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Martin Truex Jr. won twice at Kansas in 2017.
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Knowing the numbers: Kansas fantasy stats to consider

Numbers mean plenty when it comes to building out your Fantasy Live teams each week. NASCAR.com will examine the stats outlook for each track in advance to help give you an edge as you set your lineups and bonus picks ahead of the race weekend.

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Top five average running position (per loop data from 2005 to present):

Driver Average running position
Kevin Harvick 9.415
Matt Kenseth 9.767
Jimmie Johnson 9.786
Ryan Blaney 10.959
Martin Truex Jr. 11.713

Top five in stage points earned at Kansas in 2017:

Driver Stage points Stage wins
Kyle Busch 32 2
Ryan Blaney 28 1
Denny Hamlin 26 1
Kevin Harvick 22 0
Martin Truex Jr. 20 0

Top five in points earned at Kansas in 2017:

Driver Race points Race wins
Martin Truex Jr. 100 2
Ryan Blaney 95 0
Kyle Busch 91 0
Kevin Harvick 85 0
Brad Keselowski 73 0

Most laps led in 2017 races at Kansas:

Driver Laps led
Martin Truex Jr. 195
Kyle Busch 171
Ryan Blaney 86
Kevin Harvick 47
Brad Keselowski 18

Average starting position for last 10 winners: 7.3

Active drivers to win pole: Jimmie Johnson (3), Kasey Kahne (3), Kevin Harvick (3), Matt Kenseth (3), Martin Truex Jr. (2), Brad Keselowski (1), Joey Logano (1), AJ Allmendinger (1), Kurt Busch (1), Ryan Blaney (1)

Active drivers to win at Kansas: Jimmie Johnson (3), Matt Kenseth (2), Joey Logano (2), Martin Truex Jr. (2), Kevin Harvick (2), Ryan Newman (1), Kyle Busch (1), Brad Keselowski (1), Denny Hamlin (1)

Most recent pole winner: Martin Truex Jr., fall race of 2017

Last time pole-sitter won here: Martin Truex Jr., fall race of 2017

Where stage winners started from: 1st, 4th, 5th, 7th

Winning manufacturers of last 10 races: Toyota-4, Chevrolet-4, Ford-2