NASCAR results from the Indianapolis Motor Speedway
Today, NASCAR returns to the 2.5-mile oval in Indianapolis, Indiana. It’s the Brickyard 400 on the Indianapolis Motor Speedway
View full 2020 Indianapolis race results below.
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Jimmie Johnson tested positive for COVID-19 ahead of the race weekend. He will miss his first NASCAR Cup Series start in the previous 663 events.
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The field has been set view random draw. Joey Logano and Kurt Busch set the front row for today’s race in Indianapolis and they’re rolling to the starting line…
Stage 1 – Report
Laps: 50 (1-50 / 160)
Green flag, Kurt Busch noses ahead on the inside as Logano gangs onto his right rear into turn one. He has momentum on the outside into turn two. Logano to the lead down the back stretch.
Lap 5, Kyle Busch doors Ryan Blaney down the front stretch. Possibly payback for last week at Pocono?
Martin Truex Jr is dropping through the field. He has an ECU issue.
Lap 13, Harvick hits the pit lane from 9th for four tires. As he sits on the pit lane, the competition caution is out.
Logano leads the field to the pit lane. Harvick stays out.
Pit road crash
Several crash on pit road! Corey LaJoie, Justin Allgaier, Martin Truex Jr and others are involved. The pit entry is completely blocked.
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The red flag is out. One of Ryan Blaney’s crew members was clipped and they’re putting him on a stretcher.
Green, Harvick and Logank battle into turn one. They run three wide for 4th behind them.
Logano and Harvick trade side drafts down the back stretch. Harvick wins the battle in turn three on the outside!
Lap 41, Ryan Newman is in the outside wall and the caution is out. A suffered a flat tire at corner entry.
The field returns to the pit lane. Ty Dillon wins the race to the pit exit with two tires. Several stay out.
Green, Byron and Jones run side by side into turn one. Byron wins that battle.
Harvick and Elliott are in a battle behind them. These are the first cars to pit. Elliott wins that battle on the outside.
With 30 laps older tires, William Byron wins stage one!
Indianapolis Results – Stage 1: 1. William Byron; 2. Erik Jones; 3. Austin Dillon; 4. Chase Elliott; 5. Kevin Harvick; 6. Denny Hamlin; 7. Matt DiBenedetto; 8. Kyle Busch; 9. Brad Keselowski; 10. Clint Bowyer;
Stage 2 – Report
Laps: 50 (51-100 / 160)
Green flag on stage two, Chase Elliott to the lead on the inside line. DiBenedetto and Hamlin use the outside lane, both drive by Harvick.
Lap 72, Chase Elliott leads Denny Hamlin by 4.75 seconds.
Lap 75, big crash! He suffered a mechanical issue in turn three and slammed the outside wall. The driver climbs from the car.
The field heads to the pit lane. Byron and Dillon both take two tires.
Green, Byron and Dillon run side by side into turn one. Dillon wins the battle.
Byron has a flat left front! The caution is back out.
Green, Hamlin and Dillon run even off turn one. They trade side drafts down the backstretch. Harvick has a run on both of them and he takes them three wide into turn three. Hamlin pinches Harvick to the grass but Harvick drives by both of them to take the lead.
Ryan Blaney gets loose behind them. Blaney slams the wall and the caution is back out.
Green, Harvick is clear before turn one.
Kevin Harvick wins stage two at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway!
Indianapolis Results – Stage 2: 1. Kevin Harvick; 2. Chase Elliott; 3. Denny Hamlin; 4. Matt DiBenedetto; 5. Austin Dillon; 6. Matt Kenseth; 7. Kyle Busch; 8. Kurt Busch; 9. Christopher Bell; 10. Clint Bowyer;
Stage 3 – Report
Laps: 60 (101-160 / 160)
Green flag on stage three, Harvick is nearly clear into turn one. Elliott hangs onto his left rear. They run side by side off turn two. Hamlin has a huge push from Christopher Bell. Hamlin takes them three wide for the lead into turn three. Harvick holds him off and leads off turn four.
Lap 120, Hamlin has climbed to the rear bumper of Harvick!
Lap 123, Hamlin heads to the pit lane. A lap later, Harvick pits from the race lead. A slow stop for Harvick and Hamlin makes the pass on a pit cycle.
Lap 133, Alex Bowman is in the wall! He picked up a flat tire while running 8th. The caution is out.
Hamlin and Harvick line back up on the front row.
Green, Hamlin leads. Kenseth and Bell both swing around Harvick as he makes light contact with Kenseth. But Harvick retakes 2nd by the time they reach turn three.
21 to go
21 to go, Harvick gets to the right rear of Hamlin for the lead. Nothing comes of it, Hamlin opens the gap back up.
10 to go, Hamlin lead Harvick by 10 car lengths. Matt Kenseth is closing on Harivck. Kenseth has the freshest tires of the three.
7 to go, the race leader of Denny Hamlin is hard in the wall in turn one! The car catches fire but he climbs from the car on his own power.
We’re going into NASCAR Overtime. It’s going to be a two lap shootout to the finish.
Green, Harvick is clear before turn one with a push from Cole Custer! Kenseth holds 2nd off turn two but Harvick is clear by 10 car lengths.
Kevin Harvick wins at the Brickyard 400 at Indianapolis!
View full NASCAR results from Indianapolis Motor Speedway below.
Indianapolis Motor Speedway
July 5, 2020
NASCAR Cup Series
Pos | Driver
1. Kevin Harvick
2. Matt Kenseth
3. Aric Almirola
4. Brad Keselowski
5. Cole Custer
6. Kyle Busch
7. Michael McDowell
8. Tyler Reddick
9. Bubba Wallace
10. Joey Logano
11. Chase Elliott
12. Christopher Bell
13. Kurt Busch
14. Ty Dillon
15. Clint Boywer
16. John Hunter Nemechek
17. Ross Chastain
18. Austin Dillon
19. Matt DiBenedetto
20. Daniel Suarez
21. JJ Yeley
22. BJ McLeod
23. Quin Houff
24. Garrett Smithley
25. Josh Bilicki
26. Joey Gase
27. William Byron
28. Denny Hamlin
29. Timmy Hill
30. Alex Bowman
31. Chris Buescher
32. Ryan Blaney
33. Erik Jones
34. Ryan Newman
35. Brennan Poole
36. Ricky Stenhouse Jr
37. Justin Allgaier
38. Martin Truex Jr
39. Corey LaJoie
40. Ryan Preece
NASCAR Cup Series
Points After: Indianapolis (July 5, 2020)
Pos | Driver | Wins | Points
1. Kevin Harvick (4 Wins)
2. Chase Elliott (1 Win)
3. Brad Keselowski (2 Wins)
4. Ryan Blaney (1 Win)
5. Denny Hamlin (4 Wins)
6. Joey Logano (2 Wins)
7. Martin Truex Jr (1 Win)
8. Alex Bowman (1 Win)
9. Aric Almirola
10. Kyle Busch
11. Kurt Busch
12. Matt DiBenedetto
13. Clint Bowyer
14. William Byron
15. Jimmie Johnson
16. Austin Dillon
17. Erik Jones
18. Tyler Reddick
19. Bubba Wallace
20. Ricky Stenhouse Jr
21. Chris Buescher
22. John Hunter Nemechek
23. Michael McDowell
24. Christopher Bell
25. Cole Custer
26. Ryan Newman
27. Ty Dillon
28. Matt Menseth
29. Corey LaJoie
30. Ryan Preece
31. Daniel Suarez
32. Kyle Larson
33. Brennan Poole
34. Quin Houff
35. Brendan Gaughan
36. David Ragan
37. Reed Sorenson
38. James Davison