Chase Elliott — Scores what he considers his first signature win with his first All-Star victory and the sport’s most popular driver did so in front of the largest gathering of fans at a U.S. sporting event since March. “To me tonight felt like an event again. I feel like we’ve been missing that piece for a couple months. It just felt really good to get NASCAR back. I mean, NASCAR is built on the fans.”
Kyle Busch — Finished second. He’s still winless in Cup in points races and non-points races but this was a step in the right direction for a team that normally has won by this point in the season.
Clint Bowyer — He won the fan vote and got into the All-Star Race. That would the highlight of his night, as he finished 15th.
Jimmie Johnson — His final All-Star appearance was forgettable, finishing 17th. Of the three cars he placed ahead of, two were in crashes.