Drydene 400 at Dover International SpeedwayDrydene 400 Fact Sheet

Track facts for Dover International Speedway:

* Number of previous races: 99.
* First Cup race: July 6, 1969, won by Richard Petty.
* Last Cup race: May 6, 2019, won by Martin Truex, Jr.
* Won from pole: 13, last time by Jimmie Johnson in 2010.
* Won from top-5 starting position: 56 times in 99 races (57%).
* Won from top-10 starting position: 76 times (77%).
* Won from 21st or worse starting position: 5 times (5%).
* Worst starting spot for race winner: 37th, by Kyle Petty in 1995.
* Most laps led: 491, by Richard Petty in 1974.
* Fewest laps led by a race winner: 3, by Tony Stewart in 2013. 

Track records:

* Fastest race: 132.719 mph by Mark Martin in 1997.
* Fastest qualifying speed: 165.960 mph by Chase Elliott in 2019.
* Most lead changes: 29 in 1980 and 1986.
* Closest finish: Jimmie Johnson's .08 second margin over Kyle Busch in 2005.
* Most caution flags: 16 in 1993.
* From 2014-2019 a typical Dover race had 15.4 lead changes, 7.5 cautions for 40.0 laps, and an average green-flag run of 42.7 laps.

Manufacturers / Owners:

* Victories by manufacturer: Chevrolet 40, Ford 26, Dodge 7, Mercury 7, Pontiac 6, Toyota 6, Buick 3, Oldsmobile 2, Plymouth 2.
* Most victories by owner: Rick Hendrick 20, Jack Roush 9, Joe Gibbs 8, Roger Penske 8, Wood Brothers 7, Petty Enterprises 6. 

Driver Notes:
* The most Dover races without a:

  Active Drivers All-Time
Win: Joe Nemechek (39) Dave Marcis (54 races)
Top 5: Casey Mears (28) Jimmy Means (34)
Top 10: David Ragan (26) David Ragan (26)
Pole: Joe Nemechek (39) Joe Nemechek (39)
Lap led: Casey Mears (28) Buddy Arrington (30)
Lead-lap finish: David Ragan (26) Dave Marcis (54)

 

* Top career marks at Dover:

  Active Drivers All-Time
Races: Joe Nemechek (39) Ricky Rudd (56)
Wins: Jimmie Johnson (11) Jimmie Johnson (11)
Top 5s: Jimmie Johnson (17) Mark Martin (24)
Top 10s: Jimmie Johnson (24) Mark Martin (33)
Poles: Ryan Newman (4) David Pearson (6)
Laps: Kevin Harvick (14,626) Ricky Rudd (23,387)
Laps led: Jimmie Johnson (3,109) Jimmie Johnson (3,109)
Lead-lap finishes: Jimmie Johnson (21) Jeff Gordon (32)


Best average finish among active drivers at Dover (3 or more starts):

1. Chase Elliott (4.4)
2. Daniel Suarez (7.6)
3. Kyle Larson (8.0)
4. Jimmie Johnson (10.0)
5. Erik Jones (11.0)
6. Martin Truex, Jr. (12.6)
7. Brad Keselowski (13.2)
8. Clint Bowyer (13.2)
9. Joey Logano (13.2)
10. William Byron (13.7) 

Worst average finish among active drivers at Dover (3 or more starts):

1. Stanton Barrett (38.8)
2. Timmy Hill (36.8)
3. B.J. McLeod (35.7)
4. Cody Ware (35.0)
5. J.J. Yeley (34.2)
6. Jeffrey Earnhardt (33.2)
7. Michael McDowell (33.2)
8. Corey LaJoie (32.8)
9. Landon Cassill (32.4)
10. Ross Chastain (30.6) 

 Current top-10 drivers at { }:

Driver Races Win T5 T10 Pole Laps Led AvSt AvFin Rating
Kyle Busch 29 3 12 18 1 10,359 1,210 9.6 14.6 104.6
Martin Truex, Jr. 27 3 6 15 3 10,519 877 11.0 12.6 99.0
Denny Hamlin 27 0 4 11 3 10,074 276 10.6 17.5 85.3
Joey Logano 21 0 4 12 0 8,022 26 13.3 13.2 86.8
Kevin Harvick 37 2 7 18 1 14,626 1,443 15.6 14.0 96.0
Chase Elliott 7 1 6 6 1 2,810 294 9.4 4.4 108.3
Brad Keselowski 19 1 5 8 1 7,224 394 10.9 13.2 92.9
Kyle Larson 11 0 5 8 1 4,409 163 8.3 8.0 100.6
Alex Bowman 7 0 1 1 0 2,587 42 23.7 25.6 62.4
Ryan Blaney 4 0 0 2 0 2,654 0 13.9 19.3 81.6
William Byron 3 0 0 1 0 1,201 5 13.7 13.7 74.3
Clint Bowyer 27 0 3 15 0 10,753 83 17.3 13.2 90.1

Driver Rating is based on a formula developed by NASCAR which combines "loop data" elements such as average running position, average speed under green, number of fastest laps, etc. There is a maximum of 150 points that a driver can earn for each race. Driver Rating is not available for races prior to 2005.

Other notable Driver Ratings at Dover: Jimmie Johnson (113.3), Daniel Suarez (90.0), Kurt Busch (89.4), Erik Jones (87.3), Ryan Newman (83.1).

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