2012 Hollywood Casino 400

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2012 Hollywood Casino 400
Race details[1]
Race 32 of 36 in the 2012 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season
Kansas Speedway
Kansas Speedway
Date October 21, 2012 (2012-10-21)
Location Kansas Speedway, Kansas City, Kansas, United States
Course Permanent racing facility
1.5 mi (2.4 km)
Distance 267 laps, 400 mi (644.542 km)
Weather Temperatures reaching up to 77 °F (25 °C); wind speeds up to 9.9 miles per hour (15.9 km/h)[2]
Average speed 115.086 miles per hour (185.213 km/h)
Pole position
Driver Kasey Kahne Hendrick Motorsports
Time 28.219
Most laps led
Driver Matt Kenseth Roush Fenway Racing
Laps 78
Winner
No. 15
Clint Bowyer
Michael Waltrip Racing
Television in the United States
Network ESPN
Announcers Allen Bestwick, Dale Jarrett, and Andy Petree

The 2012 Hollywood Casino 400 was a NASCAR Sprint Cup Series stock car race held on October 21, 2012 at Kansas Speedway in Kansas City, Kansas. Contested over 267 laps on the 1.5-mile (2.4 km) asphalt quad-oval, it was the thirty-second race of the 2012 Sprint Cup Series season, as well as the sixth race in the ten-race Chase for the Sprint Cup, which ends the season. Matt Kenseth of Roush Fenway Racing won the race, his third of the season. Martin Truex, Jr. finished second and Paul Menard was third.

Results[edit]

Race results[edit]

Pos Grid Car Driver Team Manufacturer Laps Points
1 4 15 Clint Bowyer Michael Waltrip Racing Toyota 334 47
2 5 11 Denny Hamlin Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota 334 43
3 9 48 Jimmie Johnson Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet 334 42
4 1 16 Greg Biffle Roush-Fenway Racing Ford 334 41
5 8 18 Kyle Busch Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota 334 39
6 2 55 Mark Martin Michael Waltrip Racing Toyota 334 39
7 19 99 Carl Edwards Roush-Fenway Racing Ford 334 37
8 10 5 Kasey Kahne Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet 334 36
9 12 20 Joey Logano Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota 334 35
10 6 56 Martin Truex, Jr. Michael Waltrip Racing Toyota 334 34
11 20 2 Brad Keselowski Penske Racing Dodge 334 35
12 17 43 Aric Almirola Richard Petty Motorsports Ford 334 32
13 32 14 Tony Stewart Stewart-Haas Racing Chevrolet 334 31
14 7 17 Matt Kenseth Roush-Fenway Racing Ford 334 30
15 14 22 Sam Hornish, Jr. Penske Racing Dodge 334 0
16 11 29 Kevin Harvick Richard Childress Racing Chevrolet 334 28
17 30 1 Jamie McMurray Earnhardt Ganassi Racing Chevrolet 334 27
18 13 24 Jeff Gordon Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet 332 27
19 22 42 Juan Pablo Montoya Earnhardt Ganassi Racing Chevrolet 332 25
20 3 39 Ryan Newman Stewart-Haas Racing Chevrolet 332 24
21 21 78 Kurt Busch Furniture Row Racing Chevrolet 332 23
22 16 21 Trevor Bayne Wood Brothers Racing Ford 332 0
23 36 38 David Gilliland Front Row Motorsports Ford 331 21
24 38 51 A. J. Allmendinger Phoenix Racing Chevrolet 330 20
25 41 93 Travis Kvapil BK Racing Toyota 330 19
26 37 83 Landon Cassill BK Racing Toyota 329 18
27 24 27 Paul Menard Richard Childress Racing Chevrolet 328 17
28 39 31 Jeff Burton Richard Childress Racing Chevrolet 327 16
29 27 13 Casey Mears Germain Racing Ford 327 15
30 34 10 David Reutimann Tommy Baldwin Racing Chevrolet 327 14
31 33 98 Michael McDowell Phil Parsons Racing Ford 326 13
32 15 47 Bobby Labonte JTG Daugherty Racing Toyota 324 12
33 18 9 Marcos Ambrose Richard Petty Motorsports Ford 303 12
34 25 35 David Ragan Front Row Motorsports Ford 287 10
35 29 6 Ricky Stenhouse, Jr. Roush-Fenway Racing Ford 190 0
36 40 32 Timmy Hill FAS Lane Racing Ford 182 0
37 31 30 David Stremme Inception Motorsports Toyota 62 7
38 26 88 Regan Smith Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet 61 6
39 28 19 Mike Bliss Humphrey Smith Racing Toyota 53 0
40 23 95 Scott Speed Leavine Family Racing Ford 50 4
41 43 91 Reed Sorenson Humphrey Smith Racing Toyota 32 0
42 35 37 J. J. Yeley Max Q Motorsports Ford 30 2
43 42 36 Dave Blaney Tommy Baldwin Racing Chevrolet 25 1
Sources: [3]

Standings after the race[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2012 NASCAR Sprint Cup Schedule". ESPN. Retrieved October 6, 2012. 
  2. ^ "Weather information for the 2012 Hollywood Casino 400". The Old Farmers' Almanac. Retrieved November 12, 2013. 
  3. ^ "2012 Hollywood Casino 400". NASCAR. Retrieved 2013-05-14. 
  4. ^ "12th Annual Hollywood Casino 400 Points Report". Jayski's NASCAR Silly Season Site. ESPN. 2012-10-21. Retrieved 2013-05-14. 


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