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NASCAR Cup Series race number 5 of 16
Sunday, March 14, 2021 at Phoenix Raceway, Avondale, AZ
312 laps on a 1.000 mile paved track (312.000 miles)

Time of race: 3:00:20
Average speed: 103.808 mph
Pole speed: metric qualifying
Cautions: 7 for 45 laps
Margin of victory: 1.698 sec
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 22
Green flag passes: 3,228 (12.1 per green flag lap)
(Source: NASCAR loop data)

Glossary    2021 NASCAR Cup Series results   /   2021 standings

PosSt#DriverCarLapsStatusLedPtsPPts
1 519   Martin Truex, Jr. Bass Pro Shops / Tracker Boats & ATVs   (Joe Gibbs)Toyota312running64495
2 922   Joey Logano Shell / Pennzoil   (Roger Penske)Ford312running143541
3 311   Denny Hamlin Offerpad   (Joe Gibbs)Toyota312running33490
4 12   Brad Keselowski Wurth   (Roger Penske)Ford312running19480
5 69   Chase Elliott UniFirst   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet312running0400
6184   Kevin Harvick Jimmy John's   (Stewart Haas Racing)Ford312running0400
7 25   Kyle Larson Hendrickcars.com   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet312running1320
81024   William Byron Axalta   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet312running0360
9 420   Christopher Bell Rheem   (Joe Gibbs)Toyota312running0290
10 812   Ryan Blaney Menards / Richmond Water Heaters   (Roger Penske)Ford312running35431
113210   Aric Almirola Pit Boss Grills   (Stewart Haas Racing)Ford312running0290
121147   Ricky Stenhouse, Jr. Kroger / Energizer   (JTG-Daugherty Racing)Chevrolet312running1250
132148   Alex Bowman Ally / Best Friends   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet312running0240
142021   Matt DiBenedetto Motorcraft / Quick Lane   (Wood Brothers)Ford312running0240
15121   Kurt Busch Gear Wrench   (Chip Ganassi)Chevrolet312running0220
162523   Bubba Wallace McDonalds   (23XI Racing)Toyota312running4210
17133   Austin Dillon Bass Pro Shops / Tracker Off Road   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet312running0200
181717   Chris Buescher Roush Performance   (Jack Roush)Ford312running0190
192242   Ross Chastain Chevrolet Accessories   (Chip Ganassi)Chevrolet312running0180
201443   Erik Jones Medallion Bank   (Richard Petty Motorsports)Chevrolet312running0170
212799   Daniel Suarez CommScope   (Trackhouse Racing)Chevrolet312running0160
222614   Chase Briscoe HighPoint.com   (Stewart Haas Racing)Ford312running0150
231634   Michael McDowell Love's Travel Stops / Speedco   (Bob Jenkins)Ford312running0140
242977   Justin Haley Mutoh / General Formulations   (Spire Motorsports)Chevrolet312running000
25 718   Kyle Busch Stanley Tools   (Joe Gibbs)Toyota311running0170
261537   Ryan Preece Scott Brand   (JTG-Daugherty Racing)Chevrolet311running0110
27337   Corey LaJoie Youtheory   (Spire Motorsports)Chevrolet311running12100
28196   Ryan Newman Guaranteed Rate   (Jack Roush)Ford311running090
29238   Tyler Reddick Quartz Hill Records / Nate Barnes   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet310running080
303078   B.J. McLeod Surface Sunscreen   (B.J. McLeod)Ford309running000
312441   Cole Custer HaasTooling.com   (Stewart Haas Racing)Ford308running060
323500   Quin Houff Mount-N-Lock   (StarCom Racing)Chevrolet305running050
333815   James Davison Smart Sanitizer   (Rick Ware)Chevrolet303running040
343453   Garrett Smithley Turf Sellers   (Rick Ware)Chevrolet300running000
353652   Josh Bilicki Junction Fuels   (Rick Ware)Ford258power steering020
363151   Cody Ware Nurtec ODT   (Rick Ware)Chevrolet101crash000
372838   Anthony Alfredo MDS   (Bob Jenkins)Ford87crash010
383766   Timmy Hill LasVegas.net / Diamondback Surveying   (Carl Long)Toyota15engine000
Top 10 in Stage 1: #12, 22, 2, 11, 9, 18, 4, 24, 5, 21
Top 10 in Stage 2: #22, 19, 11, 2, 12, 4, 24, 10, 9, 20

To the back:
NameNbrReason
Quin Houff00unapproved adjustment
Kyle Larson5multiple inspection failures
Chase Elliott9unapproved adjustment
William Byron24multiple inspection failures
Cody Ware51multiple inspection failures
Garrett Smithley53driver change

Failed to qualify, withdrew, or driver changes:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
DCJ.J. Yeley53Rick WareChevrolet

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
ReasonFree
Pass
13131  
32365   competition#51
374610  
47515   #48,3,42 accident turn 2#15
527625  
77837   end of stage 1#15
84896  
90989   #38,51 accident turn 2#00
9919193  
1921998   end of stage 2#3
20026263  
2632686   #8 accident turn 2#34
26928214  
2832875   #18,42 accident frontstretch#17
28831225  
  Percent of race run under caution: 14.4%             Average green flag run: 33.4 laps

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

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Brad Keselowski122
  Denny Hamlin33331
  Brad Keselowski344310
  Ryan Blaney447835
  Brad Keselowski79791
  Joey Logano8014162
  Kyle Larson1421421
  Bubba Wallace1431431
  Corey LaJoie14415512
  Joey Logano15619338
  Denny Hamlin1941941
  Joey Logano19522329
  Martin Truex, Jr.22425330
  Ricky Stenhouse, Jr.2542541
  Martin Truex, Jr.2552639
  Denny Hamlin2642641
  Bubba Wallace2652673
  Joey Logano2682681
  Brad Keselowski2692735
  Joey Logano27428310
  Brad Keselowski2842841
  Joey Logano2852873
  Martin Truex, Jr.28831225

Points Standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Denny Hamlin 236    
2   Brad Keselowski 197   -39  
3   Joey Logano 192   -44  
4   Martin Truex, Jr. 180   -56  
5   Kyle Larson 179   -57  
5   Chase Elliott 179   -57  
7   Kevin Harvick 176   -60  
8   Christopher Bell 167   -69  
9   William Byron 152   -84  
10   Kurt Busch 144   -92  
11   Michael McDowell 140   -96  
12   Austin Dillon 135   -101  
13   Ryan Blaney 134   -102  
14   Ryan Preece 123   -113  
15   Kyle Busch 115   -121  
16   Ricky Stenhouse, Jr. 113   -123  
17   Alex Bowman 110   -126  
18   Chris Buescher 109   -127  
19   Bubba Wallace 97   -139  
20   Cole Custer 86   -150  

Playoff standings after this race:
RankDriverWinsPoints
1   Martin Truex, Jr. 1   180  
2   Kyle Larson 1   179  
3   Christopher Bell 1   167  
4   William Byron 1   152  
5   Michael McDowell 1   140  
6   Denny Hamlin 0   236  
7   Brad Keselowski 0   197  
8   Joey Logano 0   192  
9   Chase Elliott 0   179  
10   Kevin Harvick 0   176  
11   Kurt Busch 0   144  
12   Austin Dillon 0   135  
13   Ryan Blaney 0   134  
14   Ryan Preece 0   123  
15   Kyle Busch 0   115  
16   Ricky Stenhouse, Jr. 0   113