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2019 Race 15 of 36

Cup  

Until Michigan
Sunday June 9th.. --- 2:00pm
On FS1 --- 2.00 mile track
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Cup  
2019 Cup Schedule
            track laps miles
  2/10 Clash Sun 3:00 FS1 2.50 75 187
  2/14 Duel 150's Thur 7:00 FS1 2.50 60 150
1 2/17 Daytona Sun 2:30 Fox 2.50 200 500
2 2/24 Atlanta Sun 2:00 Fox 1.54 325 500
3 3/3 Las Vegas Sun 3:30 Fox 1.50 267 400
4 3/10 Phoenix Sun 3:30 Fox 1.00 312 312
5 3/17 California Sun 3:30 Fox 2.00 200 400
6 3/24 Martinsville Sun 2:00 FS1 .526 500 263
7 3/31 Texas Sun 3:00 Fox 1.50 334 500
8 4/7 Bristol Sun 2:00 FS1 .533 500 266
9 4/13 Richmond Sat 7:30 Fox .750 400 300
  4/21 Easter            
10 4/28 Talladega Sun 2:00 Fox 2.66 188 500
11 5/5 Dover Sun 2:00 FS1 1.00 400 400
12 5/11 Kansas Sat 7:30 FS1 1.50 267 400
  5/18 Open Sat 6:00 FS1 1.50 40 60
  5/18 All-Star Sat 8:00 FS1 1.50 90 135
13 5/26 Charlotte Sun 6:00 Fox 1.50 400 600
14 6/2 Pocono Sun 2:00 FS1 2.50 160 400
15 6/9 Michigan Sun 2:00 FS1 2.00 200 400
  6/16 Off Week            
16 6/23 Sonoma Rd Sun 3:00 FS1 1.99 110 224
17 6/30 Chicago Sun 3:00 nbcsn 1.50 267 400
18 7/6 Daytona Sat 7:30 NBC 2.50 160 400
18 7/13 Kentucky Sat 7:30 nbcsn 1.50 267 400
20 7/28 Loudon Sun 3:00 nbcsn 1.05 301 318
21 7/28 Pocono Sun 3:00 nbcsn 2.50 200 500
22 8/4 W/Glen Rd Sun 3:00 nbcsn 2.45 90 220
23 8/11 Michigan Sun 3:00 nbcsn 2.00 200 400
24 8/17 Bristol Sat 7:30 nbcsn .533 500 266
  8/25 Off Week            
25 9/1 Darlington Sun 6:00 nbcsn 1.36 367 500
26 9/8 Indianapolis Sun 2:00 NBC 2.50 160 400
    Start Playoff            
Challenger Round
27 9/15 Las Vegas Sun 7:00 nbcsn 1.50 267 400
28 9/21 Richmond Sat 7:30 nbcsn .750 400 300
29 9/29 Charlotte Sun 2:30 NBC 1.50 334 501
Contender Round
30 10/6 Dover Sun 2:30 nbcsn 1.00 400 400
31 10/13 Talladega Sun 2:00 NBC 2.66 188 500
32 10/20 Kansas Sun 2:30 NBC 1.50 267 400
Eliminator Round
33 10/27 Martinsville Sun 3:00 nbcsn .526 500 263
34 11/3 Texas Sun 3:00 nbcsn 1.50 334 500
35 11/11 Phoenix Sun 2:30 NBC 1.00 312 312
Championship Round
36 11/17 Homestead Sun 3:00 NBC 1.50 267 400


2019 xfinity Series
            track laps miles
1 2/16 Daytona Sat 2:30 FS1 2.50 120 300
2 2/23 Atlanta Sat 2:00 FS1 1.54 195 300
3 3/2 Las Vegas Sat 4:00 FS1 1.50 200 300
4 3/9 Phoenix Sat 4:00 Fox 1.00 200 200
5 3/16 California Sat 5:00 FS1 2.00 150 300
  3/23 Off Week            
6 3/30 Texas Sat 3:00 Fox 1.50 200 300
7 4/6 Bristol Sat 1:00 FS1 .533 250 133
8 4/12 Richmond Fri 7:00 FS1 0.75 250 188
  4/20 Off Week            
9 4/27 Talladega Sat 3:00 Fox 2.66 117 312
10 5/4 Dover Sat 1:30 FS1 3.00 200 200
  5/12 Off Week            
  5/19 Off Week            
11 5/25 Charlotte Sat 1:00 FS1 1.50 200 300
12 6/1 Pocono Sat 1:00 FS1 2.50    
13 6/8 Michigan Sat 1:30 Fox 2.00 125 250
14 6/17 Iowa Sun 5:00 FS1 .875 250 219
  6/23 Off Week            
15 6/29 Chicago Sat 3:30 nbcsn 1.50 200 300
16 7/5 Daytona Fri 7:30 nbcsn 2.50 100 250
17 7/12 Kentucky Fri 8:00 nbcsn 1.50 200 300
18 7/20 Loudon Sat 4:00 nbcsn 1.05 197 200
19 7/27 Iowa Sat 3:30 nbcsn .875 250 219
20 8/3 watkinsglen Sat 3:30 NBC 2.45 82 200
21 8/10 Mid Ohio Sat 3:00 nbcsn 2.40 90 203
22 8/16 Bristol Fri 7:30 nbcsn .533 300 160
23 8/24 Road Amer Sat 3:00 nbcsn 4.00 50 200
24 8/31 Darlington Sat 3:30 NBC 1.36 147 200
25 9/7 Indianapolis Sat 4:00 nbcsn 2.50 100 250
26 9/14 Las Vegas Sat 5:00 nbcsn 1.50 200 300
    Start Playoff            
Round of 12 Begins
27 9/20 Richmond Fri 7:30 nbcsn .750 250 187
28 9/28 Charlotte Sat 3:00 nbcsn 1.50 200 300
29 10/5 Dover Sat 3:00 nbcsn 3.00 200 200
  10/12 Off Week            
Round of 8 Begins
30 10/19 Kansas Sat 2:30 nbcsn 1.50 200 300
  10/26 Off Week            
31 11/2 Texas Sat 3:30 NBC 1.50 200 300
32 11/9 Phoenix Sat 3:30 NBC 1.00 200 200
Championship 4
33 11/16 Homestead Sat 3:30 nbcsn 1.50 200 300



Getting In The Playoffs
  • A race win during the regular season pretty well means a place in the playoffs of 16 drivers. If there are not 16 drivers with wins, they will go by points to fill the 16.
  • Race winners must also be in the top 30 of the point standings to make the playoffs.
2019 Race Winners
       (1)  Denny Hamlin 2 wins
       (2)  Brad Keselowski 3 wins
       (3)  Joey Logano 1 win
       (4)  Kyle Busch 3 wins
       (5)  Martin Truex JR 3 wins
       (6)  Chase Elliott 1 win


Getting In The Clash
  • 20 Drivers Minimum
  • Last Year's 16 Chase Drivers,
  • Last Year's Pole Winners,
  • Former Daytona 500 Pole Winners,
  • Former Daytona 500 Winners
  • Former Clash Winners,
  • Any Remaning Spots Filled By Last Year Points.
  • Starting order is determined by a random drawing
Getting In The Daytona 500
  • Top 2 drivers from qualifications
  • The remaining field is set by the Duels
  • Duel 1 results set the inside row of the starting line up
  • Duel 2 results set the outside row of the starting line up
  • 36 Charter teams are guaranteed a spot in the line up
  • Non Charter teams compete for the final 4 spots
Stage Racing     (Started in 2017)
  • The race is broken down in 3 stages, each ending with a checkered flag and a caution period. The next stage will begin like a normal green flag restart.
    Stage 1       1st. will receive 10 points, 2nd place 9 points, down to 1 point for 10th.place. First place will also receive one playoff point.
    Stage 2      1st. will receive 10 points, 2nd place 9 points, down to 1 point for 10th.place. First place will also receive one playoff point.
    Stage 3       The winner receives 40 points. Second place receives 35 points, third place receives 34 points, fourth place receives 33 points ... down to one point for drivers who finish 36th-40th. The winner also receives 5 playoff points. The race is official at the conclusion of stage 2.
    Regular Season End       The driver highest in points at the end of the regular season will be the regular season champion and receive 15 playoff points. second place earns 10 playoff points; third place, 8; fourth place, 7; fifth place, 6; sixth place, 5; seventh place, 4; eighth place, 3; ninth place, 2; 10th place, 1.
    ------Regular season race winners are locked into the playoffs.
    ------Points will be reset to 2,000 , with each driver's playoff points tacked on.


Playoff Format     (started in 2017)
  • The 16 drivers that make the playoffs will compete in 4 rounds of eliminations.
    Challenger Round       (3 races)
    The 16 drivers going for 12 spots in the next round. Winners advance. The rest of the field of 12 will be determined by points scored in these three races. Points are reset to 3,000.
    Contender Round       (3 races)
    The 12 drivers going for 8 spots in the next round. Winners advance. The rest of the field of 8 will be determined by points scored in these three races. Points are reset to 4,000.
    Eliminator Round       (3 races)
    The 8 drivers going for 4 spots in the next round. Winners advance. The rest of the field of 4 will be determined by points scored in these three races. Points are reset to 5,000.
    Championship Round       (1 race)
    The highest finisher in this round will be the NASCAR Sprint Cup Champion.


16 Drivers in the 2019 Playoffs
Challenger Round Contender Round Eliminator Round Championship Race Champion
9/15 Las Vegas
9/21 Richmond
9/29 Charlotte

16 Drivers in this round.
4 lowest are eliminated

1) Denny Hamlin
2) Brad Keselowski
3) Joey Logano
4) Kyle Busch
5) Martin Truex Jr.
6) Chase Elliott
10/6 Dover
10/13 Talladega
10/20 Kansas

12 Drivers in this round.
4 lowest are eliminated

10/27 Martinsville
11/3 Texas
11/11 Phoenix

8 Drivers in this round.
4 lowest are eliminated

11/17 Homestead-Miami



4 Drivers in this round.
Highest is the Champion







             Note:   Advanced to the next round --- Eliminated from Playoffs



16 Drivers in the 2018 Playoffs
Challenger Round Contender Round Eliminator Round Championship Race Champion
9/16 Las Vegas
9/22 Richmond
9/30 Charlotte

16 Drivers in this round.
4 lowest are eliminated

1) Kyle Busch
2) Kevin Harvick
3) Martin Truex Jr.
4) Brad Keselowski
5) Clint Bowyer
6) Joey Logano
7) Kurt Busch
8) Chase Elliott
9) Ryan Blaney
10)Kyle Larson
11)Aric Almirola
12) Alex Bowman
13)Jimmie Johnson
14)Austin Dillon
15)Denny Hamlin
16)Erik Jones
10/7 Dover
10/14 Talladega
10/21 Kansas

12 Drivers in this round.
4 lowest are eliminated

1) Kyle Busch
2) Kevin Harvick
3) Martin Truex Jr
4) Chase Elliott
5) Clint Bowyer
6) Joey Logan
7) Kurt Busch
8) Aric Almirola
9) Brad Keselowsk
10) Ryan Blaney
11) Kyle Larson
12) Alex Bowman
10/28 Martinsville
11/4 Texas
11/11 Phoenix

8 Drivers in this round.
4 lowest are eliminated

1) Joey Logan
2) Kyle Busch
3) Martin Truex Jr
4) Kevin Harvick
5) Chase Elliott
6) Kurt Busch
7) Aric Almirola
8) Clint Bowyer
11/18 Homestead-Miami



4 Drivers in this round.
Highest is the Champion

1) Joey Logan
2) Kyle Busch
3) Martin Truex Jr
4) Kevin Harvick






2018 - Joey Logan
             Note:   Advanced to the next round --- Eliminated from Playoffs





2018 Who Drives What
Who Drives What ???
Hendrick Motorsports
  9 - Chase Elliott
24 - William Byron
48 - Jimmie Johnson
88 - Alex Bowman
Chip Ganassi Racing
  1 - Kurt Busch
42 - Kyle Larson
Richard Childress Racing
  3 - Austin Dillon
  8 - Daniel Hemeric
Petty Motorsports
43 - Darrell (Bubba} Wallace
JTG Daughty Racing
37 - Chris Buescher
47 - Ryan Preece
Germain Racing
13 - Ty Dillon
Who Drives What ???
Roush/Fenway
17 - Ricky Stenhouse
  6 - Ryan Newman 2019
Front Row Motorsports
34 - Michael McDowell
36 - Matt Tifft
38 - David Ragan
Penske Racing
  2 - Brad Keselowski
12 - Ryan Blaney
22 - Joey Logano
Stewart/Haas Racing
  4 - Kevin Harvick
10 - Aric Almirola
14 - Clint Bowyer
41 - Daniel Suarez
Wood Brothers
21 - Paul Menard
Go Fast Racing
32 - Corey LaJoie
Who Drives What ???
Joe Gibbs Racing
11 - Denny Hamlin
18 - Kyle Busch
19 - Martin Truex Jr.
20 - Erik Jones
Leavine Family Racing
30 - Parker Kligerman
95 - Matt DiBenedetto
Who Drives What ???



Links
Drivers

Bayne (Trevor)
Bowyer (Clint)
Busch (Kurt)
Busch (Kyle)
Craven (Ricky)
Dillon (Austin)
Earnhardt Jr. (Dale)
Elliott (Bill)
Elliott (Chase)
Franchitti (Dario)
Gordon (Robby)
Gordon (Jeff)
Hamlin (Denny)
Harvick (Kevin)
Johnson (Jimmie)
Kahne (Kasey)
Kenseth (Matt)
Keselowski (Brad)
Labonte (Bobby)
Logano (Joey)
McMurray (Jamie)
Montoya(Juan Pablo)
Nemechek (Joe)
Newman (Ryan)
Patrick (Danica)
Ragan (David)
Smith (Regan)
Stewart (Tony)
Truex Jr. (Martin)
Villeneuve (Jacques)


Teams

Richard Childress Racing
Dale Earnhardt Inc.
Furniture Row Racing
Ganassi Racing
Joe Gibbs Racing
Hendrick Motorsports
Leavine Family Racing
Richard Petty Motorsports
Penske Racing
Roush Fenway
Stewart/Haas Racing
Tommy Baldwin Racing
Wood Brothers Racing
Tracks

Talladega Speedway
------Talladega, Alabama
Daytona International
------Daytona, Florida
Pocono Raceway
------Pocono, Penn
Indianapolis Motor Spdwy
------Indianapolis, Indiana
Michigan International
------Brooklin, Michigan
California Speedway
------Fontana, California
Atlanta Motor Speedway
------Hampton, Georgia
Texas Motor Speedway
------Fort Worth, Texas
Charlotte Motor Speedway
------Charlotte, N.C.
Darlington Raceway
------Darlington, S.C
ChicagoLand Speedway
------Joliet, Illinios
Las Vegas Motor Speedway
------ Las Vegas, Nevada
Kansas Speedway
------Kansas City, Kansas
Phoenix International
------Phoenix, Arizona
Bristol Motor Speedway
------Bristol, Tennessee
Richmond International
------Richmond, Virginia
Martinsville Speedway
------Martinsville, Virginia
Homestead Miami Spdwy
------Homestead, Florida
New Hampshire Speedway
------Loudon N Hampshire
Watkins Glen International
------Watkins Glen, NY
Dover International
------Dover, Delaware
Infineon Raceway
------Sonoma, Calif
Kentucky Speedway
------Sparta, Kentucky

Nationwide and Truck's

Road America
-Elkart Lake, Wisconsin
Nashville Speedway
------Lebonon, Tennessee
Memphis Motorsports
------Memphis, Tennessee
Mansfield Speedway
------Mansfield, Ohio
Gilles-Villeneuve Circuit
------Montreal, Canada
Gateway International
------St.Louis, Missouri
O'Reilly Raceway Park
------Indianapolis, Indiana
Evergreen Speedway
------Evergreen, Wash
Mesa Marin Raceway
------Bakersfield, Calif
Milwaukee Mile
------Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Nazareth Speedway
------Nazareth, Penn
Pikes Peak International
------Fountain, Colorado
South Boston Speedway
------S.Boston, Virginia
Nascar On TV

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Places To Visit

Nascar Hall of Fame
------Charlotte, NC
Thunder Road USA
------Dawsonville, Georgia
Dawsonville Pool Room
------Dawsonville, Georgia
Joe Gibbs Facility
------Huntersville, N.C
Hendrick Motorsports
------Charlotte, N.C
DEI Showroom
------Mooresville, N.C
RCR Complex
------Welcome, N.C
Mark Martin Museum
------Batesville, Arkansas
Int Mtrspts Hall Of Fame
------Talladega, Alabama
Penske Racing Museum
------North Scottsdale, Az
NASCAR Speedpark
------Myrtle Beach, S.C.
Whisky River
------Charlotte, N.C.


Nascar Schools

Nascar Technical Institute
Pit Crew Training
Fast Track Driving School
Petty Driving Experience
Jeff Gordon Racing School
Nascar Racing Experience
Dale Jarrett Race Adventure
SpeedTech Driving School
CrewSchool
Buck Baker Racing School


Magazines

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Sponsors

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Fantasy Auto Racing

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From The Past

Allison(Bobby)
Baker (Buddy)
Bonnett (Neil)
Burton (Ward)
Craven (Ricky)
Irvan (Ernie)
Jarrett (Dale)
Lester (Bill)
Martin (Mark)
Steve Park
Rudd (Ricky)
Rusty Wallace



The chase format began in 2004

The Championship Top 5 Drivers    Since the chase format started in 2004
Starting in 2015, the top 4 that advanced to the "Championship Round" and raced for the championship.
2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011
Kurt Busch
Jimmy Johnson
Jeff Gordon
Mark Martin
Dale Earnhardt Jr.
Tony Stewart
Greg Biffle
Carl Edwards
Mark Martin
Jimmy Johnson
Jimmy Johnson
Matt Kenseth
Denny Hamlin
Kevin Harvick
Dale Earnhardt Jr.
Jimmy Johnson
Jeff Gordon
Clint Bowyer
Mat Kenseth
Kyle Busch
Jimmy Johnson
Carl Edwards
Greg Biffle
Kevin Harvick
Clint Bowyer
Jimmy Johnson
Mark Martin
Jeff Gordon
Kert Busch
Denny Hamlin
Jimmy Johnson
Denny Hamlin
Kevin Harvick
Carl Edwards
Mat Kenseth
Tony Stewart
Carl Edwards
Kevin Harvick
Matt Kenseth
Brab Keselowski
2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
Brad Keselowski
Clint Bowyer
Jimmy Johnson
Kasey Kahne
Greg Biffle
Jimmy Johnson
Matt Kenseth
Kevin Harvick
Kyle Busch
Dale Earnhardt Jr.
Kevin Harvick
Ryan Newman
Denny Hamlin
Joey Logano
Brad Keselowski
Kyle Busch
Kevin Harvick
Jeff Gordon
Martin Truex Jr.
Joey Logano
Jimmy Johnson
Carl Edwards
Kyle Busch
Martin Truex Jr.
Kyle Busch
Brad Keselowski
Kevin Harvick
Joey Logano
Kyle Busch
Martin Truex Jr.
Kevin Harvick
 




Hall of Fame Website


The Nascar Hall of Fame inductees     (Hall of Fame opened May 11, 2010)
Five inductees are selected by a voting panel consisting of:------ Nascar industry leaders, manufacturer representatives, former competitors, the media and fans.
The main criteria for nomination and induction:------ NASCAR accomplishments and contributions to the sport
2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Bill France
Richard Petty
Bill France Jr.
Junior Johnson
Dale Earnhardt
David Pearson
Bobby Allison
Lee Petty
Ned Jarrett
Bud Moore
Cale Yarborough
Darrell Waltrup
Dale Inman
Richie Evans
Glen Wood
Herb Thomas
Leonard Wood
Rusty Wallace
Cotton Owens
Buck Baker
Dale Jarrett
Maurice Petty
Tim Flock
Jack Ingram
Fireball Roberts
Bill Elliott
Fred Lorenzen
Wendell Scott
Joe Weatherly
Rex White
Jerry Cook
Bobby Isaac
Terry Labonte
Bruton Smith
Curtis Turner
Rick Hendrick
Richard Childress
Mark Martin
Benny Parsons
Raymond Parks
2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 2023 2024 2025
Robert Yates
Red Byron
Ray Evernham
Ken Squier
Ron Hornaday Jr.
Jeff Gordon
Jack Roush
Roger Penske
Davy Allison
Alan Kulwicki
Tony Stewart
Joe Gibbs
Bobby Labonte
Buddy Baker
Waddell Wilson
         
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Other Racing Links
Other Racing Series

Craftsman Truck Series
USAC Racing
ARCA Racing
Hooters Pro Cup Series
Grand Am
ASA (American Speed Association
All Star Sprint (Stewart)
   
Other Race Tracks

Eldora Speedway
I55 Raceway
Lorain County Speedway
Myrtle Beach Speedway
Irwindale Speedway
   
Foundations

Victory Junction Camp
Jeff Gordon Foundation
Tony Stewart Foundation
Ryan Newman Foundation
DaleEarnhardtFoundation
Dale Jr. Foundation
MartinTruexJr Foundation
Jim Johnson Foundation
Greg Biffle Foundation
Eliott Sadler Foundation
Kyle Busch Foundation
Kasey Kahne Foundation
BobbyLabonteFoundation
JoeyLoganoFoundation
JamieMcMurrayFoundation
Nascar Foundation
   
Miscellaneous

Petty Garage
John Force Racing
Mario Andretti
Marco Andretti
Ken Schrader Racing
Team Red Bull
Speed 51


Did You Know ??:
  • You know about the SAFER barrier, but did you know what SAFER stands for ??    (Steel and Foam Energy Reduction)

  • You know Darlington is known an "The lady in black", but do you know why??     It was the first track to be paved.     Paved with black top.     So it was called the lady in black.

  • Tony Stewart is the only driver to complete both the Indianapolis 500 and the Charlotte 600 in the same day. A total of 1100 miles. He did it in 2001 and finished 6th. at Indy and 3rd. at Charlotte.