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NASCAR Cup Series race number 31 of 36
Monday, October 4, 2021 at Talladega Superspeedway, Talladega, AL
188 laps* on a 2.660 mile paved track (500.080 miles)

Time of race: 2:23:24
Average speed: 130.218 mph
Pole speed: metric qualifying
Cautions: 5 for 27 laps
Margin of victory: under caution
Attendance: n/a
Lead changes: 35
Green flag passes: 8,852 (98.4 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.

Loop data for this race:
DriverStartMid RaceFinishHigh Pos.Low Pos.Avg. Pos.Pass Diff.Green Flag PassesGreen Flag Times PassedQuality PassesPct. Quality PassesFastest LapTop 15 LapsPct. Top 15 LapsLaps LedPct. Laps LedTotal LapsDRIVER RATING
Ricky Stenhouse, Jr.211116136174136832714038.055143.6108.511774.9
William Byron10123613116-1134335415846.137060.900.011564.3
Anthony Alfredo303010137194433529110029.924034.210.911773.9
Erik Jones26209134151232931716650.516353.800.011790.4
Bubba Wallace19131128151432531112638.825647.954.3117104.7
Martin Truex, Jr.6171213214-1731933616050.226353.821.711784.5
Ryan Preece27333233623423132716621.151916.400.011658.6
Austin Dillon16281113718-831232017556.105345.300.011775.3
Cole Custer281913134152231229014747.126253.076.011794.0
Chase Elliott371812711830930120365.708976.100.011789.2
Chris Buescher2416130101729728018662.619379.576.0117103.9
Alex Bowman11838128171128927817159.216162.911.09774.3
Kurt Busch1410413614-128328416558.387362.497.7117104.6
Christopher Bell1215512711-1828129913849.127564.11210.3117104.0
Ross Chastain2393313621232812589533.854135.300.011663.4
Chase Briscoe17391413927222762545921.421412.000.011758.1
Michael McDowell22351744025302592296525.152117.900.011757.4
Tyler Reddick1363913519625424812950.825960.822.19758.1
Corey LaJoie29142213723-132532664819.052823.900.011758.6
Kyle Busch2162713417-4625029613855.216353.843.411765.7
Brad Keselowski7321206722922221694.3111598.31311.1117112.5
Denny Hamlin123713813-1422724115869.647160.765.111790.9
Ryan Blaney451512410-2222724914865.209379.500.011794.8
Justin Allgaier33404054030122272157030.812036.400.05544.5
Joey Logano82312261122121019286.9111295.797.7117108.9
Justin Haley38212013820-392212606629.943126.543.411764.3
Kevin Harvick94813162421218817281.1010993.21613.7117116.1
Quin Houff351819338253520617110.5221.700.011769.4
Kyle Larson5343713927-31881918243.632824.832.711360.8
Matt DiBenedetto15253513626-201521726240.812017.421.711546.8
Aric Almirola20222623624-331411744229.841613.700.011752.2
Cody Ware31272813827-10124134108.111512.843.411744.4
Landon Cassill40242434027-2012214210.8000.000.011748.8
Ryan Newman25312164029-11829300.0165.100.011746.5
Daniel Suarez18262333730-237910256.3254.300.011745.3
B.J. McLeod32323073630-28618900.0276.000.011737.1
Joey Gase36292584029-22588000.0186.800.011739.1
Josh Bilicki34363114034-21476800.0010.900.011732.0
Garrett Smithley37382924035-14274100.0021.700.011731.3
James Davison393734344038-2131500.0200.000.011629.6

Green Flag Passes: Green flag passes for position.

Pass Diff.: Difference between Green Flag Passes and Green Flag Times Passed.

Quality Passes: Number of times passing a car running in the Top 15 while under a green flag.

Fastest Lap: How many times a driver had the fastest lap of all drivers.

Driver Rating: A formula combining the following categories: Win, Finish, Top-15 Finish, Average Running Position while on Lead Lap, Average Speed Under Green, Fastest Lap, Led Most Laps, Lead-Lap Finish. Maximum: 150 points per race.