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Friday's Top 10

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By Carol Einarsson | 10/14/2011
Category: Friday's Top 10

10th in points is where Jeff Gordon landed after his engine blow up in Kansas. He's now 47 points out of first.

9 drivers changed positions in the points standings after last week's race.

8 drivers are within 20 points of first place in the Cup series.

7th place Tony Stewart has 25 starts in Charlotte, with one win and 11 top-tens. His average finish is 13.8.

6 races left in the Chase, and this one is Jimmie's favorite track.

5 top-five finishes are scored to Dale Earnhardt, Jr. in his 24 starts at Charlotte. His average finish is 19.4.

4 races have been run at Charlotte by Brad Keselowski. He has an average start of 19.2 and an average finish of 19.5. Currently he's 4th in the standings, just 11 points out of first place.

3 drivers have earned more than four million dollars at this track. You might have figured that two of them were Jimmie Johnson and Jeff Gordon. Do you know who the other one is? Bobby Labonte, who has two wins, 17 top-tens, and three poles!

2 poles have been earned along with one win, 13 top-tens, and more than two million dollars for driver Ken Schrader at Charlotte. In his 46 races, he has a better average start at this track than five of the Chase drivers.

1 more week until Talladega where all the drivers are put into a Bingo machine and we'll see who comes out unscathed, or at least "less scathed" than the rest.



10/16/2011 6:14 pm (1)
Not NASCAR, I know....
But, Thoughts and prayers to Dan Wheldon's family.
Much too young.

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