10 April 2011

Matt Kenseth Wins The Samsung Mobile 500

Matt Kenseth ended his 76 race winless streak Saturday night in Fort Worth as he captured the Samsung Mobile 500 at Texas Motor Speedway. This is Kenseth's second win at Texas and the 19th of his career. He led the most laps with 169. Clint Bowyer was the race runner-up. Kenseth also had two Roush Fenway Racing teammates finish in the top five with him in Carl Edwards (3rd) and Greg Biffle (4th). Paul Menard rounded out the top five.
Continue reading for more postrace coverage of the 7th race, and the first Saturday night race, of the 2011 Sprint Cup Series season.
<a href="http://msn.foxsports.com/video?vid=b727b434-8427-44ce-8b4c-a1c77bbbe895" target="_new" title="">NASCAR on FOX: Texas recap</a>


Unofficial Race Results

FINSTCARDRIVERMAKESPONSORPTS/BNSLAPSSTATUS
1417Matt KensethFordCrown Royal Black48/2334Running
2333Clint BowyerChevroletCheerios / Hamburger Helper43/1334Running
3299Carl EdwardsFordScotts42/1334Running
4916Greg BiffleFord3M41/1334Running
51927Paul MenardChevroletQuaker State / Menards39/0334Running
679Marcos AmbroseFordStanley39/1334Running
716David RaganFordUPS Freight38/1334Running
8648Jimmie JohnsonChevroletLowe's / Kobalt Tools36/0334Running
92888Dale Earnhardt Jr.ChevroletAmp Energy / National Guard36/1334Running
101022Kurt BuschDodgeShell / Pennzoil35/1334Running
111231Jeff BurtonChevroletCaterpillar33/0334Running
122614Tony StewartChevroletMobil 1 / Office Depot33/1334Running
131442Juan MontoyaChevroletTarget31/0333Running
141639Ryan NewmanChevroletU.S. Army Reserve30/0333Running
152311Denny HamlinToyotaFedEx Office / March of Dimes29/0333Running
161118Kyle BuschToyotaInterstate Batteries28/0333Running
171821Trevor BayneFordMotorcraft / Quick Lane Tire & Auto Center0333Running
18272Brad KeselowskiDodgeMiller Lite27/1333Running
191543A.J. AllmendingerFordValvoline25/0332Running
202929Kevin HarvickChevroletBudweiser24/0332Running
21134Kasey KahneToyotaRed Bull23/0332Running
22171Jamie McMurrayChevroletBass Pro Shops / Tracker21/0332Running
233224Jeff GordonChevroletDuPont23/1332Running
24820Joey LoganoToyotaThe Home Depot20/0331Running
253447Bobby LabonteToyotaBush's Baked Beans19/0331Running
262213Casey MearsToyotaGEICO18/0331Running
273083Brian VickersToyotaRed Bull17/0330Running
282409Landon CassillChevroletThank A Teacher Today / Security Benefit0330Running
292500David ReutimannToyotaAaron's Dream Machine15/0329Running
303836Dave BlaneyChevroletAccell Construction15/1329Running
31397Robby GordonDodgeFast Five / Speed Energy14/1328Running
324371Andy Lally *FordInterstate Moving Services12/0324Running
334132Ken SchraderFordBig Red11/0319Running
344237Tony RainesFordFront Row Motorsports10/0319Running
353156Martin Truex Jr.ToyotaNAPA Auto Parts9/0213Accident
36215Mark MartinChevroletGoDaddy.com8/0213Accident
37578Regan SmithChevroletFarm American / Furniture Row / Agro-Culture Liquid Fertilizers7/0212Accident
3833195David StarrFordWRL General Contractors0122Accident
393787Joe NemechekToyotaNEMCO Motorsports060Clutch
402066Michael McDowellToyotaHP Racing LLC4/056Electrical
413546J.J. YeleyChevroletRed Line Oil3/052Electrical
424034David GillilandFordGander Mountain2/044Accident
433660Mike SkinnerToyotaBig Red036Rear Gear

* Denotes Rookie
Unofficial Points Standings

RANK+/-DRIVERPOINTSBEHINDSTARTSPOLESWINSTOP 5TOP 10
1+1Carl Edwards256Leader72145
2-1Kyle Busch247-970145
3+6Matt Kenseth243-1371134
4-1Jimmie Johnson243-1370034
5-1Kurt Busch240-1670015
6+2Dale Earnhardt Jr.235-2171014
7-1Ryan Newman233-2370034
8-1Juan Montoya232-2471024
9-4Kevin Harvick228-2870234
10+1Tony Stewart213-4370012
11+2Paul Menard209-4770023
12+4Clint Bowyer201-5570013
CHASE FOR THE Sprint CUP - CURRENT CONTENDERS
13+1A.J. Allmendinger193-6370001
14-2Jeff Gordon192-6470122
15-5Mark Martin189-6770002
16-1Kasey Kahne186-7070003
17+1David Ragan185-7171002
18+2Greg Biffle183-7370012
19+3Marcos Ambrose175-8170012
20-1Denny Hamlin174-8270001
21-4Martin Truex Jr.160-9670001
22+3Brad Keselowski159-9770000
23-2Bobby Labonte157-9970011
24-1Jamie McMurray157-9971001
25+3Jeff Burton156-10070000
26-2Brian Vickers149-10770002
27-1David Reutimann144-11270000
28-1Joey Logano144-11270000
29--David Gilliland114-14270011
30--Regan Smith112-14470001
31--Robby Gordon104-15270000
32+1Casey Mears93-16360000
33+1Dave Blaney87-16970000
34-2Bill Elliott82-17440000
35--Tony Raines81-17560000
36--Andy Lally*73-18360000
37--Ken Schrader44-21230000
38--Terry Labonte30-22610000
39--J.J. Yeley26-23070000
40--Michael McDowell25-23160000
41--Michael Waltrip4-25210000
42--Brian Keselowski*3-25310000
* Denotes Rookie


(Results and Standings courtesy of NASCAR.com)

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