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Monster Energy NASCAR Cup race number 23 of 36
Sunday, August 12, 2018 at Michigan International Speedway, Brooklyn, MI
200 laps on a 2.000 mile paved track (400.000 miles)

Time of race: 2:50:51
Average speed: 140.474 mph
Pole speed: 202.794 mph
Cautions: 8 for 37 laps
Margin of victory: 3.233 sec
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 15
Green flag passes: 2,279 (14.0 per green flag lap)
(Source: NASCAR loop data)

Glossary    2018 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup results   /   2018 standings

PosSt#DriverCarLapsStatusLedPtsPPts
1 34   Kevin Harvick Busch Light / Mobil 1   (Stewart Haas Racing)Ford200running108607
2182   Brad Keselowski Discount Tire   (Roger Penske)Ford200running0390
3 218   Kyle Busch Interstate Batteries   (Joe Gibbs)Toyota200running22520
4 53   Austin Dillon Dow "We Are Innovators"   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet200running5390
5 812   Ryan Blaney Menards / Knauf Insulation   (Roger Penske)Ford200running0480
61241   Kurt Busch Haas Automation   (Stewart Haas Racing)Ford200running0450
71110   Aric Almirola Smithfield   (Stewart Haas Racing)Ford200running0370
8 111   Denny Hamlin FedEx Office   (Joe Gibbs)Toyota200running13340
9219   Chase Elliott NAPA Auto Parts   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet200running0280
10 922   Joey Logano Shell / Pennzoil   (Roger Penske)Ford200running1320
114019   Daniel Suarez Stanley Tools   (Joe Gibbs)Toyota200running0260
121614   Clint Bowyer Haas 30 Years of the VF1   (Stewart Haas Racing)Ford200running0290
13 420   Erik Jones Doosan Machine Tools   (Joe Gibbs)Toyota200running0240
14 778   Martin Truex, Jr. 5-hour Energy / Bass Pro Shops   (Barney Visser)Toyota200running25290
15 631   Ryan Newman Grainger   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet200running12250
161421   Paul Menard Earn While You Learn / NewFordTech.com   (Wood Brothers)Ford200running0210
171742   Kyle Larson DC Solar   (Chip Ganassi)Chevrolet200running0210
181317   Ricky Stenhouse, Jr. Fifth Third Bank   (Jack Roush)Ford200running0190
191088   Alex Bowman Axalta   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet200running0190
202337   Chris Buescher Slim Jim / Hungry Jack / Creamette   (JTG-Daugherty Racing)Chevrolet200running0170
21151   Jamie McMurray McDonald's / Cessna   (Chip Ganassi)Chevrolet200running1160
222547   A.J. Allmendinger Kroger ClickList / Axe / Totino's   (JTG-Daugherty Racing)Chevrolet199running0150
232243   Bubba Wallace Medallion Bank / Petty's Garage   (Richard Petty Motorsports)Chevrolet199running0140
243032   Matt DiBenedetto Harvest Investments & Properties   (Archie St. Hilaire)Ford199running0130
252934   Michael McDowell Dockside Logistics   (Bob Jenkins)Ford199running0120
262895   Kasey Kahne WRL General Contractors   (Leavine Family Racing)Chevrolet199running0110
272438   David Ragan Louis Kemp Crab Delights   (Bob Jenkins)Ford199running0100
281948   Jimmie Johnson Lowe's for Pros   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet198running1390
293100   Landon Cassill Mane 'n Tail   (StarCom Racing)Chevrolet197running000
303923   Blake Jones Tennessee XXX Moonshine   (BK Racing)Toyota194running070
313351   B.J. McLeod Jacob Companies   (Rick Ware)Ford194running000
32367   Garrett Smithley Victory Lane Quick Oil Change   (Jay Robinson)Chevrolet193running000
333499   Gray Gaulding StarCom Fiber   (StarCom Racing)Chevrolet191running040
34266   Trevor Bayne AdvoCare Rehydrate   (Jack Roush)Ford189engine030
353515   Ross Chastain Solomon Plumbing   (Jay Robinson)Chevrolet187axle000
362024   William Byron Liberty University   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet187running010
373766   Timmy Hill Rewards.com   (Carl Long)Chevrolet138electrical000
382713   Ty Dillon GEICO   (Germain Racing)Chevrolet131crash010
393896   Jeffrey Earnhardt Xtreme Concepts / Project K9 Hero   (Gaunt Brothers)Toyota102engine010
403272   Corey LaJoie Schluter Systems   (Bryan Smith)Chevrolet37engine010
Top 10 in Stage 1: #4, 18, 12, 41, 78, 11, 10, 31, 2, 88
Top 10 in Stage 2: #4, 18, 12, 41, 3, 22, 14, 10, 2, 42

To the back:
NameNbrReason
Ross Chastain15driver change
Joey Logano22unapproved adjustments
Blake Jones23transmission change
David Ragan38transmission change

Failed to qualify, withdrew, or driver changes:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
DCReed Sorenson15Solomon PlumbingJay RobinsonChevrolet

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
ReasonFree
Pass
199  
10134   #20 spun turn 4#51
14163  
17193   #24,78 accident turn 2#20
20267  
27293   competition#24
306132  
62665   end of stage 1#13
67759  
76794   #31 spun turn 2#42
80845  
85873   #20 spun turn 2#00
8812134  
1221265   end of stage 2#32
1271337  
13414310   #13 accident turn 3#78
14420057  
  Percent of race run under caution: 18.5%             Average green flag run: 18.1 laps

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

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Denny Hamlin11313
  Kevin Harvick14141
  Kyle Busch152612
  Kevin Harvick27271
  Kyle Busch28292
  Kevin Harvick306334
  Jimmie Johnson64674
  Kyle Busch68758
  Jimmie Johnson76849
  Martin Truex, Jr.8510925
  Kevin Harvick11017061
  Austin Dillon1711755
  Joey Logano1761761
  Ryan Newman17718812
  Jamie McMurray1891891
  Kevin Harvick19020011

Points Standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Kyle Busch 986    
2   Kevin Harvick 924   -62  
3   Martin Truex, Jr. 842   -144  
4   Kurt Busch 750   -236  
5   Clint Bowyer 732   -254  
6   Joey Logano 723   -263  
7   Brad Keselowski 709   -277  
8   Ryan Blaney 687   -299  
9   Denny Hamlin 684   -302  
10   Kyle Larson 681   -305  
11   Chase Elliott 647   -339  
12   Aric Almirola 639   -347  
13   Erik Jones 596   -390  
14   Jimmie Johnson 572   -414  
15   Alex Bowman 542   -444  
16   Ricky Stenhouse, Jr. 480   -506  
17   Paul Menard 472   -514  
18   Daniel Suarez 460   -526  
19   Ryan Newman 456   -530  
20   Austin Dillon 451   -535  

Playoff standings after this race:
RankDriverWinsPoints
1   Kyle Busch 6   986  
2   Kevin Harvick 6   924  
3   Martin Truex, Jr. 4   842  
4   Clint Bowyer 2   732  
5   Joey Logano 1   723  
6   Chase Elliott 1   647  
7   Erik Jones 1   596  
8   Austin Dillon 1   451  
9   Kurt Busch 0   750  
10   Brad Keselowski 0   709  
11   Ryan Blaney 0   687  
12   Denny Hamlin 0   684  
13   Kyle Larson 0   681  
14   Aric Almirola 0   639  
15   Jimmie Johnson 0   572  
16   Alex Bowman 0   542