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Monster Energy NASCAR Cup race number 19 of 36
Saturday, July 14, 2018 at Kentucky Speedway, Sparta, KY
267 laps on a 1.500 mile paved track (400.500 miles)

Time of race: 2:39:43
Average speed: 150.454 mph
Pole speed: 188.89 mph
Cautions: 4 for 22 laps
Margin of victory: 1.901 sec
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 14
Green flag passes: 1,728 (7.1 per green flag lap)
(Source: NASCAR loop data)

Glossary    2018 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup results   /   2018 standings

PosSt#DriverCarLapsStatusLedPtsPPts
1 178   Martin Truex, Jr. Auto-Owners Insurance   (Barney Visser)Toyota267running174607
2 712   Ryan Blaney DEX Imaging   (Roger Penske)Ford267running1500
3 42   Brad Keselowski Discount Tire   (Roger Penske)Ford267running38340
4 518   Kyle Busch Snickers Intense   (Joe Gibbs)Toyota267running0500
5 34   Kevin Harvick Busch Light   (Stewart Haas Racing)Ford267running0480
6 941   Kurt Busch Monster Energy / Haas Automation   (Stewart Haas Racing)Ford267running45350
7 220   Erik Jones Freightliner   (Joe Gibbs)Toyota267running0320
81210   Aric Almirola Smithfield   (Stewart Haas Racing)Ford267running0310
91842   Kyle Larson Credit One Bank   (Chip Ganassi)Chevrolet267running0370
101922   Joey Logano Shell / Pennzoil   (Roger Penske)Ford267running5300
11 621   Paul Menard Menards / Quaker State   (Wood Brothers)Ford267running0330
12 814   Clint Bowyer Haas 30 Years of the VF1   (Stewart Haas Racing)Ford267running0350
13169   Chase Elliott NAPA Auto Parts   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet267running0250
142748   Jimmie Johnson Lowe's / Jimmie Johnson Foundation   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet267running3230
151119   Daniel Suarez Arris / Ruckus   (Joe Gibbs)Toyota267running0260
163611   Denny Hamlin FedEx Office   (Joe Gibbs)Toyota267running0210
17221   Jamie McMurray Arctic Cat   (Chip Ganassi)Chevrolet267running0200
182438   David Ragan MDS Transport   (Bob Jenkins)Ford267running0190
19176   Matt Kenseth Performance Plus Motor Oil   (Jack Roush)Ford267running0180
202124   William Byron Liberty University   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet267running0170
211031   Ryan Newman Caterpillar   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet267running0160
22133   Austin Dillon AAA "We Know Cars & Drivers"   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet266running0150
232037   Chris Buescher Gain / Breyer's   (JTG-Daugherty Racing)Chevrolet266running0140
242334   Michael McDowell Love's Travel Stops / Roller Bites   (Bob Jenkins)Ford266running0130
252995   Kasey Kahne Dark Matter Presented by Ionomy   (Leavine Family Racing)Chevrolet266running0120
261417   Ricky Stenhouse, Jr. Fifth Third Bank   (Jack Roush)Ford266running0110
272543   Bubba Wallace Petty's Garage / Medallion Bank   (Richard Petty Motorsports)Chevrolet264running0100
283015   Ross Chastain Premium Motorsports   (Jay Robinson)Chevrolet263running000
292813   Ty Dillon GEICO   (Germain Racing)Chevrolet263running080
302647   A.J. Allmendinger Kroger ClickList / Hellmann's / Velveeta   (JTG-Daugherty Racing)Chevrolet262running070
313172   Corey LaJoie Monarch Crypto Wallet   (Bryan Smith)Chevrolet260running060
323451   B.J. McLeod Prefund Capital   (Rick Ware)Chevrolet256running000
333300   Landon Cassill StarCom Fiber   (StarCom Racing)Chevrolet256running000
343966   Timmy Hill Crypto Crow   (Carl Long)Toyota254running000
35387   Jesse Little Premium Motorsports   (Jay Robinson)Chevrolet253running000
363599   Garrett Smithley Victory Lane Quick Oil Change   (StarCom Racing)Chevrolet251running000
373732   Matt DiBenedetto Keen Parts / CorvetteParts.net   (Archie St. Hilaire)Ford200vibration010
383223   J.J. Yeley Steakhouse Elite   (BK Racing)Toyota199engine000
391588   Alex Bowman Axalta   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet108crash110
Top 10 in Stage 1: #78, 4, 18, 12, 21, 14, 19, 42, 10, 9
Top 10 in Stage 2: #78, 18, 12, 4, 42, 14, 41, 22, 20, 21

To the back:
NameNbrReason
Kyle Larson42missed driver introductions

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
ReasonFree
Pass
18181  
82876   end of stage 1#48
8811023  
1111144   #88 accident turn 3#3
11516147  
1621665   end of stage 2#37
16720741  
2082147   fluid turn 4#17
21526753  
  Percent of race run under caution: 8.2%             Average green flag run: 49.0 laps

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

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Martin Truex, Jr.13737
  Brad Keselowski38381
  Ryan Blaney39391
  Kurt Busch406021
  Joey Logano61622
  Alex Bowman63631
  Jimmie Johnson64663
  Martin Truex, Jr.678418
  Joey Logano85873
  Kurt Busch889710
  Martin Truex, Jr.9816366
  Brad Keselowski16420037
  Martin Truex, Jr.2012099
  Kurt Busch21022314
  Martin Truex, Jr.22426744

Points Standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Kyle Busch 799    
2   Kevin Harvick 740   -59  
3   Martin Truex, Jr. 689   -110  
4   Joey Logano 648   -151  
5   Brad Keselowski 630   -169  
6   Clint Bowyer 629   -170  
7   Kurt Busch 601   -198  
8   Kyle Larson 581   -218  
9   Denny Hamlin 559   -240  
10   Ryan Blaney 546   -253  
11   Aric Almirola 534   -265  
12   Jimmie Johnson 484   -315  
13   Erik Jones 480   -319  
14   Chase Elliott 469   -330  
15   Alex Bowman 427   -372  
16   Ricky Stenhouse, Jr. 418   -381  
17   Paul Menard 404   -395  
18   Austin Dillon 362   -437  
19   Ryan Newman 348   -451  
20   Daniel Suarez 344   -455  

Playoff standings after this race:
RankDriverWinsPoints
1   Kyle Busch 5   799  
2   Kevin Harvick 4   740  
3   Martin Truex, Jr. 4   689  
4   Clint Bowyer 2   629  
5   Joey Logano 1   648  
6   Erik Jones 1   480  
7   Austin Dillon 1   362  
8   Brad Keselowski 0   630  
9   Kurt Busch 0   601  
10   Kyle Larson 0   581  
11   Denny Hamlin 0   559  
12   Ryan Blaney 0   546  
13   Aric Almirola 0   534  
14   Jimmie Johnson 0   484  
15   Chase Elliott 0   469  
16   Alex Bowman 0   427