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Kobalt Tools 400 - Nationwide and Practice 2 times

Mark Martin, stretched his fuel to claim a famous win in the Nationwide Series race at Las Vegas with Danica Patrick setting a new record best for any woman driver in the series.
Mark Martin managed to make his fuel stretch the longest to claim victory in Las Vegas, extending his lead in the number of all-time career wins with victory in the Sam's Town 300 Nationwide Series race.

Danica Patrick finished fourth, the best result ever for any woman driver in any of NASCAR's top three series - her own previous best was 14 at Daytona. The success came despite the fact she was two laps down at one stage.

Kyle Busch had high hopes for a win going into the race at his home track and early on had a 10s lead over the field until a caution closed everyone up again; then on lap 130 he ended up running off onto the infield grass in order to make a run on Brad Keselowski, but went into a slide and ended up hitting the inside wall putting him out of the race.

In the Sprint Cup practice session, Matt Kenseth once again dominated but came under heavy pressure from Kyle Busch, Ryan Newman and Carl Edwards, all of whom will fancy their chances in Sunday's third race of the 2011 season.

Nationwide race

1. #32 Mark Martin Chevrolet 200 laps Running (0 pts)
2. #31 Justin Allgaier Chevrolet 200 laps Running (42/0 pts)
3. #22 Brad Keselowski Dodge 200 laps Running (0 pts)
4. #7 Danica Patrick Chevrolet 200 laps Running (40/0 pts)
5. #16 Trevor Bayne Ford 200 laps Running (39/0 pts)
6. #60 Carl Edwards Ford 200 laps Running (0 pts)
7. #20 Denny Hamlin Toyota 200 laps Running (0 pts)
8. #6 Ricky Stenhouse Jr. Ford 200 laps Running (36/0 pts)
9. #38 Jason Leffler Chevrolet 200 laps Running (35/0 pts)
10. #9 Kenny Wallace Toyota 200 laps Running (34/0 pts)
11. #30 Reed Sorenson Chevrolet 199 laps Running (33/0 pts)
12. #2 Elliott Sadler Chevrolet 199 laps Running (32/0 pts)
13. #62 Michael Annett Toyota 199 laps Running (31/0 pts)
14. #11 Brian Scott Toyota 199 laps Running (30/0 pts)
15. #88 Aric Almirola Chevrolet 198 laps Running (29/0 pts)
16. #66 Steve Wallace Toyota 198 laps Running (28/0 pts)
17. #19 Mike Bliss Chevrolet 197 laps Running (27/0 pts)
18. #89 Morgan Shepherd Chevrolet 196 laps Running (26/0 pts)
19. #99 Ryan Truex * Toyota 195 laps Running (25/0 pts)
20. #14 Eric McClure Chevrolet 194 laps Running (24/0 pts)
21. #1 Mike Wallace Chevrolet 193 laps Running (23/0 pts)
22. #23 Robert Richardson Jr. Dodge 193 laps Running (22/0 pts)
23. #97 Joe Nemechek Chevrolet 193 laps Running (21/0 pts)
24. #15 Timmy Hill * Ford 193 laps Running (20/0 pts)
25. #28 Derrike Cope Chevrolet 190 laps Running (19/0 pts)
26. #81 Donnie Neuenberger Dodge 189 laps Running (18/0 pts)
27. #51 Jeremy Clements Chevrolet 181 laps Fuel Pump (17/0 pts)
28. #33 Kevin Harvick Chevrolet 168 laps Running (0 pts)
29. #70 Shelby Howard Chevrolet 165 laps Running (15/0 pts)
30. #18 Kyle Busch Toyota 130 laps Accident (0 pts)
31. #79 Jennifer Jo Cobb * Ford 127 laps Accident (13/0 pts)
32. #141 Carl Long Ford 83 laps Wheel Cylinder (12/0 pts)
33. #40 Scott Wimmer Chevrolet 72 laps Engine (11/0 pts)
34. #27 J.J. Yeley Ford 25 laps Engine (0 pts)
35. #25 Kelly Bires Ford 14 laps Vibration (9/0 pts)
36. #55 Brett Rowe Chevrolet 12 laps Handling (8/0 pts)
37. #24 Kevin Lepage Ford 11 laps Electrical (7/0 pts)
38. #39 Josh Wise Ford 10 laps Accident (6/0 pts)
39. #52 Daryl Harr Chevrolet 8 laps Overheating (0 pts)
40. #103 Charles Lewandoski * Dodge 6 laps Clutch (4/0 pts)
41. #168 Tim Andrews Ford 4 laps Transmission (0 pts)
42. #44 Jeff Green Chevrolet 2 laps Vibration (2/0 pts)
43. #87 Kevin Conway Chevrolet 2 laps Overheating (0 pts)

Sprint Cup Practice 2 times

1. #17 Matt Kenseth Ford 29.33s (Leader) 184.112mph
2. #18 Kyle Busch Toyota 29.393s (-0.063) 183.717mph
3. #39 Ryan Newman Chevrolet 29.399s (-0.069) 183.68mph
4. #99 Carl Edwards Ford 29.407s (-0.077) 183.63mph
5. #16 Greg Biffle Ford 29.426s (-0.096) 183.511mph
6. #0 David Reutimann Toyota 29.452s (-0.122) 183.349mph
7. #56 Martin Truex Jr. Toyota 29.458s (-0.128) 183.312mph
8. #14 Tony Stewart Chevrolet 29.497s (-0.167) 183.07mph
9. #20 Joey Logano Toyota 29.51s (-0.18) 182.989mph
10. #11 Denny Hamlin Toyota 29.514s (-0.184) 182.964mph
11. #9 Marcos Ambrose Ford 29.523s (-0.193) 182.908mph
12. #6 David Ragan Ford 29.531s (-0.201) 182.859mph
13. #22 Kurt Busch Dodge 29.531s (-0.201) 182.859mph
14. #5 Mark Martin Chevrolet 29.534s (-0.204) 182.84mph
15. #48 Jimmie Johnson Chevrolet 29.541s (-0.211) 182.797mph
16. #27 Paul Menard Chevrolet 29.548s (-0.218) 182.753mph
17. #43 A.J. Allmendinger Ford 29.564s (-0.234) 182.655mph
18. #42 Juan Montoya Chevrolet 29.576s (-0.246) 182.581mph
19. #4 Kasey Kahne Toyota 29.579s (-0.249) 182.562mph
20. #1 Jamie McMurray Chevrolet 29.601s (-0.271) 182.426mph
21. #24 Jeff Gordon Chevrolet 29.609s (-0.279) 182.377mph
22. #31 Jeff Burton Chevrolet 29.646s (-0.316) 182.149mph
23. #83 Brian Vickers Toyota 29.654s (-0.324) 182.1mph
24. #21 Trevor Bayne Ford 29.682s (-0.352) 181.928mph
25. #2 Brad Keselowski Dodge 29.706s (-0.376) 181.781mph
26. #78 Regan Smith Chevrolet 29.707s (-0.377) 181.775mph
27. #29 Kevin Harvick Chevrolet 29.74s (-0.41) 181.574mph
28. #33 Clint Bowyer Chevrolet 29.815s (-0.485) 181.117mph
29. #88 Dale Earnhardt Jr. Chevrolet 29.865s (-0.535) 180.814mph
30. #47 Bobby Labonte Toyota 29.882s (-0.552) 180.711mph
31. #13 Casey Mears Toyota 29.898s (-0.568) 180.614mph
32. #34 David Gilliland Ford 29.932s (-0.602) 180.409mph
33. #7 Robby Gordon Dodge 29.966s (-0.636) 180.204mph
34. #87 Joe Nemechek Toyota 30.02s (-0.69) 179.88mph
35. #71 Andy Lally* Chevrolet 30.061s (-0.731) 179.635mph
36. #9 Bill Elliott Chevrolet 30.087s (-0.757) 179.48mph
37. #36 Dave Blaney Chevrolet 30.113s (-0.783) 179.324mph
38. #60 Landon Cassill Toyota 30.176s (-0.846) 178.95mph
39. #32 Mike Skinner Ford 30.237s (-0.907) 178.589mph
40. #46 J.J. Yeley Chevrolet 30.354s (-1.024) 177.901mph
41. #37 Tony Raines Ford 30.528s (-1.198) 176.887mph
42. #66 Michael McDowell Toyota 30.577s (-1.247) 176.603mph
43. #38 Travis Kvapil Ford 30.592s (-1.262) 176.517mph



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Jimmie Johnson leads the field to the green in Las Vegas   [pic credit: Getty/NASCAR]
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Kevin Harvick, driver of the #4 Budweiser Chevrolet SS celebrates his win Saturday, April 12, 2014 in the NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Darlington Raceway in Darlington South Carolina. Harvick is 22nd in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) standings. Teammates Dale Earnhardt, Jr., driver of the #88 National Guard Chevrolet SS finished 2nd and Jimmie Johnson, driver of the #48 Kobalt Tools Chevrolet SS finished 3rd. (Photo Credit: HHP/Tami Kelly-Pope for Chevrolet)
Kevin Harvick, driver of the #4 Budweiser Chevrolet SS celebrates his win Saturday, April 12, 2014 in the NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Darlington Raceway in Darlington South Carolina. Harvick is 22nd in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) standings. Teammates Dale Earnhardt, Jr., driver of the #88 National Guard Chevrolet SS finished 2nd and Jimmie Johnson, driver of the #48 Kobalt Tools Chevrolet SS finished 3rd. (Photo Credit: HHP/Christa L. Thomas for Chevrolet)
Kevin Harvick, driver of the #4 Budweiser Chevrolet, races during the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Bojangles` Southern 500 at Darlington Raceway on April 12, 2014 in Darlington, South Carolina. (Photo Credit: NASCAR Via Getty Images)
Kevin Harvick, driver of the #4 Budweiser Chevrolet, celebrates in Victory Lane after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Bojangles` Southern 500 at Darlington Raceway on April 12, 2014 in Darlington, South Carolina. (Photo Credit: NASCAR Via Getty Images)
Kevin Harvick, driver of the #4 Budweiser Chevrolet, celebrates in Victory Lane after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Bojangles` Southern 500 at Darlington Raceway on April 12, 2014 in Darlington, South Carolina. (Photo Credit: NASCAR Via Getty Images)
Kevin Harvick, driver of the #4 Budweiser Chevrolet, celebrates with a burnout after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Bojangles` Southern 500 at Darlington Raceway on April 12, 2014 in Darlington, South Carolina. (Photo Credit: NASCAR Via Getty Images)
Kevin Harvick, driver of the #4 Budweiser Chevrolet, takes the chequered flag to win the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Bojangles` Southern 500 at Darlington Raceway on April 12, 2014 in Darlington, South Carolina. (Photo Credit: NASCAR Via Getty Images)
The front right tire of the #27 CertainTeed/Menards Chevrolet, driven by Paul Menard, catches fire during the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Bojangles` Southern 500 at Darlington Raceway on April 12, 2014 in Darlington, South Carolina. (Photo Credit: NASCAR Via Getty Images)
Aric Almirola, driver of the #43 Richard Petty Motorsports Ford, and Ricky Stenhouse Jr. in the #17 Roush Fenway Racing Ford tangle during the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Bojangles` Southern 500 at Darlington Raceway on April 12, 2014 in Darlington, South Carolina. (Photo Credit: NASCAR Via Getty Images)
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Joey Logano, driver of the #22 Shell Pennzoil Ford, and Kevin Harvick, driver of the #4 Budweiser Chevrolet, lead the field to start the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Bojangles` Southern 500 at Darlington Raceway on April 12, 2014 in Darlington, South Carolina. (Photo Credit: NASCAR Via Getty Images)
Chase Elliott, driver of the #9 NAPA Auto Parts Chevrolet, celebrates with a burnout after winning the NASCAR Nationwide Series VFW Sport Clips Help A Hero 200 at Darlington Raceway on April 11, 2014 in Darlington, South Carolina.  (Photo Credit: NASCAR Via Getty Images)
Chase Elliott, driver of the #9 NAPA Auto Parts Chevrolet, celebrates in Victory Lane after winning the NASCAR Nationwide Series VFW Sport Clips Help A Hero 200 at Darlington Raceway on April 11, 2014 in Darlington, South Carolina. (Photo Credit: NASCAR Via Getty Images)
Chase Elliott, driver of the #9 NAPA Auto Parts Chevrolet, celebrates in Victory Lane after winning the NASCAR Nationwide Series VFW Sport Clips Help A Hero 200 at Darlington Raceway on April 11, 2014 in Darlington, South Carolina. (Photo Credit: NASCAR Via Getty Images)
Kyle Busch, driver of the #54 Monster Energy Toyota, leads the field to start the NASCAR Nationwide Series VFW Sport Clips Help A Hero 200 at Darlington Raceway on April 11, 2014 in Darlington, South Carolina. (Photo Credit: Sean Gardner/Getty Images)

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