The Numbers for Coke Zero 400 at Daytona

THE NUMBERS for the COKE ZERO 400

Daytona International Speedway (all Sprint Cup races)

0 – fewest cautions (seven times, most recent 2/18/62)

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1 – fewest on lead lap at finish (eight times, most recent 2/15/76)

1 – fewest leaders (four times, most recent 2/22/63)

1 – fewest laps led by race winner (four times, most recent 7/2/94)

4 – drivers sweeping both races (Fireball Roberts, Cale Yarborough, LeeRoy Yarborough, and Bobby Allison

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

10 – most wins (Richard Petty)

10 – number of jet dryers available for track drying

11 – fewest cars running at finish (7/4/63)

12 – most poles (Cale Yarborough)

15 – wins by car owner (Wood Brothers)

16 – most cautions (2/20/11)

20 – drivers with more than one pole

25 – most leaders (7/2/11)

26 – drivers with more than one win

34 – most cars on lead lap at finish (7/1/06)

39 – worst starting position for race winner (Matt Kenseth, 2/15/09)

41 – most cars running at finish (two times, most recent 7/2/94)

44 – wins from the front row; 25 from the pole

56 – different race winners

54 – different pole winners

60 – most caution laps (twice, most recent 2/20/11)

74 – most lead changes (2/20/11)

120 minutes – approximate amount of time it takes to dry the 2.5-mile track

184 – most laps led by race winner (Richard Petty 2/23/64)

2012 Caution Update

1 – fewest cautions this season (Fontana)

5 – races extended beyond scheduled distance (Daytona, Martinsville, Talladega, Darlington and Sonoma)

10 – most cautions this season (Daytona)

94 – cautions in the first 17 races of 2012; includes 38 for accidents, 29 for debris and 11 for spins

503 of 5,027 – laps under caution in 2012

702.501 of 6,656.498 – miles under caution in the first 17 races

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