Smith gets first victory

2011 nascar showtime southern 500 results regan smith

DARLINGTON, SC (TheSpread) – In another surprise in the NASCAR season, Regan Smith got his first career Sprint Cup win as he won the 2011 Showtime Southern 500 on Saturday night.

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Smith was the benefactor of a late caution and he held off the surging Carl Edwards to get the victory, while Edwards picked up the second-place finish.

According to oddsmakers at online sports book Bodog.com, Smith had 100/1 odds to win the race, so a $100 wager on Smith to win will pay out $10,000.

Taking the spotlight away from the win was a scuffle between Kyle Busch and Kevin Harvick. Busch spun Harvick late during a wreck and Harvick didn’t take too kindly to it. Harvick finished 17th while Busch came in 11th.

For complete Showtime Southern 500 results, see below.

2011 Showtime Southern 500 Results – May 7 – Darlington Raceway

1 Regan Smith (78)

2 Carl Edwards (99)

3 Brad Keselowski (2)

4 Kasey Kahne (4)

5 Ryan Newman (39)

6 Denny Hamlin (11)

7 Tony Stewart (14)

8 Greg Biffle (16)

9 Jamie McMurray (1)

10 Martin Truex Jr. (56)

11 Kyle Busch (18)

12 Jeff Gordon (24)

13 Marcos Ambrose (9)

14 Dale Earnhardt Jr. (88)

15 Jimmie Johnson (48)

16 David Reutimann (00)

17 Kevin Harvick (29)

18 Bobby Labonte (47)

19 Mark Martin (5)

20 A J Allmendinger (43)

21 David Ragan (6)

22 Paul Menard (27)

23 Juan Pablo Montoya (42)

24 Dave Blaney (36)

25 Matt Kenseth (17)

26 Travis Kvapil (38)

27 Kurt Busch (22)

28 Ken Schrader (32)

29 Landon Cassill (09)

30 Casey Mears (13)

31 Clint Bowyer (33)

32 David Gilliland (34)

33 Jeff Burton (31)

34 Brian Vickers (83)

35 Joey Logano (20)

36 Tony Raines (37)

37 Robby Gordon (7)

38 T.J. Bell (150)

39 J.J. Yeley (46)

40 Mike Skinner (60)

41 David Stremme (30)

42 Joe Nemechek (87)

43 Michael McDowell (66)

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