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Final Rankings: Watkins Glen, 2016

Kyle Busch photo

Kyle Busch remains my pick to win at Watkins Glen tomorrow in my final driver rankings. (photo courtesy nascar)

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

  1. Kyle Busch
  2. Carl Edwards
  3. AJ Allmendinger
  4. Martin Truex Jr.
  5. Brad Keselowski
  6. Kevin Harvick
  7. Kurt Busch
  8. Joey Logano
  9. Jimmie Johnson
  10. Tony Stewart Continue reading

Mid-Week Rankings: Watkins Glen, 2016

Kyle Busch photo

Kyle Busch tops my mid-week Watkins Glen driver rankings. (photo courtesy nascar)

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

Here are my mid-week driver rankings for this week’s NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Watkins Glen. 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 at Watkins Glen;
  • the loop data for the past four races at Sonoma;
  • the practice and qualifying data for the past four races at Watkins Glen; and
  • the practice and qualifying data for past four races at Sonoma.

The results:

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

Final Rankings: Watkins Glen, 2015

Kyle Busch photo

Kyle Busch remains my pick to win today at Watkins Glen. (photo courtesy nascar)

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

  1. Kyle Busch
  2. Martin Truex Jr.
  3. AJ Allmendinger
  4. Jimmie Johnson
  5. Brad Keselowski
  6. Jeff Gordon
  7. Kevin Harvick
  8. Kurt Busch
  9. Carl Edwards
  10. Clint Bowyer Continue reading