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For EcoBoost 400 Fact Sheet
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Track facts for Homestead-Miami Speedway:

   

  • Number of previous races: 14.
  • First Sprint Cup race: November 14, 1999, won by Tony Stewart.
  • Last Sprint Cup race: November 18, 2012, won by Jeff Gordon.
  • Won from pole: 2, most recently by Kurt Busch in 2002.
  • Won from top-5 starting position: 7 times in 14 races (50%).
  • Won from top-10 starting position: 9 times (64%).
  • Won from 21st or worse starting position: 2 times (14%).
  • Worst starting spot for race winner: 38th, by Denny Hamlin in 2009.
  • Most laps led: 214, by Matt Kenseth in 2007.
  • Fewest laps led by a race winner: 1, by Bobby Labonte in 2003.

  • Track records:

    • Fastest race: 142.245 mph by Jeff Gordon in 2012.
    • Fastest qualifying speed: 181.111 mph by Jamie McMurray in 2003.
    • Most lead changes: 26 in 2011.
    • Closest finish: Greg Biffle's .017 second margin over Mark Martin in 2005.
    • Most caution flags: 14 in 2004.

  • From 2008-2012 a typical Homestead race had 20.0 lead changes, 7.0 cautions for 34.8 laps, and an average green-flag run of 29.1 laps.

Manufacturers / Owners:

  • Victories by manufacturer: Ford (7), Chevrolet (3), Pontiac (2), Dodge (1), Toyota (1).

  • Most victories by owner: Jack Roush (7), Joe Gibbs (4), Ray Evernham (1), Rick Hendrick (1), Stewart-Haas Racing (1).

Driver Notes:

  • The most Homestead races without a:

     Active DriversAll-Time
    Win: Jeff Burton (14 races)
    Top 5: Dale Earnhardt, Jr. (13)
    Top 10: Ken Schrader, Brian Vickers (8)
    Pole: Jeff Burton, Jeff Gordon, Bobby Labonte, Tony Stewart (14)
    Lap led: Ken Schrader (8) Robby Gordon (8)
    Lead-lap finish: Ken Schrader (8)


  • Top career marks at Homestead:

     Active DriversAll-Time
    Races: Jeff Burton, Jeff Gordon, Bobby Labonte, Tony Stewart (14)
    Wins: Greg Biffle, Tony Stewart (3)
    Top 5s: Jeff Gordon (7)
    Top 10s: Jeff Gordon (11)
    Poles: Kurt Busch, Carl Edwards, Jimmie Johnson, Kasey Kahne (2)
    Laps: Tony Stewart (3,739)
    Laps led: Carl Edwards (560)
    Lead-lap finishes: Tony Stewart (12)


  • Best average finish among active drivers at Homestead (3 or more starts):

    1. Carl Edwards (6.0)
    2. Kevin Harvick (7.9)
    3. Martin Truex, Jr. (9.9)
    4. A.J. Allmendinger (10.2)
    5. Jeff Gordon (10.6)
    6. Tony Stewart (11.9)
    7. Clint Bowyer (12.1)
    8. Denny Hamlin (12.5)
    9. Mark Martin (13.5)
    10. Greg Biffle (14.4)


  • Worst average finish among active drivers at Homestead (3 or more starts):

    1. Michael McDowell (42.3)
    2. J.J. Yeley (35.8)
    3. Landon Cassill (34.3)
    4. Mike Bliss (34.0)
    5. Marcos Ambrose (31.0)
    6. Ken Schrader (30.4)
    7. David Gilliland (30.3)
    8. Michael Waltrip (29.8)
    9. David Stremme (28.8)
    10. Brian Vickers (28.4)


'Chase' drivers at Homestead:

DriverRacesWinT5T10PoleLapsLedAvStAvFnRating
Jimmie Johnson 12 0 4 7 2 3017 99 16.6 15.3 95.1
Matt Kenseth 13 1 3 5 0 3187 305 18.9 17.6 106.0
Kevin Harvick 12 0 5 10 0 3208 128 14.7 7.9 100.1
Kyle Busch 8 0 1 2 0 1895 237 15.4 23.1 91.5
Dale Earnhardt, Jr. 13 0 0 1 0 3444 93 19.6 22.1 71.2
Jeff Gordon 14 1 7 11 0 3671 83 15.8 10.6 95.6
Greg Biffle 11 3 4 5 0 2794 175 16.1 14.4 91.0
Clint Bowyer 7 0 2 4 0 1845 1 15.1 12.1 92.2
Joey Logano 4 0 0 0 1 967 0 21.8 24.0 64.3
Kurt Busch 12 1 4 5 2 2720 92 15.6 19.8 71.7
Ryan Newman 11 0 1 4 0 2787 143 12.2 17.0 85.7
Kasey Kahne 9 0 1 4 2 2326 107 7.8 15.4 90.2
Carl Edwards 9 2 5 7 2 2408 560 11.0 6.0 119.0

Driver Rating is based on a formula developed by NASCAR which combines "loop data" elements such as average running position, average speed under green, number of fastest laps, etc. There is a maximum of 150 points that a driver can earn for each race. Driver Rating is not available for races prior to 2005.

Other notable Driver Ratings at Homestead: Martin Truex, Jr. (110.8), Tony Stewart (89.7), Denny Hamlin (88.8), A.J. Allmendinger (84.7), Jeff Burton (83.8), Aric Almirola (81.2).