Bristol Motor Speedway
Food City 500
March 22, 2009

Official Results from
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NASCAR SPRINT CUP SERIES RACE No. 5

FOOD CITY 500

BRISTOL MOTOR SPEEDWAY

 

Bristol, Tenn.March 22, 2009

.533-Mile Oval

500 L – 266.5 MPurse: $5,700,744

 

                                                                                                                                                                                                Bonus          Money

Fin       St      Car#            Driver                         Team                                                             Laps                    Pts            Pts              Won        Status

 1         19          18            Kyle Busch                  Snickers Toyota                                                503                    195         **    10         $232,998      Running

 2         24          11            Denny Hamlin              FedEx Express Toyota                                      503                    175           *      5           138,275      Running

 3           3          48            Jimmie Johnson           Lowe's Chevrolet                                              503                    170           *      5           168,876      Running

 4         10          24            Jeff Gordon                 DuPont Chevrolet                                              503                    160                              146,051      Running

 5           5            9            Kasey Kahne              Budweiser Dodge                                             503                    155                              143,398      Running

 6           1            5            Mark Martin                  CARQUEST/Kellogg's Chevrolet                        503                    155           *      5           109,575      Running

 7           2          39            Ryan Newman            U.S. ARMY Chevrolet                                        503                    151           *      5           129,729      Running

 8         40          31            Jeff Burton                  Caterpillar Chevrolet                                          503                    142                              137,906      Running

 9         12          42            Juan Pablo Montoya    Target Chevrolet                                               503                    138                              133,473      Running

10        13          47            Marcos Ambrose        Little Debbie/Clorox/Kingsford Toyota               503                    134                              113,923      Running

11        32            2            Kurt Busch                  Miller Lite Dodge                                                503                    130                              109,075      Running

12          6          00            David Reutimann         Aaron's Dream Machine Toyota                        503                    132           *      5           116,973      Running

13        31          33            Clint Bowyer               BB&T Chevrolet                                                 503                    124                                92,975      Running

14        34          88            Dale Earnhardt Jr.       National Guard/AMP Energy Chevrolet             503                    121                              105,650      Running

15        38          99            Carl Edwards              Aflac Ford                                                         503                    118                              138,606      Running

16        26          44            AJ Allmendinger          Charter Dodge                                                   503                    115                                91,225      Running

17        15          14            Tony Stewart              Office Depot Chevrolet                                     502                    112                              101,648      Running

18        17          28            Travis Kvapil               Golden Corral Ford                                            502                    109                                91,475      Running

19        29          12            David Stremme            Penske Dodge                                                   502                    106                              123,540      Running

20        22          19            Elliott Sadler                 Best Buy Dodge                                                502                    103                                99,975      Running

21        35            7            Robby Gordon             FindMeSpot.com Toyota                                    501                    100                              108,660      Running

22        36          96            Bobby Labonte            Academy Sports + Outdoors Ford                    501                      97                              117,629      Running

23          7          43            Reed Sorenson           Paralyzed Veterans of America Dodge            501                      94                              127,676      Running

24        37          07            Casey Mears               Jack Daniel's Chevrolet                                     501                      91                              103,900      Running

25        42          98            Paul Menard                Johns Manville/Menards Ford                           501                      88                              119,681      Running

26        20            1            Martin Truex Jr.           Bass Pro Shops Chevrolet                                501                      85                              124,190      Running

27        41            6            David Ragan                UPS Ford                                                           500                      82                                96,450      Running

28        11          82    #      Scott Speed                Red Bull Toyota                                                 500                      79                              101,873      Running

29        27          83            Brian Vickers              Red Bull Toyota                                                 499                      76                              116,023      Running

30        30          29            Kevin Harvick              Shell/Pennzoil Chevrolet                                    499                      73                              122,703      Running

31        25          77            Sam Hornish Jr.           Mobil 1 Dodge                                                    499                      70                              103,810      Running

32        21          55            Michael Waltrip            NAPA Toyota                                                    497                      72           *      5             91,975      Running

33        33          17            Matt Kenseth               DEWALT Ford                                                   497                      64                              131,115      Running

34        39          34            John Andretti               Window World Chevrolet                                  495                      61                                91,875      Running

35        18            8            Aric Almirola                Champion Chevrolet                                          494                      58                                91,825      Running

36        14          71            David Gilliland              Capital Window Chevrolet                                 493                      55                                83,775      Running

37          9          26            Jamie McMurray          Crown Royal Ford                                             491                      52                                91,725      Running

38        23          20    #      Joey Logano               Home Depot Toyota                                           490                      49                              131,026      Engine

39          4          16            Greg Biffle                   3M Ford                                                             326                      46                              103,325      Engine

40        43          09            Sterling Marlin              Phoenix Racing Dodge                                        91                      43                                83,550      Steering

41        28          87            Joe Nemechek             NEMCO Motorsports Toyota                                82                      40                                83,475      Rear End

42        16          64            Todd Bodine                Fred's Hometown Discount Store Toyota           58                      37                                83,390      Accident

43          8          66            Dave Blaney                Hyde Park Storage Suites Toyota                       33                      34                                82,968      Steering

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

Failed to qualify: (2) #36 Scott Riggs, #41 Jeremy Mayfield.

Race Comments: Before a capacity crowd of 160,000, Kyle Busch won the Food City 500, his 14th NASCAR Sprint Cup victory. Prior to the green flag, the following driver dropped to the rear for the reason indicated: #88 Earnhardt Jr. (transmission change).

 

TIME OF RACE:  2 hours, 54 minutes, 35 seconds                                AVERAGE SPEED: 92.139 mph                        MARGIN OF VICTORY:  0.391 second

COORS LIGHT POLE AWARD:  Mark Martin (125.773 mph, 15.256 secs.)

DIRECTV CREW CHIEF OF THE RACE AWARD: Tony Gibson (crew chief for Ryan Newman)

DOW AUTOMOTIVE “STRATEGIC CALL OF THE RACE” AWARD: Kyle Busch

EA SPORTS “MOVE OF THE RACE” AWARD:  Kyle Busch

GOODYEAR GATORBACK BELTS FASTEST LAP AWARD: Kyle Busch (121.505 mph, Lap 197)

MAHLE CLEVITE ENGINE BUILDER OF THE RACE AWARD: Kyle Busch

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

MOOG CHASSIS PARTS PROBLEM SOLVER OF THE RACE AWARD: Kenny Francis (crew chief for Kasey Kahne)

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

O’REILLY AUTO PARTS “PEOPLE, SERVICE & PERFORMANCE” AWARD: Kyle Busch (295.007 seconds)

RAYBESTOS ROOKIE OF THE RACE AWARD:  Scott Speed

SUNOCO DIAMOND PERFORMANCE AWARD:  Kyle Busch

TISSOT “PIT ROAD PRECISION” AWARD: Jimmie Johnson (235.745 secs.)

WIX FILTERS LAP LEADER AWARD: Kyle Busch (378 laps)

CAUTION FLAGS:  9 cautions for 58 laps. [Beneficiary in Brackets] 28-32 (Car #34-Accident, Turn 2 [09]); 34-38 (Car #34 & 66-Accident, Turn 4 [None]); 60-67 (Car #2, 8, 29 & 64-Accident, Frontstretch [09]); 124-129 (Car #26-Accident, Turn 2 [77]); 190-195 (Car #26 & 77-Accident, Turn 2 [96]); 320-328 (Debris [88]); 443-449 (Car #29-Accident, Turn 4 [88]); 455-459 (Car #12-Spin, Turn 3 [44]); 495-501 (Oil on track [None]).

LAP LEADERS: 13 lead changes among 7 drivers. Martin 1-2, Newman 3-27, Johnson 28-68, Ky. Busch 69-124, Reutimann 125, Ky. Busch 126-190, Hamlin 191, Waltrip 192-193, Ky. Busch 194-316, Hamlin 317-321, Johnson 322-368, Ky. Busch 369-443, Hamlin 444, Ky. Busch 445-503.

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

 


NASCAR SPRINT CUP SERIES TOP 12 (Wins)

 1 –Jeff Gordon                        794          (0)

 2 –Kurt Busch                         718          (1)

 3 –Clint Bowyer                      715          (0)

 4 –Kyle Busch                         709          (2)

 5 –Carl Edwards                      665          (0)

 6 –Kasey Kahne                     639          (0)

 7 –Tony Stewart                     633          (0)

 8 –Denny Hamlin                    631          (0)

 9 –Jimmie Johnson                627          (0)

10–Matt Kenseth                     610          (2)

11–David Reutimann               607          (0)

12–Kevin Harvick                     584          (0)

 

MANUFACTURERS' CHAMPIONSHIP

                                   Pts         Wins

Chevrolet                     30          0

Ford                             29          2

Toyota                         28          2

Dodge                          23          1

 

RAYBESTOS ROOKIE OF THE YEAR

Joey Logano                                53

Scott Speed                                 52

Max Papis                                      9

 

MOOG PROBLEM SOLVER OF RACE

AWARD                          Car #     Pts.

Drew Blickensderfer        (#17)        1

Steve Letarte                 (#24)        1

Kenny Francis                (#  9)        1

 


DOW AUTOMOTIVE STRATEGIC CALL OF

THE RACE AWARD        Car #            Pts.

Matt Kenseth                 (#17)                2

Kyle Busch                     (#18)                2

Carl Edwards                  (#99)                1

 

MOBIL 1 COMMAND PERFORMANCE AWARD

                                      Car #            Pts.

Kurt Busch                     (#  2)                2

Juan Pablo Montoya     (#42)                1

David Reutimann           (#00)                1

 

WIX FILTERS LAP LEADER AWARD

                                        Car #          Pts.

Kyle Busch                       (#18)              2

Jeff Burton                       (#31)              1

Ryan Newman                 (#39)              1

 

DIRECTV CREW CHIEF OF THE YEAR

                                        Car #          Pts.

Tony Gibson                    (#39)              1

Steve Addington              (#18)              1

Todd Berrier                    (#29)              1

 

GOODYEAR GATORBACK BELTS FASTEST

LAP AWARD                  Car #            Pts.

Jeff Gordon                    (#24)                2

Jimmie Johnson            (#48)                1

Kyle Busch                     (#18)                1

 


O’REILLY AUTO PARTS “PEOPLE,

SERVICE & PERFORMANCE” AWARD

                                    Car #          Pts.

Tony Stewart               (#14)            2

Kyle Busch                   (#18)            1

Clint Bowyer                (#33)            1

 

MAHLE CLEVITE ENGINE BUILDER AWARD

                                    Car #            Pts.

JGR                             (#18)            58

Hendrick                       (#24)            54

Penske                         (#  2)            49

 

COORS LIGHT POLE AWARD

Mark Martin                                        2

Kyle Busch                                         1

Martin Truex Jr.                                 1

Brian Vickers                                      1

 

TISSOT “PIT ROAD PRECISION” AWARD

                                    Car #          Pts.

Jimmie Johnson          (#48)              1

Greg Biffle                   (#16)              1

Clint Bowyer                (#33)              1

 

SUNOCO DIAMOND PERF. AWARD

                                Car #          Pts.

Matt Kenseth               (#17)            2

Kyle Busch                   (#18)            2

Kurt Busch                   (#  2)            1


UNOFFICIAL RESULTS posted after the race

from NASCAR Statistics

OFFICIAL RESULTS WILL be posted ABOVE sometime Monday




NASCAR Race Number 5
Unofficial Race Results for the Food City 500 - Sunday, March 22, 2009
Bristol Motor Speedway - Bristol, TN - .533 Mile Paved
Total Race Length - 503 Laps - 268.099 Miles - Purse: $5,700,744

Fin Str Car# Driver Team Laps
Run
Pts Bonus Total Award Status Times
Led
Laps
Led
1 19 18 Kyle Busch Snickers Toyota 503 195 10 $232,998 Running 5 378
2 24 11 Denny Hamlin FedEx Express Toyota 503 175 5 $138,275 Running 3 7
3 3 48 Jimmie Johnson Lowe's Chevy 503 170 5 $168,876 Running 2 88
4 10 24 Jeff Gordon DuPont Chevy 503 160 $146,051 Running
5 5 9 Kasey Kahne Budweiser Dodge 503 155 $143,398 Running
6 1 5 Mark Martin CARQUEST/Kellogg's Chevy 503 155 5 $109,575 Running 1 2
7 2 39 Ryan Newman U.S. ARMY Chevy 503 151 5 $129,729 Running 1 25
8 40 31 Jeff Burton Caterpillar Chevy 503 142 $137,906 Running
9 12 42 Juan Pablo Montoya Target Chevy 503 138 $133,473 Running
10 13 47 Marcos Ambrose Little Debbie/Clorox/Kingsford Toyota 503 134 $113,923 Running
11 32 2 Kurt Busch Miller Lite Dodge 503 130 $109,075 Running
12 6 00 David Reutimann Aaron's Dream Machine Toyota 503 132 5 $116,973 Running 1 1
13 31 33 Clint Bowyer BB&T Chevy 503 124 $92,975 Running
14 34 88 Dale Earnhardt Jr. National Guard/AMP Energy Chevy 503 121 $105,650 Running
15 38 99 Carl Edwards Aflac Ford 503 118 $138,606 Running
16 26 44 A J Allmendinger Charter Dodge 503 115 $91,225 Running
17 15 14 Tony Stewart Office Depot Chevy 502 112 $101,648 Running
18 17 28 Travis Kvapil Golden Corral Ford 502 109 $91,475 Running
19 29 12 David Stremme No. 12 Penske Dodge Dodge 502 106 $123,540 Running
20 22 19 Elliott Sadler Best Buy Dodge 502 103 $99,975 Running
21 35 7 Robby Gordon FindMeSpot.com Toyota 501 100 $108,660 Running
22 36 96 Bobby Labonte Academy Sports + Outdoors Ford 501 97 $117,629 Running
23 7 43 Reed Sorenson Paralyzed Veterans of America Dodge 501 94 $127,676 Running
24 37 07 Casey Mears Jack Daniel's Chevy 501 91 $103,900 Running
25 42 98 Paul Menard Johns Manville/Menards Ford 501 88 $119,681 Running
26 20 1 Martin Truex Jr. Bass Pro Shops Chevy 501 85 $124,190 Running
27 41 6 David Ragan UPS Ford 500 82 $96,450 Running
28 11 82 Scott Speed # Red Bull Toyota 500 79 $101,873 Running
29 27 83 Brian Vickers Red Bull Toyota 499 76 $116,023 Running
30 30 29 Kevin Harvick Shell/Pennzoil Chevy 499 73 $122,703 Running
31 25 77 Sam Hornish Jr. Mobil 1 Dodge 499 70 $103,810 Running
32 21 55 Michael Waltrip NAPA Toyota 497 72 5 $91,975 Running 1 2
33 33 17 Matt Kenseth DeWalt Ford 497 64 $131,115 Running
34 39 34 John Andretti Window World Chevy 495 61 $91,875 Running
35 18 8 Aric Almirola Champion Chevy 494 58 $91,825 Running
36 14 71 David Gilliland Capital Window Chevy 493 55 $83,775 Running
37 9 26 Jamie McMurray Crown Royal Ford 491 52 $91,725 Running
38 23 20 Joey Logano # Home Depot Toyota 490 49 $131,026 Engine
39 4 16 Greg Biffle 3M Ford 326 46 $103,325 Engine
40 43 09 Sterling Marlin Dodge 91 43 $83,550 Steering
41 28 87 Joe Nemechek Toyota 82 40 $83,475 Rear End
42 16 64 Todd Bodine Fred's Hometown Discount Store Toyota 58 37 $83,390 Accident
43 8 66 Dave Blaney Hyde Park Storage Suites Toyota 33 34 $82,968 Steering    


Race Comments: Before a capacity crowd of 160,000 - Kyle Busch won the FOOD CITY 500, his 14th NASCAR Sprint Cup Series victory. Prior to the green flag, the following driver dropped to the rear for the reason indicated: #88 Dale Earnhardt Jr. (transmission change).

Failed to Qualify: (2) 36 Scott Riggs, 41 Jeremy Mayfield.

Time of Race: 2 Hrs, 54 Mins, 35 Secs.
Average Speed: 92.139 MPH
Margin of Victory: 0.391 Seconds

Caution Flags: 9 for 58 laps: Laps: 28-32 (#34 accident turn 2 [lucky dog 09]); 34-38 (#34, 66 accident turn 4 [None]); 60-67 (#2, 8, 29, 64 accident frontstretch [09]); 124-129 (#26 accident turn 2 [77]); 190-195 (#26, 77 accident turn 2 [96]); 320-328 (Debris [88]); 443-449 (#29 accident turn 4 [88]); 455-459 (#12 spun turn 3 [44]); 495-501 (Oil on track [None]).

Lead Changes: 13 among 7 drivers: M. Martin 1-2; R. Newman 3-27; J. Johnson 28-68; Kyle Busch 69-124; D. Reutimann 125; Kyle Busch 126-190; D. Hamlin 191; M. Waltrip 192-193; Kyle Busch 194-316; D. Hamlin 317-321; J. Johnson 322-368; Kyle Busch 369-443; D. Hamlin 444; Kyle Busch 445-503.

Coors Light Pole Award : Mark Martin, #5 (125.773 mph)
DIRECTV Crew Chief of the Race : Ryan Newman, #39
DOW Automotive Strategic Call of the Race : Kyle Busch, #18
EA Sports Move of the Race : Kyle Busch, #18
Goodyear Gatorback Fastest Lap : Kyle Busch, #18 (121.505 mph, Lap 197)
Mahle Clevite Engine Builder : Kyle Busch, #18
Mobil 1 Command Performance Driver of the Race : Juan Pablo Montoya, #42
Moog Chassis Parts Problem Solver of the Race : Kasey Kahne, #9 (.014 sec )
O'Reilly People, Service and Performance Award : Kyle Busch, #18 (295.007 sec)
Raybestos Rookie of the Race : Scott Speed, #82
Sunoco Diamond Performance : Kyle Busch, #18
Tissot Pit Road Precision Award : Jimmie Johnson, #48 (235.745 sec)
WIX Lap Leader : Kyle Busch, #18 (378 Laps)

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