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Mid-Week Rankings: Kansas II, 2015

Kevin Harvick photo

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

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

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

  • The loop data for the past 15 Sprint Cup races (excluding Daytona, Watkins Glen and Sonoma);
  • the loop data for the past four races;
  • the loop data for the past four races at Kansas;
  • the loop data for the past eight races at other tracks in the Large Ovals track group (i.e., Michigan, Kentucky, Fontana, Charlotte, Texas, Atlanta and Chicagoland);
  • the practice and qualifying data for the past four races at Kansas; and
  • the practice and qualifying data for past eight races at the aforementioned Large Ovals.

The results:

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

Final Rankings: Kansas I, 2015

Kevin Harvick remains my pick to win at Kansas in my final rankings. (photo courtesy nascar)

Kevin Harvick remains my pick to win at Kansas in my final rankings. (photo courtesy nascar)

Update: I’ve posted my final Kansas I driver rankings, which improve upon these early rankings.

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

  1. Kevin Harvick
  2. Joey Logano
  3. Brad Keselowski
  4. Jeff Gordon
  5. Kasey Kahne
  6. Kyle Larson
  7. Carl Edwards
  8. Kurt Busch
  9. Dale Earnhardt Jr.
  10. Matt Kenseth Continue reading

Early Rankings: Kansas I, 2015

Kevin Harvick is a big favorite in my early Kansas rankings. (photo courtesy nascar)

Kevin Harvick is a big favorite in my early Kansas rankings. (photo courtesy nascar)

Here are my early driver rankings for this week’s NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Kansas. 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 Kansas;
  • the loop data for the past eight races at other tracks in the Large Ovals track group (i.e., Michigan, Kentucky, Fontana, Charlotte, Texas, Atlanta and Chicagoland);
  • the practice and qualifying data for the past four races at Kansas; and
  • the practice and qualifying data for past eight races at the aforementioned Large Ovals.

The results:

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

Final Rankings: Kansas II, 2014

Kevin Harvick is the clear favorite today at Kansas. (photo courtesy nascar)

Kevin Harvick is the clear favorite today at Kansas. (photo courtesy nascar)

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

  1. Kevin Harvick
  2. Jeff Gordon
  3. Joey Logano
  4. Brad Keselowski
  5. Kyle Larson
  6. Kasey Kahne
  7. Jimmie Johnson
  8. Dale Earnhardt Jr.
  9. Carl Edwards
  10. Ryan Newman Continue reading

Mid-Week Rankings: Kansas II, 2014

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

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

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

  • The loop data for the past 15 Sprint Cup races (excluding Daytona, Watkins Glen and Sonoma);
  • the loop data for the past four races;
  • the loop data for the past four races at Kansas;
  • the loop data for the past eight races at other tracks in the Large Ovals track group (i.e., Michigan, Kentucky, Fontana, Charlotte, Texas, Atlanta and Chicagoland);
  • the practice and qualifying data for the past four races at Kansas; and
  • the practice and qualifying data for past eight races at the aforementioned Large Ovals.

The results:

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

Final Rankings: Kansas I, 2014

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

  1. Jimmie Johnson
  2. Kevin Harvick
  3. Joey Logano
  4. Jeff Gordon
  5. Carl Edwards
  6. Brad Keselowski
  7. Matt Kenseth
  8. Kasey Kahne
  9. Clint Bowyer
  10. Greg Biffle Continue reading

Mid-Week Rankings: Kansas I, 2014

Here are my early driver rankings for this week’s NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Kansas. 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 Kansas;
  • the loop data for the past seven races at other tracks in the Large Ovals track group (i.e., MichiganKentuckyFontanaCharlotteTexasAtlanta and Chicagoland);
  • the practice and qualifying data for the past four races at Kansas; and
  • the practice and qualifying data for past seven races at the aforementioned Large Ovals.

The results:

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

Final Rankings: Kansas II, 2013

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

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

Early Rankings: Kansas II, 2013

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

  • The loop data for the past 15 Sprint Cup races (excluding DaytonaTalladegaSonoma and Watkins Glen);
  • the loop data for the past four races;
  • the loop data for the past four races at Kansas;
  • the loop data for the past seven races at other tracks in the Large Ovals track group (i.e., MichiganKentuckyFontanaCharlotteTexasAtlanta and Chicagoland);
  • the practice and qualifying data for the past four races at Kansas; and
  • the practice and qualifying data for past seven races at the aforementioned Large Ovals.

The results:

  1. Matt Kenseth
  2. Jimmie Johnson
  3. Kyle Busch
  4. Martin Truex Jr.
  5. Kasey Kahne
  6. Carl Edwards
  7. Clint Bowyer
  8. Dale Earnhardt Jr.
  9. Kevin Harvick
  10. Greg Biffle Continue reading

Final Rankings: Kansas I, 2013

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

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