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NASCAR Nationwide Series race number 6 of 33
Friday, April 13, 2012 at Texas Motor Speedway, Fort Worth, TX
200 laps on a 1.500 mile paved track (300.000 miles)

Time of race: 2:22:31
Average speed: 126.301 mph
Pole speed: 181.714 mph
Cautions: 5 for 33 laps
Margin of victory: 1.434 sec
Attendance: 73600
Lead changes: 14
Green flag passes: 1,262 (7.6 per green flag lap)
(Source: NASCAR loop data)

Glossary    2012 NASCAR Nationwide Series results   /   2012 standings

PosSt#DriverCarLapsMoneyStatusLedPts
1 36   Ricky Stenhouse, Jr. Pure Michigan   (Jack Roush)Ford20083843running6847
2 133   Paul Menard Menards / Rheem   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet20056525running1000
3 838   Kasey Kahne Great Clips   (Steve Turner)Chevrolet20036825running10
4 218   Denny Hamlin SportClips   (Joe Gibbs)Toyota20032115running120
5 43   Austin Dillon American Ethanol   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet20037758running1340
63027   David Ragan GC Motorsports Intl. / Mercury   (Steve Meehan)Ford20024015running20
71631   Justin Allgaier Brandt   (Steve Turner)Chevrolet20028433running037
8177   Danica Patrick GoDaddy.com   (JR Motorsports)Chevrolet20029658running036
91843   Michael Annett Pilot Travel Centers / Flying J   (Richard Petty Motorsports)Ford20026768running035
10 930   Steve Arpin Mike's On The Rocks   (Steve Turner)Chevrolet20027383running034
111412   Sam Hornish, Jr. Wurth   (Roger Penske)Dodge20025908running033
12 52   Elliott Sadler OneMain Financial   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet20025658running433
13 788   Cole Whitt TaxSlayer.com   (JR Motorsports)Chevrolet20025408running031
14205   Dale Earnhardt, Jr. Degree   (JR Motorsports)Chevrolet20018580running00
151220   Joey Logano GameStop / Batman 2 DC Super Heroes   (Joe Gibbs)Toyota20018745running00
161044   Mike Bliss TriStar Motorsports   (Mark Smith)Toyota19925028running028
173387   Joe Nemechek SWM International   (Joe Nemechek)Toyota19924218running027
182381   Jason Bowles American Majority / PledgeToVote.com   (Pat MacDonald)Toyota19924033running026
192401   Mike Wallace G&K Services   (Johnny Davis)Chevrolet19823698running025
201570   Johanna Long Foretravel Motorcoach   (Mary Louise Miller)Chevrolet19724263running024
212108   Kyle Fowler Texas Tech / Randy Hill Racing   (Randy Hill)Ford19623478running023
223139   Kelly Bires Fenton Motors   (Archie St. Hilaire)Ford19616900running022
232740   Erik Darnell TheMotorsportsGroup.com   (Curtis Key)Chevrolet19623208running021
244214   Eric McClure Hefty / Reynolds Wrap   (Mark Smith)Toyota19223093running020
252819   Tayler Malsam G-Oil   (Mark Smith)Toyota19223433running019
264050   T.J. Bell Gulf Coast Software   (Mark Beaver)Chevrolet19216380running018
273852   Tim Schendel Broadway Roofing   (Jimmy Means)Chevrolet19216270running017
282641   Timmy Hill Poynt.com   (Rick Ware)Ford19122618running016
293751   Jeremy Clements U.S. Petroleum Consulting   (Jeremy Clements)Chevrolet18822443running015
30 654   Kurt Busch Monster Energy   (Kyle Busch)Toyota18716165engine00
31254   Danny Efland DERacing.com   (Johnny Davis)Chevrolet18722223running013
321909   Ryan Truex Grime Boss   (Robby Benton)Toyota18222113engine012
334124   Benny Gordon Silestone / Dillon Manufacturing   (Jason Sciavicco)Chevrolet17522003running011
343923   Robert Richardson, Jr. Tia Rosa / Embassy Suites   (Robert Richardson, Sr.)Chevrolet16921893running010
351322   Brad Keselowski Discount Tire   (Roger Penske)Dodge15915315running00
362915   Blake Koch ChristianCinema.com   (Rick Ware)Chevrolet9215205crash08
371111   Brian Scott Dollar General   (Joe Gibbs)Toyota6121553engine07
383475   Scott Riggs Rick Ware Racing   (Rick Ware)Chevrolet915050rear gear00
393646   Chase Miller The Motorsports Group   (Curtis Key)Chevrolet814790vibration05
403242   Josh Wise The Motorsports Group   (Curtis Key)Chevrolet714755electrical00
413547   Scott Speed The Motorsports Group   (Curtis Key)Chevrolet714720fuel pump00
424374   Kevin Lepage Koma Unwind Relaxation Drink   (Mike Harmon)Chevrolet414660ignition02
432210   Jeff Green TriStar Motorsports   (Mark Smith)Toyota314609vibration01

Failed to qualify, withdrew, or driver changes:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
44Morgan Shepherd89Shepherd Racing VenturesMorgan ShepherdChevrolet
45John Jackson72CrashClaimsR.usJames CarterToyota

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
ReasonFree
Pass
14747  
48525   debris#81
539038  
91944   #22 spun frontstretch#81
95951  
961038   #15,54 accident backstretch#44
10416259  
16317210   lights#7
17318816  
1891946   oil on track#20
1952006  
  Percent of race run under caution: 16.5%             Average green flag run: 27.8 laps

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

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Paul Menard133
  Ricky Stenhouse, Jr.44845
  Paul Menard49524
  Kasey Kahne53531
  Paul Menard549441
  Denny Hamlin951039
  Elliott Sadler1041074
  Paul Menard10814639
  Denny Hamlin1471482
  David Ragan1491502
  Paul Menard15116313
  Austin Dillon16417613
  Ricky Stenhouse, Jr.17719418
  Denny Hamlin1951951
  Ricky Stenhouse, Jr.1962005

Points Standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Elliott Sadler 247    
2   Ricky Stenhouse, Jr. 243   -4  
3   Austin Dillon 227   -20  
4   Sam Hornish, Jr. 193   -54  
5   Michael Annett 183   -64  
6   Cole Whitt 182   -65  
7   Trevor Bayne 180   -67  
8   Tayler Malsam 163   -84  
8   Justin Allgaier 163   -84  
10   Mike Bliss 147   -100  
11   Danica Patrick 132   -115  
11   Joe Nemechek 132   -115  
13   Mike Wallace 128   -119  
14   Jeremy Clements 127   -120  
15   Jason Bowles 119   -128  
16   Benny Gordon 116   -131  
17   Eric McClure 112   -135  
18   Brian Scott 104   -143  
18   Kenny Wallace 104   -143  
20   Blake Koch 99   -148