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2011 Good Sam Club 500


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NASCAR Sprint Cup race number 32 of 36
Sunday, October 23, 2011 at Talladega Superspeedway, Talladega, AL
188 laps on a 2.660 mile paved track (500.1 miles)

Time of race: 3:29:14
Average Speed: 143.404 mph
Pole Speed: 181.367 mph
Cautions: 9 for 37 laps
Margin of Victory: .018 sec
Attendance: 105,000
Lead changes: 72

Glossary    2011 NASCAR Sprint Cup results   /   2011 standings

'Chase' drivers are highlighted in green in the qualifying and race results.

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Car Laps Money Status Led Points
1 333   Clint Bowyer Chevrolet 100 Years   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet188260,558running2547
22531   Jeff Burton Caterpillar   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet188170,500running2643
34136   Dave Blaney Golden Corral   (Tommy Baldwin, Jr.)Chevrolet188160,833running142
71214   Tony Stewart El Monterey / Office Depot   (Stewart Haas Racing)Chevrolet188143,433running3039
12 727   Paul Menard Serta / Menards   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet18891,775running032
163851   Landon Cassill Phoenix Construction / Thank A Teacher Today   (James Finch)Chevrolet18891,608running00
20 15   Mark Martin GoDaddy.com   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet18893,250running225
231542   Juan Pablo Montoya Energizer   (Earnhardt Ganassi Racing)Chevrolet188115,783running1622
25 688   Dale Earnhardt, Jr. Diet Mountain Dew Paint the 88 / Natl. Guard   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet18884,225running220
26 248   Jimmie Johnson MyLowe's   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet188127,611running119
27 524   Jeff Gordon Drive to End Hunger / AARP   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet188112,461running118
29391   Jamie McMurray Bass Pro Shops / Tracker Boats   (Earnhardt Ganassi Racing)Chevrolet184111,189running1216
302278   Regan Smith Furniture Row / Denver Mattress   (Barney Visser)Chevrolet18098,745crash014
321329   Kevin Harvick Jimmy John's Gourmet Sandwiches   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet179121,786running1313
381039   Ryan Newman U.S. Army   (Stewart Haas Racing)Chevrolet172113,200running57
4162   Brad Keselowski Miller Lite   (Roger Penske)Dodge188143,483running141
361422   Kurt Busch Shell / Pennzoil   (Roger Penske)Dodge173115,950crash19
37437   Robby Gordon Speed Energy / MAPEI / Menards   (Robby Gordon)Dodge17371,250rear gear108
11 999   Carl Edwards Subway   (Jack Roush)Ford188128,866running134
141816   Greg Biffle 3M / O'Reilly Auto Parts   (Jack Roush)Ford18895,825running131
15 421   Trevor Bayne Motorcraft / Quick Lane Tire & Auto Center   (Wood Brothers)Ford18881,325running00
181117   Matt Kenseth Jeremiah Weed Southern Style   (Jack Roush)Ford188121,836running2127
19199   Marcos Ambrose Stanley / DeWalt Tools   (Richard Petty Motorsports)Ford188108,366running326
211738   Travis Kvapil Long John Silver's   (Bob Jenkins)Ford18888,097running10
224034   David Gilliland World Hunger Relief / FromHungerToHope.com   (Bob Jenkins)Ford18877,175running022
28 86   David Ragan UPS My Choice   (Jack Roush)Ford18881,250running117
312443   A.J. Allmendinger Best Buy   (Richard Petty Motorsports)Ford179109,686running013
343232   Terry Labonte C&J Energy   (Frank Stoddard)Ford17571,700running010
393371   Andy Lally TRG Motorsports   (Kevin Buckler)Ford16280,500crash16
422855   J.J. Yeley Front Row Motorsports   (Bob Jenkins)Ford370,580wheel02
53083   Brian Vickers Red Bull   (Dietrich Mateschitz)Toyota188135,964running340
6264   Kasey Kahne Red Bull   (Dietrich Mateschitz)Toyota188122,033running439
83111   Denny Hamlin FedEx Office   (Joe Gibbs)Toyota188134,000running036
92315   Michael Waltrip Aaron's / Darrell Waltrip NASCAR HOF   (Michael Waltrip)Toyota18883,500running136
103756   Martin Truex, Jr. NAPA Auto Parts   (Michael Waltrip)Toyota18894,825running09
133600   David Reutimann Aaron's Dream Machine   (Michael Waltrip)Toyota188111,308running06
174213   Casey Mears GEICO   (Germain Racing)Toyota18879,050running027
243520   Joey Logano The Home Depot   (Joe Gibbs)Toyota18884,525running020
333418   Kyle Busch M&M's Halloween   (Joe Gibbs)Toyota175121,691running512
352147   Bobby Labonte Scott Products   (JTG-Daugherty Racing)Toyota17397,870crash0-16
402966   Michael McDowell HP Racing   (Phil Parsons)Toyota670,860clutch04
412787   Joe Nemechek AM FM Energy / Pellet & Wood Stoves   (Joe Nemechek)Toyota470,710rear gear00
432097   Kevin Conway Extenze   (Joe Nemechek)Toyota270,964vibration00

Failed to qualify or withdrew:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
44Geoffrey Bodine35Luke & AssociatesTommy Baldwin, Jr.Chevrolet
45Scott Speed46Red Line Oil / Green Stuff AbsorbentDusty WhitneyFord
46T.J. Bell77TRG MotorsportsKevin BucklerFord
47Josh Wise37Bradley UniversityBob JenkinsFord

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
Reason'Lucky
Dog'
12525  
26283   debris turn 2#11
296840  
69724   debris backstretch#4
73808  
81855   #14,39 accident frontstretch#20
8610419  
1051095   #1,9,18,29,42,43 accident frontstretch#20
11012112  
1221254   debris turn 2#20
1261305  
1311333   #4 spun frontstretch#43
13416330  
1641674   #32,48,71 accident turn 3#1
1681747  
1751784   #15,22,47 accident turn 2#1
1791813  
1821865   #5,9,11,78,42 accident turn 2#1
1871882  
  Percent of race run under caution: 19.7%             Average green flag run: 15.1 laps

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

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Jimmie Johnson111
  David Ragan221
  Matt Kenseth331
  Jeff Burton441
  Matt Kenseth551
  Jeff Burton661
  Jamie McMurray771
  Matt Kenseth8136
  Ryan Newman14152
  Kevin Harvick16183
  Travis Kvapil19191
  Kevin Harvick20234
  Kasey Kahne24252
  Michael Waltrip26261
  Kasey Kahne27282
  Kevin Harvick29291
  Clint Bowyer30323
  Kyle Busch33353
  Ryan Newman36361
  Kevin Harvick37371
  Ryan Newman38381
  Kevin Harvick39446
  Ryan Newman45451
  Kevin Harvick46472
  Brian Vickers48481
  Juan Pablo Montoya496214
  Tony Stewart63631
  Brian Vickers64641
  Matt Kenseth65662
  Juan Pablo Montoya67682
  Kurt Busch69691
  Marcos Ambrose70723
  Jamie McMurray73731
  Clint Bowyer74752
  Jamie McMurray76761
  Dale Earnhardt, Jr.77782
  Jamie McMurray79802
  Brad Keselowski81811
  Robby Gordon82821
  Andy Lally83831
  Jeff Burton84852
  Jamie McMurray86894
  Kyle Busch90912
  Jamie McMurray92921
  Kevin Harvick93931
  Jamie McMurray94941
  Matt Kenseth95962
  Jamie McMurray97971
  Kevin Harvick981003
  Tony Stewart1011011
  Jeff Burton1021054
  Robby Gordon1061061
  Mark Martin1071071
  Clint Bowyer1081136
  Matt Kenseth1141218
  Mark Martin1221221
  Jeff Gordon1231231
  Clint Bowyer1241263
  Matt Kenseth1271271
  Robby Gordon1281358
  Tony Stewart13614510
  Jeff Burton1461483
  Tony Stewart1491568
  Brian Vickers1571571
  Jeff Burton1581636
  Carl Edwards1641641
  Greg Biffle1651651
  Clint Bowyer1661672
  Dave Blaney1681681
  Tony Stewart16917810
  Jeff Burton1791879
  Clint Bowyer1881881

Today's top pit crews:
Nbr# StopsDriverLapsTotal TimeAverage Time
336   Clint Bowyer188207.573   34.596  
316   Jeff Burton188214.157   35.693  
566   Martin Truex, Jr.188214.506   35.751  
177   Matt Kenseth188253.190   36.170  
006   David Reutimann188218.989   36.498  
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Points standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Carl Edwards 2237    
2   Matt Kenseth 2223   -14  
3   Brad Keselowski 2219   -18  
4   Tony Stewart 2218   -19  
5   Kevin Harvick 2211   -26  
6   Kyle Busch 2197   -40  
7   Jimmie Johnson 2187   -50  
8   Kurt Busch 2185   -52  
9   Dale Earnhardt, Jr. 2163   -74  
10   Jeff Gordon 2155   -82  
11   Denny Hamlin 2153   -84  
12   Ryan Newman 2149   -88  
13   Clint Bowyer 915   -1322  
14   Kasey Kahne 896   -1341  
15   Greg Biffle 887   -1350  
16   A.J. Allmendinger 878   -1359  
17   Marcos Ambrose 847   -1390  
18   David Ragan 846   -1391  
19   Mark Martin 841   -1396  
20   Juan Pablo Montoya 841   -1396  

Non-'Chase' standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Carl Edwards 1112    
2   Kyle Busch 1075   -37  
3   Matt Kenseth 1073   -39  
4   Jimmie Johnson 1071   -41  
5   Kevin Harvick 1066   -46  
6   Jeff Gordon 1018   -94  
7   Kurt Busch 1010   -102  
8   Tony Stewart 1006   -106  
9   Brad Keselowski 979   -133  
10   Ryan Newman 968   -144  
11   Dale Earnhardt, Jr. 944   -168  
12   Clint Bowyer 915   -197  
13   Denny Hamlin 897   -215  
14   Kasey Kahne 896   -216  
15   Greg Biffle 887   -225  
16   A.J. Allmendinger 878   -234  
17   Marcos Ambrose 847   -265  
18   David Ragan 846   -266  
19   Mark Martin 841   -271  
20   Juan Pablo Montoya 841   -271