Carl Edwards bumps Kyle Busch aside in final dash to Richmond victory

Cg1dM72WgAILPJnCarl Edwards won the Toyota Owners 400 Sprint Cup Series race at Richmond International Raceway for his 2nd win of the season, 2nd win at Richmond and 27th career win. Edwards led 151 of the 400 laps, but was trailing teammate Kyle Busch on the final lap when he bumped him going into turn 4 to push Busch out of the groove and take the win.

Busch held on for 2nd followed by Johnson, Kahne, pole sitter Harvick, Hamlin, Kenseth, Logano, Truex, Jr., and Busch.

Stewart, in his first race of the year, lost a lap early but battled back for a 19th place, lead lap finish.

NASCAR post-race inspection is done. All clear. Cars to R&D Center: 19 and 18.

Toyota Owners 400 Race Results
Pos. Car # Driver Laps Status Laps Led Points Bonus Points
1 19 Carl Edwards 400 Running 151 45 5
2 18 Kyle Busch 400 Running 78 40 1
3 48 Jimmie Johnson 400 Running 44 39 1
4 5 Kasey Kahne 400 Running 0 37 0
5 4 Kevin Harvick 400 Running 63 37 1
6 11 Denny Hamlin 400 Running 1 36 1
7 20 Matt Kenseth 400 Running 2 35 1
8 22 Joey Logano 400 Running 0 33 0
9 78 Martin Truex Jr. 400 Running 0 32 0
10 41 Kurt Busch 400 Running 55 32 1
11 2 Brad Keselowski 400 Running 6 31 1
12 24 Chase Elliott # 400 Running 0 29 0
13 88 Dale Earnhardt Jr 400 Running 0 28 0
14 16 Greg Biffle 400 Running 0 27 0
15 42 Kyle Larson 400 Running 0 26 0
16 1 Jamie McMurray 400 Running 0 25 0
17 6 Trevor Bayne 400 Running 0 24 0
18 31 Ryan Newman 400 Running 0 23 0
19 14 Tony Stewart 400 Running 0 22 0
20 3 Austin Dillon 400 Running 0 21 0
21 43 Aric Almirola 400 Running 0 20 0
22 27 Paul Menard 400 Running 0 19 0
23 23 David Ragan 400 Running 0 18 0
24 10 Danica Patrick 400 Running 0 17 0
25 47 AJ Allmendinger 400 Running 0 16 0
26 17 Ricky Stenhouse Jr 400 Running 0 15 0
27 38 Landon Cassill 399 Running 0 14 0
28 21 Ryan Blaney # 399 Running 0 13 0
29 13 Casey Mears 399 Running 0 12 0
30 83 Matt Dibenedetto 399 Running 0 11 0
31 95 Michael McDowell 399 Running 0 10 0
32 7 Regan Smith 399 Running 0 9 0
33 15 Clint Bowyer 398 Running 0 8 0
34 34 Chris Bueshcher # 396 Running 0 7 0
35 44 Brian Scott # 395 Running 0 6 0
36 46 Michael Annett 394 Running 0 5 0
37 93 Ryan Ellis 393 Running 0 4 0
38 32 Jeffrey Earnhardt # 392 Running 0 3 0
39 30 Josh Wise 390 Running 0 2 0
40 55 Reed Sorenson 390 Running 0 1 0

# – Rookie

2016 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Points Standings
After Race 9 at Richmond International Raceway
Pos. Car # Driver Points Behind Starts Wins Top 5s Top 10s DNF
1 19 Carl Edwards 331 Leader 9 2 5 8 0
2 4 Kevin Harvick 324 -7 9 1 4 8 0
3 48 Jimmie Johnson 310 -21 9 2 5 6 0
4 18 Kyle Busch 302 -29 9 2 7 7 1
5 22 Joey Logano 299 -32 9 0 3 6 0
6 41 Kurt Busch 279 -52 9 0 2 7 0
7 88 Dale Earnhardt Jr 278 -53 9 0 4 5 1
8 11 Denny Hamlin 258 -73 9 1 3 4 1
9 2 Brad Keselowski 255 -76 9 1 2 4 0
10 78 Martin Truex Jr. 246 -85 9 0 1 4 0
11 24 Chase Elliott # 234 -97 9 0 2 5 1
12 3 Austin Dillon 234 -97 9 0 2 4 0
13 1 Jamie McMurray 224 -107 9 0 0 1 0
14 5 Kasey Kahne 222 -109 9 0 1 3 0
15 20 Matt Kenseth 212 -119 9 0 0 2 1
16 31 Ryan Newman 205 -126 9 0 0 2 1
Points Outside the Top 16
17 47 AJ Allmendinger 204 -1 9 0 1 2 0
18 6 Trevor Bayne 196 -9 9 0 1 1 0
19 17 Ricky Stenhouse Jr 193 -12 9 0 1 2 1
20 21 Ryan Blaney # 187 -18 9 0 0 2 1
21 27 Paul Menard 186 -19 9 0 0 1 1
22 42 Kyle Larson 184 -21 9 0 1 2 1
23 16 Greg Biffle 167 -38 9 0 0 0 2
24 43 Aric Almirola 165 -40 9 0 0 0 1
25 10 Danica Patrick 148 -57 9 0 0 0 2
26 13 Casey Mears 141 -64 9 0 0 0 0
27 38 Landon Cassill 140 -65 9 0 0 0 0
28 44 Brian Scott # 131 -74 9 0 0 0 0
29 15 Clint Bowyer 126 -79 9 0 0 1 1
30 93 Matt Dibenedetto 123 -82 9 0 0 1 1
31 7 Regan Smith 118 -87 9 0 0 1 1
32 23 David Ragan 116 -89 9 0 0 0 1
33 59 Michael McDowell 100 -105 8 0 0 0 0
34 34 Chris Bueshcher # 97 -108 9 0 0 0 1
35 46 Michael Annett 87 -118 9 0 0 0 0
36 14 Brian Vickers 86 -119 5 0 0 1 1
37 98 Cole Whitt 62 -143 7 0 0 0 2
38 32 Jeffrey Earnhardt # 36 -169 6 0 0 0 0
39 30 Josh Wise 34 -171 8 0 0 0 2
40 14 Tony Stewart 22 -183 1 0 0 0 0
41 83 Michael Waltrip 12 -193 1 0 0 0 0
42 32 Bobby Labonte 11 -194 1 0 0 0 0
43 55 Reed Sorenson 11 -194 4 0 0 0 1
44 93 Ryan Ellis 4 -327 1 0 0 0 0
45 26 Robert Richardson Jr 3 -328 1 0 0 0 1

# – Rookie

2016 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Owner Standing
After Race 9 at Richmond International Raceway
Pos. Owner Car # Wins Points Behind Attempts
1 Joe Gibbs Racing 19 2 331 Leader 9
2 Stewart-Haas Racing 4 1 324 -7 9
3 Hendrick Motorsports 48 2 310 -21 9
4 Joe Gibbs Racing 18 2 302 -29 9
5 Team Penske 22 0 299 -32 9
6 Stewart-Haas Racing 41 0 279 -52 9
7 Hendrick Motorsports 88 0 278 -53 9
8 Joe Gibbs Racing 11 1 258 -73 9
9 Team Penske 2 1 255 -76 9
10 Furniture Row Racing 78 0 246 -85 9
11 Hendrick Motorsports 24 0 234 -97 9
12 Richard Childress Racing 3 0 234 -97 9
13 Chip Ganassi Racing 1 0 224 -107 9
14 Hendrick Motorsports 5 0 222 -109 9
15 Joe Gibbs Racing 20 0 212 -119 9
16 Richard Childress Racing 31 0 205 -126 9
17 JTG Daughery Racing 47 0 204 -127 9
18 Roush Fenway Racing 6 0 196 -135 9
19 Roush Fenway Racing 17 0 193 -138 9
20 Wood Brothers Racing 21 0 187 -144 9
21 Richard Childress Racing 27 0 186 -145 9
22 Chip Ganassi Racing 42 0 184 -147 9
23 Stewart-Haas Racing 14 0 174 -157 9
24 Roush Fenway Racing 16 0 167 -164 9
25 Richard Petty Motorsports 43 0 165 -166 9
26 Stewart-Haas Racing 10 0 148 -183 9
27 Germain Racing 13 0 141 -190 9
28 Front Row Motorsports 38 0 140 -191 9
29 BK Racing 83 0 134 -197 9
30 Richard Petty Motorsports 44 0 131 -200 9
31 Hscott Motorsports 15 0 126 -205 9
32 Tommy Baldwin Racing 7 0 118 -213 9
33 BK Racing 23 0 116 -215 9
34 Circle Sport-Leavine Family 95 0 111 -220 9
35 Front Row Motorsports 34 0 97 -234 9
36 Hscott Motorsports 46 0 87 -244 9
37 Premium Motorsports 98 0 62 -269 9
38 GO FAS Racing 32 0 61 -270 9
39 The Motorsports Group 30 0 34 -297 9
40 Circle Sport-Leavine Family 59 0 26 -305 1
41 Premium Motorsports 55 0 11 -320 4
42 BK Racing 93 0 5 -326 2
43 BK Racing 26 0 3 -328 1
44 Front Row Motorsports 35 0 0 -331 1
45 Hillman Racing 40 0 0 -331 1

 

2016 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Manufacturer Standings
After Race 9 at Richmond International Raceway
Pos. Manufacturer Wins Points Behind
1 Toyota 5 380 Leader
2 Chevrolet 3 366 -14
3 Ford 1 323 -57

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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