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NASCAR Sprint Cup race number 23 of 36
Sunday, August 16, 2015 at Michigan International Speedway, Brooklyn, MI
200 laps on a 2.000 mile paved track (400.000 miles)

Time of race: 2:47:18
Average speed: 143.455 mph
Pole speed: 197.488 mph
Cautions: 8 for 31 laps
Margin of victory: 1.722 sec
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 16
Green flag passes: 3,886 (23.0 per green flag lap)
(Source: NASCAR loop data)

Glossary    2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup results   /   2015 standings

PosSt#DriverCarLapsMoneyStatusLedPts
1 120   Matt Kenseth Dollar General   (Joe Gibbs)Toyota200226586running14648
2 74   Kevin Harvick Jimmy John's   (Stewart Haas Racing)Chevrolet200190885running1543
32278   Martin Truex, Jr. Furniture Row / Denver Mattress   (Barney Visser)Chevrolet200137130running041
4 43   Austin Dillon Dow   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet200150746running1941
5 211   Denny Hamlin FedEx Freight   (Joe Gibbs)Toyota200114000running039
6 319   Carl Edwards Arris   (Joe Gibbs)Toyota20097890running539
71022   Joey Logano Shell / Pennzoil   (Roger Penske)Ford200137348running037
81731   Ryan Newman Caterpillar   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet200130540running036
9142   Brad Keselowski Miller Genuine Draft   (Roger Penske)Ford200141756running035
10 988   Dale Earnhardt, Jr. Microsoft Windows 10   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet200107415running034
11 618   Kyle Busch Interstate Batteries   (Joe Gibbs)Toyota200132906running1034
122427   Paul Menard Richmond / Menards   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet20098790running032
133442   Kyle Larson Target   (Chip Ganassi)Chevrolet200118098running031
143043   Aric Almirola Armour   (Richard Petty Motorsports)Ford200126501running331
15115   Kasey Kahne Farmers Insurance   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet200103615running029
16181   Jamie McMurray Cessna / McDonald's   (Chip Ganassi)Chevrolet200118431running028
172124   Jeff Gordon Pepsi   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet200132826running128
181355   David Ragan Aaron's Dream Machine Online Version   (Michael Waltrip)Toyota200114879running026
19159   Sam Hornish, Jr. Transportation Impact   (Richard Petty Motorsports)Ford200113610running025
201641   Kurt Busch Haas Automation   (Stewart Haas Racing)Chevrolet199102340running024
21 514   Tony Stewart Mobil 1 / Bass Pro Shops   (Stewart Haas Racing)Chevrolet199113754running023
22256   Trevor Bayne AdvoCare   (Jack Roush)Ford198127390running022
232016   Greg Biffle Ortho Home Defense   (Jack Roush)Ford198117023running021
241921   Ryan Blaney Motorcraft / Quick Lane Tire & Auto Center   (Wood Brothers)Ford19882390running00
252310   Danica Patrick GoDaddy   (Stewart Haas Racing)Chevrolet19893415running019
262717   Ricky Stenhouse, Jr. Zest   (Jack Roush)Ford19893015running018
273535   Cole Whitt Dockside Logistics   (Bob Jenkins)Ford198102823running017
282647   A.J. Allmendinger Kroger / Scott Products / Clorox   (JTG-Daugherty Racing)Chevrolet198115573running016
292851   Justin Allgaier Brandt   (Harry Scott, Jr.)Chevrolet197106398running015
303283   Matt DiBenedetto Cosmo Motors   (BK Racing)Toyota19798798running014
31337   Alex Bowman Advanced Patient Care   (Tommy Baldwin, Jr.)Chevrolet19793062running013
323638   David Gilliland MDS Transport   (Bob Jenkins)Ford19788915running012
332926   Jeb Burton Maxim Fantasy Sports / Estes Express Lines   (BK Racing)Toyota19780840running011
343834   Brett Moffitt CSX "Play It Safe"   (Bob Jenkins)Ford19780740running010
353946   Michael Annett Pilot / Flying J   (Harry Scott, Jr.)Chevrolet19780565running09
363140   Landon Cassill Snap Fitness Patriotic   (Joe Falk)Chevrolet19680515running00
374132   Josh Wise Skuttle Tight / Tom Siple Foundation   (Archie St. Hilaire)Ford19680454running07
383723   J.J. Yeley Dr. Pepper   (BK Racing)Toyota19475877running00
39 848   Jimmie Johnson Lowe's   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet190119741running05
404233   Travis Kvapil Little Joe's Auto   (Joe Falk)Chevrolet19067805running00
411215   Clint Bowyer 5-hour Energy   (Michael Waltrip)Toyota16497963running14
424013   Casey Mears GEICO   (Germain Racing)Chevrolet5167805overheating02
434398   Timmy Hill Premium Motorsports   (Mike Curb)Chevrolet956305parked00

To the back:
NameNbrReason
Austin Dillon3engine change
Kyle Busch18backup car
Travis Kvapil33engine change

Failed to qualify, withdrew, or driver changes:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
44Reed Sorenson62Premium MotorsportsJay RobinsonFord

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
ReasonFree
Pass
111  
254   #55 spun turn 2none
6105  
11133   debris backstretchnone
14218  
22243   competitionnone
257248  
73764   debris turn 2#9
7712145  
1221254   debris turn 1#88
1261261  
1271304   #15,31 accident backstretch#43
1311366  
1371415   #14 spun turn 4#5
14218342  
1841874   #48 spun turn 4#55
18820013  
  Percent of race run under caution: 15.5%             Average green flag run: 18.8 laps

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

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Matt Kenseth12222
  Austin Dillon234018
  Matt Kenseth415919
  Jeff Gordon60601
  Kyle Busch61622
  Matt Kenseth637513
  Clint Bowyer76761
  Matt Kenseth779822
  Kevin Harvick9911315
  Carl Edwards1141163
  Matt Kenseth1171226
  Carl Edwards1231242
  Austin Dillon1251251
  Matt Kenseth12616439
  Kyle Busch1651728
  Aric Almirola1731753
  Matt Kenseth17620025

Today's top pit crews:
Nbr# StopsDriverLapsTotal TimeAverage Time
226   Joey Logano200215.535Joey Logano   35.923  
115   Denny Hamlin200179.619Denny Hamlin   35.924  
428   Kyle Larson200288.449Kyle Larson   36.056  
276   Paul Menard200217.466Paul Menard   36.244  
27   Brad Keselowski200259.159Brad Keselowski   37.023  
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Points Standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Kevin Harvick 866    
2   Joey Logano 818   -48  
3   Dale Earnhardt, Jr. 784   -82  
4   Martin Truex, Jr. 755   -111  
5   Brad Keselowski 754   -112  
6   Jimmie Johnson 752   -114  
7   Matt Kenseth 751   -115  
8   Kurt Busch 683   -183  
9   Denny Hamlin 670   -196  
10   Jamie McMurray 663   -203  
11   Paul Menard 654   -212  
12   Ryan Newman 649   -217  
13   Jeff Gordon 648   -218  
14   Carl Edwards 628   -238  
15   Clint Bowyer 616   -250  
16   Aric Almirola 593   -273  
17   Kasey Kahne 590   -276  
18   Greg Biffle 553   -313  
19   Kyle Larson 548   -318  
20   Austin Dillon 533   -333  

Playoff standings after this race:
RankDriverWinsPoints
1   Jimmie Johnson 4   752  
2   Kyle Busch 4   395  
3   Matt Kenseth 3   751  
4   Kevin Harvick 2   866  
5   Joey Logano 2   818  
6   Dale Earnhardt, Jr. 2   784  
7   Kurt Busch 2   683  
8   Martin Truex, Jr. 1   755  
9   Brad Keselowski 1   754  
10   Denny Hamlin 1   670  
11   Carl Edwards 1   628  
12   Jamie McMurray 0   663  
13   Paul Menard 0   654  
14   Ryan Newman 0   649  
15   Jeff Gordon 0   648  
16   Clint Bowyer 0   616