17: Defending Chicago champ Kyle Busch’s starting spot-SUN0630

ON THIS POST: NASCAR WEEK 17 PRIMER FOR CHICAGOLAND SPEEDWAY

  • Most races at Chicago

  • Top 10s, laps led by active drivers

  • Season lap leaders, standings

  • Odds to win at Chicago

  • Last 10 Chicago winners

  • Chicago race numbers


NASCAR WEEK 17

Camping World 400

June 30, 3 p.m. ET, NBCSC

Chicagoland Speedway, Joliet, Ill.

1.5-miletri-oval speedway

2018 winner: Kyle Busch


1

Chicago race being run in June for 1st time in 18-year history; Kyle Busch won 2018 race on July 1

1-2-3

Childress Racing teammates Austin Dillon and Daniel Hemric qualified 1st and 3rd with Kevin Harvick 2nd

0, 2, 6

Wins, top 5s, top 10s in 10 starts at Chicagoland Speedway for Cup leader Joey Logano, who starts 19th

2, 5, 8

Wins, top 5s, top 10s

for Kyle Busch in 14 Chicago

races; he will start 17th

0-for-18

Kurt Busch has raced in every Chicago Cup race without winning; 2 top 5s, 9 top 10s; qualified 5th


Most Chicago races, active drivers


Most top-10 finishes at Chicago


Most laps led at Chicago


Most Chicago wins by owner

1: Dale Earnhardt Inc.; Stewart-Haas Racing; Michael Waltrip

Playoff point leaders

7: Chase Elliott; 3: Kevin Harvick, Kyle Larson

NASCAR CUP STANDINGS
PTS DRIVER W T5 T10 P
643 Joey Logano 2 8 11 2
642 Kyle Busch 4 10 15 0
573 Kevin Harvick 0 5 11 3
569 Brad Keselowski 3 6 8 0
543 Martin Truex, Jr. 4 7 10 0
542 Denny Hamlin 2 7 10 0
535 Chase Elliott 1 6 7 2
509 Kurt Busch 0 4 9 0
468 Ryan Blaney 0 5 6 1
460 Alex Bowman 0 3 5 0
460 Aric Almirola 0 1 9 1
430 Clint Bowyer 0 5 8 0
421 Daniel Suarez 0 2 6 0
419 William Byron 0 0 4 3
408 Kyle Larson 0 1 5 1
391 Ryan Newman 0 0 5 0
390 Jimmie Johnson 0 1 6 1
386 Erik Jones 0 4 7 0
353 Paul Menard 0 0 2 0
348 Ricky Stenhouse Jr. 0 1 2 0
330 Chris Buescher 0 0 3 0
319 Austin Dillon 0 0 2 2
275 Ty Dillon 0 0 1 0
256 Daniel Hemric 0 1 1 0
237 Matt DiBenedetto 0 1 1 0

VEGAS FAVORITES AT CHICAGO
NO DRIVER
3-1 Kyle Busch
9-2 Kevin Harvick
6-1 Martin Truex Jr.
8-1 Brad Keselowski
8-1 Joey Logano
10-1 Chase Elliott
10-1 Kyle Larson
18-1 Denny Hamlin
18-1 Clint Bowyer
20-1 Ryan Blaney
20-1 Kurt Busch
20-1 Erik Jones
30-1 Aric Almirola
30-1 Jimmie Johnson
30-1 Alex Bowman
40-1 Daniel Suarez
80-1 William Byron
100-1 Austin Dillon
100-1 Ricky Stenhouse Jr.
200-1 Daniel Hemric
200-1 Paul Menard
300-1 Ryan Newman
300-1 Chris Buescher
300-1 Matt DiBenedetto

Chicago wins by manufacturer


CHICAGOLAND SPEEDWAY CUP WINNERS
SP-starting position; M-manufacturer;
C-Chevrolet; D-Dodge; F-Ford; T-Toyota
DATE WINNER SP M SPEED
7/15/01 Kevin Harvick 6 C 121.200
7/14/02 Kevin Harvick 32 C 136.832
7/13/03 Ryan Newman 14 D 134.059
7/11/04 Tony Stewart 10 C 129.507
7/10/05 Dale Earnhardt Jr. 25 C 127.638
7/9/06 Jeff Gordon 13 C 132.077
7/15/07 Tony Stewart 19 C 134.258
7/12/08 Kyle Busch 1 T 133.996
7/11/09 Mark Martin 14 C 133.804
7/10/10 David Reutimann 7 T 145.138
9/19/11 Tony Stewart 26 C 143.306
9/16/12 Brad Keselowski 13 D 143.363
9/15/13 Matt Kenseth 10 T 125.855
9/14/14 Brad Keselowski 25 F 142.330
9/20/15 Denny Hamlin 29 T 140.117
9/18/16 Martin Truex Jr. 6 T 145.161
9/17/17 Martin Truex Jr. 3 T 145.401
7/1/18 Kyle Busch 16 T 140.636

18

Races at Chicagoland Speedway

with Kevin Harvick winning

1st race on July 15, 2001

  • 1: Wins from pole; last Kyle Busch, 2008

  • 2: Wins top-5 starting position

  • 7: Wins from top-10 position

  • 5: Wins from 21st or worse

  • 32: Worst start for winner, Harvick in 2002

  • 195: Laps led, Mark Martin in 2009

  • 9: Fewest laps led by winner, Denny Hamlin in 2002

  • 145.401: Fastest race, Martin Truex Jr., 2017

  • 189.414: Fastest qualifying speed, Joey Logano in 2013

  • 25: Most lead changes, in 2013

  • 10: Most cautions, in 2001, ‘05, ‘10

  • .159: Closest finish (seconds), Kyle Busch over Jimmie Johnson in 2008


Source: nascar.com; racing-reference.com; vegasinsider.com