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Last Updated Monday, Nov 28, 2011 1:46 am, EST

Race Capsule

Homestead-Miami Speedway
  • What:

    Race 36 of 36 on Sprint Cup circuit

  • Where:

    Homestead-Miami Speedway, Homestead, FL

  • When:

    November 20, 2011 3:15 pm EST

  • Laps:

    267

  • Track Length:

    1.5 miles

  • Race Length:

    401.00 miles

  • Purse:

    $5,194,299

Drivers to Watch

Carl Edwards 1st, same as last week, 3 points ahead of second-place Tony Stewart, the same margin he had entering last week's race.
Martin Truex Jr. 23rd, 114 points out of 13th place. Lost one spot last week.
Kasey Kahne 14th, only five points out of 13th place.
Kurt Busch 8th, a one-position improvement since the last race, 107 points out of the lead and well out of contention.
Brad Keselowski 4th, a one-position improvement since last week, 65 points behind the leader and out of title contention.
Matt Kenseth 6th, a two-position drop in one race. He is 70 points out of the lead and is out of contention.
Jeff Gordon 11th, 112 points out of first. Lost three spots last week.
Greg Biffle 15th, 22 points out of 13th place.
Jimmie Johnson 5th, up one position from last week, but at 68 points out of the lead, Johnson will not extend his streak of consecutive Cup titles to six.
Denny Hamlin 10th, same as last race, 110 points behind the leader.
Dale Earnhardt Jr. 7th, same as last race, 102 points out of the lead, and pretty much was eliminated a long time ago.
AJ Allmendinger 16th, 25 points out of 13th place.
David Ragan 21st, 109 points out of 13th place. Lost three spots last week.
Ryan Newman 9th, a three-position gain in one race, but still 107 points out of the lead.
Tony Stewart 2nd, same as last race, 3 points behind Carl Edwards and one of only two drivers who can still win the championship.
Clint Bowyer 13th, five points ahead of his nearest competitor.
Marcos Ambrose 17th, 78 points out of 13th place.
Kyle Busch 12th, 135 points out of first. Lost one spot last week.
Kevin Harvick 3rd, same as last race, 51 points out of the lead and eliminated from title contention.
Paul Menard 18th, 90 points out of 13th place. Gained two spots last week.
Brian Vickers 25th, 190 points out of 13th place.
Mark Martin 20th, 99 points out of 13th place. Gained one spot last week.
Juan Pablo Montoya 19th, 91 points out of 13th place.
Jeff Burton 22nd, 109 points out of 13th place. Gained one spot last week.
Joey Logano 24th, 132 points out of 13th place.