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Unofficial Race Results from O’Reilly Auto Parts 300-Stenhouse wins!

NASCAR Nationwide Series Race Number 6

Unofficial Race Results for the 16Th Annual O’reilly Auto Parts 300 -

Friday, April 13, 2012

Texas Motor Speedway – Fort Worth, TX – 1.5 Mile Paved

Total Race Length – 200 Laps – 300 Miles – Purse: $1,283,267

Leader

Fin Str Car Driver Team Laps Pts Bns Driver Rating Winnings Status Tms Laps

1 3 6 Ricky Stenhouse Jr. Pure Michigan Ford 200 47 4 136.0 $83,843 Running 3 68

2 1 33 Paul Menard(i) Menards/Rheem Chevrolet 200 0 140.6 $56,525 Running 5 100

3 8 38 Kasey Kahne(i) Great Clips Chevrolet 200 0 115.9 $36,825 Running 1 1

4 2 18 Denny Hamlin(i) SportClips Toyota 200 0 118.9 $32,115 Running 3 12

5 4 3 Austin Dillon # American Ethanol Chevrolet 200 40 1 110.4 $37,758 Running 1 13

6 30 27 David Ragan(i) Mercury Ford 200 0 87.0 $24,015 Running 1 2

7 16 31 Justin Allgaier Brandt Chevrolet 200 37 104.0 $28,433 Running

8 17 7 Danica Patrick GoDaddy.com Chevrolet 200 36 82.1 $29,658 Running

9 18 43 Michael Annett Pilot/Flying J Ford 200 35 90.8 $26,768 Running

10 9 30 Steve Arpin Mike’s On The Rocks Chevrolet 200 34 87.5 $27,383 Running

11 14 12 Sam Hornish Jr. Wurth Dodge 200 33 98.6 $25,908 Running

12 5 2 Elliott Sadler OneMain Financial Chevrolet 200 33 1 105.8 $25,658 Running 1 4

13 7 88 Cole Whitt # TaxSlayer.com Chevrolet 200 31 87.2 $25,408 Running

14 20 5 Dale Earnhardt Jr.(i) Degree Chevrolet 200 0 89.7 $18,580 Running

15 12 20 Joey Logano(i) GameStop/Batman 2 DC Super Heroes Toyota 200 0 90.7 $18,745 Running

16 10 44 Mike Bliss TriStar Motorsports Toyota 199 28 73.9 $25,028 Running

17 33 87 Joe Nemechek SWM International Toyota 199 27 69.3 $24,218 Running

18 23 81 Jason Bowles # American Majority Toyota 199 26 69.0 $24,033 Running

19 24 01 Mike Wallace G&K Services Chevrolet 198 25 66.0 $23,698 Running

20 15 70 Johanna Long # Foretravel Chevrolet 197 24 65.1 $24,263 Running

21 21 08 Kyle Fowler Randy Hill Racing Ford 196 23 55.0 $23,478 Running

22 31 39 Kelly Bires Fenton Motors Ford 196 22 54.7 $16,900 Running

23 27 40 Erik Darnell TheMotorsportsGroup.com Chevrolet 196 21 55.9 $23,208 Running

24 42 14 Eric McClure Hefty/Reynolds Wrap Toyota 192 20 41.2 $23,093 Running

25 28 19 Tayler Malsam(i) G-Oil Toyota 192 19 58.5 $23,433 Running

26 40 50 TJ Bell Gulf Coast Software Chevrolet 192 18 39.6 $16,380 Running

27 38 52 Tim Schendel Metro Ministries Chevrolet 192 17 39.4 $16,270 Running

28 26 41 Timmy Hill Poynt.com Ford 191 16 44.5 $22,618 Running

29 37 51 Jeremy Clements US Petroleum Consulting Chevrolet 188 15 51.7 $22,443 Running

30 6 54 Kurt Busch(i) Monster Energy Toyota 187 0 73.1 $16,165 Over Heating

31 25 4 Danny Efland Danny Efland Racing Chevrolet 187 13 45.2 $22,223 Running

32 19 09 Ryan Truex Grime Boss Toyota 182 12 67.4 $22,113 Engine

33 41 24 Benny Gordon # Silestone/Dillon Manufacturing Chevrolet 175 11 40.6 $22,003 Running

34 39 23 Robert Richardson Jr. Tia Rosa/Embassy Suites Chevrolet 169 10 40.0 $21,893 Running

35 13 22 Brad Keselowski(i) Discount Tire Dodge 159 0 84.8 $15,315 Running

36 29 15 Blake Koch Rick Ware Racing Chevrolet 92 8 49.7 $15,205 Accident

37 11 11 Brian Scott Dollar General Toyota 61 7 68.2 $21,553 Engine

38 34 75 Scott Riggs(i) RWR Chevrolet 9 0 38.9 $15,050 Rear Gear

39 36 46 Chase Miller Key Motorsports Chevrolet 8 5 34.6 $14,790 Vibration

40 32 42 Josh Wise(i) Key Motorsports Chevrolet 7 0 35.9 $14,755 Electrical

41 35 47 Scott Speed(i) Key Motorsports Chevrolet 7 0 34.0 $14,720 Fuel Pump

42 43 74 Kevin Lepage Koma Unwind Chevrolet 4 2 29.4 $14,660 Ignition

43 22 10 Jeff Green TriStar Motorsports Toyota 3 1 28.3 $14,609 Vibration

Race Comments: Before an estimated attendance of 73,600, Ricky Stenhouse Jr. won the O’Reilly Auto Parts 300, his fourth NASCAR Nationwide Series victory. Prior to the green flag, the following cars dropped to the rear of the field for the reason indicated: #47, 75 (missing drivers meeting; missing driver introductions).

Failed to Qualify: (2) 89 Morgan Shepherd, 72 John Jackson.

Time of Race: 2 Hrs, 22 Mins, 31 Secs. Average Speed: 126.301 MPH Margin of Victory: 1.434 Seconds

Caution Flags: 5 for 33 laps: Laps: 48-52 (Debris [81]); 91-94 (#22 spin frontstretch [81]); 96-103 (#15, 54 accident backstretch [44]); 163-172 (Competition [Red Flag: Lap 169, 5:27] [7]); 189-194 (Oil on track [20]).

Lead Changes: 14 among 7 drivers: P. Menard(i) 1-3; R. Stenhouse Jr. 4-48; P. Menard(i) 49-52; K. Kahne(i) 53; P. Menard(i) 54-94; D. Hamlin(i) 95-103; E. Sadler 104-107; P. Menard(i) 108-146; D. Hamlin(i) 147-148; D. Ragan(i) 149-150; P. Menard(i) 151-163; A. Dillon # 164-176; R. Stenhouse Jr. 177-194; D. Hamlin(i) 195; R. Stenhouse Jr. 196-200.

Top 10 Driver Points: (1) E. Sadler 247;(2) R. Stenhouse Jr. 243;(3) A. Dillon # 227;(4) S. Hornish Jr. 193;(5) M. Annett 183;(6) C. Whitt # 182;(7) T. Bayne 180;(8) T. Malsam(I) 163;(9) J. Allgaier 163;(10) M. Bliss 147.

3M Lap Leader : Paul Menard, #33 100 Laps Coors Light Pole Award : Paul Menard, #33 181.714 mph

Featherlite Most Improved Driver : Danica Patrick, #7 27 Places Mahle Clevite Engine Builder of the Race : Earnhardt-Childress Racing Engines, #33

Mobil 1 Oil Driver of the Race : Austin Dillon, #3 Sunoco Rookie of the Race : Austin Dillon, #3

(i) Ineligible for driver points in this series

Next Race: Apr. 27, 2012 – Richmond International Raceway

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