By The Numbers: NASCAR Completes Full Season Amidst Global Pandemic - Jayski's NASCAR Silly Season Site
As NASCAR?s Most Popular Driver Chase Elliott sailed his No. 9 Chevrolet across the Phoenix Raceway finish line to capture his first NASCAR Cup Series championship, several more numbers came into focus, none more important than this one: 36. Together, the NASCAR industry accomplished the...
23.3 – Average age of NASCAR’s national series champions: Cup Series, Chase Elliott (24.11); Xfinity Series, Austin Cindric (22.1); Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series, Sheldon Creed (23).
1,190 – Green flag passes for the lead in the NASCAR Cup Series, second-most in the past 14 seasons.
20.0 – The average number of lead changes per NASCAR Cup Series race, the most since 2014 (21.17).
20 - Number of races with a margin of victory of less than a second, most since 2014.
1988 – The last year that NASCAR’s Most Popular Driver won the championship (Bill Elliott).
4 - NASCAR transitioned from a series entitlement model to a premier partner model that welcomed four global leading brands as premier partners – Busch Beer, Coca-Cola, Geico and Xfinity.
3 - Three new teams have announced they will enter the NASCAR Cup Series in 2021, including 23XI Racing owned by Michael Jordan and Denny Hamlin.
Even more numbers in the article.