Cup Series Recap: 2024 USA TODAY 301 (New Hampshire Motor Speedway)

Christopher Bell wins with a strong lead and impressive stats. Despite a late caution shaking up positions, Bell maintained control, securing first place while showing strong race pace and minimal losses.

Cup Series Recap: 2024 USA TODAY 301 (New Hampshire Motor Speedway)

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Christopher Bell showcased a strong performance in the race, leading for a significant portion and finishing first with an average running position (ARP) of 2.27. Bell's net gain rating (GR-LR) of 2.86 indicates solid passes and minimal losses throughout the laps. Bell's ability to maintain race pace and avoid incidents proved key, especially amidst the late-race caution bonanza.

Chase Elliott initially took control, leading laps 1-41, but dropped to eighteenth by race end due to a late caution on lap 195. His average running position of 7.31 showcases his initial pace but mitigated gains due to the incident. Conversely, Chase Briscoe worked his way from the 23rd starting spot to finish second, driven by a notable GR-LR of 1.53 and an ARP of 20.45. His climb exemplified how navigating through the field can yield wild results.

Tyler Reddick led consecutive laps from 188 to 241 but finished sixth, likely affected by cautions and positional losses late in the race. His ARP was 10.58 with a GR-LR of 1.09. Meanwhile, Josh Berry and Kyle Larson, both with robust GR-LR ratings of 3.22 and 3.62, respectively, secured third and fourth positions, emphasizing strong performing green flag runs and tactical positivity in retaining and gaining track positions.

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