2012 AAA 400

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2012 AAA 400
Race details
Race 29 of 36 in the 2012 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series
Date September 30, 2012 (2012-09-30)
Location Dover International Speedway in Dover, Delaware
Course Permanent racing facility
1 mi (1.6 km)
Distance 400 laps, 400 mi (643.737 km)
Weather Temperatures reaching up to 71.8 °F (22.1 °C); wind speeds approaching 12 miles per hour (19 km/h)[1]
Pole position
Driver Joe Gibbs Racing
Time 22.599
Most laps led
Driver Kyle Busch Joe Gibbs Racing
Winner
No. 2 Brad Keselowski Penske Racing
Television in the United States
Network ESPN
Announcers Allen Bestwick, Dale Jarrett and Andy Petree

The 2012 AAA 400 was a NASCAR Sprint Cup Series stock car race held on September 30, 2012 at Dover International Speedway in Dover, Delaware. Contested over 400 laps, it was the twenty-ninth in the 2012 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, as well as the third race in the ten-race Chase for the Sprint Cup, which ends the season.

Standings after the race[edit]

Drivers' Championship standings[2]
Pos. Driver Points
1uparrow green.svg 1 1 Brad Keselowski 2,142
1downarrow red.svg 1 2 Jimmie Johnson 2,137 (–5)
1rightarrow.png 3 Denny Hamlin 2,126 (–16)
1uparrow green.svg 2 4 Clint Bowyer 2,117 (–25)
1downarrow red.svg 1 5 Tony Stewart 2,110 (–32)
1downarrow red.svg 1 6 Kasey Kahne 2,110 (–32)
1rightarrow.png 7 Dale Earnhardt, Jr. 2,103 (–39)
1uparrow green.svg 2 8 Martin Truex Jr. 2,100 (–42)
1downarrow red.svg 1 9 Kevin Harvick 2,096 (–46)
1uparrow green.svg 2 10 Jeff Gordon 2,094 (–48)
1downarrow red.svg 2 11 Greg Biffle 2,091 (–51)
1downarrow red.svg 1 12 Matt Kenseth 2,070 (–72)
Manufacturers' Championship standings
Pos. Manufacturer Points
1rightarrow.png 1 Chevrolet 197
1rightarrow.png 2 Toyota 172 (–25)
1rightarrow.png 3 Ford 138 (–59)
1rightarrow.png 4 Dodge 131 (–66)
  • Note: Only the first twelve positions are included for the driver standings.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2012 AAA 400 weather information". The Old Farmers' Almanac. Archived from the original on 2013-07-13. Retrieved 2013-06-25.
  2. ^ [1]


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