Fantasy Racing Contest -- 2012 End of season

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Top 10 participants in Week 36
Place Name City Points Margin
1 Justin Sweeney Richmond 416 12.500
2 Bonnie L. Clayton Chesterfield 411 19.114
3 Logan Jacobsen Glen Allen 406 21.245
4 Anne Kelley Quinton 402 18.121
5 Doug Sweeney Jr. Leesburg 401 11.598
6 Andy Cole Richmond 401 24.011
7 Melanie Griguts Midlothian 397 16.123
8 Jim McGroarty Bon Air 379 24.004
9 Marianne Witkowski Saratoga Springs, N.Y. 379 25.245
10 John-Michael Wood Richmond 379 26.245
16 Randy Hallman RTD staff 372 8.098
79 Dennis Bickmeier RIR president 344 6.995
103 Billy Fellin RTD staff 338 1.125
"Margin" is the difference between the entrant's tiebreaker guess and the winning driver's actual average speed. Jeff Gordon's average speed was 142.245 m.p.h. There were 448 entries in the contest.
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Scoring possibilities
JUSTIN SWEENEY RTD Racing Nation Best possible ballot
Driver Total Driver Total Driver Total
Kevin Harvick 72 Jimmie Johnson 16 Aric Almirola 74
Greg Biffle 78 Denny Hamlin 40 Greg Biffle 78
Clint Bowyer 90 Kyle Busch 80 Clint Bowyer 90
Jeff Gordon 100 Kasey Kahne 46 Jeff Gordon 100
Martin Truex Jr. 76 Martin Truex Jr. 76 Ryan Newman 85
  416   258   427
RTD Racing Nation is the consensus of all entrants
Dennis Bickmeier Randy Hallman Billy Fellin
Driver Total Driver Total Driver Total
Brad Keselowski 58 Brad Keselowski 58 Brad Keselowski 58
Greg Biffle 78 Greg Biffle 78 Greg Biffle 78
Kyle Busch 80 Kyle Busch 80 Kyle Busch 80
Matt Kenseth 52 Jeff Gordon 100 Kasey Kahne 46
Martin Truex Jr. 76 Mark Martin 56 Martin Truex Jr. 76
  344   372   338
Dennis Bickmeier is president of Richmond International Raceway.
Randy Hallman and Billy Fellin are members of the RTD staff.

Top 10 cumulative scores through Week 36 
Place Name City Points Margin
1 Kenneth Jacobsen Churchville 12,471 325.044
2 Jerry Crowder Brodnax 12,448 280.702
3 Scott Tingen Chester 12,360 313.239
4 Ed Tatum Colonial Heights 12,278 336.606
5 Phil Orcutt Glen Allen 12,275 315.822
6 Bill Duncan Richmond 12,272 341.536
7 Herb Eades Henrico 12,268 310.636
8 Lendell Davis Balch Springs, Texas 12,265 295.234
9 David Mitchell Richmond 12,221 326.608
10 Pat Jillson Kill Devil Hills, N.C. 12,212 329.753
74 Billy Fellin RTD staff 11,894 441.899
175 Dennis Bickmeier RIR president 11,566 331.215
262 Randy Hallman RTD staff 11,249 332.404
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Top 10 Chase Contest scores through Week 10
Place Name City Points Margin
1 Laurie Lester Henrico 3,607 129.283
2 Cheryl Sclater Mechanicsville 3,565 156.179
3 Marshall Chittum Waynesboro 3,554 136.056
4 Gretchen Francis Richmond 3,538 86.822
5 Robert Rourke Mechanicsville 3,528 99.933
6 Gerald Clyde Terhune Lancaster 3,522 159.435
7 Bill Duncan Richmond 3,505 124.553
8 Anne Kelley Quiniton 3,501 119.478
9 David Howell Glen Allen 3,500 127.689
10 Logan Jacobsen Glen Allen 3,498 136.946
231 Randy Hallman RTD staff 3,223 81.037
236 Billy Fellin RTD staff 3,217 136.774
326 Dennis Bickmeier RIR president 3,086 121.890
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Weekly high score winners
Name City Week Points Margin
Mark Whitt Midlothian 28 433 0.190
Marshall Glovermyers North Chesterfield 3 433 29.691
John Livingston Moultrie, Ga. 31 431 0.065
Gary L. Simmons Crewe 18 429 2.847
Jim Noblet Midlothian 5 429 5.536
Bobby Peay Mechanicsville 19 427 5.893
Lee Simmons Crewe 12 425 19.687
Catherine Liptak Richmond 10 424 3.485
Eric Ladner Ruther Glen 17 424 5.593
Lynn Humlan Hartfield 9 423 3.942
Mark Anthony Fears Charlotte Court House 2 420 6.752
Daniel Moore Sandston 7 420 11.577
Bob Hollman Midlothian 23 419 7.560
John F. Smith North Chesterfield 22 417 2.956
Edward Cheslock Richmond 24 417 9.539
Justin Sweeney Richmond 36 416 12.500
Corey Davis Colonial Heights 13 415 4.910
John Webb Richmond 21 415 5.259
Keith Brown Sandston 29 413 5.235
John Daniel Simpson III Appomattox 1 411 2.968
Carol Zimmerman North Chesterfield 20 411 4.462
Robert L. Trimmer Richmond 27 410 0.813
David Crump Midlothian 8 410 0.878
Bob Ranson Chesterfield 11 410 35.455
Brian Foley Chester 32 408 33.302
Brenda Sweeney Richmond 25 407 8.817
Jeff Longwill Chesterfield 30 404 15.694
Kathy Slaughter Hopewell 34 403 11.117
Brett Howell North Chesterfield 16 403 13.709
Greg Wilmoth Chesterfield 15 393 16.078
John Livingston Moultrie, Ga. 14 401 14.996
Doug Sweeney Jr. Leesburg 6 389 3.250
Gary L. Simmons Crewe 35 387 5.506
Eric Ladner Ruther Glen 33 386 0.100
Petie Malone Richmond 4 380 0.177
Bobby Peay Mechanicsville 26 376 3.686

How to play: Pick five drivers, one from each of the groups we provide, based on who you think will have the highest finish. You may enter more than once, but only one entry is counted. When the contest closes, the last entry submitted by each participant is accepted and all other entries from that participant are deleted. Entries are accepted subject to random verification of telephone number and address. Entries submitted with unverifiable phone numbers and/or addresses will be disqualified.

The contest: Each weekly winner will receive a small prize. There are three grand prizes consisting of ticket packages to races at Richmond International Raceway. The grand prizes go to the participant who has the highest weekly point total of the season; to the participant who has the highest cumulative score for the season; and to the participant who has the highest cumulative score for The Chase. The weekly winner will be announced on Friday NASCAR page. Weekly and cumulative score totals will be posted each week on TimesDispatch.com.

To qualify for the composite standings, you must use the same name and e-mail address every time you enter. If you must change your e-mail address during the season, send e-mail to the contest director.

In the event of difficulty in entering the contest or to ask questions, e-mail the contest director. Employees of the Richmond Times-Dispatch, its affiliated companies and their families may enter the contest but are not eligible to win prizes.

When you finish your entry, you must click DONE once at the bottom of this page and again on the next page. The contest form will not reappear unless you click REFRESH to allow another person at your computer to submit an entry. Remember, you may enter more than once, but only your final entry of each week will be counted.