NASCAR Race Weekend Central

Numbers game: FedEx 400 benefiting Autism Speaks

By Brett Poirier

*0*
The number of wins for Nationwide-only drivers through 11 races.
*0*
The number of top-10 finishes for Jeff Burton and David Reutimann combined this season. They are the only two drivers in the top-30 in points yet to record a top-10 finish.
*3*
The number of races in which Kyle Busch has not led a lap in the Sprint Cup Series this season. After starting from the rear of the field, Busch never led Sunday at Dover.
*4*
The number of pit-road penalties assessed to the No. 6 team in Sunday’s race at Dover (Pitting before pit road was open, too many crewmembers over wall, running the stop/go light, speeding).
*5*
The number of cars to pull off the track between lap 45 and 55 of Sunday’s race at Dover.
*8*
The number of top-10 finishes this year for Ricky Stenhouse Jr. in the Nationwide Series this season, the most of any Nationwide-only driver.
*9*
The number of top-10 finishes this season for Carl Edwards after 11 Sprint Cup races, the most of any driver.
*11*
The number of cars to finish on the lead lap in Saturday’s race at Dover.
*11*
The number of cars out of Saturday’s Nationwide race because of mechanical or handling issues.
*19.3*
The average finishing position of Sprint Cup drivers following a win in the previous Sprint Cup race in 2011. After winning at Darlington, Regan Smith was 34th at Richmond.
*21*
The number of cars running at the end of the Nationwide race on Saturday. Less than half of the 43 starts were running at the finish.
*23*
The number of lead changes in Sunday’s Sprint Cup race between 11 different drivers.
*28th*
The points position of Joey Logano in the Sprint Cup Series. He was 27th on Sunday and has just one top-10 all year.
*31*
The number of top-10 finishes for Mark Martin in 50 career starts at Dover.
*32*
The number of wins for Carl Edwards in his Nationwide Series career after a win at Dover Saturday. He passed Jack Ingram for the fourth on the all-time list.
*35*
The number of Sprint Cup drivers to record 20 or more wins in their career. Matt Kenseth won his 20th career race on Sunday.
*92*
The number of cautions thrown after 11 Sprint Cup races this season.
*403*
The number of laps completed by Joe Nemechek through 11 Sprint Cup Series races. He ran 55 laps on Sunday and finished 39th. Matt Kenseth completed 400 laps to win at Dover on Sunday.
*1,192*
The number of laps led by Jimmie Johnson is his last five Dover starts combined. He led a race-high 207 laps on Sunday.
*$3,079,590*
The earnings in Sprint Cup this season for point-leader Carl Edwards. He is the only driver to reach the $3 million.

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