Sprint Showdown
Sprint All-Star Challenge
May 16, 2009

Unofficial Race Results for the NASCAR Sprint All-Star
Saturday, May 16, 2009
Lowe's Motor Speedway - Concord, NC - 1.5 Mile Paved
Total Race Length - 100 Laps - 150 Miles - Purse: $3,308,251


Fin Str Car# Driver Sponsor
Manu
Laps
Run
Winnings Status Times
Led
Laps
Led
1 15 14 Tony Stewart Office Depot / Old Spice Chevy 100 $1,058,656 Running 1 2
2 3 17 Matt Kenseth DeWalt Ford 100 $243,646 Running 1 4
3 2 2 Kurt Busch Miller Lite Dodge 100 $148,646 Running
4 18 11 Denny Hamlin FedEx Express Toyota 100 $108,621 Running
5 14 99 Carl Edwards Aflac Ford 100 $103,621 Running
6 5 5 Mark Martin Kellogg's / CARQUEST Chevy 100 $98,621 Running
7 13 18 Kyle Busch M&M's Toyota 100 $118,471 Running 3 33
8 21 20 Joey Logano # The Home Depot Toyota 100 $92,471 Running
9 20 26 Jamie McMurray Crown Royal Ford 100 $91,471 Running
10 4 88 Dale Earnhardt Jr. Dale Jr. Fndtn/Mtn Dew/
National Guard Chevy
100 $90,471 Running
11 7 96 Bobby Labonte Ask.com Ford 100 $89,446 Running
12 17 33 Clint Bowyer BB&T Chevy 100 $88,446 Running
13 1 48 Jimmie Johnson Lowe's / Kobalt Tools Chevy 100 $162,446 Running 1 50
14 8 9 Kasey Kahne Budweiser Dodge 100 $86,946 Running
15 9 29 Kevin Harvick Pennzoil Chevy 100 $86,346 Running
16 19 77 Sam Hornish Jr. Mobil 1 Dodge 100 $86,071 Running
17 10 09 Brad Keselowski Miccosukee Indian
Gaming & Resort Chevy
100 $85,971 Running
18 12 39 Ryan Newman U.S. Army Chevy 93 $85,871 Accident
19 6 24 Jeff Gordon DuPont Chevy 92 $210,771 Accident 2 11
20 16 31 Jeff Burton Caterpillar Chevy 85 $85,671 Engine
21 11 16 Greg Biffle 3M Ford 71 $85,571 Accident


    Race Comments: Before an estimated crowd of 145,000, Tony Stewart won the NASCAR Sprint All-Star Race, his first win in the event.

    Prior to the start, the following cars dropped to the rear of the field for reasons indicated: #09, #11 (transmission).

    Time of Race: 1 Hrs, 30 Mins, 47 Secs.

    Average Speed: 99.137 MPH

    Margin of Victory: 0.971 Seconds

    Caution Flags: 7 for 3 laps: Laps: 50-50 (Competition [39]); 70-70 (Competition [None]); 73-75 (#16, 77 accident turn 2 [None]); 90-90 (Competition [None]); 90-90 (#48 spun backstretch [None]); 92-92 (#18, 24, 39 accident turn 4 [None]); 95-95 (Debris [None]).

    Lead Changes: 7 among 5 drivers: J. Johnson 1-50; Kyle Busch 51-80; J. Gordon 81-90; Kyle Busch 91; J. Gordon 92; Kyle Busch 93-94; M. Kenseth 95-98; T. Stewart 99-100.


  • Tony Stewart wins the All-Star Race: #14-Tony Stewart won the All-Star Race at Lowe's Motor Speedway, passing #17-Matt Kenseth with 2 laps to go, to capture his first All-Star race victory, becoming only the 2nd owner/driver to ever win the All-Star Race [Geoff Bodine was the other in 1994]. Kenseth held on to 2nd, followed by #2-Busch, #11-Hamlin, #99-Edwards, #5-Martin, #18-Busch, #20-Logano [vote winner], #26-McMurray and #88-Earnhardt Jr. pole sitter 348-Johnson finished 13th after getting involved in a wreck. Just after the green flag for segment 4, #48-Johnson got loose, #11-Hamlin got into the rear of the #48-Johnson, who slid but didn't hit anything, made a pit stop and started at the ear of the field. Since segment 4 only green flag laps count, the segment restarted. Three laps into the segment #24-Gordon [inside], #18-Busch [middle] and #39-Newman [outside] were going for the lead, Gordon slid up into Busch and got turned around a after sliding thru the grass, nosed into the wall and is done for the evening. The field reverts to the order of the last completed lap, so Busch led.(5-16-2009)

  • All-Star Race - Final results:
    #14-Stewart, 2 laps led
    #17-Kenseth, 4 laps led
    #2-Busch
    #11-Hamlin
    #99-Edwards
    #5-Martin
    #18-Busch, 32 laps led
    #20-Logano
    #26-McMurray
    #88-Earnhardt Jr.
    #96-Labonte
    #33-Bowyer
    #48-Johnson, 50 laps led
    #9-Kahne
    #29-Harvick
    #77-Hornish Jr.
    #09-Keselowski
    #39-Newman, 1 lap led, accident
    #24-Gordon, 11 laps led, accident
    #31-Burton, engine
    #16-Biffle, accident

  • Jeff Gordon wins segment 3: #24-Jeff Gordon led the final 10 laps of the 20 lap segment 3 of the All-Star Race at Lowe's Motor Speedway to win it. #17-Kenseth finished 2nd, followed by #2-Busch, #18-Busch [who led the first 10 laps, then faded a bit] and #48-Johnson. #31-Burton went to the garage with engine problems and is out of the race. The first real caution of the race came on lap 2 of 20 of the 3rd segment as #77-Hornish got loose and slid into #16-Biffle, sending Biffle into the wall doing damage to the rear of the car, Biffle goes to the garage and is done for the night. Hornish pancaked the right side. Just before the caution, both Biffle and #48-Johnson slapped the wall.(5-16-2009)

  • All-Star Race - Segment 3: results:
    #24-Gordon, 10 laps led
    #17-Kenseth
    #2-Busch
    #18-Busch, 20 laps led
    #48-Johnson, 50 laps led
    #14-Stewart
    #11-Hamlin
    #88-Earnhardt Jr.
    #39-Newman
    #26-McMurray
    #5-Martin
    #99-Edwards
    #96-Labonte
    #20-Logano
    #9-Kahne
    #33-Bowyer
    #09-Keselowski
    #29-Harvick
    #77-Hornish Jr.
    #31-Burton, engine
    #16-Biffle, accident

  • Kyle Busch wins segment 2: #18-Kyle Busch led all 20 laps in segment 2 of the All-Star Race at Lowe's Motor Speedway with #17-Kenseth 2nd, followed by #48-Johnson, #5-Martin and #24-Gordon. All 21 cars are still on the lead lap.(5-16-2009)

  • All-Star Race - Segment 2: results:
    #18-Busch, led all 20 laps
    #17-Kenseth
    #48-Johnson, (50 laps led segment 1)
    #5-Martin
    #24-Gordon
    #26-McMurray
    #2-Busch
    #14-Stewart
    #77-Hornish Jr.
    #99-Edwards
    #9-Kahne
    #11-Hamlin
    #29-Harvick
    #88-Earnhardt Jr.
    #20-Logano
    #31-Burton
    #16-Biffle
    #96-Labonte
    #33-Bowyer
    #09-Keselowski
    #39-Newman
    (all on the lead lap)

  • Johnson wins segment 1: #48-Jimmie Johnson led all the laps in the 1st segment of the All-Star Race at Lowe's Motor Speedway with #2-Busch 2nd, followed by #24-Gordon, #5-Martin and #18-Busch. During the mandatory pit stop on lap 25, #16-Biffle was sent to the rear of the field for speeding on pit road. Towards the end of the segment, #39-Newman got lapped as he has a broken suspension part but got the lucky dog pass [lap back]. After the optional pitstop the top five will start segment 2 as #19=Busch, #17-Kenseth, #26-McMurray, #77-Hornish Jr. and #48-Johnson.(5-16-2009)

  • All-Star Race - Segment 1: results:
    #48-Johnson, led all 50 laps
    #2-Busch
    #24-Gordon
    #5-Martin
    #18-Busch
    #17-Kenseth
    #88-Earnhardt Jr.
    #99-Edwards
    #14-Stewart
    #9-Kahne
    #20-Logano
    #26-McMurray
    #96-Labonte
    #77-Hornish Jr.
    #11-Hamlin
    #16-Biffle
    #29-Harvick
    #33-Bowyer
    #31-Burton
    #09-Keselowski
    #39-Newman
    (all on the lead lap)


  • Hornish Jr. wins Sprint Showdown, McMurray 2nd: #77-Sam Hornish Jr. won the Sprint Showdown at Lowe's Motor Speedway to transfer in to the Sprint All-Star Race. #26-Jamie McMurray finished 2nd and will also transfer into the race. #12-David Stremme finished 3rd, followed by #00-Reutimann and #20-Logano. Heard the winner of the Sprint Fan Vote is #20-Joey Logano.(5-16-2009)

Unofficial Race Results for the Nascar Sprint Showdown
Saturday, May 16, 2009
Lowe's Motor Speedway - Concord, NC - 1.5 Mile Paved
Total Race Length - 40 Laps - 60 Miles - Purse: $1,010,000



Fin Str Car# Driver Sponsor
Manu
Laps
Run
Winnings Status Times
Led
Laps
Led
1 8 77 Sam Hornish Jr. Mobil 1 Dodge 40 $51,525 Running 1 15
2 30 26 Jamie McMurray Crown Royal Ford 40 $41,525 Running
3 3 12 David Stremme No. 12 Penske Dodge 40 $37,250 Running 1 25
4 13 00 David Reutimann Aaron's Dream Machine Toyota 40 $35,150 Running
5 19 20 Joey Logano # The Home Depot Toyota 40 $34,150 Running
6 6 1 Martin Truex Jr. Bass Pro Shops / National Wild Turkey Federation 40 $32,150 Running
7 10 44 A J Allmendinger Hunt Brothers Pizza Dodge 40 $31,150 Running
8 7 6 David Ragan UPS Ford 40 $30,550 Running
9 32 7 Robby Gordon Jim Beam Operation Home Front Toyota 40 $30,050 Running
10 14 47 Marcos Ambrose Kingsford / Clorox Toyota 40 $29,800 Running
11 4 66 Dave Blaney Red Rocks Cafe Toyota 40 $29,525 Running
12 11 42 Juan Pablo Montoya Target Chevy 40 $29,275 Running
13 23 07 Casey Mears Jack Daniel's Chevy 40 $29,025 Running
14 28 55 Michael Waltrip NAPA Auto Parts Toyota 40 $28,925 Running
15 22 71 David Gilliland CompUSA.com Chevy 40 $28,825 Running
16 16 21 Bill Elliott Motorcraft Ford 40 $28,725 Running
17 24 98 Paul Menard Johns Manville / Menards Ford 40 $28,625 Running
18 34 43 Reed Sorenson McDonald's / McCafe Dodge 40 $28,525 Running
19 20 82 Scott Speed # Red Bull Toyota 40 $28,425 Running
20 21 87 Joe Nemechek Nemco Motorsports Toyota 40 $28,325 Running
21 9 13 Max Papis # GEICO Toyota 40 $28,200 Running
22 33 41 J.J. Yeley SmallSponsor.com Toyota 40 $28,075 Running
23 15 51 Dexter Bean # Livewire Energy Dodge 40 $27,975 Running
24 35 34 Tony Raines Taco Bell Chevy 40 $27,875 Running
25 5 36 Scott Riggs Toyota 40 $27,775 Running
26 12 37 Mike Wallace Long John Silver's Chevy 40 $27,675 Running
27 26 64 Todd Bodine Toyota 40 $27,575 Running
28 17 75 Derrike Cope FlipnBags.com Dodge 40 $27,475 Running
29 25 73 Mike Garvey Quality Concrete Dodge 40 $27,375 Running
30 29 06 David Starr Extenze Dodge 40 $27,275 Running
31 18 57 Norm Benning Chevy 39 $27,175 Running
32 1 27 Kirk Shelmerdine Toyota 39 $27,075 Running
33 27 19 Elliott Sadler Best Buy Dodge 25 $26,975 Accident
34 31 83 Brian Vickers Red Bull Toyota 11 $5,000 Accident
35 2 46 Carl Long Romeo Guest Construction Dodge 3 $5,000 Engine


Race Comments: Before an estimated crowd of 145,000, Sam Hornish Jr. won the NASCAR Sprint Showdown. Prior to the start, the following cars dropped to the rear of the field for reasons indicated: #46 (engine change), #27 (adjustments outside impound).

Time of Race: 0 Hrs, 43 Mins, 16 Secs.

Average Speed: 83.205 MPH

Margin of Victory: 4.338 Seconds

Caution Flags: 4 for 8 laps: Laps: 4-7 (#34 spun turn 3 [None]); 13-16 (Debris [None]); 20-20 (Competition [None]); 25-25 (#19 accident turn 2 [36]).

Lead Changes: 2 among 2 drivers: 0; D. Stremme 1-25; S. Hornish Jr. 26-40.


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