RCR Post Race Report — Darlington Raceway- Nationwide

RCR Post Race Report — Darlington Raceway   
NASCAR Nationwide Series
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Darlington Raceway
May 11, 2012
Race Highlights:
Richard Childress Racing teammates finished fifth (Austin Dillon), 24th (Elliott Sadler) and 26th (Brendan Gaughan).
Sadler is second in the Nationwide Series driver championship point standings, trailing point leader Ricky Stenhouse Jr. by 23 points. Dillon ranks third, followed by Sam Hornish Jr. and Cole Whitt.
The No. 2 Chevrolet team is third in the NASCAR Nationwide Series owner championship point standings, 23 points shy of the No. 6 car’s lead, with the No. 3 team fourth in the standings and the No. 33 team fifth.
Dillon leads the Sunoco Rookie of the Year standings over Whitt.
According to NASCAR’s Loop Data Statistics, Dillon and Sadler maintained the fifth and sixth-highest average running position, respectively.
Combined, the RCR entries posted the fastest lap of the race for 15 circuits.
Dillon was one of five drivers that spent 100 percent of the laps running in the top 15.
Dillon was the third-fastest driver early in a run, maintained the fourth-fastest green-flag speed, was fourth-fastest on restarts and was the fifth-fastest driver late in a run.
Sadler led 14 laps, or 9.3 percent of the race.
Sadler had the third-best Speed in Traffic (162.036 mph).
Gaughan made 17 green-flag passes during the race.
Gaughan led one lap.
Joey Logano earned his third win of the 2012 Nationwide Series and was followed to the finish line by Denny Hamlin, Brad Keselowski, Sam Hornish Jr. and Dillon.
The next scheduled Nationwide Series race is the Pioneer Hi-Bred 250 at Iowa Speedway on Sunday, May 20. The 10th race of the 2012 season is scheduled to be televised live on ESPN beginning at 1:30 p.m. Eastern Time and broadcast live on the Motor Racing Network and Sirius XM NASCAR Radio.