42ND ANNUAL AAA “400”
DOVER INTERNATIONAL SPEEDWAY

Dover, DE – October 2, 2011
1-Mile Oval
400 Laps – 400 Miles Purse: $5,074,329


Fin Str Car Series Bonus Driver

Leader

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

1

2

22 Kurt Busch Shell Pennzoil Dodge

400

47

4

133.8

$223,625

Running

5

90

2

6

48 Jimmie Johnson Lowe’s / Kobalt Tools Chevrolet

400

44

2

133.5

220,786

Running

5

157

3

4

99 Carl Edwards Aflac Ford

400

42

1

127.2

180,566

Running

3

116

4

9

4 Kasey Kahne Red Bull Toyota

400

40

0

111.3

142,158

Running

5

18

17 Matt Kenseth Crown Royal Ford

400

40

1

109.8

148,311

Running

2

3

6

5

18 Kyle Busch Interstate Batteries Toyota

400

39

1

111.0

142,266

Running

1

1

7

7

43 AJ Allmendinger Best Buy Ford

400

38

1

103.1

127,836

Running

1

8

8

27

33 Clint Bowyer Cheerios / Hamburger Helper Chevrolet

400

36

0

91.1

140,558

Running

9

12

9 Marcos Ambrose Stanley Ford

400

35

0

98.0

114,741

Running

10

22

29 Kevin Harvick Rheem Chasing the Cure Chevrolet

400

35

1

98.2

129,861

Running

1

10

11

13

31 Jeff Burton Caterpillar Chevrolet

400

34

1

84.5

89,500

Running

2

8

12

34

24 Jeff Gordon Drive to End Hunger Chevrolet

400

32

0

86.3

116,786

Running

13

14

00 David Reutimann Aaron’s Dream Machine Toyota

400

31

0

86.9

107,058

Running

14

30

83 Brian Vickers Red Bull Toyota

400

30

0

74.8

103,964

Running

15

23

1 Jamie McMurray McDonald’s Chevrolet

400

29

0

75.9

111,539

Running

16

3

27 Paul Menard Pittsburgh Paints / Menards Chevrolet

400

28

0

78.6

83,250

Running

17

16

78 Regan Smith Furniture Row Racing Chevrolet

400

27

0

67.5

101,195

Running

18

11

11 Denny Hamlin FedEx Office Toyota

400

26

0

72.2

118,950

Running

19

17

5 Mark Martin GoDaddy.com Chevrolet

400

25

0

74.7

82,350

Running

20

15

2 Brad Keselowski Miller Lite Dodge

400

25

1

84.6

98,808

Running

1

2

21

19

6 David Ragan UPS Ford

399

23

0

60.8

83,350

Running

22

24

42 Juan Pablo Montoya Target Chevrolet

398

22

0

60.1

111,258

Running

23

20

39 Ryan Newman U.S. Army ROTC Chevrolet

398

21

0

59.8

113,100

Running

24

21

88 Dale Earnhardt Jr National Guard / AMP Energy Chevrolet

398

20

0

68.7

81,225

Running

25

28

14 Tony Stewart Office Depot / Mobil 1 Chevrolet

398

19

0

59.4

115,683

Running

26

8

47 Bobby Labonte grilling.com / Kingsford Toyota

398

18

0

65.5

99,145

Running

27

10

16 Greg Biffle 3M / Cubitron Ford

397

17

0

86.5

87,800

Running

28

36

34 David Gilliland Front Row Motorsports Ford

397

16

0

46.7

87,558

Running

29

33

20 Joey Logano The Home Depot Toyota

397

15

0

52.0

80,150

Running

30

1

56 Martin Truex Jr NAPA Auto Parts Toyota

396

15

1

70.9

93,100

Running

1

2

31

25

51 Landon Cassill Phoenix Construction / Thank A Teacher Chevrolet

395

0

0

42.5

83,983

Running

32

41

36 Dave Blaney Golden Corral Chevrolet

395

12

0

39.6

78,172

Running

33

37

71 Andy Lally # Interstate Moving Services Ford

394

11

0

38.1

78,925

Running

34

43

38 J.J. Yeley Drive Sober. Arrive Alive Ford

390

10

0

34.2

68,300

Running

35

39

13 Casey Mears GEICO Toyota

366

9

0

41.9

68,075

Running

36

40

32 Mike Bliss Street King Ford

346

0

0

39.1

67,925

Accident

1

1

37

26

37 Josh Wise MaxQ Motorsports Ford

56

0

0

39.5

67,800

Brakes

38

38

7 Reed Sorenson SPEED Energy / MAPEI / Menards Dodge

52

0

0

36.4

67,650

Electrical

1

1

39

42

87 Joe Nemechek AM FM Energy Toyota

49

0

0

31.9

67,500

Clutch

40

35

66 Michael McDowell HP Racing Toyota

44

5

1

34.2

67,325

Fuel Pump

1

1

41

31

30 David Stremme Inception Motorsports Chevrolet

31

3

0

30.8

67,125

Vibration

42

29

46 Scott Speed Red Line Oil / International Ford

24

0

0

31.7

66,995

Brakes

43

32

55 Travis Kvapil Front Row Motorsports Ford

12

0

0

28.3

67,329

Ignition

# 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: (1) #60 Mike Skinner
Race Comments: Before an estimated attendance of 83,000, Kurt Busch won the AAA 400, his 24th NASCAR Sprint Cup Series victory.
TIME OF RACE: 3 hours, 30 minutes, 59 seconds       AVERAGE SPEED: 119.413 mph      MARGIN OF VICTORY: 0.908 second(s)
COORS LIGHT POLE AWARD:  Martin Truex Jr (159.004 mph. 22.641 secs.)
AMERICAN ETHANOL GREEN FLAG RESTART AWARD:  Kurt Busch
DIRECTV CREW CHIEF OF THE RACE:  Carl Edwards (crew chief Bob Osborne)
GOODYEAR GATORBACK FASTEST LAP:  Martin Truex Jr (154.506 mph, Lap 2)
MAHLE CLEVITE ENGINE BUILDER OF THE RACE:  Hendrick Engines (#48)
MOBIL 1 OIL DRIVER OF THE RACE:  Kasey Kahne
MOOG CHASSIS PARTS PROBLEM SOLVER OF THE RACE:  Clint Bowyer (crew chief Shane Wilson, 0.077 seconds)
NASCAR SPRINT CUP LEADER BONUS:  No winner: rolls over to $20,000 at next event++
O’REILLY AUTO PARTS POSITION IMPROVEMENT AWARD:  Clint Bowyer (19 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] 6-8 (Car #11, 43 Accident Turn 3 [None]); 20-22 (Weather [None]); 42-45 (Competition [88]); 138-142 (Car #32 Accident Turn 1 [83]); 176-179 (Debris Turn 3 [34]); 181-184 (Car #47, 6 Accident Turn 2 [20]); 257-263 (Weather [31]); 301-305 (Car #38 Accident Turn 4 [99]); 353-358 (Car #32 Accident Turn 2 [2]); 363-365 (Car #16 Accident Frontstretch [2]).
Lap Leaders:  24 lead changes among 13 drivers. Truex Jr 1-2, Ku. Busch 3-41, Bliss 42, McDowell 43, Sorenson 44, Ku. Busch 45-51, Edwards 52-110, Ky. Busch 111, Johnson 112-113, Keselowski 114-115, Edwards 116-138, Burton 139-142, Edwards 143-176, Allmendinger 177-184, Harvick 185-194, Johnson 195-247, Kenseth 248, Burton 249-252, Kenseth 253-254, Johnson 255-300, Ku. Busch 301, Johnson 302-353, Ku. Busch 354, Johnson 355-358, Ku. Busch 359-400.

NASCAR SPRINT CUP SERIES TOP 12
Driver

Points

Wins

1 – Kevin Harvick

2122

(4)

2 – Carl Edwards

2122

(1)

3 – Tony Stewart

2113

(2)

4 – Kurt Busch

2113

(2)

5 – Jimmie Johnson

2109

(1)

6 – Brad Keselowski

2108

(3)

7 – Matt Kenseth

2108

(2)

8 – Kyle Busch

2107

(4)

9 – Jeff Gordon

2103

(3)

10 – Dale Earnhardt Jr

2088

(0)

11 – Ryan Newman

2081

(1)

12 – Denny Hamlin

2054

(1)

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