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2018 MONSTER ENERGY NASCAR CUP SERIES STATS HIGHLIGHTS

  • Kyle Busch: Best finisher of Championship 4 in 10 races this season – 3 Times in Playoff races
  • Kevin Harvick: Best finisher of Championship 4 in 11 races this season (Most) – Twice in Playoff races
  • Joey Logano: Best finisher of Championship 4 in 7 races this season – 3 Times in Playoff races
  • Martin Truex Jr.: Best finisher of Championship 4 in 7 races this season – Only once in Playoff races
  • Most wins this season: 8 Kyle Busch & Kevin Harvick followed by Martin Truex Jr. with 4
  • Most 2nd-place finishes this season: 6 Kyle Larson (Winless)
  • Most top 3 finishes this season: 17 Kyle Busch
  • Most top 5 finishes this season: 22 Kevin Harvick
  • Most top 10 finishes this season: 28 Kevin Harvick
  • Best average finish this season: 8.4 Kyle Busch
  • Top 4 lap leaders this season: 1932 Kevin Harvick, 1448 Kyle Busch, 996 Martin Truex Jr. & Joey Logano 854
  • Most laps led by non-winner this season: 737 Kyle Larson (5th most laps led this season of all drivers)
  • Most races led this season: 25 Kevin Harvick
  • Most poles this season: 5 Kurt Busch
  • Most Playoff race wins this season: 2 Kyle Busch & Chase Elliott
  • Most Playoff race top 5 finishes: 5 Joey Logano
  • Most Playoff race top 10 finishes this season: 7 Joey Logano
  • Best Playoff race average finish this season: 8.6 Aric Almirola
  • Most Playoff race laps led this season: 712 Kevin Harvick (Joey Logano 2nd most with 515)
  • Most Playoff races led this season: 9 Brad Keselowski (Every race)
  • 12 Different winners in 35 races this season
  • Kyle Busch, Kevin Harvick, Joey Logano & Martin Truex Jr. 22 wins combined this season – 4 Playoff race wins
  • Kyle Busch: 8 Wins this season – 2 Playoff race wins (Richmond & ISM)
  • Kevin Harvick: 8 Wins this season – 1 Playoff race win (Texas)
  • Martin Truex Jr.: Winless last 16 races – Longest streak since 2015-‘16
  • Worst Playoff race finisher last race: Joey Logano – Finished 37th
  • Kevin Harvick: 8 Wins this season (Tied for most) – 4 Wins on 1.5-mile tracks (Leads all drivers)
  • Kyle Busch: 8 Wins this season (Tied for most) – 3 Wins on 1.5-mile tracks (2nd to Kevin Harvick)
  • Joey Logano: Only Championship 4 driver without win on a 1.5-mile track this season
  • Martin Truex Jr.: 1 Win on a 1.5-mile track this season (Kentucky) – 7 Wins last season (Record)
  • Kyle Busch best Joe Gibbs Racing finisher 22 races this season – 4 Times in Playoff races
  • Kevin Harvick best Stewart-Haas Racing finisher 19 races this season – Only twice in Playoff races
  • Joey Logano best Team Penske finisher 10 races this season – 3 Times in Playoff races
  • Kyle Busch: ISM Nov. Stage 2 winner – First since winning Stage 1, 2 & 3 at Charlotte May
  • Kevin Harvick leads all with 18 Stage wins this season – Drove for the Cycle four times
  • Joey Logano: 5 Stage wins this season – 2 Stage wins in Playoff races
  • Martin Truex Jr. 19 Stage wins last season (Most) – 10 Stage wins this season (Drove for the Cycle twice)
  • Kyle Busch passed for final lead change 6 times this season – Twice by Kevin Harvick
  • Martin Truex Jr. passed for lead on final lap 3 races this season & passed with 2 to go at Kansas May
  • Martin Truex Jr. passed for final lead change 5 races this season – All 5 with 11 or fewer laps to go
  • Oldest winner this season: Kevin Harvick – 42
  • Kyle Larson failed to win last 5 races after leading most laps – 4 Times this season
  • Ford: 18 Wins this season (12 by Stewart-Haas Racing & 6 by Team Penske) – 10 Wins all of last season
  • Last 3 Toyota wins all by Kyle Busch
  • Furniture Row Racing: 4 Wins this season – Winless in Playoff races
  • Joe Gibbs Racing: 9 Wins this season – 8 By Kyle Busch
  • Stewart-Haas Racing won 12 of 35 races this season (Season high) – 3 Wins all of last season
  • Team Penske: 6 Wins this season – 3 Playoff race wins