Skip to content

Inspection Complete: Kyle Larson Officially Wins 2021 Coca-Cola 600

Pole sitter Kyle Larson, driver of the #5 MetroTech Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 1LE celebrates his victory Sunday, May 30, 2021, after winning the NASCAR Cup Series Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway in Charlotte, North Carolina. Larson also won the first three stages of the race. (Photo by Chris Owens/HHP for Chevy Racing)

Post-race technical inspection following Sunday’s NASCAR Cup Series Coca-Cola 600 has been completed.

Kyle Larson’s race-winning No. 5 Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet Camaro has passed. As a result, NASCAR has declared Larson the official winner of the race. This is Larson’s second win of the 2021 season, and his eighth win in NASCAR Cup Series competition throughout his career.

Hendrick Motorsports is officially the winningest organization in NASCAR Cup Series history with 269 wins, they have surpassed Petty Enterprises with the victory.

William Byron’s No. 24 car and Alex Bowman’s No. 48 car each had one unsecured lug nut, which will result in a monetary fine for their crew chiefs.

Justin Haley’s No. 77 car had two unsecured lug nuts, which will result in a fine and a suspension for his crew chief.

No other issues were discovered in post-race inspection, which means all results and standings following the race are now considered official.

Toby Christie View All

Toby is the Founder, Editor and go-to man for He is also the co-host of The Final Lap Weekly Podcast. Additionally, Toby is a NMPA (National Motorsports Press Association) award winning writer, and has followed NASCAR as a fan since 1993.

Leave a Reply

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

%d bloggers like this: