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NASCAR Nextel Cup race number 5 of 36
Sunday, March 25, 2007 at Bristol Motor Speedway, Bristol, TN
500 laps* on a 0.533 mile paved track (266.500 miles)

Time of race: 3:16:38
Average speed: 81.969 mph
Pole speed: 125.453 mph
Cautions: 15 for 90 laps
Margin of victory: .064 sec
Attendance: 160000
Lead changes: 14
Green flag passes: 991 (2.4 per green flag lap)
(Source: NASCAR loop data)

Glossary    2007 NASCAR Nextel Cup results   /   2007 standings

PosSt#DriverCarLapsMoneyStatusLedPts
1205   Kyle Busch Carquest / Kellogg's   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet504179400running29190
22931   Jeff Burton Cingular Wireless   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet504161691running0170
3 124   Jeff Gordon DuPont   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet504165586running6170
44029   Kevin Harvick Shell / Pennzoil   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet504154911running9165
51116   Greg Biffle Jackson Hewitt   (Jack Roush)Ford504111900running0155
6 966   Jeff Green Best Buy / Garmin   (Gene Haas)Chevrolet504124383running0150
7318   Dale Earnhardt, Jr. Budweiser   (Dale Earnhardt, Inc.)Chevrolet504131908running0146
81807   Clint Bowyer Jack Daniel's   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet50498500running0142
9 526   Jamie McMurray Crown Royal   (Jack Roush)Ford504103700running0138
101625   Casey Mears National Guard / GMAC   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet504101750running0134
113817   Matt Kenseth Arby's / DeWalt   (Jack Roush)Ford504132816running0130
123299   Carl Edwards Office Depot   (Jack Roush)Ford50496500running0127
133340   David Stremme Energizer / Coors Light   (Chip Ganassi)Dodge50489875running0124
141011   Denny Hamlin FedEx Express   (Joe Gibbs)Chevrolet504113750running177126
152583   Brian Vickers Red Bull   (Dietrich Mateschitz)Toyota50483500running1123
16 648   Jimmie Johnson Lowe's   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet503138411running0115
171949   Mike Bliss Obovo.com   (Beth Ann Morgenthau)Dodge503103933running0112
18144   Ward Burton State Water Heaters / Food City   (Larry McClure)Chevrolet50285525running0109
19 29   Kasey Kahne Dodge Dealers / UAW   (Ray Evernham)Dodge501130591running0106
202645   Kyle Petty Marathon American Spirit Motor Oil   (Petty Enterprises)Dodge501103533running0103
212778   Kenny Wallace Furniture Row   (Barney Visser)Chevrolet50182525running0100
222843   Bobby Labonte Cheerios / Betty Crocker   (Petty Enterprises)Dodge501123011running097
23 722   Dave Blaney Caterpillar   (Bill Davis)Toyota501106408running094
241796   Tony Raines DLP HDTV   (Bill Saunders)Chevrolet50194525running091
251201   Regan Smith U.S. Army   (Bobby Ginn)Chevrolet501103297running088
26416   David Ragan AAA   (Jack Roush)Ford501122350running085
27 319   Elliott Sadler Dodge Dealers / UAW   (Ray Evernham)Dodge500103420running587
281521   Ken Schrader Little Debbie Snack Cakes   (Wood Brothers)Ford500104489running079
29422   Kurt Busch Miller Lite   (Roger Penske)Dodge499118483running1081
302114   Sterling Marlin Waste Management   (Bobby Ginn)Chevrolet49984475running073
31 810   Scott Riggs Valvoline / Stanley Tools   (James Rocco)Dodge49890675running070
323642   Juan Pablo Montoya Texaco / Havoline   (Chip Ganassi)Dodge497114700running067
33347   Robby Gordon Robby Gordon Off Road Wheels   (Robby Gordon)Ford49381025running064
342336   Jeremy Mayfield 360 OTC   (Bill Davis)Toyota48680025running166
35 420   Tony Stewart The Home Depot   (Joe Gibbs)Chevrolet479133911running25768
363718   J.J. Yeley Interstate Batteries   (Joe Gibbs)Chevrolet475107833running960
37131   Martin Truex, Jr. Bass Pro Shops / Tracker Boats   (Dale Earnhardt, Inc.)Chevrolet475106220running052
382488   Ricky Rudd Pedigree   (Yates Racing)Ford453110858crash049
392212   Ryan Newman Alltel   (Roger Penske)Dodge449111850crash046
404384   A.J. Allmendinger Red Bull   (Dietrich Mateschitz)Toyota41379700running043
413538   David Gilliland M&M's   (Yates Racing)Ford48106864crash040
423044   Dale Jarrett UPS   (Michael Waltrip)Toyota4279565crash037
433941   Reed Sorenson Target   (Chip Ganassi)Dodge2186932crash034
* Race extended to 504 laps due to green/white/checker.

Failed to qualify, withdrew, or driver changes:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
44Kevin Lepage37Front Row MotorsportsBob JenkinsDodge
45David Reutimann00Domino's PizzaMichael WaltripToyota
46Michael Waltrip55NAPA Auto PartsMichael WaltripToyota
47Joe Nemechek13CertainTeedBobby GinnChevrolet
48Johnny Sauter70Yellow TransportationGene HaasChevrolet
49Paul Menard15Peak / MenardsDale Earnhardt, Inc.Chevrolet
WDChad Chaffin34Bob JenkinsDodge

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
ReasonFree
Pass
11818  
19235   #41 spun turn 2none
244421  
455410   #7,38,40,44 accident turn 2#6
5512066  
1211266   #6 spun turn 2#25
12713711  
1381436   #42 spun backstretch#43
1441496  
1501556   #84 accident turn 1#78
1561627  
1631686   #6 spun turn 2#14
16922658  
2272326   #36 accident turn 2#25
23328250  
2832908   #9 accident turn 4#25
29131020  
3113166   #1,12 accident turn 2#83
31736852  
3693746   debris#48
3753784  
3793824   #7,43,49,88 accident turn 4#83
38341331  
4144207   debris#66
4214211  
4224254   debris#4
42648560  
4864916   debris#83
4924987  
4995024   #6 spun backstretchnone
5035042  
  Percent of race run under caution: 17.9%             Average green flag run: 25.9 laps

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

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Jeff Gordon166
  Tony Stewart75145
  J.J. Yeley52609
  Kurt Busch617010
  Tony Stewart7112252
  Jeremy Mayfield1231231
  Tony Stewart12419471
  Elliott Sadler1951995
  Tony Stewart20028889
  Kyle Busch2892979
  Denny Hamlin298406109
  Kevin Harvick4074159
  Brian Vickers4164161
  Denny Hamlin41748468
  Kyle Busch48550420

Points Standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Jeff Gordon 791    
2   Jeff Burton 788   -3  
3   Jimmie Johnson 716   -75  
4   Matt Kenseth 697   -94  
5   Kevin Harvick 647   -144  
6   Kyle Busch 639   -152  
7   Mark Martin 629   -162  
8   Clint Bowyer 621   -170  
9   Denny Hamlin 606   -185  
10   Carl Edwards 598   -193  
11   David Stremme 587   -204  
12   Tony Stewart 575   -216  
13   Elliott Sadler 543   -248  
14   Bobby Labonte 525   -266  
15   J.J. Yeley 522   -269  
16   Greg Biffle 521   -270  
17   Dale Earnhardt, Jr. 512   -279  
17   Jamie McMurray 512   -279  
19   Juan Pablo Montoya 510   -281  
20   Kurt Busch 497   -294