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NASCAR Sprint Cup race number 11 of 36
Saturday, May 10, 2008 at Darlington Raceway, Darlington, SC
367 laps on a 1.366 mile paved track (501.322 miles)

Time of race: 3:34:19
Average speed: 140.35 mph
Pole speed: 179.442 mph
Cautions: 8 for 31 laps
Margin of victory: 3.115 sec
Attendance: 75000
Lead changes: 35
Green flag passes: 2,952 (8.8 per green flag lap)
(Source: NASCAR loop data)

Glossary    2008 NASCAR Sprint Cup results   /   2008 standings

PosSt#DriverCarLapsMoneyStatusLedPts
1 618   Kyle Busch Mint Crisp M&M's / Indiana Jones   (Joe Gibbs)Toyota367313700running169195
23699   Carl Edwards Claritin   (Jack Roush)Ford367241850running0170
3 824   Jeff Gordon DuPont   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet367194236running24170
4 288   Dale Earnhardt, Jr. Mountain Dew / AMP Energy   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet367138100running35165
5156   David Ragan AAA Insurance   (Jack Roush)Ford367123375running2160
63417   Matt Kenseth DeWalt NANO Technology   (Jack Roush)Ford367146016running3155
72111   Denny Hamlin FedEx Ground   (Joe Gibbs)Toyota367131941running15151
82428   Travis Kvapil Lafayette Ford   (Yates Racing)Ford367121789running2147
91322   Dave Blaney Caterpillar   (Bill Davis)Toyota367111283running0138
101231   Jeff Burton AT&T Mobility   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet367134858running0134
112526   Jamie McMurray Crown Royal   (Jack Roush)Ford36795925running3135
12 52   Kurt Busch Miller Lite   (Roger Penske)Dodge36787650running1132
13 348   Jimmie Johnson Lowe's   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet367137061running0124
14221   Martin Truex, Jr. Bass Pro Shops / Tracker Boats   (Dale Earnhardt, Inc.)Chevrolet367116383running11126
153807   Clint Bowyer Jack Daniel's   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet36799750running0118
16278   Mark Martin U.S. Army   (Dale Earnhardt, Inc.)Chevrolet367117908running0115
17 966   Scott Riggs State Water Heaters   (Gene Haas)Chevrolet36799008running0112
181043   Bobby Labonte Cheerios / Betty Crocker   (Petty Enterprises)Dodge367119011running0109
193044   David Reutimann UPS   (Michael Waltrip)Toyota36781300running0106
203338   David Gilliland FreeCreditReport.com   (Yates Racing)Ford36797333running1108
21 420   Tony Stewart Home Depot   (Joe Gibbs)Toyota366125061running0100
22429   Kasey Kahne Budweiser   (Gillett Evernham Motorsports)Dodge366109091running1102
231942   Juan Pablo Montoya Wrigley's Big Red   (Chip Ganassi)Dodge366107183running094
243755   Michael Waltrip NAPA Auto Parts   (Michael Waltrip)Toyota36586008running091
252883   Brian Vickers Red Bull   (Dietrich Mateschitz)Toyota36576950running088
263196   J.J. Yeley DLP HDTV   (Jeff Moorad)Toyota36584675running190
272684   A.J. Allmendinger Red Bull   (Dietrich Mateschitz)Toyota36472475running082
281800   Michael McDowell Brain Cancer Action Week   (Michael Waltrip)Toyota36485872running079
291601   Regan Smith Principal Financial Group   (Dale Earnhardt, Inc.)Chevrolet36382625running076
302021   Bill Elliott Motorcraft   (Wood Brothers)Ford36392795running073
311778   Joe Nemechek Furniture Row Racing   (Barney Visser)Chevrolet36371200running070
323941   Reed Sorenson Target   (Chip Ganassi)Dodge36298239running067
33407   Robby Gordon Jim Beam   (Robby Gordon)Dodge36179800running064
341440   Sterling Marlin Dodge Challenger   (Chip Ganassi)Dodge35078725running061
35295   Casey Mears Kellogg's / Carquest   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet34188475running058
364115   Paul Menard Menards / NIBCO   (Dale Earnhardt, Inc.)Chevrolet34078325running055
373212   Ryan Newman Alltel   (Roger Penske)Dodge295112200running052
382377   Sam Hornish, Jr. Mobil 1   (Roger Penske)Dodge270115475running049
391129   Kevin Harvick Shell / Pennzoil   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet265116711running046
404310   Patrick Carpentier LifeLock   (Gillett Evernham Motorsports)Dodge26169625engine448
413545   Kyle Petty Marathon American Spirit Motor Oil   (Petty Enterprises)Dodge25069500running040
42 719   Elliott Sadler McDonald's   (Gillett Evernham Motorsports)Dodge24795750running037
43 116   Greg Biffle 3M   (Jack Roush)Ford23483164engine9539

To the back:
NameNbrReason
Robby Gordon7engine change
Kasey Kahne9engine change

Failed to qualify, withdrew, or driver changes:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
44Johnny Sauter70Haas AutomationGene HaasChevrolet
45Jeff Green34doorstopnation.comBob JenkinsChevrolet

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
ReasonFree
Pass
122  
353   #19,20 accident turn 1none
6127  
13153   #77 accident turn 3#45
16140125  
1411444   debris#07
1451484  
1491513   debris#15
15223584  
2362405   debris#43
2412488  
2492524   #83 spun frontstretch#07
25328028  
2812844   debris#9
28530218  
3033075   #1,11 accident turn 4#38
30836760  
  Percent of race run under caution: 8.4%             Average green flag run: 37.3 laps

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

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Greg Biffle111
  Dale Earnhardt, Jr.21615
  Kyle Busch173923
  Greg Biffle405920
  Kurt Busch60601
  Travis Kvapil61622
  Matt Kenseth63642
  Kasey Kahne65651
  J.J. Yeley66661
  Patrick Carpentier67693
  David Gilliland70701
  Kyle Busch7110939
  Greg Biffle11012112
  Jeff Gordon1221221
  Denny Hamlin1231231
  Patrick Carpentier1241241
  Kyle Busch1251251
  Greg Biffle1261272
  Kyle Busch12814013
  Greg Biffle1411411
  Dale Earnhardt, Jr.14215918
  Greg Biffle16019334
  Martin Truex, Jr.1942018
  Dale Earnhardt, Jr.2022021
  Matt Kenseth2032031
  David Ragan2042052
  Jamie McMurray2062083
  Greg Biffle20923325
  Martin Truex, Jr.2342363
  Denny Hamlin23725014
  Jeff Gordon25126919
  Kyle Busch27028011
  Jeff Gordon2812844
  Kyle Busch28530218
  Dale Earnhardt, Jr.3033031
  Kyle Busch30436764

Points Standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Kyle Busch 1690    
2   Jeff Burton 1611   -79  
3   Dale Earnhardt, Jr. 1556   -134  
4   Denny Hamlin 1500   -190  
5   Clint Bowyer 1490   -200  
6   Jimmie Johnson 1442   -248  
7   Carl Edwards 1400   -290  
8   Tony Stewart 1397   -293  
9   Kevin Harvick 1396   -294  
10   Jeff Gordon 1326   -364  
11   Greg Biffle 1308   -382  
12   David Ragan 1266   -424  
13   Ryan Newman 1264   -426  
13   Kasey Kahne 1264   -426  
15   Martin Truex, Jr. 1230   -460  
16   Juan Pablo Montoya 1190   -500  
17   Brian Vickers 1161   -529  
18   Travis Kvapil 1155   -535  
19   Bobby Labonte 1128   -562  
20   Matt Kenseth 1113   -577