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2021 Drydene 400


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NASCAR Cup Series race number 13 of 22
Sunday, May 16, 2021 at Dover International Speedway, Dover, DE
400 laps on a 1.000 mile paved track (400.000 miles)

Time of race: 3:19:55
Average speed: 120.05 mph
Pole speed: metric qualifying
Cautions: 7 for 41 laps
Margin of victory: 2.017 sec
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 10
Green flag passes: 659 (1.8 per green flag lap)
(Source: NASCAR loop data)

Glossary    2021 NASCAR Cup Series results   /   2021 standings

PosSt#DriverCarLapsStatusLedPtsPPts
11648   Alex Bowman Ally   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet400running98515
2 45   Kyle Larson Nations Guard   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet400running263552
3 89   Chase Elliott NAPA Auto Parts   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet400running0500
4 324   William Byron Axalta   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet400running21450
5 922   Joey Logano Shell / Pennzoil   (Roger Penske)Ford400running0360
6 54   Kevin Harvick Hunt Brothers Pizza   (Stewart Haas Racing)Ford400running0420
7 211   Denny Hamlin FedEx Office   (Joe Gibbs)Toyota400running2450
8128   Tyler Reddick CAT Linkage Parts   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet400running0300
92499   Daniel Suarez CommScope   (Trackhouse Racing)Chevrolet400running0280
103041   Cole Custer HaasTooling.com   (Stewart Haas Racing)Ford400running0270
112223   Bubba Wallace McDonald's   (23XI Racing)Toyota400running0260
12 712   Ryan Blaney Menards / Cardell Cabinetry   (Roger Penske)Ford400running0330
13281   Kurt Busch Yorktel / Caregility   (Chip Ganassi)Chevrolet400running0280
14143   Austin Dillon Huk Performance Fishing   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet400running0250
151942   Ross Chastain Moose Fraternity   (Chip Ganassi)Chevrolet400running0220
16152   Brad Keselowski Wurth / UTI   (Roger Penske)Ford400running0250
171017   Chris Buescher Fastenal   (Jack Roush)Ford400running0220
182537   Ryan Preece Thomas' English Muffins   (JTG-Daugherty Racing)Chevrolet399running0190
19 119   Martin Truex, Jr. Reser's Fine Foods   (Joe Gibbs)Toyota399running16180
202047   Ricky Stenhouse, Jr. Bush's Beans   (JTG-Daugherty Racing)Chevrolet399running0170
211120   Christopher Bell Stanley Tools   (Joe Gibbs)Toyota396running0160
222343   Erik Jones Medallion Bank   (Richard Petty Motorsports)Chevrolet396running0150
23136   Ryan Newman Guaranteed Rate   (Jack Roush)Ford396running0140
241821   Matt DiBenedetto Motorcraft / Quick Lane   (Wood Brothers)Ford395running0130
252134   Michael McDowell Resolve Finance   (Bob Jenkins)Ford395running0120
26267   Corey LaJoie Drydene Performance Products   (Spire Motorsports)Chevrolet393running0110
27 618   Kyle Busch M&M's Mix   (Joe Gibbs)Toyota393running0100
282738   Anthony Alfredo Speedy Cash   (Bob Jenkins)Ford392running090
293500   Quin Houff Reliant / Verkada   (StarCom Racing)Chevrolet388running080
302977   Josh Berry Diamond Creek Water   (Spire Motorsports)Chevrolet388running000
313451   Cody Ware Nurtec ODT   (Rick Ware)Chevrolet387running000
323653   Garrett Smithley RichMar Florists   (Rick Ware)Chevrolet383running000
333315   James Davison Smart Sanitizer   (Rick Ware)Chevrolet382running040
343752   Josh Bilicki Bullshooter.com   (Rick Ware)Ford381running030
351714   Chase Briscoe Ford Performance Racing School   (Stewart Haas Racing)Ford335running020
363178   B.J. McLeod Surface Sunscreen / Koolbox Ice   (B.J. McLeod)Ford334engine000
373210   Aric Almirola Smithfield / Weis Markets   (Stewart Haas Racing)Ford300crash010
Top 10 in Stage 1: #5, 11, 12, 9, 4, 24, 22, 48, 17, 2
Top 10 in Stage 2: #5, 9, 48, 24, 11, 4, 1, 2, 3, 8

To the back:
NameNbrReason
Ryan Newman6unapproved adjustments
Chase Elliott9multiple inspection failures
Josh Berry77driver change

Failed to qualify, withdrew, or driver changes:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
DCJustin Haley77Diamond Creek WaterSpire MotorsportsChevrolet

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
ReasonFree
Pass
13636  
37404   competition#7
4112080  
1211299   debris turn 1#10
13017142  
1721765   #77 accident turn 2#41
17724165  
2422487   end of stage 2#37
24930254  
3033086   #10 accident turn 4#37
3093146  
3153195   #2,38,47 accident turn 2#37
3203256  
3263305   debris#47
33140070  
  Percent of race run under caution: 10.3%             Average green flag run: 44.9 laps

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

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Martin Truex, Jr.11515
  William Byron163621
  Martin Truex, Jr.37371
  Kyle Larson3812285
  Denny Hamlin1231231
  Kyle Larson12417249
  Denny Hamlin1731731
  Kyle Larson17424370
  Alex Bowman2442441
  Kyle Larson24530359
  Alex Bowman30440097

Points Standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Denny Hamlin 574    
2   William Byron 473   -101  
3   Martin Truex, Jr. 472   -102  
4   Joey Logano 442   -132  
5   Kyle Larson 440   -134  
6   Ryan Blaney 438   -136  
7   Chase Elliott 432   -142  
8   Kevin Harvick 427   -147  
9   Brad Keselowski 404   -170  
10   Kyle Busch 383   -191  
11   Austin Dillon 341   -233  
12   Christopher Bell 336   -238  
13   Alex Bowman 332   -242  
14   Chris Buescher 309   -265  
15   Tyler Reddick 298   -276  
16   Michael McDowell 290   -284  
17   Matt DiBenedetto 281   -293  
18   Kurt Busch 268   -306  
19   Ricky Stenhouse, Jr. 266   -308  
20   Ryan Newman 260   -314  

Playoff standings after this race:
RankDriverWinsPoints
1   Martin Truex, Jr. 3   472  
2   Alex Bowman 2   332  
3   William Byron 1   473  
4   Joey Logano 1   442  
5   Kyle Larson 1   440  
6   Ryan Blaney 1   438  
7   Brad Keselowski 1   404  
8   Kyle Busch 1   383  
9   Christopher Bell 1   336  
10   Michael McDowell 1   290  
11   Denny Hamlin 0   574  
12   Chase Elliott 0   432  
13   Kevin Harvick 0   427  
14   Austin Dillon 0   341  
15   Chris Buescher 0   309  
16   Tyler Reddick 0   298