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Sprint Cup Michigan 400 Race Results

NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Race Number 23
Unofficial Race Results for the 45Th Annual Pure Michigan 400 – Sunday, August 17, 2014
Michigan International Speedway – Brooklyn, MI – 2 Mile Paved
Total Race Length – 200 Laps – 400 Miles – Purse: $5,266,586

Leader
Fin Str Car Driver
1 1 24 Jeff Gordon
2 6 4 Kevin Harvick
3 2 22 Joey Logano
4 7 27 Paul Menard
5 25 88 Dale Earnhardt Jr.
6 19 15 Clint Bowyer
7 21 11 Denny Hamlin
8 5 2 Brad Keselowski
9 30 48 Jimmie Johnson
10 11 16 Greg Biffle
11 12 31 Ryan Newman
12 20 9 Marcos Ambrose
13 22 47 AJ Allmendinger
14 9 1 Jamie McMurray
15 10 17 Ricky Stenhouse Jr.
16 15 5 Kasey Kahne
17 26 13 Casey Mears
18 14 10 Danica Patrick
19 4 55 Brian Vickers
20 23 43 Aric Almirola
21 29 38 David Gilliland
22 8 3 Austin Dillon
23 3 99 Carl Edwards
24 34 34 David Ragan
25 36 26 Cole Whitt #
26 32 23 Alex Bowman
27 40 36 Reed Sorenson
28 33 98 Josh Wise
29 43 40 Landon Cassill(i)
30 31 83 JJ Yeley(i)
31 16 41 Kurt Busch
32 38 32 Travis Kvapil
33 37 37 Dave Blaney
34 41 33 Alex Kennedy
35 42 66 Joe Nemechek(i)
36 39 78 Martin Truex Jr.
37 27 14 Jeff Burton
38 18 20 Matt Kenseth
39 24 18 Kyle Busch
40 35 7 Michael Annett #
41 28 21 Trevor Bayne(i)
42 17 51 Justin Allgaier
43 13 42 Kyle Larson # Accident
Race Comments: Jeff Gordon won the Pure Michigan 400 at Michigan International Speedway, his 91st NASCAR Sprint Cup Series victory. Prior to the start of the race, the following cars dropped to the rear of the field for the reasons listed: No. 83 (backup car and driver change); No. 40 (Engine change); Nos. 78, 21 (driver change).
Failed to Qualify: N/A
Time of Race: 02 Hrs, 49 Mins, 16 Secs. Average Speed: 141.788 MPH Margin of Victory: 1.412 Seconds
Caution Flags: 8 for 37 laps: Laps: 5-7 (#18 Accident Turn 1 [None]); 22-24 (Competition [None]); 26-30 (#7, 10, 14, 20, 21, 32, 51, 78, 83 Accident Turn 1 [None]); 38-40 (Debris in Turn 2 [7]); 98-108 (#42 Accident Turn 4 [9]); 169-173 (#2 Accident Turn 1 [31]); 175-177 (#55 Spin Turn 4 [13]); 180-183 (#41 Accident Turn 1 [10]).
Lead Changes: 20 among 8 drivers: J. Gordon 0; J. Logano 1-21; R. Newman 22-24; J. Johnson 25-37; J. Logano 38-55; J. Gordon 56; J. Logano 57; J. Gordon 58-63; D. Earnhardt Jr. 64-67; J. Johnson 68-75; R. Newman 76-78; J. Gordon 79-99; R. Newman 100-107; J. Logano 108-139; Kurt Busch 140-141; J. Gordon 142-164; Kurt Busch 165; B. Keselowski 166-167; K. Kahne 168-169; J. Logano 170-183; J. Gordon 184-200.
Chase Grid Outlook: 1.J. Gordon 816 (3 wins);2.D. Earnhardt Jr. 813 (3);3.B. Keselowski 733 (3);4.J. Johnson 686 (3);5.J. Logano 714 (2);6.K. Harvick 687 (2);7.C. Edwards 679 (2);8.Kyle Busch 620 (1);9.D. Hamlin 589 (1);10.A. Almirola 556 (1);11.A. Allmendinger 556 (1);12.Kurt Busch 543 (1);13.M. Kenseth 709 (0);14.R. Newman 679 (0);15.C. Bowyer 672 (0);16.G. Biffle 660 (0).
3M Lap Leader : Jeff Gordon, #24 69 Laps American Ethanol Green Flag Restart Award : Joey Logano, #22
Coors Light Pole Award : Jeff Gordon, #24 206.558 mph Duralast Brakes “Brake in the Race” : Joey Logano, #22
Mahle Clevite Engine Builder of the Race : Roush-Yates Engines, #22 Mobil 1 Driver of the Race : Kevin Harvick, #4
Moog Chassis Parts Problem Solver of the Race : Denny Hamlin, #11 M. Wheeler, .122 sec Sherwin-Williams Fastest Lap : Jamie McMurray, #1
Sunoco Rookie of the Race : Austin Dillon, #3
(i) Ineligible for driver points in this series
Next Race: Aug. 23, 2014 – Bristol Motor Speedway
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