Ryan Newman won the NASCAR Monster Energy Cup Series 13th Annual Camping World 500 at Phoenix Raceway

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AVONDALE, AZ – MARCH 19: Ryan Newman, driver of the #31 Grainger Chevrolet, takes the checkered flag to win the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Camping World 500 at Phoenix International Raceway on March 19, 2017 in Avondale, Arizona.

Starting from 22nd place Car 31 Ryan Newman Grainger Chevrolet won the 13th Annual Camping World 500, his 18th win in 552 NASCAR Monster Energy Cup Series races. This is his 1st win & 1st Top 10 finish in 2017. With the victory, Newman ends a 127 race winlless drought. His last win came at Indianapolis in 2013. This is his 2nd win & 12th Top 10 finish in 30 races at Phoenix Raceway. With the victory, Richard Childress Racing ends a 112 race winless drought. Its last win came at Phoenix in November of 2013 (Kevin Harvick). 2nd Place Car 42 Kyle Larson Credit One Bank Chevrolet, started from 4th place posted his 3rd Top 10 finish in 7 races at Phoenix Raceway & it is his 3rd Top 10 finish in 2017. 3rd Place Car 18 Kyle Busch Skittles Toyota, started from 9th place posted his 16th Top 10 finish in 24 races at Phoenix Raceway.

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AVONDALE, AZ – MARCH 19: The team of Ryan Newman, driver of the #31 Grainger Chevrolet, after winning the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Camping World 500 at Phoenix International Raceway on March 19, 2017 in Avondale, Arizona.

4th Place Car 17 Ricky Stenhouse Jr. Fastenal Ford, started from 21st place followed by 5th place Car 2 Brad Keselowski Alliance Truck Parts Ford, started from 6th place. 6th Place Car 4 Kevin Harvick Jimmy John’s Ford, started from 23rd place. 7th Place Car 19 Daniel Suarez # ARRIS Toyota, started from 27th place was the highest finishing rookie. 8th Place Car 77 Erik Jones 5-hour Energy Extra Strength Toyota, started from 8th place followed by 9th place Car 48 Jimmie Johnson Lowe’s Chevrolet, started from 14th place. Lastly in the Top 10 was Car 11 Denny Hamlin FedEx Freight Toyota, in 10th place, started from 19th place. Kyle Larson leads the point standings by 6 points over Brad Keselowski.

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AVONDALE, AZ – MARCH 19: Joey Logano, driver of the #22 Shell Pennzoil Ford, taks the green flag to start the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Camping World 500 at Phoenix International Raceway on March 19, 2017 in Avondale, Arizona.

The race had 8 Cautions for 45 Laps: 1st Caution on lap 29 for Car 83 Corey LaJoie BK Racing Graphics Toyota, Car 15 Reed Sorenson Chevrolet Crash in turn 2. 2nd Caution on lap 77 for Stage 1 conclusion. 3rd Caution on lap 119 for Car 83 Corey LaJoie BK Racing Graphics Toyota incident in turn 1. 4th Caution on lap 152 for Stage 2 conclusion. 5th Caution on lap 193 for Car 20 Matt
Kenseth Tide Toyota Crash in turn 4. 6th Caution on lap 206 for Car 23 Gray Gaulding # SunFrog.com Toyota, Car 38 David Ragan Jacob Companies Ford Crash in turn 1. 7th Caution on lap 258 for Car 72 Cole Whitt Standard Plumbing Supply Chevrolet Crash in turn 2. 8th Caution on lap 308 for Car 22 Joey Logano Shell Pennzoil Ford Crash in turn 1.

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AVONDALE, AZ – MARCH 19: Joey Logano, driver of the #22 Shell Pennzoil Ford, wrecks during the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Camping World 500 at Phoenix International Raceway on March 19, 2017 in Avondale, Arizona.

The race had 15 Lead Changes among 8 drivers: J. Logano 1-29; R. Sorenson 30; J. Logano 31-78; Kurt Busch 79; J. Logano 80-84; C. Elliott 85-118; K. Larson 119; C. Elliott 120-121; K. Larson 122; C. Elliott 123-152; K. Larson 153; C. Elliott 154-193; Kyle Busch 194; C. Buescher 195; Kyle Busch 196-308; R. Newman 309-314.

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AVONDALE, AZ – MARCH 19: Kyle Busch, driver of the #18 Skittles Toyota, pits during the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Camping World 500 at Phoenix International Raceway on March 19, 2017 in Avondale, Arizona.

Race Stages:
Stage 1: 22,42,2,24,1,18,21,48,31,88
Stage 2: 24,42,18,48,2,1,77,21,11,4

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AVONDALE, AZ – MARCH 19: Ryan Newman, driver of the #31 Grainger Chevrolet, takes the lead on a restart during the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Camping World 500 at Phoenix International Raceway on March 19, 2017 in Avondale, Arizona.

Ryan Newman won the 13th Annual Camping World 500 with a Margin of Victory: 0.312 Seconds over Kyle Larson. It was tough luck for Kyle Busch who had the lead close to the end when a with caution came out for Joey Logano.

Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Race Number 4
Unofficial Race Results for the 13Th Annual Camping World 500 – Sunday, March 19, 2017
Phoenix Raceway – Avondale, AZ – 1 Mile Paved Total Race Length – 314 Laps – 314 Miles

Finish Start Truck Driver Team Laps Status
1. 22. Car 31 Ryan Newman Grainger Chevrolet 314 Running
2. 4. Car 42 Kyle Larson Credit One Bank Chevrolet 314 Running
3. 9. Car 18 Kyle Busch Skittles Toyota 314 Running
4. 21. Car 17 Ricky Stenhouse Jr. Fastenal Ford 314 Running
5. 6. Car 2 Brad Keselowski Alliance Truck Parts Ford 314 Running
6. 23. Car 4 Kevin Harvick Jimmy John’s Ford 314 Running
7. 27. Car 19 Daniel Suarez # ARRIS Toyota 314 Running
8. 8. Car 77 Erik Jones # 5-hour Energy Extra Strength Toyota 314 Running
9. 14. Car 48 Jimmie Johnson Lowe’s Chevrolet 314 Running
10. 19. Car 11 Denny Hamlin FedEx Freight Toyota 314 Running
11. 16. Car 78 Martin Truex Jr. Bass Pro Shops/Tracker Boats Toyota 314 Running
12. 7. Car 24 Chase Elliott NAPA Chevrolet 314 Running
13. 13. Car 14 Clint Bowyer Haas Automation Ford 314 Running
14. 3. Car 88 Dale Earnhardt Jr. Axalta Chevrolet 314 Running
15. 5. Car 1 Jamie McMurray Cessna Chevrolet 314 Running
16. 15. Car 13 Ty Dillon # GEICO Chevrolet 314 Running
17. 28. Car 43 Aric Almirola Smithfield Ford 314 Running
18. 17. Car 3 Austin Dillon DOW Chevrolet 314 Running
19. 24. Car 6 Trevor Bayne AdvoCare Ford 314 Running
20. 10. Car 5 Kasey Kahne Great Clips Chevrolet 314 Running
21. 18. Car 27 Paul Menard FVP/Menards Chevrolet 314 Running
22. 26. Car 10 Danica Patrick TaxAct Ford 314 Running
23. 2. Car 21 Ryan Blaney Motorcraft/Quick Lane Tire & Auto Center Ford 314 Running
24. 25. Car 95 Michael McDowell WRL General Contractors Chevrolet 314 Running
25. 11. Car 41 Kurt Busch Haas Automation/Monster Energy Ford 314 Running
26. 20. Car 47 AJ Allmendinger Kroger ClickList Chevrolet 314 Running
27. 33. Car 37 Chris Buescher Scott Products Chevrolet 314 Running
28. 29. Car 34 Landon Cassill Starkey Hearing Foundation Ford 313 Running
29. 30. Car 32 Matt DiBenedetto Can-Am/Kappa Ford 313 Running
30. 35. Car 15 Reed Sorenson Chevrolet 312 Running
31. 1. Car 22 Joey Logano Shell Pennzoil Ford 307 Accident
32. 39. Car 51 * Timmy Hill(i) Spoonful of Music Foundation Chevrolet 307 Running
33. 37. Car 55 * Derrike Cope Chevrolet 307 Running
34. 32. Car 72 Cole Whitt Standard Plumbing Supply Chevrolet 256 Accident
35. 34. Car 38 David Ragan Jacob Companies Ford 204 Accident
36. 36. Car 23 Gray Gaulding # SunFrog.com Toyota 201 Accident
37. 12. Car 20 Matt Kenseth Tide Toyota 190 Accident
38. 31. Car 83 * Corey LaJoie # BK Racing Graphics Toyota 115 Accident
39. 38. Car 33 Jeffrey Earnhardt Little Joe’s Autos/Curtis Key Plumbing Chevrolet 9 Transmission

Race Comments: Prior to the start of the race, the following cars dropped to the rear of the field for the reasons indicated: No. 11 (unapproved tire change), No. 43 (engine change). Failed to Qualify: N/A. Caution Flags: 8 for 45 laps. Lead Changes: 15 among 8 drivers.

American Ethanol Green Flag Restart Award: Kyle Busch, #18. Coors Light Pole Award: Joey Logano, #22 137.321 mph. Ingersoll Rand Power Move: Ryan Newman, #31 8 positions. Mahle Clevite Engine Builder of the Race: Toyota Racing Development (TRD), #18. Mobil 1 Driver of the Race: Kyle Larson, #42. Moog Go the Extra Mile: Kevin Harvick, #4 R Childers, .074 sec. Sherwin-Williams Fastest Lap: Kyle Larson, #42. Sunoco Rookie of the Race: Daniel Suarez, #19.

(i) Ineligible for driver points in this series

Next Race: Mar. 26, 2017 – Auto Club Speedway

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