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NASCAR Cup Series race number 29 of 36
Saturday, September 19, 2020 at Bristol Motor Speedway, Bristol, TN
500 laps on a 0.533 mile paved track (266.500 miles)

Time of race: 2:46:43
Average speed: 95.911 mph
Pole speed: metric qualifying
Cautions: 5 for 50 laps
Margin of victory: .310 sec
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 14
Green flag passes: 1,881 (4.2 per green flag lap)
(Source: NASCAR loop data)

Glossary    2020 NASCAR Cup Series results   /   2020 standings

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

PosSt#DriverCarLapsStatusLedPtsPPts
1 44   Kevin Harvick Busch Light   (Stewart Haas Racing)Ford500running226575
2 918   Kyle Busch Skittles   (Joe Gibbs)Toyota500running159541
32020   Erik Jones Auto-Owners Insurance   (Joe Gibbs)Toyota500running0360
4178   Tyler Reddick Childress Vineyards   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet500running0330
51010   Aric Almirola Smithfield   (Stewart Haas Racing)Ford500running1360
61114   Clint Bowyer Rush Truck Centers / Cummins   (Stewart Haas Racing)Ford500running0340
7 69   Chase Elliott NAPA Auto Parts   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet499running23481
82317   Chris Buescher Fastenal / Honeywell   (Jack Roush)Ford499running0290
92237   Ryan Preece Bush's Beans   (JTG-Daugherty Racing)Chevrolet499running0280
102634   Michael McDowell Love's Travel Stops / Delo   (Bob Jenkins)Ford498running0270
11 222   Joey Logano Shell / Pennzoil   (Roger Penske)Ford498running0350
12 53   Austin Dillon Bass Pro Shops / Tracker Off Road   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet498running0260
131412   Ryan Blaney Advance Auto Parts   (Roger Penske)Ford498running0240
141942   Matt Kenseth Credit One Bank   (Chip Ganassi)Chevrolet498running0230
15131   Kurt Busch Monster Energy   (Chip Ganassi)Chevrolet498running0330
16 888   Alex Bowman Axalta   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet498running0330
172448   Jimmie Johnson Ally   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet498running0200
182813   Ty Dillon GEICO   (Germain Racing)Chevrolet497running0190
191621   Matt DiBenedetto Menards / Dutch Boy   (Wood Brothers)Ford497running7180
203138   John Hunter Nemechek Mystik Michigan   (Bob Jenkins)Ford497running0170
21 711   Denny Hamlin FedEx Freight   (Joe Gibbs)Toyota497running1160
222743   Bubba Wallace Cash App   (Richard Petty Motorsports)Chevrolet497running0160
231241   Cole Custer HaasTooling.com / Autodesk Fusion 360   (Stewart Haas Racing)Ford497running0140
24 319   Martin Truex, Jr. Bass Pro Shops / Tracker Boats & ATVs   (Joe Gibbs)Toyota496running0130
25256   Ryan Newman Guaranteed Rate   (Jack Roush)Ford496running0120
262996   Daniel Suarez Toyota Genuine Parts & Service   (Gaunt Brothers)Toyota495running0110
273727   Gray Gaulding Panini America   (Rick Ware)Ford488running000
281895   Christopher Bell Rheem / Procore   (Leavine Family Racing)Toyota487running1150
293300   Quin Houff Boss Hoss Cycles   (StarCom Racing)Chevrolet483running080
303215   J.J. Yeley Thriv5   (Rick Ware)Chevrolet479running000
313651   Joey Gase Bare Arms Gear   (Rick Ware)Ford463running000
324078   Garrett Smithley Major Appliance HQ   (B.J. McLeod)Chevrolet436running000
333032   Corey LaJoie Schluter Systems   (Archie St. Hilaire)Ford419steering040
34 12   Brad Keselowski Discount Tire   (Roger Penske)Ford412running8270
353553   James Davison Racing For Heroes / Cruz   (Rick Ware)Chevrolet401crash020
363477   Reed Sorenson BetterForYorHealth.com   (Spire Motorsports)Chevrolet317electrical010
373866   Timmy Hill RoofClaim.com   (Carl Long)Toyota313steering000
381524   William Byron Liberty University   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet232crash040
39397   Josh Bilicki Insurance King   (Tommy Baldwin, Jr.)Chevrolet53fuel pump000
402147   Ricky Stenhouse, Jr. Kroger / Energizer / Tyson / Hungry Jack   (JTG-Daugherty Racing)Chevrolet28crash010
Top 10 in Stage 1: #9, 18, 4, 88, 95, 1, 2, 24, 22, 43
Top 10 in Stage 2: #18, 4, 9, 22, 1, 88, 10, 14, 20, 3

To the back:
NameNbrReason
Denny Hamlin11multiple inspection failures
J.J. Yeley15driver change
Kyle Busch18multiple inspection failures
Erik Jones20multiple inspection failures
Corey LaJoie32unapproved adjustments
Bubba Wallace43unapproved adjustments

Failed to qualify, withdrew, or driver changes:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
DCBrennan Poole15Rick WareChevrolet

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
ReasonFree
Pass
12929  
304011   #47,48 accident backstretch#66
4112686  
12713610   end of stage 1#32
13723397  
2342418   #95,24 accident backstretch#2
2422509  
25126010   #6 spun turn 2#21
261407147  
40841811   #3,53,77 accident turn 1none
41950082  
  Percent of race run under caution: 10.0%             Average green flag run: 75.0 laps

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

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Brad Keselowski11717
  Kevin Harvick183417
  Brad Keselowski35351
  Matt DiBenedetto36427
  Brad Keselowski4310664
  Chase Elliott10712923
  Christopher Bell1301301
  Kyle Busch131236106
  Denny Hamlin2372371
  Kyle Busch23828043
  Kevin Harvick281411131
  Aric Almirola4124121
  Kevin Harvick41345846
  Kyle Busch45946810
  Kevin Harvick46950032

Points Standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Kevin Harvick 3067    
2   Denny Hamlin 3048   -19  
3   Brad Keselowski 3035   -32  
4   Joey Logano 3022   -45  
5   Chase Elliott 3021   -46  
6   Martin Truex, Jr. 3016   -51  
7   Alex Bowman 3009   -58  
8   Austin Dillon 3005   -62  
8   Aric Almirola 3005   -62  
10   Clint Bowyer 3004   -63  
10   Kyle Busch 3004   -63  
12   Kurt Busch 3001   -66  
13   Cole Custer 2067   -1000  
14   William Byron 2062   -1005  
15   Ryan Blaney 2058   -1009  
16   Matt DiBenedetto 2054   -1013  
17   Jimmie Johnson 720   -2347  
18   Erik Jones 681   -2386  
19   Tyler Reddick 652   -2415  
20   Chris Buescher 530   -2537  

Non-playoff standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Kevin Harvick 1201    
2   Denny Hamlin 1034   -167  
3   Brad Keselowski 1003   -198  
4   Joey Logano 988   -213  
5   Martin Truex, Jr. 982   -219  
6   Chase Elliott 958   -243  
7   Ryan Blaney 903   -298  
8   Aric Almirola 855   -346  
9   Kyle Busch 851   -350  
10   Kurt Busch 807   -394  
11   Clint Bowyer 802   -399  
12   Alex Bowman 801   -400  
13   William Byron 731   -470  
14   Jimmie Johnson 720   -481  
14   Matt DiBenedetto 720   -481  
16   Austin Dillon 688   -513  
17   Erik Jones 681   -520  
18   Tyler Reddick 652   -549  
19   Cole Custer 538   -663  
20   Chris Buescher 530   -671