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 & Joey Logano
  • Most top 3 finishes this season: 9 Kyle Busch
  • Most top 5 finishes this season: 10 Kyle Busch
  • Most top 10 finishes this season: 15 Kyle Busch
  • Most top 10 finishes of winless drivers this season: 11 Kevin Harvick
  • Best average finish this season: 7.3 Kyle Busch
  • Best average finish this season of winless drivers: 10.1 Kurt Busch
  • Most laps led this season: 775 Brad Keselowski – 705 Laps led all of last season
  • Most laps led by non-winner this season: 441 Kevin Harvick
  • Most races led this season: 14 Kyle Busch
  • Most lead lap finishes this season: 16 Kyle Busch
  • Most poles this season: 3 William Byron, Austin Dillon & Kevin Harvick (All 3 winless this season)
  • Most front row starts this season: 7 William Byron
  • 8 Different winners in 18 races this season – 5 Won multiple races (Kyle Busch, Hamlin, Keselowski, Logano & Truex Jr.)
  • 7 Different winners after 18 races last season
  • Best career finish for 4 of top 6 finishers at Daytona
  • Best finish of season for top 6 finishers at Daytona
  • 5 Different winners in 6 races on 1.5-mile tracks this season – Brad Keselowski: 2 Wins
  • 5 Different winners last 5 races on 1.5-mile tracks – Bowman, Hamlin, Keselowski, Logano & Truex Jr.
  • Justin Haley:
  • Daytona July winner – Qualified 34th, started rear field, 2nd caution free pass, avg. running position 31st, 42 laps 1-lap down, 1 lap led
  • Winless this season with wins at this point last season: Clint Bowyer, Austin Dillon, Kevin Harvick & Erik Jones
  • Winless at this point last season with wins this season: Alex Bowman, Chase Elliott, Denny Hamlin & Brad Keselowski
  • 7 Drivers won poles this season, but are winless – Almirola, Blaney, Byron, A. Dillon, Harvick, Johnson & Larson
  • Stage 1 winner went on to win only 1 of last 12 races – Joey Logano (Michigan)
  • Stage 2 winner failed to win last 7 races
  • Joey Logano leads all with 7 Stage wins this season
  • Kevin Harvick: 4 Stage wins this season (All on 1.5-mile tracks) – Winless
  • Kyle Larson: 3 Stage wins this season – Winless
  • Alex Bowman: No career Stage wins – Chicagoland June winner
  • Justin Haley: No career Stage wins – Daytona July winner
  • Kyle Busch only driver to win consecutive races this season – Phoenix March & Auto Club
  • Brad Keselowski: 3 Wins in 18 races this season (3 Wins all last season) – Winless first 24 races last season
  • Martin Truex Jr.: 4 Wins last 10 races – Winless previous 25 races
  • Martin Truex Jr.: 4 Wins this season – Finished outside top 5 in next race following win
  • Longest winless streaks ended this season:
  • Alex Bowman (133 Races), Denny Hamlin (47 Races) & Martin Truex Jr. (25 Races)
  • 5 Different winners last 5 races
  • Martin Truex Jr. only repeat winner last 10 races (4 Wins) – 6 Others 1 win each
  • 1 Win from pole last 35 races: Joey Logano – Michigan June
  • No Toyota poles this season – 10 Toyota wins this season
  • Hendrick Motorsports: 6 Poles this season – 2 Wins
  • Team Penske: 5 Wins this season – 1 Win in first 24 races last season
  • Stewart-Haas Racing: Winless this season – 7 Wins at this point last season
  • (Deepest SHR has gone into season winless since 2011 – Won 19th race of 2011 season at New Hampshire)
  • Austin Dillon led most laps at Daytona July (46) – Finished 33rd
  • Chevrolet: 3 Wins this season including last 2 races
  • Matt Tifft best finishing Rookie of the Year contender twice this season – Charlotte & Daytona July
  • Youngest winner: Justin Haley – 20
  • Oldest winners: Martin Truex Jr. & Denny Hamlin – 38
  • 13 of 18 races this season won by drivers 33-years-old & older
  • 4 Teams won 18 races this season – Joe Gibbs Racing (10), Team Penske (5), Hendrick Motorsports (2) & Spire Motorsports (1)
  • Joe Gibbs Racing won 7 of last 12 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 12 races (Kansas & Michigan)
  • William Byron best Hendrick Motorsports finisher once this season – Finished 2nd at Daytona July
  • No Joe Gibbs Racing driver in top 10 at Daytona July – First time no JGR driver in top 10 since 2018 Charlotte Roval
  • Aric Almirola only Stewart-Haas Racing driver in top 25 at Daytona July – Finished 7th
  • All 3 Team Penske drivers finished 25th or worse at Daytona July
  • Brad Keselowski won Atlanta & Justin Haley won Daytona July after receiving free pass
  • Martin Truex Jr. won Dover May & Justin Haley won Daytona July from rear of field
  • Last previous first-time winners back-to-back: Casey Mears 2007 Coca-Cola 600 & Martin Truex Jr. Dover 6/07
  • 2nd & 3rd youngest race winning drivers came at Daytona – Trevor Bayne (20-0-1) 2011 Daytona 500 & Justin Haley (20-2-9) Daytona 7/19

2019 NASCAR XFINITY SERIES STATS HIGHLIGHTS

  • Most wins this season: 4 Christopher Bell & Cole Custer
  • Most 2nd-place finishes this season: 3 Justin Allgaier & Tyler Reddick
  • Most top 3 finishes this season: 8 Christopher Bell & Tyler Reddick
  • Most top 5 finishes this season: 11 Tyler Reddick
  • Most top 10 finishes this season: 13 Austin Cindric & Tyler Reddick
  • Best average finish this season of drivers competing in every race: 5.7 Tyler Reddick
  • Most laps led this season: 760 Christopher Bell
  • Most laps led by non-winner this season: 271 Justin Allgaier (5th most of all drivers)
  • Most races led this season: 14 Christopher Bell
  • Most lead lap finishes this season: 15 Austin Cindric
  • Most poles this season: 4 Cole Custer
  • 9 of top 12 finishers at Daytona either tied or scored their best finish of season
  • 16 Failed to finish Daytona July – Most this season
  • 6 Different winners in 16 races this season
  • 4 Different winners in 5 races on 1.5-mile tracks this season – JGR drivers won 3 (Christopher Bell & Kyle Busch)
  • Tyler Reddick: 3 of 6 career wins came on 1.5-mile tracks with 3 different teams – Ganassi, JR Motorsports & Childress
  • Christopher Bell: 15 Stage wins – Most all-time
  • Christopher Bell leads all with 8 Stage wins this season
  • Justin Allgaier: 4 Stage wins this season – Winless
  • Stage 1 winner won last 3 races
  • 1 Weekend sweep this season – Kyle Busch ISM March
  • Justin Haley best finisher eligible for championship points at Daytona July – Finished 2nd
  • 12 of 16 races this season won by drivers who started first 2 rows – Only 1 from pole (Cole Custer – Pocono)
  • Worst start position of winner this season: 10th – Tyler Reddick (Michigan)
  • 1 Winner from pole last 22 races – Cole Custer (Pocono June)
  • Tyler Reddick: 5 Career poles including 3 this season – Winless from pole
  • 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 – Passed for final lead change 3 of last 6 races
  • Last 5 Ford wins all by Cole Custer
  • Austin Cindric best Ford finisher 3 races this season – Daytona Feb., Charlotte & Daytona July
  • Christopher Bell best Toyota finisher 7 races this season
  • Justin Haley best Rookie finisher 2 races this season – Atlanta & Daytona July
  • Best finish by Rookie this season:
  • 2nd – John Hunter Nemechek (Las Vegas March), Noah Gragson (Michigan) & Justin Haley (Daytona July)
  • Youngest winner: Cole Custer – 21
  • Oldest winner: Kyle Busch – 33
  • 11 of 16 races this season won by drivers 21-24 years-old
  • Closest margin-of-victory this season: .109 Seconds – Daytona July (Ross Chastain over Justin Haley)