15TH ANNUAL SYLVANIA “300”
NEW HAMPSHIRE MOTOR SPEEDWAY

Loudon, NH – September 25, 2011
1.058-Mile Oval
300 Laps – 317.4 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

20

14 Tony Stewart Mobil 1/Office Depot Chevrolet

300

47

4

114.6

$254,083

Running

1

2

2

16

2 Brad Keselowski Miller Lite Dodge

300

43

1

93.8

186,383

Running

1

1

3

4

16 Greg Biffle Ford40MPG.com Ford

300

41

0

115.0

148,675

Running

4

7

24 Jeff Gordon DuPont Chevrolet

300

42

2

131.5

165,211

Running

3

78

5

3

83 Brian Vickers Red Bull Toyota

300

40

1

98.7

129,564

Running

1

4

6

27

17 Matt Kenseth Affliction Clothing Ford

300

38

0

81.9

135,411

Running

7

26

6 David Ragan UPS Ford

300

38

1

79.6

105,100

Running

1

1

8

23

99 Carl Edwards Scotts Winterguard Ford

300

36

0

82.5

128,941

Running

9

31

42 Juan Pablo Montoya Degree Men Chevrolet

300

36

1

84.2

127,883

Running

1

2

10

17

78 Regan Smith Furniture Row Chevrolet

300

35

1

82.2

111,095

Running

1

3

11

8

18 Kyle Busch M&M’s Toyota

300

33

0

92.9

128,816

Running

12

6

29 Kevin Harvick Budweiser Chevrolet

300

33

1

99.3

131,286

Running

1

1

13

18

31 Jeff Burton Caterpillar Chevrolet

300

31

0

81.8

91,500

Running

14

24

20 Joey Logano The Home Depot Toyota

300

30

0

69.5

88,125

Running

15

2

4 Kasey Kahne Red Bull Toyota

300

30

1

118.2

105,583

Running

4

43

16

9

56 Martin Truex Jr NAPA Auto Parts Toyota

300

29

1

82.3

87,025

Running

1

3

17

12

88 Dale Earnhardt Jr Diet Mountain Dew/National Guard Chevrolet

300

27

0

88.4

86,150

Running

18

10

48 Jimmie Johnson Lowe’s Chevrolet

300

27

1

88.0

128,286

Running

1

1

19

15

47 Bobby Labonte Bush’s Baked Beans Toyota

299

25

0

65.5

104,770

Running

20

14

27 Paul Menard Sylvania/Menards Chevrolet

299

24

0

61.5

85,850

Running

21

13

43 AJ Allmendinger Best Buy Ford

299

23

0

65.1

114,611

Running

22

5

22 Kurt Busch Shell Pennzoil Dodge

299

23

1

66.5

118,375

Running

1

4

23

25

1 Jamie McMurray AXE Cool Metal Chevrolet

299

21

0

61.7

112,789

Running

24

21

5 Mark Martin GoDaddy.com Chevrolet

299

21

1

93.9

84,225

Running

1

46

25

1

39 Ryan Newman Haas Automation Chevrolet

299

20

1

101.1

122,725

Running

1

62

26

11

33 Clint Bowyer Cheerios/Hamburger Helper Chevrolet

298

19

1

101.1

116,783

Out of Fuel

1

49

27

32

38 J.J. Yeley Long John Silver’s Ford

298

17

0

51.3

91,008

Running

28

19

00 David Reutimann Aaron’s Dream Machine Toyota

298

16

0

54.8

103,108

Running

29

28

11 Denny Hamlin FedEx Ground Toyota

298

15

0

71.4

119,950

Running

30

29

9 Marcos Ambrose DeWalt Ford

297

14

0

52.1

105,166

Running

31

40

32 Mike Bliss Street King Ford

296

0

0

42.0

86,633

Running

32

33

34 David Gilliland Front Row Motorsports Ford

296

12

0

40.9

80,747

Running

33

30

51 Landon Cassill Phoenix Construction/Thank A Teacher Chevrolet

294

0

0

42.1

71,950

Running

34

42

71 Andy Lally # Interstate Moving Services Ford

284

10

0

35.2

80,300

Running

35

22

36 Dave Blaney Golden Corral/HOF Richie Evans Chevrolet

80

9

0

43.9

70,600

Oil Leak

36

39

87 Joe Nemechek AM FM Energy Toyota

38

0

0

36.6

70,375

Brakes

37

35

66 Michael McDowell HP Racing Toyota

35

7

0

37.5

70,175

Rear Gear

38

34

30 David Stremme Inception Motorsports Chevrolet

32

6

0

33.4

69,975

Brakes

39

41

37 Josh Wise Front Row Motorsports Ford

29

0

0

30.4

69,850

Brakes

40

36

7 Robby Gordon SPEED Energy Dodge

28

4

0

28.3

69,700

Brakes

41

43

46 Scott Speed Red Line Oil Ford

23

0

0

31.0

69,525

Brakes

42

37

13 Casey Mears GEICO Toyota

19

2

0

33.7

69,400

Electrical

43

38

55 Travis Kvapil Front Row Motorsports Ford

10

0

0

30.1

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: (2) #35 Steve Park; #50 T.J. Bell
Race Comments: Before an estimated attendance of 95,000, Tony Stewart won the SYLVANIA 300, his 41st NASCAR Sprint Cup Series victory.
TIME OF RACE: 2 hours, 43 minutes, 13 seconds       AVERAGE SPEED: 116.679 mph      MARGIN OF VICTORY: 7.225 second(s)
COORS LIGHT POLE AWARD:  Ryan Newman (135.002 mph. 28.213 secs.)
AMERICAN ETHANOL GREEN FLAG RESTART AWARD:  Jeff Gordon
DIRECTV CREW CHIEF OF THE RACE:  Greg Biffle (crew chief Matt Puccia)
GOODYEAR GATORBACK FASTEST LAP:  Jeff Gordon (128.489 mph, Lap 180)
MAHLE CLEVITE ENGINE BUILDER OF THE RACE:  Hendrick Engines (#24)
MOBIL 1 OIL DRIVER OF THE RACE:  Tony Stewart
MOOG CHASSIS PARTS PROBLEM SOLVER OF THE RACE:  David Ragan (crew chief Drew Blickensderfer, 0.411 seconds)
NASCAR SPRINT CUP LEADER BONUS:  Tony Stewart ($50,000 ++)
O’REILLY AUTO PARTS POSITION IMPROVEMENT AWARD:  Juan Pablo Montoya (22 places)
SUNOCO ROOKIE OF THE RACE:  Andy Lally
++Rollover money awarded at year’s end, amount not included in race winnings.
Caution Flags: 3 cautions for 14 laps. [Beneficiary in Brackets] 88-91 (Debris [6]); 157-162 (Car #51 Accident Turn 2 [29]); 174-177 (Car #17, 99 Accident Turn 2 [38]).
Lap Leaders:  19 lead changes among 15 drivers. Newman 1-62, J. Gordon 63, Smith 64-66, Kahne 67-88, Martin 89-134, Kahne 135-147, J. Gordon 148-157, Ragan 158, Kahne 159-162, J. Gordon 163-229, Keselowski 230, Montoya 231-232, Vickers 233-236, Harvick 237, Johnson 238, Truex Jr 239-241, Ku. Busch 242-245, Kahne 246-249, Bowyer 250-298, Stewart 299-300.

NASCAR SPRINT CUP SERIES TOP 12
Driver

Points

Wins

1 – Tony Stewart

2094

(2)

2 – Kevin Harvick

2087

(4)

3 – Brad Keselowski

2083

(3)

4 – Carl Edwards

2080

(1)

5 – Jeff Gordon

2071

(3)

6 – Kyle Busch

2068

(4)

7 – Matt Kenseth

2068

(2)

8 – Dale Earnhardt Jr

2068

(0)

9 – Kurt Busch

2066

(1)

10 – Jimmie Johnson

2065

(1)

11 – Ryan Newman

2060

(1)

12 – Denny Hamlin

2028

(1)

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