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2011 Aaron's 499


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NASCAR Sprint Cup race number 8 of 36
Sunday, April 17, 2011 at Talladega Superspeedway, Talladega, AL
188 laps on a 2.660 mile paved track (500.1 miles)

Time of race: 3:12:01
Average Speed: 156.261 mph
Pole Speed: 178.248 mph
Cautions: 6 for 24 laps
Margin of Victory: .002 sec
Attendance: 115,000
Lead changes: 88

Glossary    2011 NASCAR Sprint Cup results   /   2011 standings

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Car Laps Money Status Led Points
1 248   Jimmie Johnson Lowe's   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet188329,386running1447
21033   Clint Bowyer BB&T   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet188269,058running3844
3 124   Jeff Gordon Drive to End Hunger / AARP   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet188210,686running942
4 488   Dale Earnhardt, Jr. National Guard / AMP Energy   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet188148,725running1141
53829   Kevin Harvick Budweiser   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet188175,711running940
62099   Carl Edwards Aflac   (Jack Roush)Ford188159,141running839
71716   Greg Biffle 3M Scotch Blue Painter's Tape   (Jack Roush)Ford188125,375running338
8 35   Mark Martin Carquest / GoDaddy.com   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet188115,625running137
93934   David Gilliland Taco Bell   (Bob Jenkins)Ford188131,033running035
103620   Joey Logano The Home Depot   (Joe Gibbs)Toyota188116,975running235
111643   A.J. Allmendinger Best Buy   (Richard Petty Motorsports)Ford188135,486running033
12 527   Paul Menard Schrock Cabinetry / Menards   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet18897,525running433
132656   Martin Truex, Jr. NAPA Auto Parts   (Michael Waltrip)Toyota188105,350running632
141400   David Reutimann Aaron's Dream Machine   (Michael Waltrip)Toyota188123,183running030
151878   Regan Smith Furniture Row / Denver Mattress   (Barney Visser)Chevrolet188120,595running630
162731   Jeff Burton CAT Financial   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet188102,575running629
173014   Tony Stewart Office Depot / Mobil 1   (Stewart Haas Racing)Chevrolet188133,908running027
18 822   Kurt Busch Shell / Pennzoil / AAA   (Roger Penske)Dodge188132,875running1927
193771   Andy Lally Interstate Moving Services   (Kevin Buckler)Ford188100,050running025
20427   Robby Gordon Fast Five / Speed Energy   (Robby Gordon)Dodge188107,083running024
21211   Jamie McMurray Bass Pro Shops / Tracker Boats   (Earnhardt Ganassi Racing)Chevrolet188124,289running124
224013   Casey Mears GEICO   (Germain Racing)Toyota18888,350running123
232911   Denny Hamlin FedEx Office   (Joe Gibbs)Toyota188133,425running021
241547   Bobby Labonte Bush's Baked Beans   (JTG-Daugherty Racing)Toyota188113,370running121
252339   Ryan Newman Haas Automation   (Stewart Haas Racing)Chevrolet188125,825running620
264346   Bill Elliott Red Line Oil   (Dusty Whitney)Chevrolet18882,625running018
273536   Dave Blaney Golden Corral   (Tommy Baldwin, Jr.)Chevrolet18899,333running2118
281215   Michael Waltrip Aaron's / Auburn National Championship   (Michael Waltrip)Toyota18781,525running016
292838   Travis Kvapil Long John Silver's / TMone   (Bob Jenkins)Ford18497,333running00
301342   Juan Pablo Montoya Target   (Earnhardt Ganassi Racing)Chevrolet177123,658running014
31 609   Landon Cassill Security Benefit / Thank A Teacher Today   (James Finch)Chevrolet17093,872running00
32249   Marcos Ambrose Stanley / DeWalt Tools   (Richard Petty Motorsports)Ford157113,316running113
33192   Brad Keselowski Miller Lite   (Roger Penske)Dodge15489,650running212
344132   Terry Labonte C&J Energy Services   (Frank Stoddard)Ford15280,575engine010
353418   Kyle Busch M&M's Pretzel   (Joe Gibbs)Toyota144128,266crash310
362517   Matt Kenseth Crown Royal Black   (Jack Roush)Ford139117,211crash89
37314   Kasey Kahne Red Bull   (Dietrich Mateschitz)Toyota13988,100running18
38 983   Brian Vickers Red Bull   (Dietrich Mateschitz)Toyota115106,964running06
39 76   David Ragan UPS "We Love Logistics"   (Jack Roush)Ford8987,550crash26
401121   Trevor Bayne Good Sam Club / Camping World   (Wood Brothers)Ford8987,275crash50
412287   Joe Nemechek NEMCO Motorsports   (Joe Nemechek)Toyota579,025vibration00
423335   Steve Park Tommy Baldwin Racing   (Tommy Baldwin, Jr.)Chevrolet478,855electrical02
433297   Kevin Conway ExtenZe   (Joe Nemechek)Toyota179,181electrical00

To the back:
NameNbrReason
Trevor Bayne21adjustments after impound
Bill Elliott46adjustments after impound
Greg Biffle16adjustments after impound
Robby Gordon7driver change

Failed to qualify or withdrew:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
44Mike Skinner60Big RedGermain RacingToyota
45Tony Raines37Front Row MotorsportsLarry GunselmanFord
46Michael McDowell66HP RacingPhil ParsonsToyota

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
Reason'Lucky
Dog'
12828  
29313   #09,22,83 accident backstretch#71
329059  
91966   #2,4,6,9,21,22 accident turn 3#13
9712832  
1291324   debris turn 3#7
1331408  
1411444   #11,17,18,20,43 accident backstretch#71
14516319  
1641674   debris backstretch#46
1681747  
1751773   #39 spun backstretch#15
17818811  
  Percent of race run under caution: 12.8%             Average green flag run: 23.4 laps

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

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Jeff Gordon144
  Clint Bowyer551
  Jeff Gordon694
  Ryan Newman10101
  Brad Keselowski11111
  Clint Bowyer12132
  Jimmie Johnson14141
  Clint Bowyer15184
  Kasey Kahne19191
  Clint Bowyer20212
  David Ragan22221
  Kurt Busch23231
  Kyle Busch24252
  David Ragan26261
  Kyle Busch27271
  Clint Bowyer28281
  Carl Edwards29291
  Clint Bowyer30345
  Joey Logano35351
  Clint Bowyer36361
  Marcos Ambrose37371
  Matt Kenseth38425
  Joey Logano43431
  Regan Smith44452
  Jeff Burton46472
  Greg Biffle48481
  Jeff Burton49491
  Matt Kenseth50512
  Brad Keselowski52521
  Dale Earnhardt, Jr.53531
  Matt Kenseth54541
  Dale Earnhardt, Jr.55562
  Greg Biffle57582
  Trevor Bayne59591
  Dale Earnhardt, Jr.60634
  Trevor Bayne64663
  Dale Earnhardt, Jr.67704
  Trevor Bayne71711
  Clint Bowyer72754
  Jimmie Johnson76827
  Ryan Newman83831
  Jimmie Johnson84885
  Ryan Newman89924
  Carl Edwards93931
  Mark Martin94941
  Paul Menard95962
  Clint Bowyer97971
  Kurt Busch98992
  Dave Blaney1001001
  Carl Edwards1011033
  Kurt Busch1041085
  Clint Bowyer1091102
  Kurt Busch1111144
  Regan Smith1151151
  Clint Bowyer1161161
  Regan Smith1171171
  Clint Bowyer1181181
  Dave Blaney1191213
  Kevin Harvick1221221
  Kurt Busch1231286
  Carl Edwards1291291
  Casey Mears1301301
  Paul Menard1311322
  Regan Smith1331331
  Jeff Burton1341341
  Dave Blaney1351406
  Bobby Labonte1411411
  Martin Truex, Jr.1421421
  Kevin Harvick1431464
  Martin Truex, Jr.1471471
  Kurt Busch1481481
  Kevin Harvick1491491
  Martin Truex, Jr.1501501
  Kevin Harvick1511511
  Jeff Burton1521532
  Jamie McMurray1541541
  Dave Blaney1551573
  Clint Bowyer15816811
  Regan Smith1691691
  Clint Bowyer1701701
  Martin Truex, Jr.1711733
  Dave Blaney1741774
  Kevin Harvick1781792
  Dave Blaney1801834
  Carl Edwards1841841
  Clint Bowyer1851851
  Carl Edwards1861861
  Jeff Gordon1871871
  Jimmie Johnson1881881

Points standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Carl Edwards 295    
2   Jimmie Johnson 290   -5  
3   Dale Earnhardt, Jr. 276   -19  
4   Kevin Harvick 268   -27  
5   Kurt Busch 267   -28  
6   Kyle Busch 257   -38  
7   Ryan Newman 253   -42  
8   Matt Kenseth 252   -43  
9   Juan Pablo Montoya 246   -49  
10   Clint Bowyer 245   -50  
11   Paul Menard 242   -53  
12   Tony Stewart 240   -55  
13   Jeff Gordon 234   -61  
14   Mark Martin 226   -69  
15   A.J. Allmendinger 226   -69  
16   Greg Biffle 221   -74  
17   Denny Hamlin 195   -100  
18   Kasey Kahne 194   -101  
19   Martin Truex, Jr. 192   -103  
20   David Ragan 191   -104