The Buschy McBusch Race 400 on Sunday could produce a tenth winner in up to 11 events of the NASCAR Cup Series in the 2021 season.
Brad Keselowski became the ninth such winner on April 25 when he led just one lap – the last – to emerge victorious from a wild Geico 500. Denny Hamlin was able to claim his first win of the season again. He had pole position early in the race and led most of the laps, but a costly double penalty in the pit lane put him out of the race in 32nd place.
Now racers are turning to Kansas Speedway in Kansas City, Kansas, where Hamlin won in 2020. Can he finally achieve the winning streak or will another racing driver earn this coveted top spot?
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Sporting News will follow live updates and highlights from the NASCAR race at Kansas Speedway on Sunday. For full results of the Buschy McBusch Race 400 follow.
NASCAR in Kansas live updates, highlights from Buschy McBusch Race 400
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4 pm: Now Kyle Busch is in the lead, who, out of caution, started sixth. Only three laps left on the stage.
3:58 pm: Keselowski had to get out of the lead and gave Larson the lead. He has five laps to win the stage (he started in 32nd place).
3:53 pm: Kyle Larson beat Keselowski just long enough to reach the point of taking the Round 5 lead. Keselowski quickly took the lead and kept it with 14 laps remaining on the stage.
3:47 pm: Oh oh. Alex Bowman is apparently having problems with his alternator.
3:39 pm: Newman is back on track but loses a lap in the process.
3:38 pm: Ryan Newman has been fined for illegal body modification as part of competitive precaution; Not only does he have to walk through the row of pits, he also has to have it repaired. Apparently a pit crewman was pulling on the right skirt.
3:35 pm: Byron is much tighter, and Keselowski is getting out of caution. Six racing drivers are right behind them, less than a second behind the leader.
3:29 pm: The majority of boxes under caution. Keselowski, Byron and Bell, the three best racing drivers, go into the pit lane and keep their positions.
3:27 p.m .: Attention 1. There’s the caution of competition. Keselowski led all 25 laps.
3:26 pm: Keselowski is aggressive as the leading racing driver out there. William Byron, the next racing driver, is half a second behind; The closest racing driver, Christopher Bell, is 2.89 seconds behind.
3:19 pm: Keselowski led each of the first 10 laps.
3:13 pm: There’s the green flag … and they’re gone! Brad Keselowski started exactly where he left off as a leading racing driver after a lap in Talladega.
3:03 pm: Everything you need to know about Sunday’s race:
Engines fired here for the Kansas Cup race. Stages 80-80-107 (267 laps). Caution Caution 25. Fuel 62-67. 9 sets tires. NWS: Temps 70s, 20% rain. Backward: Chastain, Jones, Alfredo. On FS1 @NASCARONFOX
– Bob Pockrass (@bobpockrass) May 2, 2021
NASCAR start time today
The green flag for Sunday’s NASCAR Cup Series race at Kansas Speedway is scheduled to fly at 3:13 p.m. ET.
Fox and Fox Sports 1 will televise NASCAR races during the All-Star Race on June 13th in Texas. FS1 will air on Sunday the 11th of the NASCAR Cup Series 2021.
NASCAR line-up in Kansas
Here is the complete starting grid for the Buschy McBusch Race 400 without qualification:
|Start pos.||driver||Car no.||team|
|1||Brad Keselowski||2||Team Penske|
|2||William Byron||24||Hendrick Motorsports|
|3||Michael McDowell||34||Motorsport in the front row|
|4th||Kevin Harvick||4th||Stewart-Haas Racing|
|5||Matt DiBenedetto||21||Wood Brothers Racing|
|6th||Austin Dillon||3||Richard Childress Racing|
|7th||Ryan Blaney||12th||Team Penske|
|8th||Christopher Bell||20th||Joe Gibbs Racing|
|9||Kyle Busch||18th||Joe Gibbs Racing|
|10||Cole Custer||41||Stewart-Haas Racing|
|11||Tyler Reddick||8th||Richard Childress Racing|
|12th||Ryan Preece||37||JTG Daugherty Racing|
|13th||Bubba Wallace||23||23XI Racing|
|14th||Ryan Newman||6th||Roush Fenway Racing|
|fifteen||Martin Truex Jr.||19th||Joe Gibbs Racing|
|16||Chris Buescher||17th||Roush Fenway Racing|
|17th||Chase Elliott||9||Hendrick Motorsports|
|18th||Aric Almirola||10||Stewart-Haas Racing|
|19th||Chase Briscoe||14th||Stewart-Haas Racing|
|20th||Denny Hamlin||11||Joe Gibbs Racing|
|21||Daniel Suarez placeholder image||99||Trackhouse Racing Team|
|22nd||Anthony Alfredo||38||Motorsport in the front row|
|23||Ricky Stenhouse Jr.||47||JTG Daugherty Racing|
|24||Ross Chastain||42||Chip Ganassi Racing|
|25th||Alex Bowman||48||Hendrick Motorsports|
|26||Corey LaJoie||7th||Spire Motorsports|
|27||Erik Jones||43||Richard Petty Motorsports|
|28||Kurt Busch||1||Chip Ganassi Racing|
|29||Joey Logano||22nd||Team Penske|
|30th||BJ McLeod||78||Live motorsport fast|
|31||Justin Haley||77||Spire Motorsports|
|32||Kyle Larson||5||Hendrick Motorsports|
|33||Cody ware||51||Petty Ware Racing|
|34||Quin Houff||00||StarCom Racing|
|35||Joey Gase||fifteen||Rick Ware Racing|
|36||Garrett Smithley||53||Rick Ware Racing|
|37||Josh Bilicki||52||Rick Ware Racing|
|38||Austin Cindric||33||Team Penske|
|39||Matt Mills||55||BJ McLeod Motorsport|