Atlanta Motor Speedway
Pep Boys Auto 500
September 12, 2009

Official Results from
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NASCAR SPRINT CUP SERIES OFFICIAL RACE REPORT No. 25

PEP BOYS AUTO 500

ATLANTA MOTOR SPEEDWAY

 

Hampton, Ga. – Sept. 6, 2009

1.54-Mile Oval

500.5 M – 325 L – Purse: $6,282,099

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Fin.      Str.         Car                                                                                                                                         NSCS       Bonus      Driver

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

 1           2           9       Kasey Kahne                  Budweiser Dodge                                                 325          190             *5       131.1     $363,073    Running

 2         18         29       Kevin Harvick                  Shell/Pennzoil Chevrolet                                        325          175             *5       116.5       248,328    Running

 3         22         42       Juan Pablo Montoya        Target Chevrolet                                                   325          170             *5       114.7       207,348    Running

 4         28         00       David Reutimann             Aaron's Dream Machine Toyota                            325          160                        95.5       168,098    Running

 5           7           5       Mark Martin                      CARQUEST/Kellogg's Chevrolet                            325          155                      109.5       131,175    Running

 6         10         11       Denny Hamlin                  Farm Bureau Toyota                                             325          155             *5       121.1       138,875    Running

 7           8         83       Brian Vickers                  Red Bull Toyota                                                     325          151             *5       100.1       139,348    Running

 8           4         24       Jeff Gordon                     DuPont Chevrolet                                                  325          147             *5       110.4       148,926    Running

 9         23         39       Ryan Newman                U.S. Army Chevrolet                                             325          143             *5         80.7       135,479    Running

10        26         16       Greg Biffle                       3M/Red Cross Ford                                               325          139             *5         70.5       123,675    Running

11        12         14       Tony Stewart                  Office Depot/Old Spice Chevrolet                         325          130                        89.5       118,823    Running

12        15         17       Matt Kenseth                   R & L Carriers Ford                                               325          132             *5         81.0       144,665    Running

13          5         18       Kyle Busch                      Pedigree Toyota                                                    325          129             *5         98.4       147,598    Running

14          9         12       David Stremme                Penske Dodge                                                       325          121                        83.2       132,565    Running

15        41         98       Paul Menard                    Johns Manville/Menards Ford                               325          118                        65.6       129,881    Running

16        29           7       Robby Gordon                 Polaris Off Road Vehicles Toyota                         325          115                        72.1       116,935    Running

17        31         88       Dale Earnhardt Jr.           National Guard/AMP Energy Drink Chevrolet        325          112                        85.0       111,025    Running

18        25         71       Bobby Labonte                TaxSlayer.com Chevrolet                                      325          109                        69.4         95,725    Running

19        17         21       David Gilliland                  Motorcraft Ford                                                     325          106                        66.5         91,850    Running

20        35         44       AJ Allmendinger              Hunt Brothers Pizza Dodge                                   325          103                        58.0       100,850    Running

21        21         19       Elliott Sadler                     Stanley Tools Dodge                                             325          100                        49.8       101,300    Running

22        34         20       Joey Logano #                The Home Depot Toyota                                        324            97                        68.9       138,026    Running

23        11         47       Marcos Ambrose            Clorox/Kingsford/Bush's Best Baked Beans Toyota 324            94                        56.8       107,223    Running

24        32         82       Scott Speed #                 Red Bull Toyota                                                     324            91                        49.5       102,973    Running

25        33         07       Casey Mears                   Jack Daniel's Chevrolet                                         324            88                        44.8       105,600    Running

26          1           1       Martin Truex Jr.               Guitar Hero 5 Chevrolet                                        324            95        **10         96.6       153,490    Running

27        13         43       Reed Sorenson               U.S. Air Force Dodge                                            324            82                        66.8       126,251    Running

28        27         26       Jamie McMurray              Crown Royal Ford                                                 323            79                        48.6         96,150    Running

29        20         33       Clint Bowyer                   BB&T Chevrolet                                                     323            76                        47.3         93,125    Running

30        42         96       Erik Darnell                      Academy Sports + Outdoors Ford                        323            73                        39.9       113,104    Running

31        40         34       John Andretti                   Taco Bell Chevrolet                                               323            70                        36.4         93,825    Running

32        19         55       Michael Waltrip                NAPA Auto Parts Toyota                                      323            72             *5         44.5         92,750    Running

33        16           6       David Ragan                    UPS Ford                                                               322            64                        61.0         93,425    Running

34        24         31       Jeff Burton                      CAT Financial Chevrolet                                        322            61                        54.2       131,131    Running

35        30         77       Sam Hornish Jr.               Mobil 1 Dodge                                                        320            58                        42.7       102,910    Running

36          3         48       Jimmie Johnson               Lowe's/KOBALT Tools Chevrolet                         303            60             *5         91.2       140,351    Running

37        14         99       Carl Edwards                  Aflac Cancer Center Ford                                     302            52                        70.6       132,706    Running

38          6           2       Kurt Busch                      Miller Lite Dodge                                                    244            49                        73.9       101,725    Accident

39        43         08       Terry Labonte                 Carter/Simo Racing Toyota                                   148            46                        32.6         83,600    Electrical

40        39         13       Max Papis #                     GEICO Toyota                                                        100            43                        28.1         83,475    Accident

41        38         09       Mike Bliss                        Miccosukee Indian Gaming & Resort Dodge           38            40                        25.9         83,325    Electrical

42        36         87       Joe Nemechek                 NEMCO Motorsports Toyota                                    25            37                        25.8         83,235    Brakes

43        37         66       Dave Blaney                    PRISM Motorsports Toyota                                      19            34                        25.9         83,588    Electrical

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

Failed to qualify: (3) #78 Regan Smith, #36 Patrick Carpentier, #37 Tony Raines.

Race Comments: Before an estimated crowd of 111,300, Kahne won the Pep Boys Auto 500, his 11th NASCAR Sprint Cup victory..

 

TIME OF RACE:  3 hours, 44 minutes, 3 seconds                                       AVERAGE SPEED: 134.033 mph                                  MARGIN OF VICTORY:  1.766 seconds

COORS LIGHT POLE AWARD:  Martin Truex Jr. (184.149 mph, 30.106 secs.)

DIRECTV CREW CHIEF OF THE RACE AWARD: Kenny Francis (crew chief for Kasey Kahne)

DOW AUTOMOTIVE “STRATEGIC CALL OF THE RACE” AWARD: Kasey Kahne

EA SPORTS “MOVE OF THE RACE” AWARD: Kasey Kahne

GOODYEAR GATORBACK BELTS FASTEST LAP AWARD: Martin Truex Jr. (181.568 mph, Lap 2)

MAHLE CLEVITE ENGINE BUILDER OF THE RACE AWARD: Kasey Kahne

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

MOOG CHASSIS PARTS PROBLEM SOLVER OF THE RACE AWARD: Rodney Childers (crew chief for David Reutimann)

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

O’REILLY AUTO PARTS “PEOPLE, SERVICE & PERFORMANCE” AWARD: Denny Hamlin (428.262 sec)

RAYBESTOS ROOKIE OF THE RACE AWARD: Joey Logano

SUNOCO DIAMOND PERFORMANCE AWARD: Kasey Kahne

TISSOT “PIT ROAD PRECISION” AWARD: AJ Allmendinger (378.165 secs.)

WIX FILTERS LAP LEADER AWARD: Martin Truex Jr. (68 laps)

CAUTION FLAGS: 9 cautions for 42 laps. [Beneficiary] 37-41 (Car #77-Spin, Turn 4 [17]); 61-64 (Car #77-Spin, Frontstretch [82]); 83-86 (Oil on Track [33]); 105-108 (Car #13-Accident, Turn 2 [7]); 132-135 (Debris [19]); 202-207 (Car #48-Spin, Turn 2 [16]); 247-252 (Car #2 & 43-Accident, Turn 4 [39]); 270-273 (Car #20-Accident, Turn 4 [14]); 310-314 (Car #33-Spin, Frontstretch [18]).

LAP LEADERS: 31 lead changes among 13 drivers. Truex 1-38, Kahne 39-41, Truex 42-61, Ky. Busch 62-71, Johnson 72-83, Kenseth 84, Ky. Busch 85-95, Truex 96-105, Waltrip 106, Ky. Busch 107-109, Hamlin 110-127, Johnson 128-132, J. Gordon 133-135, Hamlin 136-138, J. Gordon 139-165, Hamlin 166-167, Harvick 168-188, Vickers 189-190, Harvick 191-202, Newman 203, Harvick 204-207, Kahne 208-227, Harvick 228-229, Kahne 230, Harvick 231-247, Biffle 248, Kahne 249-269, Montoya 270, Kahne 271-274, Montoya 275-304, Harvick 305-314, Kahne 315-325.

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

 


NASCAR SPRINT CUP SERIES TOP 12 (Wins)

 1 –Tony Stewart                  3,694          (3)

 2 –Jeff Gordon                     3,457          (1)

 3 –Jimmie Johnson             3,404          (3)

 4 –Denny Hamlin                 3,296          (1)

 5 –Carl Edwards                   3,162          (0)

 6 –Kasey Kahne                  3,153          (2)

 7 –Kurt Busch                      3,152          (1)

 8 –Juan Pablo Montoya      3,145          (0)

 9 –Ryan Newman                3,138          (0)

10–Mark Martin                     3,126          (4)

11–Greg Biffle                      3,125          (0)

12–Matt Kenseth                  3,077          (2)

 

SUNOCO DIAMOND PERF. AWARD

                                Car #          Pts.

Mark Martin                  (#  5)            4

Kyle Busch                   (#18)            4

Jimmie Johnson          (#48)            3

 

DOW AUTOMOTIVE STRATEGIC CALL OF

THE RACE AWARD        Car #        Pts.

Jimmie Johnson            (#48)            4

Mark Martin                    (#  5)            4

Kyle Busch                     (#18)            4

 

MOOG PROBLEM SOLVER OF RACE

AWARD                          Car #        Pts.

Drew Blickensderfer        (#17)            3

Alan Gustafson              (#  5)            3

Chad Knaus                   (#48)            2

 


MANUFACTURERS' CHAMPIONSHIP

                                   Pts         Wins

Chevrolet                   186            12

Toyota                       145              8

Ford                           111              2

Dodge                        108              3

 

MOBIL 1 COMMAND PERFORMANCE AWARD

                                      Car #            Pts.

Juan Pablo Montoya     (#42)                7

Kurt Busch                     (#  2)                6

David Reutimann           (#00)                4

 

WIX FILTERS LAP LEADER AWARD

                                        Car #          Pts.

Tony Stewart                   (#14)              6

Kyle Busch                       (#18)              6

Denny Hamlin                  (#11)              3

 

DIRECTV CREW CHIEF OF THE YEAR

                                        Car #          Pts.

Darian Grubb                   (#14)              5

Greg Erwin                       (#16)              4

Tony Gibson                    (#39)              3

 

O’REILLY AUTO PARTS “PEOPLE,

SERVICE & PERFORMANCE” AWARD

                                      Car #            Pts.

Denny Hamlin                (#11)              6

Greg Biffle                     (#16)              5

Tony Stewart                 (#14)              3

 

 


GOODYEAR GATORBACK BELTS FASTEST

LAP AWARD                  Car #        Pts.

Jimmie Johnson            (#48)            5

Jeff Gordon                    (#24)            4

Mark Martin                    (#  5)            4

 

MAHLE CLEVITE ENGINE BUILDER AWARD

                                    Car #            Pts.

Hendrick                       (#14)            233

Hendrick                       (#48)            232

Hendrick                       (#24)            222

 

COORS LIGHT POLE AWARD

Brian Vickers                                  6

Mark Martin                                    5

David Reutimann                           2

Martin Truex Jr.                             2

Kyle Busch                                     1

Matt Kenseth                                 1

Jimmie Johnson                            1

Juan Pablo Montoya                     1

Ryan Newman                               1

 

TISSOT “PIT ROAD PRECISION” AWARD

                                    Car #          Pts.

Greg Biffle                   (#16)              5

Jimmie Johnson          (#48)              3

Jeff Gordon                  (#24)              3

 

RAYBESTOS ROOKIE OF THE YEAR

Joey Logano                              214

Scott Speed                               189

Max Papis                                    94


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

NASCAR Race Number 25
Unofficial Race Results for the Pep Boys Auto 500 - Sunday, September 6, 2009
Atlanta Motor Speedway - Hampton, GA - 1.54 Mile Paved
Total Race Length - 325 Laps - 500.5 Miles - Purse: $6,282,099

Fin Str Car# Driver Sponsor
Manu
Laps
Run
Points Bonus
Pts
Total
Award
Status Times
Led
Laps
Led
1 2 9 Kasey Kahne Budweiser Dodge 325 190 5 $363,073 Running 6 60
2 18 29 Kevin Harvick Shell / Pennzoil Chevy 325 175 5 $248,328 Running 6 66
3 22 42 Juan Pablo Montoya Target Chevy 325 170 5 $207,348 Running 2 31
4 28 00 David Reutimann Aaron's Dream Machine Toyota 325 160 $168,098 Running
5 7 5 Mark Martin CARQUEST / Kellogg's Chevy 325 155 $131,175 Running
6 10 11 Denny Hamlin Farm Bureau Toyota 325 155 5 $138,875 Running 3 23
7 8 83 Brian Vickers Red Bull Toyota 325 151 5 $139,348 Running 1 2
8 4 24 Jeff Gordon DuPont Chevy 325 147 5 $148,926 Running 2 30
9 23 39 Ryan Newman U.S. Army Chevy 325 143 5 $135,479 Running 1 1
10 26 16 Greg Biffle 3M / Red Cross Ford 325 139 5 $123,675 Running 1 1
11 12 14 Tony Stewart Office Depot / Old Spice Chevy 325 130 $118,823 Running
12 15 17 Matt Kenseth R & L Carriers Ford 325 132 5 $144,665 Running 1 1
13 5 18 Kyle Busch Pedigree Toyota 325 129 5 $147,598 Running 3 24
14 9 12 David Stremme No. 12 Penske Dodge 325 121 $132,565 Running
15 41 98 Paul Menard Johns Manville / Menards Ford 325 118 $129,881 Running
16 29 7 Robby Gordon Polaris Off Road Vehicles Toyota 325 115 $116,935 Running
17 31 88 Dale Earnhardt Jr. National Guard / AMP Energy Drink Chevy 325 112 $111,025 Running
18 25 71 Bobby Labonte TaxSlayer.com Chevy 325 109 $95,725 Running
19 17 21 David Gilliland Motorcraft Ford 325 106 $91,850 Running
20 35 44 A J Allmendinger Hunt Brothers Pizza Dodge 325 103 $100,850 Running
21 21 19 Elliott Sadler Stanley Tools Dodge 325 100 $101,300 Running
22 34 20 Joey Logano # The Home Depot Toyota 324 97 $138,026 Running
23 11 47 Marcos Ambrose Clorox/Kingsford/Bush's Best Baked Beans Toyota 324 94 $107,223 Running
24 32 82 Scott Speed # Red Bull Toyota 324 91 $102,973 Running
25 33 07 Casey Mears Jack Daniel's Chevy 324 88 $105,600 Running
26 1 1 Martin Truex Jr. Guitar Hero 5 Chevy 324 95 10 $153,490 Running 3 68
27 13 43 Reed Sorenson Air Force Dodge 324 82 $126,251 Running
28 27 26 Jamie McMurray Crown Royal Ford 323 79 $96,150 Running
29 20 33 Clint Bowyer BB&T Chevy 323 76 $93,125 Running
30 42 96 Erik Darnell Academy Sports + Outdoors Ford 323 73 $113,104 Running
31 40 34 John Andretti Taco Bell Chevy 323 70 $93,825 Running
32 19 55 Michael Waltrip NAPA Auto Parts Toyota 323 72 5 $92,750 Running 1 1
33 16 6 David Ragan UPS Ford 322 64 $93,425 Running
34 24 31 Jeff Burton Cat Financial Chevy 322 61 $131,131 Running
35 30 77 Sam Hornish Jr. Mobil 1 Dodge 320 58 $102,910 Running
36 3 48 Jimmie Johnson Lowe's / KOBALT Tools Chevy 303 60 5 $140,351 Running 2 17
37 14 99 Carl Edwards Aflac Cancer Center Ford 302 52 $132,706 Running
38 6 2 Kurt Busch Miller Lite Dodge 244 49 $101,725 Accident
39 43 08 Terry Labonte Carter/Simo Racing Toyota 148 46 $83,600 Electrical
40 39 13 Max Papis # GEICO Toyota 100 43 $83,475 Accident
41 38 09 Mike Bliss Miccosukee Indian Gaming & Resort Dodge 38 40 $83,325 Electrical
42 36 87 Joe Nemechek NEMCO Motorsports Toyota 25 37 $83,235 Brakes
43 37 66 Dave Blaney PRISM Motorsports Toyota 19 34 $83,588 Electrical    


Race Comments: Before an estimated crowd of 111,300, Kasey Kahne won the Pep Boys Auto 500, his 11th NASCAR Sprint Cup Series victory.

No cars dropped to the rear of the field to start the race.

Failed to Qualify: (3) 78 Regan Smith, 36 Patrick Carpentier, 37 Tony Raines.

Time of Race: 3 Hrs, 44 Mins, 03 Secs.
Average Speed: 134.033 MPH
Margin of Victory: 1.766 Seconds

Caution Flags: 9 for 42 laps: Laps: 37-41 (#77 spun turn 4 [17]); 61-64 (#77 spun frontstretch [82]); 83-86 (Oil on track [33]); 105-108 (#13 accident turn 2 [7]); 132-135 (Debris [19]); 202-207 (#48 spun turn 2 [16]); 247-252 (#2, 43 accident turn 4 [39]); 270-273 (#20 accident turn 4 [14]); 310-314 (#33 spun frontstretch [18]).

Lead Changes: 31 among 13 drivers: M. Truex Jr. 1-38; K. Kahne 39-41; M. Truex Jr. 42-61; Kyle Busch 62-71; J. Johnson 72-83; M. Kenseth 84; Kyle Busch 85-95; M. Truex Jr. 96-105; M. Waltrip 106; Kyle Busch 107-109; D. Hamlin 110-127; J. Johnson 128-132; J. Gordon 133-135; D. Hamlin 136-138; J. Gordon 139-165; D. Hamlin 166-167; K. Harvick 168-188; B. Vickers 189-190; K. Harvick 191-202; R. Newman 203; K. Harvick 204-207; K. Kahne 208-227; K. Harvick 228-229; K. Kahne 230; K. Harvick 231-247; G. Biffle 248; K. Kahne 249-269; J. Montoya 270; K. Kahne 271-274; J. Montoya 275-304; K. Harvick 305-314; K. Kahne 315-325.

Coors Light Pole Award : Martin Truex Jr, #1 184.149 mph
DIRECTV Crew Chief of the Race : Kasey Kahne, #9 crew chief Kenny Francis
DOW Automotive Strategic Call of the Race : Kasey Kahne, #9
EA Sports Move of the Race : Kasey Kahne, #9
Goodyear Gatorback Fastest Lap : Martin Truex Jr, #1 181.568 mph, Lap 2
Mahle Clevite Engine Builder of the Race : Kasey Kahne, #9
Mobil 1 Command Performance Driver of the Race : Juan Pablo Montoya, #42
Moog Chassis Parts Problem Solver of the Race : David Reutimann, #00 0.307 seconds
O'Reilly Auto Parts People, Service and Performance : Denny Hamlin, #11 428.262 sec
Raybestos Rookie of the Race : Joey Logano, #20
Sunoco Diamond Performance : Kasey Kahne, #9
Tissot Pit Road Precision : AJ Allmendinger, #44 378.165 seconds
WIX Filters Lap Leader : Martin Truex Jr, #1 68 Laps

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