All Pocono Race Records

NASCAR SPRINT CUP SERIES – POCONO RACEWAY STATISTICS

Fastest Starting Field Average, Race

175.844 mph
2012 POCONO 400

Fewest Cars Running at conclusion, Race

18 of 36
1982 PENNSYLVANIA 500

Fewest Cars Running on lead lap, Race

2 of 40
1978 PENNSYLVANIA 500

Fewest Caution Flags, Race

1
1978 PENNSYLVANIA 500

Fewest Lead Changes, Race

10
1998 PENNSYLVANIA 500

Fewest Race Leaders, Race

4 (2 Times)
1985 POCONO 500 (Most Recent)

Longest Green Flag Period, Race

176 laps (Laps 1-176)
1985 POCONO 500

Most Cars Running at conclusion, Race

36 of 43
1998 PENNSYLVANIA 500

Most Cars Running on lead lap, Race

42 of 43
2007 POCONO 500

Most Caution Periods, Race

13
1990 POCONO 500

Most Consecutive Pole Positions

3 by Bill Elliot
1985 PENNSYLVANIA 500, 1985 POCONO 500 & 1984 PENNSYLVANIA 500

Most Consecutive Races Led

13 by Richard Petty
1974 – June 1984

Most Consecutive Wins

3 by Tim Richmond
1986 POCONO 500, 1986 PENNSYLVANIA 500 & 1987 POCONO 500

3 by Bobby Allison
1982 POCONO 500, 1982 PENNSYLVANIA 500 & 1983 POCONO 500

Most Laps Led, Career

965 by Jeff Gordon

Most Laps Led, Event

175 of 200 by Kurt Busch
2007 PENNSYLVANIA 500

Most Laps Led, Season

250 of 400 by Jimmie Johnson
2004

Most Laps Run, Career

9,884 by Terry Labonte

Most Lead Changes, Race

56 (39 cars)
1979 PENNSYLVANIA 500

Most Leaders, Race

16 (3 Times)
2004 POCONO 500 (Most Recent)

Most Pole Positions

5 by Ken Schrader & Bill Elliott

Most Races Led, Career

24 by Geoff Bodine, Bill Elliott & Dale Earnhardt

Most Times Led, Event

19 by Cale Yarborough
1979 PENNSYLVANIA 500

Most Wins

6 by Jeff Gordon (2012 PENNSYLVANIA 400, 2011 POCONO 500, 2006 POCONO 500, 1998 PENNSYLVANIA 500, 1997 POCONO 500 & 1996 POCONO 500)

Track Race Record

145.384 mph by Jeff Gordon
2011 POCONO 500

Track Qualifying Record

179.598 by Joey Logano
2012 POCONO 400