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2009 Kobalt Tools 500


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NASCAR Sprint Cup race number 4 of 36
Sunday, March 8, 2009 at Atlanta Motor Speedway, Hampton, GA
325 laps* on a 1.540 mile paved track (500.5 miles)

Time of race: 3:59:01
Average Speed: 127.573 mph
Pole Speed: 187.045 mph
Cautions: 11 for 54 laps
Margin of Victory: .332 sec
Attendance: 94,400
Lead changes: 13

Glossary    2009 NASCAR Sprint Cup results   /   2009 standings

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Car Laps Money Status Led Points
321800   David Reutimann Aaron's Dream Machine   (Michael Waltrip)Toyota30598,098running067
162507   Casey Mears DirecTV   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet32891,925running0115
434309   Mike Bliss Phoenix Racing   (James Finch)Dodge2170,141overheating034
10231   Martin Truex, Jr. Bass Pro Shops / Tracker Boats   (Earnhardt Ganassi Racing)Chevrolet330117,465running1139
13 611   Denny Hamlin FedEx Ground   (Joe Gibbs)Toyota32993,525running0124
232812   David Stremme Penske Racing   (Roger Penske)Dodge326108,790running094
81114   Tony Stewart Office Depot / Old Spice   (Stewart Haas Racing)Chevrolet33096,048running0142
34 516   Greg Biffle 3M   (Jack Roush)Ford26290,475crash061
123017   Matt Kenseth DeWalt   (Jack Roush)Ford330122,065running0127
18 918   Kyle Busch M&M's   (Joe Gibbs)Toyota327121,348running0109
201419   Elliott Sadler Best Buy   (Richard Petty Motorsports)Dodge32786,575running0103
1 22   Kurt Busch Miller Lite   (Roger Penske)Dodge330164,175running234195
304220   Joey Logano Home Depot   (Joe Gibbs)Toyota324121,551running073
363521   Bill Elliott Motorcraft   (Wood Brothers)Ford20170,805crash055
21624   Jeff Gordon DuPont / National Guard Youth Challenge   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet330186,276running47175
15 326   Jamie McMurray Irwin Industrial Tools   (Jack Roush)Ford32888,675running0118
422228   Travis Kvapil Golden Corral   (Yates Racing)Ford3270,570engine037
41029   Kevin Harvick Reese's   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet330143,728running0160
141531   Jeff Burton Caterpillar   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet329121,181running0121
62133   Clint Bowyer BB&T   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet33096,350running0150
294134   John Andretti WindowWorld.com   (Bob Jenkins)Chevrolet32582,325running076
221239   Ryan Newman Haas Automation   (Stewart Haas Racing)Chevrolet327109,679running3102
27 442   Juan Pablo Montoya Target   (Earnhardt Ganassi Racing)Chevrolet325109,673running082
333243   Reed Sorenson Super 8 Motels   (Richard Petty Motorsports)Dodge264109,251running064
173844   A.J. Allmendinger Charter Communications   (Richard Petty Motorsports)Dodge32877,825running0112
383447   Marcos Ambrose Kingsford / Clorox / Little Debbie   (JTG-Daugherty Racing)Toyota17982,808engine049
9 748   Jimmie Johnson Lowe's / Kobalt Tools   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet330132,126running11143
31 15   Mark Martin Kellogg's / Carquest   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet31689,725running575
252455   Michael Waltrip NAPA Auto Parts   (Michael Waltrip)Toyota32683,925running088
19396   David Ragan UPS   (Jack Roush)Ford32785,650running0106
412766   Dave Blaney Prism Motorsports   (Phil Parsons)Toyota8270,615electrical040
26197   Robby Gordon Jim Beam   (Robby Gordon)Toyota32693,935running085
243171   David Gilliland Capital Windows   (Kevin Buckler)Chevrolet32673,200running091
373677   Sam Hornish, Jr. Mobil 1   (Roger Penske)Dodge19989,530crash052
21378   Aric Almirola Cub Cadet / Bass Pro Shops   (Earnhardt Ganassi Racing)Chevrolet32784,550running0100
352682   Scott Speed Red Bull   (Dietrich Mateschitz)Toyota26285,413crash058
51783   Brian Vickers Red Bull   (Dietrich Mateschitz)Toyota330117,048running0155
39 887   Joe Nemechek NEMCO Motorsports   (Joe Nemechek)Toyota11070,800wheel151
112088   Dale Earnhardt, Jr. AMP Energy / National Guard   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet33093,650running0130
7139   Kasey Kahne Budweiser   (Richard Petty Motorsports)Dodge330122,173running0146
404096   Bobby Labonte Ask.com   (Jeff Moorad)Ford10398,289engine043
283398   Paul Menard Pittsburgh Paints / Menards   (Yates Racing)Ford325105,006running079
32999   Carl Edwards Aflac   (Jack Roush)Ford330156,556running28170
* Race extended to 330 laps due to green/white/checker.

To the back:
NameNbrReason
David Ragan6engine change

Failed to qualify or withdrew:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
44Todd Bodine35Germain RacingToyota
45Scott Riggs36Red Bank OutfittersTommy Baldwin, Jr.Toyota
46Jeremy Mayfield41All SportJeremy MayfieldToyota
47Geoffrey Bodine64Gunselman MotorsportsLarry GunselmanToyota
WDTony Raines37Long John Silver'sBob JenkinsDodge

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
ReasonFree
Pass
122  
353   #43 accident turn 1none
6127  
13153   #96 spun turn 4none
166752  
68736   #47 crew member safety#11
7410330  
1041074   #96 accident frontstretch#88
10815750  
1581625   debris#88
16318523  
1861916   oil on track#9
19220413  
2052095   #21,77 accident turn 1#17
2102167  
2172215   #5 accident turn 1#29
22226039  
2612644   debris#14
2652673  
2682747   #6,12,16,82 accident frontstretch#31
27532248  
3233286   debrisnone
3293302  
  Percent of race run under caution: 16.4%             Average green flag run: 23.0 laps

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

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Mark Martin155
  Kurt Busch6127
  Joe Nemechek13131
  Ryan Newman14163
  Kurt Busch176852
  Jimmie Johnson697911
  Carl Edwards8010223
  Kurt Busch10318886
  Martin Truex, Jr.1891891
  Kurt Busch19020314
  Jeff Gordon20425047
  Kurt Busch25132373
  Carl Edwards3243285
  Kurt Busch3293302

Points standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Jeff Gordon 634    
2   Clint Bowyer 591   -43  
3   Kurt Busch 588   -46  
4   Carl Edwards 547   -87  
5   Matt Kenseth 546   -88  
6   Tony Stewart 521   -113  
7   Kyle Busch 514   -120  
8   Kevin Harvick 511   -123  
9   Kasey Kahne 484   -150  
10   Greg Biffle 480   -154  
11   Brian Vickers 477   -157  
12   David Reutimann 475   -159  
13   Jimmie Johnson 457   -177  
14   Denny Hamlin 456   -178  
15   Jeff Burton 437   -197  
16   Michael Waltrip 434   -200  
17   Elliott Sadler 427   -207  
18   Jamie McMurray 423   -211  
19   Martin Truex, Jr. 423   -211  
20   A.J. Allmendinger 417   -217