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2008 Aaron's 499


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NASCAR Sprint Cup race number 9 of 36
Sunday, April 27, 2008 at Talladega Superspeedway, Talladega, AL
188 laps on a 2.660 mile paved track (500.1 miles)

Time of race: 3:10:37
Average Speed: 157.409 mph
Pole Speed: 187.386 mph
Cautions: 8 for 23 laps
Margin of Victory: under caution
Attendance: 156,000
Lead changes: 52

Glossary    2008 NASCAR Sprint Cup results   /   2008 standings

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Car Laps Money Status Led Points
25 178   Joe Nemechek National Day of Prayer   (Barney Visser)Chevrolet18888,200running088
38 220   Tony Stewart Home Depot   (Joe Gibbs)Toyota173138,886crash6159
42 370   Ken Schrader Hunt Brothers Pizza   (Gene Haas)Chevrolet14178,130engine142
30 484   A.J. Allmendinger Red Bull   (Dietrich Mateschitz)Toyota18780,225crash178
1 518   Kyle Busch M&M's   (Joe Gibbs)Toyota188321,400running12190
4 66   David Ragan AAA Travel   (Jack Roush)Ford188152,775running0160
3 711   Denny Hamlin FedEx Freight   (Joe Gibbs)Toyota188203,491running37170
5 883   Brian Vickers Red Bull   (Dietrich Mateschitz)Toyota188122,375running4160
10 988   Dale Earnhardt, Jr. AMP Energy / National Guard   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet188117,350running46139
131048   Jimmie Johnson Lowe's   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet188146,461running1129
401199   Carl Edwards Office Depot   (Jack Roush)Ford153125,725running043
361221   Jon Wood Little Debbie Snack Cakes   (Wood Brothers)Ford17997,620running055
411317   Matt Kenseth DeWalt   (Jack Roush)Ford150125,741running040
61428   Travis Kvapil Northern Tool + Equipment   (Yates Racing)Ford188143,914running0150
321545   Kyle Petty Marathon American Spirit Motor Oil   (Petty Enterprises)Dodge18679,825running067
221609   Sterling Marlin Miccosukee Resorts & Gaming   (James Finch)Chevrolet18884,025running0100
311710   Patrick Carpentier LifeLock   (Gillett Evernham Motorsports)Dodge18682,975running070
291819   Elliott Sadler Garmin / Best Buy   (Gillett Evernham Motorsports)Dodge187109,670crash381
161966   Scott Riggs State Water Heaters   (Gene Haas)Chevrolet188106,533running0115
192024   Jeff Gordon DuPont / Pepsi   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet188134,961running1111
82112   Ryan Newman Alltel   (Roger Penske)Dodge188149,500running5147
142215   Paul Menard Menards / Turtle Wax   (Dale Earnhardt, Inc.)Chevrolet188102,450running3126
39232   Kurt Busch Miller Lite   (Roger Penske)Dodge17378,550crash046
262400   Michael McDowell Aaron's Dream Machine   (Michael Waltrip)Toyota18896,383running085
432541   Reed Sorenson Polaroid   (Chip Ganassi)Dodge4105,352engine034
22642   Juan Pablo Montoya Wrigley's Juicy Fruit   (Chip Ganassi)Dodge188235,233running1175
272755   Michael Waltrip NAPA Auto Parts   (Michael Waltrip)Toyota18890,622running487
33288   Aric Almirola U.S. Army   (Dale Earnhardt, Inc.)Chevrolet186114,808running064
212901   Regan Smith DEI / Principal Financial Group   (Dale Earnhardt, Inc.)Chevrolet18898,000running1102
203044   David Reutimann UPS   (Michael Waltrip)Toyota18890,525running0103
183116   Greg Biffle 3M / American Red Cross   (Jack Roush)Ford18898,525running0109
173226   Jamie McMurray Crown Royal   (Jack Roush)Ford18899,425running0112
37331   Martin Truex, Jr. Bass Pro Shops / Tracker Boats   (Dale Earnhardt, Inc.)Chevrolet174110,133crash052
343443   Bobby Labonte Cheerios / Betty Crocker   (Petty Enterprises)Dodge183116,511running061
11357   Robby Gordon RVs.com   (Robby Gordon)Dodge188123,758running0130
7365   Casey Mears Kellogg's / Carquest   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet188123,225running0146
353777   Sam Hornish, Jr. Mobil 1   (Roger Penske)Dodge180125,000running058
123831   Jeff Burton AT&T Mobility   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet188137,908running1132
243929   Kevin Harvick Shell / Pennzoil   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet188129,736running196
154038   David Gilliland FreeCreditReport.com   (Yates Racing)Ford188111,183running2123
94107   Clint Bowyer DirecTV   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet188123,275running0138
23429   Kasey Kahne Budweiser   (Gillett Evernham Motorsports)Dodge188117,566running199
284340   David Stremme Tums Quik Pack   (Felix Sabates)Dodge18791,525crash284

To the back:
NameNbrReason
Robby Gordon7driver change
Jeff Burton31unapproved impound adjustment
David Gilliland38unapproved impound adjustment
David Stremme40driver change
Scott Riggs66engine change

Failed to qualify or withdrew:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
44Dave Blaney22CaterpillarBill DavisToyota
45J.J. Yeley96DLP HDTVJeff MooradToyota
46John Andretti34Taco Bell / doorstopnation.comBob JenkinsChevrolet

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
ReasonFree
Pass
12020  
21233   #17 accident turn 2#21
2411794  
1181214   debris#18
12214423  
1451484   #20 accident turn 1#2
14916012  
1611633   #15 spun tri-oval#7
1641652  
1661683   debris#66
1691746  
1751773   #1,2,20,26,43,88 accident turn 2#09
1781814  
1821832   #43 spun turn 4none
1841874  
1881881   #01,9,19,29,31,40,44,48,55,78,84 accident turn 2none
  Percent of race run under caution: 12.2%             Average green flag run: 20.6 laps

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

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Tony Stewart12020
  Ken Schrader21211
  Tony Stewart223312
  Denny Hamlin34385
  Dale Earnhardt, Jr.39457
  Jeff Burton46461
  Brian Vickers47504
  Paul Menard51522
  Juan Pablo Montoya53531
  Denny Hamlin54552
  Ryan Newman56561
  Kevin Harvick57571
  Denny Hamlin58603
  Dale Earnhardt, Jr.61644
  Tony Stewart658117
  Jimmie Johnson82821
  Tony Stewart83875
  Dale Earnhardt, Jr.88881
  Tony Stewart89891
  Dale Earnhardt, Jr.9010516
  Tony Stewart1061094
  Dale Earnhardt, Jr.1101112
  Denny Hamlin1121176
  Regan Smith1181181
  Dale Earnhardt, Jr.1191246
  Denny Hamlin1251251
  Jeff Gordon1261261
  Denny Hamlin1271271
  Dale Earnhardt, Jr.1281325
  Elliott Sadler1331331
  Dale Earnhardt, Jr.1341341
  Elliott Sadler1351351
  Dale Earnhardt, Jr.1361361
  David Gilliland1371371
  David Stremme1381381
  Elliott Sadler1391391
  Kasey Kahne1401401
  Dale Earnhardt, Jr.1411411
  Tony Stewart1421432
  Dale Earnhardt, Jr.1441441
  A.J. Allmendinger1451451
  Denny Hamlin1461483
  Dale Earnhardt, Jr.1491491
  Denny Hamlin1501512
  Paul Menard1521521
  David Gilliland1531531
  David Stremme1541541
  Denny Hamlin15516814
  Ryan Newman1691724
  Kyle Busch1731797
  Michael Waltrip1801834
  Kyle Busch1841885

Points standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Jeff Burton 1347    
2   Kyle Busch 1325   -22  
3   Dale Earnhardt, Jr. 1268   -79  
4   Denny Hamlin 1248   -99  
5   Jimmie Johnson 1245   -102  
6   Kevin Harvick 1208   -139  
7   Clint Bowyer 1182   -165  
8   Greg Biffle 1148   -199  
9   Tony Stewart 1137   -210  
10   Carl Edwards 1084   -263  
11   Ryan Newman 1062   -285  
12   Juan Pablo Montoya 1029   -318  
13   Kasey Kahne 1028   -319  
14   Jeff Gordon 1018   -329  
15   Brian Vickers 994   -353  
16   David Ragan 994   -353  
17   Martin Truex, Jr. 949   -398  
18   David Gilliland 940   -407  
19   Matt Kenseth 909   -438  
20   Kurt Busch 903   -444