FedEx 400

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FedEx 400 benefiting Autism Speaks
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Venue Dover International Speedway
Sponsor FedEx / Autism Speaks
First race 1969
Distance 400 miles (643.737 km)
Laps 400
Previous names Mason-Dixon 300 (1969–1970)
Mason-Dixon 500 (1971–1983)
Budweiser 500 (1984–1994)
Miller Genuine Draft 500 (1995)
Miller 500 (1996–1997)
MBNA Platinum 400 (1998–2002)
MBNA Armed Forces Family 400 (2003)
MBNA America 400 "A Salute To Heroes" (2004)
MBNA RacePoints 400 (2005)
Neighborhood Excellence 400 (2006)
Autism Speaks 400 presented by Visa (2007)
Best Buy 400 benefiting Student Clubs for Autism Speaks (2008)
Autism Speaks 400 presented by Heluva Good! (2009)
Autism Speaks 400 presented by Hershey's Milk & Milkshakes (2010)
2013 FedEx 400

The FedEx 400 benefiting Autism Speaks is a NASCAR Sprint Cup Series stock car race held annually at Dover International Speedway in Dover, Delaware, it is the first of two Sprint Cup races at Dover. The 2007 Autism Speaks 400 presented by Visa marked the first time that a NASCAR Sprint Cup race entitlement was dedicated to a non-profit organization, by the race's title sponsor, Visa Inc.[1]

Past Race[edit]

2014: The 2014 running was red flagged twice, the first one happened on lap 142 because Justin Allgaier wrecked and clipped Biffle, the second one came out on lap 157 because Jamie McMurray hit the concrete, Jimmie Johnson won for a second time at Dover

Past winners[edit]

Year Date Driver Team Manufacturer Race Distance Race Time Average Speed
(mph)
Report
Laps Miles (km)
1969 July 6 Richard Petty Petty Enterprises Ford 300 300 (482.803) 2:35:28 115.772 Report
1970 Sept 20 Richard Petty Petty Enterprises Plymouth 300 300 (482.803) 2:40:34 112.103 Report
1971 June 6 Bobby Allison Holman-Moody Mercury 500 500 (804.672) 4:30:40 123.119 Report
1972 June 4 Bobby Allison Richard Howard Chevrolet 500 500 (804.672) 4:12:49 118.019 Report
1973 June 3 David Pearson Wood Brothers Racing Mercury 500 500 (804.672) 4:10:32 119.745 Report
1974 May 19 Cale Yarborough Richard Howard Chevrolet 450* 450 (724.204) 3:54:40 115.057 Report
1975 May 18 David Pearson Wood Brothers Racing Mercury 500 500 (804.672) 4:57:32 100.82 Report
1976 May 16 Benny Parsons L.G. DeWitt Chevrolet 500 500 (804.672) 4:19:53 115.436 Report
1977 May 15 Cale Yarborough Junior Johnson & Associates Chevrolet 500 500 (804.672) 4:03:26 123.327 Report
1978 May 21 David Pearson Wood Brothers Racing Mercury 500 500 (804.672) 4:21:38 114.664 Report
1979 May 20 Neil Bonnett Wood Brothers Racing Mercury 500 500 (804.672) 4:29:37 111.269 Report
1980 May 18 Bobby Allison Bud Moore Engineering Ford 500 500 (804.672) 4:23:28 113.866 Report
1981 May 17 Jody Ridley Junie Donlavey Ford 500 500 (804.672) 4:17:18 116.595 Report
1982 May 16 Bobby Allison DiGard Motorsports Chevrolet 500 500 (804.672) 4:09:43 120.136 Report
1983 May 15 Bobby Allison DiGard Motorsports Buick 500 500 (804.672) 4:21:13 114.847 Report
1984 May 20 Richard Petty Curb Racing Pontiac 500 500 (804.672) 4:12:42 118.717 Report
1985 May 19 Bill Elliott Melling Racing Ford 500 500 (804.672) 4:03:43 123.094 Report
1986 May 18 Geoffrey Bodine Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet 500 500 (804.672) 4:20:51 115.009 Report
1987 May 31 Davey Allison Ranier-Lundy Ford 500 500 (804.672) 4:25:35 112.958 Report
1988 June 5 Bill Elliott Melling Racing Ford 500 500 (804.672) 4:12:41 118.726 Report
1989 June 4 Dale Earnhardt Richard Childress Racing Chevrolet 500 500 (804.672) 4:06:34 121.67 Report
1990 June 3 Derrike Cope Whitcomb Racing Chevrolet 500 500 (804.672) 4:02:01 123.96 Report
1991 June 2 Ken Schrader Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet 500 500 (804.672) 4:09:41 120.152 Report
1992 May 31 Harry Gant Leo Jackson Racing Oldsmobile 500 500 (804.672) 4:34:05 109.456 Report
1993 June 6 Dale Earnhardt Richard Childress Racing Chevrolet 500 500 (804.672) 4:44:06 105.6 Report
1994 June 5 Rusty Wallace Penske Racing Ford 500 500 (804.672) 4:52:36 102.529 Report
1995 June 4 Kyle Petty SABCO Racing Pontiac 500 500 (804.672) 4:10:15 119.88 Report
1996 June 2 Jeff Gordon Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet 500 500 (804.672) 4:04:25 122.741 Report
1997 June 1 Ricky Rudd Rudd Performance Motorsports Ford 500 500 (804.672) 4:21:42 114.635 Report
1998 May 31 Dale Jarrett Robert Yates Racing Ford 400 400 (643.737) 3:20:46 119.522 Report
1999 June 6 Bobby Labonte Joe Gibbs Racing Pontiac 400 400 (643.737) 3:19:00 120.603 Report
2000 June 4 Tony Stewart Joe Gibbs Racing Pontiac 400 400 (643.737) 3:39:09 109.514 Report
2001 June 3 Jeff Gordon Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet 400 400 (643.737) 3:19:24 120.361 Report
2002 June 2 Jimmie Johnson Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet 400 400 (643.737) 3:24:10 117.551 Report
2003 June 1 Ryan Newman Penske Racing Dodge 400 400 (643.737) 3:44:31 106.896 Report
2004 June 6 Mark Martin Roush Racing Ford 400 400 (643.737) 4:07:19 97.042 Report
2005 June 5 Greg Biffle Roush Racing Ford 400 400 (643.737) 3:15:43 122.626 Report
2006 June 4 Matt Kenseth Roush Racing Ford 400 400 (643.737) 3:38:27 109.865 Report
2007 June 4* Martin Truex, Jr. Dale Earnhardt, Inc. Chevrolet 400 400 (643.737) 3:21:45 118.95 Report
2008 June 1 Kyle Busch Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota 400 400 (643.737) 3:18:04 121.171 Report
2009 May 31 Jimmie Johnson Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet 400 400 (643.737) 3:28:16 115.237 Report
2010 May 16 Kyle Busch Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota 400 400 (643.737) 3:06:21 128.79 Report
2011* May 15 Matt Kenseth Roush Fenway Racing Ford 400 400 (643.737) 3:11:07 125.578 Report
2012 June 3 Jimmie Johnson Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet 400 400 (643.737) 3:15:23 122.835 Report
2013 June 2 Tony Stewart Stewart-Haas Racing Chevrolet 400 400 (643.737) 3:14:51 123.172 Report
2014 June 1 Jimmie Johnson Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet 400 400 (643.737) 3:23:52 117.724 Report
  • 1974: Race shortened due to energy crisis.
  • 2007: Race postponed from Sunday to Monday due to rain.
  • 2011: First time the starting lineup was set by the practice times of the drivers (Fastest gets pole) because of the new NASCAR qualifying rule for 2011.

Multiple winners (drivers)[edit]

# Wins Driver Years Won
5 Bobby Allison 1971, 1972, 1980, 1982, 1983
4 Jimmie Johnson 2002, 2009, 2012, 2014
3 David Pearson 1973, 1975, 1978
Richard Petty 1969, 1970, 1984
2 Cale Yarborough 1974, 1977
Bill Elliott 1985, 1988
Dale Earnhardt 1989, 1993
Jeff Gordon 1996, 2001
Kyle Busch 2008, 2010
Matt Kenseth 2006, 2011
Tony Stewart 2000, 2013

Multiple winners (teams)[edit]

# Wins Team Years Won
8 Hendrick Motorsports 1986, 1991, 1996, 2001, 2002, 2009, 2012, 2014
4 Wood Brothers Racing 1973, 1975, 1978, 1979
Joe Gibbs Racing 1999, 2000, 2008, 2010
Roush Fenway Racing 2004, 2005, 2006, 2011
2 Petty Enterprises 1969, 1970
Richard Howard 1972, 1974
DiGard Motorsports 1982, 1983
Melling Racing 1985, 1988
Richard Childress Racing 1989, 1993
Penske Racing 1994, 2003

Manufacturer wins[edit]

# Wins Manufacturer Years Won
17 Chevrolet 1972, 1974, 1976, 1977, 1982, 1986, 1989, 1990, 1991, 1993, 1996, 2001, 2002, 2007, 2009, 2012, 2013, 2014
13 Ford 1969, 1980, 1981, 1985, 1987, 1988, 1994, 1997, 1998, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2011
5 Mercury 1971, 1973, 1975, 1978, 1979
4 Pontiac 1984, 1995, 1999, 2000
2 Toyota 2008, 2010
1 Plymouth 1970
Buick 1983
Oldsmobile 1992

Television broadcasters[edit]

Year Network Lap-by-lap Color commentator(s)
2014 Fox Mike Joy Darrell Waltrip
Larry McReynolds
2013
2012
2011
2010
2009
2008
2007
2006 FX
2005
2004
2003
2002
2001 Fox
2000 TNN Eli Gold Buddy Baker
Dick Berggren
1999
1998
1997
1996
1995 Mike Joy
1994 Buddy Baker
1993 Buddy Baker
Neil Bonnett
1992
1991 Buddy Baker
Phil Parsons
1990 ESPN Bob Jenkins Benny Parsons
Ned Jarrett
1989
1988 Ned Jarrett
Gary Nelson
1987 Larry Nuber Jerry Punch
1986 Mizlou
1985
1984 Mike Joy Phil Parsons
1983 Ken Squier
1982 Mike Joy
1981 ESPN Bob Jenkins Dick Berggren
1974 ABC Bill Flemming Chris Economaki

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Racing for a cure", Pete Schnatz, June 1, 2007 Philadelphia Inquirer, Retrieved June 4, 2007

External links[edit]


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