The Numbers — Richmond

THE NUMBERS for the Crown Royal Presents The Matthew & Daniel Hansen 400 Richmond International Raceway

1 – fewest cautions for a Sprint Cup race at Richmond International Raceway (three times, most recent, 3/1/70) 1 – fewest cars on lead lap at finish (22 times, most recent 10/12/75) 2 – fewest leaders (six times, most recent 2/23/75) 2 – fewest lead changes (seven times, most recent 2/23/75) 4 – number of jet dryers available for track drying this weekend 4 – fewest laps led by race winner (2/23/86) 6 – fewest caution laps (6/5/60) 12 – most leaders (four times, most recent 5/6/07) 13 – most wins by driver (Richard Petty) 15 – most cautions (twice, most recent 5/2/09) 22 – wins from the pole; 35 from the front row (109 races) 25 – most lead changes (twice, most recent 3/3/96) 32 – most cars on lead lap at finish (9/7/08) 47 – different pole winners in 109 races 48 – different race winners 43 – most running at finish (9/7/08) 90-120 minutes – amount of time it takes to dry the .75-mile track after a significant rainfall 123 – most caution laps (two times, most recent 9/8/74) 488 – most laps led by race winner (9/13/70 – Richard Petty – 500-lap race)

Key RIR Dates 1946 – Ted Horn won the first race on half-mile dirt track (10/12/46) in open-wheel car 1953 – Lee Petty won the first NASCAR Grand National Division, now Sprint Cup, race on the half-mile dirt track (4/19/53). 1955 – Paul Sawyer and driver Joe Weatherly purchased the track 1964 – race run under temporary lights (3/10/64) 1968 – last race on dirt track won by David Pearson (3/24/68) 1968 – first race on paved track won by Richard Petty (9/8/68) 1969 — track remeasured from .625-mile to .5625-mile; remeasured from .5625-mile to .5-mile; remeasured again from .5-mile to .542-mile prior to the first race of 1970 1988 – track reconfigured to its current .75-mile layout 1991 – permanent lighting added prior to fall event won by Harry Gant (9/7/91) 1999 – International Speedway Corporation (ISC) acquires track

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Did You Know Richmond Int’l Raceway has had several names since it opened in 1946 as a half-mile dirt track: •    Atlantic Rural Exposition Fairgrounds (1946-1955) •    Virginia State Fairgrounds (1964-1968) •    Richmond Fairgrounds Raceway (1969-1988) •    Richmond International Raceway (1988-present)

2011 Caution Update 4 – fewest cautions this season (Fontana) 16 – most cautions this season (Daytona) 67 – number of cautions in the first eight races of 2011; 37 for accidents 331 of 2,509 – number of laps under caution in 2011 445.593 of 3,163.080 – miles under caution in the first eight races

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