O'REILLY AUTO PARTS CHALLENGE - TEXAS MOTOR SPEEDWAY

Nationwide Series Race #32 of 34 for the 2011 season


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NASCAR NATIONWIDE SERIES OFFICIAL RACE REPORT No. 32
7TH ANNUAL O'REILLY AUTO PARTS CHALLENGE
TEXAS MOTOR SPEEDWAY

Fort Worth, TX - November 5, 2011
1.5-Mile Oval
200 Laps - 300 Miles Purse: $1,109,408


Fin

Str

Car

Series

Bonus

Driver

Leader

Pos

Pos

No

Driver

Team

Laps

Points

Points

Rating

Winnings

Status

Times

Laps

1

10

16

Trevor Bayne

Roush Fenway Racing Ford

200

47

4

115.6

$78,043

Running

1

6

2

2

18

Denny Hamlin

Z-Line Designs Toyota

200

0

0

110.8

46,600

Running

3

8

60

Carl Edwards

Fastenal Ford

200

0

0

143.9

41,750

Running

4

157

4

5

33

Clint Bowyer

Rheem Heating, Cooling & Water Heating Chevy

200

0

0

122.2

27,725

Running

3

12

5

6

22

Brad Keselowski

Discount Tire Dodge

200

0

0

116.3

24,225

Running

6

4

6

Ricky Stenhouse Jr

Sam's Club/Cargill Ford

200

38

0

104.1

27,743

Running

7

9

12

Sam Hornish Jr

AVIS Dodge

200

37

0

107.6

19,235

Running

8

3

20

Joey Logano

GameStop/call of Duty MW3 Toyota

200

0

0

96.3

18,195

Running

1

4

9

1

2

Elliott Sadler

OneMain Financial Chevy

200

36

1

112.6

28,868

Running

1

17

10

21

32

Brian Vickers

Dollar General Chevy

200

0

0

90.7

17,200

Running

11

11

7

Danica Patrick

GoDaddy.com Chevy

200

33

0

87.0

21,843

Running

12

7

11

Brian Scott

Shore Lodge Toyota

200

32

0

92.2

21,293

Running

13

18

09

Kenny Wallace

G-Oil Toyota

200

31

0

79.5

20,768

Running

14

14

31

Justin Allgaier

Brandt Chevy

200

30

0

83.7

20,793

Running

15

12

38

Jason Leffler

Great Clips Chevy

200

29

0

94.5

20,743

Running

16

22

82

Reed Sorenson

Foametix/Bullet Liner Dodge

199

28

0

77.2

14,025

Running

17

20

30

James Buescher

ABF Chevy

199

0

0

81.9

19,868

Running

18

17

66

Steve Wallace

5-hour Energy Toyota

199

26

0

78.9

19,743

Running

19

15

88

Aric Almirola

Grand Touring Vodka Chevy

199

26

1

71.3

19,618

Running

1

2

20

30

62

Michael Annett

Loan Star Title Loans Toyota

198

25

1

68.0

20,218

Running

1

2

21

27

87

Joe Nemechek

AM/FM Energy Wood & Pellet Stoves Toyota

198

23

0

59.2

23,268

Running

22

13

81

Blake Koch #

Daystar.com Chevy

198

22

0

69.1

21,193

Running

23

19

19

Mike Bliss

Brookshire's Food & Pharmacy Chevy

197

21

0

71.0

19,493

Running

24

39

14

Eric McClure

Hefty BlackOut/Reynolds Chevy

196

20

0

43.9

18,968

Running

25

29

23

Robert Richardson

Takis/Tia Rosa/Barcel Chevy

196

19

0

51.5

19,443

Running

26

37

51

Jeremy Clements

Band-Aire Heating and Cooling Chevy

195

18

0

46.9

18,693

Running

27

25

03

Scott Riggs

McKinney Pipe & Steel Chevy

195

17

0

51.1

12,500

Running

28

41

89

Morgan Shepherd

Victory in Jesus Racing Chevy

195

16

0

48.0

18,443

Running

29

34

39

Joey Gase

Fenton Motors Ford

195

15

0

50.3

18,368

Running

30

40

28

Derrike Cope

MAXelence Chevy

195

14

0

37.1

18,618

Running

31

38

52

Jamie Dick

Viva Auto Group Chevy

194

0

0

41.7

18,263

Running

32

26

01

Mike Wallace

G&K Services Chevy

192

12

0

44.6

18,203

Running

33

31

15

Timmy Hill #

Poynt.com Ford

142

11

0

47.4

18,168

Engine

34

28

70

David Stremme

Foretravel Chevy

116

0

0

57.5

18,133

Suspension

35

24

08

David Ragan

Texas Tech University Ford

114

0

0

58.9

11,610

Engine

36

42

40

Josh Wise

Curtis Key Plumbing Chevy

21

8

0

37.0

11,575

Engine

37

36

75

Carl Long

Rick Ware Racing Ford

15

7

0

36.1

11,540

Handling

38

16

27

J.J. Yeley

CertainTeed Ford

13

0

0

43.2

11,485

Vibration

39

33

46

Chase Miller

Curtis Key Plumbing Chevy

13

5

0

38.7

11,445

Vibration

40

23

04

Tim Andrews

Fenton Motors Ford

11

4

0

35.5

11,405

Vibration

41

32

50

T.J. Bell

Liberty Tire Recyclers/Pinnacle Rubber Chevy

9

0

0

33.8

11,335

Electrical

42

43

44

Jeff Green

TriStar Motorsports Chevy

6

2

0

32.4

11,290

Vibration

43

35

47

Scott Speed

Curtis Key Plumbing Chevy

3

1

0

30.9

11,218

Electrical

 

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

Race Comments: Before an estimated attendance of 69,000 Trevor Bayne won the O'Reilly Auto Parts Challenge, his first NASCAR Nationwide Series victory. Prior to the green flag, the following cars dropped to the rear of the field for the reason indicated: No. 18 (driver change), 50 (adjustments outside impound).

 

Failed to qualify: (5) #42 Erik Darnell; #49 Mark Green; #71 Matt Carter; #41 Johnny Chapman; #48 Dennis Setzer


TIME OF RACE: 2 hours, 5 minutes, 28 seconds       AVERAGE SPEED: 143.464 mph      MARGIN OF VICTORY: 0.142 second(s)

 

Caution Flags: 5 cautions for 19 laps. [Beneficiary in Brackets] 5-8 (Car #52 Spin Turn 4 [None]); 92-95 (Debris On Track [31]); 116-119 (Fluid On Track [32]); 181-184 (Debris On Track [7]); 191-193 (Car #38 Accident Turn 4 [09]).

Lap Leaders:  11 lead changes among 7 drivers. Sadler 1-17, Bowyer 18-21, Edwards 22-49, Bowyer 50-51, Annett 52-53, Almirola 54-55, Edwards 56-120, Bowyer 121-126, Edwards 127-168, Logano 169-172, Edwards 173-194, Bayne 195-200.


COORS LIGHT POLE AWARD:  Elliott Sadler (186.348 mph. 28.978 secs.)
FEATHERLITE MOST IMPROVED DRIVER:  Joe Nemechek (16 Places)
MAHLE CLEVITE ENGINE BUILDER OF THE RACE:  Roush Yates Engines (#60)
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 32
Unofficial Race Results for the 7Th Annual O'reilly Auto Parts Challenge - Saturday, November 5, 2011
Texas Motor Speedway - Fort Worth, TX - 1.5 Mile Paved
Total Race Length - 200 Laps - 300 Miles - Purse: $1,109,408

Fin Str Car Driver Team Laps Pts Bns Driver Rating Winnings Status Tms Laps
1 10 16 Trevor Bayne Roush Fenway Racing Ford 200 47 4 115.6 $78,043 Running 1 6
2 2 18 Denny Hamlin(i) Z-Line Designs Toyota 200 0   110.8 $46,600 Running    
3 8 60 Carl Edwards(i) Fastenal Ford 200 0   143.9 $41,750 Running 4 157
4 5 33 Clint Bowyer(i) Rheem Heating, Cooling Chevy 200 0   122.2 $27,725 Running 3 12
5 6 22 Brad Keselowski(i) Discount Tire Dodge 200 0   116.3 $24,225 Running    
6 4 6 Ricky Stenhouse, Jr. Sam's Club/Cargill Ford 200 38   104.1 $27,743 Running    
7 9 12 Sam Hornish, Jr. AVIS Dodge 200 37   107.6 $19,235 Running    
8 3 20 Joey Logano(i) GameStop/call of Duty MW3 Toyota 200 0   96.3 $18,195 Running 1 4
9 1 2 Elliott Sadler OneMain Financial Chevy 200 36 1 112.6 $28,868 Running 1 17
10 21 32 Brian Vickers(i) Dollar General Chevy 200 0   90.7 $17,200 Running    
11 11 7 Danica Patrick GoDaddy.com Chevy 200 33   87.0 $21,843 Running    
12 7 11 Brian Scott Shore Lodge Toyota 200 32   92.2 $21,293 Running    
13 18 09 Kenny Wallace G-Oil Toyota 200 31   79.5 $20,768 Running    
14 14 31 Justin Allgaier Brandt Chevy 200 30   83.7 $20,793 Running    
15 12 38 Jason Leffler Great Clips Chevy 200 29   94.5 $20,743 Running    
16 22 82 Reed Sorenson Foametix/Bullet Liner Dodge 199 28   77.2 $14,025 Running    
17 20 30 James Buescher(i) ABF Chevy 199 0   81.9 $19,868 Running    
18 17 66 Steve Wallace 5-hour Energy Toyota 199 26   78.9 $19,743 Running    
19 15 88 Aric Almirola Grand Touring Vodka Chevy 199 26 1 71.3 $19,618 Running 1 2
20 30 62 Michael Annett Loan Star Title Loans Toyota 198 25 1 68.0 $20,218 Running 1 2
21 27 87 Joe Nemechek AM/FM Energy Wood & Pellet Stoves Toyota 198 23   59.2 $23,268 Running    
22 13 81 Blake Koch # Daystar.com Chevy 198 22   69.1 $21,193 Running    
23 19 19 Mike Bliss Brookshire's Food & Pharmacy Chevy 197 21   71.0 $19,493 Running    
24 39 14 Eric McClure Hefty BlackOut/Reynolds Chevy 196 20   43.9 $18,968 Running    
25 29 23 Robert Richardson, Jr. Takis/Tia Rosa/Barcel Chevy 196 19   51.5 $19,443 Running    
26 37 51 Jeremy Clements Band-Aire Heating and Cooling Chevy 195 18   46.9 $18,693 Running    
27 25 03 Scott Riggs McKinney Pipe & Steel Chevy 195 17   51.1 $12,500 Running    
28 41 89 Morgan Shepherd Victory in Jesus Racing Chevy 195 16   48.0 $18,443 Running    
29 34 39 Joey Gase Fenton Motors Ford 195 15   50.3 $18,368 Running    
30 40 28 Derrike Cope MAXelence Chevy 195 14   37.1 $18,618 Running    
31 38 52 Jamie Dick(i) Viva Auto Group Chevy 194 0   41.7 $18,263 Running    
32 26 01 Mike Wallace G&K Services Chevy 192 12   44.6 $18,203 Running    
33 31 15 Timmy Hill # Poynt.com Ford 142 11   47.4 $18,168 Engine    
34 28 70 David Stremme(i) Foretravel Chevy 116 0   57.5 $18,133 Suspension    
35 24 08 David Ragan(i) Texas Tech University Ford 114 0   58.9 $11,610 Engine    
36 42 40 Josh Wise Curtis Key Plumbing Chevy 21 8   37.0 $11,575 Engine    
37 36 75 Carl Long Rick Ware Racing Ford 15 7   36.1 $11,540 Handling    
38 16 27 JJ Yeley(i) CertainTeed Ford 13 0   43.2 $11,485 Vibration    
39 33 46 Chase Miller Curtis Key Plumbing Chevy 13 5   38.7 $11,445 Vibration    
40 23 04 Tim Andrews Fenton Motors Ford 11 4   35.5 $11,405 Vibration    
41 32 50 TJ Bell(i) Liberty Tire Recycl/Pinnacle Rubber Chevy 9 0   33.8 $11,335 Electrical    
42 43 44 Jeff Green Tri-Star Motorsports Chevy 6 2   32.4 $11,290 Vibration    
43 35 47 Scott Speed Curtis Key Plumbing Chevy 3 1   30.9 $11,218 Electrical    

Race Comments: Before an estimated attendance of 69,000 Trevor Bayne won the O'Reilly Auto Parts Challenge, his first NASCAR Nationwide Series victory. Prior to the green flag, the following cars dropped to the rear of the field for the reason indicated: No. 18 (driver change), 50 (adjustments outside impound).

 

Failed to Qualify: (5) 42 Erik Darnell(i), 49 Mark Green, 71 Matt Carter, 41 Johnny Chapman, 48 Dennis Setzer.

 

Time of Race: 2 Hrs, 05 Mins, 28 Secs.
Average Speed: 143.464 MPH
Margin of Victory: 0.142 Seconds

 

Caution Flags: 5 for 19 laps: Laps: 5-8 (#52 spin Turn 4 [None]); 92-95 (Debris on track [31]); 116-119 (Fluid on track [32]); 181-184 (Debris on track [7]); 191-193 (#38 accident Turn 4 [09]).

 

Lead Changes: 11 among 7 drivers: E. Sadler 1-17; C. Bowyer(i) 18-21; C. Edwards(i) 22-49; C. Bowyer(i) 50-51; M. Annett 52-53; A. Almirola 54-55; C. Edwards(i) 56-120; C. Bowyer(i) 121-126; C. Edwards(i) 127-168; J. Logano(i) 169-172; C. Edwards(i) 173-194; T. Bayne 195-200.

 

Coors Light Pole Award : Elliott Sadler, #2 186.348 mph
Featherlite Most Improved Driver : Joe Nemechek, #87 16 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 : Blake Koch, #81

 

(i) Ineligible for driver points in this series


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