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Monster Energy NASCAR Cup race number 24 of 36
Saturday, August 18, 2018 at Bristol Motor Speedway, Bristol, TN
500 laps on a 0.533 mile paved track (266.500 miles)

Time of race: 2:58:35
Average speed: 89.538 mph
Pole speed: 127.792 mph
Cautions: 9 for 70 laps
Margin of victory: .367 sec
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 19
Green flag passes: 1,976 (4.6 per green flag lap)
(Source: NASCAR loop data)

Glossary    2018 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup results   /   2018 standings

PosSt#DriverCarLapsStatusLedPtsPPts
1 941   Kurt Busch Monster Energy / Haas Automation   (Stewart Haas Racing)Ford500running24465
2 142   Kyle Larson DC Solar   (Chip Ganassi)Chevrolet500running17480
3 29   Chase Elliott Kelley Blue Book   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet500running112500
41922   Joey Logano Shell / Pennzoil   (Roger Penske)Ford500running95451
51420   Erik Jones Sport Clips   (Joe Gibbs)Toyota500running0390
61614   Clint Bowyer Rush Truck Centers / Cummins   (Stewart Haas Racing)Ford500running120440
71012   Ryan Blaney Fleetwood RV / REV Group   (Roger Penske)Ford500running121461
82288   Alex Bowman Valvoline   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet500running0300
91348   Jimmie Johnson Lowe's for Pros   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet500running0320
10 64   Kevin Harvick Jimmy John's   (Stewart Haas Racing)Ford500running8360
11236   Trevor Bayne AdvoCare Rehydrate   (Jack Roush)Ford500running0260
122431   Ryan Newman Bass Pro Shops / Cabela's   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet500running1250
13183   Austin Dillon Dow Norkool   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet500running0240
14 711   Denny Hamlin FedEx Freight   (Joe Gibbs)Toyota500running0230
152695   Kasey Kahne Thorne Wellness   (Leavine Family Racing)Chevrolet500running0220
16112   Brad Keselowski Miller Lite   (Roger Penske)Ford499running0210
171538   David Ragan Shriners Hospital For Children   (Bob Jenkins)Ford499running0200
182119   Daniel Suarez Stanley Tools   (Joe Gibbs)Toyota499running0190
192837   Chris Buescher Bush's Beans / Hungry Jack / Totino's   (JTG-Daugherty Racing)Chevrolet499running0180
20 318   Kyle Busch M&M's White Chocolate   (Joe Gibbs)Toyota497running0170
213213   Ty Dillon GEICO   (Germain Racing)Chevrolet496running0160
222932   Matt DiBenedetto Zynga Poker   (Archie St. Hilaire)Ford496running0150
23 524   William Byron Liberty University   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet496running0140
241217   Ricky Stenhouse, Jr. Irwin Tools / Fastenal   (Jack Roush)Ford495running0130
253900   Landon Cassill StarCom Fiber   (StarCom Racing)Chevrolet493running000
263515   Ross Chastain Low T Centers   (Jay Robinson)Chevrolet492running000
274023   Blake Jones KBM Commercial Properties / Planet Fitness   (BK Racing)Toyota485running0100
283766   Timmy Hill Beef Jerky Outlet   (Carl Long)Toyota481running000
29201   Jamie McMurray Cessna / McDonald's   (Chip Ganassi)Chevrolet435running080
301778   Martin Truex, Jr. Bass Pro Shops / Ducks Unlimited   (Barney Visser)Toyota431crash070
31 810   Aric Almirola Smithfield Anytime Favorites   (Stewart Haas Racing)Ford428running2190
32347   J.J. Yeley Steakhouse Elite   (Jay Robinson)Chevrolet423crash000
333651   Reed Sorenson Trading View   (Rick Ware)Chevrolet338crash000
343072   Corey LaJoie ARK.io Blockchain Solutions   (Bryan Smith)Chevrolet234electrical030
353396   Jesse Little Gaunt BrothersToyota59crash000
36 421   Paul Menard Menards / Knauf Insulation   (Wood Brothers)Ford28crash010
373134   Michael McDowell Love's Travel Stops / Speedco   (Bob Jenkins)Ford10crash010
382743   Bubba Wallace Medallion Bank / Petty's Garage   (Richard Petty Motorsports)Chevrolet3crash010
392547   A.J. Allmendinger Kroger ClickList / Slim Jim / Cheez-It   (JTG-Daugherty Racing)Chevrolet1crash010
403899   Gray Gaulding StarCom Fiber   (StarCom Racing)Chevrolet1crash010
Top 10 in Stage 1: #12, 4, 14, 9, 10, 42, 41, 20, 22, 48
Top 10 in Stage 2: #22, 9, 42, 10, 12, 14, 20, 48, 41, 88

To the back:
NameNbrReason
Austin Dillon3failed pre-race inspection

Failed to qualify, withdrew, or driver changes:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
41B.J. McLeod52Jacob CompaniesRick WareFord

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
ReasonFree
Pass
133  
41310   #19,43,96,95,7,32,34,47,00,18,66,78,13,11,12 accident frontstretchnone
146148  
62665   competition#31
6712660  
12713610   end of stage 1#78
13719862  
1992035   #38 spun backstretchnone
20425148  
25226110   end of stage 2#18
26235291  
3533597   #51 accident turn 4#2
36043273  
43344513   #78,7 accident frontstretch#2
44647227  
4734775   #2 spun backstretch#88
4784825  
4834875   #37,18 accident turn 4#95
48850013  
  Percent of race run under caution: 14.0%             Average green flag run: 43.0 laps

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

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Kyle Larson11313
  Kevin Harvick14152
  Kyle Larson16161
  Ryan Blaney176246
  Kyle Larson63631
  Ryan Blaney6413067
  Aric Almirola1311311
  Kevin Harvick1321376
  Chase Elliott13819154
  Ryan Blaney1921998
  Aric Almirola2002001
  Joey Logano20125454
  Kyle Larson2552551
  Joey Logano25629641
  Chase Elliott29735458
  Kyle Larson3553551
  Clint Bowyer35644186
  Ryan Newman4424421
  Clint Bowyer44347634
  Kurt Busch47750024

Points Standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Kyle Busch 1003    
2   Kevin Harvick 960   -43  
3   Martin Truex, Jr. 849   -154  
4   Kurt Busch 796   -207  
5   Clint Bowyer 776   -227  
6   Joey Logano 768   -235  
7   Ryan Blaney 733   -270  
8   Brad Keselowski 730   -273  
9   Kyle Larson 729   -274  
10   Denny Hamlin 707   -296  
11   Chase Elliott 697   -306  
12   Aric Almirola 658   -345  
13   Erik Jones 635   -368  
14   Jimmie Johnson 604   -399  
15   Alex Bowman 572   -431  
16   Ricky Stenhouse, Jr. 493   -510  
17   Ryan Newman 481   -522  
18   Daniel Suarez 479   -524  
19   Austin Dillon 475   -528  
20   Paul Menard 473   -530  

Playoff standings after this race:
RankDriverWinsPoints
1   Kyle Busch 6   1003  
2   Kevin Harvick 6   960  
3   Martin Truex, Jr. 4   849  
4   Clint Bowyer 2   776  
5   Kurt Busch 1   796  
6   Joey Logano 1   768  
7   Chase Elliott 1   697  
8   Erik Jones 1   635  
9   Austin Dillon 1   475  
10   Ryan Blaney 0   733  
11   Brad Keselowski 0   730  
12   Kyle Larson 0   729  
13   Denny Hamlin 0   707  
14   Aric Almirola 0   658  
15   Jimmie Johnson 0   604  
16   Alex Bowman 0   572