RCR Racing– Homestead Post Race

RCR Post Race Report  
NASCAR Sprint Cup Series
Homestead-Miami 400 at Homestead-Miami Speedway     
NASCAR Sprint Cup Series
Homestead-Miami 400
Homestead-Miami Speedway
November 18, 2012  
Race Highlights:
Richard Childress Racing teammates finished eighth (Kevin Harvick), 11th (Paul Menard) and 19th (Jeff Burton).
Harvick closed out the 2012 season ranked eighth in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver championship point standings, 79 points shy of champion Brad Keselowski, while Menard ranked 16th in the standings and Burton held finished in the 19th position.
Harvick completed 88 Green Flag Passes, 32 of which came while running in the top 15 (Quality Passes).
According to NASCAR’s Post-Race Loop Data Statistics, Menard ranked third in the Closers category gaining seven positions in the final 10 percent of the race, while Harvick ranked fourth gaining five positions and Burton ranked seventh while progressing three spots in the closing 27 laps.
Menard made the seventh-most Green Flag Passes (109) and spent 126 laps competing in the top 15.
Burton made 98 Green Flag Passes during the 267-lap race.
Jeff Gordon earned his second Sprint Cup Series victory, crossing the finish line ahead of Clint Bowyer, Ryan Newman, Kyle Busch and Greg Biffle.
The annual Sprint Cup Series Awards Banquet will be held at the Wynn Las Vegas on Friday, Nov. 30. SPEED will broadcast the banquet beginning at 8 p.m. Eastern Time.