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Michigan International Speedway

Brooklyn, Michigan


Michigan International Speedway - Track Information

Length 2 miles; D-shaped oval
Banking
Turns- 25 degrees
Frontstretch- 12 degrees
Backstretch- 5 degrees
Ticket Info and Location
(800) 354-1010

I-94 West to Highway 12 West (Exit 181A). Track is located one mile west of US 12.

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Jeff's History At Michigan

Race Date Start Finish Notebook
August 16, 2015 21 17 Lost spots on restarts.
June 14, 2015 6 21 Pit road miscue put him down a lap. Rain shortened.
August 17, 2014 1 1 Passed Joey Logano for the race lead on a restart with 17 to go.
June 15, 2014 2 6 Lost track position on mid-race 4-tire change.
August 18, 2013 13 17 Handling issues all day.
June 16, 2013 29 39 Collected in Bobby Labonte's spin on lap 6.
August 19, 2012 11 28 Valve spring problem on lap 94. Finished more than 30 laps down.
June 17, 2012 28 6 Battled for the lead around laps 120-140. Late handling issues.
August 21, 2011 9 6 Led 50 laps. Car got tight later in the day. Best in clean air.
June 19, 2011 31 17 Running 7th in late stages. Opted for four tires on late caution - lost spots.
August 15, 2010 36 27 Ran as high as 3rd before cut tire with 47 to go.
June 13, 2010 6 4 Ran in the top-10 all day. Loose handling at the outset. Never a contender for the lead.
August 16, 2009 21 2 Ran in the top-10 nearly all day. Made it the last 51 laps on a single tank of fuel.
June 14, 2009 27 2 Started in rear of field due to engine change. Moved up two spots on final lap by stretching fuel to end.
August 17, 2008 5 42 Cut tire and slammmed wall in turn two.
June 15, 2008 8 18 Handling woes in traffic hindered efforts in second half.
August 21, 2007 1 27 Gambled for the win by staying out late. Faded with a loose handling car and was spun out after contact with Matt Kenseth with 10 laps to go.
June 17, 2007 6 9 Battled loose handling condition nearly all day.
August 20, 2006 12 2 Took four tires on the final pit stop and moved from 12th to 2nd in the final 38 laps. Ran out of time to catch Matt Kenseth.
June 18, 2006 2 8 Led the most laps. Took four tires and was shuffled back to 8th when the threat of rain came. Race called after 128 laps.
August 21, 2005 2 15 Handling problems. Gambled on fuel to improve from 30th to 15th.
June 19, 2005 9 32 Battled loose handling condition and tire issues. Never a factor.
August 22, 2004 2 7 Led early. Battled handling problems most of the day.
June 20, 2004 1 38 Led from the pole. Engine blew on lap 88.
August 17, 2003 21 30 Made an unscheduled pit stop on lap 51 for a cut tire and couldn't make the lap up throughout the afternoon.
June 15, 2003 6 3 Hung around the top-5 all day. Beat the field off pit road to lead with 40 to go. Kurt Busch passed with 23 to go.
August 18, 2002 19 19 Never a serious factor for the lead. A two tire pit stop early in the race moved him up to 3rd place but he faded on longer runs. Fell as far back as 28th before a late rally to enter the top 20.
June 16, 2002 24 5 Got caught a lap down during an ill-timed mid-race caution flag. Restarted with three laps to go in 14th place. After getting fresh tires he passed nine cars in the next three laps to finish fifth
August 19, 2001 13 7 Battled an ill handling car for most of the rain shortened event.
June 10, 2001 1 1 Led the most laps and passed Ricky Rudd at the start-finish line coming to the white flag to take the win. Victory #100 for Hendrick Motorsports.
August 20, 2000 16 36 Couldn't avoid Tony Stewart's spin in turn two.
June 11, 2000 3 14 Set-up was off in a rain-shortened event.
August 22, 1999 9 2 Late race battle with Dale Earnhardt stole the show. Bobby Labonte snuck by for the victory.
June 13, 1999 1 2 Dale Jarrett dominates. Jeff made it close at the end.
August 16, 1998 3 1 Two tires on the final pit stop. Passed Jeff Burton and Mark Martin in the closing stages to win.
June 14, 1998 4 3  
August 17, 1997 17 2 Jeff Burton allowed his teammate Mark Martin to get a lap back after he had earlier cut a tire. Martin goes on to win.
June 15, 1997 12 5 In memory of Bob.
August 18, 1996 7 5  
June 23, 1996 7 6   
August 20, 1995 21 3   
June 18, 1995 1 2 Bobby Labonte wins the late race duel.
August 21, 1994 3 15  
June 19, 1994 7 12  
August 15, 1993 9 3 No catching Mark Martin at the finish. 
June 20, 1993 23 2 Runner-up to Hendrick Motorsports teammate Ricky Rudd


Career Stats At Michigan
Starts Wins Top 5 Top 10 Poles
46 3 19 27 5


Michigan Breakdown
Average Start 11.6
Average Finish 12.0
Victories - 3 August 2014
June 2001
August 1998

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