Bristol Motor Speedway
Sharpie 500
August 23, 2008

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NASCAR SPRINT CUP SERIES RACE No. 24

SHARPIE 500

BRISTOL MOTOR SPEEDWAY

 

Bristol, Tenn.Aug. 23, 2008

.533 Mile Oval

500 L – 266.5 MPurse: $6,311,169

 

                                                                                                                                                                                                Bonus          Money

Fin       St      Car#            Driver                         Team                                                             Laps                    Pts            Pts              Won        Status

 1           1          99            Carl Edwards              Office Depot Ford                                             500                    190           *      5         $344,625      Running

 2           9          18            Kyle Busch                  M&M's Toyota                                                    500                    180         **    10           220,675      Running

 3         21          11            Denny Hamlin              FedEx Freight Toyota                                        500                    165                              197,616      Running

 4           6          29            Kevin Harvick              Pennzoil Platinum Chevrolet                              500                    160                              184,511      Running

 5           3          24            Jeff Gordon                 DuPont Chevrolet                                              500                    160           *      5           167,561      Running

 6         11          12            Ryan Newman            Alltel Dodge                                                       500                    150                              156,950      Running

 7         22          07            Clint Bowyer               Jack Daniel's Chevrolet                                     500                    146                              130,525      Running

 8         28          20            Tony Stewart              Home Depot Toyota                                           500                    142                              152,261      Running

 9         25          17            Matt Kenseth               DEWALT Ford                                                   500                    138                              149,591      Running

10        27            6            David Ragan                AAA Insurance Ford                                         500                    134                              115,775      Running

11        14          16            Greg Biffle                   Dish Network Turbo HD Ford                            500                    130                              110,525      Running

12        41          26            Jamie McMurray          Sharpie Ford                                                     500                    127                              114,175      Running

13        23            8            Aric Almirola                U.S. Army Chevrolet                                         500                    124                              136,733      Running

14          4          01    #      Regan Smith                DEI/The Principal Financial Group Chev            500                    121                              109,225      Running

15        19            2            Kurt Busch                  Miller Lite Dodge                                                500                    118                                99,175      Running

16        16          15            Paul Menard                Menards/Quaker State Chevrolet                      499                    115                              106,550      Running

17        20          70            Tony Raines                Hunt Brothers Pizza Chevrolet                          499                    112                                94,200      Running

18        40          88            Dale Earnhardt Jr.       National Guard/AMP Energy Chevrolet             498                    109                              104,725      Running

19        39          42            Juan Pablo Montoya    Slim Pack Juicy Fruit Dodge                              498                    106                              124,008      Running

20        26          83            Brian Vickers              Red Bull Toyota                                                 498                    103                              103,450      Running

21          7          96            Ken Schrader              DLP HDTV Toyota                                             498                    100                              105,050      Running

22        15          38            David Gilliland              Ford Drive One Ford                                         498                      97                              112,208      Running

23        37          43            Bobby Labonte            Cheerios/Box Tops for Education Dodge          498                      94                              130,311      Running

24        32          28            Travis Kvapil               Knight Rider Ford                                              498                      91                              120,864      Running

25          2          44            David Reutimann         UPS Toyota                                                       497                      88                                93,075      Running

26          5          21            Bill Elliott                       Motorcraft Ford                                                 497                      85                              106,395      Running

27        38          66            Scott Riggs                  State Water Heaters Chevrolet                         496                      82                              106,688      Running

28        33          00            Mike Skinner                Champion Mortgage Toyota                              496                      79                              104,178      Running

29        43          78            Joe Nemechek             Furniture Row Racing Chevrolet                       494                      76                                86,910      Running

30        42          55            Michael Waltrip            NAPA Auto Parts Toyota                                  492                      73                              101,433      Running

31        29          45            Kyle Petty                    Wells Fargo Dodge                                            491                      70                                96,212      Running

32        10          19            Elliott Sadler                 Stanley Dodge                                                   490                      67                              112,900      Running

33        34          48            Jimmie Johnson           Lowe's Chevrolet                                              482                      64                              141,531      Running

34          8          84            AJ Allmendinger          Red Bull Toyota                                                 400                      61                                86,335      Running

35        12            1            Martin Truex Jr.           Bass Pro Shops/Red Head 1856 Chevrolet      396                      58                              117,233      Running

36        30          41            Reed Sorenson           Tums Quik Pak Dodge                                       383                      55                              113,304      Running

37        35          77    #      Sam Hornish Jr.           Mobil 1 Dodge                                                    297                      52                              131,530      Accident

38        36          22            Dave Blaney                Caterpillar Toyota                                              279                      49                                85,845      Accident

39        31            7            Robby Gordon             Barrett-Jackson Auction Co. Dodge                 227                      46                                93,735      Accident

40        13            9            Kasey Kahne              Budweiser Dodge                                             215                      43                              115,616      Accident

41        17            5            Casey Mears               Kellogg's/CARQUEST Chevrolet                        214                      40                              103,475      Accident

42        18          31            Jeff Burton                  AT&T Mobility Chevrolet                                    195                      37                              130,763      Accident

43        24          09            Sterling Marlin              Miccosukee Resorts Chevrolet                         184                      34                                85,570      Accident

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

Failed to qualify: (3) 34 Jeff Green, 10 Patrick Carpentier, 08 Johnny Sauter.

Race Comments: Before an announced sell-out crowd of 160,000, Edwards won the Sharpie 500, his 13th NASCAR Sprint Cup victory and his third in the past four races. Prior to the green flag, the following driver dropped to the rear for the reason indicated: #6 Ragan (backup car).

 

TIME OF RACE:  2 hours, 54 minutes, 36 seconds                            AVERAGE SPEED: 91.581 mph                           MARGIN OF VICTORY:  1.969 seconds

COORS LIGHT POLE AWARD:  Carl Edwards (121.860 mph, 15.746 secs.)

DIRECTV CREW CHIEF OF THE RACE AWARD:  Todd Berrier (crew chief for Kevin Harvick)

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

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

GOODYEAR GATORBACK FASTEST LAP AWARD:  Kyle Busch (119.820 mph, Lap 460)

MAHLE CLEVITE ENGINE BUILDER OF THE RACE AWARD: Carl Edwards

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 Auto Club Speedway++

RAYBESTOS ROOKIE OF THE RACE AWARD: Regan Smith

SUNOCO DIAMOND PERFORMANCE AWARD: Carl Edwards

U.S.G. “IMPROVING THE FINISH” AWARD: Jamie McMurray (29 places)

WIX FILTERS LAP LEADER AWARD: Kyle Busch (415 laps)

CAUTION FLAGS: 8 cautions for 56 laps. 98-103 (Car #84-Accident, Turn 4); 197-206 (Car #09, 31, 77 & 78-Accident, Turn 1); 217-222 (Car #07, 5, 7, 9, 41, 55 & 77-Accident, Turn 1 [Red Flag-12:19-Lap 217]); 282-294 (Car #22-Accident, Turn 3); 344-348 (Debris); 365-369 (Debris); 453-458 (Debris); 462-466 (Debris).

LAP LEADERS: 4 lead changes among 3 drivers. Edwards 1-47, J. Gordon 48, Edwards 49-54, Ky. Busch 55-469, Edwards 470-500.

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

 


NASCAR SPRINT CUP SERIES TOP 12 (Wins)

 1 –Kyle Busch                     3,609      (8)

 2 –Carl Edwards                 3,397      (6)

 3 –Dale Earnhardt Jr.          3,193      (1)

 4 –Jimmie Johnson              3,191      (2)

 5 –Jeff Burton                     3,117      (1)

 6 –Tony Stewart                 3,013      (0)

 7 –Greg Biffle                      2,984      (0)

 8 –Kevin Harvick                 2,972      (0)

 9 –Jeff Gordon                    2,951      (0)

10–Matt Kenseth                  2,921      (0)

11–Denny Hamlin                 2,900      (1)

12–Clint Bowyer                  2,855      (1)

 

DOW AUTOMOTIVE STRATEGIC CALL OF

THE RACE AWARD      Car #         Pts.

Kyle Busch                    (#18)          8

Carl Edwards                (#99)          6

Jimmie Johnson             (#48)          2

 

MOBIL 1 COMMAND PERFORMANCE AWARD

                                      Car #       Pts.

Ryan Newman              (#12)       13

Kurt Busch                    (#  2)         8

David Reutimann           (#44)         3

 

USG ‘IMPROVING THE FINISH’ AWARD

                                      Car #         Pts.

Jeff Burton                    (#31)          4

Jamie McMurray            (#26)          2

Kasey Kahne                (#  9)          2


MOOG PROBLEM SOLVER AWARD

                                      Car #         Pts.

Tony Eury Jr.                 (#88)          3

Bob Osborne                 (#99)          3

Gil Martin                       (#07)          3

 

SUNOCO DIAMOND PERFORMANCE AWARD

                                  Car #       Pts.

Kyle Busch                    (#18)          8

Carl Edwards                (#99)          6

Jimmie Johnson             (#48)          2

 

WIX FILTERS LAP LEADER AWARD

                                     Car #        Pts.

Kyle Busch                   (#18)          9

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

Carl Edwards                                    1

Denny Hamlin                                    1

Paul Menard                                      1

Joe Nemechek                                   1

Ryan Newman                                  1

Brian Vickers                                    1


RAYBESTOS ROOKIE OF THE YEAR

Regan Smith                                  181

Sam Hornish Jr.                             179

Patrick Carpentier                          170

Michael McDowell                         156

Dario Franchitti                                97

 

GOODYEAR GATORBACK AWARD

                                      Car #      Pts.

Kyle Busch                    (#18)          7

Dale Earnhardt Jr.         (#88)          4

Jimmie Johnson             (#48)          4

 

MAHLE CLEVITE ENGINE BUILDER AWARD

                                      Car #       Pts.

Mark Cronquist              (#18)       276

Roush Yates                 (#99)       240

Hendrick                        (#48)       204

 

MANUFACTURERS' CHAMPIONSHIP

                                   Pts        Wins

Toyota                       155              9

Ford                           138              6

Chevrolet                   129              5

Dodge                        106              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 24
Unofficial Race Results for the Sharpie "500"
Saturday, August 23, 2008
Bristol Motor Speedway - Bristol, TN - .533 Mile Paved
Total Race Length - 500 Laps - 266.5 Miles - Purse: $6,311,169

Fin Str Car Driver Team Laps Pts Bns Total Award Status Times Laps
1 1 99 Carl Edwards Office Depot Ford 500 190 5 $344,625 Running 3 84
2 9 18 Kyle Busch M&M's Toyota 500 180 10 $220,675 Running 1 415
3 21 11 Denny Hamlin FedEx Freight Toyota 500 165 $202,716 Running
4 6 29 Kevin Harvick Pennzoil Platinum Chevrolet 500 160 $184,511 Running
5 3 24 Jeff Gordon DuPont Chevrolet 500 160 5 $167,561 Running 1 1
6 11 12 Ryan Newman alltel Dodge 500 150 $156,950 Running
7 22 07 Clint Bowyer Jack Daniel's Chevrolet 500 146 $125,425 Running
8 28 20 Tony Stewart Home Depot Toyota 500 142 $152,261 Running
9 25 17 Matt Kenseth DeWalt Ford 500 138 $149,591 Running
10 27 6 David Ragan AAA Insurance Ford 500 134 $115,775 Running
11 14 16 Greg Biffle Dish Network Turbo HD Ford 500 130 $110,525 Running
12 41 26 Jamie McMurray Sharpie Ford 500 127 $114,175 Running
13 23 8 Aric Almirola U.S. Army Chevrolet 500 124 $136,733 Running
14 4 01 Regan Smith # DEI/The Principal Financial Group Chevrolet 500 121 $109,225 Running
15 19 2 Kurt Busch Miller Lite Dodge 500 118 $99,175 Running
16 16 15 Paul Menard Menards/Quaker State Chevrolet 499 115 $106,550 Running
17 20 70 Tony Raines Hunt Brothers Pizza Chevrolet 499 112 $94,200 Running
18 40 88 Dale Earnhardt Jr. National Guard/AMP Energy Chevrolet 498 109 $104,725 Running
19 39 42 Juan Pablo Montoya Slim Pack Juicy Fruit Dodge 498 106 $124,008 Running
20 26 83 Brian Vickers Red Bull Toyota 498 103 $103,450 Running
21 7 96 Ken Schrader DLP HDTV Toyota 498 100 $105,050 Running
22 15 38 David Gilliland Ford Drive one Ford 498 97 $112,208 Running
23 37 43 Bobby Labonte Cheerios/Box Tops for Education Dodge 498 94 $130,311 Running
24 32 28 Travis Kvapil Knight Rider Ford 498 91 $120,864 Running
25 2 44 David Reutimann UPS Toyota 497 88 $93,075 Running
26 5 21 Bill Elliott Motorcraft Ford 497 85 $106,395 Running
27 38 66 Scott Riggs State Water Heaters Chevrolet 496 82 $106,688 Running
28 33 00 Mike Skinner Champion Mortgage Toyota 496 79 $104,178 Running
29 43 78 Joe Nemechek Furniture Row Racing Chevrolet 494 76 $86,910 Running
30 42 55 Michael Waltrip NAPA Auto Parts Toyota 492 73 $101,433 Running
31 29 45 Kyle Petty Wells Fargo Dodge 491 70 $96,212 Running
32 10 19 Elliott Sadler Stanley Dodge 490 67 $112,900 Running
33 34 48 Jimmie Johnson Lowe's Chevrolet 482 64 $141,531 Running
34 8 84 A.J. Allmendinger Red Bull Toyota 400 61 $86,335 Running
35 12 1 Martin Truex Jr. Bass Pro Shops/Red Head 1856 Chevrolet 396 58 $117,233 Running
36 30 41 Reed Sorenson Tums Quik Pak Dodge 383 55 $113,304 Running
37 35 77 Sam Hornish Jr. # Mobil 1 Dodge 297 52 $131,530 Accident
38 36 22 Dave Blaney Caterpillar Toyota 279 49 $85,845 Accident
39 31 7 Robby Gordon Barrett-Jackson Auction Co. Dodge 227 46 $93,735 Accident
40 13 9 Kasey Kahne Budweiser Dodge 215 43 $115,616 Accident
41 17 5 Casey Mears Kellogg's/CARQUEST Chevrolet 214 40 $103,475 Accident
42 18 31 Jeff Burton AT&T Mobility Chevrolet 195 37 $130,763 Accident
43 24 09 Sterling Marlin Miccosukee Resorts Chevrolet 184 34 $85,570 Accident    


Race Comments: Before an announced sell-out crowd of 160,000, Carl Edwards won the Sharpie 500 his 13th NASCAR Sprint Cup Series victory and his third in the past four races. Prior to the green flag, the following driver dropped to the rear for the reason indicated: #6 Ragan (backup car).

Failed to Qualify: (3) 34 Jeff Green, 10 Patrick Carpentier #, 08 Johnny Sauter.

Time of Race: 2 Hrs, 54 Mins, 36 Secs.
Average Speed: 91.581 MPH
Margin of Victory: 1.969 Seconds

Caution Flags: 8 for 56 laps: Laps: 98-103 (#184 accident turn 4); 197-206 (#09,31,77,78 accident turn 1); 217-222 (#07,5,7,9,41,55,77 accident turn 1 [Red Flag-12:19-Lap 217]); 282-294 (#22 accident turn 3); 344-348 (Debris); 365-369 (Debris); 453-458 (Debris); 462-466 (Debris).

Lead Changes: 4 among 3 drivers: C. Edwards 1-47; J. Gordon 48; C. Edwards 49-54; Kyle Busch 55-469; C. Edwards 470-500.

Coors Light Pole Award : Carl Edwards, #99 (121.860 mph)
DIRECTV Crew Chief of the Race : Kevin Harvick, #29
DOW Automotive Strategic Call of the Race : Carl Edwards, #99
EA Sports Move of the Race : Carl Edwards, #99
Goodyear Gatorback Fastest Lap : Kyle Busch, #18 (119.82 mph, Lap 460)
Mahle Clevite Engine Builder : Carl Edwards, #99
Mobil 1 Command Performance Driver of the Race : Ryan Newman, #12
Moog Chassis Parts Problem Solver of the Race : Denny Hamlin, #11 (.155 Seconds)
Raybestos Rookie of the Race : Regan Smith, #01
Sunoco Diamond Performance : Carl Edwards, #99
USG Improving the Finish : Jamie Mcmurray, #26 (29 Places) WIX Lap Leader : Kyle Busch, #18 (415 Laps)

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