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NASCAR Sprint Cup race number 35 of 36
Sunday, November 13, 2011 at Phoenix International Raceway, Avondale, AZ
312 laps on a 1.000 mile paved track (312.0 miles)

Time of race: 2:45:47
Average Speed: 112.918 mph
Pole Speed: 137.101 mph
Cautions: 8 for 30 laps
Margin of Victory: .802 sec
Attendance: 85,000
Lead changes: 14

Glossary    2011 NASCAR Sprint Cup results   /   2011 standings

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

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Car Laps Money Status Led Points
7 700   David Reutimann Tums   (Michael Waltrip)Toyota312115,458running037
17 61   Jamie McMurray McDonald's   (Earnhardt Ganassi Racing)Chevrolet311107,364running027
123311   Denny Hamlin FedEx Freight   (Joe Gibbs)Toyota312121,375running032
263813   Casey Mears GEICO   (Germain Racing)Toyota30970,875running018
3 814   Tony Stewart Mobil 1 / Office Depot   (Stewart Haas Racing)Chevrolet312188,033running16043
132916   Greg Biffle 3M / Meguiar's   (Jack Roush)Ford31192,075running031
34 117   Matt Kenseth Crown Royal   (Jack Roush)Ford238108,986crash4911
363418   Kyle Busch Interstate Batteries   (Joe Gibbs)Toyota188113,816engine08
18122   Brad Keselowski Miller Lite   (Roger Penske)Dodge31197,208running427
112520   Joey Logano The Home Depot   (Joe Gibbs)Toyota31287,150running033
221722   Kurt Busch Shell / Pennzoil   (Roger Penske)Dodge311112,975running5723
322324   Jeff Gordon DuPont   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet306105,936running012
91127   Paul Menard Peak / Menards   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet31290,275running035
192729   Kevin Harvick Budweiser   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet311117,036running025
41431   Jeff Burton Caterpillar Global Mining   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet312126,350running040
303932   Mike Bliss Veterans United Home Loans   (Frank Stoddard)Ford30880,572running00
102833   Clint Bowyer Cheerios "Send Cheer" / Hamburger Helper   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet312123,058running034
314234   David Gilliland Front Row Motorsports   (Bob Jenkins)Ford30769,400running013
274335   Dave Blaney Golden Corral   (Tommy Baldwin, Jr.)Chevrolet30967,925running017
374036   Geoffrey Bodine Luke & Associates   (Tommy Baldwin, Jr.)Chevrolet15365,575crash07
423637   Mike Skinner Max Q Motorsports   (Larry Gunselman)Ford2564,895brakes00
284138   J.J. Yeley Vampt   (Bob Jenkins)Ford30984,483running117
53039   Ryan Newman U.S. Army Veterans Day Tribute   (Stewart Haas Racing)Chevrolet312155,850running039
1104   Kasey Kahne Red Bull / Circle K   (Dietrich Mateschitz)Toyota312202,233running1447
152642   Juan Pablo Montoya Target   (Earnhardt Ganassi Racing)Chevrolet311111,683running029
6 243   A.J. Allmendinger Wix Filters   (Richard Petty Motorsports)Ford312136,836running038
392446   Scott Speed Green Stuff Absorbent   (Dusty Whitney)Ford6065,325electrical00
213147   Bobby Labonte Wounded Warrior Project / Clorox   (JTG-Daugherty Racing)Toyota31198,645running023
141648   Jimmie Johnson Lowe's / Kobalt Tools   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet311124,761running030
16 45   Mark Martin GoDaddy.com   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet31181,150running028
292151   Landon Cassill Thank A Teacher Today / Security Benefit   (James Finch)Chevrolet30981,758running00
433755   Travis Kvapil Aloft Hotel Tempe   (Bob Jenkins)Ford2065,274brakes00
20 556   Martin Truex, Jr. NAPA Auto Parts   (Michael Waltrip)Toyota31180,375running024
33136   David Ragan UPS My Choice   (Jack Roush)Ford29875,325running011
403566   Michael McDowell HP Racing   (Phil Parsons)Toyota4665,175transmission04
35207   Robby Gordon Speed Energy / MAPEI   (Robby Gordon)Dodge21865,850crash09
381578   Regan Smith Furniture Row / Denver Mattress   (Barney Visser)Chevrolet6292,070crash06
231883   Brian Vickers Red Bull / Circle K   (Dietrich Mateschitz)Toyota31198,439running021
251984   Cole Whitt Red Bull Racing Team   (Dietrich Mateschitz)Toyota31067,175running00
413287   Joe Nemechek AM FM Energy / Pellet & Wood Stoves   (Joe Nemechek)Toyota3065,020brakes00
242288   Dale Earnhardt, Jr. Retro Diet Mt. Dew / National Guard   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet31079,925running020
8 39   Marcos Ambrose DeWalt   (Richard Petty Motorsports)Ford312114,166running036
2 999   Carl Edwards Aflac   (Jack Roush)Ford312210,141running2743

To the back:
NameNbrReason
Kyle Busch18engine change

Failed to qualify or withdrew:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
44Scott Riggs23North Texas PipeRobert Richardson, Sr.Toyota
45David Stremme30Inception MotorsportsTimothy McSweeneyChevrolet
46Andy Lally71School MediaKevin BucklerFord

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
ReasonFree
Pass
122  
353   #6,78 accident turn 3none
672  
8103   #36 spun turn 4#6
114131  
42454   competition#66
469348  
94974   #36 spun backstretch#35
9815962  
1601634   #36 accident turn 1#13
1641685  
1691724   #84 spun backstretch#27
1731775  
1781814   #17,83 accident backstretch#48
18222039  
2212244   #7 accident turn 3#33
22531288  
  Percent of race run under caution: 9.6%             Average green flag run: 31.3 laps

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

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Matt Kenseth13535
  Tony Stewart36427
  J.J. Yeley43431
  Matt Kenseth44452
  Tony Stewart469449
  Matt Kenseth95973
  Tony Stewart9815760
  Matt Kenseth1581669
  Carl Edwards16718115
  Tony Stewart18222140
  Kurt Busch22227857
  Carl Edwards27929012
  Tony Stewart2912944
  Brad Keselowski2952984
  Kasey Kahne29931214

Today's top pit crews:
Nbr# StopsDriverLapsTotal TimeAverage Time
278   Paul Menard312321.712   40.214  
145   Tony Stewart312209.542   41.908  
995   Carl Edwards312209.808   41.962  
115   Denny Hamlin312212.825   42.565  
205   Joey Logano312213.781   42.756  
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Points standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Carl Edwards 2359    
2   Tony Stewart 2356   -3  
3   Kevin Harvick 2308   -51  
4   Brad Keselowski 2294   -65  
5   Jimmie Johnson 2291   -68  
6   Matt Kenseth 2289   -70  
7   Dale Earnhardt, Jr. 2257   -102  
8   Ryan Newman 2252   -107  
9   Kurt Busch 2252   -107  
10   Denny Hamlin 2249   -110  
11   Jeff Gordon 2247   -112  
12   Kyle Busch 2224   -135  
13   Clint Bowyer 1009   -1350  
14   Kasey Kahne 1004   -1355  
15   Greg Biffle 987   -1372  
16   A.J. Allmendinger 984   -1375  
17   Marcos Ambrose 931   -1428  
18   Paul Menard 919   -1440  
19   Juan Pablo Montoya 918   -1441  
20   Mark Martin 910   -1449  

Non-'Chase' standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Carl Edwards 1234    
2   Jimmie Johnson 1175   -59  
3   Kevin Harvick 1163   -71  
4   Tony Stewart 1144   -90  
5   Matt Kenseth 1139   -95  
6   Jeff Gordon 1110   -124  
7   Kyle Busch 1102   -132  
8   Kurt Busch 1077   -157  
9   Ryan Newman 1071   -163  
10   Brad Keselowski 1054   -180  
11   Dale Earnhardt, Jr. 1038   -196  
12   Clint Bowyer 1009   -225  
13   Kasey Kahne 1004   -230  
14   Denny Hamlin 993   -241  
15   Greg Biffle 987   -247  
16   A.J. Allmendinger 984   -250  
17   Marcos Ambrose 931   -303  
18   Paul Menard 919   -315  
19   Juan Pablo Montoya 918   -316  
20   Mark Martin 910   -324