0.10 – Since the advent of electronic scoring (1993), the closest margin of victory in the NASCAR Cup Series at Phoenix Raceway is the Spring race of 2016 (March 13, 2016) when Kevin Harvick beat Carl Edwards to the line by 0.010 seconds – which is tied with Atlanta (3/12/2000), Daytona (2/21/2016), and Rockingham (2/22/2004) for the ninth closest finish in series history.
2 – Number of NASCAR Cup Series championship races Phoenix Raceway has hosted (2020, 2021).
2 – Number of 2022 Championship 4 drivers with a former win at Phoenix Raceway – Joey Logano and Chase Elliott.
4 – The fewest laps led by the race winner in a single NASCAR Cup Series race at Phoenix Raceway was four of the scheduled 378 laps (1.05%) by Ryan Newman on April 10, 2010 – he started from the 14th position.
4 – In total four different manufacturers have won at Phoenix Raceway in the NASCAR Cup Series, led by Chevrolet with 25 victories and followed by Ford (18), Toyota (7) and Pontiac (2).
4 – Number of drivers that qualified for 2022 Championship 4 Round – Joey Logano, Christopher Bell, Ross Chastain and Chase Elliott. This is Chastain and Bell’s first appearance in the Championship 4 Round.
7 – Number of former NASCAR Cup Series champions entered in this year’s season finale race at Phoenix:
|Active NASCAR Cup Series Drivers with Championships (1949 – 2021)|
|Rank||No. of Titles||Active Champions (7)||Years|
|1||2||Kyle Busch||2019, 2015|
|1||Martin Truex Jr.||2017|
7 – Number of wins from the pole or first starting position at Phoenix Raceway – most recent was Kyle Larson’s win in the Championship Race last season.
8 – Number of former NASCAR Cup Series Phoenix race winners entered in this weekend’s season finale.
9 – Number of times the winner of the NASCAR Cup Series championship season finale race has won the title during the Playoff Era (2004-Present); including the last eight consecutive seasons in the elimination-style format of the Playoffs – Tony Stewart, 2011; Kevin Harvick, 2014; Kyle Busch, 2015; Jimmie Johnson, 2016; Martin Truex Jr., 2017; Joey Logano, 2018; Kyle Busch, 2019; Chase Elliott, 2020 and Kyle Larson, 2021 – Note: All the wins listed were at Homestead-Miami Speedway except for Elliott’s in 2020 and Larson’s in 2021 which were at Phoenix Raceway.
9 – The degrees of banking in Turns 1 and 2 of Phoenix Raceway.
9 – Nine of the 52 NASCAR Cup Series races at Phoenix Raceway have ended with in Overtime (18%):
|Sunday, March 8, 2020||312||316||4||Joey Logano||Kevin Harvick|
|Sunday, March 19, 2017||312||314||2||Ryan Newman||Kyle Larson|
|Sunday, November 13, 2016||312||324||12||Joey Logano||Kyle Busch|
|Sunday, March 13, 2016||312||313||1||Kevin Harvick||Carl Edwards|
|Sunday, March 3, 2013||312||316||4||Carl Edwards||Jimmie Johnson|
|Sunday, November 11, 2012||312||319||7||Kevin Harvick||Denny Hamlin|
|Saturday, April 10, 2010||375||378||3||Ryan Newman||Jeff Gordon|
|Sunday, November 9, 2008||312||313||1||Jimmie Johnson||Kurt Busch|
|Sunday, November 7, 2004||312||315||3||Dale Earnhardt Jr||Ryan Newman|
11 – The degrees of banking in Turns 3 and 4 of Phoenix Raceway.
12 – The most cautions in a single NASCAR Cup Series race at Phoenix Raceway; has happened twice – most recently March 8, 2020.
13 – The number of different organization in the NASCAR Cup Series that have won at Phoenix Raceway, led by Hendrick Motorsports with 12 victories among seven drivers.
15 – The worst finish by the eventual series champion in the season finale race (at Homestead-Miami Speedway) – it has happened three times: Tony Stewart in 2005, Jimmie Johnson in 2008 and Brad Keselowski in 2012.
15 – The highest number of lap leaders in a single NASCAR Cup Series race at Phoenix Raceway (March 4, 2012). The Phoenix race earlier this season had six leaders.
18 – Total number of NASCAR Cup Series Playoff races held at Phoenix Raceway (2004-2020).
20 – The age of the youngest NASCAR Cup Series race winner at Phoenix Raceway: Kyle Busch (November 13, 2005 – 20 years, 6 months, 11 days).
26 – Number of different NASCAR Cup Series pole winners at Phoenix Raceway; led by Kyle Busch and Kevin Harvick with four each.
28 – Number of different NASCAR Cup Series winners at Phoenix Raceway; led by Kevin Harvick with nine victories.
28 – The greatest number of lead changes in a single race at Phoenix Raceway (Feb. 27, 2011). Earlier this season the NASCAR Cup Series race at Phoenix produced 14 lead changes.
29 – The lowest starting position by a race winner at Phoenix Raceway (Ricky Rudd, 1995).
39 – Most NASCAR Cup Series Phoenix Raceway starts by a driver – Kurt Busch and Kevin Harvick have 39 starts each.
50 – The age of the oldest NASCAR Cup Series race winner at Phoenix Raceway: Mark Martin (April 18, 2009 – 50 years, 3 months, 9 days).
52 – Total number of NASCAR Cup Series races held at Phoenix Raceway.
95 – Number of different drivers that have led at least one lap in the NASCAR Cup Series at Phoenix Raceway.
264 – The most laps led by the race winner in a single NASCAR Cup Series race at Phoenix Raceway was 264 of the scheduled 312 laps (84.6%) by Kevin Harvick on November 9, 2014 – he started from the third position.
312 – Number of laps scheduled for this weekend’s NASCAR Cup Series Championship Race at Phoenix Raceway.
1,663 – The most laps led all-time by a driver (Kevin Harvick) in the NASCAR Cup Series at Phoenix Raceway.