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NASCAR Sprint Cup race number 5 of 36
Sunday, March 22, 2009 at Bristol Motor Speedway, Bristol, TN
500 laps* on a 0.533 mile paved track (266.500 miles)

Time of race: 2:54:35
Average speed: 92.139 mph
Pole speed: 125.773 mph
Cautions: 9 for 58 laps
Margin of victory: .391 sec
Attendance: 160000
Lead changes: 13
Green flag passes: 1,410 (3.2 per green flag lap)
(Source: NASCAR loop data)

Glossary    2009 NASCAR Sprint Cup results   /   2009 standings

PosSt#DriverCarLapsMoneyStatusLedPts
11918   Kyle Busch Snickers   (Joe Gibbs)Toyota503232998running378195
22411   Denny Hamlin FedEx Express   (Joe Gibbs)Toyota503138275running7175
3 348   Jimmie Johnson Lowe's   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet503168876running88170
41024   Jeff Gordon DuPont   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet503146051running0160
5 59   Kasey Kahne Budweiser   (Richard Petty Motorsports)Dodge503143398running0155
6 15   Mark Martin Carquest / Kellogg's   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet503109575running2155
7 239   Ryan Newman U.S. Army   (Stewart Haas Racing)Chevrolet503129729running25151
84031   Jeff Burton Caterpillar   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet503137906running0142
91242   Juan Pablo Montoya Target   (Earnhardt Ganassi Racing)Chevrolet503133473running0138
101347   Marcos Ambrose Little Debbie / Clorox / Kingsford   (JTG-Daugherty Racing)Toyota503113923running0134
11322   Kurt Busch Miller Lite   (Roger Penske)Dodge503109075running0130
12 600   David Reutimann Aaron's Dream Machine   (Michael Waltrip)Toyota503116973running1132
133133   Clint Bowyer BB&T   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet50392975running0124
143488   Dale Earnhardt, Jr. National Guard / AMP Energy   (Rick Hendrick)Chevrolet503105650running0121
153899   Carl Edwards Aflac   (Jack Roush)Ford503138606running0118
162644   A.J. Allmendinger Charter Communications   (Richard Petty Motorsports)Dodge50391225running0115
171514   Tony Stewart Office Depot / Old Spice   (Stewart Haas Racing)Chevrolet502101648running0112
181728   Travis Kvapil Golden Corral   (Yates Racing)Ford50291475running0109
192912   David Stremme Penske Racing   (Roger Penske)Dodge502123540running0106
202219   Elliott Sadler Best Buy   (Richard Petty Motorsports)Dodge50299975running0103
21357   Robby Gordon FindMeSpot.com   (Robby Gordon)Toyota501108660running0100
223696   Bobby Labonte Academy Sports & Outdoors   (Jeff Moorad)Ford501117629running097
23 743   Reed Sorenson Paralyzed Veterans of America   (Richard Petty Motorsports)Dodge501127676running094
243707   Casey Mears Jack Daniel's   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet501103900running091
254298   Paul Menard Johns Manville / Menards   (Yates Racing)Ford501119681running088
26201   Martin Truex, Jr. Bass Pro Shops / Tracker Boats   (Earnhardt Ganassi Racing)Chevrolet501124190running085
27416   David Ragan UPS   (Jack Roush)Ford50096450running082
281182   Scott Speed Red Bull   (Dietrich Mateschitz)Toyota500101873running079
292783   Brian Vickers Red Bull   (Dietrich Mateschitz)Toyota499116023running076
303029   Kevin Harvick Shell / Pennzoil   (Richard Childress)Chevrolet499122703running073
312577   Sam Hornish, Jr. Mobil 1   (Roger Penske)Dodge499103810running070
322155   Michael Waltrip NAPA   (Michael Waltrip)Toyota49791975running272
333317   Matt Kenseth DeWalt   (Jack Roush)Ford497131115running064
343934   John Andretti WindowWorld.com   (Bob Jenkins)Chevrolet49591875running061
35188   Aric Almirola Champion Apparel   (Earnhardt Ganassi Racing)Chevrolet49491825running058
361471   David Gilliland Capital Windows   (Kevin Buckler)Chevrolet49383775running055
37 926   Jamie McMurray Crown Royal   (Jack Roush)Ford49191725running052
382320   Joey Logano Home Depot   (Joe Gibbs)Toyota490131026engine049
39 416   Greg Biffle 3M   (Jack Roush)Ford326103325engine046
404309   Sterling Marlin Phoenix Racing   (James Finch)Dodge9183550steering043
412887   Joe Nemechek Huckleberry's BBQ Sauce   (Joe Nemechek)Toyota8283475rear end040
421664   Todd Bodine Fred's Hometown Discount Store   (Larry Gunselman)Toyota5883390crash037
43 866   Dave Blaney Hyde Park Storage Suites   (Phil Parsons)Toyota3382968steering034
* Race extended to 503 laps due to green/white/checker.

To the back:
NameNbrReason
Dale Earnhardt, Jr.88transmission change

Failed to qualify, withdrew, or driver changes:
PosNameNbrSponsorOwnerCar
44Scott Riggs36Array Lighting / Nexxus LightingTommy Baldwin, Jr.Toyota
45Jeremy Mayfield41All SportJeremy MayfieldToyota

Caution flag breakdown:
ConditionFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
ReasonFree
Pass
12727  
28325   #34 accident turn 2#09
33331  
34385   #34,66 accident turn 4none
395921  
60678   #2,8,29,64 accident frontstretch#09
6812356  
1241296   #26 accident turn 2#77
13018960  
1901956   #26,77 accident turn 2#96
196319124  
3203289   debris#88
329442114  
4434497   #29 accident turn 4#88
4504545  
4554595   #12 spun turn 3#44
46049435  
4955017   oil on tracknone
5025032  
  Percent of race run under caution: 11.5%             Average green flag run: 44.5 laps

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

Lap leader breakdown:
LeaderFrom
Lap
To
Lap
# Of
Laps
  Mark Martin122
  Ryan Newman32725
  Jimmie Johnson286841
  Kyle Busch6912456
  David Reutimann1251251
  Kyle Busch12619065
  Denny Hamlin1911911
  Michael Waltrip1921932
  Kyle Busch194316123
  Denny Hamlin3173215
  Jimmie Johnson32236847
  Kyle Busch36944375
  Denny Hamlin4444441
  Kyle Busch44550359

Points Standings after this race:
RankDriverPointsDiff
1   Jeff Gordon 794    
2   Kurt Busch 718   -76  
3   Clint Bowyer 715   -79  
4   Kyle Busch 709   -85  
5   Carl Edwards 665   -129  
6   Kasey Kahne 639   -155  
7   Tony Stewart 633   -161  
8   Denny Hamlin 631   -163  
9   Jimmie Johnson 627   -167  
10   Matt Kenseth 610   -184  
11   David Reutimann 607   -187  
12   Kevin Harvick 584   -210  
13   Jeff Burton 579   -215  
14   Brian Vickers 553   -241  
15   Juan Pablo Montoya 546   -248  
16   A.J. Allmendinger 532   -262  
17   Elliott Sadler 530   -264  
18   Greg Biffle 526   -268  
19   Dale Earnhardt, Jr. 518   -276  
20   Martin Truex, Jr. 508   -286