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NASCAR Sprint Cup race number 27 of 36
Sunday, September 14, 2008 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway, Loudon, NH
300 laps on a 1.058 mile paved track (317.400 miles)

Time of race: 3:00:34
Average speed: 105.468 mph
Pole speed: no time trials
Cautions: 8 for 37 laps
Margin of victory: .505 sec
Attendance: 101000
Lead changes: 14
Green flag passes: 1,706 (6.5 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
1 916   Greg Biffle Dish Network Turbo HD   (Jack Roush)Ford300238675running58190
2 348   Jimmie Johnson Lowe's   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet300221911running96180
3 299   Carl Edwards Office Depot   (Jack Roush)Ford300179150running61170
4 731   Jeff Burton AT&T Mobility   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet300159708running0160
5 488   Dale Earnhardt, Jr. AMP Energy / National Guard   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet300113125running79160
6202   Kurt Busch Miller Lite   (Roger Penske)Dodge300101125running0150
7181   Martin Truex, Jr. Bass Pro Shops / Tracker Boats   (Dale Earnhardt, Inc.)Chevrolet300123008running0146
8 820   Tony Stewart Home Depot   (Joe Gibbs)Toyota300131561running1147
9 611   Denny Hamlin FedEx Express   (Joe Gibbs)Toyota300121016running0138
101129   Kevin Harvick Shell / Pennzoil   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet300132111running0134
11139   Kasey Kahne Budweiser   (Gillett Evernham Motorsports)Dodge300113716running0130
12 507   Clint Bowyer Jack Daniel's   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet30096225running0127
132143   Bobby Labonte Cheerios / Betty Crocker   (Petty Enterprises)Dodge300118161running0124
141024   Jeff Gordon DuPont   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet300125911running0121
152744   David Reutimann UPS   (Michael Waltrip)Toyota30080225running0118
162428   Travis Kvapil Valvoline   (Yates Racing)Ford300106239running0115
172242   Juan Pablo Montoya Juicy Fruit Slim Pack   (Chip Ganassi)Dodge300106058running0112
18158   Aric Almirola U.S. Army   (Dale Earnhardt, Inc.)Chevrolet300112008running0109
193366   Scott Riggs State Water Heaters   (Gene Haas)Chevrolet30095708running0106
204370   Johnny Sauter Haas Automation   (Gene Haas)Chevrolet30081200running0103
212815   Paul Menard Menards / Sylvania   (Dale Earnhardt, Inc.)Chevrolet30085000running0100
223041   Reed Sorenson Target   (Chip Ganassi)Dodge299103914running097
232901   Regan Smith DEI / Principal Financial Group   (Dale Earnhardt, Inc.)Chevrolet29986850running094
242319   Elliott Sadler Stanley Tools   (Gillett Evernham Motorsports)Dodge299102445running091
253255   Michael Waltrip NAPA Auto Parts   (Michael Waltrip)Toyota29992458running088
26387   Robby Gordon Jim Beam / Operation Homefront   (Robby Gordon)Dodge29997758running085
273500   Michael McDowell Champion Mortgage   (Michael Waltrip)Toyota29986533running187
28146   David Ragan AAA Insurance   (Jack Roush)Ford29880525running079
293721   Bill Elliott Motorcraft   (Wood Brothers)Ford29890545running076
303677   Sam Hornish, Jr. Mobil 1   (Roger Penske)Dodge298117225running073
313910   Patrick Carpentier Berlin City Auto Group   (Gillett Evernham Motorsports)Dodge29871950running070
324096   Joey Logano Home Depot / DLP HDTV   (Jeff Moorad)Toyota29779200running067
333122   Dave Blaney Caterpillar   (Bill Davis)Toyota29781497running064
34 118   Kyle Busch M&M's   (Joe Gibbs)Toyota28888800running366
351683   Brian Vickers Red Bull   (Dietrich Mateschitz)Toyota28778600running163
361712   Ryan Newman Kodak   (Roger Penske)Dodge285112450engine055
37255   Casey Mears Kellogg's / Carquest   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet26988175running052
383484   A.J. Allmendinger Red Bull   (Dietrich Mateschitz)Toyota26469975crash049
391926   Jamie McMurray Crown Royal   (Jack Roush)Ford23077850running046
401217   Matt Kenseth Carhartt / DeWalt   (Jack Roush)Ford228117341crash043
412638   David Gilliland Ford. Drive One.   (Yates Racing)Ford22869530crash040
424145   Chad McCumbee Marathon American Spirit Motor Oil   (Petty Enterprises)Dodge22869405crash037
434278   Joe Nemechek Furniture Row / DenverMattress.com   (Barney Visser)Chevrolet21869665crash034

Failed to qualify, withdrew, or driver changes:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
44Tony Raines34Front Row MotorsportsBob JenkinsChevrolet
45Carl Long46Romeo Guest ConstructionCarl LongDodge
WDJoey Logano02Home DepotJoe GibbsToyota

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
ReasonFree
Pass
13636  
37404   competition#21
418343  
84885   #6,18,26 accident backstretch#45
89214126  
2152206   debris#83
2212222  
2232286   #78 accident frontstretch#20
2292291  
2302345   #5,17,38,45,83 accident turn 4#8
23526632  
2672715   #84 accident frontstretch#66
2722809  
2812833   #6 spun backstretch#15
2842841  
2852873   #10 accident turn 2#70
28830013  
  Percent of race run under caution: 12.3%             Average green flag run: 29.2 laps

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

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Kyle Busch133
  Carl Edwards43734
  Michael McDowell38381
  Carl Edwards396527
  Jimmie Johnson668419
  Tony Stewart85851
  Jimmie Johnson86883
  Dale Earnhardt, Jr.8915769
  Jimmie Johnson1581581
  Brian Vickers1591591
  Greg Biffle1601645
  Dale Earnhardt, Jr.16517410
  Greg Biffle17521541
  Jimmie Johnson21628873
  Greg Biffle28930012

Points Standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Carl Edwards 5220    
1   Jimmie Johnson 5220   0  
3   Greg Biffle 5190   -30  
4   Jeff Burton 5170   -50  
4   Dale Earnhardt, Jr. 5170   -50  
6   Denny Hamlin 5148   -72  
7   Tony Stewart 5147   -73  
8   Kyle Busch 5146   -74  
9   Clint Bowyer 5137   -83  
10   Kevin Harvick 5134   -86  
11   Jeff Gordon 5121   -99  
12   Matt Kenseth 5043   -177  
13   Kasey Kahne 3177   -2043  
14   David Ragan 3118   -2102  
15   Martin Truex, Jr. 2964   -2256  
16   Brian Vickers 2917   -2303  
17   Ryan Newman 2908   -2312  
18   Kurt Busch 2772   -2448  
19   Jamie McMurray 2705   -2515  
20   Bobby Labonte 2621   -2599  

Non-playoff standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Kyle Busch 3944    
2   Carl Edwards 3841   -103  
3   Jimmie Johnson 3756   -188  
4   Dale Earnhardt, Jr. 3648   -296  
5   Jeff Burton 3544   -400  
6   Greg Biffle 3470   -474  
7   Tony Stewart 3432   -512  
8   Kevin Harvick 3417   -527  
9   Denny Hamlin 3373   -571  
10   Jeff Gordon 3342   -602  
11   Clint Bowyer 3243   -701  
12   Kasey Kahne 3177   -767  
13   Matt Kenseth 3175   -769  
14   David Ragan 3118   -826  
15   Martin Truex, Jr. 2964   -980  
16   Brian Vickers 2917   -1027  
17   Ryan Newman 2908   -1036  
18   Kurt Busch 2772   -1172  
19   Jamie McMurray 2705   -1239  
20   Bobby Labonte 2621   -1323