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Auto Club 400 Results


Fin Str Car Driver Make Laps Pts Status Laps Led
1 3 88 Alex Bowman Chevrolet 200 59 Running 110
2 17 18 Kyle Busch Toyota 200 40 Running -
3 4 1 Kurt Busch Chevrolet 200 40 Running -
4 13 9 Chase Elliott Chevrolet 200 40 Running -
5 15 2 Brad Keselowski Ford 200 44 Running 6
6 28 11 Denny Hamlin Toyota 200 34 Running -
7 2 48 Jimmie Johnson Chevrolet 200 46 Running 10
8 6 10 Aric Almirola Ford 200 36 Running -
9 5 4 Kevin Harvick Ford 200 29 Running -
10 29 20 Erik Jones Toyota 200 29 Running -
11 19 8 Tyler Reddick # Chevrolet 200 26 Running -
12 7 22 Joey Logano Ford 200 29 Running -
13 12 21 Matt DiBenedetto Ford 200 27 Running -
14 38 19 Martin Truex Jr Toyota 200 29 Running 3
15 21 24 William Byron Chevrolet 200 22 Running 1
16 11 17 Chris Buescher Ford 200 21 Running -
17 27 6 Ross Chastain Ford 200 0 Running -
18 18 41 Cole Custer # Ford 199 19 Running -
19 16 12 Ryan Blaney Ford 199 37 Running 54
20 10 47 Ricky Stenhouse Jr Chevrolet 199 17 Running 6
21 9 42 Kyle Larson Chevrolet 199 16 Running -
22 8 34 Michael McDowell Ford 199 15 Running -
23 1 14 Clint Bowyer Ford 199 14 Running 10
24 25 3 Austin Dillon Chevrolet 199 13 Running -
25 23 38 John Hunter Nemechek # Ford 199 12 Running -
26 24 13 Ty Dillon Chevrolet 199 11 Running -
27 14 43 Bubba Wallace Chevrolet 198 10 Running -
28 31 96 Daniel Suarez Toyota 198 9 Running -
29 26 32 Corey LaJoie Ford 197 8 Running -
30 20 37 Ryan Preece Chevrolet 197 7 Running -
31 30 52 JJ Yeley Ford 197 0 Running -
32 32 15 Brennan Poole # Chevrolet 195 5 Running -
33 34 53 Joey Gase Ford 193 0 Running -
34 36 51 Garrett Smithley Chevrolet 193 3 Running -
35 35 00 Quin Houff # Chevrolet 192 2 Running -
36 33 77 Reed Sorenson Chevrolet 191 1 Running -
37 37 66 Timmy Hill Toyota 184 0 Running -
38 22 95 Christopher Bell # Toyota 80 1 Engine -

Time of Race: 2 Hrs, 37 Mins, 7 Secs.
Average Speed: 152.753 MPH
Margin of Victory: 8.904 Seconds

Stage 1 Top 10: 88, 12, 48, 10, 1, 2, 22, 21, 9, 18
Stage 2 Top 10: 12, 88, 48, 2, 19, 9, 18, 11, 20, 4

Stage Points

Race Comments: Alex Bowman won the Auto Club 400 at Auto Club Speedway, his second career 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: No. 37 (penalty) and 47 (penalty).

Race Recap

Caution Flags: 3 for 13 laps; Laps: 62-66 (Stage 1 Conclusion [34]); 94-95 (#14 Incident in Turn 1 [96]); 122-127 (Stage 2 Conclusion [42]).

Lead Changes: 16 among 8 drivers; C. Bowyer 1-10; A. Bowman 11-29; R. Stenhouse Jr 30-35; A. Bowman 36-63; J. Johnson 64-68; R. Blaney 69-70; J. Johnson 71; R. Blaney 72-91; W. Byron 92; R. Blaney 93-123; J. Johnson 124-127; R. Blaney 128; A. Bowman 129; M. Truex Jr 130-132; A. Bowman 133-160; B. Keselowski 161-166; A. Bowman 167-200.