Originally written on Captain Thunder Racing  |  Last updated 10/27/14
 (RacinToday/HHP photo by Harold Hinson)   MATT KENSETH - WINNER #17 Ford EcoBoost Ford   ·         Season-to-Date Driver Rating: 100.5   2012 Rundown   ·         Three wins, 12 top fives, 18 top 10s; one pole   ·         Average finish of 11.1   ·         Led 21 races for 477 laps   Texas Motor Speedway Outlook:   ·         Two wins, 11 top fives, 14 top 10s   ·         Average finish of 8.6 in 20 races   ·         Series-best Average Running Position of 9.2   ·         Series-best Driver Rating of 107.2   ·         299 Fastest Laps Run, fourth-most   ·         1,073 Green Flag Passes, sixth-most   ·         Average Green Flag Speed of 173.004 mph, second-fastest   ·         Series-high 3,988 Laps in the Top 15 (79.4%)   ·         591 Quality Passes, fifth-most   JIMMIE JOHNSON #48 Lowe's Chevrolet   ·         Season-to-Date Driver Rating: 109.9   2012 Rundown  
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