Chase Contenders at Texas Stats

November 2, 2011
by Alan
2011 Rundown Texas Outlook:
1 – Carl Edwards (No. 99 AFLAC Ford)

·         Season-to-Date Driver Rating: 98.5

·         One win, 16 top fives, 23 top 10s; two poles

·         Average finish of 10.0

·         Led 22 races for 743 laps

·         Three wins, four top fives, five top 10s

·         Average finish of 16.5 in 13 races

·         Average Running Position of 11.9, fifth-best

·         Driver Rating of 98.3, fifth-best

·         288 Fastest Laps Run, second-most

·         Average Green Flag Speed of 172.956 mph, fourth-fastest

·         3,362 Laps in the Top 15 (77.3%), third-most

·         512 Quality Passes (passes of cars in the top 15 under green), third-most

2 – Tony Stewart (No. 14 Office Depot/Mobil 1 Chevrolet)

·         Season-to-Date Driver Rating: 92.4

·         Three wins, six top fives, 16 top 10s; one pole

·         Average finish of 13.0

·         Led 18 races for 515 laps

·         One win, four top fives, 10 top 10s; one pole

·         Average finish of 13.2 in 19 races

·         Series-best Average Running Position of 9.0

·         Driver Rating of 102.9, second-best

·         287 Fastest Laps Run, third-most

·         Series-best Average Green Flag Speed of 173.043 mph

·         Series-high 3,561 Laps in the Top 15 (81.8%)

·         488 Quality Passes, seventh-most

3 – Kevin Harvick (No. 29 Rheem Chevrolet)

·         Season-to-Date Driver Rating: 92.3

·         Four wins, nine top fives, 18 top 10s

·         Average finish of 11.3

·         Led 16 races for 391 laps

·         Three top fives, eight top 10s

·         Average finish of 12.9 in 17 races

·         Average Running Position of 16.1, 13th-best

·         Driver Rating of 83.2, 14th-best

·         919 Green Flag Passes, third-most

·         375 Quality Passes, 13th-most

4 – Brad Keselowski (No. 2 Miller Lite Dodge)

·         Season-to-Date Driver Rating: 86.9

·         Three wins, 10 top fives, 14 top 10s; one pole

·         Average finish of 14.3

·         Led 17 races for 281 laps

·         Average finish of 23.7 in six races

·         Average Running Position of 25.3, 30th-best

·         Driver Rating of 57.3, 32nd-best

5 – Matt Kenseth (No. 17 Crown Royal Ford)

·         Season-to-Date Driver Rating: 98.0

·         Three wins, 10 top fives, 18 top 10s; two poles

·         Average finish of 12.0

·         Led 20 races for 724 laps

·         Two wins, nine top fives, 12 top 10s

·         Average finish of 9.0 in 18 races

·         Average Running Position of 10.0, second-best

·         Series-best Driver Rating of 105.2

·         250 Fastest Laps Run, fourth-most

·         947 Green Flag Passes, second-most

·         Average Green Flag Speed of 172.997 mph, third-fastest

·         3,326 Laps in the Top 15 (76.4%), fourth-most

·         525 Quality Passes, second-most

6 – Jimmie Johnson (No. 48 MyLowe’s Chevrolet)

·         Season-to-Date Driver Rating: 100.6

·         Two wins, 14 top fives, 21 top 10s

·         Average finish of 11.2

·         Led 21 races for 1,112 laps

·         One win, seven top fives, 12 top 10s

·         Average finish of 9.9 in 16 races

·         Average Running Position of 12.5, seventh-best

·         Driver Rating of 98.8, fourth-best

·         242 Fastest Laps Run, fifth-most

·         Average Green Flag Speed of 172.648 mph, ninth-fastest

·         3,052 Laps in the Top 15 (70.1%), fifth-most

·         495 Quality Passes, sixth-most

 

2011 Rundown Texas Outlook:
7 – Kyle Busch (No. 18 M&M’s Toyota)

·         Season-to-Date Driver Rating: 106.1

·         Four wins, 14 top fives, 18 top 10s; one pole

·         Average finish of 12.0

·         Led 25 races for 1,439 laps

·         Four top fives, five top 10s

·         Average finish of 16.2 in 13 races

·         Average Running Position of 12.2, sixth-best

·         Driver Rating of 97.5, seventh-best

·         203 Fastest Laps Run, sixth-most

·         796 Green Flag Passes, 10th-most

·         Average Green Flag Speed of 172.890 mph, fifth-fastest

·         2,951 Laps in the Top 15 (67.8%), seventh-most

·         480 Quality Passes, eighth-mos

8 – Kurt Busch (No. 22 AAA Dodge)

·         Season-to-Date Driver Rating: 96.1

·         Two wins, eight top fives, 16 top 10s; three poles

·         Average finish of 13.3

·         Led 19 races for 713 laps

·         One win, three top fives, 11 top 10s

·         Average finish of 13.6 in 17 races

·         Average Running Position of 13.7, 10th-best

·         Driver Rating of 92.0, 10th-best

·         174 Fastest Laps Run, eighth-most

·         852 Green Flag Passes, seventh-most

·         Average Green Flag Speed of 172.478 mph, 11th-fastest

·         2,801 Laps in the Top 15 (64.4%), eighth-most

·         442 Quality Passes, ninth-most

9 – Dale Earnhardt Jr. (No. 88 National Guard Heritage/AMP Energy Chevrolet)

·         Season-to-Date Driver Rating: 83.3

·         Four top fives, 11 top 10s; one pole

·         Average finish of 14.5

·         Led 9 races for 52 laps

·         One win, three top fives, nine top 10s; two poles

·         Average finish of 14.5 in 18 races

·         Average Running Position of 11.2, third-best

·         Driver Rating of 93.1, eighth-best

·         162 Fastest Laps Run, ninth-most

·         900 Green Flag Passes, fourth-most

·         Average Green Flag Speed of 172.718 mph, seventh-fastest

·         3,392 Laps in the Top 15 (77.9%), second-most

·         Series-high 562 Quality Passes

10 – Jeff Gordon (No. 24 Drive to End Hunger Chevrolet)

·         Season-to-Date Driver Rating: 96.8

·         Three wins, 12 top fives, 16 top 10s; one pole

·         Average finish of 12.9

·         Led 21 races for 915 laps

·         One win, seven top fives, nine top 10s; two poles

·         Average finish of 17.3 in 21 races

·         Average Running Position of 14.7, 12th-best

·         Driver Rating of 89.2, 11th-best

·         199 Fastest Laps Run, seventh-most

·         2,509 Laps in the Top 15 (57.7%), 11th-most

·         407 Quality Passes, 11th-most

11 – Denny Hamlin (No. 11 FedEx Office Toyota)

·         Season-to-Date Driver Rating: 89.1

·         One win, five top fives, 13 top 10s

·         Average finish of 16.2

·         Led 15 races for 450 laps

·         Two wins, five top fives, eight top 10s

·         Average finish of 9.3 in 12 races

·         Average Running Position of 11.9, fourth-best

·         Driver Rating of 97.8, sixth-best

·         157 Fastest Laps Run, 10th-most

·         853 Green Flag Passes, sixth-most

·         Average Green Flag Speed of 172.748 mph, sixth-fastest

·         2,715 Laps in the Top 15 (67.6%), ninth-most

·         499 Quality Passes, fifth-most

12 – Ryan Newman (No. 39 Haas Automation Chevrolet)

·         Season-to-Date Driver Rating: 88.3

·         One win, eight top fives, 16 top 10s; three poles

·         Average finish of 14.3

·         Led 17 races for 399 laps

·         One win, three top fives, three top 10s; two poles

·         Average finish of 21.0 in 16 races

·         Average Running Position of 21.0, 23rd-best

·         Driver Rating of 69.9, 23rd-best

·         782 Green Flag Passes, 13th-most

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