivers in MAROON will be required to qualify on time/speed, not in top 35
    BUT have a past champions provisional available if needed, only one is used, so if there are two or more past champs
    the driver who has won the championship most recently, gets the spot.

    Or see the Qualifying Order at Qualifying order - NASCAR.com.(10-7-2005)


    • IMPOUND RULES on my 2005 Impound Rules page.

    • Results: for results, links, owners/drivers points (after each race back thru the season)
      see my:
      2005 Nextel Cup Race Results
      2004 Nextel Cup Race Results

    • Weather -- IF qualifying is rained out, the field would be set as follows (per the rulebook):

      #1) - First 35 by current Owner Points
      #2) - Previous Years Cup Champ or the Event Champion if already NOT in the field by step 1
      #3) - Car Owners whose team has won in the previous and current season not already in the field
      #4) - Drivers who have won in the previous and current season not already in the field
      #5) - Past Nextel Cup Champions not in by 1 thru 4
      #6) - Qualifying Attempts with Owners points as the tie breaker
      #7) - Qualifying Order Position
      (all above apply as long as the team was entered by the entry deadline - usually 13 days before the race)


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