A look at NASCAR’s season at the halfway point

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This weekend’s NASCAR Sprint Cup race at New Hampshire Motor Speedway marks the 19th race of the 36-race season.

With the series at the halfway point, here’s a look at some stats from the season:

Points scored on tracks more than 1 mile in length

1 – Kevin Harvick (2 wins) … 444

2 – Martin Truex Jr. (1 win) … 424

3 – Joey Logano (1 win) … 419

4 – Brad Keselowski (1 win) … 414

5 – Dale Earnhardt Jr. (0 wins) … 376

 

Points scored in restrictor-plate races

1 – Dale Earnhardt Jr. (2 wins) … 138 points

2 – Jimmie Johnson (0 wins) … 126 points

3 – Kevin Harvick (0 wins) … 119 points

4 – Denny Hamlin  (0 wins) … 119 points

5 – Casey Mears (0 wins) … 89 points

 

Points scored on short tracks

1 – Matt Kenseth (1 win) … 125 points

2 – Jeff Gordon (0 wins) … 113 points

3 – Kurt Busch (1 win) … 109 points

4 – Jamie McMurray (0 wins) … 105 points

5 – Clint Bowyer (o wins) … 98 points

 

Laps led

1 – Kevin Harvick … 1,225 laps

2 – Kurt Busch … 708 laps

3 – Joey Logano … 494 laps

4 – Martin Truex Jr. … 486 laps

5 – Jimmie Johnson … 467 laps

 

Percentage of laps completed (out of 5,157 laps runs this year)

1 – Clint Bowyer  (5,149 laps) … 99.8%

2 – Kevin Harvick (5,113 laps) … 99.15%

3 – Ryan Newman (5,112 laps) … 99.13%

4 – Casey Mears (5,102 laps) … 98.93%

5 – Danica Patrick (5,101 laps) … 98.91%

 

Consecutive top-10 finishes (current streaks)

1 – Kurt Busch … 5 races

2 – Jimmie Johnson … 3 races

2 – Kevin Harvick … 3 races

4 – Jeff Gordon … 2 races

5 – Denny Hamlin … 2 races