Bojangles’ Southern 500 Results


Fin Str Car Driver Make Laps Pts Status Laps Led
1 15 20 Erik Jones Toyota 367 48 Running 79
2 3 42 Kyle Larson Chevrolet 367 49 Running 44
3 33 18 Kyle Busch Toyota 367 51 Running 118
4 11 4 Kevin Harvick Ford 367 34 Running 0
5 2 2 Brad Keselowski Ford 367 38 Running 19
6 13 14 Clint Bowyer Ford 367 36 Running 1
7 4 1 Kurt Busch Chevrolet 367 49 Running 94
8 19 95 Matt DiBenedetto Toyota 367 29 Running 0
9 17 21 Paul Menard Ford 367 28 Running 0
10 14 3 Austin Dillon Chevrolet 367 27 Running 0
11 5 41 Daniel Suarez Ford 367 26 Running 0
12 12 37 Chris Buescher Chevrolet 367 25 Running 0
13 10 12 Ryan Blaney Ford 366 24 Running 0
14 7 22 Joey Logano Ford 366 26 Running 0
15 22 19 Martin Truex Jr. Toyota 366 24 Running 0
16 6 48 Jimmie Johnson Chevrolet 366 34 Running 3
17 30 10 Aric Almirola Ford 366 20 Running 0
18 16 88 Alex Bowman Chevrolet 365 19 Running 0
19 8 9 Chase Elliott Chevrolet 365 23 Running 9
20 29 13 Ty Dillon Chevrolet 365 17 Running 0
21 1 24 William Byron Chevrolet 365 19 Running 0
22 20 47 Ryan Preece # Chevrolet 365 15 Running 0
23 24 6 Ryan Newman Ford 365 14 Running 0
24 28 43 Bubba Wallace Chevrolet 365 13 Running 0
25 25 00 Landon Cassill Chevrolet 364 0 Running 0
26 26 38 David Ragan Ford 363 11 Running 0
27 32 36 Matt Tifft # Ford 362 10 Running 0
28 31 15 Ross Chastain Chevrolet 361 0 Running 0
29 9 11 Denny Hamlin Toyota 356 22 Running 0
30 34 77 Reed Sorenson Chevrolet 355 7 Running 0
31 37 27 Joe Nemechek Chevrolet 354 0 Running 0
32 35 52 JJ Yeley Chevrolet 352 0 Running 0
33 21 17 Ricky Stenhouse Jr. Ford 351 4 Running 0
34 39 66 Joey Gase Toyota 349 0 Running 0
35 38 54 Garrett Smithley Chevrolet 344 0 Running 0
36 27 32 Corey LaJoie Ford 330 1 Running 0
37 18 8 Daniel Hemric # Chevrolet 274 1 Accident 0
38 23 34 Michael McDowell Ford 274 1 Accident 0
39 36 51 BJ McLeod Chevrolet 194 0 Accident 0

Time of Race: 3 Hrs, 44 Mins, 46 Secs.
Average Speed: 133.825 MPH
Margin of Victory: 4.058 Seconds

Stage 1 Top 10: 1, 48, 42, 18, 11, 9, 2, 22, 19, 20
Stage 2 Top 10: 18, 1, 11, 20, 42, 14, 48, 24, 2, 4

Race Comments: Erik Jones won the 70th Annual Bojangles’ Southern 500 at Darlington Raceway, his second career 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 the reasons indicated: #10 (backup car), #18 (enginge change), #77 (transmission), #27 and 51 (unapproved adjustments). Race Recap

Caution Flags: 7 for 35 laps; Laps: 37-40 (Competition Caution [15]); 69-72 (#38 and 54 Incident on the Backstretch [32]); 102-106 (Stage 1 Conclusion [15]); 142-145 (#6 and 41 Incident in Turn 2 [36]); 159-162 (#32 Spin in Turn 2 [6]); 199-206 (#36 and 51 Incident in Turn 1 [38]); 276-281 (#1, 8, 11, 24, 34, 48 Incident in Turn 4 [3]).

Lead Changes: 13 among 8 drivers; W. Byron 0; BStaff Report. Keselowski 1-19; K. Busch 20-69; C. Elliott 70-78; K. Busch 79-103; K. Larson 104-142; K. Busch 143-159; K. Busch 160-277; K. Larson 278-282; E. Jones 283-320; C. Bowyer 321; K. Busch 322-323; J. Johnson 324-326; E. Jones 327-367.