THE CHASE FOR THE NEXTEL CUP
STATS after Michigan, 8/20/2006

3 Races Until The Chase



RACE TO THE CHASE COMPARISON CHART -  After 23 Races

 

2006                                        Pts/Outof1st         2005                                        Pts/Outof1st         2004                                        Pts/Outof1st

 

1—JIMMIE JOHNSON            3365/+58                 1—TONY STEWART              3268/+126               1—JEFF GORDON                  3254/+68

2—MATT KENSETH               3307/-58                  2—JIMMIE JOHNSON            3142/-126                2—JIMMIE JOHNSON            3186/-68

3—Kevin Harvick                 3048/-317                3—GREG BIFFLE                    3016/-252                3—DALE EARNHARDT JR.    3115/-139

4—MARK MARTIN                 2970/-395                4—RUSTY WALLACE            2979/-289                4—TONY STEWART              3089/-165

5—TONY STEWART              2959/-406                5—MARK MARTIN                 2899/-369                5—MATT KENSETH               3018/-236

6—Jeff Gordon                     2931/-434                6—JEREMY MAYFIELD         2869/-399                6—KURT BUSCH                    2909/-345

7—Kyle Busch                      2922/-443                7—KURT BUSCH                    2848/-420                7—ELLIOTT SADLER            2864/-390

8—Denny Hamlin                  2920/-445                8—RYAN NEWMAN                2773/-495                8—Kevin Harvick                  2832/-422

9—Jeff Burton                      2916/-449                9—CARL EDWARDS              2758/-510                9—Bobby Labonte               2799/-455

10—Dale Earnhardt Jr.        2881/-484                10—Jamie McMurray          2702/-566                10—Kasey Kahne                 2792/-462

                                                Pts/Outof10th                                                       Pts/Outof10th                                                       Pts/Outof10th

11—Kasey Kahne                 2832/-49                  11—Dale Jarrett                   2651/-51                  11—JEREMY MAYFIELD       2786/-6

                                                                                12—Jeff Gordon                   2644/-58                  12—MARK MARTIN               2759/-33

12—GREG BIFFLE                  2692/-189                13—Elliott Sadler                  2636/-66                  13—RYAN NEWMAN              2748/-44

13—CARL EDWARDS            2637/-244                14—Kevin Harvick                2620/-82                  14—Dale Jarrett                   2734/-58

14—KURT BUSCH                  2602/-279                15—MATT KENSETH             2598/-104                15—Jamie McMurray          2722/-70

                                                                                                                                   

18—RYAN NEWMAN              2444/-437                16—Dale Earnhardt Jr.        2544/-158                16—Casey Mears                2555/-237

35—JEREMY MAYFIELD       1647/-1234              17—Joe Nemechek             2533/-169                17—Michael Waltrip             2488/-304

                                                                                18—Brian Vickers                2487/-215                18—Rusty Wallace               2362/-294

                                                                                19—Kasey Kahne                 2405/-297               

                                                                               

                                                                                CLINCHED:

                                                                                1—TONY STEWART

 

ALL CAPS made 05 Chase                                 ALL CAPS made 05 Chase                                 ALL CAPS made 04 Chase

 

 

WHAT IT TOOK TO MAKE THE FIRST TWO CHASES

 

2005                                        Pts          Out of 11th            2004                                                        Out of 11th

1—TONY STEWART              3716        +727                        1—JEFF GORDON                  3602        +431       

2—GREG BIFFLE                    3531        +542                        2—JIMMIE JOHNSON            3542        +371

3—RUSTY WALLACE            3412        +423                        3—DALE EARNHARDT JR.    3541        +370

4—JIMMIE JOHNSON            3400        +411                        4—TONY STEWART              3410        +239

5—KURT BUSCH                    3304        +315                        5—MATT KENSETH               3337        +166

6—MARK MARTIN                 3273        +284                        6—ELLIOTT SADLER            3316        +145

7—JEREMY MAYFIELD         3228        +239                        7—KURT BUSCH                    3309        +138

8—CARL EDWARDS              3114        +125                        8—MARK MARTIN                 3213        +42

9—MATT KENSETH               3114        +125                        9—JEREMY MAYFIELD         3193        +22

10—RYAN NEWMAN              3055        +66                          10—RYAN NEWMAN              3186        +15

                                                                Out of 10th                                                                              Out of 10th

11—Elliott Sadler                  2989        -66                           11—Jamie McMurray          3171        -15

12—Jeff Gordon                   2972        -83           -               12—Kasey Kahne                 3158        -28

13—Jamie McMurray          2972        -83                           13—Bobby Labonte             3137        -49

14—Kevin Harvick                2937        -118                         14—Kevin Harvick                3129        -57

15—Dale Jarrett                   3100        -86

 

 

THE HEAT INDEX

(Last 5 races, only drivers in top 25)

RED HOT                                                                 ICE COLD

1—Kevin Harvick                  795/+6                                     1—Ryan Newman                 457/E

2—Denny Hamlin                  751/+4                                     2—Casey Mears                 461/-2

3—Jimmie Johnson            714/E                                       3—Elliott Sadler                    475/-1

4—Jeff Gordon                     712/+4                                     4—Clint Bowyer                   477/-3

5—Matt Kenseth                  707/E                                       5—Bobby Labonte               481/E

                                                                               

 

               

THE TURNAROUNDS

(Position in Race to the Chase Versus Last Year at this time, Top 25 only

GOOD TURNS                                                                                         BAD TURNS

Rank-Driver                           05            04            Diff.                         Rank-Driver                           05            04            Diff.

1—Denny Hamlin                  8              35            +27                          1—Ryan Newman                 18            8              -10

2—Kyle Busch                      7              22            +15                          2—Greg Biffle                       12            3              -9

3—Matt Kenseth                 2              15            +13                          3—Kurt Busch                      14            7              -7

3—Clint Bowyer                   19            32            +13                          3—Elliott Sadler                    20            13            -7

3—Robby Gordon                24            37            +13                         

6—Kevin Harvick                  3              14            +11                         

 

 

CURRENT CHASE FIELD BY OWNER, BY MANUFACTURER

 

HENDRICK (3)  1—Jimmie Johnson; 6—Jeff Gordon; 7—Kyle Busch

ROUSH (2)  2—Matt Kenseth; 4—Mark Martin

CHILDRESS (2)  3—Kevin Harvick; 9—Jeff Burton

GIBBS (2)  5—Tony Stewart; 8—Denny Hamlin

DEI  (1)  10—Dale Earnhardt Jr.

 

CHEVROLET           8

FORD                       2

  

 

 

MARGIN NEEDED FOR EARLY CLINCHES

 

After California    191-point advantage over 11th place

After Bristol          381-point advantage over 11th place

 

ELIGIBLE TO CLINCH AT BRISTOL

1.        Jimmie Johnson  --  Needs to lose 152 points or less to 11th place

2.        Matt Kenseth  --  Needs to lose 94 points or less to 11th place

 

 

DRIVERS IN POSITION TO BECOME CHASE “THREE-PEATS”

1.        Jimmie Johnson

2.        Matt Kenseth

3.        Mark Martin

4.        Tony Stewart


THE RACE to GET in THE CHASE
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