Below is a look at some of the top statistical performers at Martinsville Speedway in Martinsville, Virginia, going into the NOCO 400 on Sunday, April 16, at 3 p.m. ET on FS1, MRN and SiriusXM NASCAR Radio (Channel 90).
Martinsville Speedway Track Data
Season Race #: 9 of 36 (04-16-23)
Track Size: 0.526-mile
Banking/Turn 1 & 2: 12 degrees
Banking/Turn 3 & 4: 12 degrees
Banking/Frontstretch & Backstretch: 0 degrees
Frontstretch & Backstretch Length: 800 feet
Race Length: 400 laps / 210.4 miles
Stage 1 Length: 80 laps
Stage 2 Length: 100 laps
Final Stage Length: 220 laps
Martinsville Speedway Qualifying/Race Records
Track qualifying record:
Joey Logano, Ford, 100.201 mph, 18.898 secs. March 26, 2014
Track race record:
Jeff Gordon, Chevrolet, 82.223 mph, (3:11:55), September 22, 1996
Martinsville Speedway – Stats & Tidbits:
Opened in September of 1947 by H. Clay Earles, Martinsville Speedway, originally a dirt track, is one of the oldest continuously-operating race tracks in the United States.The first NASCAR-sanctioned race at Martinsville Speedway was on July 4, 1948.The first NASCAR Cup Series race at Martinsville Speedway was on Sept. 25, 1949 and was a 200 lap (100 mile) race that was won by NASCAR Hall of Famer Red Byron driving an Oldsmobile for car owner Raymond Parks.The track was paved during the summer months of 1955. The first race at the track that season was on dirt (May 15) and the second race of the year was the first on the paved track (Oct. 16). Prior to paving the track, the Cup Series ran 12 races total on the dirt at Martinsville (1949-1955).The first 500-lap (250 mile) event at Martinsville Speedway was in 1956 and won by NASCAR Hall of Famer Buck Baker from the pole position. Baker was driving a 1956 Dodge for car owner Carl Kiekhaefer.Concrete corners were added atop asphalt in 1976 at Martinsville Speedway.In 2017, lights were added to Martinsville Speedway.In total, there have been 148 NASCAR Cup Series races at Martinsville Speedway, one in the inaugural year and two races per year since 1950.
A total of 650 different drivers have competed in at least one NASCAR Cup Series race at Martinsville Speedway; 422 have competed in more than one.NASCAR Hall of Famer Richard Petty leads the NASCAR Cup Series in starts at Martinsville Speedway with 67.Kevin Harvick leads the NASCAR Cup Series in starts among active drivers at Martinsville Speedway with 43 starts.Fonty Flock leads the NASCAR Cup Series in average starting position at Martinsville Speedway with a 3.125 in nine starts.Ryan Blaney leads all active drivers in the NASCAR Cup Series in average starting position at Martinsville Speedway with a 7.786 in 14 starts.
Top 10 in Average Starting Position at Martinsville Speedway (All-Time & Active)
RankAll-Time DriversAvg StartRacesRankActive DriversAvg StartRaces1Fonty Flock3.12591Ryan Blaney7.786142Fred Lorenzen4.294172Joey Logano7.929283Frankie Schneider5.00033Chase Elliott8.333154Tim Flock5.889114Denny Hamlin8.882345Cale Yarborough5.935315Kyle Busch10.971356Johnny Patterson6.00036Brad Keselowski11.077267Bobby Isaac6.067157Kyle Larson11.375168Dick Hutcherson6.20058Kevin Harvick13.326439Joe Millikan6.20059Martin Truex Jr13.6183410David Pearson6.5712810William Byron14.80010In total, 82 different drivers have made their first career NASCAR Cup Series start at Martinsville Speedway (1949-2022). First-Time DriversDate First-Time DriversDate First-Time DriversDate1Kyle Weatherman10/29/201729Ed Jordan4/24/196657Ken Pace10/17/19542Gray Gaulding10/30/201630Johnny Wynn4/24/196658Joel Million5/16/19543Chase Elliott3/29/201531Terry Murchison4/25/196559Bill Morgan10/18/19534Kyle Fowler10/26/201432Ronnie Croy9/27/196460Bob Sampson10/18/19535Scott Speed10/19/200833Art Malone9/24/196161Bud Harless10/18/19536Michael McDowell3/30/200834Wayne Lambath9/24/196162Eddie Skinner5/17/19537Chad Chaffin10/24/200435Allen Franklin4/30/196163Gifford Wood5/17/19538Mario Gosselin10/24/200436Ernie Gahan4/10/196064Glen Wood5/17/19539Travis Kvapil10/24/200437Pat Moore4/10/196065J.L. Justice5/17/195310Mike Bliss9/27/199838Erwin Carpenter9/27/195966Bob Welborn10/19/195211Stacy Compton4/21/199639Jerry Smith9/27/195967Julian Petty10/19/195212Elton Sawyer4/23/199540Ben Benz4/20/195868Jack Wade10/14/195113Jeff Purvis4/29/199041Barney Oldfield5/19/195769Bill Holluck5/6/195114Tony Spanos4/26/198742Bill Lutz10/28/195670Bill Lawrence5/6/195115Jerry Cranmer4/27/198643Bill Poor10/28/195671Jack Holloway10/15/195016Mike Skinner4/27/198644Bun Emery10/28/195672John Manning10/15/195017Sam Ard9/23/198445Larry Frank10/28/195673Runt Harris10/15/195018Dale Jarrett4/29/198446Larry Odo10/28/195674Bill Long5/21/195019Bob McElee9/27/198147Norman Schihl10/28/195675Bob Collins5/21/195020Butch Lindley9/23/197948Bob Duell5/20/195676Donald Thomas5/21/195021Bruce Blodgett4/25/197649George Cork5/20/195677Frank Boylan5/21/195022Satch Worley9/29/197450Jim Rhoades5/20/195678Macon Powers5/21/195023Jimmy Hensley4/30/197251Reitzel Darner5/20/195679Ruel Smith5/21/195024Dave Alonzo9/28/196952Sherman Utsman5/20/195680Al Wagoner9/25/194925Buddy Young4/27/196953Jimmy Pardue10/16/195581Clyde Minter9/25/194926Paul Radford4/23/196754Gordon Smith5/15/195582Kenneth Wagner9/25/194927Tommy Ingram4/23/196755Jim Cooper10/17/195428Jimmy Trull9/25/196656John Dodd Jr10/17/1954Chase Elliott (March 29, 2015) and Michael McDowell (March 30, 2008) are the only active drivers who have made their first NASCAR Cup Series career start at Martinsville Speedway.The most recent driver to make their NASCAR Cup Series debut at Martinsville Speedway was Kyle Weatherman on October 29, 2017.The best finish by a driver making their first career start in the NASCAR Cup Series at Martinsville Speedway was by Clyde Minter in 1949 when he started seventh and finished fourth – The only driver of the 82 to finish in the top-five in his first appearance in the series at Martinsville Speedway.
In total 63 different drivers have won poles in the NASCAR Cup Series at Martinsville Speedway; 28 of the 63 NASCAR Cup Series Martinsville Speedway pole winners have won multiple poles.Curtis Turner won the inaugural NASCAR Cup Series pole at Martinsville Speedway in 1949.NASCAR Hall of Famer Darrell Waltrip leads the NASCAR Cup Series in poles at Martinsville Speedway with eight poles (1979, 1976, 1980, 1981, 1983, 1985, 1992).Six of the 63 NASCAR Cup Series Martinsville Speedway pole winners are active this weekend.RankActive Martinsville Pole WinnersPolesSeasons1Joey Logano52019, 2017, 2016, 2015 sweep2Denny Hamlin42019, 2013, 2010, 20073Kyle Busch22018, 20144Chase Elliott120225Kyle Larson120226Martin Truex Jr12016Joey Logano leads the NASCAR Cup Series among active drivers in poles at Martinsville with five (2015 sweep, spring 2016, fall 2017 and spring 2019).A total of 13 different drivers have won two or more consecutive poles at Martinsville Speedway; the most recent was Joey Logano who won three consecutive poles from 2015-2016.Five drivers have won three or more consecutive poles at Martinsville Speedway in the series:Glen Wood (fall of 1959 and 1960 sweep)Darrell Waltrip (1979 sweep and spring 1980)Mark Martin (fall of 1990 and 1991 sweep)Jeff Gordon (2003 sweep and spring 2004)Joey Logano (2015 sweep, 2016 spring)Youngest Cup Series Martinsville pole winner: Ricky Rudd (April 26, 1981 — 24 years, 7 months, 14 days).Oldest Cup Series Martinsville pole winner: Morgan Shepherd (April 26, 1987 — 45 years, 6 months, 14 days).A total of 12 different drivers have posted their first career NASCAR Cup Series pole at Martinsville Speedway; none are active this weekend.First Time Cup Pole Winners At MartinsvilleDate Curtis TurnerSunday, September 25, 1949Buck BakerSunday, May 21, 1950Fonty FlockSunday, October 15, 1950Perk BrownSunday, October 19, 1952Glen WoodSunday, October 12, 1958Bobby JohnsSunday, May 3, 1959Lennie PondSunday, April 23, 1978Ricky RuddSunday, April 26, 1981Ricky CravenSunday, April 21, 1996Kenny WallaceSunday, April 20, 1997Tony StewartSunday, April 18, 1999Scott RiggsSunday, April 10, 2005A total of 50 different organizations have won a pole in the NASCAR Cup Series at Martinsville Speedway, led by Hendrick Motorsports with 19 poles.Hendrick Motorsports has won a series leading 19 poles at Martinsville Speedway among seven drivers: Geoff Bodine (1984, 1985, 1986, 1987, 1989), Tim Richmond (1986), Jeff Gordon (2001, 2002, 2003 sweep, 2004, 2007, 2008), Jimmie Johnson (2006, 2012, 2013), Kasey Kahne (2012), Chase Elliott (2022), Kyle Larson (2022).
A total of 57 different NASCAR Cup Series drivers have won at Martinsville Speedway all-time, and 27 of the 57 different NASCAR Cup Series winners at Martinsville Speedway have won multiple times.This weekend, 10 of the 57 different NASCAR Cup Series Martinsville Speedway winners will be active.RankActive Martinsville Race WinnersWinsSeasons1Denny Hamlin52015, 2010 sweep, 2009, 20082Martin Truex Jr32021, 2020, 20193Brad Keselowski22019, 20174Kyle Busch22017, 20165Christopher Bell120226William Byron120227Alex Bowman120218Chase Elliott120209Joey Logano1201810Kevin Harvick12011The first NASCAR Cup Series race at Martinsville Speedway was on Sept. 25, 1949 and won by NASCAR Hall of Famer Red Byron driving an Oldsmobile for car owner Raymond Parks.NASCAR Hall of Famer Richard Petty leads the NASCAR Cup Series in wins at Martinsville Speedway with 15 victories (1960, 1962, 1963, 1967 sweep, 1968, 1969 sweep, 1970, 1971, 1972 sweep, 1973, 1975, 1979) — tied with North Wilkesboro (R. Petty, 15 wins) for the most wins at a single track in the series.Denny Hamlin leads the NASCAR Cup Series among active drivers in wins at Martinsville Speedway with five victories (2008, 2009, 2010 sweep, 2015).A total of 13 NASCAR Cup Series drivers have posted consecutive wins at Martinsville Speedway.Fred Lorenzen won the most consecutive Cup Series Martinsville races with four straight from the fall of 1963 through the spring of 1965.Martin Truex Jr. was the most recent driver to win consecutive Cup races at Martinsville (Oct. 2019; June 2020).A total of 12 different drivers have posted their first career NASCAR Cup Series win at Martinsville Speedway; the most recent was Ricky Craven (10/15/2001).First-Time Cup Race Winners At Martinsville DateHerb ThomasSunday, October 15, 1950Dick RathmannSunday, April 6, 1952Jim PaschalSunday, October 18, 1953Jack SmithSunday, October 28, 1956Bob WelbornSunday, October 6, 1957Fred LorenzenSunday, April 9, 1961Earl RossSunday, September 29, 1974Dave MarcisSunday, September 28, 1975Morgan ShepherdSunday, April 26, 1981Harry GantSunday, April 25, 1982Geoff BodineSunday, April 29, 1984Ricky CravenMonday, October 15, 2001Youngest series Martinsville winner: Richard Petty (April 10, 1960 — 22 years, 9 months, 8 days).Oldest series Martinsville winner: Harry Gant (September 22, 1991 — 51 years, 8 months, 12 days).A total of 25 different starting positions have led to victories in the NASCAR Cup Series races at Martinsville. Note: In four of the early races at Martinsville Speedway (1950, Spring 1953, Fall 1953 and Spring 1954), the starting positions were not provided on the official race reports; therefore, the below chart is based off the provided starting positions of the winners of the remaining 144 races. The first starting position is the most proficient starting spot in the field at Martinsville, producing more wins than any other starting position (21 victories – a winning percentage of 14.58%).Jimmie Johnson leads the NASCAR Cup Series in wins from the pole or first starting position at Martinsville Speedway with three (2008, 2012, 2013) Note: Jimmie Johnson won the 2008 Martinsville Cup race from the first starting position due to qualifying being cancelled due to weather.Only one of the 21 Cup Series wins at Martinsville from the first starting position came from an active driver: Denny Hamlin (2010).36 of the 144 (25%) NASCAR Cup Series races at Martinsville Speedway have been won from the front row: 21 from the first starting position and 15 from the second starting position.
NASCAR Cup Series Wins by Starting Positions at Martinsville Speedway
Note: In four of the early races at Martinsville Speedway (1950, Spring 1953, Fall 1953 and Spring 1954), the starting positions were not provided on the official race reports; therefore, the below chart is based off the provided starting positions of the winners of the remaining 144 races.
Starting PositionWinsWinning %Starting PositionWinsWinning %12114.58%1464.17%21510.42%1542.78%31711.81%1610.69%4149.72%1742.78%596.25%1810.69%685.56%1921.39%796.25%2042.78%832.08%2121.39%964.17%2210.69%1053.47%2321.39%1121.39%2410.69%1232.08%3610.69%1332.08% StatsWinning %WinsWinning from the first starting position:14.58%21Winning from the front row:25.00%36Winning from a top-five starting position:52.78%76Winning from a top-10 starting position:74.31%107Winning after starting outside the top 20:4.86%7The deepest in the field that a NASCAR Cup Series Martinsville Speedway race winner has started is 36th, by Kurt Busch in the fall of 2002.Martin Truex Jr. competed at Martinsville Speedway 28 times before winning in 2019; the longest span of any the nine active NASCAR Cup Series winners.Four active winners have made 10 or more attempts before their first win at Martinsville Speedway: Martin Truex Jr. (28), Kyle Busch (21), Kevin Harvick (19), Brad Keselowski (14).Aric Almirola leads all active drivers in the NASCAR Cup Series in starts without a win at Martinsville with 28 starts.In total 39 different car owners have won at Martinsville Speedway.
Top Five in Organization Wins at Martinsville Speedway (All-Time)
OrganizationsWinsHendrick Motorsports27Petty Enterprises19Joe Gibbs Racing14Junior Johnson & Assoc.12Team Penske9Hendrick Motorsports leads the NASCAR Cup Series in wins at Martinsville Speedway with 27 wins among eight drivers — Jeff Gordon (nine), Jimmie Johnson (nine), Darrell Waltrip (four), Geoffrey Bodine (one), Dale Earnhardt Jr. (one), Chase Elliott (one), Alex Bowman (one), William Byron (one).A total of 11 manufacturers have won in the NASCAR Cup Series at Martinsville Speedway:RankManufacturerCup WinsLast Win1Chevrolet5820222Ford3020193Plymouth1219724Dodge1020045Toyota1020226Pontiac820027Oldsmobile819918Buick319829Chrysler3195510Hudson2195211Mercury21973 The first manufacturer to win in the NASCAR Cup Series at Martinsville Speedway was Oldsmobile and it was driven by Red Byron.
ADDITIONAL FINISHING POSITIONS
A total of 70 NASCAR Cup Series drivers have finished runner-up at Martinsville Speedway, and 36 of 70 have multiple runner-up finishes at the half-mile track.NASCAR Hall of Famer Dale Earnhardt leads the NASCAR Cup Series in second-place finishes with seven runner-up finishes (1987, 1989, 1990, 1994, 1997, 1999, 2000).Kyle Busch (2012, 2017, 2018, 2021) leads all active drivers in the NASCAR Cup Series at Martinsville with four runner-up finishes each
Top Five in Runner-Up Finishes at Martinsville Speedway (All-Time & Active)
RankAll-Time DriversRunner-UpsRankActive DriversRunner-Ups1Dale Earnhardt71Kyle Busch42Bobby Allison62Denny Hamlin3Lee Petty63AJ Allmendinger24Cale Yarborough5Brad Keselowski2Jeff Gordon5Chase Elliott2Richard Petty5Joey Logano2Ryan Blaney2
A total of 156 different NASCAR Cup Series drivers have finished in the top-five at Martinsville Speedway.NASCAR Hall of Famer Richard Petty leads the NASCAR Cup Series in top-five finishes at Martinsville Speedway with 30; followed by NASCAR Hall of Famer Jeff Gordon with 29.Kyle Busch and Denny Hamlin lead all active drivers with 17 top fives at Martinsville each; followed by Brad Keselowski with 12 top-five finishes.
Top Five in Top-Five Finishes at Martinsville Speedway (All-Time & Active)
RankAll-Time DriversTop FivesRankActive DriversTop Fives1Richard Petty301Kyle Busch172Jeff Gordon29Denny Hamlin173Darrell Waltrip273Brad Keselowski124Jimmie Johnson194Martin Truex Jr95Dale Earnhardt18Joey Logano9
A total of 269 different NASCAR Cup Series drivers have finished in the top-10 at Martinsville.NASCAR Hall of Famer Jeff Gordon leads the NASCAR Cup Series in top-10 finishes at Martinsville Speedway with 38 top 10s; followed by Richard Petty with 37.Denny Hamlin leads all active NASCAR Cup Series drivers in top 10s at Martinsville with 23; followed Kyle Busch with 21.
Top Five in Top-10 Finishes at Martinsville Speedway (All-Time & Active)
RankAll-Time DriversTop 10sRankActive DriversTop 10s1Jeff Gordon381Denny Hamlin232Richard Petty372Kyle Busch213Darrell Waltrip313Kevin Harvick204Bobby Allison284Brad Keselowski175Terry Labonte275Joey Logano16
Dick Hutcherson (five starts) leads the series in average finishing position at Martinsville Speedway with a 3.8 average finish.Ryan Blaney leads the series among active drivers in average finishing position at Martinsville Speedway with a 9.714 in 14 races.
Top 10 in Average Finishing Position at Martinsville Speedway (All-Time & Active)
RankAll-Time DriverAvg StartRacesRankActive DriversAvg FinishRaces1Dick Hutcherson3.80051Ryan Blaney9.714142Frank Mundy4.00032Denny Hamlin10.529343Bill Amick4.50023Joey Logano11.464284Bill Snowden5.00024Brad Keselowski12.038265Bud Moore5.00025Kyle Busch12.171356Lee Petty5.542246Chase Elliott13.200157Swede Savage6.50027William Byron14.300108Jeff Gordon6.745478Christopher Bell14.66769Dick Rathmann7.00059Kevin Harvick14.7214310Glenn Dunaway8.667310Martin Truex Jr16.38234
TRACK/EVENT SPECIFIC STATS
Qualifying has been cancelled 14 times in the NASCAR Cup Series at Martinsville Speedway:No.Date of RaceDrivers That Started First Due To Qualifying CancelledReason1Sunday, May 17, 1953Joe EubanksWeather2Sunday, May 16, 1954Ralph LiguoriWeather3Sunday, October 16, 1955Gwyn StaleyWeather4Sunday, September 24, 1995Jeff GordonWeather5Sunday, October 19, 2008Jimmie Johnson — Only one to winWeather6Sunday, March 29, 2009Jeff GordonWeather7Monday, March 29, 2010Kevin HarvickWeather8Sunday, October 30, 2011Carl EdwardsWeather9Sunday, April 2, 2017Kyle LarsonWeather10Monday, March 26, 2018Martin Truex JrWeather11Wednesday, June 10, 2020Ryan Blaney – Random DrawPandemic12Sunday, November 1, 2020Brad Keselowski – Metric QualifyingPandemic13Sunday, April 11, 2021Joey Logano – Metric QualifyingPandemic14Sunday, October 31, 2021Kyle Larson – Metric QualifyingPandemicEight NASCAR Cup Series races at Martinsville Speedway have been shortened due to weather:DateScheduledActualFewer LapsRace WinnerRunner-upSunday, April 23, 1995500356144Rusty WallaceTed MusgraveSunday, April 24, 1977500384116Cale YarboroughBenny ParsonsSunday, September 26, 1976500340160Cale YarboroughDarrell WaltripSunday, September 30, 197350048020Richard PettyCale YarboroughSunday, May 31, 1970500377123Bobby IsaacBobby AllisonSunday, April 9, 1961500149351Fred LorenzenRex WhiteSunday, October 12, 1958500350150Fireball RobertsSpeedy ThompsonSunday, October 17, 195420016535Lee PettyHershel McGriffThere have been eight Cup Series races that have ended in NASCAR Overtime at Martinsville Speedway:DateScheduledActualOvertimeRace WinnerRunner-upSaturday, April 9, 20224004033William ByronJoey LoganoSunday, October 31, 20215005011Alex BowmanKyle BuschSunday, October 29, 20175005055Kyle BuschMartin Truex Jr.Sunday, April 1, 201250051515Ryan NewmanAJ AllmendingerMonday, March 29, 20105005088Denny HamlinJoey LoganoSunday, October 25, 20095005011Denny HamlinJimmie JohnsonSunday, October 19, 20085005044Jimmie JohnsonDale Earnhardt JrSunday, October 21, 20075005066Jimmie JohnsonRyan NewmanSince the advent of electronic scoring in 1993, the closest margin of victory in the NASCAR Cup Series at Martinsville Speedway is the April 1, 2007 race won by Jimmie Johnson with a Margin of Victory of 0.065-second over second-place Jeff Gordon.
Top Five Closest NASCAR Cup Series Margins of Victory at Martinsville Speedway
Margin of VictoryDateRace WinnerRunner-Up0.065Sunday, April 1, 2007Jimmie JohnsonJeff Gordon0.107Sunday, October 28, 2018Joey LoganoDenny Hamlin0.141Sunday, October 29, 2017Kyle BuschMartin Truex Jr0.141Monday, October 15, 2001Ricky CravenDale Jarrett0.170Sunday, October 30, 2011Tony StewartJimmie JohnsonSince the advent of electronic scoring in 1993, the largest margin of victory in the NASCAR Cup Series at Martinsville Speedway is the November 1, 2020 race won by Chase Elliott with a Margin of Victory of 6.577-seconds over second-place Ryan Blaney.
Top Five Largest NASCAR Cup Series Margins of Victory at Martinsville Speedway
Margin of VictoryDateRace WinnerRunner-Up6.577Sunday, November 1, 2020Chase ElliottRyan Blaney6.376Monday, April 20, 1998Bobby HamiltonTed Musgrave4.705Wednesday, June 10, 2020Martin Truex JrRyan Blaney2.770Sunday, September 26, 1993Ernie IrvanRusty Wallace2.526Sunday, April 21, 1996Rusty WallaceErnie Irvan
A total of 158 different drivers in the NASCAR Cup Series have led at least one lap at Martinsville.NASCAR Hall of Famer Cale Yarborough leads the series in laps led at Martinsville Speedway with 3,851 laps led (29%) in 31 starts.RankAll-Time DriversRacesLedCompleted% Led1Cale Yarborough313,85113,39229%2Jeff Gordon473,77923,26916%3Rusty Wallace443,63219,82918%4Darrell Waltrip523,61723,72715%5Richard Petty672,96427,89111%6Jimmie Johnson382,93218,76516%7Fred Lorenzen172,7316,63841%8Denny Hamlin342,19016,42413%9Bobby Allison441,98618,27111%10Dale Earnhardt441,94718,90710%The most laps led by the NASCAR Cup Series race winner at Martinsville Speedway was 493 laps led of the scheduled 500 (98.6%) by NASCAR Hall of Famer Fred Lorenzen on Sept. 27, 1964; he started from the pole.The most laps led by a NASCAR Cup Series driver that did not win the race at Martinsville Speedway was 432 laps led of the scheduled 500 (86.4%) by NASCAR Hall of Famer Bobby Allison on Sept. 24, 1972; he started from the pole but finished second.The fewest laps led by the NASCAR Cup Series race winner at Martinsville Speedway was four laps of the scheduled 500 by John Andretti on April 18, 1999; he started the race 21st.Denny Hamlin leads all active drivers in the series in laps led at Martinsville with 2,190 (13%) in 34 starts.RankActive DriversRacesLedCompleted% Led1Denny Hamlin342,19016,42413%2Kyle Busch351,42917,0868%3Joey Logano281,09813,8808%4Martin Truex Jr341,01616,3926%5Chase Elliott159577,27813%6Brad Keselowski2689112,7467%7Kevin Harvick4362821,0993%8Ryan Blaney143776,9055%9William Byron102214,7035%10Kyle Larson161807,2402%
FEMALE COMPETITOR STATS
Danica Patrick is the only female driver to compete at Martinsville Speedway in the NASCAR Cup Series. Below are Patrick‘s stats at Martinsville.DriverStarting PositionFinishing PositionDateDriver RatingDanica Patrick231710/29/201761.7Danica Patrick29234/2/201754.2Danica Patrick242410/30/201653.2Danica Patrick28164/3/201669.2Danica Patrick164011/1/201549.8Danica Patrick1673/29/201586.9Danica Patrick303410/26/201461.3Danica Patrick10323/30/201452.4Danica Patrick411710/27/201364.7Danica Patrick32124/7/201372.6Averages24.922.2 62.6
NASCAR IN VIRGINIA
NASCAR tracks in Virginia
Track NameCityCupXfinityTruckCombinedFirst YearMartinsville SpeedwayMartinsville14839452321949Richmond RacewayRichmond13377142241953Langley Field SpeedwayHampton9140231964New River Valley SpeedwayDublin04041989Norfolk SpeedwayNorfolk20021956Old Dominion SpeedwayManassas70071958Princess Anne SpeedwayNorfolk10011953South Boston SpeedwaySouth Boston10353481960Southside SpeedwayRichmond40041961Starkey SpeedwayRoanoke40041958Totals31816962549
VIRGINIA IN NASCAR
A total of 187 different drivers with their home state recorded as Virginia have made at least one start in a NASCAR national series race.20 drivers from Virginia have won at least one race in NASCAR‘s three national series. 11 of the 20 Virginia native NASCAR winners have won in the NASCAR Cup Series.In total the drivers from Virginia have won 268 NASCAR national series races combined.
NASCAR National Series Winners From Virginia
DriverCupXfinityTruckCombinedDenny Hamlin4817267Joe Weatherly250025Ricky Rudd231024Jeff Burton2127048Curtis Turner170017Ward Burton5409Glen Wood4004Elliott Sadler313117Emanuel Zervakis2002Lennie Pond1001Wendell Scott1001Tommy Ellis022022Jimmy Hensley09211Rick Mast0909Hermie Sadler0202Elton Sawyer0202Brandon Brown0101Jeb Burton0112Stacy Compton0022Jon Wood0022Totals15010810268
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