With late race pit stops and a late green white checkered, Kevin Harvick would go from seventh to first on the final restart to take the victory in the Toyota Owners 400.
Lap 1 Kenseth leads off turn two
Lap 4 Kenseth leads Gordon Vickers Bowyer Kahne Logano Truex Montoya Busch Martin
Lap 6 Busch passes Montoya
Lap 13 Bowyer passes Vickers
Lap 16 Kahne passes Vickers
Lap 22 Kenseth leads Bowyer Kahne Vickers Logano Truex Busch Montoya Gordon Martin
Lap 25 Martin passes Gordon
Lap 26 Ambrose passes Gordon
Lap 32 Truex and Busch pass Logano
Lap 33 Montoya passes Logano
Caution lap 45 Joh Wise goes around after contact from Cassill. Wise was trying to dive underneath Gilliland. Leaders hit pit road. Kenseth leads Bowyer Vickers Montoya Truex Logano Kahne KuBusch Ky Busch. Reuitmann gets the lucky dog
Restart lap 47 Kenseth pulls ahead of field once again going into turn one and two.
Lap 49 Kenseth leads Vickers Truex Bowyer Montoya Kahne KyBusch Ku Busch Logano Martin
Lap 52 KyBusch passes Kahne
Lap 55 KuBusch passes Kahne
Lap 74 Kenseth leads Vickers Truex
Lap 77 Kenseth leads Vickers Truex Bowyer Montoya KyBusch KuBusch Kahne Logano Martin
Lap 95 Kahne passes KuBusch; Johnson and Martin pass Logano
Lap 98 Kenseth leads Vickers Truex Bowyer Montoya KyBusch Kahne KuBusch Johnson Martin
Lap 101 Kahne passes KyBusch
Lap 102 KuBusch and Johnson pass KyBusch
Caution Lap 111 Marcos Ambrose slowed on the backstretch due to lack of oil pressure. Leaders head down pit road. Bowyer leads Vickers Kenseth Johnson Montoya Truex KuBusch off pit road.
Restart lap 116 Bowyer gets the jump on the restart on the field, ahead of Kenseth and Vickers
Lap 118 Bowyer leads Kenseth Vickers Montoya KuBusch Johnson Truex Keselowski Martin Harvick
Lap 133 Bowyer leads Kenseth Montoya Vickers Johnson KuBusch
Lap 136 Bowyer leads Kenseth Montoya Vickers Johnson KuBusch Truex Keselowski Martin Harvick
Lap 141 Johnson and KuBusch pass Vickers
Caution lap 145 debris as fluid suspected due to Michael McDowell having problems. Bowyer leads Kenseth Montoya off pit road. Reuitmann gets the lucky dog.
Restart lap 154 Bowyer gets away on the restart
Lap 157 Bowyer Kenseth Montoya KuBusch Johnson Martin KyBusch Vickers Harvick Truex
Caution lap 158 Keselowski hits the wall in turn two. “Got a flat or something down the straightaway.” Vickers pits with Kahne, Stewart, Gordon, Stenhouse among others. Leaders stay out.
Restart lap 168 Bowyer pulls ahead of Kenseth on the restart
Lap 170 Bowyer leads Kenseth KuBusch Montoya Johnson KyBusch Harvick Martin Truex Logano
Lap 184 McMurray passes Logano
Lap 186 McMurray passes Truex
Lap 208 Bowyer leads Kenseth KuBusch Johnson KyBusch Montoya McMuray Harvick Martin Edwards
Lap 215 Edwards passes Martin
Lap 216 McMurray passes Montoya
Lap 217 Bowyer leads Kenseth KuBusch Johnson KyBusch McMurray Montoya Harvick Edwards Martin
Lap 219 Kenseth passes Bowyer for the lead
Lap 229 Kenseth leads KuBusch Johnson KyBusch Bowyer McMurray Montoya Edwards Harvick Martin
Lap 231 Edwards passes Montoya
Caution lap 232 Biffle goes for the spin after getting loose off turn four. Leaders hit pit road. Kenseth leads KuBusch KyBusch Johnson Bowyer McMurray Edwards
Restart lap 240 Kenseth pulls ahead of the Busch brothers through turns one and two
Lap 243 Kenseth leads KyBusch KuBusch Bowyer Johnson Edwards
Lap 245 Kenseth leads KyBusch KuBusch Bowyer Johnson Edwards Montoya Martin Keselowski Stewart
Lap 250 Harvick passed Stewart
Lap 251 Edwards passes Johnson
Lap 254 Busch looking for the lead by Kenseth, takes it going into turn three
Lap 255 KyBusch leads Kenseth KuBusch Bowyer Edwards Johnson Montoya Martin Keselowski Harvick
Lap 267 KyBusch leads KuBusch Kenseth Edwards Bowyer Montoya Johnson Martin Keselowski Harvick
120 to go KyBusch leads KuBusch Edwards Bowyer Montoya Kenseth Johnson Martin Keselowski Harvick
110 to go Keselowski goes to pit road with a vibration.
Caution 109 to go Travis Kvapil hits the wall. Leaders hit pit road. KuBusch leads KyBusch Edwards Kenseth Bowyer Montoya Johnson off pit road.
Restart 105 to go Ku Busch gets the jump on the restart on Kyle Busch while Carl Edwards jumps into second
101 to go KuBusch leads Edwards KyBusch Bowyer Johnson Harvick Kenseth Martin Montoya Stewart
98 to go Edwards and KuBusch battle for the lead as Johnson passes Bowyer
96 to go KuBusch leads Edwards KyBusch Johnson Bowyer Harvick Kenseth Martin Montoya Truex
Caution 93 to go Kvapil slow on the apron. Leaders hit pit road. Some took two tires, some took four tires. Commitment violation on Busch Vickers and Cassil. NASCAR changes mind on Kyle Busch penalty with regards to the line.
Restart 80 to go Kurt Busch and Edwards go into one side-by-side and Busch comes off turn two with the lead.
74 to go KuBusch leads Edwards Kenseth…..Stewart and Johnson go around, Busch collected for the caution. Stewart gets loose and slides up to Johnson and Busch no where to go, hits Johnson. Some of the leaders pit, others stay out. Busch leads Edwards Kenseth Earnhardt Bowyer off pit road. Top six drivers stayed out.
Restart 66 to go Montoya gets the jump on the restart ahead of Harvick and Truex
64 to go Montoya leads Harvick Truex Keselowski KuBusch Kenseth Bowyer Martin Logano Burton
63 to go Mark Martin and Kasey Kahne wreck on the backstretch. Mark got loose, Kahne underneath caused contact and both spun, Vickers hits Martin. Kyle Busch gets the lucky dog. Harvick gives up second spot to pit.
Restart 57 to go Montoya leads the field off turn two ahead of Truex
Caution 56 to go Truex goes for the spin after closing the door on KuBusch in a battle for second behind Montoya. “I was giving him the bottom; I guess he was just being impatient.” Truex on KuBusch
Restart 51 to go Montoya gets the jump on the restart
49 to go Montoya leads KuBusch Kenseth Bowyer Logano Almirola Gordon Harvick Edwards Keselowski
42 to go Montoya leads KuBusch Kenseth Bowyer Logano Harvick Almirola Gordon Edwards Keselowski
40 to go Harvick passes Logano for fifth
38 to go Harvick passes Bowyer for fourth
36 to go Harvick passes Kenseth for third
30 to go Bowyer passes Kenseth for fourth
23 to go Keselowski falls out of the top 20 as he is off the pace. He has dropped a cylinder.
22 to go Montoya leads KuBusch Harvick Bowyer Kenseth Logano Almirola Burton Gordon Edwards
Keselowski is given the blackflag due to not reaching minimum speed with being down 7 cylinders. 21 to go Montoya leads Kurt Busch & Harvick
19 to go Harvick passes Kurt Busch for second.
14 to go Montoya leads Harvick KuBusch Bowyer Kenseth Logano Burton Almirola Edwards McMurray
Caution 6 to go Vickers gets into the wall. Leaders head down pit road. Edwards leads Stewart Montoya Harvick Kenseth off pit road. Burton stays out to take the lead.
Restart Burton gets the restart Dinger goes for the dive but misses harvick makes his way around them and makes the pass on Burton for the lead.
Kevin Harvick takes the win.
|Unofficial Race Results|
|Toyota Owners 400, Richmond|
|4||6||42||Juan Pablo Montoya||Chevrolet||41|
|10||19||88||Dale Earnhardt Jr.||Chevrolet||34|
|16||12||17||Ricky Stenhouse Jr. #||Ford||28|
|17||9||56||Martin Truex Jr.||Toyota||27|
|29||30||10||Danica Patrick #||Chevrolet||15|
|34||42||32||Timmy Hill #||Ford||10|