2012 Sylvania 300

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2012 Sylvania 300
Race details
Race 28 of 36 in the 2012 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season
Map of New Hampshire Motor Speedway
Map of New Hampshire Motor Speedway
Date September 23, 2012 (2012-09-23)
Location New Hampshire Motor Speedway in Loudon, New Hampshire
Course Permanent racing facility
1.058 mi (1.703 km)
Distance 300 laps, 317.4 mi (510.805 km)
Weather Temperatures reaching up to 72 °F (22 °C); wind speeds up to 13 miles per hour (21 km/h)[1]
Pole position
Driver Jeff Gordon Hendrick Motorsports
Time 28.232
Laps 193
Winner
No. 11
Denny Hamlin
Joe Gibbs Racing
Television in the United States
Network ESPN
Announcers Allen Bestwick, Dale Jarrett and Andy Petree

The 2012 Sylvania 300 was a NASCAR Sprint Cup Series stock car race held on September 23, 2012 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway in Loudon, New Hampshire. Contested over 300 laps, it was the twenty-eighth in the 2012 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, as well as the second race in the ten-race Chase for the Sprint Cup, which ends the season. Denny Hamlin of Joe Gibbs Racing won the race, his fifth of the season. Jimmie Johnson finished second and Jeff Gordon was third.

Standings after the race[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Weather information for the 2009 Sylvania 300 at The Old Farmers' Almanac
  2. ^ "Manufacturers' Championship Classification". Jayski's Silly Season Site. ESPN. Retrieved September 14, 2012. 


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