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Numbers Game: 2011 Jeff Byrd 500 at Bristol

The number of pit-road violations each for Brian Vickers, Brad Keselowski and Trevor Bayne during the Sprint Cup race at Bristol.

The numbers of drivers in the top 20 in points that haven’t earned a bonus point so far this season (Mark Martin and Kasey Kahne)

Number of top fives for Carl Edwards in four races.

The number of top-10 finishes in the first four races for Kurt Busch (only driver to do this).

Consecutive victories for Kyle Busch at Bristol in NASCAR competition, spanning all three major series.

Kyle Busch’s number of wins at Bristol in 13 starts, tying him with Kurt Busch and Jeff Gordon for most among active drivers.

The number of cars out of the Nationwide Series race after just seven laps on Saturday (March 19).

Top-10 finishes for Kyle Busch and Jimmie Johnson in their last seven short-track races.

Consecutive wins by Joe Gibbs Racing at NASCAR’s short-track races.

Highest finishing position this season for Nationwide Series points leader Jason Leffler.

The average number of lead-lap cars at the end of Nationwide Series race in 2011 (there were 11 on Saturday).

The average number of leaders in Sprint Cup races this season, a modern-era record.

The number of cars on the lead lap at the end of the Sprint Cup race at Bristol.

The number of cars that were running two or more laps off the at the end of the Nationwide Series race.

Jeff Burton and Joey Logano’s points position with one race to go before the new Top 35 is used to set the field.

The number of laps completed this season by Kelly Bires in four Nationwide Series starts.

Finishing position for Danica Patrick at Bristol, her worst finish of the season.

The lap Kyle Busch surpassed the 10,000-lap career mark in Saturday’s Nationwide Series race.

The last time the Sprint Cup Series saw four different winners in the first four races before this season.

Estimated attendance for Sunday’s Sprint Cup race, down from 138,000 in 2010 and 160,000 in 2009.

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