53rd-Annual AdvoCare 500 Fast Facts and Entry List

Date: Sunday, Sept. 2, 2012

Time: 7:30 p.m. (ET)

Location: Atlanta Motor Speedway, Hampton, Ga., 1.54-mile quad-oval with 24-degree banking in turns

Sanctioning Body:

National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing (NASCAR),
Daytona Beach, Fla.

Series: NASCAR Sprint Cup Series

Length: 325 laps, 500 miles

Purse: $6,189,911

2011 Winner: Jeff Gordon (4 hours, 0 minutes, 58 seconds by 0.598 seconds)

2011 Pole: Kasey Kahne (29.775 seconds; 186.196 mph)

Qualifying: The better of two laps will determine a driver’s official qualifying speed for the AdvoCare 500. NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Qualifying begins at 6:10 p.m. (EST) on Friday, Aug. 31. The Performance Racing Network (PRN) will provide qualifying updates beginning at 6:20 p.m. Cable channel SPEED will begin coverage at 6:00 p.m.

Radio/TV: ESPN will televise the AdvoCare 500 live beginning at 7:30 p.m. with pre-race coverage beginning at 6:30 p.m. The Performance Racing Network (PRN) will also broadcast the race live to its
affiliate stations beginning at 6:30 p.m.

Tickets: Tickets for the AdvoCare 500 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race start at $39 and can be ordered by calling the Atlanta Motor Speedway ticket office at (770) 946-4211 or online at www.atlantamotorspeedway.com

Ent. Veh# Driver Owner Veh Mfg Sponsor
1 1 Jamie McMurray Felix Sabates Chevrolet Bass Pro Shops
2 2 Brad Keselowski Roger Penske Dodge Miller Lite
3 5 Kasey Kahne Linda Hendrick Chevrolet Hendrickcars.com
4 9 Marcos Ambrose Richard Petty Ford DeWALT
5 10 Danica Patrick(i) Tommy Baldwin Chevrolet GoDaddy.com
6 11 Denny Hamlin J D Gibbs Toyota Sport Clips
7 13 Casey Mears Bob Germain Ford GEICO
8 14 Tony Stewart Margaret Haas Chevrolet Office Depot /
Mobil 1
9 15 Clint Bowyer Rob Kauffman Toyota 5-Hour Energy
10 16 Greg Biffle Jack Roush Ford 3M / Manheim
Auctions
11 17 Matt Kenseth John Henry Ford Roush Fenway 25
Winning Years
12 18 Kyle Busch Joe Gibbs Toyota Wrigley
13 119 Mike Bliss(i) Randy Humphrey Ford Plinker Tactical
14 20 Joey Logano Joe Gibbs Toyota The Home Depot
15 21 Trevor Bayne(i) Glen Wood Ford Good Sam /
Camping World
16 22 Sam Hornish Jr(i) Walter Czarnecki Dodge Shell Pennzoil
17 23 Scott Riggs Robert Richardson Sr Chevrolet North Texas Pipe
18 24 Jeff Gordon Rick Hendrick Chevrolet DuPont
19 26 Josh Wise Jerry Freeze Ford MDS Transport
20 27 Paul Menard Richard Childress Chevrolet Quaker State /
Menards
21 29 Kevin Harvick Richard Childress Chevrolet Rheem
22 30 David Stremme Kevin Buckler Toyota Inception
Motorsports
23 31 Jeff Burton Richard Childress Chevrolet Caterpillar
24 32 Ken Schrader Jack Roush Ford TBD
25 33 Stephen Leicht Richard Childress Chevrolet LittleJoesAuto.com
26 34 David Ragan Bob Jenkins Ford Glory Foods
27 36 Dave Blaney Allan Heinke Chevrolet Tommy Baldwin
Racing
28 37 J J Yeley Larry Gunselman Chevrolet TBA
29 38 David Gilliland Brad Jenkins Ford House-Autry
30 39 Ryan Newman Tony Stewart Chevrolet US Army
31 42 Juan Pablo Montoya Chip Ganassi Chevrolet Target
32 43 Aric Almirola Richard Petty Ford AdvoCare
33 47 Bobby Labonte Tad Geschickter Toyota Kingsford
34 48 Jimmie Johnson Jeff Gordon Chevrolet Lowe's / Kobalt
Tools
35 249 Jason Leffler(i) Jay Robinson Toyota America Israel
Racing
36 51 Kurt Busch James Finch Chevrolet Hendrickcars.com
37 55 Mark Martin Bill Jenkins Toyota Aaron's Dream
Machine
38 56 Martin Truex Jr Michael Waltrip Toyota NAPA Shocks and
Struts
39 78 Regan Smith Barney Visser Chevrolet Furniture Row-Farm
American
40 83 Landon Cassill Thomas Ueberall Toyota Burger King
41 87 Joe Nemechek(i) Andrea Nemechek Toyota AM-FM Energy
Wood & Pellet
Stoves
42 88 Dale Earnhardt Jr Rick Hendrick Chevrolet National Guard /
Diet Mountain Dew
43 191 Reed Sorenson(i) Mark Smith Toyota Plinker Tactical
44 93 Travis Kvapil Thomas Ueberall Toyota Burger King
45 195 Scott Speed Bob Leavine Ford Jordan Truck Sales
46 98 Michael McDowell Mike Curb Ford Phil Parsons
Racing
47 99 Carl Edwards Jack Roush Ford Subway