NOTE: This post is a recap of what happened last fall at Kansas

Kansas Top Ten Starters

  1. Martin Truex Jr.
  2. Kevin Harvick
  3. Matt Kenseth
  4. Denny Hamlin
  5. Daniel Suarez
  6. Erik Jones
  7. Kyle Busch
  8. Jamie McMurray
  9. Clint Bowyer
  10. Brad Keselowski

Kansas Full Starting Lineup

Kansas Pre-race Notes

Stage #1 Top Ten Finishers (Lap 80): 18,4,11,21,1,48,24,78,20,77

Stage #2 Top Ten Finishers (Lap 160): 11,4,2,20,18,77,1,21,24,48

Kansas Fall 2017 Loop Data Box Score

Kansas Fall 2017 Loop Data Speed Stats

Top Lap Leaders:

  1. Kyle Busch – 112
  2. Martin Truex Jr. – 91
  3. Kevin Harvick – 37
  4. Brad Keselowski – 18
  5. Denny Hamlin – 5
  6. Ryan Blaney – 3
  7. Jamie McMurray  Р1

Kansas Race Notes

Martin Truex Jr. who won the pole selected to start in the low-line. He led the opening 34 laps.

Running order on lap 11: 78,4,18,20,11,19,14,1,48,42 … 77,24,3,2,41,95,37,31,22,5 … 27,21,88,43,17,47,6,10,13,38 … 32

Notable Moment: On lap 17 Kurt Busch got into the wall and made an unscheduled pit stop that dropped him a lap down.

20 laps into the race Truex Jr. had a 2.5 second lead over Kevin Harvick.

Running order on lap 21: 78,4,18,20,11,1,42,48,19,14 … 77,24,3,2,22,21,95,88,37,31 … 27,47,5,43,6,17,13,10,38,32 … 34,15,23,72,83,33,55,51,41,00

On lap 31 the competition caution came out. Landon Cassill got the free pass.

Running order under yellow on lap 32: 78,18,4,20,42,1,11,48,14,77 … 3,24,19,2,22,88

Big Moment: During the restart following the competition caution, race leader Martin Truex Jr. got a restart violation because he went below the white line too early. He was given a pass through penalty but he remained on the lead lap.

When Martin Truex Jr. came down pit road Kyle Busch got the lead. He then led the next 13 laps.

Running order on lap 43: 18,4,42,20,14,1,11,77,48,24 … 2,21,31,88,37,19,43,22,95,47 … 27,5,6,13,17,3,10,38,34,83 … 78,41(first driver off the lead lap)

On lap 47 Brett Moffitt got into the wall and brought out the caution.

During the Brett Moffitt caution Brad Keselowski and Ryan Blaney choose not to pit. During the restart Ryan Blaney shot to the lead and he led 3 laps.

On lap 54 Kyle Busch re-took the lead. He then led 74 of the next 75 laps.

Big Moment: On lap 66 Kyle Larson was on pit road with his hood up. His engine was going south and a few laps later it marked the end of his race. Just prior to his problem he was running in 3rd.

Running order on lap 68: 18,4,11,21,48,1,24,2,78,5 … 20,31,77,14,88,43,6,19,3,41 … 95,47,22,38,17,10,27,13,37,34 … 32

Big Moment: On lap 73 Kyle Larson’s engine blew up and it marked the end of his race.

Stage #1 Top Ten Finishers (Lap 80): 18,4,11,21,1,48,24,78,20,77

Running order on lap 89: 18,4,21,20,48,24,1,11,78,5 … 2,14,43,31,88,6,41,3,22,77 … 17,95,13,47,38,10,37,34,27,19 … 32 (last driver on the lead lap)

Big Moment: On lap 92 Martin Truex Jr. reported he had a loose wheel and he immediately came to pit road.

Running order on lap 98: 18,4,21,20,48,1,24,11,14,5 … 2,43,88,31,41,6,3,77,22,17 … 13,47,95,19,10,38,27,37,34,32 … 78

On lap 107 while leading Kyle Busch was happy with his car.

Running order on lap 110: 18,4,21,20,1,24,11,48,14,2 … 88,5,31,41,77,3,43,17,22,19 … 6,13,47,27,10,95,37,38,32 … 34,78 (lap down)

Running order on lap 124: 18,4,21,20,1,11,24,48,14,2 … 31,41,77,5,3,17,43,19,22,13 … 47,88,10,27,6,95,37,38,32,34 … 78,72

Running order on lap 145: 18,4,21,20,1,14,24,11,48,77 … 31,88,3,78,5,19,17,2,43,41 … 13,22,47,6,37,27,10,32,38,95 … 34,15,72

With 5 laps to go in Stage #2 Brett Moffitt brought out another caution. There was a round of pit stops and some guys pitted but it marked the end of Stage #2. Drivers who didn’t pit: 11,48,2,17. Kyle Busch restarted in 5th and he was the first driver to pit.

Stage #2 Top Ten Finishers (Lap 160): 11,4,2,20,18,77,1,21,24,48

Running order on lap 169: 4,20,18,77,21,78,1,24,19,3 … 41,48,5,88,14,43,13,6,31,22 … 47,37,17,2,10,11,95,27,34,32

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