19TH ANNUAL LENOX INDUSTRIAL TOOLS “301”
NEW HAMPSHIRE MOTOR SPEEDWAY

Loudon, NH – July 17, 2011
1.058-Mile Oval
301 Laps – 318.46 Miles Purse: $5,202,458


 

Fin Str Car Series Bonus Driver Leader
Pos Pos No Driver Team Laps Points Points Rating Winnings Status Times Laps
1 1 39 Ryan Newman U.S. Army Chevrolet 301 48 5 140.2 $268,050 Running 6 119
2 2 14 Tony Stewart Office Depot/Mobil 1 Chevrolet 301 43 1 127.1 210,633 Running 2 48
3 14 11 Denny Hamlin FedEx Freight Toyota 301 41 0 100.4 170,675 Running
4 16 20 Joey Logano Home Depot Toyota 301 41 1 99.5 119,025 Running 2 5
5 28 48 Jimmie Johnson Lowe’s Chevrolet 301 40 1 93.7 151,236 Running 1 19
6 10 4 Kasey Kahne Red Bull Toyota 301 39 1 110.3 122,158 Running 1 5
7 23 47 Bobby Labonte Capital Window/CapWinFund.com Toyota 301 37 0 69.4 126,945 Running
8 13 56 Martin Truex Jr NAPA Toyota 301 36 0 88.2 95,350 Running
9 22 9 Marcos Ambrose DeWALT Ford 301 36 1 74.9 121,541 Running 1 4
10 4 22 Kurt Busch Shell/Pennzoil Dodge 301 35 1 118.0 128,125 Running 2 66
11 7 24 Jeff Gordon Drive To End Hunger Chevrolet 301 34 1 110.3 126,286 Running 1 19
12 17 43 AJ Allmendinger Best Buy Ford 301 32 0 74.2 120,411 Running
13 15 99 Carl Edwards Ortho Home Defense Ford 301 32 1 94.1 125,291 Running 1 1
14 26 6 David Ragan UPS Ford 301 30 0 70.7 88,875 Running
15 27 88 Dale Earnhardt Jr National Guard/AMP Energy Chevrolet 301 29 0 66.3 87,425 Running
16 6 31 Jeff Burton Catepillar Chevrolet 301 28 0 100.0 88,300 Running
17 12 33 Clint Bowyer Good Sam/Cheerios Chevrolet 301 28 1 74.0 118,708 Running 1 3
18 20 16 Greg Biffle 3M Ford 301 27 1 83.1 92,900 Running 1 1
19 3 00 David Reutimann Aaron’s Dream Machine Toyota 301 25 0 88.0 107,158 Running
20 30 17 Matt Kenseth Affliction Clothing Ford 301 24 0 60.4 115,911 Running
21 18 29 Kevin Harvick Budweiser Chevrolet 301 23 0 73.3 122,436 Running
22 24 5 Mark Martin GoDaddy.com Chevrolet 301 23 1 66.8 84,850 Running 1 3
23 38 38 J.J. Yeley Long John Silver’s Ford 301 21 0 53.1 93,983 Running
24 9 27 Paul Menard Richmond/Menards Chevrolet 301 20 0 70.3 84,225 Running
25 34 34 David Gilliland Front Row Motorsports Ford 301 19 0 49.7 90,608 Running
26 32 51 Landon Cassill Security Benefit/Thank A Teacher Today Chevrolet 300 0 0 49.4 87,283 Running
27 42 7 Scott Wimmer SPEED Energy Dodge 300 0 0 40.0 84,947 Running
28 43 71 Andy Lally # Interstate Moving Services Ford 300 17 1 39.2 85,200 Running 1 2
29 37 36 Dave Blaney Golden Corral Chevrolet 300 15 0 42.5 71,925 Running
30 8 42 Juan Pablo Montoya Target Chevrolet 300 14 0 74.0 114,208 Running
31 25 1 Jamie McMurray Bass Pro Shops/Tracker Boats Chevrolet 300 14 1 72.4 110,089 Running 1 6
32 41 32 Mike Bliss Starrett Ford 299 0 0 44.7 71,200 Running
33 11 78 Regan Smith Furniture Row Chevrolet 298 11 0 75.3 97,345 Running
34 21 83 Brian Vickers Red Bull Toyota 283 10 0 80.7 98,014 Running
35 5 2 Brad Keselowski Miller Lite Dodge 257 9 0 59.5 79,550 Running
36 19 18 Kyle Busch Interstate Batteries Toyota 224 8 0 49.9 118,216 Running
37 29 30 David Stremme Inception Motorsports Chevrolet 159 0 0 33.1 70,175 Engine
38 31 13 Casey Mears GEICO Toyota 83 6 0 36.0 69,975 Brakes
39 40 46 Erik Darnell Red Line Chevrolet 72 0 0 29.8 69,850 Brakes
40 33 66 Michael McDowell HP Racing LLC Toyota 46 4 0 32.0 69,700 Brakes
41 35 87 Joe Nemechek AMFMEnergy.com Toyota 37 0 0 28.4 69,525 Brakes
42 39 60 Mike Skinner Big Red Toyota 17 0 0 29.9 69,400 Electrical
43 36 55 Jeff Green Front Row Motorsports Ford 11 0 0 28.8 69,767 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: (3) #37 Tony Raines; #81 Scott Riggs; #92 Dennis Setzer
Race Comments: Before an estimated attendance of 95,000, Ryan Newman won the LENOX Industrial Tools 301, his 15th NASCAR Sprint Cup Series victory.
TIME OF RACE: 3 hours, 3 minutes, 33 seconds       AVERAGE SPEED: 104.1 mph      MARGIN OF VICTORY: 0.773 second(s)
COORS LIGHT POLE AWARD: Ryan Newman (135.232 mph. 28.165 secs.)
AMERICAN ETHANOL GREEN FLAG RESTART AWARD: Jeff Gordon
DIRECTV CREW CHIEF OF THE RACE: Ryan Newman (crew chief Tony Gibson)
GOODYEAR GATORBACK FASTEST LAP: Tony Stewart (129.051 mph, Lap 9)
MAHLE CLEVITE ENGINE BUILDER OF THE RACE: Hendrick Engines (#39)
MOBIL 1 OIL DRIVER OF THE RACE: Ryan Newman
MOOG CHASSIS PARTS PROBLEM SOLVER OF THE RACE: Marcos Ambrose (crew chief Todd Parrott, -0.011 seconds)
NASCAR SPRINT CUP LEADER BONUS: No winner: rolls over to $20,000 at next event++
O’REILLY AUTO PARTS POSITION IMPROVEMENT AWARD: Bobby Labonte (16 places)
SUNOCO ROOKIE OF THE RACE: Andy Lally
++Rollover money awarded at year’s end, amount not included in race winnings.
Caution Flags: 10 cautions for 44 laps. [Beneficiary in Brackets] 31-34 (Debris [66]); 61-64 (Car #18 Accident Turn 3 [None]); 101-104 (Debris [None]); 145-149 (Car #2 Accident Turn 3 [30]); 162-168 (Oil On Track [18]); 172-174 (Car #11, 42, 43, 71 Accident Turn 2 [24]); 185-188 (Car #5 Spin Turn 2 [18]); 217-221 (Debris [5]); 226-229 (Car #4, 36, 83 Accident Frontstretch [5]); 241-244 (Car #48 Spin Turn 2 [2]).
Lap Leaders: 21 lead changes among 14 drivers. Newman 1-5, Stewart 6-30, Newman 31, McMurray 32-37, Newman 38-40, Ku. Busch 41-60, Newman 61, Martin 62-64, Newman 65-101, Johnson 102-120, Kahne 121-125, J. Gordon 126-144, Biffle 145, Lally 146-147, Ku. Busch 148-193, Stewart 194-216, Edwards 217, Logano 218-221, Ambrose 222-225, Logano 226, Bowyer 227-229, Newman 230-301.

 

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