Chicagoland Speedway
USG Sheetrock 400
July 15, 2007

Official Results from
NASCAR Statistics


NASCAR NEXTEL CUP SERIES RACE No. 19

USG SHEETROCK 400

CHICAGOLAND SPEEDWAY

 

Joliet, Ill.July 15, 2007

1.5 Mile Oval

400 M – 267 LPurse: $6,056,938

 

                                                                                                                                                                                                Bonus          Money

Fin       St      Car#            Driver                         Team                                                             Laps                    Pts            Pts              Won        Status

 1         19          20            Tony Stewart              Home Depot Chevrolet                                      267                    195         **    10         $342,161      Running

 2         10          17            Matt Kenseth               USG Sheetrock/DEWALT Ford                         267                    175           *      5           255,566      Running

 3         25          99            Carl Edwards              Office Depot Ford                                             267                    165                              179,625      Running

 4         14          29            Kevin Harvick              Shell/Pennzoil Chevrolet                                    267                    165           *      5           192,986      Running

 5           1          25            Casey Mears               National Guard/GMAC Chevrolet                       267                    160           *      5           151,375      Running

 6         35            2            Kurt Busch                  Miller Lite Dodge                                                267                    155           *      5           150,133      Running

 7         23          31            Jeff Burton                  AT&T Mobility Chevrolet                                    267                    146                              142,141      Running

 8           3          12            Ryan Newman            Mobil 1/Alltel Dodge                                           267                    142                              136,025      Running

 9         11          24            Jeff Gordon                 DuPont/Nicorette Chevrolet                               267                    138                              144,086      Running

10          7          07            Clint Bowyer               Jack Daniel's Chevrolet                                     267                    139           *      5           111,725      Running

11        33          16            Greg Biffle                   Aflac Ford                                                         267                    130                              111,875      Running

12        22          41            Reed Sorenson           Target/Maxwell House Dodge                           267                    127                              123,233      Running

13          6            5            Kyle Busch                  Kellogg's/CARQUEST Chevrolet                        267                    124                              108,875      Running

14          4          01            Mark Martin                  U.S. Army Chevrolet                                         267                    121                              118,408      Running

15        30          42    #      Juan Pablo Montoya    Wrigley's Big Red Dodge                                   267                    118                              130,575      Running

16        42          38            David Gilliland              M&M's Ford                                                       267                    115                              124,264      Running

17        13          11            Denny Hamlin              FedEx Express Chevrolet                                 267                    112                              106,450      Running

18          9          45            John Andretti               National Tire & Battery Dodge                           267                    109                              104,808      Running

19          5            8            Dale Earnhardt Jr.       Budweiser Chevrolet                                        267                    111           *      5           131,658      Running

20        12          43            Bobby Labonte            Cheerios/Betty Crocker Dodge                         266                    103                              129,136      Running

21        41          88            Ricky Rudd                  Pedigree/Snickers Ford                                     266                    100                              119,683      Running

22        18          70            Johnny Sauter             Yellow Transportation Chevrolet                      266                      97                                87,950      Running

23        37          14            Sterling Marlin              Waste Management Chevrolet                          266                      94                                99,858      Running

24        40          96            Tony Raines                DLP HDTV Chevrolet                                         265                      91                                95,050      Running

25        32            6    #      David Ragan                AAA Insurance Ford                                         265                      88                              122,525      Running

26        20          36            Jeremy Mayfield          360 OTC Toyota                                                265                      85                                82,025      Running

27        29          66            Jeff Green                   Comcast/Best Buy Chevrolet                            265                      82                              102,072      Running

28        17          21            Bill Elliott                       Little Debbie Snack Cakes Ford                        265                      79                              103,339      Running

29        27          13            Joe Nemechek             CertainTeed Chevrolet                                      264                      76                                83,625      Running

30        28          55            Michael Waltrip            NAPA Auto Parts Toyota                                  264                      73                                80,875      Running

31        26          49            Chad Chaffin               Paralyzed Veterans of America Dodge            263                      70                                80,175      Running

32        24            9            Kasey Kahne              Dodge Dealers/UAW Dodge                              262                      67                              127,166      Running

33        31          19            Elliott Sadler                 Dodge Dealers/UAW Dodge                              260                      64                              101,570      Running

34        38          40            David Stremme            TUMS/Coors Light Dodge                                  257                      61                                79,575      Engine

35        36          18            J.J. Yeley                    Interstate Batteries Chevrolet                           243                      58                              107,258      Accident

36        39            7            Robby Gordon             Jim Beam Ford                                                   225                      55                                79,150      Running

37          8          48            Jimmie Johnson           Lowe's Chevrolet                                              222                      57           *      5           132,861      Accident

38        34          26            Jamie McMurray          Crown Royal Ford                                             214                      49                                86,700      Running

39          2            1            Martin Truex Jr.           Bass Pro Shops/Tracker Boats Chevrolet        211                      51           *      5           104,845      Engine

40        15          22            Dave Blaney                Caterpillar Toyota                                              199                      43                                86,280      Accident

41        43            4            Ward Burton                State Water Heaters Chevrolet                         197                      40                                78,080      Accident

42        16          15    #      Paul Menard                Menards/Turtle Wax Ice Chevrolet                    132                      37                                77,910      Running

43        21          00    #      David Reutimann         Burger King Toyota                                             43                      34                                77,976      Engine

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

Failed to qualify: (6) #10 Scott Riggs, #83 Brian Vickers, #44 Dale Jarrett, #84 AJ Allmendinger, #37 Kevin Lepage, #78 Kenny Wallace.

Race Comments: Before an estimated crowd of 80,000, Stewart won the USG Sheetrock 400, his 30th career NASCAR NEXTEL Cup victory. Prior to the green flag the following drivers dropped to the rear for the reasons indicated: #01 Mark Martin and #19 Elliott Sadler (backup car); #2 Kurt Busch and #15 Paul Menard (engine change).

 

TIME OF RACE:  2 hours, 58 minutes, 59 seconds                                      AVERAGE SPEED: 134.258 mph                           MARGIN OF VICTORY:  1.727 seconds

BUD POLE AWARD:  Casey Mears (182.556 mph, 29.580 secs.)

CHECKERS/RALLY’S DOUBLE DRIVE-THRU CHALLENGE AWARD: Kevin Harvick (185.512 seconds total amount of time spent in pits)

COMMIT LOZENGES “COMMIT TO WIN” AWARD:  Casey Mears

DIRECTV CREW CHIEF OF THE RACE AWARD: Robbie Reiser (crew chief for Matt Kenseth)

DOW AUTOMOTIVE “STRATEGIC CALL OF THE RACE” AWARD: Tony Stewart

EA SPORTS “MOVE OF THE RACE” AWARD:  Tony Stewart

GOODYEAR GATORBACK FASTEST LAP AWARD:  Casey Mears (177.608 mph, Lap 251)

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

NASCAR NEXTEL CUP LEADER BONUS:  No winner; rolls over to $60,000 at Indianapolis++

RAYBESTOS ROOKIE OF THE RACE AWARD:  Juan Pablo Montoya

SUNOCO DIAMOND PERFORMANCE AWARD:  Tony Stewart

U.S.G. “IMPROVING THE FINISH” AWARD:  David Gilliland (26 places)

WIX FILTERS LAP LEADER AWARD: Tony Stewart (108 laps)

CAUTION FLAGS: 7 cautions for 32 laps. 60-63 (Car #66-Spin, Turn 2); 155-159 (Car #26-Accident, Turn 1); 165-168 (Car #7-Accident, Turn 2); 203-207 (Car #22 & 4-Accident, Turn 2); 224-230 (Car #48-Accident, Turn 3); 246-249 (Car #18-Accident, Turn 1); 253-255 (Car #13-Spin, Turn 4).

LAP LEADERS: 20 lead changes among 9 drivers. Casey Mears 1-5, Martin Truex Jr. 6-17, Jimmie Johnson 18-49, Dale Earnhardt Jr. 50-51, Kevin Harvick 52, Johnson 53-60, Harvick 61-109, Tony Stewart 110-112, Clint Bowyer 113, Kurt Busch 114-115, Harvick 116-118, Johnson 119-155, Stewart 156-186, Johnson 187-190, Stewart 191-202, Johnson 203, Stewart 204-226, Harvick 227, Stewart 228-230, Matt Kenseth 231, Stewart 232-267.

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

 


NASCAR NEXTEL CUP SERIES TOP 12    (Wins)

 1 –Jeff Gordon                       2,911              (4)

 2 –Denny Hamlin                   2,608              (1)

 3 –Matt Kenseth                    2,565              (1)

 4 –Jeff Burton                        2,491              (1)

 5 –Carl Edwards                     2,473              (1)

 6 –Tony Stewart                    2,429              (1)

 7 –Jimmie Johnson               2,423              (4)

 8 –Kevin Harvick                    2,337              (1)

 9 –Kyle Busch                        2,314              (1)

10–Clint Bowyer                     2,281              (0)

11–Martin Truex Jr.                2,208              (1)

12–Dale Earnhardt Jr.             2,151              (0)

 

MANUFACTURERS' CHAMPIONSHIP

                                   Pts         Wins

Chevrolet                   159            15

Ford                           106              3

Dodge                          94              1

Toyota                         59              0

 

DOW AUTOMOTIVE STRATEGIC CALL OF

THE RACE AWARD        Car #     Pts.

Jimmie Johnson            (#48)          5

Tony Stewart                 (#20)          2

Denny Hamlin                (#11)          2

 

RAYBESTOS ROOKIE OF THE YEAR

Juan Pablo Montoya                     196

David Ragan                                  182

Paul Menard                                  132

David Reutimann                           118

AJ Allmendinger                              76

 


MOBIL 1 COMMAND PERF. AWARD

                                      Car #        Pts.

Kurt Busch                     (#  2)          5

Mark Martin                    (#01)          4

Martin Truex Jr.             (#  1)          4

 

WIX FILTERS LAP LEADER AWARD

                                        Car #     Pts.

Tony Stewart                   (#20)        4

Jeff Gordon                      (#24)        4

Jimmie Johnson              (#48)        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

David Gilliland              (#38)            2

 

SUNOCO DIAMOND PERF. AWARD

                                      Car #        Pts.

Jimmie Johnson            (#48)          4

Jeff Gordon                    (#24)          4

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

 

CLEVITE ENGINE BUILDER AWARD

                                      Car #        Pts.

Hendrick                         (#24)        148

JGR                               (#20)          94

JGR                               (#11)          91

 

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

Casey Mears                                      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 19
Unofficial Race Results for the Usg Sheetrock "400" - Sunday, July 15, 2007
Chicagoland Speedway - Joliet, IL - 1.5 Mile Paved
Total Race Length - 267 Laps - 400.5 Miles


Fin Str Car Driver Team Laps Pts Bns Total Award Status Times Laps
1 19 20 Tony Stewart Home Depot Chevy 267 195 10 $342,161 Running 6 108
2 10 17 Matt Kenseth USG Sheetrock/DeWalt Ford 267 175 5 $249,866 Running 1 1
3 25 99 Carl Edwards Office Depot Ford 267 165 $179,625 Running
4 14 29 Kevin Harvick Shell/Pennzoil Chevy 267 165 5 $192,986 Running 4 54
5 1 25 Casey Mears National Guard/GMAC Chevy 267 160 5 $157,075 Running 1 5
6 35 2 Kurt Busch Miller Lite Dodge 267 155 5 $150,133 Running 1 2
7 23 31 Jeff Burton AT&T Mobility Chevy 267 146 $142,141 Running
8 3 12 Ryan Newman Mobil 1/alltel Dodge 267 142 $136,025 Running
9 11 24 Jeff Gordon DuPont/Nicorette Chevy 267 138 $144,086 Running
10 7 07 Clint Bowyer Jack Daniel's Chevy 267 139 5 $111,725 Running 1 1
11 33 16 Greg Biffle Aflac Ford 267 130 $111,875 Running
12 22 41 Reed Sorenson Target/Maxwell House Dodge 267 127 $123,233 Running
13 6 5 Kyle Busch Kellogg's/CARQUEST Chevy 267 124 $108,875 Running
14 4 01 Mark Martin U.S. Army Chevy 267 121 $118,408 Running
15 30 42 Juan Pablo Montoya # Wrigley's Big Red Dodge 267 118 $130,575 Running
16 42 38 David Gilliland M&M's Ford 267 115 $124,264 Running
17 13 11 Denny Hamlin FedEx Express Chevy 267 112 $106,450 Running
18 9 45 John Andretti National Tire & Battery Dodge 267 109 $104,808 Running
19 5 8 Dale Earnhardt Jr. Budweiser Chevy 267 111 5 $131,658 Running 1 2
20 12 43 Bobby Labonte Cheerios/Betty Crocker Dodge 266 103 $129,136 Running
21 41 88 Ricky Rudd Pedigree/Snickers Ford 266 100 $119,683 Running
22 18 70 Johnny Sauter Yellow Transportation Chevy 266 97 $87,950 Running
23 37 14 Sterling Marlin Waste Management Chevy 266 94 $99,858 Running
24 40 96 Tony Raines DLP HDTV Chevy 265 91 $95,050 Running
25 32 6 David Ragan # AAA Insurance Ford 265 88 $122,525 Running
26 20 36 Jeremy Mayfield 360 OTC Toyota 265 85 $82,025 Running
27 29 66 Jeff Green Comcast/Best Buy Chevy 265 82 $102,072 Running
28 17 21 Bill Elliott Little Debbie Snack Cakes Ford 265 79 $103,339 Running
29 27 13 Joe Nemechek CertainTeed Chevy 264 76 $83,625 Running
30 28 55 Michael Waltrip NAPA Auto Parts Toyota 264 73 $80,875 Running
31 26 49 Chad Chaffin Paralyzed Veterans of America Dodge 263 70 $80,175 Running
32 24 9 Kasey Kahne Dodge Dealers/UAW Dodge 262 67 $127,166 Running
33 31 19 Elliott Sadler Dodge Dealers/UAW Dodge 260 64 $101,570 Running
34 38 40 David Stremme TUMS/Coors Light Dodge 257 61 $79,575 Engine
35 36 18 J.J. Yeley Interstate Batteries Chevy 243 58 $107,258 Accident
36 39 7 Robby Gordon Jim Beam Ford 225 55 $79,150 Running
37 8 48 Jimmie Johnson Lowe's Chevy 222 57 5 $132,861 Accident 5 82
38 34 26 Jamie McMurray Crown Royal Ford 214 49 $86,700 Running
39 2 1 Martin Truex Jr. Bass Pro Shops/Tracker Boats 211 51 5 $104,845 Engine 1 12
40 15 22 Dave Blaney Caterpillar Toyota 199 43 $86,280 Accident
41 43 4 Ward Burton State Water Heaters Chevy 197 40 $78,080 Accident
42 16 15 Paul Menard # Menards/Turtle Wax Ice Chevy 132 37 $77,910 Running
43 21 00 David Reutimann # Burger King Toyota 43 34 $77,976 Engine


Race Comments: Before an estimated crowd of 80,000 - Tony Stewart won the USG Sheetrock 400, his 30th career NASCAR NEXTEL Cup Series victory. Prior to the green flag the following driver(s) dropped to the rear for the reason(s) indicated: #01 Martin and #19 Sadler (backup car); #2 Ku Busch and #15 Menard (engine change).

Failed to Qualify: (6) #10 Scott Riggs, #83 Brian Vickers, #44 Dale Jarrett, #84 AJ Allmendinger #, #37 Kevin Lepage, #78 Kenny Wallace.

Time of Race: 02 Hrs, 58 Mins, 59 Secs.

Average Speed: 134.258 MPH

Margin of Victory: 1.727 Seconds

Caution Flags: 7 for 32 laps: Laps: 60-63 (#66 spun turn 2); 155-159 (#26 accident turn 1); 165-168 (#7 accident turn 2); 203-207 (#22,4 accident turn 2); 224-230 (#48 accident turn 3); 246-249 (#18 accident turn 1); 253-255 (#13 spun turn 4).

Lead Changes: 20 among 9 drivers: C. Mears 1-5; M. Truex Jr. 6-17; J. Johnson 18-49; D. Earnhardt Jr. 50-51; K. Harvick 52; J. Johnson 53-60; K. Harvick 61-109; T. Stewart 110-112; C. Bowyer 113; Ku. Busch 114-115; K. Harvick 116-118; J. Johnson 119-155; T. Stewart 156-186; J. Johnson 187-190; T. Stewart 191-202; J. Johnson 203; T. Stewart 204-226; K. Harvick 227; T. Stewart 228-230; M. Kenseth 231; T. Stewart 232-267.

WIX Lap Leader : Tony Stewart, #20 (108 Laps)
Sunoco Diamond Performance : Tony Stewart, #20
DOW Automotive Strategic Call : Tony Stewart, #20
EA Sports : Tony Stewart, #20
Budweiser Pole Award : Casey Mears, #25 (182.556 mph)
Checkers/Rally's : Kevin Harvick, #29 (185.512 seconds)
Commit Lozenges : Casey Mears, #25 DIRECTV : Casey Mears, #25
Goodyear Gatorback Fastest Lap : Casey Mears, #25 (177.608 mph, Lap 251)
USG Improving the Finish : David Gilliland, #38 (26 Places)
Raybestos Rookie of the Year : Juan Pablo Montoya, #42
Mobil 1 : Kurt Busch, #2


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