Facts And Figures: Texas

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A look at some of the NASCAR Sprint Series facts and figures from Texas Motor Speedway as the series runs the Dickies 500 this Sunday, November 2.

0 — Jeff Gordon has 81 Sprint Cup Series victories and 63 poles, but zero at Texas Motor Speedway.
1 — Jeff Burton (1997) and Dale Earnhardt Jr. (2000) both scored their first Sprint Cup Series victories at Texas.
2 — Bobby Labonte and Ryan Newman both have two poles at Texas, the most of any Sprint Cup Series driver.
3 — Chevrolet and Ford both have three-race winning streaks at Texas. Ford drivers Elliott Sadler, Greg Biffle and Carl Edwards won consecutive races from 2004 to 2005, while Chevrolet drivers Tony Stewart, Jeff Burton and Jimmie Johnson won three in a row from 2006 to 2007.
4 — Greg Biffle has four DNFs at Texas.
5 — Number of top-five finishes at Texas by Sprint Cup Series points leader Jimmie Johnson.
6 — Roush Fenway Racing has six Sprint Cup Series victories at Texas, including Carl Edwards’ triumph in the Samsung 500 in April.
7 — Number of top-10 finishes at Texas by Jeff Burton, Jeff Gordon, Matt Kenseth and Dale Earnhardt Jr.
8 — Eight different car owners have won Sprint Cup Series races at Texas.
9 — Kasey Kahne will make his ninth start at Texas in the Dickies 500.
10 — Number of drivers who have scored poles at Texas.
12 — The most cautions in a Sprint Cup Series race at Texas, most recently in 2006.
25 — Age of the youngest winner at Texas, Ryan Newman, in 2003.
29 — The most lead changes in a Sprint Cup Series race at Texas, in 2000.
31 — The lowest starting position of any Sprint Cup Series winner at Texas. Matt Kenseth started 31st and won in 2002.
44 — Age of the oldest winner at Texas, Dale Jarrett, in 2001.
107.9 — Driver ratings for both Jimmie Johnson and Tony Stewart at Texas, a Sprint Cup Series best.
151.055 — Carl Edwards holds the race record at Texas, set in 2005.
196.235 — Brian Vickers holds the track qualifying record, set in 2006.
278 — The most laps led by a race winner at Texas, by Jeff Burton, in April 2007.
334 — Number of laps in the Dickies 500.

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