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NASCAR Sprint Cup race number 9 of 36
Sunday, April 27, 2008 at Talladega Superspeedway, Talladega, AL
188 laps on a 2.660 mile paved track (500.080 miles)

Time of race: 3:10:37
Average speed: 157.409 mph
Pole speed: 187.386 mph
Cautions: 8 for 23 laps
Margin of victory: under caution
Attendance: 156000
Lead changes: 52
Green flag passes: 9,146 (55.4 per green flag lap)
(Source: NASCAR loop data)

Glossary    2008 NASCAR Sprint Cup results   /   2008 standings

PosSt#DriverCarLapsMoneyStatusLedPts
1 518   Kyle Busch M&M's   (Joe Gibbs)Toyota188321400running12190
22642   Juan Pablo Montoya Wrigley's Juicy Fruit   (Chip Ganassi)Dodge188235233running1175
3 711   Denny Hamlin FedEx Freight   (Joe Gibbs)Toyota188203491running37170
4 66   David Ragan AAA Travel   (Jack Roush)Ford188152775running0160
5 883   Brian Vickers Red Bull   (Dietrich Mateschitz)Toyota188122375running4160
61428   Travis Kvapil Northern Tool + Equipment   (Yates Racing)Ford188143914running0150
7365   Casey Mears Kellogg's / Carquest   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet188123225running0146
82112   Ryan Newman Alltel   (Roger Penske)Dodge188149500running5147
94107   Clint Bowyer DirecTV   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet188123275running0138
10 988   Dale Earnhardt, Jr. AMP Energy / National Guard   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet188117350running46139
11357   Robby Gordon RVs.com   (Robby Gordon)Dodge188123758running0130
123831   Jeff Burton AT&T Mobility   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet188137908running1132
131048   Jimmie Johnson Lowe's   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet188146461running1129
142215   Paul Menard Menards / Turtle Wax   (Dale Earnhardt, Inc.)Chevrolet188102450running3126
154038   David Gilliland FreeCreditReport.com   (Yates Racing)Ford188111183running2123
161966   Scott Riggs State Water Heaters   (Gene Haas)Chevrolet188106533running0115
173226   Jamie McMurray Crown Royal   (Jack Roush)Ford18899425running0112
183116   Greg Biffle 3M / American Red Cross   (Jack Roush)Ford18898525running0109
192024   Jeff Gordon DuPont / Pepsi   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet188134961running1111
203044   David Reutimann UPS   (Michael Waltrip)Toyota18890525running0103
212901   Regan Smith DEI / Principal Financial Group   (Dale Earnhardt, Inc.)Chevrolet18898000running1105
221609   Sterling Marlin Miccosukee Resorts & Gaming   (James Finch)Chevrolet18884025running097
23429   Kasey Kahne Budweiser   (Gillett Evernham Motorsports)Dodge188117566running199
243929   Kevin Harvick Shell / Pennzoil   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet188129736running196
25 178   Joe Nemechek National Day of Prayer   (Barney Visser)Chevrolet18888200running088
262400   Michael McDowell Aaron's Dream Machine   (Michael Waltrip)Toyota18896383running085
272755   Michael Waltrip NAPA Auto Parts   (Michael Waltrip)Toyota18890622running487
284340   David Stremme Tums Quik Pack   (Chip Ganassi)Dodge18791525crash284
291819   Elliott Sadler Garmin / Best Buy   (Gillett Evernham Motorsports)Dodge187109670crash381
30 484   A.J. Allmendinger Red Bull   (Dietrich Mateschitz)Toyota18780225crash178
311710   Patrick Carpentier LifeLock   (Gillett Evernham Motorsports)Dodge18682975running070
321545   Kyle Petty Marathon American Spirit Motor Oil   (Petty Enterprises)Dodge18679825running067
33288   Aric Almirola U.S. Army   (Dale Earnhardt, Inc.)Chevrolet186114808running064
343443   Bobby Labonte Cheerios / Betty Crocker   (Petty Enterprises)Dodge183116511running061
353777   Sam Hornish, Jr. Mobil 1   (Roger Penske)Dodge180125000running058
361221   Jon Wood Little Debbie Snack Cakes   (Wood Brothers)Ford17997620running055
37331   Martin Truex, Jr. Bass Pro Shops / Tracker Boats   (Dale Earnhardt, Inc.)Chevrolet174110133crash052
38 220   Tony Stewart Home Depot   (Joe Gibbs)Toyota173138886crash6159
39232   Kurt Busch Miller Lite   (Roger Penske)Dodge17378550crash046
401199   Carl Edwards Office Depot   (Jack Roush)Ford153125725running043
411317   Matt Kenseth DeWalt   (Jack Roush)Ford150125741running040
42 370   Ken Schrader Hunt Brothers Pizza   (Gene Haas)Chevrolet14178130engine142
432541   Reed Sorenson Polaroid   (Chip Ganassi)Dodge4105352engine034

To the back:
NameNbrReason
Robby Gordon7driver change
Jeff Burton31unapproved impound adjustment
David Gilliland38unapproved impound adjustment
David Stremme40driver change
Scott Riggs66engine change

Failed to qualify, withdrew, or driver changes:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
44Dave Blaney22CaterpillarBill DavisToyota
45J.J. Yeley96DLP HDTVJeff MooradToyota
46John Andretti34Taco Bell / doorstopnation.comBob JenkinsChevrolet
DCP.J. Jones7RVs.comRobby GordonDodge
DCDario Franchitti40Tums Quik PackChip GanassiDodge

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
ReasonFree
Pass
12020  
21233   #17 accident turn 2#21
2411794  
1181214   debris#18
12214423  
1451484   #20 accident turn 1#2
14916012  
1611633   #15 spun tri-oval#7
1641652  
1661683   debris#66
1691746  
1751773   #1,2,20,26,43,88 accident turn 2#09
1781814  
1821832   #43 spun turn 4none
1841874  
1881881   #01,9,19,29,31,40,44,48,55,78,84 accident turn 2none
  Percent of race run under caution: 12.2%             Average green flag run: 20.6 laps

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

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Tony Stewart12020
  Ken Schrader21211
  Tony Stewart223312
  Denny Hamlin34385
  Dale Earnhardt, Jr.39457
  Jeff Burton46461
  Brian Vickers47504
  Paul Menard51522
  Juan Pablo Montoya53531
  Denny Hamlin54552
  Ryan Newman56561
  Kevin Harvick57571
  Denny Hamlin58603
  Dale Earnhardt, Jr.61644
  Tony Stewart658117
  Jimmie Johnson82821
  Tony Stewart83875
  Dale Earnhardt, Jr.88881
  Tony Stewart89891
  Dale Earnhardt, Jr.9010516
  Tony Stewart1061094
  Dale Earnhardt, Jr.1101112
  Denny Hamlin1121176
  Regan Smith1181181
  Dale Earnhardt, Jr.1191246
  Denny Hamlin1251251
  Jeff Gordon1261261
  Denny Hamlin1271271
  Dale Earnhardt, Jr.1281325
  Elliott Sadler1331331
  Dale Earnhardt, Jr.1341341
  Elliott Sadler1351351
  Dale Earnhardt, Jr.1361361
  David Gilliland1371371
  David Stremme1381381
  Elliott Sadler1391391
  Kasey Kahne1401401
  Dale Earnhardt, Jr.1411411
  Tony Stewart1421432
  Dale Earnhardt, Jr.1441441
  A.J. Allmendinger1451451
  Denny Hamlin1461483
  Dale Earnhardt, Jr.1491491
  Denny Hamlin1501512
  Paul Menard1521521
  David Gilliland1531531
  David Stremme1541541
  Denny Hamlin15516814
  Ryan Newman1691724
  Kyle Busch1731797
  Michael Waltrip1801834
  Kyle Busch1841885

Points Standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Jeff Burton 1347    
2   Kyle Busch 1325   -22  
3   Dale Earnhardt, Jr. 1268   -79  
4   Denny Hamlin 1248   -99  
5   Jimmie Johnson 1245   -102  
6   Kevin Harvick 1208   -139  
7   Clint Bowyer 1182   -165  
8   Greg Biffle 1148   -199  
9   Tony Stewart 1137   -210  
10   Carl Edwards 1084   -263  
11   Ryan Newman 1062   -285  
12   Juan Pablo Montoya 1029   -318  
13   Kasey Kahne 1028   -319  
14   Jeff Gordon 1018   -329  
15   David Ragan 994   -353  
15   Brian Vickers 994   -353  
17   Martin Truex, Jr. 949   -398  
18   David Gilliland 940   -407  
19   Matt Kenseth 909   -438  
20   Kurt Busch 903   -444