Gander RV 400 at Dover International SpeedwayGander RV 400 Fact Sheet

Track facts for Dover International Speedway:

* Number of previous races: 98.
* First Cup race: July 6, 1969, won by Richard Petty.
* Last Cup race: October 7, 2018, won by Chase Elliott.
* Won from pole: 13, last time by Jimmie Johnson in 2010.
* Won from top-5 starting position: 56 times in 98 races (57%).
* Won from top-10 starting position: 76 times (78%).
* 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: 164.444 mph by Brad Keselowski in 2014.
* 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 2014-2018 a typical Dover race had 15.4 lead changes, 7.6 cautions for 40.9 laps, and an average green-flag run of 41.9 laps.

Manufacturers / Owners:

* Victories by manufacturer: Chevrolet 40, Ford 26, Dodge 7, Mercury 7, Pontiac 6, Toyota 5, Buick 3, Oldsmobile 2, Plymouth 2.
* Most victories by owner: Rick Hendrick 20, Jack Roush 9, Roger Penske 8, Wood Brothers 7, Joe Gibbs 7, Petty Enterprises 6.

Driver Notes:
* The most Dover races without a:

  Active Drivers All-Time
Win: Jamie McMurray (32 races) Dave Marcis (54 races)
Top 5: Casey Mears (28) Jimmy Means (34)
Top 10: David Ragan (25) David Ragan (25)
Pole: Kurt Busch (37) Kyle Petty (52)
Lap led: Casey Mears (28) Buddy Arrington (30)
Lead-lap finish: David Ragan (25) Dave Marcis (54)

 

* Top career marks at Dover:

  Active Drivers All-Time
Races: Kurt Busch (37) 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 (14,226) Ricky Rudd (23,387)
Laps led: Jimmie Johnson (3,105) Jimmie Johnson (3,105)
Lead-lap finishes: Jimmie Johnson (21) Jeff Gordon (32)

 

Best average finish among active drivers at Dover (3 or more starts):
1. Chase Elliott (4.3)
2. Daniel Suarez (6.8)
3. Kyle Larson (8.5)
4. Jimmie Johnson (9.9)
5. Erik Jones (12.2)
6. Martin Truex, Jr. (13.0)
7. Brad Keselowski (13.2)
8. Clint Bowyer (13.3)
9. Joey Logano (13.6)
10. Kevin Harvick (14.2)

Worst average finish among active drivers at Dover (3 or more starts):
1. Stanton Barrett (38.8)
2. Timmy Hill (36.8)
3. Corey LaJoie (34.0)
4. Michael McDowell (33.8)
5. Jeffrey Earnhardt (33.2)
6. Landon Cassill (32.5)
7. Matt DiBenedetto (31.1)
8. Ross Chastain (30.8)
9. Reed Sorenson (29.9)
10. Alex Bowman (29.5)

 Current top-10 drivers at Dover:

Driver Races Win T5 T10 Pole Laps Led AvSt AvFin Rating
Kyle Busch 28 3 12 17 1 9,959 1,209 9.1 14.8 105.2
Joey Logano 20 0 4 11 0 7,622 10 13.8 13.6 86.2
Kevin Harvick 36 2 6 17 1 14,226 1,442 15.9 14.2 95.2
Brad Keselowski 18 1 5 8 1 6,825 336 11.0 13.2 92.4
Martin Truex, Jr. 26 2 5 14 3 10,119 745 11.0 13.0 97.8
Chase Elliott 6 1 5 5 0 2,410 149 10.8 4.3 105.0
Kurt Busch 37 1 9 11 0 13,766 426 11.4 17.9 90.0
Ryan Blaney 6 0 0 2 0 2,255 0 14.3 20.0 80.2
Clint Bowyer 26 0 3 14 0 10,353 83 17.6 13.3 89.8
Aric Almirola 13 0 2 3 0 5,147 64 18.3 16.2 76.1

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 (114.4), Kyle Larson (99.1), Daniel Suarez (92.2), Erik Jones (85.3), Ryan Newman (83.9).

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