18TH ANNUAL BRICKYARD “400” PRESENTED BY BIGMACHINERECORDS.COM
INDIANAPOLIS MOTOR SPEEDWAY

Indianapolis, IN – July 31, 2011
2.5-Mile Oval
160 Laps – 400 Miles Purse: $9,017,034

Fin Str Car Series Bonus Driver

Leader

Pos Pos No Driver Team Laps Points Points Rating Winnings Status Times Laps

1

15

27 Paul Menard Nibco/Menards Chevrolet

160

47

4

104.0

$373,575

Running

4

21

2

8

24 Jeff Gordon Drive To End Hunger Chevrolet

160

43

1

136.0

358,536

Running

4

36

3

27

78 Regan Smith Furniture Row Chevrolet

160

41

0

77.6

297,345

Running

4

16

1 Jamie McMurray Bass Pro Shops/Tracker Boats Chevrolet

160

41

1

80.5

290,964

Running

1

5

5

9

17 Matt Kenseth Crown Royal Ford

160

40

1

119.1

266,386

Running

2

10

6

24

14 Tony Stewart Mobil 1/Office Depot Chevrolet

160

39

1

85.3

240,508

Running

1

10

7

18

16 Greg Biffle Red Cross Ford

160

37

0

84.9

201,250

Running

8

12

5 Mark Martin Quaker State/GoDaddy.com Chevrolet

160

36

0

99.5

189,375

Running

9

5

2 Brad Keselowski Miller Lite Dodge

160

36

1

93.9

204,133

Running

1

17

10

29

18 Kyle Busch M&M’s Toyota

160

34

0

85.7

221,241

Running

11

19

29 Kevin Harvick Jimmy John’s Chevrolet

160

33

0

84.2

214,761

Running

12

23

39 Ryan Newman Haas Automation Chevrolet

160

32

0

75.2

199,075

Running

13

26

33 Clint Bowyer Cheerios/Hamburger Helper Chevrolet

160

32

1

88.0

197,908

Running

1

2

14

10

99 Carl Edwards Ortho Home Defense Max Ford

160

30

0

80.6

197,341

Running

15

31

83 Brian Vickers Red Bull Toyota

160

29

0

77.2

181,114

Running

16

22

88 Dale Earnhardt Jr AMP Energy/National Guard Chevrolet

160

29

1

91.1

167,100

Running

1

7

17

17

47 Bobby Labonte Huggies Toyota

160

27

0

62.4

178,695

Running

18

2

4 Kasey Kahne Red Bull Toyota

160

28

2

115.5

178,133

Running

3

48

19

3

48 Jimmie Johnson Lowe’s/KOBALT Tools Chevrolet

160

26

1

99.9

202,211

Running

1

1

20

32

51 Landon Cassill Phoenix Construction/Security Benefit Chevrolet

160

0

0

56.9

164,058

Running

1

1

21

4

22 Kurt Busch Shell/Pennzoil Dodge

160

23

0

79.5

189,900

Running

22

6

43 AJ Allmendinger Best Buy Ford

160

22

0

93.8

183,911

Running

23

1

6 David Ragan UPS/Hall Of Fame/Ned Jarrett Ford

160

22

1

97.3

160,325

Running

1

1

24

30

56 Martin Truex Jr NAPA Platinum Filter Toyota

160

20

0

61.7

151,975

Running

25

20

20 Joey Logano Home Depot Toyota

160

19

0

61.5

151,400

Running

26

39

71 Andy Lally # Interstate Moving Services Ford

160

18

0

43.1

151,200

Running

27

14

11 Denny Hamlin FedEx Express Toyota

160

17

0

72.0

185,625

Running

28

7

42 Juan Pablo Montoya Target Chevrolet

160

16

0

86.6

177,633

Running

29

11

13 Casey Mears GEICO Toyota

160

15

0

48.3

140,100

Running

30

25

21 Trevor Bayne Motorcraft/Quick Lane Tire & Auto Center Ford

160

0

0

47.6

140,075

Running

31

33

36 Dave Blaney Big Red Chevrolet

160

14

1

46.1

149,183

Running

1

1

32

42

32 Mike Bliss TMone Ford

159

0

0

42.9

144,072

Running

33

37

34 David Gilliland Front Row Motorsports Ford

157

11

0

36.2

135,225

Running

34

21

9 Marcos Ambrose Stanley Ford

157

10

0

55.4

163,966

Running

35

13

31 Jeff Burton Caterpillar Chevrolet

152

9

0

66.3

141,725

Electrical

36

28

00 David Reutimann Aaron’s Dream Machine Toyota

49

8

0

50.5

161,533

Accident

37

35

66 Michael McDowell HP Racing, LLC Toyota

23

7

0

37.1

133,550

Electrical

38

36

87 Joe Nemechek AM FM Energy Toyota

19

0

0

33.4

133,425

Overheating

39

34

37 Scott Speed Front Row Motorsports Ford

19

0

0

29.3

133,325

Rear Gear

40

38

60 Mike Skinner Big Red Toyota

16

0

0

31.0

133,245

Electrical

41

43

23 Terry Labonte CRMone Ford

15

3

0

29.4

133,070

Transmission

42

40

50 T.J. Bell # Green Smoke Chevrolet

10

2

0

29.1

132,975

Brakes

43

41

7 Robby Gordon SPEED Energy Dodge

5

1

0

28.5

133,356

Engine

# 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: (5) #30 David Stremme; #38 Travis Kvapil; #46 Erik Darnell; #55 J.J. Yeley; #77 Scott Wimmer
Race Comments: Before an estimated crowd of 138,000, Paul Menard won the Brickyard 400 Presented by BigMachineRecords.com, his first NASCAR Sprint Cup Series victory. Prior to the green flag, the following cars dropped to the rear for the reasons indicated: #11 (engine change), #56 (transmission change).
TIME OF RACE: 2 hours, 50 minutes, 30 seconds       AVERAGE SPEED: 140.762 mph      MARGIN OF VICTORY: 0.725 second(s)
COORS LIGHT POLE AWARD:  David Ragan (182.994 mph. 49.182 secs.)
AMERICAN ETHANOL GREEN FLAG RESTART AWARD:  Jeff Gordon
DIRECTV CREW CHIEF OF THE RACE:  Matt Kenseth (crew chief Jimmy Fennig)
GOODYEAR GATORBACK FASTEST LAP:  Dale Earnhardt Jr (175.486 mph, Lap 56)
MAHLE CLEVITE ENGINE BUILDER OF THE RACE:  Hendrick Engines (#24)
MOBIL 1 OIL DRIVER OF THE RACE:  Jamie McMurray
MOOG CHASSIS PARTS PROBLEM SOLVER OF THE RACE:  Tony Stewart (crew chief Darian Grubb, 0.449 seconds)
NASCAR SPRINT CUP LEADER BONUS:  No winner: rolls over to $30,000 at next event++
O’REILLY AUTO PARTS POSITION IMPROVEMENT AWARD:  Kyle Busch (19 places)
SUNOCO ROOKIE OF THE RACE:  Andy Lally
++Rollover money awarded at year’s end, amount not included in race winnings.
Caution Flags: 5 cautions for 21 laps. [Beneficiary in Brackets] 35-38 (Debris [34]); 51-54 (Car #00 Accident Turn 3 [9]); 95-98 (Debris [32]); 115-117 (Debris [32]); 121-126 (Car #6, 51 Accident Turn 3 [71]).
Lap Leaders:  22 lead changes among 13 drivers. Ragan-pole, Kahne 1-24, J. Gordon 25-26, Kenseth 27, Cassill 28, Kahne 29-51, Blaney 52, Earnhardt Jr 53-59, J. Gordon 60-80, Johnson 81, Menard 82, J. Gordon 83-94, Kahne 95, Menard 96-104, Kenseth 105-113, Keselowski 114-130, Bowyer 131-132, J. Gordon 133, Ragan 134, Stewart 135-144, Menard 145-151, McMurray 152-156, Menard 157-160.
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