Homestead-Miami Speedway
Ford 400
November 18, 2007

Official Results from
NASCAR Statistics


NASCAR NEXTEL CUP SERIES RACE No. 36

FORD 400

HOMESTEAD-MIAMI SPEEDWAY

 

Homestead, Fla.Nov. 18, 2007

1.5-Mile Oval

400.5 M – 267 LPurse: $5,310,336

 

                                                                                                                                                                                                Bonus          Money

Fin       St      Car#            Driver                         Team                                                             Laps                    Pts            Pts              Won        Status

 1           4          17            Matt Kenseth               DEWALT NANO Technology Ford                     267                    195         **    10         $359,941      Running

 2           5            2            Kurt Busch                  Miller Lite Dodge                                                267                    175           *      5           263,808      Running

 3         32          11            Denny Hamlin              FedEx Express Chevrolet                                 267                    170           *      5           208,000      Running

 4         11          24            Jeff Gordon                 DuPont Chevrolet                                              267                    160                              181,061      Running

 5         10          99            Carl Edwards              Office Depot Ford                                             267                    155                              134,025      Running

 6         15            1            Martin Truex Jr.           Bass Pro Shops/Tracker Chevrolet                  267                    155           *      5           126,720      Running

 7           1          48            Jimmie Johnson           Lowe's Chevrolet                                              267                    151           *      5           157,736      Running

 8           9          31            Jeff Burton                  AT&T Mobility Chevrolet                                    267                    142                              119,866      Running

 9           6          01            Mark Martin                  U.S. Army Chevrolet                                         267                    138                                85,250      Running

10          7            6    #      David Ragan                AAA Insurance/Show Your Card Ford            267                    139           *      5           127,675      Running

11        30          40            David Stremme            Target Dodge                                                    267                    130                                73,100      Running

12        23          22            Dave Blaney                Caterpillar Toyota                                              267                    132           *      5             98,408      Running

13        37          16            Greg Biffle                   Dish Network Ford                                            267                    124                                86,450      Running

14        25          26            Jamie McMurray          Crown Royal Ford                                             267                    126           *      5             78,950      Running

15        33          42    #      Juan Pablo Montoya    Texaco/Havoline Dodge                                    267                    118                              106,850      Running

16        21          25            Casey Mears               National Guard/GMAC Chevrolet                       267                    120           *      5             84,525      Running

17        26          44            Dale Jarrett                  UPS Toyota                                                       266                    112                                66,325      Running

18          2          12            Ryan Newman            Alltel Dodge                                                       266                    114           *      5           102,200      Running

19          8          29            Kevin Harvick              Shell/Pennzoil Chevrolet                                    266                    106                              114,661      Running

20        18            5            Kyle Busch                  Kellogg's/CARQUEST Chevrolet                        266                    108           *      5             86,550      Running

21        38          88            Ricky Rudd                  Snickers Ford                                                    266                    100                              100,108      Running

22        27          41            Reed Sorenson           Target Dodge                                                    266                      97                                92,933      Running

23        36          43            Bobby Labonte            Cheerios/Betty Crocker Dodge                         266                      94                              105,411      Running

24          3            9            Kasey Kahne              Dodge Dealers/UAW Dodge                              265                      91                              113,016      Running

25        35          00    #      David Reutimann         Burger King Toyota                                           265                      88                                82,633      Running

26        34          66            Jeremy Mayfield          Best Buy Chevrolet                                           265                      85                                87,308      Running

27        41            7            Robby Gordon             Camping World Ford                                          264                      82                                67,350      Running

28        43          21            Bill Elliott                       Motorcraft Ford                                                 264                      79                                86,264      Running

29        42          96            Tony Raines                DLP HDTV Chevrolet                                         264                      76                                74,850      Running

30        14          20            Tony Stewart              Home Depot Chevrolet                                      264                      73                              112,661      Running

31        24          18            J.J. Yeley                    Interstate Batteries Chevrolet                           263                      70                                93,833      Running

32        12          38            David Gilliland              M&M's Ford                                                       263                      67                                90,414      Running

33        16          09            Sterling Marlin              Miccosukee Resorts Chevrolet                         263                      64                                63,950      Running

34        40          45            Kyle Petty                    Marathon American Spirit Motor Oil Dodge       263                      61                                72,347      Running

35        39          15    #      Paul Menard                Menards/Johns Manville Chevrolet                   262                      58                                62,600      Running

36        13            8            Dale Earnhardt Jr.       Budweiser Chevrolet                                        261                      55                              107,783      Running

37        29          06            Sam Hornish Jr.           Mobil 1 Dodge                                                    254                      52                                62,175      Running

38        31          19            Elliott Sadler                 Dodge Dealers/UAW Dodge                              250                      49                                80,320      Running

39        19          07            Clint Bowyer               Jack Daniel's Chevrolet                                     242                      46                                69,775      Running

40        28          10            Patrick Carpentier        Valvoline/Stanley Tools Dodge                         225                      43                                69,550      Running

41        22          70            Johnny Sauter             Yellow Transportation Chevrolet                      157                      40                                61,345      Accident

42        17          83            Brian Vickers              Red Bull Toyota                                                 154                      37                                61,045      Accident

43        20          36            Johnny Benson           360 OTC Toyota                                                  73                      34                                61,147      Engine

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

Failed to qualify: (6) #84 AJ Allmendinger, #49 John Andretti, #78 Joe Nemechek, #55 Michael Waltrip, #4 Todd Bodine, #08 Burney Lamar.

Race Comments: Before an estimated crowd of 80,000, Kenseth won the Ford 400, his 16th career NASCAR NEXTEL Cup victory. Johnson finished seventh and won the 2007 NASCAR NEXTEL Cup Series Championship. Prior to the green flag the following drivers dropped to the rear for the reasons indicated: #8 Earnhardt Jr. (transmission change); #06 Hornish and #36 Benson (engine change).

 

TIME OF RACE:  3 hours, 2 minutes, 12 seconds                               AVERAGE SPEED: 131.888 mph                        MARGIN OF VICTORY:  .852 second

BUD POLE AWARD:  Jimmie Johnson (176.788 mph, 30.545 secs.)

CHECKERS/RALLY’S DOUBLE DRIVE-THRU CHALLENGE AWARD: David Ragan (247.031 seconds total amount of time spent in pits)

COMMIT LOZENGES “COMMIT TO WIN” AWARD:  Jimmie Johnson

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

DOW AUTOMOTIVE “STRATEGIC CALL OF THE RACE” AWARD: Matt Kenseth

EA SPORTS “MOVE OF THE RACE” AWARD:  Matt Kenseth

GOODYEAR GATORBACK FASTEST LAP AWARD:  Jimmie Johnson (171.135 mph, Lap 260)

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

NASCAR NEXTEL CUP LEADER BONUS:  Jimmie Johnson ($10,000) ++

RAYBESTOS ROOKIE OF THE RACE AWARD:  David Ragan

SUNOCO DIAMOND PERFORMANCE AWARD:  Matt Kenseth

U.S.G. “IMPROVING THE FINISH” AWARD:  Denny Hamlin (29 places)

WIX FILTERS LAP LEADER AWARD: Denny Hamlin (18 laps)

CAUTION FLAGS: 7 cautions for 32 laps. 52-57 (Car #5 & 8-Accident, Frontstretch); 59-63 (Car #8-Accident, Frontstretch); 78-81 (Car #15-Accident, Turn 4); 150-153 (Car #12-Spin, Turn 2); 159-163 (Car #10, 70 & 83-Accident, Backstretch); 194-197 (Car #06-Accident, Turn 3); 255-258 (Car #20-Accident, Turn 3).

LAP LEADERS: 25 lead changes among 11 drivers. Johnson 1, Newman 2-3, Kenseth 4-47, Ku. Busch 48-49, Newman 50-53, Kenseth 54-63, Ku. Busch 64-78, Ky. Busch 79, Hamlin 80-85, Kenseth 86-129, Newman 130, Blaney 131, Mears 132, Kenseth 133-149, Truex 150, Kenseth 151-165, Hamlin 166-177, Kenseth 178-193, Truex 194, Kenseth 195-243, Hamlin 244, Blaney 245, Ragan 246, McMurray 247, Truex 248, Kenseth 249-267.

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

 


NASCAR NEXTEL CUP SERIES TOP 12                (Wins)

 1 –Jimmie Johnson              6,723      (10)

 2 –Jeff Gordon                    6,646      (6)

 3 –Clint Bowyer                  6,377      (1)

 4 –Matt Kenseth                  6,298      (2)

 5 –Kyle Busch                     6,293      (1)

 6 –Tony Stewart                 6,242      (3)

 7 –Kurt Busch                     6,231      (2)

 8 –Jeff Burton                     6,231      (1)

 9 –Carl Edwards                 6,222      (3)

10–Kevin Harvick                 6,199      (1)

11–Martin Truex Jr.              6,164      (1)

12–Denny Hamlin                 6,143      (1)

 

MANUFACTURERS' CHAMPIONSHIP

                                   Pts        Wins

Chevrolet                   290            26

Ford                           208              7

Dodge                        178              3

Toyota                       116              0

 

DOW AUTOMOTIVE STRATEGIC CALL OF

THE RACE AWARD      Car #     Pts.

Jimmie Johnson             (#48)     13

Tony Stewart                (#20)       4

Carl Edwards                (#99)       4

 

RAYBESTOS ROOKIE OF THE YEAR

Juan Pablo Montoya                      276

David Ragan                                  252

Paul Menard                                  221

David Reutimann                           207

AJ Allmendinger                            190

 


MOBIL 1 COMMAND PERF. AWARD

                                      Car #       Pts.

Kurt Busch                    (#  2)         9

Martin Truex Jr.             (#  1)         6

Mark Martin                    (#01)         6

 

WIX FILTERS LAP LEADER AWARD

                                        Car #     Pts.

Jeff Gordon                     (#24)       8

Tony Stewart                  (#20)       5

Denny Hamlin                  (#11)       5

 

DIRECTV CREW CHIEF OF THE YEAR

                                          Car #     Pts.

Mike Ford                           (#11)       6

Tony Eury Jr.                     (#  8)       4

Kevin Manion                     (#  1)       4

 

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)       10

Jeff Gordon                   (#24)         6

Tony Stewart                (#20)         3

 


GOODYEAR GATORBACK FASTEST LAP

AWARD                         Car #      Pts.

Jimmie Johnson             (#48)         6

Jeff Gordon                   (#24)         5

Dale Earnhardt Jr.         (#  8)         4

 

COMMIT LOZENGES ‘COMMIT TO WIN’ AWARD

                                      Car #       Pts.

Jeff Gordon                   (#24)         9

Jimmie Johnson             (#48)         6

Kasey Kahne                (#  9)         3

 

CLEVITE ENGINE BUILDER AWARD

                                      Car #       Pts.

Hendrick                        (#24)       268

Hendrick                        (#48)       218

JGR                               (#20)       187

 

BUD POLE AWARD

Jeff Gordon                                       7

Ryan Newman                                  5

Jimmie Johnson                                 4

Clint Bowyer                                     2

Kasey Kahne                                    2

Greg Biffle                                         1

Dave Blaney                                      1

Kurt Busch                                        1

Dale Earnhardt Jr.                             1

Carl Edwards                                    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 36
Unofficial Race Results for the Ford "400" - Sunday, November 18, 2007
Homestead-Miami Speedway - Homestead, FL - 1.5 Mile Paved
Total Race Length - 267 Laps - 400.5 Miles - Purse: $5,310,336


Fin Str Car Driver Team Laps Pts Bns Total Award Status Times Laps
1 4 17 Matt Kenseth DeWalt NANO Technology Ford 267 195 10 $359,941 Running 8 214
2 5 2 Kurt Busch Miller Lite Dodge 267 175 5 $263,808 Running 2 17
3 32 11 Denny Hamlin FedEx Express Chevy 267 170 5 $208,000 Running 3 19
4 11 24 Jeff Gordon DuPont Chevy 267 160 $181,061 Running
5 10 99 Carl Edwards Office Depot Ford 267 155 $134,025 Running
6 15 1 Martin Truex Jr. Bass Pro Shops/Tracker Chevy 267 155 5 $126,720 Running 3 3
7 1 48 Jimmie Johnson Lowe's Chevy 267 151 5 $157,736 Running 1 1
8 9 31 Jeff Burton AT&T Mobility Chevy 267 142 $119,866 Running
9 6 01 Mark Martin U.S. Army Chevy 267 138 $85,250 Running
10 7 6 David Ragan # AAA Insurance/Show Your Card & 267 139 5 $126,175 Running 1 1
11 30 40 David Stremme Target Dodge 267 130 $73,100 Running
12 23 22 Dave Blaney Caterpillar Toyota 267 132 5 $98,408 Running 2 2
13 37 16 Greg Biffle Dish Network Ford 267 124 $86,450 Running
14 25 26 Jamie McMurray Crown Royal Ford 267 126 5 $78,950 Running 1 1
15 33 42 Juan Pablo Montoya # Texaco/Havoline Dodge 267 118 $108,350 Running
16 21 25 Casey Mears National Guard/GMAC Chevy 267 120 5 $84,525 Running 1 1
17 26 44 Dale Jarrett UPS Toyota 266 112 $66,325 Running
18 2 12 Ryan Newman alltel Dodge 266 114 5 $102,200 Running 3 7
19 8 29 Kevin Harvick Shell/Pennzoil Chevy 266 106 $114,661 Running
20 18 5 Kyle Busch Kellogg's/CARQUEST Chevy 266 108 5 $86,550 Running 1 1
21 38 88 Ricky Rudd Snickers Ford 266 100 $100,108 Running
22 27 41 Reed Sorenson Target Dodge 266 97 $92,933 Running
23 36 43 Bobby Labonte Cheerios/Betty Crocker Dodge 266 94 $105,411 Running
24 3 9 Kasey Kahne Dodge Dealers/UAW Dodge 265 91 $113,016 Running
25 35 00 David Reutimann # Burger King Toyota 265 88 $82,633 Running
26 34 66 Jeremy Mayfield Best Buy Chevy 265 85 $87,308 Running
27 41 7 Robby Gordon Camping World Ford 264 82 $67,350 Running
28 43 21 Bill Elliott Motorcraft Ford 264 79 $86,264 Running
29 42 96 Tony Raines DLP HDTV Chevy 264 76 $74,850 Running
30 14 20 Tony Stewart Home Depot Chevy 264 73 $112,661 Running
31 24 18 J.J. Yeley Interstate Batteries Chevy 263 70 $93,833 Running
32 12 38 David Gilliland M&M's Ford 263 67 $90,414 Running
33 16 09 Sterling Marlin Miccosukee Resorts Chevy 263 64 $63,950 Running
34 40 45 Kyle Petty Marathon American Spirit Motor Oil 263 61 $72,347 Running
35 39 15 Paul Menard # Menards/Johns Manville Chevy 262 58 $62,600 Running
36 13 8 Dale Earnhardt Jr. Budweiser Chevy 261 55 $107,783 Running
37 29 06 Sam Hornish Jr. Mobil 1 Dodge 254 52 $62,175 Running
38 31 19 Elliott Sadler Dodge Dealers/UAW Dodge 250 49 $80,320 Running
39 19 07 Clint Bowyer Jack Daniel's Chevy 242 46 $69,775 Running
40 28 10 Patrick Carpentier Valvoline/Stanley Tools Dodge 225 43 $69,550 Running
41 22 70 Johnny Sauter Yellow Transportation Chevy 157 40 $61,345 Accident
42 17 83 Brian Vickers Red Bull Toyota 154 37 $61,045 Accident
43 20 36 Johnny Benson 360 OTC Toyota 73 34 $61,147 Engine    


Race Comments: Before an estimated crowd of 80,000 - Matt Kenseth won the Ford 400, his 16th career Nextel Cup Series victory. Prior to the green flag the following driver(s) dropped to the rear for the reason(s) indicated: #8 Earnhardt Jr. (transmission change); #06 Hornish, #36 Benson (engine change).

Failed to Qualify: (6) 84 AJ Allmendinger #, 49 John Andretti, 78 Joe Nemechek, 55 Michael Waltrip, 4 Todd Bodine, 08 Burney Lamar.

Time of Race: 03 Hrs, 02 Mins, 12 Secs. Average Speed: 131.888 MPH Margin of Victory: 0.852 Seconds

Caution Flags: 7 for 32 laps: Laps: 52-57 (#5,8 accident frontstretch); 59-63 (#8 accident frontstretch); 78-81 (#15 accident turn 4); 150-153 (#12 spun turn 2); 159-163 (#10,70,83 accident backstretch); 194-197 (#06 accident turn 3); 255-258 (#20 accident turn 3).

Lead Changes: 25 among 11 drivers: J. Johnson 1; R. Newman 2-3; M. Kenseth 4-47; Ku. Busch 48-49; R. Newman 50-53; M. Kenseth 54-63; Ku. Busch 64-78; Ky. Busch 79; D. Hamlin 80-85; M. Kenseth 86-129; R. Newman 130; D. Blaney 131; C. Mears 132; M. Kenseth 133-149; M. Truex Jr. 150; M. Kenseth 151-165; D. Hamlin 166-177; M. Kenseth 178-193; M. Truex Jr. 194; M. Kenseth 195-243; D. Hamlin 244; D. Blaney 245; D. Ragan # 246; J. McMurray 247; M. Truex Jr. 248; M. Kenseth 249-267.

Budweiser Pole Award : Jimmie Johnson, #48 (176.788 mph)
Checkers/Rally's : David Ragan, #6 (247.031 Seconds
Commit Lozenges : Jimmie Johnson, #48
DIRECTV : Matt Kenseth, #17
DOW Automotive Strategic Call : Matt Kenseth, #17
EA Sports : Matt Kenseth, #17
Goodyear Gatorback Fastest Lap : Jimmie Johnson, #48 (171.135 mph, Lap 260)
Mobil 1 : Kurt Busch, #2
Raybestos Rookie of the Race : David Ragan, #6
Sunoco Diamond Performance : Matt Kenseth, #17
USG Improving the Finish : Denny Hamlin, #11 (29 Places)
WIX Lap Leader : Denny Hamlin, #11 (18 Laps)

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