Facts Figures: Watkins Glen

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A look at some NASCAR NEXTEL Cup facts and figures at Watkins Glen International as the series gets ready to run Sunday's Centurion Boats at The Glen.

0 - Mark Martin has posted zero DNFs in 19 starts at Watkins Glen International.
1 - Last year's margin of victory by Kevin Harvick over Tony Stewart was less than one second, setting a new track record for closest finish of .892 seconds.
2 - Defending Glen winner, Kevin Harvick, finished second in this year's first road-course event, a COT race at Infineon Raceway.
3 - Mark Martin won three straight races from the pole position from 1993 to 1995. He is tied with Dale Earnhardt for the most poles at the track (three).
4 - Qualifying has been canceled four times, including back-to-back years in 2004 and 2005.
5 - Tony Stewart has three wins and one runner-up finish in the past five NASCAR NEXTEL Cup races at Watkins Glen International.
6 - Rick Hendrick has won six races at Watkins Glen – more than any other car owner.
7 - Jeff Gordon set the all-time NASCAR NEXTEL Cup record for road-course victories with his victory at WGI in 2001, his seventh on a road course. He has now won nine road course events.
8 - The race has been won from the pole position eight times, the most of any starting position.
9 - Kyle Busch posted his first top 10 in a road course event when he finished ninth in last season's race at the Glen.
10 - Last year's race at The Glen saw 10 cautions, setting a new record for the most cautions during a race at the track.
13 - Chevrolet has won 13 races at Watkins Glen, the most of any manufacturer.
15 - Fifteen different drivers have won races at Watkins Glen, led by Jeff Gordon (four).
16 - Mark Martin leads all drivers with 16 top 10s in 19 starts at Watkins Glen International.
17 - Seventeen Watkins Glen races have been won from a top-10 starting position.
18 - Steve Park won the 2000 race from the 18th starting position, the furthest back of any race winner.
21 - Michael Waltrip is the only driver that has competed in the 21 NASCAR NEXTEL Cup races since the series returned in 1986.
25 - Sunday's Centurion Boats at The Glen is the 25th series race at the track.
83 - In 2005, Tony Stewart led 83 of the 92 laps at Watkins Glen en route to his third win at the track.
90 - The length in laps of Sunday's 220.5-mile Centurion Boats at The Glen.
124.580 - Jeff Gordon holds the current track qualifying record of 124.580 mph set August 8, 2003.
140.1 - Tony Stewart leads all drivers with a 140.1 driver rating at Watkins Glen International.
1998 - The first combination weekend at Watkins Glen International for NASCAR’s top series was a NASCAR NEXTEL Cup and NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series event in 1998.
4,800,931 - The posted awards for Sunday's Centurion Boats at The Glen.

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