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2007 Auto Club 500


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NASCAR Nextel Cup race number 2 of 36
Sunday, February 25, 2007 at California Speedway, Fontana, CA
250 laps on a 2.000 mile paved track (500.0 miles)

Time of race: 3:36:41
Average Speed: 138.451 mph
Pole Speed: 185.735 mph
Cautions: 9 for 37 laps
Margin of Victory: .679 sec
Attendance: 87,000
Lead changes: 28

Glossary    2007 NASCAR Nextel Cup results   /   2007 standings

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Car Laps Money Status Led Points
12517   Matt Kenseth Carhartt / DeWalt   (Jack Roush)Ford250342,316running133195
2 124   Jeff Gordon DuPont Cromax Pro   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet250249,011running2175
32348   Jimmie Johnson Lowe's   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet250212,811running31170
4 831   Jeff Burton Cingular Wireless   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet250173,441running18165
5 301   Mark Martin U.S. Army   (Bobby Ginn)Chevrolet250171,708running1160
6 607   Clint Bowyer Jack Daniel's   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet250119,875running2155
7182   Kurt Busch Miller Lite   (Roger Penske)Dodge250140,583running0146
81120   Tony Stewart Home Depot   (Joe Gibbs)Chevrolet250148,161running28147
9125   Kyle Busch Carquest / Kellogg's   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet250109,525running9143
101583   Brian Vickers Red Bull   (Danny Bahar)Toyota25094,400running0134
111711   Denny Hamlin FedEx Freight   (Joe Gibbs)Chevrolet250116,800running0130
121912   Ryan Newman Mobil 1   (Roger Penske)Dodge250128,275running0127
132918   J.J. Yeley Interstate Batteries   (Joe Gibbs)Chevrolet250124,958running0124
142613   Joe Nemechek CertainTeed / Ginn Resorts   (Bobby Ginn)Chevrolet25090,450running0121
151316   Greg Biffle Ameriquest   (Jack Roush)Ford250108,400running2123
16396   David Ragan AAA Insurance Southern California   (Jack Roush)Ford250130,075running0115
17 429   Kevin Harvick Shell / Pennzoil   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet250136,786running3117
183170   Johnny Sauter Best Buy / Yellow Transportation   (Gene Haas)Chevrolet24987,450running0109
192440   David Stremme Coors Light   (Felix Sabates)Dodge24990,850running0106
202215   Paul Menard Menards / Quaker State   (Dale Earnhardt, Inc.)Chevrolet24987,850running0103
21427   Robby Gordon Jim Beam   (Robby Gordon)Ford24990,700running0100
223745   Kyle Petty Wells Fargo   (Petty Enterprises)Dodge249104,908running1102
234196   Tony Raines DLP HDTV   (Bill Saunders)Chevrolet24999,500running094
243819   Elliott Sadler Dodge Dealers / UAW   (Ray Evernham)Dodge248105,670running091
254038   David Gilliland M&M's   (Yates Racing)Ford248114,314running088
26 942   Juan Pablo Montoya Texaco / Havoline   (Chip Ganassi)Dodge248120,475running085
273488   Ricky Rudd Snickers   (Yates Racing)Ford248116,233running082
282843   Bobby Labonte Cheerios / Betty Crocker   (Petty Enterprises)Dodge248121,436running079
292199   Carl Edwards Office Depot / SBON   (Jack Roush)Ford24792,200running076
301666   Jeff Green Yellow Transportation   (Gene Haas)Chevrolet247106,608running073
311025   Casey Mears National Guard / GMAC   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet24691,275running070
324344   Dale Jarrett UPS   (Michael Waltrip)Toyota24680,575running067
333300   David Reutimann Domino's   (Michael Waltrip)Toyota23992,958crash064
343237   John Andretti Camping World   (Bob Jenkins)Dodge22080,150electrical061
352714   Sterling Marlin Panasonic   (Bobby Ginn)Chevrolet19889,472electrical058
363621   Ken Schrader Little Debbie Snack Cakes   (Wood Brothers)Ford16098,989engine055
373526   Jamie McMurray Crown Royal   (Jack Roush)Ford13487,550running052
38 29   Kasey Kahne Dodge Dealers / UAW   (Ray Evernham)Dodge129137,991engine2054
391422   Dave Blaney Caterpillar   (Bill Davis)Toyota11287,180engine046
40 58   Dale Earnhardt, Jr. Budweiser   (Dale Earnhardt, Inc.)Chevrolet74124,433engine043
413010   Scott Riggs Stanley Tools / Valvoline   (James Rocco)Dodge1686,900crash040
42 71   Martin Truex, Jr. Bass Pro Shops   (Dale Earnhardt, Inc.)Chevrolet14105,155engine037
432041   Reed Sorenson Target / Energizer   (Chip Ganassi)Dodge786,963crash034

To the back:
NameNbrReason
Tony Raines96engine change

Failed to qualify or withdrew:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
44Michael Waltrip55NAPA Auto PartsMichael WaltripToyota
45Ward Burton4State Water HeatersLarry McClureChevrolet
46Jeremy Mayfield36360 OTCBill DavisToyota
47A.J. Allmendinger84Red BullDanny BaharToyota
48Brandon Whitt72Dutch Quality StoneBryan MulletChevrolet
49Mike Bliss49ZoneLoans.comBeth Ann MorgenthauDodge
50Kenny Wallace78Furniture Row RacingBarney VisserChevrolet
51Kevin Lepage34Front Row MotorsportsBob JenkinsDodge
WDScott Wimmer33Holiday InnRichard ChildressChevrolet
WDRegan Smith39Ginn ResortsBobby GinnChevrolet
WDDerrike Cope74McGlynn RacingRaynard McGlynnDodge

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
ReasonFree
Pass
177  
8125   #10,26,41 accident turn 4none
13142  
15184   oil on tracknone
19202  
21233   #6 spun turn 2none
245431  
55595   #14 spun backstretch#5
609233  
93964   debris#2
9711519  
1161194   debris#16
1201201  
1211255   oil on track#13
126226101  
2272304   debris#6
23124313  
2442463   #00,43 accident turn 4none
2472504  
  Percent of race run under caution: 14.8%             Average green flag run: 21.3 laps

'Lucky Dog' recipients prior to 2009 were compiled by Jayski.com.

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Kasey Kahne12020
  Kyle Busch21299
  Matt Kenseth304920
  Mark Martin50501
  Jimmie Johnson51544
  Jeff Burton55551
  Matt Kenseth566510
  Tony Stewart66749
  Jeff Burton758915
  Tony Stewart90934
  Matt Kenseth9411522
  Tony Stewart1161161
  Kyle Petty1171171
  Matt Kenseth11813417
  Jeff Gordon1351351
  Matt Kenseth1361438
  Tony Stewart14415714
  Clint Bowyer1581592
  Kevin Harvick1601601
  Greg Biffle1611611
  Jeff Gordon1621621
  Matt Kenseth16319533
  Jeff Burton1961961
  Kevin Harvick1971982
  Greg Biffle1991991
  Jimmie Johnson20022627
  Jeff Burton2272271
  Matt Kenseth22825023

Points standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Mark Martin 335    
2   Jeff Burton 330   -5  
3   Jeff Gordon 309   -26  
4   Kevin Harvick 307   -28  
5   David Ragan 270   -65  
6   Clint Bowyer 264   -71  
7   Joe Nemechek 259   -76  
8   J.J. Yeley 251   -84  
9   Kyle Busch 239   -96  
10   David Stremme 236   -99  
11   David Gilliland 235   -100  
12   Matt Kenseth 232   -103  
13   Johnny Sauter 224   -111  
14   Robby Gordon 218   -117  
15   Jimmie Johnson 216   -119  
16   Elliott Sadler 216   -119  
17   Greg Biffle 211   -124  
18   Denny Hamlin 209   -126  
19   Kurt Busch 196   -139  
20   Juan Pablo Montoya 191   -144