NASCAR results from ISM Raceway
Next up, the green flag is set to drop on the 1.022-mile oval in Phoenix, Arizona. ISM Raceway is set for the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series.
View the full 2019 Phoenix race results below.
This is the final race ahead of the championship event. Two drivers are already locked in. Six more are fighting for the remaining two spots.
Kyle Busch and Joey Logano lead them to the starting line. 312 laps of stock car racing are up next…
Stage 1 – Report
Laps: 75 (1-75)
Green flag, Kyle Busch gets the jump. The whole field cuts the apron just past the start finish line. Joey Logano slots into 2nd.
Lap 6, Kyle Busch, Logano and Hamlin run nose to tail. Hamlin looks to the outside of Logano. Move Hamlin to 2nd.
Lap 25, Kyle Busch leads Hamlin by 1.3 seconds.
Lap 41, a few drivers have starting migrating up the banking. PJ1 is sitting up there in lane three for their use. Harvick has been there the whole race. Most of the field remains on the bottom.
Lap 67, Ricky Stenhouse Jr has a flat tire and the caution is out.
Kyle Busch, Hamlin, Logano and most of the lead lap cars head for the pit lane. Four tires for all and Kyle Busch wins the race off the pit lane. Brad Keselowski and William Byron stay out.
Green flag, Byron stacks up the inside lane. They fan out four wide for 3rd on back through the apron. Keselowski leads as he runs the bottom lane.
Denny Hamlin is rolling the top, he has a run on the outside of Brad Keselowski. Hamlin is there and Keselowski leaves the lane open. Hamlin drives right by.
Denny Hamlin wins stage one at ISM Raceway!
Phoenix Race Results – Stage 1: 1. Denny Hamlin; 2. Chase Elliott; 3. Kyle Busch; 4. Joey Logano; 5. Kyle Larson; 6. Brad Keselowski; 7. Ryan Blaney; 8. William Byron; 9. Kevin Harvick; 10. Kurt Busch;
Stage 2 – Report
Laps: 75 (76-150)
Green flag on stage two, Chase Elliott and Hamlin run even into the dogleg. Kyle Busch is all over the bumper of Elliott as they run across the bumps.
Joey Logano is rolling the top as everyone fights for the bottom into turn one. Logano works to the right rear of Elliott off turn two. Joey Logano leads into turn three.
Lap 120, Joey Logano leads Chase Elliott by 2.2 seconds. Hamlin has found speed on the top side of the track behind them.
Lap 127, Chase Elliott works lap traffic. Denny Hamlin is all over his bumper for 2nd. Elliott runs a defensive lines and holds him off for now. They are both running down Joey Logano.
Lap 134 of 312
Lap 134, Chase Elliott has closed to within a half second of the leader. Hamlin cuts to the bottom in turn three and pulls to his door, Elliott holds him off.
5 to go, Hamlin heads to the top in turn three. He makes of a ton of time. 4 to go, Elliott moves to the top and takes that line away.
3 to go, Hamlin drives it deep to the bottom in turn three. He slides him, clear. Elliott crosses under him and reclaims the spot as they make light contact.
Hamlin looks under him through the dogleg. He tries to use a lap car as a pick. Elliott cuts across his nose to force Hamlin down, to make room as they run three wide with the lap car. They made light contact as Elliott forced Hamlin to make room.
Final lap, Hamlin dives to the bottom in turn one, he’s clear. Hamlin takes 2nd.
Joey Logano wins stage two at ISM Raceway!
Phoenix Race Results – Stage 2: 1. Joey Logano; 2. Denny Hamlin; 3. Chase Elliott; 4. Kyle Busch; 5. Ryan Blaney; 6. Martin Truex Jr; 7. Kevin Harvick; 8. Kyle Larson; 9. Kurt Busch; 10. Brad Keselowski;
Stage 3 – Report
Laps: 162 (151-312)
The field heads to the pit lane. Joey Logano is first in and first off.
Green flag on stage three, Hamlin spins the tires on the inside lane. Joey Logano noses ahead on the outside lane. Chase Elliott works to the outside of Hamlin for 2nd, Elliott is clear.
Hamlin dives to his inside once again into turn three. He wiggles and Elliott has another run on the outside. Hamlin completes the pass back in turn one, Hamlin to 2nd.
Lap 166, Chase Elliott is hard into the wall in turn one! He blew a tire and pounded the wall. He’ll need a tow to the garage area. The caution is out.
Green, Logano gets the jump on the outside. Hamlin cuts the dogleg and holds 2nd.
Lap 177, Hamlin is on the bumper of the leader. Hamlin enters high in turn one. He cuts diamonds the exit and has a run down the back stretch. Hamlin cuts to the bottom in turn three, he uses every inch of the race track off turn four and Hamlin takes the race lead!
Lap 196, Denny Hamlin leads Kyle Busch by 4 seconds. Ryan Blaney has climbed to 4th. He’s loose and he’s also in a must win situation.
75 to go, Hamlin leads Kyle Busch by 10 seconds. Only 12 cars are on the lead lap, Logano is now on the tail end of the lead lap.
69 to go, Ryan Blaney and Kevin Harvick head to the pit lane to get the pit cycle started. 68 to go, Kyle Busch and Truex pit. 67 to go, Denny Hamlin pits from the race lead.
Hamlin cycles back to the race lead. Kyle Busch trails by 8.5 seconds and only 8 cars are on the lead lap.
30 to go, Denny Hamlin leads Kyle Busch by 9.2 seconds.
20 to go, Hamlin leads Kyle Busch by 7.5 seconds and only 7 cars are on the lead lap.
10 to go
10 to go, David Ragan is coasting on the apron. A caution would change this race. Ragan coasts to the pit lane, no caution.
9 to go, John Hunter Nemechek is in the wall and the caution is out!!!
Hamlin and the other lead lap cars head for the pit lane. There’s a lot of lap cars between him and 2nd place. Hamlin and Blaney take two tires! Kyle Busch is off 3rd with four tires.
It’s going to be a 3-lap shootout to the finish…
Green, Hamlin and Blaney run side by side through the dogleg. Kyle Busch looks to the inside of both into turn one. Hamlin comes out with the lead as Kyle Busch takes 2nd.
1 to go, Hamlin leads Busch by two car lengths.
Denny Hamlin wins at ISM Raceway!
View full Phoenix results for the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series below.
ISM Raceway Results
November 10, 2019
NASCAR Cup Series
Pos | Driver
1.. Denny Hamlin
2. Kyle Busch
3. Ryan Blaney
4. Kyle Larson
5. Kevin Harvick
6. Martin Truex Jr
7. Erik Jones
8. Clint Bowyer
9. Joey Logano
10. Brad Keselowski
11. Kurt Busch
12. Paul Menard
13. Matt DiBenedetto
14. Jimmie Johnson
15. Daniel Suarez
16. Chris Buescher
17. William Byron
18. Ryan Newman
19. Ricky Stenhouse Jr
20. Ty Dillon
21. Daniel Hemric
22. Aric Almirola
23. Alex Bowman
24. Austin Dillon
25. Bubba Wallace
26. Ryan Preece
27. John Hunter Nemechek
28. Ross Chastain
29. JJ Yeley
30. Michael McDowell
31. Garrett Smithley
32. Bayley Currey
33. Landon Cassill
34. Joe Nemechek
35. Corey LaJoie
36. David Ragan
37. Reed Sorenson
38. Joey Gase
39. Chase Elliott
NASCAR Points after Phoenix
Pos | Driver | +/- Cutline
1.. Martin Truex Jr
2. Kevin Harvick
3. Denny Hamlin
4. Kyle Busch
— Cutline (Eliminated) —
5. Joey Logano
6. Ryan Blaney
7. Kyle Larson
8. Chase Elliott