NASCAR Kentucky Sunday, September 17, 2017

NASCAR XFINITY SERIES KENTUCKY STATS HIGHLIGHTS

  • 13 Different winners in 22 NASCAR Xfinity Series Kentucky races
  • Kevin Harvick only driver to win Kentucky & championship in same season (2001)
  • 7 of 13 won Kentucky in first try
  • Most tries before first Kentucky win: Elliott Sadler won in 11th try
  • 10 Won first race of season at Kentucky
  • 5 Won first career race at Kentucky
  • Worst qualified position of Kentucky winner: 19th – Brad Keselowski (6/13)
  • *Kyle Busch started from rear of field 6/04 after qualifying 2nd (Backup)
  • 21 of 22 Kentucky winners started 11th or better
  • Winner led 20 or fewer laps in 7 of 22 Kentucky races
  • Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota won last 4 Kentucky poles with 3 different drivers – Daniel Suarez, Kyle Busch & Erik Jones
  • 8 of 22 Kentucky races won from pole
  • 2 of last 3 Kentucky races won from pole – Kyle Busch 7/16 & 7/17
  • Pole failed to lead any laps in 3 of 22 Kentucky races
  • Pole failed to lead first lap in 6 of 22 Kentucky races
  • Most consecutive laps led from start: 81 – Austin Dillon 6/12
  • Mid-race leader failed to win 7 of last 10 Kentucky races
  • Leader at 10 to go mark failed to win 4 of last 7 Kentucky races
  • Final pass for lead took place with 9 or fewer laps to go 5 of last 7 Kentucky races
  • 1 Kentucky race settled by last lap pass – Todd Bodine passed Greg Biffle (2002)
  • Most laps led in a Kentucky race: 192 – Austin Dillon 6/12
  • Leader of most laps won 8 of 22 Kentucky races
  • Leader of most laps failed to win 7 of last 10 Kentucky races
  • Winner led first lap in 7 of 22 Kentucky races
  • Winner took lead for first time on lap 179 or later in 5 Kentucky races
  • Most consecutive laps led in a Kentucky race: 131 – Kevin Harvick (2001)
  • 8 of last 16 Kentucky winners 22 years old or younger
  • 12 of 22 Kentucky winners 25 years old or younger
  • Kyle Busch won Kentucky at 19-years-old & 32-years-old
  • Rookie candidates won 5 of 22 Kentucky races
  • Best Rookie candidate finished top 10 in 21 of 22 Kentucky races
  • William Byron best Rookie finisher last Kentucky race – Finished 7th
  • Final green-flag run 9 or fewer laps 7 of last 9 Kentucky races
  • Most leaders: 9 (2002)
  • Most lead changes: 17 (9/15)
  • Most cautions: 12 (9/16)
  • Most caution laps: 64 (9/16)
  • Fastest race: 151.643mph (6/12)
  • Closest Kentucky finish: .036 Seconds (2002) – Todd Bodine over Greg Biffle