Pocono Raceway
Pocono 500
June 10, 2007

Official Results from
NASCAR Statistics


NASCAR NEXTEL CUP SERIES RACE No. 14

POCONO 500

POCONO RACEWAY

 

Pocono, Pa.June 10, 2007

2.5 Mile Banked Triangular Paved

500 M – 200 LPurse: $4,940,543

 

                                                                                                                                                                                                Bonus          Money

Fin       St      Car#            Driver                         Team                                                             Laps                    Pts            Pts              Won        Status

 1         18          24            Jeff Gordon                 DuPont Chevrolet                                              106                    190           *      5         $238,286      Running

 2           1          12            Ryan Newman            Alltel Dodge                                                       106                    175           *      5           190,375      Running

 3           3            1            Martin Truex Jr.           Bass Pro Shops/Tracker Boats Chevrolet        106                    170           *      5           156,545      Running

 4         12          25            Casey Mears               National Guard/GMAC Chevrolet                       106                    165           *      5           131,800      Running

 5           6          20            Tony Stewart              The Home Depot Chevrolet                               106                    160           *      5           146,736      Running

 6           2          11            Denny Hamlin              FedEx Ground Chevrolet                                   106                    160         **    10           123,625      Running

 7         34          01            Mark Martin                  U.S. Army Chevrolet                                         106                    151           *      5           112,483      Running

 8           4            5            Kyle Busch                  Kellogg's/CARQUEST Chevrolet                        106                    142                                93,225      Running

 9         24          17            Matt Kenseth               DEWALT Ford                                                   106                    138                              123,916      Running

10          5          07            Clint Bowyer               Jack Daniel's Chevrolet                                     106                    134                                89,375      Running

11        19          29            Kevin Harvick              Shell/Pennzoil Chevrolet                                    106                    130                              119,636      Running

12        13            8            Dale Earnhardt Jr.       Budweiser Chevrolet                                        106                    127                              114,858      Running

13        10          31            Jeff Burton                  AT&T Mobility Chevrolet                                    106                    124                              109,191      Running

14        32          99            Carl Edwards              Office Depot Ford                                             106                    126           *      5             85,350      Running

15        33          13            Joe Nemechek             Haier Chevrolet                                                 106                    118                                72,100      Running

16        27            2            Kurt Busch                  Miller Lite Dodge                                                106                    115                              103,908      Running

17        11          18            J.J. Yeley                    Interstate Batteries Chevrolet                           106                    112                                97,358      Running

18        31          10            Scott Riggs                  Valvoline/Stanley Tools Dodge                         106                    109                                77,650      Running

19        26          43            Bobby Labonte            Cheerios/Betty Crocker Dodge                         106                    106                              105,636      Running

20        38          42    #      Juan Pablo Montoya    Texaco/Havoline Dodge                                    106                    103                              107,300      Running

21        15          19            Elliott Sadler                 Dodge Dealers/UAW Dodge                              106                    100                                86,370      Running

22          8            9            Kasey Kahne              Dodge Dealers/UAW Dodge                              106                      97                              111,516      Running

23        29          40            David Stremme            Coors Light Dodge                                            106                      94                                68,425      Running

24        22          41            Reed Sorenson           Target Dodge                                                    106                      91                                91,408      Running

25        35          45            Chad McCumbee         Goody's Cool Orange Dodge                            106                      88                                81,583      Running

26        36            6    #      David Ragan                AAA Ford                                                          106                      85                              103,250      Running

27        30          88            Ricky Rudd                  Snickers Ford                                                    106                      82                                97,458      Running

28        21          15    #      Paul Menard                Pittsburgh Paints/Menards Chevrolet                106                      79                                66,275      Running

29        25          26            Jamie McMurray          IRWIN Industrial Tools Ford                               106                      76                                74,125      Running

30        41          16            Greg Biffle                   Dish Network Ford                                            106                      73                                81,825      Running

31        42          14            Sterling Marlin              PEPBOYS Auto Chevrolet                                 106                      70                                74,483      Running

32        39          66            Jeff Green                   Best Buy Chevrolet                                           106                      67                                80,222      Running

33        20            4            Ward Burton                State Water Heaters Chevrolet                         106                      64                                63,725      Running

34        16          38            David Gilliland              M&M's Ford                                                       106                      61                                89,489      Running

35          9          83            Brian Vickers              Red Bull Toyota                                                 106                      58                                62,125      Running

36        17          96            Tony Raines                DLP HDTV Chevrolet                                         106                      55                                69,900      Running

37        43          21            Bill Elliott                       Little Debbie Snack Cakes Ford                        105                      52                                80,939      Running

38        23          00    #      David Reutimann         Burger King Toyota                                           105                      49                                61,600      Running

39        28          84    #      AJ Allmendinger          Red Bull Toyota                                                 104                      46                                61,475      Running

40        40          70            Johnny Sauter             Yellow Transportation Chevrolet                      103                      43                                61,325      Running

41        37            7            Robby Gordon             Jim Beam Ford                                                   103                      40                                61,180      Running

42          7          48            Jimmie Johnson           Lowe's Chevrolet                                                97                      37                              114,966      Running

43        14          22            Dave Blaney                Caterpillar Toyota                                                55                      34                                69,197      Accident

# Raybestos Rookie of the Year Contender.   ** Includes race leader/most laps led bonus. * Includes race leader bonus.

Failed to qualify: (6) # 55 Michael Waltrip, #78 Kenny Wallace, #36 Jeremy Mayfield, #37 Kevin Lepage, #44 Dale Jarrett, #49 Mike Bliss.

Race Comments: Before an estimated crowd of 105,000, Gordon won the rain-delayed, rain-shortened Pocono 500, his 79th career NASCAR NEXTEL Cup victory. Prior to the green flag, the following drivers dropped to the rear: #10 Riggs and #14 Marlin (transmission change); #15 Menard and #41 Sorenson (engine change).

 

TIME OF RACE:  1 hour, 57 minutes, 15 seconds                                      AVERAGE SPEED: 136.887 mph                           MARGIN OF VICTORY:  Under caution

BUD POLE AWARD:  Ryan Newman (170.062 mph, 52.922 secs.)

CHECKERS/RALLY’S DOUBLE DRIVE-THRU CHALLENGE AWARD: Jeff Gordon (117.435 seconds total amount of time spent in pits)

COMMIT LOZENGES “COMMIT TO WIN” AWARD:  Denny Hamlin

DIRECTV CREW CHIEF OF THE RACE AWARD: Kevin Manion (crew chief for Martin Truex Jr.)

DOW AUTOMOTIVE “STRATEGIC CALL OF THE RACE” AWARD: Casey Mears

EA SPORTS “MOVE OF THE RACE” AWARD:  Jeff Gordon

GOODYEAR GATORBACK FASTEST LAP AWARD:  Denny Hamlin (166.251 mph, Lap 2)

MOBIL 1 “COMMAND PERFORMANCE DRIVER OF THE RACE” AWARD:  Ryan Newman

NASCAR NEXTEL CUP LEADER BONUS:  Jeff Gordon ($30,000) ++

RAYBESTOS ROOKIE OF THE RACE AWARD:  Juan Pablo Montoya

SUNOCO DIAMOND PERFORMANCE AWARD:  Jeff Gordon

U.S.G. “IMPROVING THE FINISH” AWARD:  Carl Edwards (18 places)

WIX FILTERS LAP LEADER AWARD: Denny Hamlin (49 laps)

CAUTION FLAGS: 4 cautions for 10 laps. 50-53 (Debris); 57-58 (Car #16 & 22-Accident, Turn 3); 65-66 (Debris); 105-106 (Rain).

LAP LEADERS: 15 lead changes among 8 drivers. Ryan Newman (Pole), Denny Hamlin 1-25, Martin Truex Jr. 26, Casey Mears 27-28, Tony Stewart 29, Hamlin 30, Stewart 31-32, Hamlin 33-50, Mark Martin 51, Hamlin 52-53, Newman 54-64, Jeff Gordon 65-81, Newman 82-90, Hamlin 91-93, Carl Edwards 94-97, J. Gordon 98-106.

++Rollover money awarded at year’s end; amount not included in race winnings.

 


NASCAR NEXTEL CUP SERIES TOP 12    (Wins)

 1 –Jeff Gordon                       2,249              (3)

 2 –Matt Kenseth                    2,007              (1)

 3 –Denny Hamlin                   2,002              (0)

 4 –Jimmie Johnson               1,944              (4)

 5 –Jeff Burton                        1,828              (1)

 6 –Tony Stewart                    1,733              (0)

 7 –Carl Edwards                     1,710              (0)

 8 –Clint Bowyer                     1,659              (0)

 9 –Kevin Harvick                    1,648              (1)

10–Kyle Busch                        1,613              (1)

11–Martin Truex Jr.                1,597              (1)

12–Mark Martin                       1,586              (0)

 

MANUFACTURERS' CHAMPIONSHIP

                                        Pts      Wins

Chevrolet                         123      13

Ford                                   72        1

Dodge                                70        0

Toyota                               43        0

 

DOW AUTOMOTIVE STRATEGIC CALL OF

THE RACE AWARD        Car #     Pts.

Jimmie Johnson            (#48)          5

Tony Stewart                 (#20)          1

Matt Kenseth                 (#17)          1

 

MOBIL 1 COMMAND PERF. AWARD

                                      Car #        Pts.

Mark Martin                    (#01)          4

Kurt Busch                     (#  2)          3

Martin Truex Jr.             (#  1)          2

 


BUD POLE AWARD STANDINGS

Jeff Gordon                                        5

Ryan Newman                                   4

Clint Bowyer                                      1

David Gilliland                                  1

Denny Hamlin                                    1

Kasey Kahne                                     1

 

RAYBESTOS ROOKIE OF THE YEAR

Juan Pablo Montoya                       141

David Ragan                                   136

Paul Menard                                     84

David Reutimann                              74

AJ Allmendinger                               57

Brandon Whitt                                     2

 

WIX FILTERS LAP LEADER AWARD

                                        Car #     Pts.

Jeff Gordon                      (#24)        4

Tony Stewart                   (#20)        3

Jimmie Johnson              (#48)        2

 

DIRECTV CREW CHIEF OF THE YEAR

                                          Car #     Pts.

Mike Ford                           (#11)        4

Todd Parrott                      (#38)        2

Ryan Pemberton                (#01)        2

 

CHECKERS/RALLY’S DOUBLE DRIVE-THRU CHALLENGE AWARD                                 Car #        Pts.

Mark Martin                        (#01)        4

Denny Hamlin                    (#11)        3

Jeff Gordon                        (#24)        2

 


USG ‘IMPROVING THE FINISH’ AWARD

                                      Car #         Pts.

Matt Kenseth                 (#17)            4

Kevin Harvick                 (#29)            3

Casey Mears                  (#25)            1

 

CLEVITE ENGINE BUILDER AWARD

                                      Car #        Pts.

Hendrick                         (#24)        117

Hendrick                         (#48)          77

JGR                               (#11)          66

 

GOODYEAR GATORBACK FASTEST LAP

AWARD                          Car #        Pts.

Jeff Gordon                    (#24)          4

Jimmie Johnson            (#48)          2

Kasey Kahne                 (#  9)          2

 

COMMIT LOZENGES ‘COMMIT TO WIN’ AWARD

                                      Car #        Pts.

Jeff Gordon                    (#24)          5

Kasey Kahne                 (#  9)          2

Jimmie Johnson            (#48)          1

 

SUNOCO DIAMOND PERF. AWARD

                                      Car #        Pts.

Jimmie Johnson            (#48)          4

Jeff Gordon                    (#24)          3

Matt Kenseth                 (#17)          1


UNOFFICAL RESULTS posted after the race

from NASCAR Statistics

OFFICAL RESULTS WILL be posted ABOVE sometime Monday




NASCAR Race Number 14
Pocono 500
- Sunday, June 10, 2007
Pocono Raceway - Pocono, PA - 2.5 Mile Paved
Total Race Length - 106 Laps - 265 Miles - Purse: $4,940,543

Fin Str Car Driver Team Laps Pts Total Award Status Times Led Laps Led
1 18 24 Jeff Gordon DuPont Chevy 106 190 5 $238,286 Running 2 26
2 1 12 Ryan Newman alltel Dodge 106 175 5 $190,375 Running 2 20
3 3 1 Martin Truex, Jr. Bass Pro Shops/Tracker Boats Chevy 106 170 5 $156,545 Running 1 1
4 12 25 Casey Mears National Guard/GMAC Chevy 106 165 5 $131,800 Running 1 2
5 6 20 Tony Stewart The Home Depot Chevy 106 160 5 $146,736 Running 2 3
6 2 11 Denny Hamlin FedEx Ground Chevy 106 160 10 $123,625 Running 5 49
7 34 1 Mark Martin U.S. Army Chevy 106 151 5 $112,483 Running 1 1
8 4 5 Kyle Busch Kellogg's/CARQUEST Chevy 106 142 $93,225 Running
9 24 17 Matt Kenseth DeWalt Ford 106 138 $123,916 Running
10 5 7 Clint Bowyer Jack Daniel's Chevy 106 134 $89,375 Running
11 19 29 Kevin Harvick Shell/Pennzoil Chevy 106 130 $119,636 Running
12 13 8 Dale Earnhardt, Jr. Budweiser Chevy 106 127 $114,858 Running
13 10 31 Jeff Burton AT&T Mobility Chevy 106 124 $109,191 Running
14 32 99 Carl Edwards Office Depot Ford 106 126 5 $85,350 Running 1 4
15 33 13 Joe Nemechek Haier Chevy 106 118 $72,100 Running
16 27 2 Kurt Busch Miller Lite Dodge 106 115 $103,908 Running
17 11 18 J.J. Yeley Interstate Batteries Chevy 106 112 $97,358 Running
18 31 10 Scott Riggs Valvoline/Stanley Tools Dodge 106 109 $77,650 Running
19 26 43 Bobby Labonte Cheerios/Betty Crocker Dodge 106 106 $105,636 Running
20 38 42 Juan Pablo Montoya # Texaco/Havoline Dodge 106 103 $107,300 Running
21 15 19 Elliott Sadler Dodge Dealers/UAW Dodge 106 100 $86,370 Running
22 8 9 Kasey Kahne Dodge Dealers/UAW Dodge 106 97 $111,516 Running
23 29 40 David Stremme Coors Light Dodge 106 94 $68,425 Running
24 22 41 Reed Sorenson Target Dodge 106 91 $91,408 Running
25 35 45 Chad McCumbee Goody's Cool Orange Dodge 106 88 $81,583 Running
26 36 6 David Ragan # AAA Ford 106 85 $103,250 Running
27 30 88 Ricky Rudd Snickers Ford 106 82 $97,458 Running
28 21 15 Paul Menard # Pittsburgh Paints/Menards Chevy 106 79 $66,275 Running
29 25 26 Jamie McMurray IRWIN Industrial Tools Ford 106 76 $74,125 Running
30 41 16 Greg Biffle Dish Network Ford 106 73 $81,825 Running
31 42 14 Sterling Marlin PEPBOYS Auto Chevy 106 70 $74,483 Running
32 39 66 Jeff Green Best Buy Chevy 106 67 $80,222 Running
33 20 4 Ward Burton State Water Heaters Chevy 106 64 $63,725 Running
34 16 38 David Gilliland M&M's Ford 106 61 $89,489 Running
35 9 83 Brian Vickers Red Bull Toyota 106 58 $62,125 Running
36 17 96 Tony Raines DLP HDTV Chevy 106 55 $69,900 Running
37 43 21 Bill Elliott Little Debbie Snack Cakes Ford 105 52 $80,939 Running
38 23 0 David Reutimann # Burger King Toyota 105 49 $61,600 Running
39 28 84 AJ Allmendinger # Red Bull Toyota 104 46 $61,475 Running
40 40 70 Johnny Sauter Yellow Transportation Chevy 103 43 $61,325 Running
41 37 7 Robby Gordon Jim Beam Ford 103 40 $61,180 Running
42 7 48 Jimmie Johnson Lowe's Chevy 97 37 $114,966 Running
43 14 22 Dave Blaney Caterpillar Toyota 55 34 $69,197 Accident    


Race Comments: Before an estimated crowd of 105,000 - Jeff Gordon won the rain-delayed, rain-shortened Pocono 500, his 79th career NASCAR NEXTEL Cup Series victory. Prior to the green flag, the following driver(s) dropped to the rear: #10 Riggs and #14 Marlin (transmission change); #15 Menard and #41 Sorenson (engine change).

Failed to Qualify: (6) #55-Michael Waltrip, #78 Kenny Wallace, #36 Jeremy Mayfield, #37 Kevin Lepage, #44 Dale Jarrett, #49 Mike Bliss.

Time of Race: 01 Hrs, 57 Mins, 15 Secs.

Average Speed: 135.608 MPH

Margin of Victory: Under Caution

Caution Flags: 4 for 10 laps: Laps: 50-53 (Debris); 57-58 (#16,22 accident turn 3); 65-66 (Debris); 105-106 (Rain).

Lead Changes: 15 among 8 drivers: R. Newman (Pole); D. Hamlin 1-25; M. Truex, Jr. 26; C. Mears 27-28; T. Stewart 29; D. Hamlin 30; T. Stewart 31-32; D. Hamlin 33-50; M. Martin 51; D. Hamlin 52-53; R. Newman 54-64; J. Gordon 65-81; R. Newman 82-90; D. Hamlin 91-93; C. Edwards 94-97; J. Gordon 98-106.

Checkers/Rally's : Jeff Gordon, #24 (117.435 seconds)
EA Sports : Jeff Gordon, #24
Sunoco Diamond Performance : Jeff Gordon, #24
Budweiser Pole Award : Ryan Newman, #12 (170.062 mph)
DIRECTV : Martin Truex, Jr, #1
WIX Lap Leader : Denny Hamlin, #11 (49 Laps)
Commit Lozenges : Denny Hamlin, #11
Goodyear Gatorback Fastest Lap : Denny Hamlin, #11 (166.251 mph, Lap 2)
Mobil 1 : Ryan Newman, #12
DOW Automotive Strategic Call : Casey Mears, #25
USG Improving the Finish : Carl Edwards, #99 (18 Places)
Raybestos Rookie of the Year : Juan Pablo Montoya, #42

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