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Monster Energy NASCAR Cup race number 10 of 36
Sunday, April 28, 2019 at Talladega Superspeedway, Talladega, AL
188 laps on a 2.660 mile paved track (500.080 miles)

Time of race: 3:05:59
Average speed: 161.331 mph
Pole speed: 192.544 mph
Cautions: 6 for 21 laps
Margin of victory: under caution
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 38
Green flag passes: 10,650 (63.8 per green flag lap)
(Source: NASCAR loop data)

Glossary    2019 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup results   /   2019 standings

PosSt#DriverCarLapsStatusLedPtsPPts
1119   Chase Elliott Mountain Dew / Little Caesars   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet188running45576
2 988   Alex Bowman Nationwide   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet188running7530
33047   Ryan Preece Kroger / Swiffer / Febreze   (JTG-Daugherty Racing)Chevrolet188running0340
4 822   Joey Logano Money Lion   (Roger Penske)Ford188running37350
5 58   Daniel Hemric Caterpillar   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet188running0350
6141   Kurt Busch Monster Energy   (Chip Ganassi)Chevrolet188running0360
7246   Ryan Newman Acorns   (Jack Roush)Ford188running0350
82962   Brendan Gaughan Beard Oil / South Point Hotel & Casino   (Beard Motorsports)Chevrolet188running500
9 210   Aric Almirola Smithfield   (Stewart Haas Racing)Ford188running27280
102218   Kyle Busch M&M's Chocolate Bar   (Joe Gibbs)Toyota188running4300
113632   Corey LaJoie Schluter Systems   (Archie St. Hilaire)Ford188running0260
121641   Daniel Suarez Coca-Cola Orange Vanilla   (Stewart Haas Racing)Ford188running0310
13 42   Brad Keselowski Snap-On Tools   (Roger Penske)Ford188running10240
14 13   Austin Dillon Dow   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet188running0270
15 712   Ryan Blaney Menards / Knauf   (Roger Penske)Ford188running4290
161721   Paul Menard Quick Lane Tire & Auto Center   (Wood Brothers)Ford188running0210
171313   Ty Dillon GEICO   (Germain Racing)Chevrolet188running7301
183727   Reed Sorenson Low-T Center   (Jay Robinson)Chevrolet188running0190
192720   Erik Jones Stanley Tools   (Joe Gibbs)Toyota188running4180
202019   Martin Truex, Jr. Bass Pro Shops / Tracker ATVs & Boats   (Joe Gibbs)Toyota188running11170
212524   William Byron Hertz   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet188running0280
223381   Jeffrey Earnhardt iK9   (XCI Racing)Toyota187crash000
231538   David Ragan Shriners Hospitals for Children   (Bob Jenkins)Ford187crash0140
241042   Kyle Larson Clover   (Chip Ganassi)Chevrolet187crash1170
25 617   Ricky Stenhouse, Jr. Fifth Third Bank   (Jack Roush)Ford187crash16150
263415   Ross Chastain Low-T Center   (Jay Robinson)Chevrolet187running900
273596   Parker Kligerman TRD 40th Anniversary   (Gaunt Brothers)Toyota186running000
284051   Cody Ware Jacob Companies   (Rick Ware)Ford184running090
29 314   Clint Bowyer Toco Warranty   (Stewart Haas Racing)Ford182running080
303137   Chris Buescher Tide Pods / Gain   (JTG-Daugherty Racing)Chevrolet181crash070
312695   Matt DiBenedetto Procore   (Leavine Family Racing)Toyota181crash170
323877   Justin Haley Fraternal Order of Eagles   (Spire Motorsports)Chevrolet180crash000
332148   Jimmie Johnson Ally   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet178running040
343200   Landon Cassill Home Town Lenders   (StarCom Racing)Chevrolet154running000
353952   Stanton Barrett Huski Chocolate   (Rick Ware)Chevrolet132suspension020
362311   Denny Hamlin FedEx Express   (Joe Gibbs)Toyota80crash010
371836   Matt Tifft Surface Sunscreen / Tunity   (Bob Jenkins)Ford11crash010
38194   Kevin Harvick Busch Beer Flannel   (Stewart Haas Racing)Ford11crash010
392843   Bubba Wallace World Wide Technology   (Richard Petty Motorsports)Chevrolet10crash010
401234   Michael McDowell Love's Travel Stops / Brisk   (Bob Jenkins)Ford10crash010
Top 10 in Stage 1: #13, 88, 3, 9, 41, 6, 24, 17, 18, 95
Top 10 in Stage 2: #9, 88, 24, 12, 3, 1, 42, 8, 22, 18

To the back:
NameNbrReason
Ryan Newman6unapproved adjustments
Denny Hamlin11unapproved adjustments
Ricky Stenhouse, Jr.17unapproved adjustments
Kyle Busch18unapproved adjustments
Martin Truex, Jr.19unapproved adjustments
Erik Jones20unapproved adjustments
Reed Sorenson27unapproved adjustments
Cody Ware51unapproved adjustments
Brendan Gaughan62driver change

Failed to qualify, withdrew, or driver changes:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
DCTyler Reddick62Beard Oil / South Point Hotel & CasinoMark BeardChevrolet

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
ReasonFree
Pass
11111  
12165   #43,11,34,4,14,36 accident turn 1none
175640  
57604   end of stage 1#10
6111151  
1121165   end of stage 2#81
11713216  
1331364   debris backstretch#27
13718246  
1831842   #10,19,37,77,95 accident backstretch#38
1851873  
1881881   #17,24,42,38,81 accident backstretchnone
  Percent of race run under caution: 11.2%             Average green flag run: 27.8 laps

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

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Brad Keselowski177
  Joey Logano881
  Ryan Blaney991
  Joey Logano10134
  Brendan Gaughan14141
  Joey Logano15162
  Aric Almirola173014
  Joey Logano31322
  Aric Almirola33331
  Kyle Larson34341
  Aric Almirola354612
  Martin Truex, Jr.47493
  Ty Dillon50567
  Chase Elliott57604
  Alex Bowman61677
  Brad Keselowski68703
  Joey Logano71733
  Ryan Blaney74752
  Kyle Busch76761
  Ryan Blaney77771
  Ricky Stenhouse, Jr.789013
  Kyle Busch91922
  Ricky Stenhouse, Jr.93931
  Chase Elliott9411219
  Brendan Gaughan1131142
  Chase Elliott11513218
  Brendan Gaughan1331342
  Erik Jones1351384
  Joey Logano1391435
  Martin Truex, Jr.1441518
  Joey Logano1521543
  Matt DiBenedetto1551551
  Ross Chastain1561649
  Ricky Stenhouse, Jr.1651662
  Joey Logano1671737
  Kyle Busch1741741
  Joey Logano17518410
  Chase Elliott1851884

Points Standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Kyle Busch 430    
2   Joey Logano 415   -15  
3   Denny Hamlin 367   -63  
4   Kevin Harvick 350   -80  
5   Brad Keselowski 337   -93  
6   Martin Truex, Jr. 328   -102  
7   Chase Elliott 324   -106  
8   Kurt Busch 323   -107  
9   Ryan Blaney 306   -124  
10   Clint Bowyer 288   -142  
10   Aric Almirola 288   -142  
12   Daniel Suarez 266   -164  
13   Ryan Newman 251   -179  
14   Austin Dillon 243   -187  
15   Alex Bowman 239   -191  
16   Jimmie Johnson 238   -192  
17   Paul Menard 234   -196  
18   Erik Jones 230   -200  
19   William Byron 226   -204  
20   Ricky Stenhouse, Jr. 223   -207  

Playoff standings after this race:
RankDriverWinsPoints
1   Kyle Busch 3   430  
2   Denny Hamlin 2   367  
3   Brad Keselowski 2   337  
4   Joey Logano 1   415  
5   Martin Truex, Jr. 1   328  
6   Chase Elliott 1   324  
7   Kevin Harvick 0   350  
8   Kurt Busch 0   323  
9   Ryan Blaney 0   306  
10   Clint Bowyer 0   288  
10   Aric Almirola 0   288  
12   Daniel Suarez 0   266  
13   Ryan Newman 0   251  
14   Austin Dillon 0   243  
15   Alex Bowman 0   239  
16   Jimmie Johnson 0   238