RCR Post Race Report — Talladega Superspeedway

RCR Post Race Report — Talladega Superspeedway  
NASCAR Sprint Cup Series   
RACE: Aaron’s 499  
TRACK: Talladega Superspeedway     
DATE: May 6, 2012  
Race Highlights:       
Richard Childress Racing teammates finished 10th (Jeff Burton), 17th (Paul Menard) and 25th (Kevin Harvick).
Each of the RCR’s Sprint Cup Series drivers led laps during the weekend’s premier race, making RCR the only multi-car team to do so: Menard (10), Burton (3) and Harvick (1).
Burton’s 83.3 driver rating was his third-best of the 2012 season.
Burton’s 214 quality passes was his best showing of the season (190 at Daytona).
According to NASCAR Loop Data Statistics, Menard ranked ninth-fastest amongst all drivers early in a run (196.538 mph), seventh-fastest late in run (195.818 mph) and third in green-flag speed (196.257 mph).
Menard led on three occasions for 10 laps around the 2.66-mile superspeedway.  
Kevin Harvick ranked second in Fastest Laps Run, after running 13 of the fastest laps of the race (7.9 percent).
Brad Keselowski scored the win in Sunday’s race at Talladega Superspeedway. He was followed to the checkered flag by Kyle Busch, Matt Kenseth, Kasey Kahne and Greg Biffle.  
The next scheduled NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race is the Southern 500 at Darlington Raceway on Saturday, May 12, 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.