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Statistical Advance: IRWIN Tools Night Race At Bristol Motor Speedway

August 26, 2011 No Comments

Bristol Motor Speedway Data Track Size: .533 miles · Race Length: 500 laps/266.5 miles · Banking/Corners: 26 to 30 degrees · Banking/Straights: 4 to 9 degrees History · Groundbreaking for Bristol International Speedway, as Bristol Motor Speedway was originally known, took place in 1960. The track was an exact half-mile. · First NASCAR Sprint Cup […]

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Statistical Advance: Pure Michigan 400 At Michigan International Speedway

August 18, 2011 No Comments

Michigan International Speedway Data Track Size: 2 miles · Race Length: 400 miles · Banking/Corners: 18 degrees · Banking/Frontstretch: 12 degrees · Banking/Backstretch: 5 degrees History · Michigan International Speedway sits on more than 1,400 acres in the “Irish Hills” of Southeastern Michigan. Ground-breaking took place on Sept. 28, 1967. · The first NASCAR Sprint […]

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Statistical Advance: Heluva Good! Sour Cream Dips At The Glen At Watkins Glen International

August 11, 2011 No Comments

Watkins Glen International Data Track Size: 2.45 miles Race Length: 90 laps/220.5 miles History · After several events were held on the streets of Watkins Glen, a permanent facility was opened in 1956. · The first NASCAR Sprint Cup race was in 1957, won by Buck Baker. · After a six-year absence, NASCAR returned to […]

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Statistical Advance: Good Sam RV Insurance 500 At Pocono Raceway

August 4, 2011 No Comments

Pocono Raceway Data Race #: 21 of 36 (8-7-11) Track Size: 2.5 mile (200 laps/500miles) · Banking/Turn 1: 14 degrees · Banking/Turn 2: 8 degrees · Banking/Turn 3: 6 degrees · Frontstretch: 3,740 feet · Backstretch: 3,055 feet · Shortstretch: 1,780 feet History · Opened in 1968 as a three-quarter-mile track, Pocono Raceway held the […]

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Statistical Advance: Brickyard 400 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway

July 27, 2011 No Comments

Indianapolis Motor Speedway Data Track Size: 2.5 miles • Race Length: 400 miles (160 laps) • Banking/Corners: 9 degrees • Banking/Straights: 0 degrees History · Indianapolis Motor Speedway has existed since 1909, and is the original “Speedway,” the first racing facility to incorporate the word in its name. · With a permanent seating capacity for […]

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Statistical Advance: LENOX Industrial Tools 301 At New Hampshire Motor Speedway

July 13, 2011 No Comments

New Hampshire Motor Speedway Data Track Size: 1.058 miles • Race Length: 317.4 miles (300 laps) • Banking/Corners: Variable at 2 & 7 degrees • Banking/Straights: 1 degree History • Groundbreaking for New Hampshire International Speedway, as New Hampshire Motor Speedway was originally named, was Aug. 13, 1989. • The first NASCAR Sprint Cup race […]

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Statistical Advance: Coke Zero 400 at Daytona International Speedway

June 29, 2011 No Comments

Daytona International Speedway Data Track Size: 2.5 miles · Race Length: 400 miles (160 laps) · Banking/Corners: 31 degrees · Banking/Straights: 3 degrees · Banking/Tri-Oval: 18 degrees History · Groundbreaking for Daytona International Speedway was Nov. 25, 1957. The soil underneath the banked corners was dug from the infield of the track and the hole […]

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Statistical Advance: Toyota/Save Mart 350 At Infineon Raceway

June 24, 2011 No Comments

Infineon Raceway Data Track Size: 1.99 miles Race Length: 110 laps/219 miles/352 kilometers History · The track opened as a 2.52-mile road course and drag strip in 1968. · The first NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race was held in 1989. · The first nine races were 300 kilometers and switched to a 350k format in […]

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