NASCAR Iowa Sunday, July 22, 2018

NASCAR XFINITY SERIES IOWA STATS HIGHLIGHTS

  • Most Iowa wins: 3 Brad Keselowski & Ricky Stenhouse Jr.
  • Most Iowa top 3 finishes: 5 Brad Keselowski & Elliott Sadler
  • Most Iowa top 5 finishes: 7 Elliott Sadler
  • Most Iowa top 10 finishes: 13 Elliott Sadler (15 Races – Finished outside top 10 last 2 races)
  • 12 Different winners in 17 NASCAR Xfinity Series Iowa races
  • 8 Different winners last 8 Iowa races – Keselowski, Buescher, Blaney, Hornish Jr., Jones, Byron, Preece & Allgaier
  • Brad Keselowski (3), Ricky Stenhouse Jr. (3) & Sam Hornish Jr. (2) only drivers to win more than once
  • Ricky Stenhouse Jr. only driver to win consecutive Iowa races 5/11, 8/11 & 5/12
  • William Byron & Brad Keselowski only drivers to win Iowa in first try
  • Most tries before first Iowa win: Justin Allgaier won for first time in 13th try (6/18)
  • Justin Allgaier won first 2 Stages & race 6/18
  • 8 Won first race of the season at Iowa
  • 3 Won first career race at Iowa – Ricky Stenhouse Jr. (5/11), William Byron (6/17) & Ryan Preece (7/17)
  • Most laps led in a race at Iowa: 252 – Ryan Blaney (8/15)
  • Leader of first lap won Iowa 5 times
  • Latest point a winner took lead for first time: Lap 216 – Brad Keselowski 8/13
  • 11 of 17 Iowa winners 26 years old or younger
  • Best Iowa finish by Rookie of the Year contender: Winner – Erik Jones (7/16) & William Byron (6/17)
  • Best Rookie of the Year contender finished 8th or better last 11 Iowa races
  • Only 3 times driver won Iowa & competed in a MENCS event same weekend – Kyle Busch (2010), Keselowski (8/13 & 8/14)
  • Driver eligible for championship points won 13 Iowa races including last 7
  • Joe Gibbs Racing & Roush Fenway Racing leads all teams each with 5 Iowa wins
  • Joe Gibbs Racing (3) & JR Motorsports (2) won last 5 Iowa races
  • Chris Gabehart won 2 of last 4 Iowa races
  • JR Motorsports won 3 Iowa races
  • Joe Gibbs Racing Toyotas won 6 of last 7 Iowa poles
  • 2 Iowa wins from pole – Elliott Sadler 8/12 & Ryan Preece 7/17
  • Pole failed to lead any laps 4 of last 7 Iowa races
  • Worst start position of Iowa winner: 14th – Trevor Bayne (6/13)
  • Winner started 14th or better all 17 Iowa races
  • Fewest laps led by Iowa winner: 19 – Trevor Bayne 6/13
  • Most lead changes: 17 (5/11)
  • Most leaders: 9 (8/11)
  • Most cautions: 12 (2009)
  • Most caution laps: 56 (2009)
  • Fastest race: 115.622mph (8/12)
  • Closest margin of victory: .054 seconds – Ryan Preece over Kyle Benjamin (7/17)