GREAT CLIPS 300 - ATLANTA MOTOR SPEEDWAY

Nationwide Series Race #26 of 34 for the 2011 season


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Race Results

NASCAR NATIONWIDE SERIES OFFICIAL RACE REPORT No. 26
20TH ANNUAL GREAT CLIPS "300"
ATLANTA MOTOR SPEEDWAY

Hampton, GA - September 3, 2011
1.54-Mile Oval
195 Laps - 300.3 Miles Purse: $942,006


Fin

Str

Car

Series

Bonus

Driver

Leader

Pos

Pos

No

Driver

Team

Laps

Points

Points

Rating

Winnings

Status

Times

Laps

1

1

60

Carl Edwards

Fastenal Ford

195

0

0

143.6

$60,125

Running

5

101

2

3

18

Kyle Busch

Z-Line Designs Toyota

195

0

0

130.0

30,450

Running

6

31

3

5

6

Ricky Stenhouse Jr

Blackwell Angus Ford

195

42

1

117.6

33,018

Running

2

3

4

8

33

Kevin Harvick

Rheem.com Chevy

195

0

0

119.8

18,100

Running

5

31

5

7

38

Kasey Kahne

Great Clips Chevy

195

0

0

111.6

17,750

Running

1

24

6

14

31

Justin Allgaier

Brandt Chevy

195

39

1

98.9

24,268

Running

1

2

7

2

22

Brad Keselowski

Discount Tire Dodge

195

0

0

104.8

17,110

Running

8

11

88

Aric Almirola

Hellmann's Chevy

195

36

0

94.1

21,138

Running

9

16

30

Jason Leffler

Great Clips Chevy

195

35

0

91.4

20,543

Running

10

9

2

Elliott Sadler

OneMain Financial Chevy

195

34

0

88.4

21,143

Running

11

4

20

Ryan Truex #

Schick Xtreme3 Toyota

195

33

0

88.0

20,568

Running

12

19

11

Brian Scott

Boise State Broncos Toyota

195

32

0

84.8

19,043

Running

13

13

66

Steve Wallace

5-hour Energy Toyota

195

31

0

82.9

18,243

Running

14

21

51

Jeremy Clements

Clements Racing Engines Chevy

195

31

1

79.7

19,643

Running

1

1

15

15

19

Mike Bliss

TriStar Motorsports Chevy

194

29

0

78.5

19,393

Running

16

18

01

Mike Wallace

G&K Services Chevy

193

28

0

70.0

17,643

Running

17

23

39

Matt Carter

Carport Empire Ford

193

27

0

66.4

19,768

Running

18

17

87

Joe Nemechek

DAB Constructors Toyota

192

26

0

73.6

17,268

Running

19

20

09

Kenny Wallace

G-Oil Toyota

192

25

0

71.0

17,193

Running

20

24

62

Michael Annett

Pilot Travel Centers / Flying J Toyota

191

24

0

68.6

17,818

Running

21

10

7

Jamie McMurray

GoDaddy.com/Get Together/GetOnline.org Chev

190

0

0

92.0

10,550

Running

22

36

40

Josh Wise

ThermaCote.com Chevy

190

22

0

64.2

16,943

Running

23

27

81

Blake Koch #

Daystar.com Dodge

189

21

0

58.3

17,268

Running

24

42

28

Derrike Cope

MAXelence.com Chevy

189

20

0

48.6

16,793

Running

25

41

89

Morgan Shepherd

ABLE / Victory in Jesus Racing Chevy

188

19

0

50.3

16,893

Running

26

35

23

Robert Richardson

North Texas Pipe Chevy

187

18

0

50.2

17,168

Running

27

29

50

T.J. Bell

Liberty Tire Recyclrs/Pinnacle Rubber Mulch Chev

187

0

0

51.7

10,575

Running

28

26

14

Eric McClure

Hefty BlackOut / Reynolds Chevy

184

16

0

53.6

16,568

Running

29

34

13

Jennifer Jo Cobb #

HipChixFundraisers.com Dodge

183

15

0

40.5

10,050

Running

30

39

52

Kevin Lepage

American Red Cross Chevy

183

14

0

48.5

10,250

Running

31

31

72

John Jackson

CrashClaimsR.US Toyota

178

13

0

37.0

9,895

Running

32

12

32

Reed Sorenson

Dollar General Chevy

169

12

0

82.1

16,303

Accident

33

6

16

Trevor Bayne

Ford Drive one. Ford

169

12

1

93.7

16,443

Accident

1

2

34

40

70

Dennis Setzer

Anderson's Pure Maple Syrup Chevy

104

10

0

43.4

16,233

Handling

35

43

71

Clay Greenfield (i)

Lilly Trucking of VA Ford

94

0

0

38.1

9,735

Suspension

36

22

15

Timmy Hill #

Lilly Trucking of VA Ford

76

8

0

34.7

16,143

Transmission

37

28

44

Jeff Green

TriStar Motorsports Chevy

17

7

0

41.4

9,640

Vibration

38

30

03

Scott Riggs

North Texas Pipe Chevy

15

6

0

41.6

9,585

Parked

39

33

42

Tim Andrews

Key Motorsports Chevy

10

5

0

36.9

9,545

Suspension

40

32

46

Chase Miller

Key Motorsports Chevy

6

4

0

36.0

9,480

Overheating

41

38

75

Carl Long

Rick Ware Racing Ford

6

3

0

32.4

9,415

Transmission

42

37

49

Mark Green

Jay Robinson Racing Chevy

4

2

0

30.3

9,365

Handling

43

25

41

Johnny Chapman

Rick Ware Racing Chevy

1

1

0

29.9

9,286

Overheating


# Sunoco Rookie of the Year Contender.
Bonus Points: includes winner, lap leader & most laps led points
(i) = Ineligible for driver points in this series

Failed to qualify: (2) #47 Brian Keselowski; #74 Mike Harmon


Race Comments: Before an estimated attendance of 62,900, Carl Edwards won the Great Clips 300, his 35th NASCAR Nationwide Series victory. Prior to the green flag, the following cars dropped to the rear of the field for the reasons indicated: #50, #72 (missing drivers meeting).


TIME OF RACE:2 hours, 15 minutes, 40 seconds       AVERAGE SPEED:132.811 mph      MARGIN OF VICTORY:0.697 second(s)


COORS LIGHT POLE AWARD:  Carl Edwards (179.452 mph. 30.894 secs.)
FEATHERLITE MOST IMPROVED DRIVER:  Matt Carter (24 Places)
MAHLE CLEVITE ENGINE BUILDER OF THE RACE:  Roush Yates Engines (#60)
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] 43-46 (Car #14 Accident Turn 2. [51]); 70-73 (Car #87 Spin Turn 2 [None]); 78-81 (Car #62 Spin Turn 4 [19]); 134-138 (Car #14 Accident Turn 2 [11]); 165-168 (Car #62 Spin Turn 2 [66]); 171-176 (Car #16,31,32 Accident Turn 2 [20]).
Lap Leaders:  21 lead changes among 8 drivers. Edwards 1-43, K. Busch 44-46, Harvick 47-55, K. Busch 56-57, Harvick 58, Stenhouse Jr 59-60, Harvick 61-69, Stenhouse Jr 70, Clements 71, K. Busch 72-85, Bayne 86-87, K. Busch 88-93, Edwards 94-98, K. Busch 99-101, Edwards 102-131, K. Busch 132-134, Harvick 135-138, Allgaier 139-140, Kahne 141-164, Edwards 165-168, Harvick 169-176, Edwards 177-195.


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 26
Unofficial Race Results for the 20Th Annual Great Clips 300 - Saturday, September 3, 2011
Atlanta Motor Speedway - Hampton, GA - 1.54 Mile Paved
Total Race Length - 195 Laps - 300.3 Miles - Purse: $942,006

Fin Str Car Driver Team Laps Pts Bns Driver Rating Winnings Status Tms Laps
1 1 60 Carl Edwards(i) Fastenal Ford 195 0   143.6 $60,125 Running 5 101
2 3 18 Kyle Busch(i) Z-Line Designs Toyota 195 0   130.0 $30,450 Running 6 31
3 5 6 Ricky Stenhouse Jr. Blackwell Angus Ford 195 42 1 117.6 $33,018 Running 2 3
4 8 33 Kevin Harvick(i) Rheem.com Chevy 195 0   119.8 $18,100 Running 5 31
5 7 38 Kasey Kahne(i) Great Clips Chevy 195 0   111.6 $17,750 Running 1 24
6 14 31 Justin Allgaier Brandt Chevy 195 39 1 98.9 $24,268 Running 1 2
7 2 22 Brad Keselowski(i) Discount Tire Dodge 195 0   104.8 $17,110 Running    
8 11 88 Aric Almirola Hellmann's Chevy 195 36   94.1 $21,138 Running    
9 16 30 Jason Leffler Great Clips Chevy 195 35   91.4 $20,543 Running    
10 9 2 Elliott Sadler OneMain Financial Chevy 195 34   88.4 $21,143 Running    
11 4 20 Ryan Truex # Schick Xtreme3 Toyota 195 33   88.0 $20,568 Running    
12 19 11 Brian Scott Boise State Broncos Toyota 195 32   84.8 $19,043 Running    
13 13 66 Steve Wallace 5-hour Energy Toyota 195 31   82.9 $18,243 Running    
14 21 51 Jeremy Clements Clements Racing Engines Chevy 195 31 1 79.7 $19,643 Running 1 1
15 15 19 Mike Bliss TriStar Motorsports Chevy 194 29   78.5 $19,393 Running    
16 18 01 Mike Wallace G&K Services Chevy 193 28   70.0 $17,643 Running    
17 23 39 Matt Carter Carport Empire Ford 193 27   66.4 $19,768 Running    
18 17 87 Joe Nemechek DAB Constructors Toyota 192 26   73.6 $17,268 Running    
19 20 09 Kenny Wallace G-Oil Toyota 192 25   71.0 $17,193 Running    
20 24 62 Michael Annett Pilot Travel Centers / Flying J Toyota 191 24   68.6 $17,818 Running    
21 10 7 Jamie McMurray(i) GoDaddy.com/Get Together/GetOnline.org Chevy 190 0   92.0 $10,550 Running    
22 36 40 Josh Wise ThermaCote.com Chevy 190 22   64.2 $16,943 Running    
23 27 81 Blake Koch # Daystar.com Dodge 189 21   58.3 $17,268 Running    
24 42 28 Derrike Cope MAXelence.com Chevy 189 20   48.6 $16,793 Running    
25 41 89 Morgan Shepherd ABLE / Victory in Jesus Racing Chevy 188 19   50.3 $16,893 Running    
26 35 23 Robert Richardson Jr. North Texas Pipe Chevy 187 18   50.2 $17,168 Running    
27 29 50 T J Bell(i) Liberty Tire Recyclers / Pinnacle Rubber Chevy 187 0   51.7 $10,575 Running    
28 26 14 Eric McClure Hefty BlackOut / Reynolds Chevy 184 16   53.6 $16,568 Running    
29 34 13 Jennifer Jo Cobb # HipChixFundraisers.com Dodge 183 15   40.5 $10,050 Running    
30 39 52 Kevin Lepage American Red Cross Chevy 183 14   48.5 $10,250 Running    
31 31 72 John Jackson CrashClaimsR.US Toyota 178 13   37.0 $9,895 Running    
32 12 32 Reed Sorenson Dollar General Chevy 169 12   82.1 $16,303 Accident    
33 6 16 Trevor Bayne Ford Drive one. Ford 169 12 1 93.7 $16,443 Accident 1 2
34 40 70 Dennis Setzer Anderson's Pure Maple Syrup Chevy 104 10   43.4 $16,233 Handling    
35 43 71 Clay Greenfield(i) Lilly Trucking of VA Ford 94 9   38.1 $9,735 Suspension    
36 22 15 Timmy Hill # Lilly Trucking of VA Ford 76 8   34.7 $16,143 Transmission    
37 28 44 Jeff Green TriStar Motorsports Chevy 17 7   41.4 $9,640 Vibration    
38 30 03 Scott Riggs North Texas Pipe Chevy 15 6   41.6 $9,585 Parked    
39 33 42 Tim Andrews Key Motorsports Chevy 10 5   36.9 $9,545 Suspension    
40 32 46 Chase Miller Key Motorsports Chevy 6 4   36.0 $9,480 Overheating    
41 38 75 Carl Long Rick Ware Racing Ford 6 3   32.4 $9,415 Transmission    
42 37 49 Mark Green Jay Robinson Racing Chevy 4 2   30.3 $9,365 Handling    
43 25 41 Johnny Chapman Rick Ware Racing Chevy 1 1   29.9 $9,286 Overheating    

Race Comments: Before an estimated attendance of 62,900, Carl Edwards won the Great Clips 300, his 35th NASCAR Nationwide Series victory. Prior to the green flag, the following cars dropped to the rear of the field for the reasons indicated: #50, #72 (missing drivers meeting).

Failed to Qualify: (2) #47-Brian Keselowski(i), #74-Mike Harmon.

Time of Race: 2 Hrs, 15 Mins, 40 Secs.
Average Speed: 132.811 MPH
Margin of Victory: 0.697 Seconds

Caution Flags: 6 for 27 laps: Laps: 43-46 (#14 Accident Turn 2. [51]); 70-73 (#87 Spin Turn 2 [None]); 78-81 (#62 Spin Turn 4 [19]); 134-138 (#14 Accident Turn 2 [11]); 165-168 (#62 Spin Turn 2 [66]); 171-176 (#16,31,32 Accident Turn 2 [20]). Lead Changes: 21 among 8 drivers: C. Edwards(i) 1-43; K. Busch(i) 44-46; K. Harvick(i) 47-55; K. Busch(i) 56-57; K. Harvick(i) 58; R. Stenhouse Jr. 59-60; K. Harvick(i) 61-69; R. Stenhouse Jr. 70; J. Clements 71; K. Busch(i) 72-85; T. Bayne 86-87; K. Busch(i) 88-93; C. Edwards(i) 94-98; K. Busch(i) 99-101; C. Edwards(i) 102-131; K. Busch(i) 132-134; K. Harvick(i) 135-138; J. Allgaier 139-140; K. Kahne(i) 141-164; C. Edwards(i) 165-168; K. Harvick(i) 169-176; C. Edwards(i) 177-195.

Coors Light Pole Award : Carl Edwards, #60 179.452 mph
Featherlite Most Improved Driver : Matt Carter, #39 24 Places
Mahle Clevite Engine Builder of the Race : Roush Yates Engines, #60
Mobil 1 Driver of the Race : Justin Allgaier, #31
Sunoco Rookie of the Race : Ryan Truex, #20

(i) Ineligible for driver points in this series


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