Tracks

Sonoma Raceway
(formerly known as Infineon Raceway)

Sonoma, California


Infineon Raceway - Track Information

Length 2 miles; 10 turn road course
Banking
The Chute- 3 degrees
Ticket Info and Location
(800) 870-RACE

Highway 101 North from San Francisco to Route 37, then Route 121 to the track.

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Jeff's History At Sonoma

Race Date Start Finish Notebook
June 28, 2015 5 16 Late gamble for track position didn't pay off.
June 22, 2014 15 2 Gained 4 spots in final 20 laps. Couldn't catch Carl Edwards.
June 23, 2013 10 2 Rallied back from lap 24 pit road penalty.
June 24, 2012 2 6 Running 3rd when ran out of fuel in mid-stages. Dropped to 15th; rallied back to 6th.
June 26, 2011 13 2 Ran near 20th in the first half of the race. Stayed out for track position with 20 to go. Moved from 8th to 2nd in the closing stages.
June 20, 2010 5 5 Battled in the top-10 all day. Never a factor for the lead.
June 21, 2009 13 9 Pit road speeding penalty hindered mid-race progress. Rallied from 20th to 9th in final 18 laps.
June 22, 2008 5 3 Lost 19 positions by lap 43. Handling came in later. Avoided late wrecks.
June 24, 2007 41 7 Pre-qualifying inspection violation. Started in back. Used pit strategy to move up. Passed 15 cars under green to conclude.
June 25, 2006 11 1 Worked through traffic, passed Terry Labonte for the lead in the closing stages. Held off Ryan Newman.
June 26, 2005 1 33 Led the first 32 laps. Transmission problems ruined a promising day on lap 41.
June 27, 2004 1 1 Led 92 of 110 laps-- a thoroughly dominating day. Conserving fuel toward the end made the victory margin somewhat tighter.
June 22, 2003 8 2 Never led, but battled Robby Gordon for the lead in the final 25 laps. Came up short at the finish.
June 23, 2002 4 37 Broke the rear end gear while leading on lap 33.
June 24, 2001 1 3 Led the most laps but lost the lead to Robby Gordon with 27 laps remaining. Dropped to 3rd with 16 laps left. Tony Stewart claimed his first career road course victory.
June 25, 2000 5 1 Led the mid-stages and pulled away from the pack.
June 27, 1999 1 1 Battling allergies, Gordon held off a late race charge from Mark Martin.
June 28, 1998 1 1 Gordon fought with Bobby Hamilton for the win. Passed Hamilton for the lead on lap 96.
May 4, 1997 3 2 Mark Martin led 69 of 74 laps. Jeff tried to pass on the final turn of the final lap, but Martin held him off.
May 5, 1996 6 6 Rusty Wallace's most recent road course victory.
May 7, 1995 5 3 Dale Earnhardt passed Mark Martin on the last lap for the win. Jeff was competitive all day.
May 15, 1994 6 37  
May 16, 1993 15 11 First Winston Cup road course race.


Career Stats At Sonoma
Starts Wins Top 5 Top 10 Poles
23 5 14 18 5


Sonoma Breakdown
Average Start 7.1
Average Finish 8.5
Victories - 5 June 2006
June 2004
June 2000
June 1999
June 1998

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