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NASCAR Number: 2,990

May 01, 2013, Reid Spencer, NASCAR Wire Service , NASCAR.COM

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Today's NASCAR Number is 2,990.

2,990: The total number of laps completed by Paul Menard in nine NASCAR Sprint Cup Series races this season, making him the only driver to have finished on the lead lap in every event. Thanks to that remarkably consistent performance, Menard is 10th in the series standings more than a third of the way to the cutoff for the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup. Jimmie Johnson is second in the laps completed stat, having run 2,988 laps this year. First in the standings by a 43-point margin over Carl Edwards, Johnson has led 439 laps this season to Menard's two. ... Read More

Today's NASCAR Number is 2,990.

2,990: The total number of laps completed by Paul Menard in nine NASCAR Sprint Cup Series races this season, making him the only driver to have finished on the lead lap in every event. Thanks to that remarkably consistent performance, Menard is 10th in the series standings more than a third of the way to the cutoff for the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup. Jim... Read More

NASCAR Number: 4

April 30, 2013, Reid Spencer, NASCAR Wire Service , NASCAR.COM

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Today's NASCAR Number is 4.

4: The total number of laps led by Kevin Harvick in nine NASCAR Sprint Cup Series races this season, including last Saturday’s Toyota Owners 400 at Richmond International Raceway. Harvick led one lap at Fontana, Calif., in March. At Richmond, he added three laps to his total. Harvick was credited with leading Lap 397 on pit road when he pitted for tires under the final caution. Subsequently, he regained the lead on Lap 405 during a green-white-checkered-flag finish and held it through Lap 406 to win the race in overtime. ... Read More

Today's NASCAR Number is 4.

4: The total number of laps led by Kevin Harvick in nine NASCAR Sprint Cup Series races this season, including last Saturday’s Toyota Owners 400 at Richmond International Raceway. Harvick led one lap at Fontana, Calif., in March. At Richmond, he added three laps to his total. Harvick was credited with leading Lap 397 on pit road when he pitted for tires under the fina... Read More

NASCAR Number: 74

April 29, 2013, Reid Spencer, NASCAR Wire Service , NASCAR.COM

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Today's NASCAR Number is 74.

74: The number of NASCAR Sprint Cup Series races between Juan Pablo Montoya’s two most recent top-five finishes. Montoya ran fourth at Martinsville on Apr. 3, 2011, and didn’t score another top-five in NASCAR’s premier series until he matched that fourth-place result on Saturday night at Richmond. Interestingly, the interval was far shorter between Montoya’s top-five at Martinsville and the top-five that preceded it. The Colombian superstar ran third on Mar. 6, 2011 at Las Vegas. Three events later came his fourth at Martinsville. ... Read More

Today's NASCAR Number is 74.

74: The number of NASCAR Sprint Cup Series races between Juan Pablo Montoya’s two most recent top-five finishes. Montoya ran fourth at Martinsville on Apr. 3, 2011, and didn’t score another top-five in NASCAR’s premier series until he matched that fourth-place result on Saturday night at Richmond. Interestingly, the interval was far shorter between Montoya’s top-fiv... Read More