YEAR-BY-YEAR NATIONWIDE SERIES RECAP
2011: Finished 11th in series points. … Raised Loop Data Driver Rating nine points from 2010. … Missed five consecutive
spring races due to illness. … Scored first career win, in 77th career start, at Texas-2. … Career-best average
finish of 13.7. … Best start, second at Nashville-1 and Iowa-2. … Career-best average start of 8.4. … Posted 23
top-10 starts in 29 races. … Completed 97.2 percent of laps attempted. … Led career-best 114 laps. … Top 10 in
every Loop Data statistical category. … Career-best Average Driver Rating of 97.1.
2010: Finished career-best seventh in series points. … Split season, running first 28 races for Diamond-Waltrip
Racing, then finishing with Roush Fenway Racing. … Won three consecutive poles (Gateway-1, Lucas Oil Raceway,
Iowa), tying a mark held by four drivers – Sam Ard (1983), Mark Martin (1987), Michael Waltrip (1989) and Jeff Gordon
(1992). … Best finish, third, at Gateway-1 and Richmond-2. … Eight of 11 top-10 finishes came in second half of
season, including top 15s in five of his seven starts for RFR. … Added six top fives. … Led 99 laps. … Raised Driver
Rating by more than seven points over 2009 to 88.29.