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NASCAR Sprint Cup race number 24 of 36
Saturday, August 27, 2011 at Bristol Motor Speedway, Bristol, TN
500 laps on a 0.533 mile paved track (266.500 miles)

Time of race: 2:45:16
Average speed: 96.753 mph
Pole speed: 122.811 mph
Cautions: 6 for 42 laps
Margin of victory: .951 sec
Attendance: 156000
Lead changes: 22
Green flag passes: 2,772 (6.1 per green flag lap)
(Source: NASCAR loop data)

Glossary    2011 NASCAR Sprint Cup results   /   2011 standings

PosSt#DriverCarLapsMoneyStatusLedPts
1 82   Brad Keselowski Miller Lite   (Roger Penske)Dodge500291883running8947
22756   Martin Truex, Jr. NAPA Auto Parts   (Michael Waltrip)Toyota500223550running543
3 424   Jeff Gordon Drive to End Hunger / AARP   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet500202986running20643
41348   Jimmie Johnson Lowe's / Kobalt Tools   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet500186161running7641
5 61   Jamie McMurray Bass Pro Shops / Realtree Outfitters   (Earnhardt Ganassi Racing)Chevrolet500158064running240
6 317   Matt Kenseth Crown Royal   (Jack Roush)Ford500158861running11039
72011   Denny Hamlin FedEx Express   (Joe Gibbs)Toyota500154250running037
8 139   Ryan Newman Bass Pro Shops / Realtree Outfitters   (Stewart Haas Racing)Chevrolet500157600running437
9 299   Carl Edwards Aflac Dental   (Jack Roush)Ford500148841running035
10119   Marcos Ambrose Stanley / DeWalt Tools   (Richard Petty Motorsports)Ford500134941running034
11254   Kasey Kahne Red Bull / Bi-Lo   (Dietrich Mateschitz)Toyota500126233running033
121843   A.J. Allmendinger Best Buy   (Richard Petty Motorsports)Ford500138411running032
13 920   Joey Logano The Home Depot   (Joe Gibbs)Toyota500109475running232
142318   Kyle Busch Doublemint   (Joe Gibbs)Toyota500143666running431
152131   Jeff Burton Caterpillar   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet500112250running029
162288   Dale Earnhardt, Jr. AMP Energy / Bristol 50th Anniversary   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet500106150running028
171022   Kurt Busch Shell / Pennzoil   (Roger Penske)Dodge500139025running027
181278   Regan Smith Furniture Row / Denver Mattress   (Barney Visser)Chevrolet500123270running026
191942   Juan Pablo Montoya Target   (Earnhardt Ganassi Racing)Chevrolet500133833running025
20246   David Ragan UPS "We Love Logistics"   (Jack Roush)Ford500105275running024
212683   Brian Vickers Red Bull / Bi-Lo   (Dietrich Mateschitz)Toyota499122214running023
221529   Kevin Harvick Realtree / Bad Boy Buggies   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet499140786running022
232913   Casey Mears GEICO   (Germain Racing)Toyota49994725running021
241734   David Gilliland Thanks Bristol Fans   (Bob Jenkins)Ford498107608running020
253871   Andy Lally Interstate Moving Services   (Kevin Buckler)Ford498102500running019
261633   Clint Bowyer Hamburger Helper   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet498132608running018
273795   David Starr AdvoCare   (Leavine Family Racing)Ford49787930running20
284214   Tony Stewart Bass Pro Shops / Office Depot   (Stewart Haas Racing)Chevrolet497137828running016
294051   Mike Bliss Phoenix Construction / Thank A Teacher Today   (James Finch)Chevrolet497102968running00
30 727   Paul Menard Sylvania / Menards   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet49698675running014
311416   Greg Biffle 3M   (Jack Roush)Ford496105065running013
323130   David Stremme EchoStor Technologies   (Timothy McSweeney)Chevrolet49487955running012
334132   Terry Labonte C&J Energy   (Frank Stoddard)Ford49499842running011
343047   Bobby Labonte Bush's Baked Beans   (JTG-Daugherty Racing)Toyota471113055ignition010
353536   Dave Blaney Golden Corral   (Tommy Baldwin, Jr.)Chevrolet45786575engine09
363400   David Reutimann Aaron's Freedom Ride Dream Machine   (Michael Waltrip)Toyota430114373running08
373338   Travis Kvapil Long John Silver's   (Bob Jenkins)Ford37186330running00
38 55   Mark Martin Farmers Insurance / GoDaddy.com   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet36394220crash06
393266   Michael McDowell HP Racing   (Phil Parsons)Toyota4986110electrical05
402887   Joe Nemechek AM FM Energy / Pellet & Wood Stoves   (Joe Nemechek)Toyota4285975brakes00
414360   Mike Skinner Big Red   (Germain Racing)Toyota2885750brakes00
423646   Scott Speed Green Stuff Absorbent / Engine Parts Plus   (Dusty Whitney)Ford2885635brakes00
43397   Robby Gordon Speed Energy Drink / Food 4 Less   (Robby Gordon)Dodge1085960brakes01

Failed to qualify, withdrew, or driver changes:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
44T.J. Bell50Green SmokeJoe FalkChevrolet
45J.J. Yeley55Lazy Days RVBob JenkinsFord
46Jeff Green37Koma UnwindLarry GunselmanFord

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
ReasonFree
Pass
13232  
33375   debris#71
3810467  
1051106   debris#95
11112919  
1301356   debris#51
136298163  
29931012   #00,11,27,30 accident turn 3#88
31136151  
3623687   #5,47,83 accident backstretch#4
36941446  
4154206   #18 accident turn 3#47
42150080  
  Percent of race run under caution: 8.4%             Average green flag run: 65.4 laps

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

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Ryan Newman144
  Jeff Gordon53329
  Brad Keselowski34374
  Matt Kenseth3810568
  Brad Keselowski1061061
  Jimmie Johnson10718276
  Jeff Gordon18323856
  Brad Keselowski2392391
  Jamie McMurray2402412
  Kyle Busch2422454
  Joey Logano2462472
  David Starr2482492
  Matt Kenseth25026617
  Jeff Gordon26730539
  Brad Keselowski3063061
  Matt Kenseth30732519
  Jeff Gordon32636338
  Brad Keselowski3643641
  Matt Kenseth3653706
  Jeff Gordon37141444
  Brad Keselowski4154151
  Martin Truex, Jr.4164205
  Brad Keselowski42150080

Today's top pit crews:
Nbr# StopsDriverLapsTotal TimeAverage Time
2213   Kurt Busch500282.234Kurt Busch   21.710  
399   Ryan Newman500195.937Ryan Newman   21.771  
489   Jimmie Johnson500196.733Jimmie Johnson   21.859  
179   Matt Kenseth500197.035Matt Kenseth   21.893  
4311   A.J. Allmendinger500241.671A.J. Allmendinger   21.970  
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Points Standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Kyle Busch 830    
1   Jimmie Johnson 830   0  
3   Matt Kenseth 798   -32  
4   Carl Edwards 795   -35  
5   Kevin Harvick 782   -48  
5   Jeff Gordon 782   -48  
7   Ryan Newman 762   -68  
8   Kurt Busch 749   -81  
9   Dale Earnhardt, Jr. 728   -102  
10   Tony Stewart 710   -120  
11   Brad Keselowski 689   -141  
12   Clint Bowyer 688   -142  
13   Denny Hamlin 672   -158  
14   A.J. Allmendinger 664   -166  
15   Kasey Kahne 656   -174  
16   Greg Biffle 649   -181  
17   Martin Truex, Jr. 645   -185  
18   Joey Logano 642   -188  
19   Mark Martin 633   -197  
20   Paul Menard 631   -199