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
  • Most top 3 finishes this season: 10 Kyle Busch
  • Most top 5 finishes this season: 11 Kyle Busch
  • Most top 10 finishes this season: 17 Kyle Busch
  • Best average finish this season: 7.1 Kyle Busch
  • Best average finish this season of winless drivers: 13.4 Aric Almirola
  • Most laps led this season: 959 Kyle Busch
  • Most laps led by non-winner this season: 362 Ryan Blaney
  • Most races led this season: 16 Kyle Busch
  • Most lead lap finishes this season: 18 Kyle Busch
  • Most poles this season: 3 William Byron, Austin Dillon & Kevin Harvick
  • Most front row starts this season: 7 William Byron
  • 10 Different winners in 20 races this season – 5 Won multiple races (Kyle Busch, Hamlin, Keselowski, Logano & Truex Jr.)
  • Kevin Harvick: 46 Career wins (23 with Childress & 23 with Stewart-Haas) – 6 Career win streaks (Winless at Pocono)
  • Kevin Harvick: 46 Career wins – 15 After turning 40-years-old
  • Kevin Harvick: 46 Career – Tied with Hall of Fame driver Buck Baker
  • Kevin Harvick: 3 Wins last 5 New Hampshire races (61 Total laps led in 3 wins) – 1 Win previous 31 New Hampshire races
  • Kevin Harvick-Rodney Childers: 23 Cup wins together
  • 7 Different winners last 7 races –
  • Kyle Busch, Joey Logano, Martin Truex Jr., Alex Bowman, Justin Haley, Kurt Busch & Kevin Harvick
  • First win of season for last 4 winners (2 Won first career race)
  • 6 Different teams won last 6 races – Penske, Gibbs, Hendrick, Spire, Ganassi & Stewart-Haas
  • 3 of last 4 winners ended winless streaks of 21 races or longer
  • Martin Truex Jr. only repeat winner last 12 races (4 Wins) – 8 Others 1 win each
  • Denny Hamlin best finish since March: 2nd – New Hampshire
  • Erik Jones finished 3rd in 5 races this season including last 2 (Lap 140 pit road speeding penalty at New Hampshire)
  • Matt DiBenedetto: 7 Top 10 finishes in 160 career races – 3 Top 10 finishes last 5 races
  • Ryan Newman: 3 Straight top 10 finishes – Longest current streak
  • Denny Hamlin: 8 Straight races led (Longest current streak) – 159 Laps led
  • Kyle Busch only driver to win consecutive races this season – Phoenix March & Auto Club
  • Brad Keselowski: 3 Wins in 20 races this season (3 Wins all last season) – Winless first 24 races last season
  • Martin Truex Jr.: 4 Wins last 12 races – Winless previous 25 races
  • 7 Drivers won poles this season, but are winless – Almirola, Blaney, Byron, A. Dillon, Johnson, Larson & Suarez
  • 1 Win from pole last 37 races: Joey Logano – Michigan June
  • No Toyota poles this season – 10 Toyota wins this season
  • Kyle Busch & Joey Logano lead all with 7 Stage wins this season
  • Kyle Larson: 3 Stage wins this season – Winless
  • Stage 2 winner failed to win last 9 races
  • Kyle Busch led most laps 6 races this season – Failed to win 3
  • Kyle Busch led most laps last 2 races – Finished 2nd & 8th (Led most laps at Pocono June – Winner)
  • Winner led 41 laps last 2 races – Kurt Busch (Kentucky) & Kevin Harvick (New Hampshire)
  • William Byron best Chevrolet finisher at New Hampshire (Finished 12th) – First time best Chevrolet finisher
  • No Chevrolet finisher in top 10 at New Hampshire – First time since Martinsville 10/17 (Dale Earnhardt Jr. finished 11th)
  • Chevrolet: 4 Wins this season (4 Wins all of last season) – 3 Wins last 4 races
  • Kevin Harvick: Best Ford finisher 2 races this season – Dover May & New Hampshire
  • Denny Hamlin best Toyota finisher 3 races this season including New Hampshire
  • New Hampshire laps led: Toyota: 235, Ford: 66, Chevrolet: 0
  • Team Penske: 5 Wins this season – 1 Win in first 24 races last season
  • Ryan Preece best finishing Rookie of the Year contender 8 times this season including last 2 races
  • Last Rookie of the Year contender to win: Chris Buescher – Pocono 8/16
  • 3 of last 5 wins by Rookie of the Year contenders came at Pocono
  • Youngest winner: Justin Haley – 20
  • Oldest winner: Kevin Harvick – 43
  • Last 2 races won by 40-year-old Kurt Busch & 43-year-old Kevin Harvick
  • 15 of 20 races this season won by drivers 33-years-old & older
  • Joe Gibbs Racing won 7 of last 14 races with 3 different drivers – Truex Jr. (4), Kyle Busch (2) & Denny Hamlin (1)
  • Team Penske won 3 of first 6 races this season – 2 Wins last 14 races (Kansas & Michigan)
  • No Hendrick Motorsports top 10 finishers or lap leaders last 2 races
  • Denny Hamlin best Joe Gibbs Racing finisher 3 races this season including New Hampshire
  • All 4 Joe Gibbs Racing drivers finished 8th or better at New Hampshire – 235 of 301 Laps led (Truex Jr. only JGR driver without a lap led)
  • Kevin Harvick only Stewart-Haas Racing driver in top 10 at New Hampshire
  • Stewart-Haas Racing: 1 Win this season – 8 Wins at this point last season
  • Ryan Blaney best Team Penske finisher 3 races this season including New Hampshire
  • All 3 Team Penske drivers finished top 10 at New Hampshire
  • Longest winless streaks ended this season:
  • Alex Bowman (133 Races), Denny Hamlin (47 Races), Kurt Busch (30 Races) & Martin Truex Jr. (25 Races)