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Chart of the week: NASCAR Nationwide Series lap leaders

By Bill Marx
Sporting News NASCAR Wire Service


Kyle Busch led 268 laps last Saturday in his Nationwide Series victory at Bristol and in the process zipped past 10,000 laps led in the series. As the chart shows, Busch is the Nationwide laps-led leader by far. He has led laps in 143 of his 206 starts. 

See the chart after the jump:

(Series wins in parentheses.)


Starts Laps led Avg./race
1. Kyle Busch (45) 206 10,035 48.7
2. Mark Martin (49) 232 8,083 34.8
3. Kevin Harvick (37) 267 6,977 26.1
4. Tommy Ellis (22) 235 4,858 20.7
5. Jeff Burton (27) 306 4,823 15.8
6. Jeff Green (16) 282 4,606 16.3
7. Matt Kenseth (25) 247 4,409 17.9
8. Tommy Houston (24) 417 4,209 10.1
9. Carl Edwards (29) 215 4,157 19.3
10. Greg Biffle (20) 244 4,043 16.6


Source: Racing-Reference.info