DOLLAR GENERAL 300 - CHARLOTTE MOTOR SPEEDWAY

Nationwide Series Race #31 of 35 for the 2010 season


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Race Results

NASCAR NATIONWIDE SERIES OFFICIAL RACE REPORT No. 31
DOLLAR GENERAL "300"
CHARLOTTE MOTOR SPEEDWAY

Concord, NC - October 15, 2010
1.5-Mile Oval
200 Laps - 300 Miles Purse: $1,166,050


Fin

Str

Car

Series

Bonus

Driver

Leader

Pos

Pos

No

Driver

Team

Laps

Points

Points

Rating

Winnings

Status

tms

Laps

1

3

22

Brad Keselowski

Discount Tire Dodge

200

190

5

128.4

$57,400

Running

3

46

2

5

00

Martin Truex Jr

Out! Pet Care Toyota

200

175

5

114.2

55,025

Running

2

20

3

9

12

Justin Allgaier

Verizon Wireless Dodge

200

165

0

112.5

43,743

Running

4

4

20

Joey Logano

GameStop / Guitar Hero Toyota

200

165

5

117.1

34,850

Running

1

8

5

1

21

Clint Bowyer

Zaxby's Chevy

200

160

5

123.1

37,925

Running

2

29

6

10

18

Kyle Busch

Z-Line Designs Toyota

200

160

10

135.9

25,650

Running

5

84

7

7

32

Reed Sorenson

Dollar General Toyota

200

146

0

95.2

27,203

Running

8

15

88

Aric Almirola

Hellmann's Chevy

200

147

5

89.7

25,763

Running

1

1

9

2

1

Ryan Newman

Phoenix Construction Chevy

200

138

0

98.9

18,900

Running

10

14

33

Kevin Harvick

Rheem Tankless Water Heaters Chevy

200

139

5

96.9

18,075

Running

1

2

11

21

62

Brendan Gaughan

South Point Hotel & Casino Toyota

200

130

0

85

22,918

Running

12

19

11

David Reutimann

Rexall / Dollar General Toyota

200

127

0

89.6

15,850

Running

13

11

60

Carl Edwards

Copart.com Ford

200

124

0

97.1

15,700

Running

14

13

6

Ricky Stenhouse Jr #

CitiFinancial Ford

200

121

0

74.4

22,393

Running

15

24

38

Jason Leffler

Great Clips Toyota

200

118

0

82.2

24,193

Running

16

30

10

James Buescher #

AccuDoc Solutions Toyota

200

120

5

75.3

20,943

Running

1

8

17

25

17

Trevor Bayne

Roush Fenway Ford

200

112

0

80.8

14,475

Running

18

39

43

Josh Wise

OTWcrew.com / Ingersoll Rand Dodge

200

109

0

62.5

14,075

Running

19

12

16

Colin Braun #

Con-way Freight Ford

199

106

0

76.4

20,368

Running

20

34

34

Tony Raines

Long John Silvers Chevy

198

103

0

64.8

21,368

Running

21

18

7

Danica Patrick

GoDaddy.com Chevy

198

100

0

66.4

20,068

Running

22

23

25

Kelly Bires

Raybestos Ford

198

97

0

58.1

13,500

Running

23

43

24

Eric McClure

Hefty Odor Block Ford

198

94

0

49.4

20,268

Running

24

27

05

David Starr

Cash America Chevy

197

91

0

49.2

19,768

Running

25

35

01

Mike Wallace

TireBuyer.com Chevy

197

88

0

51

20,118

Running

26

31

81

Michael McDowell

DeWafelbakkers/Red Line Oil Dodge

196

85

0

55.1

19,593

Running

27

42

28

Kenny Wallace

Kengor Metals Chevy

195

82

0

38

19,468

Running

28

22

09

Brian Scott #

Shore Lodge Ford

192

79

0

56.9

19,393

Running

29

16

66

Steve Wallace

5-hour Energy Toyota

188

76

0

70.1

19,343

Accident

30

38

27

Hermie Sadler

CruiseOne / enMotion Ford

188

73

0

46.9

19,993

Running

31

40

40

Mike Bliss

Westerman Companies Chevy

176

70

0

42.8

19,238

Running

32

37

35

Jason Keller

TriStar Motorsports Chevy

170

67

0

39.6

19,153

Running

33

41

23

Robert Richardson

Pink and Blue for Two Chevy

130

64

0

37.6

19,093

Accident

34

20

04

Jeremy Clements

Boudreaux's Butt Paste Chevy

118

61

0

58.7

12,590

Rear Gear

35

6

98

Paul Menard

Goof Off/ Menards Ford

117

63

5

86.5

12,610

Engine

1

2

36

32

15

Michael Annett

Valvoline Toyota

73

55

0

34.2

18,993

Accident

37

17

99

Ryan Truex

Out! Pet Care Toyota

72

52

0

61

18,958

Accident

38

28

56

Kevin Lepage

RaceDaySponsor.com Toyota

25

49

0

39

12,435

Vibration

39

29

70

Shelby Howard

K21 Cancer Care Fund / ForeTravel Chevy

19

46

0

36

18,863

Accident

40

26

49

Mark Green

FrontlineWraps.com Chevy

12

43

0

32.9

12,365

Electrical

41

36

87

Joe Nemechek

HostGator.com Chevy

10

40

0

34.7

18,803

Accident

42

33

36

Jeff Green

TriStar Motorsports Chevy

4

37

0

29.8

12,290

Ignition

43

8

26

Parker Kligerman

DODGE Dodge

3

34

0

30.4

12,291

Accident


# Raybestos Rookie of the Year Contender. ** Includes race leader/most laps led bonus. * Includes race leader bonus.

Failed to qualify: (2) #68 Carl Long; #89 Morgan Shepherd
Race Comments: Before an estimated crowd of 47,000, Brad Keselowski won the Dollar General 300, his fifth career NASCAR Nationwide Series victory. To start the race, the following cars dropped to the rear of the field: #09, 28, 81 (adjustments after impound).
TIME OF RACE:2 hours, 23 minutes, 16 seconds       AVERAGE SPEED:125.64 mph      MARGIN OF VICTORY:1.137 second(s)
COORS LIGHT POLE AWARD:  Clint Bowyer (182.174 mph. 29.642 secs.)
FEATHERLITE MOST IMPROVED DRIVER:  Jason Leffler (22 Places)
MAHLE CLEVITE ENGINE BUILDER OF THE RACE:  Penske Engines (#22)
MOBIL 1 COMMAND PERFORMANCE DRIVER OF THE RACE:  Justin Allgaier
RAYBESTOS ROOKIE OF THE RACE:  Ricky Stenhouse Jr
SUNOCO DIAMOND PERFORMANCE:  Brad Keselowski
WIX FILTERS LAP LEADER:  Kyle Busch (84 Laps)

Caution Flags: 8 cautions for 36 laps. [Beneficiary in Brackets] 3 - 5 (Car #26 Accident Turn 4 [None]); 11 - 15 (Car #15, 70, 87 Accident Turn 2 [None]); 65 - 70 (Car #09 Accident Turn 4 [24]); 73 - 77 (Car #23, 99 Accident Turn 2 [62]); 82 - 85 (Debris [6]); 156 - 160 (Competition [66]); 183 - 186 (Car #09 Accident Frontstretch [6]); 189 - 192 (Car #17, 66 Accident Backstretch [43]).
Lap Leaders:  16 lead changes among 9 drivers. Bowyer 1-22, K. Busch 23-54, Menard 55-56, Almirola 57, Buescher 58-65, K. Busch 66-85, Logano 86-93, K. Busch 94-112, Bowyer 113-119, K. Busch 120-121, Truex Jr 122-139, Keselowski 140-143, Harvick 144-145, K. Busch 146-156, Keselowski 157-163, Truex Jr 164-165, Keselowski 166-200.


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 31
Unofficial Race Results for the Dollar General 300 - Friday, October 15, 2010
Charlotte Motor Speedway - Concord, NC - 1.5 Mile Paved
Total Race Length - 200 Laps - 300 Miles - Purse: $1,166,050

Fin Str Car Driver Team Laps Pts Bns Driver Rating Winnings Status Tms Laps
1 3 22 Brad Keselowski Discount Tire Dodge 200 190 5 128.4 $57,400 Running 3 46
2 5 00 Martin Truex Jr. Out! Pet Care Toyota 200 175 5 114.2 $55,025 Running 2 20
3 9 12 Justin Allgaier Verizon Wireless Dodge 200 165   112.5 $43,743 Running
4 4 20 Joey Logano GameStop / Guitar Hero Toyota 200 165 5 117.1 $34,850 Running 1 8
5 1 21 Clint Bowyer Zaxby's Chevy 200 160 5 123.1 $37,925 Running 2 29
6 10 18 Kyle Busch Z-Line Designs Toyota 200 160 10 135.9 $25,650 Running 5 84
7 7 32 Reed Sorenson Dollar General Toyota 200 146   95.2 $27,203 Running
8 15 88 Aric Almirola Hellmann's Chevy 200 147 5 89.7 $25,763 Running 1 1
9 2 1 Ryan Newman Phoenix Construction Chevy 200 138   98.9 $18,900 Running
10 14 33 Kevin Harvick Rheem Tankless Water Heaters Chevy 200 139 5 96.9 $18,075 Running 1 2
11 21 62 Brendan Gaughan South Point Hotel & Casino Toyota 200 130   85.0 $22,918 Running
12 19 11 David Reutimann Rexall / Dollar General Toyota 200 127   89.6 $15,850 Running
13 11 60 Carl Edwards Copart.com Ford 200 124   97.1 $15,700 Running
14 13 6 Ricky Stenhouse Jr. # CitiFinancial Ford 200 121   74.4 $22,393 Running
15 24 38 Jason Leffler Great Clips Toyota 200 118   82.2 $24,193 Running
16 30 10 James Buescher # AccuDoc Solutions Toyota 200 120 5 75.3 $20,943 Running 1 8
17 25 17 Trevor Bayne Roush Fenway Ford 200 112   80.8 $14,475 Running
18 39 43 Josh Wise OTWcrew.com / Ingersoll Rand Dodge 200 109   62.5 $14,075 Running
19 12 16 Colin Braun # Con-way Freight Ford 199 106   76.4 $20,368 Running
20 34 34 Tony Raines Long John Silvers Chevy 198 103   64.8 $21,368 Running
21 18 7 Danica Patrick GoDaddy.com Chevy 198 100   66.4 $20,068 Running
22 23 25 Kelly Bires Raybestos Ford 198 97   58.1 $13,500 Running
23 43 24 Eric McClure Hefty Odor Block Ford 198 94   49.4 $20,268 Running
24 27 05 David Starr Cash America Chevy 197 91   49.2 $19,768 Running
25 35 01 Mike Wallace TireBuyer.com Chevy 197 88   51.0 $20,118 Running
26 31 81 Michael McDowell DeWafelbakkers/Red Line Oil Dodge 196 85   55.1 $19,593 Running
27 42 28 Kenny Wallace Kengor Metals Chevy 195 82   38.0 $19,468 Running
28 22 09 Brian Scott # Shore Lodge Ford 192 79   56.9 $19,393 Running
29 16 66 Steve Wallace 5-hour Energy Toyota 188 76   70.1 $19,343 Accident
30 38 27 Hermie Sadler CruiseOne / enMotion Ford 188 73   46.9 $19,993 Running
31 40 40 Mike Bliss Westerman Companies Chevy 176 70   42.8 $19,238 Running
32 37 35 Jason Keller TriStar Motorsports Chevy 170 67   39.6 $19,153 Running
33 41 23 Robert Richardson Jr. Pink and Blue for Two Chevy 130 64   37.6 $19,093 Accident
34 20 04 Jeremy Clements Boudreaux's Butt Paste Chevy 118 61   58.7 $12,590 Rear Gear
35 6 98 Paul Menard Goof Off/ Menards Ford 117 63 5 86.5 $12,610 Engine 1 2
36 32 15 Michael Annett Valvoline Toyota 73 55   34.2 $18,993 Accident
37 17 99 Ryan Truex Out! Pet Care Toyota 72 52   61.0 $18,958 Accident
38 28 56 Kevin Lepage RaceDaySponsor.com Toyota 25 49   39.0 $12,435 Vibration
39 29 70 Shelby Howard K21 Cancer Care Fund / ForeTravel Chevy 19 46   36.0 $18,863 Accident
40 26 49 Mark Green FrontlineWraps.com Chevy 12 43   32.9 $12,365 Electrical
41 36 87 Joe Nemechek HostGator.com Chevy 10 40   34.7 $18,803 Accident
42 33 36 Jeff Green TriStar Motorsports Chevy 4 37   29.8 $12,290 Ignition
43 8 26 Parker Kligerman DODGE Dodge 3 34   30.4 $12,291 Accident

Race Comments: Before an estimated crowd of 47,000, Brad Keselowski won the Dollar General 300, his fifth career NASCAR Nationwide Series victory. To start the race, the following cars dropped to the rear of the field: #09, 28, 81 (adjustments after impound).

Failed to Qualify: (2) 68 Carl Long, 89 Morgan Shepherd.

Time of Race: 2 Hrs, 23 Mins, 16 Secs.
Average Speed: 125.640 MPH
Margin of Victory: 1.137 Seconds

Caution Flags: 8 for 36 laps: Laps: 3-5 (#26 accident turn 4 [None]); 11-15 (#15, 70, 87 accident turn 2 [None]); 65-70 (#09 accident turn 4 [24]); 73-77 (#23, 99 accident turn 2 [62]); 82-85 (Debris [6]); 156-160 (Competition [66]); 183-186 (#09 accident frontstretch [6]); 189-192 (#17, 66 accident backstretch [43]).

Lead Changes: 16 among 9 drivers: C. Bowyer 1-22; K. Busch 23-54; P. Menard 55-56; A. Almirola 57; J. Buescher # 58-65; K. Busch 66-85; J. Logano 86-93; K. Busch 94-112; C. Bowyer 113-119; K. Busch 120-121; M. Truex Jr. 122-139; B. Keselowski 140-143; K. Harvick 144-145; K. Busch 146-156; B. Keselowski 157-163; M. Truex Jr. 164-165; B. Keselowski 166-200.

Coors Light Pole Award : Clint Bowyer, #21 182.174 mph
Featherlite Most Improved Driver : Jason Leffler, #38 22 Places
Mahle Clevite Engine Builder of the Race : Penske Engines, #22
Mobil 1 Command Performance Driver of the Race : Justin Allgaier, #12
Raybestos Rookie of the Race : Ricky Stenhouse Jr, #6
Sunoco Diamond Performance : Brad Keselowski, #22
WIX Filters Lap Leader : Kyle Busch, #18 84 Laps


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