Texas Motor Speedway
Dickies 500
November 2, 2008

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NASCAR SPRINT CUP SERIES RACE No. 34

DICKIES 500

TEXAS MOTOR SPEEDWAY

 

Fort Worth, TexasNov. 2, 2008

1.5 Mile Oval

501 M – 334 L – Purse: $7,319,807

 

                                                                                                                                                                                                Bonus          Money

Fin       St      Car#            Driver                         Team                                                             Laps                    Pts            Pts              Won        Status

 1         16          99            Carl Edwards              Office Depot Ford                                             334                    195         **    10         $496,300      Running

 2           1          24            Jeff Gordon                 DuPont/Nicorette Chevrolet                               334                    175           *      5           389,961      Running

 3           4          26            Jamie McMurray          Crown Royal Ford                                             334                    170           *      5           233,825      Running

 4           3          07            Clint Bowyer               Jack Daniel's Chevrolet                                     334                    165           *      5           213,500      Running

 5         19          16            Greg Biffle                   3M Ford                                                             334                    160           *      5           177,775      Running

 6         29          18            Kyle Busch                  M&M's Toyota                                                    334                    155           *      5           166,675      Running

 7         23          29            Kevin Harvick              Shell/Pennzoil Chevrolet                                    334                    146                              191,311      Running

 8           2            1            Martin Truex Jr.           Bass Pro Shops/Tracker Boats Chevrolet        334                    142                              165,358      Running

 9           6          17            Matt Kenseth               DEWALT Ford                                                   334                    138                              170,016      Running

10        12          44            David Reutimann         UPS Toyota                                                       334                    139           *      5           128,400      Running

11        18            6            David Ragan                AAA Ford                                                          334                    130                              124,875      Running

12        20            8            Mark Martin                  U.S. Army Chevrolet                                         334                    127                              147,033      Running

13        38          31            Jeff Burton                  AT&T Mobility Chevrolet                                    333                    124                              156,783      Running

14        14            5            Casey Mears               CARQUEST/Kellogg's Chevrolet                        333                    121                              120,700      Running

15          7          48            Jimmie Johnson           Lowe's/Kobalt Tools Chevrolet                         333                    118                              156,861      Running

16          8          20            Tony Stewart              Home Depot Toyota                                           333                    115                              149,811      Running

17        17          11            Denny Hamlin              FedEx Office Toyota                                         333                    112                              139,566      Running

18        13          83            Brian Vickers              Red Bull Toyota                                                 332                    114           *      5           112,125      Running

19        37          25            Brad Keselowski         GoDaddy.com Chevrolet                                   332                    106                                99,775      Running

20          5          88            Dale Earnhardt Jr.       AMP Energy/National Guard Chevrolet             332                    108           *      5           113,675      Running

21        24          47            Marcos Ambrose        Little Debbie Toyota                                           332                    100                              121,158      Running

22        11          15            Paul Menard                Menards/Johns Manville Chevrolet                   332                      97                              110,675      Running

23        21          77    #      Sam Hornish Jr.           Penske Truck Rental Dodge                              332                      94                              146,250      Running

24        28            9            Kasey Kahne              Budweiser Dodge                                             331                      91                              133,116      Running

25        10          66            Scott Riggs                  State Water Heaters Chevrolet                         331                      88                              118,508      Running

26        36          10            A J Allmendinger         Country Crock Dodge                                        331                      85                              101,550      Running

27        15          55            Michael Waltrip            NAPA Toyota                                                    331                      82                              115,408      Running

28        31          12            Ryan Newman            Alltel Dodge                                                       331                      79                              139,925      Running

29        41          22            Dave Blaney                Caterpillar Toyota                                              331                      76                              112,408      Running

30        32          96            Ken Schrader              DLP HDTV Toyota                                             331                      73                              108,950      Running

31        39          21            Bill Elliott                       Little Debbie Ford                                              330                      70                              115,595      Running

32        42          28            Travis Kvapil               Academy Sports + Outdoors Ford                    330                      67                              127,264      Running

33        33          84            Scott Speed                Red Bull Toyota                                                 330                      64                                99,350      Running

34        25          01    #      Regan Smith                DEI/Principal Financial Group Chevrolet            329                      61                              105,600      Running

35        30          19            Elliott Sadler                 Stanley Tools Dodge                                         329                      58                              122,795      Running

36        22            7            Robby Gordon             Mapei/Menards Dodge                                      329                      55                              113,772      Running

37          9          41            Reed Sorenson           Target Dodge                                                    328                      52                              123,239      Running

38        27          78            Joe Nemechek             Furniture Row Chevrolet                                   328                      49                                95,825      Running

39        35          43            Bobby Labonte            Cheerios/Betty Crocker Dodge                         328                      46                              132,561      Running

40        43          02            Joey Logano               Home Depot Toyota                                           327                      PE                                95,425      Running

41        40            2            Kurt Busch                  Miller Lite Dodge                                                267                      40                                95,205      Engine

42        34          38            David Gilliland              CitiFinancial Ford                                               266                      37                                95,005      Parked

43        26          42            Juan Pablo Montoya    Texaco/Havoline Dodge                                    262                      34                              123,098      Accident

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

Failed to qualify: (5) Tony Raines #70, Bryan Clauson #40 (PE), Chad McCumbee #45, Max Papis #13, Johnny Sauter #08.

Race Comments: Before an estimated crowd of 165,000, Edwards won the Dickies 500, his 15th career NASCAR Sprint Cup victory. Prior to the green flag the following drivers dropped to the rear for the reasons indicated: #20 Stewart, #7 R. Gordon (backup car); #83 Vickers (engine change).

 

TIME OF RACE:  3 hours, 28 minutes, 26 seconds                          AVERAGE SPEED: 144.219 mph                           MARGIN OF VICTORY:  8.310 seconds

COORS LIGHT POLE AWARD:  Jeff Gordon (188.469 mph, 28.652 secs.)

DIRECTV CREW CHIEF OF THE RACE AWARD:  Larry Carter (crew chief for Jamie McMurray)

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

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

GOODYEAR GATORBACK FASTEST LAP AWARD:  Jeff Gordon (182.927 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: Todd Berrier (crew chief for Kevin Harvick)

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

RAYBESTOS ROOKIE OF THE RACE AWARD: Sam Hornish Jr.

SUNOCO DIAMOND PERFORMANCE AWARD: Carl Edwards

U.S.G. “IMPROVING THE FINISH” AWARD: Jeff Burton (25 places)

WIX FILTERS LAP LEADER AWARD: Clint Bowyer (36 laps)

CAUTION FLAGS: 5 cautions for 26 laps. 58-64 (Oil on track); 145-148 (Debris); 241-245 (Debris); 248-251 (Car #28 & 47-Accident, Frontstretch); 264-269 (Car #38 & 42-Accident, Backstretch).

LAP LEADERS: 16 lead changes among 9 drivers. J. Gordon 1-15, Bowyer 16-48, Reutimann 49-52, Earnhardt 53, Bowyer 54-56, Edwards 57-111, Reutimann 112, Vickers 113-117, Edwards 118-144, Biffle 145, Edwards 146-240, Ky. Busch 241, Edwards 242-263, Ky. Busch 264, McMurray 265-320, Biffle 321, Edwards 322-334.

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

 


NASCAR SPRINT CUP SERIES TOP 12 (Wins)

 1 –Jimmie Johnson                 6,366          (6)

 2 –Carl Edwards                    6,260          (8)

 3 –Greg Biffle                         6,223          (2)

 4 –Jeff Burton                        6,154          (2)

 5 –Jeff Gordon                       6,111          (0)

 6 –Clint Bowyer                     6,099          (1)

 7 –Kevin Harvick                    6,087          (0)

 8 –Matt Kenseth                     5,973          (0)

 9 –Tony Stewart                    5,962          (1)

10–Kyle Busch                        5,938          (8)

11–Dale Earnhardt Jr.             5,937          (1)

12–Denny Hamlin                    5,935          (1)

 

DOW AUTOMOTIVE STRATEGIC CALL OF

THE RACE AWARD      Car #         Pts.

Carl Edwards                (#99)          8

Kyle Busch                    (#18)          8

Jimmie Johnson             (#48)          6

 

MOBIL 1 COMMAND PERFORMANCE AWARD

                                      Car #       Pts.

Ryan Newman              (#12)       14

Kurt Busch                    (#  2)       11

David Reutimann           (#44)         6

 

USG ‘IMPROVING THE FINISH’ AWARD

                                      Car #         Pts.

Jeff Burton                    (#31)          5

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.

Carl Edwards                (#99)          8

Kyle Busch                    (#18)          8

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                                       4

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.                             198

Regan Smith                                  194

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)       356

Roush Yates                 (#99)       341

Mark Cronquist              (#18)       320

 

MANUFACTURERS' CHAMPIONSHIP

                                   Pts        Wins

Chevrolet                   204         10

Ford                           202         10

Toyota                       201         10

Dodge                        141           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 34
Unofficial Race Results for the Dickies 500 - Sunday, November 2, 2008
Texas Motor Speedway - Fort Worth, TX - 1.5 Mile Paved
Total Race Length - 334 Laps - 501 Miles - Purse: $7,319,807

Fin Str Car Driver Team Laps Pts Bns Total Award Status Times Laps
1 16 99 Carl Edwards Office Depot Ford 334 195 10 $496,300 Running 5 212
2 1 24 Jeff Gordon DuPont/Nicorette Chevy 334 175 5 $389,961 Running 1 15
3 4 26 Jamie McMurray Crown Royal Ford 334 170 5 $228,025 Running 1 56
4 3 07 Clint Bowyer Jack Daniel's Chevy 334 165 5 $219,300 Running 2 36
5 19 16 Greg Biffle 3M Ford 334 160 5 $177,775 Running 2 2
6 29 18 Kyle Busch M&M's Toyota 334 155 5 $166,675 Running 2 2
7 23 29 Kevin Harvick Shell / Pennzoil Chevy 334 146 $191,311 Running
8 2 1 Martin Truex Jr. Bass Pro Shops/Tracker Boats Chevy 334 142 $165,358 Running
9 6 17 Matt Kenseth DeWalt Ford 334 138 $170,016 Running
10 12 44 David Reutimann UPS Toyota 334 139 5 $128,400 Running 2 5
11 18 6 David Ragan AAA Ford 334 130 $124,875 Running
12 20 8 Mark Martin U.S. ARMY Chevy 334 127 $147,033 Running
13 38 31 Jeff Burton AT&T Mobility Chevy 333 124 $156,783 Running
14 14 5 Casey Mears CARQUEST/Kellogg's Chevy 333 121 $120,700 Running
15 7 48 Jimmie Johnson Lowe's/Kobalt Tools Chevy 333 118 $156,861 Running
16 8 20 Tony Stewart Home Depot Toyota 333 115 $149,811 Running
17 17 11 Denny Hamlin FedEx Office Toyota 333 112 $139,566 Running
18 13 83 Brian Vickers Red Bull Toyota 332 114 5 $112,125 Running 1 5
19 37 25 Brad Keselowski GoDaddy.com Chevy 332 106 $99,775 Running
20 5 88 Dale Earnhardt Jr. AMP Energy/National Guard Chevy 332 108 5 $113,675 Running 1 1
21 24 47 Marcos Ambrose Little Debbie Toyota 332 100 $121,158 Running
22 11 15 Paul Menard Menards/Johns Manville Chevy 332 97 $110,675 Running
23 21 77 Sam Hornish Jr. # Penske Truck Rental Dodge 332 94 $146,250 Running
24 28 9 Kasey Kahne Budweiser Dodge 331 91 $133,116 Running
25 10 66 Scott Riggs State Water Heaters Chevy 331 88 $118,508 Running
26 36 10 A J Allmendinger Country Crock Dodge 331 85 $101,550 Running
27 15 55 Michael Waltrip NAPA Toyota 331 82 $115,408 Running
28 31 12 Ryan Newman alltel Dodge 331 79 $139,925 Running
29 41 22 Dave Blaney Caterpillar Toyota 331 76 $112,408 Running
30 32 96 Ken Schrader DLP HDTV Toyota 331 73 $108,950 Running
31 39 21 Bill Elliott Little Debbie Ford 330 70 $115,595 Running
32 42 28 Travis Kvapil Academy Sports + Outdoors Ford 330 67 $127,264 Running
33 33 84 Scott Speed Red Bull Toyota 330 64 $99,350 Running
34 25 01 Regan Smith # DEI/The Principal Financial Group Chevy 329 61 $105,600 Running
35 30 19 Elliott Sadler Stanley Tools Dodge 329 58 $122,795 Running
36 22 7 Robby Gordon Mapei/Menards Dodge 329 55 $113,772 Running
37 9 41 Reed Sorenson Target Dodge 328 52 $123,239 Running
38 27 78 Joe Nemechek Furniture Row Chevy 328 49 $95,825 Running
39 35 43 Bobby Labonte Cheerios/Betty Crocker Dodge 328 46 $132,561 Running
40 43 02 Joey Logano Home Depot Toyota 327 0 $95,425 Running
41 40 2 Kurt Busch Miller Lite Dodge 267 40 $95,205 Engine
42 34 38 David Gilliland CitiFinancial Ford 266 37 $95,005 Parked
43 26 42 Juan Pablo Montoya Texaco/Havoline Dodge 262 34 $123,098 Accident


Race Comments: Before an estimated crowd of 165,000 - Carl Edwards won the Dickies 500, his 15th career NASCAR Sprint Cup Series victory. Prior to the green flag the following drivers droppped to the rear for the reasons indicated: #20 Stewart, #7 R. Gordon (backup car);#83 (engine change).

Failed to Qualify: (5) 70 Tony Raines, 40 Bryan Clauson, 45 Chad McCumbee, 13 Max Papis, 08 Johnny Sauter.

Time of Race: 3 Hrs, 28 Mins, 26 Secs.
Average Speed: 144.219 MPH
Margin of Victory: 8.310 Seconds

Caution Flags: 5 for 26 laps: Laps: 58-64 (Oil on track); 145-148 (Debris); 241-245 (Debris); 248-251 (#28,47 accident frontstretch); 264-269 (#38,42 accident backstretch).

Lead Changes: 16 among 9 drivers: J. Gordon 1-15; C. Bowyer 16-48; D. Reutimann 49-52; D. Earnhardt Jr. 53; C. Bowyer 54-56; C. Edwards 57-111; D. Reutimann 112; B. Vickers 113-117; C. Edwards 118-144; G. Biffle 145; C. Edwards 146-240; Kyle Busch 241; C. Edwards 242-263; Kyle Busch 264; J. McMurray 265-320; G. Biffle 321; C. Edwards 322-334.

DIRECTV Crew Chief of the Race : Clint Bowyer, #07
DOW Automotive Strategic Call of the Race : Carl Edwards, #99
EA Sports Move of the Race : Carl Edwards, #99
Goodyear Gatorback Fastest Lap : Jeff Gordon, #24 (182.927 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 : Kevin Harvick, #29 (.200 seconds)
Raybestos Rookie of the Race : Sam Hornish, #77
Sunoco Diamond Performance : Carl Edwards, #99
USG Improving the Finish : Jeff Burton, #31 (25 Places)
WIX Lap Leader : Clint Bowyer, #07 (36 Laps)


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