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2012 Bojangles' Southern 500


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NASCAR Sprint Cup race number 11 of 36
Saturday, May 12, 2012 at Darlington Raceway, Darlington, SC
367 laps* on a 1.366 mile paved track (501.3 miles)

Time of race: 3:45:25
Average Speed: 133.802 mph
Pole Speed: 180.257 mph
Cautions: 8 for 38 laps
Margin of Victory: .781 sec
Attendance: 63,000
Lead changes: 22

Glossary    2012 NASCAR Sprint Cup results   /   2012 standings

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Car Laps Money Status Led Points
12 116   Greg Biffle 3M / OH / ES   (Jack Roush)Ford368107,580running7433
1 248   Jimmie Johnson Lowe's / Kobalt Tools   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet368319,786running13448
8 35   Kasey Kahne Rockwell Tools   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet368108,790running3337
23 439   Ryan Newman Wix Filters   (Stewart Haas Racing)Chevrolet367125,263running021
4 518   Kyle Busch Doublemint   (Joe Gibbs)Toyota368178,123running4441
5 656   Martin Truex, Jr. NAPA Auto Parts   (Michael Waltrip)Toyota368147,554running2540
7 799   Carl Edwards Ford EcoBoost   (Jack Roush)Ford368145,906running037
2 811   Denny Hamlin Sport Clips   (Joe Gibbs)Toyota368238,656running5643
14 978   Regan Smith Furniture Row / Denver Mattress   (Barney Visser)Chevrolet368117,488running030
181031   Jeff Burton BB&T   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet368126,530running026
34111   Jamie McMurray Bass Pro Shops / Allstate   (Earnhardt Ganassi Racing)Chevrolet345107,813running010
351224   Jeff Gordon Drive to End Hunger Charlotte 1 Million/AARP   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet339124,466running09
191343   Aric Almirola Gravely Mower   (Richard Petty Motorsports)Ford368124,416running025
131427   Paul Menard Menards / Pittsburgh Paints   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet368100,705running031
15152   Brad Keselowski Miller Lite   (Roger Penske)Dodge368124,725running029
331622   A.J. Allmendinger Shell / Pennzoil   (Roger Penske)Dodge357121,480running011
31714   Tony Stewart Office Depot / Mobil 1   (Stewart Haas Racing)Chevrolet368209,415running041
201855   Mark Martin Aaron's Dream Machine   (Michael Waltrip)Toyota36887,605running024
61917   Matt Kenseth Zest   (Jack Roush)Ford368154,776running038
262083   Landon Cassill Burger King / Dr. Pepper   (BK Racing)Toyota366108,575running119
102120   Joey Logano The Home Depot   (Joe Gibbs)Toyota368104,715running034
292247   Bobby Labonte Scott Products   (JTG-Daugherty Racing)Toyota36488,680running015
162329   Kevin Harvick Budweiser   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet368136,391running028
172488   Dale Earnhardt, Jr. Diet Mountain Dew / National Guard   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet36896,930running128
212551   Kurt Busch Phoenix Racing   (James Finch)Chevrolet368110,063running023
112615   Clint Bowyer 5-hour Energy   (Michael Waltrip)Toyota368120,969running033
242742   Juan Pablo Montoya Target   (Earnhardt Ganassi Racing)Chevrolet366113,696running020
9289   Marcos Ambrose DeWalt / Stanley Tools   (Richard Petty Motorsports)Ford368130,748running035
422979   Scott Speed Team Kyle / Koma Unwind   (Archie St. Hilaire)Ford2071,780overheating02
433026   Josh Wise MDS Transport   (Bob Jenkins)Ford1972,139vibration01
223113   Casey Mears GEICO   (Germain Racing)Ford36799,063running022
393230   David Stremme Inception Motorsports   (Timothy McSweeney)Toyota3272,225overheating05
323373   Travis Kvapil Dr. Pepper   (BK Racing)Toyota36276,805running00
273436   Dave Blaney SealWrap.com   (Tommy Baldwin, Jr.)Chevrolet36578,255running017
413552   Mike Skinner CrusaderStaffing.com   (Kelly Owen)Toyota2071,875electrical00
253638   David Gilliland A&W All American Food   (Bob Jenkins)Ford36694,913running019
283734   David Ragan Peanut Patch / Margaret Holmes   (Bob Jenkins)Ford36490,152running016
313810   Danica Patrick GoDaddy.com   (Stewart Haas Racing)Chevrolet36276,980running00
383974   Cole Whitt Turn One Racing   (Stacy Compton)Chevrolet3575,682vibration00
404087   Joe Nemechek AM/FM Energy Pellet & Wood Stoves   (Joe Nemechek)Toyota2772,050power steering00
364193   David Reutimann Burger King / Dr. Pepper   (BK Racing)Toyota31484,380running08
304232   Reed Sorenson Southern Pride Trucking   (Frank Stoddard)Ford36389,505running00
374349   J.J. Yeley JPO Absorbents   (Robinson-Blakeney Racing)Toyota13275,915clutch07
* Race extended to 368 laps due to green/white/checker.

Failed to qualify or withdrew:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
44Scott Riggs23North Texas PipeRobert Richardson, Sr.Chevrolet
45Michael McDowell98Curb RecordsMike CurbFord
46Stephen Leicht33Little Joe's AutosJoe FalkChevrolet
47Mike Bliss19Humphrey Smith RacingMark SmithToyota

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
ReasonFree
Pass
1172172  
1731797   debris#15
18019415  
1951995   debris#39
20023031  
2312355   debris#88
23629863  
2993035   #47 spun#1
3043074  
3083114   #78 spun#31
3123165  
3173193   #1,22 accident turn 4#9
32033011  
3313344   #32 spun#2
33536127  
3623665   #39,51 accident turn 2#55
3673682  
  Percent of race run under caution: 10.3%             Average green flag run: 36.7 laps

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

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Greg Biffle14848
  Kasey Kahne49491
  Jimmie Johnson50501
  Landon Cassll51511
  Kyle Busch527221
  Greg Biffle739826
  Denny Hamlin991002
  Jimmie Johnson10117272
  Kyle Busch1731731
  Jimmie Johnson1741796
  Kyle Busch1801889
  Jimmie Johnson1891946
  Kyle Busch1951951
  Denny Hamlin1961994
  Kasey Kahne20023132
  Denny Hamlin23228049
  Dale Earnhardt, Jr.2812811
  Martin Truex, Jr.28229817
  Denny Hamlin2992991
  Martin Truex, Jr.3003078
  Jimmie Johnson3083125
  Kyle Busch31332412
  Jimmie Johnson32536844

Today's top pit crews:
Nbr# StopsDriverLapsTotal TimeAverage Time
189   Kyle Busch368363.643   40.405  
569   Martin Truex, Jr.368409.055   45.451  
179   Matt Kenseth368412.504   45.834  
488   Jimmie Johnson368372.817   46.602  
2710   Paul Menard368468.546   46.855  
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Points standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Greg Biffle 411    
2   Matt Kenseth 409   -2  
3   Dale Earnhardt, Jr. 397   -14  
4   Denny Hamlin 394   -17  
5   Martin Truex, Jr. 372   -39  
6   Jimmie Johnson 372   -39  
7   Tony Stewart 369   -42  
8   Kevin Harvick 361   -50  
9   Kyle Busch 349   -62  
10   Carl Edwards 337   -74  
11   Clint Bowyer 335   -76  
12   Brad Keselowski 328   -83  
13   Paul Menard 308   -103  
14   Ryan Newman 307   -104  
15   Joey Logano 293   -118  
16   Kasey Kahne 283   -128  
17   Jeff Burton 275   -136  
18   Marcos Ambrose 274   -137  
19   Juan Pablo Montoya 272   -139  
20   Jamie McMurray 263   -148