NASCAR Next Gen Cup Series

2021 Season 3

  • 2,439 unique drivers averaging 4.50 starts each.
  • 54 drivers raced in 8 or more weeks.
  • 627 official races with an average SOF of 1,770.
  • 770,863 laps were completed with 38,008 incidents.
Week 1
Chicagoland Speedway
  • Total official races: 87
  • Total drivers: 1,591
  • Unique drivers: 723
  • Highest SoF: 3,177
  • Average SoF: 1,725
# groupid Driver Car Points
1 284201 Travis M Manning NGF 168
2 71946 Nick Robinson NGF 159
3 244220 Justin Levine NGF 150
Week 2
Dover International Speedway
  • Total official races: 69
  • Total drivers: 776
  • Unique drivers: 411
  • Highest SoF: 2,593
  • Average SoF: 1,766
# groupid Driver Car Points
1 583760 Trey Anderson NGC 137
2 427902 Benjamin Förtsch NGF 133
3 561303 Josh Ranes NGC 131
Week 3
Daytona International Speedway
NASCAR Road
  • Total official races: 47
  • Total drivers: 166
  • Unique drivers: 123
  • Highest SoF: 1,579
  • Average SoF: 990
# groupid Driver Car Points
1 269720 Matthew Kleinschmidt2 NGC 74
2 106030 Ryan Smith2 NGF 71
3 482199 Jeremy Long2 NGC 70
Week 4
Homestead Miami Speedway
Oval
  • Total official races: 73
  • Total drivers: 1,210
  • Unique drivers: 566
  • Highest SoF: 3,890
  • Average SoF: 1,961
# groupid Driver Car Points
1 297706 Tommy Gossett NGC 160
2 109076 Matt Kocher NGT 153
3 503305 Dan Shamoon NGF 151
Week 5
New Hampshire Motor Speedway
Oval
  • Total official races: 48
  • Total drivers: 328
  • Unique drivers: 201
  • Highest SoF: 3,351
  • Average SoF: 2,081
# groupid Driver Car Points
1 117955 Clayton Fraley NGC 174
2 503305 Dan Shamoon NGF 154
3 30535 Joey Brown NGC 143
Week 6
Phoenix Raceway
Oval w/open dogleg
  • Total official races: 53
  • Total drivers: 348
  • Unique drivers: 223
  • Highest SoF: 3,062
  • Average SoF: 2,042
# groupid Driver Car Points
1 362193 Steven Callahan NGC 132
2 117955 Clayton Fraley NGC 129
3 30535 Joey Brown NGC 128
Week 7
Chicago Street Circuit
  • Total official races: 25
  • Total drivers: 33
  • Unique drivers: 25
  • Highest SoF: 1,952
  • Average SoF: 1,086
# groupid Driver Car Points
1 427902 Benjamin Förtsch NGF 81
2 494022 James Houghton2 NGF 72
3 198073 Cesare DiEmidio NGF 69
Week 8
Nashville Superspeedway
  • Total official races: 92
  • Total drivers: 1,714
  • Unique drivers: 575
  • Highest SoF: 3,503
  • Average SoF: 2,104
# groupid Driver Car Points
1 318217 Barrett Bonnar NGC 189
2 44782 Chad Harnar NGC 177
3 482435 Nick Luetje NGT 164
Week 9
Pocono Raceway
  • Total official races: 105
  • Total drivers: 2,097
  • Unique drivers: 611
  • Highest SoF: 3,508
  • Average SoF: 1,941
# groupid Driver Car Points
1 38602 Michael Conti NGC 211
2 244220 Justin Levine NGF 192
3 109076 Matt Kocher NGT 184
Week 10
Talladega Superspeedway
  • Total official races: 103
  • Total drivers: 1,982
  • Unique drivers: 851
  • Highest SoF: 4,070
  • Average SoF: 1,773
# groupid Driver Car Points
1 452340 Kevin Freis NGC 189
2 252303 Markus Ruckman NGF 175
3 494022 James Houghton2 NGF 173
Week 11
Watkins Glen International
Cup
  • Total official races: 48
  • Total drivers: 105
  • Unique drivers: 84
  • Highest SoF: 3,341
  • Average SoF: 994
# groupid Driver Car Points
1 147818 Ben Laughter NGF 83
2 494022 James Houghton2 NGF 79
3 88107 Cesar Betancourt NGC 69
Week 12
Iowa Speedway
Oval
  • Total official races: 63
  • Total drivers: 624
  • Unique drivers: 340
  • Highest SoF: 2,837
  • Average SoF: 1,813
# groupid Driver Car Points
1 33413 JR Petrella NGF 169
2 178147 Vincent Crow NGC 158
3 561303 Josh Ranes NGC 147

Historic Participation

Participation

average number of drivers in each time slot

Strength of Field

average SoF of the top split for each time slot

Clubs Distribution

USA Clubs Distribution

iRating Distribution

Championship Points

# groupid Driver Car Points
1 244220 Justin Levine NGF 1,154
2 44782 Chad Harnar NGC 1,118
3 494022 James Houghton2 NGF 1,015
4 458403 Wil Barlow NGF 998
5 427902 Benjamin Förtsch NGF 943

Most Race Starts

# groupid Driver Car Starts
1 479649 Jeffrey Ford NGF 101
2 637558 Fred Suter NGC 100
3 632022 Kenneth Odonnell NGT 62
4 516840 Gregory D Wilson NGC 59
5 644251 Eldon Stewart NGC 58

Grand Chelems

pole position, won race, fastest lap, led every lap (perfect if 0 inc)

# groupid Driver Car Grand Chelems Chelem % Perfects
1 327302 Jeffrey Maconi NGF 6 12% 3
2 84478 Gregory Thompson NGC 5 11% 4
3 44782 Chad Harnar NGC 4 15% 4
4 30535 Joey Brown NGC 4 43% 3
5 106030 Ryan Smith2 NGF 4 0% 0

Average Finish Position

drivers must have raced 8 or more weeks to feature in this table

# groupid Driver Car Avg Finish Pos Races
1 494022 James Houghton2 NGF 2.4 20
2 523357 Henrik Biehler2 NGF 3.4 36
3 244220 Justin Levine NGF 3.5 28
4 150170 Ralph Blair NGC 3.9 12
5 405781 Martin Steinbichler NGF 4.5 20

Most Wins

# groupid Driver Car Wins
1 131955 Thiago Vieira NGT 17
2 31362 Douglas Bell NGF 13
3 44782 Chad Harnar NGC 12
4 244220 Justin Levine NGF 11
5 427902 Benjamin Förtsch NGF 10

Most Podiums

# groupid Driver Car Podiums
1 427902 Benjamin Förtsch NGF 26
2 31362 Douglas Bell NGF 24
3 458403 Wil Barlow NGF 24
4 523357 Henrik Biehler2 NGF 23
5 84478 Gregory Thompson NGC 22

Most Poles

# groupid Driver Car Poles
1 132037 Andre Luis Emilio NGF 14
2 427902 Benjamin Förtsch NGF 12
3 438200 Ray Allen NGF 12
4 131955 Thiago Vieira NGT 11
5 585031 Paul Bregoli NGC 11

Best Win Percentage

drivers must have raced 8 or more weeks to feature in this table

# groupid Driver Car Win % Races
1 44782 Chad Harnar NGC 44% 27
2 244220 Justin Levine NGF 39% 28
3 327302 Jeffrey Maconi NGF 32% 25
4 494022 James Houghton2 NGF 25% 20
5 405781 Martin Steinbichler NGF 25% 20

Best Podium Percentage

drivers must have raced 8 or more weeks to feature in this table

# groupid Driver Car Podium % Races
1 494022 James Houghton2 NGF 85% 20
2 244220 Justin Levine NGF 71% 28
3 150170 Ralph Blair NGC 67% 12
4 523357 Henrik Biehler2 NGF 64% 36
5 327302 Jeffrey Maconi NGF 56% 25

Best Pole Percentage

drivers must have raced 8 or more weeks to feature in this table

# groupid Driver Car Pole % Races
1 327302 Jeffrey Maconi NGF 40% 25
2 482170 Ken Biron NGF 33% 30
3 44782 Chad Harnar NGC 30% 27
4 244220 Justin Levine NGF 29% 28
5 523357 Henrik Biehler2 NGF 25% 36

Best Average iRating Gains

drivers must have raced 8 or more weeks to feature in this table

# groupid Team Car Avg iRating +/- Races
1 482199 Jeremy Long2 NGC 33 27
2 150170 Ralph Blair NGC 32 12
3 467896 David Phillips II NGC 30 8
4 346306 Brandon Smith27 NGF 28 20
5 145723 Larry Blair II NGC 25 16

Highest Total iRating Gains

# groupid Team Car iRating +/- Races
1 637558 Fred Suter NGC 1,439 100
2 632278 Wesley Allbright NGC 1,112 26
3 273494 Steven Harry NGT 1,008 25
4 132037 Andre Luis Emilio NGF 914 26
5 482199 Jeremy Long2 NGC 891 27

Cleanest Drivers

drivers must have raced 8 or more weeks to feature in this table

# groupid Driver Car Inc / Corner
1 150170 Ralph Blair NGC 0.001
2 523357 Henrik Biehler2 NGF 0.004
3 427902 Benjamin Förtsch NGF 0.005
4 482199 Jeremy Long2 NGC 0.005
5 458403 Wil Barlow NGF 0.005