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NASCAR Sprint Cup race number 33 of 36
Sunday, October 26, 2008 at Atlanta Motor Speedway, Hampton, GA
325 laps on a 1.540 mile paved track (500.5 miles)

Time of race: 3:43:39
Average Speed: 134.272 mph
Pole Speed: no time trials
Cautions: 10 for 43 laps
Margin of Victory: 2.684 sec
Attendance: 80,000
Lead changes: 18

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
143910   A.J. Allmendinger Valvoline / Sears Auto Center   (Gillett Evernham Motorsports)Dodge325103,975running0121
293847   Marcos Ambrose Little Debbie Snack Cakes   (Michael Waltrip)Toyota323100,033running076
10 216   Greg Biffle Dish Network Turbo HD   (Jack Roush)Ford325113,425running1139
413322   Dave Blaney Caterpillar   (Bill Davis)Toyota30181,100crash040
20 507   Clint Bowyer Jack Daniel's   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet324108,800running0103
18 331   Jeff Burton AT&T Mobility   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet325135,383running0109
6192   Kurt Busch Miller Lite   (Roger Penske)Dodge325120,575running12155
51218   Kyle Busch M&M's Halloween   (Joe Gibbs)Toyota325134,525running0155
11 988   Dale Earnhardt, Jr. AMP Energy / National Guard   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet325108,300running1135
1 499   Carl Edwards Office Depot   (Jack Roush)Ford325357,800running98190
383721   Bill Elliott U.S. Air Force   (Wood Brothers)Ford31699,820running049
272838   David Gilliland Aflac Cancer Center   (Yates Racing)Ford323103,008running082
9 724   Jeff Gordon DuPont / Nicorette White Ice Mint   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet325148,636running0138
19357   Robby Gordon Jim Beam   (Robby Gordon)Dodge324119,208running0106
31111   Denny Hamlin FedEx Express   (Joe Gibbs)Toyota325215,691running56170
13 629   Kevin Harvick Shell / Pennzoil   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet325144,461running0124
243677   Sam Hornish, Jr. Mobil 1   (Roger Penske)Dodge323132,625running091
2 148   Jimmie Johnson Lowe's / Kobalt Tools   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet325256,836running28175
33159   Kasey Kahne Budweiser   (Gillett Evernham Motorsports)Dodge320113,166running064
41017   Matt Kenseth USG   (Jack Roush)Ford325198,316running128170
232528   Travis Kvapil Hitachi Power Tools   (Yates Racing)Ford323117,914running094
262143   Bobby Labonte Cheerios / Betty Crocker   (Petty Enterprises)Dodge323124,486running085
22148   Mark Martin U.S. Army   (Dale Earnhardt, Inc.)Chevrolet323124,683running097
364145   Chad McCumbee Marathon American Spirit Motor Oil   (Petty Enterprises)Dodge31993,408running055
72026   Jamie McMurray Crown Royal   (Jack Roush)Ford325117,475running0146
12225   Casey Mears Kellogg's / Carquest   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet325112,975running0127
312715   Paul Menard Menards / Johns Manville   (Dale Earnhardt, Inc.)Chevrolet32293,075running070
402442   Juan Pablo Montoya Texaco / Havoline   (Chip Ganassi)Dodge302109,133crash043
424278   Joe Nemechek Furniture Row / DenverMattress.com   (Barney Visser)Chevrolet29681,010crash037
161712   Ryan Newman Kodak   (Roger Penske)Dodge325133,950running0115
8136   David Ragan AAA Insurance   (Jack Roush)Ford325119,625running0142
324370   Tony Raines Haas Automation   (Gene Haas)Chevrolet32282,400running067
282644   David Reutimann UPS   (Michael Waltrip)Toyota32386,150running079
433166   Scott Riggs Hunt Brothers Pizza   (Gene Haas)Chevrolet19781,262running034
252319   Elliott Sadler Ronald McDonald House Charities   (Gillett Evernham Motorsports)Dodge323115,095running088
354096   Ken Schrader DLP HDTV   (Jeff Moorad)Toyota32089,900running058
303201   Regan Smith DEI / Principal Financial Group   (Dale Earnhardt, Inc.)Chevrolet32294,225running073
393041   Reed Sorenson Lysol / Target   (Chip Ganassi)Dodge316108,564running046
343484   Scott Speed Red Bull   (Dietrich Mateschitz)Toyota32082,175running166
17 820   Tony Stewart Home Depot   (Joe Gibbs)Toyota325140,211running0112
15161   Martin Truex, Jr. Bass Pro Shops / Tracker Boats   (Dale Earnhardt, Inc.)Chevrolet325129,208running0118
211883   Brian Vickers Red Bull   (Dietrich Mateschitz)Toyota32499,450running0100
372955   Michael Waltrip NAPA Auto Parts   (Michael Waltrip)Toyota31791,147running052

Failed to qualify or withdrew:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
44Bryan Clauson40Guitar Hero World Tour / TargetFelix SabatesDodge
45Joey Logano02The Home DepotJoe GibbsToyota

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
Reason'Lucky
Dog'
133  
463   #21,77 accident backstretch 
73529  
36394   #66 accident turn 3 
4011071  
1111144   debris 
11513117  
1321354   #9 spun turn 4 
13620974  
2102156   #55 accident turn 2 
21625338  
2542574   debris 
25828932  
2902934   #55 accident backstretch 
2942985  
2993024   debris 
3033031  
3043096   #22,31,41,42,78 accident turn 3 
3103134  
3143174   debris 
3183258  
  Percent of race run under caution: 13.2%             Average green flag run: 25.6 laps

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Jimmie Johnson12020
  Carl Edwards213616
  Scott Speed37371
  Jimmie Johnson38458
  Carl Edwards468843
  Matt Kenseth89891
  Dale Earnhardt,, Jr.90901
  Carl Edwards9111121
  Greg Biffle1121121
  Matt Kenseth11313119
  Carl Edwards1321321
  Matt Kenseth13320977
  Carl Edwards2102101
  Kurt Busch21122111
  Matt Kenseth2222221
  Kurt Busch2232231
  Matt Kenseth22425330
  Denny Hamlin25430956
  Carl Edwards31032516

Points standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Jimmie Johnson 6248    
2   Carl Edwards 6065   -183  
3   Greg Biffle 6063   -185  
4   Jeff Burton 6030   -218  
5   Kevin Harvick 5941   -307  
6   Jeff Gordon 5936   -312  
7   Clint Bowyer 5934   -314  
8   Tony Stewart 5847   -401  
9   Matt Kenseth 5835   -413  
10   Dale Earnhardt, Jr. 5829   -419  
11   Denny Hamlin 5823   -425  
12   Kyle Busch 5783   -465  
13   David Ragan 3944   -2304  
14   Kasey Kahne 3720   -2528  
15   Martin Truex, Jr. 3529   -2719  
16   Ryan Newman 3495   -2753  
17   Kurt Busch 3386   -2862  
18   Brian Vickers 3362   -2886  
19   Jamie McMurray 3304   -2944  
20   Bobby Labonte 3232   -3016  

Non-'Chase' standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Jimmie Johnson 4784    
2   Carl Edwards 4686   -98  
3   Kyle Busch 4581   -203  
4   Jeff Burton 4404   -380  
5   Greg Biffle 4343   -441  
6   Dale Earnhardt, Jr. 4307   -477  
7   Kevin Harvick 4224   -560  
8   Jeff Gordon 4157   -627  
9   Tony Stewart 4132   -652  
10   Denny Hamlin 4048   -736  
11   Clint Bowyer 4040   -744  
12   Matt Kenseth 3967   -817  
13   David Ragan 3944   -840  
14   Kasey Kahne 3720   -1064  
15   Martin Truex, Jr. 3529   -1255  
16   Ryan Newman 3495   -1289  
17   Kurt Busch 3386   -1398  
18   Brian Vickers 3362   -1422  
19   Jamie McMurray 3304   -1480  
20   Bobby Labonte 3232   -1552