Ford EcoBoost 400

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Ford EcoBoost 400
Ford EcoBoost 400 logo.png
VenueHomestead-Miami Speedway
SponsorFord EcoBoost engine
First race1999
Distance400.5 miles (644.542 km)
Laps267
Previous namesPennzoil 400 (1999–2000)
Pennzoil Freedom 400 (2001)
Ford 400 (2002–2011)
 
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Ford EcoBoost 400
Ford EcoBoost 400 logo.png
VenueHomestead-Miami Speedway
SponsorFord EcoBoost engine
First race1999
Distance400.5 miles (644.542 km)
Laps267
Previous namesPennzoil 400 (1999–2000)
Pennzoil Freedom 400 (2001)
Ford 400 (2002–2011)

The Ford EcoBoost 400 is a NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race held at Homestead-Miami Speedway in Homestead, Florida. The inaugural race was held in 1999, and has been the final race in the Sprint Cup Series season since 2002, as well as the final race of the Chase for the Sprint Cup since 2004. It is also part of the Ford Championship Weekend, which consists of two other races, the Ford EcoBoost 200 and the Ford EcoBoost 300. The race is contested over 267 laps, 400.5 miles (644.542 km).

Past winners[edit]

YearDateDriverTeamManufacturerRace DistanceRace TimeAverage Speed
(mph)
Report
LapsMiles (km)
1999November 14Tony StewartJoe Gibbs RacingPontiac267400.5 (644.542)2:51:14140.335Report
2000November 12Tony StewartJoe Gibbs RacingPontiac267400.5 (644.542)3:08:30127.480Report
2001November 11Bill ElliottEvernham MotorsportsDodge267400.5 (644.542)3:24:36117.449Report
2002*November 17Kurt BuschRoush RacingFord267400.5 (644.542)3:26:20116.462Report
2003*November 16Bobby LabonteJoe Gibbs RacingChevrolet267400.5 (644.542)3:25:37116.868Report
2004November 21Greg BiffleRoush RacingFord271*406.5 (654.198)3:50:55105.623Report
2005*November 20Greg BiffleRoush RacingFord267400.5 (644.542)3:02:50131.932Report
2006November 19Greg BiffleRoush RacingFord268*402 (646.956)3:12:23125.375Report
2007November 18Matt KensethRoush RacingFord267400.5 (644.542)3:02:12131.888Report
2008November 16Carl EdwardsRoush RacingFord267400.5 (644.542)3:05:36129.472Report
2009November 22Denny HamlinJoe Gibbs RacingToyota267400.5 (644.542)3:06:18126.986Report
2010November 21Carl EdwardsRoush Fenway RacingFord267400.5 (644.542)3:09:50126.585Report
2011November 20Tony StewartStewart-Haas RacingChevrolet267400.5 (644.542)3:29:00114.976Report
2012November 18Jeff GordonHendrick MotorsportsChevrolet267400.5 (644.542)2:48:56142.245Report
2013November 17Denny HamlinJoe Gibbs RacingToyota267400.5 (644.542)3:03:52130.693Report
The start of the 2009 race

Multiple winners (drivers)[edit]

# WinsDriverYears Won
3Greg Biffle2004, 2005, 2006
Tony Stewart1999, 2000, 2011
2Carl Edwards2008, 2010
Denny Hamlin2009, 2013

Multiple winners (teams)[edit]

# WinsTeamYears Won
7Roush Fenway Racing2002, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2010
5Joe Gibbs Racing1999, 2000, 2003, 2009, 2013

Manufacturer wins[edit]

# WinsManufacturerYears Won
7Ford2002, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2010
3Chevrolet2003, 2011, 2012
2Pontiac1999, 2000
Toyota2009, 2013
1Dodge2001

Notable moments[edit]

Television broadcasters[edit]

NBC had televised the race from 1999–2006, and was the only race carried by the network for the first two years as TV contracts were negotiated on a track-by-track basis until the 2001 season. ABC televised the race from 2007–2009. ESPN has televised the race since 2010. ESPN's contract expires after the 2014 race.

YearNetworkLap-by-lapColor commentator(s)
2013ESPNAllen BestwickDale Jarrett
Andy Petree
2012
2011
2010Marty Reid
2009ABCJerry Punch
2008
2007Rusty Wallace
Andy Petree
2006NBCBill WeberBenny Parsons
Wally Dallenbach
2005
2004Allen Bestwick
2003
2002
2001
2000Benny Parsons
1999Joe Gibbs
Mike Wallace

See also[edit]

External links[edit]


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