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NASCAR Cup Series race number 29 of 33
Saturday, September 18, 2021 at Bristol Motor Speedway, Bristol, TN
500 laps on a 0.533 mile paved track (266.500 miles)

Time of race: 3:02:56
Average speed: 87.409 mph
Pole speed: metric qualifying
Cautions: 8 for 71 laps
Margin of victory: .227 sec
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 23
Green flag passes: 1,710 (4.0 per green flag lap)
(Source: NASCAR loop data)

Glossary    2021 NASCAR Cup Series results   /   2021 standings

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

PosSt#DriverCarLapsStatusLedPtsPPts
1 55   Kyle Larson Valvoline   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet500running175596
2 84   Kevin Harvick Subway Delivery   (Stewart Haas Racing)Ford500running71450
31424   William Byron Axalta   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet500running0420
4 712   Ryan Blaney Menards / Richmond   (Roger Penske)Ford500running45430
51148   Alex Bowman Ally   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet500running0320
6102   Brad Keselowski Discount Tire   (Roger Penske)Ford500running10460
7 119   Martin Truex, Jr. Bass Pro Shops / SherryStrong.org   (Joe Gibbs)Toyota500running5320
82243   Erik Jones U.S. Air Force Tuskegee Airmen   (Richard Petty Motorsports)Chevrolet500running0290
9 211   Denny Hamlin FedEx Freight   (Joe Gibbs)Toyota500running65471
101921   Matt DiBenedetto Reese / Draw-Tite   (Wood Brothers)Ford500running0270
11 322   Joey Logano Shell / Pennzoil   (Roger Penske)Ford500running0260
12138   Tyler Reddick Food City / Childress Vineyards   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet500running0270
132014   Chase Briscoe Rush Truck Centers / Cummins   (Stewart Haas Racing)Ford500running0240
141742   Ross Chastain Moose Fraternity   (Chip Ganassi)Chevrolet500running0230
15183   Austin Dillon Bass Pro Shops / Tracker Off Road   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet500running0220
162823   Bubba Wallace McDonald's   (23XI Racing)Toyota500running0210
172737   Ryan Preece Viva   (JTG-Daugherty Racing)Chevrolet500running0200
181210   Aric Almirola Smithfield   (Stewart Haas Racing)Ford500running0190
19151   Kurt Busch Monster Energy   (Chip Ganassi)Chevrolet500running0180
202347   Ricky Stenhouse, Jr. Kroger   (JTG-Daugherty Racing)Chevrolet499running0170
21 918   Kyle Busch M&M's   (Joe Gibbs)Toyota499running0210
222199   Daniel Suarez Coca-Cola   (Trackhouse Racing)Chevrolet498running0150
232517   Chris Buescher Fastenal   (Jack Roush)Ford498running0140
241634   Michael McDowell Love's Travel Stops   (Bob Jenkins)Ford498running0130
25 49   Chase Elliott Hooters   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet497running129260
26317   Corey LaJoie Schluter Systems   (Spire Motorsports)Chevrolet497running0110
273551   J.J. Yeley Nurtec ODT   (Rick Ware)Chevrolet495running000
282641   Cole Custer Autodesk / HaasTooling.com   (Stewart Haas Racing)Ford494running090
29 620   Christopher Bell SiriusXM   (Joe Gibbs)Toyota493running0140
303653   Garrett Smithley Boom Mobile   (Rick Ware)Chevrolet487running000
313352   Josh Bilicki Insurance King   (Rick Ware)Ford482running060
323866   David Starr Whataburger   (Carl Long)Toyota482running000
333715   James Davison Greatest Generations   (Rick Ware)Chevrolet474running040
343400   Quin Houff Boss Hoss Cycles   (StarCom Racing)Chevrolet375crash030
353038   Anthony Alfredo Dude Wipes   (Bob Jenkins)Ford313crash020
362977   Justin Haley Diamond Creek Water   (Spire Motorsports)Chevrolet216crash000
373278   B.J. McLeod Honor And Remember   (B.J. McLeod)Ford215crash000
38246   Ryan Newman Kohler Generators   (Jack Roush)Ford177dvp010
Top 10 in Stage 1: #11, 5, 9, 2, 12, 4, 18, 20, 19, 24
Top 10 in Stage 2: #5, 11, 2, 24, 9, 4, 12, 20, 8, 18

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
ReasonFree
Pass
14141  
42487   competition#17
4912678  
1271359   end of stage 1#23
13616833  
16918113   #6,17,23,41,99 accident turn 2#37
18222039  
22123212   #7,38,77,78, accident turn 4#51
23325119  
2522598   end of stage 2#99
260363104  
3643707   #00 spun turn 4#14
37138818  
3893968   #00 accident turn 3#8
3974004  
4014077   #11 accident turn 1#1
40850093  
  Percent of race run under caution: 14.2%             Average green flag run: 47.7 laps

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

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Martin Truex, Jr.155
  Chase Elliott64338
  Brad Keselowski44441
  Chase Elliott458339
  Kyle Larson84907
  Denny Hamlin9112131
  Kyle Larson1221221
  Denny Hamlin1231297
  Brad Keselowski1301301
  Kyle Larson1311377
  Brad Keselowski1381447
  Denny Hamlin14517127
  Ryan Blaney1721721
  Kyle Larson17325381
  Brad Keselowski2542541
  Kevin Harvick25526410
  Ryan Blaney26530743
  Kevin Harvick30833629
  Kyle Larson33736529
  Ryan Blaney3663661
  Kyle Larson36741246
  Chase Elliott41346452
  Kevin Harvick46549632
  Kyle Larson4975004

Points Standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Kyle Larson 3059    
2   Martin Truex, Jr. 3029   -30  
3   Ryan Blaney 3024   -35  
3   Denny Hamlin 3024   -35  
5   Kyle Busch 3022   -37  
6   Chase Elliott 3021   -38  
7   Alex Bowman 3015   -44  
8   William Byron 3014   -45  
9   Joey Logano 3013   -46  
10   Brad Keselowski 3008   -51  
11   Christopher Bell 3005   -54  
12   Kevin Harvick 3002   -57  
13   Aric Almirola 2075   -984  
13   Tyler Reddick 2075   -984  
15   Kurt Busch 2071   -988  
16   Michael McDowell 2028   -1031  
17   Austin Dillon 761   -2298  
18   Matt DiBenedetto 629   -2430  
19   Ross Chastain 624   -2435  
20   Chris Buescher 598   -2461  

Non-playoff standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Kyle Larson 1185    
2   Denny Hamlin 1168   -17  
3   Chase Elliott 946   -239  
4   Ryan Blaney 932   -253  
5   Martin Truex, Jr. 924   -261  
6   Kyle Busch 912   -273  
7   William Byron 905   -280  
7   Joey Logano 905   -280  
9   Kevin Harvick 899   -286  
10   Brad Keselowski 837   -348  
11   Tyler Reddick 788   -397  
12   Alex Bowman 774   -411  
13   Austin Dillon 761   -424  
14   Kurt Busch 731   -454  
15   Christopher Bell 691   -494  
16   Matt DiBenedetto 629   -556  
17   Ross Chastain 624   -561  
18   Chris Buescher 598   -587  
19   Ricky Stenhouse, Jr. 574   -611  
20   Bubba Wallace 561   -624