NASCAR’s longest race is in the books for 2017. Austin Dillon captured the Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway, capping off the greatest day of racing by winning his first Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Race. It was the first victory for the No. 3 since the 2000 season when Dale Earnhardt drove for Richard Childress Racing.
Here is where all 40 drivers finished in the only 600-mile race of the season.
What an emotional victory for Dillon who won for the first time in his 133rd career start. Congrats to Dillon and Richard Childress Racing.
The Monster Energy All-Star Race winner started from the outside of Row 1 and he came up just short of victory.
Martin Truex Jr.
Last year, Truex let a record 392 laps and 588 miles. It’s the most miles any driver has ever led any NASCAR race. This time, he led 233 laps.
In 2000, Kenseth won this race as a rookie. And tonight all the Toyotas were fast.
Hamlin was fast in practice and qualified sixth. In the race, he led for a time.
The elder Busch has won this race before, and he was one of the few non-Toyota drivers up front.
It’s been a up-and-down rookie season for Jones, but he had his best career start and like all the Toyota drivers was fast.
Harvick, a two-time Coke 600 winner, and his Stewart-Haas Racing Ford qualified on the pole but had a loose wheel early.
Since winning at Phoenix early this season, Newman has not finished in the top five again. But he had a solid top 10 tonight.
Dale Earnhardt Jr.
Earnhardt liked his Coke 600 car better than the one he had in the Monster Energy All-Star race. And it showed with a stout performance.
The rookie driver was extremely impressive last weekend at Charlotte, where he won the Monster Energy Open in his first attempt. And he was good again tonight.
A past Charlotte winner, McMurray got an early pit-road speeding penalty but managed a top 15.
Menard still has never finished better than eighth in this race, though he did crack the top 15.
Bowyer qualified in the top 10 as he continues to run well.
Ricky Stenhouse Jr.
One of the hottest drivers in NASCAR in recent weeks, Stenhouse had a car that was OK but not great.
On track to have the best finish of his still-young Cup career, Bayne comes into Charlotte ranked 14th in points. He had a decent night tonight.
Uncharacteristically, Johnson qualified way back in 14th, though he quickly moved up. But he ran out of gas at the end.
Allmendinger has a career-best finish of fifth at Charlotte, but his car was not that good in this race.
In 15 starts at Charlotte, McDowell’s best finish is 14th. But this wasn’t bad.
Buescher’s car barely made it out of tech in time to qualify, but he responded with a top-20 finish.
Logano started in the middle of the pack, battled his way toward the front and tried a fuel mileage move that didn't work at the end.
Smith posted a solid performance filling in for the injured-Aric Almirola.
All things considered, it was a decent night for Cassill.
Blaney had a top-10 ride before an axle issue cost him several laps.
Patrick struggled, making contact with the wall several times.
In a one-off race for Tommy Baldwin Racing, Yeley brought home a commendable result in the No. 7.
Gaulding's continued to gain experience and keep his car out of too much trouble.
The Front Row Motorsports group hasn't posted the results they've wanted so far this season.
Hill kept his car on the lap and finished ahead of a handful of cars who had issues.
Cope's back behind the wheel for Premium Motorsports again.
Sorenson keeps riding around for Premium Motorsports.
LaJoie's season has slowly improved after being involved in accidents through the first several races.
Larson made hard contact with the wall twice and exited the race early.
Whitt's had some bright moments in 2017, the Coca-Cola 600 wasn't exactly one of them.
Kahne seemed to get into some of Ty Dillon's oil and spun into the wall.
Dillon's engine let go in Stage 3 and sprayed oil on the track.
DiBenedetto made heavy contact with the wall right before lightning and rain came.
When Jeffrey Earnhardt blew an engine, a piece hit Elliott's car and led to him crashing with Brad Keselowski.
There was nowhere to go for Keselowski after Chase Elliott's car had issues.
Earnhardt's engine gave up on him early in the race.