Who won the NASCAR race yesterday? Complete results from Sunday’s Atlanta race


The winner of Sunday’s NASCAR Cup Sequence race at Atlanta Motor Speedway dueled with a driver he is aware of extraordinarily effectively.

Kurt Busch held off youthful brother Kyle Busch to the checkered flag on the Quaker State 400 introduced by Walmart. The win locked Kurt Busch into NASCAR’s playoffs. His brother certified in Might when he received the Buschy McBusch Race 400 at Kansas.

The driving force of the Chip Ganassi Racing No. 1 automobile was ecstatic after outrunning his sibling rival.

Under is extra about Kurt Busch’s win Sunday, plus the entire outcomes of the race.

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Who received the NASCAR race yesterday?

Kurt Busch received the higher of brother Kyle Busch in a duel to the end. The showdown left him feeling . . . sentimental? 

“The adrenaline will get going, the childhood recollections come again, one of the best of one of the best on this enterprise is in my mirror, and but I can giggle to myself typically and go, ‘Yeah, I taught him all the pieces he is aware of,'” he stated in his postrace press convention. “It is an superior, real battle between the 2 of us.

“We have had some friction through the years, however as we become old (Kurt is 42, Kyle is 36), we have gotten barely a bit wiser and we have raced one another with a ton of respect on observe, to virtually be teammates though we race for various organizations.”

Kurt Busch additionally stated that he and his brother have turn into very shut over the previous yr due to having to spend extra time collectively throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Kyle Busch wasn’t glad about ending second, however he nonetheless congratulated the winner.

He actually was sad with Ross Chastain, Kurt Busch’s teammate at Chip Ganassi Racing. Chastain was simply forward because the Busch brothers as they raced for the lead within the closing laps, and Kyle Busch thought Chastain held him up. Kurt Busch handed his brother, who was compelled to make use of up his tires with Chastain in entrance of him.

“Exhibits you what sort of driver he’s,” Kyle Busch instructed NBCSN.

“Chastain helped right this moment from the teammate facet,” Kurt Busch stated. “It is my brother. He can take one. Sit on the facet. It is all proper, buddy, you possibly can end second.”

“Racing to remain on the lead lap, I am very conscious of what is going on on on the observe round me. Kurt requested for the underside and I gave it to him,” Chastain instructed NBCSN.

NASCAR outcomes from Atlanta

The Busch brothers have completed 1-2 4 instances within the Cup Sequence. Every has received twice. Additionally they cut up the primary two phases of Sunday’s race; Kyle received Stage 1 and Kurt received Stage 2.

The remainder of the highest 5 at Atlanta: Martin Truex Jr., Alex Bowman and Ryan Blaney.

Denny Hamlin stored his lead within the level standings with a Thirteenth-place end. He nonetheless is with no win, nevertheless. Kurt Busch is the twelfth completely different driver to win within the first 21 races this season. 

NASCAR goes north for subsequent weekend’s race, the Foxwoods Resort On line casino 301 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway (3 p.m. ET Sunday; NBCSN, TSN, PRN, SiriusXM NASCAR Radio). The sequence will then take the following two weeks off because the Summer season Olympics proceed.

End Driver Automobile No. Group
1 Kurt Busch 1 Chip Ganassi Racing
2 Kyle Busch 18 Joe Gibbs Racing
3 Martin Truex Jr. 19 Joe Gibbs Racing
4 Alex Bowman 48 Hendrick Motorsports
5 Ryan Blaney 12 Group Penske
6 Tyler Reddick 8 Richard Childress Racing
7 Chase Elliott 9 Hendrick Motorsports
8 Christopher Bell 20 Joe Gibbs Racing
9 Matt DiBenedetto 21 Wooden Brothers Racing
10 Brad Keselowski 2 Group Penske
11 Kevin Harvick 4 Stewart-Haas Racing
12 Austin Dillon 3 Richard Childress Racing
13 Denny Hamlin 11 Joe Gibbs Racing
14 Bubba Wallace 23 23XI Racing
15 Chase Briscoe 14 Stewart-Haas Racing
16 Chris Buescher 17 Roush Fenway Racing
17 Cole Custer 41 Stewart-Haas Racing
18 Kyle Larson 5 Hendrick Motorsports
19 Joey Logano 22 Group Penske
20 William Byron 24 Hendrick Motorsports
21 Ross Chastain 42 Chip Ganassi Racing
22 Corey LaJoie 7 Spire Motorsports
23 Aric Almirola 10 Stewart-Haas Racing
24 Erik Jones 43 Richard Petty Motorsports
25 Ryan Preece 37 JTG Daugherty Racing
26 Anthony Alfredo 38 Entrance Row Motorsports
27 Michael McDowell 34 Entrance Row Motorsports
28 Ryan Newman 6 Roush Fenway Racing
29 Justin Haley 77 Spire Motorsports
30 BJ McLeod 78 Reside Quick Motorsports
31 Garrett Smithley 53 Rick Ware Racing
32 Bayley Currey 15 Rick Ware Racing
33 Cody Ware 51 Petty Ware Racing
34 Josh Bilicki 52 Rick Ware Racing
35 Quin Houff 00 Starcom Racing
36 Daniel Suarez 99 Trackhouse Racing
37 Ricky Stenhouse Jr. 47 JTG Daugherty Racing


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