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NASCAR Sprint Cup race number 2 of 36
Sunday, February 22, 2009 at Auto Club Speedway, Fontana, CA
250 laps on a 2.000 mile paved track (500.000 miles)

Time of race: 3:40:51
Average speed: 135.839 mph
Pole speed: 183.439 mph
Cautions: 5 for 43 laps
Margin of victory: 1.463 sec
Attendance: 78000
Lead changes: 19
Green flag passes: 2,321 (11.2 per green flag lap)
(Source: NASCAR loop data)

Glossary    2009 NASCAR Sprint Cup results   /   2009 standings

PosSt#DriverCarLapsMoneyStatusLedPts
12417   Matt Kenseth Carhartt   (Jack Roush)Ford250346615running84195
2 624   Jeff Gordon DuPont   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet250240926running64175
31018   Kyle Busch Interstate Batteries   (Joe Gibbs)Toyota250211648running0165
4 516   Greg Biffle 3M   (Jack Roush)Ford250161200running16165
5 42   Kurt Busch Miller Lite   (Roger Penske)Dodge250133900running2160
62311   Denny Hamlin FedEx Freight   (Joe Gibbs)Toyota250129025running0150
72599   Carl Edwards Aflac   (Jack Roush)Ford250155181running1151
81114   Tony Stewart Old Spice / Office Depot   (Stewart Haas Racing)Chevrolet250139748running3147
9 248   Jimmie Johnson Lowe's / Kobalt Tools   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet250160526running74143
10 183   Brian Vickers Red Bull   (Dietrich Mateschitz)Toyota250141473running0134
111542   Juan Pablo Montoya Target   (Earnhardt Ganassi Racing)Chevrolet250139323running1135
12229   Kasey Kahne Budweiser   (Richard Petty Motorsports)Dodge250139398running0127
133812   David Stremme Penske Racing   (Roger Penske)Dodge250131690running3129
14 700   David Reutimann Aaron's Dream Machine   (Michael Waltrip)Toyota250123223running0121
154255   Michael Waltrip NAPA Auto Parts   (Michael Waltrip)Toyota250106250running0118
16 326   Jamie McMurray Crown Royal   (Jack Roush)Ford250104550running0115
17136   David Ragan UPS   (Jack Roush)Ford249103400running0112
183728   Travis Kvapil Farmers Insurance   (Yates Racing)Ford24994700running0109
192133   Clint Bowyer Cheerios / Hamburger Helper   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet24994000running0106
201696   Bobby Labonte Ask.com   (Jeff Moorad)Ford249122679running0103
211743   Reed Sorenson Charter Communications   (Richard Petty Motorsports)Dodge249129951running0100
221447   Marcos Ambrose Little Debbie / Kingsford / Clorox   (JTG-Daugherty Racing)Toyota249106473running097
232677   Sam Hornish, Jr. Auto Club   (Roger Penske)Dodge249109960running094
242907   Casey Mears Jack Daniel's   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet249106325running091
252019   Elliott Sadler Best Buy   (Richard Petty Motorsports)Dodge24998350running088
263420   Joey Logano Home Depot   (Joe Gibbs)Toyota249135001running085
27331   Martin Truex, Jr. Bass Pro Shops / Tracker Boats   (Earnhardt Ganassi Racing)Chevrolet249123540running082
282839   Ryan Newman Haas Automation   (Stewart Haas Racing)Chevrolet248115579running079
29 844   A.J. Allmendinger Charter Communications   (Richard Petty Motorsports)Dodge24887250running076
30127   Robby Gordon Jim Beam   (Robby Gordon)Toyota248104760running073
314034   John Andretti WindowWorld.com   (Bob Jenkins)Chevrolet24892325running175
324131   Jeff Burton Caterpillar   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet247130931running067
333271   David Gilliland TRG Motorsports   (Kevin Buckler)Chevrolet24684850running064
343941   Jeremy Mayfield All Sport   (Jeremy Mayfield)Toyota24583700running061
35318   Aric Almirola Guitar Hero   (Earnhardt Ganassi Racing)Chevrolet24291475engine058
363636   Scott Riggs Red Bank Outfitters   (Tommy Baldwin, Jr.)Toyota24083325running055
372798   Paul Menard Quaker State / Menards   (Yates Racing)Ford221113506running052
381929   Kevin Harvick Shell / Pennzoil   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet207120203crash049
393588   Dale Earnhardt, Jr. AMP Energy / National Guard   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet205100730engine046
40185   Mark Martin Carquest / Kellogg's   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet17990575engine148
41 982   Scott Speed Red Bull   (Dietrich Mateschitz)Toyota17294498engine040
423066   Dave Blaney Prism Motorsports   (Phil Parsons)Toyota5082335fuel pump037
434387   Joe Nemechek NEMCO Motorsports   (Joe Nemechek)Toyota3682690fuel pump034

To the back:
NameNbrReason
David Reutimann00engine change
Reed Sorenson43backup car
Michael Waltrip55engine change
Brian Vickers83engine change
Dale Earnhardt, Jr.88transmission change

Failed to qualify, withdrew, or driver changes:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
44Todd Bodine64Gunselman MotorsportsLarry GunselmanToyota
45Tony Raines37Long John Silver'sBob JenkinsDodge
46David Starr51Allegro MarinadeDavid BeanDodge
47Mike Garvey73Jani-King / Quality ConcreteBarry HaefeleDodge
48Sterling Marlin09Phoenix RacingJames FinchDodge

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
ReasonFree
Pass
166  
72216   rainnone
234220  
43464   rainnone
4714296  
1431519   rain#55
15217019  
1711777   rain#83
17820831  
2092157   #29 accident turn 1#9
21625035  
  Percent of race run under caution: 17.2%             Average green flag run: 34.5 laps

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

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Jimmie Johnson14343
  John Andretti44441
  Kurt Busch45462
  Jimmie Johnson477731
  Jeff Gordon78858
  Greg Biffle86861
  Carl Edwards87871
  Jeff Gordon8812740
  Greg Biffle12814215
  Jeff Gordon1431431
  Juan Pablo Montoya1441441
  Matt Kenseth14517026
  Jeff Gordon1711711
  Tony Stewart1721743
  Mark Martin1751751
  Matt Kenseth17619520
  Jeff Gordon19620914
  David Stremme2102123
  Matt Kenseth21325038

Points Standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Matt Kenseth 385    
2   Jeff Gordon 304   -81  
3   Kurt Busch 294   -91  
3   Tony Stewart 294   -91  
5   Greg Biffle 268   -117  
6   Clint Bowyer 266   -119  
7   Michael Waltrip 264   -121  
8   David Ragan 262   -123  
9   Carl Edwards 260   -125  
10   Juan Pablo Montoya 256   -129  
11   Elliott Sadler 248   -137  
11   David Reutimann 248   -137  
13   A.J. Allmendinger 241   -144  
14   Reed Sorenson 238   -147  
15   Denny Hamlin 235   -150  
16   Kevin Harvick 219   -166  
17   Martin Truex, Jr. 217   -168  
18   Kyle Busch 215   -170  
19   Jimmie Johnson 213   -172  
20   Casey Mears 209   -176