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NASCAR Nextel Cup race number 6 of 36
Sunday, April 1, 2007 at Martinsville Speedway, Martinsville, VA
500 laps on a 0.526 mile paved track (263.000 miles)

Time of race: 3:44:36
Average speed: 70.258 mph
Pole speed: 95.103 mph
Cautions: 13 for 93 laps
Margin of victory: .065 sec
Attendance: 66500
Lead changes: 14
Green flag passes: 959 (2.4 per green flag lap)
(Source: NASCAR loop data)

Glossary    2007 NASCAR Nextel Cup results   /   2007 standings

PosSt#DriverCarLapsMoneyStatusLedPts
12048   Jimmie Johnson Lowe's   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet500198736running113190
2 324   Jeff Gordon DuPont   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet500153861running92175
3 111   Denny Hamlin FedEx Express   (Joe Gibbs)Chevrolet500139125running125170
4145   Kyle Busch Kellogg's / Carquest   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet500105375running10165
5 88   Dale Earnhardt, Jr. Budweiser   (Dale Earnhardt, Inc.)Chevrolet500141833running137165
61931   Jeff Burton Cingular Wireless   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet500119316running0150
7 720   Tony Stewart The Home Depot   (Joe Gibbs)Chevrolet500124486running11151
82610   Scott Riggs Valvoline / Stanley Tools   (James Rocco)Dodge50089275running0142
9 226   Jamie McMurray Irwin Industrial Tools   (Jack Roush)Ford50088525running0138
103317   Matt Kenseth USG Sheetrock / DeWalt   (Jack Roush)Ford500130266running1139
112107   Clint Bowyer Jack Daniel's   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet50084325running0130
12122   Kurt Busch Miller Lite   (Roger Penske)Dodge500114858running0127
131788   Ricky Rudd Snickers   (Yates Racing)Ford500107383running0124
142412   Ryan Newman Alltel   (Roger Penske)Dodge500107175running0121
15276   David Ragan AAA   (Jack Roush)Ford500113250running0118
162342   Juan Pablo Montoya Texaco / Havoline   (Chip Ganassi)Dodge500109850running0115
17 999   Carl Edwards Office Depot   (Jack Roush)Ford50082050running0112
182841   Reed Sorenson Target   (Chip Ganassi)Dodge500100083running0109
19 421   Ken Schrader Little Debbie Snack Cakes   (Wood Brothers)Ford50095239running0106
201196   Tony Raines DLP HDTV   (Bill Saunders)Chevrolet50084550running0103
213714   Sterling Marlin Panasonic Plasma HDTV   (Bobby Ginn)Chevrolet50088558running0100
224245   Kyle Petty Marathon American Spirit Motor Oil   (Petty Enterprises)Dodge49986258running097
23 518   J.J. Yeley Interstate Batteries   (Joe Gibbs)Chevrolet499100958running094
241819   Elliott Sadler Dodge Dealers / UAW   (Ray Evernham)Dodge49889845running1096
25419   Kasey Kahne Dodge Dealers / UAW   (Ray Evernham)Dodge498115366running088
263601   Regan Smith U.S. Army   (Bobby Ginn)Chevrolet49891083running085
273013   Joe Nemechek Ginn Resorts / CertainTeed   (Bobby Ginn)Chevrolet49767700running082
283844   Dale Jarrett UPS   (Michael Waltrip)Toyota49667500running079
29151   Martin Truex, Jr. Bass Pro Shops / Tracker Boats   (Dale Earnhardt, Inc.)Chevrolet49696670running181
303949   Mike Bliss Obovo.com   (Beth Ann Morgenthau)Dodge49379747running073
311070   Johnny Sauter Yellow Transportation / Haas   (Gene Haas)Chevrolet49367050running070
323416   Greg Biffle Jackson Hewitt   (Jack Roush)Ford49284925running067
334300   David Reutimann Domino's   (Michael Waltrip)Toyota49167650running064
34257   Robby Gordon Robby Gordon Motorsports   (Robby Gordon)Ford49066575running061
352940   David Stremme Coors Light   (Chip Ganassi)Dodge49066525running058
363266   Jeff Green Best Buy   (Gene Haas)Chevrolet48774475running055
372222   Dave Blaney Caterpillar   (Bill Davis)Toyota48574400running052
384084   A.J. Allmendinger Red Bull   (Dietrich Mateschitz)Toyota48366350running049
391638   David Gilliland M&M's   (Yates Racing)Ford46993514engine046
401336   Jeremy Mayfield 360 OTC   (Bill Davis)Toyota45166225running043
41 629   Kevin Harvick Shell / Pennzoil   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet445114911running040
423525   Casey Mears National Guard / GMAC   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet37174115running037
433143   Bobby Labonte Cheerios / Betty Crocker   (Petty Enterprises)Dodge265102409running034

Failed to qualify, withdrew, or driver changes:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
44Michael Waltrip55NAPA Auto PartsMichael WaltripToyota
45Paul Menard15Moen / MenardsDale Earnhardt, Inc.Chevrolet
46Kenny Wallace78Furniture Row RacingBarney VisserChevrolet
47Kevin Lepage37Front Row MotorsportsBob JenkinsDodge
48Brian Vickers83Red BullDietrich MateschitzToyota
49Ward Burton4State Water HeatersLarry McClureChevrolet

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
ReasonFree
Pass
144  
584   #25 spun turn 4none
93830  
39468   #43 accident turn 1#45
479044  
91977   debris#22
981003  
1011055   #40 spun turn 2#18
10615247  
1531586   #84,22 accident turns 4/1#18
15921759  
2182236   #36 accident turn 4#96
22424522  
2462505   #9 accident turn 4#17
25130656  
3073126   debris#10
31333624  
3373426   #40 spun turn 3#18
34335311  
35436310   #7 spun turn 4#6
36437613  
3773826   #96 accident turn 1#41
38342341  
42443916   #44 accident turn 2#96
44047435  
4754828   #18 spun turn 1#14
48350018  
  Percent of race run under caution: 18.6%             Average green flag run: 29.1 laps

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

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Denny Hamlin14040
  Elliott Sadler415010
  Denny Hamlin51555
  Jeff Gordon569237
  Matt Kenseth93931
  Jeff Gordon9413845
  Denny Hamlin13921880
  Tony Stewart2192246
  Jeff Gordon22523410
  Dale Earnhardt, Jr.23530369
  Tony Stewart3043085
  Martin Truex, Jr.3093091
  Dale Earnhardt, Jr.31037768
  Kyle Busch37838710
  Jimmie Johnson388500113

Points Standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Jeff Gordon 966    
2   Jeff Burton 938   -28  
3   Jimmie Johnson 906   -60  
4   Matt Kenseth 836   -130  
5   Kyle Busch 804   -162  
6   Denny Hamlin 776   -190  
7   Clint Bowyer 751   -215  
8   Tony Stewart 726   -240  
9   Carl Edwards 710   -256  
10   Kevin Harvick 687   -279  
11   Dale Earnhardt, Jr. 677   -289  
12   Jamie McMurray 650   -316  
13   David Stremme 645   -321  
14   Elliott Sadler 639   -327  
15   Mark Martin 629   -337  
16   Juan Pablo Montoya 625   -341  
17   Kurt Busch 624   -342  
18   J.J. Yeley 616   -350  
19   David Ragan 589   -377  
19   Ryan Newman 589   -377