2023 NASCAR Cup Series Fall Kansas Race Page

Hollywood Casino 400
Sunday, September 10, 2023
Kansas Speedway
Time: 3:00pm/et
TV: USA -  Radio: MRN, Sirius XM NASCAR

Race Specific News

Tyler Reddick wins overtime thriller at Kansas to advance in NASCAR Cup Playoffs: With a bold move to the front of the field in overtime, Tyler Reddick won Sunday’s Hollywood Casino 400 and left his car owner frustrated at the end of the second NASCAR Cup Series Playoff Race at Kansas Speedway. Reddick beat Joe Gibbs Racing driver and 23XI Racing co-owner Denny Hamlin to the finish line by 0.327 seconds. Hamlin led 63 laps and was more than two seconds ahead of Reddick when Playoff driver Chris Buescher blew a right rear tire on Lap 261 of a scheduled 267 to cause the ninth and final caution.[Read More](9-10-2023)

#45-Tyler Reddick won the Hollywood Casino 400 NASCAR Cup Series race at Kansas Speedway. The win is his 2nd win of the year, 1st at Kansas and 5th career win.
#11-Denny Hamlin finished 2nd followed by #43-Erik Jones, #5-Kyle Larson, #9-Chase Elliott, #8-Kyle Busch, pole winner #20-Christopher Bell, #6-Brad Keselowski, and #48-Alex Bowman.
#11-Denny Hamlin was leading the race and pulling away when a late caution came out for #17-Chris Buescher blowing a tire.  The field pitted with a mix of strategies.  Reddick restarted the race in 5th, took the lead coming to the white flag and held on to win.  It was the only two laps that he led on the day.
Playoff drivers having problems:
#19-Martin Truex, Jr. wrecked on lap 4 after a tire went down. He finished 36th.
#24-William Byron spun out on lap 64. He did not hit anything and continued on. He recovered to finish 15th
#23-Bubba Wallace had a tire go down while running 2nd during stage 2 and broke a toe link. He lost multiple laps and finished 32nd
#17-Chris Buescher lost a tire with less than 10 laps remaining. He finished 27th.
Stage 1 was won by #5-Kyle Larson. Stage 2 was won by #6-Brad Keselowski.
There were 19 lead changes among 10 drivers and 9 cautions for 45 yellow flag laps.
The average speed of the race was: 125.212mph.
See race details at: Race Results, Driver Points Standings, Owner Points Standings, Cumulative Report, Penalty Report.

Where the 2023 NASCAR Cup Series Playoff drivers finished at Kansas:
#45-Tyler Reddick, 1st
#11-Denny Hamlin, 2nd
#5-Kyle Larson, 4th
#22-Joey Logano, 5th
#8-Kyle Busch, 7th
#20-Christopher Bell, 8th
#6-Brad Keselowski, 9th
#4-Kevin Harvick, 11th
#12-Ryan Blaney, 12th
#1-Ross Chastain, 13th
#24-William Byron, 14th
#47-Ricky Stenhouse, Jr., 23rd
#34-Michael McDowell, 26th
#17-Chris Buescher, 27th
#23-Bubba Wallace, 32nd
#19-Martin Truex, Jr., 36th (accident)

Race Fast Facts – Kansas:
Tyler Reddick (P) won the Hollywood Casino 400, his fifth victory in 138 NASCAR Cup Series races.
This is his second victory and 13th top-10 finish in 2023.
This is his first victory and fourth top-10 finish in nine races at Kansas Speedway.
Denny Hamlin (P) (second) posted his 14th top-10 finish in 31 races at Kansas Speedway. It is his 13th top-10 finish in 2023.
Erik Jones (third) posted his sixth top-10 finish in 15 races at Kansas Speedway.
Ty Gibbs (14th) was the highest finishing rookie.

Cup Series Playoff Standings after Kansas:
Race 2 of 10 in the playoffs & 2 of 3 in the Round of 16
1) #45-Tyler Reddick [2 wins, 1 in Round of 16], 2111
2) #5-Kyle Larson [3 wins, 1 in Round of 16], 2105
3) #11-Denny Hamlin [2 wins], 2117, +61
4) #24-William Byron [5 wins], 2097, +41
5) #6-Brad Keselowski, 2089, +33
6) #12-Ryan Blaney [1 win], 2081, +25
7) #8-Kyle Busch [3 wins], 2080, +24
8) #1-Ross Chastain [1 win], 2074, +18
9) #17-Chris Buescher [3 wins],2069, +13
10) #20-Christopher Bell [1 win], 2069, +13
11) #22-Joey Logano [1 win], 2068, +12
12) #4-Kevin Harvick, 2063 , +7 ahead of 13th place
Currently behind the cutoff for the Round of 12:
13) #19-Martin Truex, Jr. [3 wins], 2056, -7 behind 12th place
14) #23-Bubba Wallace, 2044, -19
15) #47-Ricky Stenhouse, Jr. [1 win], 2041, -22
16) #34-Michael McDowell [1 win], 2023, -40
See the Driver Points Standings and Owner Points Standings.

Paint Schemes

Cars to the rear: #8-Busch (unapproved adjustments); #54-Gibbs (backup car)

Pit Stall Selections: The selections of pit stalls for the Hollywood Casino 400 NASCAR Cup Series race at Kansas Speedway have been made.
Pole winner #20-Bell chose pit stall 1.
Outside pole sitter #5-Larson took the 5th stall.
See all pit choices on the Kansas Pit Stall page.

#20-Christopher Bell  won the Busch pole for the Hollywood Casino 400 NASCAR Cup Series race at Kansas Speedway with speed of 180.276mph for his 4th pole of the year, 2nd at Kansas and 8th of his career.
#5-Kyle Larson will start second followed by #19-Martin Truex, Jr., #9-Chase Elliott, #45-Tyler Reddick, #1-Ross Chastain, #34-Michael McDowell, #3-Austin Dillon, #24-William Byron, and #23-Bubba Wallace.
See the complete qualifying results and the Hollywood Casino 400 Starting Lineup

Kansas Speedway – Qualifying Fast Facts:
Christopher Bell (P) won the Pole Award for the Hollywood Casino 400 with a lap of 29.954 seconds, 180.276 mph.
This is his eighth pole in 136 NASCAR Cup Series races.
This is his fourth pole and 18th top-10 start in 2023.
This is his second pole in eight races at Kansas Speedway.
Kyle Larson (P) (second) posted his 17th top-10 start of 2023 and his ninth in 18 races at Kansas Speedway.
Martin Truex Jr. (P) (third) posted his 19th top-10 start at Kansas Speedway. It is his 12th in 28 races this season.
Ty Gibbs (36th) was the fastest qualifying rookie.

Where the 2023 NASCAR Cup Series Playoff drivers start:
#20-Christopher Bell, 1st
#5-Kyle Larson, 2nd
#19-Martin Truex, Jr, 3rd
#45-Tyler Reddick, 5th
#1-Ross Chastain, 6th
#34-Michael McDowell, 7th
#24-William Byron, 9th
#23-Bubba Wallace, 10th
#22-Joey Logano, 11th
#6-Brad Keselowski, 12th
#17-Chris Buescher, 13th
#11-Denny Hamlin, 14th
#47-Ricky Stenhouse, Jr., 16th
#12-Ryan Blaney, 17th
#4-Kevin Harvick, 20th
#8-Kyle Busch, 35th

Qualifying Order

Practice for the Hollywood Casino 400 NASCAR Cup Series race at Kansas Speedway is complete:
#45-Tyler Reddick 178.807
#24-William Byron 177.760
#23-Bubba Wallace 177.690
#5-Kyle Larson 177.619
#12-Ryan Blaney 177.025
Slowest: #77-Ty Dillon 173.237
Most laps run:#99-Daniel Suarez, 29 laps.
Best 10 consecutive lap avg (of 24 drivers): #45-Tyler Reddick 176.052
Notes: #24-Byron had a broken suspension piece. The team will repair the car. #8-Kyle Busch suffered damage after getting into the outside wall. #54-Ty Gibbs also hit the wall after a tire failure.
See the fastest speeds, best 10 consecutive lap average, laps run, and more on the Hollywood Casino 400 Practice speeds page.

Crew Rosters

The entry list for the Hollywood Casino 400 NASCAR Cup Series race at Kansas Speedway is posted, 36 teams/drivers [for 40 spots] are listed.
Some of the drivers entered include: #15-JJ Yeley, #42-Carson Hocevar, #51-Cole Custer, #78-Sheldon Creed.
See the full entry list on the Hollywood Casino 400 Entry List page.

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