Below is a look at some of the top statistical performers at Homestead-Miami Speedway just outside of Miami, Florida going into the Dixie Vodka 400 on February 28 at 3:30 p.m. ET on FOX, MRN and SiriusXM NASCAR Radio (Channel 90).

Homestead-Miami Speedway Data
Season Race #: 3 of 36 (02-28-21)
Track Size: 1.5-mile
Banking/Turn 1 & 2: 18-20 degrees
Banking/Turn 3 & 4: 18-20 degrees
Banking/Frontstretch: 4 degrees
Banking/Backstretch: 4 degrees
Frontstretch Length: 1,760 feet
Backstretch Length: 1,760 feet
Race Length: 267 laps / 400.5 miles
Stages 1 & 2 Length: 80 Laps (each)
Finale Stage Length: 107 Laps

 

Top 10 Driver Ratings at Homestead
Tyler Reddick………………………. 115.5
Kyle Larson…………………………. 107.0
Kevin Harvick………………… ……106.8
Martin Truex Jr…………………….. 105.9
Kyle Busch…………………………. 102.1
Denny Hamlin……………………… 100.1
Chase Elliott…………………………. 96.9
Joey Logano…………………………. 91.6
Brad Keselowski……………………. 89.0
Austin Dillon…………………………. 83.4

Note: Driver Ratings compiled from 2005-2020 races (16 total) among active drivers at Homestead-Miami Speedway.

Homestead-Miami Speedway:

2020 pole winner:
None — Due To Metric Qualifying
Denny Hamlin started from first

 

2020 race winner:
Denny Hamlin, Toyota
127.751 mph, (03:08:06), 06-14-20

 

Track qualifying record:
Brad Keselowski, Ford
181.238 mph, 29.795 secs. 11-14-14
Set in Round 1 of 3

 

Track race record:
Kyle Busch, Toyota
142.654 mph, (02:48:47), 11-17-19

HISTORY

STARTS

First Start Drivers Start Finish Date
Bobby Hamilton Jr 30 33 Sunday, November 12, 2000
Juan Pablo Montoya 29 34 Sunday, November 19, 2006
Drew Herring 37 29 Sunday, November 17, 2019

Top 10 in Average Starting Position at Homestead-Miami Speedway (All-Time & Active)

Rank All-Time Drivers Avg. Start Races Rank Active Drivers Avg. Start Races
1 Casey Atwood 6.333 3 1 Brad Keselowski 9.385 13
2 Brad Keselowski 9.385 13 2 Ryan Blaney 9.667 6
3 Ryan Blaney 9.667 6 3 Kyle Busch 10.375 16
4 Kyle Busch 10.375 16 4 Chase Elliott 10.600 5
5 Chase Elliott 10.600 5 5 Martin Truex Jr 11.063 16
6 Martin Truex Jr 11.063 16 6 Kevin Harvick 11.550 20
7 Carl Edwards 11.462 13 7 Joey Logano 12.083 12
8 Kevin Harvick 11.550 20 8 Ryan Newman 12.368 19
9 Joey Logano 12.083 12 9 Kurt Busch 12.950 20
10 Ryan Newman 12.368 19 10 Erik Jones 13.000 4

POLES

NASCAR Cup Series
Homestead-Miami Pole Winners
Pole Winners (14) Poles
Denny Hamlin 3
Carl Edwards 2
Jimmie Johnson 2
Kasey Kahne 2
Kurt Busch 2
Bill Elliott 1
David Green 1
David Reutimann 1
Jamie McMurray 1
Jeff Gordon 1
Joey Logano 1
Kevin Harvick 1
Matt Kenseth 1
Steve Park 1

WINS

NASCAR Cup Series
Homestead Active Race Winners
Active Race Winners (6) Wins
Denny Hamlin 3
Kyle Busch 2
Joey Logano 1
Kevin Harvick 1
Kurt Busch 1
Martin Truex Jr 1

NASCAR Cup Series Wins by Starting Positions at Homestead-Miami Speedway

Starting Position Wins Winning % Starting Position Wins Winning %
1 3 13.64% 13 1 4.55%
2 4 18.18% 14 1 4.55%
3 1 4.55% 15 2 9.09%
4 3 13.64% 22 1 4.55%
5 3 13.64% 38 1 4.55%
7 2 9.09%
Additional Stats Winning % Wins
Winning from the Pole: 13.64% 3
Winning from the Front Row: 31.82% 7
Winning from a Top-Five Starting Position: 63.64% 14
Winning from a Top-10 Starting Position: 72.73% 16
Winning After Starting Outside the Top 10: 27.27% 6
Winning After Starting Outside the Top 20: 9.09% 2
NASCAR Cup Series
Homestead-Miami Organization Wins
Organizations (7) Wins
Joe Gibbs Racing 8
Roush Fenway Racing 7
Hendrick Motorsports 2
Stewart-Haas Racing 2
Furniture Row Racing 1
Richard Petty Motorsports 1
Team Penske 1

ADDITIONAL FINISHING POSITIONS

Runner-Up Finishes

Runner-Up Finishers at Homestead
All-Time Drivers Runner-Up Finishes
Kevin Harvick 3
Martin Truex Jr 3
Jimmie Johnson 2
Bobby Labonte 1
Carl Edwards 1
Chase Elliott 1
Clint Bowyer 1
Jeff Burton 1
Jeremy Mayfield 1
Joe Nemechek 1
Kurt Busch 1
Kyle Busch 1
Kyle Larson 1
Mark Martin 1
Matt Kenseth 1
Michael Waltrip 1
Ryan Newman 1

Top-Five Finishes

Top Five in Top-Five Finishes at Homestead-Miami Speedway (All-Time & Active)

Rank All-Time Drivers Top Fives Rank Active Drivers Top Fives
1 Kevin Harvick 11 1 Kevin Harvick 11
2 Jeff Gordon 7 2 Martin Truex Jr 6
3 Martin Truex Jr 6 3 Denny Hamlin 5
4 Carl Edwards 5 Kyle Busch 5
Denny Hamlin 5 5 Joey Logano 4
Jimmie Johnson 5 Kurt Busch 4
Kyle Busch 5

Top-10 Finishes

Top Five in Top-10 Finishes at Homestead-Miami Speedway (All-Time & Active)

Rank All-Time Drivers Top 10s Rank Active Drivers Top 10s
1 Kevin Harvick 17 1 Kevin Harvick 17
2 Jeff Gordon 13 2 Denny Hamlin 11
3 Denny Hamlin 11 3 Martin Truex Jr 10
Jimmie Johnson 11 4 Kyle Busch 9
Matt Kenseth 11 5 Kurt Busch 7
Ryan Newman 7

Average Finishes

Top 10 in Average Finishing position at Homestead-Miami Speedway (All-time & Active)

Rank All-Time Drivers Avg. Finish Races Rank Active Drivers Avg. Finish Races
1 Kevin Harvick 7.400 20 1 Kevin Harvick 7.400 20
2 Chase Elliott 8.000 5 2 Chase Elliott 8.000 5
3 Denny Hamlin 9.938 16 3 Denny Hamlin 9.938 16
4 Jeff Gordon 10.294 17 4 Martin Truex Jr 10.313 16
5 Martin Truex Jr 10.313 16 5 Austin Dillon 12.571 7
6 Carl Edwards 11.154 13 6 Kyle Larson 13.000 7
7 Scott Wimmer 12.000 4 7 Joey Logano 13.917 12
8 Austin Dillon 12.571 7 8 Brad Keselowski 14.077 13
9 Kyle Larson 13.000 7 9 Kyle Busch 15.688 16
10 Clint Bowyer 13.400 15 10 Ryan Newman 16.263 19

LAP LEADERS

Top 10 in Laps Led at Homestead-Miami Speedway (All-Time & Active)

Rank All-Time Drivers Races Led Completed % Led
1 Carl Edwards 13 615 3,462 17.8%
2 Kyle Busch 16 465 4,011 11.6%
3 Tony Stewart 17 450 4,452 10.1%
4 Matt Kenseth 20 449 5,056 8.9%
5 Kevin Harvick 20 414 5,344 7.7%
6 Denny Hamlin 16 393 4,269 9.2%
7 Kyle Larson 7 325 1,812 17.9%
8 Martin Truex Jr 16 312 4,247 7.3%
9 Jeff Gordon 17 253 4,472 5.7%
10 Bill Elliott 10 248 2,662 9.3%
Rank Active Drivers Races Led Completed % Led
1 Kyle Busch 16 465 4,011 11.6%
2 Kevin Harvick 20 414 5,344 7.7%
3 Denny Hamlin 16 393 4,269 9.2%
4 Kyle Larson 7 325 1,812 17.9%
5 Martin Truex Jr 16 312 4,247 7.3%
6 Joey Logano 12 185 3,102 6.0%
7 Ryan Newman 19 143 4,916 2.9%
8 Brad Keselowski 13 108 3,456 3.1%
9 Kurt Busch 20 97 4,852 2.0%
10 Ryan Blaney 6 70 1,595 4.4%

FEMALE COMPETITORS

Date Driver Starting Position Finishing Position Driver Rating
11/19/2017 Danica Patrick 25 37 45.8
11/20/2016 Danica Patrick 30 19 47.7
11/22/2015 Danica Patrick 35 24 64.7
11/16/2014 Danica Patrick 32 18 67.7
11/17/2013 Danica Patrick 24 20 61.4
AVERAGES 29.2 23.6 57.5

TRACK / EVENT SPECIFIC STATS

Top Five Closest Cup Series Margins of Victory at Homestead-Miami Speedway

Margin of Victory Date Winner Runner-Up
0.017 11/20/2005 Greg Biffle Mark Martin
0.342 11/21/2004 Greg Biffle Jimmie Johnson
0.389 11/19/2006 Greg Biffle Martin Truex Jr
0.466 11/20/2016 Jimmie Johnson Kyle Larson
0.500 11/16/2014 Kevin Harvick Ryan Newman

 

Additional Homestead-Miami Speedway NASCAR Cup Series Stats
Previous Races Last Race Most / Largest Fewest / Smallest
Cars: 38 43 – 17 Times (11/22/2015) 38 (06/14/2020)
Lead Changes: 17 26 (11/20/2011) 12 (11/17/2002)
Leaders: 7 15 (11/20/2011) 4 (11/19/2017)
Cautions: 6 14 (11/21/2004) 1 (11/14/1999)
Caution Laps: 27 79 (11/21/2004) 5 (11/14/1999)
Lead Lap Finish: 15 32 (11/16/2014) 6 (11/12/2000)
Running at Finish: 37 42 (11/11/2001) 31 (11/21/2010)
Laps Led (Winner): 137 214 (11/18/2007) 1 (11/16/2003)
Margin of Victory*: 0.895 7.548 (11/16/2008) 0.017 (11/20/2005)
* Since 1993 (advent of digital timing and scoring); does not include races completed under caution
Date Scheduled Laps Actual Laps NASCAR Overtime Winner Runner-Up
11/20/2016 267 268 1 Jimmie Johnson Kyle Larson
11/19/2006 267 268 1 Greg Biffle Martin Truex Jr
11/21/2004 267 271 4 Greg Biffle Jimmie Johnson

NASCAR IN FLORIDA

Tracks in Florida
Track Name City Cup Xfinity Truck Total Races First Year
Daytona International Speedway Daytona Beach 148 59 22 229 1959
Homestead-Miami Speedway Homestead 22 27 25 74 1995
Daytona Beach & Road Course Daytona Beach 10 0 0 10 1949
Palm Beach Speedway W. Palm Beach 7 0 0 7 1952
Daytona Road Course Daytona Beach 2 2 2 6 2020
Speedway Park Jacksonville 6 0 0 6 1951
Volusia County Speedway Barberville 0 4 0 4 1989
Walt Disney World Speedway Orlando 0 0 2 2 1997
Five Flags Speedway Pensacola 1 0 0 1 1953
Golden Gate Speedway Tampa 1 0 0 1 1963
Titusville-Cocoa Speedway Titusville 1 0 0 1 1957
Totals 198 92 51 341

The first NASCAR national series race held in the state of Florida was on July 10, 1949 at the Daytona Beach & Road Course in Daytona Beach, Florida — the event was won by Red Byron (Oldsmobile).

FLORIDA DRIVERS IN NASCAR

Winners From Florida
Rank Driver Cup Xfinity Truck Combined Wins
1 Fireball Roberts 33 0 0 33
2 LeeRoy Yarbrough 14 0 0 14
3 Marshall Teague 7 0 0 7
4 Joe Nemechek 4 16 0 20
5 Aric Almirola 2 3 2 7
6 Bobby Johns 2 0 0 2
7 David Reutimann 2 1 1 4
8 Shorty Rollins 1 0 0 1
9 Ross Chastain 0 2 3 5
10 Rick Wilson 0 2 0 2
11 Joey Coulter 0 0 1 1
12 Ben Kennedy 0 0 1 1
Totals 65 24 8 97

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