Cup Series Race Results Quaker State 400 at Atlanta

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NASCAR Cup Series Race Number 21
Race Results for the 52nd Quaker State 400 presented by Walmart – Sunday, July 11, 2021
Atlanta Motor Speedway – Hampton, GA – 1.54 – Mile Paved
Total Race Length – 260 Laps – 400.4 Miles

Fin Str Car Driver Team Laps Stage 1 Pos Stage 2 Pos Pts Status Tms Laps Playoff Pts
1 8 1 Kurt Busch GEARWRENCH Chevrolet 260 2 1 59 Running 3 144 6
2 2 18 Kyle Busch Skittles Gummies Toyota 260 1 2 54 Running 3 91 1
3 5 19 Martin Truex Jr. Auto-Owners Insurance Toyota 260 9 10 37 Running
4 17 48 Alex Bowman Ally Chevrolet 260 4 3 48 Running
5 15 12 Ryan Blaney Advance Auto Parts Ford 260 7 36 Running
6 7 8 Tyler Reddick Okuma Chevrolet 260 5 6 42 Running
7 1 9 Chase Elliott Adrenaline Shoc Chevrolet 260 30 Running 1 13
8 4 20 Christopher Bell CRAFTSMAN Racing for a Miracle Toyota 260 29 Running
9 12 21 Matt DiBenedetto Menards/Quaker State Ford 260 28 Running
10 14 2 Brad Keselowski MoneyLion Ford 260 8 30 Running
11 21 4 Kevin Harvick Mobil 1 Summer Road Trip Ford 260 10 27 Running
12 13 3 Austin Dillon BREZTRI Chevrolet 260 9 27 Running
13 3 11 Denny Hamlin Offerpad Awesome Different Toyota 260 3 5 38 Running 1 2
14 24 23 Bubba Wallace Door Dash Toyota 260 23 Running
15 11 14 Chase Briscoe # One Cure Ford 260 22 Running
16 18 17 Chris Buescher Fastenal Ford 260 21 Running
17 23 41 Cole Custer Code 3 Associates Ford 260 20 Running 1 1
18 6 5 Kyle Larson HendrickCars.com Chevrolet 260 6 4 31 Running
19 10 22 Joey Logano Shell Pennzoil Ford 259 7 22 Running
20 19 24 William Byron Axalta Chevrolet 259 8 20 Running
21 9 42 Ross Chastain Clover Chevrolet 259 16 Running
22 26 7 Corey LaJoie The Boss Baby: Family Business Chevrolet 258 15 Running
23 20 10 Aric Almirola Smithfield Ford 258 14 Running 1 8
24 22 43 Erik Jones Petty’s Garage Chevrolet 258 13 Running
25 34 37 * Ryan Preece Kroger/Scott Brand Chevrolet 258 12 Running 1 1
26 32 38 Anthony Alfredo # Georgia Peanuts Ford 257 11 Running
27 25 34 Michael McDowell Fr8Auctions Ford 256 10 Running
28 29 6 Ryan Newman Oscar Mayer Ford 256 9 Running
29 28 77 Justin Haley(i) Fraternal Order of Eagles Chevrolet 255 0 Running
30 36 78 BJ McLeod(i) Superior Logistics Services Ford 254 0 Running
31 37 53 Garrett Smithley(i) SEED Token Chevrolet 253 0 Running
32 33 15 Bayley Currey(i) Fort Worth Screen Printing Chevrolet 253 0 Running
33 31 51 Cody Ware(i) Nurtec ODT Chevrolet 253 0 Running
34 30 52 Josh Bilicki Junction Fuels Ford 248 3 Running
35 35 00 Quin Houff 8 Ball Chocolate Whiskey Chevrolet 248 2 Running
36 27 99 Daniel Suarez Good Sam – Autism Awareness Chevrolet 243 1 Running
37 16 47 Ricky Stenhouse Jr. NOS Energy Drink Chevrolet 178 1 Suspension
Time of Race: 2 Hrs, 50 Mins, 8 Secs. Average Speed: 141.207 MPH Margin of Victory: 1.237 Seconds
Stage 1 Top 10: 18, 1, 11, 48, 8, 5, 22, 24, 19, 4
Stage 2 Top 10: 1, 18, 48, 5, 11, 8, 12, 2, 3, 19
Race Comments: Kurt Busch won the 52nd running of the Quaker State 400 at Atlanta Motor Speedway, his 33rd victory in the NASCAR Cup Series. Prior to the start of the race, the following cars dropped to the rear of the field under penalty for the reasons indicated: No. 19 (multiple inspection failures).
Failed to Qualify: None.
Caution Flags: 4 for 21 laps; Laps: 27-29 (Competition Caution [15]); 32-35 (#47, 99, 51 Incident Backstretch [53]); 82-86 (Stage 1 Conclusion [43]); 162-170 (Stage 2 Conclusion/Track Repair Frontstretch [Red Flag: 19:04] [7]).
Lead Changes: 10 among 7 drivers; C. Elliott 1-13; K. Busch 14-27; D. Hamlin 28-29; K. Busch 30-83; K. Busch 84-121; C. Custer 122; A. Almirola 123-130; *. Preece 131; K. Busch 132-212; K. Busch 213-235; K. Busch 236-260.
Sunoco Rookie of the Race : Chase Briscoe, #14
(i) Ineligible for driver points in this series
Next Race: July 18, 2021 – New Hampshire Motor Speedway