Cup Series Recap: 2023 Crayon 301 (New Hampshire Motor Speedway)

Martin Truex Jr. won, leading 288 of 301 laps. Joey Logano secured second place, and Kyle Larson finished third. A late caution dropped Christopher Bell to 29th after leading, impacting final race outcomes.

Cup Series Recap: 2023 Crayon 301 (New Hampshire Motor Speedway)

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What follows is an AI-generated commentary based on the race results and statistics. I find it useful to glance at. You can view more statistics at the Lap Raptor race page for this race. For more data, head over there.

Martin Truex Jr. dominated the field, leading 288 of the 301 laps and claiming the win. His average running position was 1.28, highlighting efficient performance all race. Joey Logano started fourth but secured a second-place finish, with a notable performance indicated by a GR-LR of 2.98. Kyle Larson made substantial gains, advancing from 15th to finish third, with an average running position of 7.72.

A late caution on lap 289 saw Christopher Bell fall from first to a 29th-place finish. Bell's significant drop underscores the impact of the incident which spoiled his race. Kevin Harvick displayed strong improvement, climbing from 13th to finish fourth, showing steady movement through the field with a green flag-induced net rating of 3.33.

The race saw a bonanza of incidents, including the wild multi-car crash on lap 281 involving Alex Bowman, Erik Jones, and Ty Gibbs, affecting their final standings. Despite the damaged vehicle policy (DVP) incidents, Bowman and Gibbs managed to finish the race. Ross Chastain and Ryan Blaney experienced notable losses in the final laps, indicating disrupted strategies towards the race end.

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