2011 Hollywood Casino 400

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2011 Hollywood Casino 400
Race details
Race 30 of 36 in the 2011 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season
Kansas Speedway
Kansas Speedway
Date October 9, 2011 (2011-10-09)
Location Kansas Speedway, Kansas City, Kansas, United States
Course Permanent racing facility
1.5 mi (2.4 km)
Distance 272 laps, 408 mi (656.612 km)
Scheduled Distance 267 laps, 400.5 mi (644.542 km)
Average speed 137.181 miles per hour (220.771 km/h)
Pole position
Driver Greg Biffle Roush Fenway Racing
Time 30.877
Most laps led
Driver Jimmie Johnson Hendrick Motorsports
Laps 197
Winner
No. 48
Jimmie Johnson
Hendrick Motorsports
Television in the United States
Network ESPN
Announcers Allen Bestwick, Dale Jarrett, and Andy Petree

The 2011 Hollywood Casino 400 was a NASCAR Sprint Cup Series stock car race held on October 9, 2011 at Kansas Speedway in Kansas City, Kansas. Contested over 267 laps (but extended due to a Green-white-checker finish) on the 1.5-mile (2.4 km) asphalt quad-oval, it was the thirtieth race of the 2011 Sprint Cup Series season, as well as the fourth race in the ten-race Chase for the Sprint Cup, which ends the season. Jimmie Johnson of Hendrick Motorsports won the race, his second of the season. Kasey Kahne finished second and Brad Keselowski was third.

Race results[edit]

Pos Grid Car Driver Team Manufacturer Laps Points
1 19 48 Jimmie Johnson Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet 272 48
2 5 4 Kasey Kahne Red Bull Racing Team Toyota 272 42
3 12 2 Brad Keselowski Penske Racing Dodge 272 42
4 4 17 Matt Kenseth Roush Fenway Racing Ford 272 41
5 2 99 Carl Edwards Roush Fenway Racing Ford 272 39
6 14 29 Kevin Harvick Richard Childress Racing Chevrolet 272 38
7 24 33 Clint Bowyer Richard Childress Racing Chevrolet 272 37
8 1 16 Greg Biffle Roush Fenway Racing Ford 272 37
9 21 9 Marcos Ambrose Richard Petty Motorsports Ford 272 35
10 9 5 Mark Martin Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet 272 34
11 3 18 Kyle Busch Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota 272 34
12 6 27 Paul Menard Richard Childress Racing Chevrolet 272 32
13 17 22 Kurt Busch Penske Racing Dodge 272 32
14 18 88 Dale Earnhardt, Jr. Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet 272 30
15 23 14 Tony Stewart Stewart-Haas Racing Chevrolet 272 29
16 7 11 Denny Hamlin Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota 272 28
17 41 51 Landon Cassill Phoenix Racing Chevrolet 272 0
18 11 39 Ryan Newman Stewart-Haas Racing Chevrolet 272 26
19 15 83 Brian Vickers Red Bull Racing Team Toyota 271 25
20 13 6 David Ragan Roush Fenway Racing Ford 271 24
21 31 31 Jeff Burton Richard Childress Racing Chevrolet 271 23
22 29 1 Jamie McMurray Earnhardt Ganassi Racing Chevrolet 271 22
23 34 42 Juan Pablo Montoya Earnhardt Ganassi Racing Chevrolet 271 21
24 16 78 Regan Smith Furniture Row Racing Chevrolet 271 20
25 22 43 A.J. Allmendinger Richard Petty Motorsports Ford 270 19
26 26 98 Austin Dillon Curb Agajanian Performance Group Toyota 270 0
27 36 38 Travis Kvapil Front Row Motorsports Ford 270 0
28 42 32 Mike Bliss FAS Lane Racing Ford 270 0
29 20 20 Joey Logano Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota 270 15
30 33 47 Bobby Labonte JTG Daugherty Racing Toyota 269 14
31 38 36 Dave Blaney Tommy Baldwin Racing Chevrolet 269 13
32 30 34 David Gilliland Front Row Motorsports Ford 268 12
33 25 46 Scott Speed Whitney Motorsports Ford 266 0
34 10 24 Jeff Gordon Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet 264 11
35 27 00 David Reutimann Michael Waltrip Racing Toyota 264 9
36 8 56 Martin Truex, Jr. Michael Waltrip Racing Toyota 241 8
37 35 71 Andy Lally TRG Motorsports Ford 72 7
38 39 7 Reed Sorenson Robby Gordon Motorsports Dodge 37 0
39 40 66 Michael McDowell HP Racing Toyota 30 5
40 32 30 David Stremme Inception Motorsports Chevrolet 27 4
41 43 87 Joe Nemechek NEMCO Motorsports Toyota 18 0
42 37 13 Casey Mears Germain Racing Toyota 16 2
43 28 55 J.J. Yeley Front Row Motorsports Ford 12 1

Standings after the race[edit]


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