Las Vegas Motor Speedway
UAW-Dodge 400
March 2, 2008

Official Results from
NASCAR Statistics


NASCAR SPRINT CUP SERIES RACE No. 3

UAW-DODGE 400

LAS VEGAS MOTOR SPEEDWAY

 

Las Vegas, Nev.March 2, 2008

1.5-Mile Oval

400.5 M – 267 LPurse: $6,459,779

 

                                                                                                                                                                                                Bonus          Money

Fin       St      Car#            Driver                         Team                                                             Laps                    Pts            Pts              Won        Status

 1           2          99            Carl Edwards              Dish Network Ford                                            267                    195         **    10         $425,675      Running

 2           8          88            Dale Earnhardt Jr.       National Guard/AMP Energy Chevrolet             267                    175           *      5           252,000      Running

 3           6          16            Greg Biffle                   3M Ford                                                             267                    165                              205,800      Running

 4         17          29            Kevin Harvick              Shell/Pennzoil Chevrolet                                    267                    160                              200,636      Running

 5         24          31            Jeff Burton                  AT&T Mobility Chevrolet                                    267                    160           *      5           178,083      Running

 6         37            9            Kasey Kahne              Budweiser Dodge                                             267                    150                              157,616      Running

 7         38            6            David Ragan                AAA Insurance Ford                                         267                    146                              124,450      Running

 8         29          28            Travis Kvapil               Yates Racing Ford                                            267                    142                              140,264      Running

 9         27          11            Denny Hamlin              FedEx Kinko's Toyota                                        267                    138                              144,441      Running

10          3            8            Mark Martin                  U.S. Army Chevrolet                                         267                    139           *      5           140,983      Running

11          1          18            Kyle Busch                  M&M's Toyota                                                    267                    135           *      5           131,575      Running

12        10          19            Elliott Sadler                 Stanley Dodge                                                   267                    127                              129,170      Running

13        11            5            Casey Mears               Pop-Tarts/CARQUEST Chevrolet                      267                    124                              116,975      Running

14        15          12            Ryan Newman            Alltel Dodge                                                       267                    121                              144,400      Running

15        18            1            Martin Truex Jr.           Bass Pro Shops/Tracker Boats Chevrolet        267                    118                              131,208      Running

16        23          70            Jeremy Mayfield          Haas Automation Chevrolet                              267                    115                                99,175      Running

17        39          43            Bobby Labonte            Cheerios/Helping Hearts Dodge                        267                    112                              134,311      Running

18        35          41            Reed Sorenson           Target Dodge                                                    267                    109                              123,489      Running

19        31          42            Juan Pablo Montoya    Texaco/Havoline Dodge                                    267                    106                              123,083      Running

20        13          17            Matt Kenseth               USG Ford                                                          267                    108           *      5           141,166      Running

21        19          49            Ken Schrader              Qtrax.com Dodge                                              267                    100                              108,033      Running

22        40          15            Paul Menard                Menards/Johns Manville Chevrolet                   266                      97                              100,075      Running

23        34          38            David Gilliland              freecreditreport.com Ford                                 266                      94                              108,083      Running

24        43          83            Brian Vickers              Red Bull Toyota                                                 266                      91                                89,850      Running

25        36          26            Jamie McMurray          Crown Royal Ford                                             266                      88                                97,350      Running

26        26          22            Dave Blaney                Caterpillar Toyota                                              266                      85                              101,508      Running

27        30          96            J.J. Yeley                    DLP HDTV Toyota                                             266                      82                                91,850      Running

28        21          07            Clint Bowyer               Jack Daniel's Chevrolet                                     265                      79                              100,850      Running

29        33          48            Jimmie Johnson           Lowe's Chevrolet                                              265                      76                              136,786      Running

30          5          27            Mike Skinner                Bad Boy Mowers Toyota                                  265                      73                                82,875      Running

31        22          55            Michael Waltrip            NAPA Toyota                                                    265                      70                                93,833      Running

32        41          45            Kyle Petty                    Wells Fargo Dodge                                            265                      67                                91,522      Running

33        42          40    #      Dario Franchitti            Target/Polaroid Dodge                                       265                      64                                92,225      Running

34        28          01    #      Regan Smith                Coors Light Chevrolet                                       264                      61                                89,575      Running

35          4          24            Jeff Gordon                 DuPont/Nicorette Chevrolet                               262                      63           *      5           130,286      Accident

36          7          66            Scott Riggs                  State Water Heaters Chevrolet                         260                      60           *      5             81,150      Running

37        14          00            David Reutimann         Aaron's Dream Machine Toyota                        258                      52                                80,925      Running

38          9            2            Kurt Busch                  Miller Lite Dodge                                                255                      49                                80,725      Accident

39        16          44            Dale Jarrett                  UPS Toyota                                                       231                      46                                80,525      Accident

40        12          10    #      Patrick Carpentier        Valvoline Dodge                                                182                      43                                80,275      Accident

41        20          77    #      Sam Hornish Jr.           Mobil 1 Dodge                                                    152                      40                              125,650      Running

42        32            7            Robby Gordon             Jim Beam Dodge                                                142                      37                                87,930      Accident

43        25          20            Tony Stewart              Home Depot Toyota                                           107                      39           *      5           128,839      Accident

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

Failed to qualify: (4) #84 AJ Allmendinger, #78 Joe Nemechek, #34 John Andretti, #21 Johnny Sauter.

Race Comments: Before a crowd announced as a sellout of 153,000, Edwards won the UAW-Dodge 400, his ninth victory. Prior to the green flag the following drivers dropped to the rear for the reasons indicated: #9 Kahne (engine change); #07 Bowyer (backup).

 

TIME OF RACE:  3 hours, 8 minutes, 8 seconds                               AVERAGE SPEED: 127.729 mph                        MARGIN OF VICTORY:  .504 second

COORS LIGHT POLE AWARD:  Kyle Busch (182.352 mph, 29.613 secs.)

DIRECTV CREW CHIEF OF THE RACE AWARD:  Steve Addington (crew chief for Kyle Busch)

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

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

GOODYEAR GATORBACK FASTEST LAP AWARD:  Carl Edwards (179.820 mph, Lap 267)

MOBIL 1 “COMMAND PERFORMANCE DRIVER OF THE RACE” AWARD:  Ryan Newman

MOOG CHASSIS PARTS PROBLEM SOLVER OF THE RACE AWARD:  Dale Earnhardt Jr.

NASCAR SPRINT CUP LEADER BONUS:  Carl Edwards ($30,000)++

RAYBESTOS ROOKIE OF THE RACE AWARD:  Dario Franchitti

SUNOCO DIAMOND PERFORMANCE AWARD:  Carl Edwards

U.S.G. “IMPROVING THE FINISH” AWARD:  Kasey Kahne (31 places)

WIX FILTERS LAP LEADER AWARD:  Kyle Busch (56 laps)

CAUTION FLAGS: 11 cautions for 44 laps. 10-12 (Car #26-Spin, Frontstretch); 70-75 (Debris); 110-114 (Car #20-Accident, Turn 3); 145-149 (Car #7-Accident, Turn 2); 163-165 (Car #10-Accident, Turn 2); 180-183 (Car #66-Spin, Turn 4); 215-219 (Debris); 225-227 (Car #83-Accident, Turn 3); 234-236 (Car #44-Accident, Turn 2); 258-262 (Car #2-Accident, Turn 4); 264-265 (Car #17 & 24-Accident, Turn 2 [Red Flag 17:57-Lap 264]).

LAP LEADERS: 19 lead changes among 9 drivers. Ky. Busch 1-20, Edwards 21-48, Riggs 49-50, Martin 51, Stewart 52-57, Kenseth 58-59, Earnhardt Jr. 60-61, Edwards 62-69, Ky. Busch 70, Burton 71-80, Ky. Busch 81-115, Kenseth 116-144, J. Gordon 145, Kenseth 146-162, J. Gordon 163-180, Earnhardt 181-194, Edwards 195-214, Earnhardt 215, Kenseth 216-237, Edwards 238-267.

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

 


NASCAR SPRINT CUP SERIES TOP 12 (Wins)

 1 –Carl Edwards                    491      (2)

 2 –Kyle Busch                        470      (0)

 3 –Ryan Newman                  450      (1)

 4 –Kasey Kahne                    444      (0)

 5 –Kevin Harvick                    428      (0)

 6 –Greg Biffle                         427      (0)

 7 –Jeff Burton                        421      (0)

 8 –Martin Truex Jr.                 371      (0)

 9 –Elliott Sadler                       368      (0)

10–Dale Earnhardt Jr.             361      (0)

11–Tony Stewart                    355      (0)

12–Kurt Busch                        348      (0)

 

MANUFACTURERS' CHAMPIONSHIP

                                   Pts        Wins

Ford                             21              2

Dodge                          16              1

Chevrolet                     16              0

Toyota                         13              0

 

MOOG PROBLEM SOLVER OF RACE AWARD

                                      Car #     Pts.

Pat Tryson                     (#  2)       1

Stuart Bolin                    (#17)       1

Tony Eury Jr.                 (#88)       1


DOW AUTOMOTIVE STRATEGIC CALL OF

THE RACE AWARD      Car #     Pts.

Carl Edwards                (#99)       2

Tony Stewart                (#20)       1

 

MOBIL 1 COMMAND PERFORMANCE AWARD

                                      Car #       Pts.

Ryan Newman              (#12)         3

 

WIX FILTERS LAP LEADER AWARD

                                        Car #     Pts.

Kyle Busch                      (#18)       2

Jimmie Johnson               (#48)       1

 

DIRECTV CREW CHIEF OF THE YEAR

                                          Car #     Pts.

Greg Zipadelli                    (#20)      2

Steve Addington                (#18)     1

 

SUNOCO DIAMOND PERF. AWARD

                                  Car #       Pts.

Carl Edwards                (#99)          2

Ryan Newman              (#12)          1

 

COORS LIGHT BUD POLE AWARD

Jimmie Johnson                                 1

Kyle Busch                                        1

 


GOODYEAR GATORBACK FASTEST LAP

AWARD                         Car #      Pts.

Jeff Gordon                   (#24)          1

Carl Edwards                (#99)          1

Kyle Busch                    (#18)          1

 

MAHLE CLEVITE ENGINE BUILDER AWARD

                                      Car #       Pts.

JGR                               (#18)         39

Roush/Yates                 (#99)         38

Evernham                      (#  9)         26

 

USG ‘IMPROVING THE FINISH’ AWARD

                                      Car #         Pts.

Elliott Sadler                   (#19)          1

Kasey Kahne                (#  9)          1

Kyle Busch                    (#18)          1

 

RAYBESTOS ROOKIE OF THE YEAR

Dario Franchitti                                31

Regan Smith                                    30

Sam Hornish Jr.                               28

Patrick Carpentier                            11

Jacques Villenueve                           1


UNOFFICIAL RESULTS posted after the race

from NASCAR Statistics

OFFICIAL RESULTS WILL be posted ABOVE sometime Monday




NASCAR Race Number 3
Unofficial Race Results for the UAW-Dodge "400" - Sunday, March 2, 2008
Las Vegas Motor Speedway - Las Vegas, NV - 1.5 Mile Paved
Total Race Length - 267 Laps - 400.5 Miles - Purse: $6,459,779


Fin Str Car Driver Team Laps Pts Bns Total Award Status Times Laps
1 2 99 Carl Edwards Dish Network Ford 267 195 10 $425,675 Running 4 86
2 8 88 Dale Earnhardt Jr. National Guard/AMP Energy 267 175 5 $252,000 Running 3 17
3 6 16 Greg Biffle 3M Ford 267 165 $205,800 Running
4 17 29 Kevin Harvick Shell/Pennzoil Chevy 267 160 $200,636 Running
5 24 31 Jeff Burton AT&T Mobility Chevy 267 160 5 $178,083 Running 1 10
6 37 9 Kasey Kahne Budweiser Dodge 267 150 $157,616 Running
7 38 6 David Ragan AAA Insurance Ford 267 146 $124,450 Running
8 29 28 Travis Kvapil Yates Racing Ford 267 142 $140,264 Running
9 27 11 Denny Hamlin FedEx Kinko's Toyota 267 138 $144,441 Running
10 3 8 Mark Martin U.S. Army Chevy 267 139 5 $140,983 Running 1 1
11 1 18 Kyle Busch M&M's Toyota 267 135 5 $131,575 Running 3 56
12 10 19 Elliott Sadler Stanley Dodge 267 127 $129,170 Running
13 11 5 Casey Mears Pop-Tarts/CARQUEST Chevy 267 124 $116,975 Running
14 15 12 Ryan Newman alltel Dodge 267 121 $144,400 Running
15 18 1 Martin Truex Jr. Bass Pro Shops/Tracker Boats 267 118 $131,208 Running
16 23 70 Jeremy Mayfield Haas Automation Chevy 267 115 $99,175 Running
17 39 43 Bobby Labonte Cheerios/Helping Hearts Dodge 267 112 $134,311 Running
18 35 41 Reed Sorenson Target Dodge 267 109 $123,489 Running
19 31 42 Juan Pablo Montoya Texaco/Havoline Dodge 267 106 $123,083 Running
20 13 17 Matt Kenseth USG Ford 267 108 5 $141,166 Running 4 70
21 19 49 Ken Schrader Qtrax.com Dodge 267 100 $108,033 Running
22 40 15 Paul Menard Menards/Johns Manville Chevy 266 97 $100,075 Running
23 34 38 David Gilliland freecreditreport.com Ford 266 94 $108,083 Running
24 43 83 Brian Vickers Red Bull Toyota 266 91 $89,850 Running
25 36 26 Jamie McMurray Crown Royal Ford 266 88 $97,350 Running
26 26 22 Dave Blaney Caterpillar Toyota 266 85 $101,508 Running
27 30 96 J.J. Yeley DLP HDTV Toyota 266 82 $91,850 Running
28 21 07 Clint Bowyer Jack Daniel's Chevy 265 79 $100,850 Running
29 33 48 Jimmie Johnson Lowe's Chevy 265 76 $136,786 Running
30 5 27 Mike Skinner Bad Boy Mowers Toyota 265 73 $82,875 Running
31 22 55 Michael Waltrip NAPA Toyota 265 70 $93,833 Running
32 41 45 Kyle Petty Wells Fargo Dodge 265 67 $91,522 Running
33 42 40 Dario Franchitti # Target/Polaroid Dodge 265 64 $92,225 Running
34 28 01 Regan Smith # Coors Light Chevy 264 61 $89,575 Running
35 4 24 Jeff Gordon DuPont/Nicorette Chevy 262 63 5 $130,286 Accident 2 19
36 7 66 Scott Riggs State Water Heaters Chevy 260 60 5 $81,150 Running 1 2
37 14 00 David Reutimann Aaron's Dream Machine Toyota 258 52 $80,925 Running
38 9 2 Kurt Busch Miller Lite Dodge 255 49 $80,725 Accident
39 16 44 Dale Jarrett UPS Toyota 231 46 $80,525 Accident
40 12 10 Patrick Carpentier # Valvoline Dodge 182 43 $80,275 Accident
41 20 77 Sam Hornish Jr. # Mobil 1 Dodge 152 40 $125,650 Running
42 32 7 Robby Gordon Jim Beam Dodge 142 37 $87,930 Accident
43 25 20 Tony Stewart Home Depot Toyota 107 39 5 $128,839 Accident 1 6


Race Comments: Before an announced sellout crowd of 153,000 - Carl Edwards won the UAW-Dodge 400 - his ninth NASCAR Sprint Cup Series victory.

Prior to the green flag the following driver(s) dropped to the rear for the reason(s) indicated: #9 Kahne (engine change); #07 Bowyer (backup).

Failed to Qualify: (4) 84 AJ Allmendinger, 78 Joe Nemechek, 34 John Andretti, 21 Johnny Sauter.

Time of Race: 03 Hrs, 08 Mins, 08 Secs.
Average Speed: 127.729 MPH
Margin of Victory: .504 Seconds

Caution Flags: 11 for 44 laps: Laps: 10-12 (#26 spun frontstretch); 70-75 (Debris); 110-114 (#20 accident turn 3); 145-149 (#7 accident turn 2); 163-165 (#10 accident turn 2); 180-183 (#66 spun turn 4); 215-219 (Debris); 225-227 (#83 accident turn 3); 234-236 (#44 accident turn 2); 258-262 (#2 accident turn 4); 264-265 (#17,24 accident [Red Flag - 17:57 - Lap 264]).

Lead Changes: 19 among 9 drivers: Ky. Busch 1-20; C. Edwards 21-48; S. Riggs 49-50; M. Martin 51; T. Stewart 52-57; M. Kenseth 58-59; D. Earnhardt Jr. 60-61; C. Edwards 62-69; Ky. Busch 70; J. Burton 71-80; Ky. Busch 81-115; M. Kenseth 116-144; J. Gordon 145; M. Kenseth 146-162; J. Gordon 163-180; D. Earnhardt Jr. 181-194; C. Edwards 195-214; D. Earnhardt Jr. 215; M. Kenseth 216-237; C. Edwards 238-267.

DIRECTV : Kyle Busch, #18
DOW Automotive Strategic Call : Carl Edwards, #99
EA Sports : Carl Edwards, #99
Goodyear Gatorback Fastest Lap : Carl Edwards, #99 (179.82 mph, Lap 267)
Mobil 1 : Ryan Newman, #12
Raybestos Rookie of the Race : Dario Franchitti, #40
Sunoco Diamond Performance : Carl Edwards, #99
USG Improving the Finish : Kasey Kahne, #9 (31 Places)
WIX Lap Leader : Kyle Busch, #18 (56 Laps)
Mahle Clevite Engine Builder : Carl Edwards, #99 (0.49)
Coors Light Pole Award : Kyle Busch, #18 (182.352 mph)

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