Facts Figures: Auto Club

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A look at some NASCAR Sprint Cup facts and figures at Auto Club Speedway (ACS) in Fontana, California as the series gets ready to run Sunday's Pepsi 500.

0 - Kyle Busch, Carl Edwards, Jimmie Johnson and Matt Kenseth each have had zero DNF's at Auto Club Speedway, the only drivers currently in the top 12 in points to do so.
1 - Jeff Gordon won the very first Cup Series race at ACS on June 22, 1997. Joe Nemechek won the first pole.
2 - Tony Stewart holds the second-best record of Fastest Laps Run with 130 (Number of laps where a driver had the fastest speed on the lap).
3 - Kyle Busch has the third-best Average Running Position of 9.1 (Calculated by taking the sum of the driver's position on each lap, divided by the number of laps run in the race.)
4 - Carl Edwards has the fourth-best Driver Rating (105.6), holds the fourth-most Laps in the Top 15 with 1,344 laps (number of laps that driver was within the top 15 drivers) and has run the fourth-most Fastest Laps (126). (Driver Rating is the combination of Wins, Finishes, Top-15 Finishes, Average Running Position While on Lead Lap, Average Speed Under Green, Fastest Lap, Led Most Laps and Lead-Lap Finish.
5 - Only five drivers have competed in all Cup races that have taken place on the 2-mile California track: Jeff Burton, Jeff Gordon, Bobby Labonte, Joe Nemechek and Kyle Petty.
6 - Hendrick Motorsports and Roush Fenway Racing are tied with six wins - more than any other organization.
7 - Mark Martin has had seven top-10 finishes at Auto Club Speedway; Jimmie Johnson has had seven top fives there.
8 - Jeff Gordon has eight top fives at ACS.
9 - Matt Kenseth has nine top-10 finishes at Auto Club Speedway in 13 starts there.
10 - Kurt Busch has finished in the top 10 five times at ACS (in 12 starts).
11 - There have been 11 different pole winners.
16 - There have been 16 races that have taken place at Auto Club Speedway.
31 - The deepest in the field that a driver has won the race was from the 31st starting position, accomplished by Matt Kenseth in 2006.
98.4 - Kasey Kahne's Driver Rating is 98.4 (seventh-best at the Fontana track).
137 - Greg Biffle has the series-highest Fastest Laps Run wih 137 laps.
155.012 - Jeff Gordon holds the Track Race Record at 155.012 mph (6/22/97).
188.425 - The Track Qualifying Record is set at 188.425 mph (held by Kyle Busch, 2/25/05).
1997 - During the inaugural race in 1997, Mark Martin ran out of gas on the final lap, which cost him one of his three DNF's there, yet he still finished 10th for that race.
2005 - The first time a NASCAR triple-heaer took place at Auto Club Speedway was in 2005 when all three major series' competed there.

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