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Monster Energy NASCAR Cup race number 27 of 36
Sunday, September 16, 2018 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, Las Vegas, NV
267 laps* on a 1.500 mile paved track (400.500 miles)

Time of race: 3:28:15
Average speed: 111.849 mph
Pole speed: 188.121 mph
Cautions: 12 for 59 laps
Margin of victory: 1.276 sec
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 23
Green flag passes: 2,751 (12.9 per green flag lap)
(Source: NASCAR loop data)

Glossary    2018 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup results   /   2018 standings

Playoff drivers are highlighted in green in the qualifying and race results.

PosSt#DriverCarLapsStatusLedPtsPPts
1132   Brad Keselowski AutoTrader   (Roger Penske)Ford272running75506
21142   Kyle Larson DC Solar Vegas Strong   (Chip Ganassi)Chevrolet272running24360
31078   Martin Truex, Jr. 5-hour Energy   (Barney Visser)Toyota272running96521
4 222   Joey Logano Pennzoil   (Roger Penske)Ford272running46420
5 612   Ryan Blaney PPG   (Roger Penske)Ford272running0350
61610   Aric Almirola Smithfield   (Stewart Haas Racing)Ford272running0330
7 418   Kyle Busch M&M's   (Joe Gibbs)Toyota272running1350
81919   Daniel Suarez Arris / Ruckus   (Joe Gibbs)Toyota272running0290
92231   Ryan Newman Liberty National   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet272running0290
102021   Paul Menard Menards / Aquafina   (Wood Brothers)Ford272running0270
11183   Austin Dillon Dow Frost   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet272running0260
122595   Regan Smith Procore   (Leavine Family Racing)Chevrolet272running10250
13236   Trevor Bayne AdvoCare Rehydrate   (Jack Roush)Ford272running0240
142947   A.J. Allmendinger Kroger ClickList / Totino's / Degree   (JTG-Daugherty Racing)Chevrolet272running0230
152837   Chris Buescher Natural Light Race Day Resume   (JTG-Daugherty Racing)Chevrolet272running0220
163272   Corey LaJoie Dragonchain   (Bryan Smith)Chevrolet272running0210
173623   J.J. Yeley Steakhouse Elite   (Bob Jenkins)Toyota272running000
183700   Landon Cassill StarCom Fiber   (StarCom Racing)Chevrolet272running000
19 988   Alex Bowman Valvoline   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet271running0280
203415   Ross Chastain Xchange of America   (Jay Robinson)Chevrolet271running000
21 841   Kurt Busch Haas Automation   (Stewart Haas Racing)Ford271running0320
221748   Jimmie Johnson Lowe's for Pros   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet270running0220
231514   Clint Bowyer CSU One Cure   (Stewart Haas Racing)Ford270running0140
242632   Matt DiBenedetto Zynga Poker / World Poker Tour   (Archie St. Hilaire)Ford269running0130
253596   Jeffrey Earnhardt American Soldier Network / Xtreme Concepts   (Gaunt Brothers)Toyota269running0120
263399   Kyle Weatherman StarCom Fiber   (StarCom Racing)Chevrolet269running0110
272738   David Ragan MDS Transport   (Bob Jenkins)Ford268running0100
283851   B.J. McLeod Jacob Companies   (Rick Ware)Ford268running000
292434   Michael McDowell Speedco / Rotella   (Bob Jenkins)Ford265crash080
301417   Ricky Stenhouse, Jr. Sunny D   (Jack Roush)Ford251crash070
31407   Reed Sorenson Premium Motorsports   (Jay Robinson)Chevrolet246running000
32 311   Denny Hamlin FedEx Ground   (Joe Gibbs)Toyota245crash150
333966   Timmy Hill Rewards.com   (Carl Long)Toyota231running000
343013   Ty Dillon GEICO   (Germain Racing)Chevrolet218crash030
35121   Jamie McMurray Gear Wrench   (Chip Ganassi)Chevrolet211crash580
36 79   Chase Elliott NAPA Auto Parts   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet211crash0110
372124   William Byron Axalta   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet210crash010
383143   Bubba Wallace World Wide Technology   (Richard Petty Motorsports)Chevrolet164front hub010
39 54   Kevin Harvick Mobil 1   (Stewart Haas Racing)Ford147crash14100
40 120   Erik Jones DeWalt   (Joe Gibbs)Toyota147crash040
* Race extended to 272 laps due to overtime.

Top 10 in Stage 1: #78, 4, 88, 41, 18, 9, 22, 20, 10, 31
Top 10 in Stage 2: #2, 41, 78, 48, 1, 22, 9, 12, 88, 42

To the back:
NameNbrReason
Austin Dillon3unapproved adjustments
B.J. McLeod51rear gear change

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
ReasonFree
Pass
18181  
82876   end of stage 1#47
88892  
90934   #17 accident turn 3#21
9411118  
1121154   #13 accident frontstretch#37
11614833  
1491568   #4,20 accident turn 1#95
1571615  
1621665   end of stage 2#43
16718317  
1841874   #24 accident turn 3#72
18821225  
21322210   #1,9 accident turn 4#00
22323311  
2342374   #18 spun turn 4#15
23824710  
2482503   #11 accident turn 4#18
2512522  
2532564   #17 accident backstretch#15
2572626  
2632653   debris turn 3#23
2662661  
2672704   #34,15,32,41,38 accident turn 3#88
2712722  
  Percent of race run under caution: 21.7%             Average green flag run: 16.4 laps

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

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Joey Logano13333
  Kevin Harvick34374
  Kyle Busch38381
  Denny Hamlin39391
  Regan Smith404910
  Kevin Harvick505910
  Martin Truex, Jr.6011253
  Brad Keselowski11312412
  Martin Truex, Jr.12515026
  Brad Keselowski15116111
  Jamie McMurray1621665
  Kyle Larson16717711
  Brad Keselowski1781836
  Kyle Larson1841841
  Brad Keselowski18520117
  Martin Truex, Jr.20221817
  Brad Keselowski2192213
  Joey Logano22223413
  Brad Keselowski2352373
  Kyle Larson2382392
  Brad Keselowski2402401
  Kyle Larson24125010
  Brad Keselowski25127222

Points Standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Martin Truex, Jr. 2087    
2   Kyle Busch 2085   -2  
3   Brad Keselowski 2069   -18  
4   Kevin Harvick 2060   -27  
5   Joey Logano 2056   -31  
6   Kurt Busch 2046   -41  
7   Ryan Blaney 2042   -45  
8   Kyle Larson 2041   -46  
9   Aric Almirola 2034   -53  
10   Austin Dillon 2031   -56  
11   Clint Bowyer 2029   -58  
12   Alex Bowman 2028   -59  
13   Jimmie Johnson 2022   -65  
14   Chase Elliott 2019   -68  
15   Erik Jones 2009   -78  
16   Denny Hamlin 2008   -79  
17   Ryan Newman 561   -1526  
18   Paul Menard 551   -1536  
19   Daniel Suarez 530   -1557  
20   Ricky Stenhouse, Jr. 528   -1559  

Non-playoff standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Kyle Busch 1108    
2   Kevin Harvick 1042   -66  
3   Martin Truex, Jr. 936   -172  
4   Kurt Busch 913   -195  
5   Joey Logano 891   -217  
6   Brad Keselowski 884   -224  
7   Kyle Larson 849   -259  
8   Clint Bowyer 833   -275  
9   Ryan Blaney 816   -292  
10   Denny Hamlin 785   -323  
11   Chase Elliott 781   -327  
12   Aric Almirola 732   -376  
13   Erik Jones 727   -381  
14   Jimmie Johnson 649   -459  
15   Alex Bowman 618   -490  
16   Ryan Newman 561   -547  
17   Paul Menard 551   -557  
18   Austin Dillon 537   -571  
19   Daniel Suarez 530   -578  
20   Ricky Stenhouse, Jr. 528   -580