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NASCAR Sprint Cup race number 3 of 36
Sunday, March 6, 2011 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, Las Vegas, NV
267 laps on a 1.500 mile paved track (400.500 miles)

Time of race: 2:57:20
Average speed: 135.508 mph
Pole speed: 188.884 mph
Cautions: 7 for 35 laps
Margin of victory: 1.246 sec
Attendance: 152000
Lead changes: 21
Green flag passes: 3,040 (13.1 per green flag lap)
(Source: NASCAR loop data)

Glossary    2011 NASCAR Sprint Cup results   /   2011 standings

PosSt#DriverCarLapsMoneyStatusLedPts
1 399   Carl Edwards Scotts EZ Seed / Kellogg's   (Jack Roush)Ford267401541running6947
21514   Tony Stewart Mobil 1 / Office Depot   (Stewart Haas Racing)Chevrolet267300308running16344
32342   Juan Pablo Montoya Clorox   (Earnhardt Ganassi Racing)Chevrolet267236908running742
4 29   Marcos Ambrose Stanley / DeWalt Tools   (Richard Petty Motorsports)Ford267187866running141
5 839   Ryan Newman Haas Automation   (Stewart Haas Racing)Chevrolet267173575running039
6 956   Martin Truex, Jr. NAPA   (Michael Waltrip)Toyota267128300running339
71711   Denny Hamlin FedEx Ground   (Joe Gibbs)Toyota267159300running037
83388   Dale Earnhardt, Jr. National Guard / AMP Energy   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet267126125running036
92222   Kurt Busch Shell / Pennzoil Platinum   (Roger Penske)Dodge267150700running136
101983   Brian Vickers Red Bull   (Dietrich Mateschitz)Toyota267133614running034
11 117   Matt Kenseth Crown Royal   (Jack Roush)Ford267149311running334
121827   Paul Menard Moen / Menards   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet267103375running333
132500   David Reutimann Tums   (Michael Waltrip)Toyota267130933running132
14304   Kasey Kahne Red Bull   (Dietrich Mateschitz)Toyota267127083running030
152833   Clint Bowyer Wheaties Fuel   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet267145358running130
161448   Jimmie Johnson Lowe's / Kobalt Tools   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet267148761running028
172629   Kevin Harvick Budweiser   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet267143561running027
18105   Mark Martin GoDaddy.com   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet267104625running026
19 743   A.J. Allmendinger Best Buy   (Richard Petty Motorsports)Ford267132461running025
201621   Trevor Bayne Motorcraft / Quick Lane Tire & Auto Center   (Wood Brothers)Ford267103600running00
212131   Jeff Burton Caterpillar   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet267101325running023
22426   David Ragan UPS "We Love Logistics"   (Jack Roush)Ford267100775running022
23 620   Joey Logano The Home Depot   (Joe Gibbs)Toyota266100075running021
242447   Bobby Labonte Kingsford   (JTG-Daugherty Racing)Toyota266116345running020
252713   Casey Mears GEICO   (Germain Racing)Toyota26689425running019
26202   Brad Keselowski Miller Lite   (Roger Penske)Dodge265112308running018
27111   Jamie McMurray McDonald's   (Earnhardt Ganassi Racing)Chevrolet264122414running017
28 416   Greg Biffle 3M Post-it   (Jack Roush)Ford264101150running1117
292932   Mike Skinner Southern Pride Trucking   (Frank Stoddard)Ford26283575running10
303709   Bill Elliott Security Benefit / Rydex / Billboard.com   (James Finch)Chevrolet262100958running014
31387   Robby Gordon Speed Energy   (Robby Gordon)Dodge26196258running013
324071   Andy Lally Super Eco-Fuel Saver   (Kevin Buckler)Chevrolet26191400running012
333938   Travis Kvapil Long John Silver's   (Bob Jenkins)Ford26192197running00
343436   Dave Blaney Accell Construction   (Tommy Baldwin, Jr.)Chevrolet26081500running111
354137   Tony Raines Race Fuel Energy Drink   (Larry Gunselman)Ford25881275running09
361324   Jeff Gordon DuPont   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet193118011crash29
373534   David Gilliland Taco Bell   (Bob Jenkins)Ford14780850crash07
38 518   Kyle Busch Snickers Peanut Butter Squared   (Joe Gibbs)Toyota107128491engine06
391278   Regan Smith Furniture Row / Denver Mattress   (Barney Visser)Chevrolet77106795engine05
403246   J.J. Yeley Darlington Raceway / Espar Heater   (Dusty Whitney)Chevrolet4580175rear gear04
414366   Michael McDowell HP Racing   (Phil Parsons)Toyota4179925brakes03
423187   Joe Nemechek NEMCO Motorsports   (Joe Nemechek)Toyota3479780transmission00
433660   Landon Cassill Big Red   (Germain Racing)Toyota3280044rear gear00

To the back:
NameNbrReason
Denny Hamlin11engine change

Failed to qualify, withdrew, or driver changes:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
44Brian Keselowski92MGM GrandBob KeselowskiDodge

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
ReasonFree
Pass
199  
10123   #7 spun turn 4none
13153  
16183   #71 spun turn 2#7
199779  
981014   debris#18
1021021  
1031064   #4,22 spun turn 4#48
1071082  
1091168   fluid on track#6
11715034  
1511566   #34 accident turn 2#21
15719539  
1962027   #24 accident turn 4#17
20326765  
  Percent of race run under caution: 13.1%             Average green flag run: 29.0 laps

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

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Matt Kenseth122
  Greg Biffle397
  Matt Kenseth10101
  Jeff Gordon11122
  Tony Stewart135038
  Greg Biffle51544
  Martin Truex, Jr.55551
  Paul Menard56583
  Dave Blaney59591
  Mike Skinner60601
  Tony Stewart619737
  Marcos Ambrose98981
  Tony Stewart9915052
  Martin Truex, Jr.1511511
  Carl Edwards15219746
  Martin Truex, Jr.1981981
  Tony Stewart19923436
  Juan Pablo Montoya2352417
  Kurt Busch2422421
  Clint Bowyer2432431
  David Reutimann2442441
  Carl Edwards24526723

Today's top pit crews:
Nbr# StopsDriverLapsTotal TimeAverage Time
119   Denny Hamlin267348.255Denny Hamlin   38.695  
296   Kevin Harvick267238.885Kevin Harvick   39.814  
178   Matt Kenseth267320.423Matt Kenseth   40.053  
217   Trevor Bayne267285.215Trevor Bayne   40.745  
96   Marcos Ambrose267244.676Marcos Ambrose   40.779  
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Points Standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Tony Stewart 113    
1   Kurt Busch 113   0  
3   Carl Edwards 106   -7  
3   Juan Pablo Montoya 106   -7  
5   Ryan Newman 103   -10  
6   Paul Menard 96   -17  
7   Martin Truex, Jr. 95   -18  
7   Denny Hamlin 95   -18  
9   A.J. Allmendinger 94   -19  
10   Dale Earnhardt, Jr. 91   -22  
10   Mark Martin 91   -22  
12   Jimmie Johnson 87   -26  
12   Kasey Kahne 87   -26  
14   Kyle Busch 86   -27  
15   Bobby Labonte 84   -29  
16   Matt Kenseth 77   -36  
17   Marcos Ambrose 76   -37  
18   Clint Bowyer 75   -38  
19   Jeff Gordon 74   -39  
20   Kevin Harvick 71   -42