Tuesday, November 6, 2012

The numbers for Phoenix

THE NUMBERS for the AdvoCare 500
Phoenix International Raceway

(all 32 Sprint Cup races included)

1 – fewest lead changes (11/4/90)
2 – fewest leaders (11/4/90)
2 – fewest caution (11/7/99)
3 – fewest cars on lead lap at finish (10/30/94)
4 – number of wins from the pole (most recent, Carl Edwards, 11/14/10)
4 – fewest laps led by race winner (Ryan Newman, 4/10/10) 
4 – most wins (Jimmie Johnson)
4 – most poles (Ryan Newman)
5 – number of jet dryers available for track drying this weekend
7 – number of cautions during the 2012 spring race
10 – fewest caution laps (11/7/99)
15 – most leaders (3/4/12)
20 – different pole winners
23 – different race winners
25 – number of lead changes in spring race
27 – fewest running at finish (11/5/89)
28 – most lead changes (2/27/11)
29 – most on lead lap at finish (11/2/03)
41 – most cars running at finish (three times, most recent 4/21/07)
66 – most caution laps (11/2/03)
90 minutes – amount of time it takes to dry the track after a significant rainfall.
262 – most laps led by race winner (Dale Earnhardt, 11/4/90)

2012 Caution Update
    1 – fewest cautions this season (Fontana)
    9 – races extended beyond scheduled distance (Daytona, Martinsville, Talladega, Darlington, Sonoma, Michigan2, Atlanta,Talladega2 and Texas2)
  14 – most cautions this season (Kansas2)
205 – number of cautions in the first 34 races of 2012; includes 95 for accidents, 55 for debris and 24 for spins 
1,074 of 9,856 – number of laps under caution in 2012
1,466.452 of 13,000.176 – miles under caution in the first 34 races

Provided by Darnell Communications for SRT Motorsports and Dodge


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