Kahne is coming off his best run of the season at Richmond and heads into the weekend as the only NASCAR driver to win at Darlington this season.
3 – consecutive victories in the Richmond spring race for Kyle Busch. He has no victories in the fall race.
All of Joe Gibbs Racing’s drivers have been strong at Richmond in the past, but no one has been stronger as of late than Kyle Busch.
With an off weekend approaching for the NASXAR Sprint Cup Series, it gives us a chance to reflect on the young season.
8 – the number of times in the last 12 races at Talladega that the leader at the white flag didn’t win the race.
We head into a weekend with a multitude of them, culminating in Sunday’s roulette-wheel style race at Talladega.
4 – the number of Roush Fenway Fords that placed in the top-seven positions in Saturday night’s Samsung Mobile 500.
Last Sunday’s race at Martinsville didn’t go the way fantasy owners thought it would for Denny Hamlin, but it wasn’t because he didn’t have a good car.
2 – the number of top-10 starters to finish in the top 10 in Sunday’s Sprint Cup race at Martinsville (April 3).
Denny Hamlin has won three consecutive races around the tight half-mile oval.
1 – the number of laps Kevin Harvick led in Sunday’s Sprint Cup race (March 27) at Auto Club Speedway.
All the statistics pointed to Kyle Busch last week, and this week they all point to Jimmie Johnson.