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NASCAR Nextel Cup race number 25 of 36
Sunday, September 2, 2007 at California Speedway, Fontana, CA
250 laps on a 2.000 mile paved track (500.000 miles)

Time of race: 3:48:08
Average speed: 131.502 mph
Pole speed: 182.399 mph
Cautions: 11 for 43 laps
Margin of victory: 1.868 sec
Attendance: 85000
Lead changes: 30
Green flag passes: 3,753 (18.1 per green flag lap)
(Source: NASCAR loop data)

Glossary    2007 NASCAR Nextel Cup results   /   2007 standings

PosSt#DriverCarLapsMoneyStatusLedPts
1 248   Jimmie Johnson Lowe's / Jimmie Johnson Foundation   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet250289411running84190
21999   Carl Edwards Office Depot   (Jack Roush)Ford250185450running0170
3 55   Kyle Busch Cheez-it / Carquest   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet250163225running97175
41531   Jeff Burton Richard Childress Racing   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet250163491running1165
5 78   Dale Earnhardt, Jr. Budweiser   (Dale Earnhardt, Inc.)Chevrolet250180433running15160
6 81   Martin Truex, Jr. Bass Pro Shops / Tracker Boats   (Dale Earnhardt, Inc.)Chevrolet250135345running4155
73617   Matt Kenseth R&L Carriers / DeWalt   (Jack Roush)Ford250158941running0146
81783   Brian Vickers Red Bull   (Dietrich Mateschitz)Toyota250102975running3147
9 12   Kurt Busch Miller Lite   (Roger Penske)Dodge250146308running21143
10 39   Kasey Kahne Dodge Dealers / UAW   (Gillett Evernham Motorsports)Dodge250148216running0134
111143   Bobby Labonte Cheerios / Totino's Pizza Rolls   (Petty Enterprises)Dodge250138361running4135
12336   David Ragan AAA Insurance   (Jack Roush)Ford250137475running0127
132220   Tony Stewart Home Depot   (Joe Gibbs)Chevrolet250143286running12129
141229   Kevin Harvick Shell / Pennzoil   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet250141836running0121
151325   Casey Mears National Guard / GMAC   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet250111525running1123
163826   Jamie McMurray Sharp AQUOS   (Jack Roush)Ford250104275running0115
171016   Greg Biffle Aflac   (Jack Roush)Ford250109325running0112
181884   A.J. Allmendinger Red Bull   (Dietrich Mateschitz)Toyota24990275running0109
19 911   Denny Hamlin FedEx Express   (Joe Gibbs)Chevrolet249108600running0106
202407   Clint Bowyer DirecTV   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet249103900running0103
213141   Reed Sorenson Target / Memorex   (Chip Ganassi)Dodge249119083running0100
221624   Jeff Gordon DuPont / Cromax Pro   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet249135011running097
233266   Jeff Green Best Buy   (Gene Haas)Chevrolet249115533running094
242015   Paul Menard Menards / Johns Manville   (Dale Earnhardt, Inc.)Chevrolet24991850running091
251438   David Gilliland M&M's   (Yates Racing)Ford249114689running088
262621   Bill Elliott Motorcraft   (Wood Brothers)Ford248109689running190
273496   Tony Raines DLP HDTV / Best Buy   (Bill Saunders)Chevrolet24897925running082
283945   Kyle Petty Wells Fargo   (Petty Enterprises)Dodge248103858running184
292318   J.J. Yeley Interstate Batteries   (Joe Gibbs)Chevrolet248117408running076
304170   Johnny Sauter Haas Automation   (Gene Haas)Chevrolet24889850running278
314001   Aric Almirola U.S. Army   (Dale Earnhardt, Inc.)Chevrolet24897200running070
322800   David Reutimann Burger King   (Michael Waltrip)Toyota247100808running172
334242   Juan Pablo Montoya Wrigley's Big Red   (Chip Ganassi)Dodge247124125running064
342140   David Stremme Target   (Chip Ganassi)Dodge24586050running061
35 619   Elliott Sadler Dodge Dealers / UAW   (Gillett Evernham Motorsports)Dodge245104345running058
362736   Jeremy Mayfield 360 OTC   (Bill Davis)Toyota22985950crash030
374349   John Andretti Paralyzed Veterans of America   (Beth Ann Morgenthau)Dodge20395447crash257
383022   Dave Blaney Caterpillar   (Bill Davis)Toyota20193850engine049
39 412   Ryan Newman Kodak   (Roger Penske)Dodge194117875engine151
403788   Ricky Rudd Snickers Generation Max   (Yates Racing)Ford179116783crash043
41357   Robby Gordon Original Roadhouse Grill / Jim Beam   (Robby Gordon)Ford15985705running040
422555   Michael Waltrip NAPA Auto Parts   (Michael Waltrip)Toyota3885640crash037
432978   Joe Nemechek Furniture Row   (Barney Visser)Chevrolet985008engine034

To the back:
NameNbrReason
Aric Almirola01engine change
Tomy Raines96transmission change

Failed to qualify, withdrew, or driver changes:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
44Scott Riggs10Sears Auto Center / Valvoline / StanleyJames RoccoDodge
45Ward Burton4Lucas Oil / State Water HeatersLarry McClureChevrolet
46Dale Jarrett44UPSMichael WaltripToyota

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
ReasonFree
Pass
199  
10123   oil on tracknone
13164  
17193   debrisnone
20234  
24263   #19 spun turn 2none
274014  
41455   #55 accident turn 3none
467227  
73775   debris#42
78869  
87904   #7 accident frontstretch#15
91944  
95973   #12 spun turn 4#70
9811215  
1131164   #18 spun backstretch#19
11716448  
1651684   debris#16
1691746  
1751773   debris#9
1781803  
1811866   #00,24,36,38,88 accident frontstretch#6
18725064  
  Percent of race run under caution: 17.2%             Average green flag run: 17.3 laps

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

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Kurt Busch11010
  John Andretti11122
  Kurt Busch132311
  Kyle Busch244017
  Dale Earnhardt, Jr.41411
  Kyle Petty42421
  Bill Elliott43431
  Johnny Sauter44452
  Kyle Busch467227
  Dale Earnhardt, Jr.73731
  Martin Truex, Jr.74774
  Dale Earnhardt, Jr.78781
  Kyle Busch79802
  Dale Earnhardt, Jr.819010
  Ryan Newman91911
  Dale Earnhardt, Jr.92921
  Kyle Busch9311220
  Jimmie Johnson1131131
  Kyle Busch1141185
  Jimmie Johnson11913618
  Kyle Busch13715317
  Jeff Burton1541541
  David Reutimann1551551
  Kyle Busch1561649
  Dale Earnhardt, Jr.1651651
  Brian Vickers1661683
  Jimmie Johnson16921143
  Bobby Labonte2122154
  Tony Stewart21622712
  Casey Mears2282281
  Jimmie Johnson22925022

Points Standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Jeff Gordon 3679    
2   Tony Stewart 3362   -317  
3   Denny Hamlin 3335   -344  
4   Carl Edwards 3330   -349  
5   Matt Kenseth 3309   -370  
6   Jimmie Johnson 3249   -430  
7   Jeff Burton 3219   -460  
8   Kyle Busch 3199   -480  
9   Clint Bowyer 3047   -632  
10   Martin Truex, Jr. 3042   -637  
11   Kurt Busch 3022   -657  
12   Kevin Harvick 3009   -670  
13   Dale Earnhardt, Jr. 2881   -798  
14   Ryan Newman 2755   -924  
15   Greg Biffle 2674   -1005  
16   Casey Mears 2581   -1098  
17   Bobby Labonte 2541   -1138  
18   Jamie McMurray 2486   -1193  
19   Juan Pablo Montoya 2439   -1240  
20   J.J. Yeley 2372   -1307