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2012 Daytona 500


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NASCAR Sprint Cup race number 1 of 36
Monday, February 27, 2012 at Daytona International Speedway, Daytona Beach, FL
200 laps* on a 2.500 mile paved track (500.0 miles)

Time of race: 3:36:02
Average Speed: 140.256 mph
Pole Speed: 194.738 mph
Cautions: 10 for 42 laps
Margin of Victory: .210 sec
Attendance: 140,000
Lead changes: 25

Glossary    2012 NASCAR Sprint Cup results   /   2012 standings

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Car Laps Money Status Led Points
31191   Jamie McMurray Bass Pro Shops / Tracker Boats   (Earnhardt Ganassi Racing)Chevrolet188318,608crash013
382910   Danica Patrick GoDaddy.com   (Stewart Haas Racing)Chevrolet138281,715running00
43111   Denny Hamlin FedEx Express   (Joe Gibbs)Toyota202702,091running5742
253613   Casey Mears GEICO   (Germain Racing)Ford199305,021running019
16314   Tony Stewart Office Depot / Mobil 1   (Stewart Haas Racing)Chevrolet202377,775running229
113015   Clint Bowyer 5-hour Energy / Walgreen's   (Michael Waltrip)Toyota202339,002running033
3216   Greg Biffle 3M   (Jack Roush)Ford202804,163running4442
1417   Matt Kenseth Best Buy   (Jack Roush)Ford2021,588,887running5047
171418   Kyle Busch M&M's Brown   (Joe Gibbs)Toyota202341,821running027
32232   Brad Keselowski Miller Lite   (Roger Penske)Dodge187322,295crash012
91220   Joey Logano The Home Depot   (Joe Gibbs)Toyota202346,063running236
354021   Trevor Bayne Motorcraft / Quick Lane Tire & Auto Center   (Wood Brothers)Ford164283,200running00
341522   A.J. Allmendinger Shell / Pennzoil   (Roger Penske)Dodge177328,325running010
401624   Jeff Gordon AARP / Drive to End Hunger   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet81317,674engine15
194126   Tony Raines Rick Santorum For President   (Bob Jenkins)Ford202317,676running025
63727   Paul Menard Peak / Menards   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet202427,900running239
71329   Kevin Harvick Budweiser   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet202415,261running037
374230   David Stremme Jegs Performance Auto Parts   (Timothy McSweeney)Toyota156282,075engine07
5931   Jeff Burton Caterpillar   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet202559,550running2440
184332   Terry Labonte C&J Energy   (Frank Stoddard)Ford202316,150running327
271033   Elliott Sadler Kroger / Fred Meyer Jewelers   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet196305,788running00
432534   David Ragan Scorpion Truck Bed Liners   (Bob Jenkins)Ford1267,637crash01
152436   Dave Blaney Ollie's Bargain Outlet   (Tommy Baldwin, Jr.)Chevrolet202296,513running630
233338   David Gilliland MHP / Power Pak Pudding   (Bob Jenkins)Ford201309,133running021
211839   Ryan Newman U.S. Army / Quicken Loans   (Stewart Haas Racing)Chevrolet202361,059running023
363542   Juan Pablo Montoya Target   (Earnhardt Ganassi Racing)Chevrolet159312,391crash08
332743   Aric Almirola Smithfield "Helping Hungry Homes"   (Richard Petty Motorsports)Ford187320,986crash011
143247   Bobby Labonte Kroger / USO   (JTG-Daugherty Racing)Toyota202331,196running030
42848   Jimmie Johnson Lowe's   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet1327,149crash02
29205   Kasey Kahne Farmers Insurance   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet189297,988crash015
392851   Kurt Busch HendrickCars.com   (James Finch)Chevrolet113277,913running05
102255   Mark Martin Aaron's Dream Machine   (Michael Waltrip)Toyota202323,313running235
122656   Martin Truex, Jr. NAPA Auto Parts   (Michael Waltrip)Toyota202535,052running733
20216   Ricky Stenhouse, Jr. Ford EcoBoost   (Jack Roush)Ford202353,063running00
41177   Robby Gordon Mapei / Menards / Speed Energy   (Robby Gordon)Dodge25268,150engine03
24678   Regan Smith Furniture Row / Denver Mattress   (Barney Visser)Chevrolet200357,034running221
223983   Landon Cassill Burger King   (BK Racing)Toyota202319,945running022
283487   Joe Nemechek AM/FM Energy Pellet & Wood Stoves   (Joe Nemechek)Toyota194287,363running00
2588   Dale Earnhardt, Jr. Diet Mountain Dew / National Guard   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet2021,103,150running042
1379   Marcos Ambrose Stanley / DeWalt Tools   (Richard Petty Motorsports)Ford202342,358running031
263893   David Reutimann Burger King   (BK Racing)Toyota196309,335crash018
301198   Michael McDowell K-Love / Curb Records   (Phil Parsons)Ford189292,175running014
8 199   Carl Edwards Fastenal   (Jack Roush)Ford202403,466running036
* Race extended to 202 laps due to green/white/checker.

To the back:
NameNbrReason
Danica Patrick10backup car
Paul Menard27backup car
David Gilliland38backup car
Kasey Kahne5backup car
Kurt Busch51engine change

Failed to qualify or withdrew:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
44Kenny Wallace09American EthanolRobby BentonToyota
45Michael Waltrip40Aaron's Dream MachineMike HillmanToyota
46Bill Elliott97AM/FM Energy Pellet & Wood StovesJoe NemechekToyota
47Mike Wallace37Poynt.comRick WareFord
48Robert Richardson, Jr.23North Texas PipeRobert Richardson, Sr.Toyota
49J.J. Yeley49America Israel RacingRobinson-Blakeney RacingToyota

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
ReasonFree
Pass
122  
375   #10,21,33,48,51 accident frontstretchnone
8136  
14163   #39 spun turn 2none
176448  
65673   debris#83
688114  
82854   oil on track#26
86883  
89913   #9,32 accident tri-oval#39
9212938  
1301323   #15 stopped on track#39
13315725  
1581669   #30 spun turn 3#47
16717812  
1791824   #6,9,13,43 accident frontstretch#15
1831886  
1891935   #1,2,5,14,43,78,99 accident frontstretch#15
1941974  
1982003   #6,14,18,20,36,38,39,93 accident frontstretch#9
2012022  
  Percent of race run under caution: 20.8%             Average green flag run: 14.5 laps

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

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Greg Biffle199
  Regan Smith10112
  Greg Biffle12143
  Paul Menard15162
  Denny Hamlin174024
  Jeff Burton415717
  Jeff Gordon58581
  Tony Stewart59602
  Jeff Burton61677
  Greg Biffle68769
  Martin Truex, Jr.77815
  Greg Biffle82821
  Terry Labonte83853
  Greg Biffle869914
  Martin Truex, Jr.1001012
  Denny Hamlin10212928
  Greg Biffle1301301
  Mark Martin1311322
  Greg Biffle1331386
  Denny Hamlin1391435
  Joey Logano1441452
  Matt Kenseth14615712
  Greg Biffle1581581
  Dave Blaney1591646
  Matt Kenseth16520238

Today's top pit crews:
Nbr# StopsDriverLapsTotal TimeAverage Time
206   Joey Logano202184.706   30.784  
886   Dale Earnhardt, Jr.202190.137   31.690  
165   Greg Biffle202162.493   32.499  
555   Mark Martin202163.092   32.618  
565   Martin Truex, Jr.202167.277   33.455  
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Points standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Matt Kenseth 47    
2   Dale Earnhardt, Jr. 42   -5  
3   Greg Biffle 42   -5  
4   Denny Hamlin 42   -5  
5   Jeff Burton 40   -7  
6   Paul Menard 39   -8  
7   Kevin Harvick 37   -10  
8   Carl Edwards 36   -11  
9   Joey Logano 36   -11  
10   Mark Martin 35   -12  
11   Clint Bowyer 33   -14  
12   Martin Truex, Jr. 33   -14  
13   Marcos Ambrose 31   -16  
14   Bobby Labonte 30   -17  
15   Dave Blaney 30   -17  
16   Tony Stewart 29   -18  
17   Kyle Busch 27   -20  
18   Terry Labonte 27   -20  
19   Tony Raines 25   -22  
20   Ryan Newman 23   -24