Numbers Game

Numbers Game: Ford 400

*1* Driver to win Cup titles in the traditional (pre-2004) championship format and in The Chase format. Tony Stewart became the first to do it. He won his first championship (2002) under the old points system and won his second Chase title on Sunday. *1* Driver to enter The Chase …

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Numbers game: Kobalt Tools 500K

*3* Times Tony Stewart has led the most laps in the last four races. Stewart led a race-high 160 laps at Phoenix. *4* Top-10s for Jeff Burton in 2011. Three of those finishes have come in the last four races. He was fourth on Sunday. *5* Points separating eighth through …

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Numbers game: TUMS Fast Relief 500

*1* Top-5s for Denny Hamlin in The Chase. Hamlin finished fifth Sunday at Martinsville. It was Hamlin’s seventh top-5 in the last eight races at the track. *3* Career victories at Martinsville and in The Chase this season for Tony Stewart. *4* Drivers that have led more than 3,000 laps …

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Numbers Game: Bank of America 500

*1* Top-10 for Denny Hamlin in the last seven Chase races. Hamlin finished ninth on Saturday. *2* Chase victories for Matt Kenseth. Before taking the checkered flag Saturday, The Roush Fenway driver hadn’t won a Chase race since 2007 at Homestead-Miami. *3* Consecutive top-5 finishes for Kasey Kahne after placing …

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Numbers Game: AAA 400

*3* Chase victories for Kurt Busch since 2004. Busch picked up his 24th career victory on Sunday. *3* Tracks left on the circuit that Kasey Kahne has not scored a top-5 finish at. Kahne crossed Dover off of the list with a fourth-place finish on Sunday. *3* 11th-place finishes for …

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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 …

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Numbers Game: Wonderful Pistachios 400

*2.3* Jeff Gordon’s average finish in the last three races. Gordon placed third at Richmond. *3* The number of free passes issued to Dale Earnhardt Jr. Saturday night. He finished 16th and clinched a spot in the Chase for the Sprint Cup. *3* Top-five finishes for David Ragan at Richmond. …

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Numbers Game: Pure Michigan 400

*1* Driver has clinched a spot in the Chase for the Cup. Kyle Busch became the first driver to clinch a spot with his fourth victory of 2011 on Sunday. *2nd* Brad Keselowski’s averaging finishing position in the last three Sprint Cup races. He has finished first, second and third …

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Numbers game: Heluva Good! Sour Cream Dips at The Glen

*0* Drivers in the top 30 in the Sprint Cup standings without a top-10 finish. Jeff Burton became the final top 30 driver to score a top 10 with a ninth-place finish on Sunday. *1* Drivers from Australia to win in the Sprint Cup Series. Ambrose became the first driver …

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Numbers Game: Good Sam RV Insurance 500

*0* Top-10 finishes for Jeff Burton in 21 starts this season. He is the only driver in the top 30 in the standings who hasn’t recorded a top-10 finish. He was 17th at Pocono. *0* Top-10 finishes for Brad Keselowski through 21 races in 2010. He has two wins and …

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