NASCAR Sprint Cup By the Numbers

April 1, 2011
 

Nascar Sprint Cup By the Numbers

500

Miles in Daytona 500

200

Laps in Daytona 500

3 hrs, 10 min.

Average duration of the race

3,484

Gallons of gas used in average Sprint Cup race

15

Percent ethanol in unleaded racing-fuel blend

3,450

Average weight, in pounds, of cars (without driver)

$250,000

Average cost of new cars

$125,000

Average cost of used cars

6

Pit crew members

14

Seconds it takes, on average, to change four tires and add 17.5 gallons of fuel

$16 million

Average total value of sponsorship for one car per season

5

Average number of corporate sponsors per car

200

Most career Sprint Cup victories, by Richard Petty

20

Age of youngest driver, Trevor Bayne, winner of the 2011 Daytona 500

52

Age of oldest driver, Mark Martin

10

Average driver weight loss, in pounds, from sweating during a race

$1,530,388

Cash amount of largest prize for winning the Daytona 500, to Matt Kenseth in 2009

15

Number of female drivers in Sprint Cup history

1

Number of Duke students who drive in stock car races, junior Paul Harraka