Craftsman fast facts - celebrating 150 races

MARTINSVILLE, Va. - As the NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series prepares for the 150th race at Martinsville Speedway April 7, some numbers from the first 149 races are interesting to note: 26,400 More than 26,400 laps have been made in NASCAR...

MARTINSVILLE, Va. - As the NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series prepares for the 150th race at Martinsville Speedway April 7, some numbers from the first 149 races are interesting to note:

26,400  More than 26,400 laps have been made in NASCAR Craftsman Truck
Series competition.  This is more than 105,000 left turns.

23,475 The NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series has raced almost one lap around the world, with 23,475 miles completed in 149 races.

347 In NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series history, 347 drivers have taken the green flag.

100 Approximately 100 new tools have been introduced by Craftsman since its sponsorship of the NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series began in 1995.

38 The Series has visited 38 race tracks.

24 Races have been held in 24 states from coast to coast.

23      Under NASCAR rules, the Craftsman Truck Series races cannot finish
under caution.  In 149 races, 23 have required extra laps to complete.

12 The Craftsman $10,000 bonus for winning from the pole was awarded 10 times in 2000, and twice in 2001 after just three races.

9 Nine drivers have moved from the Craftsman Truck Series to the Winston Cup ranks.

1 Only one driver, Jack Sprague, has competed in all 149 NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series races.

-Becky Severs

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Series NASCAR Truck
Drivers Jack Sprague