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CHARLOTTE-SPECIFIC STATISTICS

Statistical Advance: Analyzing the Coca-Cola 600

 

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (May 18, 2014) – Below is a look at some of the top statistical performers at Charlotte Motor Speedway in Charlotte, North Carolina going into the Coca-Cola 600 on May 24 (6 p.m. ET on FOX).

 

CHARLOTTE-SPECIFIC STATISTICS

Greg Biffle (No. 16 Ortho Ford)

  • Five top fives, eight top 10s; one pole
  • Average finish of 17.3
  • Average Running Position of 15.3, 10th-best
  • Driver Rating of 88.7, eighth-best
  • 303 Fastest Laps Run, fifth-most
  • Average Green Flag Speed of 176.378 mph, ninth-fastest
  • 3,918 Laps in the Top 15 (54.6%), ninth-most
  • 700 Quality Passes (passes of cars in the top 15 under green), ninth-most

 

Kurt Busch (No. 41 Haas Automation Chevrolet)

  • One win, six top fives, seven top 10s
  • Average finish of 19.4
  • Driver Rating of 84.4, 12th-best
  • 216 Fastest Laps Run, eighth-most
  • 3,833 Laps in the Top 15 (53.4%), 10th-most

 

Kyle Busch (No. 18 Skittles Toyota)

  • 10 top fives, 14 top 10s; two poles
  • Average finish of 15.1
  • Average Running Position of 9.8, second-best
  • Driver Rating of 106.7, second-best
  • 478 Fastest Laps Run, third-most
  • Average Green Flag Speed of 177.219 mph, second-fastest
  • 5,624 Laps in the Top 15 (78.4%), second-most
  • 1,007 Quality Passes, second-most

Carl Edwards (No. 19 Subway Toyota)

  • Six top fives, 13 top 10s
  • Average finish of 11.3
  • Average Running Position of 14.6, ninth-best
  • Driver Rating of 89.6, seventh-best
  • 1,671 Green Flag Passes, second-most
  • 4,450 Laps in the Top 15 (62.0%), seventh-most
  • 848 Quality Passes, fifth-most

 

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

  • Five wins, 17 top fives, 24 top 10s; nine poles
  • Average finish of 15.5
  • Average Running Position of 14.2, seventh-best
  • Driver Rating of 91.6, sixth-best
  • 280 Fastest Laps Run, sixth-most
  • Average Green Flag Speed of 176.644 mph, third-fastest
  • 4,562 Laps in the Top 15 (63.6%), sixth-most
  • 826 Quality Passes, sixth-most

 

Denny Hamlin (No. 11 FedEx Office Toyota)

  • Four top fives, 11 top 10s; one pole
  • Average finish of 13.5
  • Average Running Position of 12.6, fourth-best
  • Driver Rating of 92.8, fifth-best
  • 239 Fastest Laps Run, seventh-most
  • Average Green Flag Speed of 176.433 mph, sixth-fastest
  • 4,837 Laps in the Top 15 (71.4%), third-most
  • 791 Quality Passes, seventh-most

 

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

  • Three wins, five top fives, 11 top 10s
  • Average finish of 15.8
  • Average Running Position of 16.4, 12th-best
  • Driver Rating of 84.7, 11th-best
  • 214 Fastest Laps Run, ninth-most
  • 1,609 Green Flag Passes, fourth-most
  • 4,254 Laps in the Top 15 (59.3%), eighth-most
  • 743 Quality Passes, eighth-most

Jimmie Johnson (No. 48 Lowe’s Patriotic Chevrolet)

  • Seven wins, 13 top fives, 17 top 10s; four poles
  • Average finish of 11.4
  • Series-best Average Running Position of 7.6
  • Series-best Driver Rating of 111.6
  • Series-high 688 Fastest Laps Run
  • 1,444 Green Flag Passes, 12th-most
  • Series-best Average Green Flag Speed of 177.298 mph
  • Series-high 6,277 Laps in the Top 15 (87.5%)
  • Series-high 1,031 Quality Passes

 

Kasey Kahne (No. 5 LIFTMASTER Chevrolet)

  • Four wins, nine top fives, 13 top 10s
  • Average finish of 11.5
  • Average Running Position of 11.8, third-best
  • Driver Rating of 100.8, third-best
  • 667 Fastest Laps Run, second-most
  • 1,642 Green Flag Passes, third-most
  • Average Green Flag Speed of 176.601 mph, fourth-fastest
  • 4,725 Laps in the Top 15 (65.9%), fourth-most
  • 874 Quality Passes, third-most

 

Matt Kenseth (No. 20 DEWALT Toyota)

  • Two wins, nine top fives, 16 top 10s
  • Average finish of 13.6
  • Average Running Position of 13.8, fifth-best
  • Driver Rating of 95.5, fourth-best
  • 379 Fastest Laps Run, fourth-most
  • 1,531 Green Flag Passes, sixth-most
  • Average Green Flag Speed of 176.531 mph, fifth-fastest
  • 4,680 Laps in the Top 15 (65.2%), fifth-most
  • 854 Quality Passes, fourth-most

 

Brad Keselowski (No. 2 Miller Lite Ford)

  • One win, two top fives, three top 10s; one pole
  • Average finish of 15.7
  • Average Running Position of 14.6, eighth-best
  • Driver Rating of 86.5, 10th-best
  • Average Green Flag Speed of 176.408 mph, eighth-fastest

 

Joey Logano (No. 22 Shell Pennzoil Ford)

  • Four top fives, seven top 10s
  • Average finish of 10.0
  • Average Running Position of 14.0, sixth-best
  • Driver Rating of 88.4, ninth-best
  • Average Green Flag Speed of 176.344 mph, 11th-fastest

 

 

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