February 6, 2023

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It was “Throwback Weekend” for NASCAR this previous Sunday at Darlington Raceway. Right here’s a have a look at the Energy Rankings after the Goodyear 400:

1. Chase Elliott

The Hendrick Motorsports driver adopted his Dover win every week in the past with a hard-fought fifth-place end that wasn’t straightforward for Elliott, who confronted a day for of challenges however was nonetheless to attain his fifth straight top-10 end of the yr after begin from the rear in a back-up automotive.

Level Standings: 1st
Final Week: 1st

2. Ross Chastain

The Trackhouse Racing driver paced the sector for 26 laps and received the second stage. However he was one other sufferer of an accident and Chastain’s day ended on lap 194 with a Thirtieth-place Goodyear 400 end.

Level Standings:
Final Week: 2nd

3. William Byron

He held the highest spot till the final lap and Byron was moved out of the lead by Joey Logano when the Workforce Penske made contact to the Hendrick Motorsports driver’s rear bumper. A visit into the wall was the consequence and Byron was understandably upset with what turned out to be a Thirteenth-place end fairly than victory quantity three of the season.

Level Standings: 2nd
Final Week: 4th

4. Kyle Busch

It was a depressing outing in Darlington for Busch who did lead twice for 19 laps earlier than leaving the race – and his automotive on pit street – after an accident on the 167th lap.

Level Standings: sixth
Final Week: third

5. Joey Logano

It didn’t come with out controversy however Logano was in a position to put his first win on the board of 2022 Sunday at Darlington. He made contact with the rear bumper of William Byron on the ultimate lap and scooted by for his twenty eighth profession NASCAR Cup Collection victory.

Level Standings: 4th
Final Week: NR

6. Christopher Bell

A second week of a pleasant efficiency from Bell and firm. After his rebound final trip at Dover, Bell certified third and drove dwelling to a sixth-place end, his fifth top-10 run within the final seven races of the season.

Level Standings: tenth
Final Week: tenth

7. Alex Bowman

His crew chief Greg Ives known as the efficiency “rubbish” and made no excuses for a protracted day within the No. 48 Hendrick Motorsports got here that included Bowman getting eradicated from the race in an accident on lap 255.

Level Standings: eighth
Final Week: 4th

8. Ryan Blaney

The Workforce Penske No. 12 group is trending within the fallacious path. Blaney fell again within the area and was mired round that spot a lot of the day earlier than lastly crossing the end line with a really disappointing Seventeenth-place Darlington end.

Level Standings: third
Final Week: seventh

9. Martin Truex Jr.

It was a depressing day for probably the most half in Darlington for Joe Gibbs Racing and Truex Jr. would attest to that assertion. He was swept up in a multi-car accident on the backstretch and credited with a Twenty fourth-place Goodyear 400 end.

Level Standings: seventh
Final Week: eighth

10. Kyle Larson

The up and down stretch for Larson rolled on with Darlington decidedly on the down facet. An engine problem compelled Larson out of the race after 112 laps and he now has 4 DNFs within the season’s opening 12 races.

Level Standings: ninth
Final Week: fifth

Dropped Out: Chase Briscoe

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