Watkins Glen International
Centurion Boats at The Glen
August 10, 2008

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NASCAR SPRINT CUP SERIES RACE No. 22

CENTURION BOATS AT THE GLEN

WATKINS GLEN INTERNATIONAL

 

Watkins Glen, N.Y. – Aug. 10, 2008

2.45 Road Course

220.5 M – 90 LPurse: $4,895,379

 

                                                                                                                                                                                                Bonus          Money

Fin       St      Car#            Driver                         Team                                                             Laps                    Pts            Pts              Won        Status

 1           1          18            Kyle Busch                  M&M'S Toyota                                                     90                    195         **    10         $227,000      Running

 2           9          20            Tony Stewart              Home Depot Toyota                                             90                    175           *      5           192,036      Running

 3         43          21            Marcos Ambrose        Little Debbie Ford                                                90                    165                              141,095      Running

 4         25          42            Juan Pablo Montoya    Big Red Slim Pack Dodge                                    90                    165           *      5           137,983      Running

 5         18            1            Martin Truex Jr.           Bass Pro Shops/Tracker Chevrolet                    90                    155                              133,783      Running

 6         11          29            Kevin Harvick              Shell/Pennzoil Chevrolet                                      90                    150                              134,661      Running

 7           4          48            Jimmie Johnson           Lowe's Chevrolet                                                90                    151           *      5           132,236      Running

 8         10          11            Denny Hamlin              FedEx Ground Toyota                                         90                    142                              113,866      Running

 9           3          99            Carl Edwards              Office Depot Ford                                               90                    138                              121,425      Running

10        19            2            Kurt Busch                  Miller Lite Dodge                                                  90                    134                                81,225      Running

11        37          84            AJ Allmendinger          Red Bull Toyota                                                   90                    130                                74,075      Running

12        13          17            Matt Kenseth               DEWALT Ford                                                     90                    127                              120,241      Running

13        32          01            Ron Fellows                Bass Pro Shops/Red Head Chevrolet                 90                    124                                80,475      Running

14          7            9            Kasey Kahne              Budweiser Dodge                                               90                    121                              100,141      Running

15        22          19            Elliott Sadler                 Best Buy Dodge                                                  90                    118                                96,520      Running

16        20          26            Jamie McMurray          Crown Royal Ford                                               90                    115                                76,800      Running

17          5          31            Jeff Burton                  AT&T Mobility Chevrolet                                      90                    112                              109,833      Running

18        17          83            Brian Vickers              Red Bull Toyota                                                   90                    109                                75,925      Running

19        24            5            Casey Mears               Kellogg's/CARQUEST Chevrolet                          90                    106                                81,950      Running

20        39          10    #      Patrick Carpentier        Charter Dodge                                                     90                    103                                67,600      Running

21          8          16            Greg Biffle                   3M Ford                                                               90                    100                                75,400      Running

22          2          88            Dale Earnhardt Jr.       National Guard/AMP Energy Chevrolet               90                    102           *      5             74,800      Running

23        12          07            Clint Bowyer               DIRECTV Chevrolet                                             90                      94                                82,025      Running

24        40          45            Boris Said                    Marathon American Spirit Motor Oil Dodge         90                      91                                84,458      Running

25        36          00    #      Michael McDowell       Champion Mortgage Toyota                                90                      88                                82,733      Running

26        16          12            Ryan Newman            Kodak Dodge                                                       90                      85                              104,700      Running

27        31            7            Robby Gordon             Jim Beam Dodge                                                  90                      82                                87,758      Running

28        27          15            Paul Menard                Menards/Quaker State Chevrolet                        90                      79                                73,350      Running

29          6          24            Jeff Gordon                 DuPont Chevrolet                                                90                      76                              111,011      Running

30        14            6            David Ragan                AAA Insurance Ford                                           90                      73                                73,425      Running

31        30          41            Reed Sorenson           Target Dodge                                                      90                      70                                91,989      Running

32        34          77    #      Sam Hornish Jr.           Mobil 1 Dodge                                                      90                      67                              107,125      Running

33        28          44            David Reutimann         UPS Toyota                                                         89                      64                                64,850      Running

34        35          66            Scott Riggs                  State Water Heaters Chevrolet                           89                      61                                72,933      Running

35        15            8            Aric Almirola                U.S. ARMY Chevrolet                                          89                      58                                95,283      Running

36        23          28            Travis Kvapil               Hitachi Power Tools Ford                                    89                      55                                88,164      Running

37        38          96            P.J. Jones                    DLP HDTV Toyota                                               89                      52                                68,825      Running

38        41          78            Joe Nemechek             Furniture Row Racing Chevrolet                         86                      49                                60,650      Accident

39        33          55            Michael Waltrip            NAPA Toyota                                                      83                      46                                70,072      Running

40        26          38            David Gilliland              Dish Network Turbo HD Ford                              81                      43                                60,390      Accident

41        29          22            Dave Blaney                Caterpillar Toyota                                                81                      40                                60,230      Accident

42        21          43            Bobby Labonte            Cheerios Racing/Betty Crocker Dodge               81                      37                                97,046      Accident

43        42          70            Max Papis                    Haas Automation Chevrolet                                81                      34                                60,373      Accident

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

Failed to qualify: (2) Brian Simo #34; Boris Said #60.

Race Comments: Before an estimated crowd of 87,000, Busch won the Centurion Boats at The Glen, his 12th NASCAR Sprint Cup victory. Prior to the green flag the following drivers dropped to the rear for the reasons indicated: #6 Ragan (backup car); #45 Said (driver change) and #55 Waltrip (engine change).

 

TIME OF RACE:  2 hours, 16 minute, 11 seconds                            AVERAGE SPEED: 97.148 mph                           MARGIN OF VICTORY:  2.275 seconds

COORS LIGHT POLE AWARD:  None due to inclement weather (rain)

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:  Kyle Busch (120.507 mph, Lap 68)

MAHLE CLEVITE ENGINE BUILDER OF THE RACE AWARD: Kyle Busch

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

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

NASCAR SPRINT CUP LEADER BONUS: Kyle Busch ($30,000)++

RAYBESTOS ROOKIE OF THE RACE AWARD: Patrick Carpentier

SUNOCO DIAMOND PERFORMANCE AWARD: Kyle Busch

U.S.G. “IMPROVING THE FINISH” AWARD: Marcus Ambrose (40 places)

WIX FILTERS LAP LEADER AWARD: Kyle Busch (52 laps)

CAUTION FLAGS: 4 cautions for 9 laps. 49-50 (Debris); 65-66 (Debris); 79-81 (Car #12-Spin, Turn 1); 84-85 (Car #00, 22, 38, 41, 43, 55, 70, 77 & 78-Accident, Frontstretch [Red Flag - 43:05 - Lap 84]).

LAP LEADERS: 8 lead changes among 5 drivers. Kyle Busch 1; Earnhardt 2-29; Ky. Busch 30-53; Stewart 54; Ky. Busch 55; Montoya 56-57; Johnson 58-59; Earnhardt 60-64; Ky. Busch 65-90.

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

 


NASCAR SPRINT CUP SERIES TOP 12 (Wins)

 1 –Kyle Busch                     3,254      (8)

 2 –Carl Edwards                 3,012      (4)

 3 –Jimmie Johnson              3,010      (2)

 4 –Dale Earnhardt Jr.          2,985      (1)

 5 –Jeff Burton                     2,945      (1)

 6 –Jeff Gordon                    2,754      (0)

 7 –Tony Stewart                 2,744      (0)

 8 –Kasey Kahne                 2,713      (2)

 9 –Denny Hamlin                 2,689      (1)

10–Greg Biffle                      2,689      (0)

11–Kevin Harvick                 2,670      (0)

12–Matt Kenseth                  2,628      (0)

 

DOW AUTOMOTIVE STRATEGIC CALL OF

THE RACE AWARD      Car #         Pts.

Kyle Busch                    (#18)          8

Carl Edwards                (#99)          4

Jimmie Johnson             (#48)          2

 

MOBIL 1 COMMAND PERFORMANCE AWARD

                                      Car #       Pts.

Ryan Newman              (#12)       12

Kurt Busch                    (#  2)         8

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                       143              9

Chevrolet                   121              5

Ford                           120              4

Dodge                        100              4

 

DIRECTV CREW CHIEF OF THE YEAR

                                     Car #        Pts.

Steve Addington           (#18)           9

Kenny Francis              (#  9)           3

Tony Gibson                 (#  8)           3

 

MOOG PROBLEM SOLVER AWARD

                                      Car #         Pts.

Tony Eury Jr.                 (#88)          3

Gil Martin                       (#07)          2

Kevin Manion                 (#  1)          2

 

SUNOCO DIAMOND PERFORMANCE AWARD

                                  Car #       Pts.

Kyle Busch                    (#18)          8

Carl Edwards                (#99)          4

Jimmie Johnson             (#48)          2

 

WIX FILTERS LAP LEADER AWARD

                                     Car #        Pts.

Kyle Busch                   (#18)          8

Jimmie Johnson            (#48)          5

Dale Earnhardt Jr.         (#88)          3


RAYBESTOS ROOKIE OF THE YEAR

Regan Smith                                  176

Sam Hornish Jr.                             173

Patrick Carpentier                          167

Michael McDowell                         156

Dario Franchitti                                97

 

GOODYEAR GATORBACK AWARD

                                      Car #      Pts.

Kyle Busch                    (#18)          6

Dale Earnhardt Jr.         (#88)          4

Jimmie Johnson             (#48)          3

 

MAHLE CLEVITE ENGINE BUILDER AWARD

                                      Car #       Pts.

Mark Cronquist              (#18)       243

Roush Yates                 (#99)       200

Hendrick                        (#48)       199

 

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 22
Unofficial Race Results for the Centurion Boats At The Glen
Sunday, August 10, 2008
Watkins Glen International - Watkins Glen, NY - 2.45 Mile Road
Total Race Length - 90 Laps - 220.5 Miles - Purse: $4,895,379

Fin Str Car Driver Team Laps Pts Bns Total Award Status Times Laps
1 1 18 Kyle Busch M&M'S Toyota 90 $195 10 $227,000 Running 4 52
2 9 20 Tony Stewart Home Depot Toyota 90 $175 5 $192,036 Running 1 1
3 43 21 Marcos Ambrose Little Debbie Ford 90 165 $141,095 Running
4 25 42 Juan Pablo Montoya Big Red Slim Pack Dodge 90 165 5 $137,983 Running 1 2
5 18 1 Martin Truex Jr. Bass Pro Shops/Tracker Chevrolet 90 155 $133,783 Running
6 11 29 Kevin Harvick Shell/Pennzoil Chevrolet 90 150 $134,661 Running
7 4 48 Jimmie Johnson Lowe's Chevrolet 90 151 5 $132,236 Running 1 2
8 10 11 Denny Hamlin FedEx Ground Toyota 90 142 $113,866 Running
9 3 99 Carl Edwards Office Depot Ford 90 138 $121,425 Running
10 19 2 Kurt Busch Miller Lite Dodge 90 134 $81,225 Running
11 37 84 AJ Allmendinger Red Bull Toyota 90 130 $74,075 Running
12 13 17 Matt Kenseth DeWalt Ford 90 127 $120,241 Running
13 32 01 Ron Fellows Bass Pro Shops/Red Head Chevrolet 90 124 $80,475 Running
14 7 9 Kasey Kahne Budweiser Dodge 90 121 $100,141 Running
15 22 19 Elliott Sadler Best Buy Dodge 90 118 $96,520 Running
16 20 26 Jamie McMurray Crown Royal Ford 90 115 $76,800 Running
17 5 31 Jeff Burton AT&T Mobility Chevrolet 90 112 $109,833 Running
18 17 83 Brian Vickers Red Bull Toyota 90 109 $75,925 Running
19 24 5 Casey Mears Kellogg's/CARQUEST Chevrolet 90 106 $81,950 Running
20 39 10 Patrick Carpentier # Charter Dodge 90 103 $67,600 Running
21 8 16 Greg Biffle 3M Ford 90 100 $75,400 Running
22 2 88 Dale Earnhardt Jr. National Guard/AMP Energy Chevrolet 90 102 5 $74,800 Running 2 33
23 12 07 Clint Bowyer DIRECTV Chevrolet 90 94 $82,025 Running
24 40 45 Boris Said Marathon American Spirit Motor Oil Dodge 90 91 $84,458 Running
25 36 00 Michael McDowell # Champion Mortgage Toyota 90 88 $82,733 Running
26 16 12 Ryan Newman Kodak Dodge 90 85 $104,700 Running
27 31 7 Robby Gordon Jim Beam Dodge 90 82 $87,758 Running
28 27 15 Paul Menard Menards/Quaker State Chevrolet 90 79 $73,350 Running
29 6 24 Jeff Gordon DuPont Chevrolet 90 76 $111,011 Running
30 14 6 David Ragan AAA Insurance Ford 90 73 $73,425 Running
31 30 41 Reed Sorenson Target Dodge 90 70 $91,989 Running
32 34 77 Sam Hornish Jr. # Mobil 1 Dodge 90 67 $107,125 Running
33 28 44 David Reutimann UPS Toyota 89 64 $64,850 Running
34 35 66 Scott Riggs State Water Heaters Chevrolet 89 61 $72,933 Running
35 15 8 Aric Almirola U.S. ARMY Chevrolet 89 58 $95,283 Running
36 23 28 Travis Kvapil Hitachi Power Tools Ford 89 55 $88,164 Running
37 38 96 P.J. Jones DLP HDTV Toyota 89 52 $68,825 Running
38 41 78 Joe Nemechek Furniture Row Racing Chevrolet 86 49 $60,650 Accident
39 33 55 Michael Waltrip NAPA Toyota 83 46 $70,072 Running
40 26 38 David Gilliland Dish Network Turbo HD Ford 81 43 $60,390 Accident
41 29 22 Dave Blaney Caterpillar Toyota 81 40 $60,230 Accident
42 21 43 Bobby Labonte Cheerois Racing/Betty Crocker Dodge 81 37 $97,046 Accident
43 42 70 Max Papis Haas Automation Chevrolet 81 34 $60,373 Accident    


Race Comments: Before an estimated crowd of 87,000, Kyle Busch won the Centurion Boats at the Glen, his 12th NASCAR Sprint Cup Series victory. Prior to the green flag the following driver(s) dropped to the rear for the reason(s) indicated: #6 Ragan (backup car); #45 Said (driver change) and #55 Waltrip (engine change).

Failed to Qualify: (2) * Brian Simo, #34; * Boris Said, #60.

Time of Race: 2 Hrs, 16 Mins, 11 Secs.
Average Speed: 97.148 MPH
Margin of Victory: 2.275 Seconds

Caution Flags: 4 for 9 laps: Laps: 49-50 (Debris); 65-66 (Debris); 79-81 (#12 spun turn 1); 84-85 (#00,22,38,41,43,55,70,77,78 accident frontstretch [Red Flag - 43:05 - Lap 84]).

Lead Changes: 8 among 5 drivers: Kyle Busch 1; D. Earnhardt Jr. 2-29; Kyle Busch 30-53; T. Stewart 54; Kyle Busch 55; J. Montoya 56-57; J. Johnson 58-59; D. Earnhardt Jr. 60-64; Kyle Busch 65-90.

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 : Kyle Busch, #18 (120.507 mph, Lap 68)
Mahle Clevite Engine Builder : Kyle Busch, #18
Mobil 1 Command Performance Driver of the Race : Kurt Busch, #2
Moog Chassis Parts Problem Solver of the Race : Martin Truex, Jr, #1 (.07 seconds)
Raybestos Rookie of the Race : Patrick Carpentier, #10
Sunoco Diamond Performance : Kyle Busch, #18
USG Improving the Finish : Marcus Ambrose, #21 (40 Places)
WIX Lap Leader : Kyle Busch, #18 (52 Laps)

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