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NASCAR Sprint Cup race number 34 of 36
Sunday, November 6, 2011 at Texas Motor Speedway, Fort Worth, TX
334 laps on a 1.500 mile paved track (501.000 miles)

Time of race: 3:16:51
Average speed: 152.705 mph
Pole speed: 193.736 mph
Cautions: 5 for 21 laps
Margin of victory: 1.092 sec
Attendance: 151000
Lead changes: 23
Green flag passes: 4,115 (13.1 per green flag lap)
(Source: NASCAR loop data)

Glossary    2011 NASCAR Sprint Cup results   /   2011 standings

Playoff drivers are highlighted in green in the qualifying and race results.

PosSt#DriverCarLapsMoneyStatusLedPts
1 514   Tony Stewart Office Depot / Mobil 1   (Stewart Haas Racing)Chevrolet334484783running17348
2 799   Carl Edwards Aflac   (Jack Roush)Ford334361566running1443
3 94   Kasey Kahne Red Bull   (Dietrich Mateschitz)Toyota334231883running542
4 317   Matt Kenseth Crown Royal   (Jack Roush)Ford334227461running8741
5 116   Greg Biffle 3M Scotch Blue Painter's Tape   (Jack Roush)Ford334196125running2340
62324   Jeff Gordon Drive to End Hunger / AARP   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet334190661running038
71688   Dale Earnhardt, Jr. National Guard Trained by Tradition / AMP   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet334144475running037
81956   Martin Truex, Jr. NAPA Auto Parts   (Michael Waltrip)Toyota334134325running036
91833   Clint Bowyer Cheerios / Hamburger Helper   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet334164433running035
102643   A.J. Allmendinger "Immortals" / Best Buy   (Richard Petty Motorsports)Ford334157736running034
11129   Marcos Ambrose DeWalt   (Richard Petty Motorsports)Ford334140366running033
12 26   David Ragan UPS My Choice   (Jack Roush)Ford334116625running032
132129   Kevin Harvick Rheem   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet334150511running031
141148   Jimmie Johnson MyLowe's   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet334151011running131
15 427   Paul Menard Quaker State / Menards   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet334108200running130
162439   Ryan Newman Quicken Loans / Carrier Classic   (Stewart Haas Racing)Chevrolet334140100running429
171321   Trevor Bayne Motorcraft / Quick Lane Tire & Auto Center   (Wood Brothers)Ford33498550running00
181542   Juan Pablo Montoya Target   (Earnhardt Ganassi Racing)Chevrolet334135533running026
19305   Mark Martin Carquest / GoDaddy.com   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet334105725running025
202811   Denny Hamlin FedEx Office   (Joe Gibbs)Toyota333143075running024
212083   Brian Vickers Red Bull   (Dietrich Mateschitz)Toyota333124364running023
22 600   David Reutimann Aaron's Dream Machine   (Michael Waltrip)Toyota333124683running022
231078   Regan Smith Furniture Row / Denver Mattress   (Barney Visser)Chevrolet333122820running021
24 82   Brad Keselowski Miller Lite   (Roger Penske)Dodge333121633running221
253313   Casey Mears GEICO   (Germain Racing)Toyota33396400running019
262951   Landon Cassill Security Benefit / Thank A Teacher Today   (James Finch)Chevrolet332110083running00
273131   Jeff Burton Caterpillar   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet332104375running2418
283247   Bobby Labonte Wounded Warrior Project   (JTG-Daugherty Racing)Toyota332121020running016
294371   Andy Lally TRG Motorsports   (Kevin Buckler)Ford332101475running015
301422   Kurt Busch AAA   (Roger Penske)Dodge331137340running014
314138   Travis Kvapil Long John Silver's   (Bob Jenkins)Ford331103708running00
323434   David Gilliland Front Row Motorsports   (Bob Jenkins)Ford331100872running012
331718   Michael McDowell M&M's   (Joe Gibbs)Toyota331139916running011
343732   Mike Bliss Street King   (Frank Stoddard)Ford32990925running00
353635   Dave Blaney Big Red   (Tommy Baldwin, Jr.)Chevrolet31690725running09
36221   Jamie McMurray Bass Pro Shops / Arctic Cat   (Earnhardt Ganassi Racing)Chevrolet295129114running08
372520   Joey Logano The Home Depot   (Joe Gibbs)Toyota25898300engine07
384236   Geoffrey Bodine Luke & Associates   (Tommy Baldwin, Jr.)Chevrolet21590100vibration06
393946   Scott Speed Green Stuff Absorbent   (Dusty Whitney)Ford3089900rear gear00
403566   Josh Wise HP Racing   (Phil Parsons)Toyota2389700rear gear00
413837   Mike Skinner Max Q Motorsports   (Larry Gunselman)Ford1989475brakes00
424087   Joe Nemechek AM FM Energy / Pellet & Wood Stoves   (Joe Nemechek)Toyota1489275clutch00
432755   J.J. Yeley Ingersoll Rand   (Bob Jenkins)Ford1089561fuel pressure01

To the back:
NameNbrReason
David Reutimann00engine change
Michael McDowell18driver change
Josh Wise66driver change

Failed to qualify, withdrew, or driver changes:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
44David Stremme30Inception MotorsportsTimothy McSweeneyChevrolet
45David Starr95AdvoCareLeavine Family RacingFord
46Reed Sorenson7Speed Energy / MAPEIRobby GordonDodge
DCKyle Busch18M&M'sJoe GibbsToyota
DCMichael McDowell66HP RacingPhil ParsonsToyota
WDT.J. Bell77TRG MotorsportsKevin BucklerFord
WDRobby Gordon77Speed EnergyRobby GordonDodge

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
ReasonFree
Pass
1112112  
1131164   debris#11
11720185  
2022065   #36,42 accident backstretch#29
20724034  
2412444   #48 spun turn 4#21
24526218  
2632664   fluid on track#33
2672704  
2712744   debris#00
27533460  
  Percent of race run under caution: 6.3%             Average green flag run: 52.2 laps

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

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Greg Biffle12323
  Matt Kenseth244219
  Tony Stewart43453
  Matt Kenseth468843
  Carl Edwards89902
  Matt Kenseth9111222
  Carl Edwards1131131
  Paul Menard1141141
  Matt Kenseth1151162
  Tony Stewart1171171
  Matt Kenseth1181181
  Tony Stewart11915840
  Jimmie Johnson1591591
  Brad Keselowski1601612
  Tony Stewart16220241
  Kasey Kahne2032064
  Tony Stewart20726357
  Carl Edwards26427411
  Tony Stewart27530026
  Kasey Kahne3013011
  Jeff Burton30231918
  Ryan Newman3203234
  Jeff Burton3243296
  Tony Stewart3303345

Today's top pit crews:
Nbr# StopsDriverLapsTotal TimeAverage Time
249   Jeff Gordon334303.151Jeff Gordon   33.683  
439   A.J. Allmendinger334310.760A.J. Allmendinger   34.529  
998   Carl Edwards334279.150Carl Edwards   34.894  
178   Matt Kenseth334279.428Matt Kenseth   34.929  
98   Marcos Ambrose334282.516Marcos Ambrose   35.315  
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Points Standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Carl Edwards 2316    
2   Tony Stewart 2313   -3  
3   Kevin Harvick 2283   -33  
4   Matt Kenseth 2278   -38  
5   Brad Keselowski 2267   -49  
6   Jimmie Johnson 2261   -55  
7   Dale Earnhardt, Jr. 2237   -79  
8   Jeff Gordon 2235   -81  
9   Kurt Busch 2229   -87  
10   Denny Hamlin 2217   -99  
11   Kyle Busch 2216   -100  
12   Ryan Newman 2213   -103  
13   Clint Bowyer 975   -1341  
14   Kasey Kahne 957   -1359  
15   Greg Biffle 956   -1360  
16   A.J. Allmendinger 946   -1370  
17   Marcos Ambrose 895   -1421  
18   David Ragan 889   -1427  
18   Juan Pablo Montoya 889   -1427  
20   Paul Menard 884   -1432  

Non-playoff standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Carl Edwards 1191    
2   Jimmie Johnson 1145   -46  
3   Kevin Harvick 1138   -53  
4   Matt Kenseth 1128   -63  
5   Tony Stewart 1101   -90  
6   Jeff Gordon 1098   -93  
7   Kyle Busch 1094   -97  
8   Kurt Busch 1054   -137  
9   Ryan Newman 1032   -159  
10   Brad Keselowski 1027   -164  
11   Dale Earnhardt, Jr. 1018   -173  
12   Clint Bowyer 975   -216  
13   Denny Hamlin 961   -230  
14   Kasey Kahne 957   -234  
15   Greg Biffle 956   -235  
16   A.J. Allmendinger 946   -245  
17   Marcos Ambrose 895   -296  
18   David Ragan 889   -302  
18   Juan Pablo Montoya 889   -302  
20   Paul Menard 884   -307