Darlington Results: May 12, 2024 (NASCAR Cup Series)

NASCAR results from Darlington Raceway

NASCAR Cup Series drivers have unloaded in Darlington, South Carolina. The 1.366-mile of Darlington Raceway is set to host the Goodyear 400.

View Darlington results for the NASCAR Cup Series below.

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Tyler Reddick and Brad Keselowski set the front row. 293 laps of stock car racing are up next…

Darlington
Stage 1 – Report

Laps: 90 (1-90 / 293)

Green flag, Reddick is clear before turn one. Keselowski holds off Gibbs in the battle for 2nd.

Lap 3, Ross Chastain locks up the brakes and he’s the first car to brush the outside wall. No caution as he keeps in rolling in 14th.

Lap 45, the first green flag pit cycle is complete. Ty Gibbs cycles to the race lead. Byron runs 2nd with Larson 3rd. It’s a slow stop for Reddick.

Lap 60, Gibbs struggles with the lap car of Suarez. He crowds Suarez into the outside wall but holds the lead.

Lap 79, Gibbs is loose and Larson has climbed to his bumper. Gibbs wiggles at the entry to the turn three and brushes the outside wall with the right rear, Larson drives right by him on the inside to take the lead away.

Kyle Larson drives away to win stage one at Darlington Raceway!

Darlington Results (Stage 1) : 1. Kyle Larson; 2. Ty Gibbs; 3. Brad Keselowski; 4. Tyler Reddick; 5. Martin Truex Jr; 6. Todd Gilliland; 7. Chris Buescher; 8. Ryan Blaney; 9. William Byron; 10. Bubba Wallace;

Darlington
Stage 2 – Report

Laps: 95 (91-185 / 293)

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

Green flag on stage two, Reddick is clear before turn one. Gibbs holds off Keselowski for 2nd.

Lap 121, John Hunter Nemechek spins, caution.

Green, Reddick is clear into turn one. Byron, Truex Jr and Blaney run three wide for 4th. Byron moves up on Truex Jr and they’re out of room. Blaney is stuffed in the fence as a result. The caution is out.

Ryan Blaney shows frustration with William Byron (Video)

Green, Reddick leads as they form side by side for 2nd. Gibbs wins the battle for 2nd.

Lap 163, Zane Smith spins off turn four, caution.

Green, Reddick and Keselowski run side by side for the lead into turn one. Keselowski drive it deep to the bottom in turn three but he can’t clear him. They rub doors as they return to the start/finish line. A lap later, Reddick finally clears him off turn two.

Tyler Reddick drives off to win stage two at Darlington Raceway!

Darlington Results (Stage 2) : 1. Tyler Reddick; 2. Brad Keselowski; 3. Ty Gibbs; 4. Joey Logano; 5. Kyle Larson; 6. William Byron; 7. Chris Buescher; 8. Denny Hamlin; 9. Bubba Wallace; 10. Ross Chastain;

Darlington
Stage 3 – Report

Laps: 108 (186-293 / 293)

Green flag on stage three, Reddick clears Keselowski into turn one. Byron, Larson and Keselowski form three wide for 2nd into turn three. Byron lifts and Keselowski holds 2nd.

58 to go, Larson brushes the wall while running 3rd. He heads for the pit lane under green.

50 to go, Keslelowski cycles to the race lead. Reddick trails by 0.5 seconds.

41 to go, Kyle Larson spins from 6th with a flat tire! The caution is out.

Keselowski leads the field to the pit lane. Reddick wins the race to the pit exit.

Tyler Reddick, Brad Keselowski, Chris Bueacher at Darlington Raceway - NASCAR Cup Series.jpg (1)
Credit: DARLINGTON, SOUTH CAROLINA – MAY 12: Brad Keselowski, driver of the #6 Castrol Ford, and Tyler Reddick, driver of the #45 MoneyLion Toyota, race during the NASCAR Cup Series Goodyear 400 at Darlington Raceway on May 12, 2024 in Darlington, South Carolina. (Photo by James Gilbert/Getty Images)

Green, Keselowski and Reddick run side by side for the lead. Buescher gives Keselowski a shove but it’s not enough.

Several laps later, Keslelowski leans on Reddick off turn four. Reddick brushes the wall. They both lose momentum and Buescher has a run on both of them! Buescher takes the lead into turn one!

17 to go

17 to go, Buescher leads Reddick by just two car lengths.

10 to go, Reddick slides Buescher and he doors him! Buescher is in the wall.

9 to go, Reddick slows with an issue. Moments later, Buescher also slows! Buescher and Reddick dive for the pit lane under green with flat tires and Keselowski is handed the lead.

2 to go, Keselowski leads Gibbs by 0.7 seconds.

Brad Keselowski wins at Darlington Raceway! That’s his first win with RFK Racing.

Chris Buescher attacks Tyler Reddick after Darlington (Video)

Brad Keselowski wins at Darlington Raceway - NASCAR Cup Series (1)
Credit: DARLINGTON, SOUTH CAROLINA – MAY 12: Tyler Reddick, driver of the #45 MoneyLion Toyota, takes the checkered flag to win the NASCAR Cup Series Goodyear 400 at Darlington Raceway on May 12, 2024 in Darlington, South Carolina. (Photo by Meg Oliphant/Getty Images)

Darlington Raceway
Race Results
May 12, 2024
NASCAR Cup Series

Pos | Driver

1. Brad Keselowski

2. Ty Gibbs

3. Josh Berry

4. Denny Hamlin

5. Chase Briscoe

6. William Byron

7. Bubba Wallace

8. Alex Bowman

9. Justin Haley

10. Michael McDowell

11. Ross Chastain

12. Chase Elliott

13. Christopher Bell

14. Noah Gragson

15. Todd Gilliland

16. Corey LaJoie

17. Ryan Preece

18. Kaz Grala

19. Erik Jones

20. Austin Cindric

21. Joey Logano

22. Harrison Burton

23. Ricky Stenhouse Jr

24. Daniel Suarez

25. Martin Truex Jr

26. Carson Hocevar

27. Kyle Busch

28. Austin Dillon

29. Derek Kraus

30. Chris Buescher

31. John Hunter Nemechek

32. Tyler Reddick

33. Daniel Hemric

34. Kyle Larson

35. Zane Smith

36. Ryan Blaney

Brad Keselowski with an American flag at Darlington Raceway - NASCAR Cup Series (1)
Credit: DARLINGTON, SOUTH CAROLINA – MAY 12: Brad Keselowski, driver of the #6 Castrol Ford, celebrates with the American flag after winning the NASCAR Cup Series Goodyear 400 at Darlington Raceway on May 12, 2024 in Darlington, South Carolina. (Photo by James Gilbert/Getty Images)
NASCAR Cup Series
Point Standings

Pos | Driver | Points | Wins

1. Kyle Larson
486 | 2 Wins

2. Martin Truex Jr
-30

3. Denny Hamlin
-39 | 3 Wins

4. Chase Elliott
-49 | 1 Win

5. William Byron
-86 | 3 Wins

6. Tyler Reddick
-90 | 1 Win

7. Ty Gibbs
-96

8. Ryan Blaney
-115

9. Alex Bowman
-121

10. Ross Chastain
-128

11. Brad Keselowski
-142 | 1 Win

12. Chris Buescher
-155

13. Kyle Busch
-162

14. Chase Briscoe
-164

15. Christopher Bell
-166 | 1 Win

16. Bubba Wallace
-170

17. Joey Logano
-194

18. Daniel Suarez
-223 | 1 Win

19. Noah Gragson
-247

20. Austin Cindric
-254

21. Josh Berry
-256

22. Todd Gilliland
-269

23. Michael McDowell
-274

24. John Hunter Nemechek
-275

25. Carson Hocevar
-275

26. Ricky Stenhouse Jr
-286

27. Erik Jones
-287

28. Ryan Preece
-294

29. Corey LaJoie
-299

30. Daniel Hemric
-307

31. Austin Dillon
-319

32. Justin Haley
-324

33. Harrison Burton
-342

34. Kaz Grala
-367

35. Zane Smith
-377

36. Jimmie Johnson
-459

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