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Monster Energy NASCAR Cup race number 6 of 36
Monday, March 26, 2018 at Martinsville Speedway, Martinsville, VA
500 laps on a 0.526 mile paved track (263.000 miles)

Time of race: 3:13:14
Average speed: 81.663 mph
Pole speed: no time trials
Cautions: 4 for 33 laps
Margin of victory: 1.146 sec
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 11
Green flag passes: 966 (2.1 per green flag lap)
(Source: NASCAR loop data)

Glossary    2018 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup results   /   2018 standings

PosSt#DriverCarLapsStatusLedPtsPPts
1 914   Clint Bowyer Haas Automation Demo Day   (Stewart Haas Racing)Ford500running215555
2 218   Kyle Busch M&M's Caramel   (Joe Gibbs)Toyota500running24500
3 512   Ryan Blaney Menards / Libman "Cleaning Since 1896"   (Roger Penske)Ford500running145521
4 178   Martin Truex, Jr. 5-hour Energy / Bass Pro Shops   (Barney Visser)Toyota500running4330
5 84   Kevin Harvick Jimmy John's   (Stewart Haas Racing)Ford500running0420
6 322   Joey Logano Shell / Pennzoil   (Roger Penske)Ford500running0350
71688   Alex Bowman Nationwide Insurance   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet500running0300
82547   A.J. Allmendinger Kroger ClickList / Maxwell House Max   (JTG-Daugherty Racing)Chevrolet500running0360
9219   Chase Elliott NAPA Auto Parts   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet500running0280
10 42   Brad Keselowski Reese / DrawTite   (Roger Penske)Ford500running1430
111141   Kurt Busch Haas Automation / Monster Energy   (Stewart Haas Racing)Ford500running0330
12 611   Denny Hamlin FedEx Ground   (Joe Gibbs)Toyota500running111411
131521   Paul Menard Motorcraft / Quick Lane Tire & Auto Center   (Wood Brothers)Ford500running0240
141010   Aric Almirola Mobil 1   (Stewart Haas Racing)Ford500running0230
151848   Jimmie Johnson Lowe's for Pros   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet499running0240
16 742   Kyle Larson Credit One Bank / DC Solar   (Chip Ganassi)Chevrolet499running0210
171320   Erik Jones Circle K "Take it Easy"   (Joe Gibbs)Toyota497running0200
182319   Daniel Suarez Arris   (Joe Gibbs)Toyota497running0190
191431   Ryan Newman eBay Motors   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet497running0180
202024   William Byron Liberty University   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet497running0170
212434   Michael McDowell A&W All American Food   (Bob Jenkins)Ford497running0160
223213   Ty Dillon GEICO   (Germain Racing)Chevrolet496running0150
232237   Chris Buescher Bush's Beans / Hidden Valley / Energizer   (JTG-Daugherty Racing)Chevrolet496running0140
242995   Kasey Kahne WRL General Contractors   (Leavine Family Racing)Chevrolet496running0130
252838   David Ragan MDS Transport   (Bob Jenkins)Ford495running0120
26261   Jamie McMurray First Data / Clover   (Chip Ganassi)Chevrolet495running0110
273572   Cole Whitt TriStar Motorsports   (Bryan Smith)Chevrolet493running0100
283796   D.J. Kennington Gordon Brothers   (Gaunt Brothers)Toyota493running090
293315   Ross Chastain ChampionMachinery.com   (Jay Robinson)Chevrolet493running000
30123   Austin Dillon American Ethanol E15   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet493running070
313855   J.J. Yeley Adirondack Tree Surgeons   (Jay Robinson)Chevrolet493running000
323132   Matt DiBenedetto Can-Am / Wholey   (Archie St. Hilaire)Ford488running050
33276   Trevor Bayne AdvoCare   (Jack Roush)Ford486running040
341943   Bubba Wallace STP   (Richard Petty Motorsports)Chevrolet486running030
353051   Harrison Rhodes Custom Aircraft Cabinets   (Rick Ware)Chevrolet482running020
363423   Gray Gaulding Earthwater   (BK Racing)Toyota481running010
371717   Ricky Stenhouse, Jr. Fastenal   (Jack Roush)Ford481running010
383600   Landon Cassill USFRA.org / Starcom Fiber   (StarCom Racing)Chevrolet211rear gear000
Top 10 in Stage 1: #11, 2, 12, 18, 14, 4, 47, 41, 22, 48
Top 10 in Stage 2: #12, 14, 18, 2, 11, 4, 41, 47, 22, 48

To the back:
NameNbrReason
Ricky Stenhouse, Jr.17backup car
Gray Gaulding23inspection infraction
Michael McDowell34unapproved adjustments

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
ReasonFree
Pass
15151  
52565   competition#55
5713175  
13214211   end of stage 1#1
143261119  
26227110   end of stage 2#9
272384113  
3853917   #1,3 accident turn 2#9
392500109  
  Percent of race run under caution: 6.6%             Average green flag run: 93.4 laps

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

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Martin Truex, Jr.144
  Kyle Busch52622
  Denny Hamlin275125
  Kyle Busch52521
  Denny Hamlin5313583
  Brad Keselowski1361361
  Ryan Blaney1371426
  Denny Hamlin1431453
  Ryan Blaney146284139
  Clint Bowyer285385101
  Kyle Busch3863861
  Clint Bowyer387500114

Points Standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Kyle Busch 257    
2   Martin Truex, Jr. 249   -8  
3   Ryan Blaney 233   -24  
4   Joey Logano 232   -25  
5   Brad Keselowski 226   -31  
6   Denny Hamlin 217   -40  
7   Kevin Harvick 212   -45  
8   Clint Bowyer 210   -47  
9   Kyle Larson 195   -62  
10   Kurt Busch 177   -80  
11   Aric Almirola 171   -86  
12   Erik Jones 152   -105  
13   Austin Dillon 148   -109  
14   Alex Bowman 145   -112  
15   Paul Menard 139   -118  
16   Ryan Newman 135   -122  
17   Jimmie Johnson 121   -136  
18   Chase Elliott 115   -142  
19   A.J. Allmendinger 110   -147  
20   William Byron 108   -149  

Playoff standings after this race:
RankDriverWinsPoints
1   Kevin Harvick 2   212  
2   Martin Truex, Jr. 1   249  
3   Clint Bowyer 1   210  
4   Austin Dillon 1   148  
5   Kyle Busch 0   257  
6   Ryan Blaney 0   233  
7   Joey Logano 0   232  
8   Brad Keselowski 0   226  
9   Denny Hamlin 0   217  
10   Kyle Larson 0   195  
11   Kurt Busch 0   177  
12   Aric Almirola 0   171  
13   Erik Jones 0   152  
14   Alex Bowman 0   145  
15   Paul Menard 0   139  
16   Ryan Newman 0   135