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NASCAR Sprint Cup race number 35 of 36
Sunday, November 15, 2009 at Phoenix International Raceway, Avondale, AZ
312 laps on a 1.000 mile paved track (312.000 miles)

Time of race: 2:49:26
Average speed: 110.486 mph
Pole speed: 135.12 mph
Cautions: 4 for 23 laps
Margin of victory: 1.033 sec
Attendance: 90000
Lead changes: 9
Green flag passes: 1,336 (4.6 per green flag lap)
(Source: NASCAR loop data)

Glossary    2009 NASCAR Sprint Cup results   /   2009 standings

Playoff drivers are highlighted in green in the qualifying and race results.

PosSt#DriverCarLapsMoneyStatusLedPts
1 348   Jimmie Johnson Lowe's   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet312267001running238195
23631   Jeff Burton CAT Financial   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet312204006running0170
3 511   Denny Hamlin FedEx Ground   (Joe Gibbs)Toyota312144825running0165
4105   Mark Martin Kellogg's / Carquest   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet312123500running0160
5 11   Martin Truex, Jr. Rain-X   (Earnhardt Ganassi Racing)Chevrolet312159040running0155
6 22   Kurt Busch Miller Lite   (Roger Penske)Dodge312112250running69155
71333   Clint Bowyer Cheerios / Hamburger Helper   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet312107450running0146
81742   Juan Pablo Montoya Target / Polaroid   (Earnhardt Ganassi Racing)Chevrolet312119148running0142
91424   Jeff Gordon DuPont   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet312120326running0138
101500   David Reutimann Aaron's Dream Machine   (Michael Waltrip)Toyota312109248running0134
112147   Marcos Ambrose Little Debbie / Kingsford / Clorox   (JTG-Daugherty Racing)Toyota31296948running0130
12 718   Kyle Busch Pedigree / Petsmart   (Joe Gibbs)Toyota312121798running0127
131644   A.J. Allmendinger Ford. Drive One.   (Richard Petty Motorsports)Ford31277600running0124
14 616   Greg Biffle 3M   (Jack Roush)Ford31292150running0121
15 49   Kasey Kahne Budweiser   (Richard Petty Motorsports)Dodge312113923running0118
162599   Carl Edwards Aflac   (Jack Roush)Ford312119206running0115
171277   Sam Hornish, Jr. Mobil 1   (Roger Penske)Dodge31192510running0112
182817   Matt Kenseth USG   (Jack Roush)Ford311115765running4114
193026   Jamie McMurray Irwin Marathon Saw Blades   (Jack Roush)Ford31181025running0106
202439   Ryan Newman U.S. Army   (Stewart Haas Racing)Chevrolet311107329running1108
212720   Joey Logano Home Depot   (Joe Gibbs)Toyota310117551running0100
22227   Robby Gordon Jim Beam   (Robby Gordon)Toyota31090810running097
23336   David Ragan UPS   (Jack Roush)Ford31080775running094
243129   Kevin Harvick Shell / Pennzoil   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet310108928running091
25 814   Tony Stewart Old Spice / Office Depot   (Stewart Haas Racing)Chevrolet31086423running088
264043   Reed Sorenson PVA.org   (Richard Petty Motorsports)Dodge310108476running085
27 907   Casey Mears Jack Daniel's   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet30885900running082
283519   Elliott Sadler Best Buy / Insignia   (Richard Petty Motorsports)Dodge30878750running079
294198   Paul Menard Johns Manville / Menards   (Yates Racing)Ford308101031running076
302909   David Gilliland Miccosukee Resorts & Gaming   (James Finch)Chevrolet30871500running073
313996   Erik Darnell Valvoline / DLP   (Jeff Moorad)Ford30695004running070
322313   Max Papis GEICO   (Germain Racing)Toyota30467200running067
333782   Scott Speed Red Bull Cola   (Dietrich Mateschitz)Toyota30379148running064
344234   John Andretti Taco Bell   (Bob Jenkins)Chevrolet26875900running061
351888   Dale Earnhardt, Jr. AMP Energy / National Guard   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet25684825running058
361155   Michael Waltrip NAPA Auto Parts   (Michael Waltrip)Toyota25174675running055
372612   Brad Keselowski Penske Racing   (Roger Penske)Dodge23999040running052
381983   Brian Vickers Red Bull   (Dietrich Mateschitz)Toyota17094748crash049
392071   Bobby Labonte Extenze / CBR Motor Cars   (Kevin Buckler)Chevrolet16966300crash046
403487   Joe Nemechek NEMCO Motorsports   (Joe Nemechek)Toyota4766150power steering043
413836   Michael McDowell Wave Energy Drink   (Tommy Baldwin, Jr.)Toyota3666000brakes040
423266   Dave Blaney Prism Motorsports   (Phil Parsons)Toyota965875overheating037
434337   Tony Raines Long John Silver's / A&W   (Bob Jenkins)Chevrolet666247electrical034

Failed to qualify, withdrew, or driver changes:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
44Regan Smith78Furniture Row CompaniesBarney VisserChevrolet
45Kevin Conway70ExtenzeKevin BucklerChevrolet
46Brandon Ash02Efusjon Energy ClubKenneth WoodDodge

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
ReasonFree
Pass
1115115  
1161194   debris#07
1201201  
1211277   #6,7,12,19,26,34,55,96,09 accident frontstretch#99
12816336  
1641685   debris#7
1691713  
1721787   #12,14,17,20,71,77,82,83,88 accident turn 4none
179312134  
  Percent of race run under caution: 7.4%             Average green flag run: 57.8 laps

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

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Kurt Busch15252
  Jimmie Johnson53531
  Kurt Busch54552
  Jimmie Johnson567318
  Ryan Newman74741
  Kurt Busch758915
  Jimmie Johnson90243154
  Matt Kenseth2442474
  Jimmie Johnson24831265

Points Standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Jimmie Johnson 6492    
2   Mark Martin 6384   -108  
3   Jeff Gordon 6323   -169  
4   Kurt Busch 6281   -211  
5   Tony Stewart 6207   -285  
6   Juan Pablo Montoya 6203   -289  
7   Greg Biffle 6171   -321  
8   Denny Hamlin 6140   -352  
9   Ryan Newman 6081   -411  
10   Kasey Kahne 6016   -476  
11   Carl Edwards 5972   -520  
12   Brian Vickers 5826   -666  
13   Kyle Busch 4310   -2182  
14   Matt Kenseth 4265   -2227  
15   Clint Bowyer 4224   -2268  
16   David Reutimann 4103   -2389  
17   Jeff Burton 3847   -2645  
18   Marcos Ambrose 3767   -2725  
19   Joey Logano 3700   -2792  
20   Casey Mears 3653   -2839  

Non-playoff standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Jimmie Johnson 4996    
2   Tony Stewart 4983   -13  
3   Jeff Gordon 4940   -56  
4   Mark Martin 4635   -361  
5   Denny Hamlin 4611   -385  
6   Kurt Busch 4593   -403  
7   Juan Pablo Montoya 4454   -542  
8   Greg Biffle 4420   -576  
9   Ryan Newman 4353   -643  
10   Kyle Busch 4310   -686  
11   Kasey Kahne 4276   -720  
12   Matt Kenseth 4265   -731  
13   Carl Edwards 4252   -744  
14   Clint Bowyer 4224   -772  
15   David Reutimann 4103   -893  
16   Brian Vickers 4019   -977  
17   Jeff Burton 3847   -1149  
18   Marcos Ambrose 3767   -1229  
19   Joey Logano 3700   -1296  
20   Casey Mears 3653   -1343