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NASCAR Sprint Cup race number 4 of 36
Sunday, March 7, 2010 at Atlanta Motor Speedway, Hampton, GA
325 laps* on a 1.540 mile paved track (500.5 miles)

Time of race: 3:59:59
Average Speed: 131.294 mph
Pole Speed: 192.761 mph
Cautions: 11 for 53 laps
Margin of Victory: .482 sec
Attendance: 85,000
Lead changes: 31

Glossary    2010 NASCAR Sprint Cup results   /   2010 standings

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Car Laps Money Status Led Points
1112   Kurt Busch Miller Lite   (Roger Penske)Dodge341176,498running129190
21417   Matt Kenseth Valvoline   (Jack Roush)Ford341170,151running0170
3 342   Juan Pablo Montoya Target   (Earnhardt Ganassi Racing)Chevrolet341149,306running3170
4 69   Kasey Kahne Budweiser   (Richard Petty Motorsports)Ford341146,890running144170
52398   Paul Menard CertainTeed / Menards   (Richard Petty Motorsports)Ford341100,750running1160
62543   A.J. Allmendinger Best Buy / Insignia   (Richard Petty Motorsports)Ford341120,926running0150
72683   Brian Vickers Red Bull   (Dietrich Mateschitz)Toyota341117,623running0146
81316   Greg Biffle U.S. Census   (Jack Roush)Ford34188,525running0142
93529   Kevin Harvick Shell / Pennzoil   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet341127,776running0138
103282   Scott Speed Red Bull   (Dietrich Mateschitz)Toyota34197,398running0134
111247   Marcos Ambrose Lance Snacks / Tom's Snacks   (JTG-Daugherty Racing)Toyota341106,973running0130
121648   Jimmie Johnson Lowe's / Kobalt Tools   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet341128,178running0127
131514   Tony Stewart Office Depot   (Stewart Haas Racing)Chevrolet341114,198running0124
143878   Regan Smith Furniture Row Racing   (Barney Visser)Chevrolet34184,925running0121
15 188   Dale Earnhardt, Jr. AMP Energy / National Guard   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet34192,425running0118
163421   Bill Elliott Motorcraft / Quick Lane Tire & Auto Center   (Wood Brothers)Ford34173,575running1120
17 739   Ryan Newman Tornados   (Stewart Haas Racing)Chevrolet341103,604running0112
18 524   Jeff Gordon DuPont / National Guard   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet341119,426running0109
19 819   Elliott Sadler Hunt Brothers Pizza   (Richard Petty Motorsports)Ford34183,450running1111
202231   Jeff Burton Caterpillar   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet341111,815running1108
212011   Denny Hamlin FedEx Office   (Joe Gibbs)Toyota34191,200running32105
222171   Bobby Labonte TaxSlayer.com   (Kevin Buckler)Chevrolet34174,575running097
231833   Clint Bowyer BB&T   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet34183,225running499
243036   Mike Bliss Wave Energy Drink   (Tommy Baldwin, Jr.)Chevrolet34170,775running196
25 218   Kyle Busch M&M's   (Joe Gibbs)Toyota341125,556running2293
263738   David Gilliland Charter Air Transport / Taco Bell   (Bob Jenkins)Ford34192,710running190
271956   Martin Truex, Jr. NAPA   (Michael Waltrip)Toyota34179,275running082
283677   Sam Hornish, Jr. Mobil 1   (Roger Penske)Dodge34081,025running079
29241   Jamie McMurray Bass Pro Shops / Tracker Boats   (Earnhardt Ganassi Racing)Chevrolet340107,479running076
304034   Travis Kvapil Long John Silver's   (Bob Jenkins)Ford33974,200running073
314137   Kevin Conway Extenze   (Bob Jenkins)Ford33488,698running070
324226   Boris Said Sacred Power / Southern Pride Trucking   (Bill Jenkins)Ford33377,525running067
33 45   Mark Martin HendrickCars.com / GoDaddy.com   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet33190,650crash064
343113   Max Papis GEICO   (Germain Racing)Toyota32969,375running061
352920   Joey Logano The Home Depot   (Joe Gibbs)Toyota323105,580running058
362812   Brad Keselowski Mopar / FLO TV   (Roger Penske)Dodge32296,065crash055
37176   David Ragan UPS   (Jack Roush)Ford21177,270running052
383387   Joe Nemechek FrontRowJoe.com   (Joe Nemechek)Toyota17569,235clutch154
391099   Carl Edwards Scotts   (Jack Roush)Ford170105,023parked046
40 900   David Reutimann Aaron's Dream Machine   (Michael Waltrip)Toyota16799,566overheating043
412766   Dave Blaney Prism Motorsports   (Phil Parsons)Toyota4869,115brakes040
424355   Michael McDowell Prism Motorsports   (Phil Parsons)Toyota3769,065transmission037
43397   Robby Gordon Warner Music Nashville / Blake Shelton   (Robby Gordon)Toyota380,702crash034
* Race extended to 341 laps due to green/white/checker.

To the back:
NameNbrReason
Tony Stewart14engine change
Greg Biffle16backup car
Ryan Newman39engine change

Failed to qualify or withdrew:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
44Aric Almirola09Phoenix RacingJames FinchChevrolet
45Casey Mears90Juice Air Fresheners / SmellMyCar.comRaymond KeyChevrolet
46Terry Cook46Whitney MotorsportsDusty WhitneyDodge

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
ReasonFree
Pass
144  
584   #7 accident turn 1none
93527  
36394   debris#13
40401  
41433   #12,20,99 accident turn 1#33
447936  
80834   debris#33
8411532  
1161194   #5 spun frontstretch#71
12015839  
1591646   #20 accident turn 2#78
16522561  
2262294   debris#1
23028859  
2892924   debris#38
2932931  
2942985   #13,19 accident frontstretch#5
29932325  
3243318   #12,99 accident frontstretch#11
3323321  
3333397   #1,5,11,18,33,38,56 accident turn 4#39
3403412  
  Percent of race run under caution: 15.5%             Average green flag run: 24.0 laps

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

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Kyle Busch11313
  Kasey Kahne143522
  Kyle Busch36361
  Joe Nemechek37371
  Kasey Kahne38392
  Kyle Busch40478
  Kasey Kahne487932
  Denny Hamlin80801
  Elliott Sadler81811
  Kurt Busch8211635
  David Gilliland1171171
  Kurt Busch11814730
  Denny Hamlin14815912
  Mike Bliss1601601
  Denny Hamlin16117111
  Juan Pablo Montoya1721743
  Kasey Kahne17521137
  Denny Hamlin2122132
  Jeff Burton2142141
  Bill Elliott2152151
  Kasey Kahne21622510
  Kurt Busch2262261
  Kasey Kahne2272293
  Kurt Busch23024314
  Kasey Kahne24427633
  Paul Menard2772771
  Denny Hamlin2782836
  Kasey Kahne2842885
  Kurt Busch28932739
  Clint Bowyer3283314
  Kurt Busch33234110

Points standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Kevin Harvick 644    
2   Matt Kenseth 618   -26  
3   Greg Biffle 585   -59  
4   Jimmie Johnson 570   -74  
5   Clint Bowyer 558   -86  
6   Jeff Burton 538   -106  
7   Mark Martin 521   -123  
8   Tony Stewart 510   -134  
9   Paul Menard 505   -139  
10   Kurt Busch 502   -142  
11   Jeff Gordon 482   -162  
12   Scott Speed 482   -162  
13   Dale Earnhardt, Jr. 475   -169  
14   Joey Logano 471   -173  
15   Kyle Busch 468   -176  
16   Brian Vickers 466   -178  
17   Kasey Kahne 447   -197  
18   David Reutimann 440   -204  
19   Jamie McMurray 439   -205  
20   Carl Edwards 435   -209