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Statistical Advance: Analyzing the Dixie Vodka 400

Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Ford EcoBoost 400

Denny Hamlin, driver of the #11 FedEx Express Toyota, lead the field to the green flag to start the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Ford EcoBoost 400 at Homestead Speedway on November 17, 2019 in Homestead, Florida. (Photo by Sean Gardner/Getty Images)

DAYTONA BEACH, FLORIDA – Below is a look at some of the top statistical performers at Homestead-Miami Speedway just outside of Miami, Florida going into the Dixie Vodka 400 on June 14 at 3:30 p.m. ET on FOX, MRN and SiriusXM NASCAR Radio (Channel 90).

2020 Driver Standings – Top 30

Rank

Drivers

Points

Starts

Wins

Stage Wins

Playoff Pts

Top 5s

Top 10s

Poles

1

Kevin Harvick

452

11

2

1

11

6

9

0

2

Joey Logano

424

11

2

3

13

3

6

0

3

Chase Elliott

405

11

1

5

10

5

7

2

4

Martin Truex Jr.

381

11

1

2

7

2

6

0

5

Brad Keselowski

380

11

2

2

12

5

8

2

6

Ryan Blaney

361

11

0

1

1

5

5

1

7

Alex Bowman

352

11

1

4

9

2

3

0

8

Denny Hamlin

335

11

2

1

11

5

6

0

9

Kyle Busch

326

11

0

0

0

6

6

1

10

Kurt Busch

318

11

0

0

0

3

8

1

11

Jimmie Johnson

301

11

0

1

1

2

6

0

12

Clint Bowyer

288

11

0

2

2

2

3

1

13

Matt DiBenedetto

278

11

0

0

0

1

3

0

14

Aric Almirola

264

11

0

0

0

0

3

0

15

Erik Jones

257

11

0

0

0

2

4

0

16

William Byron

254

11

0

1

1

0

3

1

17

Austin Dillon

248

11

0

0

0

1

3

0

18

Tyler Reddick #

229

11

0

0

0

0

2

0

19

Chris Buescher

218

11

0

0

0

1

2

0

20

Bubba Wallace

207

11

0

0

0

0

2

0

21

Ricky Stenhouse Jr.

201

11

0

0

0

2

2

1

22

John Hunter Nemechek #

191

11

0

0

0

0

1

0

23

Ryan Newman

184

8

0

0

0

0

1

0

24

Michael McDowell

184

11

0

0

0

0

0

0

25

Christopher Bell #

167

11

0

0

0

0

2

0

26

Cole Custer #

166

11

0

0

0

0

1

0

27

Corey LaJoie

153

11

0

0

0

0

1

0

28

Ty Dillon

150

11

0

0

0

0

1

0

29

Ryan Preece

123

11

0

0

0

0

0

1

30

Kyle Larson

121

4

0

0

0

1

3

0

Homestead-Miami Speedway Data
Season Race #: 12 of 36 (06-14-20)
Track Size: 1.5-mile
Banking/Turn 1 & 2: 18-20 degrees
Banking/Turn 3 & 4: 18-20 degrees
Banking/Frontstretch: 4 degrees
Banking/Backstretch: 4 degrees
Frontstretch Length: 1,760 feet
Backstretch Length: 1,760 feet
Race Length: 267 laps / 400.5 miles
Stages 1 & 2 Length: 80 Laps (each)
Finale Stage Length: 107 Laps

Top 10 Driver Ratings at Homestead
Kevin Harvick………………….. ……108.8
Martin Truex Jr………………………. 107.3
Matt Kenseth………………………….. 105.2
Kyle Busch…………………………….. 102.3
Denny Hamlin………………………….. 97.4
Joey Logano……………………………. 94.2
Jimmie Johnson……………………….. 93.7
Chase Elliott…………………………….. 91.8
Brad Keselowski………………………. 89.2
Clint Bowyer…………………………….. 85.9
Note: Driver Ratings compiled from 2005-2019 races (15 total) among active drivers at Homestead-Miami Speedway.

HOMESTEAD-SPECIFIC LOOP DATA STATISTICS

(Driver stats in the below section are from 2005-Present)

Clint Bowyer (No. 14 Stewart-Haas Racing Ford)

  • Three top fives, eight top 10s
  • Average finish of 13.571, eighth-best
  • Average Running Position of 14.469, 12th-best
  • Driver Rating of 85.9, 10th-best
  • 27 Fastest Laps Run, 14th-best
  • 2,566 Laps in the Top 15 (68.6%), eighth-most
  • 664 Quality Passes, fourth-most

Kyle Busch (No. 18 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota)

  • Two wins, five top fives, eight top 10s
  • Average finish of 16.333, 12th-best
  • Average Running Position of 11.913, seventh-best
  • Driver Rating of 102.3, fourth-best
  • 284 Fastest Laps Run, second-best
  • 3,014 Laps in the Top 15 (75.2%), fourth-most
  • 587 Quality Passes, eighth-most

Austin Dillon (No. 3 Richard Childress Racing Chevrolet)

  • One top 10
  • Average finish of 13.500, seventh-best
  • Average Running Position of 13.966, 11th-best
  • Driver Rating of 83.0, 12th-best
  • 11 Fastest Laps Run, 18th-best
  • 1,084 Laps in the Top 15 (67.6%), 12th-most
  • 256 Quality Passes, 13th-most

Chase Elliott (No. 9 Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet)

  • One top five, two top 10s
  • Average finish of 9.500, fourth-best
  • Average Running Position of 11.296, fourth-best
  • Driver Rating of 91.8, eighth-best
  • 26 Fastest Laps Run, 15th-best
  • 843 Laps in the Top 15 (78.9%), 14th-most
  • 227 Quality Passes, 14th-most

Denny Hamlin (No. 11 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota)

  • Two wins, four top fives, ten top 10s; three poles
  • Average finish of 10.533, fifth-best
  • Average Running Position of 11.648, fifth-best
  • Driver Rating of 97.4, fifth-best
  • 161 Fastest Laps Run, fourth-best
  • 2,892 Laps in the Top 15 (72.2%), sixth-most
  • 645 Quality Passes, fifth-most

Kevin Harvick (No. 4 Stewart-Haas Racing Ford)

  • One win, 11 top fives, 17 top 10s; one pole
  • Average finish of 5.533, series-best
  • Average Running Position of 7.886, series-best
  • Driver Rating of 108.8, series-best
  • 251 Fastest Laps Run, third-best
  • 3,401 Laps in the Top 15 (84.9%), series-most
  • 644 Quality Passes, sixth-most

Jimmie Johnson (No. 48 Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet)

  • One win, five top fives, 11 top 10s; two poles
  • Average finish of 15.200, 11th-best
  • Average Running Position of 12.951, eighth-best
  • Driver Rating of 93.7, seventh-best
  • 118 Fastest Laps Run, sixth-best
  • 2,942 Laps in the Top 15 (73.4%), fifth-most
  • 689 Quality Passes, second-most

Matt Kenseth (No. 42 Chip Ganassi Racing Chevrolet)

  • One win, four top fives, 11 top 10s; one pole
  • Average finish of 8.214, second-best
  • Average Running Position of 8.834, third-best
  • Driver Rating of 105.2, third-best
  • 139 Fastest Laps Run, fifth-best
  • 3,178 Laps in the Top 15 (85.0%), third-most
  • 587 Quality Passes, seventh-most

Brad Keselowski (No. 2 Team Penske Ford)

  • Three top fives, five top 10s
  • Average finish of 14.417, 10th-best
  • Average Running Position of 12.998, ninth-best
  • Driver Rating of 89.2, ninth-best
  • 73 Fastest Laps Run, ninth-best
  • 2,118 Laps in the Top 15 (66.1%), ninth-most
  • 492 Quality Passes, ninth-most

Joey Logano (No. 22 Team Penske Ford)

  • One win, four top fives, six top 10s; one pole
  • Average finish of 12.727, sixth-best
  • Average Running Position of 11.829, sixth-best
  • Driver Rating of 94.2, sixth-best
  • 77 Fastest Laps Run, eighth-best
  • 2,021 Laps in the Top 15 (68.8%), 10th-most
  • 400 Quality Passes, 11th-most

Ryan Newman (No. 6 Roush Fenway Racing Ford)

  • Two top fives, seven top 10s
  • Average finish of 13.733, ninth-best
  • Average Running Position of 13.380, 10th-best
  • Driver Rating of 85.5, 11th-best
  • 32 Fastest Laps Run, 12th-best
  • 2,701 Laps in the Top 15 (67.4%), seventh-most
  • 671 Quality Passes, third-most

Martin Truex Jr (No. 19 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota)

  • One win, six top fives, ten top 10s
  • Average finish of 8.643, third-best
  • Average Running Position of 8.321, second-best
  • Driver Rating of 107.3, second-best
  • 289 Fastest Laps Run, series-best
  • 3,226 Laps in the Top 15 (86.3%), second-most
  • 762 Quality Passes, series-most

NASCAR Cup Series 2020 Top 16 in the Driver Standings at Homestead-Miami

Rank

Driver

Races

Poles

Wins

Top Fives

Top 10s

DNFs

Average Finish

Driver Rating

1

Kevin Harvick

19

1

1

11

17

0

6.4

108.8

2

Joey Logano

11

1

1

4

6

1

12.7

94.2

3

Chase Elliott

4

0

0

1

2

0

9.5

91.8

4

Martin Truex Jr

15

0

1

6

10

2

10.2

107.3

5

Brad Keselowski

12

0

0

3

5

1

14.4

89.2

6

Ryan Blaney

5

0

0

0

0

0

20

72.6

7

Alex Bowman

5

0

0

0

1

0

22.6

62.3

8

Denny Hamlin

15

3

2

4

10

0

10.5

97.4

9

Kyle Busch

15

0

2

5

8

2

16.3

102.3

10

Kurt Busch

19

2

1

4

7

2

18.1

78.3

11

Jimmie Johnson

19

2

1

5

11

2

14

93.7

12

Clint Bowyer

14

0

0

3

8

1

13.6

85.9

13

Matt DiBenedetto

5

0

0

0

0

0

28

44.0

14

Aric Almirola

10

0

0

1

3

0

21.1

72.4

15

Erik Jones

3

0

0

1

1

0

17

80.6

16

William Byron

2

0

0

0

0

1

31.5

66.8

* – Based on last 30 races at Martinsville Speedway (2005 – 2019).

Homestead Qualifying / Race Data
2019 pole winner:
None – Due To Weather – 11/16/2019
Denny Hamlin started from 1st

2019 race winner:
Kyle Busch, Toyota
142.654 mph, (02:48:47), 11-17-19

Track qualifying record:
Brad Keselowski, Ford
181.238 mph, 29.795 secs. 11-14-14
Set in Round 1 of 3

Track race record:
Kyle Busch, Toyota
142.654 mph, (02:48:47), 11-17-19

Homestead-Miami Speedway:

HISTORY

  • Groundbreaking for Homestead-Miami Dade Motorsports Complex – as the track was originally named – began Aug. 24, 1993.
  • The first race held at Homestead-Miami Speedway was a NASCAR Xfinity Series event on Nov. 5, 1995 – won by NASCAR Hall of Famer Dale Jarrett.
  • The original configuration was a four-turn, rectangular oval based on Indianapolis Motor Speedway’s layout.
  • The first NASCAR Cup Series race at Homestead-Miami was held on Nov. 14, 1999 – won by Tony Stewart (Pontiac).
  • 2002 was the first season the Championship Weekend was held at Homestead, with all three of NASCAR’s national series holding their season finale at the same track.
  • The 2019 season was the last time all three NASCAR national series held the Championship race at Homestead-Miami Speedway.
  • There have been 21 NASCAR Cup Series races at Homestead-Miami Speedway, one per season since 1999.

STARTS

  • A total of 146 different drivers have competed in at least one NASCAR Cup Series race at Homestead-Miami Speedway.
  • A total of 113 drivers have competed in more than one series race at Homestead-Miami Speedway.
  • Matt Kenseth, Jimmie Johnson, Kurt Busch and Kevin Harvick lead the NASCAR Cup Series in starts at Homestead-Miami Speedway with 19 each.
  • Three drivers have made their first NASCAR Cup Series career start at Homestead-Miami Speedway:

First Start Drivers

Start

Finish

Date

Bobby Hamilton Jr

30

33

Sunday, November 12, 2000

Juan Pablo Montoya

29

34

Sunday, November 19, 2006

Drew Herring

37

29

Sunday, November 17, 2019

  • Casey Atwood (three starts) leads the NASCAR Cup Series in average starting position at Homestead-Miami Speedway with a 6.333.
  • Ryan Blaney (five starts) leads all active drivers in the series in average starting position with a 9.4.

Top 10 in Average Starting Position at Homestead-Miami Speedway (All-Time & Active)

Rank

All-Time Drivers

Avg Start

Races

Rank

Active Drivers

Avg Start

Races

1

Casey Atwood

6.333

3

1

Ryan Blaney

9.400

5

2

Ryan Blaney

9.400

5

2

Brad Keselowski

9.917

12

3

Brad Keselowski

9.917

12

3

Kyle Busch

10.800

15

4

Kyle Busch

10.800

15

4

Martin Truex Jr

11.400

15

5

Martin Truex Jr

11.400

15

5

Kevin Harvick

11.789

19

6

Carl Edwards

11.462

13

6

Chase Elliott

12.000

4

7

Kevin Harvick

11.789

19

7

Ryan Newman

12.278

18

8

Chase Elliott

12.000

4

8

Erik Jones

12.333

3

9

Ryan Newman

12.278

18

9

Joey Logano

13.000

11

10

Erik Jones

12.333

3

10

Kurt Busch

13.105

19

POLES

  • A total of 14 different drivers have won a Busch Pole Award at Homestead-Miami Speedway, five of the 14 are active this weekend.
  • Denny Hamlin leads the series in poles at Homestead-Miami Speedway with three (2015, 2017, 2018).
  • David Green won the first NASCAR Cup Series pole at Homestead-Miami Speedway in 1999 at a speed of 155.759 mph (34.669 sec.) in a Pontiac owned by Tim Beverly.
  • Three NASCAR Cup Series drivers have won their first series career pole at Homestead-Miami Speedway:
    • David Green (November 1999),
    • Jamie McMurray (November 2003)
    • David Reutimann (November 2008)
  • Youngest series Homestead-Miami pole winner: Joey Logano (November 18, 2012 – 22 years, 5 months, 25 days).
  • Oldest series Homestead-Miami pole winner: Bill Elliott (November 11, 2001 – 46 years, 1 month, 3 days).
  • Five different manufacturers have won the pole at Homestead-Miami Speedway in the NASCAR Cup Series – Toyota (seven), Chevrolet (five), Ford (four), Dodge (three) and Pontiac (one).

WINS

  • A total of 14 different NASCAR Cup Series race winners at Homestead-Miami Speedway; seven of 14 are active this weekend.
  • Greg Biffle (2004, 2005, 2006) and Tony Stewart (1999, 2000, 2011) lead the NASCAR Cup Series in wins at Homestead-Miami Speedway with three wins each.
  • Denny Hamlin (2009, 2013) and Kyle Busch (2015, 2019) leads all active drivers in wins at Homestead-Miami Speedway with two victories (2009, 2013).
  • Of the five drivers with multiple wins at Homestead, Tony Stewart is the only driver to win in two different manufacturers: Pontiac (1999, 2000) and Chevrolet (2011).
  • Two drivers have won consecutive races at Homestead-Miami: Tony Stewart (1999 – 2000) and Greg Biffle (2004 – 2006, three straight).
  • Youngest series Homestead-Miami race winner: Kurt Busch (November 17, 2002 – 24 years, 3 months, 13 days).
  • Oldest series Homestead-Miami race winner: Bill Elliott (November 11, 2001 – 46 years, 1 month, 3 days).
  • Two of the 21 NASCAR Cup Series races (9.5%) at Homestead-Miami Speedway have been won from the pole: Bill Elliott (2001) and Kurt Busch (2002).
  • Six of the 21 NASCAR Cup Series races (28.5%) at Homestead-Miami Speedway have been won from the front row: two from the pole and four from the second starting position.

NASCAR Cup Series Wins by Starting Positions at Homestead-Miami Speedway

Starting Position

Wins

Winning %

Starting Position

Wins

Winning %

1

2

9.5%

13

1

4.8%

2

4

19.0%

14

1

4.8%

3

1

4.8%

15

2

9.5%

4

3

14.3%

22

1

4.8%

5

3

14.3%

38

1

4.8%

7

2

9.5%

 

 

 

Additional Stats

Winning %

Wins

Winning from the Pole:

9.5%

2

Winning from the Front Row:

28.6%

6

Winning from a Top-Five Starting Position:

61.9%

13

Winning from a Top-10 Starting Position:

71.4%

15

Winning After Starting Outside the Top 10:

28.6%

6

Winning After Starting Outside the Top 20:

9.5%

2

  • Denny Hamlin won the 2009 race from the 38th-place starting position, the furthest back a race winner has started at Homestead-Miami Speedway.
  • Tony Stewart (1999) is the only driver to win at Homestead-Miami in his first appearance.
  • Seven different organizations have won in the NASCAR Cup Series at Homestead-Miami Speedway.
  • Roush Fenway Racing and Joe Gibbs Racing lead the series in wins at Homestead-Miami with seven victories each.

ADDITIONAL FINISHING POSITIONS

Runner-Up Finishes

  • A total of 16 different NASCAR Cup Series drivers have finished runner-up at Homestead-Miami Speedway.
  • Kevin Harvick (2003, 2008, 2015) and Martin Truex Jr. (2006, 2018, 2019) lead the series in runner-up finishes with three each.

Drivers with Runner-Up Finishes at Homestead-Miami Speedway

All-Time Drivers

Runner-Up Finishes

Kevin Harvick

3

Martin Truex Jr

3

Jimmie Johnson

2

Bobby Labonte

1

Carl Edwards

1

Clint Bowyer

1

Jeff Burton

1

Jeremy Mayfield

1

Joe Nemechek

1

Kurt Busch

1

Kyle Busch

1

Kyle Larson

1

Mark Martin

1

Matt Kenseth

1

Michael Waltrip

1

Ryan Newman

1

Top-Five Finishes

  • A total of 37 different NASCAR Cup Series drivers have finished in the top-five at Homestead-Miami Speedway.
  • Kevin Harvick leads the series in top-five finishes at Homestead-Miami with 11 top fives in 19 starts. 

Top Five in Top-Five Finishes at Homestead-Miami Speedway (All-Time & Active)

Rank

All-Time Drivers

 Top Fives

Rank

Active Drivers

Top Fives

1

Kevin Harvick

11

1

Kevin Harvick

11

2

Jeff Gordon

7

2

Martin Truex Jr

6

3

Martin Truex Jr

6

3

Jimmie Johnson

5

4

Carl Edwards

5

 

Kyle Busch

5

Jimmie Johnson

5

5

Denny Hamlin

4

 

Kyle Busch

5

 

Joey Logano

4

Kurt Busch

4

 

Matt Kenseth

4


Top-10 Finishes

  • A total of 56 different NASCAR Cup Series drivers have finished in the top-10 at Homestead-Miami Speedway.
  • Kevin Harvick leads the NASCAR Cup series in top-10 finishes with 17 top 10s in 19 starts. 

Top Five in Top-10 Finishes at Homestead-Miami Speedway (All-Time & Active)

Rank

All-Time Drivers

Top 10s

Rank

Active Drivers

Top 10s

1

Kevin Harvick

17

1

Kevin Harvick

17

2

Jeff Gordon

13

2

Jimmie Johnson

11

3

Jimmie Johnson

11

Matt Kenseth

11

 

Matt Kenseth

11

4

Denny Hamlin

10

5

Denny Hamlin

10

Martin Truex Jr

10

 

Martin Truex Jr

10

Average Finishes

  • Kevin Harvick leads the series in average finish position at Homestead-Miami Speedway with a 6.4. 

Top 10 in Average Finishing position at Homestead-Miami Speedway (All-time & Active)

Rank

All-Time Drivers

Avg. Finish

Races

Rank

Active Drivers

Avg Finish

Races

1

Kevin Harvick

6.421

19

1

Kevin Harvick

6.421

19

2

Chase Elliott

9.500

4

2

Chase Elliott

9.500

4

3

Martin Truex Jr

10.200

15

3

Martin Truex Jr

10.200

15

4

Jeff Gordon

10.294

17

4

Denny Hamlin

10.533

15

5

Denny Hamlin

10.533

15

5

Joey Logano

12.727

11

6

Carl Edwards

11.154

13

6

Austin Dillon

13.500

6

7

Scott Wimmer

12.000

4

7

Clint Bowyer

13.571

14

8

Joey Logano

12.727

11

8

Matt Kenseth

13.947

19

9

Kyle Larson

13.000

7

9

Jimmie Johnson

14.000

19

10

Austin Dillon

13.500

6

10

Brad Keselowski

14.417

12

LAP LEADERS

  • A total of 54 different drivers have led at least one lap in the NASCAR Cup Series at Homestead-Miami Speedway.
  • Carl Edwards leads the series in laps led at Homestead-Miami Speedway with 615 laps led of his 3,462 laps completed (17.8%); Kyle Busch leads all active drivers with 463 laps led (12.4%).

Top 10 in Laps Led at Homestead-Miami Speedway (All-Time & Active)

Rank

All-Time Drivers

Led

Completed

% Led

Rank

Active Drivers

Led

Completed

% Led

1

Carl Edwards

615

3462

17.8%

1

Kyle Busch

463

3744

12.4%

2

Kyle Busch

463

3744

12.4%

2

Matt Kenseth

449

4790

9.4%

3

Tony Stewart

450

4452

10.1%

3

Kevin Harvick

414

5078

8.2%

4

Matt Kenseth

449

4790

9.4%

4

Martin Truex Jr

312

3980

7.8%

5

Kevin Harvick

414

5078

8.2%

5

Denny Hamlin

256

4002

6.4%

6

Kyle Larson

325

1812

17.9%

6

Joey Logano

158

2837

5.6%

7

Martin Truex Jr

312

3980

7.8%

7

Ryan Newman

143

4653

3.1%

8

Denny Hamlin

256

4002

6.4%

8

Brad Keselowski

107

3189

3.4%

9

Jeff Gordon

253

4472

5.7%

9

Jimmie Johnson

102

4883

2.1%

10

Bill Elliott

248

2662

9.3%

10

Kurt Busch

97

4586

2.1% 


  • The most laps led at Homestead-Miami Speedway by the race winner was 214 of the scheduled 267 laps (80.1%) by Matt Kenseth on November 18, 2007 – he started from the fourth position.
  • The most laps led at Homestead-Miami Speedway by a driver that did not win was 191 of the scheduled 267 laps (71.5%) by Kyle Busch on November 18, 2012 – he started eighth and finished fourth.
  • The fewest laps led at Homestead-Miami Speedway by the race winner was one lap led of the scheduled 267 laps by Bobby Labonte on November 16, 2003 – he started second and passed Bill Elliott on the last lap to win the race.  

FEMALE COMPETITORS

  • Danica Patrick became the first and only female driver to compete in the NASCAR Cup Series at Homestead-Miami Speedway. 

Date

Driver

Starting Position

Finishing Position

Driver Rating

11/19/2017

Danica Patrick

25

37

45.8

11/20/2016

Danica Patrick

30

19

47.7

11/22/2015

Danica Patrick

35

24

64.7

11/16/2014

Danica Patrick

32

18

67.7

11/17/2013

Danica Patrick

24

20

61.4

AVERAGES

29.2

23.6

57.5

TRACK / EVENT SPECIFIC STATS

  • Since the advent of electronic scoring the closest margin of victory in the NASCAR Cup Series at Homestead-Miami Speedway is the November 20, 2005 race won by Greg Biffle with a MOV of 0.017 seconds over second-place Mark Martin.

Top Five Closest Cup Series Margins of Victory at Homestead-Miami Speedway

Margin of Victory

Date

Winner

Runner-Up

0.017

11/20/2005

Greg Biffle

Mark Martin

0.342

11/21/2004

Greg Biffle

Jimmie Johnson

0.389

11/19/2006

Greg Biffle

Martin Truex Jr

0.466

11/20/2016

Jimmie Johnson

Kyle Larson

0.500

11/16/2014

Kevin Harvick

Ryan Newman

  • Qualifying has been cancelled due to weather conditions at Homestead-Miami Speedway just once – 2019.
  • None of the 21 series races at Homestead-Miami Speedway have been shortened due to weather.
  • Three of the 21 series races at Homestead-Miami Speedway have ended under NASCAR Overtime:

Date

Scheduled Laps

Actual Laps

NASCAR Overtime

Winner

Runner-Up

11/20/2016

267

268

1

Jimmie Johnson

Kyle Larson

11/19/2006

267

268

1

Greg Biffle

Martin Truex Jr

11/21/2004

267

271

4

Greg Biffle

Jimmie Johnson

NASCAR IN FLORIDA

  • There have been 407 NASCAR national series races among 10 tracks in the state of Florida.

Tracks in Florida

Track Name

City

Cup

Xfinity

Truck

Total

First Year

Daytona International Speedway

Daytona Beach

146

57

21

296

1959

Homestead-Miami Speedway

Homestead

21

25

24

79

1995

Daytona Beach & Road Course

Daytona Beach

10

0

0

10

1949

Palm Beach Speedway

W. Palm Beach

7

0

0

7

1952

Speedway Park

Jacksonville

6

0

0

6

1951

Volusia County Speedway

Barberville

0

4

0

4

1989

Walt Disney World Speedway

Orlando

0

0

2

2

1997

Five Flags Speedway

Pensacola

1

0

0

1

1953

Golden Gate Speedway

Tampa

1

0

0

1

1963

Titusville-Cocoa Speedway

Titusville

1

0

0

1

1957

TOTALS

193

86

47

407

  • The first NASCAR national series race held in the state of Florida was on July 10, 1949 at the Daytona Beach & Road Course in Daytona Beach, Florida – the event was won by Red Byron (Oldsmobile).

FLORIDA DRIVERS IN NASCAR

  • A total of 183 drivers that have made at least one start in a NASCAR national series race have their home state recorded as Florida.
  • There have been 12 NASCAR national series race winners from the state of Florida.

Winners From Florida

Rank

Driver

Cup

Xfinity

Truck

Combined

1

Fireball Roberts

33

0

0

33

2

LeeRoy Yarbrough

14

0

0

14

3

Marshall Teague

7

0

0

7

4

Joe Nemechek

4

16

0

20

5

Aric Almirola

2

3

2

7

6

Bobby Johns

2

0

0

2

7

David Reutimann

2

1

1

4

8

Shorty Rollins

1

0

0

1

9

Ross Chastain

0

2

3

5

10

Rick Wilson

0

2

0

2

11

Joey Coulter

0

0

1

1

12

Ben Kennedy

0

0

1

1

TOTALS

65

24

8

97

— NASCAR Media

 

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