The Origin of NASCAR Stats (with NBC Sports' Dan Beaver)

A Lifetime in Motorsports

Oct 28 2022 • 1 hr 19 mins

Keeping track of all the numbers in any sport can be a challenge. Looking at them for 40 NASCAR teams at any given time can be a daunting task. Drivers, teams, teams owners, laps. tracks, cars, car numbers, percentages, and how they perform on track week to week and year to year is quite a bit to absorb. NASCAR historians Ben White and Jerry Bonkowski discuss NASCAR statistics with special guest Dan Beaver of NBC Sports, a renowned Fantasy Racing expert as well as a statistician in other professional sports, The trio of analysts will also cover other subjects including the origins of No. 78, during podcast No. 78 of "A Lifetime in Motorsports."   Give "A Lifetime in Motorsports" a listen for some interesting information on this week's podcast Learn more about your ad choices. Visit