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2012 Kobalt Tools 400


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NASCAR Sprint Cup race number 3 of 36
Sunday, March 11, 2012 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, Las Vegas, NV
267 laps on a 1.500 mile paved track (400.5 miles)

Time of race: 2:54:44
Average Speed: 137.524 mph
Pole Speed: 190.456 mph
Cautions: 8 for 33 laps
Margin of Victory: .461 sec
Attendance: 150,000
Lead changes: 16

Glossary    2012 NASCAR Sprint Cup results   /   2012 standings

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Car Laps Money Status Led Points
19 15   Kasey Kahne Farmers Insurance   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet267112,555running025
23 218   Kyle Busch M&M's Brown   (Joe Gibbs)Toyota266138,363running021
11 329   Kevin Harvick Budweiser   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet267153,641running434
10 488   Dale Earnhardt, Jr. National Guard / Diet Mountain Dew   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet267118,240running7035
6 515   Clint Bowyer 5-hour Energy   (Michael Waltrip)Toyota267150,854running339
2 648   Jimmie Johnson Lowe's / Kobalt Tools   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet267281,776running3543
1 714   Tony Stewart Mobil 1 / Office Depot   (Stewart Haas Racing)Chevrolet267428,175running12748
16 820   Joey Logano Dollar General   (Joe Gibbs)Toyota267111,230running028
3 916   Greg Biffle 3M / Meguiars   (Jack Roush)Ford267207,365running242
171056   Martin Truex, Jr. NAPA Auto Parts   (Michael Waltrip)Toyota267128,069running027
221117   Matt Kenseth Zest   (Jack Roush)Ford267140,691running2123
351251   Kurt Busch Phoenix Racing   (James Finch)Chevrolet25192,605crash09
181355   Mark Martin Aaron's   (Michael Waltrip)Toyota26799,755running026
371422   A.J. Allmendinger Pennzoil   (Roger Penske)Dodge238128,755running18
13159   Marcos Ambrose DeWalt / Stanley Tools   (Richard Petty Motorsports)Ford267133,313running031
121624   Jeff Gordon DuPont 20 Years   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet267150,241running233
201711   Denny Hamlin FedEx Freight   (Joe Gibbs)Toyota267140,321running024
41839   Ryan Newman Quicken Loans   (Stewart Haas Racing)Chevrolet267201,273running040
8191   Jamie McMurray McDonald's   (Earnhardt Ganassi Racing)Chevrolet267152,498running036
32202   Brad Keselowski Miller Lite   (Roger Penske)Dodge259122,975running113
52199   Carl Edwards Aflac   (Jack Roush)Ford267187,281running039
142231   Jeff Burton Caterpillar   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet267142,680running030
342333   Brendan Gaughan South Point Hotel & Casino   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet25292,830running010
262447   Bobby Labonte Kingsford / Bush's Beans   (JTG-Daugherty Racing)Toyota264113,388running018
92521   Trevor Bayne Motorcraft / Quick Lane Tire & Auto Center   (Wood Brothers)Ford267112,865running00
72627   Paul Menard Menards / Schrock   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet267127,865running037
242743   Aric Almirola Richard Petty Fantasy Racing Camp   (Richard Petty Motorsports)Ford266130,366running020
152878   Regan Smith Furniture Row / Denver Mattress   (Barney Visser)Chevrolet267129,413running029
252942   Juan Pablo Montoya Clorox   (Earnhardt Ganassi Racing)Chevrolet264122,846running019
363083   Landon Cassill Burger King / Dr. Pepper   (BK Racing)Toyota240110,750engine08
313110   David Reutimann Accell Construction   (Tommy Baldwin, Jr.)Chevrolet26185,430running013
273213   Casey Mears GEICO   (Germain Racing)Ford264101,788running017
403326   Josh Wise 1-800-LoanMart   (Bob Jenkins)Ford6481,675brakes04
333438   David Gilliland ModSpace   (Bob Jenkins)Ford25885,030running011
213534   David Ragan Rick Santorum For President   (Bob Jenkins)Ford267113,063running124
433649   J.J. Yeley America Israel Racing   (Robinson-Blakeney Racing)Toyota3980,044engine01
393793   Travis Kvapil Burger King / Dr. Pepper   (BK Racing)Toyota12388,450engine05
293836   Dave Blaney Ollie's Bargain Outlet   (Tommy Baldwin, Jr.)Chevrolet26385,905running015
383998   Michael McDowell K-Love   (Phil Parsons)Ford14783,982rear gear06
414087   Joe Nemechek AM/FM Energy Pellet & Wood Stoves   (Joe Nemechek)Toyota4479,925vibration00
304132   Ken Schrader Federated Auto Parts   (Frank Stoddard)Ford26397,630running014
424237   Timmy Hill Poynt.com   (Rick Ware)Ford4279,780crash02
284330   David Stremme Berry's Manufacturing   (Timothy McSweeney)Toyota26398,677running016

To the back:
NameNbrReason
Kyle Busch18backup car
Juan Pablo Montoya42engine change
Jimmie Johnson48backup car
Regan Smith78transmission change

Failed to qualify or withdrew:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
44Scott Riggs23North Texas Pipe / Riviera HotelRobert Richardson, Sr.Chevrolet
45Robby Gordon7Speed EnergyRobby GordonDodge

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
ReasonFree
Pass
14545  
46494   #37 accident turn 2#34
507324  
74774   #10 accident turn 4#51
7812750  
1281336   fluid on track#11
13420572  
2062094   debris#21
21022920  
2302334   debris#31
23424512  
2462505   fluid on track#20
2512555  
2562583   #51 accident backstretch#34
2592602  
2612633   debris#43
2642674  
  Percent of race run under caution: 12.4%             Average green flag run: 26.0 laps

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

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Dale Earnhardt, Jr.14343
  Kevin Harvick44452
  Greg Biffle46461
  Dale Earnhardt, Jr.477327
  Greg Biffle74741
  David Ragan75751
  Kevin Harvick76772
  Matt Kenseth789821
  Jimmie Johnson9913335
  Tony Stewart13417542
  Brad Keselowski1761761
  A.J. Allmendinger1771771
  Jeff Gordon1781792
  Tony Stewart18023051
  Clint Bowyer2312333
  Tony Stewart23426734

Today's top pit crews:
Nbr# StopsDriverLapsTotal TimeAverage Time
146   Tony Stewart267230.837   38.473  
396   Ryan Newman267233.807   38.968  
486   Jimmie Johnson267237.166   39.528  
166   Greg Biffle267237.751   39.625  
910   Marcos Ambrose267396.364   39.636  
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Points standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Greg Biffle 125    
2   Kevin Harvick 115   -10  
3   Denny Hamlin 113   -12  
4   Dale Earnhardt, Jr. 107   -18  
5   Matt Kenseth 102   -23  
6   Carl Edwards 102   -23  
7   Tony Stewart 100   -25  
8   Joey Logano 98   -27  
9   Martin Truex, Jr. 98   -27  
10   Mark Martin 97   -28  
11   Paul Menard 89   -36  
12   Kyle Busch 87   -38  
13   Ryan Newman 86   -39  
14   Clint Bowyer 86   -39  
15   Jimmie Johnson 86   -39  
16   Jeff Burton 82   -43  
17   Bobby Labonte 76   -49  
18   Jeff Gordon 75   -50  
19   Regan Smith 74   -51  
20   Marcos Ambrose 74   -51