Kevin Harvick won Stages 1 & 2 and survived an overtime restart to win his second consecutive fall Texas race and take the points lead.
Joey Logano raced among the top five most of the day and settled into third at the checkers.
Kyle Busch was caught speeding on pit road and had a vibration at the end of Stage 2 that put him off sequence and left him a lap off the pace. He got the free pass late, but couldn’t make up much ground and finished 17th. He sits second in the points, 28 points above the cutline.
Martin Truex Jr. pitted early with a loose wheel on Lap 248. During his stop, he incurred a penalty for driving through too many pit stalls. He was awarded a free pass late and finished ninth.
Kurt Busch had another consistent day and finished seventh.
Chase Elliott hovered around the top 10 most of the afternoon and slowly improved in the final stage to finish sixth.
Aric Almirola got loose on a late-race restart while racing with Logano. He fell back to eighth.