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NASCAR Nextel Cup race number 33 of 36
Sunday, October 28, 2007 at Atlanta Motor Speedway, Hampton, GA
325 laps* on a 1.540 mile paved track (500.5 miles)

Time of race: 3:44:45
Average Speed: 135.26 mph
Pole Speed: 192.453 mph
Cautions: 14 for 55 laps
Margin of Victory: under caution
Attendance: 100,000
Lead changes: 19

Glossary    2007 NASCAR Nextel Cup results   /   2007 standings

'Chase' drivers are highlighted in green in the qualifying and race results.

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Car Laps Money Status Led Points
22 116   Greg Biffle Lumber Liquidators   (Jack Roush)Ford328120,975running1102
8 22   Kurt Busch Miller Lite   (Roger Penske)Dodge329145,833running98147
19 344   Dale Jarrett UPS / Toys-for-Tots   (Michael Waltrip)Toyota32988,450running0106
9 49   Kasey Kahne Dodge Dealers / UAW   (Gillett Evernham Motorsports)Dodge329146,291running3143
25 58   Dale Earnhardt, Jr. Budweiser   (Dale Earnhardt, Inc.)Chevrolet327128,958crash088
1 648   Jimmie Johnson Lowe's / Kobalt Tools   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet329349,561running9190
39 740   David Stremme Coors Light / St. Jude   (Felix Sabates)Dodge25080,050crash046
7 824   Jeff Gordon DuPont / Nicorette   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet329150,011running0146
37 912   Ryan Newman Mobil 1   (Roger Penske)Dodge267112,375engine052
141019   Elliott Sadler Dodge Dealers / UAW   (Gillett Evernham Motorsports)Dodge329115,270running0121
411143   Bobby Labonte Cheerios / Betty Crocker   (Petty Enterprises)Dodge238116,736running040
431201   Mark Martin U.S. Army   (Dale Earnhardt, Inc.)Chevrolet6487,861crash034
421338   David Gilliland M&M's   (Yates Racing)Ford64106,924crash037
101483   Brian Vickers Red Bull   (Danny Bahar)Toyota329100,025running0134
121525   Casey Mears National Guard / GMAC   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet329113,825running0127
21699   Carl Edwards Office Depot   (Jack Roush)Ford329217,775running0170
41717   Matt Kenseth DeWalt NANO Technology   (Jack Roush)Ford329180,416running0160
241811   Denny Hamlin FedEx Express   (Joe Gibbs)Chevrolet328103,250running296
20195   Kyle Busch Carquest / Kellogg's   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet329108,000running77108
31201   Martin Truex, Jr. Bass Pro Shops / Tracker   (Dale Earnhardt, Inc.)Chevrolet322121,520crash13580
342142   Juan Pablo Montoya Texaco / Havoline   (Chip Ganassi)Dodge283118,350running061
352218   J.J. Yeley Interstate Batteries   (Joe Gibbs)Chevrolet275111,008running058
362378   Joe Nemechek Furniture Row   (Barney Visser)Chevrolet26880,450crash055
112455   Michael Waltrip NAPA Auto Parts   (Michael Waltrip)Toyota329114,008running0130
262526   Jamie McMurray Crown Royal   (Jack Roush)Ford32794,950crash085
62607   Clint Bowyer Jack Daniel's   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet329119,925running0150
292710   Scott Riggs Sears Auto Center   (James Rocco)Dodge32792,875running076
52831   Jeff Burton AT&T Mobility   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet329157,616running0155
282949   John Andretti Paralyzed Veterans of America   (Beth Ann Morgenthau)Dodge32793,408running079
303020   Tony Stewart The Home Depot   (Joe Gibbs)Chevrolet323130,461running073
163184   A.J. Allmendinger Red Bull   (Danny Bahar)Toyota32991,775running1120
33241   Reed Sorenson Target   (Chip Ganassi)Dodge329203,533running0165
21337   Robby Gordon Jim Beam   (Robby Gordon)Ford32890,150running0100
153429   Kevin Harvick Shell / Pennzoil   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet329140,961running1123
323570   Johnny Sauter Radioactive Energy Drink   (Gene Haas)Chevrolet32184,200running067
273615   Paul Menard Menards / Johns Manville   (Dale Earnhardt, Inc.)Chevrolet32785,750running187
33376   David Ragan AAA   (Jack Roush)Ford320120,700running064
173888   Ricky Rudd Snickers   (Yates Racing)Ford329124,508running0112
133945   Kyle Petty American Spirit Motor Oil   (Petty Enterprises)Dodge329111,133running1129
234096   Tony Raines DLP HDTV   (Bill Saunders)Chevrolet32897,800running094
404166   Jeremy Mayfield Best Buy   (Gene Haas)Chevrolet25087,925running043
384222   Dave Blaney Caterpillar   (Bill Davis)Toyota26397,722running049
184321   Bill Elliott Little Debbie   (Wood Brothers)Ford329112,189running0109
* Race extended to 329 laps due to green/white/checker.

To the back:
NameNbrReason
Robby Gordon7engine change
Matt Kenseth17engine change

Failed to qualify or withdrew:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
44David Reutimann00Dominos.comMichael WaltripToyota
45Burney Lamar08Rhino's Energy DrinkJohn CarterDodge
46Sam Hornish, Jr.06Mobil 1Roger PenskeDodge
47Ward Burton4Lucas Oil / State Water HeatersLarry McClureChevrolet
48Mike Skinner36360 OTCBill DavisToyota

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
ReasonFree
Pass
13434  
35384   debris#66
39402  
41433   #22 stalled backstretch#55
445815  
59624   debris#7
63653  
66694   #01,38 accident backstretch#10
709930  
1001034   #40 spun frontstretch#84
10414946  
1501534   #6 accident turn 2#96
15416310  
1641674   #43 accident turn 4#8
1681681  
1691724   #66 accident backstretch#25
17319725  
1982036   #40 accident turn 2#84
20423431  
2352395   debris#21
24026829  
2692724   fluid on track#88
27331846  
3193224   #70 accident turn 1none
3233231  
3243274   #1,5,11 accident frontstretchnone
3283281  
3293291   #8,26 accident turn 2none
  Percent of race run under caution: 16.7%             Average green flag run: 19.6 laps

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

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Greg Biffle111
  Kurt Busch23534
  Kyle Petty36361
  Kurt Busch375620
  Martin Truex, Jr.57593
  Kurt Busch6010041
  Paul Menard1011011
  Martin Truex, Jr.10215049
  Kevin Harvick1511511
  Martin Truex, Jr.15216413
  Kyle Busch16517410
  Kurt Busch1751773
  Martin Truex, Jr.17823558
  A.J. Allmendinger2362361
  Kasey Kahne2372393
  Kyle Busch24026829
  Martin Truex, Jr.26928012
  Kyle Busch28131838
  Denny Hamlin3193202
  Jimmie Johnson3213299

Points standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Jeff Gordon 6201    
2   Jimmie Johnson 6192   -9  
3   Clint Bowyer 6090   -111  
4   Carl Edwards 5940   -261  
5   Tony Stewart 5879   -322  
6   Kyle Busch 5873   -328  
7   Kevin Harvick 5809   -392  
8   Jeff Burton 5801   -400  
9   Kurt Busch 5782   -419  
10   Denny Hamlin 5777   -424  
11   Matt Kenseth 5753   -448  
12   Martin Truex, Jr. 5688   -513  
13   Dale Earnhardt, Jr. 3714   -2487  
14   Casey Mears 3635   -2566  
15   Greg Biffle 3633   -2568  
16   Ryan Newman 3612   -2589  
17   Kasey Kahne 3246   -2955  
18   Bobby Labonte 3199   -3002  
19   Jamie McMurray 3198   -3003  
20   Juan Pablo Montoya 3164   -3037  

Non-'Chase' standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Jeff Gordon 5010    
2   Jimmie Johnson 4571   -439  
3   Tony Stewart 4386   -624  
4   Carl Edwards 4292   -718  
5   Clint Bowyer 4269   -741  
6   Denny Hamlin 4257   -753  
7   Matt Kenseth 4173   -837  
8   Kyle Busch 4165   -845  
9   Jeff Burton 4119   -891  
10   Kevin Harvick 3954   -1056  
11   Kurt Busch 3922   -1088  
12   Martin Truex, Jr. 3838   -1172  
13   Dale Earnhardt, Jr. 3714   -1296  
14   Casey Mears 3635   -1375  
15   Greg Biffle 3633   -1377  
16   Ryan Newman 3612   -1398  
17   Kasey Kahne 3246   -1764  
18   Bobby Labonte 3199   -1811  
19   Jamie McMurray 3198   -1812  
20   Juan Pablo Montoya 3164   -1846