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NASCAR Chase Stats Tracker: Homestead staff and wire reports

Which Chase drivers fare well at Homestead-Miami Speedway and which Chase drivers tend to struggle? Our driver chart breaks down all the key statistics.

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Chase drivers at Homestead-Miami Speedway
DriverRacesPolesWinsTop FivesTop 10sDNFsAvg. FinishBest Finish
Jeff Gordon11005909.53
Kurt Busch92144219.61
Kevin Harvick9004708.42
Jeff Burton110045014.52
Denny Hamlin50133010.61
Carl Edwards6113506.51
Greg Biffle80333113.51
Tony Stewart110235012.81
Jimmie Johnson92036112.72
Matt Kenseth100123219.81
Clint Bowyer40012016.35
Kyle Busch50001125.28

Odds and ends

Since the inception of the current points system in 1975, only two drivers have made up a points deficit in the season finale: Richard Petty in 1979 (made up two points on Darrell Waltrip) and Alan Kulwicki in 1992 (made up 30 points on Davey Allison).

There have been 11 Cup races at Homestead, one per season since 1999.

Five drivers have competed in all 11 races at Homestead: Jeff Burton, Jeff Gordon, Bobby Labonte, Elliott Sadler and Tony Stewart.

There have been nine different pole winners at Homestead. Kurt Busch and Jimmie Johnson have both sat on the pole twice. David Green was the track's first pole winner.

There have been eight different race winners at Homestead, led by Greg Biffle with three. Tony Stewart won the inaugural race.

Jack Roush leads all owners with six wins at Homestead.

Homestead races have been won from the pole twice: Bill Elliott (2001) and Kurt Busch (2002).

Homestead races have been won from a top-10 starting position eight of 11 times.

Denny Hamlin won last season from the 38th starting position, the furthest back a race winner has started at Homestead.

Three active drivers have averaged a top-10 finish: Carl Edwards (6.5), Jeff Gordon (9.5) and Kevin Harvick (8.4).


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