Facts And Figures: Dover

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A look at some NASCAR NEXTEL Cup facts and figures at Dover International Speedway as the series gets ready to run Sunday's Neighborhood Excellence 400.

0 - There were zero cautions during the June 6, 1971 race.
1 - Jimmie Johnson won his first NASCAR NEXTEL Cup attempt at Dover in June 2002. He went on to sweep the track that year.
2 - Kyle Busch has two second-place finishes in two races at Dover.
3 - There have been three different race lengths at Dover: 300 miles from 1969-1971, 500 miles from 1971 to the fall of 1997, and 400 miles since 1997.
4 - Mark Martin leads all active drivers with four Bud poles at Dover.
5 - In five of the last 12 years, a single driver swept both races at Dover. The drivers to sweep during this time were Ryan Newman (2003), Jimmie Johnson (2002), Tony Stewart (2000), Jeff Gordon (1996) and Rusty Wallace (1994).
6 - Six drivers had their first start at Dover International Speedway.
7 - Bobby Allison and Richard Petty share the record for the most wins at Dover, with seven each.
8 - Dale Jarrett only led eight laps en route to his May 31, 1998 victory, leading the fewest laps of any race winner.
9 - Nine of the last 10 races at Dover have been won from a top-10 starting position.
10 - Dale Earnhardt Jr. finished 10th in his first race at Dover in 2000.
13 - The most leaders at Dover International Speedway, thirteen, has happened twice, most recently September 24, 2000.
18 - Tony Stewart has never finished worse than 18th at Dover in 14 races.
19 - Both Dale Earnhardt and Mark Martin have finished in the top five 19 times.
45 - Forty-five of the Cup races at Dover have been won from a top-10 starting position.
72 - There have been 72 NASCAR NEXTEL Cup races at Dover.
381 - Jeff Gordon holds the record for the most laps led in a 400-mile race. He led 381 laps en route to his June 3, 2001 victory.
1,076 - The length in feet of both the front and back stretches at Dover.
161.522 - The track qualifying record in mph held by Jeremy Mayfield set June 4, 2004.
5,667,009 - The posted awards for Sunday's Neighborhood Excellence 400 at Dover International Speedway.

        

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