Auto Club Speedway
Pepsi 500
October 11, 2009

Official Results from
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NASCAR SPRINT CUP SERIES OFFICIAL RACE REPORT No. 30

PEPSI 500

AUTO CLUB SPEEDWAY

Fontana, Calif. – Oct. 11, 2009

2-Mile Oval

500 M – 250 L – Purse: $6,204,988

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Fin.      Str.         Car                                                                                                                                         NSCS       Bonus      Driver

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

 1           3         48       Jimmie Johnson           Lowe's/Jimmie Johnson Foundation Chevrolet         250          195        **10       148.5     $302,801    Running

 2         10         24       Jeff Gordon                 DuPont/Pepsi Chevrolet                                             250          175             *5       117.2       211,426    Running

 3           4         42       Juan Pablo Montoya    Target Chevrolet                                                       250          170             *5       128.6       195,773    Running

 4           9           5       Mark Martin                  Kellogg's/CARQUEST Chevrolet                                250          165             *5       114.8       136,625    Running

 5         20         14       Tony Stewart              Office Depot/Old Spice Chevrolet                             250          160             *5         92.0       143,248    Running

 6         11         99       Carl Edwards              Aflac Ford                                                                 250          150                        98.2       158,356    Running

 7         31           6       David Ragan                UPS Ford                                                                   250          146                        83.3       117,500    Running

 8         24           2       Kurt Busch                  Miller Lite Dodge                                                        250          147             *5       102.6       121,925    Running

 9           8         33       Clint Bowyer               Prilosec OTC-Walmart Chevrolet                               250          138                        88.7       113,950    Running

10          7         29       Kevin Harvick              Shell/Pennzoil Chevrolet                                            250          134                      104.8       142,828    Running

11        16         07       Casey Mears               Jack Daniel's Chevrolet                                             250          130                        94.2       121,525    Running

12        22         77       Sam Hornish Jr.           Mobil 1 Dodge                                                            250          127                        72.9       120,810    Running

13        17         17       Matt Kenseth               R&L Carriers Ford                                                     250          124                        79.3       144,340    Running

14          6         20       Joey Logano #            Home Depot Toyota                                                   250          121                        80.3       144,951    Running

15        36         39       Ryan Newman            Haas Automation Chevrolet                                      250          118                        72.7       128,054    Running

16        14         12       David Stremme            Penske Dodge                                                           250          115                        56.6       131,215    Running

17        34         55       Michael Waltrip            NAPA Auto Parts Toyota                                          250          112                        51.9       105,575    Running

18        42         00       David Reutimann         Aaron's Dream Machine Toyota                                250          109                        67.2       121,348    Running

19        40         34       John Andretti               Taco Bell Chevrolet                                                   250          111             *5         48.7       104,000    Running

20          2         16       Greg Biffle                   3M/Scotch-Blue Ford                                                250          103                        90.9       113,400    Running

21        21         82       Scott Speed #             Red Bull Toyota                                                         249          100                        58.6       109,373    Running

22          5           1       Martin Truex Jr.           Guitar Hero 5 Chevrolet                                            249          102             *5         80.8       129,240    Running

23        27         47       Marcos Ambrose        Little Debbie/Kingsford/Clorox Toyota                       249            94                        63.5       106,773    Running

24        19         18       Kyle Busch                  M&M's Toyota                                                            248            91                        57.7       138,098    Running

25        37         88       Dale Earnhardt Jr.       AMP Energy/National Guard Chevrolet                     248            88                        83.7       108,450    Running

26        35         96       Bobby Labonte            DLP Ford                                                                   247            85                        43.6       120,279    Running

27        41         98       Paul Menard                Energizer/Menards Ford                                           247            82                        46.4       122,906    Running

28        26         78       Regan Smith                Furniture Row Racing Chevrolet                               247            79                        44.3         91,875    Running

29        32         83       Brian Vickers              Red Bull Toyota                                                         246            76                        62.0       117,598    Running

30        18         31       Jeff Burton                  Caterpillar Chevrolet                                                  245            73                        72.7       136,531    Accident

31        28         43       Reed Sorenson           Rosie Organic Chicken Dodge                                  244            70                        57.6       126,526    Accident

32        39         19       Elliott Sadler                 Stanley Tools Dodge                                                 244            67                        47.3         97,100    Accident

33        12         44       AJ Allmendinger          Dassault Systemes Dodge                                        244            64                        57.0         90,000    Accident

34        25           9       Kasey Kahne              Budweiser Dodge                                                     244            61                        72.4       131,448    Accident

35        15         13       Max Papis #                 GEICO Toyota                                                            244            58                        29.8         89,950    Running

36        29         26       Jamie McMurray          Crown Royal Ford                                                     209            55                        44.1         96,900    Running

37          1         11       Denny Hamlin              FedEx Ground Toyota                                               195            57             *5         95.8       123,050    Accident

38        38           7       Robby Gordon             Jim Beam Toyota                                                       121            49                        42.1       107,560    Accident

39        13         87       Joe Nemechek             NEMCO Motorsports Toyota                                        29            46                        31.6         88,750    Electrical

40        43         36       Michael McDowell       Wave Energy Drink Toyota                                         25            43                        27.9         88,700    Overheating

41        33         66       Dave Blaney                PRISM Motorsports Toyota                                          22            40                        33.4         88,655    Overheating

42        30         71       David Gilliland              TRG Motorsports Chevrolet                                        13            37                        30.6         88,590    Overheating

43        23         09       Mike Bliss                    Miccosukee Indian Gaming & Resort Dodge               11            34                        25.2         88,180    Engine

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

Failed to qualify: (2) #37 Tony Raines, #64 Mike Wallace.

Race Comments: Before an estimated crowd of 70,000, Johnson won the Pepsi 500, his 45th NASCAR Sprint Cup win. The following car dropped to the rear of the field: #18 (engine change).

 

TIME OF RACE:  3 hours, 28 minutes, 28 seconds                                     AVERAGE SPEED: 143.908 mph                                  MARGIN OF VICTORY:  1.603 seconds

COORS LIGHT POLE AWARD: Denny Hamlin (183.870 mph, 39.158 secs.)

DIRECTV CREW CHIEF OF THE RACE AWARD: Brain Pattie (crew chief for Juan Pablo Montoya)

DOW AUTOMOTIVE “STRATEGIC CALL OF THE RACE” AWARD: Jimmie Johnson

EA SPORTS “MOVE OF THE RACE” AWARD: Jimmie Johnson

GOODYEAR GATORBACK BELTS FASTEST LAP AWARD: Denny Hamlin (182.727 mph, Lap 2)

MAHLE CLEVITE ENGINE BUILDER OF THE RACE AWARD: Jimmie Johnson

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

MOOG CHASSIS PARTS PROBLEM SOLVER OF THE RACE AWARD: Chad Knaus (crew chief for Jimmie Johnson)

NASCAR SPRINT CUP LEADER BONUS: Jimmie Johnson ($30,000)++

O’REILLY AUTO PARTS “PEOPLE, SERVICE & PERFORMANCE” AWARD: Casey Mears (342.184 sec)

RAYBESTOS ROOKIE OF THE RACE AWARD: Joey Logano

SUNOCO DIAMOND PERFORMANCE AWARD: Jimmie Johnson

TISSOT “PIT ROAD PRECISION” AWARD: Jeff Gordon (295.170 secs.)

WIX FILTERS LAP LEADER AWARD: Juan Pablo Montoya (78 laps)

CAUTION FLAGS: 8 cautions for 30 laps. [Beneficiary] 61-64 (Car #26-Accident, Turn 1 [None]); 82-86 (Debris [43]); 118-121 (Debris [82]); 186-189 (Debris [17]); 191-194 (Car #11-Accident, Frontstretch [44]); 236-238 (Debris [44]); 240-243 (Car #9 & 16-Accident, Frontstretch [20]); 246-247 (Car #9,19,31,43 44,47,83 & 88-Accident, Turn 1(Red Flag: Lap 246: 21 min 45 sec) [12]).

LAP LEADERS: 29 lead changes among 9 drivers. Hamlin 1-10, Johnson 11-24, Montoya 25-39, Ku. Busch 40-41, Johnson 42-43, Montoya 44-60, Johnson 61, Montoya 62-64, Hamlin 65-67, Martin 68-72, Montoya 73-81, Johnson 82, Truex 83-86, Montoya 87-114, Johnson 115-118, Andretti 119, Hamlin 120-124, Johnson 125-159, Montoya 160, J. Gordon 161, Stewart 162, Johnson 163-186, Hamlin 187-189, Montoya 190-194, Johnson 195-227, Ku. Busch 228, Stewart 229-233, Johnson 234-238, J. Gordon 239-243, Johnson 244-250.

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

 


NASCAR SPRINT CUP SERIES TOP 12 (Wins)

 1 –Jimmie Johnson                      5,728        (5)

 2 –Mark Martin                             5,716        (5)

 3 –Juan Pablo Montoya               5,670        (0)

 4 –Tony Stewart                         5,644        (4)

 5 –Jeff Gordon                            5,623        (1)

 6 –Kurt Busch                             5,607        (1)

 7 –Greg Biffle                              5,540        (0)

 8 –Carl Edwards                         5,536        (0)

 9 –Denny Hamlin                         5,509        (2)

10–Ryan Newman                        5,505        (0)

11–Kasey Kahne                         5,422        (2)

12–Brian Vickers                          5,377        (1)

 

SUNOCO DIAMOND PERF. AWARD

                                Car #          Pts.

Jimmie Johnson          (#48)            5

Mark Martin                  (#  5)            5

Tony Stewart               (#14)            4

 

DOW AUTOMOTIVE STRATEGIC CALL OF

THE RACE AWARD        Car #        Pts.

Jimmie Johnson            (#48)            6

Mark Martin                    (#  5)            5

Tony Stewart                 (#14)            4

 

MOOG PROBLEM SOLVER OF RACE

AWARD                          Car #        Pts.

Chad Knaus                   (#48)            3

Alan Gustafson              (#  5)            3

Darian Grubb                 (#14)            3

 


MANUFACTURERS' CHAMPIONSHIP

                                   Pts         Wins

Chevrolet                   226            16

Toyota                       170              9

Ford                           135              2

Dodge                        129              3

 

MOBIL 1 COMMAND PERFORMANCE AWARD

                                      Car #            Pts.

Juan Pablo Montoya     (#42)              11

Kurt Busch                     (#  2)                7

David Reutimann           (#00)                4

 

O’REILLY AUTO PARTS “PEOPLE,

SERVICE & PERFORMANCE” AWARD

                                      Car #            Pts.

Denny Hamlin                (#11)              6

Greg Biffle                     (#16)              6

Tony Stewart                 (#14)              3

 

COORS LIGHT POLE AWARD

Mark Martin                                    7

Brian Vickers                                  6

Jimmie Johnson                            2

Juan Pablo Montoya                     2

David Reutimann                           2

Martin Truex Jr.                             2

Kyle Busch                                     1

Denny Hamlin                                1

Matt Kenseth                                 1

Ryan Newman                               1

 

 


GOODYEAR GATORBACK BELTS FASTEST

LAP AWARD                  Car #        Pts.

Jimmie Johnson            (#48)            7

Mark Martin                    (#  5)            5

Jeff Gordon                    (#24)            4

 

MAHLE CLEVITE ENGINE BUILDER AWARD

                                    Car #            Pts.

Hendrick                       (#48)            303

Hendrick                       (#  5)            277

Hendrick                       (#24)            275

 

WIX FILTERS LAP LEADER AWARD

                                        Car #          Pts.

Tony Stewart                   (#14)              7

Kyle Busch                       (#18)              6

Denny Hamlin                  (#11)              4

 

DIRECTV CREW CHIEF OF THE YEAR

                                        Car #          Pts.

Darian Grubb                   (#14)              6

Brian Pattie                     (#42)              4

Greg Erwin                       (#16)              4

 

TISSOT “PIT ROAD PRECISION” AWARD

                                    Car #          Pts.

Greg Biffle                   (#16)              6

Jeff Gordon                  (#24)              4

Jimmie Johnson          (#48)              3

 

RAYBESTOS ROOKIE OF THE YEAR

Joey Logano                              219

Scott Speed                               196

Max Papis                                  121


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

NASCAR Race Number 30
Unofficial Race Results for the Pepsi 500 - Sunday, October 11, 2009
Auto Club Speedway - Fontana, CA - 2 Mile Paved
Total Race Length - 250 Laps - 500 Miles - Purse: $6,204,988

Fin Str Car# Driver Sponsor
Manu
Laps
Run
Points Bonus
Pts
Total
Award
Status Times
Led
Laps
Led
1 3 48 Jimmie Johnson Lowe's/Jimmie Johnson Foundation Chevy 250 195 10 $302,801 Running 10 126
2 10 24 Jeff Gordon DuPont/Pepsi Chevy 250 175 5 $211,426 Running 2 6
3 4 42 Juan Pablo Montoya Target Chevy 250 170 5 $195,773 Running 7 78
4 9 5 Mark Martin Kellogg's/CARQUEST Chevy 250 165 5 $136,625 Running 1 5
5 20 14 Tony Stewart Office Depot/Old Spice Chevy 250 160 5 $143,248 Running 2 6
6 11 99 Carl Edwards Aflac Ford 250 150 $158,356 Running
7 31 6 David Ragan UPS Ford 250 146 $117,500 Running
8 24 2 Kurt Busch Miller Lite Dodge 250 147 5 $121,925 Running 2 3
9 8 33 Clint Bowyer Prilosec OTC-Walmart Chevy 250 138 $113,950 Running
10 7 29 Kevin Harvick Shell/Pennzoil Chevy 250 134 $142,828 Running
11 16 7 Casey Mears Jack Daniel's Chevy 250 130 $121,525 Running
12 22 77 Sam Hornish Jr. Mobil 1 Dodge 250 127 $120,810 Running
13 17 17 Matt Kenseth R&L Carriers Ford 250 124 $144,340 Running
14 6 20 Joey Logano # Home Depot Toyota 250 121 $144,951 Running
15 36 39 Ryan Newman Haas Automation Chevy 250 118 $128,054 Running
16 14 12 David Stremme No. 12 Penske Dodge Dodge 250 115 $131,215 Running
17 34 55 Michael Waltrip NAPA Auto Parts Toyota 250 112 $105,575 Running
18 42 0 David Reutimann Aaron's Dream Machine Toyota 250 109 $121,348 Running
19 40 34 John Andretti Taco Bell Chevy 250 111 5 $104,000 Running 1 1
20 2 16 Greg Biffle 3M/Scotch-Blue Ford 250 103 $113,400 Running
21 21 82 Scott Speed # Red Bull Toyota 249 100 $109,373 Running
22 5 1 Martin Truex Jr. Guitar Hero 5 Chevy 249 102 5 $129,240 Running 1 4
23 27 47 Marcos Ambrose Little Debbie/Kingsford/Clorox Toyota 249 94 $106,773 Running
24 19 18 Kyle Busch M&M's Toyota 248 91 $138,098 Running
25 37 88 Dale Earnhardt Jr. AMP Energy/National Guard Chevy 248 88 $108,450 Running
26 35 96 Bobby Labonte DLP Ford 247 85 $120,279 Running
27 41 98 Paul Menard Energizer/Menards Ford 247 82 $122,906 Running
28 26 78 Regan Smith Furniture Row Racing Chevy 247 79 $91,875 Running
29 32 83 Brian Vickers Red Bull Toyota 246 76 $117,598 Running
30 18 31 Jeff Burton Caterpillar Chevy 245 73 $136,531 Accident
31 28 43 Reed Sorenson Rosie Organic Chicken Dodge 244 70 $126,526 Accident
32 39 19 Elliott Sadler Stanley Tools Dodge 244 67 $97,100 Accident
33 12 44 A J Allmendinger Dassault Systemes Dodge 244 64 $90,000 Accident
34 25 9 Kasey Kahne Budweiser Dodge 244 61 $131,448 Accident
35 15 13 Max Papis # GEICO Toyota 244 58 $89,950 Running
36 29 26 Jamie McMurray Crown Royal Ford 209 55 $96,900 Running
37 1 11 Denny Hamlin FedEx Ground Toyota 195 57 5 $123,050 Accident 4 21
38 38 7 Robby Gordon Jim Beam Toyota 121 49 $107,560 Accident
39 13 87 Joe Nemechek NEMCO Motorsports Toyota 29 46 $88,750 Electrical
40 43 36 Michael McDowell Wave Energy Drink Toyota 25 43 $88,700 Overheating
41 33 66 Dave Blaney PRISM Motorsports Toyota 22 40 $88,655 Overheating
42 30 71 David Gilliland TRG Motorsports Chevy 13 37 $88,590 Overheating
43 23 9 Mike Bliss Miccosukee Indian Gaming & Resort Dodge 11 34 $88,180 Engine


DRIVERS in GREEN are in the CHASE for the SPRINT CUP

Race Comments: Before an estimated crowd of 70,000, Jimmie Johnson won the Pepsi 500, his 45th NASCAR Sprint Cup Series win. The following cars dropped to the rear of the field: #18 (engine change).

Failed to Qualify: (2) #37-Tony Raines, #64-Mike Wallace.

Time of Race: 3 Hrs, 28 Mins, 28 Secs.
Average Speed: 143.908 MPH
Margin of Victory: 1.603 Seconds

Caution Flags: 8 for 30 laps: Laps: 61-64 (#26 accident Turn 1 [None]); 82-86 (Debris [43]); 118-121 (Debris [82]); 186-189 (Debris [17]); 191-194 (#11 accident frontstretch [44]); 236-238 (Debris [44]); 240-243 (#9, 16 accident frontstretch [20]); 246-247 (#9,19,31,43 44,47,83,88 accident Turn 1(Red Flag: Lap 246: 21 min 45 sec) [12]).

Lead Changes: 29 among 9 drivers: D. Hamlin 1-10; J. Johnson 11-24; J. Montoya 25-39; Kurt Busch 40-41; J. Johnson 42-43; J. Montoya 44-60; J. Johnson 61; J. Montoya 62-64; D. Hamlin 65-67; M. Martin 68-72; J. Montoya 73-81; J. Johnson 82; M. Truex Jr. 83-86; J. Montoya 87-114; J. Johnson 115-118; J. Andretti 119; D. Hamlin 120-124; J. Johnson 125-159; J. Montoya 160; J. Gordon 161; T. Stewart 162; J. Johnson 163-186; D. Hamlin 187-189; J. Montoya 190-194; J. Johnson 195-227; Kurt Busch 228; T. Stewart 229-233; J. Johnson 234-238; J. Gordon 239-243; J. Johnson 244-250.

Coors Light Pole Award : Denny Hamlin, #11 183.87 mph
DIRECTV Crew Chief of the Race : Juan Pablo Montoya, #42 crew chief Brian Pattie
DOW Automotive Strategic Call of the Race : Jimmie Johnson, #48
EA Sports Move of the Race : Jimmie Johnson, #48
Goodyear Gatorback Fastest Lap : Denny Hamlin, #11 182.727 mph, Lap 2
Mahle Clevite Engine Builder of the Race : Jimmie Johnson, #48
Mobil 1 Command Performance Driver of the Race : Juan Pablo Montoya, #42
Moog Chassis Parts Problem Solver of the Race : Jimmie Johnson, #48 crew chief Chad Knaus, -0.436 seconds
O'Reilly Auto Parts People, Service and Performance : Casey Mears, #07 342.184 seconds
Raybestos Rookie of the Race : Joey Logano, #20
Sunoco Diamond Performance : Jimmie Johnson, #48
Tissot Pit Road Precision : Jeff Gordon, #24 295.170 seconds
WIX Filters Lap Leader : Juan Pablo Montoya, #42 78 Laps

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