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Cup: Pocono - Race results

10 June 2012

Joey Logano found his way to victory lane for only the second time in 125 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, winning the Pocono 400 presented by #NASCAR Sunday afternoon race after having started from pole position.

As the youngest driver to win at Pocono (22 years, 17 days old) it was fitting that one of the oldest active drivers in Cup competition, Mark Martin, should be the nearest challenger. The veteran driver was just 0.997s behind Logano as he claimed the chequered flag.

The race lasted just over three hours and saw 7 cautions lasting a total of 35 laps of the 160-lap race. Matt Kenseth now leads by the Cup championship standings by 10pts over Dale Earnhardt Jr. with former points leader Greg Biffle dropping back to third place in the standings after race 14 of 36.

Race results

1. #20 Joey Logano Toyota 160 laps 3hrs 3mins 12secs (48/2 pts)
2. #55 Mark Martin Toyota 160 laps + 0.997s (43/1 pts)
3. #14 Tony Stewart Chevrolet 160 laps + 1.717s (41/0 pts)
4. #48 Jimmie Johnson Chevrolet 160 laps + 1.852s (40/0 pts)
5. #11 Denny Hamlin Toyota 160 laps + 2.967s (40/1 pts)
6. #15 Clint Bowyer Toyota 160 laps + 5.114s (38/0 pts)
7. #17 Matt Kenseth Ford 160 laps + 5.328s (38/1 pts)
8. #88 Dale Earnhardt Jr. Chevrolet 160 laps + 5.720s (37/1 pts)
9. #27 Paul Menard Chevrolet 160 laps + 6.887s (35/0 pts)
10. #1 Jamie McMurray Chevrolet 160 laps + 7.808s (35/1 pts)
11. #99 Carl Edwards Ford 160 laps + 8.423s (33/0 pts)
12. #39 Ryan Newman Chevrolet 160 laps + 9.762s (32/0 pts)
13. #9 Marcos Ambrose Ford 160 laps + 9.909s (31/0 pts)
14. #29 Kevin Harvick Chevrolet 160 laps + 10.627s (30/0 pts)
15. #31 Jeff Burton Chevrolet 160 laps + 11.903s (29/0 pts)
16. #78 Regan Smith Chevrolet 160 laps + 12.073s (28/0 pts)
17. #42 Juan Montoya Chevrolet 160 laps + 13.033s (28/1 pts)
18. #2 Brad Keselowski Dodge 160 laps + 13.039s (26/0 pts)
19. #24 Jeff Gordon Chevrolet 160 laps + 13.440s (25/0 pts)
20. #56 Martin Truex Jr. Toyota 160 laps + 13.464s (24/0 pts)
21. #51 David Reutimann Chevrolet 160 laps + 14.525s (23/0 pts)
22. #47 Bobby Labonte Toyota 160 laps + 15.342s (22/0 pts)
23. #38 David Gilliland Ford 160 laps + 15.375s (22/1 pts)
24. #16 Greg Biffle Ford 160 laps + 18.889s (21/1 pts)
25. #10 Dave Blaney Chevrolet 160 laps + 1 lap (19/0 pts)
26. #93 Travis Kvapil Toyota 160 laps + 1 lap (18/0 pts)
27. #34 David Ragan Ford 160 laps + 1 lap (18/1 pts)
28. #43 Aric Almirola Ford 158 laps + 2 laps (16/0 pts)
29. #5 Kasey Kahne Chevrolet 139 laps Accident (15/0 pts)
30. #18 Kyle Busch Toyota 76 laps Engine (14/0 pts)
31. #22 AJ Allmendinger Dodge 64 laps Accident (13/0 pts)
32. #36 Tony Raines Chevrolet 47 laps Accident (12/0 pts)
33. #33 Stephen Leicht * Chevrolet 39 laps Brakes (11/0 pts)
34. #98 Michael McDowell Ford 37 laps Rear Gear (10/0 pts)
35. #13 Casey Mears Ford 36 laps Brakes (9/0 pts)
36. #249 J.J. Yeley Toyota 33 laps Accident (8/0 pts)
37. #87 Joe Nemechek Toyota 30 laps Brakes (0pts)
38. #119 Mike Bliss Toyota 26 laps Brakes (0pts)
39. #74 Stacy Compton Chevrolet 24 laps Transmission (5/0 pts)
40. #23 Scott Riggs Chevrolet 19 laps Overheating (4/0 pts)
41. #32 Reed Sorenson Ford 12 laps Accident (0pts)
42. #26 Josh Wise * Ford 12 laps Brakes (2/0 pts)
43. #83 Landon Cassill Toyota 1 laps Accident (1/0 pts)

* Denotes Rookie


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