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NASCAR Nextel Cup race number 9 of 36
Sunday, April 29, 2007 at Talladega Superspeedway, Talladega, AL
188 laps* on a 2.660 mile paved track (500.080 miles)

Time of race: 3:18:46
Average speed: 154.167 mph
Pole speed: 192.069 mph
Cautions: 8 for 28 laps
Margin of victory: under caution
Attendance: 160000
Lead changes: 42
Green flag passes: 16,788 (102.4 per green flag lap)
(Source: NASCAR loop data)

Glossary    2007 NASCAR Nextel Cup results   /   2007 standings

PosSt#DriverCarLapsMoneyStatusLedPts
1 124   Jeff Gordon DuPont   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet192355511running71195
2 848   Jimmie Johnson Lowe's   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet192251736running12175
3262   Kurt Busch Miller Lite   (Roger Penske)Dodge192212483running7170
4 238   David Gilliland M&M's Dark   (Yates Racing)Ford192182689running0160
52526   Jamie McMurray Sharp Aquos / Vikuiti   (Jack Roush)Ford192134675running2160
64129   Kevin Harvick Shell / Pennzoil   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet192164536running0150
7368   Dale Earnhardt, Jr. Budweiser   (Dale Earnhardt, Inc.)Chevrolet192149233running2151
82040   David Stremme Wrigley's Winterfresh   (Chip Ganassi)Dodge192106025running1147
92812   Ryan Newman Kodak   (Roger Penske)Dodge192133450running0138
10371   Martin Truex, Jr. Bass Pro Shops / Tracker Boats   (Dale Earnhardt, Inc.)Chevrolet192126495running0134
11 910   Scott Riggs Stanley Tools / Valvoline   (James Rocco)Dodge192107050running0130
12309   Kasey Kahne Dodge Dealers / UAW   (Ray Evernham)Dodge192138891running5132
133466   Jeff Green Best Buy   (Gene Haas)Chevrolet192120933running3129
141717   Matt Kenseth DeWalt   (Jack Roush)Ford192137641running3126
153919   Elliott Sadler Dodge Dealers / UAW   (Ray Evernham)Dodge192110770running1123
16 414   Sterling Marlin Waste Management / Ginn Resorts   (Bobby Ginn)Chevrolet192107983running16120
17106   David Ragan AAA Travel   (Jack Roush)Ford192127100running2117
182345   Kyle Petty National Tire & Battery   (Petty Enterprises)Dodge192103083running0109
193118   J.J. Yeley Interstate Batteries   (Joe Gibbs)Chevrolet192116033running0106
203543   Bobby Labonte Cheerios Racing / Spiderman 3   (Petty Enterprises)Dodge192127111running0103
21 311   Denny Hamlin FedEx Freight   (Joe Gibbs)Chevrolet192102550running48105
222796   Tony Raines DLP HDTV   (Bill Saunders)Chevrolet19296425running097
231836   Jeremy Mayfield 360 OTC   (Bill Davis)Toyota19283075running094
242201   Regan Smith U.S. Army   (Bobby Ginn)Chevrolet192104258running196
252941   Reed Sorenson Target   (Chip Ganassi)Dodge192101947running088
26 678   Kenny Wallace National Day of Prayer   (Barney Visser)Chevrolet19283325running290
271160   Boris Said SOBE No Fear Energy Drink   (Mark Simo)Ford19180775running187
283220   Tony Stewart Home Depot   (Joe Gibbs)Chevrolet190127761crash784
291216   Greg Biffle 3M   (Jack Roush)Ford19097025crash181
302170   Johnny Sauter Yellow Fleet Pride   (Gene Haas)Chevrolet19079325crash073
312442   Juan Pablo Montoya Texaco / Havoline   (Chip Ganassi)Dodge187115750running070
321400   David Reutimann Domino's Brooklyn-Style Pizza   (Michael Waltrip)Toyota18478525engine067
33 588   Ricky Rudd Snickers   (Yates Racing)Ford155110458running064
344231   Jeff Burton Cingular Wireless   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet151118266running266
354007   Clint Bowyer Jack Daniel's   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet14786125running058
36154   Ward Burton Miccosukee / State Water Heaters   (Larry McClure)Chevrolet14478725engine055
37135   Kyle Busch Carquest / Kellogg's   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet13095800crash052
383313   Joe Nemechek CertainTeed / Ginn Resorts   (Bobby Ginn)Chevrolet13077450crash049
39 725   Casey Mears National Guard / GMAC   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet12485250crash551
404344   Dale Jarrett UPS / Kentucky Derby   (Michael Waltrip)Toyota3877000engine043
41387   Robby Gordon Menards / MAPEI   (Robby Gordon)Ford3376800engine040
421699   Carl Edwards Office Depot   (Jack Roush)Ford2784630engine037
431915   Paul Menard Menards   (Dale Earnhardt, Inc.)Chevrolet2276737engine034
* Race extended to 192 laps due to green/white/checker.

To the back:
NameNbrReason
David Stremme40unapproved impound adjustment

Failed to qualify, withdrew, or driver changes:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
44Michael Waltrip55NAPA Auto PartsMichael WaltripToyota
45Brian Vickers83Red BullDietrich MateschitzToyota
46Dave Blaney22CaterpillarBill DavisToyota
47A.J. Allmendinger84Red BullDietrich MateschitzToyota
48Ken Schrader21Little DebbieWood BrothersFord
49Mike Wallace09Miccosukee Gaming & ResortsJames FinchChevrolet
50Kevin Lepage34Taco BellBob JenkinsDodge
51John Andretti37Huddle HouseBob JenkinsDodge
52Mike Bliss49Paralyzed Veterans of AmericaBeth Ann MorgenthauDodge

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
ReasonFree
Pass
17373  
74774   debris#20
78814  
82843   #07 accident turn 3#43
8512541  
1261294   #25 accident turn 4#4
1301312  
1321365   #1,5,13,31,88,96 accident backstretch#43
13716226  
1631653   #12.42 accident turn 2#43
16617510  
1761783   debris#43
1791857  
1861905   oil on tracknone
1911911  
1921921   #16,19,20,70 accident turn 2none
  Percent of race run under caution: 14.6%             Average green flag run: 20.5 laps

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

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Jeff Gordon111
  Sterling Marlin254
  Jeff Gordon6127
  Sterling Marlin13186
  Jimmie Johnson19191
  Sterling Marlin20201
  Jimmie Johnson21244
  Sterling Marlin25284
  Jimmie Johnson29302
  Sterling Marlin31311
  Jimmie Johnson32332
  Jeff Green34363
  Tony Stewart37437
  Jeff Gordon44463
  Jeff Burton47482
  Jeff Gordon496315
  Denny Hamlin64674
  Jeff Gordon68736
  Greg Biffle74741
  Matt Kenseth75751
  Jeff Gordon76805
  Kurt Busch81855
  Dale Earnhardt, Jr.86872
  Kurt Busch88892
  Jimmie Johnson90912
  Kasey Kahne92932
  Jimmie Johnson94941
  Kasey Kahne95973
  Casey Mears981025
  Matt Kenseth1031031
  Jeff Gordon10411815
  David Stremme1191191
  Jeff Gordon1201256
  Regan Smith1261261
  Boris Said1271271
  Kenny Wallace1281292
  Jeff Gordon1301345
  Elliott Sadler1351351
  David Ragan1361372
  Matt Kenseth1381381
  Denny Hamlin13918244
  Jamie McMurray1831842
  Jeff Gordon1851928

Points Standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Jeff Gordon 1521    
2   Jeff Burton 1318   -203  
3   Matt Kenseth 1292   -229  
4   Jimmie Johnson 1290   -231  
5   Denny Hamlin 1189   -332  
6   Tony Stewart 1078   -443  
7   Jamie McMurray 1059   -462  
8   Kyle Busch 1054   -467  
9   Kevin Harvick 1052   -469  
10   Kurt Busch 1038   -483  
11   Clint Bowyer 1021   -500  
12   Carl Edwards 1004   -517  
13   Dale Earnhardt, Jr. 994   -527  
14   David Stremme 960   -561  
15   Elliott Sadler 940   -581  
16   Greg Biffle 931   -590  
17   Mark Martin 921   -600  
18   Martin Truex, Jr. 908   -613  
19   Juan Pablo Montoya 901   -620  
20   Bobby Labonte 883   -638