Daytona International Speedway
Daytona 500
February 20, 2011

Official Results from
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NASCAR SPRINT CUP SERIES OFFICIAL RACE REPORT No. 1
53RD ANNUAL DAYTONA "500"
DAYTONA INTERNATIONAL SPEEDWAY

Daytona Beach, FL - February 20, 2011
2.5-Mile Oval
200 Laps - 500 Miles Purse: $18,693,533

Finish
Pos
Start
Pos
Car# Driver Team Laps Points Bonus
Points
Driver
Rating
Winnings Status Times
Led
Laps
Led
1 32 21 Trevor Bayne Motorcraft/Quick Lane Ford 208 0 0 108.2 $1,463,813 Running 1 6
2 22 99 Carl Edwards Aflac Ford 208 42 0 91.9 1,108,404 Running    
3 39 34 David Gilliland Taco Bell Ford 208 41 0 74.5 818,171 Running    
4 31 47 Bobby Labonte Kroger/USO Toyota 208 41 1 86.4 654,233 Running 1 2
5 3 22 Kurt Busch Shell/Pennzoil Dodge 208 40 1 116.3 573,576 Running 10 19
6 13 42 Juan Pablo Montoya Target Chevy 208 39 1 88.8 443,271 Running 2 5
7 5 78 Regan Smith Furniture Row Racing Chevy 208 38 1 116.5 400,933 Running 2 7
8 10 18 Kyle Busch M&M's Toyota 208 37 1 89.3 388,729 Running 3 3
9 19 27 Paul Menard Menards/Peak Chevy 208 36 1 98.2 332,913 Running 4 11
10 17 5 Mark Martin GoDaddy.com Chevy 208 34 0 83.7 318,038 Running    
11 15 43 AJ Allmendinger Best Buy Ford 208 34 1 79.3 338,399 Running 3 4
12 29 09 Bill Elliott Phoenix Construction Chevy 208 32 0 64.4 312,171 Running    
13 25 14 Tony Stewart Office Depot/Mobil 1 Chevy 208 31 0 99.7 333,271 Running    
14 34 6 David Ragan UPS Ford 208 31 1 83.9 350,188 Running 2 7
15 43 32 Terry Labonte U.S. Chrome Ford 208 30 1 67.6 334,263 Running 1 2
16 30 7 Robby Gordon SPEED Energy Dodge 208 29 1 79.8 299,446 Running 2 7
17 6 33 Clint Bowyer Cheerios/Hamburger Helper Chevy 208 28 1 113.2 342,121 Running 11 31
18 14 1 Jamie McMurray Bass Pro Shops/Tracker Boats Chevy 208 27 1 78.8 321,502 Running 3 11
19 20 56 Martin Truex Jr NAPA Toyota 208 26 1 84.5 341,963 Running 8 17
20 36 77 Steve Wallace 5-hour Energy Toyota 208 0 0 58.8 291,638 Running    
21 18 11 Denny Hamlin FedEx Express Toyota 207 24 1 73.4 328,363 Running 1 7
22 21 39 Ryan Newman U.S. Army Chevy 206 24 2 100.9 321,088 Running 9 37
23 38 20 Joey Logano Home Depot Toyota 206 21 0 82.2 290,363 Running    
24 1 88 Dale Earnhardt Jr AMP Energy/National Guard Chevy 202 21 1 95.2 350,813 Accident 3 9
25 11 4 Kasey Kahne Red Bull Toyota 199 19 0 78.2 296,496 Running    
26 42 36 Dave Blaney Tommy Baldwin Racing Chevy 198 19 1 65.2 289,485 Accident 1 3
27 23 48 Jimmie Johnson Lowe's/KOBALT Tools Chevy 189 17 0 42.6 329,649 Running    
28 2 24 Jeff Gordon Drive to End Hunger Chevy 173 17 1 51.5 316,524 Running 1 1
29 16 2 Brad Keselowski Miller Lite Dodge 166 16 1 77.7 286,638 Accident 2 9
30 24 00 David Reutimann Aaron's Dream Machine Toyota 164 14 0 51.2 304,996 Running    
31 27 83 Brian Vickers Red Bull Toyota 160 13 0 38.1 300,777 Running    
32 40 38 Travis Kvapil Long John Silver's Ford 153 0 0 45.4 275,138 Accident    
33 37 71 Andy Lally # Super Eco-Fuel Saver Chevy 149 11 0 35.5 282,863 Running    
34 9 17 Matt Kenseth Crown Royal Black Ford 133 10 0 44 315,774 Accident    
35 26 16 Greg Biffle 3M Ford 126 9 0 48 289,713 Accident    
36 4 31 Jeff Burton Caterpillar Chevy 92 9 1 82.6 311,076 Engine 2 5
37 35 9 Marcos Ambrose Stanley Ford 82 7 0 33.6 300,579 Running    
38 28 37 Robert Richardson North Texas Pipe Ford 45 0 0 32 270,313 Accident    
39 41 87 Joe Nemechek AM FM Energy Toyota 29 0 0 31.1 269,763 Accident    
40 8 15 Michael Waltrip NAPA Auto Parts Toyota 28 4 0 41 281,113 Accident    
41 12 92 Brian Keselowski # K-Automotive Dodge 28 3 0 28.5 273,663 Accident    
42 7 29 Kevin Harvick Budweiser Chevy 22 3 1 38.9 328,949 Engine 2 5
43 33 46 J.J. Yeley Red Line Oil Chevy 10 1 0 25.9 268,550 Engine    
 

    Failed to qualify: (5) #64 Derrike Cope; #97 Kevin Conway; #60 Todd Bodine; #66 Michael McDowell; #13 Casey Mears

    Race Comments: Before an estimated crowd of 182,000, Trevor Bayne won the Daytona 500, his first NASCAR Sprint Cup Series victory. To start the race, the following cars dropped to the rear for the reasons indicated: No. 88, 6, 20, 00 (backup car).

    TIME OF RACE:3 hours, 59 minutes, 24 seconds
    AVERAGE SPEED:130.326 mph
    MARGIN OF VICTORY:0.118 second(s)

    COORS LIGHT POLE AWARD: Dale Earnhardt Jr (186.089 mph. 48.364 secs.)
    DIRECTV CREW CHIEF OF THE RACE: Kyle Busch (crew chief Dave Rogers)
    GOODYEAR GATORBACK FASTEST LAP: Paul Menard (197.589 mph, Lap 18)
    GROWTH ENERGY AMERICAN ETHANOL GREEN FLAG RESTART: Paul Menard
    MAHLE CLEVITE ENGINE BUILDER OF THE RACE: Roush/Yates (#21)
    MOBIL 1 OIL DRIVER OF THE RACE: David Gilliland
    MOOG CHASSIS PARTS PROBLEM SOLVER OF THE RACE: David Gilliland (crew chief Peter Sospenzo, 0.400 seconds)
    NASCAR SPRINT CUP LEADER BONUS: No winner: rolls over to $20,000 at next event++
    O'REILLY AUTO PARTS POSITION IMPROVEMENT AWARD: David Gilliland (36 places)
    SUNOCO ROOKIE OF THE RACE: Andy Lally

    ++Rollover money awarded at year's end, amount not included in race winnings.

    Caution Flags: 16 cautions for 60 laps. [Beneficiary in Brackets] 6-8 (Car #15, 18 Accident Turn 1 [None]); 12-15 (Oil On Track [None]); 24-26 (Oil On Track [None]); 30-35 (Car #5, 16, 87, 48, 9, 71, 38, 00, 15, 92, 83, 17, 24, 43 Accident Turns 3-4 [None]); 48-50 (Car #37, 38 Accident Turn 4 [17]); 58-60 (Car #83 Off Track [5]); 77-79 (Car #38 Accident Turn 2 [17]); 108-110 (Car #1, 42 Accident Turn 4 [77]); 125-128 (Debris [34]); 136-140 (Car #16, 17 Accident Tri-Oval [5]); 143-146 (Car #16, 42 Accident Turn 4 [38]); 159-163 (Car #38 Accident Backstretch [None]); 168-170 (Car #2, 7, 20, 78 Accident Turn 4 [48]); 183-185 (Car #4 Accident Turn 3 [20]); 198-202 (Car #78, 39, 22, 33, 11 Accident Backstretch [1]); 204-206 (Car #43, 39, 88, 56 Accident Backstretch [77]).

    Lap Leaders: 74 lead changes among 22 drivers. Earnhardt Jr-pole, Ku. Busch 1, Harvick 2, Ku. Busch 3, Allmendinger 4, Harvick 5-8, Allmendinger 9, J. Gordon 10, Allmendinger 11-12, Keselowski 13-15, B. Labonte 16-17, Menard 18-21, Montoya 22-23, Bowyer 24-28, McMurray 29-36, Menard 37-39, Keselowski 40-45, Blaney 46-48, T. Labonte 49-50, Ku. Busch 51, Menard 52-53, Bowyer 54-57, Montoya 58-60, Ku. Busch 61-65, Burton 66-67, Smith 68-72, Bowyer 73-74, Burton 75-77, Earnhardt Jr 78-80, McMurray 81-82, Newman 83-85, Truex Jr 86-87, Bowyer 88-90, Ku. Busch 91-96, Newman 97, R. Gordon 98-99, Truex Jr 100, McMurray 101, Newman 102-105, R. Gordon 106-110, Ku. Busch 111, Bowyer 112, Ku. Busch 113, Bowyer 114, Ku. Busch 115, Truex Jr 116-117, Ku. Busch 118, Menard 119-120, Ky. Busch 121, Truex Jr 122, Ky. Busch 123, Truex Jr 124, Ky. Busch 125, Truex Jr 126-128, Bowyer 129, Truex Jr 130, Bowyer 131-140, Truex Jr 141-146, Ku. Busch 147, Earnhardt Jr 148-152, Newman 153-159, Earnhardt Jr 160, Newman 161-163, Hamlin 164-170, Newman 171-175, Ragan 176, Bowyer 177-178, Newman 179-180, Bowyer 181, Newman 182-192, Bowyer 193, Smith 194-195, Newman 196, Ragan 197-202, Bayne 203-208.


    UNOFFICIAL RESULTS posted after the race
    from NASCAR Statistics
    OFFICIAL RESULTS WILL be posted ABOVE sometime Monday


    NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Race Number 1
    Unofficial Race Results for the 53rd Annual Daytona 500
    Sunday, February 20, 2011
    Daytona International Speedway - Daytona Beach, FL
    2.5 Mile Paved Total Race Length - 208 Laps - 520 Miles - Purse: $18,693,533

    Fin Str Car# Driver Sponsor
    Manu
    Laps
    Run
    Points Bonus
    Pts
    Driver
    Rating
    Total
    Award
    Status Times
    Led
    Laps
    Led
    1 32 21 Trevor Bayne(i) Motorcraft/Quick Lane Ford 208 0   108.2 $1,462,563 Running 1 6
    2 22 99 Carl Edwards Aflac Ford 208 42   91.9 $1,081,413 Running    
    3 39 34 David Gilliland Taco Bell Ford 208 41   74.5 $831,061 Running    
    4 31 47 Bobby Labonte Kroger/USO Toyota 208 41 1 86.4 $667,769 Running 1 2
    5 3 22 Kurt Busch Shell/Pennzoil Dodge 208 40 1 116.3 $582,077 Running 10 19
    6 13 42 Juan Pablo Montoya Target Chevy 208 39 1 88.8 $454,064 Running 2 5
    7 5 78 Regan Smith Furniture Row Racing Chevy 208 38 1 116.5 $414,328 Running 2 7
    8 10 18 Kyle Busch M&M's Toyota 208 37 1 89.3 $394,314 Running 3 3
    9 19 27 Paul Menard Menards/Peak Chevy 208 36 1 98.2 $327,413 Running 4 11
    10 17 5 Mark Martin GoDaddy.com Chevy 208 34   83.7 $318,038 Running    
    11 15 43 A J Allmendinger Best Buy Ford 208 34 1 79.3 $309,463 Running 3 4
    12 29 09 Bill Elliott Phoenix Construction Chevy 208 32   64.4 $324,978 Running    
    13 25 14 Tony Stewart Office Depot/Mobil 1 Chevy 208 31   99.7 $305,863 Running    
    14 34 6 David Ragan UPS Ford 208 31 1 83.9 $350,188 Running 2 7
    15 43 32 Terry Labonte U.S. Chrome Ford 208 30 1 67.6 $334,263 Running 1 2
    16 30 7 Robby Gordon SPEED Energy Dodge 208 29 1 79.8 $313,211 Running 2 7
    17 6 33 Clint Bowyer Cheerios/Hamburger Helper Chevy 208 28 1 113.2 $315,813 Running 11 31
    18 14 1 Jamie McMurray Bass Pro Shops/Tracker Boats Chevy 208 27 1 78.8 $335,003 Running 3 11
    19 20 56 Martin Truex Jr. NAPA Toyota 208 26 1 84.5 $341,963 Running 8 17
    20 36 77 Steve Wallace(i) 5-hour Energy Toyota 208 0   58.8 $291,638 Running    
    21 18 11 Denny Hamlin FedEx Express Toyota 207 24 1 73.4 $300,538 Running 1 7
    22 21 39 Ryan Newman U.S.Army Chevy 206 24 2 100.9 $297,013 Running 9 37
    23 38 20 Joey Logano Home Depot Toyota 206 21   82.2 $290,363 Running    
    24 1 88 Dale Earnhardt Jr. AMP Energy/National Guard Chevy 202 21 1 95.2 $350,813 Accident 3 9
    25 11 4 Kasey Kahne Red Bull Toyota 199 19   78.2 $311,719 Running    
    26 42 36 Dave Blaney Tommy Baldwin Racing Chevy 198 19 1 65.2 $304,736 Accident 1 3
    27 23 48 Jimmie Johnson Lowe's/KOBALT Tools Chevy 189 17   42.6 $300,713 Running    
    28 2 24 Jeff Gordon Drive to End Hunger Chevy 173 17 1 51.5 $287,588 Running 1 1
    29 16 2 Brad Keselowski Miller Lite Dodge 166 16 1 77.7 $310,742 Accident 2 9
    30 24 00 David Reutimann Aaron's Dream Machine Toyota 164 14   51.2 $318,219 Running    
    31 27 83 Brian Vickers Red Bull Toyota 160 13   38.1 $313,861 Running    
    32 40 38 Travis Kvapil(i) Long John Silver's Ford 153 0   45.4 $304,242 Accident    
    33 37 71 Andy Lally # Super Eco-Fuel Saver Chevy 149 11   35.5 $282,863 Running    
    34 9 17 Matt Kenseth Crown Royal Black Ford 133 10   44.0 $320,668 Accident    
    35 26 16 Greg Biffle 3M Ford 126 9   48.0 $289,713 Accident    
    36 4 31 Jeff Burton Caterpillar Chevy 92 9 1 82.6 $311,451 Engine 2 5
    37 35 9 Marcos Ambrose Stanley Ford 82 7   33.6 $312,414 Running    
    38 28 37 Robert Richardson Jr.(i) North Texas Pipe Ford 45 0   32.0 $270,313 Accident    
    39 41 87 Joe Nemechek(i) AM FM Energy Toyota 29 0   31.1 $292,998 Accident    
    40 8 15 Michael Waltrip NAPA Auto Parts Toyota 28 4   41.0 $281,113 Accident    
    41 12 92 Brian Keselowski # K-Automotive Dodge 28 3   28.5 $273,663 Accident    
    42 7 29 Kevin Harvick Budweiser Chevy 22 3 1 38.9 $300,013 Engine 2 5
    43 33 46 J J Yeley Red Line Oil Chevy 10 1   25.9 $268,550 Engine    

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