2016 NASCAR Monster Energy Series Schedule
No.   Date Race and Venue Winner Pole
02/13/2016 Sprint Unlimited
Daytona International Speedway, Daytona Beach, FL
Denny Hamlin
#11 Toyota
Jimmie Johnson
#48 Chevrolet
  Pole Speed: CREW MPH
Average Speed: 128.432 MPH
Margin of Victory: Race Concluded Under Caution
Total Race Purse:
Winning Team: Joe Gibbs Racing
Winning Crew Chief: Michael Wheeler
02/18/2016 Can-Am Duel 1 at Daytona
Daytona International Speedway, Daytona Beach, FL
Dale Earnhardt Jr
#88 Chevrolet
Chase Elliott
#24 Chevrolet
  Pole Speed: 196.314 MPH
Average Speed: 172.911 MPH
Margin of Victory: .183 Seconds
Total Race Purse:
Winning Team: Hendrick Motorsports
Winning Crew Chief: Greg Ives
02/18/2016 Can-Am Duel 2 at Daytona
Daytona International Speedway, Daytona Beach, FL
Kyle Busch
#18 Toyota
Matt Kenseth
#20 Toyota
  Pole Speed: 196.036 MPH
Average Speed: 191.898 MPH
Margin of Victory: Race Concluded Under Caution
Total Race Purse:
Winning Team: Joe Gibbs Racing
Winning Crew Chief: Adam Stevens
1
02/21/2016 Daytona 500
Daytona International Speedway, Daytona Beach, FL
Denny Hamlin
#11 Toyota
Chase Elliott
#24 Chevrolet
  Pole Speed: 196.314 MPH
Average Speed: 157.549 MPH
Margin of Victory: .011 Seconds
Total Race Purse:
Winning Team: Joe Gibbs Racing
Winning Crew Chief: Michael Wheeler
2
02/28/2016 Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500
Atlanta Motor Speedway, Hampton, Georgia
Jimmie Johnson
#48 Chevrolet
Kurt Busch
#41 Chevrolet
  Pole Speed: 191.582 MPH
Average Speed: 155.863 MPH
Margin of Victory: Race Concluded Under Caution
Total Race Purse:
Winning Team: Hendrick Motorsports
Winning Crew Chief: Chad Knaus
3
03/06/2016 Kobalt 400
Las Vegas Motor Speedway, Las Vegas, Nevada
Brad Keselowski
#2 Ford
Kurt Busch
#41 Chevrolet
  Pole Speed: 196.328 MPH
Average Speed: 138.170 MPH
Margin of Victory: .675 Seconds
Total Race Purse:
Winning Team: Team Penske
Winning Crew Chief: Paul Wolfe
4
03/13/2016 Good Sam 500
Phoenix International Raceway, Avondale, Arizona
Kevin Harvick
#4 Chevrolet
Kyle Busch
#18 Toyota
  Pole Speed: 138.387 MPH
Average Speed: 113.212 MPH
Margin of Victory: .010 Seconds
Total Race Purse:
Winning Team: Stewart Haas Racing
Winning Crew Chief: Rodney Childers
5
03/20/2016 Auto Club 400
Auto Club Speedway, Fontana, California
Jimmie Johnson
#48 Chevrolet
Austin Dillon
#3 Chevrolet
  Pole Speed: 188.482 MPH
Average Speed: 137.218 MPH
Margin of Victory: .772 Seconds
Total Race Purse:
Winning Team: Hendrick Motorsports
Winning Crew Chief: Chad Knaus
6
04/03/2016 STP 500
Martinsville Speedway, Ridgeway, Virginia
Kyle Busch
#18 Toyota
Joey Logano
#22 Ford
  Pole Speed: 97.043 MPH
Average Speed: 80.088 MPH
Margin of Victory: .663 Seconds
Total Race Purse:
Winning Team: Joe Gibbs Racing
Winning Crew Chief: Adam Stevens
7
04/09/2016 Duck Commander 500
Texas Motor Speedway, Fort Worth, Texas
Kyle Busch
#18 Toyota
Carl Edwards
#19 Toyota
  Pole Speed: 194.609 MPH
Average Speed: 138.355 MPH
Margin of Victory: 3.904 Seconds
Total Race Purse:
Winning Team: Joe Gibbs Racing
Winning Crew Chief: Adam Stevens
8
04/17/2016 Food City 500
Bristol Motor Speedway, Bristol, Tennessee
Carl Edwards
#19 Toyota
Carl Edwards
#19 Toyota
  Pole Speed: 127.997 MPH
Average Speed: 81.637 MPH
Margin of Victory: .766 Seconds
Total Race Purse:
Winning Team: Joe Gibbs Racing
Winning Crew Chief: Dave Rogers
9
04/24/2016 ToyotaOwners 400
Richmond International Raceway, Richmond, Virginia
Carl Edwards
#19 Toyota
Kevin Harvick
#4 Chevrolet
  Pole Speed: SPEED MPH
Average Speed: 97.070 MPH
Margin of Victory: .675 Seconds
Total Race Purse:
Winning Team: Joe Gibbs Racing
Winning Crew Chief: Dave Rogers
10
05/01/2016 GEICO 500
Talladega Superspeedway, Talladega, Alabama
Brad Keselowski
#2 Ford
Chase Elliott
#24 Chevrolet
  Pole Speed: 192.661 MPH
Average Speed: 140.04 MPH
Margin of Victory: Race Concluded Under Caution
Total Race Purse:
Winning Team: Team Penske
Winning Crew Chief: Paul Wolfe
11
05/07/2016 GoBowling.com 400
Kansas Speedway, Kansas City, Kansas
Kyle Busch
#18 Toyota
Martin Truex Jr
#78 Toyota
  Pole Speed: 190.921 MPH
Average Speed: 141.909 MPH
Margin of Victory: 1.112 Seconds
Total Race Purse:
Winning Team: Joe Gibbs Racing
Winning Crew Chief: Adam Stevens
12
05/15/2016 AAA Drive For Autism 400
Dover International Speedway, Dover, Delaware
Matt Kenseth
#10 Toyota
Kevin Harvick
#4 Chevrolet
  Pole Speed: Qualifying Was Rained Out. Pole Set By Owner Points
Average Speed: 109.348 MPH
Margin of Victory: .187 Seconds
Total Race Purse:
Winning Team: Joe Gibbs Racing
Winning Crew Chief: Jason Ratcliff
05/20/2016 Sprint Showdown
Charlotte Motor Speedway, Concord, North Carolina
Kyle Larson
#42 Chevrolet
Chase Elliott
#24 Chevrolet
  Pole Speed: Qualifying Was Rained Out. Pole Set By Owner Points
Average Speed: 82.924 MPH
Margin of Victory: .015 Seconds
Total Race Purse:
Winning Team: Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates
Winning Crew Chief: Chad Johnston
05/21/2016 NASCAR Sprint All-Star Race
Charlotte Motor Speedway, Concord, North Carolina
Joey Logano
#22 Ford
Kevin Harvick
#4 Chevrolet
  Pole Speed: Qualifying Was Rained Out. Pole Set By Owner Points
Average Speed: 98.103 MPH
Margin of Victory: 1.142 Seconds
Total Race Purse:
Winning Team: Team Penske
Winning Crew Chief: Todd Gordon
13
05/29/2016 Coca-Cola 600
Charlotte Motor Speedway, Concord, North Carolina
Martin Truex Jr
#78 Toyota
Martin Truex Jr
#78 Toyota
  Pole Speed: 192.328 MPH
Average Speed: 160.655 MPH
Margin of Victory: 2.572 Seconds
Total Race Purse:
Winning Team: Furniture Row Racing
Winning Crew Chief: Cole Pearn
14
06/06/2016 Pocono 400
Pocono Raceway, Long Pond, Pennslyvania
Kurt Busch
#41 Chevrolet
Brad Keselowski
#2 Ford
  Pole Speed: 181.726 MPH
Average Speed: 125.490 MPH
Margin of Victory: 1.126 Seconds
Total Race Purse:
Winning Team: Stewart Haas Racing
Winning Crew Chief: Johnny Klausmeier
15
06/12/2016 FireKeepers Casino 400
Michigan International Speedway, Brooklyn, Michigan
Joey Logano
#22 Ford
Joey Logano
#22 Ford
  Pole Speed: 199.557 MPH
Average Speed: 134.241 MPH
Margin of Victory: .889 Seconds
Total Race Purse:
Winning Team: Team Penske
Winning Crew Chief: Todd Gordon
16
06/26/2016 Toyota/Save Mart 350
Sonoma Raceway, Sonoma, California
Tony Stewart
#14 Chevrolet
Carl Edwards
#19 Toyota
  Pole Speed: 95.777 MPH
Average Speed: 80.966 MPH
Margin of Victory: .625 Seconds
Total Race Purse:
Winning Team: Stewart Haas Racing
Winning Crew Chief: Mike Bugarewicz
17
07/02/2016 Coke Zero 400 Powered by Coca-Cola
Daytona International Speedway, Daytona Beach, FL
Brad Keselowski
#2 Ford
Greg Biffle
#16 Ford
  Pole Speed: 192.955 MPH
Average Speed: 150.342 MPH
Margin of Victory: .159 Seconds
Total Race Purse:
Winning Team: Team Penske
Winning Crew Chief: Paul Wolfe
18
07/09/2016 Quaker State 400 Presented by Advanced Auto Parts
Kentucky Speedway, Sparta, Kentucky
Brad Keselowski
#2 Ford
Kevin Harvick
#4 Chevrolet
  Pole Speed: Qualifying Was Rained Out. Pole Set By Owner Points
Average Speed: 128.583 MPH
Margin of Victory: .175 Seconds
Total Race Purse:
Winning Team: Team Penske
Winning Crew Chief: Paul Wolfe
19
07/17/2016 New Hampshire 301
New Hampshire Motor Speedway, Loudon, New Hampshire
Matt Kenseth
#20 Toyota
Jimmie Johnson
#48 Chevrolet
  Pole Speed: 133.971 MPH
Average Speed: 107.416 MPH
Margin of Victory: 1.983 Seconds
Total Race Purse:
Winning Team: Joe Gibbs Racing
Winning Crew Chief: Jason Ratcliff
20
07/24/2016 Crown Royal Presents the Combat Wounded Coalition 400 at The Brickyard
Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Speedway, Indiana
Kyle Busch
#18 Toyota
Kyle Busch
#18 Toyota
  Pole Speed: 185.227 MPH
Average Speed: 128.940 MPH
Margin of Victory: 2.126 Seconds
Total Race Purse:
Winning Team: Joe Gibbs Racing
Winning Crew Chief: Adam Stevens
21
08/01/2016 Pennsylvania 400
Pocono Raceway, Long Pond, Pennslyvania
Chris Buescher
#34 Ford
Martin Truex Jr
#78 Toyota
  Pole Speed: 179.244 MPH
Average Speed: 127.581 MPH
Margin of Victory: Race Concluded Under Caution
Total Race Purse:
Winning Team: Front Row Motorsports
Winning Crew Chief: Bob Osborne
22
08/07/2016 Cheez-It 355 at The Glen
Watkins Glen Intl Raceway, Watkins Glen, New York
Denny Hamlin
#11 Toyota
Carl Edwards
#19 Toyota
  Pole Speed: 126.562 MPH
Average Speed: 89.513 MPH
Margin of Victory: 2.065 Seconds
Total Race Purse:
Winning Team: Joe Gibbs Racing
Winning Crew Chief: Michael Wheeler
23
08/21/2016 Bass Pro Shops NRA Night Race
Bristol Motor Speedway, Bristol, Tennessee
Kevin Harvick
#4 Chevrolet
Carl Edwards
#19 Toyota
  Pole Speed: 131.407 MPH
Average Speed: 77.968 MPH
Margin of Victory: 1.933 Seconds
Total Race Purse:
Winning Team: Stewart Haas Racing
Winning Crew Chief: Rodney Childers
24
08/28/2016 Pure Michigan 400
Michigan International Speedway, Brooklyn, Michigan
Kyle Larson
#42 Chevrolet
Joey Logano
#22 Ford
  Pole Speed: 201.698 MPH
Average Speed: 162.730 MPH
Margin of Victory: 1.479 Seconds
Total Race Purse:
Winning Team: Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates
Winning Crew Chief: Chad Johnston
25
09/04/2016 Bojangles Southern 500
Darlington Raceway, Darlington, South Carolina
Martin Truex Jr
#78 Toyota
Kevin Harvick
#4 Chevrolet
  Pole Speed: Qualifying Was Rained Out. Pole Set By Owner Points
Average Speed: 126.437 MPH
Margin of Victory: .606 Seconds
Total Race Purse:
Winning Team: Furniture Row Racing
Winning Crew Chief: Cole Pearn
26
09/10/2016 Federated Auto Parts 400
Richmond International Raceway, Richmond, Virginia
Denny Hamlin
#11 Toyota
Denny Hamlin
#11 Toyota
  Pole Speed: 122.344 MPH
Average Speed: 85.778 MPH
Margin of Victory: .609 Seconds
Total Race Purse:
Winning Team: Joe Gibbs Racing
Winning Crew Chief: Michael Wheeler
27
09/18/2016 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 400
Chicagoland Speedway, Joliet, Illinois
Martin Truex Jr
#78 Toyota
Kyle Busch
#18 Toyota
  Pole Speed: Qualifying Was Rained Out. Pole Set By Owner Points
Average Speed: 145.161 MPH
Margin of Victory: .776 Seconds
Total Race Purse:
Winning Team: Furniture Row Racing
Winning Crew Chief: Cole Pearn
28
09/25/2016 Bay Boy Off Road 300
New Hampshire Motor Speedway, Loudon, New Hampshire
Kevin Harvick
#4 Chevrolet
Carl Edwards
#19 Toyota
  Pole Speed: 135.453 MPH
Average Speed: 109.291 MPH
Margin of Victory: .442 Seconds
Total Race Purse:
Winning Team: Stewart Haas Racing
Winning Crew Chief: Rodney Childers
29
10/02/2016 Citizen Soldier 400
Dover International Speedway, Dover, Delaware
Martin Truex Jr
#78 Toyota
Brad Keselowski
#2 Ford
  Pole Speed: Qualifying Was Rained Out. Pole Set By Owner Points
Average Speed: 130.969 MPH
Margin of Victory: 7.527 Seconds
Total Race Purse:
Winning Team: Furniture Row Racing
Winning Crew Chief: Cole Pearn
30
10/09/2016 Bank of America 500
Charlotte Motor Speedway, Concord, North Carolina
Jimmie Johnson
#48 Chevrolet
Kevin Harvick
#4 Chevrolet
  Pole Speed: 196.029 MPH
Average Speed: 134.929 MPH
Margin of Victory: 1.474 Seconds
Total Race Purse:
Winning Team: Hendrick Motorsports
Winning Crew Chief: Chad Knaus
31
10/16/2016 Hollywood Casino 400
Kansas Speedway, Kansas City, Kansas
Kevin Harvick
#4 Chevrolet
Matt Kenseth
#20 Toyota
  Pole Speed: 192.089 MPH
Average Speed: 133.155 MPH
Margin of Victory: 1.183 Seconds
Total Race Purse:
Winning Team: Stewart Haas Racing
Winning Crew Chief: Rodney Childers
32
10/23/2016 Hellman's 500
Talladega Superspeedway, Talladega, Alabama
Joey Logano
#22 Ford
Martin Truex Jr
#78 Toyota
  Pole Speed: 193.423 MPH
Average Speed: 159.905 MPH
Margin of Victory: .124 Seconds
Total Race Purse:
Winning Team: Team Penske
Winning Crew Chief: Todd Gordon
33
10/30/2016 Goody's Headache Relief Shot 500
Martinsville Speedway, Ridgeway, Virginia
Jimmie Johnson
#48 Chevrolet
Martin Truex Jr
#78 Toyota
  Pole Speed: 98.206 MPH
Average Speed: 78.540 MPH
Margin of Victory: 1.291 Seconds
Total Race Purse:
Winning Team: Hendrick Motorsports
Winning Crew Chief: Chad Knaus
34
11/06/2016 AAA Texas 500
Texas Motor Speedway, Fort Worth, Texas
Carl Edwards
#19 Toyota
Austin Dillon
#3 Chevrolet
  Pole Speed: 192.301 MPH
Average Speed: 134.541 MPH
Margin of Victory: Race Concluded Under Caution
Total Race Purse:
Winning Team: Joe Gibbs Racing
Winning Crew Chief: Dave Rogers
35
11/13/2016 Can-Am 500
Phoenix International Raceway, Avondale, Arizona
Joey Logano
#22 Ford
Alex Bowman
#88 Chevrolet
  Pole Speed: 140.521 MPH
Average Speed: 102.866 MPH
Margin of Victory: .587 Seconds
Total Race Purse:
Winning Team: Team Penske
Winning Crew Chief: Todd Gordon
36
11/20/2016 Ford Ecoboost 400
Homestead-Miami Speedway, Homestead, Florida
Jimmie Johnson
#48 Chevrolet
Kevin Harvick
#4 Chevrolet
  Pole Speed: 177.637 MPH
Average Speed: 123.388 MPH
Margin of Victory: .466 Seconds
Total Race Purse:
Winning Team: Hendrick Motorsports
Winning Crew Chief: Chad Knaus
  Non-Points Race   |   No Qualifying Session