NASCAR results from Texas Motor Speedway
Today, Texas Motor Speedway hosts the NASCAR Cup Series. It’s the O’Reilly Auto Parts 500 in Fort Worth, Texas.
View full 2020 Texas race results below.
The fans very returned in bulk this weekend. They’re distanced and spaced all the way across the grandstands.
Aric Almirola and Ryan Blaney set the front row. 334 laps of stock car racing are up next…
Stage 1 – Report
Laps: 105 (1-105 / 334)
Green flag, Almirola and Blaney run even into turn one and off turn two. Blaney throws a block on Kurt Busch into turn three. Almirola takes the lead into turn three.
Lap 21, the competition caution is out. Almirola stays out while Blaney pits from 2nd.
Green, Harvick gets a huge push from Truex on the inside. Harvick to the lead in turn one.
Lap 50, the track is changing. Most of the field is now running in lane two, on the edge of the PJ1 trackbite application.
Lap 56, Harvick runs the bottom in turn one as he works lap traffic. Almirola gathers a huge run on the outside. Almirola drives right by to retake the lead.
Lap 64, Almirola and Harvick head for the pit lane under green.
Pit Penalty: Almirola has been hit with a blend line violation and will serve a passthrough.
Lap 69, Ryan Blaney drives by Kyle Busch and cycles to the race lead.
15 to go in stage one, Blaney pits from the race lead.
Lap 95, Blaney cycles back to the lead. Kyle Busch trails by 0.5 seconds.
Ryan Blaney wins stage one at Texas Motor Speedway!
Texas Race Results – Stage 1 : 1. Ryan Blaney; 2. Kyle Busch; 3. Kevin Harvick; 4. Tyler Reddick; 5. William Byron; 6. Kurt Busch; 7. Jimmie Johnson; 8. Alex Bowman; 9. Chris Buescher; 10. Martin Truex Jr;
Stage 2 – Report
Laps: 105 (106-210 / 334)
Green flag on stage two, Blaney and Kyle Busch run side by side into turn one, off turn two and into turn three. They remain side by side a full lap. Busch drives it deep into turn three on the bottom and clears Blaney.
Lap 117, Johnson is in the wall off turn four! The caution is out.
Green, Hamlin gives a huge shove to Kyle Busch into turn one. Busch leads off turn two Hamlin follows him through and moves to 2nd.
Lap 123, Kyle Busch runs the middle in turn three as Hamlin cuts to the bottom. Christopher Bell is in the wall behind them, no caution. Hamlin completes the pass for the lead.
Lap 126, Hamlin runs the middle in turn three. Blaney cuts off the banking and has a run under him off turn four. Blaney completes the pass and retakes the lead.
Lap 161, Blaney pits from the race lead.
Lap 192, Ryan Blaney leads Joey Logano by 3 seconds.
Ryan Blaney cruises to the win in stage two at Texas!
Texas Race Results – Stage 2 : 1. Ryan Blaney; 2. Joey Logano; 3. Denny Hamlin; 4. Kurt Busch; 5. Kevin Harvick; 6. Martin Truex Jr; 7. Chase Elliott; 8. Aric Almirola; 9. Erik Jones; 10. Kyle Busch;
Stage 3 – Report
Laps: 124 (211-334 / 334)
Green flag on stage three, Keselowski and Blaney run even. Blaney gets loose on the outside in turn three and Keselowski takes the lead.
Aric Almirola is hooked by Kurt Busch. Almirola then hooks Kyle Busch who then hooks Martin Truex Jr. Cole Custer and others are collected. Chaos through the tri-oval and the red flag is out.
Green, Keselowski gets the jump on Hamlin and he’s clear by a car length into turn one.
Lap 229, Keselowski gets loose on the bottom. Hamlin and Blaney closes right to his bumper. Three car battle for the lead.
Lap 231, Hamlin drives it deep to the bottom in turn three. They run side by side as Blaney washes up the banking in their dirty air.
Lap 233, Hamlin sidedrafts Keselowski into turn three. He finally clears him in turn four.
Lap 238, Blaney is on the bumper of Hamlin for the lead. He drives it deep to the bottom in turn three and clears him off turn four.
Lap 243, the caution is out as John Hunter Nemechek is around.
Split pit cycle
Kevin Harvick pits from 5th. Most the cars behind him follow.
Green, Blaney and Hamlin run side by side into turn one. Elliott gives a shove to Blaney and Blaney clears Hamlin.
Lap 251, Ty Dillon and William Byron are in the wall and the caution is out. Dillon pushes into turn one and collected Byron.
Green, Hamlin and Blaney run side by side. Blaney clears him in turn three and he moves to the high side to take air off the nose of Hamlin.
50 to go, Blaney leads Hamlin by 2.7 seconds. Harvick has climbed to 7th after taking tires some 40 laps ago.
46 to go, Blaney pits from the race lead. Hamlin follows but he takes just two tires!
34 to go, Logano leads Harvick by 10 car lengths. Logano took fuel only on the last stop.
30 to go
30 to go, Logano gets tight behind lap traffic. Harvick drives by on the inside.
At the same time, Quin Houff is around. The caution is out. He clipped Bell and DiBenedetto while attempting to get to the pit lane.
14 cars are on the lead lap. They all head to the pit lane. Reddick wins the race to the pit exit with fuel only.
Green, Reddick and Austin Dillon run even into turn one. Dillon wins the battle on the bottom.
16 to go
16 to go, Hamlin and Bowman spin and the caution is back out! Hamlin got loose under Bowman and they both went up the banking and Bowman is hard into the wall.
Green, Reddick and Dillon spin the tires but they run even into turn one. They remain even into turn three. As they return to turn one, Dillon drives it deep to the bottom and clears Reddick for the lead.
8 to go, Logano clears Kyle Busch for 3rd. They top 4 run nose to tail: Dillon, Reddick, Logano and Busch.
6 to go, Hamlin is around in the tri-oval! The caution is back out.
Green, Dillon is clear by a car length into turn one.
Austin Dillon wins at Texas Motor Speedway!
View full NASCAR Cup Series results from Texas Motor Speedway below.
Texas Motor Speedway
July 19, 2020
NASCAR Cup Series
Pos | Driver
1. Austin Dillon
2. Tyler Reddick
3. Joey Logano
4. Kyle Busch
5. Kevin Harvick
6. Erik Jones
7. Ryan Blaney
8. Kurt Busch
9. Brad Keselowski
10. Aric Almirola
11. Clint Bowyer
12. Chase Elliott
13. Ryan Newman
14. Bubba Wallace
15. Michael McDowell
16. Corey LaJoie
17. Matt DiBenedetto
18. Matt Kenseth
19. Chris Buescher
20. Denny Hamlin
21. Christopher Bell
22. John Hunter Nemechek
23. Daniel Suarez
24. JJ Yeley
25. Gray Gaulding
26. Jimmie Johnson
27. Brennan Poole
28. Reed Sorenson
29. Martin Truex Jr
30. Alex Bowman
31. Josh Bilicki
32. Joey Gase
33. BJ McLeod
34. Quin Houff
35. Ty Dillon
36. Timmy Hill
37. William Byron
38. Ricky Stenhouse Jr
39. Cole Custer
40. Ryan Preece
NASCAR Cup Series
After: Texas (July 19, 2020)
Pos | Driver | Wins | Points
1. Kevin Harvick (4 Wins)
2. Ryan Blaney (1 Win)
3. Brad Keselowski (2 Wins)
4. Joey Logano (2 Wins)
5. Chase Elliott (1 Win)
6. Denny Hamlin (4 Wins)
7. Martin Truex Jr (1 Win)
8. Aric Almirola
9. Kurt Busch
10. Kyle Busch
11. Alex Bowman (1 Win)
12. Matt DiBenedetto
13. Clint Bowyer
14. Austin Dillon (1 Win)
15. Jimmie Johnson
16. William Byron
17. Tyler Reddick
18. Erik Jones
19. Bubba Wallace
20. Chris Buescher
21. Christopher Bell
22. Cole Custer (1 Win)
23. Ricky Stenhouse Jr
24. Michael McDowell
25. John Hunter Nemechek
26. Ryan Newman
27. Ty Dillon
28. Matt Menseth
29. Corey LaJoie
30. Ryan Preece
31. Daniel Suarez
32. Brennan Poole
33. Kyle Larson
34. Quin Houff
35. Brendan Gaughan
36. Reed Sorenson
37. David Ragan
38. James Davison