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Martinsville Race Information.



Entry List for the First Data 500 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race at Martinsville Speedway is posted, 40 teams/drivers [for 40 spots] are listed.
36 teams with Charters are guaranteed to make the field. The rest need to make the field via qualifying / qualifying races / rules book (owners attempts/points).
Some of the drivers entered include: #7-Yeley (reportedly will be Hermie Sadler)*, #15-Sorenson, #23-LaJoie, #33-JEarnhardt, #51-Kyle Weatherman*, #66-Long*, #83-TBA*
Since only 40 cars are entered, all drivers will make the race.

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2017 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Playoff Standings:
[after Kansas, race 32 of 36 for the season, 6 of 10 in Playoffs, 3 of 3 in Round of 12]
1) #78-Martin Truex Jr., 4069
2) #18-Kyle Busch, 4042, -27
3) #2-Brad Keselowski, 4026, -43
4) #4-Kevin Harvick, 4017, -52
5) #48-Jimmie Johnson, 4017, -52
6) #11-Denny Hamlin, 4014, -55
7) #21-Ryan Blaney, 4009, -60
8) #24-Chase Elliott, 4006, -63

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Kansas Race Information.



Martin Truex, Jr. won the Hollywood Casino 400 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race at Kansas Speedway for his 7th win of 2017, 2nd win at Kansas and 14th career win. He won from the pole despite being penalized early in the race for a restart violation and having to serve a pass through penalty.
#41-Busch finished 2nd followed by #21-Blaney, #24-Elliott, #11-Hamlin, #37-Buescher, #88-Earnhardt, Jr., #4-Harvick, #43-Almirola, and #18-Busch.
Several playoff drivers encountered problems during the race: #78-Truex, Jr. was penalized for the restart violation, #42-Larson lost an engine, #17-Stenhouse, Jr cut a tire and hit the wall, #48-Johnson spun twice, #1-McMurray was in an accident, #20-Kenseth was parked by NASCAR after the team had too many men over the wall to work on the car following an accident.
#18-Busch won stage 1 and finished 10th.
#11-Hamlin won stage 2 and finished 5th.
Playoff drivers who advance to the Round of 8: #78-Truex, Jr., #2-Keselowski, #11-Hamlin, #4-Harvick, #24-Elliott, #21-Blaney, #18-Busch,and #48-Johnson.
Drivers who were eliminated from the Playoffs: #42-Larson, 20-Kenseth, #1-McMurray, #17-Stenhouse, Jr.
#78-Truex Jr. leads the reset driver points by 27 over #18-Busch heading to Martinsville and the Round of 8.
There were 14 lead changes among 7 drivers and 10 cautions for 49 yellow flag laps. The average speed of the race was: 125.189mph.

2017 MENCS Playoff drivers' finishing positions at Kansas
[by standings before the race (started)]
1) #78-Martin Truex Jr., 1st (1)
2) #2-Brad Keselowski, 13th (10)
3) #42-Kyle Larson, 39th (13)
4) #4-Kevin Harvick, 8th (2)
5) #11-Denny Hamlin, 5th (4)
6) #24-Chase Elliott, 4th (14)
7) #21-Ryan Blaney, 3rd (39)
8) #48-Jimmie Johnson, 11th (12)
9) #18-Kyle Busch, 10th (7)
10) #20-Matt Kenseth, 37th (3)
11) #17-Ricky Stenhouse Jr., 29th (24)
12) #1-Jamie McMurray, 34th (8)

2017 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Playoff Standings:
[after Kansas, race 32 of 36 for the season, 6 of 10 in Playoffs, 3 of 3 in Round of 12]
1) #78-Martin Truex Jr., 4069
2) #18-Kyle Busch, 4042, -27
3) #2-Brad Keselowski, 4026, -43
4) #4-Kevin Harvick, 4017, -52
5) #48-Jimmie Johnson, 4017, -52
6) #11-Denny Hamlin, 4014, -55
7) #21-Ryan Blaney, 4009, -60
8) #24-Chase Elliott, 4006, -63
These drivers did not advance to the Round of 8:
#42-Kyle Larson
#20-Matt Kenseth
#17-Ricky Stenhouse Jr.
#1-Jamie McMurray

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