The Numbers For The Glen — Sprint Cup

THE NUMBERS for the HELUVA GOOD! SOUR CREAM DIPS AT THE GLEN Watkins Glen International (all Sprint Cup races)

0 – fewest cautions (7/18/65)

0 – fewest lead changes (8/4/57)

CarParts.com
American Muscle

0 – races won from outside a top-20 starting position

1 – fewest leaders (8/4/57)

2 – fewest on lead lap at finish (twice, most recent 7/18/65)

3 – most poles (Mark Martin, Dale Earnhardt)

4 – fewest laps led by race winner (Ricky Rudd, 8/14/88)

4 – drivers with more than one pole

5 – most wins (Tony Stewart)

5 – drivers with more than one win at The Glen (Tony Stewart, Jeff Gordon, Mark Martin, Ricky Rudd, Rusty Wallace)

6 – wins by car owner (Rick Hendrick)

8 – number of jet dryers available for track drying this weekend at The Glen

9 – wins from the pole

10 – most cautions (8/13/06)

11 – most leaders (twice, most recently 8/13/06)

11 – fewest cars running at finish (7/18/65)

14 – most lead changes (twice, most recent 8/13/06)

16 – different pole winners

17 – different race winners

18 – worst starting position for race winner (Steve Park, 8/13/2000)

34 – most cars on lead lap at finish (8/14/05)

36 – most caution laps (8/14/88)

40 – most cars running at finish (twice, most recent 8/10/03)

83 – laps led by race winner (Tony Stewart, 8/14/05) 120 minutes – approximate amount of time it takes to dry the 2.5-mile track

 

2011 Caution Update

4 – number of races extended beyond scheduled distance in 2011

4 – fewest cautions this season (Fontana, Pocono)

5 – number of cautions in last year’s race at The Glen

16 – most cautions this season (Daytona)

157 – number of cautions in the first 21 races of 2011 (includes 72 for accidents, 38 for debris and 23 for spins)

739 of 5,956 – number of laps under caution in 2011

1,067.311 of 8,534.858 – miles under caution in the first 21 races

 

Provided by Darnell Communications for Dodge Motorsports

The views and opinions expressed in this article are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the official policy or position of SpeedwayMedia.com.

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here