Sears Point additional notes

>From NASCAR Public Relations More NASCAR notes on Sears Point *** Several other drivers have had their share of success at Sears Point. Rusty Wallace has a Busch pole, a win (1990) and four top-five finishes at Sears Point. Geoff Bodine...

>From NASCAR Public Relations

More NASCAR notes on Sears Point

*** Several other drivers have had their share of success at Sears Point. Rusty Wallace has a Busch pole, a win (1990) and four top-five finishes at Sears Point. Geoff Bodine has three top-five's and a win (1993) as does Scale Earnhardt (1995). Mark Martin has three top-five finishes at Sears Point as well.

*** Ford has won three of the seven NASCAR Winston Cup races at Sears Point while Chevrolet has won two, Pontiac one and Buick one.

*** Every driver who has won a Busch Pole at Sears Point (Earnhardt Irvan, Rudd and Wallace), has won races as well. But only Irvan has won a pole and the race in the sable weekend (1994). In fact, that's the only time the race has been won from the pole.

*** The average starting position for the winning driver at Sears Point is 5.43.

*** It is appropriate that the only driver to win more than one Busch Pole at Sears Point (Rudd) has the track qualifying record at 92.132 mph.

*** It also is only appropriate that the only driver to win more than one race at Sears Point (Irvan), has the race record at 81.413 mph.

And now it's time again for:

STAT OF THE: WEEK

Sears Point and the Save Mart Supermarkets 300 is the 10th race of the 1996 NASCAR Winston Cup season. Five times in the last 10 years, the Series point leader after 10 races went on to win the NASCAR Winston Cup championship. All five times, that driver was Dale Earnhardt (1986, '87, '90, '91 and '93).

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Series NASCAR Cup
Drivers Dale Earnhardt , Rusty Wallace , Mark Martin