Pocono Raceway
Sunoco Red Cross Pennsylvania 500
August 3, 2008

Official Results from
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NASCAR SPRINT CUP SERIES RACE No. 21

SUNOCO RED CROSS PENNSYLVANIA 500

POCONO RACEWAY

 

Long Pond, Pa.Aug. 3, 2008

2.5 Mile Triangular Paved

500 M – 200 LPurse: $5,037,783

 

                                                                                                                                                                                                Bonus          Money

Fin       St      Car#            Driver                         Team                                                             Laps                    Pts            Pts              Won        Status

 1         15          99            Carl Edwards              Office Depot Ford                                             200                    190           *      5         $241,875      Running

 2         20          20            Tony Stewart              Home Depot Toyota                                           200                    170                              196,536      Running

 3           1          48            Jimmie Johnson           Lowe's Chevrolet                                              200                    170           *      5           188,086      Running

 4         21          29            Kevin Harvick              Shell/Pennzoil Chevrolet                                    200                    160                              153,936      Running

 5         16            6            David Ragan                AAA Insurance Ford                                         200                    160           *      5           111,725      Running

 6         30          07            Clint Bowyer               Jack Daniel's Chevrolet                                     200                    150                              111,950      Running

 7           7            9            Kasey Kahne              Budweiser Dodge                                             200                    151           *      5           122,316      Running

 8           2            8            Mark Martin                  Steak-umm Burgers Chevrolet                          200                    152         **    10           126,933      Running

 9         41          26            Jamie McMurray          Crown Royal Ford                                             200                    143           *      5             93,675      Running

10          4          24            Jeff Gordon                 DuPont Chevrolet                                              200                    134                              126,311      Running

11          5          17            Matt Kenseth               DEWALT Ford                                                   200                    135           *      5           120,591      Running

12        12          88            Dale Earnhardt Jr.       National Guard/AMP Energy Chevrolet             200                    132           *      5             83,500      Running

13          9          16            Greg Biffle                   Dish Network Turbo HD Ford                            200                    129           *      5             83,475      Running

14          6          12            Ryan Newman            AVIS Dodge                                                      200                    121                              115,850      Running

15        17            1            Martin Truex Jr.           Bass Pro Shops/Tracker Boats Chevrolet        200                    118                              103,308      Running

16        19          28            Travis Kvapil               HITACHI Power Tools Ford                               200                    115                                99,589      Running

17        34          45            Chad McCumbee         Marathon American Spirit Motor Oil Dodge       200                    112                                89,133      Running

18        18          70            Tony Raines                Haas Automation Chevrolet                              200                    109                                66,975      Running

19        31          84            AJ Allmendinger          Red Bull Toyota                                                 200                    106                                70,425      Running

20        37          21            Bill Elliott                       Little Debbie Snacks Ford                                 200                    108           *      5             86,645      Running

21        39          31            Jeff Burton                  AT&T Mobility/Team USA Chevrolet                  200                    100                              112,208      Running

22        33            5            Casey Mears               Cheez-It/CARQUEST Chevrolet                         200                      97                                84,050      Running

23        14          11            Denny Hamlin              FedEx Express Toyota                                      200                      94                              105,341      Running

24        35          00    #      Michael McDowell       Champion Mortgage Toyota                              200                      91                                86,833      Running

25        36          01    #      Regan Smith                DEI/Principal Financial Group Chevrolet            200                      88                                76,850      Running

26        26          77    #      Sam Hornish Jr.           Mobil 1 Dodge                                                    200                      85                              110,875      Running

27        29          19            Elliott Sadler                 Best Buy Dodge                                                200                      82                                95,295      Running

28          8          83            Brian Vickers              Red Bull Toyota                                                 200                      79                                76,200      Running

29        40          66            Scott Riggs                  Haas Automation Chevrolet                              199                      81           *      5             82,108      Running

30        28          44            David Reutimann         UPS Toyota                                                       199                      73                                68,200      Running

31        24          22            Dave Blaney                Caterpillar Toyota                                              199                      70                                79,208      Running

32        25          10            Terry Labonte             Charter Dodge                                                   199                      67                                64,375      Running

33        11          43            Bobby Labonte            Cheerios Racing/Betty Crocker Dodge             199                      64                              103,611      Running

34          3          38            David Gilliland              FreeCreditReport.com Ford                               199                      61                                74,472      Running

35        32          41            Reed Sorenson           Target Dodge                                                    199                      58                                91,039      Running

36        27          18            Kyle Busch                  M&M'S Toyota                                                   199                      55                                81,600      Running

37        38            7            Robby Gordon             Menards/Johns Manville Dodge                        198                      52                                71,425      Running

38        10            2            Kurt Busch                  Miller Lite Dodge                                                198                      54           *      5             63,300      Running

39        43          96            J.J. Yeley                    DLP HDTV Toyota                                             196                      46                                71,175      Out Of Fuel

40        13          42            Juan Pablo Montoya    Texaco/Havoline Dodge                                    146                      43                                90,933      Engine

41        23          78            Joe Nemechek             Furniture Row Racing Chevrolet                       138                      40                                62,880      Accident

42        22          15            Paul Menard                Menards/Energizer Chevrolet                           137                      37                                70,730      Accident

43        42          55            Michael Waltrip            NAPA Auto Parts Toyota                                    24                      39           *      5             62,999      Engine

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

Failed to qualify: (1) #34 Chad Chaffin.

Race Comments: Before an estimated crowd of 100,000, Edwards won the Sunoco Red Cross Pennsylvania 500, his 11th NASCAR Sprint Cup victory. Prior to the green flag the following driver dropped to the rear for the reason indicated: #66 Riggs (engine change).

 

TIME OF RACE:  3 hours, 49 minute, 46 seconds                            AVERAGE SPEED: 130.567 mph                           MARGIN OF VICTORY:  3.858 seconds

COORS LIGHT POLE AWARD:  Jimmie Johnson (168.215 mph, 53.503 secs.)

DIRECTV CREW CHIEF OF THE RACE AWARD:  Tony Gibson (crew chief for Mark Martin)

DOW AUTOMOTIVE “STRATEGIC CALL OF THE RACE” AWARD:  Carl Edwards

EA SPORTS “MOVE OF THE RACE” AWARD: Carl Edwards

GOODYEAR GATORBACK FASTEST LAP AWARD:  Mark Martin (165.685 mph, Lap 6)

MAHLE CLEVITE ENGINE BUILDER OF THE RACE AWARD: Jimmie Johnson

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

MOOG CHASSIS PARTS PROBLEM SOLVER OF THE RACE AWARD: Gil Martin (crew chief for Clint Bowyer)

NASCAR SPRINT CUP LEADER BONUS: No winner; rolls over to $30,000 at Watkins Glen++

RAYBESTOS ROOKIE OF THE RACE AWARD: Michael McDowell

SUNOCO DIAMOND PERFORMANCE AWARD: Carl Edwards

U.S.G. “IMPROVING THE FINISH” AWARD: Jamie McMurray (32 places)

WIX FILTERS LAP LEADER AWARD: Kasey Kahne (41 laps)

CAUTION FLAGS: 7 cautions for 31 laps. 2-4 (Car #29 & 78-Accident, Turn 2); 9-11 (Car #2-Spin, Frontstretch); 22-24 (Competition); 67-70 (Debris); 89-92 (Debris); 128-134 (Rain [Red Flag 41:06-Lap 131]); 139-145 (Car #15 & 78-Accident, Turn 2).

LAP LEADERS: 25 lead changes among 13 drivers. Johnson (Pole), Martin 1-22, Waltrip 23, Johnson 24-35, Martin 36-53, Edwards 54, Martin 55-67, Riggs 68, Edwards 69-89, Johnson 90-110, Edwards 111-118, Earnhardt 119, Kenseth 120-121, Edwards 122-127, Kahne 128-154, Biffle 155-156, Kurt Busch 157-161, Kenseth 162, Edwards 163-165, Johnson 166, Ragan 167, McMurray 168-169, Elliott 170, Kahne 171-184, Martin 185-186, Edwards 187-200.

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

 


NASCAR SPRINT CUP SERIES TOP 12 (Wins)

 1 –Kyle Busch                     3,059      (7)

 2 –Dale Earnhardt Jr.          2,883      (1)

 3 –Carl Edwards                 2,874      (4)

 4 –Jimmie Johnson              2,859      (2)

 5 –Jeff Burton                     2,833      (1)

 6 –Jeff Gordon                    2,678      (0)

 7 –Kasey Kahne                 2,592      (2)

 8 –Greg Biffle                      2,589      (0)

 9 –Tony Stewart                 2,569      (0)

10–Denny Hamlin                 2,547      (1)

11–Kevin Harvick                 2,520      (0)

12–Clint Bowyer                  2,512      (1)

 

DOW AUTOMOTIVE STRATEGIC CALL OF

THE RACE AWARD      Car #         Pts.

Kyle Busch                    (#18)          7

Carl Edwards                (#99)          4

Jimmie Johnson             (#48)          2

 

MOBIL 1 COMMAND PERFORMANCE AWARD

                                      Car #       Pts.

Ryan Newman              (#12)       12

Kurt Busch                    (#  2)         7

David Reutimann           (#44)         2

 

USG ‘IMPROVING THE FINISH’ AWARD

                                      Car #         Pts.

Jeff Burton                    (#31)          4

Kyle Busch                    (#18)          2

Kasey Kahne                (#  9)          2


MANUFACTURERS' CHAMPIONSHIP

                                   Pts        Wins

Toyota                       134              8

Chevrolet                   118              5

Ford                           114              4

Dodge                          96              4

 

DIRECTV CREW CHIEF OF THE YEAR

                                     Car #        Pts.

Steve Addington           (#18)           8

Kenny Francis              (#  9)           3

Tony Gibson                 (#  8)           3

 

MOOG PROBLEM SOLVER AWARD

                                      Car #         Pts.

Tony Eury Jr.                 (#88)          3

Gil Martin                       (#07)          2

Bob Osborne                 (#99)          2

 

SUNOCO DIAMOND PERFORMANCE AWARD

                                  Car #       Pts.

Kyle Busch                    (#18)          7

Carl Edwards                (#99)          4

Jimmie Johnson             (#48)          2

 

WIX FILTERS LAP LEADER AWARD

                                     Car #        Pts.

Kyle Busch                   (#18)          7

Jimmie Johnson            (#48)          5

Dale Earnhardt Jr.         (#88)          3


RAYBESTOS ROOKIE OF THE YEAR

Regan Smith                                  176

Sam Hornish Jr.                             171

Patrick Carpentier                          162

Michael McDowell                         146

Dario Franchitti                                97

 

GOODYEAR GATORBACK AWARD

                                      Car #      Pts.

Kyle Busch                    (#18)          5

Dale Earnhardt Jr.         (#88)          4

Jimmie Johnson             (#48)          3

 

MAHLE CLEVITE ENGINE BUILDER AWARD

                                      Car #       Pts.

Mark Cronquist              (#18)       223

Roush Yates                 (#99)       193

Hendrick                        (#48)       190

 

COORS LIGHT POLE AWARD

Jimmie Johnson                                 3

Greg Biffle                                         2

Kyle Busch                                        2

Jeff Gordon                                       2

Kasey Kahne                                    2

Patrick Carpentier                              1

Dale Earnhardt Jr.                             1

Denny Hamlin                                    1

Paul Menard                                      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 21
Unofficial Race Results for the Sunoco Red Cross Pennsylvania 500
Sunday, August 3, 2008
Pocono Raceway - Long Pond, PA - 2.5 Mile Paved
Total Race Length - 200 Laps - 500 Miles - Purse: $5,037,783

Fin Str Car Driver Team Laps Pts Bns Total Award Status Times Laps
1 15 99 Carl Edwards Office Depot Ford 200 190 5 $241,875 Running 6 53
2 20 20 Tony Stewart Home Depot Toyota 200 170 $196,536 Running
3 1 48 Jimmie Johnson LOWE'S Chevy 200 170 5 $188,086 Running 3 34
4 21 29 Kevin Harvick Shell/Pennzoil Chevy 200 160 $153,936 Running
5 16 6 David Ragan AAA INSURANCE Ford 200 160 5 $111,725 Running 1 1
6 30 07 Clint Bowyer Jack Daniel's Chevy 200 150 $111,950 Running
7 7 9 Kasey Kahne Budweiser Dodge 200 151 5 $122,316 Running 2 41
8 2 8 Mark Martin Steak-umm Burgers Chevy 200 152 10 $126,933 Running 4 55
9 41 26 Jamie McMurray Crown Royal Ford 200 143 5 $93,675 Running 1 2
10 4 24 Jeff Gordon DuPont Chevy 200 134 $126,311 Running
11 5 17 Matt Kenseth DEWALT Ford 200 135 5 $120,591 Running 2 3
12 12 88 Dale Earnhardt Jr. National Guard/AMP Energy Chevy 200 132 5 $83,500 Running 1 1
13 9 16 Greg Biffle Dish Network Turbo HD Ford 200 129 5 $83,475 Running 1 2
14 6 12 Ryan Newman AVIS Dodge 200 121 $115,850 Running
15 17 1 Martin Truex Jr. Bass Pro Shops/Tracker Boats Chevy 200 118 $103,308 Running
16 19 28 Travis Kvapil HITACHI Power Tools Ford 200 115 $99,589 Running
17 34 45 Chad McCumbee Marathon American Spirit Motor Oil Dodge 200 112 $89,133 Running
18 18 70 Tony Raines Haas Automation Chevy 200 109 $66,975 Running
19 31 84 AJ Allmendinger Red Bull Toyota 200 106 $70,425 Running
20 37 21 Bill Elliott Little Debbie Snacks Ford 200 108 5 $86,645 Running 1 1
21 39 31 Jeff Burton AT&T Mobility/Team USA Chevy 200 100 $112,208 Running
22 33 5 Casey Mears Cheez-It/CARQUEST Chevy 200 97 $84,050 Running
23 14 11 Denny Hamlin FedEx Express Toyota 200 94 $105,341 Running
24 35 00 Michael McDowell # Champion Mortgage Toyota 200 91 $86,833 Running
25 36 01 Regan Smith # DEI/Principal Financial Group Chevy 200 88 $76,850 Running
26 26 77 Sam Hornish Jr. # Mobil 1 Dodge 200 85 $110,875 Running
27 29 19 Elliott Sadler Best Buy Dodge 200 82 $95,295 Running
28 8 83 Brian Vickers Red Bull Toyota 200 79 $76,200 Running
29 40 66 Scott Riggs Haas Automation Chevy 199 81 5 $82,108 Running 1 1
30 28 44 David Reutimann UPS Toyota 199 73 $68,200 Running
31 24 22 Dave Blaney Caterpillar Toyota 199 70 $79,208 Running
32 25 10 Terry Labonte Charter Dodge 199 67 $64,375 Running
33 11 43 Bobby Labonte Cheerios Racing/Betty Crocker Dodge 199 64 $103,611 Running
34 3 38 David Gilliland FreeCreditReport.com Ford 199 61 $74,472 Running
35 32 41 Reed Sorenson Target Dodge 199 58 $91,039 Running
36 27 18 Kyle Busch M&M'S Toyota 199 55 $81,600 Running
37 38 7 Robby Gordon Menards/Johns Manville Dodge 198 52 $71,425 Running
38 10 2 Kurt Busch Miller Lite Dodge 198 54 5 $63,300 Running 1 5
39 43 96 JJ Yeley DLP HDTV Toyota 196 46 $71,175 Out Of Fuel
40 13 42 Juan Pablo Montoya Texaco/Havoline Dodge 146 43 $90,933 Engine
41 23 78 Joe Nemechek Furniture Row Racing Chevy 138 40 $62,880 Accident
42 22 15 Paul Menard Menards/Energizer Chevy 137 37 $70,730 Accident
43 42 55 Michael Waltrip NAPA Auto Parts Toyota 24 39 5 $62,999 Engine 1 1


Race Comments: Before an estimated crowd of 100,000, Carl Edwards won the Sunoco Red Cross Pennsylvania 500, his 11th NASCAR Sprint Cup Series victory. Prior to the green flag the following driver(s) dropped to the rear for the reason(s) indicated: #66 Riggs (engine change).

Failed to Qualify: (1) 34 Chad Chaffin.

Time of Race: 3 Hrs, 49 Mins, 46 Secs.
Average Speed: 130.567 MPH
Margin of Victory: 3.858 Seconds

Caution Flags: 7 for 31 laps: Laps: 2-4 (#29,78 accident turn 2); 9-11 (#2 spun frontstretch); 22-24 (Competition); 67-70 (Debris); 89-92 (Debris); 128-134 (Rain [Red Flag 41:06-Lap 131]); 139-145 (#15,78 accident turn 2).

Lead Changes: 25 among 13 drivers: J. Johnson (Pole); M. Martin 1-22; M. Waltrip 23; J. Johnson 24-35; M. Martin 36-53; C. Edwards 54; M. Martin 55-67; S. Riggs 68; C. Edwards 69-89; J. Johnson 90-110; C. Edwards 111-118; D. Earnhardt Jr. 119; M. Kenseth 120-121; C. Edwards 122-127; K. Kahne 128-154; G. Biffle 155-156; Kurt Busch 157-161; M. Kenseth 162; C. Edwards 163-165; J. Johnson 166; D. Ragan 167; J. McMurray 168-169; B. Elliott 170; K. Kahne 171-184; M. Martin 185-186; C. Edwards 187-200.

Coors Light Pole Award : Jimmie Johnson, #48 (168.215 mph)
DIRECTV Crew Chief of the Race : Mark Martin, #8
DOW Automotive Strategic Call of the Race : Carl Edwards, #99
EA Sports Move of the Race : Carl Edwards, #99
Goodyear Gatorback Fastest Lap : Mark Martin, #8 (165.685 mph, Lap 6)
Mahle Clevite Engine Builder : Jimmie Johnson, #48
Mobil 1 Command Performance Driver of the Race : Ryan Newman, #12
Moog Chassis Parts Problem Solver of the Race : Clint Bowyer, #07 (-1.064 seconds)
Raybestos Rookie of the Race : Michael Mcdowell, #00
Sunoco Diamond Performance : Carl Edwards, #99
USG Improving the Finish : Jamie Mcmurray, #26 (32 Places)
WIX Lap Leader : Kasey Kahne, #9 (41 Laps)

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