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Monster Energy NASCAR Cup race number 4 of 36
Sunday, March 11, 2018 at ISM Raceway, Avondale, AZ
312 laps on a 1.000 mile paved track (312.000 miles)

Time of race: 2:53:13
Average speed: 108.073 mph
Pole speed: 136.945 mph
Cautions: 6 for 36 laps
Margin of victory: .774 sec
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 15
Green flag passes: 1,810 (6.6 per green flag lap)
(Source: NASCAR loop data)

Glossary    2018 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup results   /   2018 standings

PosSt#DriverCarLapsStatusLedPtsPPts
1104   Kevin Harvick Jimmy John's   (Stewart Haas Racing)Ford312running38535
2 718   Kyle Busch Skittles Sweet Heat   (Joe Gibbs)Toyota312running128521
3 39   Chase Elliott NAPA Auto Parts   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet312running0140
4 611   Denny Hamlin FedEx Freight   (Joe Gibbs)Toyota312running33400
5 178   Martin Truex, Jr. 5-hour Energy / Bass Pro Shops   (Barney Visser)Toyota312running3410
61914   Clint Bowyer Haas Automation   (Stewart Haas Racing)Ford312running0320
72210   Aric Almirola Smithfield   (Stewart Haas Racing)Ford312running0300
81519   Daniel Suarez Arris   (Joe Gibbs)Toyota312running0290
9 920   Erik Jones Sport Clips   (Joe Gibbs)Toyota312running0290
102341   Kurt Busch Mobil 1 / Haas Automation   (Stewart Haas Racing)Ford312running6401
111331   Ryan Newman Grainger   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet312running23260
121124   William Byron Axalta   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet312running15250
13 488   Alex Bowman Nationwide Insurance   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet312running0240
141748   Jimmie Johnson Lowe's for Pros   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet312running0230
15252   Brad Keselowski Alliance Truck Parts   (Roger Penske)Ford312running12350
161212   Ryan Blaney DeVilbiss / Carlisle   (Roger Penske)Ford311running0210
17183   Austin Dillon Dow   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet311running0200
18 242   Kyle Larson Credit One Bank   (Chip Ganassi)Chevrolet311running54270
19 522   Joey Logano Shell / Pennzoil   (Roger Penske)Ford311running0200
20216   Trevor Bayne AdvoCare   (Jack Roush)Ford311running0170
212047   A.J. Allmendinger Kroger ClickList / Breyer's / Cheerios   (JTG-Daugherty Racing)Chevrolet311running0160
221638   David Ragan MDS Transport   (Bob Jenkins)Ford311running0150
232917   Ricky Stenhouse, Jr. Fastenal   (Jack Roush)Ford311running0220
242695   Kasey Kahne WRL General Contractors   (Leavine Family Racing)Chevrolet311running0150
253032   Matt DiBenedetto Zynga Poker   (Archie St. Hilaire)Ford311running0120
26 81   Jamie McMurray McDonald's   (Chip Ganassi)Chevrolet310running0110
273615   Ross Chastain Low T Centers   (Jay Robinson)Chevrolet310running000
282743   Bubba Wallace Click n' Close   (Richard Petty Motorsports)Chevrolet309running090
292437   Chris Buescher Scott Towels / Bush's Beans / Clorox   (JTG-Daugherty Racing)Chevrolet309running080
302813   Ty Dillon GEICO   (Germain Racing)Chevrolet309running0120
313496   D.J. Kennington Northern Provincial Pipe / Wilride Transport   (Gaunt Brothers)Toyota309running060
323134   Michael McDowell K-LOVE Radio   (Bob Jenkins)Ford308running0110
333551   Timmy Hill Custom Aircraft Cabinets   (Rick Ware)Chevrolet306running000
343223   Gray Gaulding Earthwater   (BK Racing)Toyota304running030
353700   Jeffrey Earnhardt VRX Simulators   (StarCom Racing)Chevrolet292running020
361421   Paul Menard Menards / Dutch Boy   (Wood Brothers)Ford189crash010
373372   Corey LaJoie Schluter Systems   (Bryan Smith)Chevrolet23engine010
Top 10 in Stage 1: #18, 4, 42, 11, 78, 9, 2, 41, 22, 20
Top 10 in Stage 2: #41, 2, 17, 18, 13, 34, 4, 78, 14, 95

To the back:
NameNbrReason
Jeffrey Earnhardt00backup car
Ricky Stenhouse, Jr.17backup car
D.J. Kennington96unapproved tire change

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
ReasonFree
Pass
12525  
26338   fluid backstretch#51
347643  
77837   end of stage 1#15
8412239  
1231264   #42 accident turn 4#95
12714620  
1471493   #37 accident turn 4none
1501512  
1521587   end of stage 2#43
15919133  
1921987   #21 accident turn 2#96
199312114  
  Percent of race run under caution: 11.5%             Average green flag run: 39.4 laps

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

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Kyle Larson13030
  Martin Truex, Jr.31333
  Kyle Larson345724
  Kyle Busch5812366
  Brad Keselowski1241285
  Kyle Busch12914719
  Kurt Busch1481536
  Kyle Busch15417825
  Kevin Harvick17919416
  William Byron19520915
  Denny Hamlin21024233
  Kyle Busch24326018
  Brad Keselowski2612677
  Ryan Newman26829023
  Kevin Harvick29131222

Points Standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Kevin Harvick 168    
2   Kyle Busch 156   -12  
2   Martin Truex, Jr. 156   -12  
4   Joey Logano 152   -16  
4   Ryan Blaney 152   -16  
6   Denny Hamlin 137   -31  
7   Brad Keselowski 134   -34  
8   Kyle Larson 131   -37  
9   Clint Bowyer 125   -43  
10   Aric Almirola 123   -45  
11   Kurt Busch 117   -51  
12   Austin Dillon 114   -54  
13   Ryan Newman 101   -67  
14   Paul Menard 97   -71  
15   Erik Jones 93   -75  
16   Alex Bowman 91   -77  
17   Ricky Stenhouse, Jr. 88   -80  
18   Bubba Wallace 77   -91  
19   Chris Buescher 75   -93  
20   William Byron 68   -100  

Playoff standings after this race:
RankDriverWinsPoints
1   Kevin Harvick 2   168  
2   Austin Dillon 1   114  
3   Kyle Busch 0   156  
3   Martin Truex, Jr. 0   156  
5   Ryan Blaney 0   152  
5   Joey Logano 0   152  
7   Denny Hamlin 0   137  
8   Brad Keselowski 0   134  
9   Kyle Larson 0   131  
10   Clint Bowyer 0   125  
11   Aric Almirola 0   123  
12   Kurt Busch 0   117  
13   Ryan Newman 0   101  
14   Paul Menard 0   97  
15   Erik Jones 0   93  
16   Alex Bowman 0   91