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Hollywood Casino 400

Status: Final Kansas Speedway

Race Capsule

Kansas Speedway
  • What:

    Race 32 of 36 on Sprint Cup circuit

  • Where:

    Kansas Speedway, Kansas City, KS

  • When:

    October 21, 2012 2:16 pm EDT

  • Laps:

    267

  • Track Length:

    1.5 miles

  • Race Length:

    401.00 miles

  • Purse:

    $6,037,930

Drivers to Watch

Kasey Kahne Kasey Kahne dropped one spot in the standings after Charlotte, from fourth to fifth place. He trails points leader Brad Keselowski by 35 points and fourth-ranked Denny Hamlin by seven points and leads sixth-ranked Greg Biffle by eight points.
Mark Martin 25th, 349 points out of 13th place.
Clint Bowyer Bowyer climbed one spot, from fifth to fourth, after Charlotte, which he won. He is 28 points behind series leader Brad Keselowski and 13 points behind third-ranked Denny Hamlin and leads fifth-ranked Kasey Kahne by seven points.
Kyle Busch 13th.
Aric Almirola 21st, 233 points out of 13th place.
Ryan Newman 14th, 62 points out of 13th place.
Jimmie Johnson Jimmie Johnson remains in second place for the third consecutive week. He trails points leader Brad Keselowski by seven points and leads third-ranked Denny Hamlin by eight points.
Joey Logano 17th, 119 points out of 13th place. Gained one spot last week.
Denny Hamlin Denny Hamlin remained in third place for the fourth consecutive week after Charlotte. He trails points leader Brad Keselowski by 15 points and second-ranked Jimmie Johnson by eight points and leads fourth-ranked Clint Bowyer by 13 points.
Kevin Harvick Kevin Harvick dropped from ninth to 10th place in the Sprint Cup standings after Charlotte. He trails points leader Brad Keselowski by 56 points and the eighth-ranked pair (tied) of Tony Stewart and Jeff Gordon by six points each and leads 11th-ranked Matt Kenseth by 11 points.
Greg Biffle Biffle climbed three spots to sixth in the standings at Charlotte, making it a gain of five spots in the last two races. He trails points leader Brad Keselowski by 43 points and fifth-ranked Kasey Kahne by eight points and leads seventh-ranked Martin Truex Jr. by six points.
Matt Kenseth 11th, 67 points out of first place. Gained one spot last week.
AJ Allmendinger 32nd, 531 points out of 13th place.
Paul Menard 16th, 104 points out of 13th place.
Sam Hornish Jr. His team ranks 21st in the car owner standings.
Martin Truex Jr. Truex moved up one spot in the standings from eighth to seventh. He trails points leader Brad Keselowski by 49 points, is six points behind sixth-ranked Greg Biffle and leads eighth-ranked Tony Stewart by just one point.
Carl Edwards 15th, 70 points out of 13th place.
Marcos Ambrose 18th, 123 points out of 13th place. Lost one spot last week.
Jeff Gordon After wallowing at the bottom of the Cup standings for the first two Chase races, Gordon continued his climb up the Sprint Cup standings in a big way at Talladega, jumping four spots to sixth place. But he then fell back two spots into a tie for eighth place with Tony Stewart after Saturday night's race at Charlotte. The duo trails points leader Brad Keselowski by 50 points and seventh-ranked Martin Truex Jr. by one point and leads 10th-ranked Kevin Harvick by six points.
Jeff Burton 19th, 187 points out of 13th place.
Jamie McMurray 20th, 210 points out of 13th place.
Brad Keselowski Brad Keselowski remains in first place in the Sprint Cup standings for the third consecutive week after Charlotte. He leads second-ranked Jimmie Johnson by seven points and third-ranked Denny Hamlin by 15 points.
Kurt Busch 26th, 371 points out of 13th place.
Tony Stewart Stewart continued his downward slide in the standings -- he has fallen from second to eighth in the first five Chase races, including dropping one spot after Charlotte. He trails points leader Brad Keselowski by 50 points and seventh-ranked Martin Truex Jr. by one point, is tied for eighth with Jeff Gordon and leads 10th-ranked Kevin Harvick by six points.