SAM'S TOWN 300 - LAS VEGAS MOTOR SPEEDWAY

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NASCAR NATIONWIDE SERIES RACE No. 3

Sam’s Town 300

Las Vegas Motor Speedway

 

Las Vegas, NV – February 27, 2010

1.5 Mi Paved

300 M, 200 LPurse: $1,479,944

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Fin.      Str.     Car                                                                                                                                        NNS         Bonus     Driver                               
Pos     Pos     No.      Driver                                Team                                                                        Laps     Points       Points     Rating         Winnings            Status

1          2        33      Kevin Harvick                Rheem Chevrolet                                                      200      195          10            144.2       $94,795       Running

2          4        20      Denny Hamlin                Interstate Batteries Toyota                                        200      175          5              122.3       $59,125       Running

3          3        60      Carl Edwards                 Copart Ford                                                               200      170          5              117.1       $46,125       Running

4          1        22      Brad Keselowski            Discount Tire Dodge                                                200      165          5              109.5       $45,443       Running

5        10        32      Brian Vickers                 Dollar General Toyota                                              200      160          5              114.7       $31,225       Running

6        18        99      Trevor Bayne                 Aaron's Dream Machine Toyota                              200      150                          94.1         $35,343       Running

7        13        12      Justin Allgaier                Verizon Wireless Dodge                                          200      146                          104.7       $33,193       Running

8          6        98      Paul Menard                   Richmond / Menards Ford                                       200      142                          94.7         $25,275       Running

9          9        27      Greg Biffle                      Redman Moist Snuff Ford                                        200      143          5              100.8       $24,935       Running

10      15        66      Steve Wallace                5 Hour Energy Toyota                                              200      134                          93.0         $30,943       Running

11      34        01      Mike Wallace                 Monster Diesel Chevrolet                                         200      130                          77.0         $29,543       Running

12      31        38      Jason Leffler                  Great Clips Toyota                                                    200      127                          82.5         $28,993       Running

13      26        62      Brendan Gaughan        South Point Hotel & Casino Toyota                        200      129          5              83.6         $28,443       Running

14      20        09      Scott Riggs                    RAB Racing Ford                                                      200      126          5              77.2         $28,333       Running

15      14        21      John Wes Townley       Zaxby's Chevrolet                                                     200      123          5              78.4         $28,523       Running

16        5        18      Kyle Busch                     Z-Line Designs Toyota                                             200      120          5              112.8       $21,995       Running

17      32        43      Scott Lagasse Jr.           Dr. Gadget / everybodygets1.com Ford                 200      112                          68.5         $27,278       Running

18      22        87      Joe Nemechek               FrontRowJoe.com Chevrolet                                   200      109                          68.0         $27,143       Running

19      39        61      Josh Wise                      Stratosphere Ford                                                     199      106                          51.7         $29,433       Running

20      19        70      Shelby Howard              ForeTravel Motorcoach Chevrolet                          199      103                          62.2         $20,755       Running

21      36        24      Eric McClure                  Hefty Ford                                                                  199      100                          48.5         $27,663       Running

22      40        34      Tony Raines                  Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino Chevrolet       198      97                            43.7         $26,678       Running

23      27        07      Danny Efland                 Shred 360 / M&W Towing Chevrolet                       198      94                            50.9         $20,475       Running

24      29        31      Stanton Barrett               Fuel-doctor.com Chevrolet                                      197      91                            50.1         $19,965       Running

25      25        05      Willie Allen                     31W Insulation / Certainteed Chevrolet                  195      88                            50.4         $26,733       Running

26      41        23      Robert Richardson Jr.  R3 Motorsports Chevrolet                                        194      85                            44.1         $26,163       Running

27      28        40      Mike Bliss                       Buck Commander / Bad Boy Buggies Chevrolet    192      82                            57.4         $26,028       Running

28      11        16      Colin Braun #                 Roush Fenway Ford                                                 170      79                            75.0         $26,883       Accident

29      16          1      James Buescher #         Phoenix Racing Chevrolet                                       163      76                            74.1         $26,133       Accident

30        7          6      Ricky Stenhouse Jr. #   Roush Fenway Ford                                                 152      73                            59.5         $25,923       Running

31        8        11      Brian Scott #                  StopRepairBills.com Toyota                                    144      70                            84.9         $19,045       Accident

32      42        26      Brian Keselowski           Stratosphere Dodge                                                 132      67                            38.0         $25,403       Running

33      23        15      Michael Annett               Pilot Travel Centers Toyota                                     108      64                            74.2         $25,293 Transmission

34      38        28      Kenny Wallace              Federated Auto Parts Chevrolet                               96        61                            31.9         $18,715       Engine

35      21        42      Parker Kligerman #        Smith Ironworks Dodge                                           92        58                            58.3         $18,605 Transmission

36      37          7      Danica Patrick               GoDaddy.com Chevrolet                                         82        55                            54.4         $25,038       Accident

37      24        56      Kevin Lepage                 Start Natural Energy Drink Chevrolet                      32        52                            42.5         $18,525       Vibration

38      30        90      Danny O'Quinn Jr.        D'Houdt Humphrey Mtrspts Chevrolet                    18        49                            36.1         $18,490       Electrical

39      33        81      Michael McDowell         Monte Carlo Resort & Casino Dodge                     18        46                            39.8         $24,883       Accident

40      35        10      Chad Blount                   Braun Racing Toyota                                                15        43                            32.5         $18,380 Overheating

41      43        49      Mark Green                    Jay Robinson Racing Chevrolet                             14        40                            31.8         $18,320       Rearend

42      12        88      Kelly Bires                      Hendrickcars.com Chevrolet                                   5          37                            35.9         $24,743       Accident

43      17        96      Dennis Setzer                Stratosphere Dodge                                                 2          34                            29.9         $18,230       Vibration

# Raybestos Rookie of the Year Contender

 

FAILED TO QUALIFY: (8) #35 Jason Keller, #92 Johnny Chapman, #73 Derrike Cope, #04 Jeremy Clements, #91 Stephen Leicht, #83 John Borneman III, #02 Andy Ponstein, #89 Morgan Shepherd.

 

RACE COMMENTS: Before an estimated crowd of 45,000, Kevin Harvick won the Sam's Town 150, his 35th NASCAR Nationwide Series victory. To start the race, the following cars dropped to the rear of the field for the reasons indicated: None.

 

TIME OF RACE: 2 Hrs, 27 Mins, 38 Secs.                  AVERAGE SPEED:              121.924 MPH                           MARGIN OF VICTORY: 1.361 Seconds

 

COORS LIGHT POLE AWARD: Brad Keselowski, #22

MAHLE CLEVITE ENGINE BUILDER OF THE RACE AWARD: #33 KHI Team

FEATHERLITE MOST IMPROVED DRIVER AWARD: Josh Wise, #61 (18 Places)

MOBIL 1 COMMAND PERFORMANCE DRIVER OF THE RACE AWARD: Brad Keselowski, #22

RAYBESTOS ROOKIE OF THE RACE AWARD: Colin Braun, #16

SUNOCO DIAMOND PERFORMANCE AWARD: Kevin Harvick, #33

WIX FILTERS LAP LEADER AWARD: Kevin Harvick, #33 (82 Laps)

 

CAUTION FLAGS: 8 cautions for 39 laps: 7-13 (#88 Accident Turn 2 [49]); 18-21 (#81 Accident Turn 1 [49]); 86-92 (#7, 81 Accident Turn 1 [16]); 105-108 (Weather [98]); 119-122 (#6 Accident Frontstretch [09]); 146-150 (#11 Accident Turn 4 [01]); 167-170 (#1 Accident Turn 4 [43]); 172-175 (#16, 34 Accident Turn 2 [61]).

 

LAP LEADERS: 14 lead changes among 10 drivers: Brad Keselowski 0; Kevin Harvick 1-57; Kyle Busch 58; Greg Biffle 59; Brad Keselowski 60; Carl Edwards 61-64; Scott Riggs 65; John Wes Townley 66-75; K. Busch 76-85; Brian Vickers 86; K. Busch 87-118; Brendan Gaughan 119-122; C. Edwards 123-146; Denny Hamlin 147-175; K. Harvick 176-200.

 

 

NASCAR NATIONWIDE SERIES TOP 10

                                            Points              Wins

  1 – Carl Edwards                    505                    0

  2 – Brad Keselowski               464                    0

  3 – Brian Vickers                    457                    0

  4 – Justin Allgaier                   449                    0

  5 – Kyle Busch                       424                    1

  6 – Steve Wallace                  423                    0

  7 – Kevin Harvick                   414                    1

  8 – Greg Biffle                        408                    0

  9 – Paul Menard                    398                    0

10 – Scott Riggs                      359                    0

  RAYBESTOS ROOKIE OF THE YEAR

Driver                                                        Points

James Buescher                                              34

Brian Scott                                                       30

Colin Braun                                                      29

Ricky Stenhouse Jr.                                         24

Parker Kligerman                                              15

MOBIL 1 COMMAND PERFORMANCE AWARD

                                             Car #            Points

Brad Keselowski                       22                      2

Justin Allgaier                           12                      1

FEATHERLITE MOST IMPROVED DRIVERAWARD

                                           Car #          Points

Eric McClure                           24                    1

Trevor Bayne                         99                    1

Josh Wise                              61                    1

COORS LIGHT POLE AWARD STANDINGS

                                                              Points

Joey Logano                                                  1

Brad Keselowski                                             1

BILL FRANCE PERFORMANCE AWARD

                                          Points            Wins

Chevrolet                                 21                  2

Toyota                                     18                  1

Ford                                         16                  0

Dodge                                        3                  0

 

MAHLE CLEVITE ENGINE BUILDER OF THE RACE AWARD

                                           Car #              Points

JGR                                       20                      47

Roush                                    60                      43

KHI                                        33                      38

WIX FILTERS LAP LEADER AWARD

                                           Car #              Points

Tony Stewart                            4                        1

Kyle Busch                             18                        1

Kevin Harvick                         33                        1

SUNOCO DIAMOND PERFORMANCE AWARD

                                                                  Points

Tony Stewart                                                      1

Kyle Busch                                                         1

Kevin Harvick                                                     1


UNOFFICIAL RESULTS that were posted the day of the race
OFFICIAL RESULTS WILL be posted sometime on Monday following the race, ABOVE
Source: NASCAR Statistics


NASCAR Race Number 3
Unofficial Race Results for the Sam's Town 300 - Saturday, February 27, 2010
Las Vegas Motor Speedway - Las Vegas, NV - 1.5 Mile Paved
Total Race Length - 200 Laps - 300 Miles - Purse: $1,479,944

Fin Str Car Driver Team Laps Pts Bns Driver Rating Winnings Status Tms Laps
1 2 33 Kevin Harvick Rheem Chevy 200 195 10 144.2 $94,795 Running 2 82
2 4 20 Denny Hamlin Interstate Batteries Toyota 200 175 5 122.3 $59,125 Running 1 29
3 3 60 Carl Edwards Copart Ford 200 170 5 117.1 $46,125 Running 2 28
4 1 22 Brad Keselowski Discount Tire Dodge 200 165 5 109.5 $45,443 Running 1 1
5 10 32 Brian Vickers Dollar General Toyota 200 160 5 114.7 $31,225 Running 1 1
6 18 99 Trevor Bayne Aaron's Dream Machine Toyota 200 150   94.1 $35,343 Running
7 13 12 Justin Allgaier Verizon Wireless Dodge 200 146   104.7 $33,193 Running
8 6 98 Paul Menard Richmond / Menards Ford 200 142   94.7 $25,275 Running
9 9 27 Greg Biffle Redman Moist Snuff Ford 200 143 5 100.8 $24,935 Running 1 1
10 15 66 Steve Wallace 5 Hour Energy Toyota 200 134   93.0 $30,943 Running
11 34 01 Mike Wallace Monster Diesel Chevy 200 130   77.0 $29,543 Running
12 31 38 Jason Leffler Great Clips Toyota 200 127   82.5 $28,993 Running
13 26 62 Brendan Gaughan South Point Hotel & Casino Toyota 200 129 5 83.6 $28,443 Running 1 4
14 20 09 Scott Riggs RAB Racing Ford 200 126 5 77.2 $28,333 Running 1 1
15 14 21 John Wes Townley Zaxby's Chevy 200 123 5 78.4 $28,523 Running 1 10
16 5 18 Kyle Busch Z-Line Designs Toyota 200 120 5 112.8 $21,995 Running 3 43
17 32 43 Scott Lagasse Jr. Dr. Gadget / everybodygets1.com Ford 200 112   68.5 $27,278 Running
18 22 87 Joe Nemechek FrontRowJoe.com Chevy 200 109   68.0 $27,143 Running
19 39 61 Josh Wise Stratosphere Ford 199 106   51.7 $29,433 Running
20 19 70 Shelby Howard ForeTravel Motorcoach Chevy 199 103   62.2 $20,755 Running
21 36 24 Eric McClure Hefty Ford 199 100   48.5 $27,663 Running
22 40 34 Tony Raines Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino Chevy 198 97   43.7 $26,678 Running
23 27 07 Danny Efland Shred 360 / M&W Towing Chevy 198 94   50.9 $20,475 Running
24 29 31 Stanton Barrett Fuel-doctor.com Chevy 197 91   50.1 $19,965 Running
25 25 05 Willie Allen 31W Insulation / Certainteed Chevy 195 88   50.4 $26,733 Running
26 41 23 Robert Richardson Jr. R3 Motorsports Chevy 194 85   44.1 $26,163 Running
27 28 40 Mike Bliss Buck Commander / Bad Boy Buggies Chevy 192 82   57.4 $26,028 Running
28 11 16 Colin Braun # Roush Fenway Ford 170 79   75.0 $26,883 Accident
29 16 1 James Buescher # Phoenix Racing Chevy 163 76   74.1 $26,133 Accident
30 7 6 Ricky Stenhouse Jr. # Roush Fenway Ford 152 73   59.5 $25,923 Running
31 8 11 Brian Scott # StopRepairBills.com Toyota 144 70   84.9 $19,045 Accident
32 42 26 Brian Keselowski Stratosphere Dodge 132 67   38.0 $25,403 Running
33 23 15 Michael Annett Pilot Travel Centers Toyota 108 64   74.2 $25,293 Transmission
34 38 28 Kenny Wallace Federated Auto Parts Chevy 96 61   31.9 $18,715 Engine
35 21 42 Parker Kligerman # Smith Ironworks Dodge 92 58   58.3 $18,605 Transmission
36 37 7 Danica Patrick GoDaddy.com Chevy 82 55   54.4 $25,038 Accident
37 24 56 Kevin Lepage Start Natural Energy Drink Chevy 32 52   42.5 $18,525 Vibration
38 30 90 Danny O'Quinn Jr. D'Houdt Humphrey Mtrspts Chevy 18 49   36.1 $18,490 Electrical
39 33 81 Michael McDowell Monte Carlo Resort & Casino Dodge 18 46   39.8 $24,883 Accident
40 35 10 Chad Blount Braun Racing Toyota 15 43   32.5 $18,380 Overheating
41 43 49 Mark Green Jay Robinson Racing Chevy 14 40   31.8 $18,320 Rearend
42 12 88 Kelly Bires Hendrickcars.com Chevy 5 37   35.9 $24,743 Accident
43 17 96 Dennis Setzer Stratosphere Dodge 2 34   29.9 $18,230 Vibration

Race Comments: Before an estimated crowd of 45,000,Kevin Harvick won the Sam's Town 150, his 35th NASCAR Nationwide Series victory. To start the race, the following cars dropped to the rear of the field for the reasons indicated:None. Failed to Qualify: (8) #35-Jason Keller, #92-Johnny Chapman, #73-Derrike Cope, #04-Jeremy Clements, #91-Stephen Leicht, #83-John Borneman III, #02-Andy Ponstein, #89-Morgan Shepherd.

 

Time of Race: 2 Hrs, 27 Mins, 38 Secs.

Average Speed: 121.924 MPH

Margin of Victory: 1.361 Seconds

 

Caution Flags: 8 for 39 laps: Laps: 7-13 (#88 accident Turn 2 [49]); 18-21 (#81 accident Turn 1 [49]); 86-92 (#7, 81 accident Turn 1 [16]); 105-108 (Weather [98]); 119-122 (#6 accident frontstretch [09]); 146-150 (#11 accident Turn 4 [01]); 167-170 (#1 accident Turn 4 [43]); 172-175 (#16, 34 accident Turn 2 [61]).

 

Lead Changes: 14 among 10 drivers: Brad Keselowski 0; K. Harvick 1-57; K. Busch 58; G. Biffle 59; Brad Keselowski 60; C. Edwards 61-64; S. Riggs 65; J. Townley 66-75; K. Busch 76-85; B. Vickers 86; K. Busch 87-118; B. Gaughan 119-122; C. Edwards 123-146; D. Hamlin 147-175; K. Harvick 176-200.

 

Coors Light Pole Award : Brad Keselowski, #22 185.427 mph

Featherlite Most Improved Driver : Josh Wise, #61 18 Places

Mahle Clevite Engine Builder of the Race : Kevin Harvick, #33

Mobil 1 Command Performance Driver of the Race : Brad Keselowski, #22

Raybestos Rookie of the Race : Colin Braun, #16

Sunoco Diamond Performance : Kevin Harvick, #33

WIX Filters Lap Leader : Kevin Harvick, #33 82 Laps


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