NASCAR race results from Kansas Speedway
Today, the NASCAR Cup Series is on the grid in Kansas City, Kansas. The 1.5-mile of Kansas Speedway is set to host the Buschy McBusch Race 400.
View full 2021 Kansas Speedway results for the NASCAR Cup Series race below.
Brad Keselowski and William Byron line up on the front row. 267 laps of stock car racing are up next…
Stage 1 – Report
Laps: 80 (1-80 / 267)
Green flag, Keselowski gets the jump on the inside with a push from McDowell. Byron holds 2nd.
Lap 20, Kesleowski leads Byron by 0.5 seconds. Kyle Larson is flying through the field. After starting at the back, he’s up to 7th and driving by them all on the outside.
Lap 26, the competition caution is out.
Pit Penalty: Chase Briscoe has been caught speeding and will restart at the rear.
Green, Keselowski and Byron run even into turn one. Byron noses ahead on the top but Keselowsi fights back on the bottom in turn three. Byron side drafts him hard off turn four but Keselowski finally clears him to hold the lead.
Penalty: Ryan Newman has been penalty as the crew made a body modification. Newman will be forced to pit under green and the team will have to put the body back the way it was. The crew pulled on the right side skirt.
Lap 48, Kyle Larson slides Tyler Reddick for 3rd. After the pass, Larson goes right back to the wall, running the extreme high lane.
Lap 63, Larson is on the bumper of Keselowski for the race lead. Larson enters high in turn three, he then runs down the banking and looks under Keselowski off turn four. Keselowski holds him off.
Lap 70, Keselowski, Larson and Reddick run nose to tail around the top of the track.
7 to go in stage one, Larson slides Keselowski for the lead in turn three. He clears him but Keselowski crosses under him to retake the spot.
Kesekowski heads for the bottom in turn one. Larson is glued to the top. Larson gets to his right rear off turn two as Keselowski runs him wide and uses every inch of the track, Larson leads as Kyle Busch takes over 2nd.
5 to go in stage one, Kyle Busch is on the bumper of Larson.
4 to go in stage one, Busch slides Larson for the lead in turn three, clear. Kyle Busch takes the lead.
Kyle Busch wins stage one at Kansas Speedway!
Kansas Race Results – Stage 1 : 1. Kyle Busch; 2. Kyle Larson; 3. Tyler Reddick; 4. Brad Keselowski; 5. William Byron; 6. Chase Elliott; 7. Kevin Harvick; 8. Ryan Blaney; 9. Denny Hamlin; 10. Christopher Bell;
Stage 2 – Report
Laps: 80 (81-160 / 267)
The field hits the pit lane. Kyle Busch is first in but Larson wins the race to the pit exit.
Green flag on stage two, Larson gets a huge shove from Kyle Busch and he’s clear into turn one. Kyle Busch holds 2nd as they run four wide behind them.
Lap 100, Larson leads Kyle Busch by 1.2 seconds.
Lap 144, green flag pit stops are complete. Larson drives by Ricky Stenhouse Jr, who has yet to pit. Kyle Busch trails by 7 seconds.
Kyle Larson drives to the win in stage two at Kansas Speedway!
Kansas Race Results – Stage 2 : 1. Kyle Larson; 2. Kyle Busch; 3. Denny Hamlin; 4. Brad Keselowski; 5. Chase Elliott; 6. Ryan Blaney; 7. Martin Truex Jr; 8. Tyler Reddick; 9. Christopher Bell; 10. Kevin Harvick;
Stage 3 – Report
Laps: 107 (81-160 / 267)
Green flag on stage three, Larson and Busch run door to door into turn one. They remain side by side a full lap. Larson finally clears him on the bottom back into turn one.
Bubba Wallace gets loose under Kurt Busch. He slides up the track and brushes the wall, light damage but he keeps rolling, no caution.
93 to go, Denny Hamlin takes 2nd away from Kyle Busch. Larson leads by 0.7 seconds.
60 to go, Larson leads Hamlin by 2.5 seconds. Green flag pit stops are underway, William Byron pits first.
41 to go, the pit cycle is complete. Larson now leads Hamlin by 3.2 seconds.
37 to go
37 to go, caution. A tire has rolled from the pit lane to the infield area.
Larson leads the field to the pit lane. He’s first in and first off.
Pit Penalty: Daniel Suarez and Kevin Harvick have been handed an uncontrolled tire penalty, they’ll go to the rear.
Green, Larson and Hamlin run side by side into turn one and off turn two. They remain side by side off turn four as Hamlin throws a big side draft down the front stretch.
Side by side back in turn one and off turn two. Hamlin drives it deep to the bottom in turn three and clears Larson, Hamlin leads with 31 to go.
25 to go
25 to go, Larson remains on the bumper of Hamlin in the battle for the lead. Hamlin runs wide off turn four! Hamlin brushes the wall and Larson drives right by on the inside! Larson leads.
23 to go, Hamlin has a flat right front. The caution is out.
The leaders stay out. Keselowski pits from 4th, many follow. Keselowski will restart in 6th.
Green, Larson and Kyle Busch run side by side into turn one. Larson clears him off turn two as Busch throws a huge block on Joey Logano.
16 to go, Keselowski clears Blaney to take over 3rd with slightly fresher tires.
15 to go, Ricky Stenhouse Jr is around and the caution is out. Stenhouse Jr got loose under Cindric off turn two.
10 to go
Green, Larson has no help. Kyle Busch noses ahead as Blaney takes 2nd.
Christopher Bell spins with help from Daniel Suarez. Ryan Preece and Ricky Stenhouse Jr are collected with heavy damage. The caution is back out.
— 2 Lap Shootout —
Green, Kyle Busch and Ryan Blaney run side by side into turn one. Blaney is sideways as Larson leans on his bumper! Blaney saves it but they both fall well outside the top 10.
White flag, Kyle Busch leads Martin Truex Jr.
Keselowski gets a huge push from Harvick into turn one and he clears Truex Jr to take 2nd. Keselowski carries too much speed and runs wide into turn one! Harvick drives right by on the inside to take 2nd.
At the front, Kyle Busch drives away to win at Kansas Speedway!
Kansas Speedway Results
May 2, 2021
NASCAR Cup Series
Pos | Driver
1. Kyle Busch
2. Kevin Harvick
3. Brad Keselowski
4. Matt DiBenedetto
5. Chase Elliott
6. Martin Truex Jr
7. Tyler Reddick
8. Chris Buescher
9. William Byron
10. Austin Dillon
11. Daniel Suarez
12. Denny Hamlin
13. Michael McDowell
14. Ross Chastain
15. Kurt Busch
16. Ryan Newman
17. Joey Logano
18. Alex Bowman
19. Kyle Larson
20. Chase Briscoe
21. Ryan Blaney
22. Austin Cindric
23. Anthony Alfredo
24. Cole Custer
25. Erik Jones
26. Bubba Wallace
27. Corey LaJoie
28. Christopher Bell
29. Aric Almirola
30. Justin Haley
31. BJ McLeod
32. Ryan Preece
33. Garrett Smithley
34. Ricky Stenhouse Jr
35. Joey Gase
36. Cody Ware
37. Quin Houff
38. Matt Mills
39. Josh Bilicki
NASCAR Cup Series
After: 11 Races (Kansas – May 2, 2021)
Pos | Driver | Points | Wins | Playoff Points
1. Martin Truex Jr
2 Wins | 11PP
2. Kyle Larson
1 Win | 9PP
3. Ryan Blaney
1 Win | 8PP
4. Joey Logano
1 Win | 7PP
5. William Byron
1 Win | 6PP
6. Brad Keselowski
1 Win | 6PP
7. Kyle Busch
1 Win | 6PP
8. Christopher Bell
1 Win | 5PP
9. Michael McDowell
1 Win | 5PP
10. Alex Bowman
1 Win | 5PP
11. Denny Hamlin
481 | 5PP
12. Chase Elliott
349 | 1PP
13. Kevin Harvick
14. Austin Dillon
15. Chris Buescher
158 | 1PP
16. Matt DiBenedetto
250 | 1PP
17. Kurt Busch
18. Tyler Reddick
19. Ricky Stenhouse Jr
20. Ryan Newman
21. Bubba Wallace
207 | 1PP
22. Daniel Suarez
23. Ryan Preece
24. Ross Chastain
25. Cole Custer
26. Chase Briscoe
27. Erik Jones
28. Aric Almirola
29. Anthony Alfredo
30. Corey LaJoie