NASCAR at Pocono outcomes: Chase Elliott named winner after Denny Hamlin, Kyle Busch disqualified

Chase Elliott is pulling away within the NASCAR Cup Sequence win column along with his fourth victory of the season. And this victory he claimed with out ever main a lap.

It appeared Denny Hamlin had been named the winner at Pocono for a file seventh time, along with his Joe Gibbs teammate Kyle Busch proper behind him. Two hours after the checkered flag had been waved and the celebrations had quieted down, NASCAR introduced each Hamlin and Busch had failed post-race inspections, giving the victory to Elliott.

NASCAR Cup Sequence managing director Brad Moran defined there was materials on the entrance fascia of the vehicles that was misplaced and warranted the disqualification of the 2 Toyotas. He mentioned there shall be no additional penalties or suspensions, barring any findings later when the vehicles are inspected by NASCAR’s analysis and growth group.

The race had already been crammed with loads of drama surrounding Hamlin. In a struggle for the lead, Hamlin ran shut behind Trackhouse Racing’s Ross Chastain, who hit the wall with 18 laps left and spun deep within the closing stage of the race.

The pair have had a little bit of feud throughout the Cup Sequence season. Hamlin blamed Chastain for a crash that knocked him out of the race at Gateway. He vowed he would make Chastain pay later within the season.

MORE: Hamlin runs Chastain into wall at Pocono in obvious payback: ‘What’d you need me to do?’

To Chastain’s credit score, the motive force of the No. 1 automobile acknowledged Sunday that he had been ready for Hamlin’s transfer for a while.

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All in all, it was an enthralling day at Pocono. The Sporting Information tracked dwell updates and highlights of Sunday’s race, the M&M’s Fan Appreciation 400. Take a look at all of the motion because it occurred.

NASCAR at Pocono dwell updates, highlights from M&M’s Fan Appreciation 400

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6:22 p.m. – Denny does it once more! He captures the checkered flag as soon as extra, his file seventh time at Pocono!

6:21 p.m. – One lap to go and it is all Denny Hamlin. Solely query is does he have sufficient fuel.

6:18 p.m. – Hamlin nonetheless holding agency with 4 laps to go. Particular point out to Ty Gibbs, who change 23XI’s Kurt Busch after a gnarly crash throughout Saturday’s qualifier. Gibbs is at the moment within the top-15; fairly a powerful show for the 19-year previous in his first ever Cup Sequence race.

6:15 p.m. – Hamlin holds an .8 second lead over Joe Gibbs Racing teammate Kyle Busch. Desperately near notching a historic seventh victory at Pocono.

Simply seven laps to go!

6:02 p.m. – One other warning flag! This time it is Chastain! Hamlin blows by Chastain’s No. 1 automobile, sending Chastain spinning into the wall. Unlucky for Chastain, who was proper within the combine for a victory. However with the warning flag waved, Hamlin will get a reprieve. Chastain’s day is finished.

Might be attention-grabbing to see what Chastain and Hamlin say following the race. They’ve had some beef all through the season on account of Chastain’s aggressive driving.

5:53 p.m. – Huge wreck for Ryan Blaney! It was on Flip 3 as soon as extra, Blaney tried to clear the flip however spun out. Slammed into the within wall. One other warning flag waved, however Blaney will get out of the automobile pretty unscathed.

5:48 p.m. – With 25 laps to go, it is Chastain, Hamlin and Busch in that order. Hamlin advised his group that he did not get sufficient gasoline to get him to the top of the race. In line with Bob Pockrass, he is 2.5 laps quick. Appears unlikely that Hamlin will notch his seventh win on Pocono, if that is the case.

For what it is value, crew chief Chris Gabehart is attempting to teach Hamlin easy methods to get these 2.5 laps again.

5:38 p.m. – Chastain passes Busch! Chastain went to pit street and crammed up his tank, getting out of his pit in simply 10.2 seconds in comparison with 13 seconds for Busch. That is sufficient to place Chastain in entrance.

5:35 p.m. – Chastain is .34 seconds out of first place. Seems like he is gunning for it now.

5:28 p.m. – Chastain had closed the hole between him and Busch to lower than .3 seconds, however Busch has re-established his almost one-second lead. 45 laps to go and Busch is within the driver’s seat to seize the checkered flag.

5:23 p.m. – Blaney’s wheel pops! The Workforce Penske driver had been in fifth previous to the wobble. By some means, Blaney averted clipping the wall and none of his tire’s carcass ended up on the racetrack. He was in a position to get to pit street by staying on the monitor apron. Consequently, a warning flag was not waved.

Blaney will look to get himself again into the race after going to pit street.

5:18 p.m. – Busch holds a half second benefit over Ross Chastain with 57 laps to go. Save for just a few wobbles in Stage 1, it has been a reasonably clear race for the Joe Gibbs Racing veteran Busch. Nonetheless a number of race to go, although.

5:06 p.m. – Stage 2 goes to Kyle Busch! Ross Chastain takes second, whereas Ryan Blaney edges previous Erik Jones for third.

4:59 p.m. – Kyle Busch simply clears Wallace to take pole place. With seven laps to go Stage 2, Busch has a .8 second lead over second-place Ross Chastain.

4:55 p.m. – Ty Dillon will get the warning flag waved after a short spill on the monitor. With 9 laps to go in Stage 2, it is 23XI Racing’s Bubba Wallace who’s in entrance as we prep for the race restart.

4:39 p.m. – Ryan Blaney and Erik Jones competing for pole place. Kyle Busch pitted shortly earlier than, dropping to tenth. Might be an enormous consequence for Blaney or Jones, each of whom are searching for their first win within the Cup Sequence this season.

4:29 p.m. – Kyle Busch has prolonged his result in over six seconds after Christopher Bell and Kyle Larson go to pit street. It has been a very spectacular Stage 2 displaying for Busch, who was gained 4 different occasions at Pocono.

4:20 p.m. – After one other race restart, it is Kyle Busch who has pole place. Stage 2 has gone on at a snails tempo; we’re solely on Lap 24 of 65 laps within the stage. However it appears the stop-start nature of the race has helped Busch overcome a little bit of a tough interval in Stage 1 to compete for one more Cup Sequence win.

Christopher Bell and Bubba Wallace are each inside two seconds of Busch.

4:11 p.m. – One other lap, one other warning flag. Corey LaJoie swerves into the wall, prompting one more break within the proceedings. Pocono is basically difficult its contestants.

4:02 p.m. – And that is a warning flag for Denny Hamlin! It was a good pack after the newest race restart. Looks like Hamlin skewed into the within lane, colliding with among the tough pavement earlier than spinning out. He is at the moment on pit street but it surely appeared extra an unintended wreck than the rest.

3:56 p.m. – That is one other warning flag, this time for Josh Bilicki’s No. 77 automobile. These turns are proving particularly irritating for racers right now; Bilicki spun out attempting to twist across the flip. Bilicki took a heavy blow to the aspect of the automobile, however walked out on his personal accord.

3:51 p.m. – Christopher Bell and Harrison Burton vying for first place as we hit Lap 6 of Stage 2. Vital factor to notice: all drivers who did not pit throughout the warning flag that waved following Almirola’s combine up pitted throughout the stage break. So for Larson, Elliott, Kyle Busch and others who had began the race promisingly sufficient in Stage 1, they have been compelled to restart behind those that pitted earlier than the top of Stage 1.

3:45 p.m. – Kyle Larson takes Stage 1!

3:39 p.m. – Aric Almirola spins out on Flip 4, prompting one other warning flag. There are solely two laps left within the stage.

Apparently sufficient, Almirola enters pit row backwards. That is a pit row violation, there.

3:36 p.m. – Daniel Suarez making an actual run at fourth place. Kyle Busch, at the moment sitting in fourth, continues to be holding agency, although.

3:30 p.m. – Kyle Larson, Chase Elliott and Denny Hamlin make up the highest three as we head to Lap 20. Hamlin has crawled himself again into the race after clipping into the wall ever so barely throughout Lap 1.

3:24 p.m. – After a race restart, Kyle Busch falls off tremendously heading into Flip 1. Wheels did not stick, permitting the likes of Kyle Larson and Chase Elliott to take his spot. Busch now all the way down to seventh-place.

15 laps left in Stage 1.


3:13 p.m. – First warning flag of the day is waved after Workforce Penske’s Austin Cindric skids into Flip 3, popping his tire.

After six laps, Busch holds a reasonably comfy 2.5 second edge for pole place.

3:07 p.m. – Already a bit bother early for Denny Hamlin. The six-time Pocono winner clipped into the nook in Lap 1. He is now in fourth place. Kyle Busch has a 1.5 second lead over Chase Elliott in the intervening time.

3:06 p.m. – And we’re off!

NASCAR begin time right now

  • Race: M&M’s Fan Appreciation 400
  • Date: Sunday, July 24
  • Begin time: 3 p.m. ET

Sunday’s race is scheduled to start out at 3 p.m. ET, though the inexperienced flag is anticipated to be waved nearer to three:06 p.m. ET.

What channel is NASCAR on?

  • TV channel: USA Community (U.S.) | TSN5 (Canada)
  • Stay stream: Peacock, fuboTV
  • Radio: PRN | SiriusXM NASCAR Radio

The M&M’s Fan Appreciation 400 shall be broadcast on USA Community. Canadian viewers can comply with together with all of the motion from Pocono on TSN5.

Rick Allen will reprise his position as lap-by-lap announcer. He’ll be joined within the sales space by Cup Sequence veterans Dale Earnhardt Jr. and Jeff Burton, in addition to Daytona 500-winning crew chief Steve Letarte.

Wire-cutters can tune in through Peacock or fuboTV, which affords a free trial.

NASCAR lineup at Pocono

Here is the whole lineup for the M&M’s Fan Appreciation 400. Denny Hamlin claimed pole place in Saturday’s qualifier. He’ll be joined in Row 1 by Joe Gibbs Racing teammate Kyle Busch.

Beginning pos. Driver Automotive No. Workforce
1 Denny Hamlin 11 Joe Gibbs Racing
2 Kyle Busch 18 Joe Gibbs Racing
3 Chase Elliott 9 Hendrick Motorsports
4 Kyle Larson 5 Hendrick Motorsports
5 Chris Buescher 17 Roush Fenway Keselowski Racing
6 Ryan Blaney 12 Workforce Penske
7 Bubba Wallace 23 23XI Racing
8 Martin Truex Jr. 19 Joe Gibbs Racing
9 Daniel Suarez 99 Trackhouse Racing
10 Kurt Busch 45 23XI Racing
11 Christopher Bell 20 Joe Gibbs Racing
12 Aric Almirola 10 Stewart-Haas Racing
13 Chase Briscoe 14 Stewart-Haas Racing
14 Joey Logano 22 Workforce Penske
15 Austin Dillon 3 Richard Childress Racing
16 Tyler Reddick 8 Richard Childress Racing
17 Alex Bowman 48 Hendrick Motorsports
18 William Byron 24 Hendrick Motorsports
19 Ricky Stenhouse Jr. 47 JTG Daugherty Racing
20 Austin Cindric 2 Workforce Penske
21 Ross Chastain 1 Trackhouse Racing
22 Noah Gragson 16 Kaulig Racing
23 Corey LaJoie 7 Spire Motorsports
24 Kevin Harvick 4 Stewart-Haas Racing
25 Michael McDowell 34 Entrance Row Motorsports
26 Brad Keselowski 6 Roush Fenway Keselowski Racing
27 Ty Dillon 42 Petty GMS Motorsports
28 Harrison Burton 21 Wooden Brothers Racing
29 Todd Gilliland 38 Entrance Row Motorsports
30 Justin Haley 31 Kaulig Racing
31 Josh Bilicki 77 Spire Motorsports
32 Cole Custer 41 Stewart-Haas Racing
33 JJ Yeley 15 Rick Ware Racing
34 Erik Jones 43 Petty GMS Motorsports
35 BJ McLeod 78 Stay Quick Motorsports
36 Cody Ware 51 Rick Ware Racing