Who holds the record for most Road Course wins in the NASCAR Cup History?

Read to find out which driver holds the record for most road course victories in NASCAR history

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Daytona 500 road course race

NASCAR will be hitting the first road-course series for 2022 this weekend from 25th to 27th March in Austin at the Circuit of The Americas which will host all three Cup Series, Xfinity Series, and Truck Series. COTA is a 3.41miles long track with 20 turns which opened in 2012 and the first NASCAR race was last year in 2021 which saw Chase Elliot of Hendrick Motorsports.

NASCAR only went with 2 road courses up until 2020, and in 2021 they are racing in 7 road courses in total. In 2022, with a revised schedule, NASCAR has decided to go with 6 road courses. The road courses available for the 2022 season are
Circuit of The Americas, Sonoma Raceway, Road America, Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Watkins Glen International, and Charlotte Roval where the playoffs will take place.

Who has the most number of NASCAR Cup Series Road Course wins

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Jeff Gordon, Tony Stewart, Chase Elliot, Ricky Rudd, and Rusty Wallace (L to R)

In spite of racing a mere couple of times a year on road courses, NASCAR’s Hall of Fame driver Jeff Gordon still holds the record in for most road curse in Cup Series history with 9 wins. Five of his wins came at the Sonoma Raceway, and 4 at Watkins Glen International. The second place for most wins is Tony Stewart with 8 wins.

Chase Elliot is the only active racer on the grid with 7 road course wins to his name and Rusty Wallace and Ricky Rudd shres the fourth place with 6 wins to each of their names.

DriverRoad-course wins
Jeff Gordon9
Tony Stewart8
Chase Elliot7
Rusty Wallace6
Ricky Rudd6
Most Road-Course wins in NASCAR history

Who were the winners of last years’ Road Course Races

Kyle Larson
Kyle Larson and Chase Elliot

The 2021 NASCAR season had 7 road courses involved in the schedule. These tracks were Watkins Glen International, Daytona International Speedway, Circuit of The Americas, Road America, Sonoma Raceway, Charlotte Roval, and Indianapolis International Speedway.

DriverNo: of winsTracks
Kyle Larson3Sonoma, Watkins Glen, and Charlotte Roval
Chase Elliot2COTA and Road America
Christopher Bell1Daytona International Speedway
A.J. Allmendinger1Indianapolis International Speedway
Road-Course wins in 2021 NASCAR season

As of 2022, the only active racers participating actively in Cup Series racing with the most wins on the road course are other than Chase Elliot are with multiple wins are Kyle Busch(4), Martin Truex Jr.(4), and Kyle Larson(3).

Will any of these aforementioned racers win again in this years’ 6 tracks?

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