By the Numbers: Dover
May 29, 2013, Staff report, NASCAR.com
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Track: Dover International Speedway in Dover, Del., one mile, concrete surface, 24-degree banking in all four turns. Nine-degree banking in front and backstretches. Frontstretch and backstretch are both 1,076 feet.
Time/TV: The FedEx 400 benefiting Autism Speaks (400 laps), 1 p.m. ET, Sunday, June 2. TV: FOX (coverage starts at 12:30 p.m. ET), Radio: MRN
Trailblazers: The first Sprint Cup Series race at Dover was held on July 6, 1969 and won by Richard Petty. Mark Martin leads the series with 24 top-five finishes at Dover.
0 races at Dover International Speedway have been shortened due to weather conditions.
1 active NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver has posted his first career win at Dover International Speedway: Martin Truex Jr. (6/4/07).
2 active drivers have posted their first career NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Coors Light Pole Award at Dover International Speedway: Matt Kenseth (6/2/02) and Michael Waltrip (6/3/1991).
4 of the 86 (4.6%) NASCAR Sprint Cup races at Dover have been won from a starting position outside the top 20.
5 career poles at Dover have gone to Mark Martin, who leads all active drivers. Jeff Gordon and Ryan Newman each have four.
8 drivers have won consecutive Coors Light poles at Dover. David Pearson holds the record for most consecutive poles at Dover with three; from 1973 to the spring race of 1974.
8.294 is the average finishing position of Carl Edwards, to lead all active drivers. Jimmie Johnson (8.636) is the only other active driver with an average finish in the top 10.
9 different manufacturers have won in the NSCS at Dover; led by Chevrolet with 32 victories; followed by Ford with 25.
9.5 is the average starting position for Ryan Newman at Dover, to lead all active drivers.
12 drivers have posted consecutive wins at Dover International Speedway, including three consecutive by David Pearson (fall 1972 and 1973 sweep), Rusty Wallace (fall 1993 and 1994 sweep) and Jeff Gordon (fall 1995 and 1996 sweep).
13 of the 86 (15.1%) NASCAR Sprint Cup races at Dover have been won from the pole position; the two most recent were Jimmie Johnson in 2009 and 2010.
14 Sprint Cup wins for Hendrick Motorsports at Dover, the most of any team.
15 of the 16 active NASCAR Sprint Cup winners at Dover International Speedway participated in at least one or more races before visiting Victory Lane. Jimmie Johnson won at Dover in his first two appearances.
23 was the age of Kyle Busch when he became the youngest Dover winner at 23 years, zero months, and 30 days in 2008.
24 races at Dover without a victory for Kevin Harvick, trailing just Joe Nemechek who leads the series among active drivers with the most NASCAR Sprint Cup starts at Dover without visiting Victory Lane at 37.
25 races at Dover before Jeff Burton earned his first victory in the fall of 2006, the longest span of any the 16 active NASCAR Sprint Cup winners.
28 of the 86 (32.5%) NASCAR Sprint Cup races at Dover have been won from the front row: 13 from the pole and 15 from second place.
34 different drivers have won at Dover International Speedway, led by Richard Petty, Bobby Allison and Jimmie Johnson with seven wins each.
37th was the starting position of Kyle Petty when he won from the deepest starting spot in the spring of 1995.
52 was the age of Harry Gant when he became the oldest Dover winner at 52 years, four months, and 29 days in 1992.
53 Sprint Cup starts for Mark Martin at Dover to lead all active drivers.
56 starts by NASCAR Hall of Famer Ricky Rudd at Dover to lead the series all-time.
68 of the 86 (79.0%) NASCAR Sprint Cup races at Dover have been won from a top-10 starting position.
86 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series races have taken place at Dover International Speedway, one race in 1969 and 1970, and two races per year since 1971.
130.430 mph was the speed of David Pearson’s inaugural Coors Light pole at Dover in 1969.
268 drivers have competed in more than one NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Dover International Speedway.
371 drivers have competed in at least one NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Dover International Speedway.
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