By the Numbers: Quaker State 400by Kyle Pokrefky July 11, 2015 0 comments
SPARTA, Ky. — The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series’s lone date at Kentucky Speedway is upon us as the road to the Chase leads into tonight’s Quaker State 400.
In this week’s ‘By the Numbers’, The Fourth Turn takes a look at various statistics entering the fifth running of the Quaker State 400.
0 – Number of wins Jeff Gordon has at Kentucky Speedway, making Kentucky the only track on the current Sprint Cup calendar that Gordon is yet to win at.
0 – Number of times a Chevrolet went to victory lane in the Quaker State 400.
1 – Number of times a Quaker State 400 winner went to victory lane in either the Camping World Truck Series or XFINITY Series race on the same weekend – Kyle Busch, winner of the 2011 Quaker State 400 and the weekend’s Camping World Truck Series race.
2 – Number of wins at Kentucky Speedway by Brad Keselowski in the Sprint Cup Series, the most of all active drivers.
4 – Number of drivers to finish in the top-10 in each Quaker State 400 run so far – Kyle Busch, Jeff Gordon, Jimmie Johnson and Matt Kenseth.
4.5 – Average finish at Kentucky Speedway by Kyle Busch and Matt Kenseth, the lowest of all active drivers.
6.5 – Average starting position of the eventual Quaker State 400 winner.
15 – Average number of lead changes from four runnings of the Quaker State 400.
32.4 – Percentage of laps completed at Kentucky Speedway that Brad Keselowski has led, the highest of all active drivers.
124.3 – Driver rating at Kentucky Speedway of Kyle Busch, the highest of all active drivers.
234 – Average lap of the final caution in four runnings of the Quaker State 400.
240.25 – Average lap of the final lead change in four runnings of the Quaker State 400.
1,003 – Laps at Kentucky Speedway spent in the top-15 by Kyle Busch, the most of all active drivers. (93.9-percent of all laps completed)
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