By the numbers for the Championship 4

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1 – Tony Stewart, in his last appearance this weekend at Homestead-Miami Speedway, is the only driver in series history to win at the famed 1.5-mile speedway in his first appearance (1999).

2 – Number of Coors Light poles at Homestead-Miami Speedway by the series leaders: Kurt Busch, Carl Edwards, Jimmie Johnson and Kasey Kahne.

3 – Number of times the winner of the season finale at Homestead-Miami Speedway has won the title during the Chase Era; including the last two seasons in the elimination-style format of the Chase (Tony Stewart, 2011; Kevin Harvick, 2014; Kyle Busch, 2015).

9 – Number of Chase races at Homestead-Miami Speedway that were won by Chase contenders; three times a non-Chase contender has won season finale: Greg Biffle (2004 and 2006) and Denny Hamlin (2013).     

11 – Number of different NASCAR Sprint Cup Series winners at Homestead-Miami Speedway; led by Greg Biffle and Tony Stewart with three each.

12 – Number of Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup races Homestead-Miami Speedway has hosted (2004-2015).

13 – Number of different NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Coors Light pole winners at Homestead-Miami Speedway.

14 – The most cautions in a single NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Homestead-Miami Speedway (11/21/2004; the inaugural Chase race in Miami)

15 – The worst finish by the eventual series champion in a Chase race at Homestead-Miami Speedway (it happened three times: Tony Stewart in 2005, Jimmie Johnson in 2008 and Brad Keselowski in 2012). 

17 – Total number of NASCAR Sprint Cup Series races held at Homestead-Miami Speedway.

18-20 – The degrees of banking in all four turns of Homestead-Miami Speedway.

22 – The age of the youngest NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Coors Light Pole Award winner at Homestead-Miami Speedway: Joey Logano (11/18/2012 – 22 years, 5 months, 25 days).

24 – The age of the youngest NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race winner at Homestead-Miami Speedway: Kurt Busch (11/17/2002 – 24 years, 3 months, 13 days).

26 – The most number of lead changes in a single race at Homestead-Miami Speedway (11/20/2011).

38 – The lowest starting position by a race winner at Homestead-Miami Speedway (Denny Hamlin, 2009).

46 – The age of the oldest NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Coors Light Pole Award and race winner at Homestead-Miami Speedway: Bill Elliott set both records in 2001 (11/11/2001 – 46 years, 1 month, 3 days).

64 – Total number of NASCAR national series races held at Homestead-Miami Speedway, second-most by a track in the state of Florida: NSCS (17), NXS (21) and NCWTS (20).

120 – The number of NASCAR Sprint Cup Series drivers that have made at least one start at Homestead-Miami Speedway.

150.0 – The highest score in driver rating scale, considered a perfect performance, and has only been accomplished at Homestead-Miami Speedway once, in 2010 by Carl Edwards.

267 – Number of laps scheduled for this weekend’s Ford EcoBoost 400 at Homestead-Miami Speedway.

568 – Number of laps led at Homestead-Miami Speedway by the series leader (Carl Edwards, 12 starts).

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