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BRISTOL-SPECIFIC STATISTICS

Statistical Advance: Analyzing the Food City 500 in Support of Steve Byrnes

 DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (April 13, 2015) – Below is a look at some of the top statistical performers at Bristol Motor Speedway in Bristol, Tennessee going into the Food City 500 in Support of Steve Byrnes on April 19 (1 p.m. ET on FOX).

BRISTOL-SPECIFIC STATISTICS

 

Greg Biffle (No. 16 ORTHO Ford)

  • Six top fives, 13 top 10s; one pole
  • Average finish of 11.9
  • Average Running Position of 13.0, sixth-best
  • Driver Rating of 93.5, fifth-best
  • 333 Fastest Laps Run, 10th-most
  • 893 Green Flag Passes, ninth-most
  • Average Green Flag Speed of 115.537 mph, seventh-fastest
  • 7,144 Laps in the Top 15 (71.3%), third-most
  • 578 Quality Passes (passes of cars in the top 15 under green), fourth-most

 

Kurt Busch (No. 41 Haas Automation Chevrolet)

  • Five wins, eight top fives, 15 top 10s; one pole
  • Average finish of 14.5
  • Average Running Position of 14.0, ninth-best
  • Driver Rating of 91.6, eighth-best
  • 377 Fastest Laps Run, ninth-most
  • 973 Green Flag Passes, fifth-most
  • Average Green Flag Speed of 115.524 mph, eighth-fastest
  • 6,358 Laps in the Top 15 (63.5%), eighth-most
  • 579 Quality Passes, third-most

 

Carl Edwards (No. 19 Comcast Business Toyota)

  • Three wins, five top fives, nine top 10s; two poles
  • Average finish of 14.8
  • Average Running Position of 14.4, 10th-best
  • Driver Rating of 89.9, 11th-best
  • 407 Fastest Laps Run, sixth-most
  • Average Green Flag Speed of 115.439 mph, 11th-fastest
  • 6,519 Laps in the Top 15 (65.1%), sixth-most

 

Jeff Gordon (No. 24 3M Chevrolet)

  • Five wins, 16 top fives, 24 top 10s; five poles
  • Average finish of 12.3
  • Series-best Average Running Position of 9.8
  • Driver Rating of 99.9, third-best
  • 426 Fastest Laps Run, fifth-most
  • 882 Green Flag Passes, 10th-most
  • Average Green Flag Speed of 115.685 mph, third-fastest
  • 8,014 Laps in the Top 15 (80.0%), second-most
  • 622 Quality Passes, second-most

 

Denny Hamlin (No. 11 FedEx Freight Toyota)

  • One win, four top fives, eight top 10s; two poles
  • Average finish of 16.9
  • Driver Rating of 90.1, 10th-best
  • 398 Fastest Laps Run, seventh-most
  • 922 Green Flag Passes, seventh-most
  • Average Green Flag Speed of 115.514 mph, ninth-fastest
  • 5,351 Laps in the Top 15 (59.4%), 12th-most

Kevin Harvick (No. 4 Jimmy John’s/Budweiser Chevrolet)

  • One win, nine top fives, 12 top 10s; one pole
  • Average finish of 14.2
  • Average Running Position of 12.9, fifth-best
  • Driver Rating of 91.6, seventh-best
  • 386 Fastest Laps Run, eighth-most
  • 1,013 Green Flag Passes, third-most
  • Average Green Flag Speed of 115.641 mph, fourth-fastest
  • 6,433 Laps in the Top 15 (64.2%), seventh-most
  • 512 Quality Passes, ninth-most

 

Jimmie Johnson (No. 48 Lowe’s Chevrolet)

  • One win, eight top fives, 14 top 10s; one pole
  • Average finish of 15.0
  • Average Running Position of 13.4, seventh-best
  • Driver Rating of 91.9, sixth-best
  • 532 Fastest Laps Run, third-most
  • 6,746 Laps in the Top 15 (67.4%), fourth-most
  • 459 Quality Passes, 12th-most

 

Kasey Kahne (No. 5 Great Clips Chevrolet)

  • One win, five top fives, 10 top 10s; one pole
  • Average finish of 17.8
  • Driver Rating of 88.4, 12th-best
  • 460 Fastest Laps Run, fourth-most
  • 1,005 Green Flag Passes, fourth-most
  • 5,467 Laps in the Top 15 (54.6%), 11th-most
  • 563 Quality Passes, sixth-most

 

Matt Kenseth (No. 20 Dollar General Toyota)

  • Three wins, 12 top fives, 19 top 10s; one pole
  • Average finish of 12.2
  • Average Running Position of 10.2, second-best
  • Series-best Driver Rating of 103.4
  • 546 Fastest Laps Run, second-most
  • Average Green Flag Speed of 115.744 mph, second-fastest
  • Series-high 8,188 Laps in the Top 15 (81.7%)
  • Series-high 657 Quality Passes

 

Brad Keselowski (No. 2 Miller Lite Ford)

  • Two wins, four top fives, four top 10s
  • Average finish of 13.1
  • Average Running Position of 11.8, third-best
  • Driver Rating of 98.6, fourth-best
  • Average Green Flag Speed of 115.636 mph, fifth-fastest

 

Kyle Larson (No. 42 Target Chevrolet)

  • One top 10
  • Average finish of 11.0
  • Average Running Position of 12.2, fourth-best
  • Driver Rating of 91.6, ninth-best
  • Series-best Average Green Flag Speed of 115.883 mph

 

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