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Form 8-K for SONIC AUTOMOTIVE INC


23-Apr-2013

Results of Operations and Financial Condition, Submission of Matters to a Vo


Item 2.02. Results of Operations and Financial Condition.

On April 23, 2013, we issued a press release announcing results for our fiscal quarter ended March 31, 2013.

A copy of the press release is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1. A copy of the earnings call presentation materials is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.2.



Item 5.07. Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.

At the annual meeting of stockholders (the "Annual Meeting") of Sonic held April 17, 2013, the following actions took place.

Mr. O. Bruton Smith, Mr. B. Scott Smith, Mr. David Bruton Smith, Mr. William I.
Belk, Mr. William R. Brooks, Mr. Victor H. Doolan, Mr. Robert Heller,
Mr. Robert L. Rewey and Mr. David C. Vorhoff were reelected as directors by
Sonic's stockholders.



                                                               Votes            Broker           Votes
                                           Votes For          Withheld         Non-Votes       Abstained
Election of O. Bruton Smith                153,822,650         1,873,122        2,595,478              -
Election of B. Scott Smith                 153,541,186         2,214,586        2,595,478              -
Election of David Bruton Smith             153,541,186         2,214,586        2,595,478              -
Election of William I. Belk                142,834,467        12,921,305        2,595,478              -
Election of William R. Brooks              153,546,786         2,208,986        2,595,478              -
Election of Victor H. Doolan               142,837,067        12,918,705        2,595,478              -
Election of Robert Heller                  142,836,167        12,919,605        2,595,478              -
Election of Robert L. Rewey                153,678,483         2,077,289        2,595,478              -
Election of David C. Vorhoff               142,894,205        12,861,567        2,595,478              -

Sonic's stockholders approved, on a non-binding advisory basis, Sonic's executive compensation as disclosed in its proxy statement for the Annual Meeting.

                                                                Votes          Broker          Votes
                                             Votes For         Against        Non-Votes      Abstained
Approval, on a non-binding advisory
basis, of Sonic's executive compensation
as disclosed in its proxy statement for
the Annual Meeting                           145,450,578       9,651,092       2,595,478        654,102

Sonic's stockholders approved the ratification of the appointment of Ernst & Young LLP as Sonic's independent accountants for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2013.

                                                              Votes          Broker           Votes
                                            Votes For        Against        Non-Votes       Abstained
Ratification of appointment of Ernst &
Young LLP as the independent public
accounting firm                             157,884,970        13,437                0         452,843




Item 7.01. Regulation FD Disclosure.

On April 23, 2013, we issued a press release announcing the approval of a quarterly cash dividend.

A copy of the press release is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.3.



Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.

(d) Exhibits.

99.1 Press release of Sonic Automotive, Inc. dated April 23, 2013

99.2 Earnings call presentation materials

99.3 Press release of Sonic Automotive, Inc. dated April 23, 2013

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