Texas Motor Speedway
Dickies 500
November 4, 2007

Official Results from
NASCAR Statistics


NASCAR NEXTEL CUP SERIES RACE No. 34

DICKIES 500

TEXAS MOTOR SPEEDWAY

 

Fort Worth, TexasNov. 4, 2007

1.5-Mile Oval

501 M – 334 L – Purse: $7,255,977

 

                                                                                                                                                                                                Bonus          Money

Fin       St      Car#            Driver                         Team                                                             Laps                    Pts            Pts              Won        Status

 1           8          48            Jimmie Johnson           Lowe's/Kobalt Chevrolet                                   334                    190           *      5         $486,211      Running

 2         18          17            Matt Kenseth               USG Ford                                                          334                    175           *      5           378,041      Running

 3           1            1            Martin Truex Jr.           Bass Pro Shops/Tracker Chevrolet                  334                    170           *      5           267,245      Running

 4         17            5            Kyle Busch                  CARQUEST/Kellogg's Chevrolet                        334                    170         **    10           217,400      Running

 5         11          12            Ryan Newman            Alltel Dodge                                                       334                    160           *      5           209,125      Running

 6         27          31            Jeff Burton                  AT&T Mobility Chevrolet                                    334                    150                              192,116      Running

 7           2          24            Jeff Gordon                 DuPont Chevrolet                                              334                    151           *      5           184,561      Running

 8           6            2            Kurt Busch                  Miller Lite Dodge                                                334                    147           *      5           165,783      Running

 9         24          26            Jamie McMurray          Crown Royal Special Reserve Ford                 334                    138                              134,925      Running

10          4          29            Kevin Harvick              Shell/Pennzoil Chevrolet                                    334                    134                              168,261      Running

11        15          20            Tony Stewart              Home Depot Chevrolet                                      334                    130                              159,361      Running

12        19          19            Elliott Sadler                 Dodge Dealers/UAW Dodge                              334                    127                              131,620      Running

13        20          10            Scott Riggs                  Proto/Stanley Tools/Valvoline Dodge                334                    124                              118,325      Running

14        12            8            Dale Earnhardt Jr.       Budweiser Chevrolet                                        334                    126           *      5           147,058      Running

15        39          88            Ricky Rudd                  Snickers Ford                                                    334                    123           *      5           141,758      Running

16        13          43            Bobby Labonte            Cheerios Spoonful of Stories Dodge                334                    115                              141,561      Running

17        38          18            J.J. Yeley                    Interstate Batteries Chevrolet                           333                    112                              131,133      Running

18        25            9            Kasey Kahne              Dodge Dealers/UAW Dodge                              332                    109                              146,266      Running

19        29          07            Clint Bowyer               Jack Daniel's Chevrolet                                     332                    111           *      5           110,425      Running

20        40          96            Tony Raines                DLP HDTV Chevrolet                                         332                    103                              113,275      Running

21        32          22            Dave Blaney                Caterpillar Toyota                                              332                    100                              127,908      Running

22        36          66            Jeremy Mayfield          Best Buy Chevrolet                                           332                      97                              125,583      Running

23        22          83            Brian Vickers              Red Bull Toyota                                                 332                      94                              101,125      Running

24        14          36            Mike Skinner                360 OTC Toyota                                                331                      91                                98,575      Running

25          3          42    #      Juan Pablo Montoya    Texaco/Havoline Dodge                                    331                      93           *      5           143,300      Running

26        21          99            Carl Edwards              Office Depot Ford                                             331                      85                              108,625      Running

27        42          70            Johnny Sauter             FleetPride Chevrolet                                          330                      82                              100,025      Running

28        34          38            David Gilliland              M&M's Ford                                                       330                      79                              127,039      Running

29          7          11            Denny Hamlin              FedEx Kinko's Chevrolet                                   324                      81           *      5           115,625      Running

30        16          15    #      Paul Menard                Menards/Moen Chevrolet                                  322                      73                                99,425      Running

31          9          25            Casey Mears               National Guard/GMAC Chevrolet                       302                      70                              114,225      Running

32        41            7            Robby Gordon             Menards/MAPEI Ford                                         300                      67                                96,025      Running

33        23          16            Greg Biffle                   Jackson Hewitt Ford                                         295                      64                              114,775      Oil Cooler

34        10          01            Mark Martin                  U.S. Army Chevrolet                                         278                      61                              103,625      Running

35        35          78            Joe Nemechek             Furniture Row Chevrolet                                   275                      58                                95,425      Brakes

36        30          21            Bill Elliott                       Delimex Ford                                                     248                      55                              114,414      Running

37        33            6    #      David Ragan                AAA Insurance Ford                                         222                      52                              130,825      Accident

38        26          44            Dale Jarrett                  UPS Toyota                                                       217                      49                                94,800      Accident

39          5          84    #      AJ Allmendinger          Red Bull Toyota                                                 151                      46                                94,600      Accident

40        31          41            Reed Sorenson           Target Dodge                                                    143                      43                              116,558      Accident

41        28          40            David Stremme            HomeLife Communities Dodge                           136                      40                                94,180      Accident

42        37          45            Kyle Petty                    National Tire & Battery Dodge                           129                      37                              105,638      Accident

43        43          00    #      David Reutimann         Burger King Toyota                                             90                      34                              103,608      Engine

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

Failed to qualify: (5) #4 Ward Burton, #49 John Andretti, #55 Michael Waltrip, #08 Burney Lamar, #34 Kevin Lepage.

Race Comments: Before an estimated crowd of 183,500, Johnson won the Dickies 500, his 32nd career NASCAR NEXTEL Cup victory. Johnson also took the lead in the Chase for the NASCAR NEXTEL Cup. Prior to the green flag the following driver dropped to the rear for the reason indicated: #7 R. Gordon (engine change).

 

TIME OF RACE:  3 hours, 49 minutes, 5 seconds                               AVERAGE SPEED: 131.219 mph                        MARGIN OF VICTORY:  .944 second

BUD POLE AWARD:  Martin Truex Jr. (193.105 mph, 27.964 secs.)

CHECKERS/RALLY’S DOUBLE DRIVE-THRU CHALLENGE AWARD: Ryan Newman (306.591 seconds total amount of time spent in pits)

COMMIT LOZENGES “COMMIT TO WIN” AWARD:  Juan Pablo Montoya

DIRECTV CREW CHIEF OF THE RACE AWARD: Kevin Manion (crew chief for Martin Truex Jr.)

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

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

GOODYEAR GATORBACK FASTEST LAP AWARD:  Kyle Busch (187.169 mph, Lap 279)

MOBIL 1 “COMMAND PERFORMANCE DRIVER OF THE RACE” AWARD:  Martin Truex Jr.

NASCAR NEXTEL CUP LEADER BONUS:  Jimmie Johnson ($30,000)++

RAYBESTOS ROOKIE OF THE RACE AWARD:  Juan Pablo Montoya

SUNOCO DIAMOND PERFORMANCE AWARD:  Jimmie Johnson

U.S.G. “IMPROVING THE FINISH” AWARD:  Ricky Rudd (24 places)

WIX FILTERS LAP LEADER AWARD: Kyle Busch (153 laps)

CAUTION FLAGS: 12 cautions for 52 laps. 16-18 (Car #15-Accident, Turn 4); 21-23 (Car #84-Accident, Turn 2); 30-32 (Debris); 37-39 (Debris); 120-123 (Car #18-Spin, Frontstretch); 133-140 (Car #21, 40 & 45-Accident, Turn 4); 145-148 (Car #38 & 41-Accident, Backstretch); 214-217 (Car #84-Accident, Backstretch); 220-224 (Car #01, 6, 20, 25, 29, 38 & 44-Accident, Turn 2); 234-237 (Car #16-Spin, Turn 4); 274-277 (Car #11-Accident, Turn 2); 299-305 (Car #16-Accident, Turn 2).

LAP LEADERS: 27 lead changes among 12 drivers. Truex 1-6, Montoya 7-16, J. Gordon 17-26, Truex 27-36, J. Gordon 37-46, Ky. Busch 47-83, Ku. Busch 84-92, Ky. Busch 93-119, Earnhardt 120, Ky. Busch 121-132, Earnhardt 133-143, Ky. Busch 144-189, Ku. Busch 190, Bowyer 191, Rudd 192-201, Ky. Busch 202-209, Hamlin 210-217, Kenseth 218-233, Hamlin 234-270, Kenseth 271-273, Johnson 274-277, Ky. Busch 278-300, Johnson 301, Newman 302-305, Kenseth 306-327, Johnson 328, Kenseth 329-331, Johnson 332-334.

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

 


NASCAR NEXTEL CUP SERIES TOP 12                (Wins)

 1 –Jimmie Johnson              6,382      (9)

 2 –Jeff Gordon                    6,352      (6)

 3 –Clint Bowyer                  6,201      (1)

 4 –Kyle Busch                     6,043      (1)

 5 –Carl Edwards                 6,025      (3)

 6 –Tony Stewart                 6,009      (3)

 7 –Jeff Burton                     5,951      (1)

 8 –Kevin Harvick                 5,943      (1)

 9 –Kurt Busch                     5,929      (2)

10–Matt Kenseth                  5,928      (1)

11–Denny Hamlin                 5,858      (1)

12–Martin Truex Jr.              5,858      (1)

 

MANUFACTURERS' CHAMPIONSHIP

                                   Pts        Wins

Chevrolet                   277            25

Ford                           193              6

Dodge                        168              3

Toyota                       110              0

 

DOW AUTOMOTIVE STRATEGIC CALL OF

THE RACE AWARD      Car #     Pts.

Jimmie Johnson             (#48)     12

Tony Stewart                (#20)       4

Carl Edwards                (#99)       4

 

RAYBESTOS ROOKIE OF THE YEAR

Juan Pablo Montoya                      234

David Ragan                                  214

Paul Menard                                  189

David Reutimann                           171

AJ Allmendinger                            161

 


MOBIL 1 COMMAND PERF. AWARD

                                      Car #       Pts.

Kurt Busch                    (#  2)         8

Martin Truex Jr.             (#  1)         6

Mark Martin                    (#01)         6

 

WIX FILTERS LAP LEADER AWARD

                                        Car #     Pts.

Jeff Gordon                     (#24)       8

Tony Stewart                  (#20)       5

Jimmie Johnson               (#48)       4

 

DIRECTV CREW CHIEF OF THE YEAR

                                          Car #     Pts.

Mike Ford                           (#11)       6

Tony Eury Jr.                     (#  8)       4

Bob Osborne                     (#99)       3

 

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

Jeff Gordon                       (#24)     4

Mark Martin                        (#01)     4

Kyle Busch                        (#  5)     3

 

USG ‘IMPROVING THE FINISH’ AWARD

                                      Car #         Pts.

Matt Kenseth                 (#17)         7

Kevin Harvick                (#29)         3

Dave Blaney                  (#22)         3

 

SUNOCO DIAMOND PERF. AWARD

                                  Car #       Pts.

Jimmie Johnson             (#48)         9

Jeff Gordon                   (#24)         6

Carl Edwards                (#99)         3

 


GOODYEAR GATORBACK FASTEST LAP

AWARD                         Car #      Pts.

Jimmie Johnson             (#48)         5

Jeff Gordon                   (#24)         5

Dale Earnhardt Jr.         (#  8)         4

 

COMMIT LOZENGES ‘COMMIT TO WIN’ AWARD

                                      Car #       Pts.

Jeff Gordon                   (#24)         9

Jimmie Johnson             (#48)         5

Kasey Kahne                (#  9)         3

 

CLEVITE ENGINE BUILDER AWARD

                                      Car #       Pts.

Hendrick                        (#24)       249

Hendrick                        (#48)       189

JGR                               (#20)       175

 

BUD POLE AWARD

Jeff Gordon                                       7

Ryan Newman                                  5

Jimmie Johnson                                 3

Clint Bowyer                                     2

Kasey Kahne                                    2

Greg Biffle                                         1

Dave Blaney                                      1

Kurt Busch                                        1

Dale Earnhardt Jr.                             1

David Gilliland                                    1

Denny Hamlin                                    1

Jamie McMurray                                1

Casey Mears                                     1

Reed Sorenson                                 1

Martin Truex Jr.                                 1

Michael Waltrip                                  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 34
Unofficial Race Results for the Dickies 500 - Sunday, November 4, 2007
Texas Motor Speedway - Fort Worth, TX - 1.5 Mile Paved
Total Race Length - 334 Laps - 501 Miles - Purse: $7,255,977


Fin Str Car Driver Team Laps Pts Bns Total Award Status Times Laps
1 8 48 Jimmie Johnson Lowe's/Kobalt Chevy 334 190 5 $486,211 Running 4 9
2 18 17 Matt Kenseth USG Ford 334 175 5 $378,041 Running 4 44
3 1 1 Martin Truex Jr. Bass Pro Shops/Tracker Chevy 334 170 5 $262,245 Running 2 16
4 17 5 Kyle Busch CARQUEST/Kellogg's Chevy 334 170 10 $217,400 Running 6 153
5 11 12 Ryan Newman alltel Dodge 334 160 5 $214,125 Running 1 4
6 27 31 Jeff Burton AT&T Mobility Chevy 334 150 $192,116 Running
7 2 24 Jeff Gordon DuPont Chevy 334 151 5 $184,561 Running 2 20
8 6 2 Kurt Busch Miller Lite Dodge 334 147 5 $165,783 Running 2 10
9 24 26 Jamie McMurray Crown Royal Special Reserve Ford 334 138 $134,925 Running
10 4 29 Kevin Harvick Shell/Pennzoil Chevy 334 134 $168,261 Running
11 15 20 Tony Stewart Home Depot Chevy 334 130 $159,361 Running
12 19 19 Elliott Sadler Dodge Dealers/UAW Dodge 334 127 $131,620 Running
13 20 10 Scott Riggs Proto/Stanley Tools/Valvoline Dodge 334 124 $118,325 Running
14 12 8 Dale Earnhardt Jr. Budweiser Chevy 334 126 5 $147,058 Running 2 12
15 39 88 Ricky Rudd Snickers Ford 334 123 5 $141,758 Running 1 10
16 13 43 Bobby Labonte Cheerios Spoonful of Stories Dodge 334 115 $141,561 Running
17 38 18 J.J. Yeley Interstate Batteries Chevy 333 112 $131,133 Running
18 25 9 Kasey Kahne Dodge Dealers/UAW Dodge 332 109 $146,266 Running
19 29 07 Clint Bowyer Jack Daniel's Chevy 332 111 5 $110,425 Running 1 1
20 40 96 Tony Raines DLP HDTV Chevy 332 103 $113,275 Running
21 32 22 Dave Blaney Caterpillar Toyota 332 100 $127,908 Running
22 36 66 Jeremy Mayfield Best Buy Chevy 332 97 $125,583 Running
23 22 83 Brian Vickers Red Bull Toyota 332 94 $101,125 Running
24 14 36 Mike Skinner 360 OTC Toyota 331 91 $98,575 Running
25 3 42 Juan Pablo Montoya # Texaco/Havoline Dodge 331 93 5 $143,300 Running 1 10
26 21 99 Carl Edwards Office Depot Ford 331 85 $108,625 Running
27 42 70 Johnny Sauter FleetPride Chevy 330 82 $100,025 Running
28 34 38 David Gilliland M&M's Ford 330 79 $127,039 Running
29 7 11 Denny Hamlin FedEx Kinko's Chevy 324 81 5 $115,625 Running 2 45
30 16 15 Paul Menard # Menards/Moen Chevy 322 73 $99,425 Running
31 9 25 Casey Mears National Guard/GMAC Chevy 302 70 $114,225 Running
32 41 7 Robby Gordon Menards/MAPEI Ford 300 67 $96,025 Running
33 23 16 Greg Biffle Jackson Hewitt Ford 295 64 $114,775 Oil Cooler
34 10 01 Mark Martin U.S. Army Chevy 278 61 $103,625 Running
35 35 78 Joe Nemechek Furniture Row Chevy 275 58 $95,425 Brakes
36 30 21 Bill Elliott Delimex Ford 248 55 $114,414 Running
37 33 6 David Ragan # AAA Insurance Ford 222 52 $130,825 Accident
38 26 44 Dale Jarrett UPS Toyota 217 49 $94,800 Accident
39 5 84 AJ Allmendinger # Red Bull Toyota 151 46 $94,600 Accident
40 31 41 Reed Sorenson Target Dodge 143 43 $116,558 Accident
41 28 40 David Stremme HomeLife Communities Dodge 136 40 $94,180 Accident
42 37 45 Kyle Petty National Tire & Battery Dodge 129 37 $105,638 Accident
43 43 00 David Reutimann # Burger King Toyota 90 34 $103,608 Engine    


Race Comments: Before an estimated crowd of 183,500 - Jimmie Johnson won the Dickies 500, his 32nd career NASCAR NEXTEL Cup Series victory. Johnson also took the lead in the Chase for the NASCAR NEXTEL Cup. Prior to the green flag the following driver(s) dropped to the rear for the reason(s) indicated: #7 R. Gordon (engine change).

Failed to Qualify: (5) 4 Ward Burton, 49 John Andretti, 55 Michael Waltrip, 08 Burney Lamar, 34 Kevin Lepage.

Time of Race: 03 Hrs, 49 Mins, 05 Secs. Average Speed: 131.219 MPH Margin of Victory: .944 Seconds

Caution Flags: 12 for 52 laps: Laps: 16-18 (#15 accident turn 4); 21-23 (#84 accident turn 2); 30-32 (Debris); 37-39 (Debris); 120-123 (#18 spun frontstretch); 133-140 (#21,40,45 accident turn 4); 145-148 (#38,41 accident backstretch); 214-217 (#84 accident backstretch); 220-224 (#01,6,20,25,29,38,44 accident turn 2); 234-237 (#16 spun turn 4); 274-277 (#11 accident turn 2); 299-305 (#16 accident turn 2).

Lead Changes: 27 among 12 drivers: M. Truex Jr. 1-6; J. Montoya # 7-16; J. Gordon 17-26; M. Truex Jr. 27-36; J. Gordon 37-46; Ky. Busch 47-83; Ku. Busch 84-92; Ky. Busch 93-119; D. Earnhardt Jr. 120; Ky. Busch 121-132; D. Earnhardt Jr. 133-143; Ky. Busch 144-189; Ku. Busch 190; C. Bowyer 191; R. Rudd 192-201; Ky. Busch 202-209; D. Hamlin 210-217; M. Kenseth 218-233; D. Hamlin 234-270; M. Kenseth 271-273; J. Johnson 274-277; Ky. Busch 278-300; J. Johnson 301; R. Newman 302-305; M. Kenseth 306-327; J. Johnson 328; M. Kenseth 329-331; J. Johnson 332-334.

Budweiser Pole Award : Martin Truex, Jr, #1 (193.105 mph)
Checkers/Rally's : Ryan Newman, #12 (306.591 Seconds)
Commit Lozenges : Juan Pablo Montoya, #42
DIRECTV : Martin Truex, Jr, #1
DOW Automotive Strategic Call : Jimmie Johnson, #48
EA Sports : Jimmie Johnson, #48
Goodyear Gatorback Fastest Lap : Kyle Busch, #5 (187.169 mph, Lap 279)
Mobil 1 : Ryan Newman, #12
Raybestos Rookie of the Race : Juan Pablo Montoya, #42
Sunoco Diamond Performance : Jimmie Johnson, #48
USG Improving the Finish : Ricky Rudd, #88 (24 Places)
WIX Lap Leader : Kyle Busch, #5 (153 Laps)

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