Mark Martin will start from the pole for the fifth time in the 2009 season Saturday night at the Bristol Motor Speedway in the Sprint Cup Series Sharpie 500.
There have been 47 pole winners and 45 race winners at Darlington Raceway. Bobby Labonte is a part of that elite group owning one win (9/3/00) and one pole (8/30/97) along with five top-five and 11 top-10 finishes in 32 starts. He has led 131 laps and his average start is 16.094 and his average finish is 16.344.
Bobby Labonte went on to finish 19th in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series All-Star race at Charlotte Motor Speedway. Jimmie Johnson won the event.
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Richard Childress Racing teammates finished first (Kevin Harvick), 12th (Jeff Burton) and 13th (Paul Menard). According to NASCAR's post-race loop data statistics, Harvick averaged a 180.822 mph lap time ranking him second in the Speed in Traffic category and spent 396 Laps in the Top 15, positioning him fourth in the loop data category.
In addition, the 2000 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion has five top-five and nine top-10 finishes and has led 89 laps in 41 starts. His average start is 18.854 and his average finish is 20.122.
AJ Allmendinger scored JTG Daugherty Racing's best finish of the 2013 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season when he crossed the finish line in 10th-place at Watkins Glen International.
Richard Childress is tied for second place for number of car owner victories at Chicagoland Speedway with Kevin Harvick's back-to-back wins in 2001 and 2002. In 38 starts at the 1.5-mile suburban Chicago tri-oval, Richard Childress Racing teams have a combined eight top-fives and 17 top-10 finishes; along with one pole award with Jeff Burton in 2006.
Last weekend at Dover (Del.) International Speedway, Harvick and the No. 29 Budweiser team scored a sixth-place finish and advanced two positions to fourth in the Chase for the Sprint Cup driver point standings.