THE CHASE FOR THE SPRINT CUP
STATS after Watkins Glen, 8/9/2009

The RACE to the CHASE 22 of 26



THIS WEEKLY REPORT IS DEDICATED TO THE MEMORY OF DAVID POOLE

 

 

2009 RACE TO THE CHASE

After Race #22 of 26:  Watkins Glen

Races Left to the Chase: 4

Michigan #2          Atlanta  #2

Bristol #2               Richmond #2

 

                                                Out          Last        Gain/Loss                                             Top         Top         Bot

09/LW/LY                  Pts       of 13th     Race      13th         Lst 5       W—2—3                5s           10s         10s

1/1/7-STEWART   3383       +756       1/195      +30         874/E     3—4—3                 13           18           0

2/2/3-JOHNSON  3123       +496       12/132   -33          768/+1   3—3—1                 9              14           1

3/3/6-JGORDON  3041       +414       37/52      -113        586/-1    1—5—0                 10           15           2

4/4/18-KuBusch   2902       +275       7/151      -14          536/E     1—0—2                 6              12           1

5/5/9-HAMLIN       2847       +220       10/134   -31          715/+1   1—2—2                 7              10           3

6/6/2-EDWARDS 2830       +203       3/165      E             673/-1    0—1—2                 6              10           0

 

7/8/22-Montoya    2781       +154       6/150      -15          747/+5   0—1—0                 1              11           0

8/7/8-Kahne          2754       +127       17/112   -53          706/+5   1—0—1                 4              9              1

9/9/15-Newman   2727       +100       21/100   -65          600/-2    0—1—1                 5              9              1

10/12/10-BIFFLE 2718       +91         5/155      -10          612/-1    0—0—2                 7              10           2

11/10/26-Martin    2716       +89         23/94      -71          664/E     4—1—0                 6              11           5

12/11/12-KENSTH 2685    +58         14/121   -44          631/-2    2—0—0                 4              8              1

                                                Out of

                                                12th

13/13/1-KYBSCH 2627      -58          4/165      +43         519/-5    3—0—1                 5              7              3

14/14/17-Vickers 2589       -96          11/130   +8           737/+3   0—0—0                 3              10           2

15/15/13-BOWYER 2586   -99          9/138      +16         631/E     0—1—1                 4              9              2

16/16/27-Reutmn 2530      -155        25/88      -34          493/-2    1—0—1                 4              6              1

18/17/5-BURTON 2350      -335        38/49      -73          409/-2    0—0—2                 2              6              3

22/22/11-HARVICK 2124   -561        35/58      -64          526/+5   0—1—0                 2              3              6

25/23/4-DALEJR  2108       -577        39/46      -76          344/-6    0—1—0                 1              3              5

2008  Chase participants in ALL CAPS

 

 

CHASE SEEDING

1—Mark Martin                     5040                       7—Kurt Busch                      5010

2—Tony Stewart                  5030                       8—Kasey Kahne                 5010

3—Jimmie Johnson           5020                       9—Carl Edwards                 5000

4—Matt Kenseth                  5020                       10—Ryan Newman            5000

5—Jeff Gordon                     5010                       11—Juan Montoya              5000

6—Denny Hamlin                5010                       12—Greg Biffle                    5000

 

 

NOTES:

·          KYLE BUSCH’S FOURTH AT WG BRINGS SEVERAL BACK TO THE “DANGER ZONE:” Kyle Busch held on to fourth place and 165 precious points at The Glen, and bought himself some valuable real estate in the ’09 Race to the Chase. He gained 15 points on Juan Montoya, 53 points on Kasey Kahne, 65 on Ryan Newman, just 10 on Greg Biffle, 71 points on Mark Martin and 44 points on Matt Kenseth, pulling within 58 of Matt.

·          VICKERS, BOWYER REMAIN IN CONTENTION:  Brian Vickers pulled within 96 points of 13th place Kenseth and Clint Bowyer is now 99 points out after  an 11th and 9th, respectively. David Reutimann has faded back to 155 points out, and needs a strong rally to get back into serious contention.

·          TEN STRAIGHT TOP TENS FOR TONY:  Tony Stewart has set a blistering pace over the last ten races, with three wins, six podium finishes, and 8 top fives.  

·          T12 BY OWNERS:  Stewart-Haas 2 of 2 (100%), Hendrick 3 of 4 (75%), Roush 3 of 5 (60%),   Earnhardt/Ganassi 1 of 2 (50%) Gibbs 1 of 3 (33%), Penske 1 of 3 (33%), Petty 1 of 3 (33%). 

·          T12 BY MANUFACTURERS:  Chevrolet 6, Ford 3, Dodge 2, Toyota 1,

 

 

RACE TO THE CHASE COMPARISON CHARTS

                                      Out of                                                      out of                                                     out of

2008                       pts/13th                   2007                       pts/13th                   2006                       pts/11th 

1- KY BUSCH       3254/+648            1-JGORDON        3384/+951            1-JJOHNSON       3241/+569

2-C EDWARDS    3012/+406            2-D HAMLIN          3040/+607            2-M KENSETH     3117/+445

3-J JOHNSON      3010/+404            3-M KENSETH     2952/+519            3-K HARVICK       2918/+246

4-DALE JR            2985/+379            4-T STEWART      2939/+506            4-J BURTON        2879/+207

5-J BURTON        2945/+339            5-C EDWARDS    2824/+391            5-KY BUSCH        2871/+199

6-J GORDON       2754/+148            6-J BURTON        2806/+373            6-M MARTIN          2815/+143

7-T STEWART      2744/+138            7-J JOHNSON      2789/+356            7-T Stewart           2794/+122

8- K Kahne            2713/+107            8-KY BUSCH        2757/+324            8-D HAMLIN          2782/+110

9-D HAMLIN          2689/+83               9-C BOWYER       2667/+234            9-J GORDON       2756/+84

10-G BIFFLE         2689/+83               10-K HARVICK     2655/+222            10-DALE JR          2726/+54

11-K HARVICK     2670/+64               11-M TRUEX         2587/+154                           

12-M KENSETH   2628/+22               12-KU BUSCH     2529/+96

 

13-C BOWYER     2606/-22                13-R Newman     2433/-96                11-K KAHNE         2672/-54

14-D Ragan          2539/-89                14-Dale Jr             2429/-100            

                                                                                                                                                                               

                                                                                               

2005                                                       2004

1-T STEWART      3113/+523            1-JJOHNSON       3143/+511

2-J JOHNSON      3008/+418            2-J GORDON       3103/+471

3-G BIFFLE           2861/+271            3-DALE JR            3015/+383

4-R WALLACE      2855/+265            4-T STEWART      2951/+319

5-M MARTIN          2782/+192            5-M KENSETH     2876/+244

6-KU BUSCH       2692/+102            6-E SADLER         2792/+160

7-J MAYFIELD      2684/+94               7-KU BUSCH       2754/+122

8-R NEWMAN       2646/+56               8-K Harvick           2717/+85

9-J McMurray        2599/+9                 9-B Labonte          2714/+82

10-C EDWARDS  2593/+3                 10-J MAYFIELD    2656/+24

 

11-E Sadler          2590/-3                  11-K Kahne          2632/-24

12-D Jarrett           2590/-3                  12-R NEWMAN    2627/-29

13-J Gordon         2526/-67                13-M MARTIN       2584/-72

14-K Harvick         2523/-70                14-D Jarrett           2569/-87

16-M KENSETH   2428/-162             15-J McMurray      2557/-99               

 

Eventual champion in italics

Underline denotes last driver with more than one-race margin over 13th place. Until 2007, the most points you could lose to another driver if you started  the race was 156. With the extra five points for winning instituted in 2007, you can now lose 161.


THE RACE to GET in THE CHASE after
21. Pocono
20. Indianapolis
19. Chicago
18. Daytona
17. New Hampshire
16. Sonoma
15. Michigan
14. Pocono
13. Dover
12. Charlotte
11. Darlington
10. Richmond
9. Talladega
8. Phoenix
7. Texas

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