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2009 Aaron's 499


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NASCAR Sprint Cup race number 9 of 36
Sunday, April 26, 2009 at Talladega Superspeedway, Talladega, AL
188 laps on a 2.660 mile paved track (500.1 miles)

Time of race: 3:23:20
Average Speed: 147.565 mph
Pole Speed: 188.171 mph
Cautions: 9 for 33 laps
Margin of Victory: .175 sec
Attendance: 142,000
Lead changes: 57

Glossary    2009 NASCAR Sprint Cup results   /   2009 standings

Fin St # Driver Sponsor / Owner Car Laps Money Status Led Points
241699   Carl Edwards Claritin   (Jack Roush)Ford187139,506crash296
281296   Bobby Labonte Ask.com   (Jeff Moorad)Ford179113,804crash079
29427   Robby Gordon Jim Beam   (Robby Gordon)Toyota179104,635crash076
303648   Jimmie Johnson Lowe's / Kobalt Tools   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet179137,026crash278
313712   David Stremme Penske Racing   (Roger Penske)Dodge179118,915crash070
322741   Jeremy Mayfield Big Red   (Jeremy Mayfield)Toyota17982,075crash172
33 31   Martin Truex, Jr. Bass Pro Shops / Tracker Boats   (Earnhardt Ganassi Racing)Chevrolet179121,190crash2469
34 477   Sam Hornish, Jr. Penske Truck Rental / AAA   (Roger Penske)Dodge179103,685crash366
402671   David Gilliland TRG Motorsports   (Kevin Buckler)Chevrolet680,550crash043
412136   Scott Riggs Tommy Baldwin Racing   (Tommy Baldwin, Jr.)Toyota680,325crash040
423226   Jamie McMurray Crown Royal   (Jack Roush)Ford688,155crash037
43 75   Mark Martin Carquest / Kellogg's   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet688,464crash034
1 909   Brad Keselowski Miccosukee Resorts & Gaming   (James Finch)Chevrolet188312,075running1190
21188   Dale Earnhardt, Jr. National Guard / AMP Energy   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet188224,200running20175
32539   Ryan Newman Prelude to the Dream / U.S. Army   (Stewart Haas Racing)Chevrolet188201,104running10170
43447   Marcos Ambrose Little Debbie / Kingsford / Clorox   (JTG-Daugherty Racing)Toyota188161,598running0160
5 882   Scott Speed Red Bull   (Dietrich Mateschitz)Toyota188144,798running1160
6282   Kurt Busch Miller Lite   (Roger Penske)Dodge188130,750running13155
7 216   Greg Biffle 3M   (Jack Roush)Ford188140,225running1151
83083   Brian Vickers Red Bull   (Dietrich Mateschitz)Toyota188136,648running2147
92220   Joey Logano Home Depot   (Joe Gibbs)Toyota188153,276running4143
102031   Jeff Burton Caterpillar   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet188146,456running6139
114143   Reed Sorenson U.S. Air Force   (Richard Petty Motorsports)Dodge188137,401running0130
12106   David Ragan UPS   (Jack Roush)Ford188107,500running2132
132498   Paul Menard Turtle Wax / Menards   (Yates Racing)Ford188129,431running2129
141787   Joe Nemechek Maui Shower Company   (Joe Nemechek)Toyota18892,900running1126
15 678   Regan Smith National Day of Prayer / Furniture Row   (Barney Visser)Chevrolet18891,775running0118
161507   Casey Mears Jack Daniel's   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet188110,175running2120
171317   Matt Kenseth DeWalt   (Jack Roush)Ford188136,315running9117
184313   Max Papis GEICO   (Germain Racing)Toyota18888,975running0109
193919   Elliott Sadler Best Buy   (Richard Petty Motorsports)Dodge188100,275running3111
20 142   Juan Pablo Montoya Tums Dual Action   (Earnhardt Ganassi Racing)Chevrolet188133,298running7108
213155   Michael Waltrip NAPA Auto Parts   (Michael Waltrip)Toyota18898,600running1105
221811   Denny Hamlin FedEx Freight   (Joe Gibbs)Toyota188104,275running28102
232914   Tony Stewart Old Spice / Office Depot   (Stewart Haas Racing)Chevrolet188101,198running094
252318   Kyle Busch Pedigree   (Joe Gibbs)Toyota187138,273running4298
263300   David Reutimann Aaron's Dream Machine   (Michael Waltrip)Toyota187107,548running085
274034   John Andretti Taco Bell   (Bob Jenkins)Chevrolet18794,825running187
353844   A.J. Allmendinger Hunt Brothers Pizza   (Richard Petty Motorsports)Dodge16484,675running058
36359   Kasey Kahne Budweiser   (Richard Petty Motorsports)Dodge133123,973running055
371424   Jeff Gordon DuPont / Pepsi Throwback Challenger   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet128121,201running052
381929   Kevin Harvick Shell / Pennzoil   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet127118,353running049
39 533   Clint Bowyer BB&T   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet888,875running046

To the back:
NameNbrReason
Robby Gordon7qualifying time disallowed
Kasey Kahne9engine change
Brad Keselowski09engine change
David Stremme12engine change
Elliott Sadler19engine change
Reed Sorenson43engine change
A.J. Allmendinger44engine change

Failed to qualify or withdrew:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
44Michael McDowell66Prism MotorsportsPhil ParsonsToyota
45Eric McClure4Hefty SteelSak / Wal-MartJerry McClureChevrolet
WDGeoffrey Bodine64Larry GunselmanToyota

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
ReasonFree
Pass
177  
8136   #07,2,5,9,17,19,24,26,29,33,36,44,71,83 accident turn 3#82
142916  
30345   debrisnone
35439  
44463   #55 spun tri-oval#44
476115  
62643   #2 spun tri-oval#31
658521  
86883   debris#31
8912436  
1251273   debris#98
12814720  
1481503   debris#43
15117222  
1731753   #1,18 spun turn 4#34
1761805  
1811844   #1,7,11,12,41,42,48,55,77,96 accident backstretchnone
1851884  
  Percent of race run under caution: 17.6%             Average green flag run: 15.5 laps

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

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Juan Pablo Montoya144
  Dale Earnhardt, Jr.551
  Juan Pablo Montoya661
  David Ragan782
  John Andretti991
  Greg Biffle10101
  Joey Logano11133
  Martin Truex, Jr.14174
  Juan Pablo Montoya18181
  Kurt Busch19202
  Denny Hamlin21211
  Jeff Burton22221
  Denny Hamlin23231
  Jeff Burton24274
  Kurt Busch28292
  Ryan Newman30301
  Kyle Busch314313
  Scott Speed44441
  Kyle Busch45473
  Dale Earnhardt, Jr.48492
  Matt Kenseth50523
  Dale Earnhardt, Jr.53619
  Michael Waltrip62621
  Martin Truex, Jr.637412
  Denny Hamlin75762
  Juan Pablo Montoya77771
  Dale Earnhardt, Jr.78792
  Jimmie Johnson80801
  Denny Hamlin81822
  Sam Hornish, Jr.83853
  Joe Nemechek86861
  Paul Menard87882
  Denny Hamlin89913
  Jimmie Johnson92921
  Denny Hamlin9311018
  Dale Earnhardt, Jr.1111133
  Martin Truex, Jr.1141152
  Joey Logano1161161
  Martin Truex, Jr.1171204
  Brian Vickers1211222
  Martin Truex, Jr.1231242
  Carl Edwards1251251
  Kyle Busch1261338
  Elliott Sadler1341363
  Kurt Busch1371393
  Denny Hamlin1401401
  Casey Mears1411422
  Jeff Burton1431431
  Dale Earnhardt, Jr.1441441
  Kurt Busch1451451
  Dale Earnhardt, Jr.1461472
  Jeremy Mayfield1481481
  Kurt Busch1491535
  Kyle Busch15417118
  Matt Kenseth1721776
  Ryan Newman1781869
  Carl Edwards1871871
  Brad Keselowski1881881

Points standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Kurt Busch 1299    
2   Jeff Gordon 1294   -5  
3   Jimmie Johnson 1235   -64  
4   Tony Stewart 1232   -67  
5   Denny Hamlin 1190   -109  
6   Kyle Busch 1124   -175  
7   Carl Edwards 1119   -180  
8   Clint Bowyer 1098   -201  
9   Jeff Burton 1092   -207  
10   Greg Biffle 1081   -218  
11   David Reutimann 1077   -222  
12   Matt Kenseth 1063   -236  
13   Ryan Newman 1033   -266  
14   Kasey Kahne 1030   -269  
15   Dale Earnhardt, Jr. 1018   -281  
16   Juan Pablo Montoya 1018   -281  
17   Brian Vickers 995   -304  
18   Mark Martin 971   -328  
19   Marcos Ambrose 937   -362  
20   Kevin Harvick 918   -381