Facts Figures: Homestead

A look at some of the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series facts and figures from Homestead-Miami Speedway (HMS) as the series gets ready to run the Ford 400 on Sunday, November 16.

0 - Carl Edwards has zero DNF's at Homestead.
1 - Tony Stewart brought home the first Cup Series victory at HMS; David Green won the first pole in 1999.
2 - The race has been won from the pole twice (Bill Elliott in 2001 followed by Kurt Busch in 2002).
3 - Greg Biffle won three consecutive victories at HMS between 2004-2006; he sits third in the points standings.
4 - Jeff Gordon has four top-five finishes (in nine starts).
5 - Jack Roush was won five races, more than any other car owner.
6 - Homestead has seen six different race winners.
7 - Seven races have been won from a top-10 starting position (out of nine races).
8 - Jimmie Johnson will make his eighth Cup Series start at Homestead on Sunday; he has never won there.
9 - Of the nine races that have taken place at HMS, seven drivers competed in all of them: Jeff Burton, Gordon, Dale Jarrett, Bobby Labonte, Mark Martin, Elliott Sadler and Stewart.
10 - Homestead-Miami Speedway will host it's 10th Cup Series race this Sunday, November 16.
22 - Biffle won from the 22nd starting position in 2006, the furthest back in the field a race winner started.
36 - Jimmie Johnson needs to finish 36th or better on Sunday to win three straight Cup championships in a row.
80 - Biffle holds the series-high Fastest Laps Run with 80 (Number of laps where driver had the fastest speed on the lap).
116.1 - Martin Truex Jr. holds the series-high Driver Rating of 116.1 (Formula combining the following categories: Wins, Finishes, Top-15 Finishes, Average Running Position While on Lead Lap, Average Speed Under Green, Fastest Lap, Led Most Laps, Lead-Lap Finish. Maximum: 150 points per race.)
137 - Truex Jr. also holds the series high Quality Passes with 136 (Passing a car running in the Top 15 while under a green flag).
140.335 - Stewart holds the Track Race Record with 140.335 mph (inaugural race on Nov. 14, 1999).
181.111 - Jamie McMurray holds the Track Qualifying Record at 181.111 mph (Nov. 14, 2003).
267 - Sunday's Ford 400 will run for 267 laps (1.5-mile track for 400.5 miles).
2002 - In 2002, HMS hosted its first Championship Weekend, where all three NASCAR Series' held their season finales.
2004 - The 2004 race was the first time a race ended with a green-white-checkered flag (Biffle's first win). The only other time a race ended with a green-white-checkered flag was in 2006 (Biffle's third consecutive win in 268 laps).

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