The Monster Energy Cup Series travels west to Kansas and Kansas Speedway for the Digital Ally 400 and some Saturday night racing.

Like Easter Sunday, the Monster Energy Cup drivers take off Mother’s Day so that the teams and drivers can spend time with family.

Reed Sorenson did not make a qualifying run.

After single car qualifying Stewart-Haas Racing will start the race 1-2-3-4 with Kevin Harvick leading the way with a qualifying time of 30.13 seconds around the mile and a half track. This is Harvick’s 28th career pole as a Monster Energy Cup Series driver. Team mate Aric Almirola will start alongside on the front row.

The starting lineup for the Digital Ally 400:
Kevin Harvick
Aric Almirola
Clint Bowyer
Daniel Suarez
Chase Elliott
Martin Truex Jr
William Byron
Kyle Larson
Brad Keselowski
Alex Bowman
Erik Jones
Bubba Wallace
Kyle Busch
Kurt Busch
Ty Dillon
Paul Menard
Denny Hamlin
Jimmie Johnson
Ryan Blaney
Joey Logano
Ricky Stenhouse Jr
Austin Dillon
Michael McDowell
Corey LaJoie
Landon Cassill
Daniel Hemrick
Chris Buescher
Ryan Newman
Matt DiBenedetto
Tyler Reddick
Ryan Preece
BayleyCurrey
David Ragan
Quin Houff
Matt Tifft
Ross Chastain
Cody Ware
Joey Gase
Timmy Hill
Reed Sorenson

Nearly one third of the field will have to start the race from the back of the field after having inspection process issues. Landon Cassill, Chase Elliott, Aric Almirola, Ty Dillon, Martin Truex Jr, Joey Logano, Michael McDowell, Daniel Suarez, Kyle Larson, Joey Gase, and Timmy Hill all had their qualifying times disallowed and were set via owner points after the teams who qualified on time.

Stages one and two of the race are 80 laps each with stage three lasting 107 laps for a total of 267 laps around the mile and a half track.

NASCAR has called for a competition caution on lap 30.

Pole sitter Kevin Harvick brings the field down for the green flag start of the race and jumps out in front for the lead as drivers get three wide across the track.

Drivers who started from the back of the field are making some bold moves to move up in the field.

Lap nine, Kevin Harvick holds on to a narrow lead over Clint Bowyer as the drivers continue to run three wide across the track.

Lap 17, Kevin Harvick has let every lap so far and hass pulled out to a lead of over two seconds.

Lap 24, Kevin Harvick has increased his lead to over three seconds on Clint Bowyer.

Lap 28, leader Kevin Harvick is over four seconds out in front of the field with William Byron in second.

Lap 30, NASCAR displays the competition caution after an overnight rain storm.

With several teams taking only two tires, William Byron wins the race off of pit road.

William Byron brings the field down for the green flag restart on lap 37 but gets passed by Clint Bowyer for the lead as drivers are getting four wide across the track.

Lap 41, Clint Bowyer has a half second lead on Kurt Busch.

With four fresh tires, Kevin Harvick has worked his way through the field and retakes the lead from Clint Bowyer, and on lap 51 has already pulled out to a lead of over half a second.

With 26 laps remaining in stage one, Kevin Harvick has pulled out to a lead of a second and a half on Clint Bowyer.

Driving the wheels off of the car, Kevin Harvick has a two and a half second lead with 23 laps remaining in stage one.

The caution flag comes out with 20 laps remaining in stage one when Denny Hamlin cuts a tire and hits the wall.

Kevin Harvick is the first car off of pit road, but several drivers did not make a pit stop.

Chase Elliott brings the field down for the green flag restart with 15 laps remaining in stage one. Kyle Busch challenges Chase Elliott for the lead and with 14 laps to go in stage one, takes the lead but on the next lap, Chase Elliott retakes the lead.

With eight laps to go in stage one, Kevin Harvick passes Chase Elliott to take the lead and immediately pulls out to a half second lead.

With seven laps to go in stage one, Kevin Harvick has a lead of over a second on Chase Elliott.

Lap 76 and Kevin Harvick’s lead is two seconds over Chase Elliott.

Kevin Harvick wins stage one by over three seconds.

The top 10 at the end of stage one:
Kevin Harvick
Chase Elliott
Ricky Stenhouse Jr
Kyle Larson
Kurt Busch
Chris Buescher
Brad Keselowski
Clint Bowyer
Erik Jones
Joey Logano

Taking only two tires, Kurt Busch wins the race off of pit road with Kevin Harvick coming out second with four fresh tires.

Kurt Busch brings the field down for the green flag start of stage two on lap 87 and edges out Kevin Harvick for the lead.

Lap 92, Kevin Harvick gets around Kurt Busch to take the lead.

Lap 95, Kevin Harvick has pulled out to a lead of over half a second on Kurt Busch.

Lap 98, Kevin Harvick’s lead is now over a second on Chase Elliott.

Lap 100, Kevin Harvick has a lead of over a second on Chase Elliott with 33 cars on the lead lap.

Lap 106, Kevin Harvick has pulled out to a lead of over two seconds on Chase Elliott.

Lap 112, Chase Elliott has closed the gap on leader Kevin Harvick to less than two seconds.

Lap 122, Kevin Harvick continues to lead the race with a lead of over a second on Chase Elliott.

Drivers are beginning to make green flag pit stops.

One of the wheels on Joey Logano’s car catches fire on pit road but the incident was not serious and he continues with the race.

With 30 laps remaining in stage two, there are 12 cars who have yet to make a green flag pit stop.

Ricky Stenhouse Jr challenges Chris Buescher for the lead with 27 laps remaining in stage two; so far Buescher holds on to his lead.

Twenty to go in stage two, nine drivers have yet to make their green flag pit stop.

Martin Truex Jr and Daniel Suarez make contact but the drivers do not crash and the track stays green.

Fifteen laps remaining in stage two, Chase Elliott takes the lead with Kevin Harvick in second.

Ten laps to go in stage two, Chase Elliott has a lead of nearly a second on Kevin Harvick.

Kevin Harvick is reporting a plowing condition.

There are 22 cars on the lead lap.

Four laps remain in stage two, leader Chase Elliot has pulled out to a second and a half lead on Kevin Harvick.

Chase Elliott wins stage two for his second stage win of the season.

The top 10 at the end of stage two:
Chase Elliott
Kevin Harvick
Erik Jones
Alex Bowman
Ricky Stenhouse
Chris Buescher
Kurt Busch
Clint Bowyer
Kyle Busch
Kyle Larson

Kevin Harvick wins the race off of pit road. Taking only two tires, Ryan Blaney advanced 20 spots.

Martin Truex Jr was charged with having too many crew members over the wall.

Kevin Harvick brings the field down for the green flag start of stage three on lap 168 and edges out Ryan Blaney for the lead as the drivers get four wide across the track.

Lap 173, Kevin Harvick has a lead of over a second as drivers get three wide battling for position behind him.

With 91 laps remaining in the race, Kevin Harvick has pulled out to a lead of two and a half seconds on Alex Bowman.

With 89 laps remaining in the race, Kevin Harvick’s lead is down to under a second and has a possible tire issue and debris on his grille. Alex Bowman takes over the lead.

Kevin Harvick brings his car down pit road for an unscheduled pit stop.

Alex Bowman has a half second lead on Ricky Stenhouse.

After leading 105 laps, Kevin Harvick finds himself one lap down after his pit stop.

Eighty-two laps to go, Alex Bowman is in the lead with Ricky Stenhouse, Kyle Busch, Erik Jones, and Chase Elliott rounding out the top five.

Seventy nine to go, Alex Bowman has a half second lead on Ricky Stenhouse with 26 cars on the lead lap.

Seventy-four to go, Alex Bowman has a near half second lead on Kyle Busch.

Seventy to go, Alex Bowman holds on to a narrow lead on Kyle Busch who is closing the gap on the leader.

Lap 207, Alex Bowman has pulled out to a lead of nearly two seconds on Kyle Busch with 23 cars on the lead lap.

With 57 laps to go, drivers are beginning to make green flag pit stops. Alex Bowman has pulled out to a lead of nearly four seconds on Kyle Busch.

Fifty to go, Alex Bowman has a lead of four seconds on Kyle Busch as drivers continue to make green flag pit stops.

The caution flag comes out with 50 laps to go for a tire on the infield.

Some of the drivers are having issues with overheating brakes.

With only seven lead lap cars, Kyle Busch wins the race off of pit road.

Kyle Busch was charged with driving through too many pit boxes on the way to his own pit stall.

Twenty-two drivers take the wave around after the caution flag.

With 13 cars on the lead lap, Alex Bowman brings the field down for the green flag restart with 39 laps remaining in the race.

Alex Bowman and team mate Chase Elliott battle for the lead with Elliott taking the top spot.

Ryan Blaney hits the wall but the track stays green.

Thirty to go, Chase Elliott is in the lead but is getting challenged by Alex Bowman.

Ryan Blaney makes his way down pit road with a flat tire.

The caution flag comes out with 28 laps to go for debris from Ryan Blaney’s tire and car damage on the track.

Only a few drivers come down pit road for service.

Chase Elliott brings the field down for the green flag restart with only 23 laps remaining in the race. Alex Bowman and Chase Elliott battle for the lead with the drivers getting three and four wide across the track.

Alex Bowman, Chase Elliott, and Ricky Stenhouse make it a three wide battle for the lead with Ricky Stenhouse getting the lead.

Kyle Busch has a flat tire and has to make an unscheduled trip down pit road after a three wide battle on the track.

Alex Bowman takes the lead with 19 laps remaining in the race.

With 13 laps to go, Alex Bowman holds on to a narrow lead over Brad Keselowski.

Ten to go, Alex Bowman has a lead of two tenths of a second on Brad Keselowski.

With six laps to go, Brad Keselowski gets around Alex Bowman for the lead.

The caution flag comes out with only four laps to go when the number 95 car of Matt DiBenedetto is smoking and has to come down pit road.

Brad Keselowski brings the field down for an overtime green/white/checker. Eight of the drivers in the top 10 have yet to win a race.

Brad Keselowski gets his car out in front for the lead as the drivers get three and four wide across the track.

Brad Keselowski takes the white flag with Alex Bowman in second.

Brad Keselowski wins the race in overtime for his 30th career win and his third win of the season.

Kyle Busch does not extend his record of top 10 finishes and remains tied with Morgan Shepherd with eleven; but Alex Bowman becomes the first non winning driver to finish second three races in a row. Bowman has finished in every position from second on back, but has yet to win a race.

Digital Ally 400 results:
Brad Keselowski
Alex Bowman
Erik Jones
Chase Elliott
Clint Bowyer
Jimmie Johnson
Kurt Busch
Kyle Larson
Tyler Reddick
Chris Buescher
Ricky Stenhouse Jr
Aric Almirola
Kevin Harvick
Daniel Suarez
Joey Logano
Denny Hamlin
Austin Dillon
Daniel Hemnric
Martin Truex Jr
William Byron
Matt Tifft
Corey LaJoie
Ryan Newman
Paul Menard
Ryan Preece
Michael McDowell
David Ragan
Ty Dillon
Bubba Wallace
Kyle Busch
Ross Chastain
Ryan Blaney
Bayley Currey
Quin Houff
Reed Sorenson
Matt DiBenedetto
Landon Cassill
Joey Gase
Timmy Hill
Cody Ware

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