Kevin Harvick his 4th Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Race of 2018 at Dover International Speedway

Credit: 355476Robert Laberge/Getty Images DOVER, DE – MAY 06: Kevin Harvick, driver of the #4 Jimmy John’s Ford, takes the chekered flag to win the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series AAA 400 Drive for Autism at Dover International Speedway on May 6, 2018 in Dover, Delaware.

Starting from 2nd place Car 4 Kevin Harvick Jimmy John’s Ford won the 49th Annual AAA 400 Drive For Autism, his 41st win in 621 NASCAR Monster Energy Cup Series races. This is his 4th win & 9th Top 10 finish in 2018. This is his 2nd win & 16th Top 10 finish in 35 races at Dover International Speedway. 2nd Place Car 14 Clint Bowyer Haas Automation Demo Day Ford, started from 12th place posted his 14th Top 10 finish in 25 races at Dover International Speedway. It is his 7th Top 10 finish in 2018. 3rd Place Car 19 Daniel Suarez STANLEY Toyota, started from 7th place posted his 3rd Top 10 finish in 3 races at Dover International Speedway.

Credit: 355478Brian Lawdermilk/Getty Images DOVER, DE – MAY 06: Kevin Harvick, driver of the #4 Jimmy John’s Ford, celebrates in victory lane after winning the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series AAA 400 Drive for Autism at Dover International Speedway on May 6, 2018 in Dover, Delaware.

4th Place Car 78 Martin Truex Jr. 5-hour ENERGY/Bass Pro Shops Toyota, started from 3rd place followed by 5th place Car 41 Kurt Busch Haas Automation/Monster Energy Ford, started from 9th place. 6th Place Car 2 Brad Keselowski Miller Lite Ford, started from 8th place followed by 7th place Car 11 Denny Hamlin FedEx Office Toyota, started from 10th place. 8th Place Car 12 Ryan Blaney Menards/Duracell Ford, started from 14th place followed by 9th place Car 48 Jimmie Johnson Lowe’s for Pros Chevrolet, started from 19th place. Lastly in the Top 10 was Car 42 Kyle Larson DC Solar Chevrolet, started from pole. William Byron (14th) was the highest finishing rookie. Kyle Busch leads the point standings by 22 points over Joey Logano.

Credit: 355472Robert Laberge/Getty Images DOVER, DE – MAY 06: Kevin Harvick, driver of the #4 Jimmy John’s Ford, takes the green flag to start the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series AAA 400 Drive for Autism at Dover International Speedway on May 6, 2018 in Dover, Delaware.

The race had 8 Cautions for 48 Laps: 1st Caution on lap 5 for #34, 43 Spin Turn 4. 2nd Caution on lap 22 for #72 Engine Backstretch. 3rd Caution on lap 122 for Stage 1 Conclusion. 4th Caution on lap 154 for #99 Crash in Turn 4. 5th Caution on lap 242 for Stage 2 Conclusion. 6th Caution on lap 255 for #51 Crash in Turn 4. 7th Caution on lap 273 for Fluid On Track from #18. 8th Caution on lap 317 for Weather [Red Flag 41:01].

Credit: 355473Brian Lawdermilk/Getty Images DOVER, DE – MAY 06: Alex Bowman, driver of the #88 Nationwide Chevrolet, pits during the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series AAA 400 Drive for Autism at Dover International Speedway on May 6, 2018 in Dover, Delaware.

The race 17 Lead Changes among 6 drivers: K. Harvick 1-21; A. Bowman 22-47; B. Keselowski 48-107; K. Harvick 108-121; B. Keselowski 122; K. Harvick 123-153; B. Keselowski 154-199; K. Harvick 200-242; B. Keselowski 243; K. Harvick 244-272; R. Stenhouse Jr. 273-295; C. Bowyer 296; R. Stenhouse Jr. 297; C. Bowyer 298-321; J. Logano 322; C. Bowyer 323-337; K. Harvick 338-400.

Credit: 355475Jerry Markland/Getty Images DOVER, DE – MAY 06: Jimmie Johnson, driver of the #48 Lowe’s for Pros Chevrolet, leads a pack of cars during the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series AAA 400 Drive for Autism at Dover International Speedway on May 6, 2018 in Dover, Delaware.

Stages:
Stage 1 Top 10: 4,18,2,19,41,9,14,48,22,12
Stage 2 Top 10: 4,2,18,48,14,19,78,12,9,22

Credit: 355480Robert Laberge/Getty Images DOVER, DE – MAY 06: Kevin Harvick, driver of the #4 Jimmy John’s Ford, leads a pack of cars during the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series AAA 400 Drive for Autism at Dover International Speedway on May 6, 2018 in Dover, Delaware.

Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Race Number 11
Unofficial Race Results for the 49Th Annual Aaa 400 Drive For Autism – Sunday, May 6, 2018
Dover International Speedway – Dover, DE – 1 Mile Concrete Total Race Length – 400 Laps – 400 Miles

Finish Start Car Driver Team Laps Status
1. 2. Car 4 Kevin Harvick Jimmy John’s Ford 400 Running
2. 12. Car 14 Clint Bowyer Haas Automation Demo Day Ford 400 Running
3. 7. Car 19 Daniel Suarez STANLEY Toyota 400 Running
4. 3. Car 78 Martin Truex Jr. 5-hour ENERGY/Bass Pro Shops Toyota 400 Running
5. 9. Car 41 Kurt Busch Haas Automation/Monster Energy Ford 400 Running
6. 8. Car 2 Brad Keselowski Miller Lite Ford 400 Running
7. 10. Car 11 Denny Hamlin FedEx Office Toyota 400 Running
8. 14. Car 12 Ryan Blaney Menards/Duracell Ford 400 Running
9. 19. Car 48 Jimmie Johnson Lowe’s for Pros Chevrolet 400 Running
10. 1. Car 42 Kyle Larson DC Solar Chevrolet 400 Running
11. 13. Car 10 Aric Almirola Smithfield Ford 400 Running
12. 6. Car 9 Chase Elliott NAPA Auto Parts Chevrolet 400 Running
13. 18. Car 22 Joey Logano Shell Pennzoil Ford 400 Running
14. 17. Car 24 William Byron # AXALTA Chevrolet 399 Running
15. 5. Car 17 Ricky Stenhouse Jr. Little Hug Fruit Barrels Ford 399 Running
16. 23. Car 1 Jamie McMurray GEARWRENCH Chevrolet 399 Running
17. 25. Car 95 Kasey Kahne Ollie’s Bargain Outlet Chevrolet 399 Running
18. 11. Car 20 Erik Jones XYO Network Toyota 399 Running
19. 22. Car 6 Trevor Bayne AdvoCare Ford 398 Running
20. 16. Car 37 Chris Buescher Kroger Clickist Chevrolet 398 Running
21. 28. Car 47 AJ Allmendinger Kroger ClickList Chevrolet 397 Running
22. 29. Car 34 Michael McDowell Dockside Logistics Ford 397 Running
23. 15. Car 88 Alex Bowman Nationwide Chevrolet 397 Running
24. 30. Car 13 Ty Dillon GEICO Chevrolet 396 Running
25. 26. Car 43 Darrell Wallace Jr. # Eckrich Chevrolet 396 Running
26. 27. Car 3 Austin Dillon AAA Chevrolet 395 Running
27. 32. Car 38 David Ragan Shriners Hospital For Children Ford 395 Running
28. 31. Car 15 Ross Chastain(i) Florida Watermelon Association Chevrolet 393 Running
29. 24. Car 32 Matt DiBenedetto Keen Parts/CorvetteParts.Net Ford 392 Running
30. 35. Car 23 Gray Gaulding Earthwater Toyota 386 Running
31. 33. Car 00 Landon Cassill RNH ELECTRIC Chevrolet 385 Running
32. 34. Car 55 * Reed Sorenson VIP Racing Experience Chevrolet 382 Running
33. 21. Car 31 Ryan Newman Caterpillar Chevrolet 377 Running
34. 20. Car 21 Paul Menard Motorcraft/Quick Lane Tire & Auto Center Ford 354 Running
35. 4. Car 18 Kyle Busch Pedigree Toyota 271 Drivetrain
36. 37. Car 51 Cody Ware(i) KeensBuildings.com Chevrolet 244 Accident
37. 36. Car 99 * Derrike Cope StarCom Fiber Chevrolet 144 Accident
38. 38. Car 72 Corey LaJoie TriStar Motorsports Chevrolet 20 Engine

Race Comments: Prior to the start of the race the following cars dropped to the rear of the field under penalty for reasons indicated: #72 – engine change, 3- unapproved adjustments, 88- failed pre-race inspection, 42- failed pre-race inspection. Failed to Qualify: N/A. Time of Race: 3 Hrs, 28 Mins, 37 Secs. Average Speed: 115.044 MPH. Margin of Victory: 7.450 Seconds. Caution Flags: 8 for 48 laps. Lead Changes: 17 among 6 drivers.

American Ethanol Green Flag Restart Award: Kevin Harvick, #4 Busch Pole Award: Kyle Larson, #42 158.103 mph. Fastest Lap: Kevin Harvick, #4 Mahle Clevite Engine Builder of the Race: Roush-Yates Engines, #4. Moog Go the Extra Mile: Clint Bowyer, #14 crew chief Mike Bugarewicz, 0.118 seconds Sunoco Rookie of the Race: William Byron, #24.

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Next Race: May. 12, 2018 – Kansas Speedway

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