ROYAL PURPLE 200 - DARLINGTON RACEWAY

Nationwide Series Race #10 of 34 for the 2011 season


Darlington Race Page

Race Results

NASCAR NATIONWIDE SERIES OFFICIAL RACE REPORT No. 10
29TH ANNUAL ROYAL PURPLE "200"
DARLINGTON RACEWAY

Darlington, SC - May 6, 2011
1.366-Mile Oval
147 Laps - 200.8 Miles Purse: $921,763


Fin

Str

Car

Series

Bonus

Driver

Leader

Pos

Pos

No

Driver

Team

Laps

Points

Points

Rating

Winnings

Status

Times

Laps

1

1

18

Kyle Busch

Z-Line Designs Toyota

147

0

0

145.1

$35,525

Running

4

49

2

16

20

Denny Hamlin

Raybestos / WIX Filters Toyota

147

0

0

121.9

24,250

Running

3

6

2

Elliott Sadler

OneMain Financial Chevy

147

42

1

120.8

28,768

Running

3

23

4

12

31

Justin Allgaier

Brandt Chevy

147

41

1

103.8

22,443

Running

1

13

5

7

66

Steve Wallace

5-hour Energy Toyota

147

39

0

97.9

21,143

Running

6

2

33

Clint Bowyer

RUUD.com Chevy

147

0

0

98.6

14,725

Running

7

4

38

Kasey Kahne

Great Clips Chevy

147

0

0

119.7

12,585

Running

2

42

8

5

32

Reed Sorenson

Dollar General Chevy

147

36

0

102.0

18,913

Running

9

11

30

Jason Leffler

AccuDoc Solutions Chevy

147

35

0

92.7

18,643

Running

10

8

6

Ricky Stenhouse Jr

RickyvsTrevor.com Ford

147

34

0

104.5

20,643

Running

11

19

09

Kenny Wallace

Toyota Toyota

147

33

0

84.7

18,693

Running

12

20

87

Joe Nemechek

ExtenZe Toyota

146

32

0

81.2

19,618

Running

13

31

23

Scott Riggs

Wildlife Conservation Society Dodge

146

31

0

68.9

19,268

Running

14

13

7

Josh Wise

TaxSlayer.com Chevy

146

30

0

74.9

18,018

Running

15

23

01

Mike Wallace

G&K Services Chevy

146

29

0

72.6

21,893

Running

16

24

39

Danny Efland

C3i Sports Ford

146

28

0

65.2

18,043

Running

17

17

16

Chris Buescher

Roush Fenway Racing Ford

146

27

0

72.9

17,793

Running

18

26

81

Blake Koch #

Daystar.com Dodge

146

26

0

62.5

18,743

Running

19

27

15

Timmy Hill #

Lilly Trucking Ford

146

25

0

54.9

17,693

Running

20

3

60

Carl Edwards

Ford Drive one. Ford

144

0

0

101.5

11,875

Running

2

20

21

39

52

Kevin Lepage

Metro Ministries / TRX Alliance Chevy

143

23

0

51.1

11,100

Running

22

33

89

Morgan Shepherd

Victory in Jesus Racing Chevy

143

22

0

47.7

17,518

Running

23

30

70

Dennis Setzer

Sports Pouch Beverages Dodge

140

21

0

42.7

17,868

Running

24

25

28

Derrike Cope

MAXelence Chevy

135

20

0

49.7

17,418

Running

25

14

99

Ryan Truex #

Pastrana Waltrip Racing Toyota

132

19

0

68.6

17,818

Running

26

29

51

Jeremy Clements

Co-opsUSA.com Chevy

110

18

0

63.4

17,493

Transmission

27

10

22

Brad Keselowski

Ruby Tuesday Dodge

99

0

0

87.3

11,800

Accident

28

9

88

Aric Almirola

Grand Touring Vodka Chevy

95

16

0

76.5

17,193

Accident

29

15

11

Brian Scott

Shore Lodge Toyota

94

15

0

71.8

17,158

Accident

30

21

19

Mike Bliss

Tri-Star Motorsports Chevy

94

14

0

67.0

17,818

Accident

31

18

62

Michael Annett

Pilot Travel Centers / Flying J Toyota

89

13

0

75.4

17,063

Accident

32

42

13

Jennifer Jo Cobb #

DrivenMale.com Ford

42

12

0

35.5

10,550

Clutch

33

32

41

Carl Long

Lilly Trucking Ford

29

11

0

48.3

10,530

Brakes

34

35

44

Jeff Green

Tri-Star Motorsports / PRO Motor Chevy

26

10

0

43.0

10,510

Vibration

35

34

79

Tim Andrews

Days Inn Lake City, SC Ford

19

9

0

41.4

10,465

Brakes

36

22

14

Eric McClure

Hefty BlackOut / Reynolds Chevy

12

8

0

46.8

16,913

Oil Pump

37

38

75

Johnny Chapman

Lilly Trucking Ford

12

7

0

35.1

10,425

Clutch

38

28

40

Scott Wimmer

Key Motorsports Chevy

11

6

0

39.6

10,350

Handling

39

37

68

Matt Carter

Marro's Truck & Welding Chevy

9

5

0

33.5

10,315

Engine

40

41

72

John Jackson

crashclaimsR.US Toyota

8

0

0

30.6

10,290

Vibration

41

36

74

Mike Harmon

Riverwalk Cafe Chevy

7

3

0

31.6

10,265

Carburetor

42

40

49

David Green

Acredale Vending Chevy

2

0

0

32.4

10,235

Engine

43

43

0

James Hylton

G&K Services Chevy

2

0

0

30.8

10,188

Rear End


(i) = Ineligible for driver points in this series

 

Caution Flags: 5 cautions for 28 laps. [Beneficiary in Brackets] 27-31 (Competition [15]); 47-51 (Debris Turn 1 [23]); 75-79 (Debris Turn 3 [23]); 90-94 (Car #62 Accident Backstretch [81]); 96-103 (Car #11, 19, 22, 33, 38, 60, 88, 99 Accident Backstretch [16]).


Lap Leaders:  11 lead changes among 5 drivers. K. Busch 1, Edwards 2-15, K. Busch 16, Kahne 17-27, Sadler 28-31, K. Busch 32-54, Edwards 55-60, Kahne 61-91, Sadler 92-94, Allgaier 95-107, Sadler 108-123, K. Busch 124-147.

Failed to qualify: n/a


Race Comments: Before a crowd estimated at 21,000, Kyle Busch won the Royal Purple 200, his 48th NASCAR Nationwide Series victory. Prior to the green flag the following car(s) dropped to the rear (reason): #33 (missing drivers meeting).


TIME OF RACE:1 hours, 40 minutes, 56 seconds       AVERAGE SPEED:119.364 mph      MARGIN OF VICTORY:3.677 second(s)


COORS LIGHT POLE AWARD:  None - due to inclement weather
FEATHERLITE MOST IMPROVED DRIVER:  Mike Wallace (18 Places)
MAHLE CLEVITE ENGINE BUILDER OF THE RACE:  Mark Cronquist (#18)
MOBIL 1 OIL DRIVER OF THE RACE:  Elliott Sadler
SUNOCO ROOKIE OF THE RACE:  Blake Koch


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 Nationwide Series Race Number 10
Unofficial Race Results for the 29Th Annual Royal Purple 200 - Friday, May 6, 2011
Darlington Raceway - Darlington, SC - 1.366 Mile Paved
Total Race Length - 147 Laps - 200.802 Miles - Purse: $921,763

Fin Str Car Driver Team Laps Pts Bns Driver Rating Winnings Status Tms Laps
1 1 18 Kyle Busch(i) Z-Line Designs Toyota 147 0   145.1 $38,825 Running 4 49
2 16 20 Denny Hamlin(i) Raybestos / WIX Filters Toyota 147 0   121.9 $24,250 Running
3 6 2 Elliott Sadler OneMain Financial Chevy 147 42 1 120.8 $28,768 Running 3 23
4 12 31 Justin Allgaier Brandt Chevy 147 41 1 103.8 $22,443 Running 1 13
5 7 66 Steve Wallace 5-hour Energy Toyota 147 39   97.9 $21,143 Running
6 2 33 Clint Bowyer(i) RUUD.com Chevy 147 0   98.6 $14,725 Running
7 4 38 Kasey Kahne(i) Great Clips Chevy 147 0   119.7 $12,585 Running 2 42
8 5 32 Reed Sorenson Dollar General Chevy 147 36   102.0 $18,913 Running
9 11 30 Jason Leffler AccuDoc Solutions Chevy 147 35   92.7 $18,643 Running
10 8 6 Ricky Stenhouse Jr. RickyvsTrevor.com Ford 147 34   104.5 $20,643 Running
11 19 09 Kenny Wallace Toyota Toyota 147 33   84.7 $18,693 Running
12 20 87 Joe Nemechek ExtenZe Toyota 146 32   81.2 $19,618 Running
13 31 23 Scott Riggs Wildlife Conservation Society Dodge 146 31   68.9 $19,268 Running
14 13 7 Josh Wise TaxSlayer.com Chevy 146 30   74.9 $18,018 Running
15 23 01 Mike Wallace G&K Services Chevy 146 29   72.6 $21,893 Running
16 24 39 Danny Efland C3i Sports Ford 146 28   65.2 $18,043 Running
17 17 16 Chris Buescher Roush Fenway Racing Ford 146 27   72.9 $17,793 Running
18 26 81 Blake Koch # Daystar.com Dodge 146 26   62.5 $18,743 Running
19 27 15 Timmy Hill # Lilly Trucking Ford 146 25   54.9 $17,693 Running
20 3 60 Carl Edwards(i) Ford Drive one. Ford 144 0   101.5 $11,875 Running 2 20
21 39 52 Kevin Lepage Metro Ministries / TRX Alliance Chevy 143 23   51.1 $11,100 Running
22 33 89 Morgan Shepherd Victory in Jesus Racing Chevy 143 22   47.7 $17,518 Running
23 30 70 Dennis Setzer Sports Pouch Beverages Chevy 140 21   42.7 $17,868 Running
24 25 28 Derrike Cope MAXelence Chevy 135 20   49.7 $17,418 Running
25 14 99 Ryan Truex # Pastrana Waltrip Racing Toyota 132 19   68.6 $17,818 Running
26 29 51 Jeremy Clements Co-opsUSA.com Chevy 110 18   63.4 $17,493 Transmission
27 10 22 Brad Keselowski(i) Ruby Tuesday Dodge 99 0   87.3 $11,800 Accident
28 9 88 Aric Almirola Grand Touring Vodka Chevy 95 16   76.5 $17,193 Accident
29 15 11 Brian Scott Shore Lodge Toyota 94 15   71.8 $17,158 Accident
30 21 19 Mike Bliss Tri-Star Motorsports Chevy 94 14   67.0 $17,818 Accident
31 18 62 Michael Annett Pilot Travel Centers / Flying J Toyota 89 13   75.4 $17,063 Accident
32 42 13 Jennifer Jo Cobb # DrivenMale.com Ford 42 12   35.5 $10,550 Clutch
33 32 41 Carl Long Lilly Trucking Ford 29 11   48.3 $10,530 Brakes
34 35 44 Jeff Green Tri-Star Motorsports / PRO Motor Chevy 26 10   43.0 $10,510 Vibration
35 34 79 Tim Andrews Days Inn Lake City, SC Ford 19 9   41.4 $10,465 Brakes
36 22 14 Eric McClure Hefty BlackOut / Reynolds Chevy 12 8   46.8 $16,913 Oil Pump
37 38 75 Johnny Chapman Lilly Trucking Ford 12 7   35.1 $10,425 Clutch
38 28 40 Scott Wimmer Key Motorsports Chevy 11 6   39.6 $10,350 Handling
39 37 68 Matthew Carter Marro's Truck & Welding Chevy 9 5   33.5 $10,315 Engine
40 41 72 John Jackson crashclaimsR.US Toyota 8 PE   30.6 $10,290 Vibration
41 36 74 Mike Harmon Riverwalk Cafe Chevy 7 3   31.6 $10,265 Carburetor
42 40 49 David Green Acredale Vending Chevy 2 PE   32.4 $10,235 Engine
43 43 0 James Hylton G&K Services Chevy 2 PE   30.8 $10,188 Rear End

Race Comments: Before a crowd estimated at 21,000, Kyle Busch won the Royal Purple 200, his 48th NASCAR Nationwide Series victory. Prior to the green flag the following car(s) dropped to the rear (reason): #33 (missing drivers meeting).

Failed to Qualify: N/A

Time of Race: 1 Hrs, 40 Mins, 56 Secs.
Average Speed: 119.364 MPH
Margin of Victory: 3.677 Seconds

Caution Flags: 5 for 28 laps: Laps: 27-31 (Competition [15]); 47-51 (Debris Turn 1 [23]); 75-79 (Debris Turn 3 [23]); 90-94 (#62 Accident Backstretch [81]); 96-103 (#11, 19, 22, 33, 38, 60, 88, 99 Accident Backstretch [16]).

Lead Changes: 11 among 5 drivers: K. Busch(i) 1; C. Edwards(i) 2-15; K. Busch(i) 16; K. Kahne(i) 17-27; E. Sadler 28-31; K. Busch(i) 32-54; C. Edwards(i) 55-60; K. Kahne(i) 61-91; E. Sadler 92-94; J. Allgaier 95-107; E. Sadler 108-123; K. Busch(i) 124-147.

Coors Light Pole Award : Kyle Busch, #18
Featherlite Most Improved Driver : Mike Wallace, #01 18 Places
Mahle Clevite Engine Builder of the Race : Mark Cronquist, #18
Mobil 1 Driver of the Race : Elliott Sadler, #2
Sunoco Rookie of the Race : Blake Koch, #81

(i) Ineligible for driver points in this series


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