Lowe's Motor Speedway
NASCAR Banking 500 only from Bank of America
October 17, 2009

Official Results from
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NASCAR SPRINT CUP SERIES OFFICIAL RACE REPORT No. 31

NASCAR BANKING 500 ONLY FROM BANK OF AMERICA

LOWE’S MOTOR SPEEDWAY

Concord, N.C. – Oct. 17, 2009

1.5-Mile Oval

501 M – 334 L – Purse: $5,331,342

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Fin.      Str.         Car                                                                                                                                         NSCS       Bonus      Driver

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

 1           1         48       Jimmie Johnson           Lowe's Chevrolet                                                      334          195        **10       139.1     $328,826    Running

 2           4         17       Matt Kenseth               Carhartt Ford                                                             334          175             *5       122.3       240,915    Running

 3           3           9       Kasey Kahne              Budweiser Dodge                                                     334          170             *5       125.6       198,723    Running

 4           9         24       Jeff Gordon                 Dupont/Transformers 2 Revenge of the Fallen Chev  334          165             *5       115.1       172,701    Running

 5         12         20       Joey Logano #            The Home Depot Toyota                                            334          155                        96.0       162,976    Running

 6         11         33       Clint Bowyer               Cheerios/Hamburger Helper Chevrolet                     334          150                      106.2       113,875    Running

 7         42         07       Casey Mears               Jack Daniel's Chevrolet                                             334          146                        88.2       109,550    Running

 8         10         18       Kyle Busch                  M&M's/Susan G. Komen Foundation Toyota             334          142                      101.5       134,623    Running

 9         25           1       Martin Truex Jr.           Guitar Hero/DJ Hero Chevrolet                                  334          138                        95.6       127,065    Running

10        15           2       Kurt Busch                  Miller Lite Dodge                                                        334          139             *5         97.6         99,600    Running

11          6         39       Ryan Newman            U.S. Army/Transformers 2 Revenge of the Fallen Chev 334       130                        93.1       113,304    Running

12          8         25       Brad Keselowski         GoDaddy.com Chevrolet                                           334          127                        80.3         77,850    Running

13          5         14       Tony Stewart              Old Spice/Office Depot Chevrolet                             334          124                        85.3       100,373    Running

14        34         31       Jeff Burton                  Caterpillar Chevrolet                                                  334          121                        80.1       119,931    Running

15        21         00       David Reutimann         Aaron's Dream Machine Toyota                                334          118                        84.6       101,548    Running

16        23         16       Greg Biffle                   3M/IDG Ford                                                              334          115                        77.4         90,975    Running

17          2           5       Mark Martin                  Pop-Tarts/CARQUEST Chevrolet                              334          117             *5         86.3         87,375    Running

18        32         29       Kevin Harvick              Shell/Pennzoil Chevrolet                                            334          109                        74.2       111,178    Running

19        27         12       David Stremme            Penske Dodge                                                           334          106                        64.8       106,065    Running

20        29           6       David Ragan                UPS Ford                                                                   334          103                        67.7         82,925    Running

21        37         43       Reed Sorenson           Super 8 Motels Dodge                                               334          100                        57.1       109,751    Running

22        13         47       Marcos Ambrose        Clorox/Kingsford/Bush's Baked Beans Toyota         333            97                        64.6         86,573    Running

23        26         44       AJ Allmendinger          Best Buy Dodge                                                        333            94                        61.5         72,550    Running

24          7         71       Mike Bliss                    TaxSlayer.com Chevrolet                                          333            91                        63.5         71,850    Running

25        14         02       David Gilliland              Farm Bureau Toyota                                                 333            88                        56.1         68,225    Running

26        38         19       Elliott Sadler                 Stanley Dodge                                                           332            85                        51.4         78,725    Running

27        31         98       Paul Menard                Johns Manville/Menards Ford                                   332            82                        43.4       100,806    Running

28        16         82       Scott Speed #             Red Bull Toyota                                                         332            79                        50.5         82,173    Running

29        36         21       Bill Elliott                       Warriors in Pink Powered by Ford                            332            76                        42.4         66,875    Running

30        19           7       Robby Gordon             Freightliner Toyota                                                    332            73                        53.1         89,910    Running

31        24         96       Bobby Labonte            Ask.com/Search for the Cure Ford                           331            70                        45.0         96,579    Running

32        33         55       Michael Waltrip            NAPA/Susan G. Komen Foundation Toyota              331            72             *5         40.1         74,225    Running

33        20         26       Jamie McMurray          Jeremiah Weed Southern Style Sweet Tea Ford      331            64                        46.4         75,050    Running

34        30         83       Brian Vickers              Red Bull Toyota                                                         330            61                        58.2         94,298    Running

35        18         42       Juan Pablo Montoya    Lysol Chevrolet                                                         330            58                        66.2       100,398    Running

36        41         34       John Andretti               Taco Bell Chevrolet                                                   330            55                        29.0         73,650    Running

37        43         08       Terry Labonte             Carter/Simo Racing Toyota                                       329            57             *5         31.9         68,025    Running

38        39         88       Dale Earnhardt Jr.       AMP Energy/National Guard Chevrolet                     304            49                        44.3         83,400    Running

39        28         99       Carl Edwards              Aflac Ford                                                                 299            46                        35.6       114,131    Engine

40        22         77       Sam Hornish Jr.           Mobil 1 Dodge                                                            298            43                        27.1         83,910    Running

41        40         13       Max Papis #                 GEICO Toyota                                                            286            40                        27.8         65,000    Engine

42        17         11       Denny Hamlin              FedEx Office Toyota                                                 192            42             *5       100.5         87,875    Engine

43        35         87       Joe Nemechek             NEMCO Motorsports Toyota                                        26            34                        27.0         65,251    Rearend

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

Failed to qualify: (4) #36 Michael McDowell, #09 Sterling Marlin, #66 Dave Blaney, #37 Travis Kvapil.

Race Comments: Before an estimated crowd of 105,000, Johnson won the NASCAR Banking 500 Only From Bank of America, his 46th NASCAR Sprint Cup victory. To start the race, the following cars dropped to the rear of the field for the reasons indicated: #21, #98 (transmission change).

 

TIME OF RACE:  3 hours, 38 minutes, 22 seconds                                     AVERAGE SPEED: 137.658 mph                                  MARGIN OF VICTORY:  2.303 seconds

COORS LIGHT POLE AWARD: Jimmie Johnson (192.376 mph, 28.070 secs.)

DIRECTV CREW CHIEF OF THE RACE AWARD: Drew Blickensderfer (crew chief for Matt Kenseth)

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: Jimmie Johnson (186.935 mph, Lap 310)

MAHLE CLEVITE ENGINE BUILDER OF THE RACE AWARD: Jimmie Johnson

MOBIL 1 “COMMAND PERFORMANCE DRIVER OF THE RACE” AWARD: Martin Truex Jr.

MOOG CHASSIS PARTS PROBLEM SOLVER OF THE RACE AWARD: Steve Letarte (crew chief for Jeff Gordon)

NASCAR SPRINT CUP LEADER BONUS: Jimmie Johnson ($10,000)++

O’REILLY AUTO PARTS “PEOPLE, SERVICE & PERFORMANCE” AWARD: Matt Kenseth (305.296 sec)

RAYBESTOS ROOKIE OF THE RACE AWARD: Joey Logano

SUNOCO DIAMOND PERFORMANCE AWARD: Jimmie Johnson

TISSOT “PIT ROAD PRECISION” AWARD: Jeff Gordon (271.888 secs.)

WIX FILTERS LAP LEADER AWARD: Kasey Kahne (67 laps)

CAUTION FLAGS: 10 cautions for 42 laps. [Beneficiary] 4-6 (Car #77-Accident, Turn 2 [None]); 11-13 (Car #77-Spin, Turn 4 [None]); 36-42 (Precipitation [None]); 121-124 (Car #18-Spin, Turn 4 [7]); 165-169 (Car #42-Spin, Turn 4 [None]); 190-194 (Debris [02]); 292-295 (Oil on Track [12]); 301-303 (Car #02-Accident, Turn 2 [5]); 305-308 (Oil on Track [6]); 314-317 (Car #12, 16 & 39-Accident, Frontstretch [43]).

LAP LEADERS: 22 lead changes among 9 drivers. Johnson-pole, Martin 1-6, Johnson 7-36, Waltrip 37-39, Labonte 40, Kenseth 41-42, Johnson 43-44, Kenseth 45-51, Johnson 52-70, Hamlin 71-94, Kenseth 95-98, Hamlin 99-121, J. Gordon 122-164, Hamlin 165-170, J. Gordon 171-189, Hamlin 190, Kenseth 191-222, Kahne 223-245, Ku. Busch 246-247, Kahne 248-291, Johnson 292-318, J. Gordon 319-320, Johnson 321-334.

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

 


NASCAR SPRINT CUP SERIES TOP 12 (Wins)

 1 –Jimmie Johnson                      5,923        (6)

 2 –Mark Martin                             5,833        (5)

 3 –Jeff Gordon                            5,788        (1)

 4 –Tony Stewart                         5,768        (4)

 5 –Kurt Busch                             5,746        (1)

 6 –Juan Pablo Montoya               5,728        (0)

 7 –Greg Biffle                              5,655        (0)

 8 –Ryan Newman                        5,635        (0)

 9 –Kasey Kahne                         5,592        (2)

10–Carl Edwards                         5,582        (0)

11–Denny Hamlin                         5,551        (2)

12–Brian Vickers                          5,438        (1)

 

SUNOCO DIAMOND PERF. AWARD

                                Car #          Pts.

Jimmie Johnson          (#48)            6

Mark Martin                  (#  5)            5

Tony Stewart               (#14)            4

 

DOW AUTOMOTIVE STRATEGIC CALL OF

THE RACE AWARD        Car #        Pts.

Jimmie Johnson            (#48)            7

Mark Martin                    (#  5)            5

Tony Stewart                 (#14)            4

 

MOOG PROBLEM SOLVER OF RACE

AWARD                          Car #        Pts.

Chad Knaus                   (#48)            3

Steve Letarte                 (#24)            3

Darian Grubb                 (#14)            3

 


MANUFACTURERS' CHAMPIONSHIP

                                   Pts         Wins

Chevrolet                   235            17

Toyota                       173              9

Ford                           141              2

Dodge                        133              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                            3

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)            8

Mark Martin                    (#  5)            5

Jeff Gordon                    (#24)            4

 

MAHLE CLEVITE ENGINE BUILDER AWARD

                                    Car #            Pts.

Hendrick                       (#48)            328

Hendrick                       (#24)            287

Hendrick                       (#  5)            280

 

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)              5

Jimmie Johnson          (#48)              3

 

RAYBESTOS ROOKIE OF THE YEAR

Joey Logano                              226

Scott Speed                               197

Max Papis                                  130


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

DRIVERS in GREEN are in the CHASE for the SPRINT CUP

NASCAR Race Number 31
Unofficial Race Results for the Nascar Banking 500 Only From Bank Of America
Saturday, October 17, 2009
Lowe's Motor Speedway - Concord, NC - 1.5 Mile Paved
Total Race Length - 334 Laps - 501 Miles - Purse: $5,331,342

Fin Str Car# Driver Sponsor
Manu
Laps
Run
Points Bonus
Pts
Total
Award
Status Times
Led
Laps
Led
1 1 48 Jimmie Johnson Lowe's Chevrolet 334 195 10 $328,826 Running 5 92
2 4 17 Matt Kenseth Carhartt Ford 334 175 5 $240,915 Running 4 45
3 3 9 Kasey Kahne Budweiser Dodge 334 170 5 $198,723 Running 2 67
4 9 24 Jeff Gordon Dupont/Trnsfrmrs 2 Revenge of the Fallen Chevrolet 334 165 5 $172,701 Running 3 64
5 12 20 Joey Logano # The Home Depot Toyota 334 155 $162,976 Running
6 11 33 Clint Bowyer Cheerios / Hamburger Helper Chevrolet 334 150 $113,875 Running
7 42 07 Casey Mears Jack Daniel's Chevrolet 334 146 $109,550 Running
8 10 18 Kyle Busch M&M's / Susan G. Komen Foundation Toyota 334 142 $134,623 Running
9 25 1 Martin Truex Jr. Guitar Hero / DJ Hero Chevrolet 334 138 $127,065 Running
10 15 2 Kurt Busch Miller Lite Dodge 334 139 5 $99,600 Running 1 2
11 6 39 Ryan Newman U.S. Army/Trnsfrmrs 2 Revenge of the Fallen Chevrolet 334 130 $113,304 Running
12 8 25 Brad Keselowski GoDaddy.com Chevrolet 334 127 $77,850 Running
13 5 14 Tony Stewart Old Spice / Office Depot Chevrolet 334 124 $100,373 Running
14 34 31 Jeff Burton Caterpillar Chevrolet 334 121 $119,931 Running
15 21 00 David Reutimann Aaron's Dream Machine Toyota 334 118 $101,548 Running
16 23 16 Greg Biffle 3M / IDG Ford 334 115 $90,975 Running
17 2 5 Mark Martin Pop-Tarts / CARQUEST Chevrolet 334 117 5 $87,375 Running 1 6
18 32 29 Kevin Harvick Shell / Pennzoil Chevrolet 334 109 $111,178 Running
19 27 12 David Stremme No. 12 Penske Dodge 334 106 $106,065 Running
20 29 6 David Ragan UPS Ford 334 103 $82,925 Running
21 37 43 Reed Sorenson Super 8 Motels Dodge 334 100 $109,751 Running
22 13 47 Marcos Ambrose Clorox / Kingsford / Bush's Baked Beans Toyota 333 97 $86,573 Running
23 26 44 A J Allmendinger Best Buy Dodge 333 94 $72,550 Running
24 7 71 Mike Bliss TaxSlayer.com Chevrolet 333 91 $71,850 Running
25 14 02 David Gilliland Farm Bureau Toyota 333 88 $68,225 Running
26 38 19 Elliott Sadler Stanley Dodge 332 85 $78,725 Running
27 31 98 Paul Menard Johns Manville / Menards Ford 332 82 $100,806 Running
28 16 82 Scott Speed # Red Bull Toyota 332 79 $82,173 Running
29 36 21 Bill Elliott Warriors in Pink Powered by Ford 332 76 $66,875 Running
30 19 7 Robby Gordon Freightliner Toyota 332 73 $89,910 Running
31 24 96 Bobby Labonte Ask.com / Search for the Cure Ford 331 70 $96,579 Running
32 33 55 Michael Waltrip NAPA/Susan G. Komen Fndtn Toyota Camry Toyota 331 72 5 $74,225 Running 1 3
33 20 26 Jamie McMurray Jeremiah Weed Southern Style Sweet Tea Ford 331 64 $75,050 Running
34 30 83 Brian Vickers Red Bull Toyota 330 61 $94,298 Running
35 18 42 Juan Pablo Montoya Lysol Chevrolet 330 58 $100,398 Running
36 41 34 John Andretti Taco Bell Chevrolet 330 55 $73,650 Running
37 43 08 Terry Labonte Carter/Simo Racing Toyota 329 57 5 $68,025 Running 1 1
38 39 88 Dale Earnhardt Jr. AMP Energy / National Guard Chevrolet 304 49 $83,400 Running
39 28 99 Carl Edwards Aflac Ford 299 46 $114,131 Engine
40 22 77 Sam Hornish Jr. Mobil 1 Dodge 298 43 $83,910 Running
41 40 13 Max Papis # GEICO Toyota 286 40 $65,000 Engine
42 17 11 Denny Hamlin FedEx Office Toyota 192 42 5 $87,875 Engine 4 54
43 35 87 Joe Nemechek NEMCO Motorsports Toyota 26 34 $65,251 Rearend  


Race Comments: Before an estimated crowd of 105,000, Jimmie Johnson won the NASCAR Banking 500 Only from Bank of America, his 46th NASCAR Sprint Cup Series victory. To start the race, the follwing cars dropped to the rear of the field for the reasons indicated: #21, #98 (transmission change).

Failed to Qualify: (4) 36 Michael McDowell, 09 Sterling Marlin, 66 Dave Blaney, 37 Travis Kvapil.

Time of Race: 3 Hrs, 38 Mins, 22 Secs. Average Speed: 137.658 MPH Margin of Victory: 2.303 Seconds

Caution Flags: 10 for 42 laps: Laps: 4-6 (#77 accident turn 2 [None]); 11-13 (#77 spun turn 4 [None]); 36-42 (Precipitation [None]); 121-124 (#18 spun turn 4 [7]); 165-169 (#42 spun turn 4 [None]); 190-194 (Debris [02]); 292-295 (Oil on track [12]); 301-303 (#02 accident turn 2 [5]); 305-308 (Oil on track [6]); 314-317 (#12, 16, 39 accident frontstretch [43]).

Lead Changes: 22 among 9 drivers: J. Johnson 0; M. Martin 1-6; J. Johnson 7-36; M. Waltrip 37-39; T. Labonte 40; M. Kenseth 41-42; J. Johnson 43-44; M. Kenseth 45-51; J. Johnson 52-70; D. Hamlin 71-94; M. Kenseth 95-98; D. Hamlin 99-121; J. Gordon 122-164; D. Hamlin 165-170; J. Gordon 171-189; D. Hamlin 190; M. Kenseth 191-222; K. Kahne 223-245; Kurt Busch 246-247; K. Kahne 248-291; J. Johnson 292-318; J. Gordon 319-320; J. Johnson 321-334.

Coors Light Pole Award: Jimmie Johnson, #48 192.376 mph
DIRECTV Crew Chief of the Race: Matt Kenseth, #17 crew chief Drew Blickensderfer
DOW Automotive Strategic Call of the Race: Jimmie Johnson, #48
EA Sports Move of the Race: Jimmie Johnson, #48
Goodyear Gatorback Fastest Lap: Jimmie Johnson, #48 186.935 mph, Lap 310
Mahle Clevite Engine Builder of the Race: Jimmie Johnson, #48
Mobil 1 Command Performance Driver of the Race: Martin Truex Jr, #1
Moog Chassis Parts Problem Solver of the Race: Jeff Gordon, #24 0.167 seconds
O'Reilly Auto Parts People, Service and Performance: Matt Kenseth, #17 305.296 seconds
Raybestos Rookie of the Race: Joey Logano, #20
Sunoco Diamond Performance: Jimmie Johnson, #48
Tissot Pit Road Precision: Jeff Gordon, #24 271.888 seconds
WIX Filters Lap Leader: Kasey Kahne, #9 67 Laps


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