MONSTER ENERGY NASCAR CUP SERIES MICHIGAN STATS HIGHLIGHTS\

  • Most Michigan wins (Active): 3 Kurt Busch, Kyle Larson & Joey Logano
  • Most Michigan top 5 finishes (Active): 12 Kevin Harvick
  • Most Michigan top 10 finishes (Active): 18 Kevin Harvick
  • Most Michigan laps led (Active): 700 Jimmie Johnson
  • Best Michigan average start (Active): 9.3 Ryan Blaney
  • Best Michigan average finish (Active): 7.4 Chase Elliott (Gary Bettenhausen finished 4th in only Michigan race)
  • Kevin Harvick running at finish 36 of 37 Michigan races
  • Most Michigan lead lap finishes (Active): 32 Kevin Harvick
  • Most Michigan wins since repave: 3 Kyle Larson & Joey Logano
  • Most Michigan 2nd-place finishes since repave: 6 Kevin Harvick
  • Most Michigan top 3 finishes since repave: 7 Kevin Harvick
  • Most Michigan top 5 finishes since repave: 9 Kevin Harvick
  • Most Michigan top 10 finishes since repave: 12 Joey Logano
  • Best Michigan average finish since repave: 7.4 Chase Elliott
  • Joey Logano: 3 Michigan wins – All 3 from pole
  • Joey Logano: Michigan June winner – First driver to win from pole in 32 races (Since Martin Truex Jr. 2018 Kentucky)
  • Joey Logano: Michigan June winner led 7 times for 163 of 203 laps
  • 3rd win in rescheduled race – 2014 Texas, 2015 Charlotte & 2019 Michigan
  • 2 Finished top 5 in Stage 1 & 2 at Michigan June – Aric Almirola & Kurt Busch
  • Daniel Suarez finished 4th at Michigan June – Best Stewart-Haas Racing finisher for first time ever
  • Only 1 pit road speeding penalty at Michigan June – Matt Tifft
  • All 3 Team Penske drivers finished 9th or better at Michigan June – All 3 led laps (170 Laps led)
  • All 4 Stewart-Haas Racing drivers led Michigan June – 18 Laps led
  • Denny Hamlin only Toyota driver to lead at Michigan June – 5 Laps led
  • Michigan June laps led – Ford: 188 (7 Drivers), Chevrolet: 10, Toyota 5
  • Martin Truex Jr.: 500th career race – 2 Won in 500th race (Richard Petty 1970 & Matt Kenseth 2013)
  • Best Michigan finish: 2nd (3 Times)
  • 38 Different winners in 100 Michigan Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series races
  • 10 Different winners in 15 Michigan Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series races since repave
  • No Michigan winner from Michigan
  • 22 of 100 Michigan races won from first starting position
  • Last to win a Michigan race & championship in same season: Jeff Gordon 2001
  • 8 Michigan sweeps – Most recent: Kyle Larson (2017) – Joey Logano won in June
  • Ford leads with 38 Michigan wins including last 3 races
  • Toyota winless last 7 Michigan races
  • 8 Different car makes won Michigan
  • Kevin Harvick led most laps both Michigan races last season – Finished 2nd & 1st
  • Kevin Harvick won Stage 1, 2 & race at Michigan 8/18
  • Final green run 57 laps Michigan 8/18
  • Pole failed to lead first lap in 46 of 100 Michigan races
  • 25 of last 56 Michigan races won by drivers starting outside top 10
  • 0 of first 44 Michigan races won by drivers starting outside top 10
  • 2 Won first career race at Michigan – Dale Jarrett 8/91 & Kyle Larson 8/16
  • 4 Won first superspeedway race at Michigan – Bill Elliott, Dale Jarrett, Rusty Wallace & Kyle Larson
  • 6 Michigan races settled by last lap pass
  • 6 Michigan Overtime finishes – Leader at scheduled distance won 5
  • 6 Michigan races didn’t run full distance due to weather
  • 3 Michigan rescheduled races
  • Drivers scored first win of season 20 times at Michigan
  • Kyle Larson only repeat winner last 8 Michigan August races (2 Wins) – 6 Others 1 win each
  • Only 1 won Michigan in first try – Cale Yarborough
  • Sterling Marlin & Ricky Rudd won first Michigan race in 33rd try – Most of all drivers
  • 8/16/98 Michigan win by Jeff Gordon was 4th straight win (Pocono, Indianapolis, Watkins Glen & Michigan)
  • 6/10/01 Hendrick Motorsports 100th win – Jeff Gordon
  • First Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series restrictor plate race was run at Michigan 8/16/70
  • Oldest driver to win a MENCS race was Harry Gant 52 Years, 219 Days (8/16/92 Michigan)
  • 6/15/86: Richard Petty 1000th career race
  • Dale Jarrett led final 148 laps at Michigan 6/99

Kevin Harvick

Michigan

June

August

Races

19

18

Wins

0

2

Top 5

4

8

Top 10

9

9

Avg. Finish

13.1

10.8

2nd-Place

3

4

Top 3

3

7

Laps Led

191

304

Joey Logano

Michigan

Gibbs

Penske

Races

8

13

Wins

0

3

Top 5

0

6

Top 10

3

12

Avg. Finish

19.6

7.2

18th or worse

5

1

Laps Led

0

520

MONSTER ENERGY NASCAR CUP SERIES MICHIGAN CAR OWNER WINS

Roush Fenway Racing

13

Wood Brothers Racing

11

Team Penske

9

Hendrick Motorsports

8

Joe Gibbs Racing

8

Chip Ganassi Racing

4

Richard Childress Racing

3

Stewart-Haas Racing

3