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Chase For The NASCAR Sprint Cup: Homestead-Miami Speedway

Chase For The NASCAR Sprint Cup: Homestead-Miami Speedway

  • Homestead-Miami Speedway has been a part of the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup since the playoff’s inception in 2004. This season the track will host its 13th Chase event.
  • The winner of the Homestead-Miami Chase race has gone on to win the championship during the Chase era three time: Tony Stewart (2011), Kevin Harvick (2014) and Kyle Busch (2015).
  • Greg Biffle leads the series in Chase race wins at Homestead-Miami with three (2004 – 2006); followed by Carl Edwards (2008, 2010) and Denny Hamlin (2009, 2013) with two each.
  • The worst finish in a Chase race by the eventual series champion at Homestead-Miami Speedway is 15th (three times), Tony Stewart in 2005, Jimmie Johnson in 2008 and Brad Keselowski in 2012.
  • Chase Contenders have won nine of the 12 (75%) previous Chase races at Homestead-Miami Speedway. Two non-Chase contenders have won the Homestead-Miami Chase race: Greg Biffle (2004 and 2006) and Denny Hamlin (2013).
  • In six of the 12 (50%) previous Chase races (2004-2015) at Homestead the eventual series champion has finished in the top five.
  • Roush Fenway Racing leads the series in Chase race wins at Homestead-Miami Speedway with six, including five consecutive: Greg Biffle (2004 – 2006), Matt Kenseth (2007) and Carl Edwards (2008).
  • Ford leads the series in Chase wins at Homestead with six; followed by Chevrolet with three.
  • The most dominant performance by a Chase race winner at Homestead-Miami Speedway is Carl Edward’s victory in 2010. He posted a Perfect Driver Rating of 150.0 and led 190 of the 267 laps (71.1% of his laps completed) – most by a Chase race winner at Homestead.
  • The 2014 Championship 4 finished – First (Kevin Harvick, 2014 Champion); Second (Ryan Newman), Seventh (Denny Hamlin) and 16th (Joey Logano).
  • The 2015 Championship 4 finished – First (Kyle Busch, 2015 Champion); Second (Kevin Harvick), Sixth (Jeff Gordon) and 12th (Martin Truex Jr.).

 

11/17/2016 - Posted by | ARCHIVES

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