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Last Updated Monday, Apr 30, 2012 1:56 am, EDT

Race Capsule

Kansas Speedway
  • What:

    Race 8 of 36 on Sprint Cup circuit

  • Where:

    Kansas Speedway, Kansas City, KS

  • When:

    April 22, 2012 1:16 pm EDT

  • Laps:

    267

  • Track Length:

    1.5 miles

  • Race Length:

    401.00 miles

  • Purse:

    $5,327,371

Drivers to Watch

AJ Allmendinger 19th, 47 points out of the top 10. Gained one spot last week.
Kevin Harvick 5th, 24 points out of first.
Joey Logano 13th, 27 points out of the top 10.
Denny Hamlin 6th, 31 points out of first. Gained one spot last week.
Mark Martin 20th, 49 points out of the top 10. Gained five spots last week.
Martin Truex Jr. 4th, 20 points out of first. Gained two spots last week.
Dale Earnhardt Jr. 3rd, 19 points out of first. Lost one spot last week.
Clint Bowyer 10th, 54 points out of first. Lost one spot last week.
Kasey Kahne 27th, 89 points out of the top 10. Gained four spots last week.
Brad Keselowski 15th, 36 points out of the top 10. Lost three spots last week.
Jeff Burton 16th, 40 points out of the top 10. Lost one spot last week.
Ryan Newman 9th, 48 points out of first. Lost one spot last week.
Kurt Busch 26th, 72 points out of the top 10.
Jimmie Johnson 8th, 40 points out of first. Gained two spots last week.
Greg Biffle 1st.
Matt Kenseth 2nd, 19 points out of first. Gained two spots last week.
Paul Menard 12th, 27 points out of the top 10. Gained two spots last week.
Jeff Gordon 17th, 42 points out of the top 10. Gained four spots last week.
Carl Edwards 11th, only four points out of the top 10.
Kyle Busch 14th, 35 points out of the top 10. Gained two spots last week.
Aric Almirola 22nd, 53 points out of the top 10. Lost three spots last week.
Marcos Ambrose 24th, 60 points out of the top 10. Lost one spot last week.
Regan Smith 21st, 52 points out of the top 10. Lost three spots last week.
Juan Pablo Montoya 18th, 45 points out of the top 10. Lost one spot last week.