VIRGINIA 529 COLLEGE SAVINGS 250 - RICHMOND INTERNATIONAL RACEWAY

Nationwide Series Race #27 of 34 for the 2011 season


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Race Results

NASCAR NATIONWIDE SERIES OFFICIAL RACE REPORT No. 27
31ST ANNUAL VIRGINIA 529 COLLEGE SAVINGS "250"
RICHMOND INTERNATIONAL RACEWAY

Richmond, VA - September 9, 2011
.75-Mile Oval
250 Laps - 187.5 Miles Purse: $1,042,398


Fin

Str

Car

Series

Bonus

Driver

Leader

Pos

Pos

No

Driver

Team

Laps

Points

Points

Rating

Winnings

Status

Times

Laps

1

3

18

Kyle Busch

Z-Line Toyota

250

0

0

131.6

$33,725

Running

4

74

2

2

60

Carl Edwards

Fastenal/Honoring Our Heroes Ford

250

0

0

144.8

36,125

Running

5

160

3

6

6

Ricky Stenhouse Jr

Fastenal/Honoring Our Heroes Ford

250

41

0

118.7

31,268

Running

4

10

20

Ryan Truex #

Schick Xtreme 3 Toyota

250

40

0

98.1

25,043

Running

5

5

09

Kenny Wallace

Federated Auto Parts Toyota

250

39

0

112.5

24,693

Running

6

8

2

Elliott Sadler

OneMain Financial Chevy

250

38

0

106.5

24,043

Running

7

16

88

Aric Almirola

Advocare Chevy

250

37

0

91.3

21,753

Running

8

17

32

Reed Sorenson

Dollar General Chevy

250

36

0

86.7

23,913

Running

9

22

31

Justin Allgaier

Dollar General Chevy

250

35

0

87.6

21,293

Running

10

15

87

Joe Nemechek

D.A.B. Constructors/Pellet & Wood Stoves Toyota

250

34

0

82.1

23,843

Running

11

26

62

Michael Annett

Freightliner Toyota

250

33

0

79.5

20,993

Running

12

18

19

Mike Bliss

Hilton Garden Inn Richmond Chevy

250

32

0

86.4

21,668

Running

13

14

70

David Stremme

Foretravel Chevy

250

0

0

80.1

21,318

Running

14

28

51

Jeremy Clements

Clements Racing Engines Chevy

250

31

1

74.9

20,818

Running

1

8

15

24

01

Mike Wallace

G&K Services Chevy

250

29

0

72.0

22,093

Running

16

7

66

Steve Wallace

5-hour Energy Toyota

250

28

0

98.0

20,693

Running

17

38

15

Timmy Hill #

Lilly Trucking of VA Ford

250

27

0

65.6

20,618

Running

18

32

7

Danica Patrick

GoDaddy.com/GetYour.net Chevy

249

26

0

63.3

20,568

Running

19

1

22

Brad Keselowski

Ruby Tuesday Dodge

249

0

0

89.4

18,350

Running

1

8

20

13

33

Kevin Harvick

Rheem Heating Cooling and Water Heating Chev

249

0

0

81.6

14,725

Running

21

37

28

Derrike Cope

MAXelence.com Chevy

247

23

0

51.0

20,418

Running

22

39

23

Robert Richardson

North TX Pipe Chevy

247

22

0

46.6

20,318

Running

23

40

52

Kevin Lepage

Victory Performance Valves Chevy

246

21

0

48.4

14,165

Running

24

41

89

Morgan Shepherd

Victory in Jesus Chevy

246

20

0

47.7

13,650

Running

25

42

39

Luis Martinez Jr

King Taco Chevy

246

19

0

43.3

20,693

Running

26

27

30

Ricky Carmichael

Monster Energy Chevy

245

0

0

58.5

19,968

Running

27

35

81

Blake Koch #

Daystar.com Dodge

211

17

0

46.9

20,318

Running

28

4

16

Trevor Bayne

Fastenal/Honoring Our Heroes Ford

209

16

0

99.0

19,768

Accident

29

11

38

Jason Leffler

Great Clips Chevy

178

15

0

78.3

19,718

Running

30

20

14

Eric McClure

Hefty BlackOut/Reynolds Chevy

158

14

0

56.4

19,918

Accident

31

9

1

Jamie McMurray

Phoenix Construction Chevy

155

0

0

85.0

13,095

Ignition

32

12

11

Brian Scott

Shore Lodge Toyota

145

12

0

70.3

19,478

Accident

33

21

40

Josh Wise

Key Motorsports Chevy

69

11

0

59.6

12,950

Oil Pressure

34

25

41

Johnny Chapman

Rick Ware Racing Chevy

42

10

0

39.1

12,915

Brakes

35

30

71

Matt Carter

Lilly Trucking of VA Ford

37

9

0

38.7

12,865

Brakes

36

23

44

Jeff Green

TriStar Motorsports Chevy

27

8

0

44.7

12,805

Brakes

37

36

75

Carl Long

Lilly Trucking of VA Ford

24

7

0

35.9

12,745

Rear Gear

38

43

42

Tim Andrews

Key Motorsports Chevy

9

6

0

36.5

12,665

Power Steering

39

34

48

Dennis Setzer

Jay Robinson Racing Chevy

9

0

0

34.0

12,620

Brakes

40

19

49

Mark Green

Acredale Vending Chevy

8

4

0

34.1

12,580

Brakes

41

31

03

Scott Riggs

North TX Pipe Chevy

7

3

0

36.1

12,515

Overheating

42

33

46

Chase Miller

Key Motorsports Chevy

4

2

0

29.9

12,470

Transmission

43

29

47

Brian Keselowski

Key Motorsports Chevy

2

0

0

28.3

12,409

Ignition


# 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: (6) #04 Fain Skinner; #50 T.J. Bell; #08 Casey Roderick; #74 Jake Crum; #72 John Jackson; #13 Jennifer Jo Cobb


Race Comments: Before an estimated attendance of 38,000, Kyle Busch won the Virginia 529 College Savings 250, his 51st NASCAR Nationwide Series victory. Prior to the green flag, the following car dropped to the rear of the field for the reason indicated: #20 (adjustments before the green flag).


TIME OF RACE:2 hours, 3 minutes, 45 seconds       AVERAGE SPEED:90.909 mph      MARGIN OF VICTORY:0.696 second(s)

Caution Flags: 6 cautions for 48 laps. [Beneficiary in Brackets] 68-78 (Car #81, 88 Accident Tri-Oval [14]); 80-84 (Car #33, 38 Accident Turn 3 [15]); 140-145 (Car #7, 22 Accident Turn 4 [None]); 147-153 (Car #11, 88 Accident Turn 3 [15]); 161-170 (Car #14 Accident Turn 4 [01]); 212-220 (Car #16, 33 Accident Turn 3 [01]).
Lap Leaders:  10 lead changes among 4 drivers. Keselowski 1-8, Edwards 9-69, Clements 70-77, Edwards 78, K. Busch 79-86, Edwards 87-141, K. Busch 142-158, Edwards 159, K. Busch 160-174, Edwards 175-216, K. Busch 217-250.


COORS LIGHT POLE AWARD:  Brad Keselowski (123.757 mph. 21.817 secs.)
FEATHERLITE MOST IMPROVED DRIVER:  Reed Sorenson (24 Places)
MAHLE CLEVITE ENGINE BUILDER OF THE RACE:  Roush Yates Engines (#60)
MOBIL 1 OIL DRIVER OF THE RACE:  Elliott Sadler
NATIONWIDE INSURANCE DASH 4 CASH:  Ricky Stenhouse Jr
SUNOCO ROOKIE OF THE RACE:  Ryan Truex


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 27
Unofficial Race Results for the 31St Annual Virginia 529 College Savings 250 - Friday, September 9, 2011
Richmond International Raceway - Richmond, VA - .75 Mile Paved
Total Race Length - 250 Laps - 187.5 Miles - Purse: $1,042,398

Fin Str Car Driver Team Laps Pts Bns Driver Rating Winnings Status Tms Laps
1 3 18 Kyle Busch(i) Z-Line Toyota 250 0   131.6 $33,725 Running 4 74
2 2 60 Carl Edwards(i) Fastenal/Honoring Our Heroes Ford 250 0   144.8 $36,125 Running 5 160
3 6 6 Ricky Stenhouse Jr. Fastenal/Honoring Our Heroes Ford 250 41   118.7 $31,268 Running    
4 10 20 Ryan Truex Schick Xtreme 3 Toyota 250 40   98.1 $24,043 Running    
5 5 09 Kenny Wallace Federated Auto Parts Toyota 250 39   112.5 $24,693 Running    
6 8 2 Elliott Sadler OneMain Financial Chevy 250 38   106.5 $24,043 Running    
7 16 88 Aric Almirola Advocare Chevy 250 37   91.3 $21,753 Running    
8 17 32 Reed Sorenson Dollar General Chevy 250 36   86.7 $23,913 Running    
9 22 31 Justin Allgaier Dollar General Chevy 250 35   87.6 $21,293 Running    
10 15 87 Joe Nemechek D.A.B. Constructors/Pellet & Wood Stoves Toyota 250 34   82.1 $23,843 Running    
11 26 62 Michael Annett Freightliner Toyota 250 33   79.5 $20,993 Running    
12 18 19 Mike Bliss Hilton Garden Inn Richmond Chevy 250 32   86.4 $21,668 Running    
13 14 70 David Stremme(i) Foretravel Chevy 250 0   80.1 $21,318 Running    
14 28 51 Jeremy Clements Clements Racing Engines Chevy 250 31 1 74.9 $20,818 Running 1 8
15 24 01 Mike Wallace G&K Services Chevy 250 29   72.0 $22,093 Running    
16 7 66 Steve Wallace 5-hour Energy Toyota 250 28   98.0 $20,693 Running    
17 38 15 Timmy Hill # Lilly Trucking of VA Ford 250 27   65.6 $21,618 Running    
18 32 7 Danica Patrick GoDaddy.com/GetYour.net Chevy 249 26   63.3 $20,568 Running    
19 1 22 Brad Keselowski(i) Ruby Tuesday Dodge 249 0   89.4 $18,350 Running 1 8
20 13 33 Kevin Harvick(i) Rheem Heating Cooling and Water Heating Chevy 249 0   81.6 $14,725 Running    
21 37 28 Derrike Cope MAXelence.com Chevy 247 23   51.0 $20,418 Running    
22 39 23 Robert Richardson Jr. North TX Pipe Chevy 247 22   46.6 $20,318 Running    
23 40 52 Kevin Lepage Victory Performance Valves Chevy 246 21   48.4 $14,165 Running    
24 41 89 Morgan Shepherd Victory in Jesus Chevy 246 20   47.7 $13,650 Running    
25 42 39 Luis Martinez Jr. King Taco Chevy 246 19   43.3 $20,693 Running    
26 27 30 Ricky Carmichael(i) Monster Energy Chevy 245 0   58.5 $19,968 Running    
27 35 81 Blake Koch # Daystar.com Dodge 211 17   46.9 $20,318 Running    
28 4 16 Trevor Bayne Fastenal/Honoring Our Heroes Ford 209 16   99.0 $19,768 Accident    
29 11 38 Jason Leffler Great Clips Chevy 178 15   78.3 $19,718 Running    
30 20 14 Eric McClure Hefty BlackOut/Reynolds Chevy 158 14   56.4 $19,918 Accident    
31 9 1 Jamie McMurray(i) Phoenix Construction Chevy 155 0   85.0 $13,095 Ignition    
32 12 11 Brian Scott Shore Lodge Toyota 145 12   70.3 $19,478 Accident    
33 21 40 Josh Wise Key Motorsports Chevy 69 11   59.6 $12,950 Oil Pressure    
34 25 41 Johnny Chapman Rick Ware Racing Chevy 42 10   39.1 $12,915 Brakes    
35 30 71 Matt Carter Lilly Trucking of VA Ford 37 9   38.7 $12,865 Brakes    
36 23 44 Jeff Green TriStar Motorsports Chevy 27 8   44.7 $12,805 Brakes    
37 36 75 Carl Long Lilly Trucking of VA Ford 24 7   35.9 $12,745 Rear Gear    
38 43 42 Tim Andrews Key Motorsports Chevy 9 6   36.5 $12,665 Power    
39 34 48 Dennis Setzer Jay Robinson Racing Chevy 9 PE   34.0 $12,620 Brakes    
40 19 49 Mark Green Acredale Vending Chevy 8 4   34.1 $12,580 Brakes    
41 31 03 Scott Riggs North TX Pipe Chevy 7 3   36.1 $12,515 Overheating    
42 33 46 Chase Miller Key Motorsports Chevy 4 2   29.9 $12,470 Transmission    
43 29 47 Brian Keselowski(i) Key Motorsports Chevy 2 0   28.3 $12,409 Ignition    

Race Comments: Before an estimated attendance of 38,000, Kyle Busch won the Virginia 529 College Savings 250, his 51st NASCAR Nationwide Series victory. Prior to the green flag, the following car dropped to the rear of the field for the reason indicated: #20 (adjustments before the green flag).

Failed to Qualify: (6) #04-Fain Skinner, #50-T J Bell(i), #08-Casey Roderick, #74-Jake Crum(i), #72-John Jackson, #13-Jennifer Jo Cobb #.

Time of Race: 2 Hrs, 03 Mins, 45 Secs.
Average Speed: 90.909 MPH
Margin of Victory: 0.696 Seconds

Caution Flags: 6 for 48 laps: Laps: 68-78 (#81, 88 accident tri-oval [14]); 80-84 (#33, 38 accident turn 3 [15]); 140-145 (#7, 22 accident turn 4 [None]); 147-153 (#11, 88 accident turn 3 [15]); 161-170 (#14 accident turn 4 [01]); 212-220 (#16, 33 accident turn 3 [01]).

Lead Changes: 10 among 4 drivers: Brad Keselowski(i) 1-8; C. Edwards(i) 9-69; J. Clements 70-77; C. Edwards(i) 78; K. Busch(i) 79-86; C. Edwards(i) 87-141; K. Busch(i) 142-158; C. Edwards(i) 159; K. Busch(i) 160-174; C. Edwards(i) 175-216; K. Busch(i) 217-250.

Coors Light Pole Award : Brad Keselowski, #22 123.757 mph
Featherlite Most Improved Driver : Reed Sorenson, #32 24 Places
Mahle Clevite Engine Builder of the Race : Roush Yates Engines, #60
Mobil 1 Driver of the Race : Elliott Sadler, #2
Sunoco Rookie of the Race : Timmy Hill, #15

(i) Ineligible for driver points in this series


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