Chase Elliott will look to grow to be the primary back-to-back winner of the 2021 NASCAR season on Sunday, per week after successful the rain-shortened Texas Grand Prix at Circuit of the Americas.
Fortunately for Elliott, he has loved loads of success at Charlotte Motor Speedway, ending second on the 2020 Coca-Cola 600 — albeit in heartbreaking style — after which returning to win the Alsco Uniforms 500 and Financial institution of America Roval 400.
Elliott, who completed third in Saturday’s qualifying and is fifth within the NASCAR Cup Sequence level standings, has raced exceptionally effectively within the final 4 races: He completed within the high 10 at Kansas, Darlington, Dover and Texas, together with top-five finishes in any respect however Darlington.
Sporting Information is monitoring stay updates and lap-by-lap highlights from NASCAR’s race at Charlotte Motor Speedway on Sunday night time. Comply with under for full outcomes from the Coca-Cola 600.
NASCAR at Charlotte stay updates, highlights from Coca-Cola 600
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9 p.m.: Some pit stops have moved Larson again to the lead, with Byron, Kyle Busch, Elliott and Bowman rounding out the highest 5.
8:51 p.m.: Harvick taking an early pit on Lap 38 of Stage 3. The telecast stories that he had a free tire.
8:48 p.m.: And there is Byron overtaking Larson within the thirty first lap of Stage 3. Let’s have a look at how lengthy that lasts; Larson has been relentless at the moment.
8:41 p.m.: And now Bell is in pit row, falling off the lead lap.
8:39 p.m.: Christopher Bell appears to have some harm to the best of his automotive. He hasn’t pitted but.
8:30 p.m.: The highest 4 stays the identical popping out of the pit; Harvick and Reddick change locations within the fifth and sixth spots, respectively.
8:26 p.m.: Your complete subject involves a cease in pit row, single file, for a second of silence.
8:23 p.m.: Warning 3, Lap 200: Larson sweeps the primary two levels, main 184 of 200 laps.
Elliott, Byron, Kyle Busch, Reddick, Harvick, Bowman, Chris Buescher, Hamlin and Dillon make up the remainder of the highest 10. Logano and Wallace wanted a photograph end to find out eleventh place, which gives no factors.
8:16 p.m.: And here is Larson to retake the lead from his teammate. His driving is relentless, and his automotive is operating very well.
8:14 p.m.: And now Elliott is in first, a powerful feat contemplating he was in eleventh place heading into the warning.
8:14 pm.: Elliott and Hamlin are presently jockeying for first place with 18 laps until the top of Stage 2.
8:07 p.m.: Bowman’s now the chief after the pit underneath warning.
8:05 p.m.: Warning 2, Lap 173. Kurt Busch acquired his engine mounted — it was an oil pump belt concern — then tried to return again onto the observe. Then, it exploded. He is now formally carried out for the day.
7:55 p.m.: Wait, Bell lips now, shifting every of Larson, Byron, Elliott and Harvick up a place. Kyle Busch, Reddik, Dillon, Bowman, Truex and Logano make up the highest 10.
7:55 p.m.: Christopher Bell is within the lead for now, with Larson, Byron, Elliott and Harvick making up your high 5 after that final pit. There are 48 laps remaining within the stage.
7:53 p.m.: Unbelievable scene as Larson and Elliott pitted on the similar time and have been nose-to-nose earlier than pitting. Curious transfer by Larson to dam his personal teammate.
7:48 p.m.: The Fox crew questioning whether or not Kurt Busch is struggling the identical destiny as his Chip Ganassi Racing teammate, Ross Chastain. He exited Sunday’s race with a damaged oil pump belt.
7:47 p.m.: Kurt Busch needed to cut up a pair racers to get onto pit row … really he is heading to the storage. We’ll discover out what is going on on with him.
7:43 p.m.: And there is Elliott shifting previous Larson for his first lead of the day. Good work by him after constantly closing the hole for a lot of the second stage. Plus, he cut up Larson and Josh Bilicki to take the lead.
7:29 p.m.: Larson, Elliott, Harvick, Byron, Kyle Busch, Truex, Dillon, Bowman, Stenhouse and Bubba Wallace make up your high 10 heading into Stage 2 after the pit. Reddick fell out of the highest 10 after overshooting his pit and backing up into it. He is twelfth.
7:24 p.m.: That stage win, by the way in which, was Larson’s NASCAR-leading seventh of the season. He led 95 out of 100 laps.
7:20 p.m.: Warning 1, Lap 100. And that does it for a comparatively uneventful Stage 1. Larson takes the stage win, adopted by Elliott, Byron, Harvick, Dillon, Kyle Busch, Truex, Tyler Reddick, Ricky Stenhouse Jr. and Alex Bowman within the high 10, respectively.
6:59 p.m.: Per the Fox telecast, Ross Chastain’s automotive has suffered a damaged oil pump belt. His crew will attempt to substitute it however that might very effectively spell the top of his day.
6:58 p.m.: And now DiBenedetto surrenders the lead by pitting. Larson overtakes Alfredo and regains the lead.
6:57 p.m.: In the meantime, DiBenedetto takes over first place after Keselowski pits for the primary time.
6:56 p.m.: Curious. Ryan Blaney is in for his second cease. He is getting work carried out on his automotive, so one thing should have gone awry within the first pit.
6:54 p.m.: Brad Keselowski, Matt DiBenedetto, Anthony Alfredo, Larson and Elliott make up your high 5, respectively, after the pit. William Byron, Kevin Harvick, Austion Dillon, Kyle Busch and Martin Truex Jr. spherical out the highest 10.
6:53 p.m.: A portion of the sphere is pitting on Lap 50. Imagine that prices Larson the lead for the primary time at the moment, as effectively.
6:48 p.m.: Kyle Busch is making strikes. He is presently No. 7 after beginning the race within the twentieth place.
6:40 p.m.: Elliott has moved up one spot, however nonetheless trails race chief Kyle Larson by almost a second. Larson has your entire first quarter of Stage 1.
6:30 p.m.: Reminder: No competitors warning for at the moment’s race. Phases 1, 2 and three and 4 will every final 100 laps, making the Coca-Cola 600 the one four-stage race in NASCAR. There shall be a second of remembrance after Stage 2.
6:28 p.m.: And so they’re off!
6:23 p.m.: The vehicles are out on the observe. Inexperienced flag ought to wave right here any minute now.
6:20 p.m.: Nearly that point:
NASCAR begin time at the moment
The inexperienced flag for Sunday’s NASCAR Cup Sequence race at Charlotte Motor Speedway in Harmony, N.C., about 15 miles northeast of uptown Charlotte, is scheduled to wave after 6 p.m. ET.
NASCAR beginning lineup at Charlotte
Right here is the whole NASCAR beginning lineup for the Coca-Cola 600:
|Kyle Larson||5||Hendrick Motorsports|
|Ricky Stenhouse Jr.||47||JTG Daugherty Racing|
|Chase Elliott||9||Hendrick Motorsports|
|William Byron||24||Hendrick Motorsports|
|Kevin Harvick||4||Stewart-Haas Racing|
|Austin Dillon||3||Richard Childress Racing|
|Alex Bowman||48||Hendrick Motorsports|
|Martin Truex Jr.||19||Joe Gibbs Racing|
|Daniel Suarez||99||Trackhouse Racing|
|Ross Chastain||42||Chip Ganassi Racing|
|Ryan Blaney||12||Crew Penske|
|Kurt Busch||1||Chip Ganassi Racing|
|Brad Keselowski||2||Crew Penske|
|Denny Hamlin||11||Joe Gibbs Racing|
|Tyler Reddick||8||Richard Childress Racing|
|Joey Logano||22||Crew Penske|
|Christopher Bell||20||Joe Gibbs Racing|
|Bubba Wallace||23||23XI Racing|
|Erik Jones||43||Richard Petty Motorsports|
|Kyle Busch||18||Joe Gibbs Racing|
|Chase Briscoe||14||Stewart-Haas Racing|
|Matt DiBenedetto||21||Wooden Brothers Racing|
|Cole Custer||41||Stewart-Haas Racing|
|Michael McDowell||34||Entrance Row Motorsports|
|Ryan Newman||6||Roush Fenway Racing|
|Corey LaJoie||7||Spire Motorsports|
|Chris Buescher||17||Roush Fenway Racing|
|Ryan Preece||37||JTG Daugherty Racing|
|Anthony Alfredo||38||Entrance Row Motorsports|
|Justin Haley||77||Spire Motorsports|
|Aric Almirola||10||Stewart-Haas Racing|
|Quin Houff||00||StarCom Racing|
|BJ McLeod||78||Dwell Quick Motorsports|
|Cody Ware||53||Rick Ware Racing|
|James Davison||15||Rick Ware Racing|
|Garrett Smithley||51||Petty Ware Racing|
|Josh Bilicki||52||Rick Ware Racing|
|David Starr||66||Motorsports Enterprise Administration|