Pocono Raceway
Pennsylvania 500
August 5, 2007

Official Results from
NASCAR Statistics


NASCAR NEXTEL CUP SERIES RACE No. 21

PENNSYLVANIA 500

POCONO RACEWAY

 

Long Pond, Pa.August 5, 2007

2.5 Mile Banked Triangular Paved

500 M – 200 LPurse: $4,935,998

 

                                                                                                                                                                                                Bonus          Money

Fin       St      Car#            Driver                         Team                                                             Laps                    Pts            Pts              Won        Status

 1           2            2            Kurt Busch                  Miller Lite Dodge                                                200                    195         **    10         $206,008      Running

 2           1            8            Dale Earnhardt Jr.       Budweiser Chevrolet                                        200                    175           *      5           218,708      Running

 3           6          11            Denny Hamlin              FedEx Express Chevrolet                                 200                    165                              157,200      Running

 4         11          24            Jeff Gordon                 DuPont Chevrolet                                              200                    160                              155,136      Running

 5           7          48            Jimmie Johnson           Lowe's Chevrolet                                              200                    155                              148,936      Running

 6         24          20            Tony Stewart              Home Depot Chevrolet                                      200                    150                              136,361      Running

 7           4          12            Ryan Newman            Mobil 1/Alltel Dodge                                           200                    151           *      5           127,350      Running

 8         15          07            Clint Bowyer               Camping World Chevrolet                                  200                    147           *      5             88,925      Running

 9         25          01            Mark Martin                  U.S. Army Chevrolet                                         200                    138                                87,325      Running

10          8          25            Casey Mears               National Guard/GMAC Chevrolet                       200                    134                                94,475      Running

11        18          31            Jeff Burton                  AT&T Mobility Chevrolet                                    200                    130                              111,391      Running

12          3            5            Kyle Busch                  Kellogg's/CARQUEST Chevrolet                        200                    132           *      5             93,750      Running

13        20          88            Ricky Rudd                  Combos Ford                                                     200                    124                              104,533      Running

14        37          17            Matt Kenseth               DEWALT Ford                                                   200                    126           *      5           122,191      Running

15        17          96            Tony Raines                DLP HDTV/Rush Hour 3 Chevrolet                    200                    118                                81,100      Running

16          9          42    #      Juan Pablo Montoya    Texaco/Havoline Dodge                                    200                    115                              106,425      Running

17        23          29            Kevin Harvick              Shell/Pennzoil Chevrolet                                    200                    112                              114,186      Running

18        21          21            Bill Elliott                       Air Force Ford                                                   200                    114           *      5             89,214      Running

19        32          66            Jeff Green                   HAAS Automation/Garmin/Samsung Chev.      200                    111           *      5             94,958      Running

20        19          22            Dave Blaney                Caterpillar Toyota                                              200                    103                                95,483      Running

21        29          99            Carl Edwards              Office Depot Ford                                             200                    100                                76,625      Running

22        13            1            Martin Truex Jr.           Bass Pro Shops/Tracker Boats Chevrolet        200                    102           *      5             94,170      Running

23        12          16            Greg Biffle                   Dish Network/DOG The Bounty Ford                200                      94                                83,375      Running

24        16          10            Scott Riggs                  Stanley Tools/Valvoline Dodge                         200                      91                                75,350      Running

25        34          40            David Stremme            Target Dodge                                                    200                      88                                67,525      Running

26        35          15    #      Paul Menard                Menards/Energizer Chevrolet                           200                      85                                66,775      Running

27          5            9            Kasey Kahne              Dodge Dealers/UAW Dodge                              200                      82                              110,616      Running

28        10          41            Reed Sorenson           Target Dodge                                                    200                      84           *      5             88,533      Running

29        28          83            Brian Vickers              Red Bull Toyota                                                 200                      76                                66,125      Running

30        26          43            Bobby Labonte            Cheerios/Betty Crocker Dodge                         199                      78           *      5           103,411      Running

31        43          36            Jeremy Mayfield          360 OTC Toyota                                                199                      70                                62,825      Running

32        14          19            Elliott Sadler                 Dodge Dealers/UAW Dodge                              198                      67                                83,520      Running

33        36            6    #      David Ragan                AAA Insurance Ford                                         198                      64                                99,550      Running

34        42          45            Kyle Petty                    Marathon Dodge                                                198                      61                                73,933      Running

35        27          18            J.J. Yeley                    Interstate Batteries Chevrolet                           198                      58                                90,033      Running

36        41          70            Johnny Sauter             HAAS Automation Chevrolet                             198                      55                                61,900      Running

37        30            7            P.J. Jones                    Menards/MAPEI Ford                                         198                      52                                61,725      Running

38        39          55            Michael Waltrip            NAPA Auto Parts Toyota                                  194                      49                                71,147      Fuel Pump

39        33          38            David Gilliland              M&M's Ford                                                       192                      46                                88,689      Running

40        22          26            Jamie McMurray          Crown Royal Ford                                             177                      43                                69,325      Accident

41        31          00    #      David Reutimann         Burger King Toyota                                           159                      40                                61,180      Fuel Pump

42        40          44            Dale Jarrett                  UPS Toyota                                                       151                      37                                61,030      Fuel Pump

43        38            4            Ward Burton                State Water Heaters/LUCAS Chevrolet            109                      34                                61,197      Engine

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

Failed to qualify: (4) #49 Mike Bliss, #84 AJ Allmendinger, #37 Kevin Lepage, #78 Kenny Wallace.

Race Comments: Before an estimated crowd of 130,000, Kurt Busch won the Pennsylvania 500, his 16th career NASCAR NEXTEL Cup victory. Before the green flag the following drivers, under penalty, dropped to the rear of the field for the reasons indicated: #07 Clint Bowyer, #1 Martin Truex Jr. (engine change); #4 Ward Burton (transmission change); #7 P.J. Jones (driver change).

 

TIME OF RACE:  3 hours, 47 minutes, 55 seconds                                      AVERAGE SPEED: 131.627 mph                           MARGIN OF VICTORY:  4.131 seconds

BUD POLE AWARD:  Dale Earnhardt Jr. (169.975 mph, 52.949 secs.)

CHECKERS/RALLY’S DOUBLE DRIVE-THRU CHALLENGE AWARD: Ryan Newman (230.512 seconds total amount of time spent in pits)

COMMIT LOZENGES “COMMIT TO WIN” AWARD:  Kyle Busch

DIRECTV CREW CHIEF OF THE RACE AWARD: Tony Eury Jr. (crew chief for Dale Earnhardt Jr.)

DOW AUTOMOTIVE “STRATEGIC CALL OF THE RACE” AWARD: Denny Hamlin

EA SPORTS “MOVE OF THE RACE” AWARD:  Kurt Busch

GOODYEAR GATORBACK FASTEST LAP AWARD:  Dale Earnhardt Jr. (163.002 mph, Lap 145)

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

NASCAR NEXTEL CUP LEADER BONUS:  No winner; rolls over to $80,000 at Watkins Glen++

RAYBESTOS ROOKIE OF THE RACE AWARD:  Juan Pablo Montoya

SUNOCO DIAMOND PERFORMANCE AWARD:  Kurt Busch

U.S.G. “IMPROVING THE FINISH” AWARD:  Matt Kenseth (23 places)

WIX FILTERS LAP LEADER AWARD: Dale Earnhardt Jr. (8 laps)

CAUTION FLAGS: 7 cautions for 27 laps. 5-7 (Car #26-Spin, Turn 1); 55-58 (Debris, Turn 1); 66-68 (Car #26-Spin, Turn 3); 124-128 (Car #8-Spin, Turn 3); 139-142 (Car #16-Spin, Short Chute); 174-178 (Car #6-Spin, Long Pond Straight); 182-184 (Car #41 & #99-Accident, Turn 2).

LAP LEADERS: 17 lead changes among 11 drivers. Dale Earnhardt Jr. (Pole), Kurt Busch 1-32, Martin Truex Jr. 33, Bill Elliott 34, Ku. Busch 35-55, Bobby Labonte 56, Ku. Busch 57-89, Matt Kenseth 90, Clint Bowyer 91, Jeff Green 92-95, Ku. Busch 96-119, Ryan Newman 120, Ku. Busch 121-139, Reed Sorenson 140-144, Earnhardt 145-152, Ku. Busch 153-171, Kyle Busch 172-173, Ku. Busch 174-200.

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

 


NASCAR NEXTEL CUP SERIES TOP 12    (Wins)

 1 –Jeff Gordon                       3,236              (4)

 2 –Denny Hamlin                   2,870              (1)

 3 –Matt Kenseth                    2,825              (1)

 4 –Jeff Burton                        2,763              (1)

 5 –Tony Stewart                    2,749              (2)

 6 –Carl Edwards                     2,682              (1)

 7 –Jimmie Johnson               2,624              (4)

 8 –Kyle Busch                        2,611              (1)

 9 –Kevin Harvick                    2,600              (1)

10–Clint Bowyer                     2,552              (0)

11–Martin Truex Jr.                2,437              (1)

12–Kurt Busch                        2,399              (1)

 

MANUFACTURERS' CHAMPIONSHIP

                                   Pts         Wins

Chevrolet                   174            16

Ford                           113              3

Dodge                        109              2

Toyota                         66              0

 

DOW AUTOMOTIVE STRATEGIC CALL OF

THE RACE AWARD        Car #     Pts.

Jimmie Johnson            (#48)        5

Tony Stewart                 (#20)        3

Denny Hamlin                (#11)        3

 

RAYBESTOS ROOKIE OF THE YEAR

Juan Pablo Montoya                     211

David Ragan                                  185

Paul Menard                                  151

David Reutimann                           134

AJ Allmendinger                              78

 


MOBIL 1 COMMAND PERF. AWARD

                                      Car #        Pts.

Kurt Busch                     (#  2)          6

Mark Martin                    (#01)          5

Martin Truex Jr.             (#  1)          4

 

WIX FILTERS LAP LEADER AWARD

                                        Car #     Pts.

Tony Stewart                   (#20)        5

Jeff Gordon                      (#24)        4

Jimmie Johnson              (#48)        3

 

DIRECTV CREW CHIEF OF THE YEAR

                                          Car #     Pts.

Mike Ford                           (#11)        4

Tony Eury Jr.                     (#  8)        3

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)          5

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)          2

 


GOODYEAR GATORBACK FASTEST LAP

AWARD                          Car #        Pts.

Jeff Gordon                    (#24)          4

Jimmie Johnson            (#48)          3

Dale Earnhardt Jr.          (#  8)          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)        161

JGR                               (#20)        114

JGR                               (#11)          91

 

BUD POLE AWARD STANDINGS

Jeff Gordon                                        5

Ryan Newman                                   4

Dave Blaney                                      1

Clint Bowyer                                      1

Dale Earnhardt Jr.                              1

David Gilliland                                  1

Denny Hamlin                                    1

Kasey Kahne                                     1

Jamie McMurray                                1

Casey Mears                                      1

Reed Sorenson                                  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 21
Unofficial Race Results for the Pennsylvania 500 - Sunday, August 5, 2007
Pocono Raceway - Long Pond, PA - 2.5 Mile Paved
Total Race Length - 200 Laps - 500 Miles - Purse: $4,935,998


Fin Str Car Driver Team Laps Pts Bns Total Award Status Times Laps
1 2 2 Kurt Busch Miller Lite Dodge 200 195 10 $212,108 Running 7 175
2 1 8 Dale Earnhardt Jr. Budweiser Chevy 200 175 5 $218,708 Running 1 8
3 6 11 Denny Hamlin FedEx Express Chevy 200 165 $157,200 Running
4 11 24 Jeff Gordon DuPont Chevy 200 160 $155,136 Running
5 7 48 Jimmie Johnson Lowe's Chevy 200 155 $148,936 Running
6 24 20 Tony Stewart Home Depot Chevy 200 150 $136,361 Running
7 4 12 Ryan Newman Mobil 1/alltel Dodge 200 151 5 $127,350 Running 1 1
8 15 07 Clint Bowyer Camping World Chevy 200 147 5 $88,925 Running 1 1
9 25 01 Mark Martin U.S. Army Chevy 200 138 $87,325 Running
10 8 25 Casey Mears National Guard/GMAC Chevy 200 134 $94,475 Running
11 18 31 Jeff Burton AT&T Mobility Chevy 200 130 $111,391 Running
12 3 5 Kyle Busch Kellogg's/CARQUEST Chevy 200 132 5 $87,650 Running 1 2
13 20 88 Ricky Rudd Combos Ford 200 124 $104,533 Running
14 37 17 Matt Kenseth DeWalt Ford 200 126 5 $122,191 Running 1 1
15 17 96 Tony Raines DLP HDTV/Rush Hour 3 Chevy 200 118 $81,100 Running
16 9 42 Juan Pablo Montoya # Texaco/Havoline Dodge 200 115 $106,425 Running
17 23 29 Kevin Harvick Shell/Pennzoil Chevy 200 112 $114,186 Running
18 21 21 Bill Elliott Air Force Ford 200 114 5 $89,214 Running 1 1
19 32 66 Jeff Green HAAS Automation/Garmin/Samsung 200 111 5 $94,958 Running 1 4
20 19 22 Dave Blaney Caterpillar Toyota 200 103 $95,483 Running
21 29 99 Carl Edwards Office Depot Ford 200 100 $76,625 Running
22 13 1 Martin Truex Jr. Bass Pro Shops/Tracker Boats 200 102 5 $94,170 Running 1 1
23 12 16 Greg Biffle Dish Network/DOG The Bounty 200 94 $83,375 Running
24 16 10 Scott Riggs Stanley Tools/Valvoline Dodge 200 91 $75,350 Running
25 34 40 David Stremme Target Dodge 200 88 $67,525 Running
26 35 15 Paul Menard # Menards/Energizer Chevy 200 85 $66,775 Running
27 5 9 Kasey Kahne Dodge Dealers/UAW Dodge 200 82 $110,616 Running
28 10 41 Reed Sorenson Target Dodge 200 84 5 $88,533 Running 1 5
29 28 83 Brian Vickers Red Bull Toyota 200 76 $66,125 Running
30 26 43 Bobby Labonte Cheerios/Betty Crocker Dodge 199 78 5 $103,411 Running 1 1
31 43 36 Jeremy Mayfield 360 OTC Toyota 199 70 $62,825 Running
32 14 19 Elliott Sadler Dodge Dealers/UAW Dodge 198 67 $83,520 Running
33 36 6 David Ragan # AAA Insurance Ford 198 64 $99,550 Running
34 42 45 Kyle Petty Marathon Dodge 198 61 $73,933 Running
35 27 18 J.J. Yeley Interstate Batteries Chevy 198 58 $90,033 Running
36 41 70 Johnny Sauter HAAS Automation Chevy 198 55 $61,900 Running
37 30 7 P.J. Jones Menards/MAPEI Ford 198 52 $61,725 Running
38 39 55 Michael Waltrip NAPA Auto Parts Toyota 194 49 $71,147 Running
39 33 38 David Gilliland M&M's Ford 192 46 $88,689 Running
40 22 26 Jamie McMurray Crown Royal Ford 177 43 $69,325 Accident
41 31 00 David Reutimann # Burger King Toyota 159 40 $61,180 Fuel Pump
42 40 44 Dale Jarrett UPS Toyota 151 37 $61,030 Fuel Pressure
43 38 4 Ward Burton State Water Heaters/LUCAS 109 34 $61,197 Engine


Race Comments: Before an estimated crowd of 130,000, Kurt Busch won the Pennsylvania 500, his 16th career NASCAR NEXTEL Cup Series victory.Before the green flag the following drivers, under penalty, dropped to the rear of the field for the reasons indicated: #07 Clint Bowyer, #1 Martin Truex Jr. (engine change); #4 Ward Burton (transmission change); #7 P.J. Jones (driver change).

Failed to Qualify: (4) 49 Mike Bliss, 84 AJ Allmendinger #, 37 Kevin Lepage, 78 Kenny Wallace.

Time of Race: 03 Hrs, 47 Mins, 55 Secs. Average Speed: 131.627 MPH Margin of Victory: 4.131 Seconds

Caution Flags: 7 for 27 laps: Laps: 5-7 (#26 spin turn 1); 55-58 (Debris turn 1); 66-68 (#26 spin turn 3); 124-128 (#8 spin turn 3); 139-142 (#16 spin short chute); 174-178 (#6 spin Long Pond straight); 182-184 (#41, #99 accident turn 2).

Lead Changes: 17 among 11 drivers: D. Earnhardt Jr. (Pole); Ku. Busch 1-32; M. Truex Jr. 33; B. Elliott 34; Ku. Busch 35-55; B. Labonte 56; Ku. Busch 57-89; M. Kenseth 90; C. Bowyer 91; J. Green 92-95; Ku. Busch 96-119; R. Newman 120; Ku. Busch 121-139; R. Sorenson 140-144; D. Earnhardt Jr. 145-152; Ku. Busch 153-171; Ky. Busch 172-173; Ku. Busch 174-200.

DIRECTV : DALE EARNHARDT, JR, #8

Budweiser Pole Award : DALE EARNHARDT, JR, #8 (169.975 mph)

Raybestos Rookie of the Year : JUAN PABLO MONTOYA, #42

Mobil 1 : KURT BUSCH, #2

Commit Lozenges : KURT BUSCH, #2

DOW Automotive Strategic Call : DENNY HAMLIN, #11

USG Improving the Finish : MATT KENSETH, #17 (23 Places)

WIX Lap Leader : DALE EARNHARDT, JR, #8 (8 Laps)

Goodyear Gatorback Fastest Lap : DALE EARNHARDT, JR, #8 (163.002 mph, Lap 145)

Sunoco Diamond Performance : KURT BUSCH, #2

EA Sports : KURT BUSCH, #2

Checkers/Rally's : RYAN NEWMAN, #12 (230.512 seconds)




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