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2012 Irwin Tools Night Race


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NASCAR Sprint Cup race number 24 of 36
Saturday, August 25, 2012 at Bristol Motor Speedway, Bristol, TN
500 laps on a .533 mile paved track (266.5 miles)

Time of race: 3:09:27
Average Speed: 84.402 mph
Pole Speed: no time trials
Cautions: 13 for 87 laps
Margin of Victory: 1.103 sec
Attendance: 145,000
Lead changes: 22

Glossary    2012 NASCAR Sprint Cup results   /   2012 standings

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Car Laps Money Status Led Points
1 811   Denny Hamlin FedEx Ground   (Joe Gibbs)Toyota500329,441running7047
23748   Jimmie Johnson Lowe's Dover White   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet500250,051running5243
31124   Jeff Gordon Farmville / Drive to End Hunger / AARP   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet500205,026running041
42255   Brian Vickers MyClassicGarage.com   (Michael Waltrip)Toyota500139,215running141
5 99   Marcos Ambrose DeWalt / Stanley Tools   (Richard Petty Motorsports)Ford500153,398running140
61018   Kyle Busch M&M's   (Joe Gibbs)Toyota500161,998running038
72315   Clint Bowyer 5-hour Energy   (Michael Waltrip)Toyota500141,554running037
8 420   Joey Logano Dollar General   (Joe Gibbs)Toyota500130,440running13938
9125   Kasey Kahne HendrickCars.com   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet500117,515running4236
10 727   Paul Menard Menards / Schrock   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet500117,640running034
111556   Martin Truex, Jr. NAPA Auto Parts   (Michael Waltrip)Toyota500134,119running4434
121688   Dale Earnhardt, Jr. Diet Mountain Dew / National Guard   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet500112,780running1333
132842   Juan Pablo Montoya Target   (Earnhardt Ganassi Racing)Chevrolet500133,921running031
143647   Bobby Labonte Bush's Baked Beans   (JTG-Daugherty Racing)Toyota500130,388running030
151329   Kevin Harvick Rheem   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet500149,741running029
161478   Regan Smith Furniture Row / Denver Mattress   (Barney Visser)Chevrolet500125,813running028
17261   Jamie McMurray Bass Pro Shops / Allstate   (Earnhardt Ganassi Racing)Chevrolet500132,038running027
184193   Travis Kvapil Burger King / Dr. Pepper   (BK Racing)Toyota500122,488running026
19 316   Greg Biffle 3M / Bondo   (Jack Roush)Ford500108,555running4126
201838   David Gilliland Taco Bell   (Bob Jenkins)Ford500111,963running024
21 113   Casey Mears GEICO   (Germain Racing)Ford499113,477running2624
222799   Carl Edwards Fastenal   (Jack Roush)Ford496141,246running4523
233098   Michael McDowell K-Love / Curb Records   (Mike Curb)Ford49693,805running021
243383   Landon Cassill Burger King / Dr. Pepper   (BK Racing)Toyota490122,850running020
251717   Matt Kenseth Valvoline NextGen   (Jack Roush)Ford486142,041running2520
262536   Dave Blaney SealWrap   (Tommy Baldwin, Jr.)Chevrolet47694,780crash018
272114   Tony Stewart Mobil 1 / Office Depot   (Stewart Haas Racing)Chevrolet471144,585running118
282051   Kurt Busch Phoenix Racing   (James Finch)Chevrolet440101,525running016
294310   Danica Patrick GoDaddy.com   (Stewart Haas Racing)Chevrolet43490,640crash00
30 22   Brad Keselowski Miller Lite / Inductee Rusty Wallace   (Roger Penske)Dodge434130,025running014
313949   Jason Leffler America Israel Racing   (Robinson-Blakeney Racing)Toyota41790,895running00
322434   David Ragan Glory Foods   (Bob Jenkins)Ford40990,285running012
33 631   Jeff Burton Caterpillar Wherever There's Mining   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet360132,525running011
342922   Sam Hornish, Jr. Shell / Pennzoil   (Roger Penske)Dodge343134,890running00
35 543   Aric Almirola Goody's Headache Powders   (Richard Petty Motorsports)Ford235127,116crash09
361939   Ryan Newman Outback Steakhouse   (Stewart Haas Racing)Chevrolet189134,228crash08
373130   David Stremme Inception Motorsports   (Timothy McSweeney)Toyota15989,660rear gear07
383226   Josh Wise MDS Transport   (Bob Jenkins)Ford15091,052brakes06
394087   Joe Nemechek AM/FM Energy Pellet & Wood Stoves   (Joe Nemechek)Toyota13086,110electrical00
403833   Stephen Leicht Circle Sport   (Joe Falk)Chevrolet5685,975fuel pressure04
413523   Scott Riggs North Texas Pipe   (Robert Richardson, Sr.)Chevrolet2085,750brakes03
424232   Ken Schrader Federated Auto Parts   (Frank Stoddard)Ford993,910crash02
433419   Mike Bliss Humphrey Smith Racing   (Mark Smith)Toyota685,960power steering00

Failed to qualify or withdrew:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
44Scott Speed95JTSLeavine Family RacingFord
45Kelly Bires79Team KyleArchie St. HilaireFord
46Reed Sorenson91Plinker TacticalMark SmithChevrolet
47J.J. Yeley37MaxQWorkforce.com / WBR RacingLarry GunselmanChevrolet

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
ReasonFree
Pass
11010  
11177   #32,49 accident frontstretchnone
188265  
83897   debris turn 2#98
9012233  
1231297   #22,34 accident turn 4#17
13014819  
14915810   #34 spun turn 4#14
15919133  
1921998   #42,39,31 accident turn 4#5
20022425  
2252306   #43,38 accident turn 1#10
23127141  
2722765   #2,47 accident backstretch#55
27732246  
3233286   #78,51 accident frontstretch#55
3293335  
3343396   #14,17 accident frontstretch#78
3403467  
3473526   #36 accident turn 1#78
35341462  
4154195   #13 accident turns 1/2#10
4204234  
4244296   debris turn 1#13
4304356  
4364438   #10,78 accident frontstretch#98
44450057  
  Percent of race run under caution: 17.4%             Average green flag run: 29.5 laps

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

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Casey Mears12626
  Joey Logano278458
  Denny Hamlin85851
  Joey Logano8610722
  Kasey Kahne10814942
  Joey Logano15019243
  Dale Earnhardt, Jr.19320513
  Denny Hamlin20622621
  Greg Biffle22725327
  Matt Kenseth25427219
  Jimmie Johnson27332452
  Denny Hamlin3253251
  Matt Kenseth3263316
  Tony Stewart3323321
  Joey Logano33334816
  Marcos Ambrose3493491
  Greg Biffle35036314
  Martin Truex, Jr.36440744
  Denny Hamlin4084158
  Carl Edwards41644328
  Brian Vickers4444441
  Carl Edwards44546117
  Denny Hamlin46250039

Today's top pit crews:
Nbr# StopsDriverLapsTotal TimeAverage Time
4210   Juan Pablo Montoya500209.705   20.971  
2410   Jeff Gordon500213.305   21.331  
5610   Martin Truex, Jr.500213.983   21.398  
2910   Kevin Harvick500214.121   21.412  
208   Joey Logano500171.359   21.420  
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Points standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Greg Biffle 849    
2   Jimmie Johnson 838   -11  
3   Dale Earnhardt, Jr. 834   -15  
4   Matt Kenseth 823   -26  
5   Martin Truex, Jr. 797   -52  
6   Clint Bowyer 794   -55  
7   Brad Keselowski 790   -59  
8   Denny Hamlin 774   -75  
9   Kevin Harvick 767   -82  
10   Tony Stewart 746   -103  
11   Kasey Kahne 730   -119  
12   Carl Edwards 712   -137  
13   Kyle Busch 707   -142  
14   Jeff Gordon 691   -158  
15   Ryan Newman 688   -161  
16   Marcos Ambrose 679   -170  
17   Paul Menard 674   -175  
18   Joey Logano 638   -211  
19   Jamie McMurray 598   -251  
20   Jeff Burton 577   -272