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TEXAS-SPECIFIC STATISTICS

Statistical Advance: Analyzing the Duck Commander 500

 

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (March 31, 2014) – Below is a look at some of the top statistical performers at Texas Motor Speedway in Fort Worth, Texas going into the Duck Commander 500 on April 6 at 3 p.m. ET (FOX, PRN Radio, SiriusXM NASCAR Radio).

 

TEXAS-SPECIFIC STATISTICS

 

Greg Biffle (No. 16 3M/Give Kids A Smile Ford)

  • Two wins, eight top fives, 12 top 10s; one pole
  • Average finish of 15.1
  • Average Running Position of 12.3, seventh-best
  • Driver Rating of 101.8, third-best
  • 465 Fastest Laps Run, second-most
  • 1,194 Green Flag Passes, 10th-most
  • Average Green Flag Speed of 173.396 mph, third-fastest
  • 4,457 Laps in the Top 15 (74.0%), fourth-most
  • Series-high 742 Quality Passes (passes of cars in the top 15 under green)

 

Clint Bowyer (No. 15 Willie’s Duck Diner Toyota)

  • Three top fives, nine top 10s
  • Average finish of 12.8
  • Average Running Position of 12.6, eighth-best
  • Driver Rating of 92.3, ninth-best
  • Average Green Flag Speed of 173.094 mph, eighth-fastest

 

Kurt Busch (No. 41 Haas Automation Chevrolet)

  • One win, three top fives, 12 top 10s
  • Average finish of 15.3
  • Driver Rating of 88.0, 12th-best
  • 191 Fastest Laps Run, 10th-most
  • 1,372 Green Flag Passes, third-most
  • 578 Quality Passes, 12th-most

 

 

Kyle Busch (No. 18 Interstate Batteries Toyota)

  • One win, six top fives, seven top 10s; one pole
  • Average finish of 14.0
  • Average Running Position of 11.0, fourth-best
  • Driver Rating of 101.6, fourth-best
  • 331 Fastest Laps Run, sixth-most
  • Average Green Flag Speed of 173.452 mph, second-fastest
  • 4,158 Laps in the Top 15 (73.1%), sixth-most
  • 597 Quality Passes, 10th-most

 

Dale Earnhardt Jr. (No. 88 National Guard Chevrolet)

  • One win, four top fives, 13 top 10s; two poles
  • Average finish of 13.7
  • Average Running Position of 11.5, fifth-best
  • Driver Rating of 93.8, seventh-best
  • 216 Fastest Laps Run, eighth-most
  • 1,343 Green Flag Passes, sixth-most
  • Average Green Flag Speed of 173.134 mph, seventh-fastest
  • 4,624 Laps in the Top 15 (76.8%), third-most
  • 736 Quality Passes, second-most

 

Carl Edwards (No. 99 Fastenal Ford)

  • Three wins, six top fives, eight top 10s; one pole
  • Average finish of 15.6
  • Average Running Position of 12.3, sixth-best
  • Driver Rating of 97.5, sixth-best
  • 358 Fastest Laps Run, third-most
  • 1,164 Green Flag Passes, 12th-most
  • Average Green Flag Speed of 173.320 mph, fourth-fastest
  • 4,425 Laps in the Top 15 (73.5%), fifth-most
  • 703 Quality Passes, fourth-most

 

Jeff Gordon (No. 24 Axalta/Texas A&M School of Engineering Chevrolet)

  • One win, eight top fives, 11 top 10s; two poles
  • Average finish of 17.8
  • Average Running Position of 14.5, 11th-best
  • Driver Rating of 90.6, 10th-best
  • 307 Fastest Laps Run, seventh-most
  • Average Green Flag Speed of 172.965 mph, 11th-fastest
  • 3,727 Laps in the Top 15 (61.9%), eighth-most
  • 629 Quality Passes, ninth-most

 

Denny Hamlin (No. 11 FedEx Office Toyota)

  • Two wins, five top fives, nine top 10s
  • Average finish of 10.7
  • Average Running Position of 12.7, ninth-best
  • Driver Rating of 93.3, eighth-best
  • 167 Fastest Laps Run, 11th-most
  • 1,301 Green Flag Passes, ninth-most
  • Average Green Flag Speed of 172.998 mph, 10th-fastest
  • 3,596 Laps in the Top 15 (67.2%), 12th-most
  • 696 Quality Passes, fifth-most

 

Jimmie Johnson (No. 48 Lowe’s “Spring is Calling” Chevrolet)

  • Three wins, 10 top fives, 16 top 10s; one pole
  • Average finish of 8.7
  • Average Running Position of 10.3, second-best
  • Driver Rating of 106.4, second-best
  • Series-high 488 Fastest Laps Run
  • Average Green Flag Speed of 173.319 mph, fifth-fastest
  • 4,660 Laps in the Top 15 (77.4%), second-most
  • 681 Quality Passes, sixth-most

 

Matt Kenseth (No. 20 Dollar General Toyota)

  • Two wins, 13 top fives, 16 top 10s
  • Average finish of 8.3
  • Series-best Average Running Position of 9.0
  • Series-best Driver Rating of 107.2
  • 350 Fastest Laps Run, fourth-most
  • 1,360 Green Flag Passes, fifth-most
  • Series-best Average Green Flag Speed of 173.482 mph
  • Series-high 4,827 Laps in the Top 15 (80.1%)
  • 709 Quality Passes, third-most

 

Tony Stewart (No. 14 Code 3 Associates/Mobil 1 Chevrolet)

  • Two wins, six top fives, 12 top 10s; one pole
  • Average finish of 13.1
  • Average Running Position of 10.8, third-best
  • Driver Rating of 99.1, fifth-best
  • 344 Fastest Laps Run, fifth-most
  • Average Green Flag Speed of 173.180 mph, sixth-fastest
  • 4,023 Laps in the Top 15 (70.7%), seventh-most
  • 596 Quality Passes, 11th-most

 

 

Martin Truex Jr. (No. 78 Furniture Row Chevrolet)

  • Two top fives, eight top 10s; two poles
  • Average finish of 15.0
  • Average Running Position of 13.7, 10th-best
  • Driver Rating of 89.1, 11th-best
  • 1,164 Green Flag Passes, 12th-most
  • Average Green Flag Speed of 173.017 mph, ninth-fastest
  • 3,605 Laps in the Top 15 (63.4%), 11th-most
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