A set of tires he didn’t like on his final pit stop probably cost Busch the victory, as he led 274 of 500 laps before getting passed late for the victory by Brad Keselowski. Still, Busch bettered his third-place finish at Phoenix two weeks earlier.
Austin Dillon, 5th
In the first five races of the season, Dillon’s best result was 10th in the Daytona 500. At Martinsville, he got his first top five of 2017.