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Chase Contenders Stats At Phoenix

Published On: Nov 06 2012 04:28:10 PM CST
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DAYTONA, FL -

Below is a look at some of the top statistical performers at AdvoCare 500 at Phoenix International Raceway in Avondale, Arizona going into the AdvoCare 500 on Nov. 11.

PHOENIX-SPECIFIC STATISTICS

1 - Jimmie Johnson (No. 48 Lowe's/Kobalt Tools Chevrolet)

· Season-to-Date Driver Rating: 111.0

2012 Rundown

· Five wins, 18 top fives, 24 top 10s; four poles

· Average finish of 9.8

· Led 25 races for 1,719 laps

Phoenix International Raceway Outlook:

· Four wins, 12 top fives, 15 top 10s; one pole

· Average finish of 5.3 in 18 races

· Series-best Average Running Position of 6.4

· Series-best Driver Rating of 118.4

· Series-high 506 Fastest Laps Run

· 587 Green Flag Passes, 13th-most

· Series-best Average Green Flag Speed of 124.812 mph

· Series-high 4,267 Laps in the Top 15 (89.9%)

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

2 - Brad Keselowski (No. 2 Miller Lite Dodge)

· Season-to-Date Driver Rating: 98.6

2012 Rundown

· Five wins, 13 top fives, 22 top 10s

· Average finish of 10.1

· Led 20 races for 725 laps

Phoenix International Raceway Outlook:

· One top five, one top 10

· Average finish of 22.2 in six races

· Average Running Position of 20.4, 23rd-best

· Driver Rating of 72.9, 23rd-best

3 - Clint Bowyer (No. 15 5-hour Energy Toyota)

· Season-to-Date Driver Rating: 96.1

2012 Rundown

· Three wins, nine top fives, 22 top 10s

· Average finish of 10.7

· Led 13 races for 388 laps

Phoenix International Raceway Outlook:

· Two top fives, five top 10s

· Average finish of 16.9 in 14 races

· Average Running Position of 17.7, 19th-best

· Driver Rating of 79.4, 19th-best

4 - Kasey Kahne (No. 5 Farmers Insurance Chevrolet)

· Season-to-Date Driver Rating: 95.8

2012 Rundown

· Two wins, 11 top fives, 18 top 10s; four poles

· Average finish of 13.2

· Led 11 races for 275 laps

Phoenix International Raceway Outlook:

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

· Average finish of 20.0 in 16 races

· Average Running Position of 20.8, 24th-best

· Driver Rating of 74.2, 21st-best

5 - Matt Kenseth (No. 17 Ford EcoBoost Ford)

· Season-to-Date Driver Rating: 100.4

2012 Rundown

· Three wins, 13 top fives, 19 top 10s; one pole

· Average finish of 10.9

· Led 22 races for 478 laps

Phoenix International Raceway Outlook:

· One win, five top fives, eight top 10s; one pole

· Average finish of 17.9 in 20 races

· Average Running Position of 16.8, 17th-best

· Driver Rating of 85.5, 13th-best

· 159 Fastest Laps Run, 11th-most

· 612 Green Flag Passes, 11th-most

· Average Green Flag Speed of 124.124 mph, 12th-fastest

· 311 Quality Passes, 11th-most

6 - Jeff Gordon (No. 24 DuPont Chevrolet)

· Season-to-Date Driver Rating: 97.7

2012 Rundown

· One win, 10 top fives, 17 top 10s; two poles

· Average finish of 14.1

· Led 22 races for 554 laps

Phoenix International Raceway Outlook:

· Two wins, 10 top fives, 19 top 10s; three poles

· Average finish of 10.8 in 27 races

· Average Running Position of 10.7, fourth-best

· Driver Rating of 99.5, fourth-best

· 176 Fastest Laps Run, 10th-most

· Average Green Flag Speed of 124.250 mph, 11th-fastest

· 3,766 Laps in the Top 15 (79.3%), third-most

7 - Denny Hamlin (No. 11 FedEx Ground Toyota)

· Season-to-Date Driver Rating: 101.3

2012 Rundown

· Five wins, 13 top fives, 16 top 10s; three poles

· Average finish of 12.8

· Led 23 races for 1,180 laps

Phoenix International Raceway Outlook:

· One win, six top fives, seven top 10s; one pole

· Average finish of 10.9 in 14 races

· Average Running Position of 11.7, seventh-best

· Driver Rating of 98.8, sixth-best

· 218 Fastest Laps Run, seventh-most

· Average Green Flag Speed of 124.426 mph, fourth-fastest

· 3,264 Laps in the Top 15 (73.6%), ninth-most

· 344 Quality Passes, sixth-most

8 - Tony Stewart (No. 14 Office Depot/Mobil 1 Chevrolet)

· Season-to-Date Driver Rating: 86.9

2012 Rundown

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

· Average finish of 13.4

· Led 14 races for 420 laps

Phoenix International Raceway Outlook:

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

· Average finish of 11.8 in 21 races

· Average Running Position of 10.0, second-best

· Driver Rating of 100.4, second-best

· 212 Fastest Laps Run, eighth-most

· 643 Green Flag Passes, fifth-most

· Average Green Flag Speed of 124.485 mph, second-fastest

· 3,671 Laps in the Top 15 (77.3%), fourth-most

· 391 Quality Passes, fifth-most

9 - Martin Truex Jr. (No. 56 NAPA Auto Parts Toyota)

· Season-to-Date Driver Rating: 96.8

2012 Rundown

· Seven top fives, 18 top 10s; one pole

· Average finish of 11.4

· Led 11 races for 423 laps

Phoenix International Raceway Outlook:

· One top five, five top 10s; one pole

· Average finish of 15.2 in 13 races

· Average Running Position of 13.9, 10th-best

· Driver Rating of 89.1, 11th-best

· 134 Fastest Laps Run, 12th-most

· Average Green Flag Speed of 124.292 mph, ninth-fastest

· 2,773 Laps in the Top 15 (67.3%), 13th-most

· 310 Quality Passes, 12th-most

10 - Greg Biffle (No. 16 Filtrete Ford)

· Season-to-Date Driver Rating: 100.6

2012 Rundown

· Two wins, 11 top fives, 19 top 10s; three poles

· Average finish of 10.4

· Led 16 races for 721 laps

Phoenix International Raceway Outlook:

· Five top fives, six top 10s

· Average finish of 14.1 in 17 races

· Average Running Position of 14.5, 11th-best

· Driver Rating of 93.3, 10th-best

· 275 Fastest Laps Run, third-most

· 620 Green Flag Passes, ninth-most

· Average Green Flag Speed of 124.271 mph, 10th-fastest

· 2,845 Laps in the Top 15 (59.9%), 12th-most

11 - Kevin Harvick (No. 29 Budweiser Chevrolet)

· Season-to-Date Driver Rating: 90.6

2012 Rundown

· Four top fives, 12 top 10s

· Average finish of 12.5

· Led 8 races for 241 laps

Phoenix International Raceway Outlook:

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

· Average finish of 13.5 in 19 races

· Average Running Position of 11.5, fifth-best

· Driver Rating of 97.5, eighth-best

· 219 Fastest Laps Run, sixth-most

· 608 Green Flag Passes, 12th-most

· Average Green Flag Speed of 124.372 mph, fifth-fastest

· 3,460 Laps in the Top 15 (72.9%), fifth-most

12 - Dale Earnhardt Jr. (No. 88 Diet Mountain Dew/National Guard Chevrolet)

· Season-to-Date Driver Rating: 97.4

2012 Rundown

· One win, 10 top fives, 19 top 10s; one pole

· Average finish of 10.6

· Led 13 races for 358 laps

Phoenix International Raceway Outlook:

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

· Average finish of 18.1 in 20 races

· Average Running Position of 17.3, 18th-best

· Driver Rating of 82.2, 16th-best

· 114 Fastest Laps Run, 13th-most

· 637 Green Flag Passes, sixth-most

Chase Contenders

The Top 12

Following Race 34 of 36

Rank Season

Last Driver

Driver Points Wins Poles Week Rating

1. Jimmie Johnson 2,339 5 4 1 111.0

2. Brad Keselowski 2,332 5 0 2 98.6

3. Clint Bowyer 2,303 3 0 3 96.1

4. Kasey Kahne 2,281 2 4 4 95.8

5. Matt Kenseth 2,267 3 1 8 100.4

6. Jeff Gordon 2,267 1 2 6 97.7

7. Denny Hamlin 2,266 5 3 5 101.3

8. Tony Stewart 2,259 3 1 10 86.9

9. Martin Truex Jr. 2,259 0 1 7 96.8

10. Greg Biffle 2,256 2 3 9 100.6

11. Kevin Harvick 2,238 0 0 11 90.6

12. Dale Earnhardt Jr. 2,188 1 1 12 97.4

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