26TH ANNUAL HELUVA GOOD! SOUR CREAM DIPS AT THE GLEN
WATKINS GLEN INTERNATIONAL

Watkins Glen, NY – August 15, 2011
2.45-Mile Oval
90 Laps – 220.5 Miles Purse: $4,784,935


Fin Str Car Series Bonus Driver

Leader

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

1

3

9 Marcos Ambrose Stanley Ford

92

47

4

132.2

$217,741

Running

4

21

2

12

2 Brad Keselowski Miller Lite Dodge

92

43

1

122.7

178,158

Running

1

2

3

1

18 Kyle Busch M&M’s Toyota

92

43

2

134.9

184,541

Running

3

49

4

9

56 Martin Truex Jr NAPA Auto Parts Toyota

92

40

0

112.3

120,350

Running

5

13

20 Joey Logano Home Depot Toyota

92

39

0

100.6

106,450

Running

6

23

29 Kevin Harvick Budweiser Chevrolet

92

38

0

86.9

139,386

Running

7

5

42 Juan Pablo Montoya Target Chevrolet

92

38

1

108.8

120,708

Running

1

4

8

2

43 AJ Allmendinger Best Buy Ford

92

37

1

93.9

117,186

Running

1

8

9

40

31 Jeff Burton Caterpillar Chevrolet

92

35

0

88.7

92,675

Running

10

4

48 Jimmie Johnson Lowe’s Chevrolet

92

35

1

104.9

127,286

Running

1

1

11

19

33 Clint Bowyer Cheerios/Hamburger Helper Chevrolet

92

34

1

91.4

116,533

Running

1

1

12

8

99 Carl Edwards Ortho Home Defense Max Ford

92

32

0

85.1

117,216

Running

13

17

24 Jeff Gordon DuPont Chevrolet

92

32

1

96.7

110,886

Running

2

6

14

24

17 Matt Kenseth Crown Royal Ford

92

30

0

79.4

109,286

Running

15

25

88 Dale Earnhardt Jr National Guard/AMP Energy Chevrolet

92

29

0

86.2

78,825

Running

16

6

39 Ryan Newman U.S. ARMY Chevrolet

92

28

0

70.4

109,050

Running

17

14

1 Jamie McMurray McDonald’s Chevrolet

92

27

0

67.6

104,589

Running

18

20

83 Brian Vickers Red Bull Toyota

92

26

0

68.0

96,689

Running

19

11

47 Bobby Labonte CapitalDPO Toyota

92

25

0

70.5

95,445

Running

20

26

13 Casey Mears GEICO Toyota

92

24

0

55.6

69,975

Running

21

36

71 Andy Lally # Interstate Moving Services Ford

92

23

0

52.7

77,950

Running

22

15

51 Boris Said Phoenix Construction/Thank A Teacher Chevrolet

92

22

0

55.8

84,808

Running

23

10

78 Regan Smith Furniture Row Chevrolet

92

21

0

68.7

94,120

Running

24

31

7 Robby Gordon SPEED Energy Dodge

92

20

0

55.6

82,608

Running

25

22

5 Mark Martin GoDaddy.com Chevrolet

92

19

0

55.1

75,275

Running

26

18

4 Kasey Kahne Red Bull Toyota

92

18

0

80.1

86,783

Running

27

7

14 Tony Stewart Office Depot/Mobil 1 Chevrolet

92

17

0

96.2

109,833

Running

28

16

6 David Ragan UPS Ford

91

16

0

52.4

74,600

Accident

29

39

00 David Reutimann Aaron’s Dream Machine Toyota

91

15

0

43.6

91,483

Accident

30

38

36 Ron Fellows Golden Corral Chevrolet

91

0

0

52.5

75,472

Accident

31

28

16 Greg Biffle Valvoline Ford

91

13

0

60.9

81,625

Running

32

32

27 Paul Menard Pittsburgh Paints/Menards Chevrolet

85

12

0

65.4

71,050

Accident

33

41

34 David Gilliland Front Row Motorsports Ford

79

11

0

37.3

63,850

Brakes

34

43

38 Terry Labonte Long John Silver’s Ford

78

10

0

33.3

62,775

Transmission

35

35

32 Andrew Ranger Bully Hill Vineyards Ford

75

0

0

41.7

62,625

Transmission

36

42

11 Denny Hamlin FedEx Ground Toyota

65

8

0

61.6

110,475

Accident

37

34

50 T.J. Bell Green Smoke Chevrolet

58

7

0

36.5

62,325

Power Steering

38

27

22 Kurt Busch Shell/Pennzoil Dodge

48

6

0

51.9

106,725

Accident

39

29

37 Scott Speed Green Stuff Absorbent Ford

45

0

0

30.1

61,975

Suspension

40

21

87 Joe Nemechek NEMCO Motorsports Toyota

12

0

0

29.5

61,845

Brakes

41

33

66 Michael McDowell HP Racing, LLC Toyota

7

3

0

29.9

61,680

Engine

42

30

55 J.J. Yeley Front Row Motorsports Ford

5

2

0

27.9

61,555

Brakes

43

37

60 Mike Skinner Big Red Toyota

4

0

0

28.3

61,930

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) #35 Dave Blaney; #46 Brian Simo; #77 P.J. Jones
Race Comments: Before an estimated crowd of 85,000, Marcos Ambrose won the Heluva Good! Sour Cream Dips at The Glen, his first NASCAR Sprint Cup Series victory. Prior to the green flag the following cars dropped to the rear for the reasons indicated: #13 (engine change), #66 (missing drivers meeting). The race was originally scheduled for Sunday, Aug. 14, 2011, but was postponed to Monday, Aug. 15, 2011 because of inclement weather.
TIME OF RACE:2 hours, 16 minutes, 2 seconds       AVERAGE SPEED:99.417 mph      MARGIN OF VICTORY:Under Caution
COORS LIGHT POLE AWARD:  Kyle Busch (126.421 mph. 69.767 secs.)
AMERICAN ETHANOL GREEN FLAG RESTART AWARD:  Marcos Ambrose
DIRECTV CREW CHIEF OF THE RACE:  Marcos Ambrose (crew chief Todd Parrott)
GOODYEAR GATORBACK FASTEST LAP:  Kyle Busch (124.077 mph, Lap 71)
MAHLE CLEVITE ENGINE BUILDER OF THE RACE:  Mark Cronquist (#18)
MOBIL 1 OIL DRIVER OF THE RACE:  Martin Truex Jr
MOOG CHASSIS PARTS PROBLEM SOLVER OF THE RACE:  Brad Keselowski (crew chief Paul Wolfe, 0.577 seconds)
NASCAR SPRINT CUP LEADER BONUS:  No winner: rolls over to $50,000 at next event++
O’REILLY AUTO PARTS POSITION IMPROVEMENT AWARD:  Jeff Burton (31 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 14 laps. [Beneficiary in Brackets] 29-31 (Car #16 Stopped On The Track [36]); 50-52 (Car #22 Accident Turn 5 [51]); 67-69 (Car #11 Accident Turn 1 [5]); 87-90 (Car #27 Accident Backstretch [16]); 92 (Car #00, 6, 51 Accident Turn 3 [None]).
Lap Leaders:  14 lead changes among 8 drivers. Ky. Busch-pole, Allmendinger 1-8, Ambrose 9-16, Ky. Busch 17-29, Ambrose 30-37, Montoya 38-41, J. Gordon 42-44, Ky. Busch 45-57, Keselowski 58-59, Bowyer 60, Ambrose 61-63, Johnson 64, J. Gordon 65-67, Ky. Busch 68-90, Ambrose 91-92.

 

NASCAR NATIONWIDE SERIES OFFICIAL RACE REPORT No. 23
17TH ANNUAL ZIPPO “200” AT THE GLEN
WATKINS GLEN INTERNATIONAL

Watkins Glen, NY – August 13, 2011
2.45-Mile Road Course
82 Laps – 200.9 Miles Purse: $910,170


Fin Str Car Series Bonus Driver

Leader

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

1

1

22 Kurt Busch Ruby Tuesday/Discount Tire Dodge

85

0

0

142.9

$35,150

Running

4

37

2

6

7 Jimmie Johnson Jimmie Johnson’s Anything With An Engine Chev

85

0

0

111.8

31,475

Running

3

8

20 Joey Logano GameStop Toyota

85

0

0

109.0

21,875

Running

4

2

18 Kyle Busch Z-Line Designs Toyota

85

0

0

134.4

17,425

Running

3

48

5

3

60 Carl Edwards Fastenal Ford

85

0

0

121.0

18,000

Running

6

7

33 Paul Menard Rheem/Menards Chevrolet

85

0

0

107.0

13,350

Running

7

5

5 Ron Fellows Canadian Tire Chevrolet

85

37

0

111.3

12,600

Running

8

17

88 Aric Almirola Ragu Chevrolet

85

36

0

92.9

18,693

Running

9

11

16 Trevor Bayne RickyvsTrevor.com Ford

85

35

0

99.1

18,893

Running

10

4

2 Elliott Sadler OneMain Financial Chevrolet

85

34

0

98.1

21,543

Running

11

19

87 Joe Nemechek NEMCO Motorsports Toyota

85

33

0

87.5

19,643

Running

12

13

31 Justin Allgaier Florida Gulf Safe Chevrolet

84

32

0

84.4

20,268

Running

13

15

32 Reed Sorenson Dollar General Chevrolet

84

31

0

83.5

18,218

Running

14

16

11 Brian Scott Shore Lodge Toyota

84

30

0

82.1

17,668

Running

15

12

6 Ricky Stenhouse Jr RickyvsTrevor.com Ford

84

29

0

78.7

18,918

Running

16

14

66 Steve Wallace 5-hour Energy Toyota

84

28

0

79.8

17,543

Running

17

10

30 James Buescher AccuDoc Solutions Chevrolet

84

0

0

86.1

17,493

Running

18

9

38 Jason Leffler Great Clips Chevrolet

84

26

0

84.9

17,418

Running

19

27

62 Michael Annett Pilot/Flying J Toyota

83

25

0

65.0

17,343

Running

20

26

01 Mike Wallace JD Motorsports Chevrolet

83

24

0

64.8

18,768

Running

21

22

21 Tim George Jr Applebee’s/Potomac Family Dining Group Chev

83

23

0

59.2

10,775

Running

22

23

19 Mike Bliss TriStar Motorsports Chevrolet

83

22

0

66.6

17,193

Running

23

25

23 Alex Kennedy Primalyn Ent/Dream Factory Chevrolet

82

21

0

52.6

17,518

Running

24

31

51 Jeremy Clements Clements Racing Engines Chevrolet

82

20

0

51.5

17,018

Running

25

24

39 Casey Roderick ACU/Randy Hill Racing Ford

82

19

0

64.0

17,568

Running

26

33

97 Kyle Kelley Jamison Chevrolet

81

18

0

50.5

10,430

Running

27

34

75 Tomy Drissi Alvin & the Chipmunks-Chipwrecked Ford

79

0

0

42.7

10,375

Running

28

39

40 Josh Wise Key Motorsports Chevrolet

78

16

0

36.5

16,773

Running

29

37

81 Blake Koch # Daystar.com Dodge

77

15

0

46.6

18,138

Running

30

42

28 Derrike Cope MAXelence.com Chevrolet

69

14

0

36.5

17,003

Transmission

31

32

15 Timmy Hill # Rick Ware Racing Ford

66

13

0

47.4

16,643

Running

32

18

09 Kenny Wallace Toyota Toyota

64

12

0

61.2

16,583

Overheating

33

41

70 Dennis Setzer ML Motorsports Dodge

63

11

0

33.4

16,548

Brakes

34

40

89 Morgan Shepherd Victory in Jesus Racing Chevrolet

56

10

0

36.1

16,488

Oil Pump

35

35

14 Eric McClure Hefty BlackOut/Reynolds Chevrolet

53

9

0

40.2

16,453

Accident

36

28

64 Jason Bowles Aspen Dental Toyota

52

8

0

54.9

9,950

Transmission

37

20

53 Andrew Ranger Bollegraaf/Lobo USA Dodge

42

7

0

63.6

9,900

Suspension

38

21

67 J.R. Fitzpatrick Go Canada Racing Ford

34

6

0

58.9

9,855

Transmission

39

38

52 Dan Clarke couponchad.com Chevrolet

21

5

0

39.3

9,820

Engine

40

36

49 Mark Green Jay Robinson Racing Chevrolet

6

4

0

34.6

9,695

Brakes

41

30

82 J.J. Yeley Crusader Staffing Dodge

4

0

0

32.7

9,655

Brakes

42

29

13 T.J. Bell DrivenMale.com Dodge

4

0

0

31.4

9,615

Brakes

43

43

44 Jeff Green TriStar Motorsports Chevrolet

1

1

0

30.3

9,534

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: (5) #46 Chase Miller; #47 Brian Keselowski; #41 Tomy Drissi; #50 Brian Simo; #42 Tim Andrews
Race Comments: Before an estimated crowd of 40,000, Kurt Busch won the Zippo 200 at The Glen, his third NASCAR Nationwide Series victory. Prior to the green flag the following cars dropped to the rear for the reasons indicated: #13, #82 (missing drivers meeting); #64, #89 (adjustments during impound); #75 (driver change).
TIME OF RACE:1 hours, 57 minutes, 14 seconds       AVERAGE SPEED:106.582 mph      MARGIN OF VICTORY:0.974 second(s)
COORS LIGHT POLE AWARD:  Kurt Busch (123.241 mph. 71.567 secs.)
FEATHERLITE MOST IMPROVED DRIVER:  Justin Allgaier (17 Places)
MAHLE CLEVITE ENGINE BUILDER OF THE RACE:  Penske Engines (#22)
MOBIL 1 OIL DRIVER OF THE RACE:  Elliott Sadler
SUNOCO ROOKIE OF THE RACE:  Blake Koch

Caution Flags: 2 cautions for 5 laps. [Beneficiary in Brackets] 27-28 (Car #14 Stopped On The Track [67]); 81-83 (Car #14, 39 Accident Turn 5 [87]).
Lap Leaders:  6 lead changes among 2 drivers. Ku. Busch 1-8, Ky. Busch 9, Ku. Busch 10-24, Ky. Busch 25-49, Ku. Busch 50-55, Ky. Busch 56-77, Ku. Busch 78-85.

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