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POCONO-SPECIFIC STATISTICS

 

Statistical Advance: Analyzing the Pocono 400

 

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (June 3, 2014) – Below is a look at some of the top statistical performers at Pocono Raceway in Pocono, Pennsylvania going into the Pocono 400 on June 8. TNT’s coverage begins at noon (ET).

 

POCONO-SPECIFIC STATISTICS

 

Greg Biffle (No. 16 3M Ford)

  • One win, three top fives, six top 10s
  • Average finish of 16.4
  • Average Running Position of 14.2, ninth-best
  • Driver Rating of 88.1, 12th-best
  • 97 Fastest Laps Run, seventh-most
  • 1,434 Green Flag Passes, sixth-most
  • Average Green Flag Speed of 161.042 mph, 12th-fastest
  • 2,221 Laps in the Top 15 (67.5%), seventh-most
  • 711 Quality Passes (passes of cars in the top 15 under green), sixth-most

 

Kurt Busch (No. 41 Haas Automation Chevrolet)

  • Two wins, 10 top fives, 14 top 10s; one pole
  • Average finish of 15.2
  • Average Running Position of 10.6, third-best
  • Driver Rating of 104.7, third-best
  • 306 Fastest Laps Run, second-most
  • Average Green Flag Speed of 161.616 mph, third-fastest
  • 2,378 Laps in the Top 15 (75.9%), fifth-most
  • 674 Quality Passes, ninth-most

 

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

  • Seven top fives, 11 top 10s; one pole
  • Average finish of 16.3
  • Average Running Position of 14.8, 12th-best
  • Driver Rating of 89.1, 11th-best
  • 63 Fastest Laps Run, 12th-most
  • Average Green Flag Speed of 161.073 mph, 10th-fastest
  • 1,995 Laps in the Top 15 (60.6%), 11th-most

 

Carl Edwards (No. 99 Kellogg’s/Cheez-It Ford)

  • Two wins, five top fives, eight top 10s
  • Average finish of 13.3
  • Average Running Position of 14.4, 10th-best
  • Driver Rating of 97.3, sixth-best
  • 176 Fastest Laps Run, fifth-most
  • Average Green Flag Speed of 161.300 mph, sixth-fastest
  • 2,117 Laps in the Top 15 (64.3%), eighth-most
  • 663 Quality Passes, 10th-most

 

Jeff Gordon (No. 24 Drive to End Hunger Chevrolet)

  • Six wins, 19 top fives, 29 top 10s; two poles
  • Average finish of 10.0
  • Average Running Position of 10.3, second-best
  • Driver Rating of 101.1, fourth-best
  • 125 Fastest Laps Run, sixth-most
  • 1,396 Green Flag Passes, 11th-most
  • Average Green Flag Speed of 161.473 mph, fourth-fastest
  • 2,481 Laps in the Top 15 (75.4%), third-most
  • 778 Quality Passes, third-most

 

Denny Hamlin (No. 11 FedEx Ground Toyota)

  • Four wins, eight top fives, 10 top 10s; two poles
  • Average finish of 12.6
  • Average Running Position of 11.0, fifth-best
  • Driver Rating of 109.1, second-best
  • Series-high 434 Fastest Laps Run
  • Series-best Average Green Flag Speed of 161.830 mph
  • 2,257 Laps in the Top 15 (78.2%), sixth-most

 

Kevin Harvick (No. 4 Budweiser Chevrolet)

  • Five top fives, nine top 10s
  • Average finish of 14.0
  • Average Running Position of 14.1, eighth-best
  • Driver Rating of 89.6, ninth-best
  • 1,564 Green Flag Passes, second-most
  • 2,042 Laps in the Top 15 (62.0%), 10th-most
  • 712 Quality Passes, fifth-most

 

Jimmie Johnson (No. 48 Lowe’s/Kobalt Tools Chevrolet)

  • Three wins, 10 top fives, 16 top 10s; three poles
  • Average finish of 8.8
  • Series-best Average Running Position of 9.7
  • Series-best Driver Rating of 109.3
  • 271 Fastest Laps Run, fourth-most
  • Average Green Flag Speed of 161.731 mph, second-fastest
  • Series-high 2,610 Laps in the Top 15 (79.3%)
  • 775 Quality Passes, fourth-most

 

Kasey Kahne (No. 5 Great Clips Chevrolet)

  • Two wins, five top fives, seven top 10s; two poles
  • Average finish of 17.0
  • Average Running Position of 14.6, 11th-best
  • Driver Rating of 92.8, eighth-best
  • 296 Fastest Laps Run, third-most
  • 1,407 Green Flag Passes, ninth-most
  • Average Green Flag Speed of 161.404 mph, fifth-fastest
  • 1,988 Laps in the Top 15 (60.4%), 12th-most
  • 701 Quality Passes, eighth-most

 

Matt Kenseth (No. 20 Dollar General Toyota)

  • Three top fives, 10 top 10s
  • Average finish of 14.9
  • Average Running Position of 13.4, seventh-best
  • Driver Rating of 89.6, 10th-best
  • 1,405 Green Flag Passes, 10th-most
  • Average Green Flag Speed of 161.143 mph, ninth-fastest
  • 706 Quality Passes, seventh-most

 

Ryan Newman (No. 31 WIX Filters Chevrolet)

  • One win, nine top fives, 12 top 10s; two poles
  • Average finish of 11.7
  • Average Running Position of 11.0, fourth-best
  • Driver Rating of 96.4, seventh-best
  • 1,409 Green Flag Passes, seventh-most
  • Average Green Flag Speed of 161.157 mph, eighth-fastest
  • 2,527 Laps in the Top 15 (76.8%), second-most
  • Series-high 823 Quality Passes

 

Tony Stewart (No. 14 Mobil 1 / Bass Pro Shops Chevrolet)

  • Two wins, 12 top fives, 22 top 10s; two poles
  • Average finish of 11.0
  • Average Running Position of 11.9, sixth-best
  • Driver Rating of 98.5, fifth-best
  • 83 Fastest Laps Run, eighth-most
  • 1,524 Green Flag Passes, fourth-most
  • Average Green Flag Speed of 161.293 mph, seventh-fastest
  • 2,416 Laps in the Top 15 (73.4%), fourth-most
  • 792 Quality Passes, second-most

 

 

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