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NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Championship 4 Notes

Joey Logano outraced Kyle Busch and survived an overtime finish to win the Can-Am 500 at Phoenix International Raceway to advance to the Championship 4 at Homestead-Miami Speedway next Sunday. Logano and Busch will join Jimmie Johnson and Carl Edwards in Miami as the four divers that will race for the Sprint Cup Series Championship. Logano, the Number-1 seed in this year’s Chase, will be riding the momentum of a victory at Phoenix heading to a track that he has an average finish of 17.7. Edwards is statistically the favorite heading into the final race with an average finish of 9.2 and leads all drivers with 568 laps led. Busch, the defending Sprint Cup Series Champion will look to repeat his 2015 performance where he led 41 laps en-route to a walk-off championship and race winning victory. 

Joey Logano  

-          In 2016, Logano has posted three wins, 15 top fives, 25 top 10s and three poles.    

-          During the 2016 Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup, Logano has posted two wins, five top fives and seven top 10s.    

-          Logano’s average finish during the first nine races of the 2016 Chase was 7.9.  

-          During the Chase, Logano posted a driver rating of 107.1 and an average running position of 8.8.    

-          This is the second time in Logano’s career he has made the Championship 4 in the new Chase format (finished fourth in 2014).    

-          At Homestead, Logano has made seven starts posting one top five, two top 10s and an average finish of 17.7.  

Jimmie Johnson  

-          In 2016, Johnson has posted four wins, 10 top fives, 15 top 10s and a pole.    

-          During the 2016 Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup, Johnson has posted two wins, three top fives and five top 10s.  

-          Johnson’s average finish during the first nine races of the 2016 Chase was 11.7.  

-          During the Chase, Johnson posted a driver rating of 107.2 and an average running position of 8.7.    

-          This is the first time in Johnson’s career he has made the Championship 4 in the new Chase format.    

-          At Homestead, Johnson has made 15 starts posting four top fives, 10 top 10s and an average finish of 14.1.  

Carl Edwards  

-          In 2016, Edwards has posted three wins, nine top fives, 18 top 10s and six poles.    

-          During the 2016 Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup, Edwards has posted one win, two top fives and three top 10s.    

-          Edwards’ average finish during the first nine races of the 2016 Chase was 14.9.  

-          During the Chase, Edwards posted a driver rating of 93.0 and an average running position of 12.2.    

-          This is the first time in Edwards’ career he has made the Championship 4 in the new Chase format.    

-          At Homestead, Edwards has made 12 starts posting two wins, five top fives, seven top 10s and an average finish of 9.2.  

Kyle Busch  

-          In 2016, Busch has posted four wins, 17 top fives, 24 top 10s and two poles.    

-          During the 2016 Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup, Busch has posted six top fives and eight top 10s.  

-          Busch’s average finish during the first nine races of the 2016 Chase was 7.3.  

-          During the Chase, Busch posted a driver rating of 103.3 and an average running position of 10.3.    

-          This is the second time in Busch’s career he has made the Championship 4 in the new Chase format (2015 Champion).    

-          At Homestead, Busch has made 11 starts posting one win, two top fives, four top 10s and an average finish of 21.1.  

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