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NASCAR Sprint Cup race number 30 of 36
Sunday, October 7, 2012 at Talladega Superspeedway, Talladega, AL
188 laps* on a 2.660 mile paved track (500.1 miles)

Time of race: 2:56:12
Average Speed: 171.194 mph
Pole Speed: 191.455 mph
Cautions: 5 for 17 laps
Margin of Victory: under caution
Attendance: 88,000
Lead changes: 54

Glossary    2012 NASCAR Sprint Cup results   /   2012 standings

'Chase' drivers are highlighted in green in the qualifying and race results.



Qualifying results for this race:
RankDriverNbrCarTimeSpeed 
18   Aric Almirola43Ford50.321   190.298    
40   Bobby Labonte47Toyota51.211   186.991    
22   Brad Keselowski2Dodge50.459   189.778    
7   Carl Edwards99Ford50.193   190.784    
19   Casey Mears13Ford50.353   190.177    
3   Clint Bowyer15Toyota50.105   191.119    
42   Cole Whitt33Chevrolet51.404   186.289   *
12   Dale Earnhardt, Jr.88Chevrolet50.287   190.427    
39   Dave Blaney36Chevrolet51.083   187.460    
32   David Gilliland38Ford50.740   188.727    
25   David Ragan34Ford50.502   189.616    
41   David Reutimann10Chevrolet51.268   186.783    
30   David Stremme30Toyota50.681   188.947   *
23   Denny Hamlin11Toyota50.467   189.748    
5   Greg Biffle16Ford50.148   190.955    
24   Jamie McMurray1Chevrolet50.469   189.740    
26   Jeff Burton31Chevrolet50.519   189.552    
6   Jeff Gordon24Chevrolet50.176   190.848    
17   Jimmie Johnson48Chevrolet50.321   190.298    
37   Joe Nemechek87Toyota50.936   188.001   *
14   Joey Logano20Toyota50.296   190.393    
33   Josh Wise26Ford50.761   188.649   *
27   Juan Pablo Montoya42Chevrolet50.565   189.380    
1   Kasey Kahne5Chevrolet50.017   191.455    
21   Kevin Harvick29Chevrolet50.370   190.113    
29   Kurt Busch51Chevrolet50.660   189.025    
13   Kyle Busch18Toyota50.289   190.419    
38   Landon Cassill83Toyota50.940   187.986    
20   Marcos Ambrose9Ford50.355   190.170    
9   Martin Truex, Jr.56Toyota50.225   190.662    
15   Matt Kenseth17Ford50.302   190.370    
34   Michael McDowell98Ford50.764   188.638   *
11   Michael Waltrip55Toyota50.277   190.465    
16   Paul Menard27Chevrolet50.312   190.332    
28   Regan Smith78Chevrolet50.582   189.316    
43   Robert Richardson, Jr.23Toyota51.500   185.942   *
2   Ryan Newman39Chevrolet50.098   191.145    
10   Sam Hornish, Jr.22Dodge50.234   190.628    
31   Terry Labonte32Ford50.722   188.794    
35   Timmy Hill97Toyota50.848   188.326   *
4   Tony Stewart14Chevrolet50.138   190.993    
36   Travis Kvapil93Toyota50.856   188.296    
8   Trevor Bayne21Ford50.208   190.727   *

OP: qualified via owners points
PC: qualified as past champion
PR: provisional
QR: via qualifying race
* - had to qualify on time

Failed to qualify, or withdrew:   none