Michigan International Speedway
3M Performance 400
August 17, 2008

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NASCAR SPRINT CUP SERIES RACE No. 23

3M PERFORMANCE 400 PRESENTED BY BONDO

MICHIGAN INTERNATIONAL SPEEDWAY

 

Brooklyn, Mich.Aug. 17, 2008

2 Mile Oval

400 M – 200 LPurse: $5,239,780

 

                                                                                                                                                                                                Bonus          Money

Fin       St      Car#            Driver                         Team                                                             Laps                    Pts            Pts              Won        Status

 1         27          99            Carl Edwards              Office Depot Ford                                             200                    195         **    10         $226,075      Running

 2         11          18            Kyle Busch                  Interstate Batteries Toyota                                200                    175           *      5           136,925      Running

 3         16            6            David Ragan                AAA Insurance Ford                                         200                    170           *      5           119,950      Running

 4           9          16            Greg Biffle                   3M Ford                                                             200                    165           *      5           108,700      Running

 5         14          17            Matt Kenseth               DEWALT Ford                                                   200                    155                              134,516      Running

 6         15            8            Mark Martin                  U.S. Army Chevrolet                                         200                    150                              123,908      Running

 7           1          83            Brian Vickers              Red Bull Toyota                                                 200                    151           *      5             99,800      Running

 8         38          29            Kevin Harvick              Shell/Pennzoil Chevrolet                                    200                    142                              134,186      Running

 9           3          19            Elliott Sadler                 Stanley Dodge                                                   200                    138                              117,620      Running

10        18          26            Jamie McMurray          IRWIN Ford                                                        200                    134                                94,900      Running

11        28          31            Jeff Burton                  AT&T Mobility Chevrolet                                    200                    135           *      5           123,858      Running

12        21          20            Tony Stewart              Home Depot Toyota                                           200                    127                              126,461      Running

13        26          28            Travis Kvapil               CARFAX Ford                                                   200                    124                              109,489      Running

14          7          44            David Reutimann         UPS Toyota                                                       200                    121                                85,725      Running

15        10          66            Scott Riggs                  Haas Automation Chevrolet                              200                    123           *      5             99,433      Running

16        25            1            Martin Truex Jr.           Bass Pro Shops/Cub Cadet Chevrolet              200                    115                              110,533      Running

17          2          48            Jimmie Johnson           Lowe's/Kobalt Tools Chevrolet                         200                    117           *      5           135,386      Running

18        29            5            Casey Mears               Kellogg's/CARQUEST Chevrolet                        199                    109                                93,150      Running

19        42          55            Michael Waltrip            NAPA Toyota                                                    199                    106                                94,608      Running

20        41          07            Clint Bowyer               Jack Daniel's Chevrolet                                     199                    103                                94,875      Running

21        20          12            Ryan Newman            Alltel Dodge                                                       199                    100                              116,625      Running

22        23          77    #      Sam Hornish Jr.           Mobil 1 Dodge                                                    199                      97                              121,125      Running

23          4          88            Dale Earnhardt Jr.       National Guard/AMP Energy Chevrolet             199                      99           *      5             91,800      Running

24        36          15            Paul Menard                Menards/Moen Chevrolet                                  199                      91                                85,025      Running

25        19          42            Juan Pablo Montoya    Texaco/Havoline Dodge                                    199                      88                              105,058      Running

26        40          38            David Gilliland              CitiFinancial Ford                                               199                      85                                90,408      Running

27        35          43            Bobby Labonte            Cheerios Racing/Betty Crocker Dodge             199                      82                              112,861      Running

28        33          84            AJ Allmendinger          Red Bull Toyota                                                 199                      79                                75,675      Running

29          8          01    #      Regan Smith                DEI/Principal Financial Group Chevrolet            199                      76                                83,500      Running

30          6          10    #      Patrick Carpentier        Tow Truck In A Box Dodge                               199                      73                                72,925      Running

31        30          70            Tony Raines                Haas Automation Chevrolet                              199                      70                                72,300      Running

32        17          45            Terry Labonte             Marathon American Spirit Motor Oil Dodge       198                      67                                86,358      Running

33        31          41            Reed Sorenson           Target Dodge                                                    198                      64                              100,289      Running

34        34          78            Joe Nemechek             Furniture Row Racing Chevrolet                       198                      61                                72,025      Running

35        22          00            Mike Skinner                Champion Mortgage Toyota                              198                      58                                81,422      Running

36        13            2            Kurt Busch                  Miller Lite Dodge                                                197                      55                                71,825      Running

37        12            7            Robby Gordon             Jim Beam Dodge                                                197                      52                                79,775      Running

38        43          96            Brad Coleman              DLP HDTV Toyota                                             197                      49                                79,675      Running

39        37          11            Denny Hamlin              FedEx Office Toyota                                         194                      46                              106,616      Engine

40        32            9            Kasey Kahne              Budweiser Dodge                                             162                      43                              101,566      Engine

41        24          22            Dave Blaney                Caterpillar Toyota                                              117                      40                                71,515      Accident

42          5          24            Jeff Gordon                 DuPont Chevrolet                                              111                      37                              120,376      Accident

43        39          21            Marcos Ambrose        Little Debbie Ford                                                17                      34                                89,252      Engine

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

Failed to qualify: (1) 08 Johnny Sauter.

Race Comments: Before an estimated crowd of 125,000, Edwards won the 3M Performance 400 presented by Bondo, his 12th NASCAR Sprint Cup victory. Prior to the green flag, the following driver dropped to the rear for the reason indicated: #12 Newman (engine change).

 

TIME OF RACE:  2 hours, 51 minute, 0 seconds                            AVERAGE SPEED: 140.351 mph                           MARGIN OF VICTORY:  .947 second

COORS LIGHT POLE AWARD:  Brian Vickers (188.536 mph, 38.189 secs.)

DIRECTV CREW CHIEF OF THE RACE AWARD:  Rodney Childers (crew chief for Elliott Sadler)

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

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

GOODYEAR GATORBACK FASTEST LAP AWARD:  Jimmie Johnson (183.080 mph, Lap 2)

MAHLE CLEVITE ENGINE BUILDER OF THE RACE AWARD: Carl Edwards

MOBIL 1 “COMMAND PERFORMANCE DRIVER OF THE RACE” AWARD: David Reutimann

MOOG CHASSIS PARTS PROBLEM SOLVER OF THE RACE AWARD: Bob Osborne (crew chief for Carl Edwards)

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

RAYBESTOS ROOKIE OF THE RACE AWARD: Sam Hornish Jr.

SUNOCO DIAMOND PERFORMANCE AWARD: Carl Edwards

U.S.G. “IMPROVING THE FINISH” AWARD: Kevin Harvick (30 places)

WIX FILTERS LAP LEADER AWARD: Dale Earnhardt Jr. (43 laps)

CAUTION FLAGS: 7 cautions for 27 laps. 20-25 (Oil on Track); 86-89 (Car #12 & 22-Accident, Backstretch); 98-101 (Car #24-Accident, Turn 2); 166-169 (Debris); 180-182 (Debris); 188-190 (Debris); 196-198 (Oil on Track).

LAP LEADERS: 18 lead changes among 9 drivers. Vickers (Pole), Johnson 1-7, Earnhardt 8-23, Johnson 24-28, Earnhardt 29-48, Vickers 49-66, Earnhardt 67-73, Edwards 74-86, Riggs 87, Edwards 88-90, Biffle 91, Edwards 92-140, Burton 141, Ky. Busch 142-165, Edwards 166, Vickers 167-169, Ky. Busch 170-179, Ragan 180-182, Edwards 183-200.

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

 


NASCAR SPRINT CUP SERIES TOP 12 (Wins)

 1 –Kyle Busch                     3,429      (8)

 2 –Carl Edwards                 3,207      (5)

 3 –Jimmie Johnson              3,127      (2)

 4 –Dale Earnhardt Jr.          3,084      (1)

 5 –Jeff Burton                     3,080      (1)

 6 –Tony Stewart                 2,871      (0)

 7 –Greg Biffle                      2,854      (0)

 8 –Kevin Harvick                 2,812      (0)

 9 –Jeff Gordon                    2,791      (0)

10–Matt Kenseth                  2,783      (0)

11–Kasey Kahne                 2,756      (2)

12–Denny Hamlin                 2,735      (1)

 

DOW AUTOMOTIVE STRATEGIC CALL OF

THE RACE AWARD      Car #         Pts.

Kyle Busch                    (#18)          8

Carl Edwards                (#99)          5

Jimmie Johnson             (#48)          2

 

MOBIL 1 COMMAND PERFORMANCE AWARD

                                      Car #       Pts.

Ryan Newman              (#12)       12

Kurt Busch                    (#  2)         8

David Reutimann           (#44)         3

 

USG ‘IMPROVING THE FINISH’ AWARD

                                      Car #         Pts.

Jeff Burton                    (#31)          4

Kyle Busch                    (#18)          2

Kasey Kahne                (#  9)          2


MOOG PROBLEM SOLVER AWARD

                                      Car #         Pts.

Tony Eury Jr.                 (#88)          3

Bob Osborne                 (#99)          3

Gil Martin                       (#07)          2

 

SUNOCO DIAMOND PERFORMANCE AWARD

                                  Car #       Pts.

Kyle Busch                    (#18)          8

Carl Edwards                (#99)          5

Jimmie Johnson             (#48)          2

 

WIX FILTERS LAP LEADER AWARD

                                     Car #        Pts.

Kyle Busch                   (#18)          8

Jimmie Johnson            (#48)          5

Dale Earnhardt Jr.         (#88)          4

 

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

Brian Vickers                                    1


RAYBESTOS ROOKIE OF THE YEAR

Regan Smith                                  178

Sam Hornish Jr.                             177

Patrick Carpentier                          169

Michael McDowell                         156

Dario Franchitti                                97

 

GOODYEAR GATORBACK AWARD

                                      Car #      Pts.

Kyle Busch                    (#18)          6

Dale Earnhardt Jr.         (#88)          4

Jimmie Johnson             (#48)          4

 

MAHLE CLEVITE ENGINE BUILDER AWARD

                                      Car #       Pts.

Mark Cronquist              (#18)       257

Roush Yates                 (#99)       220

Hendrick                        (#48)       204

 

MANUFACTURERS' CHAMPIONSHIP

                                   Pts        Wins

Toyota                       149              9

Ford                           129              5

Chevrolet                   125              5

Dodge                        103              4

 

DIRECTV CREW CHIEF OF THE YEAR

                                     Car #        Pts.

Steve Addington           (#18)           9

Kenny Francis              (#  9)           3

Tony Gibson                 (#  8)           3


UNOFFICIAL RESULTS posted after the race

from NASCAR Statistics

OFFICIAL RESULTS WILL be posted ABOVE sometime Monday




NASCAR Race Number 23
Unofficial Race Results for the 3M Performance 400 Presented By Bondo
Sunday, August 17, 2008
Michigan International Speedway - Brooklyn, MI - 2 Mile Paved
Total Race Length - 200 Laps - 400 Miles - Purse: $5,239,780

Fin Str Car Driver Team Laps Pts Bns Total Award Status Times Laps
1 27 99 Carl Edwards Office Depot Ford 200 195 10 $226,075 Running 5 84
2 11 18 Kyle Busch Interstate Batteries Toyota 200 175 5 $136,925 Running 2 34
3 16 6 David Ragan AAA Insurance Ford 200 170 5 $119,950 Running 1 3
4 9 16 Greg Biffle 3M Ford 200 165 5 $108,700 Running 1 1
5 14 17 Matt Kenseth DeWalt Ford 200 155 $134,516 Running
6 15 8 Mark Martin U.S. ARMY Chevy 200 150 $123,908 Running
7 1 83 Brian Vickers Red Bull Toyota 200 151 5 $99,800 Running 2 21
8 38 29 Kevin Harvick Shell/Pennzoil Chevy 200 142 $134,186 Running
9 3 19 Elliott Sadler Stanley Dodge 200 138 $117,620 Running
10 18 26 Jamie McMurray IRWIN Ford 200 134 $94,900 Running
11 28 31 Jeff Burton AT&T Mobility Chevy 200 135 5 $123,858 Running 1 1
12 21 20 Tony Stewart Home Depot Toyota 200 127 $126,461 Running
13 26 28 Travis Kvapil CARFAX Ford 200 124 $109,489 Running
14 7 44 David Reutimann UPS Toyota 200 121 $85,725 Running
15 10 66 Scott Riggs Haas Automation Chevy 200 123 5 $99,433 Running 1 1
16 25 1 Martin Truex Jr. Bass Pro Shops/Cub Cadet Chevy 200 115 $110,533 Running
17 2 48 Jimmie Johnson Lowe's/Kobalt Tools Chevy 200 117 5 $135,386 Running 2 12
18 29 5 Casey Mears Kellogg's/CARQUEST Chevy 199 109 $93,150 Running
19 42 55 Michael Waltrip NAPA Toyota 199 106 $94,608 Running
20 41 07 Clint Bowyer Jack Daniel's Chevy 199 103 $94,875 Running
21 20 12 Ryan Newman alltel Dodge 199 100 $116,625 Running
22 23 77 Sam Hornish Jr. # Mobil 1 Dodge 199 97 $121,125 Running
23 4 88 Dale Earnhardt Jr. National Guard/AMP Energy Chevy 199 99 5 $91,800 Running 3 43
24 36 15 Paul Menard Menards/Moen Chevy 199 91 $85,025 Running
25 19 42 Juan Pablo Montoya Texaco/Havoline Dodge 199 88 $105,058 Running
26 40 38 David Gilliland CitiFinancial Ford 199 85 $90,408 Running
27 35 43 Bobby Labonte Cheerios Racing/Betty Crocker Dodge 199 82 $112,861 Running
28 33 84 AJ Allmendinger Red Bull Toyota 199 79 $75,675 Running
29 8 01 Regan Smith # DEI/Principal Financial Group Chevy 199 76 $83,500 Running
30 6 10 Patrick Carpentier # Tow Truck In A Box Dodge 199 73 $72,925 Running
31 30 70 Tony Raines Haas Automation Chevy 199 70 $72,300 Running
32 17 45 Terry Labonte Marathon American Spirit Motor Oil Dodge 198 67 $86,358 Running
33 31 41 Reed Sorenson Target Dodge 198 64 $100,289 Running
34 34 78 Joe Nemechek Furniture Row Racing Chevy 198 61 $72,025 Running
35 22 00 Mike Skinner Champion Mortgage Toyota 198 58 $81,422 Running
36 13 2 Kurt Busch Miller Lite Dodge 197 55 $71,825 Running
37 12 7 Robby Gordon Jim Beam Dodge 197 52 $79,775 Running
38 43 96 Brad Coleman DLP HDTV Toyota 197 49 $79,675 Running
39 37 11 Denny Hamlin FedEx Office Toyota 194 46 $106,616 Engine
40 32 9 Kasey Kahne Budweiser Dodge 162 43 $101,566 Engine
41 24 22 Dave Blaney Caterpillar Toyota 117 40 $71,515 Accident
42 5 24 Jeff Gordon DuPont Chevy 111 37 $120,376 Accident
43 39 21 Marcos Ambrose Little Debbie Ford 17 34 $89,252 Engine


Race Comments: Before an estimated crowd of 125,000, Carl Edwards won the 3M Performance 400 presented by Bondo, his 12th NASCAR Sprint Cup Series victory. Prior to the green flag, the following driver dropped to the rear for the reason indicated: #12 Newman (engine change).

Failed to Qualify: (1) 08 Johnny Sauter.

Time of Race: 2 Hrs, 51 Mins, 00 Secs.

Average Speed: 140.351 MPH

Margin of Victory: 0.947 Seconds

Caution Flags: 7 for 27 laps: Laps: 20-25 (Oil on track); 86-89 (#12,22 accident backstretch); 98-101 (#24 accident turn 2); 166-169 (Debris); 180-182 (Debris); 188-190 (Debris); 196-198 (Oil on track).

Lead Changes: 18 among 9 drivers: B. Vickers (Pole); J. Johnson 1-7; D. Earnhardt Jr. 8-23; J. Johnson 24-28; D. Earnhardt Jr. 29-48; B. Vickers 49-66; D. Earnhardt Jr. 67-73; C. Edwards 74-86; S. Riggs 87; C. Edwards 88-90; G. Biffle 91; C. Edwards 92-140; J. Burton 141; Kyle Busch 142-165; C. Edwards 166; B. Vickers 167-169; Kyle Busch 170-179; D. Ragan 180-182; C. Edwards 183-200.

Coors Light Pole Award : Brian Vickers, #83 (188.536 mph)
DIRECTV Crew Chief of the Race : Elliott Sadler, #19
DOW Automotive Strategic Call of the Race : Carl Edwards, #99
EA Sports Move of the Race : Carl Edwards, #99
Goodyear Gatorback Fastest Lap : Jimmie Johnson, #48 (183.08 mph, Lap 2)
Mahle Clevite Engine Builder : Carl Edwards, #99
Mobil 1 Command Performance Driver of the Race : David Reutimann, #44
Moog Chassis Parts Problem Solver of the Race : Carl Edwards, #99 (-.847 seconds)
Raybestos Rookie of the Race : Sam Hornish, #77
Sunoco Diamond Performance : Carl Edwards, #99
USG Improving the Finish : Kevin Harvick, #29 (30 Places)
WIX Lap Leader : Dale Earnhardt, Jr, #88 (43 Laps)

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