NASCAR Race Weekend Central

Numbers game: Sylvania 300

*0*
Times the driver leading the standings after the second race of the Chase has won the title.
*2*
Laps led by Tony Stewart in his win Sunday, tying him for the fewest laps led for any New Hampshire winner with Jeff Burton.
*2*
Times the first two Chase races were won by the same driver. Tony Stewart joined Greg Biffle, who accomplished the feat in 2008.
*2*
Drivers to win back-to-back races this season. Tony Stewart joined Kevin Harvick as the only drivers to do so.
*3*
Cautions in Sunday’s Sprint Cup race at New Hampshire. It was the fewest number of cautions at any race this season. Fontana and the first race at Pocono each had four.
*3*
Top-10 finishes for Carl Edwards in 15 starts at New Hampshire. Edwards was eighth on Sunday.
*4*
Top-10 finishes for Roush Fenway Racing on Sunday at New Hampshire. Greg Biffle was third, Matt Kenseth was sixth, David Ragan was seventh and Carl Edwards was eighth.
*6 *
Top-5 finishes for Brad Keselowski in the last eight Sprint Cup Series
races. He was second on Sunday.
*8*
Races in which Kyle Busch has not led a lap this season in the Sprint Cup Series. Busch finished 11th on Sunday.
*8*
Victories for Tony Stewart in Chase races. It tied him for second all-time with Carl Edwards. Jimmie Johnson leads with 19.
*15.9*
Average finishing position of Sprint Cup drivers following a win in the
previous Sprint Cup race in 2011. After winning at Chicagoland, Tony Stewart won again at New Hampshire.
*16*
Top-10 finishes for Tony Stewart in 26 starts at the Magic Mile.
*17*
Chase races in which Jimmie Johnson has finished outside the top-10 since the inception of the Chase in 2004.
*22*
Races between top-five finishes for Greg Biffle. Before finishing third on Sunday, Biffle hadn’t recorded a top-five since March at Texas.
*100*
Starts for Tony Stewart and crew chief Darien Grubb together. The pair have earned eight wins since the 2009 season.
*317*
Laps led this season by Kasey Kahne, the most of any driver yet to score a victory in 2011. Kahne led 39 laps at New Hampshire.
*1,069*
Laps completed this season by Joe Nemechek through 28 Sprint Cup races. He
ran 38 laps at New Hampshire and finished 36th. It was Nemechek’s best finish of the season.
*2005*
The last year that Tony Stewart held a lead in the point standings during the Chase. Stewart won his second championship that year.

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