We are counting down the days to the season-opening Daytona 500 and for the amount of days left to the 2011 Sprint Cup’s opening race we’ll reveal a magic number in NASCAR stats and what it means. 22 days left, so today’s number is: 22
22 Career Cup wins for 2004 Sprint Cup champion Kurt Busch. Busch has won at least one race every season since 2002. Busch won twice in 2010—at Atlanta and Charlotte—to tie Terry Labonte for 27th on the career wins list. Just ahead of Busch and Labonte is Ricky Rudd with 23 wins.