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NASCAR Cup Series race number 35 of 36
Sunday, October 31, 2021 at Martinsville Speedway, Martinsville, VA
500 laps* on a 0.526 mile paved track (263.000 miles)

Time of race: 3:42:48
Average speed: 70.968 mph
Pole speed: metric qualifying
Cautions: 15 for 91 laps
Margin of victory: .472 sec
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 15
Green flag passes: 1,722 (4.2 per green flag lap)
(Source: NASCAR loop data)

Glossary    2021 NASCAR Cup Series results   /   2021 standings

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

PosSt#DriverCarLapsStatusLedPtsPPts
11348   Alex Bowman Ally   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet501running9525
16 29   Chase Elliott NAPA Auto Parts   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet501running289412
2 718   Kyle Busch M&M's Halloween   (Joe Gibbs)Toyota501running0420
3 62   Brad Keselowski Dent Wizard   (Roger Penske)Ford501running0430
4 419   Martin Truex, Jr. Auto-Owners Insurance   (Joe Gibbs)Toyota501running9480
51124   William Byron Liberty University   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet501running0470
62310   Aric Almirola Smithfield / IHOP   (Stewart Haas Racing)Ford501running0370
7101   Kurt Busch Monster Energy   (Chip Ganassi)Chevrolet501running0310
82843   Erik Jones Goody's Cool Orange   (Richard Petty Motorsports)Chevrolet501running0290
91517   Chris Buescher Fifth Third Bank   (Jack Roush)Ford501running0280
10 522   Joey Logano Shell / Pennzoil   (Roger Penske)Ford501running9290
11 812   Ryan Blaney Menards / Richmond   (Roger Penske)Ford501running0260
12 94   Kevin Harvick Unibet   (Stewart Haas Racing)Ford501running0250
13143   Austin Dillon Cowboy Channel   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet501running5280
14 15   Kyle Larson HendrickCars.com   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet501running77320
152121   Matt DiBenedetto Motorcraft / Quick Lane   (Wood Brothers)Ford501running0220
171220   Christopher Bell Stanley Tools   (Joe Gibbs)Toyota501running0240
18188   Tyler Reddick Childress Vineyards   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet501running0190
192547   Ricky Stenhouse, Jr. Kroger   (JTG-Daugherty Racing)Chevrolet501running0180
203238   Anthony Alfredo Dude Wipes   (Bob Jenkins)Ford501running0170
21297   Corey LaJoie Ark.io   (Spire Motorsports)Chevrolet501running0160
222214   Chase Briscoe Rush Truck Centers   (Stewart Haas Racing)Ford501running0150
232441   Cole Custer Dixie Vodka Peach Cocktail   (Stewart Haas Racing)Ford501running0140
24 311   Denny Hamlin FedEx Ground   (Joe Gibbs)Toyota501running103190
251723   Bubba Wallace Door Dash   (23XI Racing)Toyota501running0120
261934   Michael McDowell Love's Travel Stops   (Bob Jenkins)Ford499running0110
271642   Ross Chastain Clover   (Chip Ganassi)Chevrolet498running0100
282099   Daniel Suarez Good Sam   (Trackhouse Racing)Chevrolet498running090
293078   B.J. McLeod Keen Parts   (B.J. McLeod)Ford496running000
303151   Cody Ware Nurtec ODT   (Rick Ware)Chevrolet495running000
313577   Justin Haley Spire +   (Spire Motorsports)Chevrolet492running000
32276   Ryan Newman Kohler Generators   (Jack Roush)Ford491running050
333715   Garrett Smithley Boom Mobile   (Rick Ware)Chevrolet490running000
343600   Quin Houff Sim Seats   (StarCom Racing)Chevrolet483running030
353352   Josh Bilicki Insurance King   (Rick Ware)Ford483running000
362637   Ryan Preece Thomas' / Kroger   (JTG-Daugherty Racing)Chevrolet414brakes010
373866   Timmy Hill American Dream Leasing   (Carl Long)Toyota206engine000
383453   Joey Gase Adkins   (Rick Ware)Chevrolet10electrical000
* Race extended to 501 laps due to overtime.

Top 10 in Stage 1: #9, 5, 19, 24, 2, 18, 3, 48, 22, 10
Top 10 in Stage 2: #9, 48, 24, 19, 11, 10, 20, 2, 18, 1

To the back:
NameNbrReason
Denny Hamlin11multiple inspection failures

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
ReasonFree
Pass
16161  
62676   competition#37
68725  
73764   #6,34,99 accident turn 4#41
7713155  
1321409   end of stage 1#41
14119757  
1982036   #3 accident turn 2#14
20426158  
2622698   end of stage 2#8
27031041  
3113199   #7,34,52 accident turn 3#3
3203234  
3243296   #00,52 accident turn 3#41
33033910  
3403456   #6,41,42 accident turn 2none
34635813  
3593624   #3,41 accident turn 4#21
36337816  
3793846   #99 spun turn 2#38
38543652  
4374437   #3 accident turn 2#8
44445512  
4564605   #2,9 accident turn 3#41
4614611  
4624665   #5,47 accident turn 4none
4674726  
4734775   #37 accident turn 2#7
47849417  
4954995   #11,48 accident turn 3#23
5005012  
  Percent of race run under caution: 18.2%             Average green flag run: 25.6 laps

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

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Kyle Larson15555
  Chase Elliott56627
  Kyle Larson638422
  Chase Elliott85199115
  Martin Truex, Jr.2002045
  Chase Elliott205341137
  Joey Logano3423509
  Chase Elliott35138030
  Austin Dillon3813855
  Martin Truex, Jr.3863883
  Denny Hamlin38943749
  Martin Truex, Jr.4384381
  Denny Hamlin43947739
  Alex Bowman4784781
  Denny Hamlin47949315
  Alex Bowman4945018

Points Standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Kyle Larson 5000    
1   Martin Truex, Jr. 5000   0  
1   Denny Hamlin 5000   0  
1   Chase Elliott 5000   0  
5   Brad Keselowski 2323   -2677  
6   Kevin Harvick 2318   -2682  
7   Ryan Blaney 2308   -2692  
7   Joey Logano 2308   -2692  
9   Kyle Busch 2285   -2715  
10   William Byron 2280   -2720  
11   Kurt Busch 2274   -2726  
12   Christopher Bell 2251   -2749  
13   Tyler Reddick 2232   -2768  
14   Alex Bowman 2221   -2779  
15   Aric Almirola 2184   -2816  
16   Michael McDowell 2139   -2861  
17   Austin Dillon 913   -4087  
18   Chris Buescher 759   -4241  
19   Matt DiBenedetto 749   -4251  
20   Ross Chastain 706   -4294  

Non-playoff standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Kyle Larson 1416    
2   Denny Hamlin 1386   -30  
3   Chase Elliott 1179   -237  
4   Ryan Blaney 1116   -300  
5   Kyle Busch 1114   -302  
6   William Byron 1108   -308  
7   Martin Truex, Jr. 1098   -318  
8   Kevin Harvick 1094   -322  
8   Joey Logano 1094   -322  
10   Brad Keselowski 1048   -368  
11   Tyler Reddick 945   -471  
12   Kurt Busch 934   -482  
13   Austin Dillon 913   -503  
14   Alex Bowman 910   -506  
15   Christopher Bell 858   -558  
16   Chris Buescher 759   -657  
17   Matt DiBenedetto 749   -667  
18   Ross Chastain 706   -710  
19   Bubba Wallace 698   -718  
20   Ricky Stenhouse, Jr. 665   -751