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Martinsville Race Center

Statistics, event schedule and race information for the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series STP 500 at Martinsville Speedway.

STP 500

Race Results and Story Standings
Starting Lineup Final Practice Speeds
First Practice Speeds Pit Stall Assignments
Paint Schemes Fantasy Racing Preview
Driver Averages Driver Stats
Driver Ratings Laps Led Leaders
Past Race Winners Past Pole Winners
Entry List Schedule of Events

Track Length: .526 Mile (500 laps = 263 miles)
Race Length: 500 Laps
First Race: Sept. 25, 1949
Banking in Corners: 12 degrees
Banking on Straights: 0 degrees
Frontstretch: 800 feet
Backstretch: 800 feet

Stage 1 & 2: 130 laps
Final Stage: 240 laps

Qualifying: Joey Logano, Ford, 100.201 mph (18.898 sec.); March 28, 2014
Race: Jeff Gordon, Chevrolet, 82.223 mph (3:11:55); Sept. 22, 1996


Starting Positions of Race Winners

Starting Pos. Races Won
1 21
2 15
3 15
4 14
5 7
6 8
7 8
8 2
9 5
10 4
11 2
12 2
13 2
14 7
15 4
16 1
17 4
18 1
19 2
20 3
21 2
22 1
23 2
24 1
36 1

Races won from Pole (21 of 138)

Driver Year
Lee Petty 1954
Buddy Baker 1956
Fred Lorenzen 1964 (twice)
Jim Paschal 1966
Bobby Isaac 1971
David Pearson 1973
Cale Yarborough 1974
Darrell Waltrip 1980, 1981
Geoffrey Bodine 1990
Ernie Irvan 1993
Rusty Wallace 1994
Bobby Hamilton 1998
Tony Stewart 2000
Jeff Gordon 2003 (twice)
Jimmie Johnson 2008, 2012, 2013
Denny Hamlin 2010

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