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NASCAR Sprint Cup race number 12 of 36
Sunday, May 27, 2012 at Charlotte Motor Speedway, Concord, NC
400 laps on a 1.500 mile paved track (600.0 miles)

Time of race: 3:51:14
Average Speed: 155.687 mph
Pole Speed: 192.94 mph
Cautions: 5 for 23 laps
Margin of Victory: 4.295 sec
Attendance: 140,000
Lead changes: 31

Glossary    2012 NASCAR Sprint Cup results   /   2012 standings

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Car Laps Money Status Led Points
1 75   Kasey Kahne Quaker State   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet400355,675running9647
2 811   Denny Hamlin FedEx Ground   (Joe Gibbs)Toyota400284,831running1343
31718   Kyle Busch M&M's Red, White & Blue   (Joe Gibbs)Toyota400236,898running5542
4 416   Greg Biffle Fastenal   (Jack Roush)Ford400199,915running20442
5242   Brad Keselowski Miller Lite   (Roger Penske)Dodge400174,010running140
61288   Dale Earnhardt, Jr. National Guard An American Salute   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet400142,015running038
72324   Jeff Gordon Drive to End Hunger / Chase AARP Visa   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet400165,276running538
81429   Kevin Harvick Budweiser Folds of Honor   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet400163,676running137
92899   Carl Edwards Fastenal   (Jack Roush)Ford400161,781running035
102017   Matt Kenseth Fastenal   (Jack Roush)Ford399157,226running034
11 348   Jimmie Johnson Lowe's Patriotic   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet399155,541running033
121556   Martin Truex, Jr. NAPA Auto Parts   (Michael Waltrip)Toyota399135,319running032
13 515   Clint Bowyer 5-hour Energy   (Michael Waltrip)Toyota398135,619running031
141639   Ryan Newman U.S. Army   (Stewart Haas Racing)Chevrolet398145,613running030
15 927   Paul Menard Menards / Serta   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet398113,305running029
16 143   Aric Almirola U.S. Air Force   (Richard Petty Motorsports)Ford398177,466running329
171078   Regan Smith Furniture Row / Denver Mattress   (Barney Visser)Chevrolet398128,488running027
181883   Landon Cassill Burger King Real Fruit Smoothies   (BK Racing)Toyota398127,075running127
192231   Jeff Burton Wheaties   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet398137,930running025
202942   Juan Pablo Montoya Target / Clorox   (Earnhardt Ganassi Racing)Chevrolet398129,796running024
21311   Jamie McMurray Bass Pro Shops / Arctic Cat   (Earnhardt Ganassi Racing)Chevrolet397128,638running023
222513   Casey Mears GEICO   (Germain Racing)Ford397112,838running022
231920   Joey Logano Dollar General   (Joe Gibbs)Toyota397103,755running021
241321   Trevor Bayne Motorcraft / Quick Lane Tire & Auto Center   (Wood Brothers)Ford39794,880running00
252114   Tony Stewart Office Depot / Mobil 1   (Stewart Haas Racing)Chevrolet397144,430running019
263938   David Gilliland ModSpace   (Bob Jenkins)Ford397107,538running018
274251   Kurt Busch Phoenix Racing   (James Finch)Chevrolet396112,413running017
282647   Bobby Labonte Kingsford Charcoal   (JTG-Daugherty Racing)Toyota396109,677running016
293793   Travis Kvapil Dr. Pepper   (BK Racing)Toyota395100,005running015
304010   Danica Patrick GoDaddy.com   (Stewart Haas Racing)Chevrolet39592,880running00
314132   T.J. Bell Green Smoke   (Frank Stoddard)Ford39096,730running00
32 29   Marcos Ambrose DeWalt / Stanley Tools   (Richard Petty Motorsports)Ford367126,513running2013
331122   A.J. Allmendinger Shell / Pennzoil   (Roger Penske)Dodge361133,055running011
34 655   Mark Martin Aaron's Armed Forces Foundation   (Michael Waltrip)Toyota33889,055engine010
353034   David Ragan Scorpion Truck Bed Liners   (Bob Jenkins)Ford28188,205engine110
363298   Michael McDowell Presbyterian Healthcare System   (Mike Curb)Ford22888,080engine08
373895   Scott Speed Jordan Truck Sales   (Leavine Family Racing)Ford13687,855fuel pump07
383530   David Stremme Red Rocks Cafe   (Timothy McSweeney)Toyota8687,742rear gear06
393433   Stephen Leicht Little Joe's Autos / Precon   (Joe Falk)Chevrolet7492,300vibration05
403636   Dave Blaney SealWrap   (Tommy Baldwin, Jr.)Chevrolet5484,165engine04
414387   Joe Nemechek AM/FM Energy / SWM   (Joe Nemechek)Toyota4784,005vibration00
422774   Cole Whitt Turn One Racing   (Stacy Compton)Chevrolet3383,925vibration00
433326   Josh Wise MDS Transport   (Bob Jenkins)Ford1584,290vibration01

To the back:
NameNbrReason
Kurt Busch51backup car

Failed to qualify or withdrew:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
44Mike Bliss19Humphrey Smith RacingMark SmithToyota
45David Reutimann73Burger King / Dr. PepperBK RacingToyota
46J.J. Yeley49America Israel RacingRobinson-Blakeney RacingToyota
47Scott Riggs23North Texas PipeRobert Richardson, Sr.Chevrolet

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
ReasonFree
Pass
1112112  
1131175   debris backstretch#42
11813417  
1351384   debris turn 1#14
13917032  
1711744   #93 accident turn 4#24
1751784  
1791824   debris turn 3#99
183319137  
3203256   debris turn 1#55
32640075  
  Percent of race run under caution: 5.8%             Average green flag run: 62.8 laps

'Lucky Dog' recipients prior to 2009 were compiled by Jayski.com.

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Marcos Ambrose122
  Aric Almirola353
  Marcos Ambrose683
  Greg Biffle9146
  Marcos Ambrose15228
  Greg Biffle2311391
  Marcos Ambrose1141207
  Kyle Busch1211244
  Greg Biffle12513410
  Jeff Gordon1351384
  Kyle Busch13917133
  David Ragan1721721
  Kyle Busch17319018
  Greg Biffle19121929
  Kasey Kahne2202212
  Greg Biffle2222221
  Landon Cassill2232231
  Greg Biffle22428057
  Kasey Kahne28130727
  Denny Hamlin3083081
  Greg Biffle3093157
  Kasey Kahne3163161
  Greg Biffle3173171
  Kasey Kahne3183181
  Greg Biffle3193202
  Denny Hamlin32133212
  Kasey Kahne33335321
  Brad Keselowski3543541
  Kevin Harvick3553551
  Jeff Gordon3563561
  Kasey Kahne35740044

Today's top pit crews:
Nbr# StopsDriverLapsTotal TimeAverage Time
1810   Kyle Busch400385.801   38.580  
1610   Greg Biffle400389.502   38.950  
119   Denny Hamlin400354.558   39.395  
2910   Kevin Harvick400395.391   39.539  
510   Kasey Kahne400397.296   39.730  
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Points standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Greg Biffle 453    
2   Matt Kenseth 443   -10  
3   Denny Hamlin 437   -16  
4   Dale Earnhardt, Jr. 435   -18  
5   Jimmie Johnson 405   -48  
6   Martin Truex, Jr. 404   -49  
7   Kevin Harvick 398   -55  
8   Kyle Busch 391   -62  
9   Tony Stewart 388   -65  
10   Carl Edwards 372   -81  
11   Brad Keselowski 368   -85  
12   Clint Bowyer 366   -87  
13   Ryan Newman 337   -116  
14   Paul Menard 337   -116  
15   Kasey Kahne 330   -123  
16   Joey Logano 314   -139  
17   Jeff Burton 300   -153  
18   Juan Pablo Montoya 296   -157  
19   Aric Almirola 291   -162  
20   Marcos Ambrose 287   -166