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SONOMA-SPECIFIC STATISTICS

Statistical Advance: Analyzing the Toyota/Save Mart 350

 

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (June 16, 2014) – Below is a look at some of the top statistical performers at Sonoma Raceway in Sonoma, California going into the Toyota/Save Mart 350 on June 23. TNT’s coverage begins at 2 p.m. (ET).

 

SONOMA-SPECIFIC STATISTICS

 

Marcos Ambrose (No. 9 DeWALT Ford)

  • Two top fives, five top 10s; one pole
  • Average finish of 11.8
  • Average Running Position of 10.5, second-best
  • Series-best Driver Rating of 108.0
  • 58 Fastest Laps Run, third-most
  • Series-best Average Green Flag Speed of 89.904 mph
  • 544 Laps in the Top 15 (81.6%), ninth-most
  • 207 Quality Passes (passes of cars in the top 15 under green), seventh-most

 

Clint Bowyer (No. 15 5-Hour ENERGY Toyota)

  • One win, five top fives, six top 10s
  • Average finish of 9.1
  • Average Running Position of 14.1, seventh-best
  • Driver Rating of 95.2, seventh-best
  • 35 Fastest Laps Run, eighth-most
  • 530 Green Flag Passes, second-most
  • Average Green Flag Speed of 89.543 mph, sixth-fastest
  • 216 Quality Passes, fifth-most

 

Kurt Busch (No. 41 Haas Automation Chevrolet)

  • One win, six top fives, six top 10s; one pole
  • Average finish of 16.0
  • Series-best Average Running Position of 10.0
  • Driver Rating of 107.8, second-best
  • 56 Fastest Laps Run, fourth-most
  • Average Green Flag Speed of 89.869 mph, third-fastest
  • Series-high 761 Laps in the Top 15 (76.3%)
  • 201 Quality Passes, eighth-most

 

Kyle Busch (No. 18 M&M’s Pretzel Toyota)

  • One win, one top five, two top 10s
  • Average finish of 20.4
  • Driver Rating of 88.0, eighth-best
  • 50 Fastest Laps Run, sixth-most
  • Average Green Flag Speed of 89.529 mph, seventh-fastest
  • 518 Laps in the Top 15 (52.0%), 11th-most

 

Carl Edwards (No. 99 Aflac Ford)

  • Two top fives, four top 10s
  • Average finish of 15.6
  • Average Running Position of 15.5, 10th-best
  • Driver Rating of 86.8, 10th-best
  • 27 Fastest Laps Run, 11th-most
  • Series-high 548 Green Flag Passes
  • Average Green Flag Speed of 89.482 mph, eighth-fastest
  • 544 Laps in the Top 15 (54.6%), ninth-most
  • 196 Quality Passes, ninth-most

 

Jeff Gordon (No. 24 Panasonic Chevrolet)

  • Five wins, 13 top fives, 17 top 10s; five poles
  • Average finish of 8.2
  • Average Running Position of 12.6, sixth-best
  • Driver Rating of 101.6, fourth-best
  • 64 Fastest Laps Run, second-most
  • 493 Green Flag Passes, eighth-most
  • Average Green Flag Speed of 89.707 mph, fourth-fastest
  • 666 Laps in the Top 15 (66.8%), fourth-most
  • 230 Quality Passes, fourth-most

 

Jimmie Johnson (No. 48 Lowe’s Chevrolet)

  • One win, four top fives, seven top 10s
  • Average finish of 13.4
  • Average Running Position of 12.5, fifth-best
  • Driver Rating of 97.3, fifth-best
  • 52 Fastest Laps Run, fifth-most
  • Average Green Flag Speed of 89.470 mph, 10th-fastest
  • 717 Laps in the Top 15 (71.9%), third-most
  • 240 Quality Passes, second-most

 

Kasey Kahne (No. 5 Great Clips Chevrolet)

  • One win, two top fives, three top 10s; two poles
  • Average finish of 20.4
  • Average Running Position of 16.1, 11th-best
  • Driver Rating of 84.3, 12th-best
  • 32 Fastest Laps Run, ninth-most
  • 552 Laps in the Top 15 (55.4%), eighth-most
  • 210 Quality Passes, sixth-most

 

Ryan Newman (No. 31 Caterpillar Chevrolet)

  • Two top fives, five top 10s
  • Average finish of 13.1
  • Average Running Position of 14.4, eighth-best
  • Driver Rating of 88.0, eighth-best
  • 507 Green Flag Passes, fourth-most
  • Average Green Flag Speed of 89.464 mph, 11th-fastest
  • 572 Laps in the Top 15 (57.4%), sixth-most
  • 185 Quality Passes, 10th-most

 

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

  • Two wins, five top fives, nine top 10s; one pole
  • Average finish of 12.0
  • Average Running Position of 11.0, third-best
  • Driver Rating of 102.4, third-best
  • Series-high 79 Fastest Laps Run
  • 475 Green Flag Passes, 12th-most
  • Average Green Flag Speed of 89.881 mph, second-fastest
  • 740 Laps in the Top 15 (74.2%), second-most
  • Series-high 261 Quality Passes

 

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

  • One win, one top five, two top 10s
  • Average finish of 19.1
  • Driver Rating of 86.5, 11th-best
  • 42 Fastest Laps Run, seventh-most
  • 487 Green Flag Passes, 10th-most
  • Average Green Flag Speed of 89.559 mph, fifth-fastest

 

 

 

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