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NASCAR Sprint Cup race number 35 of 36
Sunday, November 9, 2008 at Phoenix International Raceway, Avondale, AZ
312 laps* on a 1.000 mile paved track (312.000 miles)

Time of race: 3:12:01
Average speed: 97.804 mph
Pole speed: 134.725 mph
Cautions: 10 for 55 laps
Margin of victory: .295 sec
Attendance: 100000
Lead changes: 9
Green flag passes: 2,228 (8.6 per green flag lap)
(Source: NASCAR loop data)

Glossary    2008 NASCAR Sprint Cup results   /   2008 standings

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

PosSt#DriverCarLapsMoneyStatusLedPts
1 148   Jimmie Johnson Lowe's   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet313261711running217195
2 32   Kurt Busch Miller Lite   (Roger Penske)Dodge313156525running60175
3 226   Jamie McMurray Irwin Industrial Tools   (Jack Roush)Ford313158075running28170
41599   Carl Edwards Office Depot   (Jack Roush)Ford313165000running0160
5 811   Denny Hamlin FedEx Ground   (Joe Gibbs)Toyota313140991running0155
6 588   Dale Earnhardt, Jr. AMP Energy / National Guard   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet313100975running0150
71929   Kevin Harvick Shell / Pennzoil   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet313131211running0146
81418   Kyle Busch Pedigree   (Joe Gibbs)Toyota31396300running0142
92431   Jeff Burton AT&T Mobility   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet313123808running0138
10306   David Ragan AAA Insurance   (Jack Roush)Ford31391450running0134
113116   Greg Biffle 3M / American Red Cross   (Jack Roush)Ford31386350running7135
122807   Clint Bowyer Jack Daniel's   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet31391300running0127
13119   Kasey Kahne Budweiser   (Gillett Evernham Motorsports)Dodge313105816running0124
14108   Mark Martin U.S. Army   (Dale Earnhardt, Inc.)Chevrolet313107733running0121
153417   Matt Kenseth DeWalt   (Jack Roush)Ford313117291running0118
161310   A.J. Allmendinger McDonald's   (Gillett Evernham Motorsports)Dodge31371525running0115
172642   Juan Pablo Montoya Texaco / Havoline   (Chip Ganassi)Dodge31399133running0112
181847   Marcos Ambrose Little Debbie Snacks   (Michael Waltrip)Toyota31389058running0109
194143   Bobby Labonte Cheerios / Betty Crocker   (Petty Enterprises)Dodge312112536running0106
202322   Dave Blaney Bad Boy Mowers   (Bill Davis)Toyota31288883running0103
214028   Travis Kvapil All Sport   (Yates Racing)Ford31297339running0100
222920   Tony Stewart Home Depot   (Joe Gibbs)Toyota312115436running097
232101   Regan Smith DEI / Principal Financial Group   (Dale Earnhardt, Inc.)Chevrolet31280225running094
242555   Michael Waltrip NAPA Auto Parts   (Michael Waltrip)Toyota31183683running091
25 444   David Reutimann UPS   (Michael Waltrip)Toyota31170000running088
26 915   Paul Menard Menards / Peak   (Dale Earnhardt, Inc.)Chevrolet31177175running085
273296   Ken Schrader DLP HDTV   (Jeff Moorad)Toyota31176550running082
28277   Robby Gordon Jim Beam / Operation Homefront   (Robby Gordon)Dodge31185558running079
293921   Bill Elliott Little Debbie Snacks   (Wood Brothers)Ford31184120running076
302219   Elliott Sadler Siemens   (Gillett Evernham Motorsports)Dodge31092495running073
311241   Reed Sorenson Target / AMP Energy Drink   (Chip Ganassi)Dodge30992739running070
323709   Sterling Marlin Miccosukee Resorts & Gaming   (James Finch)Chevrolet30965350running067
333377   Sam Hornish, Jr. Mobil 1   (Roger Penske)Dodge308110800running064
34 612   Ryan Newman Alltel   (Roger Penske)Dodge302107175running061
354238   David Gilliland Digital TV Transition   (Yates Racing)Ford29875472running058
36165   Casey Mears Cheez-It / Carquest   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet27882825crash055
374370   Johnny Sauter Haas Automation   (Gene Haas)Chevrolet27464700crash052
381766   Scott Riggs State Water Heaters   (Gene Haas)Chevrolet27164575crash049
393545   Kyle Petty Wells Fargo   (Petty Enterprises)Dodge27064450crash046
403884   Scott Speed Red Bull   (Dietrich Mateschitz)Toyota26964300crash148
41 724   Jeff Gordon DuPont   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet266113091engine040
423683   Brian Vickers Red Bull   (Dietrich Mateschitz)Toyota2972030crash037
43201   Martin Truex, Jr. Bass Pro Shops / Tracker Boats   (Dale Earnhardt, Inc.)Chevrolet2795327overheating034
* Race extended to 313 laps due to green/white/checker.

To the back:
NameNbrReason
Greg Biffle16transmission change

Failed to qualify, withdrew, or driver changes:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
44Joe Nemechek78Furniture Row RacingBarney VisserChevrolet

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
ReasonFree
Pass
12020  
21244   #19,77 accident turn 3none
25317  
32365   #83 accident turn 3#19
37371  
384710   rainnone
4814194  
1421487   debris#42
14921062  
2112188   debris#9
21926244  
2632664   debris#70
2672748  
2752784   #5,19,38,43,45,66,70,77,84 accident turn 3#07
2792846  
2852884   #41 accident turn 3#17
2892924  
2932964   debris#8
29730610  
3073115   #7,17,20 accident turn 2none
3123132  
  Percent of race run under caution: 17.6%             Average green flag run: 23.5 laps

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

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Jamie McMurray12121
  Scott Speed22221
  Kurt Busch238058
  Jimmie Johnson8110020
  Kurt Busch1011022
  Greg Biffle1031097
  Jimmie Johnson110211102
  Jamie McMurray2122187
  Jimmie Johnson21931395

Points Standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Jimmie Johnson 6561    
2   Carl Edwards 6420   -141  
3   Greg Biffle 6358   -203  
4   Jeff Burton 6292   -269  
5   Kevin Harvick 6233   -328  
6   Clint Bowyer 6226   -335  
7   Jeff Gordon 6151   -410  
8   Matt Kenseth 6091   -470  
9   Denny Hamlin 6090   -471  
10   Dale Earnhardt, Jr. 6087   -474  
11   Kyle Busch 6080   -481  
12   Tony Stewart 6059   -502  
13   David Ragan 4208   -2353  
14   Kasey Kahne 3935   -2626  
15   Martin Truex, Jr. 3705   -2856  
16   Jamie McMurray 3644   -2917  
17   Ryan Newman 3635   -2926  
18   Kurt Busch 3601   -2960  
19   Brian Vickers 3513   -3048  
20   Casey Mears 3385   -3176  

Non-playoff standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Jimmie Johnson 5097    
2   Carl Edwards 5041   -56  
3   Kyle Busch 4878   -219  
4   Jeff Burton 4666   -431  
5   Greg Biffle 4638   -459  
6   Dale Earnhardt, Jr. 4565   -532  
7   Kevin Harvick 4516   -581  
8   Jeff Gordon 4372   -725  
9   Tony Stewart 4344   -753  
10   Clint Bowyer 4332   -765  
11   Denny Hamlin 4315   -782  
12   Matt Kenseth 4223   -874  
13   David Ragan 4208   -889  
14   Kasey Kahne 3935   -1162  
15   Martin Truex, Jr. 3705   -1392  
16   Jamie McMurray 3644   -1453  
17   Ryan Newman 3635   -1462  
18   Kurt Busch 3601   -1496  
19   Brian Vickers 3513   -1584  
20   Casey Mears 3385   -1712