NASCAR All-Star Race Sunday, May 12, 2019

NASCAR ALL-STAR RACE STATS HIGHLIGHTS

  • Most All-Star Race wins: 4 Jimmie Johnson
  • Most All-Star Race 2nd-place finishes: 3 Kevin Harvick, Sterling Marlin & Ken Schrader
  • Most All-Star Race top 3 finishes: 7 Dale Earnhardt
  • Most All-Star Race top 5 finishes: 9 Dale Earnhardt & Jimmie Johnson
  • Most All-Star Race top 10 finishes: 14 Dale Earnhardt Jr.
  • Brad Keselowski: 0 for 10 in All-Star Race – Best finish: 2nd (2012 & ’16)
  • Kevin Harvick: 2018 All-Star Race winner – Led twice for 36 laps (Most) including final 11
  • 8 Involved in lap 75 crash last year
  • 1 Pit road speeding penalty last year – Jimmie Johnson (Lap 70)
  • 2 Champions competing without All-Star Race win – Brad Keselowski & Martin Truex Jr.
  • 23 Different winners in 34 All-Star Races
  • Jimmie Johnson only repeat winner last 11 All-Star Races
  • Last 11 All-Star Races: Jimmie Johnson 2 wins – 9 Other drivers 1 win each
  • 3 Transferred into All-Star Race & won – Last: Kasey Kahne in 2008
  • Davey Allison (’91 & ’92) & Jimmie Johnson (’12 & ’13) only drivers to win All-Star Race in consecutive years
  • (Kevin Harvick won last All-Star Race)
  • Stage 1 winner won All-Star Race once in last 6 years: 2018 – Kevin Harvick
  • Stage 2 winner won All-Star Race once in last 20 years: 2011 – Carl Edwards
  • Stage 2 winner winless in All-Star Race last 7 years
  • Daniel Suarez best transfer driver in All-Star Race last year (Open Stage 2 winner) – Finished 2nd in All-Star Race
  • First All-Star Race win for 4 of last 5 winners – McMurray, Hamlin, Logano & Kyle Busch
  • 2 All-Star Race winners went winless during season – 1996 Michael Waltrip & 2014 Jamie McMurray
  • 13 Won All-Star Race after going winless in previous races to start season including Joey Logano 2016 & Kyle Busch 2017
  • All-Star Race winner went on to win championship 10 times
  • 3 Won All-Star Race in first try – Dale Earnhardt Jr., Ryan Newman & Darrell Waltrip
  • Most races before first All-Star Race win: Kyle Busch won in 12th try in 2017
  • Pole won All-Star Race only 5 times
  • Hendrick Motorsports leads all teams with 8 All-Star Race wins
  • Joe Gibbs Racing has only 2 All-Star Race wins – Won 2 of last 4 (2015 Hamlin & 2017 Kyle Busch)
  • Kasey Kahne only Fan Vote to win All-Star Race (2008)
  • Chase Elliott & Danica Patrick Fan Vote into All-Star Race 3 times – Most all-time
  • Closest All-Star Race finish: ½ Car length – 1992 Davey Allison over Kyle Petty
  • Kyle Larson passed for final lead change 2 of last 3 All-Star Races
  • 2 All-Star Races settled by last lap pass – 1992 & ‘98
  • 2 Rookies won All-Star Race – Dale Earnhardt Jr. (2000) & Ryan Newman (2002)
  • 2 Won All-Star Race before winning a MENCS points race (Michael Waltrip 1996 & Ryan Newman 2002)
  • 2016: Team Penske only team to sweep top 2 finishing positions in All-Star Race
  • Open won from pole 7 times
  • Worst start position of Open winner: 20th – Martin Truex Jr. in 2010
  • Pole won All-Star Race only 5 times
  • 3 Won All-Star Race from last starting position: Michael Waltrip 1996, Ryan Newman 2002 & Kasey Kahne 2008
  • Kasey Kahne (2008) & Jamie McMurray (2014) only drivers to win All-Star Race & miss Playoff
  • All-Star Race winner & Coca-Cola 600 winner in same season 7 times – Last: 2010 Kurt Busch
  • Daytona 500 winner won All-Star Race in same season 5 times – Jimmie Johnson twice (2006 & ’13)
  • 5 Won All-Star Race & Open including Jeff Gordon & Michael Waltrip
  • 8 Cautions in 2018 All-Star Race – Most all-time
  • Toyota: Only 2 All-Star Race wins – 2 Wins last 4 races
  • Chevrolet: 17 All-Star Race wins (Most all-time) – Winless last 4 races
  • Ford: 12 All-Star Race wins – 2 Wins last 3 races
  • Largest All-Star Race field: 27 (2002)
  • Smallest All-Star Race field: 10 (1986)