Pocono Raceway
Sunoco Red Cross Pennsylvania 500
August 3, 2009 [rain postponed from August 2, 2009]

Official Results from
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NASCAR SPRINT CUP SERIES OFFICIAL RACE REPORT No. 21

SUNOCO RED CROSS PENNSYLVANIA 500

POCONO RACEWAY

 

Pocono, Pa. – August 3, 2009

2.5-Mile Triangular Paved

500 M – 200 L – Purse: $5,077,262

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Fin.      Str.         Car                                                                                                                                         NSCS       Bonus      Driver

Pos     Pos         No.      Driver                                Team                                                                      Laps       Points        Points      Rating         Winnings    Status_____

 1           6         11       Denny Hamlin                  FedEx Express Toyota                                          200          195        **10       148.6     $235,725    Running

 2         10         42       Juan Pablo Montoya        Target Chevrolet                                                   200          170                      104.3       195,873    Running

 3         16         33       Clint Bowyer                   The Hartford Chevrolet                                         200          170             *5         94.1       136,425    Running

 4         29         77       Sam Hornish Jr.               PPG Dodge                                                            200          160                        79.6       130,410    Running

 5           8           9       Kasey Kahne                  Budweiser Dodge                                                 200          160             *5       122.4       148,573    Running

 6         15         83       Brian Vickers                  Red Bull Toyota                                                     200          150                        97.6       121,648    Running

 7           9           5       Mark Martin                      Cheez-It/CARQUEST Chevrolet                             200          151             *5       104.7         95,600    Running

 8           3         24       Jeff Gordon                     DuPont Chevrolet                                                  200          142                      109.3       120,401    Running

 9           4           2       Kurt Busch                      Miller Lite Dodge                                                    200          143             *5       114.5         96,300    Running

10          1         14       Tony Stewart                  Old Spice Swagger Chevrolet                              200          134                        75.4       105,673    Running

11        12         17       Matt Kenseth                   DEWALT Ford                                                       200          135             *5         89.5       121,515    Running

12        23         29       Kevin Harvick                  Shell/Pennzoil Chevrolet                                        200          127                        83.4       114,628    Running

13          2         48       Jimmie Johnson               Lowe's Chevrolet                                                  200          129             *5       108.2       132,751    Running

14          7         39       Ryan Newman                Haas Automation Chevrolet                                  200          121                        96.3       102,079    Running

15        11         16       Greg Biffle                       3M Ford                                                                 200          118                        89.1         90,950    Running

16        14         18       Kyle Busch                      M&M’s Toyota                                                        200          115                        82.8       117,073    Running

17        27         44       AJ Allmendinger              Valvoline Dodge                                                    200          112                        76.4         72,750    Running

18          5         99       Carl Edwards                  Aflac Ford                                                             200          109                        99.1       118,056    Running

19        24           1       Martin Truex Jr.               Bass Pro Shops/Tracker Boats Chevrolet            200          106                        65.2       107,190    Running

20        20         26       Jamie McMurray              Crown Royal Ford                                                 200          103                        68.7         81,975    Running

21        17         31       Jeff Burton                      Caterpillar Chevrolet                                              200          100                        63.3       114,931    Running

22        30           6       David Ragan                    UPS Ford                                                               200            97                        62.9         79,300    Running

23        37         82       Scott Speed #                 Red Bull Toyota                                                     200            94                        53.1         89,023    Running

24        25         19       Elliott Sadler                     Stanley Tools Dodge                                             200            91                        55.9         79,675    Running

25        21         07       Casey Mears                   Jack Daniel's Chevrolet                                         200            88                        50.0         85,800    Running

26        33         98       Paul Menard                    Moen/Menards Ford                                              200            85                        42.1       100,656    Running

27        19         20       Joey Logano #                The Home Depot Toyota                                        200            82                        69.1       114,351    Running

28        22         88       Dale Earnhardt Jr.           AMP Energy/National Guard Chevrolet                 200            79                        69.5         84,850    Running

29        13         00       David Reutimann             Aaron's Dream Machine Toyota                            200            81             *5         78.1         92,273    Running

30        35         34       John Andretti                   Taco Bell Chevrolet                                               200            78             *5         38.3         79,050    Running

31        31         55       Michael Waltrip                NAPA Toyota                                                        198            70                        38.7         76,900    Running

32        32         12       David Stremme                Penske Dodge                                                       196            67                        52.7         98,715    Running

33        34           7       Robby Gordon                 Robby Gordon Motorsports Toyota                      195            64                        48.2         85,735    Running

34        18         47       Marcos Ambrose            iRacing.com/Kingsford/Clorox Toyota                   192            66             *5         62.4         77,898    Running

35        26         43       Reed Sorenson               U.S. Air Force Dodge                                            185            58                        53.8       103,026    Running

36        28         96       Bobby Labonte                DLP Ford                                                               180            55                        39.4         93,079    Accident

37        41         36       Patrick Carpentier            Guy Fieri Knuckle Sandwich Toyota                       38            52                        35.4         65,275 Transmission

38        36         09       Sterling Marlin                  Miccosukee Indian Gaming & Resort Dodge           36            49                        29.3         65,150 Transmission

39        39         87       Joe Nemechek                 NEMCO Motorsports Toyota                                    30            46                        34.5         65,025    Ignition

40        40         66       Dave Blaney                    PRISM Motorsports Toyota                                      26            43                        32.1         64,875    Overheating

41        38         71       David Gilliland                  TRG Motorsports Chevrolet                                    24            45             *5         35.1         64,725    Alternator

42        43         37       Tony Raines                    Long John Silver's Dodge                                       17            37                        26.4         64,575    Power Steering

43        42         64       Mike Wallace                   Air Combat USA/Fred's Toyota                               13            34                        27.9         64,952    Parked

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

Failed to qualify: n/a.

Race Comments: Before an estimated crowd of 80,000 (original crowd estimated at 105,000 on Sunday), Hamlin won the Sunoco Red Cross Pennsylvania 500, his fifth NASCAR Sprint Cup victory. The race was postponed from Sunday to Monday due to weather. Prior to the start, the following car dropped to the rear of the field for the reason indicated: #14 Stewart (back-up car).

 

TIME OF RACE:  3 hours, 57 minutes, 21 seconds                                       AVERAGE SPEED: 126.396 mph                                  MARGIN OF VICTORY:  .869 second

COORS LIGHT POLE AWARD:  None, due to inclement weather - rain

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

DOW AUTOMOTIVE “STRATEGIC CALL OF THE RACE” AWARD: Denny Hamlin

EA SPORTS “MOVE OF THE RACE” AWARD: Denny Hamlin

GOODYEAR GATORBACK BELTS FASTEST LAP AWARD: Jimmie Johnson (167.482 mph, Lap 3)

MAHLE CLEVITE ENGINE BUILDER OF THE RACE AWARD: Denny Hamlin

MOBIL 1 “COMMAND PERFORMANCE DRIVER OF THE RACE” AWARD: Juan Pablo Montoya

MOOG CHASSIS PARTS PROBLEM SOLVER OF THE RACE AWARD: Darian Grubb (crew chief for Tony Stewart)

NASCAR SPRINT CUP LEADER BONUS: No winner; rolls over to $40,000 at Watkins Glen ++

O’REILLY AUTO PARTS “PEOPLE, SERVICE & PERFORMANCE” AWARD: Denny Hamlin (302.298 sec)

RAYBESTOS ROOKIE OF THE RACE AWARD: Scott Speed

SUNOCO DIAMOND PERFORMANCE AWARD: Denny Hamlin

TISSOT “PIT ROAD PRECISION” AWARD: Kasey Kahne (222.986 secs.)

WIX FILTERS LAP LEADER AWARD: Denny Hamlin (91 laps)

CAUTION FLAGS: 10 cautions for 39 laps. [Beneficiary in Brackets] 22-25 (Competition Yellow [14]); 54-57 (Debris, Turn 3 [None]); 63-66 (Debris, Frontstretch [98]); 98-101 (Car #96-Spin, Turn 3 [98]); 143-146 (Debris, Turn 3 [98]); 151-152 (Car #7 & 12-Accident, Turn 3 [None]); 158-160 (Car #7 & 12 Accident, Short Shoot [48]); 167-170 (Debris, Turn 3. [48]); 176-179 (Car #00, 11 & 47-Accident, Frontstretch [48]); 182-187 (Car #6, 20, 31, 43, 55 & 96-Accident, Turn 1 [12]).

LAP LEADERS: 17 lead changes among 11 drivers. Stewart-pole, Johnson 1-22, Gilliland 23, Hamlin 24-54, Andretti 55, Hamlin 56-90, Reutimann 91, Kenseth 92, Ambrose 93, Hamlin 94-97, Kahne 98-126, Hamlin 127-132, Kahne 133-138, Hamlin 139-143, Martin 144-153, Ku. Busch 154-167, Bowyer 168-190, Hamlin 191-200.

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

 


NASCAR SPRINT CUP SERIES TOP 12 (Wins)

 1 –Tony Stewart                  3,188          (2)

 2 –Jimmie Johnson             2,991          (3)

 3 –Jeff Gordon                     2,989          (1)

 4 –Kurt Busch                      2,751          (1)

 5 –Denny Hamlin                 2,713          (1)

 6 –Carl Edwards                   2,665          (0)

 7 –Kasey Kahne                  2,642          (1)

 8 –Juan Pablo Montoya      2,631          (0)

 9 –Ryan Newman                2,627          (0)

10–Mark Martin                     2,622          (4)

11–Matt Kenseth                  2,564          (2)

12–Greg Biffle                      2,563          (0)

 

RAYBESTOS ROOKIE OF THE YEAR

Joey Logano                              206

Scott Speed                               184

Max Papis                                    70

 

DOW AUTOMOTIVE STRATEGIC CALL OF

THE RACE AWARD        Car #        Pts.

Jimmie Johnson            (#48)            4

Mark Martin                    (#  5)            4

Kyle Busch                     (#18)            3

 

MOOG PROBLEM SOLVER OF RACE

AWARD                          Car #        Pts.

Drew Blickensderfer        (#17)            3

Alan Gustafson              (#  5)            3

Darian Grubb                 (#14)            2

 


MANUFACTURERS' CHAMPIONSHIP

                                   Pts         Wins

Chevrolet                   159            11

Toyota                       117              6

Ford                             96              2

Dodge                          90              2

 

MOBIL 1 COMMAND PERFORMANCE AWARD

                                      Car #            Pts.

Kurt Busch                     (#  2)                6

Juan Pablo Montoya     (#42)                6

David Reutimann           (#00)                4

 

WIX FILTERS LAP LEADER AWARD

                                        Car #          Pts.

Tony Stewart                   (#14)              5

Kyle Busch                       (#18)              5

Denny Hamlin                  (#11)              3

 

DIRECTV CREW CHIEF OF THE YEAR

                                        Car #          Pts.

Darian Grubb                   (#14)              5

Greg Erwin                       (#16)              3

Tony Gibson                    (#39)              3

 

O’REILLY AUTO PARTS “PEOPLE,

SERVICE & PERFORMANCE” AWARD

                                      Car #            Pts.

Denny Hamlin                (#11)              5

Greg Biffle                     (#16)              4

Tony Stewart                 (#14)              3

 

 


GOODYEAR GATORBACK BELTS FASTEST

LAP AWARD                  Car #        Pts.

Jimmie Johnson            (#48)            5

Jeff Gordon                    (#24)            4

Kyle Busch                     (#18)            2

 

MAHLE CLEVITE ENGINE BUILDER AWARD

                                    Car #            Pts.

Hendrick                       (#48)            207

Hendrick                       (#14)            207

Hendrick                       (#24)            198

 

COORS LIGHT POLE AWARD

Brian Vickers                                  5

Mark Martin                                    4

David Reutimann                           2

Kyle Busch                                     1

Matt Kenseth                                 1

Juan Pablo Montoya                     1

Ryan Newman                               1

Martin Truex Jr.                             1

 

TISSOT “PIT ROAD PRECISION” AWARD

                                    Car #          Pts.

Greg Biffle                   (#16)              4

Jeff Gordon                  (#24)              3

Jimmie Johnson          (#48)              2

 

SUNOCO DIAMOND PERF. AWARD

                                Car #          Pts.

Mark Martin                  (#  5)            4

Jimmie Johnson          (#48)            3

Kyle Busch                   (#18)            3


UNOFFICIAL RESULTS posted after the race
from NASCAR Statistics
OFFICIAL RESULTS WILL be posted ABOVE sometime Monday

NASCAR Race Number 21
Unofficial Race Results for the Sunoco Red Cross Pennsylvania 500
Monday, August 3, 2009
Pocono Raceway - Long Pond, PA - 2.5 Mile Paved
Total Race Length - 200 Laps - 500 Miles - Purse: $5,077,262

Fin Str Car# Driver Sponsor
Manu
Laps
Run
Points Bonus
Pts
Total
Award
Status Times
Led
Laps
Led
1 6 11 Denny Hamlin FedEx Express Toyota 200 195 10 $235,725 Running 6 91
2 10 42 Juan Pablo Montoya Target Chevy 200 170 $195,873 Running
3 16 33 Clint Bowyer The Hartford Chevy 200 170 5 $136,425 Running 1 23
4 29 77 Sam Hornish Jr. PPG Dodge 200 160 $130,410 Running
5 8 9 Kasey Kahne Budweiser Dodge 200 160 5 $148,573 Running 2 35
6 15 83 Brian Vickers Red Bull Toyota 200 150 $121,648 Running
7 9 5 Mark Martin Cheez-It/CARQUEST Chevy 200 151 5 $95,600 Running 1 10
8 3 24 Jeff Gordon DuPont Chevy 200 142 $120,401 Running
9 4 2 Kurt Busch Miller Lite Dodge 200 143 5 $96,300 Running 1 14
10 1 14 Tony Stewart Old Spice Swagger Chevy 200 134 $105,673 Running
11 12 17 Matt Kenseth DeWalt Ford 200 135 5 $121,515 Running 1 1
12 23 29 Kevin Harvick Shell/Pennzoil Chevy 200 127 $114,628 Running
13 2 48 Jimmie Johnson Lowe's Chevy 200 129 5 $132,751 Running 1 22
14 7 39 Ryan Newman Haas Automation Chevy 200 121 $102,079 Running
15 11 16 Greg Biffle 3M Ford 200 118 $90,950 Running
16 14 18 Kyle Busch M&Ms Toyota 200 115 $117,073 Running
17 27 44 A J Allmendinger Valvoline Dodge 200 112 $72,750 Running
18 5 99 Carl Edwards Aflac Ford 200 109 $118,056 Running
19 24 1 Martin Truex Jr. Bass Pro Shops/Tracker Boats Chevy 200 106 $107,190 Running
20 20 26 Jamie McMurray Crown Royal Ford 200 103 $81,975 Running
21 17 31 Jeff Burton Caterpillar Chevy 200 100 $114,931 Running
22 30 6 David Ragan UPS Ford 200 97 $79,300 Running
23 37 82 Scott Speed # Red Bull Toyota 200 94 $89,023 Running
24 25 19 Elliott Sadler Stanley Tools Dodge 200 91 $79,675 Running
25 21 07 Casey Mears Jack Daniel's Chevy 200 88 $85,800 Running
26 33 98 Paul Menard Moen/Menards Ford 200 85 $100,656 Running
27 19 20 Joey Logano # The Home Depot Toyota 200 82 $114,351 Running
28 22 88 Dale Earnhardt Jr. AMP ENERGY / National Guard Chevy 200 79 $84,850 Running
29 13 00 David Reutimann Aaron's Dream Machine Toyota 200 81 5 $92,273 Running 1 1
30 35 34 John Andretti Taco Bell Chevy 200 78 5 $79,050 Running 1 1
31 31 55 Michael Waltrip NAPA Toyota 198 70 $76,900 Running
32 32 12 David Stremme No. 12 Penske Dodge Dodge 196 67 $98,715 Running
33 34 7 Robby Gordon Robby Gordon Motorsports Toyota 195 64 $85,735 Running
34 18 47 Marcos Ambrose iRacing.com/Kingsford/Clorox Toyota 192 66 5 $77,898 Running 1 1
35 26 43 Reed Sorenson Air Force Dodge 185 58 $103,026 Running
36 28 96 Bobby Labonte DLP Ford 180 55 $93,079 Accident
37 41 36 Patrick Carpentier Guy Fieri Knuckle Sandwich Toyota 38 52 $65,275 Transmission
38 36 09 Sterling Marlin Miccosukee Indian Gaming & Resort Dodge 36 49 $65,150 Transmission
39 39 87 Joe Nemechek NEMCO Motorsports Toyota 30 46 $65,025 Ignition
40 40 66 Dave Blaney PRISM Motorsports Toyota 26 43 $64,875 Overheating
41 38 71 David Gilliland TRG Motorsports Chevy 24 45 5 $64,725 Alternator 1 1
42 43 37 Tony Raines Long John Silver's Dodge 17 37 $64,575 Power
43 42 64 Mike Wallace Air Combat USA/Fred's Toyota 13 34 $64,952 Parked    


Race Comments: Before an estimated crowd of 80,000, (original crowd estimated at 105,000 on Sunday) Denny Hamlin won the Sunoco Red Cross Pennsylvania 500, his fifth NASCAR Sprint Cup Series victory. The race was postponed from Sunday to Monday due to weather.Prior to the start, the following car dropped to the rear of the field for the reason indicated: #14 Stewart (back-up car).

Failed to Qualify: None

Time of Race: 3 Hrs, 57 Mins, 21 Secs.
Average Speed: 126.396 MPH
Margin of Victory: 0.869 Seconds

Caution Flags: 10 for 39 laps: Laps: 22-25 (Competition Yellow [14]); 54-57 (Debris Turn 3 [None]); 63-66 (Debris Frontstretch [98]); 98-101 (#96 Spun Turn 3 [98]); 143-146 (Debris Turn 3 [98]); 151-152 (#7, 12 Accident Turn 3 [None]); 158-160 (#7, 12 Accident Short Shoot [48]); 167-170 (Debris Turn 3. [48]); 176-179 (#00, 11, 47 Accident Frontstretch [48]); 182-187 (#6, 20, 31, 43, 55, 96 Accident Turn 1 [12]).

Lead Changes: 17 among 11 drivers: 0; J. Johnson 1-22; D. Gilliland 23; D. Hamlin 24-54; J. Andretti 55; D. Hamlin 56-90; D. Reutimann 91; M. Kenseth 92; M. Ambrose 93; D. Hamlin 94-97; K. Kahne 98-126; D. Hamlin 127-132; K. Kahne 133-138; D. Hamlin 139-143; M. Martin 144-153; Kurt Busch 154-167; C. Bowyer 168-190; D. Hamlin 191-200.

DIRECTV Crew Chief of the Race : Denny Hamlin, #11 crew chief Mike Ford
DOW Automotive Strategic Call of the Race : Denny Hamlin, #11
EA Sports Move of the Race : Denny Hamlin, #11
Goodyear Gatorback Fastest Lap : Jimmie Johnson, #48 (167.482 mph, Lap 3)
Mahle Clevite Engine Builder of the Race : Denny Hamlin, #11
Mobil 1 Command Performance Driver of the Race : Juan Pablo Montoya, #42
Moog Chassis Parts Problem Solver of the Race : Tony Stewart, #14 (.172 sec )
O'Reilly Auto Parts People, Service and Performance : Denny Hamlin, #11 302.298 seconds
Raybestos Rookie of the Race : Scott Speed, #82
Sunoco Diamond Performance : Denny Hamlin, #11
Tissot Pit Road Precision : Kasey Kahne, #9 222.986 seconds
WIX Filters Lap : Denny Hamlin, #11 (91 Laps)

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