2018 Daytona 500 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series.jpg
Held on February 18, 2018 at Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, FL
207 L, 517.5 M, 832.761 KM - Extended by Green-White-Checkered

RESULTS
Fin St # Driver Sponsor Make Laps Led Status Pts
1 14 3 Austin Dillon Dow Chevy 207 1 running 42
2 7 43 Darrell Wallace, Jr. Click n' Close Chevy 207 0 running 39
3 2 11 Denny Hamlin FedEx Express Toyota 207 22 running 35
4 5 22 Joey Logano Shell, Pennzoil Ford 207 3 running 41
5 21 37 Chris Buescher Kleenex, Cottonelle, Bush's Beans Chevy 207 0 running 32
6 16 21 Paul Menard Omnicraft Auto Parts, Quick Lane Tire & Auto Center Ford 207 1 running 42
7 3 12 Ryan Blaney Menards, Peak Antifreeze Ford 207 118 running 48
8 13 31 Ryan Newman Bass Pro Shops, Cabela's Chevy 207 0 running 29
9 22 34 Michael McDowell Love's Travel Stops, Speedco Ford 207 0 running 39
10 20 47 A.J. Allmendinger Kroger ClickList, Velveeta, Cheerios Chevy 207 1 running 27
11 37 10 Aric Almirola Smithfield Ford 206 1 crash 33
12 29 51 Justin Marks Harry's Shaving Products Chevy 206 1 running 0
13 18 6 Trevor Bayne AdvoCare Ford 206 0 running 28
14 39 92 David Gilliland Black's Tire Service, CARQUEST Auto Parts Ford 206 0 running 0
15 10 14 Clint Bowyer Rush Truck Centers, Mobil 1 Ford 206 0 running 22
16 19 1 Jamie McMurray McDonald's, Cessna Chevy 205 0 running 21
17 1 88 Alex Bowman Nationwide Insurance Chevy 205 13 running 29
18 24 78 Martin Truex, Jr. Bass Pro Shops, 5-hour Energy Toyota 205 4 running 30
19 38 42 Kyle Larson Credit One Bank Chevy 204 0 running 18
20 34 23 Gray Gaulding EarthWater Toyota 204 0 running 17
21 27 00 Jeffrey Earnhardt VRX Simulators Chevy 204 0 running 16
22 40 66 Mark Thompson Phoenix Air Ford 203 0 running 15
23 33 24 William Byron Axalta Coating Systems Chevy 203 0 running 14
24 30 96 D.J. Kennington Lordco Auto Parts, Castrol Toyota 201 0 running 13
25 12 18 Kyle Busch M&M's Toyota 200 0 running 12
26 11 41 Kurt Busch Haas Automation, Monster Energy Ford 198 16 crash 21
27 36 32 Matt DiBenedetto The Hurricane Heist Ford 198 0 crash 10
28 25 62 Brendan Gaughan Beard Oil Distributing, South Point Hotel & Casino Chevy 198 0 crash 9
29 9 17 Ricky Stenhouse, Jr. 3M, Fastenal Ford 197 11 crash 15
30 15 38 David Ragan Speedco, Love's Travel Stops Ford 107 0 crash 7
31 6 4 Kevin Harvick Jimmy John's Gourmet Sandwiches Ford 105 0 crash 10
32 31 2 Brad Keselowski Discount Tire, Bruce Halle 1930-2018 Ford 102 0 crash 5
33 4 9 Chase Elliott NAPA Auto Parts Chevy 101 4 crash 7
34 26 95 Kasey Kahne Procore Chevy 101 0 crash 3
35 28 7 Danica Patrick GoDaddy, Warrior by Danica Patrick Chevy 101 0 crash 2
36 8 20 Erik Jones DeWalt Toyota 59 11 crash 1
37 17 19 Daniel Suarez Arris Toyota 59 0 crash 1
38 35 48 Jimmie Johnson Lowe's for Pros Chevy 59 0 crash 1
39 23 13 Ty Dillon GEICO Chevy 59 0 crash 1
40 32 72 Corey LaJoie Schluter Systems Chevy 8 0 engine 1
RACE DATA
Failed to Qualify:
Time of Race: 3:26:15
Starting Lineup Set By: Time Trials + Qualifying Heats
Fast Qualifier: Alex Bowman - 46.002 sec.
Heat Winners: Ryan BlaneyChase Elliott
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Margin of Victory: 0.260 seconds
Average Speed: 150.545 mph
Cautions: 8 for 37 laps - lap 10-12 (#72 accident turn 2); lap 52-55 (#18, #96, #1 accident turn 3); lap 61-66 (#24, #20, #13, #19, #48, #17, #12, #78, #42 accident backstretch); lap 94-97 (debris); lap 103-108 (#9, #7, #4, #34, #78, #2, #95 accident turn 3); lap 122-126 (end stage 2); lap 191-193 (#24 spin turn 4); lap 200-205 (#41, #78, #32, #17, #62, #12, #88, #31, #22, #43, #00, #47 accident turn 2)
Lead Changes: 24 among 14 drivers - Denny Hamlin 1-10; Justin Marks 11; Kurt Busch 12-14; Alex Bowman 15-22; Erik Jones 23-33; Ricky Stenhouse Jr. 34-44; Chase Elliott 45-48; Joey Logano 49-51; Ku.Busch 52-62; Bowman 63-67; Ryan Blaney 68-93; Paul Menard 94; Martin Truex Jr. 95-98; Blaney 99-122; AJ Allmendinger 123; Blaney 124-170; Hamlin 171-173; Blaney 174-193; Hamlin 194; Ku.Busch 195-196; Blaney 197; Hamlin 198-205; Aric Almirola 206; Austin Dillon 207