1 – Made his first Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series start at Charlotte Motor Speedway on October 7, 2001; he started the race 15th but finished 39th due to being involved in an incident.
4 – Won his first career pole in the Monster Energy Series in his fourth start; the 2002 Daytona 500; he started first but finished 15th.
4 – Number of career Monster Energy NASCAR All-Star Race wins – series-most.
5 – Only driver in NASCAR National Series history to win five consecutive championships – from 2006-2010.
7 – Total number of career Monster Energy Series titles – tied with NASCAR Hall of Famers Richard Petty and Dale Earnhardt for the series-most.
11 – Career-most wins in the Monster Energy Series at single track – Dover International Speedway.
11.9 – Career average starting position in the Monster Energy Series – sixth-best among Cup drivers with 600 or more starts.
12.9 – Career average finishing position in the Monster Energy Series – sixth best among Cup drivers with 600 or more starts.
13 – Won his first Monster Energy Series race in just his 13th career start on April 28, 2002 at Auto Club Speedway; he started the race fourth.
16 – Number of consecutive seasons with wins in the Monster Energy Series (2002-2017).
20 – Number of different tracks he has won at in the Monster Energy Series.
36 – Number of Monster Energy Series career poles – 17th-most all-time.
83 – Number of Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series career wins – tied with NASCAR Hall of Famer Cale Yarborough for sixth-most all-time.
227 – Number of Monster Energy Series top-five finishes – 11th-most all-time.
346 – Number of Monster Energy Series races he has led at least one lap – (53.5%).
364 – Number of Monster Energy Series top-10 finishes – 10th-most all-time.
651 – Number of Monster Energy Series career starts – 26th-most all-time.
18,834 – Career number of laps led – ninth-most all-time
184,866 – Career number of laps completed – 22nd-most all-time.