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Apr 26, 2013
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2013 NNS ToyotaCare 250 Race Results
Timing & Scoring

Brad Keselowski, driver of the #22 SKF / Discount Tire Ford, celebrates in Victory Lane after winning the NASCAR Nationwide Series ToyotaCare 250 at Richmond International Raceway on April 26, 2013 in Richmond, Virginia. - Photo Credit: Todd Warshaw/Getty Images
Brad Keselowski, driver of the #22 SKF / Discount Tire Ford, celebrates in Victory Lane after winning the NASCAR Nationwide Series ToyotaCare 250 at Richmond International Raceway on April 26, 2013 in Richmond, Virginia. - Photo Credit: Todd Warshaw/Getty Images
Friday night short track racing under the lights at Richmond International Raceway (RIR) saw pole-sitter, Brad Keselowski, who may not have led the most laps, but he led the most important lap – the final lap – that brought him into victory lane in the NNS ToyotaCare 250.

Keselowski, who made it the 12th time a driver has won from the pole in the series at RIR, received his first series win of the 2013 season, his twenty-first series career win and his second series win at Richmond International Raceway.

Coming in 0.718 seconds behind Keselowski to finish second was Kevin Harvick, and they were followed by Kyle Busch (who led the most laps – 96 out of 250) finishing third, Brian Vickers fourth and Regan Smith (who now sits 1-point behind the points leader, Sam Hornish, Jr.) finished fifth.

Rounding out the top-ten finishing positions were Elliott Sadler recorded with sixth-place, Sam Hornish, Jr. seventh, series Sunoco Rookie of the Year contender Kyle Larson finishing eighth, Travis Pastrana ninth and Reed Sorenson finished in the tenth position.

RACE NOTES:

Average Speed: 83.768 MPH
Time of Race: 2 Hrs, 14 Mins, 18 Secs.
Margin of Victory: 0.718 Seconds
Lead Changes: 11 among 5 drivers
Cautions: 8 for 57 laps

Unofficial Top-Ten in the Points Standings: 1. Sam Hornish Jr. – 259 (Leader) 2. Regan Smith – 258 (-1 Points Behind the Leader) 3. Brian Scott – 236 (-23) 4. Justin Allgaier – 225 (-34) 5. Elliott Sadler – 224 (-35) 6. Brian Vickers – 222 (-37) 7. Austin Dillon – 222 (-37) 8. Parker Kligerman – 219 (-40) 9. Trevor Bayne – 213 (-46) 10. Kyle Larson # – 204 (-55).

Next Up: The Aaron’s 312 at Talladega Superspeedway on Saturday, May 4th, with an approximate starting time of 3:20 pm (ET) and television coverage provided by ESPN.

2013 NNS ToyotaCare 250 Race Results

Fin Str Car Driver Team Lap Pts BPts Status TLd LLd
1 1 22 Brad Keselowski(i) SKF / Discount Tire Ford 250 0   Running 4 35
2 4 33 Kevin Harvick(i) Hungry Man / Armour Chevrolet 250 0   Running 4 96
3 2 54 Kyle Busch(i) Monster Energy Toyota 250 0   Running 2 18
4 9 20 Brian Vickers Dollar General Toyota 250 40   Running    
5 16 7 Regan Smith TaxSlayer.com Chevrolet 250 39   Running    
6 14 11 Elliott Sadler SportClips Toyota 250 39 1 Running 1 18
7 3 12 Sam Hornish Jr. Alliance Truck Parts Ford 250 38 1 Running 1 83
8 18 32 Kyle Larson # Cessna Chevrolet 250 36   Running    
9 17 60 Travis Pastrana Roush Fenway Racing Mustang Ford 250 35   Running    
10 10 43 Reed Sorenson Flying J Travel Plaza Ford 250 34   Running    
11 30 77 Parker Kligerman TOYOTA Toyota 250 33   Running    
12 7 6 Trevor Bayne Frd EcoBoost Ford 250 32   Running    
13 20 19 Mike Bliss TriStar Motorsports / Hilton Garden Inn Toyota 250 31   Running    
14 23 30 Nelson Piquet Jr. # Delavaco Chevrolet 250 30   Running    
15 13 70 Johanna Long ForeTravel Motorcoach Chevrolet 250 29   Running    
16 15 16 Ryan Reed American Diabetes Association Ford 250 28   Running    
17 22 5 Jeffrey Earnhardt # CorvetteParts.net Chevrolet 250 27   Running    
18 21 98 Kevin Swindell # Carroll Shelby Engines Ford 250 26   Running    
19 19 4 Landon Cassill(i) FlexSeal Chevrolet 250 0   Running    
20 8 2 Brian Scott Shore Lodge Chevrolet 250 24   Running    
21 27 8 Scott Lagasse Jr. HybridLight / Boy Scouts of America Chevrolet 250 23   Running    
22 26 0 Michael McDowell(i) Hoovey the Movie Toyota 249 0   Running    
23 25 87 Joe Nemechek AM/FM Energy Wood & Pellet Stoves Toyota 248 21   Running    
24 28 44 Hal Martin # American Custom Yachts / Hilton Garden Inn Toyota 248 20   Running    
25 31 24 Blake Koch Horizon Entertainment Toyota 247 19   Running    
26 37 14 Eric McClure Hefty / Reynolds / Hilton Garden Inn Toyota 247 18   Running    
27 12 99 Alex Bowman # SchoolTipline.com Toyota 246 17   Running    
28 40 17 Tanner Berryhill Keller Williams Realty Chevrolet 246 16   Running    
29 39 74 Juan Carlos Blum # VMP Nutrition Chevrolet 245 15   Running    
30 33 79 Joey Gase Donate Life Ford 244 14   Running    
31 11 31 Justin Allgaier Brandt Chevrolet 244 13   Running    
32 38 23 Robert Richardson Jr. North Texas Pipe Chevrolet 239 12   Running    
33 36 1 Mike Wallace S.B. Ballard Construction Chevrolet 233 11   Engine    
34 35 40 Josh Wise Curtis Key Plumbing Chevrolet 222 10   Running    
35 6 3 Austin Dillon AdvoCare Chevrolet 210 9   Accident    
36 5 29 Kenny Wallace Toyota Care Toyota 142 8   Rear Gear    
37 32 51 Jeremy Clements ETS Oilfield Services Chevrolet 36 7   Engine    
38 34 92 Dexter Stacey # MaddiesPlaceRocks.com Ford 22 6   Accident    
39 29 42 JJ Yeley(i) Curtis Key Plumbing Chevrolet 7 0   Electrical    
40 24 10 Jeff Green TriStar Motorsports / Hilton Garden Inn Toyota 4 4   Vibration    

(i) Ineligible for Driver Points in this Series
# Denotes Rookie

Source: Timing and Scoring provided by NASCARMedia/NASCAR Statistics




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