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NASCAR Nextel Cup race number 30 of 36
Sunday, October 7, 2007 at Talladega Superspeedway, Talladega, AL
188 laps on a 2.660 mile paved track (500.080 miles)

Time of race: 3:29:11
Average speed: 143.438 mph
Pole speed: 189.07 mph
Cautions: 9 for 34 laps
Margin of victory: .066 sec
Attendance: 155000
Lead changes: 42
Green flag passes: 7,979 (51.8 per green flag lap)
(Source: NASCAR loop data)

Glossary    2007 NASCAR Nextel Cup results   /   2007 standings

Playoff drivers are highlighted in green in the qualifying and race results.

PosSt#DriverCarLapsMoneyStatusLedPts
13424   Jeff Gordon DuPont / Pepsi   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet188246036running1190
21948   Jimmie Johnson Lowe's   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet188216461running6175
3 222   Dave Blaney Caterpillar   (Bill Davis)Toyota188180783running1170
41811   Denny Hamlin FedEx Ground   (Joe Gibbs)Chevrolet188140975running40170
51612   Ryan Newman Alltel   (Roger Penske)Dodge188149025running10160
62925   Casey Mears National Guard / GMAC   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet188114325running0150
7412   Kurt Busch Miller Lite   (Roger Penske)Dodge188127933running0146
81120   Tony Stewart Home Depot   (Joe Gibbs)Chevrolet188134736running38147
91496   Tony Raines DLP HDTV   (Bill Saunders)Chevrolet18896425running5143
102841   Reed Sorenson Target   (Chip Ganassi)Dodge188114358running0109
112307   Clint Bowyer Jack Daniel's   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet18892625running1135
123970   Johnny Sauter Radioactive Energy Drink   (Gene Haas)Chevrolet18898750running2132
133266   Jeff Green Garmin   (Gene Haas)Chevrolet188103383running1129
143199   Carl Edwards Office Depot   (Jack Roush)Ford18889325running0121
152242   Juan Pablo Montoya Texaco / Havoline   (Chip Ganassi)Dodge188115925running0118
16 99   Kasey Kahne Dodge Dealers / UAW   (Gillett Evernham Motorsports)Dodge188121891running0115
173340   David Stremme Coors Light   (Chip Ganassi)Dodge18878050running1117
181718   J.J. Yeley Interstate Batteries   (Joe Gibbs)Chevrolet188105658running0109
191588   Mike Wallace M&M's   (Yates Racing)Ford188108408running0106
203729   Kevin Harvick Shell / Pennzoil   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet188125236running1108
21 627   Jacques Villeneuve UNICEF   (Bill Davis)Toyota18873325running0100
22 500   David Reutimann Burger King   (Michael Waltrip)Toyota17988233crash2102
232016   Greg Biffle Dish Network / Starz   (Jack Roush)Ford17692150crash094
241019   Elliott Sadler Dodge Dealers / UAW   (Gillett Evernham Motorsports)Dodge17594120crash2596
25 155   Michael Waltrip NAPA Auto Parts   (Michael Waltrip)Toyota17588722crash693
262517   Matt Kenseth DeWalt   (Jack Roush)Ford171120066running085
272738   David Gilliland M&M's   (Yates Racing)Ford167102239running082
281245   Kyle Petty American Spirit Motor Oil   (Petty Enterprises)Dodge16174775crash184
29247   Robby Gordon Camping World   (Robby Gordon)Ford16174625running381
303801   Aric Almirola U.S. Army   (Dale Earnhardt, Inc.)Chevrolet15682450engine073
314021   Ken Schrader Motorcraft   (Wood Brothers)Ford15290514crash070
32 478   Joe Nemechek Furniture Row   (Barney Visser)Chevrolet14971375running067
33 749   John Andretti Paralyzed Veterans of America   (Beth Ann Morgenthau)Dodge14971925running064
34426   David Ragan AAA Travel   (Jack Roush)Ford146106625crash061
35 843   Bobby Labonte Cheerios Racing / Pillsbury   (Petty Enterprises)Dodge144107561crash363
36365   Kyle Busch Kellogg's / Carquest   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet14488475crash160
373526   Jamie McMurray Irwin Vise-Grip GrooveLocks   (Jack Roush)Ford14478350crash052
383015   Paul Menard Menards / Peak   (Dale Earnhardt, Inc.)Chevrolet14470225crash049
39 383   Brian Vickers Red Bull   (Dietrich Mateschitz)Toyota14470500crash851
40268   Dale Earnhardt, Jr. Budweiser   (Dale Earnhardt, Inc.)Chevrolet136120768engine3148
414344   Dale Jarrett UPS   (Michael Waltrip)Toyota13669810crash040
42131   Martin Truex, Jr. Bass Pro Shops / Tracker Boats   (Dale Earnhardt, Inc.)Chevrolet11396025engine142
432131   Jeff Burton AT&T Mobility   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet91109840engine034

To the back:
NameNbrReason
Casey Mears25unapproved impound adjustment
Jamie McMurray26engine change
Jacques Villeneuve27driver's choice

Failed to qualify, withdrew, or driver changes:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
44A.J. Allmendinger84Red BullDietrich MateschitzToyota
45Boris Said60SOBE - No FearMark SimoFord
46Scott Riggs10Valvoline / Stanley ToolsJames RoccoDodge
47Sam Hornish, Jr.06Mobil 1Roger PenskeDodge
48Jeremy Mayfield36360 OTCBill DavisToyota
49Sterling Marlin09Miccosukee Resort & GamingJames FinchChevrolet
50Ward Burton4State Water Heaters / MiccosukeeLarry McClureChevrolet
51Kevin Lepage37Taco BellBob JenkinsDodge

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
ReasonFree
Pass
11818  
19224   #49 accident frontstretchnone
236341  
64674   #16,38 accident turn 4#49
689326  
94963   debris#38
9711317  
1141163   oil on track#38
11713620  
1371404   oil on track#38
1411455  
1461505   #00,5,6,7,11,15,17,22,26,43,83 accident turn 4#38
1511533  
1541563   #21 accident turn 4#00
1571626  
1631664   #45 accident turn 3#00
16717610  
1771804   #16,19,55,96 accident turn 1#00
1811888  
  Percent of race run under caution: 18.1%             Average green flag run: 15.4 laps

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

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Dave Blaney111
  Bobby Labonte221
  Brian Vickers331
  Michael Waltrip441
  Bobby Labonte551
  Robby Gordon683
  Brian Vickers9113
  Denny Hamlin12187
  Kyle Petty19191
  Jimmie Johnson20201
  Denny Hamlin21244
  Elliott Sadler25262
  Denny Hamlin27293
  Martin Truex, Jr.30301
  Dale Earnhardt, Jr.315828
  Kyle Busch59591
  Brian Vickers60601
  Michael Waltrip61611
  Jeff Green62621
  Denny Hamlin638725
  Michael Waltrip88881
  David Reutimann89902
  Dale Earnhardt, Jr.91933
  David Stremme94941
  Michael Waltrip95973
  Denny Hamlin98981
  Tony Stewart9910810
  Elliott Sadler1091135
  Clint Bowyer1141141
  Elliott Sadler11513218
  Bobby Labonte1331331
  Tony Stewart1341341
  Brian Vickers1351373
  Kevin Harvick1381381
  Johnny Sauter1391402
  Tony Stewart1411455
  Tony Raines1461505
  Ryan Newman1511522
  Tony Stewart15317422
  Ryan Newman1751828
  Jimmie Johnson1831875
  Jeff Gordon1881881

Points Standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Jeff Gordon 5690    
2   Jimmie Johnson 5681   -9  
3   Clint Bowyer 5627   -63  
4   Tony Stewart 5536   -154  
5   Kevin Harvick 5488   -202  
6   Carl Edwards 5485   -205  
7   Kurt Busch 5475   -215  
8   Kyle Busch 5430   -260  
9   Denny Hamlin 5428   -262  
10   Martin Truex, Jr. 5390   -300  
11   Matt Kenseth 5372   -318  
12   Jeff Burton 5354   -336  
13   Dale Earnhardt, Jr. 3421   -2269  
14   Ryan Newman 3306   -2384  
15   Casey Mears 3305   -2385  
16   Greg Biffle 3303   -2387  
17   Jamie McMurray 2950   -2740  
18   Bobby Labonte 2935   -2755  
19   J.J. Yeley 2934   -2756  
20   Juan Pablo Montoya 2904   -2786  

Non-playoff standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Jeff Gordon 4499    
2   Jimmie Johnson 4060   -439  
3   Tony Stewart 4043   -456  
4   Denny Hamlin 3908   -591  
5   Carl Edwards 3837   -662  
6   Clint Bowyer 3806   -693  
7   Matt Kenseth 3792   -707  
8   Kyle Busch 3722   -777  
9   Jeff Burton 3672   -827  
10   Kevin Harvick 3633   -866  
11   Kurt Busch 3615   -884  
12   Martin Truex, Jr. 3540   -959  
13   Dale Earnhardt, Jr. 3421   -1078  
14   Ryan Newman 3306   -1193  
15   Casey Mears 3305   -1194  
16   Greg Biffle 3303   -1196  
17   Jamie McMurray 2950   -1549  
18   Bobby Labonte 2935   -1564  
19   J.J. Yeley 2934   -1565  
20   Juan Pablo Montoya 2904   -1595