2011 Heluva Good! Sour Cream Dips 400

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2011 Heluva Good! Sour Cream Dips 400
Race details[1][2][3]
Race 15 of 36 in the 2011 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season
2010 Heluva Good! 400 MIS logo.jpg
Date June 19, 2011 (2011-June-19)
Location Michigan International Speedway Brooklyn, Michigan
Course Permanent racing facility
2.0 mi (3.2 km)
Distance 200 laps, 400 mi (643.7 km)
Average speed 153.029 miles per hour (246.276 km/h)
Pole position
Driver Kurt Busch Penske Racing
Time 38.156 seconds
Most laps led
Driver Greg Biffle Roush Fenway Racing
Laps 68
Winner
No. 11
Denny Hamlin
Joe Gibbs Racing
Television in the United States
Network Turner Network Television
Announcers Adam Alexander, Wally Dallenbach, Jr. and Kyle Petty

The 2011 Heluva Good! Sour Cream Dips 400 was a NASCAR Sprint Cup Series stock car race that was held on June 19, 2011 at Michigan International Speedway in Brooklyn, Michigan. Contested over 200 laps, it was the fifteenth race of the 2011 Sprint Cup Series season. The race was won by Denny Hamlin for the Joe Gibbs Racing team. Matt Kenseth finished second, and Kyle Busch, who started 24th, clinched third.[3]

There were five cautions and 22 lead changes among 12 different drivers throughout the course of the race.[2] The result moved Hamlin to the ninth position in the Drivers' Championship, 77 points behind points leader, Carl Edwards and one point ahead of Tony Stewart.[4] Chevrolet maintained its lead in the Manufacturers' Championship, 13 points ahead of Ford and 21 ahead of Toyota, with twenty-one races remaining in the season.[5] A total of 88,000 people attended the race.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Sprint Cup Series Schedule". ESPN. Retrieved 27 June 2011. 
  2. ^ a b "2011 Race Information". Fox Sports.com. Retrieved 27 June 2011. 
  3. ^ a b "2011 Official Race Results : Heluva Good! Sour Cream Dips 400". 19 June 2011. NASCAR. Retrieved 27 June 2011. 
  4. ^ "2011 Official Driver Standings: Heluva Good! Sour Cream Dips 400". 19 June 2011. NASCAR. Retrieved 27 June 2011. 
  5. ^ "Manufactures' Championship Classification". Jayski.com. Archived from the original on 16 June 2011. Retrieved 27 June 2011. 
  6. ^ "2011 Heluva Good! Sour Cream Dips 400". 19 June 2011. Racing-Reference.info. Retrieved 27 June 2011. 


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