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2009 Southern 500


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NASCAR Sprint Cup race number 11 of 36
Saturday, May 9, 2009 at Darlington Raceway, Darlington, SC
367 laps on a 1.366 mile paved track (501.3 miles)

Time of race: 4:11:19
Average Speed: 119.687 mph
Pole Speed: 179.514 mph
Cautions: 17 for 73 laps
Margin of Victory: 1.531 sec
Attendance: 72,000
Lead changes: 23

Glossary    2009 NASCAR Sprint Cup results   /   2009 standings

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Car Laps Money Status Led Points
1125   Mark Martin Cheez-it / Carquest   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet367295,150running46190
24248   Jimmie Johnson Lowe's   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet367236,999running2175
31814   Tony Stewart Old Spice / Office Depot   (Stewart Haas Racing)Chevrolet367171,696running1170
4 339   Ryan Newman U.S. Army   (Stewart Haas Racing)Chevrolet367170,527running48165
5 224   Jeff Gordon DuPont / National Guard ESGR   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet367152,724running6160
6161   Martin Truex, Jr. Bass Pro Shops / Tracker Boats   (Earnhardt Ganassi Racing)Chevrolet367162,113running61155
73125   Brad Keselowski GoDaddy.com   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet367102,400running0146
81116   Greg Biffle 3M   (Jack Roush)Ford367112,625running117152
9 520   Joey Logano Home Depot   (Joe Gibbs)Toyota367138,874running19143
10 117   Matt Kenseth DeWalt   (Jack Roush)Ford367142,188running16139
112429   Kevin Harvick Shell / Pennzoil   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet367127,843running0130
12 631   Jeff Burton Caterpillar   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet367132,254running0127
132311   Denny Hamlin Farm Bureau Insurance   (Joe Gibbs)Toyota367103,175running0124
141919   Elliott Sadler Stanley Tools   (Richard Petty Motorsports)Dodge36795,700running2126
154098   Paul Menard Schrock Cabinetry / Menards   (Yates Racing)Ford367118,904running0118
16 82   Kurt Busch Miller Lite   (Roger Penske)Dodge367100,350running0115
173844   A.J. Allmendinger Best Buy   (Richard Petty Motorsports)Dodge36786,050running0112
182796   Bobby Labonte Academy Sports & Outdoors   (Jeff Moorad)Ford367112,952running2114
194143   Reed Sorenson Valvoline Crew Chief Car   (Richard Petty Motorsports)Dodge367121,549running0106
202542   Juan Pablo Montoya Target   (Earnhardt Ganassi Racing)Chevrolet367119,746running0103
212978   Regan Smith Furniture Row   (Barney Visser)Chevrolet36778,575running0100
222026   Jamie McMurray Crown Royal   (Jack Roush)Ford36789,450running097
23 79   Kasey Kahne Budweiser   (Richard Petty Motorsports)Dodge366121,221running4599
243412   David Stremme Star Trek   (Roger Penske)Dodge366113,038running091
253934   Tony Raines A&W   (Bob Jenkins)Chevrolet36487,800running088
263287   Scott Speed NEMCO Motorsports   (Joe Nemechek)Toyota36275,325running085
272688   Dale Earnhardt, Jr. Mountain Dew / National Guard   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet36092,725running082
28287   Robby Gordon Quaker State   (Robby Gordon)Toyota35396,583running079
292100   David Reutimann Aaron's Dream Machine   (Michael Waltrip)Toyota347102,096running076
30 477   Sam Hornish, Jr. Mobil 1   (Roger Penske)Dodge34497,008running073
313583   Brian Vickers Red Bull   (Dietrich Mateschitz)Toyota333105,321crash070
32 999   Carl Edwards Aflac   (Jack Roush)Ford314123,179running067
331047   Marcos Ambrose Bush's Best Baked Beans / Kingsford / Clorox   (JTG-Daugherty Racing)Toyota31291,671running064
341418   Kyle Busch M&M's   (Joe Gibbs)Toyota303121,346running266
352213   Max Papis GEICO   (Germain Racing)Toyota30272,725running058
361307   Casey Mears Jack Daniel's   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet23890,575running055
371733   Clint Bowyer BB&T   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet22180,375crash052
38156   David Ragan UPS   (Jack Roush)Ford19980,150crash049
393736   Scott Riggs Tommy Baldwin Racing   (Tommy Baldwin, Jr.)Toyota10172,025brakes046
403655   Michael Waltrip NAPA Adaptive One   (Michael Waltrip)Toyota7379,875engine043
413366   Dave Blaney Prism Motorsports   (Phil Parsons)Toyota5671,725brakes040
424309   Sterling Marlin Miccosukee Resorts & Gaming   (James Finch)Dodge3871,630transmission037
433071   David Gilliland TRG Motorsports   (Kevin Buckler)Chevrolet2771,990fuel pump034

To the back:
NameNbrReason
Reed Sorenson43engine change
Jimmie Johnson48backup car
Scott Speed87driver change

Failed to qualify or withdrew:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
44Jeremy Mayfield41SmallSponsor.comJeremy MayfieldToyota
45Scott Speed82Red BullDietrich MateschitzToyota

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
Reason'Lucky
Dog'
144  
573   #13,87 accident turn 2none
82114  
22243   #55 spun turn 4none
25317  
32376   #07,11,44,83 accident turns 1/2#55
387538  
768510   #55 accident turn 3#98
8611934  
1201234   #77 accident turn 2#48
12416138  
1621654   #6,11 accident turns 1/2#19
16618520  
1861894   #6,42 accident turn 1#83
1901978  
1982014   #6 accident turn 3#12
20221514  
2162194   #2 spun turn 4#24
2202223  
2232264   #33,44 accident backstretch#12
22724923  
2502534   debris#77
25427623  
2772815   debris backstretch#11
2822843  
2852873   #99 accident turn 3#98
2882969  
2973004   #16 accident turn 4#31
30132020  
3213255   debris turn 4#96
32633510  
3363383   #26,83 accident turn 2#44
3393435  
3443463   #88 spun frontstretch#9
34736721  
  Percent of race run under caution: 19.9%             Average green flag run: 16.3 laps

'Lucky Dog' recipients prior to 2009 were compiled by Jayski.com.

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Matt Kenseth11616
  Jeff Gordon17226
  Jimmie Johnson23242
  Ryan Newman257147
  Kasey Kahne728211
  Elliott Sadler83842
  Kasey Kahne8511531
  Martin Truex, Jr.1161194
  Kasey Kahne1201201
  Bobby Labonte1211222
  Greg Biffle12316139
  Kasey Kahne1621621
  Greg Biffle16318523
  Kasey Kahne1861861
  Greg Biffle18721529
  Kyle Busch2162161
  Martin Truex, Jr.21724933
  Kyle Busch2502501
  Greg Biffle25127626
  Ryan Newman2772771
  Joey Logano27829619
  Martin Truex, Jr.29732024
  Tony Stewart3213211
  Mark Martin32236746

Points standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Jeff Gordon 1601    
2   Tony Stewart 1572   -29  
3   Kurt Busch 1546   -55  
4   Jimmie Johnson 1465   -136  
5   Denny Hamlin 1445   -156  
6   Jeff Burton 1384   -217  
7   Kyle Busch 1380   -221  
8   Ryan Newman 1363   -238  
9   Greg Biffle 1345   -256  
10   Matt Kenseth 1326   -275  
11   Mark Martin 1316   -285  
12   Carl Edwards 1271   -330  
13   Clint Bowyer 1264   -337  
14   Juan Pablo Montoya 1255   -346  
15   David Reutimann 1232   -369  
16   Kasey Kahne 1205   -396  
17   Brian Vickers 1188   -413  
18   Dale Earnhardt, Jr. 1182   -419  
19   Martin Truex, Jr. 1144   -457  
20   Marcos Ambrose 1131   -470