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2017 Quaker State 400


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Monster Energy NASCAR Cup race number 18 of 36
Saturday, July 8, 2017 at Kentucky Speedway, Sparta, KY
267 laps* on a 1.500 mile paved track (400.500 miles)

Time of race: 2:57:55
Average speed: 138.604 mph
Pole speed: 190.282 mph
Cautions: 9 for 39 laps
Margin of victory: under caution
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 9
Green flag passes: 1,329 (5.7 per green flag lap)
(Source: NASCAR loop data)

Glossary    2017 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup results   /   2017 standings

PosSt#DriverCarLapsStatusLedPtsPPts
1 278   Martin Truex, Jr. Furniture Row / Denver Mattress   (Barney Visser)Toyota274running152607
24042   Kyle Larson Target / Coca-Cola   (Chip Ganassi)Chevrolet274running080
31224   Chase Elliott NAPA Auto Parts   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet274running0360
4 511   Denny Hamlin FedEx Freight   (Joe Gibbs)Toyota274running0400
5 118   Kyle Busch Snickers Rowdy   (Joe Gibbs)Toyota274running112500
61477   Erik Jones SiriusXM   (Barney Visser)Toyota274running0400
7 41   Jamie McMurray Cessna / Beechcraft / General Hydroponics   (Chip Ganassi)Chevrolet274running0410
81122   Joey Logano Shell / Pennzoil / AutoTrader   (Roger Penske)Ford274running7290
9 74   Kevin Harvick Busch Light   (Stewart Haas Racing)Ford274running0420
10 621   Ryan Blaney Motorcraft / Quick Lane Tire & Auto Center   (Wood Brothers)Ford273running0270
111743   Bubba Wallace Smithfield   (Richard Petty Motorsports)Ford273running000
121388   Dale Earnhardt, Jr. Nationwide Children's Hospital   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet273running3250
131614   Clint Bowyer Rush Truck Centers   (Stewart Haas Racing)Ford273running0260
141817   Ricky Stenhouse, Jr. Fifth Third Bank   (Jack Roush)Ford273running0230
152010   Danica Patrick Nature's Bakery / Feeding America   (Stewart Haas Racing)Ford273running0220
162237   Chris Buescher Breyers / Klondike / Cheez-It   (JTG-Daugherty Racing)Chevrolet273running0210
17 320   Matt Kenseth Circle K   (Joe Gibbs)Toyota273running0330
18 919   Daniel Suarez Arris High-Speed Modems   (Joe Gibbs)Toyota273running0190
19253   Austin Dillon Dow   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet272running0180
202847   A.J. Allmendinger Kroger ClickList / Cheerios / Tide   (JTG-Daugherty Racing)Chevrolet272running0170
212427   Paul Menard Sylvania LED / Menards   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet272running0160
222931   Ryan Newman Caterpillar   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet272running0150
232195   Michael McDowell WRL General Contractors   (Leavine Family Racing)Chevrolet271running0140
242638   David Ragan Brandeis Machinery / Komatsu   (Bob Jenkins)Ford270running0130
253032   Matt DiBenedetto Corvetteparts.net / Anest Iwata   (Archie St. Hilaire)Ford270running0120
263534   Landon Cassill Love's Travel Stops / #OurMVP   (Bob Jenkins)Ford268running0110
273183   Ryan Sieg JAS Expedited Trucking   (BK Racing)Toyota266running000
283315   Reed Sorenson Losers Bar & Grill   (Jay Robinson)Chevrolet265running090
293633   Jeffrey Earnhardt Hulu   (Joe Falk)Chevrolet265running080
301541   Kurt Busch Haas Automation / Monster Energy   (Stewart Haas Racing)Ford264engine0110
313866   Timmy Hill MBM Motorsports   (Carl Long)Chevrolet261running000
323751   B.J. McLeod Rick Ware Racing   (Rick Ware)Chevrolet260running000
332713   Ty Dillon GEICO   (Germain Racing)Chevrolet253running040
343272   Cole Whitt RTIC Coolers   (Mark Smith)Chevrolet212engine030
353955   Gray Gaulding #CheckIt4Andretti   (Jay Robinson)Toyota207running020
363423   Joey Gase Best Home Furnishings   (BK Racing)Toyota129crash000
37196   Trevor Bayne Roush Performance / Lebanon Ford   (Jack Roush)Ford101crash010
38235   Kasey Kahne Mountain Dew   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet93crash010
39102   Brad Keselowski Miller Lite Patriotic   (Roger Penske)Ford89crash010
40 848   Jimmie Johnson Lowe's   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet87crash030
* Race extended to 274 laps due to overtime.

Top 10 in Stage 1: #78, 18, 42, 4, 1, 20, 11, 77, 48, 24
Top 10 in Stage 2: #78, 18, 20, 4, 77, 1, 41, 11, 14, 24

To the back:
NameNbrReason
Ryan Newman31engine change

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
ReasonFree
Pass
13131  
32354   competition#10
368146  
82876   end of stage 1#47
88881  
89924   #2,14,48 accident turn 3#10
93942  
95995   #5,6 accident turn 2#27
10011213  
1131164   #6 spun turn 4#37
11713721  
1381414   #23 accident turn 1#3
14216120  
1621665   end of stage 2#3
167266100  
2672726   #41 fluid on track#22
2732731  
2742741   #3,19,20,43 accident frontstretchnone
  Percent of race run under caution: 14.2%             Average green flag run: 26.1 laps

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

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Kyle Busch12828
  Martin Truex, Jr.29291
  Kyle Busch306738
  Martin Truex, Jr.688720
  Kyle Busch8813346
  Martin Truex, Jr.13416330
  Joey Logano1641707
  Martin Truex, Jr.17122555
  Dale Earnhardt, Jr.2262283
  Martin Truex, Jr.22927446

Points Standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Martin Truex, Jr. 709    
2   Kyle Larson 675   -34  
3   Kyle Busch 609   -100  
4   Kevin Harvick 599   -110  
5   Chase Elliott 560   -149  
6   Jamie McMurray 545   -164  
7   Denny Hamlin 538   -171  
8   Brad Keselowski 536   -173  
9   Jimmie Johnson 519   -190  
10   Clint Bowyer 495   -214  
11   Matt Kenseth 478   -231  
12   Joey Logano 471   -238  
13   Ryan Blaney 462   -247  
14   Erik Jones 426   -283  
15   Kurt Busch 419   -290  
16   Ricky Stenhouse, Jr. 418   -291  
17   Ryan Newman 414   -295  
18   Daniel Suarez 373   -336  
19   Trevor Bayne 352   -357  
20   Austin Dillon 341   -368  

Playoff standings after this race:
RankDriverWinsPoints
1   Martin Truex, Jr. 3   709  
2   Jimmie Johnson 3   519  
3   Kyle Larson 2   675  
4   Brad Keselowski 2   536  
5   Ricky Stenhouse, Jr. 2   418  
6   Kevin Harvick 1   599  
7   Ryan Blaney 1   462  
8   Kurt Busch 1   419  
9   Ryan Newman 1   414  
10   Austin Dillon 1   341  
11   Kyle Busch 0   609  
12   Chase Elliott 0   560  
13   Jamie McMurray 0   545  
14   Denny Hamlin 0   538  
15   Clint Bowyer 0   495  
16   Matt Kenseth 0   478