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2011 Kobalt Tools 400


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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 (400.5 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: 152,000
Lead changes: 21

Glossary    2011 NASCAR Sprint Cup results   /   2011 standings

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Car Laps Money Status Led Points
11 117   Matt Kenseth Crown Royal   (Jack Roush)Ford267149,311running334
4 29   Marcos Ambrose Stanley / DeWalt Tools   (Richard Petty Motorsports)Ford267187,866running141
1 399   Carl Edwards Scotts EZ Seed / Kellogg's   (Jack Roush)Ford267401,541running6947
28 416   Greg Biffle 3M Post-it   (Jack Roush)Ford264101,150running1117
38 518   Kyle Busch Snickers Peanut Butter Squared   (Joe Gibbs)Toyota107128,491engine06
23 620   Joey Logano The Home Depot   (Joe Gibbs)Toyota266100,075running021
19 743   A.J. Allmendinger Best Buy   (Richard Petty Motorsports)Ford267132,461running025
5 839   Ryan Newman Haas Automation   (Stewart Haas Racing)Chevrolet267173,575running039
6 956   Martin Truex, Jr. NAPA   (Michael Waltrip)Toyota267128,300running339
18105   Mark Martin GoDaddy.com   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet267104,625running026
27111   Jamie McMurray McDonald's   (Earnhardt Ganassi Racing)Chevrolet264122,414running017
391278   Regan Smith Furniture Row / Denver Mattress   (Barney Visser)Chevrolet77106,795engine05
361324   Jeff Gordon DuPont   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet193118,011crash29
161448   Jimmie Johnson Lowe's / Kobalt Tools   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet267148,761running028
21514   Tony Stewart Mobil 1 / Office Depot   (Stewart Haas Racing)Chevrolet267300,308running16344
201621   Trevor Bayne Motorcraft / Quick Lane Tire & Auto Center   (Wood Brothers)Ford267103,600running00
71711   Denny Hamlin FedEx Ground   (Joe Gibbs)Toyota267159,300running037
121827   Paul Menard Moen / Menards   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet267103,375running333
101983   Brian Vickers Red Bull   (Dietrich Mateschitz)Toyota267133,614running034
26202   Brad Keselowski Miller Lite   (Roger Penske)Dodge265112,308running018
212131   Jeff Burton Caterpillar   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet267101,325running023
92222   Kurt Busch Shell / Pennzoil Platinum   (Roger Penske)Dodge267150,700running136
32342   Juan Pablo Montoya Clorox   (Earnhardt Ganassi Racing)Chevrolet267236,908running742
242447   Bobby Labonte Kingsford   (JTG-Daugherty Racing)Toyota266116,345running020
132500   David Reutimann Tums   (Michael Waltrip)Toyota267130,933running132
172629   Kevin Harvick Budweiser   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet267143,561running027
252713   Casey Mears GEICO   (Germain Racing)Toyota26689,425running019
152833   Clint Bowyer Wheaties Fuel   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet267145,358running130
292932   Mike Skinner Southern Pride Trucking   (Frank Stoddard)Ford26283,575running10
14304   Kasey Kahne Red Bull   (Dietrich Mateschitz)Toyota267127,083running030
423187   Joe Nemechek NEMCO Motorsports   (Joe Nemechek)Toyota3479,780transmission00
403246   J.J. Yeley Darlington Raceway / Espar Heater   (Dusty Whitney)Chevrolet4580,175rear gear04
83388   Dale Earnhardt, Jr. National Guard / AMP Energy   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet267126,125running036
343436   Dave Blaney Accell Construction   (Tommy Baldwin, Jr.)Chevrolet26081,500running111
373534   David Gilliland Taco Bell   (Bob Jenkins)Ford14780,850crash07
433660   Landon Cassill Big Red   (Germain Racing)Toyota3280,044rear gear00
303709   Bill Elliott Security Benefit / Rydex / Billboard.com   (James Finch)Chevrolet262100,958running014
31387   Robby Gordon Speed Energy   (Robby Gordon)Dodge26196,258running013
333938   Travis Kvapil Long John Silver's   (Bob Jenkins)Ford26192,197running00
324071   Andy Lally Super Eco-Fuel Saver   (Kevin Buckler)Chevrolet26191,400running012
354137   Tony Raines Race Fuel Energy Drink   (Larry Gunselman)Ford25881,275running09
22426   David Ragan UPS "We Love Logistics"   (Jack Roush)Ford267100,775running022
414366   Michael McDowell HP Racing   (Phil Parsons)Toyota4179,925brakes03

To the back:
NameNbrReason
Denny Hamlin11engine change

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

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
Reason'Lucky
Dog'
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 Hamlin267348.255   38.695  
296   Kevin Harvick267238.885   39.814  
178   Matt Kenseth267320.423   40.053  
217   Trevor Bayne267285.215   40.745  
96   Marcos Ambrose267244.676   40.779  
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Points standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Tony Stewart 113    
2   Kurt Busch 113   0  
3   Carl Edwards 106   -7  
4   Juan Pablo Montoya 106   -7  
5   Ryan Newman 103   -10  
6   Paul Menard 96   -17  
7   Martin Truex, Jr. 95   -18  
8   Denny Hamlin 95   -18  
9   A.J. Allmendinger 94   -19  
10   Mark Martin 91   -22  
11   Dale Earnhardt, Jr. 91   -22  
12   Kasey Kahne 87   -26  
13   Jimmie Johnson 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