2011 Samsung Mobile 500

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2011 Samsung Mobile 500
Race details
Race 7 of 36 in the 2011 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season

Date April 9, 2011 (2011-April-09)
Location Texas Motor Speedway in Fort Worth, Texas
Course Permanent racing facility
1.5 mi (2.4 km)
Distance 334 laps, 501 mi (806.3 km)
Weather Temperatures reaching a low of 68 °F (20 °C); wind speeds up to 26 miles per hour (42 km/h)[1]
Pole position
Driver David Ragan Roush Fenway Racing
Time 28.448
Most laps led
Driver Matt Kenseth Roush Fenway Racing
Laps 169
No. 17
Matt Kenseth
Roush Fenway Racing
Television in the United States
Network Fox Broadcasting Company
Announcers Mike Joy, Darrell Waltrip and Larry McReynolds

The 2011 Samsung Mobile 500 was held on April 9, 2011, at Texas Motor Speedway in Fort Worth, Texas. It was the first spring night race for Texas Motor Speedway in its 15-year history of hosting NASCAR races and was the seventh race in the 2011 Sprint Cup season.

Matt Kenseth won the race for Roush Fenway Racing by ending a 76-race winless streak. There was only 1 major wreck, involving Martin Truex, Jr., Mark Martin, and Regan Smith. David Starr made his Cup debut in the race.[2]


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