NXS Information Sunday, November 4, 2018

2018 NASCAR XFINITY SERIES STATS HIGHLIGHTS

  • Most wins this season: 6 Christopher Bell
  • Most 2nd-place finishes this season: 5 Justin Allgaier
  • Most top 3 finishes this season: 15 Justin Allgaier
  • Most top 5 finishes this season: 17 Justin Allgaier & Christopher Bell
  • Most top 10 finishes this season: 24 Cole Custer & Elliott Sadler
  • Most laps led this season: 672 Justin Allgaier
  • Most laps led by non-winner this season: 439 Daniel Hemric
  • Most races led this season: 19 Christopher Bell
  • Most poles this season: 5 Christopher Bell & Cole Custer
  • Most Playoff race wins this season: 2 Christopher Bell
  • Most Playoff race top 5 finishes this season: 3 Christopher Bell
  • Daniel Hemric only driver to finish top 10 every Playoff race this season
  • Best average finish of Playoff drivers this season: 6.4 Daniel Hemric
  • Worst average finish of Playoff drivers this season: 18.6 Justin Allgaier (Regular season average: 8.7)
  • Most Playoff laps led this season: 232 Daniel Hemric
  • Daniel Hemric only driver to lead every Playoff race this season
  • 16 Different winners in 31 races this season
  • 4 Different winners in 5 Playoff races this season – Christopher Bell 2 wins
  • First-time winners 3 of last 6 races – Ross Chastain (Las Vegas), Chase Briscoe (Charlotte Roval) & John Hunter Nemechek (Kansas)
  • First win of season for 4 of last 6 winners
  • Best Playoff finisher last race: Cole Custer – Winner (First time best Playoff finisher this season)
  • Cole Custer: Only 2 Stage wins this season – Iowa July & Texas Nov.
  • Cole Custer best full-time NXS finisher 4 times this season – Once in Playoff races (Texas)
  • Cole Custer best Ford finisher 10 of 31 races this season
  • Youngest winner: Cole Custer – 20
  • Worst Playoff finisher last race: Christopher Bell – Finished 32nd (2 Playoff wins this season)
  • Christopher Bell: 2 Wins last 5 races – Winless previous 7 races
  • Christopher Bell: 2.3 Average finish Round of 12 (2 Wins) – 34.5 Average finish Round of 8 (2 DNFs)
  • Last 5 Toyota wins all by Christopher Bell
  • 7 Races won by Rookie of the Year contenders this season – 6 by Christopher Bell (Most all-time)
  • Best non-Playoff finisher last 2 races: John Hunter Nemechek – Finished 4th
  • Austin Cindric raced into Round of 8 – 9th in Playoffs -9 pre-race & 7th in Playoffs +3 post-race
  • Austin Cindric finished 3rd at Texas – Backup car, involved in lap 1 & 133 crashes, 8 pit stops
  • Cole Custer & Matt Tifft eliminated Round of 8 last season
  • Daniel Hemric: No career wins – 9 Stage wins this season (Leads all drivers)
  • Daniel Hemric won Stages in 7 of last 9 races – Winless
  • Daniel Hemric won a Stage in every Playoff race this season
  • Daniel Hemric won 2 of last 3 poles – Started 9th at Texas
  • Justin Allgaier: 10 Career wins – 5 Wins this season (Only 2nd multiple-win season – 2 Wins last year)
  • Justin Allgaier: 7 Wins last 2 seasons – 3 Wins previous 6 full-time seasons
  • Tyler Reddick passed for final lead change 3 times this season – Last 2 by last lap pass (Talladega & Texas Nov.)
  • 2 Races settled by last lap pass this season (Talladega & Texas Nov.) – Tyler Reddick passed both races
  • Tyler Reddick: 54 Laps led at Texas last week (2nd most led in a race – 66 at Kentucky 9/17) – 86 Laps led previous 30 races this season
  • Tyler Reddick best Chevrolet finisher 3 races this season – Daytona Feb., Darlington & Texas Nov.
  • Tyler Reddick 1st or 2nd in 3 of the 5 closest finishes this season – Daytona Feb., Indianapolis & Texas Nov.
  • Elliott Sadler 2nd in 2 closest finishes this season – Daytona Feb. & Daytona July
  • Brandon Jones best Toyota finisher 2 races this season – Talladega & Texas Nov.
  • Brandon Jones best Joe Gibbs Racing finisher 2 races this season – Talladega & Texas Nov.
  • No Toyota finished top 5 last 2 races
  • Ford: 9 Wins this season – #22 Team Penske Ford won 6
  • Last 6 races won by drivers 25-years-old or younger