Long Pond, PA – June 12, 2011
2.5-Mile Triangular Paved
200 Laps – 500 Miles Purse: $4,906,691

Fin Str Car Series Bonus Driver Leader
Pos Pos No Driver Team Laps Points Points Rating Winnings Status Times Laps
1 3 24 Jeff Gordon DuPont Chevrolet 200 47 4 131.3 $223,836 Running 3 39
2 1 22 Kurt Busch Shell / Pennzoil Dodge 200 43 1 131.5 203,800 Running 3 37
3 34 18 Kyle Busch M&M’s Toyota 200 42 1 106.2 177,666 Running 1 2
4 14 48 Jimmie Johnson Lowe’s Chevrolet 200 41 1 113.5 160,961 Running 1 1
5 32 29 Kevin Harvick Okuma Chevrolet 200 39 0 99.2 153,961 Running
6 21 88 Dale Earnhardt Jr National Guard / AMP Energy Chevrolet 200 38 0 102.7 102,150 Running
7 16 42 Juan Pablo Montoya Target Chevrolet 200 38 1 116.3 122,908 Running 3 38
8 27 17 Matt Kenseth Affliction Clothing Live Fast Ford 200 36 0 92.4 120,661 Running
9 8 39 Ryan Newman Haas Automation Chevrolet 200 35 0 98.1 118,750 Running
10 31 56 Martin Truex Jr NAPA Auto Parts Toyota 200 34 0 75.5 88,075 Running
11 19 20 Joey Logano The Home Depot Toyota 200 33 0 79.2 86,925 Running
12 17 4 Kasey Kahne Red Bull Toyota 200 32 0 91.0 102,708 Running
13 9 00 David Reutimann Aaron’s Dream Machine Toyota 200 31 0 77.8 104,083 Running
14 2 27 Paul Menard Pittsburgh Paints / Menards Chevrolet 200 30 0 86.6 86,900 Running
15 5 78 Regan Smith Furniture Row Racing Chevrolet 200 29 0 74.0 98,945 Running
16 12 33 Clint Bowyer Cheerios / Hamburger Helper Chevrolet 200 28 0 72.8 114,933 Running
17 11 6 David Ragan UPS Ford 200 27 0 75.3 80,750 Running
18 10 5 Mark Martin Farmers Insurance / GoDaddy.com Chevrolet 200 26 0 62.7 79,700 Running
19 4 11 Denny Hamlin FedEx Ground Toyota 200 27 2 112.3 126,675 Running 4 76
20 33 31 Jeff Burton Caterpillar Chevrolet 200 24 0 71.0 80,300 Running
21 15 14 Tony Stewart Mobil 1 / Office Depot Chevrolet 200 24 1 80.4 112,783 Running 1 1
22 23 83 Brian Vickers Red Bull Toyota 200 22 0 62.0 97,739 Running
23 20 2 Brad Keselowski Miller Lite Dodge 200 21 0 74.4 95,833 Running
24 25 51 Landon Cassill Security Benefit / Thank A Teacher Today Chev 200 0 0 51.0 67,100 Running 1 4
25 28 43 AJ Allmendinger Medallion Financial Ford 199 19 0 58.6 107,186 Running
26 40 36 Dave Blaney Golden Corral Chevrolet 199 18 0 46.4 83,633 Running
27 37 16 Greg Biffle 3M Ford 199 17 0 69.1 84,550 Running
28 18 47 Bobby Labonte Clorox / Kleenex Toyota 199 16 0 52.1 96,395 Running
29 30 34 David Gilliland Taco Bell Ford 199 15 0 47.5 80,558 Running
30 35 13 Casey Mears GEICO Toyota 198 14 0 45.5 69,750 Running
31 41 32 Mike Bliss U.S. Chrome / Southern Pride Trucking Ford 197 0 0 38.6 75,147 Running
32 24 71 Andy Lally # TRG Motorsports Ford 194 12 0 35.0 74,925 Running
33 13 1 Jamie McMurray McDonald’s Chevrolet 189 11 0 54.3 104,789 Running
34 7 9 Marcos Ambrose Stanley Ford 154 10 0 71.0 95,016 Running
35 26 38 Sam Hornish Jr Long John Silver’s Ford 140 0 0 42.4 64,875 Running
36 38 37 Tony Raines BlackCatFireworks.com Ford 124 8 0 28.7 64,650 Brakes
37 6 99 Carl Edwards Kellogg / Cheez-It Ford 59 7 0 87.1 110,466 Running
38 42 7 Scott Wimmer Speed Energy / Harris Teeter Dodge 51 0 0 32.5 64,350 Brakes 1 1
39 43 50 T.J. Bell # Green Smoke Toyota 33 5 0 30.3 64,225 Electrical
40 29 87 Joe Nemechek AM FM Energy.com / Pellet & Wood Stoves Toyota 29 0 0 32.6 64,075 Ignition
41 36 66 Michael McDowell HP Racing LLC Toyota 29 4 1 37.8 63,925 Electrical 1 1
42 22 46 J.J. Yeley Red Line Oil Chevrolet 23 2 0 33.0 63,765 Brakes
43 39 81 Scott Riggs Whitney’s Collision Chevrolet 17 0 0 26.9 64,148 Brakes

# Sunoco Rookie of the Year Contender.
Bonus Points: includes winner, lap leader & most laps led points
(i) = Ineligible for driver points in this series

Failed to qualify: (1) #60 Mike Skinner
Race Comments: Before a crowd estimated at 90,000, Jeff Gordon won the 5-Hour Energy 500, his 84th NASCAR Sprint Cup Series victory. Prior to the green flag, the no cars dropped to the rear.
TIME OF RACE:3 hours, 26 minutes, 21 seconds       AVERAGE SPEED:145.384 mph      MARGIN OF VICTORY:2.965 second(s)
COORS LIGHT POLE AWARD: Kurt Busch (171.579 mph. 52.454 secs.)
AMERICAN ETHANOL GREEN FLAG RESTART AWARD: Denny Hamlin
DIRECTV CREW CHIEF OF THE RACE: Paul Menard (crew chief Richard Labbe)
GOODYEAR GATORBACK FASTEST LAP: Denny Hamlin (167.007 mph, Lap 2)
MAHLE CLEVITE ENGINE BUILDER OF THE RACE: Penske Engines (#22)
MOBIL 1 OIL DRIVER OF THE RACE: Kevin Harvick
MOOG CHASSIS PARTS PROBLEM SOLVER OF THE RACE: Jeff Gordon (crew chief Alan Gustafson, 0.078 seconds)
NASCAR SPRINT CUP LEADER BONUS: No winner: rolls over to $150,000 at next event++
O’REILLY AUTO PARTS POSITION IMPROVEMENT AWARD: Kyle Busch (31 places)
SUNOCO ROOKIE OF THE RACE: Andy Lally
++Rollover money awarded at year’s end, amount not included in race winnings.
Caution Flags: 4 cautions for 14 laps. [Beneficiary in Brackets] 10-11 (Debris Turn 1 [None]); 19-21 (Debris Turn 3 / Competition [None]); 112-116 (Debris Turn 2 [43]); 156-159 (Debris Turn 2 [5]).
Lap Leaders: 18 lead changes among 10 drivers. Ku. Busch 1, Hamlin 2-19, McDowell 20, Wimmer 21, Hamlin 22-47, Johnson 48, Hamlin 49-76, Montoya 77-97, Hamlin 98-101, Montoya 102-116, Ku. Busch 117-139, J. Gordon 140-141, Ky. Busch 142-143, Ku. Busch 144-156, Stewart 157, Montoya 158-159, J. Gordon 160-177, Cassill 178-181, J. Gordon 182-200.

 

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