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: 6.9 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 (275 Laps led at this point last season)
  • Most laps led by non-winner this season: 429 Kevin Harvick
  • Most races led this season: 13 Kyle Busch
  • Most lead lap finishes this season: 15 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
  • 7 Different winners in 17 races this season – 5 Won multiple races (Kyle Busch, Hamlin, Keselowski, Logano & Truex Jr.)
  • 6 Different winners after 17 races last season
  • Alex Bowman
  • Chicagoland winner – Started 8th, finished 9th in Stage 1 & 4th in Stage 2, 88 laps led (2nd-most) including final 6
  • 10th in Points into Chicagoland +70 – 21st in Points -27 after Richmond April
  • Kyle Larson: 8 2nd-place finishes since last win – 1348 Laps led since last win
  • Jimmie Johnson best finish in last 45 races: 4th – 2019 Chicagoland
  • Jimmie Johnson: 2019 Daytona Clash winner
  • Chicagoland best finish of season for Alex Bowman (Winner), Kyle Larson (2nd) & Jimmie Johnson (4th)
  • Kyle Busch: Finished 22nd at Chicagoland – Average running position: 17th
  • Chicagoland penalties:
  • Speeding: Josh Bilicki, Landon Cassill & Bubba Wallace (2)
  • Removing equipment: Bubba Wallace
  • Uncontrolled tire: Denny Hamlin & Daniel Hemric
  • Too many crew members: Denny Hamlin
  • Winless this season with wins at this point last season: Clint Bowyer, Austin Dillon & Kevin Harvick
  • 2 Stewart-Haas Racing drivers had wins at this point last season, but winless this season – Clint Bowyer & Kevin Harvick
  • Winless at this point last season with a win this season: Alex Bowman, Chase Elliott, Denny Hamlin & Brad Keselowski
  • 2 Hendrick Motorsports drivers have wins this season, but were winless at this point last season – Alex Bowman & Chase Elliott
  • 9 Different pole winners in 17 races this season
  • 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 11 races – Joey Logano (Michigan)
  • Stage 2 winner failed to win last 6 races
  • Joey Logano leads all with 6 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 winner last week
  • Kyle Busch only driver to win consecutive races this season – Phoenix March & Auto Club
  • Martin Truex Jr. only repeat winner last 9 races (4 Wins) – 5 Others 1 win each
  • Chase Elliott: 6 Career poles (2 This season) – Winless from pole
  • 1 Win from pole last 34 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)
  • Kevin Harvick led most laps 3 races this season (Las Vegas March, Kansas May & Chicagoland) – Failed to win each race
  • Kyle Larson passed for final lead change at Chicagoland – Finished 2nd
  • Alex Bowman best Chevrolet finisher 3 of last 7 races
  • Joey Logano best Ford finisher 9 races this season (53%)
  • Erik Jones best Toyota finisher only 2 races this season – Kansas & Chicagoland
  • Daniel Hemric best Rookie of the Year contender 7 of last 9 races including last 4
  • Youngest winner: Chase Elliott – 23
  • Oldest winners: Martin Truex Jr. & Denny Hamlin – 38
  • 13 of 17 races this season won by drivers 33-years-old & older
  • Chase Elliott only under-25 driver to win this season – 23-Years-old
  • Closest margin-of-victory this season: .138 Seconds – Daytona 500 (Denny Hamlin over Kyle Busch)
  • Alex Bowman best Hendrick Motorsports finisher 4 of last 7 races
  • Erik Jones best Joe Gibbs Racing finisher 2 races this season – Kansas & Chicagoland
  • Joey Logano best Team Penske finisher 11 races this season
  • All 4 Hendrick Motorsports drivers finished 11th or better at Chicagoland – 3 Finished top 10
  • All 3 Team Penske drivers finished top 6 at Chicagoland (Only 1 lap led)
  • All 4 Stewart-Haas Racing drivers finished outside top 10 at Chicagoland – 2nd race this season (Daytona 500)
  • Last time Roush Fenway Racing had multiple drivers finish top 10: Martinsville 10/17 (Bayne 6th & Stenhouse Jr. 10th)
  • Last 2 first-time winners drove for Hendrick Motorsports – Chase Elliott (2018 Watkins Glen) & Alex Bowman (2019 Chicagoland)
  • Corey LaJoie: Speeding penalties in 5 races this season – Most
  • NASCAR XFINITY SERIES PLAYOFF STANDINGS
  • Race Wins
  • Stage Wins
  • Playoff Pts
  • 1
  • Christopher Bell
  • 4
  • 8
  • 28
  • 2
  • Cole Custer
  • 4
  • 6
  • 26
  • 3
  • Tyler Reddick
  • 3
  • 3
  • 18
  • 4
  • Michael Annett
  • 1
  • 0
  • 5
  • 5
  • Austin Cindric
  • +250
  • 0
  • 1
  • 1
  • 6
  • Justin Allgaier
  • +227
  • 0
  • 4
  • 4
  • 7
  • Chase Briscoe #
  • +181
  • 0
  • 0
  • 0
  • 8
  • Noah Gragson #
  • +178
  • 0
  • 1
  • 1
  • 9
  • John Hunter Nemechek #
  • +175
  • 0
  • 0
  • 0
  • 10
  • Justin Haley #
  • +144
  • 0
  • 1
  • 1
  • 11
  • Brandon Jones
  • +117
  • 0
  • 0
  • 0
  • 12
  • Ryan Sieg
  • +98
  • 0
  • 1
  • 1
  • 13
  • Gray Gaulding
  • -98
  • 0
  • 0
  • 0
  • 14
  • Brandon Brown #
  • -135
  • 0
  • 0
  • 0
  • 15
  • Jeremy Clements
  • -141
  • 0
  • 0
  • 0
  • 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 Tyler Reddick
  • Most top 5 finishes this season: 11 Tyler Reddick
  • Most top 10 finishes this season: 13 Tyler Reddick
  • Best average finish this season of drivers competing in every race: 5.0 Tyler Reddick
  • Sam Ard: 2.9 Average finish after 15 races in 1984
  • Most laps led this season: 760 Christopher Bell
  • Most laps led by non-winner this season: 265 Justin Allgaier (5th most of all drivers)
  • Most races led this season: 14 Christopher Bell (Streak of 17 consecutive races led ended at Chicagoland)
  • Most lead lap finishes this season: 14 Michael Annett & Austin Cindric
  • Most poles this season: 4 Cole Custer
  • Cole Custer: 4 Wins this season – Winless first 30 races last season
  • Cole Custer: 5 Wins last 18 races – 1 Win previous 68 races
  • Cole Custer: 6 Straight races led (467 Laps led) – Career-long streak
  • Christopher Bell: 4 Wins this season – 1 Win at this point last season (7 Wins all last season – Led all drivers)
  • Christopher Bell finished outside top 10 in next race after previous 6 wins – Average finish after win: 24.3
  • Tyler Reddick: Finished 15th & 9th last 2 races – First back-to-back finishes outside top 5 this season
  • Justin Allgaier: Winless this season – Finished 2nd three times
  • Noah Gragson: 5 Straight top 10 finishes – Career-long streak
  • Noah Gragson average finish last 5 races: 4.8 – Best of drivers competing all 5 races
  • Brandon Jones best finish last 13 races: 4th – Chicagoland
  • John Hunter Nemechek: Finished 12th or better last 10 races – 7 Top 10 finishes
  • Michael Annett: 6 Straight top 10 finishes – Longest current streak
  • Michael Annett: 11 Top 10 finishes this season (6 Straight top 10 finishes) – 3 Top 10 finishes all of last season
  • Austin Cindric: 8 Top 10 finishes last 9 races – Average finish: 6.8
  • Richard Childress Racing: 3 Wins this season – 1 Win last season (Michigan) & winless in 2017
  • Team Penske: Winless this season – 4 Wins at this point last season
  • 5 Different winners in 15 races this season
  • Last 9 races won by 3 of 4 Championship 4 drivers from last season –
  • Bell (Bristol, Dover & Iowa), Custer (Richmond, Pocono & Chicagoland) & Reddick (Talladega, Charlotte & Michigan)
  • Cole Custer never won back-to-back races
  • 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
  • Michael Annett won for first time in 230th career race (Daytona Feb.) – 2nd to Jeremy Clements who won in 256th career race
  • 11 of 15 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 21 races – Cole Custer (Pocono June)
  • Christopher Bell: Failed to finish 3 of last 4 races after starting on pole – All due to crashes
  • Ford won last 4 poles
  • Tyler Reddick passed for final lead change 3 races this season including final lap at Pocono (Finished 2nd)
  • Cole Custer passed for final lead change 4 races this season – Passed for final lead change 3 of last 5 races (Won other 2)
  • Michael Annett passed for final lead change at Chicagoland last week – Finished 4th
  • 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)
  • Michael Annett best Chevrolet finisher 2 races this season – Daytona Feb. & Chicagoland
  • Last 5 Ford wins all by Cole Custer
  • Cole Custer best Ford finisher 9 races this season
  • Brandon Jones best Toyota finisher 3 races this season including 2 of last 3
  • Noah Gragson best Rookie finisher 4 of last 5 races – Only races best Rookie finisher this season
  • Best finish by Rookie this season: 2nd – John Hunter Nemechek (Las Vegas) & Noah Gragson (Michigan)
  • Youngest winner: Cole Custer – 21
  • Oldest winner: Kyle Busch – 33
  • 11 of 15 races this season won by drivers 21-24 years-old
  • Michael Annett best JR Motorsports finisher 3 races this season – Daytona Feb. Bristol April & Chicagoland
  • Closest margin-of-victory this season: .116 Seconds – Daytona Feb. (Michael Annett over Justin Allgaier)