Numbers Game

Numbers Game 06-11-2012

by Garrett Horton 3 There have been three lead changes at the top of the points this season among three different drivers. Matt Kenseth took the top spot for the second time in 2012, jumping Greg Biffle, who had held onto the position since Vegas. Denny Hamlin is the only …

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Numbers Game 06/04/2012

by Garrett Horton 2 This is just the second time ever both Busch brothers have DNF’d in a race in which they both entered and the first time since the Atlanta fall race back in 2004. 2nd Saturday and Sunday Dover winners Joey Logano and Jimmie Johnson both started the …

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Numbers Game 05/28/2012

by Garrett Horton 0 Jimmie Johnson failed to lead a single lap in the Coke 600, only the third race he has failed to do so in 2012. 3 Kasey Kahne and Dario Franchitti won their third Coke 600 and Indy 500’s, respectively, on Sunday. 4 Kahne has now won …

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Numbers Game 05/21/2012

by Garrett Horton .841 sec Jimmie Johnson’s margin of victory over second place finisher Brad Keselowski. 1 With his victory Saturday night, Johnson has become the only driver to have won NASCAR’s All-Star race under its three different names: The Winston, the Nextel All-Star Challenge, and the Sprint All-Star Race. …

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Numbers Game 05/14/2012

by Garrett Horton 3 Kyle Busch finished fourth at Darlington, his third straight top-5 finish. 4 Jeff Gordon finished outside the top-20 for the fourth straight race Saturday night. This is only the third time in his career he has done so, with the other times coming during the summer …

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Numbers Game 04/30/2012

by Garrett Horton 2 Joe Gibbs Racing has won the last two races – Kyle Busch this past Saturday and Denny Hamlin last week at Kansas. That gives JGR three victories for the year, putting them in a tie with Stewart-Haas Racing for the most so far. 3 After a …

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Numbers Game 04/23/2012

by Garrett Horton 2 To say it’s been a rocky start for Jeff Gordon would be a huge understandment. His two finishes of 35th or worse eclipses the number of top-5’s he has this year – one, which came last week at Texas Motor Speedway. 3 Dale Earnhardt, Jr. has …

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Numbers Game: Goody’s Fast Relief 500

*2* AJ Allmendinger finally got his first top-10 driving for Roger Penske, finishing second at Martinsville. The runner-up result beats his previous career best finish, a third in the 2009 Daytona 500. *3* There wasn’t a single caution flag for debris Sunday, marking the third straight week race control did …

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Numbers Game 03/05/2012

by Garrett Horton *1* It took Denny Hamlin just two races to match his win total from all of last year, when his one victory came at Michigan last June. *3rd* Greg Biffle has finished third in the first two races this year. His best finish all of last season …

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Numbers Game: Daytona 500 2012

*0* Prior to Sunday’s washout, the Daytona 500 had never been run on a Monday. There have been rain delays, pothole delays, and even fire delays, but this year’s season opener was the first time the race had been pushed back a day. *.210* The margin of victory race winner …

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