Lowe's Motor Speedway
Bank of America 500
October 11, 2008

Official Results from
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NASCAR SPRINT CUP SERIES RACE No. 31

BANK OF AMERICA 500

LOWE’S MOTOR SPEEDWAY

 

Concord, N.C.Oct. 11, 2008

1.5 Mile Oval

501 M – 334 LPurse: $5,291,863

 

                                                                                                                                                                                                Bonus          Money

Fin       St      Car#            Driver                          Team                                                              Laps                    Pts            Pts              Won        Status

 1           4          31            Jeff Burton                  AT&T Mobility Chevrolet                                 334                    190           *      5         $286,208      Running

 2         15            9            Kasey Kahne              Budweiser Dodge                                            334                    170                              207,766      Running

 3         19            2            Kurt Busch                  Miller Lite Dodge                                             334                    165                              145,750      Running

 4         11          18            Kyle Busch                 M&M's/Susan G. Komen Toyota                    334                    165           *      5           141,875      Running

 5         21          26            Jamie McMurray        Crown Royal Ford                                          334                    155                              128,775      Running

 6           1          48            Jimmie Johnson       Lowe's Chevrolet                                             334                    160         **    10           163,036      Running

 7           3          16            Greg Biffle                  3M Ford                                                            334                    151           *      5           101,625      Running

 8           8          24            Jeff Gordon               DuPont Chevrolet                                            334                    147           *      5           141,961      Running

 9         14            8            Mark Martin                U.S. Army Chevrolet                                        334                    138                              120,358      Running

10        13            6            David Ragan              AAA Insurance Ford                                        334                    139           *      5             94,875      Running

11          7          20            Tony Stewart              Home Depot Toyota                                        334                    135           *      5           140,536      Running

12          5          07            Clint Bowyer              Jack Daniel's Chevrolet                                  334                    127                                92,725      Running

13          6          29            Kevin Harvick            Shell/Pennzoil Chevrolet                                334                    124                              121,061      Running

14        18            1            Martin Truex Jr.         Bass Pro Shops/Tracker Boats Chevrolet    334                    126           *      5           116,383      Running

15        30          41            Reed Sorenson         Target Dodge                                                  334                    123           *      5           102,064      Running

16        12          11            Denny Hamlin            FedEx Office Toyota                                       334                    115                              107,741      Running

17        20          43            Bobby Labonte           Cheerios Racing/Pink Together Dodge       333                    112                              109,036      Running

18        17          83            Brian Vickers             Red Bull Toyota                                               333                    114           *      5             79,550      Running

19        33          66            Scott Riggs                State Water Heaters Chevrolet                       333                    106                                89,208      Running

20        22          19            Elliott Sadler              Stanley/Susan G. Komen Dodge                   333                    103                                99,345      Running

21        16          12            Ryan Newman           Alltel Dodge                                                     333                    105           *      5           109,350      Running

22        36          77    #      Sam Hornish Jr.        Mobil 1 Dodge                                                 332                      97                              114,025      Running

23        29          01    #      Regan Smith              DEI/Principal Financial Group Chevrolet     332                      94                                78,600      Running

24        31          55            Michael Waltrip         NAPA Auto Parts Toyota                                 332                      96           *      5             85,458      Running

25        28          38            David Gilliland          Ford. Drive One. Ford                                    332                      88                                83,633      Running

26        27          15            Paul Menard               Menards/Moen Chevrolet                               331                      85                                76,675      Running

27        32          22            Dave Blaney               Caterpillar Toyota                                           331                      82                                80,108      Running

28        37          21            Bill Elliott                    U.S. Air Force Ford                                         330                      79                                83,595      Running

29        23            5            Casey Mears              Pop-Tarts/CARQUEST Chevrolet                  330                      76                                83,025      Running

30        35            7            Robby Gordon          Menards Dodge                                              328                      78           *      5             85,347      Running

31        40          10            Mike Wallace             Charter Dodge                                                 326                      70                                64,600      Running

32        26          44            David Reutimann       UPS Toyota                                                      321                      72           *      5             64,375      Running

33          2          99            Carl Edwards             Aflac Ford                                                        317                      64                              112,625      Running

34        24          42            Juan Pablo Montoya Juicy Fruit Slim Pack Dodge                          296                      61                                92,033      Accident

35        41          45            Chad McCumbee       Marathon American Spirit Motor Oil Dodge 296                      58                                63,975      Running

36        10          88            Dale Earnhardt Jr.     AMP Energy/National Guard Chevrolet        289                      55                                71,800      Running

37        42          78            Joe Nemechek           Furniture Row Chevrolet                                278                      52                                63,675      Running

38        39          96            Ken Schrader             DLP HDTV Toyota                                           255                      49                                71,550      Running

39        34          84            Mike Skinner              Red Bull Toyota                                               254                      46                                63,425      Running

40        43          70            Tony Raines              Hunt Brothers Pizza Chevrolet                       203                      43                                63,300      Accident

41          9          17            Matt Kenseth              Carhartt Ford                                                   194                      45           *      5           110,796      Accident

42        25          28            Travis Kvapil              HITACHI Power Tools Ford                           194                      37                                90,244      Accident

43        38          00            AJ Allmendinger        Champion Mortgage Toyota                            52                      39           *      5             63,298      Accident

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

Failed to qualify: (4) Bryan Clauson #40; Derrike Cope #75; Brad Keselowski #25; Scott Speed #82.

Race Comments: In front of an estimated crowd of 160,000, Burton won the Bank of America 500, his 21st NASCAR Sprint Cup victory. Prior to the green flag the following driver dropped to the rear for the reason indicated: #77 Hornish Jr. (backup car).

 

TIME OF RACE:  3 hours, 44 minutes, 50 seconds                            AVERAGE SPEED: 133.699 mph                           MARGIN OF VICTORY:  0.946 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:  Jeff Burton

EA SPORTS “MOVE OF THE RACE” AWARD: Jeff Burton

GOODYEAR GATORBACK FASTEST LAP AWARD:  Jimmie Johnson (182.753 mph, Lap 73)

MAHLE CLEVITE ENGINE BUILDER OF THE RACE AWARD: Jeff Burton

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

MOOG CHASSIS PARTS PROBLEM SOLVER OF THE RACE AWARD: Steve Letarte (crew chief for Jeff Gordon)

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

RAYBESTOS ROOKIE OF THE RACE AWARD: Sam Hornish Jr.

SUNOCO DIAMOND PERFORMANCE AWARD: Jeff Burton

U.S.G. “IMPROVING THE FINISH” AWARD: Jamie McMurray (16 places)

WIX FILTERS LAP LEADER AWARD: Jimmie Johnson (67 laps)

CAUTION FLAGS: 10 cautions for 49 laps. 45-48 (Car #78-Accident, Turn 4); 54-59 (Car #00-Accident, Turn 3); 65-70 (Car #84 & 96-Accident, Turn 1); 104-108 (Car #88-Accident, Turn 2); 122-125 (Car #10-Accident, Turn 2); 188-191 (Debris); 196-202 (Car #17, 28, 45 & 70-Accident, Frontstretch); 207-211 (Car #5, 43 & 55-Accident, Frontstretch); 266-269 (Debris); 298-301 (Car #42-Accident, Turn 2).

LAP LEADERS: 24 lead changes among 16 drivers. Johnson 1-32, Stewart 33-44, Johnson 45, Allmendinger 46, Johnson 47-77, Stewart 78-103, Ky. Busch 104, Waltrip 105, Kenseth 106, Stewart 107-109, Ky. Busch 110-122, Newman 123-132, Johnson 133-135, Vickers 136-199, Truex 200-203, J. Gordon 204-250, Biffle 251-255, Burton 256, Stewart 257, Reutimann 258, Ragan 259, R. Gordon 260, Sorenson 261-266, Biffle 267-277, Burton 278-334.

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

 


NASCAR SPRINT CUP SERIES TOP 12 (Wins)

 1 –Jimmie Johnson             5,878          (5)

 2 –Jeff Burton                        5,809          (2)

 3 –Greg Biffle                        5,792          (2)

 4 –Carl Edwards                   5,710          (6)

 5 –Clint Bowyer                    5,693          (1)

 6 –Kevin Harvick                  5,671          (0)

 7–Tony Stewart                     5,650          (1)

 8 –Jeff Gordon                     5,633          (0)

 9 –Kyle Busch                       5,552          (8)

10–Dale Earnhardt Jr.           5,524          (1)

11–Matt Kenseth                    5,518          (0)

12–Denny Hamlin                  5,498          (1)

 

DOW AUTOMOTIVE STRATEGIC CALL OF

THE RACE AWARD    Car #        Pts.

Kyle Busch                   (#18)          8

Carl Edwards               (#99)          6

Jimmie Johnson         (#48)          5

 

MOBIL 1 COMMAND PERFORMANCE AWARD

                                      Car #       Pts.

Ryan Newman             (#12)       14

Kurt Busch                    (#  2)       10

David Reutimann         (#44)         5

 

USG ‘IMPROVING THE FINISH’ AWARD

                                      Car #        Pts.

Jeff Burton                    (#31)          4

Carl Edwards               (#99)          3

Jamie McMurray          (#26)          3


MOOG PROBLEM SOLVER AWARD

                                      Car #        Pts.

Bob Osborne               (#99)          4

Kevin Manion              (#  1)          3

Gil Martin                     (#07)          3

 

SUNOCO DIAMOND PERFORMANCE AWARD

                                  Car #       Pts.

Kyle Busch                   (#18)          8

Carl Edwards               (#99)          6

Jimmie Johnson         (#48)          5

 

WIX FILTERS LAP LEADER AWARD

                                     Car #       Pts.

Jimmie Johnson         (#48)        10

Kyle Busch                  (#18)          9

Tony Stewart               (#20)          4

 

COORS LIGHT POLE AWARD

Jimmie Johnson                             5

Jeff Gordon                                     3

Greg Biffle                                        2

Kyle Busch                                       2

Kasey Kahne                                    2

Patrick Carpentier                           1

Dale Earnhardt Jr.                           1

Carl Edwards                                   1

Denny Hamlin                                  1

Travis Kvapil                                    1

Paul Menard                                     1

Joe Nemechek                                 1

Ryan Newman                                 1

Brian Vickers                                   1


RAYBESTOS ROOKIE OF THE YEAR

Regan Smith                                191

Sam Hornish Jr.                          189

Patrick Carpentier                       182

Michael McDowell                       169

Dario Franchitti                             97

 

GOODYEAR GATORBACK AWARD

                                      Car #      Pts.

Kyle Busch                   (#18)          8

Jimmie Johnson         (#48)          7

Dale Earnhardt Jr.       (#88)          4

 

MAHLE CLEVITE ENGINE BUILDER AWARD

                                      Car #       Pts.

Hendrick                      (#48)       321

Mark Cronquist            (#18)       299

Roush Yates                (#99)       293

 

MANUFACTURERS' CHAMPIONSHIP

                                   Pts       Wins

Toyota                      189         10

Chevy                 183           9

Ford                          178           8

Dodge                      132           4

 

DIRECTV CREW CHIEF OF THE YEAR

                                     Car #       Pts.

Steve Addington         (#18)           9

Kenny Francis            (#  9)           4

Tony Gibson               (#  8)           4


 

 


UNOFFICIAL RESULTS posted after the race

from NASCAR Statistics

OFFICIAL RESULTS WILL be posted ABOVE sometime Monday




NASCAR Race Number 31
Unofficial Race Results for the Bank Of America 500 - Saturday, October 11, 2008
Lowe's Motor Speedway - Concord, NC - 1.5 Mile Paved
Total Race Length - 334 Laps - 501 Miles - Purse: $5,291,863

Fin Str Car Driver Team Laps Pts Bns Total Award Status Times Laps
1 4 31 Jeff Burton AT&T Mobility Chevy 334 190 5 $280,208 Running 2 58
2 15 9 Kasey Kahne Budweiser Dodge 334 170 $207,766 Running
3 19 2 Kurt Busch Miller Lite Dodge 334 165 $145,750 Running
4 11 18 Kyle Busch M&M's/Susan G. Komen Toyota 334 165 5 $141,875 Running 2 14
5 21 26 Jamie McMurray Crown Royal Ford 334 155 $128,775 Running
6 1 48 Jimmie Johnson Lowe's Chevy 334 160 10 $169,036 Running 4 67
7 3 16 Greg Biffle 3M Ford 334 151 5 $101,625 Running 2 16
8 8 24 Jeff Gordon DuPont Chevy 334 147 5 $141,961 Running 1 47
9 14 8 Mark Martin U.S. Army Chevy 334 138 $120,358 Running
10 13 6 David Ragan AAA Insurance Ford 334 139 5 $94,875 Running 1 1
11 7 20 Tony Stewart Home Depot Toyota 334 135 5 $140,536 Running 4 42
12 5 07 Clint Bowyer Jack Daniel's Chevy 334 127 $92,725 Running
13 6 29 Kevin Harvick Shell/Pennzoil Chevy 334 124 $121,061 Running
14 18 1 Martin Truex Jr. Bass Pro Shops/Tracker Boats Chevy 334 126 5 $116,383 Running 1 4
15 30 41 Reed Sorenson Target Dodge 334 123 5 $102,064 Running 1 6
16 12 11 Denny Hamlin FedEx Office Toyota 334 115 $107,741 Running
17 20 43 Bobby Labonte Cheerios Racing/pink together Dodge 333 112 $109,036 Running
18 17 83 Brian Vickers Red Bull Toyota 333 114 5 $79,550 Running 1 64
19 33 66 Scott Riggs State Water Heaters Chevy 333 106 $89,208 Running
20 22 19 Elliott Sadler Stanley/Susan G. Komen Dodge 333 103 $99,345 Running
21 16 12 Ryan Newman alltel Dodge 333 105 5 $109,350 Running 1 10
22 36 77 Sam Hornish Jr. # Mobil 1 Dodge 332 97 $114,025 Running
23 29 01 Regan Smith # DEI/The Principal Financial Group Chevy 332 94 $78,600 Running
24 31 55 Michael Waltrip NAPA Auto Parts Toyota 332 96 5 $85,458 Running 1 1
25 28 38 David Gilliland Ford Drive one. Ford 332 88 $83,633 Running
26 27 15 Paul Menard Menards/Moen Chevy 331 85 $76,675 Running
27 32 22 Dave Blaney Caterpillar Toyota 331 82 $80,108 Running
28 37 21 Bill Elliott Air Force Ford 330 79 $83,595 Running
29 23 5 Casey Mears Pop-Tarts/CARQUEST Chevy 330 76 $83,025 Running
30 35 7 Robby Gordon Menards Dodge 328 78 5 $85,347 Running 1 1
31 40 10 Mike Wallace Charter Dodge 326 70 $64,600 Running
32 26 44 David Reutimann UPS Toyota 321 72 5 $64,375 Running 1 1
33 2 99 Carl Edwards Aflac Ford 317 64 $112,625 Running
34 24 42 Juan Pablo Montoya Juicy Fruit Slim Pack Dodge 296 61 $92,033 Accident
35 41 45 Chad McCumbee Marathon American Spirit Motor Oil Dodge 296 58 $63,975 Running
36 10 88 Dale Earnhardt Jr. AMP Energy/National Guard Chevy 289 55 $71,800 Running
37 42 78 Joe Nemechek Furniture Row Chevy 278 52 $63,675 Running
38 39 96 Ken Schrader DLP HDTV Toyota 255 49 $71,550 Running
39 34 84 Mike Skinner Red Bull Toyota 254 46 $63,425 Running
40 43 70 Tony Raines Hunt Brothers Pizza Chevy 203 43 $63,300 Accident
41 9 17 Matt Kenseth Carhartt Ford 194 45 5 $110,796 Accident 1 1
42 25 28 Travis Kvapil HITACHI Power Tools Ford 194 37 $90,244 Accident
43 38 00 A.J. Allmendinger Champion Mortgage Toyota 52 39 5 $63,298 Accident 1 1


Race Comments: In front of an estimated crowd of 160,000 - Jeff Burton won the Bank of America 500 - his 21st NASCAR Sprint Cup Series victory. Prior to the green flag the following driver droppped to the rear for the reason indicated: #77 Hornish Jr. (backup car).

Failed to Qualify: (4) * Bryan Clauson, #40; * Derrike Cope, #75; * Brad Keselowski, #25; * Scott Speed, #82.

Time of Race: 3 Hrs, 44 Mins, 50 Secs.
Average Speed: 133.699 MPH
Margin of Victory: 0.946 Seconds

Caution Flags: 10 for 49 laps: Laps: 45-48 (#78 accident turn 4); 54-59 (#00 accident turn 3); 65-70 (#84,96 accident turn 1); 104-108 (#88 accident turn 2); 122-125 (#10 accident turn 2); 188-191 (Debris); 196-202 (#17,28,45,70 accident frontstretch); 207-211 (#5,43,55 accident frontstretch); 266-269 (Debris); 298-301 (#42 accident turn 2).

Lead Changes: 24 among 16 drivers: J. Johnson 1-32; T. Stewart 33-44; J. Johnson 45; A. Allmendinger 46; J. Johnson 47-77; T. Stewart 78-103; Kyle Busch 104; M. Waltrip 105; M. Kenseth 106; T. Stewart 107-109; Kyle Busch 110-122; R. Newman 123-132; J. Johnson 133-135; B. Vickers 136-199; M. Truex Jr. 200-203; J. Gordon 204-250; G. Biffle 251-255; J. Burton 256; T. Stewart 257; D. Reutimann 258; D. Ragan 259; R. Gordon 260; R. Sorenson 261-266; G. Biffle 267-277; J. Burton 278-334.

DIRECTV Crew Chief of the Race : Jeff Burton, #31
DOW Automotive Strategic Call of the Race : Jeff Burton, #31
EA Sports Move of the Race : Jeff Burton, #31
Goodyear Gatorback Fastest Lap : Jimmie Johnson, #48 (182.753 mph, Lap 73)
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 : Jeff Gordon, #24 (.238 seconds)
Raybestos Rookie of the Race : Sam Hornish, #77
Sunoco Diamond Performance : Jeff Burton, #31
USG Improving the Finish : Jamie Mcmurray, #26 (16 Places)
WIX Lap Leader : Jimmie Johnson, #48 (67 Laps)

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