2011 AAA Texas 500

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2011 AAA Texas 500
Race details[1]
Race 34 of 36 in the 2011 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season

Date November 6, 2011 (2011-November-06)
Location Texas Motor Speedway in Fort Worth, Texas
Course Permanent racing facility
1.5 mi (2.4 km)
Distance 334 laps, 501 mi (806.3 km)
Weather Sunny with a high around 71; wind out of the SE at 11 mph.
Average speed 152.705 miles per hour (245.755 km/h)
Pole position
Driver Greg Biffle Roush Fenway Racing
Time 27.873
Most laps led
Driver Tony Stewart Stewart-Haas Racing
Laps 173
No. 14
Tony Stewart
Stewart-Haas Racing
Television in the United States
Network ESPN
Announcers Allen Bestwick, Dale Jarrett and Andy Petree

The 2011 AAA Texas 500 was a NASCAR Sprint Cup Series event held on November 6, 2011 at Texas Motor Speedway in Fort Worth, Texas. Contested over 334 laps, the event was the eighth race in the Chase for the Sprint Cup during the 2011 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season. Tony Stewart led 173 of the 334 laps and won the race while Carl Edwards and Kasey Kahne finished second and third respectively. The race featured five cautions and twenty-three lead changes, while Stewart's win was his fourth of the season and second in a row after winning the previous week's race as well.


  1. ^ "2011 AAA Texas 500". Racing-Reference. Retrieved September 6, 2014. 
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