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KANSAS-SPECIFIC STATISTICS

Statistical Advance: Analyzing the Hollywood Casino 400

 

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Sept. 29, 2014) – Below is a look at the 12 Contenders – and beyond – at Kansas Speedway in Kansas City, Kansas going into the Hollywood Casino 400 on Sunday, October 5. Coverage begins on ESPN at 1 p.m. ET and the race is scheduled for 2 p.m. ET.

KANSAS-SPECIFIC STATISTICS

 1 – Brad Keselowski (No. 2 Miller Lite Ford)

  • Season-to-Date Driver Rating: 105.0

2014 Rundown

  • Five wins, 13 top fives, 16 top 10s; five poles
  • Average finish of 12.4
  • Led 23 races for 1,496 laps

Kansas Speedway Outlook:

  • One win, two top fives, four top 10s
  • Average finish of 10.6 in nine races
  • Average Running Position of 13.8, 10th-best
  • Driver Rating of 89.2, 11th-best

2 – Joey Logano (No. 22 Shell Pennzoil Ford)

  • Season-to-Date Driver Rating: 106.5

2014 Rundown

  • Four wins, 13 top fives, 18 top 10s; one pole
  • Average finish of 12.2
  • Led 19 races for 794 laps

Kansas Speedway Outlook:

  • Two top fives, two top 10s
  • Average finish of 21.7 in 10 races
  • Average Running Position of 20.3, 24th-best
  • Driver Rating of 73.2, 21st-best

 3 – Kevin Harvick (No. 4 Budweiser Chevrolet)

  • Season-to-Date Driver Rating: 108.8

2014 Rundown

  • Two wins, 10 top fives, 15 top 10s; seven poles
  • Average finish of 14.0
  • Led 21 races for 1,592 laps

Kansas Speedway Outlook:

  • One win, three top fives, eight top 10s; two poles
  • Average finish of 11.5 in 17 races
  • Average Running Position of 11.8, seventh-best
  • Driver Rating of 99.1, fifth-best
  • 202 Fastest Laps Run, fourth-most
  • Series-high 969 Green Flag Passes
  • 468 Quality Passes, fifth-most

 4 – Jimmie Johnson (No. 48 Lowe’s Chevrolet)

  • Season-to-Date Driver Rating: 100.8

2014 Rundown

  • Three wins, 10 top fives, 18 top 10s; one pole
  • Average finish of 13.4
  • Led 15 races for 1,035 laps

Kansas Speedway Outlook:

  • Two wins, six top fives, 14 top 10s; three poles
  • Average finish of 7.6 in 16 races
  • Series-best Average Running Position of 7.5
  • Series-best Driver Rating of 117.4
  • Series-high 478 Fastest Laps Run
  • Series-best Average Green Flag Speed of 167.549 mph
  • Series-high 3,042 Laps in the Top 15 (89.0%)
  • Series-high 614 Quality Passes

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

  • Season-to-Date Driver Rating: 110.4

2014 Rundown

  • Four wins, 11 top fives, 19 top 10s; two poles
  • Average finish of 10.0
  • Led 20 races for 665 laps

Kansas Speedway Outlook:

  • Three wins, 10 top fives, 12 top 10s
  • Average finish of 10.1 in 17 races
  • Average Running Position of 9.7, third-best
  • Driver Rating of 101.1, fourth-best
  • 147 Fastest Laps Run, fifth-most
  • 2,878 Laps in the Top 15 (84.2%), second-most
  • 536 Quality Passes, second-most

 6 – Kyle Busch (No. 18 M&M’s Toyota)

  • Season-to-Date Driver Rating: 90.6

2014 Rundown

  • One win, six top fives, 12 top 10s; two poles
  • Average finish of 17.1
  • Led 13 races for 411 laps

Kansas Speedway Outlook:

  • Two top 10s
  • Average finish of 22.7 in 14 races
  • Average Running Position of 18.7, 19th-best
  • Driver Rating of 76.8, 19th-best
  • 864 Green Flag Passes, eighth-most
  • 404 Quality Passes, 11th-most

 7 – Dale Earnhardt Jr. (No. 88 Diet Mountain Dew Chevrolet)

  • Season-to-Date Driver Rating: 97.2

2014 Rundown

  • Three wins, 11 top fives, 17 top 10s
  • Average finish of 11.0
  • Led 12 races for 220 laps

Kansas Speedway Outlook:

  • Two top fives, eight top 10s; one pole
  • Average finish of 15.2 in 16 races
  • Average Running Position of 14.5, 12th-best
  • Driver Rating of 91.5, ninth-best
  • 108 Fastest Laps Run, 11th-most
  • 855 Green Flag Passes, ninth-most
  • Average Green Flag Speed of 166.627 mph, eighth-fastest
  • 1,981 Laps in the Top 15 (62.8%), 10th-most
  • 424 Quality Passes, eighth-most

 8 – Matt Kenseth (No. 20 Dollar General Toyota)

  • Season-to-Date Driver Rating: 93.5

2014 Rundown

  • 11 top fives, 18 top 10s; one pole
  • Average finish of 13.8
  • Led 17 races for 467 laps

Kansas Speedway Outlook:

  • Two wins, six top fives, 10 top 10s; two poles
  • Average finish of 14.3 in 17 races
  • Average Running Position of 10.4, fourth-best
  • Driver Rating of 107.4, second-best
  • 235 Fastest Laps Run, second-most
  • Average Green Flag Speed of 166.855 mph, third-fastest
  • 2,623 Laps in the Top 15 (76.7%), fourth-most
  • 418 Quality Passes, ninth-most

 9 – Ryan Newman (No. 31 Caterpillar Chevrolet)

  • Season-to-Date Driver Rating: 85.1

2014 Rundown

  • Two top fives, 11 top 10s
  • Average finish of 14.0
  • Led 4 races for 24 laps

Kansas Speedway Outlook:

  • One win, three top fives, four top 10s
  • Average finish of 18.7 in 17 races
  • Average Running Position of 20.6, 25th-best
  • Driver Rating of 69.6, 25th-best
  • 908 Green Flag Passes, sixth-most

 10 – Carl Edwards (No. 99 Fastenal Ford)

  • Season-to-Date Driver Rating: 82.5

2014 Rundown

  • Two wins, six top fives, 11 top 10s
  • Average finish of 14.8
  • Led 10 races for 134 laps

Kansas Speedway Outlook:

  • Five top fives, 10 top 10s
  • Average finish of 10.5 in 14 races
  • Average Running Position of 12.1, eighth-best
  • Driver Rating of 97.1, seventh-best
  • 131 Fastest Laps Run, eighth-most
  • 877 Green Flag Passes, seventh-most
  • Average Green Flag Speed of 166.689 mph, seventh-fastest
  • 2,352 Laps in the Top 15 (68.8%), sixth-most
  • 493 Quality Passes, fourth-most

 11 – Denny Hamlin (No. 11 FedEx Office Toyota)

  • Season-to-Date Driver Rating: 90.8

2014 Rundown

  • One win, six top fives, 12 top 10s; two poles
  • Average finish of 15.5
  • Led 12 races for 195 laps

Kansas Speedway Outlook:

  • One win, three top fives, three top 10s
  • Average finish of 15.1 in 12 races
  • Average Running Position of 14.3, 11th-best
  • Driver Rating of 87.7, 14th-best
  • 69 Fastest Laps Run, 12th-most
  • 2,002 Laps in the Top 15 (63.5%), ninth-most
  • 399 Quality Passes, 12th-most

 12 – Kasey Kahne (No. 5 Farmer’s Insurance Chevrolet)

  • Season-to-Date Driver Rating: 88.7

2014 Rundown

  • One win, three top fives, 10 top 10s
  • Average finish of 16.5
  • Led 10 races for 204 laps

Kansas Speedway Outlook:

  • Four top fives, seven top 10s; three poles
  • Average finish of 13.2 in 14 races
  • Average Running Position of 13.6, ninth-best
  • Driver Rating of 93.0, eighth-best
  • 147 Fastest Laps Run, fifth-most
  • 939 Green Flag Passes, second-most
  • Average Green Flag Speed of 166.619 mph, ninth-fastest
  • 2,208 Laps in the Top 15 (64.6%), seventh-most
  • 436 Quality Passes, sixth-most

 13 – AJ Allmendinger (No. 47 Clorox Chevrolet)

  • Season-to-Date Driver Rating: 70.1

2014 Rundown

  • One win, two top fives, four top 10s
  • Average finish of 20.7
  • Led 5 races for 68 laps

Kansas Speedway Outlook:

  • Two top 10s; one pole
  • Average finish of 22.8 in nine races
  • Average Running Position of 22.7, 27th-best
  • Driver Rating of 68.2, 26th-best

 14 – Kurt Busch (No. 41 Haas Automation Chevrolet)

  • Season-to-Date Driver Rating: 86.5

2014 Rundown

  • One win, six top fives, eight top 10s
  • Average finish of 19.3
  • Led 11 races for 181 laps

Kansas Speedway Outlook:

  • One top five, four top 10s; one pole
  • Average finish of 17.6 in 17 races
  • Average Running Position of 14.9, 14th-best
  • Driver Rating of 87.3, 16th-best
  • 121 Fastest Laps Run, 10th-most
  • 923 Green Flag Passes, fourth-most
  • 1,980 Laps in the Top 15 (57.9%), 11th-most
  • 405 Quality Passes, 10th-most

 15 – Greg Biffle (No. 16 3M Filtrete Ford)

  • Season-to-Date Driver Rating: 79.4

2014 Rundown

  • Three top fives, 10 top 10s
  • Average finish of 15.8
  • Led 6 races for 109 laps

Kansas Speedway Outlook:

  • Two wins, seven top fives, nine top 10s; one pole
  • Average finish of 10.7 in 16 races
  • Average Running Position of 9.5, second-best
  • Driver Rating of 104.7, third-best
  • 205 Fastest Laps Run, third-most
  • 837 Green Flag Passes, 11th-most
  • Average Green Flag Speed of 166.836 mph, fourth-fastest
  • 2,755 Laps in the Top 15 (80.6%), third-most
  • 506 Quality Passes, third-most

 16 – Aric Almirola (No. 43 Farmland Ford)

  • Season-to-Date Driver Rating: 73.5

2014 Rundown

  • One win, two top fives, seven top 10s
  • Average finish of 20.6
  • Led 5 races for 23 laps

Kansas Speedway Outlook:

  • Three top 10s
  • Average finish of 15.6 in five races
  • Average Running Position of 15.3, 15th-best
  • Driver Rating of 88.1, 13th-best
  • Average Green Flag Speed of 166.561 mph, 11th-fastest

 

 

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