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TALLADEGA-SPECIFIC STATISTICS

Statistical Advance: Analyzing the GEICO 500

 

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (April 27, 2015) – Below is a look at some of the top statistical performers at Talladega Superspeedway in Talladega, Alabama going into the GEICO 500 on May 3.

TALLADEGA-SPECIFIC STATISTICS

 

Kurt Busch (No. 41 Haas Automation Chevrolet)

  • Six top fives, 14 top 10s
  • Average finish of 17.0
  • Average Running Position of 14.6, third-best
  • Driver Rating of 88.3, fourth-best
  • 7,702 Green Flag Passes, second-most
  • Series-high 2,431 Laps in the Top 15 (63.9%)
  • Series-high 5,288 Quality Passes (passes of cars in the top 15 under green)

 

Dale Earnhardt Jr. (No. 88 Nationwide Chevrolet)

  • Five wins, 10 top fives, 14 top 10s
  • Average finish of 15.5
  • Series-best Average Running Position of 14.5
  • Driver Rating of 90.7, second-best
  • 80 Fastest Laps Run, eighth-most
  • 6,981 Green Flag Passes, third-most
  • Average Green Flag Speed of 193.336 mph, ninth-fastest
  • 2,313 Laps in the Top 15 (60.8%), third-most
  • 4,478 Quality Passes, third-most

 

Denny Hamlin (No. 11 FedEx Express Toyota)

  • One win, four top fives, six top 10s
  • Average finish of 19.0
  • Driver Rating of 82.0, 10th-best
  • 80 Fastest Laps Run, eighth-most
  • 1,572 Laps in the Top 15 (45.9%), 10th-most
  • 3,507 Quality Passes, ninth-most

 

Jimmie Johnson (No. 48 Lowe’s Chevrolet)

  • Two wins, six top fives, 10 top 10s; one pole
  • Average finish of 17.5
  • Average Running Position of 16.0, seventh-best
  • Driver Rating of 87.5, fifth-best
  • 2,070 Laps in the Top 15 (54.4%), fourth-most
  • 3,944 Quality Passes, fifth-most

 

Matt Kenseth (No. 20 Dollar General Toyota)

  • One win, six top fives, 10 top 10s
  • Average finish of 17.8
  • Average Running Position of 14.5, second-best
  • Driver Rating of 89.9, third-best
  • 6,413 Green Flag Passes, seventh-most
  • 2,423 Laps in the Top 15 (63.7%), second-most
  • 4,664 Quality Passes, second-most

 

Brad Keselowski (No. 2 Miller Lite Ford)

  • Three wins, four top fives, seven top 10s
  • Average finish of 15.1
  • Driver Rating of 82.9, eighth-best
  • 1,043 Laps in the Top 15 (45.3%), 22nd-most

 

Kyle Larson (No. 42 Target Chevrolet)

  • One top 10
  • Average finish of 13.0
  • Average Running Position of 15.1, fourth-best
  • Series-best Driver Rating of 95.6
  • Average Green Flag Speed of 193.444 mph, second-fastest

 

Joey Logano (No. 22 Shell Pennzoil Ford)

  • Two top fives, four top 10s
  • Average finish of 19.9
  • Average Running Position of 16.9, ninth-best
  • Driver Rating of 82.2, ninth-best
  • Average Green Flag Speed of 193.326 mph, 10th-fastest

 

Jamie McMurray (No. 1 McDonald’s Chevrolet)

  • Two wins, six top fives, seven top 10s
  • Average finish of 20.4
  • Driver Rating of 79.8, 12th-best
  • 6,049 Green Flag Passes, 10th-most
  • 1,736 Laps in the Top 15 (45.6%), seventh-most
  • 3,456 Quality Passes, 10th-most

 

David Ragan (No. 18 Pedigree Toyota)

  • One win, four top fives, seven top 10s
  • Average finish of 16.5
  • Driver Rating of 80.9, 11th-best
  • 5,952 Green Flag Passes, 12th-most
  • Average Green Flag Speed of 193.337 mph, eighth-fastest

 

Ricky Stenhouse Jr. (No. 17 Fifth Third Bank Ford)

  • One top five, two top 10s
  • Average finish of 8.7
  • Average Running Position of 16.0, sixth-best
  • Driver Rating of 85.0, sixth-best
  • Series-best Average Green Flag Speed of 193.454 mph
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