SAM'S TOWN 300 - LAS VEGAS MOTOR SPEEDWAY

Nationwide Series Race #3 of 34 for the 2011 season


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NASCAR NATIONWIDE SERIES OFFICIAL RACE REPORT No. 3
15TH ANNUAL SAM'S TOWN "300"
LAS VEGAS MOTOR SPEEDWAY

Las Vegas, NV - March 5, 2011
1.5-Mile Oval
200 Laps - 300 Miles Purse: $1,289,942


Fin

Str

Car

Series

Bonus

Driver

Leader

Pos

Pos

No

Driver

Team

Laps

Points

Points

Rating

Winnings

Status

tms

Laps

1

5

32

Mark Martin

Dollar General Chevy

200

0

0

112.2

$82,020

Running

1

1

2

10

31

Justin Allgaier

Brandt Chevy

200

42

0

110.4

62,443

Running

3

11

22

Brad Keselowski

Discount Tire Dodge

200

0

0

103.6

40,525

Running

1

11

4

22

7

Danica Patrick

GoDaddy.com Chevy

200

40

0

93.1

40,618

Running

5

7

16

Trevor Bayne

As Seen On TV HD Vision Aviators Ford

200

39

0

95.5

37,818

Running

6

1

60

Carl Edwards

Roush Clean Tech Ford

200

0

0

132.4

28,050

Running

3

68

7

9

20

Denny Hamlin

Interstate Batteries Toyota

200

0

0

119.5

22,450

Running

2

28

8

3

6

Ricky Stenhouse Jr

As Seen On TV Easy Feet Ford

200

36

0

112.5

27,843

Running

9

26

38

Jason Leffler

Great Clips Chevy

200

35

0

84.4

26,753

Running

10

15

09

Kenny Wallace

Federated Toyota

200

34

0

84.8

27,418

Running

11

8

30

Reed Sorenson

Rexall Chevy

199

33

0

104.3

25,643

Running

12

6

2

Elliott Sadler

Tapout Chevy

199

32

0

91.9

18,625

Running

13

12

62

Michael Annett

Pilot Travel Centers/Flying J Toyota

199

31

0

94.5

24,543

Running

14

13

11

Brian Scott

Shore Lodge Toyota

199

30

0

85.8

24,483

Running

15

14

88

Aric Almirola

TaxSlayer.com Chevy

198

29

0

76.5

24,623

Running

16

17

66

Steve Wallace

5-hour Energy Toyota

198

28

0

74.4

23,838

Running

17

19

19

Mike Bliss

TriStar Motorsports Chevy

197

27

0

78.8

24,878

Running

18

36

89

Morgan Shepherd

Imperial Bedding Chevy

196

26

0

61.6

23,243

Running

19

16

99

Ryan Truex #

Pastrana Waltrip Racing Toyota

195

25

0

68.2

24,133

Running

20

20

14

Eric McClure

Hefty Black Out/Reynolds Chevy

194

24

0

57.3

24,498

Running

21

18

01

Mike Wallace

HalfOffDeals.com Chevy

193

23

0

66.2

23,113

Running

22

33

23

Robert Richardson

Wildlife Conservation Society Dodge

193

22

0

46.3

22,778

Running

23

38

97

Joe Nemechek

NEMCO Motorsports Chevy

193

21

0

46

16,575

Running

24

35

15

Timmy Hill #

Rick Ware Racing Toyota

193

20

0

49

22,533

Running

25

34

28

Derrike Cope

ThePreventionPlan.com Chevy

190

19

0

45

23,008

Running

26

41

81

Donnie Neuenberger

Eagle Convenience Stores Dodge

189

18

0

41.1

22,263

Running

27

23

51

Jeremy Clements

RaceDaySponsor.com Chevy

181

17

0

68.1

22,528

Fuel Pump

28

4

33

Kevin Harvick

Rheem Chevy

168

0

0

85.8

15,515

Running

1

8

29

29

70

Shelby Howard

Race Fuel Energy Drink Chevy

165

15

0

47.5

21,833

Running

30

2

18

Kyle Busch

Z-Line Designs Toyota

130

0

0

124.7

15,530

Accident

3

84

31

30

79

Jennifer Jo Cobb #

2nd Chance Motorsports Ford

127

13

0

51.4

15,120

Accident

32

37

141

Carl Long

Rick Ware Racing Ford

83

12

0

48

21,478

Wheel Bearing

33

32

40

Scott Wimmer

Key Motorsports Chevy

72

11

0

61.7

21,368

Engine

34

24

27

J.J. Yeley

Baker Curb Racing Ford

25

0

0

57

14,790

Engine

35

21

25

Kelly Bires

RaceDaySponsor.com Ford

14

9

0

42.2

14,680

Vibration

36

27

55

Brett Rowe

Imperial Bedding Chevy

12

8

0

38.6

14,645

Handling

37

25

24

Kevin Lepage

RaceDaySponsor.com Ford

11

7

0

38.8

14,600

Power Steering

38

28

39

Josh Wise

Cajun Industries, LLC Ford

10

6

0

36.2

21,033

Accident

39

43

52

Daryl Harr

WestWorldComputers.com Chevy

8

5

0

37.9

14,490

Overheating

40

40

03

Charles Lewandoski #

North Texas Pipe Dodge

6

0

0

36.4

14,455

Clutch

41

39

68

Tim Andrews

FleurDeLis Construction Ford

4

3

0

35

14,400

Transmission

42

31

44

Jeff Green

TriStar Motorsports Chevy

2

2

0

33.5

14,355

Vibration

43

42

87

Kevin Conway

NEMCO Motorsports Chevy

2

0

0

31.8

14,311

Overheating


Failed to qualify: n/a
Race Comments: Before an estimated crowd of 60,000 Mark Martin won the Sam's Town 300, his 49th NASCAR Nationwide Series win. The following car dropped to the rear of the field: #97 (adjustments outside impound)
TIME OF RACE:2 hours, 15 minutes, 33 seconds       AVERAGE SPEED:132.792 mph      MARGIN OF VICTORY:1.221 second(s)
COORS LIGHT POLE AWARD:  Carl Edwards (181.824 mph. 29.699 secs.)
FEATHERLITE MOST IMPROVED DRIVER:  Trevor Bayne (26 Places)
MAHLE CLEVITE ENGINE BUILDER OF THE RACE:  Hendrick Engines (#32)
MOBIL 1 OIL DRIVER OF THE RACE:  Justin Allgaier
SUNOCO ROOKIE OF THE RACE:  Ryan Truex

Caution Flags: 6 cautions for 27 laps. [Beneficiary in Brackets] 5-8 (Car #39 Spin Frontstretch [87]); 66-69 (Fluid On Track [2]); 101-104 (Car #81 Spin Turn 2 [62]); 125-129 (Car #81 Spin Turn 4 [11]); 132-137 (Car #15,18,79 Accident Frontstretch [38]); 140-143 (Car #66,99 Accident Backstretch [7]).
Lap Leaders:  11 lead changes among 6 drivers. Edwards-pole, Harvick 1-8, K. Busch 9-47, Edwards 48-50, K. Busch 51-70, Hamlin 71-81, Edwards 82-101, K. Busch 102-126, Hamlin 127-143, Edwards 144-188, Keselowski 189-199, Martin 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 3
Unofficial Race Results for the Sam's Town 300 - Saturday, March 5, 2011
Las Vegas Motor Speedway - Las Vegas, NV - 1.5 Mile Paved
Total Race Length - 200 Laps - 300 Miles - Purse: $1,289,942

Fin Str Car Driver Team Laps Pts Driver Rating Winnings Status Tms Laps
1 5 32 Mark Martin(i) Dollar General Chevy 200 0 112.2 $82,020 Running 1 1
2 10 31 Justin Allgaier Brandt Chevy 200 42 110.4 $63,015 Running
3 11 22 Brad Keselowski(i) Discount Tire Dodge 200 0 103.6 $40,525 Running 1 11
4 22 7 Danica Patrick GoDaddy.com Chevy 200 40 93.1 $41,180 Running
5 7 16 Trevor Bayne As Seen On TV HD Vision Aviators Ford 200 39 95.5 $38,380 Running
6 1 60 Carl Edwards(i) Roush Clean Tech Ford 200 0 132.4 $28,050 Running 3 68
7 9 20 Denny Hamlin(i) Interstate Batteries Toyota 200 0 119.5 $22,450 Running 2 28
8 3 6 Ricky Stenhouse Jr. As Seen On TV Easy Feet Ford 200 36 112.5 $28,405 Running
9 26 38 Jason Leffler Great Clips Chevy 200 35 84.4 $27,315 Running
10 15 09 Kenny Wallace Federated Toyota 200 34 84.8 $27,980 Running
11 8 30 Reed Sorenson Rexall Chevy 199 33 104.3 $26,205 Running
12 6 2 Elliott Sadler Tapout Chevy 199 32 91.9 $18,625 Running
13 12 62 Michael Annett Pilot Travel Centers/Flying J Toyota 199 31 94.5 $25,105 Running
14 13 11 Brian Scott Shore Lodge Toyota 199 30 85.8 $25,045 Running
15 14 88 Aric Almirola TaxSlayer.com Chevy 198 29 76.5 $25,185 Running
16 17 66 Steve Wallace 5-hour Energy Toyota 198 28 74.4 $24,400 Running
17 19 19 Mike Bliss Chevy 197 27 78.8 $25,440 Running
18 36 89 Morgan Shepherd Imperial Bedding Chevy 196 26 61.6 $23,805 Running
19 16 99 Ryan Truex # Pastrana Waltrip Racing Toyota 195 25 68.2 $24,695 Running
20 20 14 Eric McClure Hefty Black Out/Reynolds Chevy 194 24 57.3 $25,060 Running
21 18 01 Mike Wallace HalfOffDeals.com Chevy 193 23 66.2 $23,675 Running
22 33 23 Robert Richardson Jr. Wildlife Conservation Society Dodge 193 22 46.3 $23,340 Running
23 38 97 Joe Nemechek NEMCO Motorsports Chevy 193 21 46.0 $16,575 Running
24 35 15 Timmy Hill # Rick Ware Racing Toyota 193 20 49.0 $23,095 Running
25 34 28 Derrike Cope ThePreventionPlan.com Chevy 190 19 45.0 $23,570 Running
26 41 81 Donnie Neuenberger Eagle Convenience Stores Dodge 189 18 41.1 $22,825 Running
27 23 51 Jeremy Clements RaceDaySponsor.com Chevy 181 17 68.1 $23,090 Fuel Pump
28 4 33 Kevin Harvick(i) Rheem Chevy 168 0 85.8 $15,515 Running 1 8
29 29 70 Shelby Howard Race Fuel Energy Drink Chevy 165 15 47.5 $22,395 Running
30 2 18 Kyle Busch(i) Z-Line Designs Toyota 130 0 124.7 $15,530 Accident 3 84
31 30 79 Jennifer Jo Cobb # 2nd Chance Motorsports Ford 127 13 51.4 $15,120 Accident
32 37 41 Carl Long Rick Ware Racing Ford 83 12 48.0 $15,010 Wheel Bearing
33 32 40 Scott Wimmer Key Motorsports Chevy 72 11 61.7 $14,900 Engine
34 24 27 J J Yeley(i) Darlington Raceway/Espar Heater Ford 25 0 57.0 $14,790 Engine
35 21 25 Kelly Bires RaceDaySponsor.com Ford 14 9 42.2 $14,680 Vibration
36 27 55 Brett Rowe Imperial Bedding Chevy 12 8 38.6 $14,645 Handling
37 25 24 Kevin Lepage RaceDaySponsor.com Ford 11 7 38.8 $14,600 Power
38 28 39 Josh Wise Cajun Industries, LLC Ford 10 6 36.2 $21,595 Accident
39 43 52 Daryl Harr WestWorldComputers.com Chevy 8 5 37.9 $14,490 Overheating
40 40 03 Charles Lewandoski # North Texas Pipe Dodge 6 PE 36.4 $14,455 Clutch
41 39 68 Tim Andrews FleurDeLis Construction Ford 4 3 35.0 $14,400 Transmission
42 31 44 Jeff Green TriStar Motorsports Chevy 2 2 33.5 $14,355 Vibration
43 42 87 Kevin Conway(i) NEMCO Motorsports Chevy 2 0 31.8 $14,311 Overheating

Race Comments: Before an estimated crowd of 60,000 Mark Martin won the Sam's Town 300, his 49th NASCAR Nationwide Series win. The following car dropped to the rear of the field: #97 (adjustments outside impound). Failed to Qualify: N/A

Time of Race: 2 Hrs, 15 Mins, 33 Secs.
Average Speed: 132.792 MPH
Margin of Victory: 1.221 Seconds

Caution Flags: 6 for 27 laps: Laps: 5-8 (#39 spin frontstretch [87]); 66-69 (Fluid on track [2]); 101-104 (#81 spin Turn 2 [62]); 125-129 (#81 spin Turn 4 [11]); 132-137 (#15,18,79 accident frontstretch [38]); 140-143 (#66,99 accident backstretch [7]).

Lead Changes: 11 among 6 drivers: C. Edwards(i) 0; K. Harvick(i) 1-8; K. Busch(i) 9-47; C. Edwards(i) 48-50; K. Busch(i) 51-70; D. Hamlin(i) 71-81; C. Edwards(i) 82-101; K. Busch(i) 102-126; D. Hamlin(i) 127-143; C. Edwards(i) 144-188; B. Keselowski(i) 189-199; M. Martin(i) 200


Coors Light Pole Award : Carl Edwards, #60 181.824 mph
Featherlite Most Improved Driver : Trevor Bayne, #16 26 Places
Mahle Clevite Engine Builder of the Race : Mark Martin, #32
Mobil 1 Driver of the Race : Justin Allgaier, #31
Sunoco Rookie of the Race : Ryan Truex, #99

(i) Ineligible for driver points in this series


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