NASCAR’s Top Chase Spots Take Math, Experience and Talladega Crashes


According to Wikipedia data, NASCAR driver appearances in the Chase for the Sprint Cup show that experience counts as top contenders tend to repeat—yet only three drivers have taken home the big prize at the Homestead-Miami finale.

The top 10 appearances go to Jimmie Johnson with nine; Tony Stewart, eight; Jeff Gordon, eight; Matt Kenseth, eight; Denny Hamlin, seven; Kurt Busch, six; Carl Edwards, six; Kevin Harvick, six; Greg Biffle, five and Dale Earnhardt Jr. with five.

Only Jimmie Johnson with five championships, Tony Stewart with two championships and Kurt Busch with one championship have taken home the treasured and colorful Sprint Cup trophy.

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