Bristol Motor Speedway
Sharpie 500
August 25, 2007

Official Results from
NASCAR Statistics


NASCAR NEXTEL CUP SERIES RACE No. 24

SHARPIE 500

BRISTOL MOTOR SPEEDWAY

 

Bristol, Tenn.Aug. 25, 2007

.533-Mile Oval

500 L – 266.5 MPurse: $6,182,147

 

                                                                                                                                                                                                Bonus          Money

Fin       St      Car#            Driver                         Team                                                             Laps                    Pts            Pts              Won        Status

 1           6          99            Carl Edwards              Office Depot Ford                                             500                    190           *      5         $297,050      Running

 2           1            9            Kasey Kahne              Dodge Dealers/UAW Dodge                              500                    180         **    10           265,541      Running

 3         15          07            Clint Bowyer               Jack Daniel's Chevrolet                                     500                    165                               180,125      Running

 4         23          20            Tony Stewart              The Home Depot Chevrolet                               500                    160                              178,386      Running

 5         17            8            Dale Earnhardt Jr.       Budweiser Chevrolet                                        500                    160           *      5           164,008      Running

 6         19            2            Kurt Busch                  Miller Lite Dodge                                                500                    155           *      5           145,608      Running

 7           7          12            Ryan Newman            Alltel Dodge                                                       500                    151           *      5           139,775      Running

 8         22          43            Bobby Labonte            Cheerios/Betty Crocker Dodge                         500                    142                              144,238      Running

 9         20            5            Kyle Busch                  Kellogg's/CARQUEST Chevrolet                        500                    143           *      5           116,875      Running

10        34          16            Greg Biffle                   Dish Network Ford                                            500                    134                              120,300      Running

11        25            1            Martin Truex Jr.           Bass Pro Shops/Tracker Boats Chevrolet        500                    130                              125,695      Running

12        10          31            Jeff Burton                  RCR Chevrolet                                                   500                    127                              134,641      Running

13        40          18            J.J. Yeley                    Interstate Batteries Chevrolet                           500                    124                              131,758      Running

14        36          40            David Stremme            Coors Light Dodge                                            500                    121                                97,700      Running

15        29          41            Reed Sorenson           Target Dodge                                                    500                    118                              123,558      Running

16        13          29            Kevin Harvick              Shell/Pennzoil Platinum Chevrolet                      500                    115                              140,561      Running

17          2          42    #      Juan Pablo Montoya    Texaco/Havoline Dodge                                    500                    112                              131,050      Running

18        11          10            Scott Riggs                  Valvoline/Stanley Tools Dodge                         500                    109                              102,300      Running

19        18          24            Jeff Gordon                 DuPont Chevrolet                                              500                    111           *      5           137,111      Running

20        24            7            Robby Gordon             Camping World Ford                                          500                    108           *      5             95,975      Running

21          9          48            Jimmie Johnson           Lowe's Chevrolet                                              499                    100                              142,911      Running

22        30          25            Casey Mears               National Guard/GMAC Chevrolet                       498                      97                              106,425      Running

23        16          55            Michael Waltrip            NAPA Auto Parts Toyota                                  498                      94                              104,958      Running

24        41          15    #      Paul Menard                Menards/Turtle Wax Ice Chevrolet                    498                      91                                90,675      Running

25        26          21            Bill Elliott                       U.S. Air Force Ford                                           498                      88                              110,514      Running

26          3          26            Jamie McMurray          IRWIN Industrial Tools Ford                               498                      85                                97,525      Running

27        39          66            Jeff Green                   HAAS Automation/Best Buy Chevrolet             498                      82                              110,563      Running

28        42          96            Tony Raines                DLP HDTV Chevrolet                                         498                      79                                96,145      Running

29        21          19            Elliott Sadler                 Dodge Dealers/UAW Dodge                              497                      76                              106,030      Running

30        27          38            David Gilliland              M&M's Ford                                                       497                      73                              114,789      Running

31          5          22            Dave Blaney                Caterpillar Toyota                                              496                      70                              104,123      Running

32        32          45            Kenny Wallace            Wells Fargo Dodge                                            496                      67                                93,902      Running

33        14            4            Ward Burton                Miccosukee/Food City/State Water Chev.         494                      64                                85,495      Running

34        33          44            Dale Jarrett                  UPS Toyota                                                       494                      61                                84,135      Running

35        43          84    #      AJ Allmendinger          Red Bull Toyota                                                 491                      58                                84,000      Running

36        35          01            Aric Almirola                U.S. Army Chevrolet                                         485                      55                                91,890      Running

37        31          36            Jeremy Mayfield          360 OTC Toyota                                                481                      52                                83,755      Running

38          8          88            Ricky Rudd                  Snickers Ford                                                    478                      49                              114,678      Accident

39        12          17            Matt Kenseth               DEWALT Ford                                                   452                      46                              131,176      Accident

40        28          49            John Andretti               Paralyzed Veterans of America Dodge            416                      43                                83,425      Electrical

41          4            6    #      David Ragan                AAA Ford                                                          414                      40                              119,100      Accident

42        38          70            Johnny Sauter             HAAS Automation/Yellow Chevrolet                280                      37                                83,155      Running

43        37          11            Denny Hamlin              FedEx Freight Chevrolet                                    209                      34                              102,268      Engine

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

Failed to qualify: (5) #00 David Reutimann; #78 Sterling Marlin; #83 Brian Vickers; #37 Kevin Lepage; #34 Stanton Barrett.

Race Comments: Before an estimated crowd of 160,000, Edwards won the Sharpie 500, his sixth career NASCAR NEXTEL Cup victory. Prior to the green flag the following drivers dropped to the rear for the reason indicated: #01 Almirola and #11 Hamlin (engine change).

 

TIME OF RACE:  2 hours, 59 minutes, 39 seconds                                      AVERAGE SPEED: 89.006 mph                           MARGIN OF VICTORY:  1.405 second

BUD POLE AWARD:  Kasey Kahne (119.805 mph, 16.016 secs.)

CHECKERS/RALLY’S DOUBLE DRIVE-THRU CHALLENGE AWARD: Clint Bowyer (115.943 seconds total amount of time spent in pits)

COMMIT LOZENGES “COMMIT TO WIN” AWARD:  Kasey Kahne

DIRECTV CREW CHIEF OF THE RACE AWARD: Kenny Francis (crew chief for Kasey Kahne)

DOW AUTOMOTIVE “STRATEGIC CALL OF THE RACE” AWARD: Carl Edwards

EA SPORTS “MOVE OF THE RACE” AWARD:  Carl Edwards

GOODYEAR GATORBACK FASTEST LAP AWARD:  Kasey Kahne (117.610 mph, Lap 4)

MOBIL 1 “COMMAND PERFORMANCE DRIVER OF THE RACE” AWARD:  Dale Earnhardt Jr.

NASCAR NEXTEL CUP LEADER BONUS:  No winner; rolls over to $110,000 at California++

RAYBESTOS ROOKIE OF THE RACE AWARD:  Juan Pablo Montoya

SUNOCO DIAMOND PERFORMANCE AWARD:  Carl Edwards

U.S.G. “IMPROVING THE FINISH” AWARD:  J.J Yeley (27 places)

WIX FILTERS LAP LEADER AWARD: Kasey Kahne (305 laps)

CAUTION FLAGS: 9 cautions for 61 laps. 127-134 (Car #70-Accident, Turn 2); 212-219 (Oil on track); 227-232 (Car #01 & 84-Accident, Turn 3); 370-377 (Car #6-Spin, Turn 4); 397-402 (Car #6-Spin, Turn 4); 422-427 (Car #6-Spin, Turn 1); 439-443 (Car #7-Spin, Turn 2); 453-462 (Car #88, 48 & 17-Accident, Turn 1); 466-469 (Debris).

LAP LEADERS: 12 lead changes among 8 drivers. Kasey Kahne 1-36, Carl Edwards 37-64, Kahne 65-330, Edwards 331, Kahne 332-334, Edwards 335-357, Dale Earnhardt Jr. 358, Kurt Busch 359-360, Ryan Newman 361-362, Kyle Busch 363-365, Jeff Gordon 366-367, Robby Gordon 368-370, Edwards 371-500.

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

 


NASCAR NEXTEL CUP SERIES TOP 12    (Wins)

 1 –Jeff Gordon                       3,582              (4)

 2 –Tony Stewart                    3,233              (3)

 3 –Denny Hamlin                   3,229              (1)

 4 –Matt Kenseth                    3,163              (1)

 5 –Carl Edwards                     3,160              (2)

 6 –Jimmie Johnson               3,059              (4)

 7 –Jeff Burton                        3,054              (1)

 8 –Kyle Busch                        3,024              (1)

 9 –Clint Bowyer                     2,944              (0)

10–Kevin Harvick                    2,888              (1)

11–Martin Truex Jr.                2,887              (1)

12–Kurt Busch                        2,879              (2)

 

MANUFACTURERS' CHAMPIONSHIP

                                   Pts         Wins

Chevrolet                   193            17

Ford                           132              4

Dodge                        128              3

Toyota                         75              0

 

DOW AUTOMOTIVE STRATEGIC CALL OF

THE RACE AWARD        Car #     Pts.

Jimmie Johnson            (#48)        6

Tony Stewart                 (#20)        4

Carl Edwards                  (#99)        3

 

RAYBESTOS ROOKIE OF THE YEAR

Juan Pablo Montoya                     216

David Ragan                                  191

Paul Menard                                  173

David Reutimann                           145

AJ Allmendinger                              89

 


MOBIL 1 COMMAND PERF. AWARD

                                      Car #        Pts.

Kurt Busch                     (#  2)          7

Mark Martin                    (#01)          5

Martin Truex Jr.             (#  1)          4

 

WIX FILTERS LAP LEADER AWARD

                                        Car #     Pts.

Jeff Gordon                      (#24)        6

Tony Stewart                   (#20)        5

Jimmie Johnson              (#48)        3

 

DIRECTV CREW CHIEF OF THE YEAR

                                          Car #     Pts.

Mike Ford                           (#11)        6

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

Tony Stewart                 (#20)          2

 

SUNOCO DIAMOND PERF. AWARD

                                      Car #        Pts.

Jimmie Johnson            (#48)          4

Jeff Gordon                    (#24)          4

Tony Stewart                 (#20)          3

 


GOODYEAR GATORBACK FASTEST LAP

AWARD                          Car #        Pts.

Jeff Gordon                    (#24)          4

Jimmie Johnson            (#48)          3

Tony Stewart                 (#20)          3

 

COMMIT LOZENGES ‘COMMIT TO WIN’ AWARD

                                      Car #        Pts.

Jeff Gordon                    (#24)          7

Kasey Kahne                 (#  9)          3

Jimmie Johnson            (#48)          2

 

CLEVITE ENGINE BUILDER AWARD

                                      Car #        Pts.

Hendrick                         (#24)        178

JGR                               (#20)        136

JGR                               (#11)        116

 

BUD POLE AWARD

Jeff Gordon                                        6

Ryan Newman                                   4

Kasey Kahne                                     2

Dave Blaney                                      1

Clint Bowyer                                      1

Dale Earnhardt Jr.                              1

David Gilliland                                  1

Denny Hamlin                                    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 24
Unofficial Race Results for the Sharpie 500 - Saturday, August 25, 2007
Bristol Motor Speedway - Bristol, TN - .53 Mile Paved
Total Race Length - Laps - Miles - Purse: $6,182,147

Fin Str Car Driver Team Laps Pts Bns Total Award Status Times Laps
1 6 99 Carl Edwards Office Depot Ford 500 190 5 $297,050 Running 4 182
2 1 9 Kasey Kahne Dodge Dealers/UAW Dodge 500 180 10 $265,541 Running 3 305
3 15 07 Clint Bowyer Jack Daniel's Chevy 500 165   $180,125 Running
4 23 20 Tony Stewart The Home Depot Chevy 500 160 $178,386 Running
5 17 8 Dale Earnhardt Jr. Budweiser Chevy 500 160 5 $164,008 Running 1 1
6 19 2 Kurt Busch Miller Lite Dodge 500 155 5 $145,608 Running 1 2
7 7 12 Ryan Newman alltel Dodge 500 151 5 $139,775 Running 1 2
8 22 43 Bobby Labonte Cheerios/Betty Crocker Dodge 500 142 $144,238 Running
9 20 5 Kyle Busch Kellogg's/CARQUEST Chevy 500 143 5 $116,875 Running 1 3
10 34 16 Greg Biffle Dish Network Ford 500 134 $120,300 Running
11 25 1 Martin Truex Jr. Bass Pro Shops/Tracker Boats 500 130 $125,695 Running
12 10 31 Jeff Burton RCR Chevy Chevy 500 127 $134,641 Running
13 40 18 J.J. Yeley Interstate Batteries Chevy 500 124 $131,758 Running
14 36 40 David Stremme Coors Light Dodge 500 121 $97,700 Running
15 29 41 Reed Sorenson Target Dodge 500 118 $123,558 Running
16 13 29 Kevin Harvick Shell/Pennzoil Platinum Chevy 500 115 $140,561 Running
17 2 42 Juan Pablo Montoya # Texaco/Havoline Dodge 500 112 $131,050 Running
18 11 10 Scott Riggs Valvoline/Stanley Tools Dodge 500 109 $102,300 Running
19 18 24 Jeff Gordon Dupont Chevy 500 111 5 $137,111 Running 1 2
20 24 7 Robby Gordon Camping World Ford 500 108 5 $95,975 Running 1 3
21 9 48 Jimmie Johnson Lowe's Chevy 499 100 $142,911 Running
22 30 25 Casey Mears National Guard/GMAC Chevy 498 97 $106,425 Running
23 16 55 Michael Waltrip NAPA Auto Parts Toyota 498 94 $104,958 Running
24 41 15 Paul Menard # Menards/Turtle Wax Ice Chevy 498 91 $90,675 Running
25 26 21 Bill Elliott Air Force Ford 498 88 $110,514 Running
26 3 26 Jamie McMurray IRWIN Industrial Tools Ford 498 85 $97,525 Running
27 39 66 Jeff Green HAAS Automation/Best Buy Chevy 498 82 $110,563 Running
28 42 96 Tony Raines DLP HDTV Chevy 498 79 $96,145 Running
29 21 19 Elliott Sadler Dodge Dealers/UAW Dodge 497 76 $106,030 Running
30 27 38 David Gilliland M&M's Ford 497 73 $114,789 Running
31 5 22 Dave Blaney Caterpillar Toyota 496 70 $104,123 Running
32 32 45 Kenny Wallace Wells Fargo Dodge 496 67 $93,902 Running
33 14 4 Ward Burton Miccosukee/Food City/State Water 494 64 $85,495 Running
34 33 44 Dale Jarrett UPS Toyota 494 61 $84,135 Running
35 43 84 AJ Allmendinger # Red Bull Toyota 491 58 $84,000 Running
36 35 01 Aric Almirola U.S. Army Chevy 485 55 $91,890 Running
37 31 36 Jeremy Mayfield 360 OTC Toyota 481 52 $83,755 Running
38 8 88 Ricky Rudd Snickers Ford 478 49 $114,678 Accident
39 12 17 Matt Kenseth DeWalt Ford 452 46 $131,176 Accident
40 28 49 John Andretti Paralyzed Veterans of America Dodge 416 43 $83,425 Electrical
41 4 6 David Ragan # AAA Ford 414 40 $119,100 Accident
42 38 70 Johnny Sauter HAAS Automation/Yellow Chevy 280 37 $83,155 Running
43 37 11 Denny Hamlin FedEx Freight Chevy 209 34 $102,268 Engine  


Race Comments: Before an estimated crowd of 160,000 - Carl Edwards won the Sharpie 500, his sixth 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 Almirola and #11 Hamlin (engine change).

Failed to Qualify: (5) 00 David Reutimann #, 78 Sterling Marlin, 83 Brian Vickers, 37 Kevin Lepage, 34 Stanton Barrett.

Time of Race: 02 Hrs, 59 Mins, 39 Secs. Average Speed: 89.006 MPH Margin of Victory: 1.405 Seconds

Caution Flags: 9 for 61 laps: Laps: 127-134 (#70 accident turn 2); 212-219 (Oil on track); 227-232 (#01,84 accident turn 3); 370-377 (#6 spun turn 4); 397-402 (#6 spun turn 4); 422-427 (#6 spun turn 1); 439-443 (#7 spun turn 2); 453-462 (#88,48,17 accidne turn 1); 466-469 (Debris).

Lead Changes: 12 among 8 drivers: K. Kahne 1-36; C. Edwards 37-64; K. Kahne 65-330; C. Edwards 331; K. Kahne 332-334; C. Edwards 335-357; D. Earnhardt Jr. 358; Ku. Busch 359-360; R. Newman 361-362; Ky. Busch 363-365; J. Gordon 366-367; R. Gordon 368-370; C. Edwards 371-500.

Budweiser Pole Award : KASEY KAHNE, #9 (119.805 mph)
Checkers/Rally's : CLINT BOWYER, #07 (115.943 seconds)
Commit Lozenges : KASEY KAHNE, #9
DIRECTV : KASEY KAHNE, #9
DOW Automotive Strategic Call : CARL EDWARDS, #99
EA Sports : CARL EDWARDS, #99
Goodyear Gatorback Fastest Lap : KASEY KAHNE, #9 (117.61 mph, Lap 4)
Mobil 1 : DALE EARNHARDT, JR, #8
Raybestos Rookie of the Year : JUAN PABLO MONTOYA, #42
Sunoco Diamond Performance : CARL EDWARDS, #99
USG Improving the Finish : J J YELEY, #18 (27 Places)
WIX Lap Leader : KASEY KAHNE, #9 (305 Laps)

NASCAR PR used with permission




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