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Kyle Larson climbs into the No. 42 Chip Ganassi Racing Chevrolet.
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Knowing the numbers: Michigan fantasy stats to consider

Numbers mean plenty when it comes to building out your Fantasy Live teams each week. 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
Chase Elliott 5.974
Matt Kenseth 10.979
Erik Jones 11.334
Kyle Larson 11.679
Brad Keselowski 12.048

Top five in stage points earned at Michigan in 2017:

Driver Stage points Stage wins
Martin Truex Jr. 37 3
Kyle Larson 22 0
Kyle Busch 22 0
Kevin Harvick 22 0
Brad Keselowski 20 1

Top five in points earned at Michigan in 2017

Driver Race points Race wins
Martin Truex Jr. 103 0
Kyle Larson 102 2
Kyle Busch 79 0
Chase Elliott 77 0
Erik Jones 71 0

Most laps led in 2017 races at Michigan:

Driver Laps led
Martin Truex Jr. 119
Brad Keselowski 107
Kyle Larson 98
Kyle Busch 54
Denny Hamlin 16

Average starting position for last 10 winners: 7.6

Active drivers to win pole: Kasey Kahne (3), Joey Logano (3), Kurt Busch (2), Kevin Harvick (1), Matt Kenseth (1), Brad Keselowski (1), Kyle Larson (1), Ryan Newman (1)

Active drivers to win at Michigan: Kurt Busch (3), Matt Kenseth (3), Kyle Larson (3), Denny Hamlin (2), Joey Logano (2), Ryan Newman (2), Kevin Harvick (1), Kyle Busch (1), Jimmie Johnson (1), Kasey Kahne (1)

Most recent pole winner: Brad Keselowski, August race of 2017

Last time pole-sitter won here: Kyle Larson, June race of 2017

Where stage winners started from: 1st, 2nd (twice), 13th

Winning manufacturers of last 10 races: Chevrolet-6, Ford-3, Toyota-1