Statistical Advance: Analyzing the Coca-Cola 600


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Prime 10 Driver Ratings at Charlotte

Jimmie Johnson……………………… 108.9

Kyle Busch…………………………….. 107.4

Denny Hamlin………………………….. 97.0

Matt Kenseth……………………………. 94.8

Martin Truex Jr………………………… 91.3

Kevin Harvick…………………………… 90.0

Scoot Elliott…………………………….. 89.5

Joey Logano……………………………. 88.7

Kurt Busch………………………………. 87.8

Brad Keselowski………………………. 87.2

Observe: Driver Ratings compiled from 2005-2019 races (28 complete) amongst active drivers at Charlotte Motor Speedway

At Charlotte Motor Speedway:

Historical previous

  • Construction started on Charlotte Motor Speedway (CMS) in 1959.
  • The discover‘s first NASCAR Cup Assortment dart turned into held on June 19, 1960 — won by Joe Lee Johnson in a Chevrolet.
  • The discover turned into repaved midseason in 1994.
  • The discover name changed from Charlotte Motor Speedway to Lowe‘s Motor Speedway in 1999. It changed assist to Charlotte Motor Speedway for the 2010 season.
  • The discover turned into re-paved again sooner than the 2006 season.
  • In 2018, the Charlotte Motor Speedway launched the street course configuration (ROVAL) and within the job relinquished the discover‘s 2nd match on the oval configuration successfully creating a brand fresh street course discover on the agenda — the Charlotte Motor Speedway Street Route (ROVAL).
  • There had been 120 NASCAR Cup Assortment parts races at Charlotte Motor Speedway, two races per twelve months from when the discover opened in 1960 till 2017. Starting in 2018, Charlotte Motor Speedway hosted entirely one dart on the oval configuration.  
  • In 1961, there were two 100-mile qualifying parts races held the week sooner than the May maybe well moreover dart. The major six plunge races at Charlotte were 400-mile events (1960-65).

Begins

  • A complete of 550 assorted drivers delight in competed in no not as much as one NASCAR Cup Assortment parts-paying dart at Charlotte Motor Speedway; 395 delight in competed in bigger than one.
  • NASCAR Hall of Famer Richard Petty leads the sequence in begins at Charlotte with 64.
  • Matt Kenseth leads all active drivers in sequence begins at Charlotte with 38; adopted by Kurt Busch with 37.
  • A complete of 65 assorted drivers in NASCAR Cup Assortment ancient previous delight in made their first sequence profession begin up at Charlotte Motor Speedway.
  • Two active sequence drivers delight in made their first profession begin up at Charlotte Motor Speedway: Jimmie Johnson (10/7/01) and Ricky Stenhouse Jr. (05/29/11).
  • Jack Sprague (two begins) leads the sequence in sensible starting dwelling at Charlotte Motor Speedway with a 5.0.
  • Jimmie Johnson leads all active drivers within the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Assortment in sensible starting dwelling at Charlotte Motor Speedway with a 9.0 in 34 begins.

Prime Five in Average Starting Space at Charlotte Motor Speedway (All-Time & Lively)

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All-Time Drivers

Avg Originate

Races

Despicable

Lively Drivers

Avg Originate

Races

1

Jack Sprague

5.000

2

1

Jimmie Johnson

9.171

35

2

Fireball Roberts

5.200

10

2

Ryan Newman

9.611

36

3

David Pearson

6.391

46

3

Denny Hamlin

10.852

27

4

Joe Weatherly

6.667

9

4

William Byron

11.000

2

5

Fred Lorenzen

7.056

18

5

Kyle Busch

11.467

30

6

Pete Hamilton

7.167

6

6

Scoot Elliott

12.429

7

7

Paul Goldsmith

7.889

9

7

Daniel Suarez

12.500

4

8

Curtis Turner

8.444

9

8

Joey Logano

12.850

20

9

Jimmie Johnson

9.171

35

9

Ryan Blaney

14.625

8

10

Cale Yarborough

9.520

50

10

Aric Almirola

14.846

13

Poles

Charlotte Motor Speedway

Lively NCS Pole Winners

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Lively Pole Winners

Poles

1

Ryan Newman

9

2

Jimmie Johnson

4

3

Kyle Busch

3

4

Denny Hamlin

2

5

Kevin Harvick

2

6

Aric Almirola

1

7

Brad Keselowski

1

8

Martin Truex Jr

1

9

William Byron

1

  • A complete of 46 assorted NASCAR Cup Assortment drivers delight in won the Busch Pole Award at Charlotte Motor Speedway; 9 of the 46 are active this weekend.
  • NASCAR Hall of Famer David Pearson leads the NASCAR Cup Assortment in poles at Charlotte Motor Speedway with 14 poles (1961, 1972, 1973, 1974 sweep, 1975 sweep, 1976 sweep, 1977 sweep, 1978 sweep, 1982).
  • Ryan Newman leads all active drivers in poles at Charlotte Motor Speedway with 9 (2001, 2003 sweep, 2004, 2005, 2007 sweep, 2009 and 2010).
  • Fireball Roberts won the inaugural Busch Pole Award at Charlotte Motor Speedway (World 600) in 1960 with a tempo of 133.904 mph.  
  • A complete of 14 assorted drivers delight in won consecutive Busch poles at Charlotte; Kevin Harvick is basically the most most up-to-date driver to submit consecutive poles (2016 Playoffs, 2017 May maybe well moreover dart).  
  • David Pearson holds the file for many consecutive poles at Charlotte with 11-straight from the autumn of 1973 thru 1978. 
  • Youngest Charlotte pole winner: William Byron (May maybe well moreover 26, 2019 – 21 years, 4 months, 27 days)
  • Oldest Charlotte pole winner: Bobby Allison (October 11, 1987 — 49 years, 10 months, 8 days).

Coca-Cola 600

Lively Pole Winners

Lively Pole Winners

Poles

Ryan Newman

6

Jimmie Johnson

2

Kyle Busch

2

Aric Almirola

1

Brad Keselowski

1

Denny Hamlin

1

Kevin Harvick

1

Martin Truex Jr

1

William Byron

1

  • Eight drivers delight in posted their first profession NASCAR Cup Assortment pole at Charlotte Motor Speedway: Donnie Allison (5/26/1968), Brett Bodine (10/7/1990), Jeff Gordon (10/10/1993), Ward Burton (10/9/1994), Derrike Cope (10/4/1998); Dale Earnhardt Jr. (5/28/2000), Ryan Newman (5/27/2001) and Aric Almirola (5/27/2012).
  • A complete of 34 assorted NASCAR Cup Assortment drivers delight in won the pole for the Coca-Cola 600; with 13 of the 34 successful a few Coca-Cola 600 poles.
  • 9 of the 34 Coca-Cola 600 pole winners are active this weekend.
  • David Pearson and Ryan Newman are tied for the sequence most Coca-Cola 600 poles with six every.

Wins

Charlotte Motor Speedway

Lively NCS Trail Winners

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Lively Trail Winners

Wins

1

Jimmie Johnson

8

2

Kevin Harvick

3

3

Martin Truex Jr

3

4

Matt Kenseth

2

5

Austin Dillon

1

6

Brad Keselowski

1

7

Clint Bowyer

1

8

Joey Logano

1

9

Kurt Busch

1

10

Kyle Busch

1

  • A complete of 51 assorted NASCAR Cup Assortment drivers delight in won at Charlotte Motor Speedway; 10 of the 51 are active this weekend.
  • Jimmie Johnson leads the sequence in wins at Charlotte Motor Speedway with eight victories — 2003 summer season, 2004 sweep, 2005 sweep, 2009 playoffs, 2014 summer season, 2016 playoffs.  
  • Youngest Charlotte winner: Jeff Gordon (May maybe well moreover 29, 1994 — 22 years, 9 months, 25 days).
  • Oldest Charlotte winner: Cale Yarborough (October 6, 1985 — 46 years, 6 months, 9 days).
  • 10 drivers delight in posted their first profession NASCAR Cup Assortment design shut at Charlotte: David Pearson (5/28/1961), Buddy Baker (10/15/1967), Charlie Glotzbach (10/20/1968), Jeff Gordon (5/29/1994), Bobby Labonte (5/28/1995), Matt Kenseth (5/28/2000), Jamie McMurray (10/13/2002), Casey Mears (5/27/2007), David Reutimann (5/25/2009) and Austin Dillon (5/28/2017).
  • 9 drivers delight in posted consecutive wins at Charlotte Motor Speedway, along side three consecutive by NASCAR Hall of Famer Fred Lorenzen (plunge 1964 and both 1965) and 4-straight by Jimmie Johnson (2004 and 2005 sweeps).
  • 17 of the 120 (14.3%) NASCAR Cup Assortment races at Charlotte had been won from the Busch Pole; essentially the most most up-to-date turned into Kyle Busch within the 2018 (Coca-Cola 600).
  • The major and 2nd starting positions are essentially the most proficient starting positions within the field, producing more winners (17 every) than every other starting dwelling at Charlotte Motor Speedway.
  • The major starting dwelling is basically the most proficient starting dwelling in Coca-Cola 600 field, producing 11 victories — most most up-to-date — Kyle Busch in 2018.

 NASCAR Cup Assortment Wins by Starting Positions at Charlotte Motor Speedway

Starting Space

Wins

Winning %

Starting Space

Wins

Winning %

1

17

14.17%

14

2

1.67%

2

17

14.17%

15

3

2.50%

3

15

12.50%

16

3

2.50%

4

10

8.33%

17

3

2.50%

5

8

6.67%

18

2

1.67%

6

5

4.17%

20

2

1.67%

7

8

6.67%

21

2

1.67%

8

2

1.67%

22

3

2.50%

9

5

4.17%

23

1

0.83%

10

2

1.67%

25

1

0.83%

11

1

0.83%

27

1

0.83%

12

2

1.67%

28

1

0.83%

13

3

2.50%

37

1

0.83%

Stats

Winning %

Wins

Winning from the First Starting Space:

14.17%

17

Winning from the Entrance Row:

28.33%

34

Winning from a Prime-Five Starting Space:

55.83%

67

Winning from a Prime-10 Starting Space:

74.17%

89

Winning After Starting Outside the Prime 20:

8.33%

10

  • The deepest within the field that a dart winner has started at Charlotte is 37th, by Jimmie Johnson within the Coca-Cola 600 of 2003.
  • Ryan Newman leads the sequence amongst active drivers with essentially the most NASCAR Cup Assortment begins at Charlotte with out visiting Victory Lane at 36.
  • Hendrick Motorsports leads the sequence in wins at Charlotte within the NASCAR Cup Assortment with 19: Jimmie Johnson (eight), Jeff Gordon (5), Darrell Waltrip (two), Ken Schrader (one), Terry Labonte (one), Casey Mears (one) and Kasey Kahne (one). 
  • Eight assorted manufacturers delight in won within the NASCAR Cup Assortment at Charlotte; led by Chevrolet with 45 victories; adopted by Ford (30), Dodge (15), Pontiac (8), Mercury (7), Toyota (7), Buick (4) and Plymouth (4).

Coca-Cola 600

Lively NCS Trail Winners

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Lively Trail Winners

Wins

1

Jimmie Johnson

4

2

Kevin Harvick

2

3

Martin Truex Jr

2

4

Kurt Busch

1

5

Kyle Busch

1

6

Austin Dillon

1

  • A complete of 33 assorted drivers delight in won the Coca-Cola 600 within the NASCAR Cup Assortment; six of the 33 are active this weekend.  
  • NASCAR Hall of Famer Darrell Waltrip  leads the sequence in Coca-Cola 600 wins with 5 victories (1978, 1979, 1985, 1988, 1989).
  • Jimmie Johnson leads all active drivers in Coca-Cola 600 wins with four victories (2003, 2004, 2005, 2014).

Additional Ending Positions

Runner-Up Finishes:

  • A complete of 55 assorted drivers within the NASCAR Cup Assortment delight in done runner-up at Charlotte Motor Speedway; 25 of 55 delight in done runner-up at Charlotte a few instances.
  • NASCAR Hall of Famer Richard Petty leads the sequence in runner-up finishes at Charlotte with 9 2nd-dwelling finishes.
  • Kevin Harvick leads all active drivers in runner-up finishes at Charlotte with four.

Prime Five in Runner-Up Finishes at Charlotte Motor Speedway (All-Time & Lively)

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All-Time Drivers

Runner-Ups

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Lively Drivers

Runner-Ups

1

Richard Petty

9

1

Kevin Harvick

4

2

Bobby Allison

6

2

Kyle Busch

3

Bobby Labonte

6

3

Denny Hamlin

2

4

Cale Yarborough

5

4

Jimmie Johnson

2

5

Bill Elliott

4

5

Ryan Newman

2

Darrell Waltrip

4

6

Joey Logano

2

David Pearson

4

Donnie Allison

4

Harry Gant

4

Kevin Harvick

4

Matt Kenseth

4

Rusty Wallace

4

Prime-Five Finishes:

  • A complete of 119 assorted drivers delight in done within the tip-5 within the NASCAR Cup Assortment at Charlotte Motor Speedway.
  • NASCAR Hall of Famers Richard Petty and Bobby Allison are tied for the sequence most top-5 finishes at Charlotte with 23 every.
  • Jimmie Johnson leads all active drivers with 16 top-5 finishes at Charlotte Motor Speedway.

Prime Five in Prime-Five Finishes at Charlotte Motor Speedway (All-Time & Lively)

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All-Time Drivers

Prime Fives

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Lively Drivers

Prime Fives

1

Bobby Allison

23

1

Jimmie Johnson

16

2

Richard Petty

23

2

Kyle Busch

13

3

Darrell Waltrip

19

3

Matt Kenseth

12

4

David Pearson

18

4

Denny Hamlin

9

5

Mark Martin

18

5

Kevin Harvick

8

 Prime-10 Finishes

  • A complete of 209 assorted drivers delight in done within the tip-10 at Charlotte Motor Speedway within the NASCAR Cup Assortment.
  • NASCAR Hall of Famer Richard Petty leads the sequence in top-10 finishes at Charlotte with 31.
  • Jimmie Johnson leads all active NASCAR Cup Assortment drivers in top-10 finishes at Charlotte with 21.   

Prime Five in Prime-10 Finishes at Charlotte Motor Speedway (All-Time & Lively)

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All-Time Drivers

Prime 10s

Despicable

Lively Drivers

Prime 10s

1

Richard Petty

31

1

Jimmie Johnson

22

2

Darrell Waltrip

29

2

Matt Kenseth

20

3

Ricky Rudd

27

3

Kyle Busch

18

4

Bobby Allison

26

4

Denny Hamlin

17

David Pearson

26

Kevin Harvick

17

Average Terminate

  • Johnny Beauchamp (two begins) leads the NASCAR Cup Assortment in sensible ending dwelling at Charlotte with a 7.0.
  • Jimmie Johnson (35 begins) leads all active drivers within the NASCAR Cup Assortment in sensible ending dwelling at Charlotte with an 12.2.

Prime 10 in Average Ending Space at Charlotte Motor Speedway (All-Time & Lively)

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All-Time Drivers

Avg Terminate

Races

Despicable

Lively Drivers

Avg Terminate

Races

1

Johnny Beauchamp

7.000

2

1

Jimmie Johnson

12.200

35

2

Rex White

9.000

10

2

Denny Hamlin

12.259

27

3

Don White

10.333

3

3

Daniel Suarez

12.500

4

4

Carl Edwards

10.917

24

4

Joey Logano

12.500

20

5

Dick Hutcherson

11.200

5

5

Matt Kenseth

13.421

38

6

Jimmie Johnson

12.200

35

6

Martin Truex Jr

14.074

27

7

Denny Hamlin

12.259

27

7

Kyle Busch

14.567

30

8

Daniel Suarez

12.500

4

8

Brad Keselowski

14.632

20

9

Joey Logano

12.500

20

9

Kevin Harvick

15.389

36

10

Earl Ross

12.667

3

10

Scoot Elliott

16.286

7

Laps Led

  • A complete of 177 assorted drivers delight in led no not as much as one lap within the NASCAR Cup Assortment at Charlotte.
  • NASCAR Hall of Famer Bobby Allison leads the sequence in laps led at Charlotte Motor Speedway with 2,339 laps led in 43 begins.
  • Jimmie Johnson leads all active drivers within the sequence in laps led at Charlotte with 1,930 laps led 35 begins.
  • Martin Truex Jr. holds the file for essentially the most laps led in in a single NASCAR Cup Assortment dart at Charlotte Motor Speedway after he led 392 of the scheduled 400 laps (98%) within the 2016 Coca-Cola 600 — he started from the pole.
  • The fewest laps led by the NASCAR Cup Assortment dart winner at Charlotte turned into two — it came about twice — 2017 Austin Dillion‘s design shut, 2011 Kevin Harvick‘s design shut.   
  • The most laps led by a NASCAR Cup Assortment driver at Charlotte Motor Speedway that didn’t design shut turned into 289 of the scheduled 400 laps (72%) by NASCAR Hall of Famer Junior Johnson on June 2, 1963 — he done 2nd after starting from the pole.

Prime 10 in Laps Led at Charlotte Motor Speedway (All-time & Lively)

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All-Time Drivers

Led

Executed

Despicable

Lively Drivers

Led

Executed

1

Bobby Allison

2,339

12,493

1

Jimmie Johnson

1,930

12,226

2

Jimmie Johnson

1,930

12,226

2

Kyle Busch

1,449

10,302

3

Richard Petty

1,702

18,236

3

Martin Truex Jr

972

9,704

4

David Pearson

1,662

12,753

4

Matt Kenseth

704

13,010

5

Cale Yarborough

1,633

13,030

5

Kurt Busch

624

12,351

6

Dale Earnhardt

1,523

15,370

6

Kevin Harvick

542

12,263

7

Kyle Busch

1,449

10,302

7

Denny Hamlin

377

9,539

8

Bill Elliott

1,337

19,539

8

Brad Keselowski

295

6,541

9

Buddy Baker

1,202

14,017

9

Ryan Newman

278

11,502

10

Mark Martin

1,185

18,429

10

Joey Logano

263

7,148

Observe / Match Particular Stats

  • Since the appearance of digital scoring the closest margin of victory (MOV) within the NASCAR Cup Assortment at Charlotte Motor Speedway is the May maybe well moreover 29, 2005, dart won by Jimmie Johnson over Bobby Labonte with a MOV of 0.027 2nd.

Prime Five Closest NASCAR Cup Assortment Margin of Victories at Charlotte Motor Speedway

Margin of Victory

Date

Trail Winner

Runner-Up

0.027

5/29/2005

Jimmie Johnson

Bobby Labonte

0.309

10/15/2005

Jimmie Johnson

Kurt Busch

0.330

5/26/2019

Martin Truex Jr.

Joey Logano

0.350

10/13/2002

Jamie McMurray

Bobby Labonte

0.410

5/24/1998

Jeff Gordon

Rusty Wallace

  • Four NASCAR Cup Assortment races delight in resulted in NASCAR Time beyond regulations at Charlotte Motor Speedway.

Date

Scheduled Laps

Genuine Laps

NASCAR Time beyond regulations

Trail Winners

10/8/2017

334

337

3

Martin Truex Jr

5/29/2011

400

402

2

Kevin Harvick

10/13/2007

334

337

3

Jeff Gordon

10/15/2005

334

336

2

Jimmie Johnson

Observe / Match Particular Stats

  • Five NASCAR Cup Assortment races had been shortened as a result of climate prerequisites at Charlotte Motor Speedway; four of the 5 were the Coca-Cola 600s:

Date

Scheduled Laps

Genuine Laps

Fewer Laps

Trail Winners

5/25/2009

400

227

173

David Reutimann

5/25/2003

400

276

124

Jimmie Johnson

5/25/1997

400

333

67

Jeff Gordon

10/10/1971

334

238

96

Bobby Allison

5/26/1968

400

255

145

Buddy Baker

  •  Qualifying has been cancelled as a result of climate prerequisites within the NASCAR Cup Assortment at Charlotte Motor Speedway twice – the October dart of 2002 and the October dart of 2008.   

Female Competitor Stats

  • Two feminine drivers delight in competed at Charlotte Motor Speedway within the NASCAR Cup Assortment: Janet Guthrie and Danica Patrick.

Driver

Starting Space

Ending Space

Date

Danica Patrick

12

38

10/8/2017

Danica Patrick

15

25

5/28/2017

Danica Patrick

13

10

10/9/2016

Danica Patrick

19

21

5/29/2016

Danica Patrick

24

19

10/11/2015

Danica Patrick

20

22

5/24/2015

Danica Patrick

14

26

10/11/2014

Danica Patrick

4

39

5/25/2014

Danica Patrick

35

20

10/12/2013

Danica Patrick

24

29

5/26/2013

Danica Patrick

40

30

5/27/2012

Averages

20.0

25.4

Driver

Starting Space

Ending Space

Date

Janet Guthrie

31

35

10/8/1978

Janet Guthrie

27

9

10/9/1977

Janet Guthrie

26

22

10/10/1976

Janet Guthrie

27

15

5/30/1976

Averages

27.8

20.3

NASCAR in North Carolina

  • There had been 823 NASCAR national sequence races amongst 32 tracks within the snarl of North Carolina.

Tracks in North Carolina

Observe Title

City

Cup

Xfinity

Truck

Total

First twelve months

Charlotte Motor Speedway

Harmony

120

74

17

288

1960

Rockingham Speedway

Rockingham

78

42

2

122

1965

North Wilkesboro Speedway

North

93

4

2

99

1949

Hickory Speedway

Hickory

35

42

77

1953

Asheville-Weaverville Speedway

Weaverville

34

34

1951

Occoneechee Speedway

Hillsboro

32

32

1949

Bowman Grey Stadium

Winston-Salem

29

29

1958

Orange County Speedway

Rougemont

27

27

1983

Southern States Fairgrounds

Charlotte

17

17

1954

Charlotte Speedway

Charlotte

12

12

1949

Harmony Speedway

Harmony

12

12

1956

Wilson Speedway

Wilson

12

12

1951

Fresh Asheville Speedway

Asheville

8

8

1962

Canines Observe Speedway

Moyock

7

7

1962

Raleigh Speedway

Raleigh

7

7

1953

Cleveland County Fairgrounds

Shelby

6

6

1956

Charlotte Motor Speedway Street Route

Harmony

2

2

4

2018

Champion Speedway

Fayetteville

4

4

1958

Caraway Speedway

Asheboro

3

3

1982

Greensboro Agriculture Fairgrounds

Greensboro

3

3

1957

North Carolina Converse Fairgrounds

Raleigh

3

3

1955

Tar Heel Speedway

Randleman

3

3

1963

Forsyth County Fairgrounds

Winston-Salem

2

2

1955

Harris Speedway

Harris

2

2

1964

Jacksonville Speedway

Jacksonville

2

2

1957

Tri-City Speedway

Excessive Level

2

2

1953

Asheville Speedway

Asheville

1

1

1982

Gastonia Fairgrounds

Gastonia

1

1

1958

Harnett Speedway

Spring Lake

1

1

1953

McCormick Area

Asheville

1

1

1958

Salisbury Dapper Speedway

Salisbury

1

1

1958

Star Lite Speedway

Monroe

1

1

1966

TOTALS

530

195

21

823

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North Carolina Drivers In NASCAR

  • A complete of 463 assorted drivers in NASCAR national sequence ancient previous delight in their home snarl recorded as North Carolina. 54 of the 463 delight in won in a NASCAR national sequence dart.
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