Pole-sitter Kyle Busch won the first stage of Sunday’s Pocono 400 after leading 33 of that race’s first 50 laps.
It’s Busch’s fourth stage win of the year.
The top 10 after 50 laps: Busch, Kevin Harvick, Brad Keselowski, Kyle Larson, Jimmie Johnson, Chase Elliott, Kurt Busch, Matt Kenseth, Jamie McMurray and Austin Dillon.
There were no cautions during the stage.
Rookie Erik Jones led 17 laps. He was the last driver to make a green flag pit stop.
Martin Truex Jr. is 14th and Dale Earnhardt Jr. 17th after both started from the rear for engine changes.
Joey Logano finished the stage in 28th, one lap down after he pit on Lap 6 for a flat left-rear tire. Ryan Blaney is 19th after pitting on Lap 13 for a loose right-front tire.
Darrell Wallace Jr., making his NASCAR Cup debut in the No. 43 Ford, finished the first stage in 31st, a lap down after being caught speeding on pit road twice.