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2021 Go Bowling at the Glen


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NASCAR Cup Series race number 23 of 36
Sunday, August 8, 2021 at Watkins Glen International, Watkins Glen, NY
90 laps on a 2.450 mile road course (220.500 miles)

Time of race: 2:10:57
Average speed: 101.031 mph
Pole speed: metric qualifying
Cautions: 4 for 6 laps
Margin of victory: 2.430 sec
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 7
Green flag passes: 1,973 (23.5 per green flag lap)
(Source: NASCAR loop data)

Glossary    2021 NASCAR Cup Series results   /   2021 standings

PosSt#DriverCarLapsStatusLedPtsPPts
1 45   Kyle Larson HendrickCars.com   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet90running27565
2119   Chase Elliott NAPA Auto Parts   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet90running0380
3 919   Martin Truex, Jr. Reser's Fine Foods   (Joe Gibbs)Toyota90running34441
42018   Kyle Busch Snickers   (Joe Gibbs)Toyota90running0390
5 611   Denny Hamlin FedEx Express   (Joe Gibbs)Toyota90running6430
61524   William Byron Axalta   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet90running0370
7 720   Christopher Bell Stanley   (Joe Gibbs)Toyota90running0390
8 54   Kevin Harvick Busch Light Apple   (Stewart Haas Racing)Ford90running0370
92714   Chase Briscoe HighPoint.com   (Stewart Haas Racing)Ford90running0340
10138   Tyler Reddick Chevrolet Accessories   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet90running0340
111421   Matt DiBenedetto Menards / Moen   (Wood Brothers)Ford90running0300
121242   Ross Chastain MyMcDonald's Rewards   (Chip Ganassi)Chevrolet90running0300
13171   Kurt Busch Monster Energy   (Chip Ganassi)Chevrolet90running2240
14 312   Ryan Blaney Dex Imaging   (Roger Penske)Ford90running0230
15163   Austin Dillon Richard ChildressChevrolet90running0240
16 810   Aric Almirola Go Bowling   (Stewart Haas Racing)Ford90running0210
172417   Chris Buescher Jack RoushFord90running0200
181941   Cole Custer HaasTooling.com   (Stewart Haas Racing)Ford90running0190
191847   Ricky Stenhouse, Jr. Kroger / Bush's Beans   (JTG-Daugherty Racing)Chevrolet90running1180
201048   Alex Bowman Ally   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet90running0210
212534   Michael McDowell CarParts.com   (Bob Jenkins)Ford90running0160
22 222   Joey Logano Verizon 5G   (Roger Penske)Ford90running11271
232623   Bubba Wallace Toyota   (23XI Racing)Toyota90running0140
24297   Corey LaJoie Nations Guard   (Spire Motorsports)Chevrolet90running0130
25286   Ryan Newman Jack RoushFord89running0120
263138   Anthony Alfredo Bence Motor Sales   (Bob Jenkins)Ford89running0110
272243   Erik Jones Clean Harbors   (Richard Petty Motorsports)Chevrolet89running0110
282337   Ryan Preece Kleenex   (JTG-Daugherty Racing)Chevrolet89running090
293077   Justin Haley Fraternal Order of Eagles   (Spire Motorsports)Chevrolet89running000
303378   Kyle Tilley Bremont Chronometers   (B.J. McLeod)Ford89running070
312199   Daniel Suarez Good Sam   (Trackhouse Racing)Chevrolet88running060
323500   Quin Houff Fare Share   (StarCom Racing)Chevrolet88running050
333452   Josh Bilicki Rick WareFord88running040
343715   R.C. Enerson Rick WareChevrolet88running030
35 12   Brad Keselowski Wabash National   (Roger Penske)Ford87running920
363253   Garrett Smithley Skip Barber Racing   (Rick Ware)Ford87running000
373651   James Davison Nurtec ODT   (Rick Ware)Ford41electrical010
Top 10 in Stage 1: #22, 5, 11, 8, 24, 18, 48, 9, 3, 43
Top 10 in Stage 2: #19, 20, 4, 5, 14, 42, 21, 11, 22, 18

To the back:
NameNbrReason
Chase Elliott9multiple inspection failures
Christopher Bell20inspection violation

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
ReasonFree
Pass
11111  
12121   competitionnone
13219  
22221   end of stage 1none
23253  
26272   #51 stopped on tracknone
284114  
42432   end of stage 2#51
449047  
  Percent of race run under caution: 6.7%             Average green flag run: 16.8 laps

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

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Brad Keselowski199
  Joey Logano102011
  Kyle Larson21211
  Ricky Stenhouse, Jr.22221
  Martin Truex, Jr.235634
  Denny Hamlin57626
  Kurt Busch63642
  Kyle Larson659026

Points Standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Kyle Larson 917    
1   Denny Hamlin 917   0  
3   William Byron 786   -131  
4   Kyle Busch 779   -138  
5   Joey Logano 760   -157  
6   Chase Elliott 749   -168  
7   Martin Truex, Jr. 740   -177  
8   Ryan Blaney 712   -205  
9   Kevin Harvick 710   -207  
10   Brad Keselowski 678   -239  
11   Alex Bowman 633   -284  
12   Tyler Reddick 630   -287  
13   Austin Dillon 615   -302  
14   Kurt Busch 576   -341  
15   Christopher Bell 571   -346  
16   Chris Buescher 495   -422  
17   Matt DiBenedetto 483   -434  
18   Ross Chastain 482   -435  
19   Michael McDowell 464   -453  
20   Ricky Stenhouse, Jr. 442   -475  

Playoff standings after this race:
RankDriverWinsPoints
1   Kyle Larson 5   917  
2   Martin Truex, Jr. 3   740  
3   Alex Bowman 3   633  
4   Kyle Busch 2   779  
5   Chase Elliott 2   749  
6   William Byron 1   786  
7   Joey Logano 1   760  
8   Ryan Blaney 1   712  
9   Brad Keselowski 1   678  
10   Kurt Busch 1   576  
11   Christopher Bell 1   571  
12   Michael McDowell 1   464  
13   Aric Almirola 1   398  
14   Denny Hamlin 0   917  
15   Kevin Harvick 0   710  
16   Tyler Reddick 0   630