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NASCAR Cup Series race number 8 of 13
Sunday, April 11, 2021 at Martinsville Speedway, Martinsville, VA
500 laps on a 0.526 mile paved track (263.000 miles)

Time of race: 3:54:25
Average speed: 67.316 mph
Pole speed: metric qualifying
Cautions: 15 for 102 laps
Margin of victory: 1.972 sec
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 18
Green flag passes: 1,976 (5.0 per green flag lap)
(Source: NASCAR loop data)

Glossary    2021 NASCAR Cup Series results   /   2021 standings

PosSt#DriverCarLapsStatusLedPtsPPts
1 719   Martin Truex, Jr. Bass Pro Shops / Tracker Boats & ATVs   (Joe Gibbs)Toyota500running20565
2 59   Chase Elliott NAPA Auto Parts   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet500running0490
3 211   Denny Hamlin FedEx Office   (Joe Gibbs)Toyota500running276520
4 324   William Byron Liberty University   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet500running9420
5195   Kyle Larson Hendrickcars.com   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet500running0380
6 122   Joey Logano Shell / Pennzoil   (Roger Penske)Ford500running6330
72320   Christopher Bell Toyota   (Joe Gibbs)Toyota500running9310
8138   Tyler Reddick Childress Vineyards   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet500running0320
9 94   Kevin Harvick Busch NA   (Stewart Haas Racing)Ford500running0280
101218   Kyle Busch Snickers Peanut Brownie Squares   (Joe Gibbs)Toyota500running0290
11 412   Ryan Blaney Menards / Pennzoil   (Roger Penske)Ford500running157462
122221   Matt DiBenedetto Motorcraft / Quick Lane   (Wood Brothers)Ford500running0250
131517   Chris Buescher Fastenal / Georgia-Pacific   (Jack Roush)Ford500running0240
14183   Austin Dillon American Ethanol   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet500running0230
15 647   Ricky Stenhouse, Jr. Kroger / Crest   (JTG-Daugherty Racing)Chevrolet500running0220
162523   Bubba Wallace Door Dash   (23XI Racing)Toyota500running23210
172742   Ross Chastain Chevrolet Accessories   (Chip Ganassi)Chevrolet500running0200
182641   Cole Custer HaasTooling.com   (Stewart Haas Racing)Ford500running0190
19 86   Ryan Newman Guaranteed Rate   (Jack Roush)Ford499running0180
203110   Aric Almirola Smithfield Anytime Favorites   (Stewart Haas Racing)Ford499running0170
21211   Kurt Busch Gear Wrench   (Chip Ganassi)Chevrolet498running0170
223715   James Davison Jacob Companies   (Rick Ware)Chevrolet494running0150
233352   Josh Bilicki Insurance King   (Rick Ware)Ford493running0140
242900   Quin Houff Gardner Marsh   (StarCom Racing)Chevrolet493running0130
252853   J.J. Yeley Fatboy Ice Cream   (Rick Ware)Chevrolet492running000
263538   Anthony Alfredo iRacing   (Bob Jenkins)Ford492running0110
272414   Chase Briscoe Rush Truck Centers   (Stewart Haas Racing)Ford491running0100
283251   Cody Ware Nurtec ODT   (Rick Ware)Chevrolet490running000
293678   B.J. McLeod CorvetteParts.net   (B.J. McLeod)Ford478running000
301643   Erik Jones Petty's Garage   (Richard Petty Motorsports)Chevrolet403rear gear070
311434   Michael McDowell FR8 Auctions   (Bob Jenkins)Ford387crash060
321199   Daniel Suarez Camping World   (Trackhouse Racing)Chevrolet386crash0-50
33102   Brad Keselowski Auto Trader   (Roger Penske)Ford385crash0120
342048   Alex Bowman Ally   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet384crash0130
353077   Justin Haley Diamond Creek Water   (Spire Motorsports)Chevrolet383crash000
361737   Ryan Preece Louisiana Hot Sauce   (JTG-Daugherty Racing)Chevrolet382crash010
37347   Corey LaJoie Ark.io   (Spire Motorsports)Chevrolet374crash010
Top 10 in Stage 1: #12, 11, 19, 9, 5, 24, 48, 2, 22, 20
Top 10 in Stage 2: #12, 11, 19, 9, 48, 2, 24, 8, 18, 1

To the back:
NameNbrReason
Corey LaJoie7multiple inspection failures
Tyler Reddick8unapproved adjustment
James Davison15multiple inspection failures
Justin Haley77multiple inspection failures
Daniel Suarez99inspection infraction

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
ReasonFree
Pass
13737  
38469   #37 spun turn 4#38
47515  
52565   #1,43 accident turn 4#77
5713175  
1321409   end of stage 1#47
141241101  
2422476   #51 accident turn 4#17
2482514  
2522587   #6,10,21 accident turn 2#23
2592613  
2622698   end of stage 2#7
2702778  
2782825   #77 spun turn 3#34
2832897  
2902967   #51 spun turn 2#41
29732125  
3223276   #18 spun turn 2#21
3283303  
3313355   #38 spun turn 2#14
3363405  
3413477   #2,99 accident turn 2#42
3483492  
3503556   #6 spun turn 2#38
35637116  
3723776   #2,42,43 accident turn 2#2
3783869  
38739610   #1,2,17,18,21,37,38,43,48,51,77,99 accident turn 2none
39745256  
4534586   #14 spun turn 3none
45950042  
  Percent of race run under caution: 20.4%             Average green flag run: 24.9 laps

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

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Joey Logano133
  Denny Hamlin43835
  Joey Logano39391
  Denny Hamlin407435
  Ryan Blaney7514066
  Denny Hamlin14117434
  Ryan Blaney17526490
  Denny Hamlin26529026
  Joey Logano2912911
  Bubba Wallace29231423
  William Byron3153239
  Denny Hamlin32437249
  Joey Logano3733731
  Christopher Bell3743829
  Denny Hamlin38345371
  Ryan Blaney4544541
  Martin Truex, Jr.4554584
  Denny Hamlin45948426
  Martin Truex, Jr.48550016

Points Standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Denny Hamlin 379    
2   Martin Truex, Jr. 303   -76  
3   Joey Logano 302   -77  
4   Kyle Larson 280   -99  
5   Ryan Blaney 272   -107  
6   William Byron 270   -109  
7   Chase Elliott 260   -119  
8   Kevin Harvick 253   -126  
9   Brad Keselowski 244   -135  
10   Christopher Bell 217   -162  
11   Kyle Busch 212   -167  
12   Austin Dillon 209   -170  
13   Ricky Stenhouse, Jr. 202   -177  
14   Chris Buescher 192   -187  
15   Kurt Busch 190   -189  
16   Michael McDowell 189   -190  
17   Alex Bowman 185   -194  
18   Ryan Newman 167   -212  
19   Bubba Wallace 157   -222  
20   Ryan Preece 155   -224  

Playoff standings after this race:
RankDriverWinsPoints
1   Martin Truex, Jr. 2   303  
2   Joey Logano 1   302  
3   Kyle Larson 1   280  
4   Ryan Blaney 1   272  
5   William Byron 1   270  
6   Christopher Bell 1   217  
7   Michael McDowell 1   189  
8   Denny Hamlin 0   379  
9   Chase Elliott 0   260  
10   Kevin Harvick 0   253  
11   Brad Keselowski 0   244  
12   Kyle Busch 0   212  
13   Austin Dillon 0   209  
14   Ricky Stenhouse, Jr. 0   202  
15   Chris Buescher 0   192  
16   Kurt Busch 0   190