Race Winner: Carl Edwards

Laps Run: 503

Miles Driven: 268.099

Average Race Speed: 84.051mph

Margin of Victory: Caution

Lead Changes: 20

Number of Cautions: 12

Caution Laps: 95

First Caution: 52

Last Caution: 500

Percentage of Race Under Caution: 18.8867%

 

Actual

Predicted

 

Carl Edwards

Dale Earnhardt Jr.

Ricky Stenhouse Jr.

Brad Keselowski

Aric Almirola

Matt Kenseth

Tony Stewart

Jeff Gordon

Marcos Ambrose

Jimmie Johnson

Denny Hamlin

Kyle Busch

Jeff Gordon

Kevin Harvick

Kasey Kahne

Greg Biffle

Brian Vickers

Ryan Newman

Kyle Larson

Carl Edwards

Austin Dillon

Kasey Kahne

Greg Biffle

Jamie McMurray

Matt Kenseth

Denny Hamlin

Brad Keselowski

Clint Bowyer

Clint Bowyer

Kurt Busch

 

Top 5 Precision: 0% correct

Top 5 Accuracy: 0%

 

Top 10 Precision: 20% correct (2 drivers: Jeff Gordon and Carl Edwards)

Top 10 Accuracy: 0%

 

Top 15 Precision: 53.33% correct (8 drivers: Carl Edwards, Denny Hamlin, Jeff Gordon, Kasey Kahne, Greg Biffle, Matt Kenseth, Brad Keselowski, and Clint Bowyer)

Top 15 Accuracy: 0%

 

So far in 2014, Hendrick Motorsports, Stewart-Hass Racing, Team Penseke, and Roush Fenway Racing have 1 win a piece; that gives Chevrolet 2 wins and Ford 2 wins.

 

 

Now, let's analyze the Food City 500 (race) statistics:

 

Race Speed: The average race speed in the Food City 500 was 86.022mph, which is 2.29% faster than the average of all Food City 500 races (84.051mph).

Margin of Victory: The margin of victory in the Food City 500 was a (albeit strange) caution. If the caution were to not have come out, the margin of victory could have fallen around the average of 1.056 seconds.

Lead Changes: The number of lead changes in the Food City 500 was 20, which is 1.65% more lead changes that the average of all Food City 500 races (16.7 lead changes).

 

Number of Cautions: The number of cautions in the Food City 500 was 12, which is 6.67% more than the average of all Food City 500 races (11.2 caution flags).

 

Caution Laps: The number of caution laps in the Food City 500 was 95, which is 16.21% more than the average of all Food City 500 races (79.6 laps).

 

First Caution: The first caution lap in the Food City 500 came out at lap 52, which is 45.96% later than the average of all Food City 500 races (lap 28.1)

 

Last Caution: The final caution lap in the Food City 500 came out at lap 500, which is 5.20% later than the average of all Food City 500 races (lap 474).

 

Lead Lap Drivers: The number of drivers on the lead lap at the end of the Food City 500 was 16, which is 5.63% below the average of all Food City 500 races (16.9 drivers on the lead lap).