Martinsville Speedway
Goody's Cool Orange 500
April 1, 2007

Official Results from
NASCAR Statistical Services


NASCAR NEXTEL CUP SERIES RACE No. 6

GOODY’S COOL ORANGE 500

MARTINSVILLE SPEEDWAY

 

Martinsville, Va.April 1, 2007

.526-Mile Oval

500 L – 263 MPurse: $4,929,787

 

                                                                                                                                                                                                Bonus          Money

Fin       St      Car#            Driver                         Team                                                             Laps                    Pts            Pts              Won        Status

 1         20          48            Jimmie Johnson           Lowe's Chevrolet                                              500                    190           *      5         $198,736      Running

 2           3          24            Jeff Gordon                 DuPont Chevrolet                                              500                    175           *      5           153,861      Running

 3           1          11            Denny Hamlin              FedEx Express Chevrolet                                 500                    170           *      5           139,125      Running

 4         14            5            Kyle Busch                  Kellogg's/Carquest Chevrolet                            500                    165           *      5           105,375      Running

 5           8            8            Dale Earnhardt Jr.       Budweiser Chevrolet                                        500                    165         **    10           141,833      Running

 6         19          31            Jeff Burton                  Cingular Wireless Chevrolet                              500                    150                              119,316      Running

 7           7          20            Tony Stewart              The Home Depot Chevrolet                               500                    151           *      5           124,486      Running

 8         26          10            Scott Riggs                  Valvoline/Stanley Tools Dodge                         500                    142                                89,275      Running

 9           2          26            Jamie McMurray          IRWIN Industrial Tools Ford                               500                    138                                88,525      Running

10        33          17            Matt Kenseth               USG Sheetrock/DEWALT Ford                         500                    139           *      5           130,266      Running

11        21          07            Clint Bowyer               Jack Daniel's Chevrolet                                     500                    130                                84,325      Running

12        12            2            Kurt Busch                  Miller Lite Dodge                                                500                    127                              114,858      Running

13        17          88            Ricky Rudd                  Snickers Ford                                                    500                    124                              107,383      Running

14        24          12            Ryan Newman            Alltel Dodge                                                       500                    121                              107,175      Running

15        27            6    #      David Ragan                AAA Ford                                                          500                    118                              113,250      Running

16        23          42    #      Juan Pablo Montoya    Texaco/Havoline Dodge                                    500                    115                              109,850      Running

17          9          99            Carl Edwards              Office Depot Ford                                             500                    112                                82,050      Running

18        28          41            Reed Sorenson           Target Dodge                                                    500                    109                              100,083      Running

19          4          21            Ken Schrader              Little Debbie Snack Cakes Ford                        500                    106                                95,239      Running

20        11          96            Tony Raines                DLP HDTV Chevrolet                                         500                    103                                84,550      Running

21        37          14            Sterling Marlin              Panasonic Plasma HDTV Chevrolet                  500                    100                                88,558      Running

22        42          45            Kyle Petty                    Marathon American Spirit Motor Oil Dodge       499                      97                                86,258      Running

23          5          18            J.J. Yeley                    Interstate Batteries Chevrolet                           499                      94                              100,958      Running

24        18          19            Elliott Sadler                 Dodge Dealers/UAW Dodge                              498                      96           *      5             89,845      Running

25        41            9            Kasey Kahne              Dodge Dealers/UAW Dodge                              498                      88                              115,366      Running

26        36          01            Regan Smith                U.S. Army Chevrolet                                         498                      85                                91,083      Running

27        30          13            Joe Nemechek             Ginn Resorts/CertainTeed Chevrolet                497                      82                                67,700      Running

28        38          44            Dale Jarrett                  UPS Toyota                                                       496                      79                                67,500      Running

29        15            1            Martin Truex Jr.           Bass Pro Shops/Tracker Boats Chevrolet        496                      81           *      5             96,670      Running

30        39          49            Mike Bliss                    OBOVO.com Dodge                                          493                      73                                79,747      Running

31        10          70            Johnny Sauter             Yellow Transportation/Haas CNC Chevrolet     493                      70                                67,050      Running

32        34          16            Greg Biffle                   Jackson Hewitt Ford                                         492                      67                                84,925      Running

33        43          00    #      David Reutimann         Domino's Toyota                                                491                      64                                67,650      Running

34        25            7            Robby Gordon             Robby Gordon Motorsports Ford                      490                      61                                66,575      Running

35        29          40            David Stremme            Coors Light Dodge                                            490                      58                                66,525      Running

36        32          66            Jeff Green                   Best Buy Chevrolet                                           487                      55                                74,475      Running

37        22          22            Dave Blaney                Caterpillar Toyota                                              485                      52                                74,400      Running

38        40          84    #      AJ Allmendinger          Red Bull Toyota                                                 483                      49                                66,350      Running

39        16          38            David Gilliland              M&M's Ford                                                       469                      46                                93,514      Rear Gear

40        13          36            Jeremy Mayfield          360 OTC Toyota                                                451                      43                                66,225      Running

41          6          29            Kevin Harvick              Shell/Pennzoil Chevrolet                                    445                      40                              114,911      Running

42        35          25            Casey Mears               National Guard/GMAC Chevrolet                       371                      37                                74,115      Running

43        31          43            Bobby Labonte            Cheerios/Betty Crocker Dodge                         265                      34                              102,409      Running

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

Failed to qualify: (6) #55 Michael Waltrip, #15 Paul Menard, #78 Kenny Wallace, #37 Kevin Lepage, #83 Brian Vickers, #4 Ward Burton.

Race Comments: Before an estimated crowd of 66,500, Jimmie Johnson got his 26th career NASCAR NEXTEL Cup Series victory.

 

TIME OF RACE:  3 hours, 44 minutes, 36 seconds                                      AVERAGE SPEED:  70.258 mph                           MARGIN OF VICTORY:  .065 second

BUDWEISER POLE AWARD:  Denny Hamlin (95.103 mph, 19.911 secs.)

CHECKERS/RALLY’S DOUBLE DRIVE-THRU CHALLENGE AWARD: Dale Earnhardt Jr. (281.110 seconds--total amount of time spent in pits)

COMMIT LOZENGES “COMMIT TO WIN” AWARD:  Denny Hamlin

DIRECTV CREW CHIEF OF THE RACE AWARD: Mike Ford (crew chief for Denny Hamlin)

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

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

GOODYEAR GATORBACK FASTEST LAP AWARD:  Denny Hamlin (93.571 mph, Lap 12)

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

NASCAR NEXTEL CUP LEADER BONUS:  No winner; rolls over to $70,000 at Texas Motor Speedway, April 15++

RAYBESTOS ROOKIE OF THE RACE AWARD:  David Ragan

SUNOCO DIAMOND PERFORMANCE AWARD:  Jimmie Johnson

U.S.G. “IMPROVING THE FINISH” AWARD:  Matt Kenseth (23 places)

WIX FILTERS LAP LEADER AWARD: Dale Earnhardt Jr. (137 laps)

CAUTION FLAGS: 13 cautions for 93 laps. 5-8 (Car #25-Spin, Turn 4); 39-46 (Car #43-Accident,Turn 1); 91-97 (Debris); 101-105 (Car #40-Spin, Turn 2); 153-158 (Car #84-Accident, Turn 4; Car #22-Accident, Turn 1); 218-223 (Car #36-Accident, Turn 4); 246-250 (Car #9-Accident, Turn 4); 307-312 (Debris); 337-342 (Car #40-Spin, Turn 3); 354-363 (Car #7-Spin, Turn 4 [Red Flag-31:40-357]); 377-382 (Car #96-Accident, Turn 1); 424-439 (Car #44-Accident, Turn 2); 475-482 (Car #18-Spin, Turn 1).

LAP LEADERS: 14 lead changes among 9 drivers. Denny Hamlin 1-40, Elliott Sadler 41-50, Hamlin 51-55, Jeff Gordon 56-92, Matt Kenseth 93, J. Gordon 94-138, Hamlin 139-218, Tony Stewart 219-224, J. Gordon 225-234, Dale Earnhardt Jr. 235-303, Stewart 304-308, Martin Truex Jr. 309, Earnhardt Jr. 310-377, Kyle Busch 378-387, Jimmie Johnson 388-500.

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

 


NASCAR NEXTEL CUP SERIES TOP 10    (Wins)

 1 –Jeff Gordon                          966              (0)

 2 –Jeff Burton                           938              (0)

 3 –Jimmie Johnson                  906              (3)

 4 –Matt Kenseth                       836              (1)

 5 –Kyle Busch                           804              (1)

 6 –Denny Hamlin                      776              (0)

 7 –Clint Bowyer                        751              (0)

 8 –Tony Stewart                       726              (0)

 9 –Carl Edwards                        710              (0)

10–Kevin Harvick                       687              (1)

 

MANUFACTURERS' CHAMPIONSHIP

                                        Pts      Wins

Chevrolet                         51        5

Ford                                 37        1

Dodge                              26        0

Toyota                             18        0

 

DOW AUTOMOTIVE STRATEGIC CALL OF

THE RACE AWARD        Car #     Pts.

Jimmie Johnson            (#48)          3

Matt Kenseth                 (#17)          1

Kyle Busch                     (#  5)          1

 

MOBIL 1 COMMAND PERF. AWARD

                                      Car #        Pts.

Mark Martin                    (#01)          3

Kurt Busch                     (#  2)          1

Jeff Green                      (#66)          1

 


BUDWEISER POLE AWARD STANDINGS

Jeff Gordon                                        2

David Gilliland                                  1

Denny Hamlin                                    1

Kasey Kahne                                     1

Ryan Newman                                   1

 

RAYBESTOS ROOKIE OF THE YEAR

David Ragan                                     68

Juan Pablo Montoya                         67

David Reutimann                              36

Paul Menard                                     33

AJ Allmendinger                               21

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

Larry Carter                        (#26)        1

Mike Ford                           (#11)        1

 

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

Mark Martin                        (#01)        3

Jimmie Johnson                (#48)        1

Dale Earnhardt Jr.              (#08)        1

 


USG ‘IMPROVING THE FINISH’ AWARD

                                      Car #         Pts.

Matt Kenseth                 (#17)            3

Kevin Harvick                 (#29)            2

Jeff Burton                     (#31)            1

 

CLEVITE ENGINE BUILDER AWARD

                                      Car #        Pts.

Hendrick                         (#24)          77

RCR                               (#31)          50

Hendrick                         (#48)          44

 

GOODYEAR GATORBACK FASTEST LAP

AWARD                          Car #        Pts.

Jimmie Johnson            (#48)          2

Denny Hamlin                (#11)          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)          3

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




Fin Str Car Driver Team Laps Pts Bns Total Award Status Times Laps
1 20 48 Jimmie Johnson Lowe's Chevy 500 190 5 $198,736 Running 1 113
2 3 24 Jeff Gordon DuPont Chevy 500 175 5 $153,861 Running 3 92
3 1 11 Denny Hamlin FedEx Express Chevy 500 170 5 $139,125 Running 3 125
4 14 5 Kyle Busch Kellogg's/Carquest Chevy 500 165 5 $105,375 Running 1 10
5 8 8 Dale Earnhardt Jr. Budweiser Chevy 500 165 10 $141,833 Running 2 137
6 19 31 Jeff Burton Cingular Wireless Chevy 500 150 $119,316 Running
7 7 20 Tony Stewart The Home Depot Chevy 500 151 5 $124,486 Running 2 11
8 26 10 Scott Riggs Valvoline/Stanley Tools Dodge 500 142 $89,275 Running
9 2 26 Jamie McMurray IRWIN Industrial Tools Ford 500 138 $88,525 Running
10 33 17 Matt Kenseth USG Sheetrock/DeWalt Ford 500 139 5 $130,266 Running 1 1
11 21 07 Clint Bowyer Jack Daniel's Chevy 500 130 $84,325 Running
12 12 2 Kurt Busch Miller Lite Dodge 500 127 $114,858 Running
13 17 88 Ricky Rudd Snickers Ford 500 124 $107,383 Running
14 24 12 Ryan Newman alltel Dodge 500 121 $107,175 Running
15 27 6 David Ragan # AAA Ford 500 118 $113,250 Running
16 23 42 Juan Pablo Montoya # Texaco/Havoline Dodge 500 115 $109,850 Running
17 9 99 Carl Edwards Office Depot Ford 500 112 $82,050 Running
18 28 41 Reed Sorenson Target Dodge 500 109 $100,083 Running
19 4 21 Ken Schrader Little Debbie Snack Cakes Ford 500 106 $95,239 Running
20 11 96 Tony Raines DLP HDTV Chevy 500 103 $84,550 Running
21 37 14 Sterling Marlin Panasonic Plasma HDTV Chevy 500 100 $88,558 Running
22 42 45 Kyle Petty MarathonAmericanSpiritMotorOil Dodge 499 97 $86,258 Running
23 5 18 J.J. Yeley Interstate Batteries Chevy 499 94 $100,958 Running
24 18 19 Elliott Sadler Dodge Dealers/UAW Dodge 498 96 5 $89,845 Running 1 10
25 41 9 Kasey Kahne Dodge Dealers/UAW Dodge 498 88 $115,366 Running
26 36 01 Regan Smith U.S. Army Chevy 498 85 $91,083 Running
27 30 13 Joe Nemechek Ginn Resorts/CertainTeed Chevy 497 82 $67,700 Running
28 38 44 Dale Jarrett UPS Toyota 496 79 $67,500 Running
29 15 1 Martin Truex Jr. Bass Pro Shops/Tracker Boats Chevy 496 81 5 $96,670 Running 1 1
30 39 49 Mike Bliss OBOVO.com Dodge 493 73 $79,747 Running
31 10 70 Johnny Sauter Yellow Transportation/Haas CNC 493 70 $67,050 Running
32 34 16 Greg Biffle Jackson Hewitt Ford 492 67 $84,925 Running
33 43 00 David Reutimann # Domino's Toyota 491 64 $67,650 Running
34 25 7 Robby Gordon Ford 490 61 $66,575 Running
35 29 40 David Stremme Coors Light Dodge 490 58 $66,525 Running
36 32 66 Jeff Green Best Buy Chevy 487 55 $74,475 Running
37 22 22 Dave Blaney Caterpillar Toyota 485 52 $74,400 Running
38 40 84 AJ Allmendinger # Red Bull Toyota 483 49 $66,350 Running
39 16 38 David Gilliland M & M's Ford 469 46 $93,514 Engine
40 13 36 Jeremy Mayfield 360 OTC Toyota 451 43 $66,225 Running
41 6 29 Kevin Harvick Shell/Pennzoil Chevy 445 40 $114,911 Running
42 35 25 Casey Mears National Guard/GMAC Chevy 371 37 $74,115 Running
43 31 43 Bobby Labonte Cheerios/Betty Crocker Dodge 265 34 $102,409 Running  


Race Comments: Before an estimated crowd of 66,500 - Jimmie Johnson won the Goody's Cool Orange 500, his 26th career NASCAR NEXTEL Cup Series victory. No one dropped to the rear.

Time of Race: 03 Hrs, 44 Mins, 36 Secs. Average Speed: 70.258 MPH Margin of Victory: 0.065 Seconds

Caution Flags: 13 for 93 laps: Laps: 5-8 (#25 spun turn 4); 39-46 (#43 accident turn 1); 91-97 (Debris); 101-105 (#40 spun turn 2); 153-158 (#84 accident turn 4; #22 accident turn 1); 218-223 (#36 accident turn 4); 246-250 (#9 accident turn 4); 307-312 (Debris); 337-342 (#40 spun turn 3); 354-363 (#7 spun turn 4 [Red-31:40-357]); 377-382 (#96 accident turn 1); 424-439 (#44 accident turn 2); 475-482 (#18 spun turn 1).

Lead Changes: 14 among 9 drivers: D. Hamlin 1-40; E. Sadler 41-50; D. Hamlin 51-55; J. Gordon 56-92; M. Kenseth 93; J. Gordon 94-138; D. Hamlin 139-218; T. Stewart 219-224; J. Gordon 225-234; D. Earnhardt Jr. 235-303; T. Stewart 304-308; M. Truex Jr. 309; D. Earnhardt Jr. 310-377; Ky. Busch 378-387; J. Johnson 388-500.

Budweiser Pole Award : Denny Hamlin, #11 (95.103 mph) Commit Lozenges : Denny Hamlin, #11
Raybestos Rookie of the Year : David Ragan, #6 Sunoco Diamond Performance : Jimmie Johnson, #48
Checkers/Rally's : Dale Earnhardt, Jr, #8 (281.110 seconds) WIX Lap Leader : Dale Earnhardt, Jr, #8 (137 Laps)
DIRECTV : Denny Hamlin, #11 Goodyear Gatorback Fastest Lap : Denny Hamlin, #11 (93.571 mph, Lap 12)
USG Improving the Finish : Matt Kenseth, #17 (23 Places) EA Sports : Jimmie Johnson, #48
DOW Automotive Strategic Call : Jimmie Johnson, #48 Mobil 1 : Kurt Busch, #2



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