Genesys 300 Fast Facts

Race date: Saturday, June 6
Track: Texas Motor Speedway, a 1.5-mile oval

Race distance: 200 laps / 300 miles

Firestone Tire Allotment: Nine sets primary to be used during practice, qualifying and the race. Rookies and first-time Texas participants will get an extra set.

Twitter: @TXMotorSpeedway @INDYCAR, #Genesys300, #INDYCAR #ADifferentBreed

Event Website: TexasMotorSpeedway.com
INDYCAR Website: indycar.com

2019 Race Winner: Josef Newgarden, 1:55:08.8666, 186.084 mph (248 laps/372 miles)

2019 NTT P1 Award Winner: Takuma Sato, 47.0738 seconds, 220.250 mph (two laps)

Qualifying records (based on track distance of 1.44 miles)

One Lap: Charlie Kimball, 23.2730, 222.747 mph, June 9, 2017
Two Laps: Charlie Kimball, 46.5861 seconds, 222.556 mph, June 9, 2017

NBC Sports Telecasts: Qualifying, 5 p.m. ET Saturday on NBCSN and NBC Sports Gold (live); Race, 8 p.m. ET Saturday on NBC (live). Pre-race show begins at 7:30 p.m. on NBCSN. Leigh Diffey is the announcer alongside analysts Townsend Bell and Paul Tracy. Marty Snider and Kelli Stavast will report from the pits.

Pennzoil INDYCAR Radio Network Broadcasts: Mark Jaynes is the chief announcer alongside analyst Davey Hamilton. Jake Query is the turn announcer with Nick Yeoman reporting from the pits. The Genesys 300 race airs live on network affiliates, Sirius 211, XM 205, indycar.com, indycarradio.com and the INDYCAR Mobile app powered by NTT DATA. All NTT INDYCAR SERIES practices and qualifying are available on indycar.com, indycarradio.com and the INDYCAR Mobile app, with qualifying also airing on Sirius 211 and XM 205.

NBC Sports Gold Live Streaming: All NTT INDYCAR SERIES practice sessions and qualifying will stream live on INDYCAR Pass on NBC Sports Gold, NBC Sports’ direct-to-consumer live streaming product.

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