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NASCAR Sprint Cup race number 35 of 36
Sunday, November 9, 2008 at Phoenix International Raceway, Avondale, AZ
312 laps* on a 1.000 mile paved track (312.0 miles)

Time of race: 3:12:01
Average Speed: 97.804 mph
Pole Speed: 134.725 mph
Cautions: 10 for 55 laps
Margin of Victory: .295 sec
Attendance: 100,000
Lead changes: 9

Glossary    2008 NASCAR Sprint Cup results   /   2008 standings

'Chase' drivers are highlighted in green in the qualifying and race results.

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Car Laps Money Status Led Points
161310   A.J. Allmendinger McDonald's   (Gillett Evernham Motorsports)Dodge31371,525running0115
181847   Marcos Ambrose Little Debbie Snacks   (Michael Waltrip)Toyota31389,058running0109
113116   Greg Biffle 3M / American Red Cross   (Jack Roush)Ford31386,350running7135
202322   Dave Blaney Bad Boy Mowers   (Bill Davis)Toyota31288,883running0103
122807   Clint Bowyer Jack Daniel's   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet31391,300running0127
92431   Jeff Burton AT&T Mobility   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet313123,808running0138
2 32   Kurt Busch Miller Lite   (Roger Penske)Dodge313156,525running60175
81418   Kyle Busch Pedigree   (Joe Gibbs)Toyota31396,300running0142
6 588   Dale Earnhardt, Jr. AMP Energy / National Guard   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet313100,975running0150
41599   Carl Edwards Office Depot   (Jack Roush)Ford313165,000running0160
293921   Bill Elliott Little Debbie Snacks   (Wood Brothers)Ford31184,120running076
354238   David Gilliland Digital TV Transition   (Yates Racing)Ford29875,472running058
41 724   Jeff Gordon DuPont   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet266113,091engine040
28277   Robby Gordon Jim Beam / Operation Homefront   (Robby Gordon)Dodge31185,558running079
5 811   Denny Hamlin FedEx Ground   (Joe Gibbs)Toyota313140,991running0155
71929   Kevin Harvick Shell / Pennzoil   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet313131,211running0146
333377   Sam Hornish, Jr. Mobil 1   (Roger Penske)Dodge308110,800running064
1 148   Jimmie Johnson Lowe's   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet313261,711running217195
13119   Kasey Kahne Budweiser   (Gillett Evernham Motorsports)Dodge313105,816running0124
153417   Matt Kenseth DeWalt   (Jack Roush)Ford313117,291running0118
214028   Travis Kvapil All Sport   (Yates Racing)Ford31297,339running0100
194143   Bobby Labonte Cheerios / Betty Crocker   (Petty Enterprises)Dodge312112,536running0106
323709   Sterling Marlin Miccosukee Resorts & Gaming   (James Finch)Chevrolet30965,350running067
14108   Mark Martin U.S. Army   (Dale Earnhardt, Inc.)Chevrolet313107,733running0121
3 226   Jamie McMurray Irwin Industrial Tools   (Jack Roush)Ford313158,075running28170
36165   Casey Mears Cheez-It / Carquest   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet27882,825crash055
26 915   Paul Menard Menards / Peak   (Dale Earnhardt, Inc.)Chevrolet31177,175running085
172642   Juan Pablo Montoya Texaco / Havoline   (Chip Ganassi)Dodge31399,133running0112
34 612   Ryan Newman Alltel   (Roger Penske)Dodge302107,175running061
393545   Kyle Petty Wells Fargo   (Petty Enterprises)Dodge27064,450crash046
10306   David Ragan AAA Insurance   (Jack Roush)Ford31391,450running0134
25 444   David Reutimann UPS   (Michael Waltrip)Toyota31170,000running088
381766   Scott Riggs State Water Heaters   (Gene Haas)Chevrolet27164,575crash049
302219   Elliott Sadler Siemens   (Gillett Evernham Motorsports)Dodge31092,495running073
374370   Johnny Sauter Haas Automation   (Gene Haas)Chevrolet27464,700crash052
273296   Ken Schrader DLP HDTV   (Jeff Moorad)Toyota31176,550running082
232101   Regan Smith DEI / Principal Financial Group   (Dale Earnhardt, Inc.)Chevrolet31280,225running094
311241   Reed Sorenson Target / AMP Energy Drink   (Chip Ganassi)Dodge30992,739running070
403884   Scott Speed Red Bull   (Dietrich Mateschitz)Toyota26964,300crash148
222920   Tony Stewart Home Depot   (Joe Gibbs)Toyota312115,436running097
43201   Martin Truex, Jr. Bass Pro Shops / Tracker Boats   (Dale Earnhardt, Inc.)Chevrolet2795,327overheating034
423683   Brian Vickers Red Bull   (Dietrich Mateschitz)Toyota2972,030crash037
242555   Michael Waltrip NAPA Auto Parts   (Michael Waltrip)Toyota31183,683running091
* Race extended to 313 laps due to green/white/checker.

To the back:
NameNbrReason
Greg Biffle16transmission change

Failed to qualify or withdrew:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
44Joe Nemechek78Furniture Row RacingBarney VisserChevrolet

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
Reason'Lucky
Dog'
12020  
21244   #19,77 accident turn 3 
25317  
32365   #83 accident turn 3 
37371  
384710   rain 
4814194  
1421487   debris 
14921062  
2112188   debris 
21926244  
2632664   debris 
2672748  
2752784   #5,19,38,43,45,66,70,77,84 accident turn 3 
2792846  
2852884   #41 accident turn 3 
2892924  
2932964   debris 
29730610  
3073115   #7,17,20 accident turn 2 
3123132  
  Percent of race run under caution: 17.6%             Average green flag run: 23.5 laps

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Jamie McMurray12121
  Scott Speed22221
  Kurt Busch238058
  Jimmie Johnson8110020
  Kurt Busch1011022
  Greg Biffle1031097
  Jimmie Johnson110211102
  Jamie McMurray2122187
  Jimmie Johnson21931395

Points standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Jimmie Johnson 6561    
2   Carl Edwards 6420   -141  
3   Greg Biffle 6358   -203  
4   Jeff Burton 6292   -269  
5   Kevin Harvick 6233   -328  
6   Clint Bowyer 6226   -335  
7   Jeff Gordon 6151   -410  
8   Matt Kenseth 6091   -470  
9   Denny Hamlin 6090   -471  
10   Dale Earnhardt, Jr. 6087   -474  
11   Kyle Busch 6080   -481  
12   Tony Stewart 6059   -502  
13   David Ragan 4208   -2353  
14   Kasey Kahne 3935   -2626  
15   Martin Truex, Jr. 3705   -2856  
16   Jamie McMurray 3644   -2917  
17   Ryan Newman 3635   -2926  
18   Kurt Busch 3601   -2960  
19   Brian Vickers 3513   -3048  
20   Casey Mears 3385   -3176  

Non-'Chase' standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Jimmie Johnson 5097    
2   Carl Edwards 5041   -56  
3   Kyle Busch 4878   -219  
4   Jeff Burton 4666   -431  
5   Greg Biffle 4638   -459  
6   Dale Earnhardt, Jr. 4565   -532  
7   Kevin Harvick 4516   -581  
8   Jeff Gordon 4372   -725  
9   Tony Stewart 4344   -753  
10   Clint Bowyer 4332   -765  
11   Denny Hamlin 4315   -782  
12   Matt Kenseth 4223   -874  
13   David Ragan 4208   -889  
14   Kasey Kahne 3935   -1162  
15   Martin Truex, Jr. 3705   -1392  
16   Jamie McMurray 3644   -1453  
17   Ryan Newman 3635   -1462  
18   Kurt Busch 3601   -1496  
19   Brian Vickers 3513   -1584  
20   Casey Mears 3385   -1712