MyAFibRisk.com 400

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MyAFibRisk.com 400
NASCAR Sprint Cup Series
Venue Chicagoland Speedway
Corporate sponsor Janssen Pharmaceutica
First race 2001
Distance 400.5 miles (644.542 km)
Laps 267
Previous names Tropicana 400 (2001–2004)
USG Sheetrock 400 (2005–2007)
LifeLock.com 400 (2008–2010)
GEICO 400 (2011–2013)
MyAFibStory.com 400 (2014)

The MyAFibRisk.com 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[1] 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.

Race history[edit]

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.[2] Tropicana served as the race's sponsor from 2001 to 2004, followed by USG Corporation from 2005 to 2007, LifeLock.com from 2008 to 2010, GEICO from 2011-2013, and Johnson & Johnson's Janssen Pharmaceutica has serviced as the race's sponsor since 2014. 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.

2002 pre-race
Race action in 2012.

Past winners[edit]

Year Date Driver Team Manufacturer Race Distance Race Time Average Speed
(mph)
Report
Laps Miles (km)
2001 July 15 Kevin Harvick Richard Childress Racing Chevrolet 267 400.5 (644.542) 3:18:16 121.2 Report
2002 July 14 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) 2:59:15 134.59 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
2014 Sept 14 Brad Keselowski Team Penske Ford 267 400.5 (644.542) 2:48:50 142.33 Report
2015 Sept 20 Denny Hamlin Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota 267 400.5 (644.542) 2:51:30 140.117 Report
  • 2006: Race extended due to a green–white–checker finish.
  • 2011: Race postponed from Sunday to Monday due to 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)[edit]

# Wins Driver Years Won
3 Tony Stewart 2004, 2007, 2011
2 Kevin Harvick 2001, 2002
Brad Keselowski 2012, 2014

Multiple winners (teams)[edit]

# Wins Team Years Won
5 Joe Gibbs Racing 2004, 2007, 2008, 2013, 2015
3 Team Penske 2003, 2012, 2014
2 Richard Childress Racing 2001, 2002
Hendrick Motorsports 2006, 2009

Manufacturer wins[edit]

# Wins Manufacturer Years Won
8 Chevrolet 2001, 2002, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011
4 Toyota 2008, 2010, 2013, 2015
2 Dodge 2003, 2012
1 Ford 2014

Television broadcasters[edit]

NBC carried this event from 2001-2004, from 2006-2010, it was carried on TNT, from 2011-2014, it was carried on ESPN, that policy has been discontinued, Starting in 2015, the race will return to NBC, and has the rights for the final 20 races of the season, the 11th of 20 races aired as part of the NASCAR on NBC package, the race will be aired on NBCSN.

Year Network Lap-by-lap Color commentator(s)
2016 NBCSN Rick Allen Jeff Burton
Steve Letarte
2015
2014 ESPN Allen Bestwick Dale Jarrett
Andy Petree
2013* ESPN
ESPN2
2012 ESPN
2011
2010 TNT Adam Alexander Wally Dallenbach
Kyle Petty
2009 Ralph Sheheen
2008 Bill Weber
2007
2006 Benny Parsons
Wally Dallenbach
2005 NBC
2004 Allen Bestwick
2003
2002
2001
  • 2013: Race started on ESPN, race was completed on ESPN2 due to rain delays.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Fox Sports. "NASCAR". FOX Sports. Retrieved 20 September 2015. 
  2. ^ "ESPN.com - Auto Racing - Joliet, Kansas City to host new races". go.com. Retrieved 20 September 2015. 

External links[edit]


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