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Numbers Game: Food City 500 in Support of Steve Byrnes

0.287

Seconds by which Matt Kenseth gapped runner-up Jimmie Johnson to the checkered flag.

1

Position race winner Matt Kenseth started the Food City 500.

1

Amount of career top 10s for Justin Allgaier after scoring an eighth Sunday night at Bristol.

3:37:54

Time of the Food City 500 in Support of Steve Byrnes.  That does not include the over four hours spent under the red flag at laps 23, 274 and 506.

4th

Ricky Stenhouse Jr.’s finishing position, Roush Fenway Racing’s best of 2015.

6

Career top 10s for Danica Patrick after Sunday, breaking a tie with Janet Guthrie for most by a female.

6th

Finishing position for Tony Stewart, standing as his best of the season.

11

Cautions thrown during the day and night at Bristol.

18

Age of Erik Jones, who turned in his first laps behind the wheel of a Sprint Cup Series car during Sunday’s race.

19

Lap in which both Penske teammates Joey Logano and Brad Keselowski crashed on the frontstretch.

19th

Finishing position for Sam Hornish, Jr. It was his first top 20 since the Daytona 500.

20

Car number of the race-winning Toyota of Matt Kenseth.

21

Lead changes among six different drivers.

47

Laps led by race winner Matt Kenseth.

74.997

Average race speed (in mph).

109

Number of races ran at Bristol Motor Speedway after Sunday night.

116

Sprint Cup wins for Joe Gibbs Racing after Matt Kenseth’s Bristol win.

128.632 mph

Pole speed for Matt Kenseth.

311

Lap in which Kevin Harvick was collected in a crash with David Ragan, Jimmie Johnson and Jeb Burton.

321

Career top 5’s for Jeff Gordon following his third-place result at Bristol.

511

The total number of laps ran in the previously scheduled 500-lap Bristol race.

$217,961

Race-winning purse for Matt Kenseth.

About the author

Growing up in Easton, Pa., Zach Catanzareti has grown his auto racing interest from fandom to professional. Joining Frontstretch in 2015, Zach enjoys nothing more than being at the track, having covered his first half-season of 18 races in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series in 2017. With experience behind the wheel, behind the camera and in the media center, he thrives on being an all-around reporter.

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