The Numbers for Kansas Speedway – STP 400

THE NUMBERS for the STP 400

Kansas Speedway (all Sprint Cup races)

1 – number of drivers winning both the Sprint Cup and Nationwide Series race at Kansas Speedway in the same weekend (Joe Nemechek, 2004)

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2 – wins from the pole (Joe Nemechek – 2004, Jimmie Johnson – 2008)

2 – most wins by driver (Jeff Gordon, Greg Biffle & Tony Stewart)

3 – most poles (Jimmie Johnson)

5 – fewest cautions for a Sprint Cup race at Kansas Speedway (10/3/10)

5 – fewest laps led by race winner (Tony Stewart, 10/1/06)

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

7 – different race winners

7 – different pole winners

7 – most top-five finishes in 10 previous races at Kansas Speedway (Jeff Gordon)

9 – fewest cars on lead lap at finish (9/29/02) 10 – fewest leaders (three times, most recent 9/28/08)

13 – fewest lead changes (9/29/02)

13 – most cautions (9/30/01)

14 – most leaders (10/4/09)

23 – fewest caution laps (10/4/09)

26 – most lead changes (10/4/09)

27 – most cars on lead lap at finish (9/30/07)

27 – fewest cars running at finish (9/29/02)

42 – most running at finish (9/28/08)

70 – most caution laps (9/30/01)

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

139 – most laps led by race winner (Mark Martin, 10/9/05)

 

Key Kansas Dates

1999 – Construction of the 1.5-mile oval began on the 1,200-acre site in May 2000 – Track paving started in September

2001 – Construction completed

2001 – First Sprint Cup race held in September 30

2011 – Track will host two Sprint Cup events for first time

 

2011 Caution Update

3 – number of races extended beyond scheduled distance in 2011

4 – fewest cautions this season (Fontana)

16 – most cautions this season (Daytona)

106 – number of cautions in the first 12 races of 2011; includes 50 for accidents, 20 for debris and 18 for spins

529 of 4,081 – number of laps under caution in 2011

677.429 of 4,971.500 – miles under caution in the first 12 races

 

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