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Numbers Game: 2011 Good Sam RV Insurance 500 at Pocono

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Top-10 finishes for Jeff Burton in 21 starts this season. He is the only driver in the top 30 in the standings who hasn’t recorded a top-10 finish. He was 17th at Pocono.

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Top-10 finishes for Brad Keselowski through 21 races in 2010. He has two wins and six top-10 finishes through 21 races in 2011.

1
Top-10 finishes for Dale Earnhardt Jr. in his last seven starts. He broke a six-race streak of finishing outside the top-10 on Sunday (Aug. 7) with a ninth-place run.

3
The number of victories for Keselowski in 74 Sprint Cup Series starts.

5
The consecutive number of races in which Denny Hamlin has led a lap at Pocono. He was out front for a race-high 65 laps on Sunday.

5
Different Penske Racing drivers to visit victory lane at Pocono. Keselowski joined Rusty Wallace, Kurt Busch, Jeremy Mayfield and Ryan Newman.

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Top-10 finishes for Kurt Busch in his last seven starts at Pocono.

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Finishes of 15th or worse by Juan Pablo Montoya in his last eight races. Montoya was 32nd on Sunday and dropped to 21st in the series standings.

9
The consecutive number of races at Pocono won from top-15 starting positions. Keselowski started 13th on Sunday.

11th
Keselowski’s spot in the Sprint Cup standings if the Chase for the Cup were to start today. With two wins in 2011, Keselowski would earn the top wildcard spot.

18.8
The average finishing position of Sprint Cup drivers following a win in the previous Sprint Cup race in 2011. After winning at Indianapolis, Paul Menard finished 10th at Pocono.

20th
Keselowski’s previous best finishing position at Pocono before winning on Sunday. He was 20th in Aug. 2010.

25
The number of positions lost by Joey Logano after the race was restarted on lap 124 after a lengthy red flag. Logano restarted in the lead and finished 26th.

34
Top-10 finishes for Mark Martin at Pocono. Martin has more top 10s than any other driver, but has never won at Pocono.

100
The number of minutes the Sprint Cup Series race at Pocono was under delay because of rain.

250
Sprint Cup Series starts made by Carl Edwards after Pocono. He finished seventh on Sunday.

863
Laps completed this season by Joe Nemechek through 21 Sprint Cup races. He ran 14 laps at Pocono on his way to a 41st-place finish.

1,087
Laps led this season by Kyle Busch in the Sprint Cup Series, a number that leads all drivers. He paced the field for 27 laps and finished second on Sunday at Pocono, meaning Busch has led in 15 of the first 21 races.

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