NASCAR Cup Series GEICO 500 Results

Sunday

At Talladega Superspeedway

Talladega, Ala.

Lap length: 2.66 miles

(Start position in parentheses)

1. (10) Brad Keselowski, Ford, 191 laps, 49 points.

2. (4) William Byron, Chevrolet, 191, 41.

3. (23) Michael McDowell, Ford, 191, 45.

4. (16) Kevin Harvick, Ford, 191, 35.

5. (13) Matt DiBenedetto, Ford, 191, 42.

6. (38) Kaz Grala, Chevrolet, 191, 31.

7. (20) Tyler Reddick, Chevrolet, 191, 30.

8. (11) Austin Dillon, Chevrolet, 191, 29.

9. (7) Ryan Blaney, Ford, 191, 42.

10. (27) Cole Custer, Ford, 191, 27.

11. (25) Chase Briscoe, Ford, 191, 26.

12. (30) Anthony Alfredo, Ford, 191, 25.

13. (28) Ryan Newman, Ford, 191, 24.

14. (29) Ryan Preece, Chevrolet, 191, 29.

15. (14) Aric Almirola, Ford, 191, 22.

16. (18) Ross Chastain, Chevrolet, 191, 21.

17. (6) Christopher Bell, Toyota, 191, 23.

18. (9) Kyle Busch, Toyota, 191, 26.

19. (24) Bubba Wallace, Toyota, 191, 28.

20. (39) Harrison Burton, Toyota, 191, 0.

21. (21) Chris Buescher, Ford, 191, 25.

22. (26) Corey Lajoie, Chevrolet, 191, 15.

23. (19) Daniel Suarez, Chevrolet, 191, 14.

24. (8) Chase Elliott, Chevrolet, 191, 21.

25. (31) BJ McLeod, Ford, 191, 0.

26. (37) JJ Yeley, Chevrolet, 191, 0.

27. (22) Erik Jones, Chevrolet, accident, 190, 10.

28. (33) Cody Ware, Chevrolet, 190, 0.

29. (40) Timmy Hill, Ford, 190, 0.

30. (34) Justin Haley, Chevrolet, 190, 0.

31. (3) Martin Truex Jr, Toyota, 189, 6.

32. (1) Denny Hamlin, Toyota, 188, 12.

33. (17) Ricky Stenhouse Jr, Chevrolet, 186, 7.

34. (35) Joey Gase, Ford, 186, 0.

35. (15) Kurt Busch, Chevrolet, 185, 2.

36. (36) Josh Bilicki, Ford, 180, 1.

37. (32) Quin Houff, Chevrolet, accident, 168, 1.

38. (5) Alex Bowman, Chevrolet, garage, 123, 5.

39. (2) Joey Logano, Ford, accident, 59, 1.

40. (12) Kyle Larson, Chevrolet, engine, 3, 1.

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Race Statistics

Average Speed of Race Winner: 147.613 mph.

Time of Race: 3 hours, 26 minutes, 30 seconds.

Margin of Victory: 0.102 seconds.

Caution Flags: 7 for 34 laps.

Lead Changes: 35 among 17 drivers.

Lap Leaders: D.Hamlin 0; W.Byron 1; J.Logano 2-11; B.Wallace 12-14; K.Harvick 15-18; B.Wallace 19-21; Ky.Busch 22-26; C.Briscoe 27; D.Hamlin 28-48; R.Blaney 49-50; M.DiBenedetto 51-54; R.Preece 55-56; M.DiBenedetto 57-62; R.Newman 63; C.Elliott 64-66; D.Hamlin 67-68; M.DiBenedetto 69-71; W.Byron 72; D.Hamlin 73-92; Ky.Busch 93; R.Preece 94-100; W.Byron 101-110; M.DiBenedetto 111; B.Wallace 112-121; R.Newman 122; R.Blaney 123-131; A.Almirola 132-147; R.Chastain 148-150; K.Harvick 151-152; R.Chastain 153; K.Harvick 154-159; C.Bell 160-161; R.Chastain 162-169; E.Jones 170-176; M.DiBenedetto 177-190; B.Keselowski 191

Leaders Summary (Driver, Times Led, Laps Led): D.Hamlin, 3 times for 43 laps; M.DiBenedetto, 5 times for 28 laps; A.Almirola, 1 time for 16 laps; B.Wallace, 3 times for 16 laps; W.Byron, 3 times for 12 laps; K.Harvick, 3 times for 12 laps; R.Chastain, 3 times for 12 laps; R.Blaney, 2 times for 11 laps; J.Logano, 1 time for 10 laps; R.Preece, 2 times for 9 laps; E.Jones, 1 time for 7 laps; Ky.Busch, 2 times for 6 laps; C.Elliott, 1 time for 3 laps; R.Newman, 2 times for 2 laps; C.Bell, 1 time for 2 laps; B.Keselowski, 1 time for 1 lap; C.Briscoe, 1 time for 1 lap.

Wins: M.Truex, 2; J.Logano, 1; W.Byron, 1; R.Blaney, 1; B.Keselowski, 1; K.Larson, 1; C.Bell, 1; M.McDowell, 1; A.Bowman, 1.

Top 16 in Points: 1. D.Hamlin, 446; 2. M.Truex, 359; 3. J.Logano, 353; 4. W.Byron, 351; 5. R.Blaney, 346; 6. B.Keselowski, 318; 7. K.Harvick, 308; 8. C.Elliott, 306; 9. K.Larson, 300; 10. C.Bell, 280; 11. Ky.Busch, 271; 12. A.Dillon, 268; 13. M.McDowell, 244; 14. A.Bowman, 241; 15. R.Stenhouse, 229; 16. C.Buescher, 229.

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NASCAR Driver Rating Formula

A maximum of 150 points can be attained in a race.

The formula combines the following categories: Wins, Finishes, Top-15 Finishes, Average Running Position While on Lead Lap, Average Speed Under Green, Fastest Lap, Led Most Laps, Lead-Lap Finish.

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