Facts Figures: Texas

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0 - Both Jeff Gordon and Jimmie Johnson have never won a race at Texas Motor Speedway.
1 - Qualifying at Texas was rained out once, for the inaugural race in 1997.
2 - Two NEXTEL Cup drivers, Jeff Burton (1997) and Dale Earnhardt Jr. (2000), captured their first career victories at Texas.
3 - Denny Hamlin has finished in the top 10 in all three of his Texas races.
4 - Jeff Gordon and Mark Martin have both posted four top-five finishes at Texas, more than any other drivers.
5 - Jack Roush is the most successful owner at Texas, having won five victories there.
6 - There were only six cautions during the fall 2005 Texas Cup race, the fewest at the track.
7 - Dale Earnhardt Jr. and Tony Stewart have both posted seven top-10 finishes at TMS, the most of all drivers.
8 - The inaugural race at Texas Motor Speedway saw only eight cars on the lead lap at the conclusion.
9 - Nine drivers have competed in all 12 Texas races. Eight of those nine drivers are still active in the series.
10 - Nine of the races at Texas have been won from a top-10 starting position.
12 - In 12 races at Texas Motor Speedway, there has been 12 different winners.
17 - The spring 2000 race saw 17 leaders with 29 lead changes, for the most in any race at the 1.5-mile speedway.
31 - Matt Kenseth won the 2002 race from the 31st-starting position, the lowest starting position of a race winner at TMS.
37 - Mark Martin led the fewest laps of any race winner, leading 37 laps en route to his April 1998 victory at TMS.
50 - Denny Hamlin will make his 50th career NASCAR NEXTEL Cup start in the Samsung 500.
120.8 - Tony Stewart holds the best driver rating at Texas, with a rating of 120.8.
196.235 - Brian Vickers holds the current qualifying record at Texas, speeding to the pole in last fall's race at 196.235 mph.
278 - Tony Stewart led 278 laps en route to winning last fall's event at Texas, the most of any race winner at the track.
453 - Tony Stewart has led 453 laps at Texas, more than any other driver.
1,330 - The length, in feet, of the backstretch at Texas Motor Speedway.
2,250 - The length, in feet, of the frontstretch at Texas Motor Speedway.
7,253,642 - The posted awards for Sunday's Samsung 500 at Texas Motor Speedway.

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