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
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 Hendrick Motorsports
Time 28.219
Most laps led
Driver Matt Kenseth Roush Fenway Racing
Laps 78
Winner
No. 17 Matt Kenseth Roush Fenway 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 Car Driver
1 17 Matt Kenseth
2 56 Martin Truex, Jr.
3 27 Paul Menard
4 5 Kasey Kahne
5 14 Tony Stewart
6 15 Clint Bowyer
7 88 Regan Smith
8 2 Brad Keselowski
9 48 Jimmie Johnson
10 24 Jeff Gordon
11 29 Kevin Harvick
12 9 Marcos Ambrose
13 11 Denny Hamlin
14 99 Carl Edwards
15 1 Jamie McMurray
16 42 Juan Pablo Montoya
17 93 Travis Kvapil
18 83 Landon Cassill
19 20 Joey Logano
20 34 David Ragan
21 21 Trevor Bayne
22 32 Timmy Hill
23 38 David Gilliland
24 55 Mark Martin
25 78 Kurt Busch
26 22 Sam Hornish Jr.
27 16 Greg Biffle
28 31 Jeff Burton
29 43 Aric Almirola
30 39 Ryan Newman
31 18 Kyle Busch
32 10 Danica Patrick
33 47 Bobby Labonte
34 95 Scott Speed
35 51 AJ Almendinger
36 19 Mike Bliss
37 13 Casey Mears
38 79 Kelly Bires
39 36 Dave Blaney
40 87 Joe Nemecheck
41 91 Reed Sorenson
42 37 J. J. Yeley
43 98 Michael McDowell
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" (PDF). Jayski's NASCAR Silly Season Site. ESPN. 2012-10-21. Retrieved 2013-05-14. 


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