NASCAR Cup Series

Race Results

GEICO 500

@ Talladega Superspeedway

April 25th, 2021 - Race #10 of the 2021 NASCAR Cup Series Season

  • Laps Scheduled: 188
    • Extended to 191 laps
  • Miles Raced: 508.1
  • Time of Race: 03h 26m 30s
  • Average Speed: 147.620 mph
  • Margin of Victory: 00.102s
  • Cautions: 7
  • Caution Laps: 34
  • Lead Changes: 35
  • Cars in Race: 40
  • Finished On Lead Lap: 26 (65%)
Brad Keselowski in victory lane at Talladega Superspeedway
TALLADEGA, ALABAMA - APRIL 25, 2021: Brad Keselowski, driver of the #2 MoneyLion Ford, celebrates in victory lane after winning the NASCAR Cup Series GEICO 500 at Talladega Superspeedway on April 25, 2021 in Talladega, Alabama. (Photo Credit: Sean Gardner | Getty Images)
Race Results 2021 GEICO 500 - Talladega Superspeedway
FIN ST Car # Driver Make TOT PTS F PTS B PTS PO PTS Laps Led x Led S1 S2 STUS
1 10 2 Brad Keselowski Ford 49 40 9 5 191 1 1 0 2 Running
2 4 24 William Byron Chevrolet 41 35 6 0 191 12 3 5 0 Running
3 23 34 Michael McDowell Ford 45 34 11 0 191 0 0 8 3 Running
4 16 4 Kevin Harvick Ford 35 33 2 0 191 12 3 9 0 Running
5 13 21 Matt DiBenedetto Ford 42 32 10 1 191 28 5 1 0 Running
6 38 16 Kaz Grala Chevrolet 31 31 0 0 191 0 0 0 0 Running
7 20 8 Tyler Reddick Chevrolet 30 30 0 0 191 0 0 0 0 Running
8 11 3 Austin Dillon Chevrolet 29 29 0 0 191 0 0 0 0 Running
9 7 12 Ryan Blaney Ford 42 28 14 0 191 11 2 2 6 Running
10 27 41 Cole Custer Ford 27 27 0 0 191 0 0 0 0 Running
11 25 14 Chase Briscoe Ford 26 26 0 0 191 1 1 0 0 Running
12 30 38 Anthony Alfredo Ford 25 25 0 0 191 0 0 0 0 Running
13 28 6 Ryan Newman Ford 24 24 0 0 191 2 2 0 0 Running
14 29 37 Ryan Preece Chevrolet 29 23 6 0 191 9 2 0 5 Running
15 14 10 Aric Almirola Ford 22 22 0 0 191 16 1 0 0 Running
16 18 42 Ross Chastain Chevrolet 21 21 0 0 191 12 3 0 0 Running
17 6 20 Christopher Bell Toyota 23 20 3 0 191 2 1 10 9 Running
18 9 18 Kyle Busch Toyota 26 19 7 0 191 6 2 0 4 Running
19 24 23 Bubba Wallace Toyota 28 18 10 1 191 16 3 0 1 Running
20 39 96 Harrison Burton Toyota 0 0 0 0 191 0 0 0 10 Running
21 21 17 Chris Buescher Ford 25 16 9 0 191 0 0 6 7 Running
22 26 7 Corey Lajoie Chevrolet 15 15 0 0 191 0 0 0 0 Running
23 19 99 Daniel Suarez Chevrolet 14 14 0 0 191 0 0 0 0 Running
24 8 9 Chase Elliott Chevrolet 21 13 8 0 191 3 1 3 0 Running
25 31 78 BJ McLeod Ford 0 0 0 0 191 0 0 0 0 Running
26 37 15 JJ Yeley Chevrolet 0 0 0 0 191 0 0 0 0 Running
27 22 43 Erik Jones Chevrolet 10 10 0 0 190 7 1 0 0 Accident
28 33 51 Cody Ware Chevrolet 0 0 0 0 190 0 0 0 0 Running
29 40 66 Timmy Hill Toyota 0 0 0 0 190 0 0 0 0 Running
30 34 77 Justin Haley Chevrolet 0 0 0 0 190 0 0 0 0 Running
31 3 19 Martin Truex Jr Toyota 6 6 0 0 189 0 0 0 0 Running
32 1 11 Denny Hamlin Toyota 12 5 7 0 188 43 3 4 0 Running
33 17 47 Ricky Stenhouse Jr Chevrolet 7 4 3 0 186 0 0 0 8 Running
34 35 28 Joey Gase Chevrolet 0 0 0 0 186 0 0 0 0 Running
35 15 1 Kurt Busch Chevrolet 2 2 0 0 185 0 0 0 0 Running
36 36 52 Josh Bilicki Ford 1 1 0 0 180 0 0 0 0 Running
37 32 0 Quin Houff Chevrolet 1 1 0 0 168 0 0 0 0 Accident
38 5 48 Alex Bowman Chevrolet 5 1 4 0 123 0 0 7 0 DVP
39 2 22 Joey Logano Ford 1 1 0 0 59 10 1 0 0 Accident
40 12 5 Kyle Larson Chevrolet 1 1 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 Engine

Race Infractions for the GEICO 500 at Talladega Superspeedway

Penalty Report 2021 GEICO 500 - Talladega Superspeedway
Driver Infraction Penalty Lap Lap Assessed Flag
Denny Hamlin Pre-Race to the Rear Unapproved Adjustments Tail End 0 0 White
Martin Truex Jr Pre-Race to the Rear Unapproved Adjustments Tail End 0 0 White
BJ McLeod Pre-Race to the Rear Unapproved Adjustments Tail End 0 0 White
Cody Ware Pre-Race to the Rear Multiple Inspection Failures Tail End 0 0 White
Bubba Wallace Pre-Race to the Rear Unapproved Adjustments Tail End 0 0 White
Christopher Bell Pre-Race to the Rear Unapproved Adjustments Tail End 0 0 White
Harrison Burton Pre-Race to the Rear Unapproved Adjustments Tail End 0 0 White
Martin Truex Jr Speeding on pit road Tail End 26 30 Yellow
Ryan Preece Crewmember(s) over the wall too soon Tail End 26 30 Yellow
Harrison Burton Removing equipment from assigned pit area Tail End 26 30 Yellow
Joey Gase Pitting before pit road is open Tail End 39 43 Yellow
Aric Almirola Pitting before pit road is open Tail End 60 66 Yellow
Brad Keselowski Pitting before pit road is open Tail End 60 66 Yellow
Ricky Stenhouse Jr Pitting before pit road is open Tail End 60 66 Yellow
Bubba Wallace Pitting before pit road is open Tail End 60 66 Yellow
Chase Briscoe Pitting before pit road is open Tail End 60 66 Yellow
Daniel Suarez Speeding on pit road Pass Thru 83 84 Green
Ross Chastain Speeding on pit road Pass Thru 83 84 Green
Josh Bilicki Improper fueling Pass Thru 87 96 Green
Kevin Harvick Speeding on pit road Pass Thru 91 92 Green
Chris Buescher Speeding on pit road Pass Thru 91 92 Green
Denny Hamlin Speeding on pit road Pass Thru 92 93 Green
Denny Hamlin Speeding on pit road Pass Thru 93 95 Green
Kurt Busch Pitting before pit road is open Garage Tail End 104 0 Yellow
Ricky Stenhouse Jr Pitting before pit road is open Tail End 104 109 Yellow
Kevin Harvick Crewmember(s) over the wall too soon Tail End 105 109 Yellow
Denny Hamlin Pitting before pit road is open Tail End 119 126 Yellow
Martin Truex Jr Pitting before pit road is open Tail End 120 126 Yellow
Alex Bowman Pitting before pit road is open Garage Tail End 120 0 Yellow
Chase Elliott Pitting before pit road is open Tail End 120 126 Yellow
William Byron Pitting before pit road is open Tail End 120 126 Yellow
Cole Custer Pitting before pit road is open Tail End 120 126 Yellow
Quin Houff Too many crewmember(s) in contact with pit service area Pass Thru 154 157 Green
Ryan Newman Speeding on pit road Pass Thru 155 158 Green
Ryan Newman Speeding on pit road Pass Thru 158 159 Green
Denny Hamlin Pitting before pit road is open Tail End 172 176 Yellow
Denny Hamlin Too many crewmember(s) in contact with pit service area Tail End 172 176 Yellow
Ryan Preece Crewmember(s) over the wall too soon Tail End 172 176 Yellow
Kurt Busch Safety violation Tail End 173 176 Yellow
Martin Truex Jr Pitting before pit road is open Tail End 185 189 Yellow
Martin Truex Jr Too many crewmember(s) in contact with pit service area Tail End 185 189 Yellow