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Food City 500 Results

Fin St Car Driver Make Laps Status Laps Led Points
1 1 18 Kyle Busch Toyota 500 Running 117 49
2 6 42 Kyle Larson Chevrolet 500 Running 200 47
3 17 48 Jimmie Johnson Chevrolet 500 Running 0 46
4 4 17 Ricky Stenhouse Jr. Ford 500 Running 0 39
5 8 88 Alex Bowman Chevrolet 500 Running 0 36
6 19 10 Aric Almirola Ford 500 Running 0 34
7 39 4 Kevin Harvick Ford 500 Running 0 33
8 14 14 Clint Bowyer Ford 500 Running 0 37
9 10 22 Joey Logano Ford 500 Running 1 28
10 30 31 Ryan Newman Chevrolet 500 Running 0 36
11 12 19 Daniel Suarez Toyota 500 Running 5 26
12 23 38 David Ragan Ford 500 Running 0 25
13 7 21 Paul Menard Ford 499 Running 0 24
14 25 11 Denny Hamlin Toyota 499 Running 4 30
15 21 3 Austin Dillon Chevrolet 499 Running 0 24
16 20 43 Darrell Wallace Jr. Chevrolet 499 Running 6 22
17 18 47 AJ Allmendinger Chevrolet 499 Running 0 27
18 11 24 William Byron Chevrolet 498 Running 0 19
19 31 1 Jamie McMurray Chevrolet 498 Running 0 18
20 29 00 Landon Cassill Chevrolet 498 Running 0 17
21 24 32 Matt DiBenedetto Ford 497 Running 0 16
22 2 41 Kurt Busch Ford 496 Running 0 17
23 3 2 Brad Keselowski Ford 495 Running 67 34
24 33 6 Trevor Bayne Ford 495 Running 0 13
25 34 72 Corey LaJoie Chevrolet 494 Running 0 12
26 13 20 Erik Jones Toyota 494 Running 0 16
27 35 96 D.J. Kennington Toyota 482 Running 0 10
28 32 13 Ty Dillon Chevrolet 475 Running 0 9
29 16 9 Chase Elliott Chevrolet 473 Running 0 8
30 26 78 Martin Truex Jr. Toyota 458 Accident 0 7
31 28 23 Gray Gaulding Toyota 448 Running 0 6
32 36 55 Reed Sorenson Chevrolet 342 Accident 0 5
33 38 66 Chad Finchum Toyota 335 Accident 0 0
34 15 95 Kasey Kahne Chevrolet 236 Steering 0 3
35 5 12 Ryan Blaney Ford 117 Accident 100 2
36 22 37 Chris Buescher Chevrolet 116 Accident 0 1
37 37 51 Harrison Rhodes Chevrolet 115 Accident 0 1
38 9 34 Michael McDowell Ford 9 Accident 0 1
39 27 15 Ross Chastain Chevrolet 3 Accident 0 0

Time of Race: 3 Hrs, 26 Mins, 25 Secs.
Average Speed: 77.465 MPH
Margin of Victory: 0.628 Seconds

Stage 1 Top 10: 2,31,14,47,42,20,48,10,41,17
Stage 2 Top 10: 2,18,48,11,42,17,88,4,3,43

Race Comments: Kyle Busch won the Food City 500 at Bristol Motor Speedway, his 45th Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series victory. Prior to the start of the race, the following cars dropped to the rear of the field under penalty for reasons indicated: #4- back-up car, 41 – back-up car and 48 – unapproved tire change. Race Story

Caution Flags: 13 for 114 laps: Laps: 5-9 (#9, 24, 78, 19, 47, 15, 34, 38, 66 Incident Frontstretch [None]); 18-22 (#47,1 Incident Turn 2 [38]); 47-59 (Weather [Red flag 25:25] [55]); 62-67 (#17, 20 , 22 Incident Turn 4 [51]); 119-124 (#12, 1, 37, 38, 51, 6 Incident Turn 3 [Red flag 6:29] [00]); 127-134 (Stage 1 conclusion [1]); 156-169 (#6 Incident Turn 4 [Red Flag 26:54] [32]); 204-217 (Weather [32]); 252-261 (Stage 2 conclusion [1]); 325-329 (#42, 31 Incident Frontstretch [17]); 355-365 (#55 Incident Turn 4 [38]); 391-399 (Weather [11]); 471-478 (#2 Incident Turn 2 [19]).

Lead Changes: 18 among 8 drivers: Kyle Busch 1-16; R. Blaney 17-55; J. Logano 56; R. Blaney 57-117; B. Keselowski 118-130; K. Larson 131-243; B. Keselowski 244-261; D. Hamlin 262-265; B. Keselowski 266-292; K. Larson 293-324; Kyle Busch 325-360; D. Suarez 361-365; B. Keselowski 366-374; D. Wallace Jr. # 375-380; Kyle Busch 381-438; K. Larson 439-472; Kyle Busch 473; K. Larson 474-494; Kyle Busch 495-500.