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NASCAR Nextel Cup race number 11 of 36
Sunday, May 13, 2007 at Darlington Raceway, Darlington, SC
367 laps on a 1.366 mile paved track (501.322 miles)

Time of race: 4:01:50
Average speed: 124.383 mph
Pole speed: 164.987 mph
Cautions: 10 for 44 laps
Margin of victory: .978 sec
Attendance: 70000
Lead changes: 21
Green flag passes: 1,938 (6.0 per green flag lap)
(Source: NASCAR loop data)

Glossary    2007 NASCAR Nextel Cup results   /   2007 standings

PosSt#DriverCarLapsMoneyStatusLedPts
11024   Jeff Gordon DuPont   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet367323286running22190
2 711   Denny Hamlin FedEx Express   (Joe Gibbs)Chevrolet367211550running179180
31248   Jimmie Johnson Lowe's   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet367197761running44170
42912   Ryan Newman Alltel   (Roger Penske)Dodge367159875running39165
5 499   Carl Edwards Office Depot   (Jack Roush)Ford367125475running33160
62620   Tony Stewart Home Depot   (Joe Gibbs)Chevrolet367145961running0150
73117   Matt Kenseth DeWalt   (Jack Roush)Ford367143516running29151
8218   Dale Earnhardt, Jr. Budweiser   (Dale Earnhardt, Inc.)Chevrolet367133033running042
9 107   Clint Bowyer Jack Daniel's   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet367114575running16143
103431   Jeff Burton Cingular Wireless   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet367127541running0134
11251   Martin Truex, Jr. Bass Pro Shops / Tracker Boats   (Dale Earnhardt, Inc.)Chevrolet367112320running0130
12182   Kurt Busch Miller Lite   (Roger Penske)Dodge367119108running0127
132814   Sterling Marlin Ginn Resorts   (Bobby Ginn)Chevrolet367104433running0124
143701   Mark Martin U.S. Army   (Bobby Ginn)Chevrolet367108308running0121
15 216   Greg Biffle Ameriquest   (Jack Roush)Ford36797700running0118
16 326   Jamie McMurray Crown Royal   (Jack Roush)Ford36789850running0115
17 929   Kevin Harvick Shell / Pennzoil   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet367125886running0112
182218   J.J. Yeley Interstate Batteries   (Joe Gibbs)Chevrolet367108183running0109
191343   Bobby Labonte Cheerios / Betty Crocker   (Petty Enterprises)Dodge367117036running0106
20 59   Kasey Kahne Dodge Dealers / UAW   (Ray Evernham)Dodge367124616running0103
211719   Elliott Sadler Dodge Dealers / UAW   (Ray Evernham)Dodge36796370running1105
223966   Jeff Green Best Buy   (Gene Haas)Chevrolet365100008running097
234142   Juan Pablo Montoya Texaco / Havoline   (Chip Ganassi)Dodge365113575running094
24 678   Kenny Wallace Furniture Row   (Barney Visser)Chevrolet36575775running091
254245   Kyle Petty Marathon American Spirit Motor Oil   (Petty Enterprises)Dodge36487233running088
264088   Ricky Rudd Snickers   (Yates Racing)Ford364105333running085
27246   David Ragan AAA   (Jack Roush)Ford363109425running082
283513   Joe Nemechek Haier   (Bobby Ginn)Chevrolet36369950running079
291970   Johnny Sauter Haas / Yellow Transportation   (Gene Haas)Chevrolet36169750running076
303838   David Gilliland M&M's   (Yates Racing)Ford361100289engine073
312315   Paul Menard Menards / Moen   (Dale Earnhardt, Inc.)Chevrolet35869325running070
322722   Dave Blaney Caterpillar   (Bill Davis)Toyota35589197engine272
331400   David Reutimann Domino's   (Michael Waltrip)Toyota35169925engine064
343040   David Stremme Coors Light   (Chip Ganassi)Dodge34968850engine061
351125   Casey Mears National Guard / GMAC   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet34576600engine058
362084   A.J. Allmendinger Red Bull   (Dietrich Mateschitz)Toyota34468450running055
37365   Kyle Busch Carquest / Kellogg's   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet33886250running052
38337   Robby Gordon Menards / MAPEI   (Robby Gordon)Ford31768025running049
393296   Tony Raines DLP HDTV   (Bill Saunders)Chevrolet31078400engine046
401641   Reed Sorenson Target   (Chip Ganassi)Dodge31075750running043
41 821   Ken Schrader Motorcraft   (Wood Brothers)Ford25487839crash245
424337   Kevin Lepage Long John Silvers   (Bob Jenkins)Dodge12768280transmission037
431583   Brian Vickers Red Bull   (Dietrich Mateschitz)Toyota12267382crash034

Failed to qualify, withdrew, or driver changes:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
44Jeremy Mayfield36360 OTCBill DavisToyota
45Ward Burton4State Water HeatersLarry McClureChevrolet
46Mike Bliss49Paralyzed Veterans of AmericaBeth Ann MorgenthauDodge
47Michael Waltrip55NAPA Auto PartsMichael WaltripToyota
48Dale Jarrett44UPSMichael WaltripToyota
49Scott Riggs10Stanley Tools / ValvolineJames RoccoDodge

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
ReasonFree
Pass
14040  
41444   competition#45
4511672  
1171204   #41 accident turn 1#19
1211233  
1241274   #83 accident backstretch#43
12818356  
1841896   debris#21
19023849  
2392424   #6 spun turn 4#19
24325412  
2552595   #21 accident turn 1#1
26030445  
3053095   #5 accident backstretchnone
31033324  
3343385   debris#9
3393446  
3453484   debris#9
3493513  
3523543   oil on track#29
35536713  
  Percent of race run under caution: 12.0%             Average green flag run: 29.4 laps

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

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Clint Bowyer11616
  Carl Edwards173418
  Denny Hamlin3510167
  Carl Edwards10211615
  Denny Hamlin11717761
  Ryan Newman1781792
  Matt Kenseth1801812
  Denny Hamlin18222140
  Ryan Newman22223817
  Denny Hamlin2392391
  Ken Schrader2402412
  Matt Kenseth24225514
  Jimmie Johnson2562561
  Matt Kenseth25726913
  Ryan Newman27028920
  Denny Hamlin29029910
  Jimmie Johnson3003056
  Elliott Sadler3063061
  Jimmie Johnson30733529
  Dave Blaney3363372
  Jimmie Johnson3383458
  Jeff Gordon34636722

Points Standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Jeff Gordon 1881    
2   Jimmie Johnson 1650   -231  
3   Matt Kenseth 1582   -299  
4   Denny Hamlin 1539   -342  
5   Jeff Burton 1486   -395  
6   Tony Stewart 1375   -506  
7   Kurt Busch 1325   -556  
8   Kevin Harvick 1315   -566  
9   Clint Bowyer 1302   -579  
10   Carl Edwards 1291   -590  
11   Kyle Busch 1281   -600  
12   Jamie McMurray 1214   -667  
13   Ryan Newman 1163   -718  
14   Dale Earnhardt, Jr. 1160   -721  
15   Mark Martin 1159   -722  
16   Greg Biffle 1155   -726  
17   Elliott Sadler 1127   -754  
18   Martin Truex, Jr. 1117   -764  
19   Bobby Labonte 1107   -774  
20   J.J. Yeley 1086   -795