KROGER 200 - LUCAS OIL RACEWAY

Nationwide Series Race #21 of 34 for the 2011 season


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Race Results

NASCAR NATIONWIDE SERIES OFFICIAL RACE REPORT No. 21
30TH ANNUAL KROGER "200" BENEFITTING RILEY HOSPITAL FOR CHILDREN
LUCAS OIL RACEWAY AT INDIANAPOLIS

Indianapolis, IN - July 30, 2011
.686-Mile Oval
200 Laps - 137.2 Miles Purse: $886,789


Fin

Str

Car

Series

Bonus

Driver

Leader

Pos

Pos

No

Driver

Team

Laps

Points

Points

Rating

Winnings

Status

Times

Laps

1

2

22

Brad Keselowski

Discount Tire Dodge

204

0

0

118.7

$30,925

Running

1

7

2

17

30

James Buescher

FOE Chevy

204

0

0

94.6

36,968

Running

3

1

6

Ricky Stenhouse Jr

Blackwell Angus Ford

204

43

2

144.1

35,443

Running

3

189

4

13

88

Aric Almirola

Grand Touring Vodka Chevy

204

40

0

94.3

24,843

Running

5

3

60

Carl Edwards

Fastenal Ford

204

0

0

119.7

16,300

Running

1

4

6

7

38

Jason Leffler

Great Clips Chevy

204

38

0

98.8

18,893

Running

7

21

87

Joe Nemechek

NEMCO Motorsports Toyota

204

37

0

83.5

19,718

Running

8

15

20

Drew Herring

SportClips Toyota

204

36

0

83.4

17,793

Running

9

16

32

Reed Sorenson

Dollar General Chevy

204

35

0

84.2

17,693

Running

10

9

18

Michael McDowell

Muscle Milk Toyota

204

0

0

100.1

18,493

Running

11

14

19

Mike Bliss

TriStar Motorsports Chevy

204

33

0

79.9

18,193

Running

12

11

09

Kenny Wallace

Federated Auto Parts Toyota

204

32

0

82.0

17,193

Running

13

18

70

David Stremme

Keen Parts Inc. Chevy

204

0

0

75.5

17,543

Running

14

12

33

Austin Dillon

Rheem/Menards Chevy

204

0

0

102.2

17,043

Running

1

4

15

6

11

Brian Scott

Shore Lodge Toyota

204

29

0

91.3

17,518

Running

16

42

2

Elliott Sadler

OneMain Financial Chevy

203

28

0

92.0

19,943

Running

17

24

01

Mike Wallace

Cowboys & Aliens Chevy

202

27

0

64.5

17,093

Running

18

26

51

Jeremy Clements

Clements Racing Engines Chevy

202

26

0

61.9

16,828

Running

19

20

7

Josh Wise

iRacing.com Chevy

201

25

0

68.5

16,793

Running

20

23

81

Blake Koch #

K-Love Dodge

201

24

0

61.5

18,458

Running

21

25

14

Eric McClure

Hefty BlackOut/Reynolds Chevy

201

23

0

52.7

10,225

Running

22

19

28

Derrike Cope

MudJug.com Chevy

201

22

0

58.1

16,643

Running

23

22

15

Timmy Hill #

Rick Ware Racing Ford

199

21

0

55.8

16,993

Running

24

30

52

Tim Schendel

Metro Ministries/MDS Services Chevy

197

20

0

45.8

10,050

Running

25

33

39

Matt Frahm

Gilchrist Mfg. Ford

197

19

0

44.9

17,073

Running

26

34

41

Fain Skinner

Carport Empire Chevy

197

18

0

41.4

9,930

Running

27

4

31

Justin Allgaier

Deft Finishes Chevy

193

17

0

94.5

16,343

Oil Pump

28

5

16

Trevor Bayne

RickyvsTrevor.com Ford

188

16

0

102.9

16,313

Engine

29

8

62

Michael Annett

Pilot/Flying J Toyota

174

15

0

85.7

16,293

Accident

30

10

66

Steve Wallace

5-hour Energy Toyota

174

14

0

73.3

16,573

Accident

31

31

40

Tim Andrews

Key Motorsports Chevy

169

13

0

46.4

9,760

Accident

32

32

89

Morgan Shepherd

Victory In Jesus Chevy

33

12

0

47.2

9,740

Handling

33

27

44

Jeff Green

TriStar Motorsports Chevy

26

11

0

53.0

10,120

Overheating

34

28

23

Dennis Setzer

R3 Motorsports Dodge

21

10

0

43.3

9,700

Brakes

35

29

49

Mark Green

Jay Robinson Racing Chevy

16

9

0

35.9

9,655

Brakes

36

39

04

Danny O'Quinn Jr

Go Green Racing Ford

13

8

0

42.6

9,635

Electrical

37

38

75

Johnny Chapman

Lilly Trucking Ford

12

7

0

36.2

9,600

Overheating

38

35

74

Mike Harmon

IPT Pellet Grills Chevy

11

6

0

35.3

9,565

Brakes

39

40

42

Scott Wimmer

Key Motorsports Chevy

9

5

0

31.6

9,545

Brakes

40

36

47

Charles Lewandoski #

Key Motorsports Chevy

8

4

0

30.5

9,465

Vibration

41

37

46

Chase Miller

Key Motorsports Chevy

7

3

0

31.7

9,420

Brakes

42

41

13

Jennifer Jo Cobb #

TenForJen.com Ford

2

2

0

29.4

9,385

Handling

Race Comments: Before an estimated crowd of 36,000, Brad Keselowski won the Kroger 200 benefitting Riley Hospital for Children, his 14th NASCAR Nationwide Series victory. To start the race, prior to the green flag the following car dropped to the rear of the field for the reason indicated: #2 (unapproved adjustment).

Failed to qualify: n/a

Caution Flags: 5 cautions for 28 laps. [Beneficiary in Brackets] 49-53 (Debris Frontstretch [32]); 115-120 (Debris Turn 3 [19]); 177-183 (Car #40, 62, 66 Accident Turn 3 [Red Flag 12 Min 34 Sec] [19]); 190-196 (Fluid On The Track [09]); 200-202 (Car #2, 33 Accident Turn 2 [70]).

Lap Leaders:  5 lead changes among 4 drivers. Stenhouse Jr 1-49, Edwards 50-53, Stenhouse Jr 54-179, Dillon 180-183, Stenhouse Jr 184-197, Keselowski 198-204.

TIME OF RACE:1 hours, 40 minutes, 36 seconds
AVERAGE SPEED:83.466 mph
MARGIN OF VICTORY:0.987 second(s)

COORS LIGHT POLE AWARD:  Ricky Stenhouse Jr (108.278 mph. 22.808 secs.)
FEATHERLITE MOST IMPROVED DRIVER:  Elliott Sadler (14 Places)
MAHLE CLEVITE ENGINE BUILDER OF THE RACE:  George Gable (#6)
MOBIL 1 OIL DRIVER OF THE RACE:  James Buescher
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 21
Unofficial Race Results for the 30Th Annual Kroger 200 Benefitting Riley
Hospital For Children - Saturday, July 30, 2011
Lucas Oil Raceway - Indianapolis, IN - .686 Mile Paved
Total Race Length - 204 Laps - 139.944 Miles - Purse: $886,789

Fin Str Car Driver Team Laps Pts Bns Driver Rating Winnings Status Tms Laps
1 2 22 Brad Keselowski(i) Discount Tire Dodge 204 0   118.7 $30,925 Running 1 7
2 17 30 James Buescher(i) FOE Chevy 204 0   94.6 $36,968 Running    
3 1 6 Ricky Stenhouse Jr. Blackwell Angus Ford 204 43 2 144.1 $35,443 Running 3 189
4 13 88 Aric Almirola Grand Touring Vodka Chevy 204 40   94.3 $24,843 Running    
5 3 60 Carl Edwards(i) Fastenal Ford 204 0   119.7 $16,300 Running 1 4
6 7 38 Jason Leffler Great Clips Chevy 204 38   98.8 $18,893 Running    
7 21 87 Joe Nemechek NEMCO Motorsports Toyota 204 37   83.5 $19,718 Running    
8 15 20 Drew Herring SportClips Toyota 204 36   83.4 $17,793 Running    
9 16 32 Reed Sorenson Dollar General Chevy 204 35   84.2 $17,693 Running    
10 9 18 Michael McDowell(i) Muscle Milk Toyota 204 0   100.1 $18,493 Running    
11 14 19 Mike Bliss TriStar Motorsports Chevy 204 33   79.9 $18,193 Running    
12 11 09 Kenny Wallace Federated Auto Parts Toyota 204 32   82.0 $17,193 Running    
13 18 70 David Stremme(i) Keen Parts Inc. Chevy 204 0   75.5 $17,543 Running    
14 12 33 Austin Dillon(i) Rheem/Menards Chevy 204 0   102.2 $17,043 Running 1 4
15 6 11 Brian Scott Shore Lodge Toyota 204 29   91.3 $17,518 Running    
16 42 2 Elliott Sadler OneMain Financial Chevy 203 28   92.0 $19,943 Running    
17 24 01 Mike Wallace Cowboys & Aliens Chevy 202 27   64.5 $17,093 Running    
18 26 51 Jeremy Clements Clements Racing Engines Chevy 202 26   61.9 $16,828 Running    
19 20 7 Josh Wise iRacing.com Chevy 201 25   68.5 $16,793 Running    
20 23 81 Blake Koch # K-Love Dodge 201 24   61.5 $18,458 Running    
21 25 14 Eric McClure Hefty BlackOut/Reynolds Chevy 201 23   52.7 $10,225 Running    
22 19 28 Derrike Cope MudJug.com Chevy 201 22   58.1 $16,643 Running    
23 22 15 Timmy Hill # Rick Ware Racing Ford 199 21   55.8 $16,993 Running    
24 30 52 Tim Schendel Metro Ministries/MDS Services Chevy 197 20   45.8 $10,050 Running    
25 33 39 Matt Frahm Gilchrist Mfg. Ford 197 19   44.9 $17,073 Running    
26 34 41 Fain Skinner Carport Empire Chevy 197 18   41.4 $9,930 Running    
27 4 31 Justin Allgaier Deft Finishes Chevy 193 17   94.5 $16,343 Oil Pump    
28 5 16 Trevor Bayne RickyvsTrevor.com Ford 188 16   102.9 $16,313 Engine    
29 8 62 Michael Annett Pilot/Flying J Toyota 174 15   85.7 $16,293 Accident    
30 10 66 Steve Wallace 5-hour Energy Toyota 174 14   73.3 $16,573 Accident    
31 31 40 Tim Andrews Key Motorsports Chevy 169 13   46.4 $9,760 Accident    
32 32 89 Morgan Shepherd Victory In Jesus Chevy 33 12   47.2 $9,740 Handling    
33 27 44 Jeff Green TriStar Motorsports Chevy 26 11   53.0 $10,120 Overheating    
34 28 23 Dennis Setzer R3 Motorsports Dodge 21 10   43.3 $9,700 Brakes    
35 29 49 Mark Green Jay Robinson Racing Chevy 16 9   35.9 $9,655 Brakes    
36 39 04 Danny O'Quinn Jr. Go Green Racing Ford 13 8   42.6 $9,635 Electrical    
37 38 75 Johnny Chapman Lilly Trucking Ford 12 7   36.2 $9,600 Overheating    
38 35 74 Mike Harmon IPT Pellet Grills Chevy 11 6   35.3 $9,565 Brakes    
39 40 42 Scott Wimmer Key Motorsports Chevy 9 5   31.6 $9,545 Brakes    
40 36 47 Charles Lewandoski # Key Motorsports Chevy 8 4   30.5 $9,465 Vibration    
41 37 46 Chase Miller Key Motorsports Chevy 7 3   31.7 $9,420 Brakes    
42 41 13 Jennifer Jo Cobb # TenForJen.com Ford 2 2   29.4 $9,385 Handling    

Race Comments: Before an estimated crowd of 36,000, Brad Keselowski won the Kroger 200 benefitting Riley Hospital for Children, his 14th NASCAR Nationwide Series victory. To start the race, the following car dropped to the rear of the field for the reason indicated: #2 (unapproved adjustment).

 

Failed to Qualify: N/A

 

Time of Race: 1 Hrs, 40 Mins, 36 Secs.

Average Speed: 83.466 MPH

Margin of Victory: 0.987 Seconds

 

Caution Flags: 5 for 28 laps: Laps: 49-53 (Debris Frontstretch [32]); 115-120 (Debris Turn 3 [19]); 177-183 (#40, 62, 66 Accident Turn 3 [Red Flag 12 Min 34 Sec] [19]); 190-196 (Fluid On The Track [09]); 200-202 (#2, 33 Accident Turn 2 [70]). Lead Changes: 5 among 4 drivers: R. Stenhouse Jr. 1-49; C. Edwards(i) 50-53; R. Stenhouse Jr. 54-179; A. Dillon(i) 180-183; R. Stenhouse Jr. 184-197; B. Keselowski(i) 198-204.

 

Coors Light Pole Award : Ricky Stenhouse Jr, #6 108.278 mph

Featherlite Most Improved Driver : Elliott Sadler, #2 14 Places

Mahle Clevite Engine Builder of the Race : George Gable, #6

Mobil 1 Driver of the Race : James Buescher, #30

Sunoco Rookie of the Race : Blake Koch, #81

 

(i) Ineligible for driver points in this series


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