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NASCAR Sprint Cup race number 24 of 36
Saturday, August 22, 2015 at Bristol Motor Speedway, Bristol, TN
500 laps on a 0.533 mile paved track (266.500 miles)

Time of race: 2:45:05
Average speed: 96.891 mph
Pole speed: 131.407 mph
Cautions: 8 for 52 laps
Margin of victory: .220 sec
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 14
Green flag passes: 1,797 (4.0 per green flag lap)
(Source: NASCAR loop data)

Glossary    2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup results   /   2015 standings

PosSt#DriverCarLapsMoneyStatusLedPts
1 522   Joey Logano Shell / Pennzoil   (Roger Penske)Ford500365198running17647
2 74   Kevin Harvick Budweiser   (Stewart Haas Racing)Chevrolet500268205running042
3 111   Denny Hamlin FedEx Ground   (Joe Gibbs)Toyota500195330running5442
41048   Jimmie Johnson Lowe's Pro Services   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet500190166running040
5 915   Clint Bowyer 5-hour Energy   (Michael Waltrip)Toyota500166213running039
6 62   Brad Keselowski Miller Lite   (Roger Penske)Ford500167786running439
7 319   Carl Edwards Stanley Tools   (Joe Gibbs)Toyota500121995running7438
8 218   Kyle Busch Skittles   (Joe Gibbs)Toyota500175286running19238
92088   Dale Earnhardt, Jr. Nationwide Insurance   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet500135970running035
101831   Ryan Newman Caterpillar   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet500145670running034
11211   Jamie McMurray McDonald's / Cessna   (Chip Ganassi)Chevrolet500142826running033
121451   Justin Allgaier Brandt   (Harry Scott, Jr.)Chevrolet500138468running032
13163   Austin Dillon Dow   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet500147896running031
141141   Kurt Busch Haas Automation   (Stewart Haas Racing)Chevrolet499124060running030
15226   Trevor Bayne AdvoCare   (Jack Roush)Ford498150985running029
16195   Kasey Kahne Great Clips   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet498122685running028
173143   Aric Almirola Smithfield   (Richard Petty Motorsports)Ford497150171running027
18269   Sam Hornish, Jr. Blue Emu Pain Relief Cream   (Richard Petty Motorsports)Ford497133905running026
194014   Tony Stewart Bass Pro Shops / Mobil 1   (Stewart Haas Racing)Chevrolet497134049running025
202424   Jeff Gordon Axalta Rainbow Throwback   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet496151521running024
21 817   Ricky Stenhouse, Jr. Lenox / Fastenal   (Jack Roush)Ford496113535running023
221521   Ryan Blaney SKF   (Wood Brothers)Ford496101285running00
232813   Casey Mears GEICO   (Germain Racing)Chevrolet496128468running021
242927   Paul Menard Knauf / Menards   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet496111635running020
251716   Greg Biffle Cheez-It   (Jack Roush)Ford496134018running019
262547   A.J. Allmendinger Bush's Grillin Beans / Clorox / Scott Prod.   (JTG-Daugherty Racing)Chevrolet495130818running018
273210   Danica Patrick GoDaddy   (Stewart Haas Racing)Chevrolet495109440running017
282378   Martin Truex, Jr. Furniture Row / Denver Mattress   (Barney Visser)Chevrolet495127175running016
293335   Cole Whitt Speed Stick   (Bob Jenkins)Ford495112278running015
302734   Brett Moffitt No Escape   (Bob Jenkins)Ford495103385running014
313095   Michael McDowell Thrivent Financial   (Leavine Family Racing)Ford49597275running013
32367   Alex Bowman Accell Construction   (Tommy Baldwin, Jr.)Chevrolet494109712running012
334283   Matt DiBenedetto Cosmo Motors   (BK Racing)Toyota49399555running011
343823   J.J. Yeley VooDoo BBQ & Grill   (BK Racing)Toyota49296895running00
353432   Josh Wise Visone RV Parts / Wildcat   (Archie St. Hilaire)Ford49196760running09
363738   David Gilliland CashCash.com   (Bob Jenkins)Ford488104675running08
374333   Mike Bliss Little Joe's Auto   (Joe Falk)Chevrolet48696505running00
383940   Landon Cassill CarsForSale.com   (Joe Falk)Chevrolet48091228running00
394198   Timmy Hill BigDaddysRvs.com   (Mike Curb)Ford47687165running00
40 455   David Ragan Aaron's Dream Machine Online Version   (Michael Waltrip)Toyota443110479crash04
411242   Kyle Larson Cartwheel by Target   (Chip Ganassi)Chevrolet356107073crash03
421320   Matt Kenseth Dollar General   (Joe Gibbs)Toyota110112101engine02
433546   Michael Annett Pilot / Flying J   (Harry Scott, Jr.)Chevrolet071665engine01

Failed to qualify, withdrew, or driver changes:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
44Travis Kvapil30The Motorsports GroupCurtis KeyChevrolet
45Jeb Burton26Rocky Ridge Custom TrucksBK RacingToyota
46Reed Sorenson62Premium MotorsportsJay RobinsonChevrolet

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
ReasonFree
Pass
15252  
53575   debris turn 3#14
5812669  
1271326   #42 accident turn 3#17
13314614  
1471515   #17,47 accident frontstretch#6
15225099  
2512577   debris turn 3#88
258359102  
3603678   #42 accident frontstretch#88
3683714  
3723798   #15,48,55 accident backstretch#51
3803845  
3853906   #6,17,78 accident frontstretch#3
39143040  
4314377   debris backstretch#19
43850063  
  Percent of race run under caution: 10.4%             Average green flag run: 49.8 laps

'Lucky Dog' recipients prior to 2009 were compiled by Jayski.com.

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Denny Hamlin12626
  Kyle Busch275226
  Denny Hamlin53531
  Kyle Busch5412774
  Denny Hamlin12815427
  Kyle Busch15522470
  Joey Logano22525228
  Carl Edwards25328028
  Kyle Busch28130222
  Carl Edwards30334543
  Joey Logano3463505
  Carl Edwards3513533
  Joey Logano35443279
  Brad Keselowski4334364
  Joey Logano43750064

Today's top pit crews:
Nbr# StopsDriverLapsTotal TimeAverage Time
112   Jamie McMurray500263.095Jamie McMurray   21.925  
3112   Ryan Newman500263.234Ryan Newman   21.936  
414   Kevin Harvick500310.554Kevin Harvick   22.182  
1110   Denny Hamlin500222.439Denny Hamlin   22.244  
1811   Kyle Busch500248.312Kyle Busch   22.574  
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Points Standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Kevin Harvick 908    
2   Joey Logano 865   -43  
3   Dale Earnhardt, Jr. 819   -89  
4   Brad Keselowski 793   -115  
5   Jimmie Johnson 792   -116  
6   Martin Truex, Jr. 771   -137  
7   Matt Kenseth 753   -155  
8   Kurt Busch 713   -195  
9   Denny Hamlin 712   -196  
10   Jamie McMurray 696   -212  
11   Ryan Newman 683   -225  
12   Paul Menard 674   -234  
13   Jeff Gordon 672   -236  
14   Carl Edwards 666   -242  
15   Clint Bowyer 655   -253  
16   Aric Almirola 620   -288  
17   Kasey Kahne 618   -290  
18   Greg Biffle 572   -336  
19   Austin Dillon 564   -344  
20   Kyle Larson 551   -357  

Playoff standings after this race:
RankDriverWinsPoints
1   Jimmie Johnson 4   792  
2   Kyle Busch 4   433  
3   Joey Logano 3   865  
4   Matt Kenseth 3   753  
5   Kevin Harvick 2   908  
6   Dale Earnhardt, Jr. 2   819  
7   Kurt Busch 2   713  
8   Brad Keselowski 1   793  
9   Martin Truex, Jr. 1   771  
10   Denny Hamlin 1   712  
11   Carl Edwards 1   666  
12   Jamie McMurray 0   696  
13   Ryan Newman 0   683  
14   Paul Menard 0   674  
15   Jeff Gordon 0   672  
16   Clint Bowyer 0   655