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Early Rankings: Texas II, 2015

joey logano photo

Joey Logano tops my early Texas II rankings. (photo courtesy nascar)

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

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

The results:

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

Final Rankings: Texas I, 2015

Kevin Harvick tops my final Texas rankings. (photo courtesy nascar)

Kevin Harvick tops my final Texas rankings. (photo courtesy nascar)

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

  1. Kevin Harvick
  2. Brad Keselowski
  3. Joey Logano
  4. Jimmie Johnson
  5. Kurt Busch
  6. Jeff Gordon
  7. Kasey Kahne
  8. Denny Hamlin
  9. Ryan Newman
  10. Martin Truex Jr. Continue reading

Early Rankings: Texas I, 2015

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

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

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

The results:

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

Final Rankings: Texas II, 2014

Kevin Harvick took over the top spot in my final Texas II rankings. (photo courtesy nascar)

Kevin Harvick took over the top spot in my final Texas II rankings. (photo courtesy nascar)

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

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

Mid-Week Rankings: Texas II, 2014

Jeff Gordon tops my early Texas II rankings. (photo courtesy nascar)

Jeff Gordon tops my early Texas II rankings. (photo courtesy nascar)

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

The results:

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

Final Rankings: Texas I, 2014

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

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

Mid-Week Rankings: Texas I, 2014

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

The results:

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

Final Rankings: Texas II, 2013

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

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

Early Rankings: Texas II, 2013

Here are my early driver rankings for this week’s NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Texas. 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;
  • the loop data for the past four races at Texas;
  • the loop data for the past eight races at the other tracks in the Large Ovals track group (i.e., Fontana, Charlotte, Atlanta, Kansas, Chicago, Michigan and Kentucky);
  • the practice and qualifying data for the past four races at Texas; 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. Carl Edwards
  5. Kasey Kahne
  6. Jeff Gordon
  7. Kevin Harvick
  8. Brad Keselowski
  9. Greg Biffle
  10. Dale Earnhardt Jr. Continue reading

Final Rankings: Texas I, 2013

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

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