|Distance||400.5 miles (644.542 km)|
|Previous names||Tropicana 400 (2001-2004)
USG Sheetrock 400 (2005-2007)
LifeLock.com 400 (2008-2010)
The GEICO 400 is a NASCAR Sprint Cup Series stock car race held annually at the Chicagoland Speedway in Joliet, Illinois. The inaugural running of the race was held in 2001. From 2001 to 2010, the race was held in July, and from 2008 to 2010, after lights were installed at the track, the race was held at night. Since 2011, it has been held in September as the first race of the Chase for the Sprint Cup, a playoff-style competition consisting of the last ten races of the Sprint Cup season.
In May 2000, as Chicagoland Speedway was under construction, it was announced that the track would hold a Sprint Cup (called Winston Cup at the time) race beginning in the 2001 season. Tropicana served as the race's sponsor from 2001 to 2004, followed by USG Corporation from 2005 to 2007, and GEICO since 2008. Kevin Harvick won the first two runnings of the race in 2001 and 2002, while Tony Stewart has the most wins in the race's history, having won it three times, in 2004, 2007 and 2011.
|Year||Date||Driver||Team||Manufacturer||Race Distance||Race Time||Average Speed
|2001||July 15||Kevin Harvick||Richard Childress Racing||Chevrolet||267||400.5 (644.542)||3:18:16||121.200||Report|
|2002||July14||Kevin Harvick||Richard Childress Racing||Chevrolet||267||400.5 (644.542)||2:55:37||136.832||Report|
|2003||July 13||Ryan Newman||Penske Racing||Dodge||267||400.5 (644.542)||2:59:15||134.590||Report|
|2004||July 11||Tony Stewart||Joe Gibbs Racing||Chevrolet||267||400.5 (644.542)||3:05:33||129.507||Report|
|2005||July 10||Dale Earnhardt, Jr.||Dale Earnhardt, Inc.||Chevrolet||267||400.5 (644.542)||3:08:16||127.638||Report|
|2006||July 9||Jeff Gordon||Hendrick Motorsports||Chevrolet||270*||405 (651.784)||3:03:59||132.077||Report|
|2007||July 15||Tony Stewart||Joe Gibbs Racing||Chevrolet||267||400.5 (644.542)||2:58:59||134.258||Report|
|2008||July 12||Kyle Busch||Joe Gibbs Racing||Toyota||267||400.5 (644.542)||2:59:20||133.936||Report|
|2009||July 11||Mark Martin||Hendrick Motorsports||Chevrolet||267||400.5 (644.542)||2:59:39||133.804||Report|
|2010||July 10||David Reutimann||Michael Waltrip Racing||Toyota||267||400.5 (644.542)||2:45:34||145.138||Report|
|2011||Sept 19*||Tony Stewart||Stewart-Haas Racing||Chevrolet||267||400.5 (644.542)||2:47:41||143.306||Report|
|2012||Sept 16||Brad Keselowski||Penske Racing||Dodge||267||400.5 (644.542)||2:47:37||143.363||Report|
|2013||Sept 15*||Matt Kenseth||Joe Gibbs Racing||Toyota||267||400.5 (644.542)||3:10:56||125.855||Report|
Note: *2006 race distance was extended to 270 laps, 405 miles (652 km) because of a green-white-checkered finish.
*2011 race postponed from September 18, 2011 to September 19 because of rain.
*2013 race started more than one hour late and then halted after 109 laps for five hours due to rain; the race started during the day but ended at night due to the delays.
Multiple winners (drivers)
|# Wins||Driver||Years Won|
|3||Tony Stewart||2004, 2007, 2011|
|2||Kevin Harvick||2001, 2002|
Multiple winners (teams)
|# Wins||Team||Years Won|
|4||Joe Gibbs Racing||2004, 2007, 2008, 2013|
|2||Richard Childress Racing||2001, 2002|
|Penske Racing||2003, 2012|
|Hendrick Motorsports||2006, 2009|
|# Wins||Manufacturer||Years Won|
|8||Chevrolet||2001, 2002, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011|
|3||Toyota||2008, 2010, 2013|
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