OFFICIAL RACE RESULTS

SOUTHERN 500

Jimmie Johnson won the 2012 NASCAR SPRINT CUP SERIES Southern 500 at Darlington Raceway.

TRACK

  • NAME: Darlington Raceway
  • LOCATION: Darlington
  • LENGTH: 1.366 Miles
  • SURFACE: Pavement
  • PURSE: $5,663,476

RACE

  • NUMBER: 11
  • NAME: Southern 500
  • DATE: 05-12-2012
  • LAPS / MILES: 368 / 503
  • CAUTIONS / LAPS: 8 / 38

WINNER

  • NAME: Jimmie Johnson
  • CAR MAKE: Chevrolet
  • AVG SPEED: 133.802
  • START POSITION: 2nd
  • LEAD CHANGES: 22
Finish Start # Driver Make Sponsor Points Laps Led Status Money
1 2 48 Jimmie Johnson Chevrolet Lowe's 48/5 368 134 Running 319,786
2 8 11 Denny Hamlin Toyota FedEx Express 43/1 368 56 Running 238,656
3 17 14 Tony Stewart Chevrolet Office Depot / Mobil 1 41/0 368 0 Running 209,415
4 5 18 Kyle Busch Toyota Wrigley's Doublemint 41/1 368 44 Running 178,123
5 6 56 Martin Truex Jr Toyota NAPA Auto Parts 40/1 368 25 Running 152,554
6 19 17 Matt Kenseth Ford Best Buy 38/0 368 0 Running 154,776
7 7 99 Carl Edwards Ford Ford EcoBoost 37/0 368 0 Running 145,906
8 3 5 Kasey Kahne Chevrolet Farmers Insurance 37/1 368 33 Running 108,790
9 28 9 Marcos Ambrose Ford Stanley 35/0 368 0 Running 130,748
10 21 20 Joey Logano Toyota Dollar General 34/0 368 0 Running 104,715
11 26 15 Clint Bowyer Toyota 5-hour Energy 33/0 368 0 Running 120,969
12 1 16 Greg Biffle Ford 3M / O'Reilly Auto Parts 33/1 368 74 Running 107,580
13 14 27 Paul Menard Chevrolet Turtle Wax / Menards 31/0 368 0 Running 100,705
14 9 78 Regan Smith Chevrolet Furniture Row / Farm American 30/0 368 0 Running 117,488
15 15 2 Brad Keselowski Dodge Miller Lite 29/0 368 0 Running 124,725
16 23 29 Kevin Harvick Chevrolet Rheem 28/0 368 0 Running 136,391
17 24 88 Dale Earnhardt Jr Chevrolet National Guard / Diet Mountain Dew 28/1 368 1 Running 96,930
18 10 31 Jeff Burton Chevrolet Caterpillar 26/0 368 0 Running 126,530
19 13 43 Aric Almirola Ford Verifone Sail 25/0 368 0 Running 124,416
20 18 55 Mark Martin Toyota Aaron's Dream Machine 24/0 368 0 Running 87,605
21 25 51 Kurt Busch Chevrolet Phoenix Construction Services 23/0 368 0 Running 110,063
22 31 13 Casey Mears Ford GEICO 22/0 367 0 Running 99,063
23 4 39 Ryan Newman Chevrolet Bass Pro Shops / Tracker Boats 21/0 367 0 Running 125,263
24 27 42 Juan Montoya Chevrolet Target / Kraft 20/0 366 0 Running 113,696
25 36 38 David Gilliland Ford Taco Bell 19/0 366 0 Running 94,913
26 20 83 Landon Cassill Toyota Burger King / Dr Pepper 19/1 366 1 Running 108,575
27 34 36 Dave Blaney Chevrolet SealWrap.com 17/0 365 0 Running 78,255
28 37 34 David Ragan Ford Front Row Motorsports 16/0 364 0 Running 90,152
29 22 47 Bobby Labonte Toyota Bush's Baked Beans 15/0 364 0 Running 88,680
30 42 32 Reed Sorenson Ford Southern Pride Trucking 0 363 0 Running 89,505
31 38 10 Danica Patrick Chevrolet GoDaddy.com 0 362 0 Running 76,980
32 33 173 Travis Kvapil Toyota Burger King / Dr Pepper 0 362 0 Running 76,805
33 16 22 AJ Allmendinger Dodge Shell / Pennzoil-AAA 11/0 357 0 Running 121,480
34 11 1 Jamie McMurray Chevrolet Bass Pro Shops / Allstate 10/0 345 0 Running 107,813
35 12 24 Jeff Gordon Chevrolet Drive to End Hunger / AARP 9/0 339 0 Running 124,466
36 41 93 David Reutimann Toyota Burger King / Dr Pepper 8/0 314 0 Running 84,380
37 43 249 JJ Yeley Toyota America Israel Racing / JPO Absorbents 7/0 132 0 Clutch 75,915
38 39 74 Cole Whitt Chevrolet Turn One Racing 0 35 0 Vibration 75,682
39 32 30 David Stremme Toyota Stock Car Steel and Aluminum 5/0 32 0 Overheating 72,225
40 40 87 Joe Nemechek Toyota AMFMEnergy.com / Pellet & Wood Stoves 0 27 0 Power Steering 72,050
41 35 52 Mike Skinner Toyota CrusaderStaffing.com 0 20 0 Electrical 71,875
42 29 179 Scott Speed Ford Team Kyle / Koma Unwind 2/0 20 0 Overheating 71,780
43 30 26 Josh Wise Ford Morristown Driver's Service 1/0 19 0 Vibration 72,139