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Monster Energy NASCAR Cup race number 21 of 36
Sunday, July 29, 2018 at Pocono Raceway, Long Pond, PA
160 laps* on a 2.500 mile paved track (400.000 miles)

Time of race: 3:05:43
Average speed: 132.46 mph
Pole speed: 176.988 mph
Cautions: 7 for 29 laps
Margin of victory: 1.788 sec
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 13
Green flag passes: 2,745 (20.3 per green flag lap)
(Source: NASCAR loop data)

Glossary    2018 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup results   /   2018 standings

PosSt#DriverCarLapsStatusLedPtsPPts
12818   Kyle Busch M&M's Caramel   (Joe Gibbs)Toyota164running52475
2 119   Daniel Suarez Stanley Tools   (Joe Gibbs)Toyota164running29410
31088   Alex Bowman Axalta All-Pro Teachers   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet164running0430
4294   Kevin Harvick Mobil 1   (Stewart Haas Racing)Ford164running30421
5 320   Erik Jones Reser's   (Joe Gibbs)Toyota164running11320
63824   William Byron Axalta / Imron   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet164running10320
7 69   Chase Elliott NAPA Auto Parts   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet164running14491
8 931   Ryan Newman Bass Pro Shops / Cabela's   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet164running0290
9 741   Kurt Busch Haas Automation   (Stewart Haas Racing)Ford164running11310
10 211   Denny Hamlin FedEx Express   (Joe Gibbs)Toyota164running5350
113114   Clint Bowyer Haas 30 Years of the VF1   (Stewart Haas Racing)Ford164running0390
123312   Ryan Blaney PPG   (Roger Penske)Ford164running0280
13373   Austin Dillon American Ethanol E15   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet164running0240
141447   A.J. Allmendinger Kroger ClickList / Louisiana Hot Sauce   (JTG-Daugherty Racing)Chevrolet164running0230
15 878   Martin Truex, Jr. Auto-Owners Insurance   (Barney Visser)Toyota164running0220
161334   Michael McDowell Dockside Logistics   (Bob Jenkins)Ford164running0210
173548   Jimmie Johnson Lowe's for Pros   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet164running0250
18116   Matt Kenseth Roush Performance   (Jack Roush)Ford164running0190
191638   David Ragan A&W National Root Beer Float Day   (Bob Jenkins)Ford164running0180
20 51   Jamie McMurray Arctic Cat   (Chip Ganassi)Chevrolet164running1200
213621   Paul Menard Menards / Libman   (Wood Brothers)Ford164running0160
221717   Ricky Stenhouse, Jr. Ford   (Jack Roush)Ford164running0150
233242   Kyle Larson DC Solar / Credit One Bank   (Chip Ganassi)Chevrolet164running0200
241513   Ty Dillon GEICO   (Germain Racing)Chevrolet164running0130
253410   Aric Almirola Smithfield   (Stewart Haas Racing)Ford164running0120
263022   Joey Logano Shell / Pennzoil   (Roger Penske)Ford164running0110
271832   Matt DiBenedetto Dude Wipes   (Archie St. Hilaire)Ford164running0100
282023   J.J. Yeley Steakhouse Elite   (BK Racing)Toyota164running000
291996   Jeffrey Earnhardt Xtreme Concepts / Nine Line Apparel   (Gaunt Brothers)Toyota163running080
304095   Kasey Kahne Procore   (Leavine Family Racing)Chevrolet162running0-30
312399   Kyle Weatherman StarCom Fiber   (StarCom Racing)Chevrolet161running060
32257   Reed Sorenson Premium Motorsports   (Jay Robinson)Chevrolet161running000
333943   Bubba Wallace Mile 22   (Richard Petty Motorsports)Chevrolet153crash040
342400   Landon Cassill Lock Haven University   (StarCom Racing)Chevrolet148running000
352215   Ross Chastain Premium Motorsports   (Jay Robinson)Chevrolet146running000
362766   Timmy Hill Lehigh Valley Phantoms   (Carl Long)Toyota142running000
371237   Chris Buescher Scott Products / Viva / Hidden Valley   (JTG-Daugherty Racing)Chevrolet123transmission010
38 42   Brad Keselowski Alliance Truck Parts   (Roger Penske)Ford121crash190
392172   Corey LaJoie Monarch Crypto Wallet   (Bryan Smith)Chevrolet95crash010
402651   B.J. McLeod Jacob Companies Patriotic   (Rick Ware)Chevrolet77engine000
* Race extended to 164 laps due to overtime.

Top 10 in Stage 1: #9, 4, 11, 18, 19, 14, 2, 41, 88, 12
Top 10 in Stage 2: #4, 9, 14, 88, 42, 48, 2, 1, 12, 24

To the back:
NameNbrReason
Landon Cassill00driver choice
Reed Sorenson7driver choice
Ross Chastain15driver change
J.J. Yeley23unapproved adjustments
Timmy Hill66driver choice
Kasey Kahne95engine change
Kyle Weatherman99driver choice

Failed to qualify, withdrew, or driver changes:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
DCGray Gaulding15Premium MotorsportsJay RobinsonChevrolet

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
ReasonFree
Pass
15151  
52565   end of stage 1#34
578327  
84874   #72 accident turn 3#17
8810114  
1021054   end of stage 2#23
10612116  
1221254   #2 accident turn 2#23
1261261  
1271326   fluid on track#96
13315422  
1551573   #43 accident turn 1#23
1581592  
1601623   #10,17 accident turn 1#22
1631642  
  Percent of race run under caution: 17.7%             Average green flag run: 16.9 laps

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

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Daniel Suarez12121
  Brad Keselowski22221
  Jamie McMurray23231
  Kurt Busch243411
  Denny Hamlin35395
  Chase Elliott405314
  Erik Jones546411
  Kevin Harvick657713
  Daniel Suarez78847
  Kevin Harvick8510117
  William Byron10211110
  Kyle Busch11212110
  Daniel Suarez1221221
  Kyle Busch12316442

Points Standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Kyle Busch 891    
2   Kevin Harvick 833   -58  
3   Martin Truex, Jr. 762   -129  
4   Joey Logano 690   -201  
5   Clint Bowyer 677   -214  
5   Kurt Busch 677   -214  
7   Brad Keselowski 644   -247  
8   Kyle Larson 626   -265  
9   Denny Hamlin 618   -273  
10   Ryan Blaney 612   -279  
11   Aric Almirola 587   -304  
12   Chase Elliott 569   -322  
13   Jimmie Johnson 547   -344  
14   Erik Jones 533   -358  
15   Alex Bowman 496   -395  
16   Ricky Stenhouse, Jr. 440   -451  
16   Paul Menard 440   -451  
18   Ryan Newman 408   -483  
19   Austin Dillon 402   -489  
20   Daniel Suarez 400   -491  

Playoff standings after this race:
RankDriverWinsPoints
1   Kyle Busch 6   891  
2   Kevin Harvick 5   833  
3   Martin Truex, Jr. 4   762  
4   Clint Bowyer 2   677  
5   Joey Logano 1   690  
6   Erik Jones 1   533  
7   Austin Dillon 1   402  
8   Kurt Busch 0   677  
9   Brad Keselowski 0   644  
10   Kyle Larson 0   626  
11   Denny Hamlin 0   618  
12   Ryan Blaney 0   612  
13   Aric Almirola 0   587  
14   Chase Elliott 0   569  
15   Jimmie Johnson 0   547  
16   Alex Bowman 0   496