TEAM: Joe Gibbs Racing
Top 5s: 8
TOP 10s: 12
LAPS LED: 83
POLES: 3 (Daytona II, Iowa I, Kentucky II)
WHAT WENT RIGHT: Recorded only one DNF, in the season opener at Daytona … Eight top-five finishes, include three in the top three … Finished third in his first start at Darlington Raceway and second in his first race at Bristol Motor Speedway.
WHAT WENT WRONG: Was leading at Darlington with three laps left thanks to pit strategy when Denny Hamlin caught him, before finishing third … Finished off the lead lap nine times.
WHAT TO EXPECT IN 2016: Returns to the No. 18 for Joe Gibbs Racing in the Xfinity Series and will seek his first win in a NASCAR national series.