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2017 Bojangles' Southern 500


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Monster Energy NASCAR Cup race number 25 of 36
Sunday, September 3, 2017 at Darlington Raceway, Darlington, SC
367 laps on a 1.366 mile paved track (501.322 miles)

Time of race: 3:46:34
Average speed: 132.761 mph
Pole speed: 177.73 mph
Cautions: 8 for 38 laps
Margin of victory: 2.599 sec
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 20
Green flag passes: 1,823 (5.5 per green flag lap)
(Source: NASCAR loop data)

Glossary    2017 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup results   /   2017 standings

PosSt#DriverCarLapsStatusLedPtsPPts
1 911   Denny Hamlin Sport Clips Throwback   (Joe Gibbs)Toyota367running124320
2 318   Kyle Busch M&M's Caramel   (Joe Gibbs)Toyota367running6430
3 741   Kurt Busch Monster Energy / Haas Automation   (Stewart Haas Racing)Ford367running7380
4133   Austin Dillon American Ethanol E15 Throwback   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet367running0360
51077   Erik Jones 5-hour Energy Rookie Salute   (Barney Visser)Toyota367running0370
61120   Matt Kenseth Circle K Throwback   (Joe Gibbs)Toyota367running0320
71731   Ryan Newman Caterpillar Throwback   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet367running0300
8 278   Martin Truex, Jr. Bass Pro Shops / Tracker Boats 40th Anniv.   (Barney Visser)Toyota367running76492
9 14   Kevin Harvick Busch Beer Throwback   (Stewart Haas Racing)Ford366running22430
10 51   Jamie McMurray McDonald's Throwback   (Chip Ganassi)Chevrolet366running0340
112024   Chase Elliott NAPA Auto Parts Throwback   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet366running0260
121848   Jimmie Johnson Lowe's Throwback   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet366running0250
132513   Ty Dillon GEICO Throwback   (Germain Racing)Chevrolet366running0240
14 442   Kyle Larson Credit One Bank Throwback   (Chip Ganassi)Chevrolet366running124390
15 62   Brad Keselowski Miller Genuine Draft Throwback   (Roger Penske)Ford366running3330
162127   Paul Menard Dutch Boy / Menards   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet366running0210
172737   Chris Buescher Cheerios Throwback   (JTG-Daugherty Racing)Chevrolet366running0200
18 822   Joey Logano Shell / Pennzoil Throwback   (Roger Penske)Ford366running0220
193095   Michael McDowell WRL General Contractors Throwback   (Leavine Family Racing)Chevrolet365running0180
201543   Aric Almirola STP Throwback   (Richard Petty Motorsports)Ford365running0170
213134   Landon Cassill Love's Travel Stops Throwback   (Bob Jenkins)Ford365running5160
222288   Dale Earnhardt, Jr. Nationwide Insurance Throwback   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet365running0150
233472   Cole Whitt Ted Whitt Plumbing   (Bryan Smith)Chevrolet364running0140
24235   Kasey Kahne Great Clips Throwback   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet364running0130
252638   David Ragan Camping World / Good Sam   (Bob Jenkins)Ford363running0120
263310   Danica Patrick Ford Credit Throwback   (Stewart Haas Racing)Ford363running0110
272832   Matt DiBenedetto Keen Parts / Corvetteparts.net Throwback   (Archie St. Hilaire)Ford362running0100
283523   Corey LaJoie Dr. Pepper Throwback   (BK Racing)Toyota360running090
291417   Ricky Stenhouse, Jr. Fifth Third Bank Throwback   (Jack Roush)Ford358running080
303733   Jeffrey Earnhardt Hulu   (Joe Falk)Chevrolet356running070
311221   Ryan Blaney Motorcraft Throwback   (Wood Brothers)Ford356running060
323855   Derrike Cope Mane 'n Tail   (Jay Robinson)Toyota351running050
334066   Carl Long CrashClaimsR.us   (Carl Long)Chevrolet350running000
342947   A.J. Allmendinger Kroger ClickList Throwback   (JTG-Daugherty Racing)Chevrolet340running030
35246   Trevor Bayne AdvoCare Throwback   (Jack Roush)Ford336running020
363683   Gray Gaulding Champion Machinery   (BK Racing)Toyota202crash010
373951   Cody Ware Bubba Burger / Pray for Texas Throwback   (Rick Ware)Chevrolet144crash010
381919   Daniel Suarez Arris High-Speed Modems   (Joe Gibbs)Toyota125crash010
393215   Reed Sorenson Xchange of America Throwback   (Jay Robinson)Toyota104clutch010
401614   Clint Bowyer Carolina Ford Dealers Throwback   (Stewart Haas Racing)Ford18engine010
Top 10 in Stage 1: #78, 42, 11, 4, 2, 77, 1, 22, 18, 3
Top 10 in Stage 2: #78, 11, 4, 42, 18, 2, 41, 1, 3, 20

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
ReasonFree
Pass
11616  
17215   #6,47 accident turn 1#51
224120  
42454   #17 accident turn 4#15
4610156  
1021076   end of stage 1#95
10812518  
1261305   #19 accident turn 1#21
13115626  
1571604   #32,47,51 accident turn 1#43
16119737  
1982047   #83 spun turn 2#34
2052073  
2082103   #38 spun turn 1none
21126151  
2622654   debris turn 2#37
266367102  
  Percent of race run under caution: 10.4%             Average green flag run: 36.6 laps

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

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Kevin Harvick11818
  Kyle Busch19213
  Kyle Larson229978
  Martin Truex, Jr.1001023
  Kyle Larson10314745
  Martin Truex, Jr.1481569
  Kyle Larson1571571
  Denny Hamlin15817821
  Martin Truex, Jr.17920022
  Kevin Harvick2012011
  Denny Hamlin20225049
  Brad Keselowski2512533
  Landon Cassill2542585
  Martin Truex, Jr.2592613
  Kyle Busch2622621
  Denny Hamlin26331351
  Kyle Busch3143152
  Kevin Harvick3163183
  Kurt Busch3193257
  Martin Truex, Jr.32636439
  Denny Hamlin3653673

Points Standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Martin Truex, Jr. 1000    
2   Kyle Busch 893   -107  
3   Kyle Larson 884   -116  
4   Kevin Harvick 867   -133  
5   Denny Hamlin 785   -215  
6   Brad Keselowski 761   -239  
7   Chase Elliott 737   -263  
8   Matt Kenseth 735   -265  
9   Jamie McMurray 734   -266  
10   Jimmie Johnson 653   -347  
11   Clint Bowyer 643   -357  
12   Ryan Blaney 629   -371  
13   Kurt Busch 624   -376  
14   Erik Jones 611   -389  
15   Joey Logano 605   -395  
16   Ryan Newman 604   -396  
17   Daniel Suarez 538   -462  
18   Ricky Stenhouse, Jr. 536   -464  
19   Austin Dillon 473   -527  
20   Trevor Bayne 472   -528  

Playoff standings after this race:
RankDriverWinsPoints
1   Martin Truex, Jr. 4   1000  
2   Kyle Larson 3   884  
3   Jimmie Johnson 3   653  
4   Kyle Busch 2   893  
5   Brad Keselowski 2   761  
6   Ricky Stenhouse, Jr. 2   536  
7   Kevin Harvick 1   867  
8   Denny Hamlin 1   785  
9   Ryan Blaney 1   629  
10   Kurt Busch 1   624  
11   Ryan Newman 1   604  
12   Austin Dillon 1   473  
13   Kasey Kahne 1   464  
14   Chase Elliott 0   737  
15   Matt Kenseth 0   735  
16   Jamie McMurray 0   734