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NASCAR Sprint Cup race number 2 of 36
Monday, February 25, 2008 at Auto Club Speedway, Fontana, CA
250 laps on a 2.000 mile paved track (500.000 miles)

Time of race: 3:46:04
Average speed: 132.704 mph
Pole speed: no time trials
Cautions: 12 for 44 laps
Margin of victory: under caution
Attendance: 70000
Lead changes: 33
Green flag passes: 3,073 (14.9 per green flag lap)
(Source: NASCAR loop data)

Glossary    2008 NASCAR Sprint Cup results   /   2008 standings

PosSt#DriverCarLapsMoneyStatusLedPts
1 999   Carl Edwards Dish Network   (Jack Roush)Ford250340500running64190
2 148   Jimmie Johnson Lowe's   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet250252136running76180
3 224   Jeff Gordon DuPont / Cromax Pro   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet250214186running68170
42218   Kyle Busch Interstate Batteries   (Joe Gibbs)Toyota250154050running14165
5 417   Matt Kenseth Carhartt / DeWalt   (Jack Roush)Ford250169841running4160
6111   Martin Truex, Jr. Bass Pro Shops / Tracker Boats   (Dale Earnhardt, Inc.)Chevrolet250144308running0150
7 620   Tony Stewart Home Depot   (Joe Gibbs)Toyota250158061running0146
81029   Kevin Harvick Shell / Pennzoil   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet250148761running1147
9209   Kasey Kahne Budweiser   (Gillett Evernham Motorsports)Dodge250133616running1143
101312   Ryan Newman Alltel / Samsung HDTV   (Roger Penske)Dodge250143625running3139
113983   Brian Vickers Red Bull   (Dietrich Mateschitz)Toyota25098700running0130
12 831   Jeff Burton AT&T Mobility   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet250142258running2132
13362   Kurt Busch Miller Lite   (Roger Penske)Dodge25092800running0124
14246   David Ragan AAA Insurance Southern California   (Jack Roush)Ford250104850running0121
151416   Greg Biffle 3M   (Jack Roush)Ford250104350running9123
16168   Mark Martin Principal Financial Group   (Dale Earnhardt, Inc.)Chevrolet250128208running0115
173238   David Gilliland FreeCreditReport.com   (Yates Racing)Ford250111508running0112
18287   Robby Gordon Jim Beam   (Robby Gordon)Dodge250116708running1114
19 307   Clint Bowyer DirecTV   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet250106150running0106
202142   Juan Pablo Montoya Wrigley's Juicy Fruit   (Chip Ganassi)Dodge250121508running0103
213166   Scott Riggs Haas Automation   (Gene Haas)Chevrolet250104708running0100
221826   Jamie McMurray Crown Royal   (Jack Roush)Ford25097850running2102
234000   David Reutimann Aaron's Dream Machine   (Michael Waltrip)Toyota249101758running094
242719   Elliott Sadler U2 3D / Garmin   (Gillett Evernham Motorsports)Dodge249114770running091
251943   Bobby Labonte Cheerios / Hamburger Helper   (Petty Enterprises)Dodge249125136running088
263821   Bill Elliott Little Debbie Nut Bars   (Wood Brothers)Ford249105345running085
272915   Paul Menard Menards / Quaker State   (Dale Earnhardt, Inc.)Chevrolet24894300running082
284155   Michael Waltrip NAPA Auto Parts   (Michael Waltrip)Toyota24892247running079
292596   J.J. Yeley DLP HDTV / Fry's Electronics   (Jeff Moorad)Toyota24893500running076
303422   Dave Blaney CAT Paving Products   (Bill Davis)Toyota24885250running073
311701   Regan Smith Coors Light   (Dale Earnhardt, Inc.)Chevrolet24891575running070
322640   Dario Franchitti Target / Polaroid   (Chip Ganassi)Dodge24889875running172
333744   Dale Jarrett UPS   (Michael Waltrip)Toyota24782600running369
344378   Joe Nemechek Furniture Row / Denver Mattress   (Barney Visser)Chevrolet24681450running061
354234   John Andretti Front Row Motorsports   (Bob Jenkins)Chevrolet24581225running163
363028   Travis Kvapil TeamYatesRacing.com   (Yates Racing)Ford242108289running055
372341   Reed Sorenson Target / Energizer   (Chip Ganassi)Dodge240108064running052
383545   Kyle Petty Wells Fargo   (Petty Enterprises)Dodge23680600running049
393370   Jeremy Mayfield Haas Automation   (Gene Haas)Chevrolet23180480running046
401588   Dale Earnhardt, Jr. AMP Energy / National Guard   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet20388325running043
411211   Denny Hamlin FedEx Freight   (Joe Gibbs)Toyota193115191running040
42 55   Casey Mears Kellogg's / Carquest   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet2098110crash037
43 777   Sam Hornish, Jr. Mobil 1   (Roger Penske)Dodge20125539crash034

To the back:
NameNbrReason
Michael Waltrip55pitting before green flag

Failed to qualify, withdrew, or driver changes:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
44A.J. Allmendinger84Red BullDietrich MateschitzToyota
45Ken Schrader49Qtrax.comBeth Ann MorgenthauDodge
46Patrick Carpentier10Charter CommunicationsGillett-Evernham MotorsportsDodge
47Mike Skinner27Bad Boy MowersBill DavisToyota
48Burney Lamar08Rhino's Energy DrinkJohn CarterDodge
WDKevin Lepage37Bob JenkinsDodge
WDBoris Said60No FearMark SimoFord
WDKenny Wallace87Furniture Row / Denver MattressBarney VisserChevrolet

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
ReasonFree
Pass
11515  
16183   #11 accident turn 3#17
19213  
22254   #5,41,77,88 accident turn 2none
264015  
41477   rain#41
48569  
57593   debrisnone
60634  
64652   #78 spun turn 3#70
66705  
71733   #19 accident turn 2#78
74829  
83908   rain#41
9113545  
1361383   #31 accident turn 3#19
13915012  
1511533   #55 accident turn 2#2
15416815  
1691713   debris#43
17222049  
2212244   debris#66
22524925  
2502501   #44 accident turn 4none
  Percent of race run under caution: 17.6%             Average green flag run: 17.2 laps

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

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Jeff Gordon11616
  Jimmie Johnson17182
  Jeff Gordon193315
  Jimmie Johnson34374
  Jeff Gordon38414
  John Andretti42421
  Dale Jarrett43453
  Jimmie Johnson46472
  Jeff Gordon485710
  Jeff Burton58592
  Jeff Gordon607112
  Jamie McMurray72732
  Greg Biffle74829
  Jimmie Johnson83831
  Dario Franchitti84841
  Jimmie Johnson8512137
  Kasey Kahne1221221
  Carl Edwards1231253
  Jimmie Johnson12613611
  Kyle Busch13715014
  Robby Gordon1511511
  Ryan Newman1521543
  Matt Kenseth1551584
  Jimmie Johnson1591602
  Carl Edwards1611688
  Jimmie Johnson1691691
  Jeff Gordon17017910
  Carl Edwards18020930
  Kevin Harvick2102101
  Carl Edwards21122010
  Jeff Gordon2212211
  Jimmie Johnson22223716
  Carl Edwards23825013

Points Standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Kyle Busch 335    
2   Ryan Newman 329   -6  
3   Tony Stewart 316   -19  
4   Kurt Busch 299   -36  
5   Carl Edwards 296   -39  
6   Kasey Kahne 294   -41  
7   Kevin Harvick 268   -67  
8   Jimmie Johnson 267   -68  
9   Greg Biffle 262   -73  
10   Jeff Burton 261   -74  
11   Brian Vickers 257   -78  
12   Robby Gordon 256   -79  
13   Martin Truex, Jr. 253   -82  
14   Elliott Sadler 241   -94  
15   Jeff Gordon 221   -114  
16   Matt Kenseth 220   -115  
17   Bobby Labonte 218   -117  
18   Reed Sorenson 212   -123  
19   David Reutimann 203   -132  
20   Clint Bowyer 202   -133