RCR Post Race Report — Kansas Speedway NSCS

RCR Post Race Report — Kansas Speedway
NASCAR Sprint Cup Series   
TRACK: Kansas Speedway  
DATE: April 22, 2012  
Race Highlights:       
Richard Childress Racing teammates finished sixth(Kevin Harvick), 18th (Paul Menard) and 22nd (Jeff Burton).
With 122 passes, Kevin Harvick was scored first in the NASCAR Loop Data category Green Flag Passes.
Harvick ranked third Fastest Drivers Late in a Run, with a speed of 164.822 mph.  
Menard ran as high as eighth and as low as 34th, maintaining an average running position of 21.041 during the 267-lap STP 400.
Gaining three positions in the final 10 percent (27 laps) of the race, Menard tied for first in the NASCAR Loop Data category Closers.  
Burton’s 12th-place qualifying effort was his second-best career start at Kansas Speedway.
Burton made 86 green-flag passes during the 400-mile race.
Denny Hamlin scored the win in Sunday’s race. He was followed to the checkered flag by Martin Truex Jr., Jimmie Johnson, Matt Kenseth and Greg Biffle.
The next Sprint Cup Series race is the Richmond 400 at Richmond International Raceway on Saturday, April 28, televised live on FOX beginning at 6:30 p.m. Eastern Standard Time and broadcast live on the Motor Racing Network and Sirius XM Satellite Radio beginning at 6 p.m. EST.