Phoenix International Raceway
Subway Fresh Fit 500k
April 21, 2007

Official Results from
NASCAR Statistical Services


NASCAR NEXTEL CUP SERIES RACE No. 8

SUBWAY FRESH FIT 500

PHOENIX INTERNATIONAL RACEWAY

 

Avondale, Ariz.April 21, 2007

1-Mile Oval

500 K – 312 M – 312 LPurse: $4,961,431

 

                                                                                                                                                                                                Bonus          Money

Fin       St      Car#            Driver                         Team                                                             Laps                    Pts            Pts              Won        Status

 1           1          24            Jeff Gordon                 DuPont Chevrolet                                              312                    190           *      5         $251,411      Running

 2           9          20            Tony Stewart              Home Depot Chevrolet                                      312                    180         **    10           209,411      Running

 3           3          11            Denny Hamlin              FedEx Kinko's Chevrolet                                   312                    170           *      5           158,150      Running

 4           5          48            Jimmie Johnson           Lowe's Chevrolet                                              312                    160                              158,046      Running

 5         17          17            Matt Kenseth               DEWALT Ford                                                   312                    155                              149,766      Running

 6         14          66            Jeff Green                   Best Buy Chevrolet                                           312                    150                              124,283      Running

 7         24            5            Kyle Busch                  Carquest/Kellogg's Chevrolet                            312                    146                                97,875      Running

 8         26          43            Bobby Labonte            Cheerios/Betty Crocker Dodge                         312                    142                              118,561      Running

 9         42          70            Johnny Sauter             Haas CNC Machine Tools Chevrolet                 312                    138                                79,925      Running

10          8          29            Kevin Harvick              Shell/Pennzoil Chevrolet                                    312                    139           *      5           126,261      Running

11        28          99            Carl Edwards              Office Depot Ford                                             312                    130                                83,625      Running

12        20          01            Mark Martin                  U.S. Army Chevrolet                                         312                    127                                98,183      Running

13        31          31            Jeff Burton                  Cingular Chevrolet                                             312                    124                              109,266      Running

14        23          96            Tony Raines                DLP HDTV Chevrolet                                         312                    121                                81,925      Running

15        27          41            Reed Sorenson           Target Dodge                                                    312                    118                                93,208      Running

16        16          13            Joe Nemechek             Pinnacle Las Vegas Chevrolet                          312                    120           *      5             65,275      Running

17        18          16            Greg Biffle                   Ameriquest Ford                                               312                    112                                83,075      Running

18          6            2            Kurt Busch                  Miller Lite Dodge                                                312                    109                              103,108      Running

19        15            8            Dale Earnhardt Jr.       Budweiser Chevrolet                                        312                    106                              110,058      Running

20          7            1            Martin Truex Jr.           Bass Pro Shops/Tracker Boats Chevrolet        311                    103                                95,920      Running

21        22          18            J.J. Yeley                    Interstate Batteries Chevrolet                           311                    100                                97,883      Running

22        12          07            Clint Bowyer               DIRECTV Chevrolet                                           311                      97                                75,950      Running

23          2          26            Jamie McMurray          Crown Royal Ford                                             310                      94                                77,175      Running

24        38            7            Robby Gordon             Jim Beam Ford                                                   310                      91                                67,475      Running

25        33          15    #      Paul Menard                Menards/Johns Manville Chevrolet                   310                      88                                65,350      Running

26        39          88            Ricky Rudd                  Snickers Ford                                                    310                      85                                98,658      Running

27        37          14            Sterling Marlin              Waste Management Chevrolet                          309                      87           *      5             78,558      Running

28        34          21            Ken Schrader              Motorcraft Ford                                                 309                      79                                86,889      Running

29        43          44            Dale Jarrett                  UPS Toyota                                                       309                      76                                63,350      Running

30        40          45            Kyle Petty                    Wells Fargo Dodge                                            309                      78           *      5             76,347      Running

31        10            9            Kasey Kahne              Dodge Dealers/UAW Dodge                              309                      70                              110,266      Running

32        25          00    #      David Reutimann         Domino's Toyota                                                309                      67                                65,925      Running

33        36          42    #      Juan Pablo Montoya    Texaco/Havoline Dodge                                    309                      64                              101,325      Running

34        21          19            Elliott Sadler                 Dodge Dealers/UAW Dodge                              308                      61                                83,520      Running

35        30          38            David Gilliland              M&M's Ford                                                       308                      58                                89,764      Running

36        35            4            Ward Burton                State Water Heaters Chevrolet                         305                      55                                63,150      Running

37        13          25            Casey Mears               National Guard/GMAC Chevrolet                       303                      52                                70,275      Running

38        19          12            Ryan Newman            Alltel Dodge                                                       301                      49                                94,200      Running

39        11          22            Dave Blaney                Caterpillar Toyota                                              281                      46                                70,000      Accident

40        29          78            Kenny Wallace            Furniture Row Chevrolet                                   279                      43                                61,850      Accident

41        32            6    #      David Ragan                AAA/Show Your Card and Save Ford             264                      40                                97,530      Running

42          4          10            Scott Riggs                  Valvoline/Stanley Tools Dodge                         250                      37                                69,780      Running

43        41          40            David Stremme            Coors Light Dodge                                            248                      34                                61,736      Running

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

Failed to qualify: (7) #36 Jeremy Mayfield, #55 Michael Waltrip, #37 John Andretti, #83 Brian Vickers, #84 AJ Allmendinger, #49 Mike Bliss, #02 Brandon Ash.

Race Comments: Before an estimated crowd of 105,000, Jeff Gordon got his 76th career NASCAR NEXTEL Cup victory. Gordon tied Dale Earnhardt for sixth on the all-time victory list. Prior to the green flag the following driver dropped to the rear for the reason indicated: # 21 Schrader (engine change).

 

TIME OF RACE:  2 hours, 53 minutes, 48 seconds                                      AVERAGE SPEED: 107.710 mph                           MARGIN OF VICTORY:  .697 second

BUDWEISER POLE AWARD:  Jeff Gordon (133.136 mph, 27.040 secs.)

CHECKERS/RALLY’S DOUBLE DRIVE-THRU CHALLENGE AWARD: Denny Hamlin (217.339 seconds total amount of time spent in pits)

COMMIT LOZENGES “COMMIT TO WIN” AWARD:  Jeff Gordon

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

DOW AUTOMOTIVE “STRATEGIC CALL OF THE RACE” AWARD: Tony Stewart

EA SPORTS “MOVE OF THE RACE” AWARD:  Jeff Gordon

GOODYEAR GATORBACK FASTEST LAP AWARD:  Jeff Gordon (129.385 mph, Lap 2)

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

NASCAR NEXTEL CUP LEADER BONUS:  Jeff Gordon ($80,000) ++

RAYBESTOS ROOKIE OF THE RACE AWARD:  Paul Menard

SUNOCO DIAMOND PERFORMANCE AWARD:  Jeff Gordon

U.S.G. “IMPROVING THE FINISH” AWARD:  Johnny Sauter (33 places)

WIX FILTERS LAP LEADER AWARD: Tony Stewart (132 laps)

CAUTION FLAGS: 6 cautions for 34 laps. 38-41 (Debris); 44-47 (Car #6, 25 & 40-Accident, Turn 1); 99-103 (Debris); 150-154 (Debris); 212-218 (Debris); 285-293 (Car #18, 22 & 78-Accident, Turn 4).

LAP LEADERS: 12 lead changes among 7 drivers. Jeff Gordon 1-28, Denny Hamlin 29-38, Kyle Petty 39, Hamlin 40-99, Kevin Harvick 100-150, Sterling Marlin 151, Harvick 152-154, Tony Stewart 155-212, Joe Nemechek 213, Stewart 214-286, J. Gordon 287-298, Stewart 299, J. Gordon 300-312.

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

 


NASCAR NEXTEL CUP SERIES TOP 10    (Wins)

 1 –Jeff Gordon                       1,326              (1)

 2 –Jeff Burton                        1,252              (1)

 3 –Matt Kenseth                    1,166              (1)

 4 –Jimmie Johnson               1,115              (3)

 5 –Denny Hamlin                   1,084              (0)

 6 –Kyle Busch                        1,002              (1)

 7 –Tony Stewart                       994              (0)

 8 –Carl Edwards                        967              (0)

 9 –Clint Bowyer                        963              (0)

10–Mark Martin                          921              (0)

 

MANUFACTURERS' CHAMPIONSHIP

                                        Pts      Wins

Chevrolet                         69        7

Ford                                 49        1

Dodge                              34        0

Toyota                             24        0

 

DOW AUTOMOTIVE STRATEGIC CALL OF

THE RACE AWARD        Car #     Pts.

Jimmie Johnson            (#48)          3

Tony Stewart                 (#20)          1

Matt Kenseth                 (#17)          1

 

MOBIL 1 COMMAND PERF. AWARD

                                      Car #        Pts.

Mark Martin                    (#01)          4

Jeff Green                      (#66)          2

Kurt Busch                     (#  2)          1

 


BUDWEISER POLE AWARD STANDINGS

Jeff Gordon                                        3

David Gilliland                                  1

Denny Hamlin                                    1

Kasey Kahne                                     1

Ryan Newman                                   1

 

RAYBESTOS ROOKIE OF THE YEAR

Juan Pablo Montoya                         90

David Ragan                                     85

Paul Menard                                     54

David Reutimann                              47

AJ Allmendinger                               23

Brandon Whitt                                     2

 

WIX FILTERS LAP LEADER AWARD

                                        Car #     Pts.

Tony Stewart                   (#20)        3

Jeff Gordon                      (#24)        2

Jimmie Johnson              (#48)        1

 

DIRECTV CREW CHIEF OF THE YEAR

                                          Car #     Pts.

Mike Ford                           (#11)        2

Ryan Pemberton                (#01)        2

Scott Miller                        (#31)        1

 

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

Mark Martin                        (#01)        4

Denny Hamlin                    (#11)        2

Jimmie Johnson                (#48)        1

 


USG ‘IMPROVING THE FINISH’ AWARD

                                      Car #         Pts.

Matt Kenseth                 (#17)            3

Kevin Harvick                 (#29)            2

Johnny Sauter               (#70)            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

Jeff Gordon                    (#24)          2

Denny Hamlin                (#11)          1

 

COMMIT LOZENGES ‘COMMIT TO WIN’ AWARD

                                      Car #        Pts.

Jeff Gordon                    (#24)          3

Kasey Kahne                 (#  9)          2

Jimmie Johnson            (#48)          1

 

SUNOCO DIAMOND PERF. AWARD

                                      Car #      Pts.

Jimmie Johnson            (#48)          3

Matt Kenseth                 (#17)          1

Jeff Gordon                    (#24)          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 1 24 Jeff Gordon DuPont Chevrolet 312 190 5 $251,411 Running 3 53
2 9 20 Tony Stewart Home Depot Chevrolet 312 180 10 $209,411 Running 3 132
3 3 11 Denny Hamlin FedEx Kinko's Chevrolet 312 170 5 $158,150 Running 2 70
4 5 48 Jimmie Johnson Lowe's Chevrolet 312 160 $158,046 Running
5 17 17 Matt Kenseth DeWalt Ford 312 155 $149,766 Running
6 14 66 Jeff Green Best Buy Chevrolet 312 150 $124,283 Running
7 24 5 Kyle Busch Carquest/Kellogg's Chevrolet 312 146 $97,875 Running
8 26 43 Bobby Labonte Cheerios/Betty Crocker Dodge 312 142 $118,561 Running
9 42 70 Johnny Sauter Haas CNC Machine Tools Chevrolet 312 138 $79,925 Running
10 8 29 Kevin Harvick Shell/Pennzoil Chevrolet 312 139 5 $126,261 Running 2 54
11 28 99 Carl Edwards Office Depot Ford 312 130 $83,625 Running
12 20 01 Mark Martin U.S. Army Chevrolet 312 127 $98,183 Running
13 31 31 Jeff Burton Cingular Chevrolet 312 124 $109,266 Running
14 23 96 Tony Raines DLP HDTV Chevrolet 312 121 $81,925 Running
15 27 41 Reed Sorenson Target Dodge 312 118 $93,208 Running
16 16 13 Joe Nemechek Pinnacle Las Vegas Chevrolet 312 120 5 $65,275 Running 1 1
17 18 16 Greg Biffle Ameriquest Ford 312 112 $83,075 Running
18 6 2 Kurt Busch Miller Lite Dodge 312 109 $103,108 Running
19 15 8 Dale Earnhardt Jr. Budweiser Chevrolet 312 106 $110,058 Running
20 7 1 Martin Truex Jr. Bass Pro Shops/Tracker Boats Chevrolet 311 103 $95,920 Running
21 22 18 J.J. Yeley Interstate Batteries Chevrolet 311 100 $97,883 Running
22 12 07 Clint Bowyer DIRECTV Chevrolet 311 97 $75,950 Running
23 2 26 Jamie McMurray Crown Royal Ford 310 94 $77,175 Running
24 38 7 Robby Gordon Jim Beam Ford 310 91 $67,475 Running
25 33 15 Paul Menard # Menards/Johns Manville Chevrolet 310 88 $65,350 Running
26 39 88 Ricky Rudd Snickers Ford 310 85 $98,658 Running
27 37 14 Sterling Marlin Waste Management Chevrolet 309 87 5 $78,558 Running 1 1
28 34 21 Ken Schrader Motorcraft Ford 309 79 $86,889 Running
29 43 44 Dale Jarrett UPS Toyota 309 76 $63,350 Running
30 40 45 Kyle Petty Wells Fargo Dodge 309 78 5 $76,347 Running 1 1
31 10 9 Kasey Kahne Dodge Dealers/UAW Dodge 309 70 $110,266 Running
32 25 00 David Reutimann # Domino's Toyota 309 67 $65,925 Running
33 36 42 Juan Pablo Montoya # Texaco/Havoline Dodge 309 64 $101,325 Running
34 21 19 Elliott Sadler Dodge Dealers/UAW Dodge 308 61 $83,520 Running
35 30 38 David Gilliland M & M's Ford 308 58 $89,764 Running
36 35 4 Ward Burton State Water Heaters Chevrolet 305 55 $63,150 Running
37 13 25 Casey Mears National Guard/GMAC Chevrolet 303 52 $70,275 Running
38 19 12 Ryan Newman alltel Dodge 301 49 $94,200 Running
39 11 22 Dave Blaney Caterpillar Toyota 281 46 $70,000 Accident
40 29 78 Kenny Wallace Furniture Row Chevrolet 279 43 $61,850 Accident
41 32 6 David Ragan # AAA/Show Your Card and Save Ford 264 40 $97,530 Running
42 4 10 Scott Riggs Valvoline/Stanley Tools Dodge 250 37 $69,780 Running
43 41 40 David Stremme Coors Light Dodge 248 34 $61,736 Running


Race Comments: Before an estimated crowd of 105,000 Jeff Gordon won the Subway Fresh Fit 500, his 76th career NASCAR NEXTEL Cup Series victory. Gordon tied Dale Earnhardt for sixth on the all-time wins list. Prior to the green flag the following driver dropped to the rear for the reason indicated: # 21 Schrader (engine change).

Time of Race: 02 Hrs, 53 Mins, 48 Secs. Average Speed: 107.71 MPH. Margin of Victory: .697 Seconds

Caution Flags: 6 for 34 laps: Laps: 38-41 (Debris); 44-47 (# 6, 25, 40 accident turn 1); 99-103 (Debris); 150-154 (Debris); 212-218 (Debris); 285-293 (# 18, 22, 78 accident turn 4).

Lead Changes: 12 among 7 drivers: J. Gordon 1-28; D. Hamlin 29-38; K. Petty 39; D. Hamlin 40-99; K. Harvick 100-150; S. Marlin 151; K. Harvick 152-154; T. Stewart 155-212; J. Nemechek 213; T. Stewart 214-286; J. Gordon 287-298; T. Stewart 299; J. Gordon 300-312.

Checkers/Rally's: Denny Hamlin, #11 (217.339 seconds)
Commit Lozenges: Jeff Gordon, #24
EA Sports: Jeff Gordon, #24
Mobil 1: Jeff Green, #66
Raybestos Rookie of the Year: Paul Menard, #15
Sunoco Diamond Performance: Jeff Gordon, #24
USG Improving the Finish: Johnny Sauter, #70 (33 Places)
DIRECTV: Denny Hamlin, #11
DOW Automotive Strategic Call: Tony Stewart, #20
WIX Lap Leader: Tony Stewart, #20 (132 Laps)
Goodyear Gatorback Fastest Lap: Jeff Gordon, #24 (129.385 mph, Lap 2)



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