By: By Bill Marx, Sporting News NASCAR Wire Service, Superior Telegram
360: Points Jimmie Johnson has earned the past two weeks, the most in the Sprint Cup Series. Johnson, who won last week at Martinsville and finished third the week before at Bristol, has moved up from 13th to fourth in the points standings in that span.
319: Points Matt Kenseth has earned in the past four races, while dropping from first in the standings to 12th. Kenseth has finished 43rd, 12th, 33rd and 23rd since winning the first two races of the season.
1,321: Sprint Cup races since the No. 14 was in victory lane. Bobby Allison was the last driver to take the checkered flag in the No. 14, winning the Alabama 200 by four feet over Richard Petty on December 8, 1968, at half-mile Montgomery (Ala.) Speedway. Tony Stewart, who has been in the No. 14 for six races, has one victory at Texas Motor Speedway, site of Sunday’s Samsung 500. Stewart has 33 Cup victories, all in the No. 20 car. This is his first season in the No. 14.