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2012 Pure Michigan 400


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NASCAR Sprint Cup race number 23 of 36
Sunday, August 19, 2012 at Michigan International Speedway, Brooklyn, MI
200 laps* on a 2.000 mile paved track (400.0 miles)

Time of race: 2:46:44
Average Speed: 144.662 mph
Pole Speed: 199.706 mph
Cautions: 8 for 35 laps
Margin of Victory: .416 sec
Attendance: 83,000
Lead changes: 26

Glossary    2012 NASCAR Sprint Cup results   /   2012 standings

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Car Laps Money Status Led Points
35 155   Mark Martin Aaron's Dream Machine   (Michael Waltrip)Toyota6486,860crash5411
6 299   Carl Edwards Geek Squad   (Jack Roush)Ford201139,551running139
27 348   Jimmie Johnson Lowe's   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet195123,396engine2318
17 417   Matt Kenseth Fifth Third Bank   (Jack Roush)Ford201127,646running528
3 55   Kasey Kahne Farmers Insurance   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet201119,710running041
24 621   Trevor Bayne Motorcraft / Quick Lane Tire & Auto Center   (Wood Brothers)Ford19980,010running00
10 756   Martin Truex, Jr. NAPA Auto Parts   (Michael Waltrip)Toyota201120,199running1235
5 89   Marcos Ambrose Stanley / DeWalt Tools   (Richard Petty Motorsports)Ford201122,768running039
25 983   Landon Cassill Burger King / Dr. Pepper   (BK Racing)Toyota198106,780running120
91027   Paul Menard Menards / Pittsburgh Paints   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet20196,110running811
281124   Jeff Gordon Drive to End Hunger / AARP   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet167124,071engine016
71215   Clint Bowyer 5-hour Energy   (Michael Waltrip)Toyota201121,674running1938
11316   Greg Biffle 3M   (Jack Roush)Ford201220,275running2647
321414   Tony Stewart Mobil 1 / Office Depot   (Stewart Haas Racing)Chevrolet109128,710engine012
81539   Ryan Newman Wix Filters   (Stewart Haas Racing)Chevrolet201130,168running036
311620   Joey Logano The Home Depot   (Joe Gibbs)Toyota13283,760running013
121722   Sam Hornish, Jr. Shell / Pennzoil   (Roger Penske)Dodge201126,210running90
291878   Regan Smith Furniture Row / Denver Mattress   (Barney Visser)Chevrolet15496,507running015
2192   Brad Keselowski Miller Lite   (Roger Penske)Dodge201155,680running1743
162029   Kevin Harvick Jimmy John's Gourmet Sandwiches   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet201128,621running028
112111   Denny Hamlin FedEx Office   (Joe Gibbs)Toyota201127,001running134
42288   Dale Earnhardt, Jr. National Guard / Diet Mountain Dew   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet201116,585running2541
132318   Kyle Busch Interstate Batteries   (Joe Gibbs)Toyota201127,993running031
14241   Jamie McMurray Bass Pro Shops / Mercury   (Earnhardt Ganassi Racing)Chevrolet201115,293running030
262542   Juan Pablo Montoya Target   (Earnhardt Ganassi Racing)Chevrolet197109,501running018
302651   Kurt Busch Phoenix Racing   (James Finch)Chevrolet13587,885crash014
422791   Reed Sorenson Humphrey Smith Racing   (Mark Smith)Toyota1571,895overheating00
222847   Bobby Labonte Clorox   (JTG-Daugherty Racing)Toyota199103,068running022
372913   Casey Mears GEICO   (Germain Racing)Ford3674,955vibration07
153093   Travis Kvapil Burger King / Dr. Pepper   (BK Racing)Toyota201111,043running029
343130   David Stremme Inception Motorsports   (Timothy McSweeney)Toyota7275,210electrical010
193231   Jeff Burton Wheaties   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet201120,435running025
433319   Jason Leffler Humphrey Smith Racing   (Mark Smith)Ford1471,465fuel pressure00
403426   Josh Wise MDS Transport   (Bob Jenkins)Ford2172,025suspension04
363587   Joe Nemechek AM/FM Energy Pellet & Wood Stoves   (Joe Nemechek)Toyota3875,010rear gear00
183638   David Gilliland Taco Bell   (Bob Jenkins)Ford20198,243running026
233734   David Ragan Long John Silver's   (Bob Jenkins)Ford19991,968running021
413823   Scott Riggs North Texas Pipe   (Robert Richardson, Sr.)Chevrolet2071,970suspension03
213910   David Reutimann TMone / Melling Engine Parts   (Tommy Baldwin, Jr.)Chevrolet20080,960running023
334032   T.J. Bell Southern Pride Trucking / U.S. Chrome   (Frank Stoddard)Ford10883,585transmission00
204143   Aric Almirola Eckrich   (Richard Petty Motorsports)Ford201124,746running024
384236   Dave Blaney Tommy Baldwin Racing   (Tommy Baldwin, Jr.)Chevrolet3474,828vibration06
394398   Mike Skinner Phil Parsons Racing   (Mike Curb)Ford2572,075electrical05
* Race extended to 201 laps due to green/white/checker.

To the back:
NameNbrReason
Jimmie Johnson48engine change
Sam Hornish, Jr.22driver change
Dale Earnhardt, Jr.88backup car
Aric Almirola43backup car

Failed to qualify or withdrew:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
44Stephen Leicht33LittleJoesAutos.comJoe FalkChevrolet
45J.J. Yeley37Max Q MotorsportsLarry GunselmanChevrolet

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
Reason'Lucky
Dog'
166  
793   #38 spun turn 4none
106455  
65739   #5,42,47,55 accident turn 4#34
74763  
77804   #9,78 accident turn 4#93
81899  
90923   #20 accident turn 3#10
9313644  
1371404   #51 accident turn 3#38
1411433  
1441474   debris#1
14818134  
1821865   #21 accident turn 1#43
18719610  
1971993   #48 oil on track#38
2002012  
  Percent of race run under caution: 17.4%             Average green flag run: 18.4 laps

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

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Mark Martin13535
  Brad Keselowski36383
  Jimmie Johnson39424
  Sam Hornish, Jr.43453
  Mark Martin466419
  Matt Kenseth65695
  Martin Truex, Jr.70701
  Clint Bowyer728918
  Martin Truex, Jr.9010011
  Greg Biffle10111010
  Sam Hornish, Jr.1111122
  Paul Menard1131131
  Dale Earnhardt, Jr.11412310
  Jimmie Johnson1241252
  Brad Keselowski1261283
  Greg Biffle1291379
  Dale Earnhardt, Jr.13815215
  Jimmie Johnson15316513
  Brad Keselowski1661683
  Carl Edwards1691691
  Sam Hornish, Jr.1701734
  Denny Hamlin1741741
  Paul Menard1751817
  Landon Cassill1821821
  Brad Keselowski1831908
  Jimmie Johnson1911944
  Greg Biffle1952017

Today's top pit crews:
Nbr# StopsDriverLapsTotal TimeAverage Time
886   Dale Earnhardt, Jr.201213.304   35.551  
25   Brad Keselowski201186.873   37.375  
227   Sam Hornish, Jr.201261.816   37.402  
995   Carl Edwards201189.939   37.988  
165   Greg Biffle201189.992   37.998  
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Points standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Greg Biffle 823    
2   Matt Kenseth 803   -20  
3   Dale Earnhardt, Jr. 801   -22  
4   Jimmie Johnson 795   -28  
5   Brad Keselowski 776   -47  
6   Martin Truex, Jr. 763   -60  
7   Clint Bowyer 757   -66  
8   Kevin Harvick 738   -85  
9   Tony Stewart 728   -95  
10   Denny Hamlin 727   -96  
11   Kasey Kahne 694   -129  
12   Carl Edwards 689   -134  
13   Ryan Newman 680   -143  
14   Kyle Busch 669   -154  
15   Jeff Gordon 650   -173  
16   Paul Menard 640   -183  
17   Marcos Ambrose 639   -184  
18   Joey Logano 600   -223  
19   Jamie McMurray 571   -252  
20   Jeff Burton 566   -257