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NASCAR Sprint Cup race number 35 of 36
Sunday, November 11, 2012 at Phoenix International Raceway, Avondale, AZ
312 laps* on a 1.000 mile paved track (312.000 miles)

Time of race: 2:52:09
Average speed: 111.182 mph
Pole speed: 138.766 mph
Cautions: 8 for 38 laps
Margin of victory: .580 sec
Attendance: 87000
Lead changes: 11
Green flag passes: 1,658 (5.9 per green flag lap)
(Source: NASCAR loop data)

Glossary    2012 NASCAR Sprint Cup results   /   2012 standings

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

PosSt#DriverCarLapsMoneyStatusLedPts
11929   Kevin Harvick Budweiser   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet319244886running1547
2 311   Denny Hamlin FedEx Ground   (Joe Gibbs)Toyota319198051running4643
3 118   Kyle Busch M&M's   (Joe Gibbs)Toyota319199118running23743
4 45   Kasey Kahne Farmers Insurance   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet319123660running040
51239   Ryan Newman Quicken Loans Military Tribute   (Stewart Haas Racing)Chevrolet319147918running540
6142   Brad Keselowski Miller Lite   (Roger Penske)Dodge319130255running1039
72016   Greg Biffle 3M / Filtrete   (Jack Roush)Ford31999360running037
8 678   Kurt Busch Furniture Row / Denver Mattress   (Barney Visser)Chevrolet319112493running036
9 727   Paul Menard Rheem / Menards   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet31993485running035
101055   Mark Martin Aaron's Dream Machine   (Michael Waltrip)Toyota31984660running235
111399   Carl Edwards Fastenal / GearWrench   (Jack Roush)Ford319124101running033
122142   Juan Pablo Montoya Target   (Earnhardt Ganassi Racing)Chevrolet319110201running032
133331   Jeff Burton Caterpillar   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet319121560running031
142217   Matt Kenseth Ford EcoBoost   (Jack Roush)Ford319121796running030
153047   Bobby Labonte Vektor Vodka   (JTG-Daugherty Racing)Toyota319101718running029
16 543   Aric Almirola Farmland   (Richard Petty Motorsports)Ford319112346running028
173710   Danica Patrick Semper Fi Fund / GoDaddy.com   (Tommy Baldwin, Jr.)Chevrolet31875010running00
18179   Marcos Ambrose Black & Decker   (Richard Petty Motorsports)Ford318102568running026
19 914   Tony Stewart Mobil 1 / Office Depot   (Stewart Haas Racing)Chevrolet318123785running025
203993   Travis Kvapil Burger King / Dr. Pepper   (BK Racing)Toyota31897568running425
212388   Dale Earnhardt, Jr. Diet Mountain Dew / AMP / Natl. Guard   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet31781985running023
222513   Casey Mears GEICO   (Germain Racing)Ford31785368running022
23181   Jamie McMurray Bass Pro Shops / Allstate   (Earnhardt Ganassi Racing)Chevrolet317104518running021
24 851   Regan Smith Phoenix Racing   (James Finch)Chevrolet31690782running020
252783   Landon Cassill Burger King / Dr. Pepper   (BK Racing)Toyota31699880running019
264236   Dave Blaney Accell Construction   (Tommy Baldwin, Jr.)Chevrolet31672785running018
271520   Joey Logano Dollar General   (Joe Gibbs)Toyota31280660crash017
281615   Clint Bowyer 5-hour Energy   (Michael Waltrip)Toyota31299224crash016
294132   Timmy Hill U.S. Chrome / TMone   (Frank Stoddard)Ford31277385running00
301124   Jeff Gordon DuPont   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet309117696crash0-11
312622   Sam Hornish, Jr. Shell / Pennzoil   (Roger Penske)Dodge299114710crash00
322448   Jimmie Johnson Lowe's / Kobalt Tools   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet281115896running012
332934   David Ragan Barrett-Jackson   (Bob Jenkins)Ford28068835crash011
343230   David Stremme Swan Energy   (Brandon Davis)Toyota8668710brakes010
353533   Stephen Leicht Circle Sport   (Joe Falk)Chevrolet7478085rear gear09
363138   David Gilliland Loan Mart   (Bob Jenkins)Ford5068435crash08
373826   Josh Wise MDS Transport   (Bob Jenkins)Ford5068305brakes07
382898   Michael McDowell Phil Parsons Racing   (Mike Curb)Ford3668153brakes06
394387   Joe Nemechek AM/FM Energy Pellet & Wood Stoves   (Joe Nemechek)Toyota3065325brakes00
403444   David Reutimann No Label Watches   (Johnathan Cohen)Ford2865175vibration04
413619   Mike Bliss Plinker Tactical / Value Place   (Mark Smith)Toyota1565020crash00
424091   Jason Leffler Value Place   (Mark Smith)Chevrolet1064895brakes00
43 256   Martin Truex, Jr. NAPA Auto Parts   (Michael Waltrip)Toyota1092988engine01
* Race extended to 319 laps due to green/white/checker.

To the back:
NameNbrReason
Jeff Burton31backup car

Failed to qualify, withdrew, or driver changes:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
44J.J. Yeley37Anchor Drilling Fluids / MaxQLarry GunselmanChevrolet

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
ReasonFree
Pass
11717  
18203   #19 accident turn 3none
215232  
53597   #38 accident turn 4#30
60167108  
1681736   debris#99
17423562  
2362416   #48 accident turn 4#78
24227332  
2742774   #34 accident turn 4#16
2782814  
2822843   #14 spun turn 2#10
28530117  
3023043   #22 accident turn 3#47
3053117  
3123176   #15,20,24,43 accident turn 4none
3183192  
  Percent of race run under caution: 11.9%             Average green flag run: 31.2 laps

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

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Kyle Busch15353
  Travis Kvapil54574
  Mark Martin58592
  Kyle Busch6011758
  Denny Hamlin11812811
  Brad Keselowski1291335
  Denny Hamlin13416835
  Ryan Newman1691735
  Kyle Busch17423259
  Brad Keselowski2332375
  Kyle Busch23830467
  Kevin Harvick30531915

Today's top pit crews:
Nbr# StopsDriverLapsTotal TimeAverage Time
295   Kevin Harvick319203.691Kevin Harvick   40.738  
556   Mark Martin319245.179Mark Martin   40.863  
184   Kyle Busch319165.314Kyle Busch   41.329  
114   Denny Hamlin319168.321Denny Hamlin   42.080  
786   Kurt Busch319256.117Kurt Busch   42.686  
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Points Standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Brad Keselowski 2371    
2   Jimmie Johnson 2351   -20  
3   Kasey Kahne 2321   -50  
4   Clint Bowyer 2319   -52  
5   Denny Hamlin 2309   -62  
6   Matt Kenseth 2297   -74  
7   Greg Biffle 2293   -78  
8   Kevin Harvick 2285   -86  
9   Tony Stewart 2284   -87  
10   Martin Truex, Jr. 2260   -111  
11   Jeff Gordon 2256   -115  
12   Dale Earnhardt, Jr. 2211   -160  
13   Kyle Busch 1091   -1280  
14   Ryan Newman 1009   -1362  
15   Carl Edwards 998   -1373  
16   Paul Menard 973   -1398  
17   Joey Logano 935   -1436  
18   Marcos Ambrose 918   -1453  
19   Jeff Burton 858   -1513  
20   Jamie McMurray 844   -1527  

Non-playoff standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Brad Keselowski 1230    
2   Jimmie Johnson 1222   -8  
3   Greg Biffle 1201   -29  
4   Matt Kenseth 1191   -39  
5   Clint Bowyer 1171   -59  
6   Denny Hamlin 1147   -83  
7   Kevin Harvick 1126   -104  
8   Martin Truex, Jr. 1122   -108  
9   Dale Earnhardt, Jr. 1110   -120  
10   Kasey Kahne 1105   -125  
11   Kyle Busch 1091   -139  
12   Tony Stewart 1085   -145  
13   Jeff Gordon 1033   -197  
14   Ryan Newman 1009   -221  
15   Carl Edwards 998   -232  
16   Paul Menard 973   -257  
17   Joey Logano 935   -295  
18   Marcos Ambrose 918   -312  
19   Jeff Burton 858   -372  
20   Jamie McMurray 844   -386