2019 MONSTER ENERGY NASCAR CUP SERIES STATS HIGHLIGHTS

  • Most wins this season: 3 Kyle Busch, Brad Keselowski & Martin Truex Jr.
  • Most 2nd-place finishes this season: 3 Alex Bowman & Joey Logano
  • Most top 3 finishes this season: 7 Kyle Busch
  • Most top 5 finishes this season: 7 Kyle Busch & Joey Logano
  • Most top 10 finishes this season: 12 Kyle Busch
  • Best average finish this season: 6.8 Kyle Busch
  • Best average finish this season of winless drivers: 10.2 Kurt Busch
  • Most laps led this season: 765 Brad Keselowski – 705 Laps led all of last season (249 Laps led at this point last season)
  • Most laps led by non-winner this season: 359 Ryan Blaney
  • Most races led this season: 11 Kyle Busch (No laps led Atlanta & Martinsville)
  • Most poles this season: 3 Kevin Harvick
  • Since 2016 Coca-Cola 600, Martin Truex Jr. won 19 races – Most of all drivers
  • 19 Wins last 109 races (17%) – 3 Wins previous 381 races (.008%)
  • Most wins since 2016 Coca-Cola 600:
  • Martin Truex Jr. 19, Kyle Busch 17, Kevin Harvick 13, Brad Keselowski 11 & Joey Logano 8
  • 16 Cautions in Coca-Cola 600 (2nd most in Coca-Cola 600) – Most cautions in a race since Richmond 9/16 (16 Cautions)
  • 6 Speeding penalties by 6 drivers in Coca-Cola 600
  • Chase Elliott (Finished 4th), Corey LaJoie (12th), Ryan Blaney (13th), Clint Bowyer (24th), Parker Kligerman (26th), Reed Sorenson (30th)
  • 6 Uncontrolled tire penalties in Coca-Cola 600 including Aric Almirola, Clint Bowyer & Denny Hamlin
  • Denny Hamlin: Free pass last 3 races
  • Finished outside top 15 last 4 races (Avg. finish: 22.5) – Finished 11th or better previous 9 races this season (Avg. finish: 5.6)
  • Brad Keselowski: 1 Pocono win (8/11) – 27 Wins since (Winless last 14 Pocono races)
  • Joey Logano: 1 Pocono win (6/12) – 20 Wins since (Winless last 13 Pocono races)
  • 6 Different winners in 13 races this season – 4 Won multiple races (Kyle Busch, Hamlin, Keselowski & Truex Jr.)
  • Martin Truex Jr.: 3 Wins last 5 races (445 Laps led) – Winless previous 8 races this season (14 Laps led)
  • Martin Truex Jr.: 3 Wins last 5 races – Winless previous 25 races (1 Win after 13 races last season – 2nd win came at Pocono)
  • Martin Truex Jr. only repeat winner last 7 races (3 Wins) – 4 Others 1 win each
  • Martin Truex Jr.: 22 Career wins (2018 Pocono June winner) – Never won consecutive races (2019 Coca-Cola 600 winner)
  • Martin Truex Jr.: 5 Wins in June (Most of all months)
  • Martin Truex Jr. led only 12 of first 252 laps at Charlotte – Led 104 of final 148 laps
  • Martin Truex Jr.: 31 Stage wins (Most all-time) – 2 This season (Dover May & Charlotte)
  • Martin Truex Jr. best Toyota finisher 4 races this season – Best Toyota finisher 3 of last 5 races
  • Last 3 Toyota wins all by Martin Truex Jr.
  • Martin Truex Jr.: Last 3 top 5 finishes all wins – Richmond, Dover & Charlotte
  • Martin Truex Jr.: 3 Wins this season – Finished 20th & 19th in next race after previous 2 wins
  • Martin Truex Jr. & Joey Logano finished 1-2 in 2 races this season (Truex Jr. won both) – Richmond April & Charlotte
  • Martin Truex Jr. & Joey Logano finished 1-2 four times – Martin Truex Jr. won 3 & Joey Logano won 1
  • Martin Truex Jr. won races with the largest margin-of-victory in 2017, ’18 & ‘19
  • Martin Truex Jr.-Cole Pearn: 20 Cup wins together
  • Kyle Busch & Joey Logano lead all with 5 Stage wins each this season
  • Kevin Harvick: 3 Stage wins this season (All on 1.5-mile tracks) – Winless
  • Kevin Harvick led 14 laps at Charlotte in first Stage – No laps led final 3 Stages
  • Kevin Harvick led most laps 2 races this season (Las Vegas March & Kansas May) – Failed to win each race
  • Kevin Harvick: 45 Career wins – 1 in June (2017 Sonoma)
  • 4 Pocono 2nd-place finishes & 3 Michigan June race 2nd-place finishes (2 August wins & 7 Total Michigan 2nd-place finishes)
  • Brad Keselowski won Stage 1 & 2 at Charlotte – Finished 19th
  • Brad Keselowski led 76 of first 203 laps & won Stage 1 & 2 at Charlotte – No laps led rest of race
  • Brad Keselowski: 3 Wins in 13 races this season (3 Wins all last season) – Winless first 24 races last season
  • David Ragan passed for final lead change at Charlotte – Finished 15th
  • Alex Bowman: 4 Straight top 10 finishes – Career-long streak
  • Alex Bowman: 4 Straight races led (Career-long streak) – 94 Laps led
  • Alex Bowman: 94 Laps led this season (All in last 4 races) – 71 Laps led all of last season
  • Erik Jones: Slipped from 14th (+24) in standings to 17th (-2) at Charlotte
  • Kyle Larson failed to finish 4 of last 7 races – All 4 due to crashes
  • Finished on lead lap only 2 of last 7 races
  • Ricky Stenhouse Jr. finished 5th at Charlotte (First top 5 since Talladega 10/18) – First top 5 finish in 74th race on a 1.5-mile track
  • Chris Buescher: 1 Career win (27th race) – Pocono 8/16 (100 Races since only win)
  • Chris Buescher: Finished top 10 last 2 races – First back-to-back top 10 finishes
  • 2019 Most lead changes:
  • 38 Talladega, 30 Charlotte, 26 Atlanta, 26 Texas & 23 Kansas (4 of 5 races with most lead changes 1.5-mile tracks)
  • 1.5-mile track lead changes after 5 races – 2018: 73 / 2019: 124 (51 More this year than last year)
  • Kyle Busch only driver to win consecutive races this season – Phoenix March & Auto Club
  • Kyle Busch: 3 Wins this season – Winless last 5 races (Longest streak this season)
  • Kyle Busch: Winless last 5 races – 3 Wins previous 5 races
  • Joey Logano passed for final lead change 4 races this season
  • Joey Logano best Team Penske finisher 6 of last 7 races
  • Ryan Blaney failed to win all 4 races after leading most laps – Texas 4/17, 2018 Daytona 500, Bristol 8/18 & Bristol 4/19
  • Ryan Blaney is only Team Penske driver without a win this season
  • Chase Elliott: 6 Career poles (2 This season) – Winless from pole
  • Chase Elliott: 4 Straight top 5 finishes – Career-long streak
  • William Byron: 2 Career poles – Both Crown Jewel races (2019 Daytona 500 & 2019 Coca-Cola 600)
  • Erik Jones is only Joe Gibbs Racing driver without a win this season
  • Matt Tifft best Rookie of the Year contender at Charlotte (Finished 20th) – First time best Rookie finisher
  • 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
  • Longest winless streaks ended this season: Denny Hamlin (47 Races) & Martin Truex Jr. (25 Races)
  • Pole winless last 30 races (Ties all-time longest streak – 7/31/11 Indianapolis to 6/3/12 Dover)
  • Last win from pole: Martin Truex Jr. 2018 Kentucky
  • No Toyota poles this season – 8 Toyota wins this season
  • Stage 2 winner went on to win 7 of last 11 races
  • 2 Overtime races this season – Daytona 500 & Kansas May
  • Youngest winner: Chase Elliott – 23
  • Oldest winners: Martin Truex Jr. & Denny Hamlin – 38
  • 11 of 13 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)
  • Largest margin-of-victory this season: 9.501 Seconds – Dover May (Martin Truex Jr. over Alex Bowman)
  • 3 Teams won 13 races this season – Joe Gibbs Racing (8), Team Penske (4) & Hendrick Motorsports (1)
  • Joe Gibbs Racing won 5 of last 7 races with 3 different drivers – Truex Jr. (3), Kyle Busch (1) & Denny Hamlin (1)
  • Joe Gibbs Racing: 8 Wins this season – 9 Wins all of last season
  • Team Penske won 3 of first 6 races this season – 1 Win last 7 races (Kansas)
  • All 4 Hendrick Motorsports drivers inside top 16 in Playoff standings
  • All 4 Hendrick Motorsports drivers finished top 10 at Charlotte – First time since Texas 4/16
  • Hendrick Motorsports: 416 Laps led last 4 races – 269 Laps led first 9 races this season
  • Hendrick Motorsports: 5 Poles this season – 1 Win
  • Joe Gibbs Racing led 216 of 400 laps at Charlotte (54%)
  • Last time Roush Fenway Racing had multiple drivers finish top 10: Martinsville 10/17 (Bayne 6th & Stenhouse Jr. 10th)
  • Stewart-Haas Racing winless this season (6 Wins at this point last season) – 12 Wins last season led all teams
  • First Stewart-Haas Racing points race win: Pocono 6/09 – Tony Stewart
  • 3 Winners after receiving pit road speeding penalty this season
  • Kyle Busch (Auto Club), Denny Hamlin (Texas March) & Chase Elliott (Talladega April)
  • Brad Keselowski won Atlanta this season after receiving free pass
  • Martin Truex Jr. won Dover May from rear of field

2019 NASCAR XFINITY SERIES STATS HIGHLIGHTS

  • Most wins this season: 3 Christopher Bell & Kyle Busch
  • Most 2nd-place finishes this season: 3 Justin Allgaier
  • Most top 3 finishes this season: 6 Christopher Bell & Tyler Reddick
  • Most top 5 finishes this season: 9 Tyler Reddick
  • Most top 10 finishes this season: 10 Tyler Reddick
  • Best average finish this season of drivers competing in every race: 4.4 Tyler Reddick
  • Most laps led this season: 531 Christopher Bell
  • Most laps led by non-winner this season: 238 Justin Allgaier (5th most of all drivers)
  • Christopher Bell is only driver to lead laps every race this season
  • Christopher Bell: 3 Wins this season – 1 Win at this point last season (7 Wins last season – Led all drivers)
  • Tyler Reddick: 8 Straight top 5 finishes – Career-long streak
  • Tyler Reddick: 9 Top 5 finishes in 11 races this season – 7 Top 5 finishes all last season
  • Justin Allgaier: 5 Top 5 finishes this season – 3 Finishes of 28th or worse (Failed to finish all 3 races)
  • Noah Gragson: 1 Top 5 finish last 8 races – Finished 4th at Charlotte
  • Ryan Sieg: 6 Top 10 finishes this season – Career-high
  • Austin Cindric: Finished 11th or better last 8 races – 7 Top 10 finishes (5 Straight top 10 finishes)
  • Brandon Jones: 2 Straight top 10 finishes – Finished outside top 10 previous 4 races
  • Michael Annett: 7 Top 10 finishes this season – 3 Top 10 finishes all of last season
  • First career top 5 finish for 2 drivers at Charlotte – Jeffrey Earnhardt (Finished 3rd) & Justin Haley (Finished 5th)
  • 12 Failed to finish Charlotte – Tied for most this season (Las Vegas & Talladega)
  • 5 Different winners in 11 races this season
  • Last 5 races won by Championship 4 drivers from last season –
  • Bell (Bristol & Dover), Custer (Richmond) & Reddick (Talladega & Charlotte)
  • Christopher Bell: 3 Wins this season – 1 Win at this point last season (7 Wins last season – Led all drivers)
  • Tyler Reddick: 2 Wins this season – 2 Wins all of last season
  • Tyler Reddick never won back-to-back races
  • Tyler Reddick: 3 of 5 career wins came on 1.5-mile tracks with 3 different teams – Ganassi, JR Motorsports & Childress
  • Christopher Bell leads all with 5 Stage wins each this season
  • Stage 1 winner won only 2 races this season – Christopher Bell (Atlanta) & Tyler Reddick (Talladega)
  • Stage 2 winner won only 3 races this season – Christopher Bell (Atlanta), Cole Custer (Richmond April) & Tyler Reddick (Charlotte)
  • 8 of 11 races this season won by drivers who started first 2 rows – None from pole
  • No winner from pole last 17 races – Last: Christopher Bell at Richmond 9/18
  • Christopher Bell: Failed to finish 2 of 3 races after winning pole this season
  • Christopher Bell: Failed to finish 3 of last 4 races after starting on pole – All due to crashes
  • Cole Custer passed for final lead change 2 races this season including Charlotte (Finished 24th)
  • Tyler Reddick best Chevrolet finisher 5 of last 7 races
  • Austin Cindric best Ford finisher twice this season (Daytona & Charlotte)
  • Jeffrey Earnhardt best Toyota finisher once this season – Finished 3rd at Charlotte
  • Noah Gragson best Rookie finisher at Charlotte (Finished 4th) – First time best Rookie finisher this season
  • Youngest winner: Cole Custer – 21
  • Oldest winner: Kyle Busch – 33
  • 7 of 11 races this season won by drivers 21-24 years-old
  • Jeffrey Earnhardt best Joe Gibbs Racing finisher at Charlotte (Finished 3rd) – First time best JGR finisher
  • Justin Allgaier best JR Motorsports finisher 3 of last 4 races
  • Justin Allgaier finished 2nd in 4 races since last win
  • Closest margin-of-victory this season: .116 Seconds – Daytona Feb. (Michael Annett over Justin Allgaier)