You want some championship-quality numbers? We got some numbers for you.
Not just any numbers. These are numbers you can impress your friends and family with when you all gather to watch Sunday’s Ford EcoBoost 400 on NBC.
The Chase for the Sprint Cup has come down to four drivers – Jimmie Johnson, Kyle Busch, Joey Logano and Carl Edwards – representing three organizations and all three manufacturers. Each driver has had a very different career and varying amounts of success at Homestead-Miami Speedway, which hosts the season-ending race.
Here are some noteworthy stats representing the four driver’s careers before championship race.
1 – Times Carl Edwards and Jimmie Johnson have made it to the Championship 4 in the current Chase format.
2 – Wins Edwards has earned at Homestead-Miami Speedway (2008 and 2010) – most among the Championship 4 drivers.
3 – Top-five finishes Johnson has in the 2016 Chase for the Sprint Cup.
4 – Top-10 finishes Busch has at Homestead-Miami Speedway in 11 starts.
7 – Top 10s Logano has earned during the Chase.
7.3 – Busch’s average finish during the first nine races of the Chase.
9.2 – Edwards’ average finish at Homestead-Miami Speedway, best among the Championship 4 drivers.
11.7 – Johnson’s average finish during the first nine races of the Chase.
14.9 – Edwards’ average finish during the first nine races of the Chase.
16 – Number of stats listed in this article.
17 – Career wins by Logano.
28 – Career wins by Edwards.
38 – Career wins by Busch
79 – Career wins by Johnson.
107.1 – Joey Logano’s driver rating during the first nine races of the 2016 Chase.
568 – Total number of laps led at Homestead-Miami Speedway by Carl Edwards, which leads the series.