Monday, August 1, 2011

NASCAR By the Numbers: Indy deluxe edition

Race fans are now coming off the high of an exciting triple-header weekend at Indianapolis. As we say goodbye to Lucas Oil Raceway, we look back at the impact on points after the weekend.


NASCAR Camping World AAA Insurance 200:
Timothy Peters claimed his third career win, points leader Johnny Sauter had a flat tire and broken sway bar but again manages to hold onto the points lead.

  1. Johnny Sauter 
  2. Austin Dillon  -4
  3. James Buescher  -20
  4. Timothy Peters  -22
  5. Cole Whitt  -29
  6. Matt Crafton  -38
  7. Parker Kligerman  -46
  8. Joey Coulter  -50
  9. Ron Hornaday  -52
  10. Todd Bodine  -70
  11. Brendan Gaughan  -79
  12. David Starr  -85
  13. Nelson Piquet Jr.  -89
  14. Max Papis  -110
  15. Miguel Paludo  -111
Biggest Mover: Miguel Paludo +3
Biggest Losses: all losses –1



NASCAR Nationwide Series Kroger 200:
Brad Keselowski won but the race belonged to Ricky Stenhouse Jr. He dominated and the points reflect his strong run as well.
  1. Ricky Stenhouse Jr. 
  2. Reed Sorenson  -3
  3. Elliott Sadler  -24
  4. Justin Allgaier  -51
  5. Aric Almirola  -69
  6. Jason Leffler  -94
  7. Kenny Wallace  -103
  8. Steven Wallace  -168
  9. Brian Scott  -174
  10. Michael Annett  -175
  11. Trevor Bayne  -248
  12. Mike Bliss  -248
  13. Mike Wallace  -249
  14. Josh Wise  -278
  15. Joe Nemechek  -279
Biggest Movers/Biggest Losses: All changes +/- 1


NASCAR Sprint Cup Brickyard 400:
A surprise winner: Paul Menard now throws the wild card chase berth up into the air.
  1. Carl Edwards
  2. Jimmie Johnson  -11
  3. Kevin Harvick  -12
  4. Kyle Busch  -16
  5. Matt Kenseth  -16
  6. Kurt Busch  -18
  7. Jeff Gordon  -52
  8. Ryan Newman  -64
  9. Tony Stewart  -73
  10. Dale Earnhardt Jr.  -76
Biggest Loss: Kurt Busch  -3

Wild Card Chase battle:
Created to aid those who win, these spots are up for grabs at the moment.
  1. Denny Hamlin 1 win, 11th in pts.
  2. Paul Menard  1 win, 14 in pts.
  3. David Ragan  1 win, 16th in pts.
  4. Clint Bowyer  12th in pts
  5. Greg Biffle  13 in pts
NASCAR By the Numbers and In the Rearview Mirror (looking back at NASCAR's history) are Amanda's two weekly columns with Skirts and Scuffs, but as an Associate Editor her duties are limitless. Amanda also strives to provide exclusive interviews for the readers of Skirts and Scuffs. To read her past columns and interviews click here.. Feel free to contact Amanda viaTwitter. 

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