Ty Dillon wanted to win to get the cowboy hat and he would do just that as he would dominate the WinStar World Casino 300 at Texas Motor Speedway.
Lap 1 – three-wide into turn one with Dillon, Lofton and Burton. Dillon grabs the lead ahead of the field
Lap 2 – Dillon leads Gresham
Lap 3 – Dillon leads Gresham Burton Busch Gaughan
Lap 4 – Dillon leads Gresham Burton Busch Gaughan Lofton Peters Buescher Paludo Sauter. The 57 will be posted due to changing lines before the start of the race. Lofton gets by Gaughan for fifth.
Lap 6 – Buescher gets by Peters for seventh; Paludo by Peters also for eighth
Lap 7 – Sauter, Keselowski, Hornaday, Blaney, Crafton and Wallace also slip by Peters for position
Lap 11 – Busch moves past Gresham and Burton to move into second
Lap 12 – Dillon leads Busch, Gresham, Burton, Lofton, Gaughan, Buescher, Keselowski, Paludo, Sauter
Lap 20 – Dillon leads Busch, Burton, Lofton, Keselowski, Gaughan, Gresham, Sauter, Blaney, Buescher
Caution lap 24 Keselowski spins after getting loose while underneath Lofton. Everybody make pit stops – Busch slides through stall and needs to be pushed back. Dillon leads KyBusch, Gaughan, Lofton, Burton off pit road.
Restart lap 29. Busch and Dillon side-by-side for the lead.
Lap 31 Dillon clears Busch off of turn two to take the lead
Lap 32 Dillon leads Busch, Lofton, Blaney, Gaughan, Sauter, Wallace, Buescher, Burton and Paludo
Lap 34 Buescher by Sauter and Wallace
Lap 40 Dillon leads Blaney, Busch, Lofton, Buescher, Gaughan, Sauter, Wallace, Burton and Paludo
Lap 41 Sauter by Gaughan for position
Lap 49 Dillon leads Blaney Lofton Buescher Sauter Gaughan Paludo Wallace Quiroga and Burton. Busch pitted due to overheating problems.
Caution lap 59 Bryan Silas spins on the backstretch as everybody avoids him. Silas spun due to contact from Quiroga as Quiroga was trying to clean his grill. Scott Riggs gets the lucky dog. Everybody heads down pit road. Lofton leads Dillon off pit road.
Restart lap 64 Buscher and Dillon side-by-side for the lead
Lap 66 Dillon takes the lead
Lap 68 Dillon leads Buescher, Sauter, Lofton, Blaney, Wallace, Gaughan, Quiroga, Sieg and Burton
Lap 77 Hornaday passes Burton for 10th
61 to go Dillon leads Buescher Sauter Blaney Lofton Gaughan Wallace Hornaday Quiroga and Burton
57 to go Sauter by Buescher for second
54 to go Blaney by Buescher for third
52 to go Lofton by Buescher for fourth
Caution as Busch blows up. Dillon leads Sauter Blaney Lofton Buescher Gaughan off pit road
Restart 41 to go as Sauter and Dillon side-by-side for the lead. Blaney makes it three-wide. Blaney takes the lead into turn three.
38 to go Blaney leads as Dillon and Buescher run side-by-side for second
34 to go Blaney leads Dillon Buescher Sauter Hornaday Gaughan Lofton Burton Wallace Paludo
29 to go Dillon to the lead
27 to go Sauter and Hornaday to 2-3 with Blaney back to 4th
13 to go Dillon leads Sauter Hornaday Gaughan Lofton Buescher Wallace Blaney Paludo Townley
8 to go Paludo, Townley and Burton by Blaney while Wallace passes Buescher
7 to go Burton slows down on the backstretch as he runs out of gas
3 to go Dillon leads Sauter Hornaday Gaughan Lofton Buescher Wallace Paludo Townley Sieg
Ty Dillon wins! Sauter Hornaday Gaughan Lofton Buescher Wallace Paludo Townley Crafton Sieg Coulter Newberry Quiroga Blaney