CUP Series

NASCAR CUP Series

Driver Momentum

Momentum in NASCAR is a concept frequently mentioned by drivers, analysts, and commentators, describing the perceived psychological and performance boost a team or driver experiences following successful events. While often criticized for its vague and inconsistent usage, momentum is a term that resonates deeply within the NASCAR community. It is closely related to 'current form,' which refers to a driver's recent performance trend over several races. Momentum and current form are intertwined; both concepts highlight the importance of consistency and confidence in achieving success on the track.

In your NASCAR driver projections, momentum is considered alongside various performance metrics to provide a comprehensive view of a driver's potential. By analyzing recent results and factoring in the psychological boost that momentum may provide, your projections can offer a nuanced perspective that goes beyond raw statistics by capturing the ebbs and flows of a driver's season. Whether you're a fantasy player or a sports bettor, understanding the role of momentum can enhance your strategy and decision-making, making it a valuable piece of the overall projection puzzle.

10-race Driver Current Form / Momentum
10-race Driver In-race Average Positions

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Driver Momentum over the last 10 races.
DRIVER STARTS WIN RU T3 T5 T10 T15 T20 ST FIN AVG +/- AVG +/- MID CLO ARP GFP GFxP PD QPS FST LED LAPS
2 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 19.0 18.5 0.5 1 31.5 21.5 20.0 198 208 -10 19 4 0 350
AJ Allmendinger 5 0 0 0 0 1 2 2 24.0 22.4 1.6 8 19.0 26.4 21.6 327 330 -3 65 2 4 703
Brad Keselowski 10 1 1 3 3 5 7 8 14.7 11.8 2.9 29 8.8 12.0 12.8 900 763 137 413 120 81 2363
Denny Hamlin 10 0 2 2 5 5 6 6 10.5 14.6 -4.1 -41 10.7 12.6 13.5 786 754 32 432 129 216 2254
JJ Yeley 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 38.5 37.5 1.0 2 36.0 37.5 36.0 62 59 3 8 1 0 226
Jimmie Johnson 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 24.0 33.5 -9.5 -19 29.5 34.0 29.9 210 234 -24 9 1 0 424
Joey Logano 10 1 0 1 3 4 5 5 15.1 16.2 -1.1 -11 14.2 19.5 16.3 756 769 -13 287 27 29 2359
Kyle Busch 10 0 0 0 0 2 4 4 17.7 23.5 -5.8 -58 17.6 21.2 19.9 810 784 26 208 43 29 2050
Martin Truex Jr 10 0 0 0 1 3 5 5 14.9 19.1 -4.2 -42 15.3 12.4 14.0 874 834 40 334 99 24 2360
Michael McDowell 10 0 1 1 2 4 5 6 13.1 16.5 -3.4 -34 19.6 14.5 17.6 859 897 -38 322 35 77 2268
Austin Dillon 10 0 0 0 0 1 1 3 20.1 24.8 -4.7 -47 26.0 25.3 24.6 957 1041 -84 92 12 0 2229
Ricky Stenhouse Jr 10 0 0 0 1 3 3 5 25.6 19.5 6.1 61 20.6 21.8 21.9 1027 1015 12 142 11 4 2305
Justin Allgaier 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 10.0 13.0 -3.0 -3 31.0 19.0 25.7 164 167 -3 11 3 0 249
Kyle Larson 9 2 0 2 3 5 6 6 7.2 16.0 -8.8 -79 8.3 15.0 10.5 640 522 118 349 121 184 2013
Alex Bowman 10 1 0 2 2 6 8 8 12.8 12.9 -0.1 -1 18.9 13.2 13.9 883 876 7 365 28 8 2200
Ryan Blaney 10 2 0 2 2 5 6 6 11.2 16.1 -4.9 -49 16.8 15.2 13.7 700 731 -31 313 171 293 2094
Corey Lajoie 10 0 0 0 0 0 1 4 22.6 23.0 -0.4 -4 22.9 23.4 23.7 910 926 -16 120 10 0 2362
Ty Dillon 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 37.0 28.0 9.0 18 34.5 27.0 33.4 111 125 -14 12 0 0 552
Chase Elliott 10 0 0 2 3 5 7 9 11.8 10.8 1.0 10 12.1 11.0 11.2 909 846 63 479 73 47 2364
Chris Buescher 10 0 1 2 4 4 6 8 17.9 13.1 4.8 48 11.4 13.3 14.0 880 777 103 335 71 142 2361
Erik Jones 9 0 0 0 0 0 2 5 30.0 22.8 7.2 65 20.4 25.3 24.3 795 761 34 84 3 0 2048
BJ McLeod 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 37.0 37.0 0.0 0 39.0 37.0 38.4 30 28 2 0 0 0 241
Ryan Preece 10 0 0 0 1 1 2 4 29.8 22.4 7.4 74 23.2 23.1 24.6 980 977 3 73 8 0 2322
Daniel Suarez 8 0 0 0 0 1 2 3 17.5 19.3 -1.8 -14 24.5 19.8 21.7 705 745 -40 165 7 4 2014
Cody Ware 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 34.5 29.5 5.0 10 31.5 30.0 32.3 83 90 -7 0 0 0 372
Ross Chastain 10 0 0 0 1 3 6 7 12.1 16.7 -4.6 -46 17.3 17.0 14.5 814 795 19 383 47 98 2230
Bubba Wallace 10 0 0 0 0 3 5 8 16.1 15.7 0.4 4 17.1 15.2 15.7 905 970 -65 340 22 6 2323
Daniel Hemric 10 0 0 0 0 1 2 4 31.0 23.3 7.7 77 24.7 24.2 26.7 803 839 -36 82 6 0 2349
William Byron 10 0 1 2 3 5 6 7 10.3 13.6 -3.3 -33 16.1 15.2 14.2 819 781 38 318 66 51 2362
Chad Finchum 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 38.0 38.0 0.0 0 38.0 38.0 37.9 1 1 0 0 0 0 132
Josh Bilicki 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 39.0 28.0 11.0 11 26.0 25.0 28.7 50 37 13 3 0 0 58
Tyler Reddick 10 0 1 2 4 7 7 8 6.8 10.7 -3.9 -39 12.7 8.4 11.1 868 806 62 386 156 285 2361
Justin Haley 10 0 0 0 0 2 4 6 26.6 18.4 8.2 82 21.4 18.5 20.9 1063 952 111 250 11 0 2342
John Hunter Nemechek 10 0 0 0 0 1 2 2 28.8 25.8 3.0 30 25.5 23.8 25.6 886 899 -13 72 5 0 2298
Christopher Bell 10 2 0 2 3 6 8 8 7.2 12.6 -5.4 -54 6.2 10.1 9.5 640 588 52 378 238 476 2257
Kaz Grala 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 34.3 26.0 8.3 50 27.8 27.7 29.3 443 450 -7 14 7 0 1360
Austin Cindric 10 1 0 1 1 1 3 7 18.0 19.7 -1.7 -17 22.9 22.7 20.6 867 999 -132 141 32 53 2277
Austin Hill 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 34.0 32.0 2.0 4 26.0 28.0 27.6 134 148 -14 6 0 0 325
Chase Briscoe 10 0 1 1 2 2 3 4 18.5 20.0 -1.5 -15 20.8 17.9 19.4 917 963 -46 207 14 0 2325
Harrison Burton 10 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 28.0 26.4 1.6 16 26.7 25.3 26.6 864 879 -15 85 8 0 2298
Noah Gragson 10 0 0 0 0 2 4 5 21.7 21.3 0.4 4 17.7 24.2 21.6 888 877 11 191 10 0 2137
Riley Herbst 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 33.5 36.0 -2.5 -5 34.0 36.0 35.1 129 132 -3 0 0 0 467
Zane Smith 10 0 1 1 1 1 1 4 26.7 24.1 2.6 26 25.9 28.0 26.7 759 929 -170 62 4 3 2194
Josh Berry 10 0 0 2 2 4 5 6 18.0 18.8 -0.8 -8 23.0 19.0 18.7 800 882 -82 309 54 47 2213
Ty Gibbs 10 0 1 2 2 3 4 5 8.6 18.2 -9.6 -96 14.4 17.2 13.0 776 805 -29 404 87 148 2239
Joey Hand 1 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 38.0 4.0 34.0 34 16.0 2.0 12.8 35 10 25 12 1 7 58
Todd Gilliland 10 0 0 0 0 2 6 9 24.5 15.4 9.1 91 16.6 18.1 17.9 939 925 14 255 14 29 2319
Derek Kraus 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 31.7 30.0 1.7 5 32.0 25.3 30.5 194 248 -54 26 29 6 799
Carson Hocevar 10 0 0 0 0 1 2 6 17.9 18.4 -0.5 -5 17.6 17.1 19.0 1007 1005 2 211 14 2 2364
Corey Heim 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 24.5 25.5 -1.0 -2 24.5 23.5 26.3 199 194 5 19 1 0 580
Shane van Gisbergen 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 20.5 34.0 -13.5 -27 34.5 34.5 27.0 156 157 -1 14 8 11 273
Cam Waters 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 31.0 35.0 -4.0 -4 21.0 35.0 29.0 40 32 8 7 0 0 66
Will Brown 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 24.0 31.0 -7.0 -7 35.0 31.0 30.2 29 24 5 3 6 0 107