Dover International Speedway
Best Buy 400 Benefiting Student Clubs For Autism Speaks
June 1, 2008

Official Results from
NASCAR Statistics


NASCAR SPRINT CUP SERIES RACE No. 13

BEST BUY 400 BENEFITING STUDENT

CLUBS FOR AUTISM SPEAKS

 

DOVER INTERNATIONAL SPEEDWAY

Dover, Del.June 1, 2008

1-Mile Oval

400 M – 400 LPurse: $5,864,924

 

                                                                                                                                                                                                Bonus          Money

Fin       St      Car#            Driver                         Team                                                             Laps                    Pts            Pts              Won        Status

 1           3          18            Kyle Busch                  Combos Toyota                                                 400                    190           *      5         $302,550      Running

 2         14          99            Carl Edwards              Office Depot Ford                                             400                    175           *      5           235,375      Running

 3           1          16            Greg Biffle                   3M Ford                                                             400                    175         **    10           183,525      Running

 4         21          17            Matt Kenseth               DEWALT NANO Ford                                        400                    165           *      5           173,541      Running

 5           7          24            Jeff Gordon                 DuPont Chevrolet                                              400                    160           *      5           159,386      Running

 6         20            1            Martin Truex Jr.           Bass Pro Shops Chevrolet                                400                    150                              145,433      Running

 7           4          48            Jimmie Johnson           Lowe's Chevrolet                                              399                    151           *      5           152,136      Running

 8         38          31            Jeff Burton                  AT&T Mobility Chevrolet                                    399                    142                              147,383      Running

 9         18          22            Dave Blaney                Caterpillar Toyota                                              399                    138                              116,583      Running

10          5          26            Jamie McMurray          Crown Royal Ford                                             399                    139           *      5           106,425      Running

11        12          28            Travis Kvapil               Yates Racing Ford                                            399                    130                              120,239      Running

12        35          42            Juan Pablo Montoya    Texaco/Havoline Dodge                                    399                    127                              119,458      Running

13          6          83            Brian Vickers              Red Bull Toyota                                                 398                    124                                90,675      Running

14        11          12            Ryan Newman            Alltel Dodge                                                       398                    126           *      5           132,775      Running

15        23            6            David Ragan                AAA Insurance Ford                                         398                    118                                99,450      Running

16        17          38            David Gilliland              freecreditreport.com Ford                                 397                    115                              104,233      Running

17        39            5            Casey Mears               Kellogg's/Carquest Chevrolet                            397                    112                              101,700      Running

18        16          77    #      Sam Hornish Jr.           Penske Truck Rental Dodge                              397                    109                              130,150      Running

19        41            7            Robby Gordon             Jim Beam Dodge                                                397                    106                              108,308      Running

20          2            2            Kurt Busch                  Miller Lite Dodge                                                396                    103                                85,900      Running

21        29          01    #      Regan Smith                Principal Financial Group/DEI Chevrolet            396                    100                                93,875      Running

22        13          15            Paul Menard                Menards/Pittsburgh Paints Chevrolet                396                      97                                92,175      Running

23        30            8            Mark Martin                  U.S. Army Chevrolet                                         394                      94                              118,633      Running

24        27          96            J.J. Yeley                    DLP HDTV Toyota                                             394                      91                                92,175      Running

25        10          40            Jeremy Mayfield          Target Dodge                                                    394                      88                                90,700      Running

26        42          41            Reed Sorenson           Target Dodge                                                    394                      85                              108,764      Running

27        37          44            David Reutimann         UPS Toyota                                                       394                      82                                81,000      Running

28        40          55            Michael Waltrip            NAPA Toyota                                                    393                      79                                91,608      Running

29        36          10    #      Patrick Carpentier        Auto Value/Bumper to Bumper Dodge              393                      76                                77,300      Running

30        32          00    #      Michael McDowell       Microsoft Small Business Toyota                      393                      78           *      5             87,197      Running

31        15            9            Kasey Kahne              Budweiser Dodge                                             392                      70                              106,991      Running

32        19          43            Bobby Labonte            Cheerios Racing/Betty Crocker Dodge             391                      67                              113,786      Running

33        24          21            Bill Elliott                       Air Force Ford                                                   389                      64                                95,995      Running

34        31          78            Joe Nemechek             Furniture Row Racing Chevrolet                       388                      61                                76,500      Running

35        25          88            Dale Earnhardt Jr.       AMP/National Guard Chevrolet                          387                      58                                84,275      Running

36        26          07            Clint Bowyer               DIRECTV Chevrolet                                           381                      55                                94,150      Running

37          8          84            AJ Allmendinger          Red Bull Toyota                                                 365                      52                                76,005      Running

38        34          29            Kevin Harvick              Shell/Pennzoil Chevrolet                                    326                      49                              122,831      Running

39        28          66            Scott Riggs                  State Water Heaters Chevrolet                         308                      46                                75,780      Running

40        43          34            Tony Raines                doorstopnation.com Chevrolet                          296                      43                                75,650 Transmission

41        22          20            Tony Stewart              Home Depot Toyota                                           199                      40                              124,256      Accident

42          9          19            Elliott Sadler                 Best Buy Dodge                                                  16                      37                              101,785      Accident

43        33          11            Denny Hamlin              FedEx Kinko's Toyota                                          16                      34                              110,699      Accident

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

Failed to qualify: (2) #70 Jason Leffler, #45 Chad McCumbee.

Race Comments: Before an estimated crowd of 133,000, Busch won the Best Buy 400 Benefiting Student Clubs for Autism Speaks, his eighth NASCAR Sprint Cup victory. Prior to the green flag the following driver dropped to the rear for the reason indicated: #7 R. Gordon (driver change).

 

TIME OF RACE:  3 hours, 18 minute, 4 seconds                            AVERAGE SPEED: 121.171 mph                             MARGIN OF VICTORY:  4.224 seconds

COORS LIGHT POLE AWARD:  Greg Biffle (155.214 mph, 23.193 secs.)

DIRECTV CREW CHIEF OF THE RACE AWARD:  Steve Addington (crew chief for Kyle Busch)

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

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

GOODYEAR GATORBACK FASTEST LAP AWARD:  Greg Biffle (150.013 mph, Lap 3)

MAHLE CLEVITE ENGINE BUILDER OF THE RACE AWARD: Greg Biffle

MOBIL 1 “COMMAND PERFORMANCE DRIVER OF THE RACE” AWARD: Ryan Newman

MOOG CHASSIS PARTS PROBLEM SOLVER OF THE RACE AWARD: Kevin Manion (crew chief for Martin Truex Jr.)

NASCAR SPRINT CUP LEADER BONUS: Kyle Busch ($20,000)++

RAYBESTOS ROOKIE OF THE RACE AWARD: Sam Hornish Jr.

SUNOCO DIAMOND PERFORMANCE AWARD: Kyle Busch

U.S.G. “IMPROVING THE FINISH” AWARD: Jeff Burton (30 places)

WIX FILTERS LAP LEADER AWARD: Kyle Busch (158 laps)

CAUTION FLAGS: 5 cautions for 26 laps. 19-26 (Car #07, 9, 11, 15, 19, 20, 21, 29, 43, 66 & 88-Accident, Turn 2 [Red Flag:16:13 - Lap 22]); 68-72 (Car #34-Stopped on Track); 76-78 (Car #78-Accident, Frontstretch); 154-159 (Car #84-Stalled on Track); 244-247 (Debris).

LAP LEADERS: 15 lead changes among 9 drivers. Biffle 1-23; McDowell 24; Biffle 25-147; Edwards 148-149; Ky. Busch 150; Johnson 151-152; Biffle 153-170; Edwards 171-232; Ky. Busch 233-234; J. Gordon 235-236; Ky. Busch 237-317; Kenseth 318; J. Gordon 319; McMurray 320; Newman 321-326; Ky. Busch 327-400.

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

 


NASCAR SPRINT CUP SERIES TOP 12 (Wins)

 1 –Kyle Busch                     2,050      (4)

 2 –Jeff Burton                     1,908      (1)

 3 –Dale Earnhardt Jr.          1,779      (0)

 4 –Carl Edwards                 1,713      (3)

 5 –Greg Biffle                      1,658      (0)

 6 –Jeff Gordon                    1,646      (0)

 7 –Jimmie Johnson              1,644      (1)

 8 –Clint Bowyer                  1,633      (1)

 9 –Denny Hamlin                 1,630      (1)

10–Kevin Harvick                 1,566      (0)

11–Tony Stewart                 1,551      (0)

12–Kasey Kahne                 1,524      (1)

 

DOW AUTOMOTIVE STRATEGIC CALL OF

THE RACE AWARD      Car #         Pts.

Kyle Busch                    (#18)          4

Carl Edwards                (#99)          3

Kasey Kahne                (#  9)          1

 

MOBIL 1 COMMAND PERFORMANCE AWARD

                                      Car #       Pts.

Ryan Newman              (#12)         8

Kurt Busch                    (#  2)         3

David Reutimann           (#44)         2

 

USG ‘IMPROVING THE FINISH’ AWARD

                                      Car #         Pts.

Jeff Burton                    (#31)          3

Clint Bowyer                 (#07)          2

Carl Edwards                (#99)          2


MANUFACTURERS' CHAMPIONSHIP

                                   Pts        Wins

Toyota                         82              5

Chevrolet                     75              3

Ford                             73              3

Dodge                          56              2

 

DIRECTV CREW CHIEF OF THE YEAR

                                     Car #        Pts.

Steve Addington           (#18)           6

Greg Zipadelli               (#20)           2

Tony Gibson                 (#  8)           2

 

MOOG PROBLEM SOLVER AWARD

                                      Car #         Pts.

Tony Eury Jr.                 (#88)          3

Tony Gibson                  (#  8)          2

Kevin Manion                 (#  1)          1

 

SUNOCO DIAMOND PERFORMANCE AWARD

                                  Car #       Pts.

Kyle Busch                    (#18)          4

Carl Edwards                (#99)          3

Kasey Kahne                (#  9)          1

 

WIX FILTERS LAP LEADER AWARD

                                     Car #        Pts.

Kyle Busch                   (#18)          5

Jimmie Johnson            (#48)          3

Dale Earnhardt Jr.         (#88)          2


RAYBESTOS ROOKIE OF THE YEAR

Regan Smith                                  127

Sam Hornish Jr.                             127

Patrick Carpentier                            90

Michael McDowell                           73

Dario Franchitti                                72

 

GOODYEAR GATORBACK AWARD

                                      Car #      Pts.

Dale Earnhardt Jr.         (#88)          4

Kyle Busch                    (#18)          2

Greg Biffle                     (#16)          1

 

MAHLE CLEVITE ENGINE BUILDER AWARD

                                      Car #       Pts.

Mark Cronquist              (#18)       162

Roush Yates                 (#99)       125

Hendrick                        (#88)       120

 

COORS LIGHT BUD POLE AWARD

Kyle Busch                                        2

Jeff Gordon                                       2

Greg Biffle                                         2

Dale Earnhardt Jr.                             1

Denny Hamlin                                    1

Jimmie Johnson                                 1

Joe Nemechek                                   1

Ryan Newman                                  1


UNOFFICIAL RESULTS posted after the race

from NASCAR Statistics

OFFICIAL RESULTS WILL be posted ABOVE sometime Monday




NASCAR Race Number 13
Unofficial Race Results for the Best Buy 400 Benefiting Student Clubs
For Autism Speaks - Sunday, June 1, 2008
Dover International Speedway - Dover, DE - 1 Mile Concrete
Total Race Length - 400 Laps - 400 Miles - Purse: $5,864,924

Fin Str Car Driver Team Laps Pts Bns Total Award Status Times Laps
1 3 18 Kyle Busch Combos Toyota 400 190 5 $302,550 Running 4 158
2 14 99 Carl Edwards Office Depot Ford 400 175 5 $235,375 Running 2 64
3 1 16 Greg Biffle 3M Ford 400 175 10 $183,525 Running 3 164
4 21 17 Matt Kenseth DeWalt NANO Ford 400 165 5 $173,541 Running 1 1
5 7 24 Jeff Gordon DuPont Chevy 400 160 5 $159,386 Running 2 3
6 20 1 Martin Truex Jr. Bass Pro Shops Chevy 400 150 $145,433 Running
7 4 48 Jimmie Johnson Lowe's Chevy 399 151 5 $152,136 Running 1 2
8 38 31 Jeff Burton AT&T Mobility Chevy 399 142 $147,383 Running
9 18 22 Dave Blaney Caterpillar Toyota 399 138 $116,583 Running
10 5 26 Jamie McMurray Crown Royal Ford 399 139 5 $106,425 Running 1 1
11 12 28 Travis Kvapil Yates Racing Ford 399 130 $120,239 Running
12 35 42 Juan Pablo Montoya Texaco/Havoline Dodge 399 127 $119,458 Running
13 6 83 Brian Vickers Red Bull Toyota 398 124 $90,675 Running
14 11 12 Ryan Newman alltel Dodge 398 126 5 $132,775 Running 1 6
15 23 6 David Ragan AAA Insurance Ford 398 118 $99,450 Running
16 17 38 David Gilliland freecreditreport.com Ford 397 115 $104,233 Running
17 39 5 Casey Mears Kellogg's/Carquest Chevy 397 112 $101,700 Running
18 16 77 Sam Hornish Jr. # Penske Truck Rental Dodge 397 109 $130,150 Running
19 41 7 Robby Gordon Jim Beam Dodge 397 106 $108,308 Running
20 2 2 Kurt Busch Miller Lite Dodge 396 103 $85,900 Running
21 29 01 Regan Smith # Principal Financial Group/DEI 396 100 $93,875 Running
22 13 15 Paul Menard Menards/Pittsburgh Paints Chevy 396 97 $92,175 Running
23 30 8 Mark Martin U.S. Army Chevy 394 94 $118,633 Running
24 27 96 J.J. Yeley DLP HDTV Toyota 394 91 $92,175 Running
25 10 40 Jeremy Mayfield Target Dodge 394 88 $90,700 Running
26 42 41 Reed Sorenson Target Dodge 394 85 $108,764 Running
27 37 44 David Reutimann UPS Toyota 394 82 $81,000 Running
28 40 55 Michael Waltrip NAPA Toyota 393 79 $91,608 Running
29 36 10 Patrick Carpentier # Auto Value/Bumper to Bumper Dodge 393 76 $77,300 Running
30 32 00 Michael McDowell # Microsoft Small Business Toyota 393 78 5 $87,197 Running 1 1
31 15 9 Kasey Kahne Budweiser Dodge 392 70 $106,991 Running
32 19 43 Bobby Labonte Cheerios Racing/Betty Crocker Dodge 391 67 $113,786 Running
33 24 21 Bill Elliott Air Force Ford 389 64 $95,995 Running
34 31 78 Joe Nemechek Furniture Row Racing Chevy 388 61 $76,500 Running
35 25 88 Dale Earnhardt Jr. AMP/National Guard Chevy 387 58 $84,275 Running
36 26 07 Clint Bowyer DIRECTV Chevy 381 55 $94,150 Running
37 8 84 AJ Allmendinger Red Bull Toyota 365 52 $76,005 Running
38 34 29 Kevin Harvick Shell/Pennzoil Chevy 326 49 $122,831 Running
39 28 66 Scott Riggs State Water Heaters Chevy 308 46 $75,780 Running
40 43 34 Tony Raines doorstopnation.com Chevy 296 43 $75,650 Transmission
41 22 20 Tony Stewart Home Depot Toyota 199 40 $124,256 Accident
42 9 19 Elliott Sadler Best Buy Dodge 16 37 $101,785 Accident
43 33 11 Denny Hamlin FedEx Kinko's Toyota 16 34 $110,699 Accident    


Race Comments: Before an estimated crowd of 133,000, Kyle Busch won the Best Buy 400 Benefiting Student Clubs for Autism Speaks, his eighth NASCAR Sprint Cup Series victory.

Prior to the green flag the following driver(s) dropped to the rear for the reason(s) indicated: #7 R. Gordon (driver change).

Failed to Qualify: (2) 70 Jason Leffler, 45 Chad McCumbee.
Time of Race: 3 Hrs, 18 Mins, 04 Secs.
Average Speed: 121.171 MPH
Margin of Victory: 4.224 Seconds

Caution Flags: 5 for 26 laps: Laps: 19-26 (#07,9,11,15,19,20,21,29,43, 66,88 accident turn 2 [Red Flag:16:13 - Lap 22]); 68-72 (#34 stopped on track); 76-78 (#78 accident frontstretch); 154-159 (#84 stalled on track); 244-247 (Debris).

Lead Changes: 15 among 9 drivers: G. Biffle 1-23; M. McDowell # 24; G. Biffle 25-147; C. Edwards 148-149; Ky. Busch 150; J. Johnson 151-152; G. Biffle 153-170; C. Edwards 171-232; Ky. Busch 233-234; J. Gordon 235-236; Ky. Busch 237-317; M. Kenseth 318; J. Gordon 319; J. McMurray 320; R. Newman 321-326; Ky. Busch 327-400.

Coors Light Pole Award : Greg Biffle, #16 (155.219 mph)
DIRECTV Crew Chief of the Race : Kyle Busch, #18
DOW Automotive Strategic Call of the Race : Kyle Busch, #18
EA Sports Move of the Race : Kyle Busch, #18
Goodyear Gatorback Fastest Lap : Greg Biffle, #16 (150.013 mph, Lap 3)
Mahle Clevite Engine Builder : Greg Biffle, #16
Mobil 1 Command Performance Driver of the Race : Ryan Newman, #12
Moog Chassis Parts Problem Solver of the Race : Martin Truex, Jr, #1 (-0.169 Second)
Raybestos Rookie of the Race : Sam Hornish, #77
Sunoco Diamond Performance : Kyle Busch, #18
USG Improving the Finish : Jeff Burton, #31 (30 Places)
WIX Lap Leader : Kyle Busch, #18 (158 Laps)


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