Bristol Motor Speedway
Food City 500
March 25, 2007

Official Results from
NASCAR Statistical Services


NASCAR NEXTEL CUP SERIES RACE No. 5

FOOD CITY 500

BRISTOL MOTOR SPEEDWAY

 

Bristol, Tenn.March 25, 2007

.533-Mile Oval

500 L – 266.5 MPurse: $5,551,106

 

                                                                                                                                                                                                Bonus          Money

Fin       St      Car#            Driver                         Team                                                             Laps                    Pts            Pts              Won        Status

 1         20            5            Kyle Busch                  CARQUEST/Kellogg's Chevrolet                        504                    190           *      5         $173,400      Running

 2         29          31            Jeff Burton                  Cingular Wireless Chevrolet                              504                    170                              161,691      Running

 3           1          24            Jeff Gordon                 DuPont Chevrolet                                              504                    170           *      5           165,586      Running

 4         40          29            Kevin Harvick              Shell/Pennzoil Chevrolet                                    504                    165           *      5           154,911      Running

 5         11          16            Greg Biffle                   Jackson Hewitt Ford                                         504                    155                              111,900      Running

 6           9          66            Jeff Green                   Best Buy/Garmin Chevrolet                               504                    150                              125,383      Running

 7         31            8            Dale Earnhardt Jr.       Budweiser Chevrolet                                        504                    146                              131,908      Running

 8         18          07            Clint Bowyer               Jack Daniel's Chevrolet                                     504                    142                                99,000      Running

 9           5          26            Jamie McMurray          Crown Royal Ford                                             504                    138                              103,800      Running

10        16          25            Casey Mears               National Guard/GMAC Chevrolet                       504                    134                              101,850      Running

11        38          17            Matt Kenseth               Arby's/DEWALT Ford                                       504                    130                              132,816      Running

12        32          99            Carl Edwards              Office Depot Ford                                             504                    127                                96,600      Running

13        33          40            David Stremme            Energizer/Coors Light Dodge                            504                    124                                89,975      Running

14        10          11            Denny Hamlin              FedEx Express Chevrolet                                 504                    126           *      5           113,750      Running

15        25          83            Brian Vickers              Red Bull Toyota                                                 504                    123           *      5             83,500      Running

16          6          48            Jimmie Johnson           Lowe's Chevrolet                                              503                    115                              138,411      Running

17        19          49            Mike Bliss                    Obovo.com Dodge                                            503                    112                              104,033      Running

18        14            4            Ward Burton                State Water Heaters/Food City Chevrolet         502                    109                                85,525      Running

19          2            9            Kasey Kahne              Dodge Dealers/UAW Dodge                              501                    106                              130,591      Running

20        26          45            Kyle Petty                    Marathon American Spirit Motor Oil Dodge       501                    103                              103,733      Running

21        27          78            Kenny Wallace            Furniture Row Chevrolet                                   501                    100                                86,325      Running

22        28          43            Bobby Labonte            Cheerios/Betty Crocker Dodge                         501                      97                              123,011      Running

23          7          22            Dave Blaney                Caterpillar Toyota                                              501                      94                              106,408      Running

24        17          96            Tony Raines                DLP HDTV Chevrolet                                         501                      91                                94,525      Running

25        12          01            Regan Smith                U.S. Army Chevrolet                                         501                      88                              103,297      Running

26        41            6    #      David Ragan                AAA Ford                                                          501                      85                              122,350      Running

27          3          19            Elliott Sadler                 Dodge Dealers/UAW Dodge                              500                      87           *      5           103,420      Running

28        15          21            Ken Schrader              Little Debbie Snack Cakes Ford                        500                      79                              104,489      Running

29        42            2            Kurt Busch                  Miller Lite Dodge                                                499                      81           *      5           118,483      Running

30        21          14            Sterling Marlin              Waste Management Chevrolet                          499                      73                                84,475      Running

31          8          10            Scott Riggs                  Valvoline/Stanley Tools Dodge                         498                      70                                90,675      Running

32        36          42    #      Juan Pablo Montoya    Texaco/Havoline Dodge                                    497                      67                              114,700      Running

33        34            7            Robby Gordon             Robby Gordon Off Road Wheels Ford              493                      64                                81,025      Running

34        23          36            Jeremy Mayfield          360 OTC Toyota                                                486                      66           *      5             80,025      Running

35          4          20            Tony Stewart              The Home Depot Chevrolet                               479                      68         **    10           133,911      Running

36        37          18            J.J. Yeley                    Interstate Batteries Chevrolet                           475                      60           *      5           107,833      Running

37        13            1            Martin Truex Jr.           Bass Pro Shops/Tracker Boats Chevrolet        475                      52                              106,220      Running

38        24          88            Ricky Rudd                  Pedigree Ford                                                    453                      49                              110,858      Accident

39        22          12            Ryan Newman            Alltel Dodge                                                       449                      46                              111,850      Accident

40        43          84    #      AJ Allmendinger          Red Bull Toyota                                                 413                      43                                79,700      Running

41        35          38            David Gilliland              M&M's Ford                                                         48                      40                              106,864      Accident

42        30          44            Dale Jarrett                  UPS Toyota                                                         42                      37                                79,565      Accident

43        39          41            Reed Sorenson           Target Dodge                                                      21                      34                                86,932      Accident

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

Failed to qualify: (6) #37 Kevin Lepage, #00 David Reutimann, #55 Michael Waltrip, #13 Joe Nemechek, #70 Johnny Sauter, #15 Paul Menard.

Race Comments: Before an estimated crowd of 160,000, Kyle Busch got his fourth career NASCAR NEXTEL Cup Series victory.

 

TIME OF RACE:  3 hours, 16 minutes, 38 seconds                                      AVERAGE SPEED:  81.969 mph                           MARGIN OF VICTORY:  .064 second

BUDWEISER POLE AWARD:  Jeff Gordon (125.453 mph, 15.295 secs.)

CHECKERS/RALLY’S DOUBLE DRIVE-THRU CHALLENGE AWARD: Denny Hamlin (190.763 seconds--total amount of time spent in pits)

COMMIT LOZENGES “COMMIT TO WIN” AWARD:  Jeff Gordon

DIRECTV CREW CHIEF OF THE RACE AWARD: Larry Carter (crew chief for Jamie McMurray)

DOW AUTOMOTIVE “STRATEGIC CALL OF THE RACE” AWARD: Kyle Busch

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

GOODYEAR GATORBACK FASTEST LAP AWARD:  Kyle Busch (113.491 mph, Lap 487)

MOBIL 1 “COMMAND PERFORMANCE DRIVER OF THE RACE” AWARD:  Jeff Green

NASCAR NEXTEL CUP LEADER BONUS:  No winner; rolls over to $60,000 at Martinsville Speedway, April 1++

RAYBESTOS ROOKIE OF THE RACE AWARD:  David Ragan

SUNOCO DIAMOND PERFORMANCE AWARD:  Kyle Busch

U.S.G. “IMPROVING THE FINISH” AWARD:  Kevin Harvick (36 places)

WIX FILTERS LAP LEADER AWARD: Tony Stewart (257 laps)

CAUTION FLAGS: 15 cautions for 90 laps. 19-23 (Car #41-Spin, Turn 2); 45-54 (Car #7, 38, 40 & 44-Accident, Turn 2); 121-126 (Car #6-Spin, Turn 2); 138-143 (Car #42-Spin, Backstrech); 150-155 (Car #84-Accident, Turn 1); 163-168 (Car #6-Spin, Turn 2); 227-232 (Car #36-Accident, Turn 2); 283-290 (Car #9-Accident, Turn 4); 311-316 (Car #1 & 12-Accident, Turn 2); 369-374 (Debris); 379-382 (Car #7, 43, 49 & 88-Accident, Turn 4); 414-420 (Debris); 422-425 (Debris); 486-491 (Debris); 499-502 (Car #6-Spin, Frontstretch).

LAP LEADERS: 14 lead changes among 10 drivers. Jeff Gordon 1-6, Tony Stewart 7-51, J.J. Yeley 52-60, Kurt Busch 61-70, Stewart 71-122, Jeremy Mayfield 123, Stewart 124-194, Elliott Sadler 195-199, Stewart 200-288, Kyle Busch 289-297, Denny Hamlin 298-406, Kevin Harvick 407-415, Brian Vickers 416, Hamlin 417-484, Kyle Busch 485-504.

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

 


NASCAR NEXTEL CUP SERIES TOP 10    (Wins)

 1 –Jeff Gordon                          791              (0)

 2 –Jeff Burton                           788              (0)

 3 –Jimmie Johnson                  716              (2)

 4 –Matt Kenseth                       697              (1)

 5 –Kevin Harvick                       647              (1)

 6 –Kyle Busch                           639              (1)

 7 –Mark Martin                          629              (0)

 8 –Clint Bowyer                        621              (0)

 9 –Denny Hamlin                      606              (0)

10–Carl Edwards                        598              (0)

 

MANUFACTURERS' CHAMPIONSHIP

                                        Pts      Wins

Chevrolet                         42        4

Ford                                 33        1

Dodge                              20        0

Toyota                             15        0

 

DOW AUTOMOTIVE STRATEGIC CALL OF

THE RACE AWARD        Car #     Pts.

Jimmie Johnson            (#48)          2

Matt Kenseth                 (#17)          1

Kyle Busch                     (#  5)          1

 

MOBIL 1 COMMAND PERF. AWARD

                                      Car #        Pts.

Mark Martin                    (#01)          3

Jeff Green                      (#66)          1

Martin Truex Jr.             (#  1)          1

 


BUDWEISER POLE AWARD STANDINGS

Jeff Gordon                                        2

David Gilliland                                  1

Kasey Kahne                                     1

Ryan Newman                                   1

 

RAYBESTOS ROOKIE OF THE YEAR

Juan Pablo Montoya                         57

David Ragan                                     57

Paul Menard                                     32

David Reutimann                              27

AJ Allmendinger                               13

Brandon Whitt                                     2

 

WIX FILTERS LAP LEADER AWARD

                                      Car #        Pts.

Tony Stewart                 (#20)          2

Jimmie Johnson            (#48)          1

Matt Kenseth                 (#17)          1

 

DIRECTV CREW CHIEF OF THE YEAR

                                          Car #     Pts.

Ryan Pemberton                (#01)        2

Josh Browne                      (#19)        1

Larry Carter                        (#26)        1

 

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

Mark Martin                        (#01)        3

Jimmie Johnson                (#48)        1

Denny Hamlin                    (#11)        1

 


USG ‘IMPROVING THE FINISH’ AWARD

                                      Car #         Pts.

Matt Kenseth                 (#17)            2

Kevin Harvick                 (#29)            2

Jeff Burton                     (#31)            1

 

CLEVITE ENGINE BUILDER AWARD

                                      Car #        Pts.

Hendrick                         (#24)          62

RCR                               (#31)          40

Roush Fenway               (#17)          37

 

GOODYEAR GATORBACK FASTEST LAP

AWARD                          Car #        Pts.

Jimmie Johnson            (#48)          2

Kasey Kahne                 (#  9)          1

Kyle Busch                     (#  5)          1

 

COMMIT LOZENGES ‘COMMIT TO WIN’ AWARD

                                      Car #        Pts.

Kasey Kahne                 (#  9)          2

Jimmie Johnson            (#48)          1

Jeff Gordon                    (#24)          1

 

SUNOCO DIAMOND PERF. AWARD

                                      Car #      Pts.

Jimmie Johnson            (#48)          2

Matt Kenseth                 (#17)          1

Kyle Busch                     (#  5)          1


UNOFFICAL RESULTS posted after the race

from NASCAR Statistics

OFFICAL RESULTS WILL be posted ABOVE sometime Monday




NASCAR Race Number 5
Unofficial Race Results for the Food City "500" - Sunday, March 25, 2007
Bristol Motor Speedway - Bristol, TN - .53 Mile Paved
Total Race Length - 504 Laps - 268.63 Miles - Purse: $5,551,106

Fin Str Car Driver Team Laps Pts Bns Total Award Status Times Laps
1 20 5 Kyle Busch Carquest/Kellogg's Chevy 504 190 5 $179,400 Running 2 29
2 29 31 Jeff Burton Cingular Wireless Chevy 504 170 $161,691 Running
3 1 24 Jeff Gordon DuPont Chevy 504 170 5 $165,586 Running 1 6
4 40 29 Kevin Harvick Shell/Pennzoil Chevy 504 165 5 $154,911 Running 1 9
5 11 16 Greg Biffle Jackson Hewitt Ford 504 155 $111,900 Running
6 9 66 Jeff Green Best Buy/Garmin Chevy 504 150 $124,383 Running
7 31 8 Dale Earnhardt Jr. Budweiser Chevy 504 146 $131,908 Running
8 18 07 Clint Bowyer Jack Daniel's Chevy 504 142 $98,500 Running
9 5 26 Jamie McMurray Crown Royal Ford 504 138 $103,700 Running
10 16 25 Casey Mears National Guard/GMAC Chevy 504 134 $101,750 Running
11 38 17 Matt Kenseth Arby's/DeWalt Ford 504 130 $132,816 Running
12 32 99 Carl Edwards Office Depot Ford 504 127 $96,500 Running
13 33 40 David Stremme Energizer/Coors Light Dodge 504 124 $89,875 Running
14 10 11 Denny Hamlin FedEx Express Chevy 504 126 5 $113,750 Running 2 177
15 25 83 Brian Vickers Red Bull Toyota 504 123 5 $83,500 Running 1 1
16 6 48 Jimmie Johnson Lowe's Chevy 503 115 $138,411 Running
17 19 49 Mike Bliss Obovo.com Dodge 503 112 $103,933 Running
18 14 4 Ward Burton State Water Heaters/Food City Chevy 502 109 $85,525 Running
19 2 9 Kasey Kahne Dodge Dealers/UAW Dodge 501 106 $130,591 Running
20 26 45 Kyle Petty Marathon American Spirit Motor Oil Dodge 501 103 $103,533 Running
21 27 78 Kenny Wallace Furniture Row Chevy 501 100 $82,525 Running
22 28 43 Bobby Labonte Cheerios/Betty Crocker Dodge 501 97 $123,011 Running
23 7 22 Dave Blaney Caterpillar Toyota 501 94 $106,408 Running
24 17 96 Tony Raines DLP HDTV Chevy 501 91 $94,525 Running
25 12 01 Regan Smith U.S. Army Chevy 501 88 $103,297 Running
26 41 6 David Ragan # AAA Ford 501 85 $122,350 Running
27 3 19 Elliott Sadler Dodge Dealers/UAW Dodge 500 87 5 $103,420 Running 1 5
28 15 21 Ken Schrader Little Debbie Snack Cakes Ford 500 79 $104,489 Running
29 42 2 Kurt Busch Miller Lite Dodge 499 81 5 $118,483 Running 1 10
30 21 14 Sterling Marlin Waste Management Chevy 499 73 $84,475 Running
31 8 10 Scott Riggs Valvoline/Stanley Tools Dodge 498 70 $90,675 Running
32 36 42 Juan Pablo Montoya # Texaco/Havoline Dodge 497 67 $114,700 Running
33 34 7 Robby Gordon Robby Gordon Off Road Wheels Ford 493 64 $81,025 Running
34 23 36 Jeremy Mayfield 360 OTC Toyota 486 66 5 $80,025 Running 1 1
35 4 20 Tony Stewart The Home Depot Chevy 479 68 10 $133,911 Running 4 257
36 37 18 J.J. Yeley Interstate Batteries Chevy 475 60 5 $107,833 Running 1 9
37 13 1 Martin Truex Jr. Bass Pro Shops/Tracker Boats Chevy 475 52 $106,220 Running
38 24 88 Ricky Rudd Pedigree Ford 453 49 $110,858 Running
39 22 12 Ryan Newman alltel Dodge 449 46 $111,850 Running
40 43 84 AJ Allmendinger # Red Bull Toyota 413 43 $79,700 Running
41 35 38 David Gilliland M & M's Ford 48 40 $106,864 Accident
42 30 44 Dale Jarrett UPS Toyota 42 37 $79,565 Accident
43 39 41 Reed Sorenson Target Dodge 21 34 $86,932 Accident    




Race Comments: Before an estimated crowd of 160,000 - Kyle Busch won the Food City 500, his fourth career Nextel Cup Series victory. No one dropped to the rear.

Failed to Qualify: (6) #37 Kevin Lepage, #00 David Reutimann #, #55 Michael Waltrip, #13 Joe Nemechek, #70 Johnny Sauter, #15 Paul Menard #.

Time of Race: 03 Hrs, 16 Mins, 38 Secs. Average Speed: 81.969 MPH Margin of Victory: 0.064 Seconds

Caution Flags: 15 for 90 laps: Laps: 19-23 (#41 spun turn 2); 45-54 (#7,38, 40,44 accident turn 2); 121-126 (#6 spun turn 2); 138-143 (#42 spun backstrech); 150-155 (#84 accident turn 1); 163-168 (#6 spun turn 2); 227-232 (#36 accident turn 2); 283-290 (#9 accident turn 4); 311-316 (#1,12 accident turn 2); 369-374 (Debris); 379-382 (#7,43,49,88 accident turn 4); 414-420 (Debris); 422-425 (Debris); 486-491 (Debris); 499-502 (#6 spun frontstretch).

Lead Changes: 14 among 10 drivers: J. Gordon 1-6; T. Stewart 7-51; J. Yeley 52-60; Ku. Busch 61-70; T. Stewart 71-122; J. Mayfield 123; T. Stewart 124-194; E. Sadler 195-199; T. Stewart 200-288; Ky. Busch 289-297; D. Hamlin 298-406; K. Harvick 407-415; B. Vickers 416; D. Hamlin 417-484; Ky. Busch 485-504.

Budweiser Pole Award : Jeff Gordon, #24 (125.453 mph)
Checkers/Rally's : Denny Hamlin, #11
Commit Lozenges : Jeff Gordon, #24
DIRECTV : Jamie Mcmurray, #26
DOW Automotive Strategic Call : Kyle Busch, #5
EA Sports : Kyle Busch, #5
Goodyear Gatorback Fastest Lap : Kyle Busch, #5 (113.491 mph, Lap 487)
Mobil 1 : Jeff Green, #66
Raybestos Rookie of the Year : David Ragan, #6
Sunoco Diamond Performance : Kyle Busch, #5
USG Improving the Finish : Kevin Harvick, #29 (36 Places)
WIX Lap Leader : Tony Stewart, #20 (257 Laps)

NASCAR PR used with permission




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