2008 SPRINT CUP TESTING NEWS
PHOENIX INTERNATIONAL RACEWAY, March 3-4, 2008


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2008 Phoenix International Raceway Testing Speeds, News and Results




TESTING - Day 1



THE SPEEDS - Day 1 - March 3, 2008

Morning Session, Day 1
NASCAR SPRINT CUP SERIES
Phoenix International Raceway
Track Length 1 Mile
March 3rd, 2008



Images taken at Phoenix testing on March 3rd by Bob Stark

Sprint Cup Testing at Phoenix International Raceway
Day 1 Morning - March 3, 2008
Rank Car# Driver Manu Time Speed
1 15A Paul Menard Chevy 27.442 131.186
2 42A Juan Pablo Montoya Dodge 27.454 131.128
3 96A J.J. Yeley Toyota 27.468 131.062
4 41B Reed Sorenson Dodge 27.486 130.976
5 07A Clint Bowyer Chevy 27.498 130.919
6 29B Kevin Harvick Chevy 27.525 130.790
7 29A Kevin Harvick Chevy 27.544 130.700
8 31B Jeff Burton Chevy 27.590 130.482
9 1A Martin Truex Jr. Chevy 27.591 130.477
10 78A Joe Nemechek Chevy 27.617 130.354
11 41A Reed Sorenson Dodge 27.647 130.213
12 01A Regan Smith* Chevy 27.669 130.110
13 22A Dave Blaney Toyota 27.672 130.095
14 07B Clint Bowyer Chevy 27.675 130.081
15 8B Mark Martin Chevy 27.728 129.833
16 00A David Reutimann Toyota 27.770 129.636
17 6A David Ragan Ford 27.783 129.576
18 40X Dario Franchitti* Dodge 27.838 129.320
19 44A Michael McDowell* Toyota 27.850 129.264
20 21A Bill Elliott Ford 27.861 129.213
21 8A Mark Martin Chevy 27.870 129.171
22 7A Robby Gordon Dodge 27.967 128.723
23 55A Michael Waltrip Toyota 28.078 128.214
24 49A Ken Schrader Dodge 28.135 127.955
25 10A Patrick Carpentier* Dodge 28.468 126.458

(NASCAR Media)




Afternoon Session, Day 1
NASCAR SPRINT CUP SERIES
Phoenix International Raceway
Track Length 1 Mile
March 3rd, 2008



Images taken at Phoenix testing on March 3rd by Bob Stark

Sprint Cup Testing at Phoenix International Raceway
Day 1 Afternoon - March 3, 2008
Rank Car# Driver Manu Time Speed
1 07A Clint Bowyer Chevy 27.645 130.222
2 22A Dave Blaney Toyota 27.657 130.166
3 2A Kurt Busch Dodge 27.673 130.091
4 1A Martin Truex Jr. Chevy 27.673 130.091
5 18A Kyle Busch Toyota 27.683 130.044
6 96A J.J. Yeley Toyota 27.699 129.969
7 6A David Ragan Ford 27.712 129.908
8 16A Greg Biffle Ford 27.714 129.898
9 12B Ryan Newman Dodge 27.749 129.734
10 29A Kevin Harvick Chevy 27.763 129.669
11 42A Juan Pablo Montoya Dodge 27.765 129.660
12 15A Paul Menard Chevy 27.784 129.571
13 12A Ryan Newman Dodge 27.793 129.529
14 11A Denny Hamlin Toyota 27.797 129.510
15 8A Mark Martin Chevy 27.799 129.501
16 42B Juan Pablo Montoya Dodge 27.800 129.496
17 20A Tony Stewart Toyota 27.815 129.427
18 48B Jimmie Johnson Chevy 27.824 129.385
19 88A Dale Earnhardt Jr. Chevy 27.832 129.348
20 31A Jeff Burton Chevy 27.841 129.306
21 31B Jeff Burton Chevy 27.844 129.292
22 2B Kurt Busch Dodge 27.849 129.269
23 26A Jamie McMurray Ford 27.850 129.264
24 41A Reed Sorenson Dodge 27.855 129.241
25 84A A.J. Allmendinger Toyota 27.884 129.106
26 88B Dale Earnhardt Jr. Chevy 27.889 129.083
27 07B Clint Bowyer Chevy 27.891 129.074
28 24A Jeff Gordon Chevy 27.893 129.065
29 99A Carl Edwards Ford 27.912 128.977
30 01A Regan Smith* Chevy 27.919 128.944
31 20B Tony Stewart Toyota 27.922 128.931
32 38A David Gilliland Ford 27.930 128.894
33 41B Reed Sorenson Dodge 27.955 128.778
34 83B Brian Vickers Toyota 27.971 128.705
35 78A Joe Nemechek Chevy 27.978 128.673
36 5A Casey Mears Chevy 27.988 128.627
37 28A Travis Kvapil Ford 27.991 128.613
38 70B Jeremy Mayfield Chevy 27.992 128.608
39 8B Mark Martin Chevy 27.997 128.585
40 48A Jimmie Johnson Chevy 28.001 128.567
41 44A Michael McDowell* Toyota 28.002 128.562
42 43A Bobby Labonte Dodge 28.010 128.526
43 09A Sterling Marlin Chevy 28.012 128.516
44 40X Dario Franchitti* Dodge 28.014 128.507
45 00A David Reutimann Toyota 28.032 128.425
46 17A Matt Kenseth Ford 28.032 128.425
47 19A Elliott Sadler Dodge 28.033 128.420
48 5B Casey Mears Chevy 28.037 128.402
49 55A Michael Waltrip Toyota 28.060 128.297
50 21A Bill Elliott Ford 28.069 128.255
51 66A Scott Riggs Chevy 28.072 128.242
52 77A Sam Hornish Jr. Dodge 28.116 128.041
53 83A Brian Vickers Toyota 28.134 127.959
54 9A Jason Keller Dodge 28.191 127.700
55 7A Robby Gordon Dodge 28.196 127.678
56 10A Patrick Carpentier* Dodge 28.208 127.623
57 70A Jeremy Mayfield Chevy 28.219 127.574
58 45A Kyle Petty Dodge 28.352 126.975
59 10B Patrick Carpentier* Dodge 28.558 126.059
60 49A Ken Schrader Dodge 28.835 124.848

(NASCAR Media)




Evening Session, Day 1
NASCAR SPRINT CUP SERIES
Phoenix International Raceway
Track Length 1 Mile
March 3rd, 2008




Images taken at Phoenix testing on March 3rd by Bob Stark

Sprint Cup Testing at Phoenix International Raceway
Day 1 Evening - March 3, 2008
Rank Car# Driver Manu Time Speed
1 1A Martin Truex Jr. Chevy 27.623 130.326
2 29A Kevin Harvick Chevy 27.628 130.303
3 11A Denny Hamlin Toyota 27.636 130.265
4 07A Clint Bowyer Chevy 27.639 130.251
5 8A Mark Martin Chevy 27.639 130.251
6 2A Kurt Busch Dodge 27.641 130.241
7 99A Carl Edwards Ford 27.644 130.227
8 48A Jimmie Johnson Chevy 27.648 130.208
9 18A Kyle Busch Toyota 27.660 130.152
10 26A Jamie McMurray Ford 27.667 130.119
11 41A Reed Sorenson Dodge 27.687 130.025
12 20A Tony Stewart Toyota 27.705 129.940
13 42A Juan Pablo Montoya Dodge 27.710 129.917
14 88B Dale Earnhardt Jr. Chevy 27.751 129.725
15 44A Michael McDowell* Toyota 27.785 129.566
16 16A Greg Biffle Ford 27.785 129.566
17 5A Casey Mears Chevy 27.789 129.548
18 83A Brian Vickers Toyota 27.795 129.520
19 15A Paul Menard Chevy 27.800 129.496
20 84B A.J. Allmendinger Toyota 27.808 129.459
21 6A David Ragan Ford 27.831 129.352
22 07B Clint Bowyer Chevy 27.836 129.329
23 42B Juan Pablo Montoya Dodge 27.850 129.264
24 17A Matt Kenseth Ford 27.860 129.218
25 88A Dale Earnhardt Jr. Chevy 27.862 129.208
26 5B Casey Mears Chevy 27.866 129.190
27 9A Jason Keller Dodge 27.876 129.143
28 12A Ryan Newman Dodge 27.879 129.129
29 19A Elliott Sadler Dodge 27.886 129.097
30 01A Regan Smith* Chevy 27.893 129.065
31 28A Travis Kvapil Ford 27.894 129.060
32 8B Mark Martin Chevy 27.900 129.032
33 24B Jeff Gordon Chevy 27.903 129.018
34 31A Jeff Burton Chevy 27.913 128.972
35 78A Joe Nemechek Chevy 27.914 128.968
36 09A Sterling Marlin Chevy 27.918 128.949
37 66A Scott Riggs Chevy 27.922 128.931
38 77A Sam Hornish Jr. Dodge 27.928 128.903
39 83B Brian Vickers Toyota 27.936 128.866
40 40A Dario Franchitti* Dodge 27.939 128.852
41 66B Scott Riggs Chevy 27.966 128.728
42 96A J.J. Yeley Toyota 27.984 128.645
43 7A Robby Gordon Dodge 27.990 128.617
44 38A David Gilliland Ford 28.035 128.411
45 24A Jeff Gordon Chevy 28.038 128.397
46 40X Dario Franchitti* Dodge 28.046 128.361
47 12B Ryan Newman Dodge 28.050 128.342
48 21A Bill Elliott Ford 28.053 128.329
49 00A David Reutimann Toyota 28.068 128.260
50 43A Bobby Labonte Dodge 28.089 128.164
51 70A Jeremy Mayfield Chevy 28.126 127.995
52 70B Jeremy Mayfield Chevy 28.161 127.836
53 55A Michael Waltrip Toyota 28.197 127.673
54 48B Jimmie Johnson Chevy 28.197 127.673
55 45A Kyle Petty Dodge 28.209 127.619
56 10A Patrick Carpentier* Dodge 28.259 127.393
57 49A Ken Schrader Dodge 28.352 126.975
58 10B Patrick Carpentier* Dodge 28.548 126.103

(NASCAR Media)



TESTING - Day 2 - March 4, 2008



Morning Session, Day 2
NASCAR SPRINT CUP SERIES
Phoenix International Raceway
Track Length 1 Mile
March 3rd - 4th, 2008


Sprint Cup Testing at Phoenix International Raceway
Day 2 Morning - March 4, 2008
Rank Car# Driver Manu Time Speed
1 42A Juan Pablo Montoya Dodge 27.385 131.459
2 26A Jamie McMurray Ford 27.488 130.966
3 16A Greg Biffle Ford 27.511 130.857
4 1A Martin Truex Jr. Chevy 27.555 130.648
5 41B Reed Sorenson Dodge 27.581 130.525
6 29A Kevin Harvick Chevy 27.606 130.406
7 99A Carl Edwards Ford 27.609 130.392
8 15A Paul Menard Chevy 27.613 130.373
9 6A David Ragan Ford 27.617 130.354
10 18A Kyle Busch Toyota 27.618 130.350
11 84B A.J. Allmendinger Toyota 27.624 130.321
12 48A Jimmie Johnson Chevy 27.630 130.293
13 41A Reed Sorenson Dodge 27.647 130.213
14 11A Denny Hamlin Toyota 27.649 130.204
15 38A David Gilliland Ford 27.667 130.119
16 88B Dale Earnhardt Jr. Chevy 27.679 130.063
17 07A Clint Bowyer Chevy 27.708 129.926
18 8B Mark Martin Chevy 27.717 129.884
19 96A J.J. Yeley Toyota 27.719 129.875
20 01A Regan Smith* Chevy 27.724 129.851
21 20A Tony Stewart Toyota 27.742 129.767
22 66B Scott Riggs Chevy 27.745 129.753
23 28A Travis Kvapil Ford 27.747 129.744
24 88A Dale Earnhardt Jr. Chevy 27.749 129.734
25 49A Ken Schrader Dodge 27.755 129.706
26 2A Kurt Busch Dodge 27.758 129.692
27 31A Jeff Burton Chevy 27.758 129.692
28 12B Ryan Newman Dodge 27.761 129.678
29 48B Jimmie Johnson Chevy 27.772 129.627
30 77A Sam Hornish Jr. Dodge 27.776 129.608
31 17A Matt Kenseth Ford 27.790 129.543
32 22A Dave Blaney Toyota 27.798 129.506
33 83A Brian Vickers Toyota 27.799 129.501
34 2B Kurt Busch Dodge 27.853 129.250
35 19A Elliott Sadler Dodge 27.859 129.222
36 5B Casey Mears Chevy 27.863 129.204
37 9A Kasey Kahne Dodge 27.867 129.185
38 40A Dario Franchitti* Dodge 27.876 129.143
39 7A Robby Gordon Dodge 27.893 129.065
40 5A Casey Mears Chevy 27.909 128.991
41 12A Ryan Newman Dodge 27.911 128.981
42 9B Kasey Kahne Dodge 27.913 128.972
43 83B Brian Vickers Toyota 27.987 128.631
44 24A Jeff Gordon Chevy 27.994 128.599
45 07B Clint Bowyer Chevy 28.003 128.558
46 43A Bobby Labonte Dodge 28.005 128.548
47 00A David Reutimann Toyota 28.029 128.438
48 44A Michael McDowell* Toyota 28.051 128.338
49 09A Sterling Marlin Chevy 28.052 128.333
50 55A Michael Waltrip Toyota 28.112 128.059
51 10B Patrick Carpentier* Dodge 28.158 127.850
52 21A Bill Elliott Ford 28.204 127.641
53 70B Jeremy Mayfield Chevy 28.306 127.182
54 70A Jeremy Mayfield Chevy 28.373 126.881
55 31B Jeff Burton Chevy 28.381 126.845
56 45A Kyle Petty Dodge 28.448 126.547

(NASCAR Media)




Morning Session, Day 2
NASCAR SPRINT CUP SERIES
Phoenix International Raceway
Track Length 1 Mile
March 3rd - 4th, 2008


Sprint Cup Testing at Phoenix International Raceway
Day 2 Afternoon - March 4, 2008
Rank Car# Driver Manu Time Speed
1 66B Scott Riggs Chevy 27.585 130.506
2 84B A.J. Allmendinger Toyota 27.679 130.063
3 48A Jimmie Johnson Chevy 27.810 129.450
4 43A Bobby Labonte Dodge 27.824 129.385
5 70A Jeremy Mayfield Chevy 27.832 129.348
6 18A Kyle Busch Toyota 27.852 129.255
7 09A Sterling Marlin Chevy 27.869 129.176
8 83A Brian Vickers Toyota 27.892 129.069
9 12B Ryan Newman Dodge 27.899 129.037
10 24B Jeff Gordon Chevy 27.912 128.977
11 11A Denny Hamlin Toyota 27.921 128.935
12 2A Kurt Busch Dodge 27.932 128.884
13 20A Tony Stewart Toyota 27.999 128.576
14 22A Dave Blaney Toyota 28.015 128.503
15 19A Elliott Sadler Dodge 28.027 128.448
16 88A Dale Earnhardt Jr. Chevy 28.045 128.365
17 5A Casey Mears Chevy 28.056 128.315
18 9B Kasey Kahne Dodge 28.136 127.950
19 77A Sam Hornish Jr. Dodge 28.192 127.696
20 9A Kasey Kahne Dodge 28.254 127.416
21 45A Kyle Petty Dodge 28.346 127.002
22 88B Dale Earnhardt Jr. Chevy 28.435 126.605
23 84A A.J. Allmendinger Toyota 28.501 126.311

(NASCAR Media)





Sprint Cup Testing at Phoenix International Raceway
Best by Driver - March 3-4, 2008
Rank Car# Driver Manu Time Speed When
1 42A Juan Pablo Montoya Dodge 27.385 131.459 Day2am
2 15A Paul Menard Chevy 27.442 131.186 Day1morn
3 96A J.J. Yeley Toyota 27.468 131.062 Day1morn
4 41B Reed Sorenson Dodge 27.486 130.976 Day1morn
5 26A Jamie McMurray Ford 27.488 130.966 Day2am
6 07A Clint Bowyer Chevy 27.498 130.919 Day1morn
7 16A Greg Biffle Ford 27.511 130.857 Day2am
8 29B Kevin Harvick Chevy 27.525 130.790 Day1morn
9 1A Martin Truex Jr. Chevy 27.555 130.648 Day2am
10 66B Scott Riggs Chevy 27.585 130.506 Day2pm
11 31B Jeff Burton Chevy 27.590 130.482 Day1morn
12 99A Carl Edwards Ford 27.609 130.392 Day2am
13 78A Joe Nemechek Chevy 27.617 130.354 Day1morn
14 6A David Ragan Ford 27.617 130.354 Day2am
15 18A Kyle Busch Toyota 27.618 130.350 Day2am
16 84B A.J. Allmendinger Toyota 27.624 130.321 Day2am
17 48A Jimmie Johnson Chevy 27.630 130.293 Day2am
18 11A Denny Hamlin Toyota 27.636 130.265 Day1even
19 8A Mark Martin Chevy 27.639 130.251 Day1even
20 2A Kurt Busch Dodge 27.641 130.241 Day1even
21 22A Dave Blaney Toyota 27.657 130.166 Day1after
22 38A David Gilliland Ford 27.667 130.119 Day2am
23 01A Regan Smith* Chevy 27.669 130.110 Day1morn
24 88B Dale Earnhardt Jr. Chevy 27.679 130.063 Day2am
25 20A Tony Stewart Toyota 27.705 129.940 Day1even
26 28A Travis Kvapil Ford 27.747 129.744 Day2am
27 12B Ryan Newman Dodge 27.749 129.734 Day1after
28 49A Ken Schrader Dodge 27.755 129.706 Day2am
29 00A David Reutimann Toyota 27.770 129.636 Day1morn
30 77A Sam Hornish Jr. Dodge 27.776 129.608 Day2am
31 44A Michael McDowell* Toyota 27.785 129.566 Day1even
32 5A Casey Mears Chevy 27.789 129.548 Day1even
33 17A Matt Kenseth Ford 27.790 129.543 Day2am
34 83A Brian Vickers Toyota 27.795 129.520 Day1even
35 43A Bobby Labonte Dodge 27.824 129.385 Day2pm
36 70A Jeremy Mayfield Chevy 27.832 129.348 Day2pm
37 40X Dario Franchitti* Dodge 27.838 129.320 Day1morn
38 19A Elliott Sadler Dodge 27.859 129.222 Day2am
39 21A Bill Elliott Ford 27.861 129.213 Day1morn
40 9A Kasey Kahne Dodge 27.867 129.185 Day2am
41 09A Sterling Marlin Chevy 27.869 129.176 Day2pm
42 9A Jason Keller Dodge 27.876 129.143 Day1even
43 24A Jeff Gordon Chevy 27.893 129.065 Day1after
44 7A Robby Gordon Dodge 27.893 129.065 Day2am
45 55A Michael Waltrip Toyota 28.060 128.297 Day1after
46 10B Patrick Carpentier* Dodge 28.158 127.850 Day2am
47 45A Kyle Petty Dodge 28.209 127.619 Day1even

(Compiled by Jayski from the other charts of testing)



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