RCR Post Race Report — Daytona International Speedway– Nationwide Series

RCR Post Race Report — Daytona International Speedway
NASCAR Nationwide Series
Daytona 250 Powered by Coca-Cola
Daytona International Speedway
July 6, 2012
Race Highlights:    
Richard Childress Racing teammates finished fourth (Austin Dillon), sixth (Elliott Sadler) and 28th (Kevin Harvick).
Sadler leads the NASCAR Nationwide Series driver championship point standings over Dillon by four points. Ricky Stenhouse, Jr. ranks third, followed by Sam Hornish and Justin Allgaier.
The No. 2 Chevrolet team is second in the Nationwide Series owner championship point standings, 38 points shy of the No. 18 car’s lead, with the No. 3 team third in the standings and the No. 33 team fifth.
Dillon leads the Sunoco Rookie of the Year standings over Cole Whitt.
Each of the RCR entries led laps during the race, with Sadler leading 10 laps. Dillon led eight laps and Harvick led two laps.
According to NASCAR’s Loop Data Statistics, Dillon made 204 Green Flag Passes, ranking him fifth.
Sadler led the field in Quality Passes with 169, ranked second in Fastest Drivers Late in a Run and maintained the third-best Average Running Position (7.663).
Harvick ranked fourth in the Closers category, moving up three positions in the last 10 percent of the race, and was sixth in Quality Passes (153).
Kurt Busch earned his first Nationwide Series win of the season and was followed to the finish line by Ricky Stenhouse Jr., Michael Annett, Dillon and Joey Logano.