Laps completed by Ken Schrader, Sterling Marlin and Tom Hubert in the Dodge/Save Mart 350 after an early accident in turn eight wiped out all three.
Car dropped to the back of the field at the start of the race. (Martin Truex, Jr., No. 1 – for an engine change)
Jeff Gordon’s margin of victory over Ryan Newman. (in seconds)
Road Course “ringers” who finished in the Top 10 Sunday. (Boris Said – 9th; Terry Labonte (gets the half) – 3rd)
Penske drivers in the Top 5 at Infineon. (Ryan Newman – 2nd; Kurt Busch – 5th)
Rookies finishing in the Top 15. (Denny Hamlin – 12th, earning him Rookie of the Race; Martin Truex, Jr. – 15th)
2 hours, 57 minutes, 36 seconds
Time it took to complete the Dodge/Save Mart 350.
Drivers who posted their only Cup victories on road courses: Dan Gurney, Ray Elder, and Mark Donahue. None of the three competed exclusively in road course races.
Number of times this weekend I referred to the track as Sears Point.
Drivers that won the only road-course race that they competed in. (Tim Flock, Elkhart Lakes – Aug. 12, 1956; Al Keller, Linden Airport – June 13, 1954; Chuck Stevenson, Lancaster – Nov. 20, 1955)
Career poles won at Infineon by Jeff Gordon, the most of any driver.
Wins for Rick Hendrick at Infineon, the most of any owner.
Number of cars that failed to make this week’s Nextel Cup starting field. (Johnny Miller, No. 34; Chris Cook, No. 49; Travis Kvapil, No. 78; Stanton Barrett, No. 95; Brian Simo, No. 61)
Career wins at Sonoma for Jeff Gordon. It was his ninth on a road course, and 74th win overall.
Caution flags for a total of 12 laps Sunday.
Top 10 finishes in nine starts for Fireball Roberts at road courses, including two victories; Cocoa Speedway and Augusta.
Career road course wins in 27 starts for Jeff Gordon.
Lead changes among eight drivers.
Career road course poles for Darrell Waltrip, the most of any driver.
The furthest back a winner has started at Infineon. This occurred in 1991, when Davey Allison won the race.
Number of road course DNFs for Hershell McGriff (in 40 career starts), the most of any driver.
Positions gained by Terry Labonte in the Dodge/Save Mart 350 to win the USG Improving the Finish Award.
Cars running at the end of the Dodge/Save Mart 350, 31 of those on the lead lap.
Number of Cup road course races that Boris Said, Scott Pruett and Ron Fellows have competed in. (combined) The three have posted just one Bud Pole and 13 top 10 finishes, while racking up nine DNFs.
Laps led by race winner Jeff Gordon, the most of any driver.
Average race speed (in mph).
Kurt Busch’s pole winning speed (in mph).
Number of times I heard this weekend that the Dodge/Save Mart 350 was the 100th road course race in Cup History. For those who were wondering, the first road course race was held on an airstrip at Linden, New Jersey on June 13, 1954.
Points that Jimmie Johnson leads Matt Kenseth by in the driver’s standings.
Laps in the Dodge/Save Mart 350, equaling 218.900 miles or 350 kilometers.
Laps led in road course races by Bobby Allison, the most of any driver.
August 4th of that year was the only time two road course events were held by NASCAR’s premier division on the same day. Buck Baker won the 100 mile road course race at Watkins Glen. Just hours later, Parnelli Jones won the 72 mile road course race at Kitsap County Airport in Bremerton, Washington.
Year when the first race was held at Infineon. It was the Banquet 300 and it was won by Ricky Rudd.
Estimated crowd in attendance at Sonoma.
Jeff Gordon’s purse for winning the Dodge/Save Mart 350.
Total purse for the Dodge/Save Mart 350.
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