Track 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 more than 250,000-plus people and infield seating that raises capacity to an approximate 400,000, it is the largest and highest-capacity sporting facility in history.

Interesting Facts
There have been 17 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series races at Indianapolis Motor Speedway since the first race, in 1994.
Four drivers have competed in all 17 races: Jeff Burton, Jeff Gordon, Bobby Labonte and Mark Martin.
Rick Mast won the first pole, in 1994.
Jeff Gordon won the 1994 inaugural race.
There have been 14 different pole winners.
Jeff Gordon leads all pole winners, with three.
10 drivers have won, led by Jeff Gordon, with four victories.
Jimmie Johnson (three), Dale Jarrett and Tony Stewart (two each) are the other multiple winners.
Hendrick Motorsports has won seven races, more than any other organization.
Nine races have been won from a top-five starting position.
The furthest back a race winner has started at Indianapolis was 27th, by Jeff Gordon in 2001.
Two drivers have won from the pole: Kevin Harvick in 2003 and Jimmie Johnson in 2008.
Dale Jarrett (1996), Jimmie Johnson (2006) and Jamie McMurray (2010) are the only drivers to win both the Daytona 500 and the Brickyard 400 in the same season.
Tony Stewart (8.2), Jeff Gordon (9.4) and Kevin Harvick (9.9) are the only active drivers to average a top-10 finish.
Three of the last five Indianapolis races ending under green had a margin of victory under one second.
14 of the 17 races have been won by a past, reigning or future NASCAR Sprint Cup champion. The only three that were not: Ricky Rudd in 1997, Kevin Harvick in 2003 and Jamie McMurray in 2010.
The winner of the Indianapolis race has won the championship in the same year eight times in the 17 years the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series has raced there:
2009: Jimmie Johnson
2008: Jimmie Johnson
2006: Jimmie Johnson
2005: Tony Stewart
2001: Jeff Gordon
2000: Bobby Labonte
1999: Dale Jarrett
1998: Jeff Gordon

Track Records
Track qualifying record: Casey Mears, (186.293 mph, 48.311 seconds, 8-7-04)
Track race record: Bobby Labonte, (155.912 mph, 8-5-00)

Driver Rating at Daytona
Tony Stewart 109.3
Juan P. Montoya 106.4
Mark Martin 105.3
Jimmie Johnson 100.1
Greg Biffle 97.7
Kevin Harvick 95.1
Jeff Burton 95.0
Kyle Busch 94.0
Mike Bliss 93.4
Jeff Gordon 92.7

Top Performers Statistically at Infineon:

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Greg Biffle (No. 16 3M Ford)

  • Two top fives, four top 10s
  • Average finish of 13.9
  • Average Running Position of 10.3, third-best
  • Driver Rating of 97.7, fifth-best
  • 51 Fastest Laps Run, fourth-most
  • 251 Green Flag Passes, sixth-most
  • Average Green Flag Speed of 169.422 mph, seventh-fastest
  • 788 Laps in the Top 15 (82.1%), second-most
  • 140 Quality Passes (passes of cars in the top 15 under green), seventh-most
Clint Bowyer (No. 33 Cheerios/Hamburger Helper Chevrolet)

  • Two top fives, two top 10s
  • Average finish of 11.6
  • Average Running Position of 12.4, seventh-best
  • Driver Rating of 89.6, 13th-best
  • Average Green Flag Speed of 169.073 mph, 13th-fastest
  • 589 Laps in the Top 15 (73.6%), 11th-most

·         120 Quality Passes, 11th-most

 Jeff Burton (No. 31 Caterpillar Chevrolet)

  • One top five, five top 10s; one pole
  • Average finish of 17.5
  • Average Running Position of 12.2, fifth-best
  • Driver Rating of 95.0, seventh-best
  • 35 Fastest Laps Run, seventh-most
  • 233 Green Flag Passes, 10th-most
  • Average Green Flag Speed of 169.361 mph, eighth-fastest
  • 638 Laps in the Top 15 (66.5%), ninth-most
  • 127 Quality Passes, 10th-most
Kyle Busch (No. 18 M&M’s Toyota)

  • One top five, four top 10s
  • Average finish of 13.7
  • Average Running Position of 14.0, 10th-best
  • Driver Rating of 94.0, eighth-best
  • 17 Fastest Laps Run, 13th-most
  • 253 Green Flag Passes, fifth-most
  • Average Green Flag Speed of 169.296 mph, ninth-fastest
  • 673 Laps in the Top 15 (70.1%), sixth-most
  • 155 Quality Passes, third-most
Jeff Gordon (No. 24 DuPont Chevrolet)

  • Four wins, nine top fives, 13 top 10s; three poles
  • Average finish of 9.5
  • Average Running Position of 14.3, 12th-best
  • Driver Rating of 93.3, 10th-best
  • 22 Fastest Laps Run, 11th-most
  • 277 Green Flag Passes, third-most
  • Average Green Flag Speed of 169.475 mph, fifth-fastest
  • 655 Laps in the Top 15 (68.2%), eighth-most

·         155 Quality Passes, third-most

Kevin Harvick (No. 29 Budweiser Chevrolet)

  • One win, four top fives, seven top 10s; one pole
  • Average finish of 9.9
  • Average Running Position of 13.4, eighth-best
  • Driver Rating of 95.1, sixth-best
  • 28 Fastest Laps Run, 10th-most
  • 215 Green Flag Passes, 13th-most
  • 695 Laps in the Top 15 (72.4%), fifth-most

·         145 Quality Passes, sixth-most

Jimmie Johnson (No. 48 Lowe’s Chevrolet)

  • Three wins, three top fives, four top 10s; one pole
  • Average finish of 18.3
  • Average Running Position of 13.8, ninth-best
  • Driver Rating of 100.1, fourth-best
  • 81 Fastest Laps Run, third-most
  • 227 Green Flag Passes, 12th-most
  • Average Green Flag Speed of 169.715 mph, second-fastest
  • 611 Laps in the Top 15 (63.6%), 10th-most

·         128 Quality Passes, ninth-most

Kasey Kahne (No. 4 Red Bull Toyota)

  • Two top fives, four top 10s
  • Average finish of 15.6
  • Average Running Position of 14.3, 13th-best
  • Driver Rating of 90.8, 12th-best
  • 31 Fastest Laps Run, ninth-most
  • Average Green Flag Speed of 169.218 mph, 11th-fastest
  • 704 Laps in the Top 15 (73.3%), fourth-most

·         130 Quality Passes, eighth-most

Matt Kenseth (No. 17 Crown Royal Ford)

  • Four top fives, six top 10s
  • Average finish of 15.1
  • Average Running Position of 14.0, 11th-best
  • Driver Rating of 92.7, 11th-best
  • 665 Laps in the Top 15 (69.3%), seventh-most

·         112 Quality Passes, 13th-most

 Mark Martin (No. 5 Quaker State/GoDaddy.com Chevrolet)

  • Six top fives, 10 top 10s; one pole
  • Average finish of 13.2
  • Series-best Average Running Position of 8.6
  • Driver Rating of 105.3, third-best
  • 38 Fastest Laps Run, sixth-most
  • Average Green Flag Speed of 169.713 mph, third-fastest
  • Series-high 814 Laps in the Top 15 (84.8%)
  • 148 Quality Passes, fifth-most
 Juan Pablo Montoya (No. 42 Target Chevrolet)

  • One top five, one top 10; one pole
  • Average finish of 21.0
  • Average Running Position of 11.5, fourth-best
  • Driver Rating of 106.4, second-best
  • Series-high 105 Fastest Laps Run
  • Average Green Flag Speed of 169.453 mph, sixth-fastest
  • 481 Laps in the Top 15 (75.2%), 13th-most
Tony Stewart (No. 14 Office Depot/Mobile 1 Chevrolet)

  • Two wins, six top fives, eight top 10s; one pole
  • Average finish of 8.3
  • Average Running Position of 9.0, second-best
  • Series-best Driver Rating of 109.3
  • 86 Fastest Laps Run, second-most
  • 278 Green Flag Passes, second-most
  • Series-best Average Green Flag Speed of 169.952 mph
  • 788 Laps in the Top 15 (82.1%), second-most

·         Series-high 184 Quality Passes

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