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2021 Quaker State 400 Presented by Walmart


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NASCAR Cup Series race number 21 of 30
Sunday, July 11, 2021 at Atlanta Motor Speedway, Hampton, GA
260 laps on a 1.540 mile paved track (400.400 miles)

Time of race: 2:50:08
Average speed: 141.207 mph
Pole speed: metric qualifying
Cautions: 4 for 21 laps
Margin of victory: 1.237 sec
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 10
Green flag passes: 2,087 (8.7 per green flag lap)
(Source: NASCAR loop data)

Glossary    2021 NASCAR Cup Series results   /   2021 standings

PosSt#DriverCarLapsStatusLedPtsPPts
1 81   Kurt Busch Gear Wrench   (Chip Ganassi)Chevrolet260running144596
2 218   Kyle Busch Skittles Gummies   (Joe Gibbs)Toyota260running91541
3 519   Martin Truex, Jr. Auto-Owners Insurance   (Joe Gibbs)Toyota260running0370
41748   Alex Bowman Ally   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet260running0480
51512   Ryan Blaney Advance Auto Parts Same Day   (Roger Penske)Ford260running0360
6 78   Tyler Reddick Okuma   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet260running0420
7 19   Chase Elliott Adrenaline Shoc   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet260running13300
8 420   Christopher Bell Craftsman "Racing For a Miracle"   (Joe Gibbs)Toyota260running0290
91221   Matt DiBenedetto Menards / Quaker State   (Wood Brothers)Ford260running0280
10142   Brad Keselowski Money Lion   (Roger Penske)Ford260running0300
11214   Kevin Harvick Mobil 1 Summer Road Trip   (Stewart Haas Racing)Ford260running0270
12133   Austin Dillon Breztri   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet260running0270
13 311   Denny Hamlin Offerpad "Awesome Different"   (Joe Gibbs)Toyota260running2380
142423   Bubba Wallace Door Dash   (23XI Racing)Toyota260running0230
151114   Chase Briscoe One Cure   (Stewart Haas Racing)Ford260running0220
161817   Chris Buescher Fastenal   (Jack Roush)Ford260running0210
172341   Cole Custer Code 3 Associates   (Stewart Haas Racing)Ford260running1200
18 65   Kyle Larson HendrickCars.com   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet260running0310
191022   Joey Logano Shell / Pennzoil   (Roger Penske)Ford259running0220
201924   William Byron Axalta   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet259running0200
21 942   Ross Chastain Clover   (Chip Ganassi)Chevrolet259running0160
22267   Corey LaJoie The Boss Baby: Family Business   (Spire Motorsports)Chevrolet258running0150
232010   Aric Almirola Smithfield   (Stewart Haas Racing)Ford258running8140
242243   Erik Jones Petty's Garage   (Richard Petty Motorsports)Chevrolet258running0130
253437   Ryan Preece Kroger / Scott Brand   (JTG-Daugherty Racing)Chevrolet258running1120
263238   Anthony Alfredo Georgia Peanuts   (Bob Jenkins)Ford257running0110
272534   Michael McDowell Fr8 Auctions   (Bob Jenkins)Ford256running0100
28296   Ryan Newman Oscar Mayer   (Jack Roush)Ford256running090
292877   Justin Haley Fraternal Order of Eagles   (Spire Motorsports)Chevrolet255running000
303678   B.J. McLeod Superior Logistics Services   (B.J. McLeod)Ford254running000
313753   Garrett Smithley Seed Token   (Rick Ware)Chevrolet253running000
323315   Bayley Currey Fort Worth Screen Printing   (Rick Ware)Chevrolet253running000
333151   Cody Ware Nurtex ODT   (Rick Ware)Chevrolet253running000
343052   Josh Bilicki Junction Fuels   (Rick Ware)Ford248running030
353500   Quin Houff 8 Ball Chocolate Whiskey   (StarCom Racing)Chevrolet248running020
362799   Daniel Suarez Good Sam - Autism Awareness   (Trackhouse Racing)Chevrolet243running010
371647   Ricky Stenhouse, Jr. NOS Energy Drink   (JTG-Daugherty Racing)Chevrolet178suspension010
Top 10 in Stage 1: #18, 1, 11, 48, 8, 5, 22, 24, 19, 4
Top 10 in Stage 2: #1, 18, 48, 5, 11, 8, 12, 2, 3, 19

To the back:
NameNbrReason
Martin Truex, Jr.19multiple inspection failures

Failed to qualify, withdrew, or driver changes:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
WDTimmy Hill66Carl LongToyota

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
ReasonFree
Pass
12626  
27293   competition#15
30312  
32354   #47,99,51 accident backstretch#53
368146  
82865   end of stage 1#43
8716175  
1621709   end of stage 2 frontstretch#7
17126090  
  Percent of race run under caution: 8.1%             Average green flag run: 47.8 laps

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

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Chase Elliott11313
  Kyle Busch142714
  Denny Hamlin28292
  Kyle Busch308354
  Kurt Busch8412138
  Cole Custer1221221
  Aric Almirola1231308
  Ryan Preece1311311
  Kurt Busch13221281
  Kyle Busch21323523
  Kurt Busch23626025

Points Standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Denny Hamlin 836    
2   Kyle Larson 826   -10  
3   Kyle Busch 739   -97  
4   William Byron 733   -103  
5   Chase Elliott 704   -132  
6   Joey Logano 700   -136  
7   Martin Truex, Jr. 671   -165  
8   Ryan Blaney 639   -197  
9   Kevin Harvick 626   -210  
10   Brad Keselowski 623   -213  
11   Alex Bowman 609   -227  
12   Austin Dillon 571   -265  
13   Tyler Reddick 563   -273  
14   Kurt Busch 530   -306  
15   Christopher Bell 492   -344  
16   Chris Buescher 467   -369  
17   Michael McDowell 436   -400  
18   Matt DiBenedetto 425   -411  
19   Ross Chastain 418   -418  
20   Bubba Wallace 415   -421  

Playoff standings after this race:
RankDriverWinsPoints
1   Kyle Larson 4   826  
2   Martin Truex, Jr. 3   671  
3   Alex Bowman 3   609  
4   Kyle Busch 2   739  
5   Chase Elliott 2   704  
6   William Byron 1   733  
7   Joey Logano 1   700  
8   Ryan Blaney 1   639  
9   Brad Keselowski 1   623  
10   Kurt Busch 1   530  
11   Christopher Bell 1   492  
12   Michael McDowell 1   436  
13   Denny Hamlin 0   836  
14   Kevin Harvick 0   626  
15   Austin Dillon 0   571  
16   Tyler Reddick 0   563