2019 MONSTER ENERGY NASCAR CUP SERIES STATS HIGHLIGHTS

  • Most wins this season: 4 Kyle Busch & Martin Truex Jr.
  • Most 2nd-place finishes this season: 3 Alex Bowman, Kyle Busch, Joey Logano & Martin Truex Jr.
  • Most top 3 finishes this season: 10 Kyle Busch
  • Most top 5 finishes this season: 12 Denny Hamlin
  • Most top 10 finishes this season: 19 Kyle Busch
  • Best average finish this season: 7.3 Kyle Busch
  • Best average finish this season of winless drivers: 13.6 Erik Jones
  • Most laps led this season: 1018 Kyle Busch
  • Most laps led by non-winner this season: 365 Ryan Blaney
  • Most races led this season: 18 Kyle Busch
  • Most lead lap finishes this season: 21 Kyle Busch
  • Most poles this season: 4 Kevin Harvick
  • Most front row starts this season: 8 William Byron
  • Kevin Harvick:
  • 2 Wins this season – 7 Wins at this point last season
  • 7th of 8 wins last season came at Michigan Aug. followed by season-long 10-race winless streak
  • 2 Wins last 4 races – Winless previous 21 races
  • 2 Wins last 4 races – No top 5 finishes previous 8 races
  • Last 2 top 5 finishes were wins – New Hampshire July & Michigan Aug.
  • Finished 7th or better last 4 races – 2 Wins
  • Denny Hamlin:
  • 5 Straight top 5 finishes – Ties longest streak this season (Chase Elliott)
  • 5 Straight top 5 finishes – Career-long streak
  • Kyle Larson: 3 Straight top 10 finishes – Longest streak this season
  • Martin Truex Jr.:
  • Finished 6th or better last 4 races – 3 Straight top 5 finishes
  • Winless last 7 races – 4 Wins previous 8 races
  • 43 Laps led at Michigan Aug. – 1 Lap led previous 6 races this season
  • Daniel Suarez: 1 Top 5 finish last 8 races – Finished 5th at Michigan Aug.
  • Kyle Busch: Winless last 9 races – Longest streak this season
  • Ryan Preece: 1 Top 20 finish last 13 races – Finished 7th at Michigan Aug.
  • William Byron: 8 Top 10 finishes this season – 4 Top 10 finishes last 7 races
  • Jimmie Johnson: Finished 34th at Michigan Aug. – Worst finish this season
  • Clint Bowyer: Failed to finish 6 races this season including Michigan Aug. – Failed to finish 4 of last 9 races
  • Jimmie Johnson only Hendrick Motorsports driver to finish outside top 10 at Michigan Aug. – Finished 34th
  • Erik Jones only Joe Gibbs Racing driver to finish outside top 10 at Michigan Aug. – Finished 18th
  • Hendrick Motorsports – No laps led at Michigan Aug.
  • William Byron, Chase Elliott & Alex Bowman finished 8th, 9th & 10th at Michigan Aug.
  • Joe Gibbs Racing:
  • Denny Hamlin, Martin Truex Jr. & Kyle Busch finished 2nd, 4th & 6th at Michigan Aug.
  • All 3 led – 53 Total laps (Erik Jones no laps led)
  • Team Penske: 121 of 200 laps led at Michigan Aug. (61%) – All 3 led & all 3 finished 17th or worse
  • 10 Different winners in 23 races this season – 7 Won multiple races
  • 3 Different winners in 3 races on short tracks this season – Kyle Busch, Brad Keselowski & Martin Truex Jr.
  • Kyle Busch only repeat winner last 12 short track races (6 Wins) – 6 Others 1 win each
  • Kyle Busch: 6 Wins in last 12 short track races (50%)
  • Joe Gibbs Racing (3) & Team Penske (2) won last 5 short track races
  • Kevin Harvick: 47 Career wins – 6 Career win streaks
  • Kyle Busch only driver to win consecutive races this season – ISM Raceway March & Auto Club
  • Kevin Harvick only repeat winner last 10 races (2 Wins) – 8 Others 1 win each
  • Kevin Harvick: Michigan Aug. winner – First took lead on lap 110 of 200
  • Kurt Busch & Kyle Busch finished 1-2 at Bristol April (Kyle/Kurt) & Kentucky (Kurt/Kyle) – 3 1-2 finishes (2015 Sonoma)
  • 5 Won last season, but are winless this season: Aric Almirola, Ryan Blaney, Clint Bowyer, Austin Dillon & Erik Jones
  • Denny Hamlin: 3 Wins this season – Winless last season
  • Brad Keselowski: 3 Wins in 23 races this season (3 Wins all last season) – Winless first 24 races last season
  • Martin Truex Jr.: 4 Wins last 15 races – Winless previous 25 races
  • JGR drivers Martin Truex Jr. & Kyle Busch won Stage 1 & 2 at Michigan Aug. – SHR driver Kevin Harvick won race
  • Kyle Busch leads all with 9 Stage wins this season
  • Martin Truex Jr. Stage 1 winner at Michigan Aug. – First Stage win since Charlotte May
  • No Toyota poles this season – 11 Toyota wins this season
  • William Byron best Hendrick Motorsports finisher 4 of last 6 races
  • Denny Hamlin best Joe Gibbs Racing finisher 3 of last 4 races
  • Kevin Harvick best Stewart-Haas Racing finisher last 4 races
  • Stewart-Haas Racing: 2 Wins this season – 9th & 10th wins last season came at Michigan Aug. & Bristol Aug.
  • Hendrick Motorsports: 7 Poles this season – 3 Wins
  • Hendrick Motorsports: 3 Wins this season – 3 Wins all of last season
  • Team Penske: 5 Wins this season – 1 Win in first 24 races last season
  • Kevin Harvick led most laps 4 races this season – Failed to win all 4 races
  • Kyle Busch led most laps 6 races this season – Failed to win 3
  • Joey Logano passed for final lead change 6 races this season
  • Ryan Blaney failed to win all 4 races after leading most laps – Texas 4/17, 2018 Daytona 500, Bristol 8/18 & Bristol 4/19
  • Kyle Larson best Chevrolet finisher only 3 times this season – ISM Raceway March, Sonoma & Michigan Aug.
  • Kevin Harvick best Ford finisher only 4 times this season – 3 Times in last 4 races
  • Denny Hamlin best Toyota finisher only 5 times this season – 3 Times in last 4 races
  • Chevrolet: 5 Wins this season (4 Wins all of last season) – 4 Wins last 7 races
  • Ryan Preece best finishing Rookie of the Year contender 9 times this season including Michigan Aug.
  • Youngest winner: Justin Haley – 20
  • Oldest winner: Kevin Harvick – 43
  • 17 of 23 races this season won by drivers 33-years-old & older
  • Joe Gibbs Racing won 8 of last 17 races with 3 different drivers – Truex Jr. (4), Kyle Busch (2) & Denny Hamlin (2)
  • Team Penske won 3 of first 6 races this season – 2 Wins last 17 races (Kansas May & Michigan June)
  • Kevin Harvick-Rodney Childers: 24 Cup wins together
  • 7 Drivers won poles this season, but are winless – Almirola, Blaney, Byron, A. Dillon, Johnson, Larson & Suarez

2019 NASCAR XFINITY SERIES STATS HIGHLIGHTS

  • Most wins this season: 5 Christopher Bell & Cole Custer
  • Most 2nd-place finishes this season: 4 Christopher Bell
  • Most top 3 finishes this season: 13 Christopher Bell
  • Most top 5 finishes this season: 16 Tyler Reddick
  • Most top 10 finishes this season: 18 Tyler Reddick
  • Best average finish this season of drivers competing in every race: 5.3 Tyler Reddick
  • Most laps led this season: 1270 Christopher Bell
  • Most laps led by non-winner this season: 285 Justin Allgaier (5th most of all drivers)
  • Most races led this season: 19 Christopher Bell
  • Most lead lap finishes this season: 19 Michael Annett
  • Most poles this season: 5 Cole Custer
  • Most front row starts this season: 9 Christopher Bell & Cole Custer
  • 8 Different winners in 21 races this season
  • Christopher Bell only repeat winner last 12 short track races (5 Wins) – 7 Others 1 win each
  • Christopher Bell: 20 Stage wins (Most all-time) – 13 Stage wins this season (Leads all drivers)
  • Justin Allgaier: 4 Stage wins this season – Winless
  • Stage 1 winner failed to win last 5 races
  • Stage 2 winner failed to win last 3 races
  • 1 Weekend sweep this season – Kyle Busch ISM Raceway March
  • Only drivers to win back-to-back races this season:
  • Kyle Busch (Las Vegas March & ISM Raceway March) & Austin Cindric (Watkins Glen & Mid-Ohio)
  • Last to win 3 straight races: Christopher Bell – 2018 Kentucky, New Hampshire & Iowa
  • Austin Cindric first to win first races back-to-back since William Byron in 2017 (Iowa June & Daytona June)
  • 16 of 21 races this season won by drivers starting from first 2 rows – Only 2 from pole
  • Worst start position of winner this season: 10th – Tyler Reddick (Michigan)
  • Tyler Reddick this season: Winless first 8 races, 3 wins next 5 races, winless last 8 races
  • Christopher Bell passed for final lead change 4 races this season
  • Tyler Reddick passed for final lead change 4 races this season – All 4 with 8 or fewer laps to go
  • Cole Custer passed for final lead change 4 races this season
  • 1 Race settled by last lap pass this season (Pocono) – Cole Custer passed Tyler Reddick
  • Tyler Reddick passed for lead on final lap 3 times – Twice by Cole Custer (Texas 11/18 & 2019 Pocono)
  • Justin Allgaier best Chevrolet finisher 6 races this season – Winless
  • Austin Cindric best Ford finisher 5 races this season – Watkins Glen & Mid-Ohio winner
  • Christopher Bell best Toyota finisher 12 of 21 races this season including last 6
  • Last 4 Toyota wins all by Christopher Bell
  • Ford won last 3 races
  • Noah Gragson best Rookie finisher 5 races this season including Mid-Ohio
  • 1 Race won by a Rookie of the Year contender this season – Chase Briscoe at Iowa July
  • Youngest winner: Austin Cindric – 20
  • Oldest winner: Kyle Busch – 33
  • 16 of 21 races this season won by drivers 20-24 years-old
  • Christopher Bell best Joe Gibbs Racing finisher last 8 races
  • Justin Allgaier best JR Motorsports finisher 7 times this season – Winless