The Numbers For Coca-Cola 600

THE NUMBERS for the Coca-Cola 600 (600 only) Charlotte Motor Speedway

1 – fewest cars on the lead lap at finish of Coca-Cola 600 (eight times, most recent 1962)

2 – fewest cautions for the Coca-Cola 600 (twice, most recent 1963)

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4 – fewest leaders (1972)

5 – fewest laps led by race winner (David Reutimann, 2009)

5 – most 600 wins (Darrell Waltrip)

6 – number of jet dryers available for track drying this weekend

6 – most 600 poles (Ryan Newman & David Pearson)

8 – wins from the pole

11 – fewest lead changes (twice, most recent 1967)

21 – most leaders (2005)

22 – most cautions (2005)

26 – most cars on lead lap at finish (2009)

27 – different pole winners

29 – different race winners

31 – most Coca-Cola 600 starts (Buddy Baker & Richard Petty)

54 – most lead changes (1979)

113 – most caution laps (1980)

120 minutes – approximate amount of time it takes to dry the 1.5-mile track after a significant rainfall

335 – most laps led by race winner (Jim Paschal, 1967)

 

2011 Caution Update

4 – fewest cautions this season (Fontana)

16 – most cautions this season (Daytona)

92 – number of cautions in the first 11 races of 2011; includes 45 for accidents, 16 for debris and 16 for spins

465 of 3,679 – number of laps under caution in 2011

581.429 of 4,368.500 – miles under caution in the first 11 races

 

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