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. 15 days left, so today’s number is: 15
15 career Nationwide Series poles won by Joe Gibbs Racing drivers Denny Hamlin and Joey Logano. Hamlin has made 123 Nationwide starts and has 10 wins, three from the pole position. Logano (pictured 2009 in Nashville) has eight wins in 66 starts. He has five wins from the pole.