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STP 400 at Kansas Speedway Notes & Entry List

April 18th, 2013 at 11:00 AM
By Mark Eddinger

Race number eight of the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season is the STP 400 at Kansas Speedway. There are 45 cars on the entry list which means that two of the drivers will not make Sunday's race.

'Classic Car Show at the Kansas Speedway' photo (c) 2009, Out.of.Focus - license: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0/

Event Schedule: STP 400

Friday 1 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. ET Practice on SPEED, 4:40 p.m. ET Qualifying on SPEED

Saturday 10 a.m. – 10:55 a.m. ET Practice on SPEED, 12:30 p.m. – 1:20 p.m. ET Final Practice on SPEED

Sunday 1 p.m. ET Race on FOX

Track & Race Information: Kansas Speedway

1.5 Mile D-shaped oval – 267 laps, 400.5 miles

Grandstand Seating – 74,000

First Sprint Cup Series Race – 2001 – 14 total races

Most Wins – Jeff Gordon, Tony Stewart, Greg Biffle, Jimmie Johnson (2)

2012 Winners – Denny Hamlin (April) – Matt Kenseth (October)

Entry List: OPR = Owner Points Rank

Car #DriverSponsorManufacturerTeamOPR
1Jamie McMurrayMcDonald'sChevroletEGR15
2Brad KeselowskiMiller LiteFordPenske2
5Kasey KahneFarmers Insurance 85th AnniversaryChevroletHendrick7
7Dave BlaneySANY AmericaChevroletTBR29
9Marcos AmbroseStanleyFordRPM21
10Danica PatrickGoDaddy.comChevroletSHR27
11Brian VickersFedEx FreightToyotaJGR8
12Sam Hornish JrSKFFordPenske-
13Casey MearsGEICOFordGermain23
14Tony StewartBass Pro Shops / Mobil 1ChevroletSHR24
15Clint Bowyer5 Hour EnergyToyotaMWR9
16Greg BiffleACE BrandFordRFR4
17Ricky Stenhouse JrZestFordRFR22
18Kyle BuschM&M'sToyotaJGR3
19Mike BlissPlinker TacticalToyotaHSR44
20Matt KensethHome Depot / HuskyToyotaJGR12
22Joey LoganoAAAFordPenske10
24Jeff GordonDrive to End HungerChevroletHendrick18
27Paul MenardMenards / Pittsburgh PaintsChevroletRCR11
29Kevin HarvickBad Boy BuggiesChevroletRCR14
30David StremmeSwan RacingToyotaSwan31
31Jeff BurtonAmerican EthanolChevroletRCR25
32Timmy HillOXYWaterFordFAS Lane37
33Landon CassillLittle Joe's AutoChevroletCircle Sport38
34David Ragan-FordFront Row33
35Josh WiseMDS TransportFordFront Row39
36JJ YeleyAccell ConstructionChevroletTBR29
38David GillilandLong John Silver'sFordFront Row35
39Ryan NewmanCode 3 AssociatesChevroletSHR20
42Juan MontoyaTargetChevroletEGR28
43Aric AlmirolaSTP / FarmlandFordRPM17
44Scott RiggsJPO AbsorbentsFordXXXtreme45
47Bobby LabontePine SolToyotaJTG/D32
48Jimmie JohnsonLowe's / Kobalt ToolsChevroletHendrick1
51Regan SmithPhoenix ConstructionChevroletPhoenix16
55Mark MartinAaron's Dream MachineToyotaMWR13
56Martin Truex JrNAPA Auto PartsToyotaMWR19
78Kurt BuschFurniture Row / SertaChevroletFurniture Row26
81Elliott SadlerALERT Energy GumToyotaJGR-
83David ReutimannBurger King / Dr PepperToyotaBK Racing34
87Joe NemechekMaddiesPlaceRocks.comToyotaNEMCO/JRR41
88Dale Earnhardt JrNational GuardChevroletHendrick6
93Travis KvapilBurger King / Dr PepperToyotaBK Racing36
98Michael McDowellPhil Parsons RacingFordPPR42
99Carl EdwardsAflacFordRFR5

Entry List Notes:

Sam Hornish Jr will attempt to drive his first Sprint Cup Series race of the 2013 season in the No. 12 Ford for Penske Racing. The team will have to be in the top 36 in qualifying to make the race.

Elliott Sadler will also attempt his first Sprint Cup race in 2013 in the No. 81 Toyota for Joe Gibbs Racing. He will also have to be in the top 36 in qualifying to make the race.

Brian Vickers will sub for the second straight week in the No. 11 Toyota for the injured Denny Hamlin. He finished eighth in his first race for the team at Texas.

Regan Smith will be back in the No. 51 Chevrolet for Phoenix Racing for his third race with the team in 2013. He has finishes of seventh and 22nd in his first two starts.

Timmy Hill is in the No. 32 Ford for FAS Lane Racing for the second straight week and third time overall this season.

Trevor Bayne and the No. 21 Wood Brothers Racing team is not entered.

Scott Speed and the No. 95 Leavine Family Racing team is not entered.

Tags: Brian Vickers, Elliott Sadler, Greg Biffle, Jeff Gordon, Jimmie Johnson, kansas speedway, Motorsports, NASCAR, NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, Regan Smith, Timmy Hill, Tony Stewart

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