Atlanta Motor Speedway
Pep Boys Auto 500
October 26, 2008

Official Results from
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NASCAR SPRINT CUP SERIES RACE No. 33

PEP BOYS AUTO 500

ATLANTA MOTOR SPEEDWAY

 

Hampton, Ga.Oct. 26, 2008

1.54 Mile Oval

500.5 M – 325 L – Purse: $6,234,316

 

                                                                                                                                                                                                Bonus          Money

Fin       St      Car#            Driver                         Team                                                             Laps                    Pts            Pts              Won        Status

 1           4          99            Carl Edwards              Office Depot Ford                                             325                    190           *      5         $357,800      Running

 2           1          48            Jimmie Johnson           Lowe's/Kobalt Tools Chevrolet                         325                    175           *      5           256,836      Running

 3         11          11            Denny Hamlin              FedEx Express Toyota                                      325                    170           *      5           215,691      Running

 4         10          17            Matt Kenseth               USG Ford                                                          325                    170         **    10           198,316      Running

 5         12          18            Kyle Busch                  M&M's Halloween Toyota                                  325                    155                              134,525      Running

 6         19            2            Kurt Busch                  Miller Lite Dodge                                                325                    155           *      5           120,575      Running

 7         20          26            Jamie McMurray          Crown Royal Ford                                             325                    146                              117,475      Running

 8         13            6            David Ragan                AAA Insurance Ford                                         325                    142                              119,625      Running

 9           7          24            Jeff Gordon                 DuPont/Nicorette White Ice Mint Chevrolet        325                    138                              148,636      Running

10          2          16            Greg Biffle                   Dish Turbo HD Ford                                           325                    139           *      5           113,425      Running

11          9          88            Dale Earnhardt Jr.       AMP Energy/National Guard Chevrolet             325                    135           *      5           108,300      Running

12        22            5            Casey Mears               Kellogg's/CARQUEST Chevrolet                        325                    127                              112,975      Running

13          6          29            Kevin Harvick              Shell/Pennzoil Chevrolet                                    325                    124                              144,461      Running

14        39          10            AJ Allmendinger          Valvoline/Sears Auto Center Dodge                 325                    121                              103,975      Running

15        16            1            Martin Truex Jr.           Bass Pro Shops/Tracker Boats Chevrolet        325                    118                              129,208      Running

16        17          12            Ryan Newman            Kodak Dodge                                                     325                    115                              133,950      Running

17          8          20            Tony Stewart              Home Depot Toyota                                           325                    112                              140,211      Running

18          3          31            Jeff Burton                  AT&T Mobility Chevrolet                                    325                    109                              135,383      Running

19        35            7            Robby Gordon             Jim Beam Dodge                                                324                    106                              119,208      Running

20          5          07            Clint Bowyer               Jack Daniel's Chevrolet                                     324                    103                              108,800      Running

21        18          83            Brian Vickers              Red Bull Toyota                                                 324                    100                                99,450      Running

22        14            8            Mark Martin                  U.S. Army Chevrolet                                         323                      97                              124,683      Running

23        25          28            Travis Kvapil               HITACHI Power Tools Ford                               323                      94                              117,914      Running

24        36          77    #      Sam Hornish Jr.           Mobil 1 Dodge                                                    323                      91                              132,625      Running

25        23          19            Elliott Sadler                 Ronald McDonald House Dodge                        323                      88                              115,095      Running

26        21          43            Bobby Labonte            Cheerios/Betty Crocker Dodge                         323                      85                              124,486      Running

27        28          38            David Gilliland              Aflac Cancer Center Ford                                 323                      82                              103,008      Running

28        26          44            David Reutimann         UPS Toyota                                                       323                      79                                86,150      Running

29        38          47            Marcos Ambrose        Little Debbie's Snack Cakes Toyota                  323                      76                              100,033      Running

30        32          01    #      Regan Smith                DEI/Principal Financial Group Chevrolet            322                      73                                94,225      Running

31        27          15            Paul Menard                Menards/Johns Manville Chevrolet                   322                      70                                93,075      Running

32        43          70            Tony Raines                Haas Automation Chevrolet                              322                      67                                82,400      Running

33        15            9            Kasey Kahne              Budweiser Dodge                                             320                      64                              113,166      Running

34        34          84            Scott Speed                Red Bull Toyota                                                 320                      66           *      5             82,175      Running

35        40          96            Ken Schrader              DLP HDTV Toyota                                             320                      58                                89,900      Running

36        41          45            Chad McCumbee         Marathon American Spirit Motor Oil Dodge       319                      55                                93,408      Running

37        29          55            Michael Waltrip            NAPA Auto Parts Toyota                                  317                      52                                91,147      Running

38        37          21            Bill Elliott                       U.S. Air Force Ford                                           316                      49                                99,820      Running

39        30          41            Reed Sorenson           Lysol/Target Dodge                                           316                      46                              108,564      Running

40        24          42            Juan Pablo Montoya    Texaco/Havoline Dodge                                    302                      43                              109,133      Accident

41        33          22            Dave Blaney                Caterpillar Toyota                                              301                      40                                81,100      Accident

42        42          78            Joe Nemechek             Furniture Row Chevrolet                                   296                      37                                81,010      Accident

43        31          66            Scott Riggs                  Hunt Brothers Pizza Chevrolet                          197                      34                                81,262      Running

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

Failed to qualify: (2) Bryan Clauson #40; Joey Logano #02.

Race Comments: In front of an estimated crowd of 80,000, Edwards won the Pep Boys Auto 500, his 14th NASCAR Sprint Cup victory.

 

TIME OF RACE:  3 hours, 43 minutes, 39 seconds                          AVERAGE SPEED: 134.272 mph                           MARGIN OF VICTORY:  2.684 seconds

COORS LIGHT POLE AWARD:  None due to inclement weather.

DIRECTV CREW CHIEF OF THE RACE AWARD:  Mike Ford (crew chief for Denny Hamlin)

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 (181.747 mph, Lap 2)

MAHLE CLEVITE ENGINE BUILDER OF THE RACE AWARD: Matt Kenseth

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

MOOG CHASSIS PARTS PROBLEM SOLVER OF THE RACE AWARD: Jimmy Fennig (crew chief for David Ragan)

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

RAYBESTOS ROOKIE OF THE RACE AWARD: Sam Hornish Jr.

SUNOCO DIAMOND PERFORMANCE AWARD: Carl Edwards

U.S.G. “IMPROVING THE FINISH” AWARD: AJ Allmendinger (25 places)

WIX FILTERS LAP LEADER AWARD: Denny Hamlin (56 laps)

CAUTION FLAGS: 10 cautions for 43 laps. 4-6 (Car #21 & 7-Accident, Backstretch); 36-39 (Car #66-Accident, Turn 3); 111-114 (Debris); 132-135 (Car #9-Spin, Turn 4); 210-215 (Car #55-Accident, Turn 2); 254-257 (Debris); 290-293 (Car #55-Accident, Backstretch); 299-302 (Debris); 304-309 (Car #22, 31, 41, 42 & 78-Accident, Turn 3); 314-317 (Debris).

LAP LEADERS: 18 lead changes among 8 drivers. Johnson 1-20, Edwards 21-36, Speed 37, Johnson 38-45, Edwards 46-88, Kenseth 89, Earnhardt 90, Edwards 91-111, Biffle 112, Kenseth 113-131, Edwards 132, Kenseth 133-209, Edwards 210, Ku. Busch 211-221, Kenseth 222, Ku. Busch 223, Kenseth 224-253, Hamlin 254-309, Edwards 310-325.

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

 


NASCAR SPRINT CUP SERIES TOP 12 (Wins)

 1 –Jimmie Johnson                 6,248          (6)

 2 –Carl Edwards                    6,065          (7)

 3 –Greg Biffle                         6,063          (2)

 4 –Jeff Burton                        6,030          (2)

 5 –Kevin Harvick                    5,941          (0)

 6 –Jeff Gordon                       5,936          (0)

 7 –Clint Bowyer                     5,934          (1)

 8 –Tony Stewart                    5,847          (1)

 9 –Matt Kenseth                     5,835          (0)

10–Dale Earnhardt Jr.             5,829          (1)

11–Denny Hamlin                    5,823          (1)

12–Kyle Busch                        5,783          (8)

 

DOW AUTOMOTIVE STRATEGIC CALL OF

THE RACE AWARD      Car #         Pts.

Kyle Busch                    (#18)          8

Carl Edwards                (#99)          7

Jimmie Johnson             (#48)          6

 

MOBIL 1 COMMAND PERFORMANCE AWARD

                                      Car #       Pts.

Ryan Newman              (#12)       14

Kurt Busch                    (#  2)       11

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

Tony Eury Jr.                 (#88)          4

Jimmy Fennig                 (#  6)          3

 

SUNOCO DIAMOND PERFORMANCE AWARD

                                  Car #       Pts.

Kyle Busch                    (#18)          8

Carl Edwards                (#99)          7

Jimmie Johnson             (#48)          6

 

WIX FILTERS LAP LEADER AWARD

                                     Car #        Pts.

Jimmie Johnson            (#48)        11

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

Sam Hornish Jr.                             195

Regan Smith                                  193

Patrick Carpentier                          182

Michael McDowell                         169

Dario Franchitti                                97

 

GOODYEAR GATORBACK AWARD

                                      Car #       Pts.

Jimmie Johnson             (#48)          9

Kyle Busch                    (#18)          8

Dale Earnhardt Jr.         (#88)          4

 

MAHLE CLEVITE ENGINE BUILDER AWARD

                                      Car #       Pts.

Hendrick                        (#48)       355

Roush Yates                 (#99)       321

Mark Cronquist              (#18)       310

 

MANUFACTURERS' CHAMPIONSHIP

                                   Pts        Wins

Chevrolet                   198         10

Toyota                       197         10

Ford                           193           9

Dodge                        138           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 33
Unofficial Race Results for the Pep Boys Auto "500" - Sunday, October 26, 2008
Atlanta Motor Speedway - Hampton, GA - 1.54 Mile Paved
Total Race Length - 325 Laps - 500.5 Miles - Purse: $6,234,316

Fin Str Car Driver Team Laps Pts Bns Total Award Status Times Laps
1 4 99 Carl Edwards Office Depot Ford 325 190 5 $357,800 Running 6 98
2 1 48 Jimmie Johnson Lowe's/Kobalt Tools Chevy 325 175 5 $256,836 Running 2 28
3 11 11 Denny Hamlin FedEx Express Toyota 325 170 5 $215,691 Running 1 56
4 10 17 Matt Kenseth USG Ford 325 170 10 $198,316 Running 5 128
5 12 18 Kyle Busch M&M's Halloween Toyota 325 155 $134,525 Running
6 19 2 Kurt Busch Miller Lite Dodge 325 155 5 $120,575 Running 2 12
7 20 26 Jamie McMurray Crown Royal Ford 325 146 $117,475 Running
8 13 6 David Ragan AAA Insurance Ford 325 142 $119,625 Running
9 7 24 Jeff Gordon DuPont/Nicorette White Ice Mint Chevy 325 138 $148,636 Running
10 2 16 Greg Biffle Dish Turbo HD Ford 325 139 5 $113,425 Running 1 1
11 9 88 Dale Earnhardt Jr. AMP Energy/National Guard Chevy 325 135 5 $108,300 Running 1 1
12 22 5 Casey Mears Kellogg's/CARQUEST Chevy 325 127 $112,975 Running
13 6 29 Kevin Harvick Shell/Pennzoil Chevy 325 124 $144,461 Running
14 39 10 AJ Allmendinger Valvoline/Sears Auto Center Dodge 325 121 $103,975 Running
15 16 1 Martin Truex Jr. Bass Pro Shops/Tracker Boats Chevy 325 118 $129,208 Running
16 17 12 Ryan Newman Kodak Dodge 325 115 $133,950 Running
17 8 20 Tony Stewart Home Depot Toyota 325 112 $140,211 Running
18 3 31 Jeff Burton AT&T Mobility Chevy 325 109 $135,383 Running
19 35 7 Robby Gordon Jim Beam Dodge 324 106 $119,208 Running
20 5 07 Clint Bowyer Jack Daniel's Chevy 324 103 $108,800 Running
21 18 83 Brian Vickers Red Bull Toyota 324 100 $99,450 Running
22 14 8 Mark Martin U.S. Army Chevy 323 97 $124,683 Running
23 25 28 Travis Kvapil HITACHI Power Tools Ford 323 94 $117,914 Running
24 36 77 Sam Hornish Jr. # Mobil 1 Dodge 323 91 $132,625 Running
25 23 19 Elliott Sadler Ronald McDonald House Dodge 323 88 $115,095 Running
26 21 43 Bobby Labonte Cheerios/Betty Crocker Dodge 323 85 $124,486 Running
27 28 38 David Gilliland Aflac Cancer Center Ford 323 82 $103,008 Running
28 26 44 David Reutimann UPS Toyota 323 79 $86,150 Running
29 38 47 Marcos Ambrose Little Debbie's Snack Cakes Toyota 323 76 $100,033 Running
30 32 01 Regan Smith # DEI/The Principal Financial Group Chevy 322 73 $94,225 Running
31 27 15 Paul Menard Menards/Johns Manville Chevy 322 70 $93,075 Running
32 43 70 Tony Raines Haas Automation Chevy 322 67 $82,400 Running
33 15 9 Kasey Kahne Budweiser Dodge 320 64 $113,166 Running
34 34 84 Scott Speed Red Bull Toyota 320 66 5 $82,175 Running 1 1
35 40 96 Ken Schrader DLP HDTV Toyota 320 58 $89,900 Running
36 41 45 Chad McCumbee Marathon American Spirit Motor Oil Dodge 319 55 $93,408 Running
37 29 55 Michael Waltrip NAPA Auto Parts Toyota 317 52 $91,147 Running
38 37 21 Bill Elliott Air Force Ford 316 49 $99,820 Running
39 30 41 Reed Sorenson Lysol/Target Dodge 316 46 $108,564 Running
40 24 42 Juan Pablo Montoya Texaco/Havoline Dodge 302 43 $109,133 Accident
41 33 22 Dave Blaney Caterpillar Toyota 301 40 $81,100 Accident
42 42 78 Joe Nemechek Furniture Row Chevy 296 37 $81,010 Accident
43 31 66 Scott Riggs Hunt Brothers Pizza Chevy 197 34 $81,262 Running  


Race Comments: In front of an estimated crowd of 80,000, Carl Edwards won the Pep Boys Auto 500, his 14th NASCAR Sprint Cup Series victory. No cars dropped to the rear prior to the green flag.

Failed to Qualify: (2) * Bryan Clauson, #40; * Joey Logano, #02.

Time of Race: 3 Hrs, 43 Mins, 39 Secs.
Average Speed: 134.272 MPH
Margin of Victory: 2.684 Seconds

Caution Flags: 10 for 43 laps: Laps: 4-6 (#21, #77 accident backstretch); 36-39 (#66 accident turn 3); 111-114 (Debris); 132-135 (#9 spun turn 4); 210-215 (#55 accident turn 2); 254-257 (Debris); 290-293 (#55 accident backstretch); 299-302 (Debris); 304-309 (#22, #31, #41, #42, #78 accident turn 3); 314-317 (Debris).

Lead Changes: 18 among 8 drivers: J. Johnson 1-20; C. Edwards 21-36; S. Speed 37; J. Johnson 38-45; C. Edwards 46-88; M. Kenseth 89; D. Earnhardt Jr. 90; C. Edwards 91-111; G. Biffle 112; M. Kenseth 113-131; C. Edwards 132; M. Kenseth 133-209; C. Edwards 210; Kurt Busch 211-221; M. Kenseth 222; Kurt Busch 223; M. Kenseth 224-253; D. Hamlin 254-309; C. Edwards 310-325.

DIRECTV Crew Chief of the Race : Denny Hamlin, #11
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 (181.747 mph, Lap 2)
Mahle Clevite Engine Builder : Matt Kenseth, #17
Mobil 1 Command Performance Driver of the Race : Kurt Busch, #2
Moog Chassis Parts Problem Solver of the Race : David Ragan, #6 (.12 sec Avg Improvement)
Raybestos Rookie of the Race : Sam Hornish, #77
Sunoco Diamond Performance : Carl Edwards, #99
USG Improving the Finish : Aj Allmendinger, #10 (25 Places)
WIX Lap Leader : Denny Hamlin, #11 (56 Laps)

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