NASCAR at Pocono race outcomes and evaluation: Kyle Busch wins

Kyle Busch celebrates with the trophy after winning a NASCAR Cup Series auto race at Pocono Raceway, Sunday, June 27, 2021, in Long Pond, Pa. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

Kyle Busch celebrates with the trophy after winning a NASCAR Cup Series auto race at Pocono Raceway, Sunday, June 27, 2021, in Long Pond, Pa. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

Kyle Busch celebrates with the trophy after profitable a NASCAR Cup Sequence auto race at Pocono Raceway, Sunday, June 27, 2021, in Lengthy Pond, Pa. (AP Picture/Matt Slocum)

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Kyle Busch scored his second win of the season together with his automotive caught in fourth gear nearly all the race for NASCAR’s second Cup race of the weekend at Pocono.

The ultimate 20 laps have been all about gas technique with a number of groups making an attempt to stretch their provide to the tip. Busch was sitting in sixth place with the most effective automotive on gas mileage, whereas William Byron was informed to save lots of from second place. It was a query of whether or not Byron may make it, and if not, then who may.

Byron assumed the lead with eight laps to go when Brad Keselowski pitted from the lead, and some laps later, Byron was within the pits and Denny Hamlin was as much as first. Joe Gibbs Racing teammate Busch was chasing him down.

Hamlin needed to pit coming to the white flag, and Busch took the checkered flag. Kyle Larson completed second and Keselowski completed third.

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Order Driver Automotive No. Time behind chief (seconds)
1 Kyle Busch 18
2 Kyle Larson 5 8.654
3 Brad Keselowski 2 11.143
4 Kevin Harvick 4 11.805
5 Bubba Wallace 23 14.428
6 Ryan Blaney 12 15.279
7 Alex Bowman 48 16.088
8 Ryan Preece 37 17.725
9 Tyler Reddick 8 18.862
10 Joey Logano 22 22.543
11 Martin Truex Jr. 19 25.192
12 William Byron 24 26.279
13 Austin Dillon 3 26.882
14 Denny Hamlin 11 27.565
15 Daniel Suarez 99 32.076
16 Aric Almirola 10 32.897
17 Michael McDowell 34 33.989
18 Matt DiBenedetto 21 37.038
19 Chris Buescher 17 37.363
20 Kurt Busch 1 40.623
21 Chase Briscoe 14 41.754
22 Ryan Newman 6 44.831
23 Corey LaJoie 7 -1 laps
24 Cole Custer 41 -1
25 Justin Allgaier 77 -1
26 Ross Chastain 42 -1
27 Chase Elliott 9 -1
28 Cody Ware 51 -1
29 BJ McLeod 78 -2
30 James Davison 15 -3
31 Erik Jones 43 -4
32 Christopher Bell 20 -5
33 Quin Houff 0 -5
34 Anthony Alfredo 38 -6
35 Josh Bilicki 52 -8
36 Garrett Smithley 53 -18
37 Timmy Hill(i) 66 -27
38 Ricky Stenhouse Jr. 47 -29

NASCAR and Charlotte FC beat reporter Alex Andrejev joined The Observer in January 2020 following an internship at The Washington Submit. She performed Division I volleyball at Columbia College earlier than incomes her grasp’s diploma on the College of Southern California.
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