2016 AAA 400 Drive for Autism

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2016 AAA 400 Drive for Autism

The 2016 AAA 400 Drive for Autism was a NASCAR Sprint Cup Series stock car race held on May 15, 2016, at Dover International Speedway in Dover, Delaware. Contested over 400 laps on the 1-mile (1.6 km) concrete oval, it was the 12th race of the 2016 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season. The race was won by Matt Kenseth driving for Joe Gibbs Racing.

Background[edit | edit source]

Dover International Speedway, nicknamed "The Monster Mile," is a 1-mile (1.6 km) concrete oval track located in Dover, Delaware. The track has hosted at least one NASCAR race each year since it opened in 1969. The speedway features 24 degrees of banking in the turns and 9 degrees on the straights.

Entry List[edit | edit source]

The entry list for the 2016 AAA 400 Drive for Autism included 40 drivers. Notable drivers included Jimmie Johnson, Kevin Harvick, Kyle Busch, and Dale Earnhardt Jr..

Practice Sessions[edit | edit source]

First Practice[edit | edit source]

The first practice session was held on May 13, 2016. Kyle Busch of Joe Gibbs Racing posted the fastest time in this session.

Final Practice[edit | edit source]

The final practice session took place on May 14, 2016. Kevin Harvick of Stewart-Haas Racing was the fastest in this session.

Qualifying[edit | edit source]

Qualifying for the race was held on May 13, 2016. Kevin Harvick won the pole position with a lap time of 22.483 seconds, at a speed of 160.121 mph.

Race[edit | edit source]

The race began at 1:00 PM ET on May 15, 2016. Matt Kenseth led the most laps and ultimately won the race, marking his first victory of the season. Kyle Larson finished in second place, followed by Chase Elliott in third.

Results[edit | edit source]

Race Results[edit | edit source]

1. Matt Kenseth (Joe Gibbs Racing) 2. Kyle Larson (Chip Ganassi Racing) 3. Chase Elliott (Hendrick Motorsports) 4. Kasey Kahne (Hendrick Motorsports) 5. Kurt Busch (Stewart-Haas Racing)

Drivers' Championship Standings[edit | edit source]

Following the race, the top five drivers in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series standings were: 1. Kevin Harvick 2. Kyle Busch 3. Carl Edwards 4. Jimmie Johnson 5. Kurt Busch

Post-Race[edit | edit source]

The victory was significant for Matt Kenseth as it secured his place in the Chase for the Sprint Cup. The race was also notable for the high number of caution flags, with a total of 12 cautions during the event.

See Also[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

External Links[edit | edit source]

Template:NASCAR Sprint Cup Series schedule


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