Post-Michigan Stage Stats
After 22 races in 2020, 45 stages have been held in the NASCAR Cup Series.
FireKeepers Casino 400 at Michigan International Speedway (August 8th, 2020). Kevin Harvick won the race after sweeping the first two stages.
Consumers Energy 400 at Michigan International Speedway (August 9th, 2020). Kevin Harvick swept the weekend and even won the second stage. His Stewart-Haas Racing (SHR) teammate Clint Bowyer won the opening stage.
A chart of the 2020 stage wins is shown below.
Harvick entered the doubleheader weekend with just two stage wins (Stage 1 at Phoenix, Stage 2 at Indianapolis) on the season. Harvick’s three stage wins this weekend now puts him at 5 total stage wins, tying him in second-place with Chase Elliott on the season. Brad Keselowski continues to lead the league at 6.
Clint Bowyer’s third stage of the season win now moves him into a tie at 7th-place on the 2020 toal list, tied with Ryan Blaney. Bowyer’s first two stage wins this season both came in the Darlington 500-kilometer race in May.
The list of 2020 stage wins is shown below.
Harvick’s three stage wins removes him from a tie with Kyle Busch at second-place on the All-Time Stage Win list. Harvick is now at 36 total wins, just four away from All-Time Stage Win Leader Martin Truex Jr. (40), three ahead of the reigning series champion Kyle Busch (33).
Clint Bowyer’s sixth-career stage win promotes him to 11th on the All-Time list. The opening stage win on Sunday broke a tie with his third SHR teammate in 12th-place at 5, and now trails former SHR teammate Kurt Busch by one for a top-ten slot.
The All-Time Stage Win List is shown below.