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NASCAR Sprint Cup race number 35 of 36
Sunday, November 9, 2008 at Phoenix International Raceway, Avondale, AZ
312 laps* on a 1.000 mile paved track (312.0 miles)

Time of race: 3:12:01
Average Speed: 97.804 mph
Pole Speed: 134.725 mph
Cautions: 10 for 55 laps
Margin of Victory: .295 sec
Attendance: 100,000
Lead changes: 9

Glossary    2008 NASCAR Sprint Cup results   /   2008 standings

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

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Car Laps Money Status Led Points
1 148   Jimmie Johnson Lowe's   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet313261,711running217195
3 226   Jamie McMurray Irwin Industrial Tools   (Jack Roush)Ford313158,075running28170
2 32   Kurt Busch Miller Lite   (Roger Penske)Dodge313156,525running60175
25 444   David Reutimann UPS   (Michael Waltrip)Toyota31170,000running088
6 588   Dale Earnhardt, Jr. AMP Energy / National Guard   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet313100,975running0150
34 612   Ryan Newman Alltel   (Roger Penske)Dodge302107,175running061
41 724   Jeff Gordon DuPont   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet266113,091engine040
5 811   Denny Hamlin FedEx Ground   (Joe Gibbs)Toyota313140,991running0155
26 915   Paul Menard Menards / Peak   (Dale Earnhardt, Inc.)Chevrolet31177,175running085
14108   Mark Martin U.S. Army   (Dale Earnhardt, Inc.)Chevrolet313107,733running0121
13119   Kasey Kahne Budweiser   (Gillett Evernham Motorsports)Dodge313105,816running0124
311241   Reed Sorenson Target / AMP Energy Drink   (Chip Ganassi)Dodge30992,739running070
161310   A.J. Allmendinger McDonald's   (Gillett Evernham Motorsports)Dodge31371,525running0115
81418   Kyle Busch Pedigree   (Joe Gibbs)Toyota31396,300running0142
41599   Carl Edwards Office Depot   (Jack Roush)Ford313165,000running0160
36165   Casey Mears Cheez-It / Carquest   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet27882,825crash055
381766   Scott Riggs State Water Heaters   (Gene Haas)Chevrolet27164,575crash049
181847   Marcos Ambrose Little Debbie Snacks   (Michael Waltrip)Toyota31389,058running0109
71929   Kevin Harvick Shell / Pennzoil   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet313131,211running0146
43201   Martin Truex, Jr. Bass Pro Shops / Tracker Boats   (Dale Earnhardt, Inc.)Chevrolet2795,327overheating034
232101   Regan Smith DEI / Principal Financial Group   (Dale Earnhardt, Inc.)Chevrolet31280,225running094
302219   Elliott Sadler Siemens   (Gillett Evernham Motorsports)Dodge31092,495running073
202322   Dave Blaney Bad Boy Mowers   (Bill Davis)Toyota31288,883running0103
92431   Jeff Burton AT&T Mobility   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet313123,808running0138
242555   Michael Waltrip NAPA Auto Parts   (Michael Waltrip)Toyota31183,683running091
172642   Juan Pablo Montoya Texaco / Havoline   (Chip Ganassi)Dodge31399,133running0112
28277   Robby Gordon Jim Beam / Operation Homefront   (Robby Gordon)Dodge31185,558running079
122807   Clint Bowyer Jack Daniel's   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet31391,300running0127
222920   Tony Stewart Home Depot   (Joe Gibbs)Toyota312115,436running097
10306   David Ragan AAA Insurance   (Jack Roush)Ford31391,450running0134
113116   Greg Biffle 3M / American Red Cross   (Jack Roush)Ford31386,350running7135
273296   Ken Schrader DLP HDTV   (Jeff Moorad)Toyota31176,550running082
333377   Sam Hornish, Jr. Mobil 1   (Roger Penske)Dodge308110,800running064
153417   Matt Kenseth DeWalt   (Jack Roush)Ford313117,291running0118
393545   Kyle Petty Wells Fargo   (Petty Enterprises)Dodge27064,450crash046
423683   Brian Vickers Red Bull   (Dietrich Mateschitz)Toyota2972,030crash037
323709   Sterling Marlin Miccosukee Resorts & Gaming   (James Finch)Chevrolet30965,350running067
403884   Scott Speed Red Bull   (Dietrich Mateschitz)Toyota26964,300crash148
293921   Bill Elliott Little Debbie Snacks   (Wood Brothers)Ford31184,120running076
214028   Travis Kvapil All Sport   (Yates Racing)Ford31297,339running0100
194143   Bobby Labonte Cheerios / Betty Crocker   (Petty Enterprises)Dodge312112,536running0106
354238   David Gilliland Digital TV Transition   (Yates Racing)Ford29875,472running058
374370   Johnny Sauter Haas Automation   (Gene Haas)Chevrolet27464,700crash052
* Race extended to 313 laps due to green/white/checker.

To the back:
NameNbrReason
Greg Biffle16transmission change

Failed to qualify or withdrew:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
44Joe Nemechek78Furniture Row RacingBarney VisserChevrolet

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
ReasonFree
Pass
12020  
21244   #19,77 accident turn 3 
25317  
32365   #83 accident turn 3 
37371  
384710   rain 
4814194  
1421487   debris 
14921062  
2112188   debris 
21926244  
2632664   debris 
2672748  
2752784   #5,19,38,43,45,66,70,77,84 accident turn 3 
2792846  
2852884   #41 accident turn 3 
2892924  
2932964   debris 
29730610  
3073115   #7,17,20 accident turn 2 
3123132  
  Percent of race run under caution: 17.6%             Average green flag run: 23.5 laps

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Jamie McMurray12121
  Scott Speed22221
  Kurt Busch238058
  Jimmie Johnson8110020
  Kurt Busch1011022
  Greg Biffle1031097
  Jimmie Johnson110211102
  Jamie McMurray2122187
  Jimmie Johnson21931395

Points standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Jimmie Johnson 6561    
2   Carl Edwards 6420   -141  
3   Greg Biffle 6358   -203  
4   Jeff Burton 6292   -269  
5   Kevin Harvick 6233   -328  
6   Clint Bowyer 6226   -335  
7   Jeff Gordon 6151   -410  
8   Matt Kenseth 6091   -470  
9   Denny Hamlin 6090   -471  
10   Dale Earnhardt, Jr. 6087   -474  
11   Kyle Busch 6080   -481  
12   Tony Stewart 6059   -502  
13   David Ragan 4208   -2353  
14   Kasey Kahne 3935   -2626  
15   Martin Truex, Jr. 3705   -2856  
16   Jamie McMurray 3644   -2917  
17   Ryan Newman 3635   -2926  
18   Kurt Busch 3601   -2960  
19   Brian Vickers 3513   -3048  
20   Casey Mears 3385   -3176  

Non-'Chase' standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Jimmie Johnson 5097    
2   Carl Edwards 5041   -56  
3   Kyle Busch 4878   -219  
4   Jeff Burton 4666   -431  
5   Greg Biffle 4638   -459  
6   Dale Earnhardt, Jr. 4565   -532  
7   Kevin Harvick 4516   -581  
8   Jeff Gordon 4372   -725  
9   Tony Stewart 4344   -753  
10   Clint Bowyer 4332   -765  
11   Denny Hamlin 4315   -782  
12   Matt Kenseth 4223   -874  
13   David Ragan 4208   -889  
14   Kasey Kahne 3935   -1162  
15   Martin Truex, Jr. 3705   -1392  
16   Jamie McMurray 3644   -1453  
17   Ryan Newman 3635   -1462  
18   Kurt Busch 3601   -1496  
19   Brian Vickers 3513   -1584  
20   Casey Mears 3385   -1712