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The stat that encapsulates the massive turnover in NASCAR

Jimmie Johnson listens to a question about the new road course at the Charlotte Motor Speedway during the NASCAR Media Tour in Charlotte, N.C., Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2018. (AP Photo/Mike McCarn)

If you need a stat that perfectly encapsulates the crazy amount of driver changes in NASCAR’s Cup Series, we’ve got one for you.

Well, more specifically, the great folks at the NASCAR subreddit did. It’s too good not to share and extrapolate upon.


If for some reason you can’t see tweets in your browser, we’ll repeat it right here: Hendrick Motorsports is the team with the most wins among active drivers despite Jimmie Johnson being the only one of the team’s four drivers with wins.

How insane is that?

Here’s the official breakdown of wins by team entering the 2018 season.

Hendrick Motorsports (83 wins)
Jimmie Johnson – 83 wins
Alex Bowman, William Byron, Chase Elliott – 0 wins

Stewart-Haas Racing (75)
Kevin Harvick – 37 wins
Kurt Busch – 29 wins
Clint Bowyer – 8 wins
Aric Almirola – 1 win

Joe Gibbs Racing (74)
Kyle Busch – 43 wins
Denny Hamlin – 31 wins
Erik Jones, Daniel Suarez – 0 wins

Team Penske (43)
Brad Keselowski – 24 wins
Joey Logano – 18 wins
Ryan Blaney – 1 win

Richard Childress Racing (19)
Ryan Newman – 18 wins
Austin Dillon – 1 win

Leaving Family Racing (18)
Kasey Kahne – 18 wins

Furniture Row Racing (15)
Martin Truex Jr. – 15 wins

Chip Ganassi Racing (12)
Jamie McMurray – 7 wins
Kyle Larson – 5 wins

Roush Fenway Racing (3)
Ricky Stenhouse Jr. – 2 wins
Trevor Bayne – 1 win

JTG-Daugherty Racing (2)
AJ Allmendinger – 1 win
Chris Buescher – 1 win

Front Row Motorsports (2)
David Ragan – 2 wins

If you want to go a step further, Johnson has more wins than Richard Childress Racing, Leavine Family Racing, Furniture Row Racing, Chip Ganassi Racing, Roush Fenway Racing, JTG-Daugherty Racing have combined.

Here’s what the breakdown looked like entering the 2015 season, which was the final season for Jeff Gordon in the Cup Series and the penultimate seasons for Tony Stewart and Carl Edwards in the Cup Series.

Hendrick Motorsports (202 wins)
Jeff Gordon – 92 wins
Jimmie Johnson – 70 wins
Dale Earnhardt Jr. – 23 wins
Kasey Kahne – 17 wins

Joe Gibbs Racing (107)
Matt Kenseth – 31 wins
Kyle Busch – 29 wins
Denny Hamlin – 24 wins
Carl Edwards – 23 wins

Stewart-Haas Racing (101)
Tony Stewart – 48 wins
Kevin Harvick – 28 wins
Kurt Busch – 25 wins
Danica Patrick – 0 wins

Team Penske (24)
Brad Keselowski – 16 wins
Joey Logano – 8 wins

Roush Fenway Racing (20)
Greg Biffle – 19 wins
Trevor Bayne – 1 win
Ricky Stenhouse Jr. – 0 wins

Richard Childress Racing (18)
Ryan Newman – 17 wins
Paul Menard – 1 win
Austin Dillon – 0 wins

Michael Waltrip Racing (11)
Clint Bowyer – 8 wins
Brian Vickers – 3 wins

Chip Ganassi Racing (8)
Jamie McMurray – 7 wins
Kyle Larson – 1 win

Furniture Row Racing (2)
Martin Truex Jr. – 2 wins

Front Row Motorsports (2)
David Ragan – 2 wins
Cole Whitt – 0 wins
David Gilliland – 0 wins

Teams whose full-time drivers had multiple wins entering the 2015 season combined for 495 wins. In 2018, that total is just 346, a decrease of 149. Yeah, NASCAR has lost a lot of wins over the last few seasons.

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Nick Bromberg is a writer for Yahoo Sports. Have a tip? Email him at nickbromberg@yahoo.com or follow him on Twitter!