After suffering a penalty late in the race last week, Jimmie Johnson would bounce back this week, dominating at Pocono Raceway.
Lap 1 Edwards leads into turn one ahead of Kenseth
Lap 2 Kasey Kahne is off the pace and on to pit road
Lap 3 Johnson moves into second behind Edwards
Lap 4 Edwards leads Johnson Kenseth Earnhardt Bowyer Ky Busch Harvick Keselowski Almirola Menard
Lap 6 Earnhardt Jr. passes Kenseth for third
Lap 10 Johnson passes Edwards for the lead
Lap 12 Johnson leads Edwards, Earnhardt, Harvick, Kenseth, Keselowski, Ky Busch, Bowyer, Almirola, Ku Busch
Lap 15 Ky Busch passes Keselowski, Ku Busch passes Bowyer and Almirola
Lap 16 Almirola passes Bowyer
Lap 17 Johnson leads Edwards Earnhardt Harvick Kenseth Ky Busch Keselowski Ku Busch Almirola Bowyer
Lap 20 Stewart passes Bowyer for 10th
Lap 21 Stewart passes Almirola for ninth
Lap 23 Keselowski passes Ky Busch
Lap 24 Johnson leads Edwards Earnhardt Harvick Kenseth Keselowski Ky Busch Ku Busch Stewart Almirola
Lap 26 Pit stops begin as many drivers hit pit road
Lap 27 Johnson makes his way down pit road from the lead, followed by his teammate Earnhardt. Keselowski to the race lead
Lap 28 Gordon and Logano to pit road
Lap 29 Keselowski and Patrick pit. McMurray to the lead.
Lap 30 McMurray pits, handing the lead back to Johnson as the cycle completes
Lap 31 Johnson leads Edwards by 3.3 seconds
Lap 45 Johnson leads Edwards Earnhardt Harvick Kenseth Ky Busch Keselowski Ku Busch Stewart Biffle
Lap 51 Johnson leads Edwards Earnhardt Harvick Kenseth Ky Busch Keselowski Ku Busch Stewart Biffle
Lap 55 Truex, Burton, McMurray and Harvick pit…..Ku Busch, Kenseth and Ky Busch pit
Lap 56 Bowyer, Stewart, J Gordon and Edwards pit
Lap 57 Earnhardt and Hamlin pit
Lap 58 Johnson pits from the lead……Montoya and Patrick also pits as Keselowski leads
Lap 59 Logano, Newman and Keselowski pit. Johnson goes back to the lead
Lap 64 Johnson leads Edwards Earnhardt Harvick Kenseth Keselowski Ku Busch Stewart Ky Busch Biffle
Caution lap 65 debris. Leaders head down pit road. Johnson leads Earnhardt Edwards Kenseth off pit road. Newman stays out so he assumes the lead. Patrick gets the lucky dog.
Restart lap 71 as Newman and Johnson are side-by-sde for the lead. Newman leads off of turn one.
Lap 73 Johnson leads Newman Earnhardt Kenseth Harvick Keselowski Edwards Ky Busch Ku Busch Hamlin
Lap 75 Hamlin passes Ku Busch
Lap 90 Keselowski passes Harvick
Lap 92 Harvick passes Kenseth as Newman makes his scheduled pit stop from second spot
Lap 94 Johnson leads Earnhardt Keselowski Kenseth Harvick Edwards Ky Busch Ku Busch Hamlin Montoya….Truex pits
Lap 98 Logano, Bowyer, Hamlin and Kenseth pit. Kenseth has problems on the left rear.
Lap 99 Ky Busch, Stewart, Harvick, Earnhardt and Keselowski pit
Lap 100 Johnson pits out of the lead. McMurray also pits. Harvick makes a pass thru for being too fast on pit road.
Lap 101 Newman leads Johnson as pit cycle completes itself.
48 laps to go Newman leads Johnson Keselowski Earnhardt Kenseth Ku Busch Hamlin Ky Busch Edwards Montoya
47 laps to go Johnson takes the lead from Newman
45 laps to go Ky Busch passes Hamlin
38 to go Newman pits
Caution lap 123 debris. Dinger gets the lucky dog. Johnson leads Hamlin Earnhardt Keselowski Ky Busch Biffle off pit road. Newman stays out to take over the lead. Edwards pits with one to go, giving up his track position, to top off.
Restart 31 to go as Newman and Johnson are side-by-side for the lead. Johnson leads off of turn one ahead of Newman
30 to go Johnson leads Newman Earnhardt Hamlin Keselowski Kenseth Stewart Ky Busch Biffle Montoya
Caution 28 to go Kenseth and Montoya both go for a spin in the tunnel turn while battling for position. Montoya got loose and got into Kenseth, sending them both around
Restart 24 to go as Newman and Johnson are side-by-side…three wide for the lead briefly with Newman, Earnhardt and Johnson. Johnson pulls ahead off of turn one. Both Keselowski and Stewart get really really loose off of the tunnel turn and both make incredible saves.
23 to go Blaney goes for a spin after contact from Almirola
Restart 19 to go as Johnson and Newman are side-by-side, three-wide for the lead as Earnhardt makes a dive….Johnson leads Earnhardt off of turn one
17 to go Johnson leads Earnhardt Ky Busch Hamlin Newman Biffle Ku Busch Stewart Burton Logano
15 to go Newman passes Hamlin back
Caution 13 to go A.J. Allmendinger has problems – think it’s suspension related
Restart 9 to go teammates Earnhardt and Johnson are side-by-side for the lead going into turn one……Johnson pulls off of turn one
8 to go Johnson leads Earnhardt Ky Busch Biffle Newman Stewart Hamlin……
7 to go caution as Blaney gets into the wall
Restart 4 to go Johnson leads the field into turn one as Biffle and Earnhardt are side-by-side for second. Biffle passes Earnhardt for second
3 to go Johnson leads Biffle Earnhardt Stewart Ky Busch Newman Ku Busch Hamlin Harvick Burton
FL Newman passes Ky Busch out of the tunnel turn. Menard had a tire go down going into turn two.
Jimmie Johnson wins the Party of the Poconos 500. Biffle Earnhardt Stewart Newman Ky Busch Ku Busch Hamlin Harvick Logano Burton Gordon McMurray Montoya.