Green Flag Restart Award

The American Ethanol Green Flag Restart Award goes to the eligible driver that records the fastest average speed on restarts and finishes the race on the lead lap. A per-race $5,000 award is given to the winning driver, and a year-end $100,000 is given to the driver who wins the most awards during the season.

Presented by American Ethanol

An Official Partner of NASCAR since the 2011 season, Growth Energy, an ethanol industry group, with the National Corn Growers Association developed the American Ethanol platform to increase awareness of the value of American-made ethanol.


As part of the partnership, NASCAR vehicles are fueled by Sunoco Green E15, which is comprised of 15% corn-based ethanol.

Driver Car # Points
Kyle Larson 42 6
Kevin Harvick 18 5
Martin Truex Jr 78 3