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Numbers game: AAA Texas 500

*2*
Drivers to win four races in a single Chase. Tony Stewart joined Jimmie Johnson as the only drivers to do so.
*3*
Top-10s for Martin Truex Jr. in the last three races. Truex Jr. was eighth on Sunday. This is the longest top-10 streak for the driver since joining Michael Waltrip Racing at the start of the 2010 season.
*4*
Victories for Tony Stewart in the last eight Chase races.
*5*
Top-10s for Kasey Kahne in the last six Sprint Cup events. He has four top-5s in the Chase, the most of any non-Chase contender.
*5*
Finishes of 11th or worse for Jimmie Johnson in the 2011 Chase, the most for Johnson in any year since the start of NASCAR’s playoff. He placed 14th on Sunday.
*7*
Consecutive top-10s for Greg Biffle at Texas.
*9*
Races Kyle Busch has not led a lap in this season. Busch was parked for Saturday and Sunday’s races and therefore didn’t get the opportunity to lead his 26th race of the season.
*9*
Top-10s for Matt Kenseth in the last 10 races at Texas.
*10*
Top-10s for Carl Edwards in the last 11 Sprint Cup races.
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Career victories for Tony Stewart in The Chase and the number of victories Stewart trails the all-time leader in playoff victories, Jimmie Johnson (20).
*11*
Points separating the No. 38 and No. 71 teams in the Sprint Cup owner standings with two races remaining. The No. 38 holds the advantage for the 35th spot.
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Wins for Stewart-Haas Racing. Tony Stewart now has 10 wins since joining the team.
*12th*
The worst finish for a Roush Fenway car in the two races at Texas in 2011. David Ragan was 12th on Sunday and his teammates were all inside the top-10. All four Roush Fenway cars were in the top-10 in the spring.
*17th*
Trevor Bayne’s finishing position in all three of his starts at Texas.
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Races since Dale Earnhardt Jr. last scored back-to-back top-10s before doing it Sunday. He has been seventh in each of his last two starts. Earnhardt Jr. hadn’t accomplished the feat since Kansas and Pocono in June.
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Laps completed this season by Joe Nemechek through 34 Sprint Cup races. He ran 14 laps at Texas and finished 42nd.

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