The winner of Sunday evening’s NASCAR Cup Collection race at Charlotte Motor Speedway put his staff alone on the prime with regards to ending first.
Kyle Larson dominated from the pole within the Coca-Cola 600 to offer Hendrick Motorsports its 269th win within the sequence. The victory broke a tie with Petty Enterprises for probably the most by a staff in Cup historical past.
Larson now has two of these 269 wins (the opposite was in March at Las Vegas) after beating teammate Chase Elliott within the longest race of the season by mileage. Elliott earned the record-tying win the earlier weekend at Circuit of the Americas, with Larson ending second.
Beneath is extra about Larson’s win Sunday, plus the whole outcomes of the race.
Who gained the NASCAR race yesterday?
Kyle Larson drove away and hid from the sector within the Coca-Cola 600. The polesitter led 327 of 400 laps and was greater than 10 seconds forward of his teammate Elliott on the checkered flag.
“It feels nice to be the man to assist Mr. H (staff proprietor Rick Hendrick) break that file lastly,” Larson informed FS1’s Jamie Little in a postrace interview. He’s in his first season at Hendrick Motorsports after signing with the group final fall.
Hendrick made certain to reward Petty when he was requested to mirror on the milestone. “No. 1, Richard Petty’s the king of NASCAR and he is performed a lot for this sport,” he informed FS1’s Vince Welch.
“Man, that is so superior,” Hendrick informed Welch later. “All I might take into consideration was the primary win (by Geoff Bodine at Martinsville in 1984) and all of the drivers. I need to thank each driver that is ever pushed that gained a race, and those that did not win.”
NASCAR outcomes from Charlotte
Kyle Larson and Chase Elliott gave Hendrick Motorsports yet one more 1-2 end, and HMS virtually swept the highest 4 spots for a second time this season. Kyle Busch, driving for Joe Gibbs Racing, completed third. Hendrick drivers William Byron and Alex Bowman accomplished the highest 5.
Busch’s first 4 Cup wins got here whereas he was driving for Hendrick. He paid Larson a excessive praise after seeing him win within the No. 5 automotive, which Busch used to drive.
“They’ve definitely gone to work and performed their homework. They’ve additionally plugged in a famous person driver to one in every of their vehicles,” Busch mentioned. “Clearly, Chase is not any slouch, William’s actually good, however I imply, Kyle is arguably probably the greatest. So I feel that they’ve performed a extremely good job, clearly, of getting good gear, good items and Kyle’s taking advantage of it.”
Subsequent up for the Cup Collection is a go to to the West Coast and a return to highway racing. The Toyota/SaveMart 350 is scheduled for Sunday at Sonoma (Calif.) Raceway (4 p.m. ET; FS1, PRN).
|1||Kyle Larson||Hendrick Motorsports|
|2||Chase Elliott||Hendrick Motorsports|
|3||Kyle Busch||Joe Gibbs Racing|
|4||William Byron||Hendrick Motorsports|
|5||Alex Bowman||Hendrick Motorsports|
|6||Austin Dillon||Richard Childress Racing|
|7||Denny Hamlin||Joe Gibbs Racing|
|8||Chris Buescher||Roush Fenway Racing|
|9||Tyler Reddick||Richard Childress Racing|
|10||Kevin Harvick||Stewart-Haas Racing|
|11||Brad Keselowski||Workforce Penske|
|12||Ricky Stehouse Jr.||JTG Daugherty Racing|
|13||Ryan Blaney||Workforce Penske|
|14||Bubba Wallace||23XI Racing|
|15||Daniel Suarez||TrackHouse Racing|
|16||Erik Jones||Richard Petty Motorsports|
|17||Joey Logano||Workforce Penske|
|18||Matt DiBenedetto||Wooden Brothers Racing|
|19||Corey LaJoie||Spire Motorsports|
|20||Michael McDowell||Entrance Row Motorsports|
|21||Cole Custer||Stewart-Haas Racing|
|22||Aric Almirola||Stewart-Haas Racing|
|23||Chase Briscoe||Stewart-Haas Racing|
|24||Christopher Bell||Joe Gibbs Racing|
|25||Anthony Alfredo||Entrance Row Motorsports|
|26||Ryan Preece||JTG Daugherty Racing|
|27||Ryan Newman||Roush Fenway Racing|
|28||Justin Haley||Spire Motorsports|
|29||Martin Truex Jr.||Joe Gibbs Racing|
|30||Cody Ware||Rick Ware Racing|
|31||BJ McLeod||Reside Quick Motorsports|
|32||Quin Houff||StarCom Racing|
|33||James Davison||Rick Ware Racing|
|34||Garrett Smithley||Petty Ware Racing|
|35||Josh Bilicki||Rick Ware Racing|
|36||David Starr||Motorsports Enterprise Administration|
|37||Ross Chastain||Chip Ganassi Racing|
|38||Kurt Busch||Chip Ganassi Racing|