SCOTTS EZ SEED 300 - BRISTOL MOTOR SPEEDWAY

Nationwide Series Race #4 of 34 for the 2011 season


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NASCAR NATIONWIDE SERIES OFFICIAL RACE REPORT No. 4
29TH ANNUAL SCOTTS EZ SEED "300"
BRISTOL MOTOR SPEEDWAY

Bristol, TN - March 19, 2011
.533-Mile Oval
300 Laps - 159.9 Miles Purse: $1,271,723


Fin

Str

Car

Series

Bonus

Driver

Leader

Pos

Pos

No

Driver

Team

Laps

Points

Points

Rating

Winnings

Status

tms

Laps

1

5

18

Kyle Busch

Z-Line Designs Toyota

300

0

0

150

$44,725

Running

2

268

2

9

38

Kasey Kahne

Great Clips Chevrolet

300

0

0

114.2

31,900

Running

1

1

3

11

5

Dale Earnhardt Jr

TaxSlayer.com Chevrolet

300

0

0

118.4

29,550

Running

1

3

4

6

2

Elliott Sadler

Armour Vienna Sausage / Food City Chevrolet

300

40

0

100.1

24,975

Running

5

10

20

Joey Logano

GameStop Toyota

300

0

0

102.9

22,675

Running

6

8

33

Kevin Harvick

Rheem Tankless Water Heaters Chevrolet

300

0

0

100.5

20,400

Running

7

7

60

Carl Edwards

Scotts EZ Seed Ford

300

0

0

106.3

21,060

Running

8

2

30

Jason Leffler

AccuDoc Chevrolet

300

36

0

95

28,388

Running

9

12

22

Brad Keselowski

Ruby Tuesday / Discount Tire Dodge

300

0

0

109.1

21,225

Running

10

15

88

Aric Almirola

Grand Touring Vodka Chevrolet

300

34

0

99.9

26,793

Running

11

14

66

Steve Wallace

5-hour Energy Toyota

300

33

0

87.6

26,018

Running

12

13

11

Brian Scott

Shore Lodge Toyota

299

32

0

86.1

25,543

Running

13

16

34

James Buescher

Exide Batteries Chevrolet

298

0

0

79

19,425

Running

14

1

6

Ricky Stenhouse Jr

Blackwell Angus Ford

298

31

1

116.1

29,093

Running

1

28

15

3

31

Justin Allgaier

Brandt Chevrolet

298

29

0

90.8

26,443

Running

16

23

51

Jeremy Clements

RaceDaySponsor.com Chevrolet

298

28

0

69.1

20,500

Running

17

20

09

Kenny Wallace

UNOH Toyota

298

27

0

66.5

25,218

Running

18

24

39

Josh Wise

Cajun USA / FATHEADZ Eyewear Ford

297

26

0

63.4

28,318

Running

19

4

16

Trevor Bayne

Roush Fenway Racing Ford

297

25

0

76.1

25,093

Running

20

21

99

Ryan Truex #

Pastrana Waltrip Racing Toyota

296

24

0

72.6

26,543

Running

21

31

87

Joe Nemechek

AM FM Energy.com Chevrolet

296

23

0

60.7

25,193

Running

22

19

40

Scott Wimmer

PREVAL / Anderson's Maple Syrup Chevrolet

296

22

0

69.4

24,918

Running

23

32

28

Derrike Cope

Anderson's Maple Syrup Chevrolet

296

21

0

52.6

25,268

Running

24

18

62

Michael Annett

Pilot Travel Centers / Flying J Toyota

295

20

0

74.2

24,818

Running

25

37

14

Eric McClure

Hefty Black Out / Reynolds Chevrolet

295

19

0

53.5

25,393

Running

26

26

19

Mike Bliss

Misty Mountain Spring Water Chevrolet

295

18

0

62

24,693

Running

27

30

70

Shelby Howard

ForeTravel / Race Fuel Energy Drink Chevrolet

294

17

0

59.3

25,043

Running

28

22

41

Carl Long

Greetingexpress.com Ford

294

16

0

44.2

18,100

Running

29

25

15

Timmy Hill #

Rick Ware Racing Ford

293

15

0

41.2

24,518

Running

30

42

81

Blake Koch #

DAYSTAR.com Dodge

293

14

0

45

24,268

Running

31

39

89

Morgan Shepherd

Racing with Jesus / Imperial Bedding Chevrolet

284

13

0

37.7

23,763

Running

32

27

01

Mike Wallace

TCRA / Colormatch.com Chevrolet

276

12

0

50.9

23,628

Engine

33

29

7

Danica Patrick

GoDaddy.com Chevrolet

245

11

0

60.4

23,518

Accident

34

17

32

Reed Sorenson

Dollar General Chevrolet

210

10

0

71.4

23,483

Engine

35

34

05

Willie Allen

31-W Insulation Chevrolet

204

9

0

40.4

23,453

Accident

36

28

52

Tim Schendel

Johnson City Press Chevrolet

146

8

0

34.5

16,950

Overheating

37

38

23

Robert Richardson

Wildlife Conservation Society Dodge

63

7

0

36.7

23,383

Accident

38

35

44

Jeff Green

Misty Mountain Spring Water Chevrolet

27

6

0

38.1

16,855

Vibration

39

36

27

J.J. Yeley

Baker Curb Racing Ford

7

0

0

36

16,830

Vibration

40

40

55

Brett Rowe

Imperial Bedding / Salvation Army Chevrolet

5

4

0

32

16,805

Brakes

41

41

79

Chris Lawson

2nd Chance Motorsports Ford

4

3

0

26.3

16,775

Parked

42

43

49

Brad Teague

Jay Robinson Inc. Chevrolet

3

2

0

31.4

16,725

Vibration

43

33

25

Kelly Bires

Team Rensi Motorsports Ford

2

1

0

30.4

16,668

Handling


# Sunoco Rookie of the Year Contender. Bonus Points: includes winner, lap leader & most laps led points

Failed to qualify: (1) #03 Chris Lawson
Race Comments: Before an estimated crowd of 80,000, Kyle Busch won the Scotts EZ Seed 300, his 45th NASCAR Nationwide Series victory.


Caution Flags: 8 cautions for 46 laps. [Beneficiary in Brackets] 26-31 (Competition [28]); 68-77 (Car #23 Accident Turn 3 [39]); 183-187 (Car #22 Accident Turn 3 [66]); 201-204 (Car #88 Spin Frontstretch [30]); 209-213 (Car #05 Accident Frontstretch [32]); 236-239 (Car #16, 62 Accident Turn 2 [5]); 249-256 (Car #7, 99 Accident Turn 1 [60]); 258-261 (Car #34, 60 Accident Backstretch [None]).
Lap Leaders:  4 lead changes among 4 drivers. Stenhouse Jr 1-28, Earnhardt Jr 29-31, K. Busch 32-183, Kahne 184, K. Busch 185-300.


TIME OF RACE:1 hours, 52 minutes, 39 seconds       AVERAGE SPEED:85.166 mph      MARGIN OF VICTORY:0.524 second(s)
COORS LIGHT POLE AWARD:  Ricky Stenhouse Jr (126.071 mph. 15.220 secs.)
FEATHERLITE MOST IMPROVED DRIVER:  Josh Wise (20 Places)
MAHLE CLEVITE ENGINE BUILDER OF THE RACE:  Mark Cronquist (#18)
MOBIL 1 OIL DRIVER OF THE RACE:  Jason Leffler
SUNOCO ROOKIE OF THE RACE:  Ryan Truex

Race Results

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 4
Unofficial Race Results for the 29th Annual Scotts EZ Seed 300 - Saturday, March 19, 2011
Bristol Motor Speedway - Bristol, TN - .533 Mile Paved
Total Race Length - 300 Laps - 159.9 Miles - Purse: $1,271,723

Fin Str Car Driver Team Laps Pts Bns Driver Rating Winnings Status Tms Laps
1 5 18 Kyle Busch(i) Z-Line Designs Toyota 300 0   150.0 $44,725 Running 2 268
2 9 38 Kasey Kahne(i) Great Clips Chevy 300 0   114.2 $31,900 Running 1 1
3 11 5 Dale Earnhardt Jr.(i) TaxSlayer.com Chevy 300 0   118.4 $29,550 Running 1 3
4 6 2 Elliott Sadler Armour Vienna Sausage / Food City Chevy 300 40   100.1 $24,975 Running
5 10 20 Joey Logano(i) GameStop Toyota 300 0   102.9 $22,675 Running
6 8 33 Kevin Harvick(i) Rheem Tankless Water Heaters Chevy 300 0   100.5 $20,400 Running
7 7 60 Carl Edwards(i) Scotts EZ Seed Ford 300 0   106.3 $21,060 Running
8 2 30 Jason Leffler AccuDoc Chevy 300 36   95.0 $28,388 Running
9 12 22 Brad Keselowski(i) Ruby Tuesday / Discount Tire Dodge 300 0   109.1 $21,225 Running
10 15 88 Aric Almirola Grand Touring Vodka Chevy 300 34   99.9 $26,793 Running
11 14 66 Steve Wallace 5-hour Energy Toyota 300 33   87.6 $26,018 Running
12 13 11 Brian Scott Shore Lodge Toyota 299 32   86.1 $25,543 Running
13 16 34 James Buescher(i) Exide Batteries Chevy 298 0   79.0 $19,425 Running
14 1 6 Ricky Stenhouse Jr. Blackwell Angus Ford 298 31 1 116.1 $29,093 Running 1 28
15 3 31 Justin Allgaier Brandt Chevy 298 29   90.8 $26,443 Running
16 23 51 Jeremy Clements RaceDaySponsor.com Chevy 298 28   69.1 $20,500 Running
17 20 09 Kenny Wallace UNOH Toyota 298 27   66.5 $25,218 Running
18 24 39 Josh Wise Cajun USA / FATHEADZ Eyewear Ford 297 26   63.4 $28,318 Running
19 4 16 Trevor Bayne Roush Fenway Racing Ford 297 25   76.1 $25,093 Running
20 21 99 Ryan Truex # Pastrana Waltrip Racing Toyota 296 24   72.6 $26,543 Running
21 31 87 Joe Nemechek AM FM Energy.com Chevy 296 23   60.7 $25,193 Running
22 19 40 Scott Wimmer PREVAL / Anderson's Maple Syrup Chevy 296 22   69.4 $24,918 Running
23 32 28 Derrike Cope Anderson's Maple Syrup Chevy 296 21   52.6 $25,268 Running
24 18 62 Michael Annett Pilot Travel Centers / Flying J Toyota 295 20   74.2 $24,818 Running
25 37 14 Eric McClure Hefty Black Out / Reynolds Chevy 295 19   53.5 $25,393 Running
26 26 19 Mike Bliss Misty Mountain Spring Water Chevy 295 18   62.0 $24,693 Running
27 30 70 Shelby Howard ForeTravel / Race Fuel Energy Drink Chevy 294 17   59.3 $25,043 Running
28 22 41 Carl Long Greetingexpress.com Ford 294 16   44.2 $18,100 Running
29 25 15 Timmy Hill # Rick Ware Racing Ford 293 15   41.2 $24,518 Running
30 42 81 Blake Koch # DAYSTAR.com Dodge 293 14   45.0 $24,268 Running
31 39 89 Morgan Shepherd Racing with Jesus / Imperial Bedding Chevy 284 13   37.7 $23,763 Running
32 27 01 Mike Wallace TCRA / Colormatch.com Chevy 276 12   50.9 $23,628 Engine
33 29 7 Danica Patrick GoDaddy.com Chevy 245 11   60.4 $23,518 Accident
34 17 32 Reed Sorenson Dollar General Chevy 210 10   71.4 $23,483 Engine
35 34 05 Willie Allen 31-W Insulation Chevy 204 9   40.4 $23,453 Accident
36 28 52 Tim Schendel Johnson City Press Chevy 146 8   34.5 $16,950 Overheating
37 38 23 Robert Richardson Jr. Wildlife Conservation Society Dodge 63 7   36.7 $23,383 Accident
38 35 44 Jeff Green Misty Mountain Spring Water Chevy 27 6   38.1 $16,855 Vibration
39 36 27 J J Yeley(i) Baker Curb Racing Ford 7 0   36.0 $16,830 Vibration
40 40 55 Brett Rowe Imperial Bedding / Salvation Army Chevy 5 4   32.0 $16,805 Brakes
41 41 79 Chris Lawson 2nd Chance Motorsports Ford 4 3   26.3 $16,775 Parked
42 43 49 Brad Teague Jay Robinson Inc. Chevy 3 2   31.4 $16,725 Vibration
43 33 25 Kelly Bires Team Rensi Motorsports Ford 2 1   30.4 $16,668 Handling

Race Comments: Before an estimated crowd of 80,000, Kyle Busch won the Scotts EZ Seed 300, his 45th NASCAR Nationwide Series victory.

Failed to Qualify: (1) #03-Chris Lawson

Time of Race: 1 Hrs, 52 Mins, 39 Secs.
Average Speed: 85.166 MPH
Margin of Victory: 0.524 Seconds

Caution Flags: 8 for 46 laps: Laps: 26-31 (Competition [28]); 68-77 (#23 accident turn 3 [39]); 183-187 (#22 accident turn 3 [66]); 201-204 (#88 spin frontstretch [30]); 209-213 (#05 accident frontstretch [32]); 236-239 (#16, 62 accident turn 2 [5]); 249-256 (#7, 99 accident turn 1 [60]); 258-261 (#34, 60 accident backstretch [None]).

Lead Changes: 4 among 4 drivers: R. Stenhouse Jr. 1-28; D. Earnhardt Jr.(i) 29-31; K. Busch(i) 32-183; K. Kahne(i) 184; K. Busch(i) 185-300.

Coors Light Pole Award: Ricky Stenhouse Jr, #6 126.071 mph
Featherlite Most Improved Driver: Josh Wise, #39 20 Places
Mahle Clevite Engine Builder of the Race: Mark Cronquist, #18
Mobil 1 Driver of the Race: Jason Leffler, #30
Sunoco Rookie of the Race: Ryan Truex, #99

(i) Ineligible for driver points in this series


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