Indianapolis Results: August 13, 2023 (NASCAR Cup Series)

NASCAR results from the Indianapolis Motor Speedway Road Course

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Daniel Suarez and Tyler Reddick set the front row. 82 laps of stock car racing are up next…

Stage 1 – Report

Laps: 15 (1-15 / 82)

Green flag, Suarez leads Reddick into turn one.

Lap 2, Kobayashi spins, no caution. Joey Logano jumps the curb in turn five and he gets into Justin Haley. Haley is shoved wide in the grass, he slams the tire barrier and the caution is out.

Green, Joey Logano locks up and spins under braking into turn one! No caution as Logano shoves the inside lane and they all play bumper tag which causes Ty Gibbs to spin with Logano. Michael McDowell works inside of Suarez, McDowell to the lead.

3 to go in stage one, Harvick hits the pit lane.

Michael McDowell wins stage one at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway!

Indianapolis Results (Stage 1) : 1. Michael McDowell; 2. Daniel Suarez; 3. Chase Elliott; 4. Tyler Reddick; 5. Kyle Larson; 6. Kyle Busch; 7. Christopher Bell; 8. Alex Bowman; 9. Shane Van Gisbergen; 10. Martin Truex Jr;

Stage 2 – Report

Laps: 20 (16-35 / 82)

McDowell and Suarez pit under green. Suarez closes right to his bumper at the pit road entry. Suarez wins the race to the pit exit.

Pit Penalties: Jenson Button, Mike Rockenfeller and Corey LaJoie will serve a pass-through after speeding on the pit lane.

Lap 27, McDowell looks to the outside of Suarez into turn one. He can’t complete the pass. This is a battle for 4th as Dillon, Hamlin and Keselowski have yet to pit.

Lap 28, Kyle Larson misses turn 11. He comes to a full stop in the runoff to serve the penalty for missing the corner.

Lap 31, AJ Allmendinger spins in the final corner with help from Ryan Blaney, no caution.

1 to go in stage two, Hamlin leads with Keselowski all over his bumper.

Keselowski misses the corner, he traps Suarez behind him as Keselowski gathers it up. McDowell jumps from 4th to 2nd.

Denny Hamlin wins stage two at Indianapolis!

Indianapolis Results (Stage 2) : 1. Denny Hamlin; 2. Michael McDowell; 3. Daniel Suarez; 4. Brad Keselowski; 5. Chase Elliott; 6. Kyle Busch; 7. Tyler Reddick; 8. Alex Bowman; 9. Chase Briscoe; 10. Kyle Larson;

Stage 3 – Report

Laps: 47 (36-82 / 82)

Hamlin heads to the pit lane for the first time in this race. McDowell finally cycles to the race lead.

Lap 43, Kyle Busch runs 4th but he think he has an engine issue.

Lap 47, McDowell leads Elliott by 1 second. Suarez is all over the bumper of Elliott.

Lap 48, Suarez shoves Elliott into the the corner. Elliott runs wide and Suarez takes 2nd away.

Lap 49, McDowell, Suarez and Elliott head for the pit lane. Slow stop for Suarez, McDowell leads Elliott to the pit exit.

Lap 54, McDowell cycles back to the race lead. Elliott trails by 3.5 seconds.

25 to go, Kyle Busch hits the pit lane after flat spotting tires.

Jenson Button drives in deep and doors Ricky Stenhouse Jr. Moments later, Stenhouse Jr turns Kobayashi, no cauiton.

10 to go, McDowell leads Elliott by 3 seconds.

5 to go, AJ Allmendinger is off track and in the gravel. He keeps it rolling, no caution.

1 to go, McDowell leads Elliott by 1.5 seconds.

Michael McDowell wins on the Indianapolis Motor Speedway Road Course!

Indianapolis Road Course
Race Results
August 13, 2023
NASCAR Cup Series

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Michael McDowell Burnout – Indianapolis Motor Speedway – NASCAR Cup Series – Verizon 200 at the Brickyard (Photo: Joe Skibinski)

Pos | Driver

1. Michael McDowell

2. Chase Elliott

3. Daniel Suarez

4. Tyler Reddick

5. Alex Bowman

6. Chase Briscoe

7. Martin Truex Jr

8. Kyle Larsin

9. Christopher Bell

10. Shane Van Gisbergen

11. Chris Buescher

12. Ty Gibbs

13. Ryan Blaney

14. William Byron

15. Austin Cindric

16. Austin Dillon

17. Ross Chastain

18. Bubba Wallace

19. Denny Hamlin

20. Brad Keselowski

21. Harrison Burton

22. Brodie Kostecki

23. Kevin Harvick

24. Mike Rockenfeller

25. Ricky Stenhouse Jr

26. AJ Allmendinger

27. Ty Dillon

28. Jenson Button

29. Corey LaJoie

30. Andy Lally

31. Ryan Preece

32. Josh Bilicki

33. Kamui Kobayashi

34. Joey Logano

35. Erik Jones

36. Kyle Busch

37. Todd Gilliland

38. Justin Haley

39. Aric Almirola

NASCAR Cup Series
Point Standings
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Michael McDowell wife and family – Indianapolis Win – NASCAR Cup Series (Photo: Chris Owens)

Pos | Driver | Wins / Points | Playoff Points

1. William Byron
4 Wins | 22PP

2. Martin Truex Jr
3 Wins | 20PP

3. Kyle Busch
3 Wins | 17PP

4. Denny Hamlin
2 Wins | 15PP

5. Kyle Larson
2 Wins | 13PP

6. Chris Buescher
2 Wins | 11PP

7. Ross Chastain
1 Win | 10PP

8. Tyler Reddick
1 Win | 9PP

9. Ryan Blaney
1 Win | 8PP

10. Joey Logano
1 Win | 8PP

11. Christopher Bell
1 Win | 7PP

12. Michael McDowell
1 Win | 6PP

13. Ricky Stenhouse Jr
1 Win | 5PP

14. Kevin Harvick

15. Brad Keselowski

16. Bubba Wallace

— Playoff Cutline —

17. Daniel Suarez

18. Ty Gibbs

19. Chase Elliott

20. Alex Bowman

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