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Track facts for Kansas Speedway:

• Number of previous races: 26.
• First Cup race: September 30, 2001, won by Jeff Gordon.
• Last Cup race: October 21, 2018, won by Chase Elliott.
• Won from pole: 6, last time by Kevin Harvick in 2018.
• Won from top-5 starting position: 12 times in 26 races (46%).
• Won from top-10 starting position: 15 times (58%).
• Won from 21st or worse starting position: 2 times (8%).
• Worst starting spot for race winner: 25th, by Brad Keselowski in 2011.
• Most laps led: 197, by Jimmie Johnson in 2011.
• Fewest laps led by a race winner: 5, by Tony Stewart in 2006.

Track records:

o Fastest race: 152.057 mph by Chase Elliott in 2018.
o Fastest qualifying speed: 197.621 mph by Kevin Harvick in 2014.
o Most lead changes: 26 in 2009.
o Closest finish: Joe Nemechek's .081 second margin over Ricky Rudd in 2004.
o Most caution flags: 15 in 2013 and 2017.
• From 2014-2018 a typical Kansas race had 18.0 lead changes, 8.0 cautions for 39.5 laps, and an average green-flag run of 25.3 laps.

Manufacturers / Owners:

• Victories by manufacturer: Chevrolet 12, Ford 7, Toyota 5, Dodge 2.
• Victories by owner: Rick Hendrick 7, Jack Roush 4, Roger Penske 4, Joe Gibbs 4, Stewart-Haas Racing 3, Barney Visser 2, Nelson Bowers 1, Richard Childress 1.

Driver Notes:
* The most Kansas races without a:

  Active Drivers All-Time
Win: Kurt Busch (26 races)  
Top 5: Jamie McMurray (24)  
Top 10: Landon Cassill (17)  
Pole: Ryan Newman (26)  
Lap led: Reed Sorenson (18)  
Lead-lap finish: Corey LaJoie (4) Cole Whitt (9)

 

* Top career marks at Kansas:

  Active Drivers All-Time
Races: Three drivers (26)  
Wins: Kevin Harvick, Jimmie Johnson (3) Jeff Gordon (3)
Top 5s: Jimmie Johnson (9) Jeff Gordon (11)
Top 10s: Jimmie Johnson (17)  
Poles: Kevin Harvick (4)  
Laps: Kevin Harvick (6,781)  
Laps led: Kevin Harvick (751) Matt Kenseth (774)
Lead-lap finishes: Kevin Harvick (21)  

 

Best average finish among active drivers at Kansas (3 or more starts):
1. Kevin Harvick (9.7)
2. Jimmie Johnson (10.5)
3. Brad Keselowski (12.8)
4. Ryan Blaney (13.0)
5. Martin Truex, Jr. (14.0)
6. Chase Elliott (14.3)
7. Denny Hamlin (15.7)
8. Kurt Busch (16.1)
9. Kyle Busch (16.3)
10. Clint Bowyer (16.6)

Worst average finish among active drivers at Kansas (3 or more starts):
1. Joey Gase (36.0)
2. B.J. McLeod (32.7)
3. Michael McDowell (32.1)
4. Jeffrey Earnhardt (32.0)
5. Timmy Hill (32.0)
6. Reed Sorenson (30.9)
7. Gray Gaulding (30.3)
8. Landon Cassill (29.4)
9. Corey LaJoie (28.0)
10. Matt DiBenedetto (26.0) 

 Current top-10 drivers at { }:

Driver Races Win T5 T10 Pole Laps Led AvSt AvFin Rating
Kyle Busch 22 1 6 10 0 5,326 327 12.6 16.3 91.1
Joey Logano 19 2 7 8 2 4,811 400 9.6 17.6 88.5
Kevin Harvick 26 3 8 14 4 6,781 751 13.8 9.7 108.6
Denny Hamlin 21 1 6 7 0 5,462 74 12.1 15.7 87.1
Martin Truex, Jr. 21 2 8 9 2 5,451 726 10.5 14.0 100.1
Brad Keselowski 18 1 3 9 1 4,690 203 11.2 12.8 91.0
Chase Elliott 6 1 2 3 0 1,590 48 13.3 14.3 90.2
Kurt Busch 26 0 3 9 1 6,541 263 15.5 16.1 87.6
Ryan Blaney 8 0 3 5 1 2,114 154 12.5 13.0 98.6
Clint Bowyer 21 0 2 6 0 5,307 51 19.4 16.6 78.9

Driver Rating is based on a formula developed by NASCAR which combines "loop data" elements such as average running position, average speed under green, number of fastest laps, etc. There is a maximum of 150 points that a driver can earn for each race. Driver Rating is not available for races prior to 2005.

Other notable Driver Ratings at Kansas: Jimmie Johnson (104.1), Kyle Larson (93.1).