DeGrand Impressive at Winterfest in Pro Mazda

Pro Mazda 2015 DeGrand

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Although the weather was very cold, M1 Racing was all fired up after one of its rookies, Tristan DeGrand of Eureka, Mo., finished fourth in the finale of the Pro Mazda Series’ Cooper Tires Winterfest Feb. 26 at Barber Motorsports Park in Leeds, Ala.

In addition to almost making the podium in his first Pro Mazda event, DeGrand definitely was the hard-charger at Barber. He moved up six positions in both races held on the 2.3-mile road course that will host the third event of the 2015 Pro Mazda season.

DeGrand started 15th and finished ninth in the first 15-lap race that morning, and then took what he learned to go from tenth to fourth in the second 17-lap race that afternoon.

DeGrand, who will turn 19 on March 11, was only 1.2234 seconds off a podium finish in the finale.

“Tristan’s race craft is phenomenal,” said M1 Racing engineer Remi Lanteigne, who also worked with DeGrand at Exclusive Autosport when he won 18 races in 24 starts enroute to the Toyo Tires F1600 championship and the Formula Tour 1600 championship last year. “He doesn’t have the speed in Pro Mazda yet, but that will come. You never would have known this was his first time in a Pro Mazda car. He got more and more comfortable every lap.”

Lanteigne and M1 Racing owner Paul Mata are known for their ability to spot talent and nurture it, and they have high hopes for DeGrand.

“He’s a very experienced, young American driver,” Lanteigne noted. “He has a strong background in karting in both North America and Europe and in Skip Barber. He proved himself in F1600 too, and he’s definitely a rising star.”

DeGrand was the Skip Barber Rookie of the Year in 2012 and the World Karting Association Grand National champion in 2007, among many other accomplishments.

Another M1 Racing driver, Nicholas Latifi, had two podium finishes in the first half of the Cooper Tires Winterfest Feb. 19-20 at NOLA Motorsports Park in Avondale, La., as he prepared for a season of racing in Europe.

He started seventh and finished second to Weiron Tan in the second race at NOLA, setting his fastest lap on the 14th and last lap of that race.

Latifi started tenth in the third race and finished third to Jack Aitken and Tan, setting the third-fastest lap of the race in the process.

Unfortunately Latifi had bad luck at Barber. He qualified fourth for the first race, but he and the third-place starter, Will Owen, made contact in Turn 14 on the first lap. Luckily the young Canadian was not hurt, but his car was withdrawn from the nightcap due to the damage it sustained.

Carlos Conde of Scarsdale, N.Y. also represented the team at NOLA as he prepares to make a run for the Pro Mazda series’ Expert class championship. Although he will probably miss the event at Barber Motorsports Park in April due to another commitment, he and M1 Racing driver Jay Horak of Mesa, Ariz. should make plenty of headlines in that class this season. Horak won the Expert class championship in 2013 driving for M1 Racing.

The Pro Mazda season opener is a doubleheader on the street course in St. Petersburg, Fla. March 27-29.

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Alonso to Miss Australian Grand Prix

Fernando Alonso will miss the Formula One season opener in Australia. Photo: bbc.sport.uk

Fernando Alonso will miss the Formula One season opener, the Australian Grand Prix. Photo: bbc.co.uk

Having performed an exhaustive series of tests and scans – some of them as recently as yesterday evening – McLaren-Honda driver Fernando Alonso’s doctors have informed him that they find him asymptomatic of any medical issue; that they see no evidence whatsoever of any injury; and that they therefore describe him as entirely healthy from neurological and cardiac perspectives alike.

However, Fernando’s doctors have recommended to him that, following the concussion he sustained in a testing accident at the Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya on February 22nd, for the time being he should seek to limit as far as is possible any environmental risk factors that could potentially result in his sustaining another concussion so soon after his previous one, so as to minimise the chances of second impact syndrome, as is normal medical procedure when treating athletes after concussions.

In order to limit those environmental risk factors, specifically, his doctors have advised that he should not compete in the imminent Australian Grand Prix meeting, which will take place on March 13th, 14th and 15th.

Fernando has understood and accepted that advice, and the two McLaren-Honda cars will therefore be driven in Australia by Fernando’s team-mate Jenson Button and the team’s test and reserve driver Kevin Magnussen.

Fernando’s doctors acknowledge that he feels fit and well, and that he regards himself as ready to race, and, that being the case, they are comfortable with the fact that he has already recommenced physical training, with a view to preparing for a return to the cockpit of his McLaren-Honda car for the Malaysian Grand Prix meeting on March 27th, 28th and 29th. Indeed, his doctors are supportive of that ambition, satisfied as they are that he sustained no damage whatsoever during his testing accident on February 22nd.

All at McLaren-Honda fully support Fernando’s decision in respect of his doctors’ advice.

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Johnson Continues Climb Up the Legacy Ladder

Jimmie Johnson celebrates at Atlanta Motor Speedway with a burnout after winning the Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500, adding to his legacy with career victory No. 71. Just five behind NASCAR legend Dale Earnhardt on the all-time wins list. Photo: Matt Sullivan/NASCAR via Getty Images

Jimmie Johnson celebrates at Atlanta Motor Speedway with a burnout after winning the Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500. Adding to his legacy with career victory No. 71, just five behind NASCAR legend Dale Earnhardt on the all-time wins list. Photo: Matt Sullivan/NASCAR via Getty Images

Climbing the Grid: Barber Winterfest 2015

Photo: Pro Mazda Championship

Photo: Pro Mazda Championship

Joey Barnes of Tribute Racing and Christopher DeHarde of Motorsport.com break down the Mazda Road to Indy events from Barber Motorsports Park.

Jake Eidson was the man to beat after the USF2000 gang left NOLA Motorsports Park, did the momentum carry him to the 2015 Winterfest Championship? Or did Victor Franzoni, Aaron Telitz, or another contender rise up to grab the title?

The Pro Mazda Championship has a tight battle of its own with Weiron Tan, Jack Aitken, and last year’s USF2000 champion Florian Latorre, who established their dominace at the Alabama track? All this and more on “Climbing the Grid.”

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Johnson Dominates Late to Win in Atlanta

Jimmie Johnson held off Kevin Harvick and the rest of the field on his way to career win No. 71 in the Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500 at Atlanta Motor Speedway. Photo: Sarah Glenn/NASCAR via Getty Images

Jimmie Johnson held off Kevin Harvick and company to grab career win No. 71 in the Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500 at Atlanta Motor Speedway. Photo: Sarah Glenn/NASCAR via Getty Images

HAMPTON, Ga.—Coors Light Polesitter Joey Logano and Kevin Harvick dominated the early and middle stages of Sunday’s Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500 at Atlanta Motor Speedway—before Jimmie Johnson decided to crash the party.

Johnson didn’t take the lead in the second NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race of the season until Lap 198 of 325, but from then on, his No. 48 Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet was the class of the field, leading six times for 92 laps in winning for the fourth time at Atlanta and for the 71st time in his career.

For the second straight event in NASCAR’s premier series, Harvick and Dale Earnhardt Jr. finished second and third, respectively. Logano ran fourth, followed by Matt Kenseth, who capitalized on a late track-position play by staying out on old tires.

Johnson surged into the lead after a restart on Lap 305, starting fourth and charging past three drivers—Kenseth, Clint Bowyer and Brett Moffitt—who had stayed out under caution for Cole Whitt’s blown engine.

After Johnson took the top spot, a massive nine-car wreck in Turn 3 on the restart lap slowed the field for the 10th time. NASCAR red-flagged the race for 9 minutes, 1 second, after which Johnson led the field to a restart on Lap 312, with Kenseth beside him in the outside lane.

Johnson parried a bid for the lead from Earnhardt and quickly pulled away, ultimately crossing the finish line 1.802 seconds ahead of Harvick, who passed Earnhardt for the runner-up spot on Lap 319.

Martin Truex Jr., AJ Allmendinger, Moffitt, Brad Keselowski and Ryan Newman completed the top 10. Moffitt was driving the No. 55 Michael Waltrip Racing Toyota in lieu of Brian Vickers, who is recovering from offseason heart surgery. Vickers is scheduled to return to action next weekend at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.

Before he could get to the front of the field, Johnson had obstacles to overcome. Along with 12 other cars, the No. 48 Chevrolet didn’t get through pre-qualifying inspection on Friday in time to post a speed in time trials. Consequently, the six-time premier series champion started 37th on Sunday.

The starting position toward the back of the grid also meant an awkward pit stall selection in front of Carl Edwards and behind Joe Nemechek. Johnson lost positions on pit road until Nemechek fell off the lead lap and the No. 48 Chevrolet got past Edwards’ No. 19 Toyota on the race track.

“We had a great race car, and unfortunately the way qualifying went (Friday), we didn’t have a good pit stall pick, and it took us a long time to get in front of the No. 19 (Edwards),” Johnson said. “Once we did that, we were able to utilize our awesome pit crew; get the stops done and race for the win and get the job done today.

“Just very, very thankful. They (the team) surprised me today. We weren’t that good (Saturday in practice), and they really dug deep and figured out what I needed in this race car and gave me an awesome Lowe’s Chevrolet.”

With the victory, Johnson is all but assured of remaining the only driver to have qualified for every Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup since the inception of the playoff format in 2004.

“I think it is pretty much a lock, as long as we have a smooth season,” Johnson said. “I think if we win a second one, it is definitely a lock. But this takes a ton of pressure off.”

Harvick qualified second but started from the rear after blowing an engine in Saturday’s practice and replacing it. With a banzai run to the front of the field, however, Harvick took the lead for the first time on Lap 87 and held the top spot six times for a race-high 116 laps.

But Harvick lost track position when he spun his tires in the outside lane on a Lap 257 restart and never got back to the lead. The coup de grace to the reigning series champion’s chances came on the Lap 305 restart when he was trapped behind Moffitt in the inside lane.

“I had one bad restart there where I spun the tires on the outside, and we just never recovered from that one,” Harvick said. “And then we got behind the No. 55 (Moffitt) when he was kind of shooting for the moon there to go on the restart—and he just didn’t go.

“And then we got passed again. But, all in all, it was a great day.”

Notes: The race produced 28 lead changes among 12 different drivers, though Johnson, Harvick and Logano combined to lead 292 of 325 laps… For the second straight week, Jeff Gordon was the victim of a late wreck; he finished 41st… Logano leads Johnson by one point in the series standings. Harvick is two points back in third, with Earnhardt four behind in fourth.

NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Race – Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500

1. (37) Jimmie Johnson, Chevrolet, 325, $335901.
2. (2) Kevin Harvick, Chevrolet, 325, $284080.
3. (9) Dale Earnhardt Jr., Chevrolet, 325, $184755.
4. (1) Joey Logano, Ford, 325, $198838.
5. (36) Matt Kenseth, Toyota, 325, $170891.
6. (14) Martin Truex Jr., Chevrolet, 325, $150615.
7. (11) AJ Allmendinger, Chevrolet, 325, $152278.
8. (22) Brett Moffitt, Toyota, 325, $144284.
9. (12) Brad Keselowski, Ford, 325, $159261.
10. (7) Ryan Newman, Chevrolet, 325, $144720.
11. (23) Aric Almirola, Ford, 325, $148746.
12. (5) Carl Edwards, Toyota, 325, $107285.
13. (13) Paul Menard, Chevrolet, 325, $118085.
14. (10) Kasey Kahne, Chevrolet, 324, $122985.
15. (21) Casey Mears, Chevrolet, 324, $132943.
16. (18) Danica Patrick, Chevrolet, 324, $115760.
17. (38) Regan Smith(i), Chevrolet, 324, $120460.
18. (17) David Ragan, Toyota, 323, $146651.
19. (29) Trevor Bayne, Ford, 323, $145510.
20. (16) Justin Allgaier, Chevrolet, 323, $126593.
21. (8) Sam Hornish Jr., Ford, 323, $129480.
22. (26) David Gilliland, Ford, 322, $121868.
23. (42) Alex Bowman, Chevrolet, 322, $110982.
24. (25) Clint Bowyer, Toyota, 321, $134768.
25. (19) Greg Biffle, Ford, 320, $130843.
26. (6) Kyle Larson, Chevrolet, 320, $127018.
27. (24) Michael McDowell, Ford, 320, $95310.
28. (31) Brendan Gaughan(i), Chevrolet, 320, $97785.
29. (32) Michael Annett, Chevrolet, 319, $97510.
30. (39) Tony Stewart, Chevrolet, 319, $126074.
31. (27) Mike Bliss(i), Ford, 318, $96710.
32. (33) Josh Wise, Ford, 318, $94035.
33. (28) Joe Nemechek(i), Ford, 318, $93860.
34. (30) JJ Yeley(i), Toyota, 316, $93710.
35. (40) Jeb Burton #, Toyota, 316, $95035.
36. (20) Ricky Stenhouse Jr., Ford, Accident, 302, $101370.
37. (41) Cole Whitt, Ford, Engine, 295, $93204.
38. (4) Denny Hamlin, Toyota, 284, $111105.
39. (15) Austin Dillon, Chevrolet, 282, $120801.
40. (3) Jamie McMurray, Chevrolet, Accident, 256, $110356.
41. (35) Jeff Gordon, Chevrolet, Accident, 256, $124401.
42. (34) Ron Hornaday Jr., Chevrolet, Rear Gear, 187, $71865.
43. (43) Landon Cassill(i), Chevrolet, Engine, 92, $68365.

Reid Spencer – NASCAR Wire Service

Barcelona Test Day 4, Final Day

Photo: Pirelli/Colombo

Photo: Pirelli/Colombo

The final day of testing in Barcelona was a quieter one. Valtteri Bottas comfortably topped the time sheets for Williams with a strong 1:23.063 on the super softs, with Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel 4/10ths behind for second place. Felipe Nasr had another strong run in the Sauber, coming in third with a 1:24.023 as he racked up a day high 159 laps. Rosberg in the Mercedes never went for a fast time, coming in only 7th on the day but racked up a second best 148 laps worth of data for the W06. Sergio Perez had a good day in the very reliable Force India, with 130 laps on only the cars second day of testing. Jenson Button had another slow day in the McLaren-Honda, only 30 laps and only a 1:25.327 on the super softs. Pastor Maldonado had an equally frustrating day for Lotus, crashing out after only 36 laps. The die has been cast and with pre season testing now closed, the teams will anxiously await FP1 from Albert Park for the season opening Australian Grand Prix.

POS DRIVER TEAM TIME LAPS
1 Valtteri Bottas Williams 1:23.063 89
2 Sebastian Vettel Ferrari 1:23.469 129
3 Felipe Nasr Sauber 1:24.023 159
4 Max Verstappen Toro Rosso 1:24.527 85
5 Daniel Ricciardo Red Bull 1:24.638 72
6 Sergio Perez Force India 1:25.123 130
7 Nico Rosberg Mercedes 1:25.186 148
8 Jenson Button McLaren 1:25.327 30
9 Pastor Maldonado Lotus 1:28.272 36

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Matt Crafton Dominates the Field in Atlanta Truck Win

Matt Crafton celebrates with a burnout after winning the Hyundai Construction Equipment 200 at Atlanta Motor Speedway. Photo: Jeff Zelevansky/NASCAR via Getty Images

Matt Crafton celebrates with a burnout after winning the Hyundai Construction Equipment 200 at Atlanta Motor Speedway. Photo: Jeff Zelevansky/NASCAR via Getty Images

HAMPTON, Ga.—There’s no letup in Matt Crafton.

The two-time defending NASCAR Camping World Truck Series champion, Crafton charged to the front from his 15th-place starting position and ran away from the rest of the field in Saturday’s Hyundai Construction Equipment 200 at Atlanta Motor Speedway.

At the end of a 74-lap green flag run—the longest in NCWTS history at Atlanta—Crafton crossed the finish line 8.752 seconds ahead of runner-up Ty Dillon. Keystone Light Polesitter Ben Kennedy came home third, a distant 10.275 seconds behind the race winner.

Daniel Suarez finished fourth, followed by Tyler Reddick, last week’s winner at Daytona.

The victory was the sixth of Crafton’s career and his first at Atlanta, though four of his six wins have come at intermediate speedways—Charlotte, Kansas, Texas and Atlanta.

Despite a lackluster qualifying effort, it didn’t take Crafton long to realize he had the field covered with his No. 88 ThorSport Racing Toyota.

“I was really, really disappointed in qualifying, but (my truck) didn’t have a lot of single-lap speed by itself,” Crafton said. “But I knew, once they dropped the green and this thing took off and it ran three laps, I’m like, ’We’ve got something for these boys—they’re in trouble.’”

Crafton won the race in his 14th start at the 1.54-mile speedway.

“This is my favorite race track, by far,” Crafton said. “You can search, and you can move around so much. Now that I’ve got this win, it’s an amazing feeling.”

A key to Crafton’s victory was the ability to adapt to changing tracks condition, as the race moved from daylight to dark.

“We just tried to stay ahead of it,” Crafton said. “We knew when the sun started going down that the track was going to change quite a bit. I have had that racing experience before and gotten really, really free at night.

“We just kept tinkering away at it, tinkering away at it… we made all the right adjustments.”

Indeed. All told, Crafton led 85 laps, including the final 72 after surging past Suarez to take the top spot for good on Lap 59.

Notes: Brad Keselowski originally was awarded the pole, but a review of timing and scoring confirmed that his No. 29 Ford had not reached the start/finish line in time to begin a qualifying lap in the final round of knockout time trials.

In fact, Kennedy was the only driver to post a bona fide lap in the third round, and he was awarded the pole after Keselowski’s time was disallowed. Keselowski started 10th and finished 15th in his own truck…

Crafton’s margin of victory is the 10th largest in NCWTS history.

NASCAR Camping World Truck Series – Hyundai Construction Equipment 200

  1. (15) Matt Crafton, Toyota, 130, $45285.
  2. (14) Ty Dillon(i), Chevrolet, 130, $26957.
  3. (1) Ben Kennedy, Toyota, 130, $27620.
  4. (4) Daniel Suarez(i), Toyota, 130, $21261.
  5. (11) Tyler Reddick, Ford, 130, $18707.
  6. (13) Johnny Sauter, Toyota, 130, $16667.
  7. (2) Erik Jones #, Toyota, 130, $17112.
  8. (8) James Buescher, Chevrolet, 129, $13612.
  9. (16) Timothy Peters, Toyota, 129, $15807.
  10. (7) Joe Nemechek, Chevrolet, 129, $16701.
  11. (18) Ryan Sieg(i), Chevrolet, 129, $13446.
  12. (5) John Wes Townley, Chevrolet, 129, $15557.
  13. (9) Spencer Gallagher #, Chevrolet, 129, $15501.
  14. (3) Cameron Hayley #, Toyota, 129, $15445.
  15. (10) Brad Keselowski(i), Ford, 129, $13657.
  16. (6) Justin Boston #, Toyota, 129, $15168.
  17. (20) Caleb Holman, Chevrolet, 127, $12807.
  18. (29) Garrett Smithley, Chevrolet, 126, $14919.
  19. (12) Daniel Hemric #, Chevrolet, 126, $14807.
  20. (26) Korbin Forrister #, Chevrolet, 125, $15252.
  21. (19) Bryan Silas, Chevrolet, 123, $14586.
  22. (21) Tyler Young, Chevrolet, 123, $14475.
  23. (28) Jordan Anderson, Chevrolet, 123, $12085.
  24. (24) Wendell Chavous #, Chevrolet, 120, $12002.
  25. (22) Ray Black Jr. #, Chevrolet, 119, $14375.
  26. (27) Jennifer Jo Cobb, Chevrolet, 118, $12947.
  27. (30) Morgan Shepherd(i), Chevrolet, 118, $11891.
  28. (17) Mason Mingus, Chevrolet, Accident, 110, $11631.
  29. (25) Brandon Brown, Chevrolet, Oil Line, 91, $11603.
  30. (23) Cody Ware #, Chevrolet, Accident, 48, $12103.
  31. (31) Norm Benning, Chevrolet, Rear Gear, 12, $9603.

Reid Spencer – NASCAR Wire Service

Harvick Holds Off Logano Late to Win XFINITY Race in Atlanta

Kevin Harvick celebrates in Victory Lane after winning the Hisense 250 at Atlanta Motor Speedway. Photo: Jerry Markland/Getty Images

Kevin Harvick celebrates in Victory Lane after winning the Hisense 250 at Atlanta Motor Speedway, his third straight at the 1.54-mile track. Photo: Jerry Markland/Getty Images for NASCAR

HAMPTON, Ga.—If you had to pick one driver to knock Joey Logano off his pedestal at Atlanta Motor Speedway, you couldn’t make a better choice than Kevin Harvick.

Holding off Logano after a restart on Lap 140 of 163, Harvick won Saturday’s Hisense 250 NASCAR XFINITY Series race, ending a success streak that saw Logano beat Harvick for the win in the Daytona 500 and edge Harvick for the Coors Light Pole for Sunday’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500 (1 p.m. ET on FOX) at AMS.

The victory was Harvick’s third straight at Atlanta and fourth overall. He won for the 45th time in the XFINITY Series, third most all-time. It was also the first victory for Dave Elenz as a crew chief.

After Logano developed a left rear wheel vibration during the final run, Harvick pulled away and crossed the finish line 1.208 seconds ahead of Logano, who finished second at Atlanta for the second straight season.

Ty Dillon came home third, followed by Chris Buescher and defending series champion Chase Elliott, who pushed Harvick ahead of Logano on the Lap 140 restart.

“I knew I needed to take off,” Harvick said of the final run. “I thought his car was a little bit better as we got to about lap 20 (of a fuel run). He started reeling us in from that point on.

“All in all, these guys on this Bad Boy Buggies Chevrolet did a great job today. Awesome pit stops all day long, and we were able to make up some ground on that last pit stop (under caution on Lap 136).”

Logano had to cope with the outside lane on the final restart, after Harvick chose the inside as the prerogative of the leader.

“We got beat off pit road, but we had a decent restart from the outside lane—the outside is so tough—I thought if I could get door-to-door with him and get him loose underneath me, but the 9 (Elliott) was able to push him out ahead.

“At that point, I was just trying to move around, different lanes, trying to find something for some speed. I was starting to catch him, and then I just had this huge vibration. At that point, I was just trying to survive and hoping the left rear didn’t pass me.”

Logano started from the pole and dominated the race until the first round of green-flag pit stops. Bringing the No. 22 Ford to pit road as the lead on Lap 50, Logano had issues on the right front and spent a couple of extra seconds in his stall.

Logano’s issues played into the hands of Harvick, who had entered pit road three laps earlier running five seconds behind Logano. But Harvick’s three-lap advantage on new tires, coupled with Logano’s snafu on pit road, put the No. 88 Chevrolet out front when the round of pit stops cycled through.

Harvick maintained the top spot, with Logano in pursuit roughly one second behind, until NASCAR called the second caution of the race, for debris in Turn 3 on Lap 86, just in time for the nine cars on the lead lap to come to pit road for four new tires and fuel.

Harvick surged ahead from the top lane after the subsequently restart on Lap 91 and quickly rebuilt his one-second lead over Logano.

Logano, however, soon began chipping away at Harvick’s lead, first by hundredths of a second, later by tenths. On Lap 126, Logano drove high into Turn 1, gained momentum and pulled up near Harvick’s bumper as the cars completed the circuit.

Harvick took the high line into the first corner on Lap 127, but Logano steered to the inside and made the pass for the lead off Turn 2.

But fluid on the backstretch slowed the field for the third time on lap 134, and Harvick beat Logano off pit road and retook the lead after yellow-flag stops on Lap 136.

“That pit stop is what won this race,” Harvick said. “Joey probably had a better car the second half of the run. It really played out for us there at the end, as we were able to have that short run and take off.”

NASCAR XFINITY Series Race – Hisense 250

  1. (8) Kevin Harvick(i), Chevrolet, 163, $54649.
  2. (1) Joey Logano(i), Ford, 163, $43730.
  3. (17) Ty Dillon, Chevrolet, 163, $35313.
  4. (18) Chris Buescher, Ford, 163, $28507.
  5. (9) Chase Elliott, Chevrolet, 163, $31022.
  6. (11) Paul Menard(i), Chevrolet, 163, $21195.
  7. (2) Brian Scott, Chevrolet, 163, $26872.
  8. (5) Matt Kenseth(i), Toyota, 163, $20450.
  9. (3) Regan Smith, Chevrolet, 163, $25547.
  10. (4) Kyle Larson(i), Chevrolet, 163, $19714.
  11. (23) Darrell Wallace Jr. #, Ford, 162, $24956.
  12. (6) Brendan Gaughan, Chevrolet, 162, $23853.
  13. (12) Erik Jones(i), Toyota, 161, $22868.
  14. (21) Daniel Suarez #, Toyota, 161, $22310.
  15. (10) Sam Hornish Jr.(i), Ford, 161, $22533.
  16. (19) Ryan Reed, Ford, 161, $22258.
  17. (27) Landon Cassill, Chevrolet, 161, $21982.
  18. (14) Elliott Sadler, Ford, 160, $21881.
  19. (15) JJ Yeley, Toyota, 160, $21804.
  20. (20) Dakoda Armstrong, Ford, 160, $22203.
  21. (22) Jeremy Clements, Chevrolet, 160, $21627.
  22. (25) Blake Koch, Toyota, 160, $21546.
  23. (7) Ryan Sieg, Chevrolet, 159, $21470.
  24. (26) Ross Chastain #, Chevrolet, 159, $21369.
  25. (16) Mike Bliss, Toyota, 159, $21469.
  26. (30) David Starr, Toyota, 159, $21268.
  27. (13) John Wes Townley(i), Chevrolet, 156, $15216.
  28. (29) Eric McClure, Toyota, 156, $21141.
  29. (37) Chris Cockrum, Chevrolet, 156, $21091.
  30. (31) Joey Gase, Chevrolet, 155, $21289.
  31. (36) Cody Ware(i), Dodge, 153, $20934.
  32. (34) Jeffrey Earnhardt, Chevrolet, 144, $20872.
  33. (28) Jimmy Weller, Chevrolet, 140, $20807.
  34. (35) Harrison Rhodes #, Chevrolet, 130, $20771.
  35. (24) Cale Conley #, Toyota, Engine, 128, $20723.
  36. (33) Derrike Cope, Chevrolet, 128, $19260.
  37. (38) Mike Harmon, Dodge, Front Hub, 92, $18260.
  38. (32) Josh Reaume #, Chevrolet, Electrical, 28, $11260.
  39. (39) Carl Long, Toyota, Vibration, 19, $10260.
  40. (40) Morgan Shepherd, Chevrolet, Suspension, 2, $9260.

Reid Spencer – NASCAR Wire Service