Busch Perfect At Pocono

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Aug. 5, 2007) ? Kurt Busch dominated the tricky Pocono Raceway layout, racking up some of the most impressive statistics ever during Sunday?s win in the Pennsylvania 500.

In winning his second career race at Pocono, Busch earned a Driver Rating of 150.0, which is the maximum a driver can achieve. Busch also scored a perfect Driver Rating in his first Pocono Raceway win in 2005 and his Phoenix win in 2005.

Busch, in leading a Pocono-record 175 laps, also had 99 fastest laps run and an Average Running Position of 1.43.

Going into the race, Busch had a Pocono-specific Driver Rating of 109.9, which was second only to Denny Hamlin.

Below is a breakdown of Busch?s stats in the 2007 Pennsylvania 500:

Kurt Busch at 2007 Pennsylvania 500

Driver Rating: 150.0

Avg. Running Position: 1.4

Laps Led: 175

Fastest Laps Run: 99

Laps in the Top 15: 200 of 200

Below is a breakdown of how some of Busch?s stats compare to other dominant performances since 2005:

Perfect Driver Ratings

Driver Date Track

Kurt Busch 4/23/2005 Phoenix

Kurt Busch 7/24/2005 Pocono

Tony Stewart 8/14/2005 Watkins Glen

Kevin Harvick 11/12/2006 Phoenix

Kurt Busch 8/5/2007 Pocono

Best Average Running Position

Driver Date Track ARP

Tony Stewart 7/2/05 Daytona 1.24

Kevin Harvick 11/12/06 Phoenix 1.23

Matt Kenseth 8/27/05 Bristol 1.33

Kurt Busch 8/5/07 Pocono 1.43

Largest Percentage of Fastest Laps (of Green Flag Laps)

Driver Date Track Fast Laps Pct. Fast Laps

Kurt Busch 8/5/07 Pocono 99 59.6

Kurt Busch 7/24/05 Pocono 85 55.9

Tony Stewart 8/14/05 Watkins Glen 39 54.9

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