New Hampshire Motor Speedway
Sylvania 300
September 14, 2008

Official Results from
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NASCAR SPRINT CUP SERIES RACE No. 27

SYLVANIA 300

NEW HAMPSHIRE MOTOR SPEEDWAY

 

Loudon, N.H.Sept. 14, 2008

1.058 Mile Oval

317.4 M – 300 LPurse: $5,383,710

 

                                                                                                                                                                                                Bonus          Money

Fin       St      Car#            Driver                         Team                                                             Laps                    Pts            Pts              Won        Status

 1           9          16            Greg Biffle                   Dish Network Turbo HD Ford                            300                    190           *      5         $233,575      Running

 2           3          48            Jimmie Johnson           Lowe's Chevrolet                                              300                    180         **    10           221,911      Running

 3           2          99            Carl Edwards              Office Depot Ford                                             300                    170           *      5           179,150      Running

 4           7          31            Jeff Burton                  AT&T Mobility Chevrolet                                    300                    160                              159,708      Running

 5           4          88            Dale Earnhardt Jr.       AMP Energy/National Guard Chevrolet             300                    160           *      5           113,125      Running

 6         20            2            Kurt Busch                  Miller Lite Dodge                                                300                    150                              101,125      Running

 7         18            1            Martin Truex Jr.           Bass Pro Shops/Tracker Chevrolet                  300                    146                              128,108      Running

 8           8          20            Tony Stewart              Home Depot Toyota                                           300                    147           *      5           131,561      Running

 9           6          11            Denny Hamlin              FedEx Express Toyota                                      300                    138                              121,016      Running

10        11          29            Kevin Harvick              Shell/Pennzoil Chevrolet                                    300                    134                              132,111      Running

11        13            9            Kasey Kahne              Budweiser Dodge                                             300                    130                              113,716      Running

12          5          07            Clint Bowyer               Jack Daniel's Chevrolet                                     300                    127                                96,225      Running

13        21          43            Bobby Labonte            Cheerios Racing/Betty Crocker Dodge             300                    124                              118,161      Running

14        10          24            Jeff Gordon                 DuPont Chevrolet                                              300                    121                              125,911      Running

15        27          44            David Reutimann         UPS Toyota                                                       300                    118                                80,225      Running

16        24          28            Travis Kvapil               Valvoline Ford                                                   300                    115                              106,239      Running

17        22          42            Juan Pablo Montoya    Juicy Fruit Slim Pack Dodge                              300                    112                              106,058      Running

18        15            8            Aric Almirola                U.S. ARMY Chevrolet                                        300                    109                              112,008      Running

19        33          66            Scott Riggs                  State Water Heaters Chevrolet                         300                    106                                95,708      Running

20        43          70            Johnny Sauter             Haas Automation Chevrolet                              300                    103                                81,200      Running

21        28          15            Paul Menard                Menards/Sylvania Chevrolet                             300                    100                                85,000      Running

22        30          41            Reed Sorenson           Target Dodge                                                    299                      97                              103,914      Running

23        29          01    #      Regan Smith                DEI/Principal Financial Group Chevrolet            299                      94                                86,850      Running

24        23          19            Elliott Sadler                 Stanley Dodge                                                   299                      91                              102,445      Running

25        32          55            Michael Waltrip            NAPA Toyota                                                    299                      88                                92,458      Running

26        38            7            Robby Gordon             Jim Beam/Operation Homefront Dodge             299                      85                                97,758      Running

27        35          00    #      Michael McDowell       Champion Mortgage Toyota                              299                      87           *      5             86,533      Running

28        14            6            David Ragan                AAA Insurance Ford                                         298                      79                                80,525      Running

29        37          21            Bill Elliott                       Motorcraft Ford                                                 298                      76                                90,545      Running

30        36          77    #      Sam Hornish Jr.           Mobil 1 Dodge                                                    298                      73                              117,225      Running

31        39          10    #      Patrick Carpentier        Berlin City Auto Group Dodge                           298                      70                                71,950      Running

32        40          96            Joey Logano               Home Depot/DLP HDTV Toyota                         297                      67                                79,200      Running

33        31          22            Dave Blaney                Caterpillar Toyota                                              297                      64                                81,497      Running

34          1          18            Kyle Busch                  M&M's Toyota                                                    288                      66           *      5             88,800      Running

35        16          83            Brian Vickers              Red Bull Toyota                                                 287                      63           *      5             78,600      Running

36        17          12            Ryan Newman            Kodak Dodge                                                     285                      55                              112,450      Engine

37        25            5            Casey Mears               Kellogg's/CARQUEST Chevrolet                        269                      52                                88,175      Running

38        34          84            AJ Allmendinger          Red Bull Toyota                                                 264                      49                                69,975      Accident

39        19          26            Jamie McMurray          Crown Royal Ford                                             230                      46                                77,850      Running

40        12          17            Matt Kenseth               Carhartt/DEWALT Ford                                     228                      43                              117,341      Accident

41        26          38            David Gilliland              Ford Drive One Ford                                         228                      40                                69,530      Accident

42        41          45            Chad McCumbee         Marathon American Spirit Motor Oil Dodge       228                      37                                69,405      Accident

43        42          78            Joe Nemechek             Furniture Row Racing Chevrolet                       218                      34                                69,665      Accident

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

Failed to qualify: (2) Tony Raines #34; Carl Long #46.

Race Comments: In front of an announced sellout crowd of 101,000, Biffle won the Sylvania 300, his 13th NASCAR Sprint Cup victory.

 

TIME OF RACE:  3 hours, 00 minutes, 34 seconds                            AVERAGE SPEED: 105.468 mph                           MARGIN OF VICTORY:  0.505 seconds

COORS LIGHT POLE AWARD:  None due to inclement weather

DIRECTV CREW CHIEF OF THE RACE AWARD:  Scott Miller (crew chief for Jeff Burton)

DOW AUTOMOTIVE “STRATEGIC CALL OF THE RACE” AWARD:  Greg Biffle

EA SPORTS “MOVE OF THE RACE” AWARD: Greg Biffle

GOODYEAR GATORBACK FASTEST LAP AWARD:  Carl Edwards (126.140 mph, Lap 96)

MAHLE CLEVITE ENGINE BUILDER OF THE RACE AWARD: Jimmie Johnson

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

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

NASCAR SPRINT CUP LEADER BONUS: No winner; rolls over to $60,000 at Dover++

RAYBESTOS ROOKIE OF THE RACE AWARD: Regan Smith

SUNOCO DIAMOND PERFORMANCE AWARD: Greg Biffle

U.S.G. “IMPROVING THE FINISH” AWARD: Johnny Sauter (23 places)

WIX FILTERS LAP LEADER AWARD: Jimmie Johnson (96 laps)

CAUTION FLAGS: 8 cautions for 37 laps. 37-40 (Competition); 84-88 (Car #6, 18 & 26-Accident, Backstretch); 215-220 (Debris); 223-228 (Car #78-Accident, Frontstretch); 230-234 (Car #5, 17, 38, 45 & 83-Accident, Turn 4 [RedFlag-10:38-Lap 232]); 267-271 (Car #84-Accident, Frontstretch); 281-283 (Car #6-Spin, Backstretch); 285-287 (Car #10-Accident, Turn 2).

LAP LEADERS: 14 lead changes among 8 drivers. Ky. Busch 1-3, Edwards 4-37, McDowell 38, Edwards 39-65, Johnson 66-84, Stewart 85, Johnson 86-88, Earnhardt 89-157, Johnson 158, Vickers 159, Biffle 160-164, Earnhardt 165-174, Biffle 175-215, Johnson 216-288, Biffle 289-300.

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

 


NASCAR SPRINT CUP SERIES TOP 12 (Wins)

 1 –Carl Edwards                    5,220          (6)

 2 –Jimmie Johnson                 5,220          (4)

 3 –Greg Biffle                         5,190          (1)

 4 –Dale Earnhardt Jr.             5,170          (1)

 5 –Jeff Burton                        5,170          (1)

 6 –Denny Hamlin                    5,148          (1)

 7 –Tony Stewart                    5,147          (0)

 8 –Kyle Busch                        5,146          (8)

 9 –Clint Bowyer                     5,137          (1)

10–Kevin Harvick                    5,134          (0)

11–Jeff Gordon                       5,121          (0)

12–Matt Kenseth                     5,043          (0)

 

DOW AUTOMOTIVE STRATEGIC CALL OF

THE RACE AWARD      Car #         Pts.

Kyle Busch                    (#18)          8

Carl Edwards                (#99)          6

Jimmie Johnson             (#48)          4

 

MOBIL 1 COMMAND PERFORMANCE AWARD

                                      Car #       Pts.

Ryan Newman              (#12)       13

Kurt Busch                    (#  2)         9

David Reutimann           (#44)         5

 

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.

Kevin Manion                 (#  1)          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)          4

 

WIX FILTERS LAP LEADER AWARD

                                     Car #        Pts.

Kyle Busch                   (#18)          9

Jimmie Johnson            (#48)          7

Dale Earnhardt Jr.         (#88)          4

 

COORS LIGHT POLE AWARD

Jimmie Johnson                                 4

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                                  186

Sam Hornish Jr.                             183

Patrick Carpentier                          177

Michael McDowell                         164

Dario Franchitti                                97

 

GOODYEAR GATORBACK AWARD

                                      Car #      Pts.

Kyle Busch                    (#18)          8

Jimmie Johnson             (#48)          5

Dale Earnhardt Jr.         (#88)          4

 

MAHLE CLEVITE ENGINE BUILDER AWARD

                                      Car #       Pts.

Mark Cronquist              (#18)       286

Roush Yates                 (#99)       266

Hendrick                        (#48)       263

 

MANUFACTURERS' CHAMPIONSHIP

                                   Pts        Wins

Toyota                       168           9

Ford                           156           7

Chevrolet                   153           7

Dodge                        117           4

 

DIRECTV CREW CHIEF OF THE YEAR

                                     Car #        Pts.

Steve Addington           (#18)           9

Kenny Francis              (#  9)           4

Greg Zipadelli               (#20)           3


UNOFFICIAL RESULTS posted after the race

from NASCAR Statistics

OFFICIAL RESULTS WILL be posted ABOVE sometime Monday




NASCAR Race Number 27
Unofficial Race Results for the Sylvania "300" - Sunday, September 14, 2008
New Hampshire Motor Speedway - Loudon, NH - 1.058 Mile Paved
Total Race Length - 300 Laps - 317.4 Miles - Purse: $5,383,710

Fin Str Car Driver Team Laps Pts Bns Total Award Status Times Laps
1 9 16 Greg Biffle Dish Network Turbo HD Ford 300 190 5 $233,575 Running 3 58
2 3 48 Jimmie Johnson Lowe's Chevy 300 180 10 $221,911 Running 4 96
3 2 99 Carl Edwards Office Depot Ford 300 170 5 $179,150 Running 2 61
4 7 31 Jeff Burton AT&T Mobility Chevy 300 160 $159,708 Running
5 4 88 Dale Earnhardt Jr. AMP Energy/National Guard Chevy 300 160 5 $113,125 Running 2 79
6 20 2 Kurt Busch Miller Lite Dodge 300 150 $101,125 Running
7 18 1 Martin Truex Jr. Bass Pro Shops/Tracker Chevy 300 146 $128,108 Running
8 8 20 Tony Stewart Home Depot Toyota 300 147 5 $131,561 Running 1 1
9 6 11 Denny Hamlin FedEx Express Toyota 300 138 $121,016 Running
10 11 29 Kevin Harvick Shell/Pennzoil Chevy 300 134 $132,111 Running
11 13 9 Kasey Kahne Budweiser Dodge 300 130 $113,716 Running
12 5 07 Clint Bowyer Jack Daniel's Chevy 300 127 $96,225 Running
13 21 43 Bobby Labonte Cheerios Racing/Betty Crocker Dodge 300 124 $118,161 Running
14 10 24 Jeff Gordon DuPont Chevy 300 121 $125,911 Running
15 27 44 David Reutimann UPS Toyota 300 118 $80,225 Running
16 24 28 Travis Kvapil Valvoline Ford 300 115 $106,239 Running
17 22 42 Juan Pablo Montoya Juicy Fruit Slim Pack Dodge 300 112 $106,058 Running
18 15 8 Aric Almirola U.S. ARMY Chevy 300 109 $112,008 Running
19 33 66 Scott Riggs State Water Heaters Chevy 300 106 $95,708 Running
20 43 70 Johnny Sauter Haas Automation Chevy 300 103 $81,200 Running
21 28 15 Paul Menard Menards/Sylvania Chevy 300 100 $85,000 Running
22 30 41 Reed Sorenson Target Dodge 299 97 $103,914 Running
23 29 01 Regan Smith # DEI/The Principal Financial Group Chevy 299 94 $86,850 Running
24 23 19 Elliott Sadler Stanley Dodge 299 91 $102,445 Running
25 32 55 Michael Waltrip NAPA Toyota 299 88 $92,458 Running
26 38 7 Robby Gordon Jim Beam/Operation Homefront Dodge 299 85 $97,758 Running
27 35 00 Michael McDowell # Champion Mortgage Toyota 299 87 5 $86,533 Running 1 1
28 14 6 David Ragan AAA Insurance Ford 298 79 $80,525 Running
29 37 21 Bill Elliott Motorcraft Ford 298 76 $90,545 Running
30 36 77 Sam Hornish Jr. # Mobil 1 Dodge 298 73 $117,225 Running
31 39 10 Patrick Carpentier # Berlin City Auto Group Dodge 298 70 $71,950 Running
32 40 96 Joey Logano Home Depot/DLP HDTV Toyota 297 67 $79,200 Running
33 31 22 Dave Blaney Caterpillar Toyota 297 64 $81,497 Running
34 1 18 Kyle Busch M&M's Toyota 288 66 5 $88,800 Running 1 3
35 16 83 Brian Vickers Red Bull Toyota 287 63 5 $78,600 Running 1 1
36 17 12 Ryan Newman Kodak Dodge 285 55 $112,450 Engine
37 25 5 Casey Mears Kellogg's/CARQUEST Chevy 269 52 $88,175 Running
38 34 84 AJ Allmendinger Red Bull Toyota 264 49 $69,975 Accident
39 19 26 Jamie McMurray Crown Royal Ford 230 46 $77,850 Running
40 12 17 Matt Kenseth Carhartt/DeWalt Ford 228 43 $117,341 Accident
41 26 38 David Gilliland Ford Drive One Ford 228 40 $69,530 Accident
42 41 45 Chad McCumbee Marathon American Spirit Motor Oil Dodge 228 37 $69,405 Accident
43 42 78 Joe Nemechek Furniture Row Racing Chevy 218 34 $69,665 Accident    


Race Comments: In front of an announced sellout crowd of 101,000 - Greg Biffle won the Sylvania 300, his 13th NASCAR Sprint Cup Series victory. Prior to the green flag no one droppped to the rear.

Failed to Qualify: (2) Tony Raines, #34; Carl Long, #46.

Time of Race: 3 Hrs, 00 Mins, 34 Secs.
Average Speed: 105.468 MPH
Margin of Victory: 0.505 Seconds

Caution Flags: 8 for 37 laps: Laps: 37-40 (Competition); 84-88 (#6,18,26 accident backstretch); 215-220 (Debris); 223-228 (#78 accident frontstretch); 230-234 (#5,17,38,45,83 accident turn 4 [RedFlag-10:38-Lap232]); 267-271 (#84 accident frontstretch); 281-283 (#6 spun backstretch); 285-287 (#10 accident turn 2).

Lead Changes: 14 among 8 drivers: Kyle Busch 1-3; C. Edwards 4-37; M. McDowell # 38; C. Edwards 39-65; J. Johnson 66-84; T. Stewart 85; J. Johnson 86-88; D. Earnhardt Jr. 89-157; J. Johnson 158; B. Vickers 159; G. Biffle 160-164; D. Earnhardt Jr. 165-174; G. Biffle 175-215; J. Johnson 216-288; G. Biffle 289-300.

DIRECTV Crew Chief of the Race : Jeff Burton, #31
DOW Automotive Strategic Call of the Race : Greg Biffle, #16
EA Sports Move of the Race : Greg Biffle, #16
Goodyear Gatorback Fastest Lap : Carl Edwards, #99 (126.14 mph, Lap 96)
Mahle Clevite Engine Builder : Jimmie Johnson, #48
Mobil 1 Command Performance Driver of the Race : Kurt Busch, #2
Moog Chassis Parts Problem Solver of the Race : Martin Truex, Jr, #1 (-.734 seconds)
Raybestos Rookie of the Race : Regan Smith, #01
Sunoco Diamond Performance : Greg Biffle, #16
USG Improving the Finish : Johnny Sauter, #70 (23 Places)
WIX Lap Leader : Jimmie Johnson, #48 (96 Laps)

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