2011 5-hour Energy 500
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The 2011 5-hour Energy 500 was a NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race held on June 12, 2011 at Pocono Raceway in Long Pond, Pennsylvania. Contested over 200 laps on the 2.5-mile (4.0 km) asphalt tri-oval, it was the 14th race of the 2011 Sprint Cup Series season. The race was won by Jeff Gordon for the Hendrick Motorsports team. Kurt Busch finished second, and Kyle Busch clinched third.
|Race 14 of 36 in the 2011 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series|
Pocono Raceway, where the race was held.
|Date||June 12, 2011|
|Location||Pocono Raceway Long Pond, Pennsylvania|
Permanent racing facility|
2.5 mi (4.0 km)
|Distance||200 laps, 500 mi (804.67 km)|
|Weather||Scattered thunder-storms with a high around 72; wind out of the ESE at 7 mph.|
|Average speed||145.384 miles per hour (233.973 km/h)|
|Most laps led|
|Driver||Denny Hamlin||Joe Gibbs Racing|
|No. 24||Jeff Gordon||Hendrick Motorsports|
|Television in the United States|
|Network||Turner Network Television|
|Announcers||Adam Alexander, Wally Dallenbach, Jr. and Kyle Petty|
- "Sprint Cup Series Schedule". ESPN. Archived from the original on 20 January 2012. Retrieved 21 June 2011.
- "The 5-hour Energy 500". Rotoworld.com. Retrieved 21 June 2011.
- "Kurt Busch continues pole run". inRacingNews.com. 11 June 2011. Archived from the original on 6 October 2011. Retrieved 21 June 2011.
- "Race Information". Fox Sports. Retrieved 21 June 2011.
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