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NASCAR Cup Series race number 27 of 36
Sunday, September 3, 2023 at Darlington Raceway, Darlington, SC
367 laps on a 1.366 mile paved track (501.322 miles)

Time of race: 4:08:47
Average speed: 120.906 mph
Pole speed: 169.193 mph
Cautions: 8 for 51 laps
Margin of victory: .447 sec
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 13
Green flag passes: 4,079 (12.9 per green flag lap)
(Source: NASCAR loop data)

Glossary    2023 NASCAR Cup Series results   /   2023 standings

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

PosSt#DriverCarLapsStatusLedPtsPPts
1185   Kyle Larson HendrickCars.com   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet367running55575
2 345   Tyler Reddick Jordan Brand   (23XI Racing)Toyota367running90510
3 817   Chris Buescher BuildSubmarines.com   (Jack Roush)Ford367running0360
42324   William Byron Liberty University   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet367running0390
5271   Ross Chastain Unishippers   (Trackhouse Racing)Chevrolet367running0320
6 56   Brad Keselowski Solomon Plumbing   (Jack Roush)Ford367running0380
71923   Bubba Wallace McDonald's   (23XI Racing)Toyota367running0300
8139   Chase Elliott NAPA Auto Parts   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet367running0330
9 412   Ryan Blaney MenardsRichmond Water Heaters   (Roger Penske)Ford367running0380
102043   Erik Jones Allegiant   (Legacy Motor Club)Chevrolet367running0350
11118   Kyle Busch McLaren Custom Grills   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet367running0310
12 622   Joey Logano Shell Pennzoil   (Roger Penske)Ford367running0250
131616   A.J. Allmendinger Action Industries   (Matthew Kaulig)Chevrolet367running0240
141010   Aric Almirola Smithfield   (Stewart Haas Racing)Ford367running0240
151214   Chase Briscoe HighPoint.com Lady in Black   (Stewart Haas Racing)Ford367running0220
162547   Ricky Stenhouse Jr Boost by Kroger/Irish Spring   (JTG-Daugherty Racing)Chevrolet367running0220
171542   Carson Hocevar Sunseeker Resort   (Legacy Motor Club)Chevrolet367running000
183119   Martin Truex Jr Bass Pro Shops   (Joe Gibbs)Toyota367running0190
19 74   Kevin Harvick Mobil 1 Take 5   (Stewart Haas Racing)Ford367running1250
20283   Austin Dillon Morgan & Morgan   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet367running0200
211754   Ty Gibbs Monster Energy   (Joe Gibbs)Toyota367running0160
22227   Corey LaJoie Gainbridge   (Spire Motorsports)Chevrolet367running3150
23 120   Christopher Bell Yahoo!   (Joe Gibbs)Toyota366running40170
242931   Justin Haley LeafFilter Gutter Protection   (Matthew Kaulig)Chevrolet366running0130
25 211   Denny Hamlin SportClips Haircuts   (Joe Gibbs)Toyota366running177322
263038   Todd Gilliland Quincy Compressor   (Bob Jenkins)Ford366running0110
273551   Ryan Newman Parts Plus/Biohaven   (Rick Ware)Ford365running0100
283441   Ryan Preece HaasTooling.com   (Stewart Haas Racing)Ford364running090
292677   Ty Dillon Raze Energy Blue Shock   (Spire Motorsports)Chevrolet364running080
303315   J.J. Yeley Ollie's Bargain Outlet   (Rick Ware)Ford362running100
31142   Austin Cindric Discount Tire   (Roger Penske)Ford361running060
32 934   Michael McDowell StageFront.VIP   (Bob Jenkins)Ford329crash050
332448   Alex Bowman Ally   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet322crash040
342199   Daniel Suarez Freeway.com   (Trackhouse Racing)Chevrolet320crash030
353221   Harrison Burton Motorcraft/Quick Lane   (Wood Brothers)Ford318crash020
363678   B.J. McLeod Affliction   (B.J. McLeod)Chevrolet210engine010
Top 10 in Stage 1: #11, 45, 5, 4, 12, 6, 9, 20, 17, 10
Top 10 in Stage 2: #11, 5, 43, 45, 24, 8, 12, 3, 6, 47

To the back:
NameNbrReason
Kyle Busch8unapproved adjustments

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
ReasonFree
Pass
1116116  
1171226   #22,23 accident turn 4#1
12317957  
18019112 #22
19221625  
2172215   #78 stopped on track#47
2222254  
2262294   #2,54 accident turn 2#7
2302312  
2322365   end of stage 2#31
23731074  
3113166   #51 spun turn 4#47
3173193  
3203278   #99,21,48 accident turn 1#19
3283314  
3323365   #8,34,38,11,20 accident frontstretchnone
33736731  
  Percent of race run under caution: 13.9%             Average green flag run: 35.1 laps

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

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Christopher Bell13333
  J.J. Yeley34341
  Tyler Reddick356228
  Denny Hamlin63675
  Christopher Bell68714
  Tyler Reddick729120
  Denny Hamlin9215059
  Tyler Reddick1511533
  Christopher Bell1541563
  Denny Hamlin157269113
  Kevin Harvick2702701
  Corey LaJoie2712733
  Tyler Reddick27431239
  Kyle Larson31336755

Points Standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   William Byron 2075    
2   Kyle Larson 2074   -1  
3   Tyler Reddick 2060   -15  
4   Denny Hamlin 2057   -18  
4   Chris Buescher 2057   -18  
6   Martin Truex Jr 2055   -20  
7   Kyle Busch 2050   -25  
8   Brad Keselowski 2048   -27  
9   Ryan Blaney 2046   -29  
10   Ross Chastain 2043   -32  
11   Joey Logano 2033   -42  
12   Christopher Bell 2031   -44  
13   Bubba Wallace 2030   -45  
14   Kevin Harvick 2029   -46  
15   Ricky Stenhouse Jr 2027   -48  
16   Michael McDowell 2012   -63  
17   Ty Gibbs 583   -1492  
18   Daniel Suarez 576   -1499  
19   Chase Elliott 559   -1516  
20   A.J. Allmendinger 550   -1525  
Non-playoff standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Martin Truex Jr 903    
2   Denny Hamlin 869   -34  
3   William Byron 858   -45  
4   Christopher Bell 799   -104  
5   Kyle Larson 788   -115  
6   Brad Keselowski 780   -123  
7   Chris Buescher 771   -132  
8   Kyle Busch 758   -145  
9   Kevin Harvick 754   -149  
10   Tyler Reddick 751   -152  
11   Ross Chastain 749   -154  
12   Ryan Blaney 733   -170  
13   Joey Logano 730   -173  
14   Bubba Wallace 650   -253  
15   Ricky Stenhouse Jr 591   -312  
16   Ty Gibbs 583   -320  
17   Michael McDowell 582   -321  
18   Daniel Suarez 576   -327  
19   Chase Elliott 559   -344  
20   A.J. Allmendinger 550   -353