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NASCAR Nextel Cup race number 23 of 36
Tuesday, August 21, 2007 at Michigan International Speedway, Brooklyn, MI
200 laps* on a 2.000 mile paved track (400.000 miles)

Time of race: 2:37:45
Average speed: 117.044 mph
Pole speed: 189.026 mph
Cautions: 8 for 36 laps
Margin of victory: .495 sec
Attendance: 40000
Lead changes: 18
Green flag passes: 3,204 (19.2 per green flag lap)
(Source: NASCAR loop data)

Glossary    2007 NASCAR Nextel Cup results   /   2007 standings

PosSt#DriverCarLapsMoneyStatusLedPts
1152   Kurt Busch Miller Lite   (Roger Penske)Dodge203190108running92195
2141   Martin Truex, Jr. Bass Pro Shops / Tracker Boats / 57 Chevy   (Dale Earnhardt, Inc.)Chevrolet203151245running0170
3 748   Jimmie Johnson Lowe's / 57 Chevy   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet203175761running15170
42117   Matt Kenseth DeWalt   (Jack Roush)Ford203152491running31165
5 811   Denny Hamlin FedEx Kinko's   (Joe Gibbs)Chevrolet203109650running0155
61722   Dave Blaney Caterpillar   (Bill Davis)Toyota203114433running0150
71399   Carl Edwards Office Depot   (Jack Roush)Ford20393150running0146
81883   Brian Vickers Red Bull   (Dietrich Mateschitz)Toyota20382925running11147
9 443   Bobby Labonte Cheerios / Betty Crocker   (Petty Enterprises)Dodge203120036running0138
103520   Tony Stewart Home Depot   (Joe Gibbs)Chevrolet203135411running0134
112925   Casey Mears National Guard / GMAC / 57 Chevy   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet20394625running0130
12398   Dale Earnhardt, Jr. Budweiser / 57 Chevy   (Dale Earnhardt, Inc.)Chevrolet203121508running1132
13 65   Kyle Busch Kellogg's / Carquest   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet20394350running0124
141931   Jeff Burton AT&T Mobility   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet203114891running0121
152829   Kevin Harvick Shell / Pennzoil   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet203124336running0118
163412   Ryan Newman Alltel   (Roger Penske)Dodge203110150running2120
17 907   Clint Bowyer Jack Daniel's   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet20385625running0112
18256   David Ragan AAA Insurance   (Jack Roush)Ford203117200running0109
19 216   Greg Biffle 3M   (Jack Roush)Ford20397225running20111
20274   Ward Burton State Water Heaters / Lucas Oil / 57 Chevy   (Larry McClure)Chevrolet20376500running4108
212040   David Stremme Tums   (Chip Ganassi)Dodge20276125running0100
224066   Jeff Green Best Buy   (Gene Haas)Chevrolet20299983running097
231200   David Reutimann Dominos.com   (Michael Waltrip)Toyota20287108running094
24307   Robby Gordon Jim Beam   (Robby Gordon)Ford20275300running296
253118   J.J. Yeley Interstate Batteries / 57 Chevy   (Joe Gibbs)Chevrolet202103333running088
262642   Juan Pablo Montoya Texaco / Havoline   (Chip Ganassi)Dodge202109100running085
27 124   Jeff Gordon DuPont / 57 Chevy   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet202135236running2587
282438   David Gilliland M&M's   (Yates Racing)Ford202101264running079
294170   Johnny Sauter Yellow Transportation   (Gene Haas)Chevrolet20273775running076
303626   Jamie McMurray Irwin Industrial Tools   (Jack Roush)Ford20282400running073
31 39   Kasey Kahne Dodge Dealers / UAW   (Gillett Evernham Motorsports)Dodge201117841running070
32 519   Elliott Sadler Dodge Dealers / UAW   (Gillett Evernham Motorsports)Dodge20191745running067
332288   Ricky Rudd Snickers   (Yates Racing)Ford201104808running064
343796   Tony Raines DLP HDTV / 57 Chevy   (Bill Saunders)Chevrolet20178225running061
352321   Bill Elliott Little Debbie   (Wood Brothers)Ford20189289running058
364310   Scott Riggs Auto Value / Bumper to Bumper   (James Rocco)Dodge20178025running055
371649   John Andretti Paralyzed Veterans of America   (Beth Ann Morgenthau)Dodge20181633running052
383341   Reed Sorenson Target   (Chip Ganassi)Dodge20087422running049
393815   Paul Menard Menards / Sylvania / 57 Chevy   (Dale Earnhardt, Inc.)Chevrolet16769825running046
401155   Michael Waltrip NAPA Auto Parts   (Michael Waltrip)Toyota13569775running043
414245   Chad McCumbee Marathon Amercian Spirit Motor Oil   (Petty Enterprises)Dodge13469725running040
421001   Mark Martin U.S. Army / 57 Chevy   (Dale Earnhardt, Inc.)Chevrolet10177665oil leak037
433208   Joe Nemechek E&M Motorsports   (John Carter)Dodge9268724crash034
* Race extended to 203 laps due to green/white/checker.

To the back:
NameNbrReason
Martin Truex, Jr.1engine change
Dale Earnhardt, Jr.8transmission change
Jamie McMurray26transmission change
Jeff Burton31engine change

Failed to qualify, withdrew, or driver changes:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
44Jeremy Mayfield36360 OTCBill DavisToyota
45Dale Jarrett44UPSMichael WaltripToyota
46Scott Wimmer78Furniture Row / 57 ChevyBarney VisserChevrolet
47Kevin Lepage37Front Row MotorsportsBob JenkinsDodge
48A.J. Allmendinger84Red BullDietrich MateschitzToyota

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
ReasonFree
Pass
11212   competitionnone
13142  
15173   #42,45 spun turn 4none
183114  
32343   competitionnone
358854  
89924   oil on track#66
93942  
95995   #55,08 accident turn 2#70
10017677  
1771804   debris#43
18119010  
1911933   #24 spun frontstretch#12
1941996  
2002012   #16 spun turn 2none
2022032  
  Percent of race run under caution: 17.7%             Average green flag run: 20.9 laps

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

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Jeff Gordon11212
  Greg Biffle133220
  Robby Gordon33342
  Jeff Gordon354713
  Jimmie Johnson486215
  Brian Vickers63653
  Matt Kenseth66661
  Brian Vickers67737
  Matt Kenseth748815
  Brian Vickers89891
  Matt Kenseth9010011
  Kurt Busch1011033
  Matt Kenseth1041074
  Kurt Busch10812922
  Dale Earnhardt, Jr.1301301
  Ward Burton1311344
  Kurt Busch13516834
  Ryan Newman1691702
  Kurt Busch17120333

Points Standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Jeff Gordon 3471    
2   Denny Hamlin 3195   -276  
3   Matt Kenseth 3117   -354  
4   Tony Stewart 3073   -398  
5   Carl Edwards 2970   -501  
6   Jimmie Johnson 2959   -512  
7   Jeff Burton 2927   -544  
8   Kyle Busch 2881   -590  
9   Clint Bowyer 2779   -692  
10   Kevin Harvick 2773   -698  
11   Martin Truex, Jr. 2757   -714  
12   Kurt Busch 2724   -747  
13   Dale Earnhardt, Jr. 2561   -910  
14   Ryan Newman 2553   -918  
15   Greg Biffle 2428   -1043  
16   Casey Mears 2361   -1110  
17   Jamie McMurray 2286   -1185  
18   Bobby Labonte 2264   -1207  
19   Juan Pablo Montoya 2263   -1208  
20   Mark Martin 2220   -1251