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NASCAR Sprint Cup race number 18 of 36
Saturday, July 11, 2015 at Kentucky Speedway, Sparta, KY
267 laps on a 1.500 mile paved track (400.500 miles)

Time of race: 3:05:42
Average speed: 129.402 mph
Pole speed: no time trials
Cautions: 11 for 49 laps
Margin of victory: 1.594 sec
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 13
Green flag passes: 2,665 (12.2 per green flag lap)
(Source: NASCAR loop data)

Glossary    2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup results   /   2015 standings

PosSt#DriverCarLapsMoneyStatusLedPts
1 918   Kyle Busch M&M's Crispy   (Joe Gibbs)Toyota267214316running16348
2 422   Joey Logano Shell / Pennzoil / AutoTrader   (Roger Penske)Ford267161118running2343
3 811   Denny Hamlin FedEx Office   (Joe Gibbs)Toyota267125335running1342
42019   Carl Edwards Minions / Xfinity   (Joe Gibbs)Toyota267119295running141
51620   Matt Kenseth Dollar General   (Joe Gibbs)Toyota267142111running039
6 22   Brad Keselowski Miller Lite   (Roger Penske)Ford267140656running6239
7 324   Jeff Gordon AARP Member Advantages / AARP Credit Cards   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet267135176running037
8154   Kevin Harvick Budweiser   (Stewart Haas Racing)Chevrolet267137640running036
9 648   Jimmie Johnson Lowe's Pro Services   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet267132151running035
101341   Kurt Busch Haas Automation   (Stewart Haas Racing)Chevrolet267102715running034
111717   Ricky Stenhouse, Jr. Fifth Third Bank   (Jack Roush)Ford26795890running033
121243   Aric Almirola Smithfield   (Richard Petty Motorsports)Ford267123951running032
13286   Trevor Bayne AdvoCare   (Jack Roush)Ford267126790running031
14 71   Jamie McMurray Cessna / Bad Boy Buggies   (Chip Ganassi)Chevrolet267116156running030
151427   Paul Menard Quaker State / Menards   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet26793915running029
162716   Greg Biffle Ortho Home Defense   (Jack Roush)Ford267116523running028
17 578   Martin Truex, Jr. Furniture Row / Denver Mattress   (Barney Visser)Chevrolet267111035running027
182555   David Ragan Aaron's Dream Machine   (Michael Waltrip)Toyota267111479running026
193015   Clint Bowyer Hughes General Contractors / Casey's / Peak   (Michael Waltrip)Toyota267118123running025
202631   Ryan Newman Caterpillar   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet267121290running225
211088   Dale Earnhardt, Jr. Nationwide Insurance   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet26799365running023
22189   Sam Hornish, Jr. Advance Auto Parts Speed Perks   (Richard Petty Motorsports)Ford267109660running022
232113   Casey Mears GEICO   (Germain Racing)Chevrolet267109248running021
243251   Justin Allgaier Fraternal Order of Eagles   (Harry Scott, Jr.)Chevrolet267106998running020
25113   Austin Dillon Dow Styrofoam Insulation   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet267119526running019
262447   A.J. Allmendinger Kroger / Scott Products / Kingsford / Bush's   (JTG-Daugherty Racing)Chevrolet267111423running018
27195   Kasey Kahne LiftMaster   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet26697090running017
283640   Landon Cassill CRC Brakleen   (Joe Falk)Chevrolet26682065running00
293438   David Gilliland Love's Travel Stops   (Bob Jenkins)Ford266101523running015
302946   Michael Annett Pilot / Flying J   (Harry Scott, Jr.)Chevrolet26683290running014
31317   Alex Bowman Advance Auto Parts   (Tommy Baldwin, Jr.)Chevrolet26690772running214
323834   Brett Moffitt Dockside Logistics   (Bob Jenkins)Ford26680115running012
332214   Tony Stewart Rush Truck Centers   (Stewart Haas Racing)Chevrolet265105779running011
342310   Danica Patrick GoDaddy   (Stewart Haas Racing)Chevrolet26586515running010
35 142   Kyle Larson Target   (Chip Ganassi)Chevrolet265112373running09
364262   Reed Sorenson Premium Motorsports   (Jay Robinson)Chevrolet26478410running19
373335   Cole Whitt KFC   (Bob Jenkins)Ford26478352running07
384032   Will Kimmel Visone RV Parts / CorvetteParts.net   (Archie St. Hilaire)Ford26373752running06
394123   J.J. Yeley TraqGear Innovations / Coolshirt Systems   (BK Racing)Toyota26069680running00
404333   Alex Kennedy Little Joe's Auto   (Joe Falk)Chevrolet24765680running04
413526   Jeb Burton Maxim Fantasy Sports   (BK Racing)Toyota17561680suspension03
423983   Matt DiBenedetto Anest Iwata   (BK Racing)Toyota14557680crash02
433798   Josh Wise Big Red / Xyience   (Mike Curb)Ford1754180crash01

Failed to qualify, withdrew, or driver changes:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
44Ryan Blaney21Snap-on ToolsWood BrothersFord
45Michael McDowell95Thrivent FinancialLeavine Family RacingFord
46Travis Kvapil30The Motorsports GroupCurtis KeyChevrolet

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
ReasonFree
Pass
11919  
20234   #23,98 accident turns 3/4#32
24318  
32354   competition#33
368146  
82865   debris turn 4none
879913  
1001045   #41 spun turn 4#6
10512218  
1231286   #23 accident turn 4#11
1291368  
1371404   #88 accident turn 3#51
1411433  
1441463   #14,17,26,83 accident turn 2#13
1471526  
1531564   debris turn 4#62
15718630  
1871915   debris turn 3#34
19220716  
2082125   #10 accident turn 4#46
2132208  
2212244   #42 accident turn 2none
22526743  
  Percent of race run under caution: 18.4%             Average green flag run: 18.2 laps

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

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Brad Keselowski13232
  Reed Sorenson33331
  Kyle Busch349461
  Brad Keselowski9512430
  Kyle Busch12518864
  Ryan Newman1891902
  Kyle Busch19120818
  Alex Bowman2092102
  Denny Hamlin2112122
  Carl Edwards2132131
  Denny Hamlin21422411
  Joey Logano22524723
  Kyle Busch24826720

Today's top pit crews:
Nbr# StopsDriverLapsTotal TimeAverage Time
118   Denny Hamlin267278.395Denny Hamlin   34.799  
185   Kyle Busch267175.310Kyle Busch   35.062  
206   Matt Kenseth267216.238Matt Kenseth   36.040  
195   Carl Edwards267181.065Carl Edwards   36.213  
225   Joey Logano267181.757Joey Logano   36.351  
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Points Standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Kevin Harvick 692    
2   Jimmie Johnson 624   -68  
2   Joey Logano 624   -68  
4   Dale Earnhardt, Jr. 616   -76  
5   Martin Truex, Jr. 596   -96  
6   Brad Keselowski 559   -133  
7   Jamie McMurray 556   -136  
8   Kurt Busch 542   -150  
9   Matt Kenseth 540   -152  
10   Jeff Gordon 537   -155  
11   Denny Hamlin 522   -170  
12   Kasey Kahne 513   -179  
13   Paul Menard 509   -183  
14   Ryan Newman 497   -195  
15   Clint Bowyer 490   -202  
16   Aric Almirola 473   -219  
17   Carl Edwards 449   -243  
18   Greg Biffle 420   -272  
19   Kyle Larson 404   -288  
20   Casey Mears 399   -293  

Playoff standings after this race:
RankDriverWinsPoints
1   Jimmie Johnson 4   624  
2   Kevin Harvick 2   692  
3   Dale Earnhardt, Jr. 2   616  
4   Kurt Busch 2   542  
5   Joey Logano 1   624  
6   Martin Truex, Jr. 1   596  
7   Brad Keselowski 1   559  
8   Matt Kenseth 1   540  
9   Denny Hamlin 1   522  
10   Carl Edwards 1   449  
11   Jamie McMurray 0   556  
12   Jeff Gordon 0   537  
13   Kasey Kahne 0   513  
14   Paul Menard 0   509  
15   Ryan Newman 0   497  
16   Clint Bowyer 0   490