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Mid-Week Rankings: Dover II, 2015

Kevin Harvick photo

Kevin Harvick tops my early Dover II rankings. (photo courtesy nascar)

Update: I’ve now completed my final Dover II rankings (click here to see them).

Here are my mid-week driver rankings for this week’s NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Dover. I compiled them by crunching:

  • The loop data for the past 15 Sprint Cup races (excluding Daytona, Watkins Glen, Sonoma and Talladega);
  • the loop data for the past four races;
  • the loop data for the past four races at Dover;
  • the loop data for the past six races at the other tracks in the Steeps track group (i.e., BristolDarlingtonLas Vegas and Homestead);
  • the practice and qualifying data for the past four races at Dover; and
  • the practice and qualifying data for past six races at the aforementioned Steeps.

The results:

  1. Kevin Harvick
  2. Joey Logano
  3. Brad Keselowski
  4. Jimmie Johnson
  5. Matt Kenseth
  6. Denny Hamlin
  7. Jeff Gordon
  8. Kyle Busch
  9. Carl Edwards
  10. Kurt Busch Continue reading

Final Rankings: Dover I, 2015

Kevin Harvick photo

Kevin Harvick remains my pick to win today at Dover. (photo courtesy nascar)

Here are my final driver rankings for today’s race at Dover. I compiled them by crunching the practice and qualifying data from Dover on Friday and Saturday, and then melding it with the historical data:

  1. Kevin Harvick
  2. Jimmie Johnson
  3. Matt Kenseth
  4. Denny Hamlin
  5. Kyle Busch
  6. Kurt Busch
  7. Joey Logano
  8. Jeff Gordon
  9. Carl Edwards
  10. Dale Earnhardt Jr. Continue reading

Early Rankings: Dover I, 2015

Kevin Harvick photo

Kevin Harvick tops my early Dover rankings. (photo courtesy nascar)

Here are my mid-week driver rankings for this week’s NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Dover. I compiled them by crunching:

  • The loop data for the past 15 Sprint Cup races (excluding Daytona and Talladega);
  • the loop data for the past four races;
  • the loop data for the past four races at Dover;
  • the loop data for the past six races at the other tracks in the Steeps track group (i.e., BristolDarlingtonLas Vegas and Homestead);
  • the practice and qualifying data for the past four races at Dover; and
  • the practice and qualifying data for past six races at the aforementioned Steeps.

The results:

  1. Kevin Harvick
  2. Jimmie Johnson
  3. Matt Kenseth
  4. Jeff Gordon
  5. Brad Keselowski
  6. Kyle Busch
  7. Kurt Busch
  8. Joey Logano
  9. Dale Earnhardt Jr.
  10. Martin Truex Jr. Continue reading

Final Rankings: Dover II, 2014

Kevin Harvick took over the #1 spot in my final Dover rankings.

Kevin Harvick took over the #1 spot in my final Dover rankings. (photo courtesy nascar)

Here are my final driver rankings for today’s race at Dover. I compiled them by crunching the practice and qualifying data from Dover on Friday and Saturday, and then melding it with the historical data:

  1. Kevin Harvick
  2. Brad Keselowski
  3. Jimmie Johnson
  4. Jeff Gordon
  5. Denny Hamlin
  6. Kyle Busch
  7. Matt Kenseth
  8. Joey Logano
  9. Clint Bowyer
  10. Kasey Kahne Continue reading

Mid-Week Rankings: Dover II, 2014

Brad Keselowski is my early favorite at Dover this week. (photo courtesy nascar)

Brad Keselowski is my early favorite at Dover this week. (photo courtesy nascar)

Here are my mid-week driver rankings for this week’s NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Dover. I compiled them by crunching:

  • The loop data for the past 15 Sprint Cup races (excluding Daytona, Sonoma, Watkins Glen and Talladega);
  • the loop data for the past four races;
  • the loop data for the past four races at Dover;
  • the loop data for the past six races at the other tracks in the Steeps track group (i.e., BristolDarlingtonLas Vegas and Homestead);
  • the practice and qualifying data for the past four races at Dover; and
  • the practice and qualifying data for past six races at the aforementioned Steeps.

The results:

  1. Brad Keselowski
  2. Jimmie Johnson
  3. Kevin Harvick
  4. Jeff Gordon
  5. Joey Logano
  6. Kyle Busch
  7. Matt Kenseth
  8. Dale Earnhardt Jr.
  9. Denny Hamlin
  10. Kasey Kahne Continue reading

Final Rankings: Dover I, 2014

Here are my final driver rankings for today’s race at Dover. I compiled them by crunching the practice and qualifying data from Dover on Friday and Saturday, and then melding it with the historical data:

  1. Jimmie Johnson
  2. Brad Keselowski
  3. Kevin Harvick
  4. Kyle Busch
  5. Jeff Gordon
  6. Matt Kenseth
  7. Dale Earnhardt Jr.
  8. Denny Hamlin
  9. Joey Logano
  10. Ryan Newman Continue reading

Mid-Week Rankings: Dover I, 2014

Here are my mid-week driver rankings for this week’s NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Dover. I compiled them by crunching:

  • The loop data for the past 15 Sprint Cup races (excluding Daytona and Talladega);
  • the loop data for the past four races (excluding Talladega);
  • the loop data for the past four races at Dover;
  • the loop data for the past six races at the other tracks in the Steeps track group (i.e., BristolDarlingtonLas Vegas and Homestead);
  • the practice and qualifying data for the past four races at Dover; and
  • the practice and qualifying data for past six races at the aforementioned Steeps.

The results:

  1. Jimmie Johnson
  2. Matt Kenseth
  3. Jeff Gordon
  4. Kyle Busch
  5. Kevin Harvick
  6. Brad Keselowski
  7. Dale Earnhardt Jr.
  8. Joey Logano
  9. Kasey Kahne
  10. Denny Hamlin Continue reading

Final Rankings: Dover II, 2013

Here are my final driver rankings for today’s race at Dover. I compiled them by crunching the practice and qualifying data from Dover on Friday and Saturday, and then melding it with the historical data:

  1. Kyle Busch
  2. Matt Kenseth
  3. Jimmie Johnson
  4. Martin Truex Jr.
  5. Brad Keselowski
  6. Jeff Gordon
  7. Kasey Kahne
  8. Dale Earnhardt Jr.
  9. Kurt Busch
  10. Carl Edwards Continue reading

Mid-Week Rankings: Dover II, 2013

Here are my mid-week driver rankings for this week’s NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Dover. I compiled them by crunching:

  • The loop data for the past 15 Sprint Cup races (excluding Daytona, Sonoma and Watkins Glen);
  • the loop data for the past four races;
  • the loop data for the past four races at Dover;
  • the loop data for the past seven races at the other tracks in the Steeps track group (i.e., Bristol, Darlington, Las Vegas and Homestead);
  • the practice and qualifying data for the past four races at Dover; and
  • the practice and qualifying data for past seven races at the aforementioned Steeps.

The results:

  1. Kyle Busch
  2. Matt Kenseth
  3. Jimmie Johnson
  4. Kasey Kahne
  5. Jeff Gordon
  6. Martin Truex Jr.
  7. Brad Keselowski
  8. Carl Edwards
  9. Clint Bowyer
  10. Kurt Busch Continue reading