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Dover International Speedway

Dover, Delaware


Dover Downs International Speedway - Track Information

Length 1 mile; oval
Banking
Turns- 24 degrees
Straightaways- 9 degrees
Ticket Info and Location
(800) 441-RACE

I-95 to Route 13 South. Track is located in Dover, adjacent to the Delaware State University campus.

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Jeff's History At Dover

Race Date Start Finish Notebook
October 2, 2016 18 -- --
October 4, 2015 10 12 Race dominated by Kevin Harvick.
May 31, 2015 22 10 Battled handling on long runs.
September 28, 2014 6 1 Ran in top-5 all day. Passed Brad Keselowski for lead with 94 to go.
June 1, 2014 6 15 Ran in top-5 until 150 to go. Faded late.
September 29, 2013 16 4 Car was best on longer runs. Final 25-lap sprint hindered victory chances.
June 2, 2013 20 3 Ran 12th-15th for most of the day. Pit gamble and well-timed caution in final 25 laps sealed a top-5.
September 30, 2012 7 2 Topped off on fuel; moved from 6th to 2nd in closing stages.
June 3, 2012 14 13 Led 60 laps. Loose wheel following pit stop on lap 240 hindered efforts.
October 2, 2011 34 12 Battled track position and restart issues for the balance of the day.
May 15, 2011 21 17 Late two-tire gamble failed. Ran 11th-18th for balance of the day.
September 26, 2010 15 11 Lost 5 spots on final pit stop; couldn't re-group.
May 16, 2010 15 11 Handling issues past lap 100.
September 27, 2009 7 6 Running 2nd when air gun problem hindered final pit stop.
May 31, 2009 42 26 Wreck in qualifying. Handling/traffic issues hindered back-up car.
September 21, 2008 1 7 Never a factor for the lead after lap 30.
June 1, 2008 7 5 Ran in the top-10 all day. Finished a distant fifth after handling tightened in the mid-stages.
September 23, 2007 27 11 Missed the setup entirely. Made up positions due to attrition.
June 3, 2007 6 9 Battled handling problems on long runs. Lost 3 spots in final laps after contact with Greg Biffle.
September 24, 2006 1 3 Struggled with handling early in runs. Moved from 5th to 3rd after cars ran out of fuel on the last lap.
June 4, 2006 3 12 Led 80 laps early, but battled handling problems as the race progressed.
September 25, 2005 25 37 Battled handling issues before getting taken out in a wreck on lap 292.
June 5, 2005 5 39 Wrecked by Tony Stewart on lap 41.
September 26, 2004 21 3 --
June 6, 2004 13 36 Running in the top-five after lap 200 when he cut a right front tire and slammed the wall.
September 21, 2003 6 5 Led for 14 laps but battled handling issues throughout the day. Remained in the top 10 all day and made his way from 10th to 5th in the final 70 laps.
June 1, 2003 9 2 Led the mid-stages. Lost the lead to Ryan Newman with 73 laps to go. Battled a tight handling car.
September 22, 2002 24 37 Worst career start and worst career finish at Dover. Mired in traffic, Jeff spun into the frontstretch wall early in the race on a chain reaction after Todd Bodine spun in front of him.
June 2, 2002 9 6 Ran in the top ten for most of the day. Fought an ill handling car in the mid-stages. Gained 7 spots in the final 80 laps to salvage 6th place.
September 23, 2001 23 4 Handling went away on long green flag runs. Battled through race traffic to finish in the top five.
June 3, 2001 2 1 Led 381 of the 400 laps in a dominating performance. Took the lead from Rusty Wallace on lap 23 and lost the top spot only during green flag pit stops.
September 24, 2000 9 9  
June 4, 2000 19 32 Cut tire resulted in a hard crash in turn four.
September 26, 1999 7 17 Ray Evernham's final race as crew chief.
June 6, 1999 14 2 Jeff dominated on the track, but lost on fuel mileage.
September 20, 1998 6 2  
May 31, 1998 2 3  
September 21, 1997 2 7  
June 1, 1997 2 26 Late race contact with Dale Jarrett breaks the radiator.
September 15, 1996 3 1 Three consecutive wins in DuPont Country.
June 2, 1996 1 1  
September 17, 1995 2 1 A dominant performance widens the points lead to more than 300.
June 4, 1995 1 6  
September 18, 1994 12 11  
June 5, 1994 23 5 First top 5 at Dover after struggling there during his rookie season.
September 19, 1993 3 24 500 laps wore the rookie out.
June 6, 1993 21 18  


Career Stats At Dover
Starts Wins Top 5 Top 10 Poles
46 5 18 26 4


Dover Breakdown
Average Start 11.9
Average Finish 11.1
Victories - 5 September 2014
June 2001
September 1996
June 1996
September 1995

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