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2020 Auto Club 400


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NASCAR Cup Series race number 3 of 36
Sunday, March 1, 2020 at Auto Club Speedway, Fontana, CA
200 laps on a 2.000 mile paved track (400.000 miles)

Time of race: 2:37:07
Average speed: 152.753 mph
Pole speed: 179.614 mph
Cautions: 3 for 13 laps
Margin of victory: 8.904 sec
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 16
Green flag passes: 3,968 (21.2 per green flag lap)
(Source: NASCAR loop data)

Glossary    2020 NASCAR Cup Series results   /   2020 standings

PosSt#DriverCarLapsStatusLedPtsPPts
1 388   Alex Bowman Cincinnati   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet200running110596
21718   Kyle Busch Interstate Batteries   (Joe Gibbs)Toyota200running0400
3 41   Kurt Busch Monster Energy   (Chip Ganassi)Chevrolet200running0400
4139   Chase Elliott NAPA Auto Parts   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet200running0400
5152   Brad Keselowski Discount Tire / America's Tire   (Roger Penske)Ford200running6440
62811   Denny Hamlin FedEx Office   (Joe Gibbs)Toyota200running0340
7 248   Jimmie Johnson Ally   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet200running10460
8 610   Aric Almirola Smithfield   (Stewart Haas Racing)Ford200running0360
9 54   Kevin Harvick Mobil 1   (Stewart Haas Racing)Ford200running0290
102920   Erik Jones Reser's Fine Foods   (Joe Gibbs)Toyota200running0290
11198   Tyler Reddick I Am Second   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet200running0260
12 722   Joey Logano AAA Southern California   (Roger Penske)Ford200running0290
131221   Matt DiBenedetto Menards / Quaker State   (Wood Brothers)Ford200running0270
143819   Martin Truex, Jr. Bass Pro Shops / Tracker Boats & ATVs   (Joe Gibbs)Toyota200running3290
152124   William Byron Axalta Kobe Bryant Tribute   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet200running1220
161117   Chris Buescher Fastenal / Wypall   (Jack Roush)Ford200running0210
17276   Ross Chastain Castrol   (Jack Roush)Ford200running000
181841   Cole Custer Haas / Production Alliance Group   (Stewart Haas Racing)Ford199running0190
191612   Ryan Blaney Body Armor Kobe Bryant Tribute   (Roger Penske)Ford199running54371
201047   Ricky Stenhouse, Jr. Kroger / Cheerios / Healthy Choice   (JTG-Daugherty Racing)Chevrolet199running670
21 942   Kyle Larson McDonald's   (Chip Ganassi)Chevrolet199running0160
22 834   Michael McDowell Love's Travel Stops / Speedco   (Bob Jenkins)Ford199running0150
23 114   Clint Bowyer Rush Truck Centers / Haas CNC   (Stewart Haas Racing)Ford199running10140
24253   Austin Dillon Dow Coatings / Kilz   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet199running0130
252338   John Hunter Nemechek Fire Alarm Services   (Bob Jenkins)Ford199running0120
262413   Ty Dillon GEICO   (Germain Racing)Chevrolet199running0110
271443   Bubba Wallace Victory Junction   (Richard Petty Motorsports)Chevrolet198running0100
283196   Daniel Suarez Toyota Certified Used Vehicles   (Gaunt Brothers)Toyota198running090
292632   Corey LaJoie Pala Casino   (Archie St. Hilaire)Ford197running080
302037   Ryan Preece Cottonelle   (JTG-Daugherty Racing)Chevrolet197running0-30
313052   J.J. Yeley Jacob Companies   (Rick Ware)Ford197running000
323215   Brennan Poole Choc Kids   (Jay Robinson)Chevrolet195running050
333453   Joey Gase One Legacy   (Rick Ware)Ford193running000
343651   Garrett Smithley Rick Ware Racing   (Rick Ware)Chevrolet193running030
353500   Quin Houff Victory Weekend   (StarCom Racing)Chevrolet192running020
363377   Reed Sorenson Spire Motorsports   (Spire Motorsports)Chevrolet191running010
373766   Timmy Hill Manscaped / LasVegas.net   (Carl Long)Toyota184running000
382295   Christopher Bell Rheem / Procore   (Leavine Family Racing)Toyota80engine010
Top 10 in Stage 1: #88, 12, 48, 10, 1, 2, 22, 21, 9, 18
Top 10 in Stage 2: #12, 88, 48, 2, 19, 9, 18, 11, 20, 4

To the back:
NameNbrReason
Denny Hamlin11unapproved adjustments
Ryan Preece37post-qualifying penalty
Ricky Stenhouse, Jr.47post-qualifying penalty

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
ReasonFree
Pass
16161  
62665   end of stage 1#34
679327  
94952   #14 accident turn 1#96
9612126  
1221276   end of stage 2#42
12820073  
  Percent of race run under caution: 6.5%             Average green flag run: 46.8 laps

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

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Clint Bowyer11010
  Alex Bowman112919
  Ricky Stenhouse, Jr.30356
  Alex Bowman366328
  Jimmie Johnson64685
  Ryan Blaney69702
  Jimmie Johnson71711
  Ryan Blaney729120
  William Byron92921
  Ryan Blaney9312331
  Jimmie Johnson1241274
  Ryan Blaney1281281
  Alex Bowman1291291
  Martin Truex, Jr.1301323
  Alex Bowman13316028
  Brad Keselowski1611666
  Alex Bowman16720034

Points Standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Ryan Blaney 122    
2   Joey Logano 111   -11  
3   Alex Bowman 110   -12  
3   Kevin Harvick 110   -12  
5   Jimmie Johnson 106   -16  
6   Chase Elliott 105   -17  
7   Denny Hamlin 94   -28  
8   Matt DiBenedetto 87   -35  
9   Kyle Larson 86   -36  
10   Aric Almirola 84   -38  
11   Chris Buescher 82   -40  
11   Brad Keselowski 82   -40  
13   Martin Truex, Jr. 79   -43  
14   Austin Dillon 76   -46  
15   Ricky Stenhouse, Jr. 73   -49  
16   Clint Bowyer 70   -52  
17   Bubba Wallace 69   -53  
18   Erik Jones 67   -55  
19   Kyle Busch 65   -57  
20   William Byron 60   -62  

Playoff standings after this race:
RankDriverWinsPoints
1   Joey Logano 1   111  
2   Alex Bowman 1   110  
3   Denny Hamlin 1   94  
4   Ryan Blaney 0   122  
5   Kevin Harvick 0   110  
6   Jimmie Johnson 0   106  
7   Chase Elliott 0   105  
8   Matt DiBenedetto 0   87  
9   Kyle Larson 0   86  
10   Aric Almirola 0   84  
11   Chris Buescher 0   82  
11   Brad Keselowski 0   82  
13   Martin Truex, Jr. 0   79  
14   Austin Dillon 0   76  
15   Ricky Stenhouse, Jr. 0   73  
16   Clint Bowyer 0   70