The Numbers — NASCAR Cup Series Races at Las Vegas

[media-credit name=”” align=”alignright” width=”300″][/media-credit]THE NUMBERS for the Kobalt Tools 400

Las Vegas Motor Speedway

0 – number of Sprint Cup races won from a starting spot outside the top 25

American Muscle

0 – number of times Sprint Cup qualifying has been cancelled at LVMS

1 – number of wins from the pole in the previous 14 races (3/1/09 – Kyle Busch)

2 – fewest number of cautions for a race (twice, most recently 3/5/00)

6 – number of jet dryers available for track drying this weekend

7 – number of cautions for last year’s race (seven for 35 laps)

10 – fewest cars on the lead lap (twice – most recently 3/7/99)

13 – fewest lead changes in the previous 14 races (3/5/00)

14 – most cautions for a race at the 1.5-mile track (3/1/09)

17 – number of cautions in first two Sprint Cup races of 2012; 24 after two races in 2011

21 – number of lead changes in last year’s race

28 – most lead changes in previous 14 races (3/11/07)

30 – most cars on the lead lap at finish (3/12/06)

42 – most cars running at the finish (3/5/00)

66 – most caution laps for a Sprint Cup race at LVMS (3/1/09)

120 – minutes, the amount of time it takes to dry the 1.5-mile track after a significant rainfall

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