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NASCAR Sprint Cup race number 33 of 36
Sunday, October 26, 2008 at Atlanta Motor Speedway, Hampton, GA
325 laps on a 1.540 mile paved track (500.500 miles)

Time of race: 3:43:39
Average speed: 134.272 mph
Pole speed: no time trials
Cautions: 10 for 43 laps
Margin of victory: 2.684 sec
Attendance: 80000
Lead changes: 18
Green flag passes: 2,413 (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
1 499   Carl Edwards Office Depot   (Jack Roush)Ford325357800running98190
2 148   Jimmie Johnson Lowe's / Kobalt Tools   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet325256836running28175
31111   Denny Hamlin FedEx Express   (Joe Gibbs)Toyota325215691running56170
41017   Matt Kenseth USG   (Jack Roush)Ford325198316running128170
51218   Kyle Busch M&M's Halloween   (Joe Gibbs)Toyota325134525running0155
6192   Kurt Busch Miller Lite   (Roger Penske)Dodge325120575running12155
72026   Jamie McMurray Crown Royal   (Jack Roush)Ford325117475running0146
8136   David Ragan AAA Insurance   (Jack Roush)Ford325119625running0142
9 724   Jeff Gordon DuPont / Nicorette White Ice Mint   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet325148636running0138
10 216   Greg Biffle Dish Network Turbo HD   (Jack Roush)Ford325113425running1139
11 988   Dale Earnhardt, Jr. AMP Energy / National Guard   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet325108300running1135
12225   Casey Mears Kellogg's / Carquest   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet325112975running0127
13 629   Kevin Harvick Shell / Pennzoil   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet325144461running0124
143910   A.J. Allmendinger Valvoline / Sears Auto Center   (Gillett Evernham Motorsports)Dodge325103975running0121
15161   Martin Truex, Jr. Bass Pro Shops / Tracker Boats   (Dale Earnhardt, Inc.)Chevrolet325129208running0118
161712   Ryan Newman Kodak   (Roger Penske)Dodge325133950running0115
17 820   Tony Stewart Home Depot   (Joe Gibbs)Toyota325140211running0112
18 331   Jeff Burton AT&T Mobility   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet325135383running0109
19357   Robby Gordon Jim Beam   (Robby Gordon)Dodge324119208running0106
20 507   Clint Bowyer Jack Daniel's   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet324108800running0103
211883   Brian Vickers Red Bull   (Dietrich Mateschitz)Toyota32499450running0100
22148   Mark Martin U.S. Army   (Dale Earnhardt, Inc.)Chevrolet323124683running097
232528   Travis Kvapil Hitachi Power Tools   (Yates Racing)Ford323117914running094
243677   Sam Hornish, Jr. Mobil 1   (Roger Penske)Dodge323132625running091
252319   Elliott Sadler Ronald McDonald House Charities   (Gillett Evernham Motorsports)Dodge323115095running088
262143   Bobby Labonte Cheerios / Betty Crocker   (Petty Enterprises)Dodge323124486running085
272838   David Gilliland Aflac Cancer Center   (Yates Racing)Ford323103008running082
282644   David Reutimann UPS   (Michael Waltrip)Toyota32386150running079
293847   Marcos Ambrose Little Debbie Snack Cakes   (Michael Waltrip)Toyota323100033running076
303201   Regan Smith DEI / Principal Financial Group   (Dale Earnhardt, Inc.)Chevrolet32294225running073
312715   Paul Menard Menards / Johns Manville   (Dale Earnhardt, Inc.)Chevrolet32293075running070
324370   Tony Raines Haas Automation   (Gene Haas)Chevrolet32282400running067
33159   Kasey Kahne Budweiser   (Gillett Evernham Motorsports)Dodge320113166running064
343484   Scott Speed Red Bull   (Dietrich Mateschitz)Toyota32082175running166
354096   Ken Schrader DLP HDTV   (Jeff Moorad)Toyota32089900running058
364145   Chad McCumbee Marathon American Spirit Motor Oil   (Petty Enterprises)Dodge31993408running055
372955   Michael Waltrip NAPA Auto Parts   (Michael Waltrip)Toyota31791147running052
383721   Bill Elliott U.S. Air Force   (Wood Brothers)Ford31699820running049
393041   Reed Sorenson Lysol / Target   (Chip Ganassi)Dodge316108564running046
402442   Juan Pablo Montoya Texaco / Havoline   (Chip Ganassi)Dodge302109133crash043
413322   Dave Blaney Caterpillar   (Bill Davis)Toyota30181100crash040
424278   Joe Nemechek Furniture Row / DenverMattress.com   (Barney Visser)Chevrolet29681010crash037
433166   Scott Riggs Hunt Brothers Pizza   (Gene Haas)Chevrolet19781262running034

Failed to qualify, withdrew, or driver changes:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
44Bryan Clauson40Guitar Hero World Tour / TargetFelix SabatesDodge
45Joey Logano02The Home DepotJoe GibbsToyota
WDBoris Said08FUBARJohn CarterDodge
WDJohnny Sauter08FUBARJohn CarterDodge

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
ReasonFree
Pass
133  
463   #21,77 accident backstretchnone
73529  
36394   #66 accident turn 3#78
4011071  
1111144   debris#38
11513117  
1321354   #9 spun turn 4#48
13620974  
2102156   #55 accident turn 2#16
21625338  
2542574   debris#6
25828932  
2902934   #55 accident backstretch#31
2942985  
2993024   debris#12
3033031  
3043096   #22,31,41,42,78 accident turn 3#10
3103134  
3143174   debris#20
3183258  
  Percent of race run under caution: 13.2%             Average green flag run: 25.6 laps

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

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Jimmie Johnson12020
  Carl Edwards213616
  Scott Speed37371
  Jimmie Johnson38458
  Carl Edwards468843
  Matt Kenseth89891
  Dale Earnhardt,, Jr.90901
  Carl Edwards9111121
  Greg Biffle1121121
  Matt Kenseth11313119
  Carl Edwards1321321
  Matt Kenseth13320977
  Carl Edwards2102101
  Kurt Busch21122111
  Matt Kenseth2222221
  Kurt Busch2232231
  Matt Kenseth22425330
  Denny Hamlin25430956
  Carl Edwards31032516

Points Standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Jimmie Johnson 6248    
2   Carl Edwards 6065   -183  
3   Greg Biffle 6063   -185  
4   Jeff Burton 6030   -218  
5   Kevin Harvick 5941   -307  
6   Jeff Gordon 5936   -312  
7   Clint Bowyer 5934   -314  
8   Tony Stewart 5847   -401  
9   Matt Kenseth 5835   -413  
10   Dale Earnhardt, Jr. 5829   -419  
11   Denny Hamlin 5823   -425  
12   Kyle Busch 5783   -465  
13   David Ragan 3944   -2304  
14   Kasey Kahne 3720   -2528  
15   Martin Truex, Jr. 3529   -2719  
16   Ryan Newman 3495   -2753  
17   Kurt Busch 3386   -2862  
18   Brian Vickers 3362   -2886  
19   Jamie McMurray 3304   -2944  
20   Bobby Labonte 3232   -3016  

Non-playoff standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Jimmie Johnson 4784    
2   Carl Edwards 4686   -98  
3   Kyle Busch 4581   -203  
4   Jeff Burton 4404   -380  
5   Greg Biffle 4343   -441  
6   Dale Earnhardt, Jr. 4307   -477  
7   Kevin Harvick 4224   -560  
8   Jeff Gordon 4157   -627  
9   Tony Stewart 4132   -652  
10   Denny Hamlin 4048   -736  
11   Clint Bowyer 4040   -744  
12   Matt Kenseth 3967   -817  
13   David Ragan 3944   -840  
14   Kasey Kahne 3720   -1064  
15   Martin Truex, Jr. 3529   -1255  
16   Ryan Newman 3495   -1289  
17   Kurt Busch 3386   -1398  
18   Brian Vickers 3362   -1422  
19   Jamie McMurray 3304   -1480  
20   Bobby Labonte 3232   -1552