2011 Good Sam Club 500

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2011 Good Sam Club 500
Race details[1]
Race 32 of 36 in the 2011 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season


Date October 23, 2011 (2011-October-23)
Location Talladega Superspeedway, Talladega, Alabama
Course Permanent racing facility
2.66 mi (4.28 km)
Distance 188 laps, 500.08 mi (804.8 km)
Average speed 143.404 miles per hour (230.786 km/h)
Pole position
Driver Mark Martin Hendrick Motorsports
Time 52.799
Most laps led
Driver Tony Stewart Stewart-Haas Racing
Laps 30
Winner
No. 33
Clint Bowyer
Richard Childress Racing
Television in the United States
Network ESPN
Announcers Allen Bestwick, Dale Jarrett and Andy Petree

The 2011 Good Sam Club 500 was a NASCAR Sprint Cup Series event held on October 23, 2011 at Talladega Superspeedway in Talladega, Alabama. Clint Bowyer defended his win in the previous year's race by slingshotting past his Richard Childress Racing teammate Jeff Burton on the final lap. It was the 100th career win for Richard Childress Racing.[2]

Race results[edit]

Pos Grid Car Driver Team Manufacturer Laps Run Points
1 3 33 Clint Bowyer Richard Childress Racing Chevrolet 188 47
2 25 31 Jeff Burton Richard Childress Racing Chevrolet 188 43
3 41 36 Dave Blaney Tommy Baldwin Racing Chevrolet 188 42
4 16 2 Brad Keselowski Penske Racing Dodge 188 41
5 30 83 Brian Vickers Red Bull Racing Toyota 188 40
6 26 4 Kasey Kahne Red Bull Racing Toyota 188 39
7 12 14 Tony Stewart Stewart-Haas Racing Chevrolet 188 39
8 31 11 Denny Hamlin Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota 188 36
9 23 15 Michael Waltrip Michael Waltrip Racing Toyota 188 36
10 37 56 Martin Truex, Jr. Michael Waltrip Racing Toyota 188 34
11 9 99 Carl Edwards Roush Fenway Racing Ford 188 34
12 7 27 Paul Menard Richard Childress Racing Chevrolet 188 32
13 36 00 David Reutimann Michael Waltrip Racing Toyota 188 31
14 18 16 Greg Biffle Roush Fenway Racing Ford 188 31
15 4 21 Trevor Bayne Wood Brothers Racing Ford 188 0
16 38 51 Landon Cassill Phoenix Racing Chevrolet 188 0
17 42 13 Casey Mears Germain Racing Ford 188 27
18 11 17 Matt Kenseth Roush Fenway Racing Ford 188 27
19 19 9 Marcos Ambrose Richard Petty Motorsports Ford 188 26
20 1 5 Mark Martin Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet 188 25
21 17 38 Travis Kvapil Front Row Motorsports Ford 188 0
22 40 34 David Gilliland Front Row Motorsports Ford 188 22
23 15 42 Juan Pablo Montoya Earnhardt Ganassi Racing Chevrolet 188 22
24 35 20 Joey Logano Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota 188 20
25 6 88 Dale Earnhardt, Jr. Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet 188 20
26 2 48 Jimmie Johnson Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet 188 19
27 5 24 Jeff Gordon Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet 188 18
28 8 6 David Ragan Roush Fenway Racing Ford 188 17
29 39 1 Jamie McMurray Earnhardt Ganassi Racing Chevrolet 184 16
30 22 78 Regan Smith Furniture Row Racing Chevrolet 180 14
31 24 43 A. J. Allmendinger Richard Petty Motorsports Ford 179 13
32 13 29 Kevin Harvick Richard Childress Racing Chevrolet 179 13
33 34 18 Kyle Busch Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota 175 12
34 32 32 Terry Labonte FAS Lane Racing Ford 175 10
35 21 47 Bobby Labonte JTG Daugherty Racing Toyota 173 9
36 14 22 Kurt Busch Penske Racing Dodge 173 9
37 43 7 Robby Gordon Robby Gordon Motorsports Dodge 173 8
38 10 39 Ryan Newman Stewart-Haas Racing Chevrolet 172 7
39 33 71 Andy Lally TRG Motorsports Ford 162 6
40 29 66 Michael McDowell Prism Motorsports Toyota 6 4
41 27 87 Joe Nemechek NEMCO Motorsports Toyota 4 0
42 28 55 J. J. Yeley Prism Motorsports Toyota 3 2
43 20 97 Kevin Conway NEMCO Motorsports Toyota 2 0
Source:[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2011 Good Sam Club 500". Racing Reference. Retrieved August 31, 2014. 
  2. ^ Aumann, Mark (October 24, 2011). "Richard Childress Racing Reaches 100th Career Win". NASCAR. Archived from the original on May 7, 2013. 
  3. ^ "2011 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series at Talladega Results". ESPN. Retrieved September 1, 2014.