RCR Post Race Report–Road America–Nationwide Series

NASCAR Nationwide Series
Sargento 200  
Road America
June 23, 2012
Race Highlights:   
Richard Childress Racing teammates finished fourth (Max Papis), 15th (Elliott Sadler) and 18th (Austin Dillon).
Sadler leads the NASCAR Nationwide Series driver championship point standings over Austin Dillon by 11 points. Ricky Stenhouse, Jr. ranks third, followed by Sam Hornish and Cole Whitt.
The No. 2 Chevrolet team is second in the Nationwide Series owner championship point standings, 61 points shy of the No. 18 car’s lead, with the No. 33 team third in the standings and the No. 3 team fourth.
Dillon leads the Sunoco Rookie of the Year standings over Cole Whitt.
According to NASCAR’s Loop Data Statistics, Papis led the field in Quality Passes with 33, was the third-fastest driver Early in a Run, had the fifth-fastest Green Flag Speed, was sixth fastest on Restarts and earned a Driver Rating of 107.6, ranking him sixth.
Papis posted the fastest lap of the race for two circuits.
Sadler tied for second in the Closers category, gaining three positions in the last 10 percent of the race, while Dillon ranked fourth in the category with two positions gained.
Sadler made 56 Green Flag Passes and Dillon made 50, ranking them eighth and 12th, respectively.
Nelson Piquet Jr earned his first career Nationwide Series win and was followed to the finish line by Michael McDowell, Ron Fellows, Papis and Sam Hornish.
The next scheduled Nationwide Series race is the Feed the Children 300 at Kentucky Speedway on Friday, June 29. The 15th race of the 2012 season is scheduled to be televised live on ESPN2 beginning at 7 p.m. Eastern Time and broadcast live on the Performance Racing Network and SiriusXM NASCAR Radio.