NASCAR By the Numbers: Michigan, pride on the line

Manufacturer pride is on the line racing at Michigan International Speedway, the hometown of Ford, Dodge and Chevrolet.

Nationwide Series:
Ford Racing continued their strong run with the FR9 engines this year. Carl Edwards won, and Ricky Stenhouse Jr. and Trevor Bayne finished in the top 5. With his second-place finish, Stenhouse now takes over the points lead.
Ricky Stenhouse Jr. in action at Iowa
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  1. Ricky Stenhouse Jr. 
  2. Elliott Sadler  -2
  3. Reed Sorenson  -4
  4. Justin Allgaier  -17
  5. Aric Almirola  -54
  6. Jason Leffler  -54
  7. Kenny Wallace  -84
  8. Steven Wallace  -110
  9. Brian Scott  -132
  10. Michael Annett  -154
  11. Josh Wise  -163
  12. Trevor Bayne  -184
  13. Joe Nemechek  -185
  14. Mike Bliss  -189
  15. Mike Wallace  -201
Biggest Movers: Trevor Bayne +3
Biggest Losses: Reed Sorenson –2
Up next: Road America’s BUCYRUS 200 presented by Menards on Saturday, June 25, at 5:30 p.m. EST on ESPN

Sprint Cup Series:
The Big Three automakers were shut out by the Toyota of Denny Hamlin after a late-race caution played in his favor. Carl Edwards still leads the points, and has lead since the beginning of April after Texas Motor Speedway.
The pre-race huddle for the No.99 Aflac team at MIS
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  1. Carl Edwards  
  2. Kevin Harvick  -20
  3. Dale Earnhardt Jr.  -27
  4. Kyle Busch  -29
  5. Jimmie Johnson  -29
  6. Matt Kenseth  -41
  7. Kurt Busch  -41
  8. Ryan Newman  -76
  9. Denny Hamlin  -77
  10. Clint Bowyer  -77
  11. Tony Stewart  -78
  12. Jeff Gordon  -94
  13. Greg Biffle  -107
  14. Mark Martin  -114
  15. Juan Pablo Montoya  -123
Biggest Movers: Denny Hamlin +3, Kevin Harvick and Ryan Newman +2
Biggest Loss: Jimmie Johnson –3
Up next: Infineon Raceway’s Toyota/Save Mart 350 on Sunday, June 26, at 3 p.m. EST on TNT

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NASCAR By the Numbers: Michigan, pride on the line NASCAR By the Numbers: Michigan, pride on the line Reviewed by Unknown on Monday, June 20, 2011 Rating: 5

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