New Hampshire Motor Speedway
LENOX Industrial Tools 301
June 29, 2008

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NASCAR SPRINT CUP SERIES RACE No. 17

LENOX INDUSTRIAL TOOLS 301

NEW HAMPSHIRE MOTOR SPEEDWAY

 

Loudon, N.H.June 29, 2008

1.058 Mile Oval

318.5 M – 301 LPurse: $5,383,710

 

                                                                                                                                                                                                Bonus          Money

Fin       St      Car#            Driver                         Team                                                             Laps                    Pts            Pts              Won        Status

 1         26            2            Kurt Busch                  Miller Lite Dodge                                                284                    190           *      5         $204,950      Running

 2         36          55            Michael Waltrip            NAPA Toyota                                                    284                    170                              209,333      Running

 3         30          96            J.J. Yeley                    DLP HDTV Toyota                                             284                    165                              143,025      Running

 4           8            1            Martin Truex Jr.           Bass Pro Shops Chevrolet                                284                    160                              148,183      Running

 5         11          19            Elliott Sadler                 Best Buy/Hancock Dodge                                 284                    155                              135,895      Running

 6           6          41            Reed Sorenson           Target Dodge                                                    284                    150                              124,039      Running

 7         24            5            Casey Mears               CARQUEST/Kellogg's Chevrolet                        284                    151           *      5           103,975      Running

 8         12          11            Denny Hamlin              FedEx Ground Toyota                                       284                    142                              121,916      Running

 9         23          48            Jimmie Johnson           Lowe's Chevrolet                                              284                    138                              140,961      Running

10          2          43            Bobby Labonte            Cheerios Racing/Betty Crocker Dodge             284                    134                              127,411      Running

11        19          24            Jeff Gordon                 DuPont Chevrolet                                              284                    130                              128,461      Running

12        31          31            Jeff Burton                  LENOX Chevrolet                                              284                    127                              123,633      Running

13        28          20            Tony Stewart              Home Depot Toyota                                           284                    134         **    10           132,211      Running

14          3          29            Kevin Harvick              Shell/Pennzoil Chevrolet                                    284                    126           *      5           129,961      Running

15        16          12            Ryan Newman            Alltel Dodge                                                       284                    118                              117,850      Running

16        40          83            Brian Vickers              Red Bull Toyota                                                 284                    115                                78,525      Running

17        17          99            Carl Edwards              Dish Network Ford                                            284                    112                              123,575      Running

18          9          17            Matt Kenseth               DEWALT Ford                                                   284                    109                              122,241      Running

19        29          44            David Reutimann         UPS Toyota                                                       284                    106                                77,750      Running

20        43          78            Joe Nemechek             Furniture Row Racing Chevrolet                       284                    108           *      5             76,500      Running

21        15          16            Greg Biffle                   3M Ford                                                             284                    100                                85,200      Running

22        18          07            Clint Bowyer               Jack Daniel's Chevrolet                                     284                      97                                91,400      Running

23        39            8            Aric Almirola                U.S. Army Chevrolet                                         284                      94                              111,808      Running

24          5          88            Dale Earnhardt Jr.       National Guard/AMP Energy Chevrolet             284                      96           *      5             84,400      Running

25        27          18            Kyle Busch                  Interstate Batteries Toyota                                284                      88                                91,300      Running

26        22            7            Robby Gordon             Camping World Dodge                                       284                      90           *      5           100,058      Running

27        25          01    #      Regan Smith                Principal Financial Group/DEI Chevrolet            283                      82                                85,075      Running

28        33          38            David Gilliland              freecreditreport.com Ford                                 283                      79                                89,433      Running

29        42          15            Paul Menard                Menards/Sylvania Chevrolet                             282                      76                                82,900      Running

30        14            9            Kasey Kahne              Budweiser Dodge                                             282                      73                              105,141      Running

31          1          10    #      Patrick Carpentier        Berlin City Auto Group Dodge                           282                      75           *      5             78,450      Running

32        32          42            Juan Pablo Montoya    Texaco/Havoline Dodge                                    282                      67                              101,608      Running

33        41          22            Dave Blaney                Caterpillar Toyota                                              281                      64                                83,608      Running

34          4          66            Scott Riggs                  State Water Heaters Chevrolet                         281                      61                                80,847      Running

35        34          45            Terry Labonte             Victory Junction Gang Dodge                           281                      58                                70,600      Running

36        21          28            Travis Kvapil               Ford Drive One Ford                                         281                      55                                97,589      Running

37        37          70            Johnny Sauter             Atlas Copco Chevrolet                                      280                      52                                70,175      Running

38          7          40    #      Dario Franchitti            Guitar Hero/Target Dodge                                 280                      49                                77,975      Running

39        20          77    #      Sam Hornish Jr.           Mobil 1 Dodge                                                    280                      46                              115,425      Running

40        35            6            David Ragan                AAA Insurance Ford                                         272                      43                                77,700      Accident

41        13          26            Jamie McMurray          IRWIN Ford                                                        270                      40                                77,530      Accident

42        38          00    #      Michael McDowell       Champion Mortgage Toyota                              209                      37                                69,405      Engine

43        10          84            AJ Allmendinger          Red Bull Toyota                                                 202                      34                                69,265      Oil Line

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

Failed to qualify: (2) 34 Tony Raines, 21 Marcos Ambrose.

Race Comments: Before an announced sell-out crowd of 101,000+, Busch won the rain-shortened LENOX Industrial Tools 301, his 18th NASCAR Sprint Cup victory. Prior to the green flag the following drivers dropped to the rear for the reasons indicated: #55 Waltrip (engine change); #8 Almirola (transmission change).

 

TIME OF RACE:  2 hours, 48 minute, 56 seconds                            AVERAGE SPEED: 106.719 mph                           MARGIN OF VICTORY:  Under Caution

COORS LIGHT POLE AWARD:  Patrick Carpentier (129.776 mph, 29.349 secs.)

DIRECTV CREW CHIEF OF THE RACE AWARD:  Kevin Manion (crew chief for Martin Truex Jr.)

DOW AUTOMOTIVE “STRATEGIC CALL OF THE RACE” AWARD:  Michael Waltrip

EA SPORTS “MOVE OF THE RACE” AWARD: Michael Waltrip

GOODYEAR GATORBACK FASTEST LAP AWARD:  Kevin Harvick (125.450 mph, Lap 7)

MAHLE CLEVITE ENGINE BUILDER OF THE RACE AWARD: Kurt Busch

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

MOOG CHASSIS PARTS PROBLEM SOLVER OF THE RACE AWARD: Chad Knaus (crew chief for Jimmie Johnson)

NASCAR SPRINT CUP LEADER BONUS: No winner; rolls over to $20,000 at Daytona++

RAYBESTOS ROOKIE OF THE RACE AWARD: Regan Smith

SUNOCO DIAMOND PERFORMANCE AWARD: Kurt Busch

U.S.G. “IMPROVING THE FINISH” AWARD: Michael Waltrip (34 places)

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

CAUTION FLAGS: 7 cautions for 33 laps. 87-90 (Car #40-Accident, Turn 4); 140-143 (Debris); 153-156 (Car #78-Accident, Turn 4); 204-210 (Oil on track); 218-221 (Car #8-Spin, Turn 2); 273-278 (Car #6, 26 & 88-Accident, Turn 4); 281-284 (Car #07 & 77-Accident, Turn 3).

LAP LEADERS: 9 lead changes among 8 drivers. Carpentier 1-4, Harvick 5-43, Earnhardt 44-72, Harvick 73-87, Mears 88-140, Stewart 141-205, R. Gordon 206, Nemechek 207, Stewart 208-274, Ku. Busch 275-284.

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

 


NASCAR SPRINT CUP SERIES TOP 12 (Wins)

 1 –Kyle Busch                     2,496      (5)

 2 –Jeff Burton                     2,432      (1)

 3 –Dale Earnhardt Jr.          2,352      (1)

 4 –Carl Edwards                 2,262      (3)

 5 –Jimmie Johnson              2,220      (1)

 6 –Jeff Gordon                    2,171      (0)

 7 –Denny Hamlin                 2,150      (1)

 8 –Greg Biffle                      2,119      (0)

 9–Tony Stewart                  2,042      (0)

10–Kasey Kahne                 2,031      (2)

11–Clint Bowyer                  2,021      (1)

12–Kevin Harvick                 2,016      (0)

 

DOW AUTOMOTIVE STRATEGIC CALL OF

THE RACE AWARD      Car #         Pts.

Kyle Busch                    (#18)          5

Carl Edwards                (#99)          3

Kasey Kahne                (#  9)          2

 

MOBIL 1 COMMAND PERFORMANCE AWARD

                                      Car #       Pts.

Ryan Newman              (#12)         9

Kurt Busch                    (#  2)         6

David Reutimann           (#44)         2

 

USG ‘IMPROVING THE FINISH’ AWARD

                                      Car #         Pts.

Jeff Burton                    (#31)          3

Kyle Busch                    (#18)          2

Carl Edwards                (#99)          2


MANUFACTURERS' CHAMPIONSHIP

                                   Pts        Wins

Toyota                       106              6

Chevrolet                     96              4

Ford                             89              3

Dodge                          83              4

 

DIRECTV CREW CHIEF OF THE YEAR

                                     Car #        Pts.

Steve Addington           (#18)           6

Kenny Francis              (#  9)           3

Gil Martin                       (#07)           2

 

MOOG PROBLEM SOLVER AWARD

                                      Car #         Pts.

Tony Eury Jr.                 (#88)          3

Tony Gibson                  (#  8)          2

Chip Bolin                      (#17)          2

 

SUNOCO DIAMOND PERFORMANCE AWARD

                                  Car #       Pts.

Kyle Busch                    (#18)          5

Carl Edwards                (#99)          3

Kasey Kahne                (#  9)          2

 

WIX FILTERS LAP LEADER AWARD

                                     Car #        Pts.

Kyle Busch                   (#18)          6

Jimmie Johnson            (#48)          4

Tony Stewart               (#20)          3


RAYBESTOS ROOKIE OF THE YEAR

Sam Hornish Jr.                             162

Regan Smith                                  157

Patrick Carpentier                          129

Michael McDowell                         110

Dario Franchitti                                97

 

GOODYEAR GATORBACK AWARD

                                      Car #      Pts.

Kyle Busch                    (#18)          4

Dale Earnhardt Jr.         (#88)          4

Jimmie Johnson             (#48)          2

 

MAHLE CLEVITE ENGINE BUILDER AWARD

                                      Car #       Pts.

Mark Cronquist              (#18)       186

Hendrick                        (#88)       152

Roush Yates                 (#99)       150

 

COORS LIGHT BUD POLE AWARD

Greg Biffle                                         2

Kyle Busch                                        2

Jeff Gordon                                       2

Kasey Kahne                                    2

Patrick Carpentier                              1

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 17
Unofficial Race Results for the Lenox Industrial Tools "301" - Sunday, June 29, 2008
New Hampshire Motor Speedway - Loudon, NH - 1.058 Mile Paved
Total Race Length - 284 Laps - 300.472 Miles - Purse: $5,383,710

Fin Str Car Driver Team Laps Pts Bns Total Award Status Times Laps
1 26 2 Kurt Busch Miller Lite Dodge 284 190 5 $204,950 Running 1 10
2 36 55 Michael Waltrip NAPA Toyota 284 170 $209,333 Running
3 30 96 JJ Yeley DLP HDTV Toyota 284 165 $143,025 Running
4 8 1 Martin Truex Jr. Bass Pro Shops Chevy 284 160 $148,183 Running
5 11 19 Elliott Sadler Best Buy/Hancock Dodge 284 155 $135,895 Running
6 6 41 Reed Sorenson Target Dodge 284 150 $124,039 Running
7 24 5 Casey Mears CARQUEST/Kellogg's Chevy 284 151 5 $103,975 Running 1 53
8 12 11 Denny Hamlin FedEx Ground Toyota 284 142 $121,916 Running
9 23 48 Jimmie Johnson Lowe's Chevy 284 138 $140,961 Running
10 2 43 Bobby Labonte Cheerios Racing/Betty Crocker Dodge 284 134 $127,411 Running
11 19 24 Jeff Gordon DuPont Chevy 284 130 $128,461 Running
12 31 31 Jeff Burton LENOX Chevy 284 127 $123,633 Running
13 28 20 Tony Stewart Home Depot Toyota 284 134 10 $132,211 Running 2 132
14 3 29 Kevin Harvick Shell/Pennzoil Chevy 284 126 5 $129,961 Running 2 54
15 16 12 Ryan Newman alltel Dodge 284 118 $117,850 Running
16 40 83 Brian Vickers Red Bull Toyota 284 115 $78,525 Running
17 17 99 Carl Edwards Dish Network Ford 284 112 $123,575 Running
18 9 17 Matt Kenseth DeWalt Ford 284 109 $122,241 Running
19 29 44 David Reutimann UPS Toyota 284 106 $77,750 Running
20 43 78 Joe Nemechek Furniture Row Racing Chevy 284 108 5 $76,500 Running 1 1
21 15 16 Greg Biffle 3M Ford 284 100 $85,200 Running
22 18 07 Clint Bowyer Jack Daniel's Chevy 284 97 $91,400 Running
23 39 8 Aric Almirola U.S. Army Chevy 284 94 $111,808 Running
24 5 88 Dale Earnhardt Jr. National Guard/AMP Energy 284 96 5 $84,400 Running 1 29
25 27 18 Kyle Busch Interstate Batteries Toyota 284 88 $91,300 Running
26 22 7 Robby Gordon Camping World Dodge 284 90 5 $100,058 Running 1 1
27 25 01 Regan Smith # Principal Financial Group/DEI 283 82 $83,575 Running
28 33 38 David Gilliland freecreditreport.com Ford 283 79 $89,433 Running
29 42 15 Paul Menard Menards/Sylvania Chevy 282 76 $82,900 Running
30 14 9 Kasey Kahne Budweiser Dodge 282 73 $105,141 Running
31 1 10 Patrick Carpentier # Berlin City Auto Group Dodge 282 75 5 $78,450 Running 1 4
32 32 42 Juan Pablo Montoya Texaco/Havoline Dodge 282 67 $101,608 Running
33 41 22 Dave Blaney Caterpillar Toyota 281 64 $83,608 Running
34 4 66 Scott Riggs State Water Heaters Chevy 281 61 $80,847 Running
35 34 45 Terry Labonte Victory Junction Gang Dodge 281 58 $70,600 Running
36 21 28 Travis Kvapil Ford Drive One Ford 281 55 $97,589 Running
37 37 70 Johnny Sauter Atlas Copco Chevy 280 52 $70,175 Running
38 7 40 Dario Franchitti # Guitar Hero/Target Dodge 280 49 $77,975 Running
39 20 77 Sam Hornish Jr. # Mobil 1 Dodge 280 46 $115,425 Running
40 35 6 David Ragan AAA Insurance Ford 272 43 $77,700 Accident
41 13 26 Jamie McMurray IRWIN Ford 270 40 $77,530 Accident
42 38 00 Michael McDowell # Champion Mortgage Toyota 209 37 $69,405 Engine
43 10 84 AJ Allmendinger Red Bull Toyota 202 34 $69,265 Oil Line


Race Comments: Before an announced sell-out crowd of 101,000+, Kurt Busch won the rain-shortened Lenox Industrial Tools 301, his 18th NASCAR Sprint Cup Series victory.

Prior to the green flag the following driver(s) dropped to the rear for the reason(s) indicated: #55 Waltrip (engine change); #8 Almirola (transmission change).

Failed to Qualify: (2) 34 Tony Raines, 21 Marcos Ambrose.

Time of Race: 2 Hrs, 48 Mins, 56 Secs.
Average Speed: 106.719 MPH
Margin of Victory: Caution

Caution Flags: 7 for 33 laps: Laps: 87-90 (#40 accident turn 4); 140-143 (Debris); 153-156 (#78 accident turn 4); 204-210 (Oil on track); 218-221 (#8 spun turn 2); 273-278 (#6,26,88 accident turn 4); 281-284 (#07,77 accident turn 3).

Lead Changes: 9 among 8 drivers: P. Carpentier # 1-4; K. Harvick 5-43; D. Earnhardt Jr. 44-72; K. Harvick 73-87; C. Mears 88-140; T. Stewart 141-205; R. Gordon 206; J. Nemechek 207; T. Stewart 208-274; Ku. Busch 275-284.

Coors Light Pole Award : Patrick Carpentier, #10 (129.776 mph)
DIRECTV Crew Chief of the Race : Martin Truex, Jr, #1
DOW Automotive Strategic Call of the Race : Michael Waltrip, #55
EA Sports Move of the Race : Michael Waltrip, #55
Goodyear Gatorback Fastest Lap : Kevin Harvick, #29 (125.45 mph, Lap 7)
Mahle Clevite Engine Builder : Kurt Busch, #2
Mobil 1 Command Performance Driver of the Race : Kurt Busch, #2
Moog Chassis Parts Problem Solver of the Race : Jimmie Johnson, #48 (.158 seconds)
Sunoco Diamond Performance : Kurt Busch, #2
USG Improving the Finish : Michael Waltrip, #55 (34 Places)
WIX Lap Leader : Tony Stewart, #20 (132 Laps)


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