NASCAR race results from the Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway
NASCAR Cup Series drivers on the grid for the Coca-Cola 600 in Concord, North Carolina. Following yesterday’s postponement, it’s a Monday race at Charlotte Motor Speedway.
View Charlotte results for the NASCAR Cup Series below.
William Byron and Kevin Harvick set the front row. 400 laps of stock car racing are up next…
Stage 1 – Report
Laps: 100 (1-100 / 400)
Green flag, Byron clears Harvick into turn one. He runs high and takes the outside lane away, Byron holds them off exiting turn two.
Denny Hamlin has a run off turn four. He dives inside of Byron into turn one, Hamlin to the lead.
Lap 34, Christopher Bell dives inside of Hamlin into turn one. Bell to the lead.
Lap 36, the competition caution is out. Bell leads the field to the pit lane. Byron wins the race to the pit exit.
Green, Byron and Blaney run side by side into turn one. Byron slides him in turn two but Blaney crosses under him, Blaney leads into turn three.
Lap 63, Bell enters high in turn three and cuts down across the track for a late apex. He drives under Blaney, Bell returns to the lead.
Lap 75, Jimmie Johnson spins, caution. Bell leads the field to the pit lane, Byron wins the race to the pit exit.
Green, Bell looks outside of both of them, three wide for the lead. Blaney gets loose on the inside, Byron holds them off exiting turn two.
1 to go in stage one, Byron and Blaney run side by side for the stage win. Bell shoves Byron back to the lead.
William Byron wins stage one at Charlotte Motor Speedway!
Charlotte Results (Stage 1) : 1. William Byron; 2. Christopher Bell; 3. Ryan Blaney; 4. Tyler Reddick; 5. Martin Truex Jr; 6. Denny Hamlin; 7. Kyle Busch; 8. Brad Keselowski; 9. Kyle Larson; 10. Ricky Stenhouse Jr;
Stage 2 – Report
Laps: 100 (101-200 / 400)
The leaders head for the pit lane. Michael McDowell stays out to take the lead.
Green flag on stage two, Byron clears McDowell off turn two. Bell quickly moves into 2nd.
Bell works by Byron to take the lead away.
Lap 154, the green flag pit cycle is complete. Tyler Reddick cycles to the race lead, Brad Keselowski trails by 2 seconds.
Pit Penalty: Bubba Wallace will serve a pass-through penalty.
The red flag is out due to rain.
Penalty: Bell will drop to the rear for unapproved adjustments under the red flag, the team cut the vinyl wrap on the hood. Logano will also drop to the rear.
Green, Reddick leads. Jimmie Johnson is around off turn two, caution. Johnson cleared himself on Gragson but Gragson was already there.
Green, Reddick and Blaney run side by side into turn one. A lap later, they fight for space into turn three and rub fenders. Reddick finally wins the battle via the outside lane.
Lap 176, Kyle Busch loses the nose off turn two and he comes up the track into Brad Keselowski. Busch spins and Keselowski brushes the wall. The caution is out.
Green, Blaney clears Reddick off turn two. Aric Almirola brushes the wall behind them, no caution.
Lap 186, Hamlin loses the nose and runs Elliott wide off turn four. Elliott bounces off the wall. He then hooks Hamlin in the right rear and both cars slam the wall! The caution is out.
Green, Buescher and Blaney run side by side into turn one. Buescher clears him via the inside lane off turn four.
1 to go in stage two, BJ McLeod spins off turn four. The caution is out.
Chris Buescher wins stage two of the Coke 600!
Charlotte Results (Stage 2) : 1. Chris Buescher; 2. Kevin Harvick; 3. Brad Keselowski; 4. Joey Logano; 5. Ryan Blaney; 6. Christopher Bell; 7. Ty Gibbs; 8. William Byron; 9. Ross Chastain; 10. Bubba Wallace;
Stage 3 – Report
Laps: 100 (201-300 / 400)
Buescher leads the field to the pit lane. Harvick wins the race to the pit exit. Stenhouse Jr and Kyle Busch stay out on older tires.
Green flag on stage three, Busch and Stenhouse Jr run side by side into turn one. Harvick shoves Stenhouse Jr to the lead off turn two. Harvick crosses under Stenhouse Jr off turn four, Harvick to the lead.
Lap 220, Keselowski pits under green with a loose wheel.
Lap 229, Blaney builds momentum around the top. He crosses under Harvick, Blaney to the lead.
Lap 232, Christopher Bell spins off turn four! The caution is out.
Blaney leads the field to the pit lane. Byron wins the race to the pit exit. Chastain, Buescher, Busch and Truex bang fenders exiting the pits.
Green, Blaney and Byron trade sidedrafts off turn two. Blaney wins the battle in turn three and holds the lead.
Lap 276, Brad Keselowski and Todd Gilliland make contact off turn two, caution.
Green, Byron clears Blaney into turn one.
Lap 282, Blaney has a run on Byron into turn three. He dives inside, clear. Blaney leads off turn four.
Ryan Blaney wins stage three of the Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway!
Charlotte Results (Stage 3) : 1. Ryan Blaney; 2. Tyler Reddick; 3. Martin Truex Jr; 4. William Byron; 5. Ty Gibbs; 6. Kyle Larson; 7. Kyle Busch; 8. Kevin Harvick; 9. Ricky Stenhouse Jr; 10. Alex Bowman
Stage 4 – Report
Laps: 100 (301-400 / 400)
Blaney leads the field to the pit lane. Byron wins the race to the pit exit once again.
Green flag on stage four, Byron crowds Blaney into turn one. They trade sidedrafts down the back, Blaney takes the lead away into turn three.
74 to go, Reddick nearly spins off turn four. He catches it, sideways through the apron and falls to 3rd. Kyle Busch takes 2nd away.
57 to go, McDowell slows with a lost wheel and the caution is out.
Blaney leads the field to the pit lane. Byron wins the race to the pit exit.
Green, Byron gets the jump on Reddick and he;s clear into turn one. Kyle Busch takes 2nd away.
49 to go, Larson slides Busch to take 2nd away.
44 to go
44 to go, Harvick gets into the door of Reddick off turn four. Harvick spins through the infield, caution.
Green, Byron is clear into turn one as they run three wide for 2nd. AJ Allmendinger spins behind them with help from Ricky Stenhouse Jr, caution.
Green, Byron is clear before turn one. Blaney takes over 2nd. Austin Cindric is around behind them, caution.
Green, Blaney and Byron run side by side into turn one. Kyle Larson spins behind them and he collects Ty Gibbs, Joey Logano and Christopher Bell.
Green, Blaney clears Byron into turn one.
10 to go, Blaney leads Byron, Truex Jr and Wallace.
5 to go, Ryan Blaney opens the gap.
Ryan Blaney wins the Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway!
Charlotte Motor Speedway Results
May 29, 2023
NASCAR Cup Series
Pos | Driver
1. Ryan Blaney
2. William Byron
3. Martin Truex Jr
4. Bubba Wallace
5. Tyler Reddick
6. Kyle Busch
7. Ricky Stenhouse Jr
8. Chris Buescher
9. Austin Dillon
10. Zane Smith
11. Kevin Harvick
12. Alex Bowman
13. Ryan Preece
14. AJ Allmendinger
15. Justin Haley
16. JJ Yeley
17. Corey LaJoie
18. Harrison Burton
19. Brad Keselowski
20. Chase Briscoe
21. Joey Logano
22. Ross Chastain
23. Daniel Suarez
24. Christopher Bell
25. Aric Almirola
26. Ty Gibbs
27. Ty Dillon
28. Michael McDowell
29. BJ McLeod
30. Kyle Larson
31. Austin Cindric
32. Erik Jones
33. Todd Gilliland
34. Chase Elliott
35. Denny Hamlin
36. Noah Gragson
37. Jimmie Johnson
NASCAR Cup Series
Pos | Driver | Points | Wins
1. Ross Chastain
2. Ryan Blaney
445 | 1 Win
3. William Byron
442 | 3 Wins
4. Kevin Harvick
5. Martin Truex Jr
433 | 1 Win
6. Christopher Bell
429 | 1 Win
7. Tyler Reddick
409 | 1 Win
8. Denny Hamlin
400 | 1 Win
9. Brad Keselowski
10. Kyle Busch
392 | 2 Wins
11. Kyle Larson
377 | 2 Wins
12. Chris Buescher
13. Ricky Stenhouse Jr
358 | 1 Win
14. Joey Logano
357 | 1 Win
15. Bubba Wallace
16. Alex Bowman
17. Chase Briscoe
18. Ty Gibbs
19. Daniel Suarez
20. Corey LaJoie
21. Austin Cindric
22. Michael McDowell
23. Justin Haley
24. Todd Gilliland
25. AJ Allmendinger
26. Aric Almirola
27. Erik Jones
28. Ryan Preece
29. Chase Elliott
30. Harrison Burton
31. Austin Dillon
32. Noah Gragson
33. Ty Dillon
34. BJ McLeod
35. Cody Ware
36. Travis Pastrana
Charlotte Motor Speedway
May 29, 2023