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NASCAR Sprint Cup race number 6 of 36
Sunday, March 30, 2008 at Martinsville Speedway, Martinsville, VA
500 laps on a 0.526 mile paved track (263.000 miles)

Time of race: 3:35:41
Average speed: 73.163 mph
Pole speed: 96.288 mph
Cautions: 18 for 89 laps
Margin of victory: .398 sec
Attendance: 63000
Lead changes: 20
Green flag passes: 1,992 (4.8 per green flag lap)
(Source: NASCAR loop data)

Glossary    2008 NASCAR Sprint Cup results   /   2008 standings

PosSt#DriverCarLapsMoneyStatusLedPts
1 211   Denny Hamlin FedEx Freight   (Joe Gibbs)Toyota500207391running82190
2 124   Jeff Gordon DuPont   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet500159336running90175
32431   Jeff Burton AT&T Mobility   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet500149308running37170
41048   Jimmie Johnson Lowe's   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet500142861running135165
5 920   Tony Stewart Home Depot   (Joe Gibbs)Toyota500131236running0155
62288   Dale Earnhardt, Jr. AMP Energy / National Guard   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet500102850running146160
7395   Casey Mears Kellogg's / Carquest   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet50099475running0146
8 526   Jamie McMurray Irwin Industrial Tools   (Jack Roush)Ford50091150running0142
92799   Carl Edwards Claritin   (Jack Roush)Ford500123775running0138
101207   Clint Bowyer BB&T   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet50097200running0134
11 46   David Ragan AAA Insurance   (Jack Roush)Ford50087200running0130
121129   Kevin Harvick Shell / Pennzoil   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet500119961running0127
132942   Juan Pablo Montoya Wrigley's Big Red   (Chip Ganassi)Dodge500105983running0124
143301   Regan Smith DEI / Principal Financial Group   (Dale Earnhardt, Inc.)Chevrolet50086325running0121
152519   Elliott Sadler McDonald's   (Gillett Evernham Motorsports)Dodge500104045running0118
163515   Paul Menard Menards / Pittsburgh Paints   (Dale Earnhardt, Inc.)Chevrolet50084200running0115
17 69   Kasey Kahne Budweiser   (Gillett Evernham Motorsports)Dodge500105766running0112
181428   Travis Kvapil Yates Racing   (Yates Racing)Ford499102764running0109
191312   Ryan Newman Alltel   (Roger Penske)Dodge499118575running0106
201916   Greg Biffle Jackson Hewitt   (Jack Roush)Ford49985175running0103
21421   Martin Truex, Jr. Bass Pro Shops / Tracker Boats   (Dale Earnhardt, Inc.)Chevrolet499105258running0100
224340   Dario Franchitti Kennametal   (Chip Ganassi)Dodge49981925running097
234083   Brian Vickers Red Bull   (Dietrich Mateschitz)Toyota49773625out of fuel094
242138   David Gilliland FreeCreditReport.com   (Yates Racing)Ford49792433running091
253243   Bobby Labonte Cheerios / Betty Crocker   (Petty Enterprises)Dodge497110436running393
263400   Michael McDowell Aaron's Dream Machine   (Michael Waltrip)Toyota49788808running085
272396   J.J. Yeley DLP HDTV / Queen City Electronics   (Jeff Moorad)Toyota49780425running082
282677   Sam Hornish, Jr. Mobil 1   (Roger Penske)Dodge497114800running079
293710   Patrick Carpentier Charter Communications   (Gillett Evernham Motorsports)Dodge49771550running076
302817   Matt Kenseth DeWalt   (Jack Roush)Ford496117066running073
313084   Mike Skinner Red Bull   (Dietrich Mateschitz)Toyota49668775running070
323170   Jeremy Mayfield Haas Automation   (Gene Haas)Chevrolet49568625running067
33202   Kurt Busch Miller Lite   (Roger Penske)Dodge49368400running064
341721   Bill Elliott Little Debbie Snack Cakes   (Wood Brothers)Ford49287570running061
351655   Michael Waltrip NAPA Auto Parts   (Michael Waltrip)Toyota48382383running058
363841   Reed Sorenson Target / Polaroid   (Chip Ganassi)Dodge47195389running055
37 749   Ken Schrader Microsoft Small Business   (Beth Ann Morgenthau)Toyota46779758running052
38 818   Kyle Busch M&M's   (Joe Gibbs)Toyota44386050running049
391544   David Reutimann UPS   (Michael Waltrip)Toyota44168000rear end351
40417   Robby Gordon Charter Communications   (Robby Gordon)Dodge44085472running043
413666   Scott Riggs State Water Heaters   (Gene Haas)Chevrolet42067875running040
42 38   Aric Almirola U.S. Army   (Dale Earnhardt, Inc.)Chevrolet379102973engine037
431822   Dave Blaney Caterpillar   (Bill Davis)Toyota37467246engine439

To the back:
NameNbrReason
Greg Biffle16engine change

Failed to qualify, withdrew, or driver changes:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
44Kyle Petty45Marathon American Spirit Motor OilPetty EnterprisesDodge
45John Andretti34Front Row MotorsportsBob JenkinsChevrolet
46Tony Raines08Rhino's Energy DrinkJohn CarterDodge
47Joe Nemechek78Furniture Row / DenverMattress.comBarney VisserChevrolet

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
ReasonFree
Pass
12121  
22243   #18 spun turn 4none
254420  
45484   #7,84 spun turn 4#21
495810  
59646   #8,43,66 accident frontstretch#84
65695  
70734   #41 spun turn 1#96
7410633  
1071104   #77,84,96 accident turn 1#70
1111199  
1201234   #15,44 accident frontstretch#7
12418158  
1821876   debris#15
18819811  
1992046   #21 spun backstretch#7
20521410  
2152184   #2,49 accident frontstretch#17
21926143  
2622654   #77 spun turn 2#15
2662727  
2732775   #10 spun turn 2#00
27828811  
2892924   #10,17 accident turn 4#38
2932964  
2973015   #12,48,2,41 accident turn 2#16
3023098  
3103167   #7,55 accident turn 1#01
31732812  
3293324   #17 accident turn 3#44
33336230  
3633675   #38 accident turn 2#49
36838720  
3883936   #41 spun pit road entrance#12
39440310  
4044118   oil on track#28
41250089  
  Percent of race run under caution: 17.8%             Average green flag run: 21.6 laps

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

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Denny Hamlin111
  Jeff Gordon24544
  Bobby Labonte46483
  Dale Earnhardt, Jr.4910254
  Jimmie Johnson1031064
  Dale Earnhardt, Jr.1071071
  Jimmie Johnson10816053
  Dale Earnhardt, Jr.16118222
  Jimmie Johnson18320725
  Denny Hamlin2082147
  Jimmie Johnson21526147
  Dale Earnhardt, Jr.2622621
  Jimmie Johnson2632686
  Jeff Gordon26929527
  Dale Earnhardt, Jr.29636368
  Dave Blaney3643674
  David Reutimann3683703
  Jeff Gordon37138919
  Jeff Burton39042637
  Denny Hamlin42750074

Points Standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Jeff Burton 915    
2   Kevin Harvick 876   -39  
3   Greg Biffle 855   -60  
4   Dale Earnhardt, Jr. 846   -69  
5   Kyle Busch 831   -84  
6   Tony Stewart 811   -104  
7   Kasey Kahne 786   -129  
8   Denny Hamlin 758   -157  
9   Jeff Gordon 749   -166  
10   Jimmie Johnson 746   -169  
11   Ryan Newman 741   -174  
12   Clint Bowyer 740   -175  
13   Martin Truex, Jr. 695   -220  
14   Carl Edwards 686   -229  
15   Matt Kenseth 677   -238  
16   Kurt Busch 669   -246  
17   Juan Pablo Montoya 633   -282  
18   Brian Vickers 631   -284  
19   David Ragan 628   -287  
20   Elliott Sadler 626   -289