RCR Post Race Report — Richmond International Raceway
NASCAR Sprint Cup Series
RACE: Capital City 400
TRACK: Richmond International Raceway
DATE: April 28, 2012
Richard Childress Racing teammates finished 13th (Paul Menard), 19th (Kevin Harvick) and 31st (Jeff Burton).
Menard ranked first in the NASCAR Loop Data Statistics category for Green-Flag Passes, overtaking 81 positions en route to his best career finish at Richmond International Raceway.
Menard was scored as high as 11th and as low as 31st, maintaining an average running position of 19.105 before finishing 13th in the Saturday night showdown.
Kevin Harvick ranked fifth in the NASCAR Loop Data Statistics category of Fastest Drivers in an Early Run with an average speed of 120.648 mph.
Harvick made a total of 68 green-flag passes during the 400-lap event, putting him eighth in overall Green Flag Passes during the race.
After starting 30th, Burton drove up to as high as 11th in the Capital City 400.
Kyle Busch scored the win in Saturday night’s race. He was followed to the checkered flag by Dale Earnhardt Jr., Tony Stewart, Denny Hamlin and Kasey Kahne.
The next scheduled NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race is the Aaron’s 499 at Talladega Superspeedway on Sunday, May 6, televised live on FOX beginning at 12 p.m. Eastern Standard Time and broadcast live on the Motor Racing Network and Sirius XM Satellite Radio beginning at 12 p.m. EST.