NASCAR Kansas Sunday, May 14, 2017

NASCAR ALL-STAR 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
  • Most All-Star Race top 10 finishes: 14 Dale Earnhardt Jr.
  • 22 Different winners in 32 All-Star Races
  • Jimmie Johnson only repeat winner last 18 All-Star Races
  • Last 18 All-Star Races: Jimmie Johnson 4 wins – 14 Other drivers 1 win each
  • First All-Star Race win for last 3 winners – McMurray, Hamlin & Logano
  • 2 Rookies won All-Star Race – Dale Earnhardt Jr. (2000) & Ryan Newman (2002)
  • 2016: Team Penske only team to sweep top 2 finishing positions in All-Star Race
  • Davey Allison (’91 & ’92) & Jimmie Johnson (’12 & ’13) only drivers to win All-Star Race in consecutive years
  • Segment 1 leader winless in All-Star Race last 4 years
  • Kevin Harvick segment 1 leader last year
  • Segment 2 leader won All-Star Race once in last 18 years: 2011 – Carl Edwards
  • 2 All-Star Race winners went winless during season – 1996 Michael Waltrip & 2014 Jamie McMurray
  • 12 Won All-Star Race after going winless in previous races to start season
  • Hendrick Motorsports leads all teams with 8 All-Star Race wins – All in last 22 races
  • 4 Different teams won All-Star Race last 4 years – Hendrick, Ganassi, Gibbs & Penske
  • Joe Gibbs Racing has 1 All-Star Race win (2015)
  • 3 Transferred into All-Star Race & won – Last: Kasey Kahne in 2008
  • Chase Elliott best finishing transfer driver in All-Star Race last year – Finished 6th
  • Most transfers into All-Star Race: 5 – Sterling Marlin
  • Kasey Kahne only Fan Vote to win All-Star Race (2008)
  • 2 Won All-Star Race before winning a Monster Energy NASCAR Cup points race (Michael Waltrip 1996 & Ryan Newman 2002)
  • 3 Won All-Star Race in first try – Dale Earnhardt Jr., Ryan Newman & Darrell Waltrip
  • Most races before first All-Star Race win: Tony Stewart won in 11th try
  • 3 Won Open in first try – Benny Parsons, Tony Stewart & Brian Vickers
  • Most races before first Open win: Johnny Benson, Jamie McMurray & Jimmy Spencer won in 6th try
  • Most Open wins: 4 – Sterling Marlin
  • Open won from pole 6 times
  • Worst start position of Open winner: 20th – Martin Truex Jr. in 2010
  • All-Star Race winner went on to win championship 10 times
  • Pole won All-Star Race only 5 times
  • Pole failed to finish All-Star Race 6 times – 5 Times due to crashes
  • 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
  • Daytona 500 winner won All-Star Race in same season 5 times – Jimmie Johnson twice (2006 & ’13)
  • Closest All-Star Race finish: ½ Car length – 1992 Davey Allison over Kyle Petty
  • Kyle Larson passed for final lead change 2016 All-Star Race
  • Kurt Busch passed for final lead change in All-Star Race 2 of last 4 years