Team: No. 6 Cargill Beef Ford Mustang
Crew Chief: Mike Kelley
Bayne in Talladega, AL:
Previous Nationwide races:
April 2011 – Started 5th, finished 6th
April 2010 – Started 39th, finished 13th
Despite just two NASCAR Nationwide Series starts at Talladega Superspeedway, Bayne is the fastest driver early in a run (first 25% of laps run since a pit stop), averaging 192 mph. He is also the third fastest late in a run (last 25% of laps run since a pit stop).
Bayne is second fastest on restarts, averaging 175 mph during the first two laps under a green flag.
He is also fourth on the list of highest average running position, averaging 10th during those two races.
The Car: Chassis RK-679 opened the 2013 season for the No.6 team at Daytona International Raceway earning the Coors Light Pole Award, leading three laps and finished 31st after being sent to the garages with rear-end problems.
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