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Early Rankings: Michigan I, 2015

Kevin Harvick photo

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

Here are my mid-week driver rankings for this week’s NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Michigan. 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 Michigan;
  • the loop data for the past seven races at other tracks in the Large Ovals track group (i.e., FontanaKansasTexasCharlotte and Kentucky;
  • the practice and qualifying data for the past four races at Michigan; and
  • the practice and qualifying data for past eight races at the aforementioned Large Ovals.

The results:

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

Final Rankings: Michigan II, 2014

Here are my final driver rankings for today’s race at Michigan. I compiled them by crunching the practice and qualifying data from Michigan 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. Dale Earnhardt Jr.
  6. Kasey Kahne
  7. Kurt Busch
  8. Jimmie Johnson
  9. Greg Biffle
  10. Paul Menard Continue reading

Mid-Week Rankings: Michigan II, 2014

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

  • The loop data for the past 15 Sprint Cup races (excluding Daytona, Sonoma and Talladega);
  • the loop data for the past four races;
  • the loop data for the past four races at Michigan;
  • the loop data for the past seven races at other tracks in the Large Ovals track group (i.e., FontanaKansasTexasCharlotte and Kentucky;
  • the practice and qualifying data for the past four races at Michigan; and
  • the practice and qualifying data for past seven races at the aforementioned Large Ovals.

The results:

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

Final Rankings: Michigan I, 2014

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

  1. Jimmie Johnson
  2. Kevin Harvick
  3. Dale Earnhardt Jr.
  4. Jeff Gordon
  5. Brad Keselowski
  6. Kasey Kahne
  7. Joey Logano
  8. Brian Vickers
  9. Clint Bowyer
  10. Matt Kenseth Continue reading

Mid-Week Rankings: Michigan I, 2014

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

The results:

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

Final Rankings: Michigan II, 2013

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

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

Mid-Week Rankings: Michigan II, 2013

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

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

The results:

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

Final Rankings: Michigan I, 2013

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

  1. Matt Kenseth
  2. Kasey Kahne
  3. Jimmie Johnson
  4. Kyle Busch
  5. Carl Edwards
  6. Kurt Busch
  7. Greg Biffle
  8. Mark Martin
  9. Denny Hamlin
  10. Dale Earnhardt Jr. Continue reading

Early Rankings: Michigan I, 2013

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

The results:

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

Final Rankings: Michigan II, 2012

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

  1. Greg Biffle
  2. Matt Kenseth
  3. Jimmie Johnson
  4. Kasey Kahne
  5. Mark Martin
  6. Denny Hamlin
  7. Martin Truex, Jr.
  8. Carl Edwards
  9. Kevin Harvick
  10. Dale Earnhardt, Jr. Continue reading