Date: Saturday, Nov. 2
Start Time: 3:30 p.m. ET
Site: Texas Motor Speedway -- Fort Worth, Texas
Track: 1.5-mile oval
Capacity: 122,377 (grandstand seating)
On TV: ESPN2
On Radio: Performance Racing Network (PRN)/SIRIUS NASCAR Radio
Race record: Kyle Busch, 2008 (151.707 mph)
Qualifying record: Jeff Green, 2002 (193.493 mph)
Defending champion: Kevin Harvick (not defending)
Runner up: Ryan Blaney
Pole winner: Kyle Busch (183.051 mph)
1. Kevin Harvick (Start: 3)
2. Ryan Blaney (19)
3. Kyle Busch (1)
4. Ricky Stenhouse Jr (5)
5. Denny Hamlin (9)
6. Austin Dillon (4)
7. Sam Hornish Jr (14)
8. Justin Allgaier (17)
9. Kevin Swindell (20)
10. Joey Logano (7)
Average speed: 141.919 mph
Time of race: 2 hrs., 6 mins., 50 secs.
Margin of victory: 1.628 secs.
Caution flags: 5 for 22 laps
Lead changes: 11 among 5 drivers
2012 Kevin Harvick, Chevrolet, 141.919 mph
2011 Trevor Bayne, Ford, 143.464 mph
2010 Carl Edwards, Ford, 142.270 mph
2009 Kyle Busch, Toyota, 126.790 mph
2008 Kyle Busch, Toyota, 140.900 mph
2007 Kevin Harvick, Chevrolet, 144.212 mph
2006 Kevin Harvick, Chevrolet, 145.710 mph
2005 Kevin Harvick, Chevrolet, 138.019 mph
Race: Dollar General 300 (Oct. 11)
Site: Charlotte Motor Speedway -- Concord, N.C.
Finish line order: Kyle Busch, Austin Dillon, Sam Hornish Jr., Kevin Harvick, Matt Kenseth
Time of Race: 2 hrs., 14 mins., 53 secs.
Average speed: 133.449 mph
Margin of victory: 0.459 secs.
Caution flags: 5 for 29 laps
Lead changes: 14 among 10 drivers
Lap leaders: K. Busch 1-6; J. Logano 7-21; S. Hornish Jr 22-48; J. Logano K. Busch 1-6; J. Logano 7-21; S. Hornish Jr 22-48; J. Logano 49-49; A. Dillon 50-52; K. Swindell 53-53; T. Bayne 54-54; S. Hornish Jr 55-90; M. Kenseth 91-104; K. Harvick 105-112; R. Smith 113-140; K. Larson 141-157; K. Busch 158-179; S. Hornish Jr 180-192; K. Busch 193-200.
#00 Blake Koch (West Palm Beach, FL) Toyota/TBA
#01 Mike Wallace (St. Louis, MO) Chevrolet/G&K Services
#2 Brian Scott (Boise, ID) Chevrolet/Shore Lodge
#3 Austin Dillon (Welcome, NC) Chevrolet/AdvoCare
#4 Landon Cassill (Fairfax, IA) Chevrolet/FlexSeal
#5 Brad Sweet (Grass Valley, CA) Chevrolet/Great Clips
#6 Trevor Bayne (Knoxville, TN) Ford/Roush Fenway RAcing
#7 Regan Smith (Cato, NY) Chevrolet/Lionel Racing Golden
#10 Jeff Green (Owensboro, KY) Toyota/TriStar Motorsports
#11 Elliott Sadler (Emporia, VA) Toyota/One Main Financial
#12 Sam Hornish Jr. (Defiance, OH) Ford/Wurth
#14 Eric McClure (Chilhowie, VA) Toyota/Hefty/Reynolds Wrap
#16 Ricky Stenhouse Jr. (Olive Branch, M )Ford/Zest
#18 Matt Kenseth (Cambridge, WI) Toyota/Game Stop
#19 Mike Bliss (Milwaukie, OR) Toyota/Tweaker Energy Shot
#20 Denny Hamlin (Chesterfield, VA) Toyota/Dollar General
#22 Brad Keselowski (Rochester Hills, MI Ford/Discount Tire
#23 Robert Richardson Jr. (McKinney, TX) Chevrolet/Willbros
#24 Ryan Ellis (Ashburn, VA) Toyota/TBA
#30 Nelson Piquet Jr. (Brasilia, Brazil) Chevrolet/QualComm
#31 Justin Allgaier (Riverton, IL) Chevrolet/Brandt
#32 Kyle Larson (Elk Grove, CA) Chevrolet/NTT Data
#33 Ty Dillon (Welcome, NC) Chevrolet/Wesco
#40 T.J. Bell (Reno, NV) Chevrolet/Redneck Heaven Restaurant
#42 Josh Wise (Riverside, CA) Chevrolet/Curtis Key Plumbing
#43 Michael Annett (Des Moines, IA) Ford/Pilot Travel Centers
#44 Cole Whitt (Alpine, CA) Toyota/Takagi Tankless Water Heaters
#51 Jeremy Clements (Spartanburg, SC) Chevrolet/TBA
#52 Joey Gase (Cedar Rapids, IA) Chevrolet/TBA
#54 Kyle Busch (Las Vegas, NV) Toyota/Monster Energy
#55 David Starr (Houston, TX) Chevrolet/Chasco Constructors
#60 Travis Pastrana (Annapolis, MD) Ford/KMC Wheels
#70 Johanna Long (Pensacola, FL) Chevrolet/Foretravel
#74 Carl Long (Roxboro, NC) Dodge/TBA
#77 Parker Kligerman (Westport, CT) Toyota/Kyle Busch Motorsports
#79 Bryan Silas (Stuart, FL) Ford/Bell Trucks America
#87 Joe Nemechek (Lakeland, FL) Toyota/SWM/pellitgrillusa.com
#89 Morgan Shepherd (Ferguson, NC) Chevrolet/Racing with Jesus
#98 Kevin Swindell (Germantown, TN) Ford/Carroll Shelby Motors
#99 Alex Bowman (Tucson, AZ) Toyota/Microsoft Windows
|Ricky Stenhouse Jr||11||6||4|
|Sam Hornish Jr||31||7||7|
There have been 25 Nationwide races held at Texas, including one event per season from 1997-2004 and two each year since.
Mark Martin won the inaugural Nationwide race at Texas on April 5, 1997.
Kyle Busch holds the record for most Nationwide wins at Texas with six. Busch won the spring race there in April. Kevin Harvick has the second most victories at this track with five. Harvick is not entered in this weekend's race.
Jack Roush has the most car owner wins in Nationwide races at Texas with eight, followed by Joe Gibbs with six.
Two races at Texas have been won from the pole position: Busch (April 2009) and Carl Edwards (April 2011).
The closest margin of victory in a Nationwide event at this track happened in April 2007 when Matt Kenseth beat Denny Hamlin to the finish line by just 0.128 seconds.
Three active drivers scored their first career Nationwide wins at Texas: Dale Earnhardt Jr. (April 4, 1998), Kurt Busch (April 8, 2006) and Trevor Bayne (November 5, 2011). Earnhardt also claimed his first Cup Series victory at this track (April 2, 2000).
Two drivers on the entry list for this race claimed their maiden Nationwide poles at Texas: Denny Hamlin (April 8, 2006) and Alex Bowman (April 12, 2013).
The penultimate race of the season is the Nov. 9 Service Master 200 at Phoenix International Raceway. Joey Logano won last year's event there.