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Cup Series Stat Update

Series Standings | Schedule/Results

A look at a number of Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series statistical categories after nine races and the first off-weekend of the season.

Average Running Position

Rank Car Driver Average Place
1 18 Kyle Busch 6.3
2 22 Joey Logano 7.2
3 4 Kevin Harvick 8.7
4 11 Denny Hamlin 9.1
5 19 Martin Truex Jr 10.4
6 14 Clint Bowyer 11.0
7 12 Ryan Blaney 11.4
8 9 Chase Elliott 11.7
9 2 Brad Keselowski 12.0
10 1 Kurt Busch 12.5
11 10 Aric Almirola 13.4
12 48 Jimmie Johnson 13.8
13 41 Daniel Suarez 13.8
14 3 Austin Dillon 14.7
15 24 William Byron 14.9
16 21 Paul Menard 15.7
17 20 Erik Jones 16.7
18 6 Ryan Newman 16.8
19 88 Alex Bowman 17.2
20 17 Ricky Stenhouse Jr 17.6
21 42 Kyle Larson 18.0
22 37 Chris Buescher 18.6
23 95 Matt DiBenedetto 19.2
24 13 Ty Dillon 21.7
25 8 Daniel Hemric 22.5
26 47 Ryan Preece 23.7
27 38 David Ragan 24.3
28 43 Bubba Wallace 24.9
29 34 Michael McDowell 25.9
30 36 Matt Tifft 27.9
31 32 Corey Lajoie 29.6
32 00 Landon Cassill 30.8
33 15 Ross Chastain 30.9

Laps in Top 15

Rank Car Driver Percent Laps in Top 15 Laps in Top 15
1 18 Kyle Busch 90.7 2,762
2 11 Denny Hamlin 87.7 2,671
3 22 Joey Logano 87.4 2,661
4 14 Clint Bowyer 80.4 2,448
5 4 Kevin Harvick 78.8 2,398
6 19 Martin Truex Jr 77.7 2,367
7 1 Kurt Busch 77.5 2,360
8 2 Brad Keselowski 73.9 2,251
9 9 Chase Elliott 72.2 2,200
10 12 Ryan Blaney 71.6 2,180
11 41 Daniel Suarez 69.9 2,128
12 10 Aric Almirola 63.6 1,936
13 48 Jimmie Johnson 61.7 1,878
14 3 Austin Dillon 61.2 1,865
15 6 Ryan Newman 48.5 1,476
16 20 Erik Jones 48.3 1,470
17 21 Paul Menard 47.7 1,451
18 24 William Byron 46.5 1,415
19 42 Kyle Larson 44.5 1,355
20 88 Alex Bowman 40.0 1,218
21 17 Ricky Stenhouse Jr 36.1 1,099
22 37 Chris Buescher 31.6 961
23 95 Matt DiBenedetto 28.4 865
24 13 Ty Dillon 25.4 774
25 8 Daniel Hemric 14.7 449
26 34 Michael McDowell 9.9 302
27 47 Ryan Preece 9.6 291
28 38 David Ragan 4.1 126
29 43 Bubba Wallace 2.8 86
30 40 Jamie McMurray 25.1 52
31 15 Ross Chastain 0.9 28
32 31 Tyler Reddick 13.5 28
33 36 Matt Tifft 0.8 25
34 00 Landon Cassill 0.8 24
35 96 Parker Kligerman 1.9 22
36 32 Corey Lajoie 0.7 22
37 62 Brendan Gaughan 5.8 12
38 27 Casey Mears 3.9 8
39 51 BJ McLeod 0.5 6
40 52 Cody Ware 0.3 5

Fastest Laps Run

Rank Car Driver Percent Fastest Laps Fastest Laps
1 18 Kyle Busch 14.6 390
2 4 Kevin Harvick 10.4 277
3 2 Brad Keselowski 8.3 223
4 22 Joey Logano 7.5 201
5 19 Martin Truex Jr 6.7 178
6 12 Ryan Blaney 6.2 166
7 9 Chase Elliott 5.8 155
8 14 Clint Bowyer 4.8 128
9 11 Denny Hamlin 3.7 99
10 42 Kyle Larson 3.3 87
11 1 Kurt Busch 2.7 73
12 41 Daniel Suarez 2.7 72
13 10 Aric Almirola 2.7 71
14 3 Austin Dillon 2.2 59
15 8 Daniel Hemric 2.2 59
16 20 Erik Jones 2.2 58
17 15 Ross Chastain 1.8 48
18 24 William Byron 1.6 44
19 48 Jimmie Johnson 1.2 32
20 88 Alex Bowman 1.0 28
21 00 Landon Cassill 0.9 25
22 17 Ricky Stenhouse Jr 0.9 25
23 13 Ty Dillon 0.9 25
24 6 Ryan Newman 0.8 21
25 95 Matt DiBenedetto 0.8 21
26 36 Matt Tifft 0.7 19
27 32 Corey Lajoie 0.5 14
28 34 Michael McDowell 0.5 13
29 21 Paul Menard 0.4 11
30 37 Chris Buescher 0.4 11
31 40 Jamie McMurray 4.4 7
32 38 David Ragan 0.3 7
33 47 Ryan Preece 0.3 7
34 96 Parker Kligerman 0.5 5
35 51 BJ McLeod 0.3 3
36 66 Joey Gase 0.4 3
37 31 Tyler Reddick 1.9 3
38 77 Quin Houff 0.3 3
39 62 Brendan Gaughan 1.3 2
40 77 D.J. Kennington 0.5 2
41 43 Bubba Wallace 0.1 2
42 27 Casey Mears 0.6 1
43 77 Reed Sorenson 0.1 1
44 77 Garrett Smithley 0.1 1
45 52 Bayley Currey 0.1 1

Quality Passes
Passing a car running in the Top 15 while under green flag conditions.

Rank Car Driver Quality Passes
1 41 Daniel Suarez 593
2 22 Joey Logano 591
3 11 Denny Hamlin 565
4 18 Kyle Busch 533
5 48 Jimmie Johnson 527
6 9 Chase Elliott 524
7 10 Aric Almirola 516
8 14 Clint Bowyer 510
9 4 Kevin Harvick 478
10 12 Ryan Blaney 466
11 17 Ricky Stenhouse Jr 441
12 1 Kurt Busch 428
13 20 Erik Jones 422
14 19 Martin Truex Jr 399
15 2 Brad Keselowski 384
16 24 William Byron 375
17 95 Matt DiBenedetto 371
18 21 Paul Menard 357
19 42 Kyle Larson 349
20 88 Alex Bowman 317
21 3 Austin Dillon 297
22 6 Ryan Newman 289
23 37 Chris Buescher 248
24 13 Ty Dillon 199
25 34 Michael McDowell 182
26 8 Daniel Hemric 163
27 38 David Ragan 155
28 43 Bubba Wallace 131
29 47 Ryan Preece 106
30 40 Jamie McMurray 75
31 31 Tyler Reddick 60
32 36 Matt Tifft 22
33 00 Landon Cassill 20
34 32 Corey Lajoie 16
35 96 Parker Kligerman 14
36 15 Ross Chastain 12
37 62 Brendan Gaughan 7
38 27 Casey Mears 4
39 51 BJ McLeod 4
40 52 Cody Ware 4

Driver Rating
Formula combining the following categories: Win, Finish, Top-15 Finish, Average Running Position While on Lead Lap, Average Speed Under Green, Fastest Lap, Led Most Laps, Lead-Lap Finish. Maximum: 150 points per race.

Rank Car Driver Points Position Avg. Rating
1 18 Kyle Busch 1 120.3
2 22 Joey Logano 2 107.2
3 4 Kevin Harvick 4 104.0
4 19 Martin Truex Jr 6 99.9
5 11 Denny Hamlin 3 99.8
6 2 Brad Keselowski 5 99.1
7 12 Ryan Blaney 9 97.1
8 14 Clint Bowyer 8 92.8
9 1 Kurt Busch 7 92.3
10 9 Chase Elliott 10 89.2
11 10 Aric Almirola 11 85.3
12 41 Daniel Suarez 12 83.3
13 48 Jimmie Johnson 13 80.5
14 24 William Byron 20 77.7
15 3 Austin Dillon 14 76.4
16 42 Kyle Larson 19 75.4
17 20 Erik Jones 17 75.2
18 21 Paul Menard 16 73.4
19 17 Ricky Stenhouse Jr 18 72.4
20 88 Alex Bowman 21 71.6
21 6 Ryan Newman 15 70.4
22 37 Chris Buescher 23 64.1
23 95 Matt DiBenedetto 24 63.7
24 13 Ty Dillon 22 60.0
25 8 Daniel Hemric 28 57.1
26 38 David Ragan 27 51.5
27 47 Ryan Preece 25 51.4
28 43 Bubba Wallace 26 50.8
29 34 Michael McDowell 29 49.1
30 36 Matt Tifft 31 41.9
31 32 Corey Lajoie 30 39.7
32 15 Ross Chastain 38 38.7
33 00 Landon Cassill 32 38.2