Tracks

Charlotte Motor Speedway

Concord, North Carolina


Charlotte Motor Speedway - Track Information

Length 1.5 miles; D-shaped oval
Banking
Turns- 24 degrees
Straightaways- 5 degrees
Ticket Info and Location
(704) 455-3200

Exit 49 (Speedway Blvd.) on I-85

Official website

Jeff's History At Charlotte

Race Date Start Finish Notebook
October 11, 2015 22 8 #KarsynStrong
May 24, 2015 18 15 Battled handling throughout the event.
October 11, 2014 2 2 Moved from 9th to 2nd in final 50 laps.
May 25, 2014 27 7 Battled back spasms. Late two-tire gamble didn't work out.
October 12, 2013 1 7 Tight handling; late two-tire gamble.
May 26, 2013 14 35 Ill-timed caution trapped him a lap down. Collected in a wreck w/ 75 to go.
October 13, 2012 13 18 Pit road speeding penalty dropped off the lead lap.
May 27, 2012 23 7 Ran 6th-14th for the balance of the event.
October 15, 2011 23 21 Running 7th when collected in multi-car incident with 40 laps to go.
May 29, 2011 11 20 Late race fuel stop just before a caution flag; trapped a lap down.
October 16, 2010 1 23 Handling issues, battery problems, pit road speeding penalty.
May 30, 2010 15 6 Battled handling issues for most of the day/night. Late race gamble gained two spots.
October 17, 2009 9 4 Led mid-stages after two-tire change. Faded on two tires at the end.
May 24, 2009 3 14 Tight handling at the outset. Rain shortened to 227 laps.
October 11, 2008 8 8 Leading with 70 to go when decision to pit proved costly.
May 25, 2008 18 4 Ran around 20th for the balance of the race. Gambled on fuel strategy and pulled out a top-5.
October 13, 2007 4 1 Took the lead from Kyle Busch with 50 to go. Reassumed the lead when Ryan Newman crashed with 3 to go.
May 27, 2007 32 41 Went from 32nd to 5th in the first 60 laps. Collected after Tony Raines spun.
October 14, 2006 41 24 Engine blew with 40 laps to go while running 4th.
May 28, 2006 13 36 Struggled with tight handling. Broke right front suspension and hit the wall.
October 15, 2005 10 38 Hit the wall on lap 46. Operator failure.
May 29, 2005 2 30 Led the mid-stages, got caught one lap down on a late race caution. Caught up in a wreck with 22 laps to go.
October 16, 2004 23 2 Handling problems early. Spun and was hit by Rusty Wallace on lap 76. Fell to 37th. Handling improved as the night went on. Moved up to 3rd after final pit stops and finished behind Jimmie Johnson at the finish.
May 30, 2004 3 30 Missed the setup. Car was loose all night. Finished 7 laps down.
October 11, 2003 2 5 Ran in the top ten all night. Battled a tight handling condition later at night.
May 25, 2003 4 8 Rain shortened after 414 miles.
October 13, 2002 8 4 Ran in the top five early in the race. Battled a tight handling car. Adjustments shuffled him back in traffic. Worked his way from 14th up to finish 4th as day turned to night.
May 26, 2002 16 5 Hung around the top 10 all day and night. Solid pit stop with 40 laps to go gained track position. Held off Tony Stewart at the line for 5th place.
October 7, 2001 20 16 Short pitted and was trapped a lap down by a mid-race caution flag. Inconsistent tires hurt his efforts.
May 27, 2001 2 29 Contact with Kenny Wallace on pit road ruined the right front fender and downforce was adversely affected.
October 8, 2000 1 39 Caught up in a wreck in turn four.
May 28, 2000 14 10  
October 10, 1999 22 1 Second consecutive victory with Brian Whitesell as crew chief.
May 30, 1999 10 39 Power steering line breaks
October 4, 1998 26 5 Avoided a wreck in turn one.
May 29, 1998 1 1 Five consecutive poles in the spring race. Second straight Coke 600 victory.
October 5, 1997 4 5  
May 25, 1997 1 1 Rain-delayed event ended at 1 am, 67 laps short of the scheduled distance. After NASCAR announced the revised distance, Jeff passed Rusty Wallace with 17 laps remaining to take the win.
October 6, 1996 2 31 The Winston Cup points lead evaporates with problems under the hood.
May 26, 1996 1 4  
October 8, 1995 3 30  
May 28, 1995 1 33 Flat tires along the way.
October 9, 1994 5 28   
May 29, 1994 1 1 First career victory-- a starry night in Charlotte.
October 10, 1993 1 5 Jeff's first career pole position.
May 30, 1993 21 2 Jeff's first 600 mile race. He finishes second to Dale Earnhardt.


Career Stats At Charlotte
Starts Wins Top 5 Top 10 Poles
46 5 16 24 9


Charlotte Breakdown
Average Start 10.5
Average Finish 15.8
Victories - 5 October 2007
October 1999
May 1998
May 1997
May 1994

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