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NASCAR Sprint Cup race number 5 of 36
Sunday, March 16, 2008 at Bristol Motor Speedway, Bristol, TN
500 laps* on a 0.533 mile paved track (266.500 miles)

Time of race: 3:00:15
Average speed: 89.775 mph
Pole speed: no time trials
Cautions: 10 for 68 laps
Margin of victory: .588 sec
Attendance: 160000
Lead changes: 17
Green flag passes: 1,299 (3.0 per green flag lap)
(Source: NASCAR loop data)

Glossary    2008 NASCAR Sprint Cup results   /   2008 standings

PosSt#DriverCarLapsMoneyStatusLedPts
1 831   Jeff Burton AT&T Mobility   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet506209558running2190
21029   Kevin Harvick Shell / Pennzoil   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet506167011running32175
3 307   Clint Bowyer Jack Daniel's   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet506139125running81170
41416   Greg Biffle Jackson Hewitt   (Jack Roush)Ford506123525running0160
51588   Dale Earnhardt, Jr. National Guard / AMP Energy   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet506106475running0155
61211   Denny Hamlin FedEx Express   (Joe Gibbs)Toyota506128591running98155
7209   Kasey Kahne Budweiser   (Gillett Evernham Motorsports)Dodge506122916running0146
8168   Aric Almirola U.S. Army   (Dale Earnhardt, Inc.)Chevrolet506126483running0142
93238   David Gilliland FreeCreditReport.com   (Yates Racing)Ford506116083running0138
10 417   Matt Kenseth Dish Network   (Jack Roush)Ford506139016running0134
11 224   Jeff Gordon DuPont   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet506135636running0130
12362   Kurt Busch Miller Lite   (Roger Penske)Dodge50691825running0127
13111   Martin Truex, Jr. Bass Pro Shops / Tracker Boats   (Dale Earnhardt, Inc.)Chevrolet506122133running0124
14 620   Tony Stewart Home Depot   (Joe Gibbs)Toyota506139911running267131
152142   Juan Pablo Montoya Texaco / Havoline   (Chip Ganassi)Dodge505118633running0118
16 999   Carl Edwards Office Depot   (Jack Roush)Ford504133125running0115
172218   Kyle Busch M&M's   (Joe Gibbs)Toyota50497000running7117
18 148   Jimmie Johnson Lowe's   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet504139186running14114
192719   Elliott Sadler Stanley   (Gillett Evernham Motorsports)Dodge504114970running0106
203900   David Reutimann Aaron's Dream Machine   (Michael Waltrip)Toyota504106308running0103
21246   David Ragan AAA Insurance   (Jack Roush)Ford50496900running0100
223166   Scott Riggs Haas Automation   (Gene Haas)Chevrolet503101958running097
234055   Michael Waltrip NAPA Auto Parts   (Michael Waltrip)Toyota50396833running599
24287   Robby Gordon RVs.com   (Robby Gordon)Dodge503104897running091
252596   J.J. Yeley DLP HDTV   (Jeff Moorad)Toyota50395575running088
261701   Regan Smith Principal Financial Group   (Dale Earnhardt, Inc.)Chevrolet50396350running085
273028   Travis Kvapil 11 Million   (Yates Racing)Ford503113814running082
283545   Kyle Petty Marathon American Spirit Motor Oil   (Petty Enterprises)Dodge50186450running079
29 777   Sam Hornish, Jr. Mobil 1   (Roger Penske)Dodge501128925running076
303370   Jeremy Mayfield Haas Automation   (Gene Haas)Chevrolet50086000running073
312341   Reed Sorenson Target / Polaroid   (Chip Ganassi)Dodge500109414running070
322915   Paul Menard Menards / Peak   (Dale Earnhardt, Inc.)Chevrolet49990125running067
331312   Ryan Newman Alltel   (Roger Penske)Dodge499124150running064
343422   Dave Blaney Caterpillar   (Bill Davis)Toyota49882975running061
354278   Joe Nemechek Furniture Row / Denver Mattress   (Barney Visser)Chevrolet49881975running058
362640   Dario Franchitti The Hartford   (Chip Ganassi)Dodge49789925running055
373744   Dale Jarrett UPS   (Michael Waltrip)Toyota49681875running052
381943   Bobby Labonte Cheerios / Betty Crocker   (Petty Enterprises)Dodge489118761running049
393883   Brian Vickers Red Bull   (Dietrich Mateschitz)Toyota48681775crash046
404384   Mike Skinner Red Bull   (Dietrich Mateschitz)Toyota44181700running043
414149   Ken Schrader Qtrax.com   (Beth Ann Morgenthau)Dodge42081625running040
42 55   Casey Mears Carquest / Kellogg's   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet41799540running037
431826   Jamie McMurray Crown Royal   (Jack Roush)Ford37389000running034
* Race extended to 506 laps due to green/white/checker.

To the back:
NameNbrReason
Ryan Newman12engine change
Jeremy Mayfield70engine change

Failed to qualify, withdrew, or driver changes:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
44Jeff Green21Ford / MotorcraftWood BrothersFord
45John Andretti34Thompson Metal ServicesBob JenkinsChevrolet
46Patrick Carpentier10Charter CommunicationsGillett-Evernham MotorsportsDodge

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
ReasonFree
Pass
15151  
52576   competition#28
58603  
61688   #7 spun turn 4#78
699426  
951006   debris#38
10112020  
1211255   #22 spun turn 2#28
12619065  
1911977   #12,15,26,40,43,49 accident turn 2#96
19827982  
2802878   #15,40,5,11 accident turn 1#42
2882914  
29230413   #18 accident backstretch#96
30537672  
3773815   #48 spun turn 2#1
382490109  
4914955   debrisnone
4964994  
5005045   #20,29 accident turn 2none
5055062  
  Percent of race run under caution: 13.4%             Average green flag run: 39.8 laps

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

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Jimmie Johnson11313
  Clint Bowyer145239
  Jimmie Johnson53531
  Clint Bowyer549542
  Tony Stewart96961
  Michael Waltrip971015
  Tony Stewart10218988
  Denny Hamlin1901934
  Tony Stewart1941974
  Denny Hamlin19828386
  Kyle Busch2842907
  Tony Stewart29134555
  Kevin Harvick3463505
  Tony Stewart35138737
  Kevin Harvick38841427
  Tony Stewart41549682
  Denny Hamlin4975048
  Jeff Burton5055062

Points Standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Kyle Busch 782    
2   Greg Biffle 752   -30  
3   Kevin Harvick 749   -33  
4   Jeff Burton 745   -37  
5   Dale Earnhardt, Jr. 686   -96  
6   Kasey Kahne 674   -108  
7   Tony Stewart 656   -126  
8   Ryan Newman 635   -147  
9   Clint Bowyer 606   -176  
10   Kurt Busch 605   -177  
11   Matt Kenseth 604   -178  
12   Martin Truex, Jr. 595   -187  
13   Jimmie Johnson 581   -201  
14   Jeff Gordon 574   -208  
15   Denny Hamlin 568   -214  
16   Carl Edwards 548   -234  
17   Brian Vickers 537   -245  
18   Bobby Labonte 511   -271  
19   Juan Pablo Montoya 509   -273  
20   Elliott Sadler 508   -274