NASCAR Information Sunday, March 3, 2019

2019 MONSTER ENERGY NASCAR CUP SERIES STATS HIGHLIGHTS

  • 3 Different winners in 3 races this season
  • Joey Logano only repeat winner last 9 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series races (3 Wins) – 6 Others 1 win each
  • Joey Logano won back-to-back races once – Charlotte 10/15, Kansas 10/15 & Talladega 10/15
  • Joey Logano: 22 Career wins – 1 in March (2019 Las Vegas)
  • Joey Logano: 3 Wins last 7 races – All 3 on tracks he had not won a race before (Martinsville, Homestead-Miami & Las Vegas)
  • Joey Logano: Last 6 wins on different tracks – ISM, Richmond, Talladega, Martinsville, Homestead-Miami & Las Vegas
  • Kyle Busch: 3 Wins last 5 NASCAR Touring Series races – 2 NGOTS & 1 NXS
  • Kyle Busch only driver to finish top 10 all 3 races this season
  • Kyle Busch average finish this season: 3.7 – Best
  • Kyle Busch: Started rear of field at Atlanta (Finished 6th) – Pit road speeding at Las Vegas (Finished 3rd)
  • Kevin Harvick: Winless this season – 2 Wins at this point last season (3rd win came at ISM Raceway)
  • Kevin Harvick: 2 Stage wins this season – No race wins
  • Kevin Harvick led most laps at Las Vegas (88) – Finished 4th
  • Brad Keselowski finished 12th or better all 3 races this season (Avg.: 5.0) – 2 Straight top 2 finishes
  • Denny Hamlin finished 11th or better all 3 races this season – Average finish: 7.3
  • Erik Jones finished 13th or better all 3 races this season – Average finish: 7.7
  • Kurt Busch: 2 Straight top 5 finishes – First top 5 finish last season: Race 10 (Finished 2nd at Talladega)
  • Kyle Larson: 142 Laps led this season (Most) – Winless
  • Joey Logano & Ricky Stenhouse Jr. only drivers to lead laps all 3 races this season
  • Ricky Stenhouse Jr.: 1 Top 10 finish last 8 races – Finished 6th at Las Vegas
  • Ryan Blaney: Finished 22nd or worse all 3 races this season – Avg. finish: 25.0
  • Austin Dillon: No top 15 finishes this season – Avg. finish: 19.0 (1 Win & avg. finish of 9.3 after 3 races last year)
  • Leader of most laps failed to win all 3 races this season
  • Logano passed for final lead change at Atlanta – Keselowski winner
  • Keselowski passed for final lead change at Las Vegas – Logano winner
  • Pole winless last 20 races – Last win from pole: Martin Truex Jr. 2018 Kentucky
  • Ford: 4 Stage wins this season / Chevrolet: 1 (Atlanta) / Toyota: 1 (Daytona)
  • Kurt Busch best Chevrolet finisher last 2 races
  • Joey Logano best Ford finisher 2 of 3 races this season
  • Chevrolet winless last 7 races – Last win: Chase Elliott Kansas 10/18
  • 3 Different Joe Gibbs Racing drivers best Toyota finisher in 3 races this season – Hamlin, Truex Jr. & Kyle Busch
  • Hendrick Motorsports hasn’t had a top 5 finisher in last 7 races
  • Chase Elliott only Hendrick Motorsports finisher in top 10 at Las Vegas – Finished 9th
  • Joe Gibbs Racing & Team Penske had top 5 finishers all 3 races this season
  • Joe Gibbs Racing swept top 3 positions in Daytona 500 – Team Penske swept top 2 at Las Vegas
  • Team Penske finished 1-2 in 6 races – Twice at Las Vegas (2016 & 3/19)
  • Daniel Hemric best Rookie of the Year finisher last 2 races – Finished 20th at Atlanta & 23rd at Las Vegas
  • Only 2 Cautions at Las Vegas – Fewest in Stage era
  • Fewest since 2 at rain-shortened ISM Raceway race 11/15
  • Only 1 failed to finish Atlanta (Preece) & only 1 failed to finish Las Vegas (Gase)
  • Kyle Busch
  • 3 Wins Last 5 NASCAR Races
  • 2/23/19
  • Atlanta
  • NGOTS
  • Winner
  • 2/24/19
  • Atlanta
  • MENCS
  • 6th
  • 3/1/19
  • Las Vegas
  • NGOTS
  • Winner
  • 3/2/19
  • Las Vegas
  • NXS
  • Winner
  • 3/3/19
  • Las Vegas
  • MENCS
  • 3rd
  • LAS VEGAS FINISHES
  • Pit Road Speeding
  • Rear of Field
  • Free Pass
  • Kyle Busch
  • 3rd
  • Ty Dillon
  • 29th
  • DiBenedetto
  • 21st
  • Cassill
  • 32nd
  • Wallace
  • 26th

2019 NASCAR XFINITY SERIES STATS HIGHLIGHTS

  • Michael Annett: Best average finish of drivers competing all 3 races – 6.0
  • Most top 5 finishes this season: 2 Justin Allgaier, Michael Annett & Brandon Jones
  • Most laps led this season: 149 Christopher Bell
  • Christopher Bell & Tyler Reddick only drivers to lead laps all 3 races this season
  • 12 Failed to finish Las Vegas (Most this season) including Allgaier, Cindric, Jones & Reddick
  • 3 Different winners in 3 races this season
  • Michael Annett: 2 Top 5 finishes this season – No top 5 finishes all of 2018
  • Michael Annett: Finished 12th or better all 3 races this season – 2 Top 5 finishes
  • Justin Allgaier: Failed to finish Las Vegas last week (Engine) – Failed to finish 6 races last season (1 Due to engine)
  • Christopher Bell only repeat winner last 13 Xfinity Series races (4 Wins) – 9 Others 1 win each
  • Cole Custer: 5 Top 10 finishes last 6 races
  • Noah Gragson finished 11th or better all 3 races this season – 2 Straight top 10 finishes
  • Justin Haley: 2 Straight top 10 finishes
  • Brandon Jones: 2 Top 5 finishes in 3 races this season – 2 Top 5 finishes all of last season
  • John Hunter Nemechek best full-time NXS finisher at Las Vegas – Finished 2nd
  • Tyler Reddick passed for final lead change last 2 races – 6 To go at Atlanta & 8 to go at Las Vegas
  • Joe Gibbs Racing: 2 Straight wins – Christopher Bell (Atlanta) & Kyle Busch (Las Vegas)
  • 6 Different winners in last 6 races on 1.5-mile tracks