Duck Commander 500
Texas Motor Speedway - Fort Worth, TX
Sunday, April 6, 3:16 pm ET
Kyle Busch wins at Texas!
Lap 333: Kyle Busch holds the lead. Can he win?
Lap 332: Kyle Busch is in command, looking to sweep Texas.
Lap 331: Kyle Busch is leading by more than a second.
Lap 330: No one is gaining ground on Kyle Busch so far.
Lap 327: Joey Logano has recovered from starting at the rear and is riding fifth.
Lap 324: Jeff Gordon is officially out of the race, front suspension.
Lap 324: Martin Truex Jr. just ran the fastest lap on the track, but he's 1.2 second behind leader Kyle Busch.
Lap 322: There are now two Roush Fenway Racing cars in the top five: Carl Edwards is third and Greg Biffle is fourth.
Lap 319: Kyle Busch, Martin Truex Jr. and Carl Edwards are the top three now.
RESTART: Lap 318: Kyle Busch and Martin Truex Jr. lead the field. Busch pulls away quickly, but Truex isn't backing down.
Lap 318: Game time. This is where Kyle Busch excels - a late-race restart and back in the lead.
Lap 315: Kyle Busch wins the race off pit road! Suddenly Martin Truex Jr., who had a multi-second lead, has competition for the win.
Lap 315: Leaders pit.
CAUTION 6: Lap 314 - Debris.
Radio chatter on Lap 310: Kyle Busch is "losing side bite."
Radio chatter on Lap 309: Crew chief Alan Gustafson: "The hub is burnt up, the hub is burnt up guys." Jeff Gordon: "Great job today guys, it's unfortunate."
Lap 308: Dale Earnhardt Jr. pits; Jeff Gordon to the garage.
Lap 307: Jeff Gordon pits.
Radio chatter on Lap 307: Jeff Gordon: "Left front, my brake pedal is spongy." He was third.
Lap 306: Jeff Gordon is off the pace.
Lap 306: Martin Truex Jr. continues to set the fast pace - now leading Kyle Busch by more than a second.
Lap 303: Martin Truex Jr. is now the fastest car on the track.
Lap 299: Kyle Busch continues to post the fastest laps often, but he's not gaining on Martin Truex Jr.
Lap 298: Matt Kenseth moves into eighth.
Lap 297: Greg Biffle moves into seventh.
Lap 295: Kyle Busch is staying close - he's just three-tenths of a second behind leader Martin Truex Jr.
Lap 294: Kyle Busch is the fastest on the track, running second.
Lap 293: Martin Truex Jr. holds the lead on the restart.
RESTART: Lap 291: Martin Truex Jr. and Kyle Busch lead the field to the green.
Lap 290: NASCAR is trying to set the field correctly.
Radio chatter on Lap 290: Matt Kenseth: "Where’s the 2 going, you can’t pass people? I don't know why they're letting him get away with it."
Radio chatter on Lap 289: Crew chief Steve Letarte: "Tell them we're on the lead lap, TJ. Tell 'em they got us scored wrong."
Lap 286: Martin Truex Jr. and Kyle Busch will lead the field back to the green flag. Matt Kenseth is the free pass. Jeff Gordon is third and Joey Logano is suddenly in fourth.
Radio chatter on Lap 285: Dale Earnhardt Jr. says his battery reads 12 volts and is in the red. The backup is 13. The team has gone for another back-up battery.
Lap 284: Jeff Burton's car undergoing repairs.
Lap 282: Jeff Gordon pits. Brian Vickers, Joey Logano also among those pitting.
CAUTION 6: Lap 281: Marcos Ambrose spins. Then Jeff Burton, who was in the top 10, spins.
Lap 281: Martin Truex Jr. pitting. Kyle Busch also pitting. Busch and Dave Blaney appeared to make contact while pitting.
Lap 280: Matt Kenseth, Jimmie Johnson, Casey Mears, Paul Menard among those pitting.
Lap 279: Trevor Bayne, Clint Bowyer, Kurt Busch among those pitting.
Lap 276: Kevin Harvick, Marcos Ambrose among those pitting.
Lap 276: Dale Earnhardt Jr., fresh off pit stop, passes leader Martin Truex Jr. to get back a lap. "That's one (lap) back the hard way," crew chief Steve Letarte said. "Way to do it."
Radio chatter on Lap 275: Kyle Busch says his engine is really bad now, it's stuck. It's horrible. He's dropped four seconds behind of leader Martin Truex Jr.
Lap 274: Martin Truex Jr. has extended his lead to four seconds.
Lap 272: Not even threading his way through lapped traffic is slowing Martin Truex Jr. He's gaining ground on those chasing him.
Lap 270: Martin Truex Jr. has led 101 laps so far.
Radio chatter on Lap 268: Matt Kenseth has a bad vibration in his car. Kenseth is running fourth.
Lap 267: Austin Dillon pits.
Lap 266: Ricky Stenhouse Jr. pits.
Lap 264: How fast is leader Martin Truex Jr.? Kyle Busch is now more than three seconds back.
Lap 260: There are now 19 cars on the lead lap.
Lap 259: Martin Truex Jr. continues to have a healthy lead. Remember, it's been 209 races since his last win. Can he go to Victory Lane in the 210th?
Lap 255: Martin Truex Jr. is really setting a hot pace now. Only three drivers are within five seconds of him - Kyle Busch, Jeff Gordon and Matt Kenseth.
Lap 254: Kasey Kahne moves up a spot to sixth.
Lap 252: Martin Truex Jr. leads Kyle Busch by more than two seconds now.
Lap 250: Dale Earnhardt Jr. pits. Changing four tires.
Radio chatter on Lap 249: Spotter Tony Hirshmann tells Kyle Busch that Jeff Gordon found a 10th moving a lane up.
Lap 248: Mike Bliss is officially out of the race, brakes.
Lap 247: Jimmie Johnson is the fastest car on the track.
Lap 246: Jimmie Johnson passes Aric Almirola to move back into fifth.
Radio chatter on Lap 243: Kyle Busch: "It's moving it around but not hitting what I need to hit. It started out amazing. Now it's loose in, loose center, tight off."
Radio chatter on Lap 242: Kyle Busch: "Everything we're doing is not helping it." Busch is running second, but losing significant ground to Martin Truex Jr.
Lap 239: Martin Truex Jr., in the lead, is the fastest car on the track.
Radio chatter on Lap 235: Carl Edwards says he's hitting his splitter through Turns 3 and 4.
Lap 235: Mike Bliss just went to the garage, good thing the 47 didn't wait on him.
Lap 234: Kyle Busch is half a second behind Martin Truex Jr. now.
Lap 233: Kyle Busch has moved up to second; Jeff Gordon has been better on longer runs all night.
Radio chatter on Lap 232: Matt Kenseth says "I'm too loose around the 24."
RESTART: Lap 230: Martin Truex Jr. and Jeff Gordon lead the field back to green.
Lap 227: Greg Biffle will drop to the rear for a speeding violation.
Lap 226: Martin Truex Jr., Jeff Gordon, Kyle Busch and Matt Kenseth will lead the field.
Lap 225: Leaders pit. Martin Truex Jr. narrowly wins off pit road.
Lap 225: Ryan Newman will get the free pass. Jeff Gordon, who was all over Martin Truex Jr. and probably would have overtaken him if not for the lapped car, still sits second.
CAUTION 5: Lap 224: Debris on the track.
Lap 223: Jeff Gordon is trying to battle for the lead, first must clear lapped car of Mike Bliss.
Lap 222: Martin Truex Jr. faces a challenge from Jeff Gordon, who has closed the gap.
Lap 219: Jeff Gordon is sixth-tenths of a second behind Martin Truex Jr.
Lap 217: Jeff Gordon is second and the fastest on the track; Martin Truex Jr. continues to hold the lead.
Radio chatter on Lap 213: Spotter Tony Hirschmann: "Tire is fine, just knicked the right rear corner."
Lap 212: Jeff Gordon is second on the track.
Lap 211: Kyle Busch scrapes the wall.
Lap 208: Jimmie Johnson is back in the mix. The winner last weekend at Martinsville Speedway, he's now fourth at Texas.
Radio chatter: The problem on Kurt Busch's car was a pump regulator.
Lap 206: Jeff Gordon is more than half a second behind Kyle Busch, whom he led as the headed into the pits.
Lap 205: In third, Jeff Gordon is the fastest car on the track.
Lap 203: Kyle Busch is ahead of Jeff Gordon on the track, running second and third behind Martin Truex Jr., who has yet to pit.
Lap 202: Kurt Busch is back on the track, 17 laps off the pace.
Lap 201: Martin Truex Jr. leads as he has not yet pitted.
Lap 200: Leader Jeff Gordon pits. Ricky Stenhouse Jr., Landon Cassill also pitting.
Lap 199: Leader Jeff Gordon remains on the track.
Lap 198: Kasey Kahne, Jimmie Johnson, Kyle Busch, Trevor Bayne, Matt Kenseth among those pitting.
Lap 197: Carl Edwards, Joey Logano, Tony Stewart, Kevin Harvick, Clint Bowyer, Brian Vickers among those pitting.
Lap 196: Brad Keselowski, Greg Biffle, Marcos Ambrose, Paul Menard and Jeff Burton pit.
Radio chatter on Lap 194: Dale Earnhardt Jr.: “I didn’t even think about it, all the gauges were going hay wire. It was hard to tell what was going on."
Lap 193: The top three have led almost all of the laps tonight: Jeff Gordon, Kyle Busch and Martin Truex Jr.
Lap 192: Dale Earnhard Jr. back on pit road: penalty, too fast entering. He's now 30th.
Radio chatter on Lap 190: Dale Earnhardt Jr.: "The battery went dead." Danica Patrick also pitted.
Lap 189: Jeff Gordon dives low and takes the lead from Kyle Busch. Busch has led 149 laps in this race.
Lap 187: Dale Earnhardt Jr. pits. "I think the battery is dead or something," he says. He was running in the top five.
Lap 186: Jeff Gordon is closing in. He's just a car length behind Kyle Busch.
Lap 185: Kurt Busch's team believes they can get Kurt back on pit road.
Lap 185: Michael McDowell, in relief of Bobby Labonte, is slow on backstretch.
Lap 185: Joe Nemechek pits.
Lap 184: J.J. Yeley pits.
Lap 183: He's coming: Jeff Gordon is now just three-tenths of a second behind Kyle Busch.
Radio chatter on Lap 181: There is possibly oil from the No. 78 of Kurt Busch on the track.
Lap 180: Kyle Busch has just a half-second lead over Jeff Gordon now.
Lap 178: Kurt Busch goes to the garage. He was running in the top 10.
Lap 178: Austin Dillon on pit road.
Radio chatter on Lap 177: NASCAR is talking about oil on the track in Turn 2.
Radio chatter on Lap 173: Kevin Harvick wants more rear grip.
Lap 169: By Lap 168, there isn't a Stewart-Haas Racing car on the lead lap.
Lap 168: Jeff Gordon, in second, is fastest this lap. He's still almost 1.2 seconds behind Kyle Busch.
Lap 167: Dale Earnhardt Jr., in fifth, is the fastest car on the track.
Radio chatter on Lap 162: "Damn, that was stupid," Carl Edwards said.
Radio chatter on Lap 161: Carl Edwards says that his belts were loose.
Lap 160: Jeff Gordon, in second, is the fastest on the track this lap.
Lap 159: Carl Edwards continues to fall back and remains off the pace. He is currently 22nd.
Lap 158: Dale Earnhardt Jr. up to third.
Lap 157: Kurt Busch, Martin Truex Jr. and Matt Kenseth in a fight for third.
RESTART: Lap 156 - Kyle Busch and Jeff Gordon take off as Carl Edwards drops back, clearly off the pace.
Lap 155: Kyle Busch and Jeff Gordon will lead the restart, with 22 cars now on lead lap.
Radio chatter on Lap 154: Crew chief Dave Rogers: "I got other ways to make the center turn, I got other ways to fix that." Team takes four tires and fuel.
Radio chatter on Lap 154: Tony Stewart: "Everything we're doing takes it one step worse than it was before." Track bar and wedge adjustment for Tony Stewart.
Lap 152: Leaders pit.
Radio chatter on Lap 152: Tony Stewart: "I don't care how many times we have to come down pit road but fix it this time."
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Lap 151: Joey Logano gets the free pass.
CAUTION 4: Lap 150 - Debris on the track in Turn 2.
Radio chatter on Lap 149: NASCAR is checking for debris.
Lap 148: There are now 19 cars on the lead lap.
Lap 145: Jimmie Johnson, in ninth, posts the fastest lap on the track.
Lap 141: Juan Pablo Montoya pits again.
Radio chatter on Lap 140: Kyle Busch says his car is coming to him. Should be bad news for all the drivers who have already been chasing him on the track.
Lap 139: Kyle Busch, Jeff Gordon and Martin Truex Jr. are again the top three.
Lap 137: Brad Keselowski pits with the issue. He was running 22nd.
Lap 136: Kyle Busch has cycled back into the lead after the stops.
Lap 134: Ryan Newman pits.
Radio chatter on Lap 133: Brad Keselowski says his vibration is four or five on a 10 scale. Doesn't know if he can make it five more laps. He thinks he has a left rear tire going down.
Lap 132: Leader Kyle Busch pits. Juan Pablo Montoya, Ricky Stenhouse Jr., Jimmie Johnson among those pitting.
Lap 130: Brad Keselowski, Kevin Harvick, Jeff Gordon, Brian Vickers, Danica Patrick among those pitting.
Lap 129: Marcos Ambrose, Tony Stewart, Kurt Busch, Dale Earnhardt Jr., Jeff Burton among those pitting.
Radio chatter on Lap 129: Carl Edwards says to look at the back end to make sure that nothing is bent.
Lap 128: Casey Mears, Matt Kenseth, Greg Biffle, Mark Martin are among those pitting.
Lap 127: Jeff Gordon moves up to second.
Radio chatter on Lap 121: Matt Kenseth's spotter Chris "Crazy" Osborne tells him that the wind has picked up in (Turns) 3 and 4.
Radio chatter on Lap 119: Matt Kenseth reports his car is loose.
Radio chatter on Lap 117: Jeff Gordon feels like he's losing a little bit.
Lap 116: Tony Stewart, who was complaining earlier about drivers who were passing him is running 27th.
Lap 115: Martin Truex Jr. is second by more than two seconds, but he just turned the fastest lap on the track.
Lap 111: Kyle Busch leads Martin Truex Jr. and Jeff Gordon. The top three have not changed in several laps.
Lap 105: While Jimmie Johnson fights his car, Jeff Gordon has passed Matt Kenseth for third.
Radio chatter on Lap 98: Jimmie Johnson: "It's definitely looser right now." Chad Knaus: "It's just track position. I know you don't want to hear that but that's all it is. Try to get where they're not running."
Lap 92: Joe Gibbs Racing is looking good: Kyle Busch has the lead, with Matt Kenseth in third.
Lap 90: Kyle Busch, winner of the Nationwide Series race Friday night, is in charge here.
Lap 88: Kyle Busch, in the lead, is the fastest on the track.
Lap 86: Kyle Busch has the lead through the restart; Jeff Gordon is facing a multitude of challenges.
RESTART: Lap 85: Kyle Busch and Jeff Gordon lead the field to the green.
Lap 85: Kyle Busch and Jeff Gordon will lead the field to the restart.
Lap 84: Michael McDowell has replaced Bobby Labonte in the JTG Daugherty Racing entry. Labonte has been sick all weekend and was unable to continue in the race.
Lap 83: Matt Kenseth's pit is on fire after he pulls out. It is quickly extinguished.
Lap 83: Leaders pit.
Radio chatter on Lap 82: Tony Stewart: “I don’t know if you guys noticed this but we just got passed by Blaney, Reutimann and Stremme.”
CAUTION 3: Lap 81 - Ricky Stenhouse Jr. has a left-rear tire rub.
Lap 79: Ricky Stenhouse Jr. is back on the track.
Lap 77: Martin Truex Jr., Kyle Busch, Jimmie Johnson and Jeff Gordon are setting the pace.
Lap 74: Jeff Gordon, in fourth, is the fastest car on the track now.
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Radio chatter on Lap 67: Brad Keselowski says he's not able to run the highline;
that's where Harvick is making his time.
Lap 64: Matt Kenseth, in sixth, is the fastest car on the track.
Radio chatter on Lap 62: Spotter Joey Meier tells Brad Keselowski that Kevin Harvick is the only driver that's 100 percent at both ends of the track.
Lap 61: Matt Kenseth, in sixth, is the fastest car on the track.
Lap 58: Martin Truex Jr. is pulling away from the field now on the fast Texas track. Kyle Busch is just over half a second back.
Lap 54: Martin Truex Jr. continues to keep his Michael Waltrip Racing Toyota up front. Truex last won 209 races prior to this one.
Lap 51: Martin Truex Jr. holds his lead through the restart, pulling ahead of Kyle Busch.
RESTART: Lap 50 - Martin Truex Jr. and Kyle Busch lead the field back to green.
Radio chatter on Lap 46: Bobby Labonte, who is sick, has pulled off to the garage waiting on Mike Bliss. There is no driver on hand to replace him yet.
Lap 46: 51 is being held for not waiting for the paddle on pit road. He will start at the back of the field.
Lap 44: Ricky Stenhouse Jr. is in the garage.
CAUTION 2: Lap 43 - Ricky Stenhouse Jr. crashes. Stenhouse has a left-rear tire flat after the accident. Austin Dillon also involved.
RESTART: Lap 43: Kyle Busch leads the field back to green.
Radio chatter on Lap 42: Crew chief Steve Letarte: The tail wind into (Turn) 3 is worst than it's been all week ... the right rear wear is good on that tire."
Radio chatter on Lap 41: Kyle Busch, "Nice job guys, keep it up."
Radio chatter on Lap 41: Brad Keselowski, oil temperature is 225 degrees.
Radio chatter on Lap 40: Penske Racing 2 crew yelled at Keselowski, "Back it up." This happened last week too ... overshot the pit.
Lap 40: Leaders pit.
CAUTION 1: Lap 38 - Debris on track.
Radio chatter on Lap 35: Dale Earnhardt Jr. tells crew chief Steve Letarte that his car has gone from 10-percent tight at the start of the race to 50.
Radio chatter on Lap 30: Spotter Joey Meier tells Brad Keselowski that Kevin Harvick is one of the fastest cars on the track. Must be, just passed him for 16th.
Radio chatter on Lap 25: Spotter Billy O'Dea tells Kevin Harvick he's the second fastest car on the racetrack ... In 25 laps he's moved from 43rd to 18th.
Lap 23: Jeff Gordon, in sixth, is the fastest on the track.
Lap 20: Kyle Busch is setting a fast pace - he now has a lead of more than a second on the track.
Lap 15: Kyle Busch is continuing to lead, with Michael Waltrip Racing's Martin Truex Jr. following. Truex is hungry for a win - can it come at Texas?
Radio chatter on Lap 11: Jimmie Johnson says the car feels a little lazy ... the corner exit feels it's a little hard on the rears.
Lap 9: Joey Logano has gained 13 positions in the first eight laps.
Lap 8: Kyle Busch continues to set the hot pace. Can he sweep the track this weekend?
Radio chatter on Lap 5: Kurt Busch says he's tight with the front end now.
Lap 2: Kurt Busch is facing a challenge from Aric Almirola, who had a fast car in qualifying, too.
Lap 1: Kyle Busch pulls away, but Kurt Busch faces a quick challenge.
Radio chatter on Lap 1: Spotter TJ Majors tells Dale Earnhardt Jr. to be careful at the start because he was spinning his tires in the Nationwide race.
7:49 p.m. ET: GREEN FLAG!
Prerace radio chatter: No response on the 22 after the team asks Joey Logano "how are your temps?"
Joey Logano will start from the rear. NASCAR's David Hoots just told NASCAR he moves to the rear for being late to the grid.
Radio chatter: Team owner Roger Penske, "Let's roll and see what we get." Brad Keselowski replies, "Let's define the moment."
Cars are rolling off the grid, Logano still getting into his car.
Joey Logano's car is being pushed through the Sprint Cup garage. Cars still sitting on pit road.
Prerace radio chatter: Crew chief Steve Letarte just told Dale Earnhardt Jr. he thinks the delay is "waiting on the 22."
Mike Bliss is standing by for Bobby Labonte, who has a stomach bug.
Kevin Harvick is the only driver going to the back with an engine change.
7:39 p.m. ET: Engines fired and Joey Logano's car is not on the grid.
7:34 p.m. ET: Joey Logano's car is still not on the grid
7:30 p.m. ET: National anthem ...
7:28 p.m .ET: The good-luck charm is in place! Keelan Harvick is sitting in the car of his dad, Kevin Harvick, warming up the seat before engines are fired.
7:25 p.m. ET: Joey Logano's car has apparently still not gotten through inspection. This is cutting things close.
7:21 p.m ET: Brad Keselowski's crew is pushing his car out onto the grid after changing the rear-end housing. Lot of last-minute work on that team.
Brad Keselowski and Joey Logano's teams are working hard in the heat, trying to get changes made in time for race.
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The cars of Penske Racing's Joey Logano and Brad Keselowski undergoing changes after failing inspection. Rear-end housing being changed. Watch.
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