2014 Coke Zero 400

The 2014 Coke Zero 400 powered by Coca-Cola was a NASCAR Sprint Cup Series stock car race that was scheduled to be held on July 5, 2014 but was pushed to July 6, 2014, at Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Florida. Contested over 112 laps, it was the 18th race of the 2014 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season. Aric Almirola was leading when the race was called for rain and scored his first career win and the No. 43's first win since the 1999 Goody's Body Pain 500. Brian Vickers was second, while Kurt Busch, Casey Mears, and top rookie Austin Dillon rounded out the top five. Behind Dillon, the top rookies of the race were Alex Bowman in 13th, and Michael Annett in 21st.

2014 Coke Zero 400
Race details[1][2][3][4][5][6][7][8]
Race 18 of 36 in the 2014 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series
The 2014 Coke Zero 400 program cover, featuring highlights from last year's race.
Date July 6, 2014 (2014-07-06)
Official name Coke Zero 400 Powered by Coca-Cola at Daytona
Location Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Florida
Course Permanent racing facility
2.5 mi (4.02 km)
Distance 112 laps, 280 mi (450.62 km)
Scheduled Distance 160 laps, 400 mi (643.737 km)
Weather Partly cloudy with temperatures up to 83 °F (28 °C); wind out of the south at 6 miles per hour (9.7 km/h)
Average speed 130.014 mph (209.237 km/h)
Pole position
Driver Front Row Motorsports
Time 45.153
Most laps led
Driver Kurt Busch Stewart-Haas Racing
Laps 36
No. 43 Aric Almirola Richard Petty Motorsports
Television in the United States
Network TNT & MRN
Announcers Adam Alexander, Wally Dallenbach Jr. and Kyle Petty (Television)
Joe Moore and Barney Hall (Booth)
Dave Moody (1 & 2), Mike Bagley (Backstretch) and Jeff Striegle (3 & 4) (Turns) (Radio)
Nielsen Ratings 2.4/5
4.0 Million viewers[9]

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