by Garrett Horton 1 Pocono was the first race this year were the current top-4 in points, Dale Earnhardt, Jr., Matt Kenseth, Greg Biffle, and Jimmie Johnson, all failed to finish in the top-10. 3 Rick Hendrick drivers have won the last three races: Kasey Kahne at Loudon, Jimmie Johnson at Indy, and Jeff Gordon …
by Garrett Horton 3rd Greg Biffle had his best finish on Sunday since he won Texas back in April. 3 After going 11 races without a top-10 following his win at Martinsville, Ryan Newman has quietly put together a three race streak finishing in the top-10. He finished seventh on Sunday. 5 Martin Truex, Jr. …
by Garrett Horton 0 There were zero cautions due to accidents in Sunday’s running of the Lenox Industrial Tools 301. 1.6 Darian Grubb’s average finish as crew chief for the last three Loudon races. He led Denny Hamlin to a second-place finish on Sunday after guiding his driver from last year, Tony Stewart, to a …
7 – Joey Logano now has seven top-10 finishes in 2012, more than his total from last year of six.
13 – Dale Earnhardt Jr. already has 13 top-10 finishes in 2012, eclipsing his total of 12 of the entire 2011 season.
5 – With his runner up finish on Sunday (June 17), Tony Stewart now has five consecutive top-10 finishes at Michigan.
9 – Joey Logano’s victory on Sunday made it nine times a JGR car has won at the 2.5-mile triangle, matching Atlanta and Richmond for most wins at a track.
29th – Kyle Busch barely finished half of the race – completing 202 laps before his engine expired – yet still finished 29th.
0 – Jimmie Johnson failed to lead a single lap in the Coke 600, only the third race he has failed to do so in 2012.
3 – Jimmie Johnson now has three All-Star victories, tying him with Dale Earnhardt and Jeff Gordon for most all-time.
3 – Kyle Busch finished fourth at Darlington, his third straight top-five finish.
3.4 – Clint Bowyer’s average finish in the last five Talladega races. In his eight Talladega starts prior, his best effort had been a fifth.