Which NASCAR race has the most cautions?
2005: During this race, a new record for the most cautions of any NASCAR Cup Series race was set at 22 cautions. In addition, there was a red flag late in the race because of debris. On the last lap, Jimmie Johnson slid past Bobby Labonte in turn four, claiming the checkered flag by inches.
How many cautions are there in a NASCAR race?
There were 278 cautions during the 36-race Sprint Cup season just completed compared to 265 in 2010. The 2009 total was 305….NASCAR Cup Series Cautions and Crashes.
|Cautions (33 races*)||246||283|
|Caution Laps (36 races)||1325||1447|
|Cautions Laps (33 races*)||1242||1374|
|Laps Run (36 races)||10778||10492|
Has NASCAR ever had a caution free race?
After 188 laps, six rounds of pit stops, and one driver’s gamble on fuel, Earnhardt Jr. drove to victory lane. That race still holds as the last one in NASCAR Sprint Cup competition to go caution free.
How fast do NASCAR cars go at Pocono?
The race had an average speed of 202.402 mph, shattering the previous record of 197.995 mph from a 2002 open wheel race at California Speedway.
Do caution laps count in NASCAR?
All laps under caution are counted. In the event that there is a caution at the time of the last scheduled lap, they will allow the opportunity to finish the race under green.
Do caution laps count in Nascar?
What is a caution in Nascar?
The yellow flag, or caution flag, indicates a hazard on the track — most often an accident, but sometimes also for debris, light rain, emergency vehicles entering (usually on short tracks with no tunnel) or a scheduled competition caution (usually used for races that have been postponed due to inclement weather).
When was the last caution free Nascar race?
The 1997 Winston 500 was a NASCAR Winston Cup Series racing event that took place on May 10, 1997, at Talladega Superspeedway in Talladega, Alabama.
What happened 17 years ago in Nascar?
Seventeen years ago, the team owner Rick Hendrick and his organization went numb. A company plane crashed en route to a race at Martinsville Speedway. It killed all 10 aboard. The current pit crew of driver Kyle Larson honored the late Ricky Hendrick., but all felt the loss.
What is the top speed at Pocono?
Now, imagine that happening… only at speeds topping 212 mph. Sunday’s race at Pocono is not expected to be one that will ooze excitement a la Daytona or Talladega.
Who owns the Pocono Raceway?
Joseph (Doc) Mattioli
Joseph (Doc) Mattioli, founder and owner of Pocono Raceway, not only left a legacy in motorsports, but also in philanthropy.