2019 MONSTER ENERGY NASCAR CUP SERIES STATS HIGHLIGHTS

  • Most wins this season: 4 Kyle Busch, Denny Hamlin & 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: 13 Denny Hamlin
  • Most top 10 finishes this season: 20 Kyle Busch
  • Best average finish this season: 7.2 Kyle Busch
  • Best average finish this season of winless drivers: 13.8 Ryan Newman
  • Most laps led this season: 1048 Kyle Busch
  • Most laps led by non-winner this season: 365 Ryan Blaney
  • Most races led this season: 19 Kyle Busch
  • Most lead lap finishes this season: 22 Kyle Busch
  • Most poles this season: 4 Kevin Harvick
  • Most front row starts this season: 8 William Byron
  • Denny Hamlin: 2 Wins last 4 races – 5 Straight top 3 finishes (6 Straight top 5 finishes – Career-long streak)
  • Matt DiBenedetto:
  • 3 Top 5 finishes last 9 races – No top 5 finishes previous 155 races
  • 93 Laps led at Bristol Aug. (Most) – 73 Laps led previous 163 races
  • Brad Keselowski: 1 Top 5 finish last 8 races – Finished 3rd at Bristol Aug.
  • Chase Elliott: 3 Straight top 10 finishes – 2 Top 5 finishes last 3 races
  • Kyle Larson: 4 Straight top 10 finishes – Longest streak this season
  • Clint Bowyer: 1 Top 10 finish last 5 races – Finished 7th at Bristol Aug.
  • Most pit road speeding penalties this season: 11 by 9 drivers at Bristol April & 11 by 8 drivers at Bristol Aug.
  • Kevin Harvick worst finish this season: 39th – Bristol Aug.
  • Chase Elliott only Hendrick Motorsports driver to finish in top 10 at Bristol Aug. – Only Hendrick driver to lead (33 Laps led)
  • Joe Gibbs Racing won half the races this season – 12 of 24
  • All 4 Joe Gibbs Racing drivers led at Bristol Aug. – 184 Laps led
  • Kevin Harvick only Stewart-Haas Racing driver to lead Bristol Aug. (28 Laps led) – Finished last
  • Brad Keselowski only Team Penske driver to lead Bristol Aug. (91 Laps led) – Finished 3rd
  • Summer drought: Last Kyle Busch win came at Pocono June 2nd – Winless last 12 NASCAR National Touring Series races
  • (12 NASCAR National Touring Series wins this season)
  • 10 Different winners in 24 races this season – 7 Won multiple races
  • Denny Hamlin: Won back-to-back wins twice in career – Pocono 6/10 & Michigan 6/10 and Bristol 8/12 & 2012 Atlanta
  • Kyle Busch only driver to win consecutive races this season – ISM Raceway March & Auto Club
  • Denny Hamlin: 4 Wins this season – Winless last season
  • Denny Hamlin best Joe Gibbs Racing finisher 4 of last 5 races
  • Brad Keselowski won Atlanta, Justin Haley won Daytona July & Denny Hamlin won Bristol Aug. after receiving free pass
  • Longest winless streaks ended this season:
  • Alex Bowman (133 Races), Denny Hamlin (47 Races), Kurt Busch (30 Races) & Martin Truex Jr. (25 Races)
  • 5 Won last season, but are winless this season: Aric Almirola, Ryan Blaney, Clint Bowyer, Austin Dillon & Erik Jones
  • 3 Winners last 4 races – Denny Hamlin 2, Kevin Harvick 2 & Chase Elliott 1 (6 Different winners previous 6 races)
  • Matt DiBenedetto led most laps 2 races this season – Daytona 500 (49) & Bristol Aug. (93)
  • Kyle Busch leads all with 9 Stage wins this season
  • Kyle Larson: 4 Stage wins this season – Winless
  • Brad Keselowski: 3 Wins in 24 races this season (3 Wins all last season) – Winless first 24 races last season
  • Martin Truex Jr.: Winless last 8 races – 4 Wins previous 8 races
  • 1 Toyota pole this season (Bristol Aug.) – 12 Toyota wins this season
  • Hendrick Motorsports: 7 Poles this season – 3 Wins
  • Hendrick Motorsports: 3 Wins this season – 3 Wins all of last season
  • 5 of last 6 Hendrick Motorsports wins by Chase Elliott
  • Team Penske: 5 Wins this season – 1 Win in first 24 races last season
  • Denny Hamlin best Toyota finisher 6 times this season – 4 Times in last 5 races
  • Chevrolet: 5 Wins this season (4 Wins all of last season) – 4 Wins last 8 races
  • Daniel Hemric best finishing Rookie of the Year contender half the races this season – 12 of 24
  • 4 Different winners in 4 races on short tracks this season – Kyle Busch, Denny Hamlin, Brad Keselowski & Martin Truex Jr.
  • Joe Gibbs Racing won 3 of 4 short track races this season (Last 3 short track races)
  • Youngest winner: Justin Haley – 20
  • Oldest winner: Kevin Harvick – 43
  • 18 of 24 races this season won by drivers 33-years-old & older (75%)
  • Team Penske won 3 of first 6 races this season – 2 Wins last 18 races (Kansas May & Michigan June)
  • 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: 17 Tyler Reddick
  • Most top 10 finishes this season: 19 Tyler Reddick
  • Best average finish this season of drivers competing in every race: 5.1 Tyler Reddick
  • Most laps led this season: 1270 Christopher Bell
  • Most laps led by non-winner this season: 416 Justin Allgaier (4th most of all drivers)
  • Most races led this season: 19 Christopher Bell
  • Most poles this season: 5 Cole Custer
  • Most front row starts this season: 9 Christopher Bell & Cole Custer
  • 8 Different winners in 22 races this season
  • Christopher Bell: 20 Stage wins (Most all-time) – 13 Stage wins this season (Leads all drivers)
  • Justin Allgaier: 4 Stage wins this season – Winless
  • Christopher Bell won Stage 1, 2 & race at Atlanta & Iowa June this season
  • Stage 1 winner failed to win last 6 races
  • Stage 2 winner failed to win last 4 races
  • Race winner finished outside top 10 in Stage 1 last 3 races
  • Tyler Reddick never won back-to-back races
  • Only drivers to win back-to-back races this season:
  • Kyle Busch (Las Vegas March & ISM Raceway March) & Austin Cindric (Watkins Glen & Mid-Ohio)
  • 2 Won first career race this season – Michael Annett (Daytona Feb.) & Austin Cindric (Watkins Glen)
  • 16 of 22 races this season won by drivers starting from first 2 rows – Only 2 from pole
  • Only 1 race won from outside top 10 this season – Tyler Reddick started 38th at Bristol Aug.
  • Tyler Reddick this season: Winless first 8 races, 3 wins next 5 races, 1 Win last 9 races
  • Justin Allgaier passed for final lead change 2 races this season – Dover May & Bristol Aug.
  • Justin Allgaier best Chevrolet finisher 6 races this season – Winless
  • Timmy Hill best Toyota finisher at Bristol Aug. – Finished 7th
  • Last 4 Toyota wins all by Christopher Bell
  • Chase Briscoe best Rookie finisher 5 of last 6 races
  • 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
  • 17 of 22 races this season won by drivers 20-24 years-old
  • Brandon Jones best Joe Gibbs Racing finisher 3 races this season – Daytona Feb., Michigan & Bristol Aug.
  • Justin Allgaier best JR Motorsports finisher 8 races this season – Winless
  • No Joe Gibbs Racing driver in top 10 at Bristol Aug. – First time no JGR driver in top 10 since Kansas last season