Chase Elliott wrestled the lead from Kevin Harvick late in Stage 2 of the Digital Ally 400 at Kansas Speedway.

Kurt Busch took the lead on the pitstop exchange by way of a two-tire pitstop. Harvick and Boywer followed ahead of Erik Jones and Chase Elliott.

Busch led the opening 11 laps before Harvick dispatched him on Lap 92. Busch fell into the clutches of Chase Elliott and the pair exchanged the runner up spot for a handful of laps before Elliott finally cleared him on Lap 130.

Harvick maintained around a second and a half lead over Elliott while Erik Jones rode third ahead of Alex Bowman and Busch.

Jones was the first of the leaders to pit as the pit window opened on Lap 122. His Joe Gibbs Racing teammate Martin Truex, Jr followed behind along with Clint Bowyer.

Harvick followed suit the next lap with Kurt Busch which handed the lead over to Elliott.

Elliott led for a lap before pitting as did his Hendrick Motorsports teammate Alex Bowman which completed the leader’s pitstops.

Chris Buescher, Ricky Stenhouse, Jr., Brad Keselowski and Matt Tifft led a handful of laps before making their respective stops and cycling Harvick and Elliott back to the front.

That completed the cycle of pitstops as Elliott overtook Harvick for the lead on Lap 146.

Harvick dropped back as a handling issue on his No. 4 Busch Ford Mustang fell 2.5 seconds behind. Elliott never faltered and took the stage win with over two seconds in the bank.

Erik Jones ended up third ahead of Bowman and Stenhouse, Jr.

Buescher’s topped off leading a handful of laps by finishing sixth in advance of Kurt Busch, Clint Bowyer in eighth while Kyle Busch and Kyle Larson rounded out the top ten.



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