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2021 Explore the Pocono Mountains 350


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NASCAR Cup Series race number 19 of 29
Sunday, June 27, 2021 at Pocono Raceway, Long Pond, PA
140 laps on a 2.500 mile paved track (350.000 miles)

Time of race: 2:26:49
Average speed: 143.036 mph
Pole speed: no time trials
Cautions: 4 for 15 laps
Margin of victory: 8.654 sec
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 12
Green flag passes: 2,302 (18.4 per green flag lap)
(Source: NASCAR loop data)

Glossary    2021 NASCAR Cup Series results   /   2021 standings

PosSt#DriverCarLapsStatusLedPtsPPts
11918   Kyle Busch M&M's Mini's   (Joe Gibbs)Toyota140running30445
2125   Kyle Larson HendrickCars.com   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet140running0380
3112   Brad Keselowski Detroit Engines   (Roger Penske)Ford140running31500
4134   Kevin Harvick Busch Light   (Stewart Haas Racing)Ford140running0330
5 723   Bubba Wallace Draft Kings   (23XI Racing)Toyota140running3380
61612   Ryan Blaney Menards / Duracell   (Roger Penske)Ford140running0380
72048   Alex Bowman Ally   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet140running18300
82337   Ryan Preece Thomas' / Kroger   (JTG-Daugherty Racing)Chevrolet140running0290
9108   Tyler Reddick Kalahari Resorts & Conventions   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet140running0310
101422   Joey Logano Shell / Pennzoil   (Roger Penske)Ford140running0280
11 319   Martin Truex, Jr. Reser's Fine Foods   (Joe Gibbs)Toyota140running19411
121824   William Byron Axalta Color of the Year   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet140running22351
13213   Austin Dillon Workrise   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet140running0240
141711   Denny Hamlin FedEx Ground   (Joe Gibbs)Toyota140running1320
15 899   Daniel Suarez CommScope   (Trackhouse Racing)Chevrolet140running0240
16 510   Aric Almirola Smithfield   (Stewart Haas Racing)Ford140running0320
17 234   Michael McDowell ARRMA   (Bob Jenkins)Ford140running7250
183221   Matt DiBenedetto Motorcraft / Quick Lane   (Wood Brothers)Ford140running0190
19 117   Chris Buescher Acronis   (Jack Roush)Ford140running6180
20151   Kurt Busch Monster Energy   (Chip Ganassi)Chevrolet140running0170
212414   Chase Briscoe HighPoint.com / Webex by Cisco   (Stewart Haas Racing)Ford140running0160
22376   Ryan Newman Guaranteed Rate   (Jack Roush)Ford140running0150
23367   Corey LaJoie Nations Guard   (Spire Motorsports)Chevrolet139running0140
243841   Cole Custer HaasTooling.com   (Stewart Haas Racing)Ford139running0130
252777   Justin Allgaier Diamond Creek Water   (Spire Motorsports)Chevrolet139running000
263342   Ross Chastain McDonald's   (Chip Ganassi)Chevrolet139running0120
27 99   Chase Elliott NAPA Auto Parts   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet139running0160
282551   Cody Ware Nurtec ODT   (Rick Ware)Chevrolet139running000
293078   B.J. McLeod American Brain Tumor Association   (B.J. McLeod)Ford138running000
302815   James Davison Go FMX   (Rick Ware)Chevrolet137running070
312243   Erik Jones Medallion Bank   (Richard Petty Motorsports)Chevrolet136running060
32 420   Christopher Bell Rheem   (Joe Gibbs)Toyota135running3120
333100   Quin Houff Mane 'n Tail / Spirit Untamed   (StarCom Racing)Chevrolet135running040
342638   Anthony Alfredo Death Wish Coffee   (Bob Jenkins)Ford134running030
353452   Josh Bilicki Jacob Companies   (Rick Ware)Ford132running020
362953   Garrett Smithley Rich Mar Florist   (Rick Ware)Chevrolet122engine000
373566   Timmy Hill M&M Mechanical   (Carl Long)Toyota113handling000
38 647   Ricky Stenhouse, Jr. Scott Brand   (JTG-Daugherty Racing)Chevrolet111engine050
Top 10 in Stage 1: #19, 10, 2, 12, 23, 34, 47, 8, 99, 22
Top 10 in Stage 2: #24, 11, 2, 20, 9, 19, 18, 5, 10, 42

To the back:
NameNbrReason
Kyle Larson5backup car
Ryan Newman6backup car
Corey LaJoie7backup car
Ryan Preece37backup car
Anthony Alfredo38backup car
Cole Custer41backup car
Ross Chastain42backup car
Justin Allgaier77driver 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
122  
364   #38 accident turn 2none
73125  
32354   end of stage 1#53
368651  
87904   end of stage 2#77
91933  
94963   debris#51
9714044  
  Percent of race run under caution: 10.7%             Average green flag run: 25.0 laps

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

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Chris Buescher166
  Michael McDowell7137
  Martin Truex, Jr.143219
  Brad Keselowski334513
  Kyle Busch467328
  Bubba Wallace74763
  William Byron779317
  Christopher Bell94963
  Alex Bowman9711418
  Brad Keselowski11513218
  William Byron1331375
  Denny Hamlin1381381
  Kyle Busch1391402

Points Standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Denny Hamlin 761    
2   Kyle Larson 759   -2  
3   William Byron 690   -71  
4   Joey Logano 651   -110  
5   Kyle Busch 650   -111  
6   Chase Elliott 633   -128  
7   Martin Truex, Jr. 606   -155  
8   Ryan Blaney 586   -175  
9   Kevin Harvick 585   -176  
10   Brad Keselowski 569   -192  
11   Alex Bowman 543   -218  
12   Austin Dillon 518   -243  
13   Tyler Reddick 475   -286  
14   Kurt Busch 430   -331  
15   Chris Buescher 427   -334  
16   Christopher Bell 424   -337  
17   Michael McDowell 419   -342  
18   Daniel Suarez 382   -379  
19   Ricky Stenhouse, Jr. 376   -385  
19   Bubba Wallace 376   -385  

Playoff standings after this race:
RankDriverWinsPoints
1   Kyle Larson 4   759  
2   Martin Truex, Jr. 3   606  
3   Alex Bowman 3   543  
4   Kyle Busch 2   650  
5   William Byron 1   690  
6   Joey Logano 1   651  
7   Chase Elliott 1   633  
8   Ryan Blaney 1   586  
9   Brad Keselowski 1   569  
10   Christopher Bell 1   424  
11   Michael McDowell 1   419  
12   Denny Hamlin 0   761  
13   Kevin Harvick 0   585  
14   Austin Dillon 0   518  
15   Tyler Reddick 0   475  
16   Kurt Busch 0   430