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2008 Pepsi 500


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NASCAR Sprint Cup race number 25 of 36
Sunday, August 31, 2008 at Auto Club Speedway, Fontana, CA
250 laps on a 2.000 mile paved track (500.0 miles)

Time of race: 3:36:03
Average Speed: 138.857 mph
Pole Speed: 180.397 mph
Cautions: 8 for 34 laps
Margin of Victory: 2.076 sec
Attendance: 70,000
Lead changes: 20

Glossary    2008 NASCAR Sprint Cup results   /   2008 standings

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Car Laps Money Status Led Points
1 148   Jimmie Johnson Lowe's / Jimmie Johnson Foundation   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet250314,611running228195
21516   Greg Biffle 3M   (Jack Roush)Ford250185,375running12175
32111   Denny Hamlin FedEx Ground   (Joe Gibbs)Toyota250178,091running0165
43329   Kevin Harvick Shell / Pennzoil   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet250170,786running0160
53717   Matt Kenseth R&L Carriers   (Jack Roush)Ford250169,941running1160
62699   Carl Edwards Aflac   (Jack Roush)Ford250153,300running0150
71118   Kyle Busch M&M's   (Joe Gibbs)Toyota250120,225running0146
91244   David Reutimann UPS / Toys For Tots Literacy Progrom   (Michael Waltrip)Toyota250108,075running3143
8 49   Kasey Kahne Budweiser   (Gillett Evernham Motorsports)Dodge250141,691running0142
103107   Clint Bowyer Jack Daniel's   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet250120,150running0134
111888   Dale Earnhardt, Jr. AMP Energy / National Guard   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet250108,750running0130
13226   David Ragan AAA Insurance   (Jack Roush)Ford250108,475running1129
121983   Brian Vickers Red Bull   (Dietrich Mateschitz)Toyota250107,825running0127
14 284   A.J. Allmendinger Red Bull   (Dietrich Mateschitz)Toyota25098,225running1126
15 324   Jeff Gordon Pepsi / DuPont   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet250143,636running2123
172731   Jeff Burton AT&T Mobility   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet250137,508running1117
161712   Ryan Newman Kodak   (Roger Penske)Dodge250135,225running0115
18 510   Patrick Carpentier Sears Auto Center / Valvoline   (Gillett Evernham Motorsports)Dodge25096,700running0109
19 71   Martin Truex, Jr. Bass Pro Shops / Tracker Boats   (Dale Earnhardt, Inc.)Chevrolet250125,458running0106
202342   Juan Pablo Montoya Texaco / Havoline   (Chip Ganassi)Dodge250124,033running0103
212443   Bobby Labonte Cheerios / Betty Crocker / Totino's   (Petty Enterprises)Dodge250130,086running0100
221420   Tony Stewart Subway / Home Depot   (Joe Gibbs)Toyota250137,936running097
234238   David Gilliland CitiFinancial   (Yates Racing)Ford249111,608running094
241326   Jamie McMurray Crown Royal   (Jack Roush)Ford24999,725running091
253966   Scott Riggs State Water Heaters   (Gene Haas)Chevrolet249107,958running088
26165   Casey Mears Cheez-It / Carquest   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet249105,800running085
274141   Reed Sorenson Target   (Chip Ganassi)Dodge249117,964running082
283428   Travis Kvapil Hitachi "Inspire the Next"   (Yates Racing)Ford249117,739running079
29 822   Dave Blaney Caterpillar   (Bill Davis)Toyota249104,583running076
30108   Aric Almirola U.S. Army   (Dale Earnhardt, Inc.)Chevrolet249124,533running073
313277   Sam Hornish, Jr. Penske Truck Rental   (Roger Penske)Dodge249132,900running070
333055   Michael Waltrip NAPA Auto Parts   (Michael Waltrip)Toyota24999,808running169
324021   Marcos Ambrose Little Debbie   (Wood Brothers)Ford249105,595running067
34 619   Elliott Sadler McDonald's   (Gillett Evernham Motorsports)Dodge249113,495running061
353500   Mike Skinner Affliction Clothing   (Michael Waltrip)Toyota24996,647running058
362501   Regan Smith DEI / Principal Financial Group   (Dale Earnhardt, Inc.)Chevrolet24995,050running055
372915   Paul Menard Menards / Johns Manville   (Dale Earnhardt, Inc.)Chevrolet24995,000running052
383845   Kyle Petty Wells Fargo   (Petty Enterprises)Dodge24986,950running049
39 92   Kurt Busch Miller Lite   (Roger Penske)Dodge24886,900running046
40367   Robby Gordon Monster Energy   (Robby Gordon)Dodge24894,850running043
412896   Ken Schrader DLP HDTV   (Jeff Moorad)Toyota24794,805running040
424308   Johnny Sauter FUBAR All Natural Drink   (John Carter)Dodge16186,740overheating037
432078   Joe Nemechek Furniture Row / DenverMattress.com   (Barney Visser)Chevrolet6786,212crash034

To the back:
NameNbrReason
Patrick Carpentier10transmission change

Failed to qualify or withdrew:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
44Tony Raines70Haas AutomationGene HaasChevrolet

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
ReasonFree
Pass
144  
584   debrisnone
92012  
21244   debris#26
254319  
44463   #2 spun turn 1none
476923  
70734   #78 accident turn 2#08
7414673  
1471526   debris#12
1531619  
1621654   debris#10
16618116  
1821865   #7 accident turn 4#43
18721832  
2192224   debris#1
22325028  
  Percent of race run under caution: 13.6%             Average green flag run: 24.0 laps

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

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  A.J. Allmendinger111
  Jimmie Johnson27069
  Michael Waltrip71711
  Jimmie Johnson72732
  Greg Biffle74741
  Jimmie Johnson7511036
  Greg Biffle1111111
  Matt Kenseth1121121
  Jeff Gordon1131142
  Jimmie Johnson11514733
  David Ragan1481481
  Jimmie Johnson14916214
  Greg Biffle1631675
  Jimmie Johnson16818215
  Jeff Burton1831831
  David Reutimann1841863
  Greg Biffle1871882
  Jimmie Johnson18921931
  Greg Biffle2202223
  Jimmie Johnson22325028

Points standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Kyle Busch 3755    
2   Carl Edwards 3547   -208  
3   Jimmie Johnson 3386   -369  
4   Dale Earnhardt, Jr. 3323   -432  
5   Jeff Burton 3234   -521  
6   Greg Biffle 3159   -596  
7   Kevin Harvick 3132   -623  
8   Tony Stewart 3110   -645  
9   Matt Kenseth 3081   -674  
10   Jeff Gordon 3074   -681  
11   Denny Hamlin 3065   -690  
12   Clint Bowyer 2989   -766  
13   David Ragan 2972   -783  
14   Kasey Kahne 2941   -814  
15   Brian Vickers 2799   -956  
16   Ryan Newman 2789   -966  
17   Martin Truex, Jr. 2698   -1057  
18   Jamie McMurray 2583   -1172  
19   Kurt Busch 2488   -1267  
20   Elliott Sadler 2425   -1330