South Point 400 at Las Vegas Motor SpeedwaySouth Point 400 Fact Sheet

Track facts for Las Vegas Motor Speedway:

* Number of previous races: 23.
* First Cup race: March 1, 1998, won by Mark Martin.
* Last Cup race: March 3, 2019, won by Joey Logano.
* Won from pole: 1, by Kyle Busch in 2009.
* Won from top-5 starting position: 8 times in 23 races (35%).
* Won from top-10 starting position: 12 times (52%).
* Won from 21st or worse starting position: 4 times (17%).
* Worst starting spot for race winner: 25th, by Matt Kenseth in 2004.
* Most laps led: 219, by Jeff Gordon in 2010.
* Fewest laps led by a race winner: 1, by Jimmie Johnson in 2006. 

Track records:
* Fastest race: 154.849 mph by Joey Logano in 2019.
* Fastest qualifying speed: 196.328 mph by Kurt Busch in 2016.
* Most lead changes: 28 in 2007.
* Closest finish: Jimmie Johnson's .045 second margin over Matt Kenseth in 2006.
* Most caution flags: 14 in 2009.
* From 2014-2019 a typical Las Vegas Motor Speedway race had 18.0 lead changes, 5.7 cautions for 30.9 laps, and an average green-flag run of 35.3 laps.

Manufacturers / Owners:
* Victories by manufacturer: Ford 12, Chevrolet 7, Toyota 3, Dodge 1.
* Victories by owner: Jack Roush 7, Rick Hendrick 5, Roger Penske 4, Stewart Haas Racing 3, Joe Gibbs 2, Chip Ganassi 1, Barney Visser 1. 

Driver Notes:
* The most Las Vegas races without a:

  Active Drivers All-Time
Win: Ryan Newman (20 races) Ryan Newman (20 races)
Top 5: Joe Nemechek (15) Joe Nemechek (15)
Top 10: Michael McDowell (11) D. Blaney, R. Gordon, K. Schrader (12)
Pole: Jimmie Johnson (19) Jimmie Johnson (19)
Lap led: Casey Mears (13) Casey Mears (13)
Lead-lap finish: Matt DiBenedetto (5) John Andretti, Kenny Wallace (8)

 

* Top career marks at Las Vegas:

  Active Drivers All-Time
Races: Kevin Harvick, Ryan Newman (20)  
Wins: Jimmie Johnson (4)  
Top 5s: Kyle Busch (7)  
Top 10s: Ky. Busch, K. Harvick, J. Johnson(10) D. Earnhardt Jr., M. Kenseth, M. Martin (10)
Poles: Kurt Busch, Kyle Busch (2) Kasey Kahne (3)
Laps: Ryan Newman (5,133)  
Laps led: Jimmie Johnson (595)  
Lead-lap finishes: Martin Truex, Jr. (14) J. Burton, D. Earnhardt Jr.. M. Kenseth (15)

Best average finish among active drivers at Las Vegas (3 or more starts):
1. Joey Logano (8.5)
2. Ryan Blaney (10.7)
3. Kyle Larson (11.4)
4. Martin Truex, Jr. (11.5)
5. Jimmie Johnson (12.0)
6. Kyle Busch (12.2)
7. Brad Keselowski (12.3)
8. Denny Hamlin (13.7)
9. Kevin Harvick (14.8)
10. Paul Menard (15.6)

Worst average finish among active drivers at Las Vegas (3 or more starts):
1. Timmy Hill (37.5)
2. Michael McDowell (34.5)
3. Landon Cassill (32.6)
4. Reed Sorenson (31.9)
5. Brendan Gaughan (31.3)
6. Jeffrey Earnhardt (30.2)
7. J.J. Yeley (29.2)
8. Joe Nemechek (29.2)
9. Bubba Wallace (28.3)
10. Ross Chastain (27.3)
11. Corey LaJoie (27.3)

 Playoff drivers at Las Vegas:

Driver Races Win T5 T10 Pole Laps Led AvSt AvFin Rating
Kyle Busch 16 1 7 9 2 2,881 254 8.9 12.2 103.7
Denny Hamlin 15 0 2 7 0 4,001 15 17.0 13.7 82.9
Martin Truex, Jr. 15 1 4 7 0 4,027 260 15.3 11.5 95.7
Joey Logano 12 1 5 8 1 3,226 328 7.8 8.5 101.6
Kevin Harvick 20 2 6 9 1 5,007 540 17.1 14.8 102.5
Brad Keselowski 12 3 6 8 1 3,151 280 10.7 12.3 96.1
Chase Elliott 5 0 1 2 0 1,152 0 10.0 24.0 91.3
Kurt Busch 19 0 2 5 2 4,879 108 10.0 21.5 82.9
Kyle Larson 7 0 3 4 0 1868 24 9.6 11.4 93.3
Alex Bowman 5 0 0 0 0 1,090 0 20.6 25.2 60.1
Erik Jones 4 0 0 1 1 948 0 9.0 19.0 87.5
Ryan Blaney 6 0 2 4 1 1,605 1 11.2 10.7 90.2
William Byron 3 0 0 0 0 740 21 19.3 26.7 62.9
Aric Almirola 12 0 0 3 0 2,611 0 23.3 22.9 64.1
Clint Bowyer 15 0 1 4 0 3,992 17 17.1 17.9 72.3
Ryan Newman 20 0 4 9 1 5,133 112 14.8 15.9 80.5

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 Las Vegas: Jimmie Johnson (104.6).

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