NASCAR Nationwide-STP 300 Results

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Associated Press

Posted on July 22, 2012 at 5:02 PM

Sunday
At Chicagoland Speedway
Joliet, Ill.
Lap length: 1.5 miles
(Start position in parentheses)

1. (15) Elliott Sadler, Chevrolet, 201 laps, 122.8 rating, 47 points.

2. (1) Ricky Stenhouse Jr., Ford, 201, 144.8, 44.

3. (16) Justin Allgaier, Chevrolet, 201, 108, 42.

4. (11) Kenny Wallace, Toyota, 201, 95, 40.

5. (14) Michael Annett, Ford, 201, 96, 40.

6. (2) Austin Dillon, Chevrolet, 201, 113.9, 39.

7. (5) Parker Kligerman, Dodge, 201, 113.9, 0.

8. (3) Sam Hornish Jr., Dodge, 201, 119.7, 37.

9. (8) Cole Whitt, Chevrolet, 201, 98.7, 36.

10. (9) Ryan Truex, Toyota, 201, 95.1, 34.

11. (6) Brian Scott, Toyota, 201, 101.6, 33.

12. (7) Mike Bliss, Toyota, 201, 86.4, 33.

13. (22) Joe Nemechek, Toyota, 201, 80.1, 31.

14. (13) Danica Patrick, Chevrolet, 201, 84.5, 30.

15. (18) James Buescher, Chevrolet, 200, 81.5, 0.

16. (24) Mike Wallace, Chevrolet, 200, 68.9, 28.

17. (32) Travis Pastrana, Toyota, 200, 68, 27.

18. (25) Timmy Hill, Ford, 200, 68.9, 26.

19. (21) Brad Sweet, Chevrolet, 200, 74.8, 25.

20. (28) Josh Richards, Ford, 199, 56.7, 24.

21. (12) Johanna Long, Chevrolet, 199, 72.2, 23.

22. (27) Jeremy Clements, Chevrolet, 199, 68.6, 22.

23. (17) Jason Bowles, Toyota, 198, 65, 21.

24. (19) Eric McClure, Toyota, 198, 51.5, 20.

25. (30) Tayler Malsam, Toyota, 197, 53.6, 19.

26. (35) Tanner Berryhill, Toyota, 194, 44.6, 18.

27. (4) Kyle Busch, Toyota, accident, 193, 87.9, 0.

28. (10) Brendan Gaughan, Chevrolet, accident, 192, 76.5, 0.

29. (20) Jamie Dick, Chevrolet, 192, 51.4, 15.

30. (26) Erik Darnell, Chevrolet, 179, 48.1, 14.

31. (36) Benny Gordon, Chevrolet, transmission, 60, 44.9, 13.

32. (33) Danny Efland, Chevrolet, engine, 47, 40.6, 12.

33. (37) Tim Schendel, Chevrolet, engine, 28, 39.1, 11.

34. (41) Morgan Shepherd, Chevrolet, handling, 19, 43.7, 10.

35. (40) Matt Carter, Chevrolet, handling, 18, 38, 9.

36. (29) Blake Koch, Chevrolet, ignition, 14, 41.9, 8.

37. (39) Tim Andrews, Ford, rear gear, 13, 39.7, 7.

38. (38) T.J. Bell, Chevrolet, vibration, 13, 35.4, 6.

39. (42) Mike Harmon, Chevrolet, overheating, 12, 33.5, 5.

40. (34) Chase Miller, Chevrolet, vibration, 11, 37, 4.

41. (31) Stephen Leicht, Chevrolet, clutch, 6, 35.3, 0.

42. (43) Carl Long, Chevrolet, overheating, 4, 33.9, 2.

43. (23) Jeff Green, Toyota, vibration, 4, 31.3, 1.

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Race Statistics

Average Speed of Race Winner: 130.929 mph.

Time of Race: 2 hours, 18 minutes, 10 seconds.

Margin of Victory: 0.331 seconds.

Caution Flags: 5 for 25 laps.

Lead Changes: 13 among 8 drivers.

Lap Leaders: S.Hornish Jr. 1-6; R.Stenhouse Jr. 7-48; A.Dillon 49; C.Whitt 50-51; M.Bliss 52-55; R.Stenhouse Jr. 56-59; S.Hornish Jr. 60-75; R.Stenhouse Jr. 76-107; M.Annett 108; R.Stenhouse Jr. 109-165; E.Sadler 166-168; J.Allgaier 169; E.Sadler 170-201.

Leaders Summary (Driver, Times Led, Laps Led): R.Stenhouse Jr., 4 times for 135 laps; E.Sadler, 2 times for 35 laps; S.Hornish Jr., 2 times for 22 laps; M.Bliss, 1 time for 4 laps; C.Whitt, 1 time for 2 laps; J.Allgaier, 1 time for 1 lap; M.Annett, 1 time for 1 lap; A.Dillon, 1 time for 1 lap.

Top 10 in Points: 1. E.Sadler, 675; 2. A.Dillon, 664; 3. R.Stenhouse Jr., 656; 4. S.Hornish Jr., 633; 5. J.Allgaier, 597; 6. M.Annett, 569; 7. C.Whitt, 550; 8. M.Bliss, 491; 9. D.Patrick, 443; 10. B.Scott, 430.

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NASCAR Driver Rating Formula

A maximum of 150 points can be attained in a race.

The formula combines the following categories: Wins, Finishes, Top-15 Finishes, Average Running Position While on Lead Lap, Average Speed Under Green, Fastest Lap, Led Most Laps, Lead-Lap Finish.

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