The Numbers for Dover

THE NUMBERS for the AAA 400

Dover International Speedway (all 85 Sprint Cup races)

0 – fewest cautions (6/6/71)


American Muscle

1 – fewest cars on lead lap at finish (11 times, most recent 9/15/91)

3 – fewest leaders (five times, most recent 5/16/82)

3 – fewest lead changes (10/17/71)

4 – number of jet dryers available for track drying this weekend

6 – fewest laps led by race winner (Jeff Burton, 9/24/06)

6 – most poles (David Pearson)

7 – most wins (Bobby Allison and Richard Petty)

13 – fewest cars running at finish (5/17/81)

13 – most leaders (three times, most recent 9/24/00)

13 – wins from the pole

16 – most cautions (9/19/93)

18 – races won from a starting position outside the top 10

21 – most cars on lead lap at finish (6/4/06)

29 – most lead changes (twice, most recent 5/18/86)

33 – different race winners

35 – different pole winners

40 – most running at finish (9/21/08)

52 – wins from a top-five starting position

90 minutes – approximate amount of time it takes to dry the one-mile, all-concrete track after a significant rainfall

103 – most caution laps (9/19/93)

491 – most laps led by race winner (Richard Petty, Dodge, 9/15/74)

2012 Caution Update

1 – fewest cautions this season (Fontana)

7 – races extended beyond scheduled distance (Daytona1, Martinsville, Talladega, Darlington, Sonoma, Michigan2, and Atlanta)

13 – most cautions this season (Bristol2)

156 – cautions in the first 28 races of 2012; includes 73 for accidents, 41 for debris and 15 for spins

827 of 7,831 – laps under caution in 2012 1,152.568 of 10,430.436 – miles under caution in the first 28 races

— Provided by Darnell Communications for SRT Motorsports and Dodge


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