Brooklyn, MI – August 21, 2011
2-Mile Oval
200 Laps – 400 Miles Purse: $5,079,398


Fin Str Car Series Bonus Driver

Leader

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

1

17

18 Kyle Busch Interstate Batteries Toyota

203

47

4

126.0

$204,941

Running

2

22

2

19

48 Jimmie Johnson Lowe’s Chevrolet

203

43

1

109.7

175,661

Running

1

18

3

6

2 Brad Keselowski Miller Lite Dodge

203

41

0

117.7

136,108

Running

4

5

5 Mark Martin CARQUEST / GoDaddy.com Chevrolet

203

41

1

106.5

108,975

Running

1

2

5

3

39 Ryan Newman WIX Filters Chevrolet

203

39

0

102.3

139,600

Running

6

9

24 Jeff Gordon DuPont Chevrolet

203

39

1

122.4

125,586

Running

3

50

7

14

4 Kasey Kahne Red Bull Toyota

203

38

1

104.2

110,508

Running

1

3

8

35

33 Clint Bowyer Cheerios / Hamburger Helper Chevrolet

203

36

0

90.4

134,358

Running

9

18

14 Tony Stewart Mobil 1 / Office Depot Chevrolet

203

35

0

87.9

125,758

Running

10

2

17 Matt Kenseth Kroger Ford

203

35

1

120.5

128,511

Running

4

15

11

29

43 AJ Allmendinger Best Buy Ford

203

33

0

71.6

120,136

Running

12

7

6 David Ragan UPS Ford

203

32

0

82.3

91,325

Running

13

30

78 Regan Smith Furniture Row Racing / Farm American Chevrolet

203

31

0

74.1

108,120

Running

14

8

88 Dale Earnhardt Jr National Guard / AMP Energy Chevrolet

203

30

0

91.2

90,000

Running

15

28

47 Bobby Labonte Kingsford / Bush’s Baked Beans Toyota

203

29

0

64.5

109,120

Running

16

26

83 Brian Vickers Red Bull Toyota

203

28

0

63.0

107,139

Running

17

32

31 Jeff Burton CAT Financial Chevrolet

203

27

0

75.1

87,475

Running

18

12

00 David Reutimann Aaron’s Dream Machine Toyota

203

26

0

65.8

106,958

Running

19

15

56 Martin Truex Jr NAPA Auto Parts Toyota

203

25

0

70.2

86,650

Running

20

1

16 Greg Biffle Pure Michigan Ford

203

26

2

112.5

106,850

Running

5

86

21

23

20 Joey Logano The Home Depot Toyota

203

23

0

71.7

85,925

Running

22

24

29 Kevin Harvick Jimmy John’s Chevrolet

203

22

0

72.1

123,236

Running

23

10

1 Jamie McMurray Bass Pro Shops / Tracker Boats Chevrolet

203

21

0

75.2

113,839

Running

24

20

21 Trevor Bayne JDRF / Motorcraft / Quick Lane Ford

203

0

0

57.0

77,175

Running

25

25

42 Juan Pablo Montoya Target Chevrolet

203

19

0

54.8

115,358

Running

26

11

27 Paul Menard Duracell / Menards Chevrolet

203

18

0

62.6

84,500

Running

27

16

9 Marcos Ambrose Stanley Ford

203

17

0

76.6

106,266

Running

28

27

38 Travis Kvapil Long John Silver’s Ford

202

0

0

48.9

91,133

Running

2

3

29

38

71 Andy Lally # Interstate Moving Services Ford

202

16

1

42.6

82,450

Running

1

3

30

42

32 Ken Schrader KOMA Unwind Ford

202

14

0

38.7

86,383

Running

31

33

51 Landon Cassill Phoenix Construction / Thank A Teacher Chevrolet

201

0

0

45.5

82,297

Running

32

39

34 David Gilliland Front Row Motorsports Ford

201

12

0

35.4

72,650

Running

33

34

36 Dave Blaney Accell Construction Chevrolet

198

11

0

37.1

73,525

Running

34

13

22 Kurt Busch Shell Pennzoil Dodge

197

10

0

80.6

117,050

Accident

35

4

11 Denny Hamlin FedEx Freight Toyota

188

9

0

74.6

120,475

Running

36

22

99 Carl Edwards Aflac Ford

174

8

0

50.2

118,266

Running

37

21

13 Casey Mears GEICO Toyota

32

8

1

39.4

72,225

Vibration

1

1

38

41

37 Tony Raines Front Row Motorsports Ford

26

6

0

31.4

72,125

Rear Gear

39

40

66 Todd Bodine HP Racing Toyota

21

0

0

35.5

72,075

Electrical

40

36

30 David Stremme Inception Motorsports Chevrolet

20

4

0

30.8

72,025

Clutch

41

37

87 Joe Nemechek NEMCO Motorsports Toyota

18

0

0

29.5

71,970

Ignition

42

43

60 Mike Skinner Big Red Toyota

14

0

0

27.9

71,895

Electrical

43

31

55 J.J. Yeley Front Row Motorsports Ford

11

1

0

30.6

71,465

Electrical

# 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) #7 Johnny Sauter; #46 Erik Darnell; #50 T.J. Bell
Race Comments: Before an estimated attendance of 81,000, Kyle Busch won the Pure Michigan 400, his 23rd NASCAR Sprint Cup Series victory. Prior to the green flag, the following car dropped to the rear for the reason indicated: No. 32 (transmission change).
TIME OF RACE:2 hours, 41 minutes, 26 seconds       AVERAGE SPEED:150.898 mph      MARGIN OF VICTORY:0.568 second(s)
COORS LIGHT POLE AWARD:  Greg Biffle (190.345 mph. 37.826 secs.)
AMERICAN ETHANOL GREEN FLAG RESTART AWARD:  Matt Kenseth
DIRECTV CREW CHIEF OF THE RACE:  Ryan Newman (crew chief Tony Gibson)
GOODYEAR GATORBACK FASTEST LAP:  Greg Biffle (187.568 mph, Lap 2)
MAHLE CLEVITE ENGINE BUILDER OF THE RACE:  Mark Cronquist (#18)
MOBIL 1 OIL DRIVER OF THE RACE:  Ryan Newman
MOOG CHASSIS PARTS PROBLEM SOLVER OF THE RACE:  Jimmie Johnson (crew chief Chad Knaus, 0.066 seconds)
NASCAR SPRINT CUP LEADER BONUS:  Kyle Busch ($50,000 ++)
O’REILLY AUTO PARTS POSITION IMPROVEMENT AWARD:  Clint Bowyer (27 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] 30-34 (Debris [32]); 54-57 (Car #47 Spin Turn 2 [34]); 104-107 (Debris [38]); 169-172 (Car #36 Slowed On Track [00]); 198-201 (Car #1, 22 Accident Turn 2 [42]).
Lap Leaders:  20 lead changes among 10 drivers. Biffle 1-29, Kvapil 30-31, Mears 32, Biffle 33-50, Kenseth 51-53, Biffle 54, Kvapil 55, Martin 56-57, Biffle 58-88, Lally 89-91, Biffle 92-98, Ky. Busch 99-104, Kahne 105-107, Kenseth 108-113, J. Gordon 114-124, Kenseth 125-126, J. Gordon 127-139, Kenseth 140-143, J. Gordon 144-169, Johnson 170-187, Ky. Busch 188-203.

 

NASCAR Nationwide Series Official Race Results – Montreal

Montreal, QC – August 20, 2011
2.709-Mile Road Course
74 Laps – 200.466 Miles Purse: $1,496,068


Fin Str Car Series Bonus Driver

Leader

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

1

9

9 Marcos Ambrose Stanley Ford

74

0

0

120.5

$87,550

Running

1

10

2

2

12 Alex Tagliani Hot Wheels Dodge

74

43

1

113.8

54,975

Running

2

11

3

5

18 Michael McDowell Sherwin Williams Toyota

74

0

0

116.4

47,743

Running

4

7

66 Steve Wallace 5-hour Energy Toyota

74

40

0

94.6

40,268

Running

5

21

67 J.R. Fitzpatrick Go Canada Racing Ford

74

39

0

89.1

36,175

Running

6

4

33 Scott Speed Rheem Heating Cooling and Water Heating Chev

74

39

1

106.4

33,143

Running

1

5

7

14

60 Carl Edwards Fastenal Ford

74

0

0

85.1

26,800

Running

8

10

31 Justin Allgaier Florida Gulf Safe Chevrolet

74

36

0

99.2

30,543

Running

9

3

38 Jason Leffler Great Clips Chevrolet

74

36

1

106.7

30,243

Running

1

5

10

16

2 Elliott Sadler OneMain Financial Chevrolet

74

34

0

81.5

30,443

Running

11

13

5 Ron Fellows Canadian Tire Chevrolet

74

34

1

105.7

22,225

Running

2

9

12

19

11 Brian Scott Shore Lodge Toyota

74

32

0

81.2

28,418

Running

13

15

64 Jason Bowles Fuel Doctor Toyota

74

31

0

81.1

21,625

Running

14

22

97 Kyle Kelley NEMCO Motorsports Chevrolet

74

30

0

81.2

22,700

Running

15

29

19 Mike Bliss Del Monte Chevrolet

74

29

0

64.2

28,968

Running

16

24

09 Kenny Wallace Toyota Toyota

74

28

0

66.9

28,118

Running

17

27

01 Mike Wallace G&K Services Chevrolet

74

27

0

61.5

27,793

Running

18

28

62 Michael Annett Pilot/Flying J Toyota

74

26

0

68.9

27,443

Running

19

34

39 Luis Martinez Jr King Taco Ford

74

25

0

54.4

27,318

Running

20

20

88 Aric Almirola Grand Touring Vodka Chevrolet

74

24

0

77.1

27,693

Running

21

36

87 Joe Nemechek NEMCO Motorsports Toyota

74

23

0

53.3

27,368

Running

22

32

15 Timmy Hill # Rick Ware Racing Ford

74

22

0

59.2

28,093

Running

23

17

16 Trevor Bayne 3M Ford

74

21

0

58.8

27,443

Running

24

25

7 Danica Patrick GoDaddy.com Chevrolet

74

20

0

70.0

26,968

Running

25

23

32 Reed Sorenson Dollar General Chevrolet

73

19

0

60.4

27,518

Running

26

18

6 Ricky Stenhouse Jr Fastenal Ford

72

18

0

60.6

26,848

Engine

27

1

22 Jacques Villeneuve Discount Tire/Ruby Tuesday Dodge

72

19

2

116.7

30,093

Running

3

29

28

41

52 Louis-Philippe Dumoulin Jimy Means Motorsports Chevrolet

72

16

0

40.6

20,680

Running

29

35

40 Josh Wise Key Motorsports Chevrolet

72

15

0

39.7

20,245

Running

30

39

81 Maryeve Dufault Quebec Dodge Dealers Dodge

69

14

0

36.5

26,978

Running

31

6

77 Robby Gordon MAPEI/Menards/SPEED Energy Dodge

67

0

0

110.1

20,150

Engine

1

5

32

8

99 Patrick Carpentier NAPA Auto Parts Toyota

65

12

0

76.2

20,115

Accident

33

26

23 Alex Kennedy Media Master Chevrolet

64

11

0

53.4

20,080

Suspension

34

31

75 Tomy Drissi Alvin And The Chipmunks-Chipwrecked Ford

64

0

0

38.1

20,045

Rear Gear

35

40

28 Derrike Cope Jay Robinson Racing Dodge

59

9

0

31.4

26,478

Transmission

36

33

14 Eric McClure Hefty BlackOut/Reynolds Chevrolet

54

8

0

31.3

19,975

Running

37

12

30 Boris Said Great Clips Chevrolet

51

0

0

75.4

26,393

Accident

38

38

70 Blake Koch # Daystar.com Dodge

47

6

0

31.7

26,348

Electrical

39

37

51 Jeremy Clements Clements Racing Engines Chevrolet

45

5

0

40.9

26,313

Rear Gear

40

43

13 D.J. Kennington DrivenMale.com Dodge

28

4

0

34.0

19,710

Suspension

41

11

53 Andrew Ranger Quebec Dodge Dealers Dodge

23

3

0

70.2

19,625

Engine

42

42

89 Morgan Shepherd Victory In Jesus Chevrolet

5

2

0

29.3

19,570

Engine

43

30

44 Jeff Green TriStar Motorsports Chevrolet

1

1

0

29.4

19,392

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) #03 Jean Francois Dumoulin; #21 Tim George Jr; #41 Tomy Drissi; #55 Brett Rowe; #42 Chase Miller
Race Comments: Before an estimated crowd of 70,000+, Marcus Ambrose won the NAPA Auto Parts 200 presented by Dodge, his fourth NASCAR Nationwide Series victory. To start the race, prior to the green flag the following cars dropped to the rear of the field for the reasons indicated: #9, #75, #60, #16, #87 (driver change) #15, #81 (adjustments during impound)..
TIME OF RACE:2 hours, 51 minutes, 46 seconds       AVERAGE SPEED:70.025 mph      MARGIN OF VICTORY:1.112 second(s)
COORS LIGHT POLE AWARD:  Jacques Villeneuve (95.8 mph. 101.800 secs.)
FEATHERLITE MOST IMPROVED DRIVER:  J.R. Fitzpatrick (33 Places)
MAHLE CLEVITE ENGINE BUILDER OF THE RACE:  Penske Engines (#12)
MOBIL 1 OIL DRIVER OF THE RACE:  Steve Wallace
SUNOCO ROOKIE OF THE RACE:  Timmy Hill

Caution Flags: 6 cautions for 17 laps. [Beneficiary in Brackets] 16-18 (Car #81 Stopped On The Track [39]); 42-44 (Car #52 Stopped On The Track [87]); 53-55 (Car #30 Accident Turn 10 [67]); 57-59 (Car #15, 23 Accident Turn 8 [39]); 63-64 (Debris On Straightaway Between Turns 12 And 13 [75]); 69-71 (Car #12, 77 Accident Turn 2 [15]).
Lap Leaders:  10 lead changes among 7 drivers. Villeneuve 1-6, Leffler 7-11, Speed 12-16, Villeneuve 17-30, R. Gordon 31-35, Villeneuve 36-44, Fellows 45-46, Tagliani 47-52, Fellows 53-59, Tagliani 60-64, Ambrose 65-74.

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