Daytona International Speedway
Pepsi 400
July 7, 2007

Official Results from
NASCAR Statistics


NASCAR NEXTEL CUP SERIES RACE No. 18

PEPSI 400

DAYTONA INTERNATIONAL SPEEDWAY

 

Daytona Beach, Fla.July 7, 2007

2.5 Mile Oval

400 M – 160 LPurse: $6,202,439

 

                                                                                                                                                                                                Bonus          Money

Fin       St      Car#            Driver                         Team                                                             Laps                    Pts            Pts              Won        Status

 1         15          26            Jamie McMurray          Irwin Marathon Tool Ford                                  160                    190           *      5         $302,500      Running

 2         11            5            Kyle Busch                  Kellogg's/CARQUEST Chevrolet                        160                    175           *      5           207,275      Running

 3         16            2            Kurt Busch                  Miller Lite Dodge                                                160                    170           *      5           197,033      Running

 4           7          99            Carl Edwards              Office Depot Ford                                             160                    160                              158,325      Running

 5           1          24            Jeff Gordon                 DuPont/Pepsi Chevrolet                                     160                    160           *      5           172,261      Running

 6         18          16            Greg Biffle                   Dish Network Ford                                            160                    150                              130,750      Running

 7         12          07            Clint Bowyer               Jack Daniels Chevrolet                                      160                    156         **    10           123,800      Running

 8           3          17            Matt Kenseth               R&L Carriers/DEWALT Ford                             160                    142                              151,416      Running

 9         27            9            Kasey Kahne              I Now Pronounce You Chuck & Larry Dodge   160                    138                              148,916      Running

10          4          48            Jimmie Johnson           Lowe's Chevrolet                                              160                    134                              156,086      Running

11        32          38            David Gilliland              M&M's Ford                                                       160                    130                              133,514      Running

12        24            6    #      David Ragan                AAA Travel Ford                                               160                    127                              137,250      Running

13        10            1            Martin Truex Jr.           Bass Pro Shops/NWTF Chevrolet                     160                    124                              125,995      Running

14        14          12            Ryan Newman            Alltel Dodge                                                       160                    121                              129,875      Running

15        25            7            Robby Gordon             Camping World Ford                                          160                    118                                98,000      Running

16          5          31            Jeff Burton                  AT&T Mobility Chevrolet                                    160                    115                              132,366      Running

17          9          01            Mark Martin                  Principal Financial Chevrolet                             160                    112                              122,283      Running

18        35          70            Johnny Sauter             Haas Automation Chevrolet                              160                    109                                95,100      Running

19        21          25            Casey Mears               National Guard/GMAC Chevrolet                       160                    111           *      5           119,150      Running

20        17          18            J.J. Yeley                    Interstate Batteries Chevrolet                           160                    103                              123,658      Running

21        41          15    #      Paul Menard                Menards/Pittsburgh Paints Chevrolet                160                    100                                92,050      Running

22        26          40            David Stremme            Coors Light Dodge                                            160                      97                                91,325      Running

23        40          22            Dave Blaney                Caterpillar Toyota                                              160                      94                              115,658      Running

24        38          21            Bill Elliott                       U.S. Air Force Ford                                           160                      96           *      5           109,339      Running

25        43          78            Kenny Wallace            Furniture Row Chevrolet                                   160                      93           *      5             86,575      Running

26        42          00    #      David Reutimann         Burger King Toyota                                           160                      85                                99,583      Running

27        37          44            Dale Jarrett                  UPS Toyota                                                       160                      82                                84,775      Running

28        34          45            John Andretti               Tire Kingdom Dodge                                          160                      79                                98,808      Running

29        36          83            Brian Vickers              Red Bull Toyota                                                 160                      76                                86,925      Running

30        33          13            Joe Nemechek             Charleston, SC Fire Dept. Chevrolet                 160                      73                                 86,750      Running

31        31          88            Ricky Rudd                  M&M's Ford                                                       158                      70                              114,608      Running

32        20          42    #      Juan Pablo Montoya    Texaco/Havoline Dodge                                    157                      67                              118,025      Running

33        22          19            Elliott Sadler                 Dodge Dealers/UAW Dodge                              153                      64                              102,620      Running

34          8          29            Kevin Harvick              Shell/Pennzoil Chevrolet                                    147                      66           *      5           131,936      Running

35        19          43            Bobby Labonte            Cheerios/Pillsbury Cinnabon Dodge                  137                      63           *      5           119,961      Running

36        13            8            Dale Earnhardt Jr.       Budweiser Chevrolet                                        134                      55                              128,283      Running

37        30          66            Jeff Green                   Haas Automation Chevrolet                              131                      52                              100,247      Running

38          6          20            Tony Stewart              Home Depot Chevrolet                                      125                      49                              131,086      Running

39        23          96            Tony Raines                DLP HDTV Chevrolet                                         120                      46                                90,425      Running

40        29          14            Sterling Marlin              Waste Management Chevrolet                          114                      43                                82,280      Accident

41        39          10            Scott Riggs                  Valvoline/Stanley Tools Dodge                         105                      40                                90,150      Engine

42        28          41            Reed Sorenson           Target Dodge                                                    103                      37                                90,055      Running

43          2          11            Denny Hamlin              FedEx Kinko's Chevrolet                                     99                      39           *      5           106,611      Running

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

Failed to qualify: (10) Jeremy Mayfield #36; AJ Allmendinger #84; Larry Foyt #49; Michael Waltrip #55; Kevin Lepage #37; Ward Burton #4; Boris Said #60; Mike Wallace #09; Eric McClure #04; Kirk Shelmerdine #27.

Race Comments: Before an estimated crowd of 150,000, McMurray won the Pepsi 400, his second career NASCAR NEXTEL Cup victory. Prior to the green flag the following driver dropped to the rear of the field for the reason indicated: #88 Rudd (unapproved impound adjustment).

 

TIME OF RACE:  2 hours, 52 minutes, 41 seconds                                      AVERAGE SPEED: 138.983 mph                           MARGIN OF VICTORY:  .005 second

BUD POLE AWARD:  None, due to inclement weather – rain.

CHECKERS/RALLY’S DOUBLE DRIVE-THRU CHALLENGE AWARD: Casey Mears (132.049 seconds total amount of time spent in pits)

COMMIT LOZENGES “COMMIT TO WIN” AWARD:  Jeff Gordon

DIRECTV CREW CHIEF OF THE RACE AWARD: Bob Osborne (crew chief for Carl Edwards)

DOW AUTOMOTIVE “STRATEGIC CALL OF THE RACE” AWARD: Jamie McMurray

EA SPORTS “MOVE OF THE RACE” AWARD:  Jamie McMurray

GOODYEAR GATORBACK FASTEST LAP AWARD:  Denny Hamlin (186.208 mph, Lap 3)

MOBIL 1 “COMMAND PERFORMANCE DRIVER OF THE RACE” AWARD:  Kurt Busch

NASCAR NEXTEL CUP LEADER BONUS:  No winner; rolls over to $50,000 at Chicago++

RAYBESTOS ROOKIE OF THE RACE AWARD:  David Ragan

SUNOCO DIAMOND PERFORMANCE AWARD:  Jamie McMurray

U.S.G. “IMPROVING THE FINISH” AWARD:  David Gilliland (21 places)

WIX FILTERS LAP LEADER AWARD: Clint Bowyer (55 laps)

CAUTION FLAGS: 8 cautions for 30 laps. 5-8 (Car #9 & 66-Accident, Turn 2); 15-19 (Car #11, 20, 8, 41 & 43-Accident, Frontstretch); 23-25 (Car #96-Accident, Turn 4); 58-61 (Debris); 116-119 (Car #14 & 88-Accident, Turn 3); 133-137 (Car #42, 43, 45, 19 & 88-Accident, Backstretch); 145-147 (Car #38-Spin, Backstretch); 152-153 (Car #13 & 83-Accident, Turn 2).

LAP LEADERS: 27 lead changes among 11 drivers. Jeff Gordon 1-2, Denny Hamlin 3-8, J. Gordon 9, Hamlin 10-13, Kevin Harvick 14-16, Kenny Wallace 17, Clint Bowyer 18-30, J. Gordon 31-32, Kyle Busch 33-40, Bowyer 41-58, Bobby Labonte 59, Bowyer 60-77, Kurt Busch 78-108, Casey Mears 109, Bill Elliott 110-111, Ku. Busch 112-114, Ky. Busch 115-122, Ku. Busch 123-133, Ky. Busch 134, Mears 135-141, Bowyer 142-147, Mears 148-150, J. Gordon 151-154, Jamie McMurray 155, Ky. Busch 156-157, McMurray 158, Ky. Busch 159, McMurray 160.

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

 


NASCAR NEXTEL CUP SERIES TOP 12    (Wins)

 1 –Jeff Gordon                       2,773              (4)

 2 –Denny Hamlin                   2,496              (1)

 3 –Matt Kenseth                    2,390              (1)

 4 –Jimmie Johnson               2,366              (4)

 5 –Jeff Burton                        2,345              (1)

 6 –Carl Edwards                     2,308              (1)

 7 –Tony Stewart                    2,234              (0)

 8 –Kyle Busch                        2,190              (1)

 9 –Kevin Harvick                    2,172              (1)

10–Martin Truex Jr.                2,157              (1)

11–Clint Bowyer                     2,142              (0)

12–Dale Earnhardt Jr.             2,040              (0)

 

DOW AUTOMOTIVE STRATEGIC CALL OF

THE RACE AWARD        Car #     Pts.

Jimmie Johnson            (#48)          5

Denny Hamlin                (#11)          2

Carl Edwards                  (#99)          2

 

MOBIL 1 COMMAND PERF. AWARD

                                      Car #        Pts.

Kurt Busch                     (#  2)          4

Mark Martin                    (#01)          4

Martin Truex Jr.             (#  1)          4

 

RAYBESTOS ROOKIE OF THE YEAR

Juan Pablo Montoya                       192

David Ragan                                   180

Paul Menard                                   123

David Reutimann                            110

AJ Allmendinger                               75

Brandon Whitt                                     2

 


MANUFACTURERS' CHAMPIONSHIP

                                   Pts         Wins

Chevrolet                   150            14

Ford                           100              3

Dodge                          90              1

Toyota                         56              0

 

 

WIX FILTERS LAP LEADER AWARD

                                        Car #     Pts.

Jeff Gordon                      (#24)        4

Jimmie Johnson              (#48)        3

Tony Stewart                   (#20)        3

 

DIRECTV CREW CHIEF OF THE YEAR

                                          Car #     Pts.

Mike Ford                           (#11)        4

Kevin Manion                    (#  1)        2

Bob Osborne                      (#99)        2

 

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

Mark Martin                        (#01)        4

Jeff Gordon                        (#24)        3

Denny Hamlin                    (#11)        3

 

USG ‘IMPROVING THE FINISH’ AWARD

                                      Car #         Pts.

Matt Kenseth                 (#17)            4

Kevin Harvick                 (#29)            3

Tony Stewart                 (#20)            1

 

 


GOODYEAR GATORBACK FASTEST LAP

AWARD                          Car #        Pts.

Jeff Gordon                    (#24)          4

Jimmie Johnson            (#48)          3

Denny Hamlin                (#11)          3

 

COMMIT LOZENGES ‘COMMIT TO WIN’ AWARD

                                      Car #        Pts.

Jeff Gordon                    (#24)          6

Jimmie Johnson            (#48)          2

Kasey Kahne                 (#  9)          2

 

SUNOCO DIAMOND PERF. AWARD

                                      Car #        Pts.

Jimmie Johnson            (#48)          4

Jeff Gordon                    (#24)          4

Matt Kenseth                 (#17)          1

 

BUD POLE AWARD STANDINGS

Jeff Gordon                                        5

Ryan Newman                                   4

Dave Blaney                                      1

Clint Bowyer                                      1

David Gilliland                                  1

Denny Hamlin                                    1

Kasey Kahne                                     1

Jamie McMurray                                1

J.J. Yeley                                           1


UNOFFICAL RESULTS posted after the race

from NASCAR Statistics

OFFICAL RESULTS WILL be posted ABOVE sometime Monday




NASCAR Race Number 18
Unofficial Race Results for the Pepsi "400" - Saturday, July 7, 2007
Daytona International Speedway - Daytona Beach, FL - 2.5 Mile Paved
Total Race Length - 160 Laps - 400 Miles - Purse: $6,202,439


Fin Str Car Driver Team Laps Pts Bns Total Award Status Times Laps
1 15 26 Jamie McMurray Irwin Marathon Tool Ford 160 190 5 $302,500 Running 3 3
2 11 5 Kyle Busch Kellogg's/CARQUEST Chevy 160 175 5 $207,275 Running 5 20
3 16 2 Kurt Busch Miller Lite Dodge 160 170 5 $197,033 Running 3 45
4 7 99 Carl Edwards Office Depot Ford 160 160 $158,325 Running
5 1 24 Jeff Gordon DuPont/Pepsi Chevy 160 160 5 $172,261 Running 4 9
6 18 16 Greg Biffle Dish Network Ford 160 150 $130,750 Running
7 12 07 Clint Bowyer Jack Daniels Chevy 160 156 10 $123,800 Running 4 55
8 3 17 Matt Kenseth R&L Carriers/DeWalt Ford 160 142 $151,416 Running
9 27 9 Kasey Kahne I Now Pronounce You Chuck & Larry 160 138 $148,916 Running
10 4 48 Jimmie Johnson Lowe's Chevy 160 134 $156,086 Running
11 32 38 David Gilliland M&M's Ford 160 130 $133,514 Running
12 24 6 David Ragan # AAA Travel Ford 160 127 $137,250 Running
13 10 1 Martin Truex Jr. Bass Pro Shops/NWTF Chevy 160 124 $125,995 Running
14 14 12 Ryan Newman alltel Dodge 160 121 $129,875 Running
15 25 7 Robby Gordon Camping World Ford 160 118 $98,000 Running
16 5 31 Jeff Burton AT&T Mobility Chevy 160 115 $132,366 Running
17 9 01 Mark Martin Principal Financial Chevy 160 112 $122,283 Running
18 35 70 Johnny Sauter Haas Automation Chevy 160 109 $95,100 Running
19 21 25 Casey Mears National Guard/GMAC Chevy 160 111 5 $119,150 Running 3 11
20 17 18 J.J. Yeley Interstate Batteries Chevy 160 103 $123,658 Running
21 41 15 Paul Menard # Menards/Pittsburgh Paints Chevy 160 100 $92,050 Running
22 26 40 David Stremme Coors Light Dodge 160 97 $91,325 Running
23 40 22 Dave Blaney Caterpillar Toyota 160 94 $115,658 Running
24 38 21 Bill Elliott U.S. Air Force Ford 160 96 5 $109,339 Running 1 2
25 43 78 Kenny Wallace Furniture Row Chevy 160 93 5 $86,575 Running 1 1
26 42 00 David Reutimann # Burger King Toyota 160 85 $99,583 Running
27 37 44 Dale Jarrett UPS Toyota 160 82 $84,775 Running
28 34 45 John Andretti Tire Kingdom Dodge 160 79 $98,808 Running
29 36 83 Brian Vickers Red Bull Toyota 160 76 $86,925 Running
30 33 13 Joe Nemechek Charleston, SC Fire Dept. Chevy 160 78 5 $86,750 Running 1 1
31 31 88 Ricky Rudd M&M's Ford 158 70 $114,608 Running
32 20 42 Juan Pablo Montoya # Texaco/Havoline Dodge 157 67 $118,025 Running
33 22 19 Elliott Sadler Dodge Dealers/UAW Dodge 153 64 $102,620 Running
34 8 29 Kevin Harvick Shell/Pennzoil Chevy 147 66 5 $131,936 Running 1 3
35 19 43 Bobby Labonte Cheerios/Pillsbury Cinnabon Dodge 137 63 5 $119,961 Running 1 1
36 13 8 Dale Earnhardt Jr. Budweiser Chevy 134 55 $128,283 Running
37 30 66 Jeff Green Haas Automation Chevy 131 52 $100,247 Running
38 6 20 Tony Stewart Home Depot Chevy 125 49 $131,086 Running
39 23 96 Tony Raines DLP HDTV Chevy 120 46 $90,425 Running
40 29 14 Sterling Marlin Waste Management Chevy 114 43 $82,280 Accident
41 39 10 Scott Riggs Valvoline/Stanley Tools Dodge 105 40 $90,150 Engine
42 28 41 Reed Sorenson Target Dodge 103 37 $90,055 Running
43 2 11 Denny Hamlin FedEx Kinko's Chevy 99 39 5 $106,611 Running 2 10


Race Comments: Before an estimated crowd of 150,000 - Jamie McMurray won the Pepsi 400, his second career NASCAR NEXTEL Cup Series victory. Prior to the green flag the following driver(s) dropped to the rear for the reason(s) indicated: #88 Rudd (unapproved impound adjustment).

Failed to Qualify: (10) * Jeremy Mayfield, #36; * AJ Allmendinger #, #84; * Larry Foyt, #49; * Michael Waltrip, #55; * Kevin Lepage, #37; * Ward Burton, #4; * Boris Said, #60; * Mike Wallace, #09; * Eric McClure, #04; * Kirk Shelmerdine, #27.

Time of Race: 02 Hrs, 52 Mins, 41 Secs. Average Speed: 138.983 MPH Margin of Victory: 0.005 Seconds

Caution Flags: 8 for 30 laps: Laps: 5-8 (#9,66 accident turn 2); 15-19 (#11,20,8,41,43 accident frontstretch); 23-25 (#96 accident turn 4); 58-61 (Debris); 116-119 (#14,88 accident turn 3); 133-137 (#42,43,45,19,88 accident backstretch); 145-147 (#38 spun backstretch); 152-153 (#13,83 accident turn 2).

Lead Changes: 28 among 12 drivers: J. Gordon 1-2; D. Hamlin 3-8; J. Gordon 9; D. Hamlin 10-13; K. Harvick 14-16; K. Wallace 17; C. Bowyer 18-30; J. Gordon 31-32; Ky. Busch 33-40; C. Bowyer 41-58; B. Labonte 59; C. Bowyer 60-77; Ku. Busch 78-108; C. Mears 109; B. Elliott 110-111; Ku. Busch 112-114; Ky. Busch 115-122; Ku. Busch 123-133; Ky. Busch 134; C. Mears 135-141; C. Bowyer 142-147; C. Mears 148-150; J. Gordon 151-154; J. McMurray 155; Ky. Busch 156-157; J. McMurray 158; Ky. Busch 159; J. McMurray 160;

DOW Automotive Strategic Call : Jamie Mcmurray, #26
EA Sports : Jamie Mcmurray, #26
Sunoco Diamond Performance : Jamie Mcmurray, #26
Mobil 1 : Kurt Busch, #2
Checkers/Rally's : Casey Mears, #25 (132.049)
USG Improving the Finish : David Gilliland, #38 (21 Places)
WIX Lap Leader : Clint Bowyer, #07 (55 Laps)
Goodyear Gatorback Fastest Lap : Denny Hamlin, #11 (186.208 mph, Lap 3)
Commit Lozenges : Jeff Gordon, #24
DIRECTV : Carl Edwards, #99
Raybestos Rookie of the Year : David Ragan, #6

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