Chase drivers by the numbers

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Here’s a look at how each of the Chase for the Sprint Cup drivers compare in various statistical categories.

Among numbers examined are a driver’s best and worst average finish in their last five races at a track that hosts a Chase race, most and fewest laps led in the last five races at a track that hosts a Chase race, average finish at the eight Chase tracks the series has run this season, wins or best finish in those races and laps led in those events.

NO. 1 SEED Jimmie Johnson 

Best avg. finish last 5 races at Chase tracks: 4.6 (Dover)

Worst avg. finish last 5 races at Chase tracks: 17.6 (Homestead)

Most laps led last 5 races at Chase tracks: 765 (Martinsville)

Fewest laps led last 5 races at Chase tracks: 1 (New Hampshire)

Avg. finish at Chase tracks run this year: 14.1

Wins at Chase tracks this year: Texas, Kansas and Dover

Laps led at Chase tracks this year: 211

 

NO. 2 SEED Kyle Busch

Best avg. finish last 5 races at Chase tracks: 3.0 (New Hampshire)

Worst avg. finish last 5 races at Chase tracks: 23.5 (Talladega)

Most laps led last 5 races at Chase tracks: 268 (Dover)

Fewest laps led last 5 races at Chase tracks: 0 (Phoenix)

Avg. finish at Chase tracks run this year: 16.0

Wins at Chase tracks this year: New Hampshire

Laps led at Chase tracks this year: 103

 

NO. 3 SEED Matt Kenseth 

Best avg. finish last 5 races at Chase tracks: 6.4 (Martinsville)

Worst avg. finish last 5 races at Chase tracks: 18.8 (Dover)

Most laps led last 5 races at Chase tracks: 347 (Martinsville)

Fewest laps led last 5 races at Chase tracks: 0 (Phoenix)

Avg. finish at Chase tracks run this year: 15.4

Best finish at Chase tracks this year: 4th (Martinsville, Charlotte)

Laps led at Chase tracks this year: 38

 

NO. 4 SEED Joey Logano

Best avg. finish last 5 races at Chase tracks: 5.0 (Texas)

Worst avg. finish last 5 races at Chase tracks: 25.4 (Talladega)

Most laps led last 5 races at Chase tracks: 247 (Kansas)

Fewest laps led last 5 races at Chase tracks: 0 (Dover, Homestead)

Avg. finish at Chase tracks run this year: 10.1

Best finish at Chase tracks this year: 3rd (Martinsville)

Laps led at Chase tracks this year: 220

 

NO. 5 SEED Kevin Harvick

Best avg. finish last 5 races at Chase tracks: 3.4 (Phoenix)

Worst avg. finish last 5 races at Chase tracks: 15.2 (Talladega)

Most laps led last 5 races at Chase tracks: 782 (Phoenix)

Fewest laps led last 5 races at Chase tracks: 19 (Talladega)

Avg. finish at Chase tracks run this year: 4.4

Wins at Chase tracks this year: Phoenix

Laps led at Chase tracks this year: 704

 

NO. 6 SEED Dale Earnhardt Jr.

Best avg. finish last 5 races at Chase tracks: 8.8 (New Hampshire)

Worst avg. finish last 5 races at Chase tracks: 19.2 (Charlotte)

Most laps led last 5 races at Chase tracks: 162 (Talladega)

Fewest laps led last 5 races at Chase tracks: 0 (Texas)

Avg. finish at Chase tracks run this year: 13.5

Wins at Chase tracks this year: Talladega

Laps led at Chase tracks this year: 70

 

NO. 7 SEED Kurt Busch

Best avg. finish last 5 races at Chase tracks: 15.2 (Chicago)

Worst avg. finish last 5 races at Chase tracks: 23.0 (Texas)

Most laps led last 5 races at Chase tracks: 128 (Charlotte)

Fewest laps led last 5 races at Chase tracks: 0 (Phoenix)

Avg. finish at Chase tracks run this year: 13.0

Best finish at Chase tracks this year: 5th (Phoenix)

Laps led at Chase tracks this year: 205

 

NO. 8 SEED Carl Edwards

Best avg. finish last 5 races at Chase tracks: 6.8 (Charlotte)

Worst avg. finish last 5 races at Chase tracks: 20.6 (Talladega)

Most laps led last 5 races at Chase tracks: 309 (Homestead)

Fewest laps led last 5 races at Chase tracks: 4 (Dover)

Avg. finish at Chase tracks run this year: 14.9

Wins at Chase tracks this year: Charlotte

Laps led at Chase tracks this year: 72

 

NO. 9 SEED Brad Keselowski

Best avg. finish last 5 races at Chase tracks: 5.0 (New Hampshire)

Worst avg. finish last 5 races at Chase tracks: 21.0 (Talladega)

Most laps led last 5 races at Chase tracks: 332 (New Hampshire)

Fewest laps led last 5 races at Chase tracks: 14 (Talladega)

Avg. finish at Chase tracks run this year: 7.9

Best finish at Chase tracks this year: 2nd (Martinsville, New Hampshire)

Laps led at Chase tracks this year: 271

 

NO. 10 SEED Martin Truex Jr.

Best avg. finish last 5 races at Chase tracks: 8.2 (Homestead)

Worst avg. finish last 5 races at Chase tracks: 24.2 (Martinsville)

Most laps led last 5 races at Chase tracks: 142 (Texas)

Fewest laps led last 5 races at Chase tracks: 0 (Phoenix)

Avg. finish at Chase tracks run this year: 7.4

Best finish at Chase tracks this year: 5th (Talladega, Charlotte)

Laps led at Chase tracks this year: 380

 

NO. 11 SEED Denny Hamlin

Best avg. finish last 5 races at Chase tracks: 8.8 (Martinsville)

Worst avg. finish last 5 races at Chase tracks: 22.3 (Kansas)

Most laps led last 5 races at Chase tracks: 173 (Martinsville)

Fewest laps led last 5 races at Chase tracks: 0 (Kansas)

Avg. finish at Chase tracks run this year: 16.0

Wins at Chase tracks this year: Martinsville

Laps led at Chase tracks this year: 267

 

NO. 12 SEED Jamie McMurray

Best avg. finish last 5 races at Chase tracks: 12.6 (New Hampshire)

Worst avg. finish last 5 races at Chase tracks: 20.0 (Kansas)

Most laps led last 5 races at Chase tracks: 107 (Chicago)

Fewest laps led last 5 races at Chase tracks: 0 (New Hampshire, Homestead)

Avg. finish at Chase tracks run this year: 11.8

Best finish at Chase tracks this year: 2nd (Phoenix)

Laps led at Chase tracks this year: 10

 

NO. 13 SEED Jeff Gordon

Best avg. finish last 5 races at Chase tracks: 5.4 (Martinsville)

Worst avg. finish last 5 races at Chase tracks: 24.2 (Talladega)

Most laps led last 5 races at Chase tracks: 229 (Martinsville)

Fewest laps led last 5 races at Chase tracks: 10 (Kansas)

Avg. finish at Chase tracks run this year: 11.8

Best finish at Chase tracks this year: 4th (Kansas)

Laps led at Chase tracks this year: 73

 

NO. 14 SEED Ryan Newman

Best avg. finish last 5 races at Chase tracks: 8.2 (Homestead)

Worst avg. finish last 5 races at Chase tracks: 23.8 (Martinsville)

Most laps led last 5 races at Chase tracks: 37 (Phoenix)

Fewest laps led last 5 races at Chase tracks: 2 (New Hampshire, Martinsville)

Avg. finish at Chase tracks run this year: 11.8

Best finish at Chase tracks this year: 3rd (Phoenix)

Laps led at Chase tracks this year: 2

 

NO. 15 SEED Paul Menard

Best avg. finish last 5 races at Chase tracks: 12.2 (Kansas)

Worst avg. finish last 5 races at Chase tracks: 20.2 (Charlotte)

Most laps led last 5 races at Chase tracks: 11 (Talladega)

Fewest laps led last 5 races at Chase tracks: 0 (Chicago, Dover, Homestead, Kansas, New Hampshire, Martinsville, Phoenix)

Avg. finish at Chase tracks run this year: 18.3

Best finish at Chase tracks this year: 3rd (Talladega)

Laps led at Chase tracks this year: 1

 

NO. 16 SEED Clint Bowyer

Best avg. finish last 5 races at Chase tracks: 6.6 (Homestead)

Worst avg. finish last 5 races at Chase tracks: 20.6 (Phoenix)

Most laps led last 5 races at Chase tracks: 109 (Martinsville)

Fewest laps led last 5 races at Chase tracks: 0 (Kansas, Homestead)

Avg. finish at Chase tracks run this year: 21.6

Best finish at Chase tracks this year: 9th (Dover)

Laps led at Chase tracks this year: 1

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