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MARTINSVILLE-SPECIFIC STATISTICS

Statistical Advance: Analyzing the Goody’s Headache Relief Shot 500

 

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (October 20, 2014) – Below is a look at the eight Eliminators  – at Martinsville Speedway in Martinsville, Virginia going into the Goody’s Headache Relief Shot 500 on October 26.

MARTINSVILLE-SPECIFIC STATISTICS

 

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

  • Season-to-Date Driver Rating: 106.6

2014 Rundown

  • Five wins, 15 top fives, 20 top 10s; one pole
  • Average finish of 11.5
  • Led 20 races for 916 laps

Martinsville Speedway Outlook:

  • Two top fives, three top 10s
  • Average finish of 14.8 in 11 races
  • Average Running Position of 16.0, 13th-best
  • Driver Rating of 82.3, 14th-best

 

2 – Kevin Harvick (No. 4 Outback Steakhouse Chevrolet)

  • Season-to-Date Driver Rating: 109.7

2014 Rundown

  • Three wins, 11 top fives, 17 top 10s; eight poles
  • Average finish of 13.4
  • Led 24 races for 1,817 laps

Martinsville Speedway Outlook:

  • One win, three top fives, 12 top 10s
  • Average finish of 15.8 in 26 races
  • Average Running Position of 13.7, eighth-best
  • Driver Rating of 93.2, eighth-best
  • 956 Green Flag Passes, eighth-most
  • Average Green Flag Speed of 91.163 mph, eighth-fastest
  • 6,348 Laps in the Top 15 (66.6%), sixth-most
  • 578 Quality Passes, sixth-most

 

3 – Ryan Newman (No. 31 Quicken Loans Chevrolet)

  • Season-to-Date Driver Rating: 85.1

2014 Rundown

  • Three top fives, 14 top 10s
  • Average finish of 13.3
  • Led 7 races for 41 laps

Martinsville Speedway Outlook:

  • One win, seven top fives, 11 top 10s; three poles
  • Average finish of 15.5 in 25 races
  • Average Running Position of 15.1, 10th-best
  • Driver Rating of 86.9, 10th-best
  • 1,008 Green Flag Passes, fifth-most
  • 5,419 Laps in the Top 15 (56.8%), ninth-most
  • 528 Quality Passes, ninth-most

 

4 – Denny Hamlin (No. 11 FedEx Freight Toyota)

  • Season-to-Date Driver Rating: 90.0

2014 Rundown

  • One win, six top fives, 14 top 10s; two poles
  • Average finish of 15.1
  • Led 14 races for 218 laps

Martinsville Speedway Outlook:

  • Four wins, nine top fives, 13 top 10s; three poles
  • Average finish of 8.8 in 17 races
  • Average Running Position of 9.0, third-best
  • Driver Rating of 109.6, third-best
  • 580 Fastest Laps Run, third-most
  • Average Green Flag Speed of 91.467 mph, third-fastest
  • 7,007 Laps in the Top 15 (82.1%), fourth-most
  • 609 Quality Passes, fifth-most

 

 

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

  • Season-to-Date Driver Rating: 91.6

2014 Rundown

  • 12 top fives, 19 top 10s; one pole
  • Average finish of 13.6
  • Led 18 races for 468 laps

Martinsville Speedway Outlook:

  • Four top fives, 10 top 10s
  • Average finish of 15.0 in 29 races
  • Average Running Position of 16.0, 12th-best
  • Driver Rating of 84.2, 12th-best
  • 173 Fastest Laps Run, 12th-most
  • 1,023 Green Flag Passes, fourth-most
  • Average Green Flag Speed of 91.042 mph, 11th-fastest

 

6 – Carl Edwards (No. 99 Ford Ecoboost Fusion Ford)

  • Season-to-Date Driver Rating: 81.7

2014 Rundown

  • Two wins, seven top fives, 13 top 10s
  • Average finish of 14.5
  • Led 11 races for 135 laps

Martinsville Speedway Outlook:

  • One top five, five top 10s
  • Average finish of 15.7 in 20 races
  • Average Running Position of 15.9, 11th-best
  • Driver Rating of 81.4, 15th-best
  • 1,036 Green Flag Passes, third-most
  • 5,181 Laps in the Top 15 (54.3%), 11th-most
  • 555 Quality Passes, eighth-most

 

7 – Jeff Gordon (No. 24 Drive To End Hunger Chevrolet)

  • Season-to-Date Driver Rating: 108.4

2014 Rundown

  • Four wins, 12 top fives, 20 top 10s; two poles
  • Average finish of 10.3
  • Led 23 races for 743 laps

Martinsville Speedway Outlook:

  • Eight wins, 27 top fives, 34 top 10s; seven poles
  • Average finish of 7.0 in 43 races
  • Average Running Position of 6.7, second-best
  • Driver Rating of 119.0, second-best
  • Series-high 1,034 Fastest Laps Run
  • 933 Green Flag Passes, 11th-most
  • Average Green Flag Speed of 91.684 mph, second-fastest
  • 8,375 Laps in the Top 15 (87.8%), second-most
  • Series-high 691 Quality Passes

 

8 – Brad Keselowski (No. 2 Alliance Truck Parts Ford)

  • Season-to-Date Driver Rating: 104.3

2014 Rundown

  • Six wins, 14 top fives, 17 top 10s; five poles
  • Average finish of 12.9
  • Led 26 races for 1,518 laps

Martinsville Speedway Outlook:

  • One top five, five top 10s
  • Average finish of 13.4 in nine races
  • Average Running Position of 16.2, 14th-best
  • Driver Rating of 84.5, 11th-best
  • Average Green Flag Speed of 91.102 mph, 10th-fastest

 

 

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