Richmond International Raceway
Chevy Rock and Roll 400
September 8, 2007

Official Results from
NASCAR Statistics


NASCAR NEXTEL CUP SERIES RACE No. 26

CHEVY ROCK & ROLL 400

RICHMOND INTERNATIONAL RACEWAY

 

Richmond, Va.Sept. 8, 2007

.75-Mile Oval

400 L – 300 M – Purse: $5,057,510

 

                                                                                                                                                                                                Bonus          Money

Fin       St      Car#            Driver                         Team                                                             Laps                    Pts            Pts              Won        Status

 1           1          48            Jimmie Johnson           Lowe's Chevrolet                                              400                    190           *      5         $249,836      Running

 2           7          20            Tony Stewart              The Home Depot Chevrolet                               400                    175           *      5           207,986      Running

 3           8            6    #      David Ragan                AAA Ford                                                          400                    165                              169,925      Running

 4           2          24            Jeff Gordon                 DuPont/Nicorette Chevrolet                               400                    170         **    10           180,186      Running

 5         35          70            Johnny Sauter             Radioactive Energy Drink/Yellow Chevrolet     400                    155                              114,150      Running

 6           5          11            Denny Hamlin              FedEx Express Chevrolet                                 400                    155           *      5           105,575      Running

 7         13          29            Kevin Harvick              Shell/Pennzoil Chevrolet                                    400                    146                              129,311      Running

 8         17            9            Kasey Kahne              Dodge Dealers/UAW Dodge                              400                    142                              124,716      Running

 9         14            2            Kurt Busch                  Miller Lite Dodge                                                400                    138                              113,958      Running

10        36          18            J.J. Yeley                    Interstate Batteries Chevrolet                           400                    134                              111,158      Running

11          4          12            Ryan Newman            Alltel Dodge                                                       400                    135           *      5           108,675      Running

12        20          07            Clint Bowyer               Jack Daniel's Chevrolet                                     400                    132           *      5             83,525      Running

13        24          00    #      David Reutimann         Burger King Toyota                                           400                    124                                93,858      Running

14        18          17            Matt Kenseth               DEWALT Ford                                                   400                    121                              117,591      Running

15        40            1            Martin Truex Jr.           Bass Pro Shops/Tracker Boats Chevrolet        400                    118                                98,770      Running

16        10          43            Bobby Labonte            Cheerios/Labonte's 500th Career Dodge          400                    115                              109,011      Running

17        23          25            Casey Mears               National Guard/GMAC Chevrolet                       400                    117           *      5             85,425      Running

18        11          31            Jeff Burton                  AT&T Mobility Chevrolet                                    400                    109                              107,266      Running

19        26          40            David Stremme            Energizer Dodge                                               400                    106                                70,850      Running

20          3            5            Kyle Busch                  Kellogg's/CARQUEST Chevrolet                        400                    103                                87,875      Running

21        19          01            Mark Martin                  U.S. Army Chevrolet                                         400                    100                                78,475      Running

22        41          38            David Gilliland              M&M's Ford                                                       400                      97                                97,464      Running

23        27          84    #      AJ Allmendinger          Red Bull Toyota                                                 400                      94                                66,575      Running

24        28          83            Brian Vickers              Red Bull Toyota                                                 400                      91                                69,825      Running

25        30          45            Kyle Petty                    Marathon American Spirit Motor Oil Dodge       400                      93           *      5             86,233      Running

26        38          15    #      Paul Menard                Menards/PEAK Chevrolet                                  399                      90           *      5             70,275      Running

27          9          19            Elliott Sadler                 Dodge Dealers/UAW Dodge                              399                      82                                87,445      Running

28        22          88            Kenny Wallace            Snickers Ford                                                    399                      79                                99,908      Running

29        42          21            Bill Elliott                       U.S. Air Force Ford                                           395                      76                                88,714      Running

30        21            8            Dale Earnhardt Jr.       Budweiser/Elvis Chevrolet                                394                      73                              111,533      Engine

31        32          44            Dale Jarrett                  UPS Toyota                                                       394                      70                                65,500      Running

32        25          41            Reed Sorenson           Target Dodge                                                    393                      67                                90,033      Running

33        33          66            Jeff Green                   Best Buy Chevrolet                                           380                      64                                84,908      Running

34        29          22            Dave Blaney                Caterpillar Toyota                                              353                      61                                83,622      Running

35        34          96            Tony Raines                DLP HDTV Chevrolet                                         345                      58                                73,475      Running

36        39            7            Robby Gordon             Jim Beam Black Ford                                         335                      55                                64,825      Accident

37        43          49            John Andretti               LifeLock Dodge                                                 299                      52                                64,700      Engine

38        12          26            Jamie McMurray          Crown Royal Ford                                             292                      49                                72,925      Accident

39        37          16            Greg Biffle                   Dish Network/voomhd.com Ford                       261                      46                                82,750      Transmission

40        16          10            Scott Riggs                  Valvoline/Stanley Tools Dodge                         251                      43                                72,325      Running

41        15          42    #      Juan Pablo Montoya    Texaco/Havoline Dodge                                    241                      40                                98,755      Accident

42          6          99            Carl Edwards              Office Depot Ford                                             182                      42           *      5             72,055      Engine

43        31          78            Joe Nemechek             Furniture Row Chevrolet                                   130                      34                                64,218      Accident

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

Failed to qualify: (4) #55 Michael Waltrip, #36 Jeremy Mayfield, #4 Ward Burton, #37 Kevin Lepage.

Race Comments: Before a sellout crowd of 112,029, Johnson won the Chevy Rock & Roll 400, his 29th career NASCAR NEXTEL Cup victory.

 

TIME OF RACE:  3 hours, 16 minutes, 3 seconds                                      AVERAGE SPEED: 91.813 mph                           MARGIN OF VICTORY:  3.007 seconds

BUD POLE AWARD:  Jimmie Johnson (126.298 mph, 21.378 secs.)

CHECKERS/RALLY’S DOUBLE DRIVE-THRU CHALLENGE AWARD: Jeff Gordon (281.730 seconds total amount of time spent in pits)

COMMIT LOZENGES “COMMIT TO WIN” AWARD:  Jeff Gordon

DIRECTV CREW CHIEF OF THE RACE AWARD: Greg Zipadelli (crew chief for Tony Stewart)

DOW AUTOMOTIVE “STRATEGIC CALL OF THE RACE” AWARD: Jimmie Johnson

EA SPORTS “MOVE OF THE RACE” AWARD:  Jimmie Johnson

GOODYEAR GATORBACK FASTEST LAP AWARD:  Jeff Gordon (122.299 mph, Lap 3)

MOBIL 1 “COMMAND PERFORMANCE DRIVER OF THE RACE” AWARD:  Johnny Sauter

NASCAR NEXTEL CUP LEADER BONUS:  No winner; rolls over to $130,000 at New Hampshire++

RAYBESTOS ROOKIE OF THE RACE AWARD:  David Ragan

SUNOCO DIAMOND PERFORMANCE AWARD:  Jimmie Johnson

U.S.G. “IMPROVING THE FINISH” AWARD:  Johnny Sauter (30 places)

WIX FILTERS LAP LEADER AWARD: Jeff Gordon (191 laps)

CAUTION FLAGS: 12 cautions for 70 laps. 10-13 (Car #66 & 96-Accident, Turn 3); 25-29 (Car #15-Spin, Turn 4); 64-70 (Car #10-Accident, Frontstretch); 133-137 (Car #78-Accident, Turn 3); 183-189 (Oil on track); 202-206 (Car #07-Spin, Turn 4); 235-239 (Car #88-Accident, Turn 2); 243-250 (Car #42, 12 & 2 Accident, Frontstretch [Red 8:18 Lap 244]); 258-263 (Car #41-Accident, Backstretch); 295-299 (Car #22, 26, 40, 44 & 49-Accident, Backstretch [Red 19:33 Lap 295]); 337-341 (Car #7-Accident, Turn 4); 343-350 (Oil on track).

LAP LEADERS: 15 lead changes among 10 drivers. Jimmie Johnson (Pole), Jeff Gordon 1-25, Casey Mears 26-31, Ryan Newman 32-64, Paul Menard 65, J. Gordon 66-166, Carl Edwards 167-181, Johnson 182-183, Denny Hamlin 184-200, J. Gordon 201-235, Clint Bowyer 236-239, J. Gordon 240-269, Tony Stewart 270-296, Johnson 297-337, Kyle Petty 338-339, Johnson 340-400.

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

 


NASCAR NEXTEL CUP SERIES TOP 12    (Wins)

                             Points Post                Chase

                                Richmond    Wins     Reset

 1 –Jimmie Johnson        3439      (6)        5060

 2 –Jeff Gordon                3849      (4)        5040

 3 –Tony Stewart             3537      (3)        5030

 4 –Carl Edwards              3372      (2)        5020

 5 –Kurt Busch                 3160      (2)        5020

 6 –Denny Hamlin            3490      (1)        5010

 7 –Martin Truex Jr.         3160      (1)        5010

 8 –Matt Kenseth             3430      (1)        5010

 9 –Kyle Busch                 3302      (1)        5010

10–Jeff Burton                 3328      (1)        5010

11–Kevin Harvick             3155      (1)        5010

12–Clint Bowyer              3179      (0)        5000

 

MANUFACTURERS' CHAMPIONSHIP

                                   Pts         Wins

Chevrolet                   211            19

Ford                           144              4

Dodge                        135              3

Toyota                         82              0

 

DOW AUTOMOTIVE STRATEGIC CALL OF

THE RACE AWARD        Car #     Pts.

Jimmie Johnson            (#48)        8

Tony Stewart                 (#20)        4

Carl Edwards                  (#99)        3

 

RAYBESTOS ROOKIE OF THE YEAR

Juan Pablo Montoya                     218

David Ragan                                  204

Paul Menard                                  176

David Reutimann                           156

AJ Allmendinger                            108

 


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)        7

Tony Stewart                   (#20)        5

Jimmie Johnson              (#48)        3

 

DIRECTV CREW CHIEF OF THE YEAR

                                          Car #     Pts.

Mike Ford                           (#11)        6

Tony Eury Jr.                     (#  8)        4

Greg Zipadelli                   (#20)        2

 

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

Jeff Gordon                        (#24)        4

Mark Martin                        (#01)        4

Denny Hamlin                    (#11)        3

 

USG ‘IMPROVING THE FINISH’ AWARD

                                      Car #         Pts.

Matt Kenseth                 (#17)          6

Kevin Harvick                 (#29)          3

Tony Stewart                 (#20)          2

 

SUNOCO DIAMOND PERF. AWARD

                                      Car #        Pts.

Jimmie Johnson            (#48)          6

Jeff Gordon                    (#24)          4

Tony Stewart                 (#20)          3

 


GOODYEAR GATORBACK FASTEST LAP

AWARD                          Car #        Pts.

Jeff Gordon                    (#24)          5

Jimmie Johnson            (#48)          3

Tony Stewart                 (#20)          3

 

COMMIT LOZENGES ‘COMMIT TO WIN’ AWARD

                                      Car #        Pts.

Jeff Gordon                    (#24)          8

Jimmie Johnson            (#48)          3

Kasey Kahne                 (#  9)          3

 

CLEVITE ENGINE BUILDER AWARD

                                      Car #        Pts.

Hendrick                         (#24)        198

JGR                               (#20)        150

JGR                               (#11)        126

 

BUD POLE AWARD

Jeff Gordon                                        6

Ryan Newman                                   4

Kasey Kahne                                     2

Dave Blaney                                      1

Clint Bowyer                                      1

Kurt Busch                                         1

Dale Earnhardt Jr.                              1

David Gilliland                                  1

Denny Hamlin                                    1

Jimmie Johnson                                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 26
Unofficial Race Results for the Chevy Rock & Roll 400 - Sunday, September 9, 2007
Richmond International Raceway - Richmond, VA - .75 Mile Paved
Total Race Length - 400 Laps - 300 Miles - Purse: $5,057,510


Fin Str Car Driver Team Laps Pts Bns Total Award Status Times Laps
1 1 48 Jimmie Johnson Lowe's Chevy 400 190 5 $249,836 Running 3 104
2 7 20 Tony Stewart The Home Depot Chevy 400 175 5 $207,986 Running 1 27
3 8 6 David Ragan # AAA Ford 400 165 $169,925 Running
4 2 24 Jeff Gordon DuPont / Nicorette Chevy 400 170 10 $180,186 Running 4 191
5 35 70 Johnny Sauter Radioactive Energy Drink / Yellow 400 155 $114,150 Running
6 5 11 Denny Hamlin FedEx Express Chevy 400 155 5 $105,575 Running 1 17
7 13 29 Kevin Harvick Shell / Pennzoil Chevy 400 146 $129,311 Running
8 17 9 Kasey Kahne Dodge Dealers / UAW Dodge 400 142 $124,716 Running
9 14 2 Kurt Busch Miller Lite Dodge 400 138 $113,958 Running
10 36 18 J.J. Yeley Interstate Batteries Chevy 400 134 $111,158 Running
11 4 12 Ryan Newman alltel Dodge 400 135 5 $108,675 Running 1 33
12 20 07 Clint Bowyer Jack Daniel's Chevy 400 132 5 $83,525 Running 1 4
13 24 00 David Reutimann # Burger King Toyota 400 124 $93,858 Running
14 18 17 Matt Kenseth DeWalt Ford 400 121 $117,591 Running
15 40 1 Martin Truex Jr. Bass Pro Shops / Tracker Boats 400 118 $98,770 Running
16 10 43 Bobby Labonte Cheerios/Labonte's 500th Career 400 115 $109,011 Running
17 23 25 Casey Mears National Guard / GMAC Chevy 400 117 5 $85,425 Running 1 6
18 11 31 Jeff Burton AT&T Mobility Chevy 400 109 $107,266 Running
19 26 40 David Stremme Energizer Dodge 400 106 $70,850 Running
20 3 5 Kyle Busch Kellogg's / CARQUEST Chevy 400 103 $87,875 Running
21 19 01 Mark Martin U.S. Army Chevy 400 100 $78,475 Running
22 41 38 David Gilliland M&M's Ford 400 97 $97,464 Running
23 27 84 AJ Allmendinger # Red Bull Toyota 400 94 $66,575 Running
24 28 83 Brian Vickers Red Bull Toyota 400 91 $69,825 Running
25 30 45 Kyle Petty Marathon American Spirit Motor Oil 400 93 5 $86,233 Running 1 2
26 38 15 Paul Menard # Menards / PEAK Chevy 399 90 5 $70,275 Running 1 1
27 9 19 Elliott Sadler Dodge Dealers / UAW Dodge 399 82 $87,445 Running
28 22 88 Kenny Wallace Snickers Ford 399 79 $99,908 Running
29 42 21 Bill Elliott Air Force Ford 395 76 $88,714 Running
30 21 8 Dale Earnhardt Jr. Budweiser / Elvis Chevy 394 73 $111,533 Engine
31 32 44 Dale Jarrett UPS Toyota 394 70 $65,500 Running
32 25 41 Reed Sorenson Target Dodge 393 67 $90,033 Running
33 33 66 Jeff Green Best Buy Chevy 380 64 $84,908 Running
34 29 22 Dave Blaney Caterpillar Toyota 353 61 $83,622 Running
35 34 96 Tony Raines DLP HDTV Chevy 345 58 $73,475 Running
36 39 7 Robby Gordon Jim Beam Black Ford 335 55 $64,825 Accident
37 43 49 John Andretti LifeLock Dodge 299 52 $64,700 Engine
38 12 26 Jamie McMurray Crown Royal Ford 292 49 $72,925 Accident
39 37 16 Greg Biffle Dish Network / voomhd.com Ford 261 46 $82,750 Transmission
40 16 10 Scott Riggs Valvoline / Stanley Tools Dodge 251 43 $72,325 Running
41 15 42 Juan Pablo Montoya # Texaco / Havoline Dodge 241 40 $98,755 Accident
42 6 99 Carl Edwards Office Depot Ford 182 42 5 $72,055 Engine 1 15
43 31 78 Joe Nemechek Furniture Row Chevy 130 34 $64,218 Accident    


Race Comments: Before a sellout crowd of 112,029 - Jimmie Johnson won the Chevy Rock & Roll 400, his 29th career NASCAR NEXTEL Cup Series victory. No one dropped to the rear.

Failed to Qualify: (4) 55 Michael Waltrip, 36 Jeremy Mayfield, 4 Ward Burton, 37 Kevin Lepage.

Time of Race: 03 Hrs, 16 Mins, 03 Secs. Average Speed: 91.813 MPH Margin of Victory: 3.007 Seconds

Caution Flags: 12 for 70 laps: Laps: 10-13 (#66,96 accident turn 3); 25-29 (#15 spun turn 4); 64-70 (#10 accident frontstretch); 133-137 (#78 accident turn 3); 183-189 (Oil on track); 202-206 (#07 spun turn 4); 235-239 (#88 accident turn 2); 243-250 (#42,12,2 accident frontstretch [Red 8:18 Lap 244]); 258-263 (#41 accident backstretch); 295-299 (#22,26,40,44,49 accident backstretch [Red 19:33 Lap 295]); 337-341 (#7 accident turn 4); 343-350 (Oil on track).

Lead Changes: 15 among 10 drivers: J. Johnson (Pole); J. Gordon 1-25; C. Mears 26-31; R. Newman 32-64; P. Menard # 65; J. Gordon 66-166; C. Edwards 167-181; J. Johnson 182-183; D. Hamlin 184-200; J. Gordon 201-235; C. Bowyer 236-239; J. Gordon 240-269; T. Stewart 270-296; J. Johnson 297-337; K. Petty 338-339; J. Johnson 340-400.

Budweiser Pole Award : Jimmie Johnson, #48 (126.298 mph)
Checkers/Rally's : Jeff Gordon, #24 (281.730)
Commit Lozenges : Jeff Gordon, #24
DIRECTV : Tony Stewart, #20
DOW Automotive Strategic Call : Jimmie Johnson, #48
EA Sports : Jimmie Johnson, #48
Goodyear Gatorback Fastest Lap : Jeff Gordon, #24 (122.299 mph, Lap 3)
Mobil 1 : Johnny Sauter, #70
Raybestos Rookie of the Race : David Ragan, #6
Sunoco Diamond Performance : Jimmie Johnson, #48
USG Improving the Finish : Johnny Sauter, #70 (30 Places)
WIX Lap Leader : Jeff Gordon, #24 (191 Laps)

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