Date: June 25, 2023
Event: Ally 400 (Round 17 of 36)
Series: NASCAR Cup Series
Location: Nashville (Tenn.) Superspeedway (1.333-mile, concrete oval)
Format: 300 laps, broken into three stages (90 laps/95 laps/115 laps)
Race Winner: Ross Chastain of Trackhouse Racing (Chevrolet)
Stage 1 Winner: Tyler Reddick of 23XI Racing (Toyota)
Stage 2 Winner: Denny Hamlin of Joe Gibbs Racing (Toyota)
SHR Race Finish:
● Aric Almirola (Started 21st, Finished 25th / Running, completed 299 of 300 laps)
● Aric Almirola (27th with 272 points, 304 out of first)
● Ross Chastain won the Ally 400 to score his third career NASCAR Cup Series victory, his first of the season and his first at Nashville. His margin over second-place Martin Truex Jr., was .789 of a second.
● Chastain was the 11th different winner in the 17 NASCAR Cup Series races run this season.
● There were four caution periods for a total of 24 laps.
● Twenty-one of the 36 drivers in the race finished on the lead lap.
● Truex remains the championship leader after Nashville with an 18-point advantage over second-place William Byron.
The next event on the NASCAR Cup Series schedule is the inaugural Grant Park 220 on Sunday, July 2 on the streets of downtown Chicago. The race begins at 5:30 p.m. EDT with live coverage provided by NBC and SiriusXM NASCAR Radio.