Kansas Results: May 5, 2024 (NASCAR Cup Series)

NASCAR race results from Kansas Speedway

NASCAR Cup Series drivers are on the grid after a brief rain delay in Kansas City, KS. The track is dry and we’re going racing. The 1.5-mile of Kansas Speedway is set to host the AdventHealth 400.

View Kansas results for the NASCAR Cup Series below.

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Christopher Bell and Ross Chastain set the front row. 267 laps of stock car racing are up next…

Kansas Speedway - NASCAR Cup Series - Green Flag
Credit: KANSAS CITY, KANSAS – MAY 05: Christopher Bell, driver of the #20 Yahoo! Toyota, leads the field to the green flag to start he NASCAR Cup Series AdventHealth 400 at Kansas Speedway on May 05, 2024 in Kansas City, Kansas. (Photo by Logan Riely/Getty Images)

Kansas
Stage 1 – Report

Laps: 80 (1-80 / 267)

Green flag, they run side by side into turn one and remain in a battle for the lead off turn two. Several laps later, Chastain finally clears him via the inside lane.

Lap 34, green flag stops are underway.

Lap 36, Larson drives it deep to the bottom in turn three. He clears Chastain in the battle.

Lap 37, Chastain works under Larson and he retakes the position.

Lap 52, Larson and Chastain continue to battle for the lead. Larson finally slides him to take the spot away.

Lap 68, Denny Hamlin has run down Larson and we have another battle for the lead. Hamlin dives inside, Larson wiggles off turn two. Hamlin finally clears him and takes the lead away off turn four.

Denny Hamlin wins stage one at Kansas Speedway!

Kansas Results (Stage 1) : 1. Denny Hamlin; 2. Ross Chastain; 3. Kyle Larson; 4. Christopher Bell; 5. Chris Buescher; 6. Ty Gibbs; 7. Martin Truex Jr; 8. Kyle Busch; 9. Noah Gragson; 10. Chase Elliott;

Denny Hamlin Pit Stop - Kansas Speedway - NASCAR Cup Series
Credit: KANSAS CITY, KANSAS – MAY 05: Denny Hamlin, driver of the #11 Sport Clips Haircuts Toyota, pits during the NASCAR Cup Series AdventHealth 400 at Kansas Speedway on May 05, 2024 in Kansas City, Kansas. (Photo by Logan Riely/Getty Images)

Kansas
Stage 2 – Report

Laps: 85 (81-165 / 267)

Hamlin leads the field to the pit lane. Chastain wins the race to the pit exit.

Green flag on stage two, Chastain and Bell run side by side for the lead. They fight for space off turn four, lose momentum and Larson drives by both of them on the inside. Larson returns to the lead as they form 5 wide for 2nd!

Lap 120, Kyle Larson pits from the lead under green. It’s a slow stop for him as the crew struggles with the left front.

Lap 126, Chris Buescher cycles to the race lead.

Chris Buescher wins stage two at Kansas Speedway!

Kansas Results (Stage 2) : 1. Chris Buescher; 2. Kyle Larson; 3. Denny Hamlin; 4. Kyle Busch; 5. Martin Truex Jr; 6. Ty Gibbs; 7. Alex Bowman; 8. Tyler Reddick; 9. Ross Chastain; 10. Noah Gragson;

Kansas
Stage 3 – Report

Laps: 102 (166-267 / 267)

Buescher leads the field to the pit lane. Larson wins the race to the pit exit.

Pit Penalty: Buescher will drop to the rear as the crew was over the wall too soon.

Green flag on stage three, Larson is clear into turn one.

91 to go, Jimmie Johnson lifts for tire smoke ahead and Corey LaJoie tags his bumper into turn one. Johnson bounces off the outside wall. Austin Hill are collected and the caution is out.

Green, Larson slides across the nose of Busch off turn two. Busch crosses under him, side by side for the lead.

83 to go, Logano, Bell, Hamlin and Cindric form four wide off turn two for 13th. They’re out of room and Cindric is in the outside wall. Cindric collects McDowell and Wallace. The caution is back out.

Kyle Larson, Kyle Busch - Kansas Speedway - NASCAR Cup Series
Credit: KANSAS CITY, KANSAS – MAY 05: Kyle Larson, driver of the #5 HendrickCars.com Chevrolet, Martin Truex Jr., driver of the #19 Auto-Owners Insurance Toyota, and Ross Chastain, driver of the #1 Busch Light Crocs Chevrolet, race during the NASCAR Cup Series AdventHealth 400 at Kansas Speedway on May 05, 2024 in Kansas City, Kansas. (Photo by Sean Gardner/Getty Images)

Green, Kyle Busch gets the jump and he’s clear before turn one. Larson fights off Gibbs for 2nd.

76 to go

76 to go, Harrison Burton spins, caution.

Green, Busch and Larson run side by side into turn one. Larson side drafts him off turn two. Logano spins behind them, caution.

Larson leads most of the field to the pit lane but he’s off 7th, the first with four tire. Busch wins the race to the pit exit with just two tires. Todd Gilliland, Hamlin and others stayed out as they pitted on previous cautions.

Green, Hamlin clears Gilliland off turn two. Kyle Busch runs four wide as he’s slicing through the field with four fresh tires.

59 to go

59 to go, Chris Buescher dives inside of Hamlin, Buscher clears him and takes the lead.

56 to go, Larson is up to 5th.

53 to go, Hamlin slides Buescher and clears him in the battle for the lead.

40 to go, Buescher works the outside lane in turn three. He climbs to the right rear of Hamlin off turn four. Hamlin slides him to hold the lead.

15 to go, Hamlin leads Buescher by 0.6 seconds. Hamlin and Buescher are both saving fuel.

9 to go, Martin Truex Jr isn’t saving fuel and he drives right by Buescher for 2nd. Hamlin leads Truex Jr by 1.2 seconds.

7 to go, Kyle Busch spins for 5th, caution.

Hamlin leads the field to the pit lane. Buescher is off 2nd. The top 9 took just two tires. Truex Jr restarts 10th, the first car with four tires.

Green in NASCAR Overtime, Larson makes it three wide for the lead into turn one. Buescher clears them off turn two, Larson holds 2nd.

1 to go, Buescher heads for the bottom in turn one. Larson rolls the top.

Larson works to the outside of Buescher into turn three. Buescher holds him tight. They bang doors off turn four!

Kyle Larson wins by inches at Kansas Speedway!

Kyle Larson, Chris Buescher - Photo Finish - Kansas Speedway - NASCAR Cup Series
Credit: KANSAS CITY, KANSAS – MAY 05: Kyle Larson, driver of the #5 HendrickCars.com Chevrolet, takes the checkered flag over Chris Buescher, driver of the #17 Castrol Edge Ford, to win the NASCAR Cup Series AdventHealth 400 at Kansas Speedway on May 05, 2024 in Kansas City, Kansas. (Photo by Logan Riely/Getty Images)

Kansas Speedway
Race Results
May 5, 2024
NASCAR Cup Series

Pos | Driver

1. Kyle Larson

2. Chris Buescher

3. Chase Elliott

4. Martin Truex Jr

5. Denny Hamlin

6. Christopher Bell

7. Alex Bowman

8. Kyle Busch

9. Noah Gragson

10. Michael McDowell

11. Brad Keselowski

12. Ryan Blaney

13. John Hunter Nemechek

14. Todd Gilliland

15. Josh Berry

15. Ricky Stenhouse Jr

17. Bubba Wallace

18. Justin Haley

19. Ross Chastain

20. Tyler Reddick

21. Chase Briscoe

22. Corey Heim

23. William Byron

24. Carson Hocevar

25. Austin Dillon

26. Corey LaJoie

27. Daniel Suarez

28. Ryan Preece

29. Zane Smith

30. Daniel Hemric

31. Derek Kraus

32. Ty Gibbs

33. Austin Hill

34. Joey Logano

35. Riley Herbst

36. Harrison Burton

37. Austin Cindric

38. Jimmie Johnson

Kyle Larson in victory lane - Kansas Speedway - NASCAR Cup Series
Credit: KANSAS CITY, KANSAS – MAY 05: Kyle Larson, driver of the #5 HendrickCars.com Chevrolet, celebrates in victory lane after winning the NASCAR Cup Series AdventHealth 400 at Kansas Speedway on May 05, 2024 in Kansas City, Kansas. (Photo by Sean Gardner/Getty Images)
NASCAR Cup Series
Point Standings

Pos | Driver | Wins | Points

1. Kyle Larson
467 | 2 Wins

2. Martin Truex Jr
-29

3. Chase Elliott
-55 | 1 Win

4. Denny Hamlin
-56 | 3 Wins

5. Tyler Reddick
-93 | 1 Win

6. Ryan Blaney
-100

7. William Byron
-105 | 3 Wins

8. Ty Gibbs
-129

9. Alex Bowman
-131

10. Ross Chastain
-136

11. Chris Buescher
-151

12. Kyle Busch
-153

13. Christopher Bell
-171 | 1 Win

14. Chase Briscoe
-177

15. Brad Keselowski
-180

16. Bubba Wallace
-184

17. Joey Logano
-198

18. Daniel Suarez
-217 | 1 Win

19. Noah Gragson
-251

20. Austin Cindric
-252

21. John Hunter Nemechek
-262

22. Carson Hocevar
-267

23. Josh Berry
-271

24. Todd Gilliland
-277

25. Ricky Stenhouse Jr
-281

26. Michael McDowell
-282

27. Erik Jones
-286

28. Daniel Hemric
-292

29. Ryan Preece
-295

30. Corey LaJoie
-301

31. Austin Dillon
-309

32. Justin Haley
-333

33. Harrison Burton
-338

34. Zane Smith
-360

35. Kaz Grala
-367

36. Jimmie Johnson
-440

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