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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.

Loop data for this race:
Driver Start Mid Race Finish High Pos. Low Pos. Avg. Pos. Pass Diff. Green Flag Passes Green Flag Times Passed Quality Passes Pct. Quality Passes Fastest Lap Top 15 Laps Pct. Top 15 Laps Laps Led Pct. Laps Led Total Laps DRIVER RATING
Matt Kenseth151113171943041132575.6616989.43317.5189122.1
Jeff Gordon61021219843642837385.6016587.373.7189106.8
Kyle Busch1332313717-1430932322472.5310555.663.218991.6
David Ragan2524413926-42092133114.86147.410.518969.5
Regan Smith28155533182747344618839.766936.500.018988.6
Greg Biffle521612910-1439540930978.2414978.8168.5189111.0
Brad Keselowski226723415-1048749730262.0411963.000.018981.5
Travis Kvapil36148136203446643210723.064825.431.618982.6
Ryan Newman223913523-471602074226.35136.900.018968.1
Jeff Burton2651012911-549950427955.9213169.331.6189101.5
Kevin Harvick21131113493847443629862.9315381.0126.3189111.7
Kasey Kahne141213416-2525828315760.949148.194.818983.6
Martin Truex, Jr.9251353521-1331032315650.335730.200.018974.3
Denny Hamlin23291444130-121021142019.6984.200.018956.8
David Gilliland32281534029-15135150118.1263.200.018956.8
Terry Labonte31181643823-121721873.2384.200.018960.2
Jimmie Johnson17201713822125825713150.855629.6115.818971.3
Bobby Labonte40191811402325206181115.31063.200.018962.5
Aric Almirola18121922913-1452253631360.0112867.700.018985.6
Dale Earnhardt, Jr.12332013718-731332022772.529449.7189.518983.3
Trevor Bayne8312113716-152352435167.1211259.352.618974.9
Tony Stewart4272213622-2822925714161.635428.610.518868.3
Clint Bowyer3222313517-826927715256.577238.184.218872.3
Sam Hornish, Jr.10162433015-450250630260.2910254.000.018874.5
Michael Waltrip11262523926-19237256239.71073.700.018859.7
Casey Mears1982613291349848538276.7216587.3105.318893.7
Marcos Ambrose20927129111657856240670.2414576.721.118886.3
Paul Menard161128336131253352130156.5312968.300.018881.7
Dave Blaney393529343271726925211542.833719.600.018853.9
Landon Cassill383630193831025925900.0400.000.018845.1
Michael McDowell34373183730-3303306278.9652.600.018846.6
Joey Logano14303273834-21221243226.2763.200.018739.4
David Stremme30173343722-545345816135.5124825.400.018754.9
Jamie McMurray2433413472533831323669.8116285.73820.1184109.7
Robert Richardson, Jr.433835214134-914515400.0800.000.018034.5
Carl Edwards7393653936158575086.22168.500.017936.5
David Reutimann4134375403002252256328.04189.500.016253.2
Juan Pablo Montoya2773823918044744720345.429449.700.015660.6
Kurt Busch29239139242731929216050.206836.063.29874.9
Cole Whitt4240401042383087571820.7063.200.01631.0
Joe Nemechek37414137434122000.0000.000.01227.3
Timmy Hill35424235424201100.0000.000.0826.4
Josh Wise334343334343-1131400.0000.000.0525.4

Green Flag Passes: Green flag passes for position.

Pass Diff.: Difference between Green Flag Passes and Green Flag Times Passed.

Quality Passes: Number of times passing a car running in the Top 15 while under a green flag.

Fastest Lap: How many times a driver had the fastest lap of all drivers.

Driver Rating: A formula combining the following categories: Win, Finish, Top-15 Finish, Average Running Position while on Lead Lap, Average Speed Under Green, Fastest Lap, Led Most Laps, Lead-Lap Finish. Maximum: 150 points per race.